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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.
6.05 A Return to the Summit (S)
4938598 6.30 Mexico City Whose City? (S) 56579 7.00 Mother
Knows Best? 87937 7.30 Getting It Right (S)

: Weekend 24

A roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)

: Middle-Aged Delinquents

Children of the sixties reflect on being middle-aged. (R)

: Difference on Screen

How Canada's multi-culturalism is portrayed in its film and TV industries. (R) (S)

: Management In ChineseCultures

Can the West learn from China's business ways? (R) (S)

: Mind Bites

Raj Persaud addresses working mothers' feelings of guilt.


Unknown: Raj Persaud

: Children and NewTechnology

How televisual images affect child development. (R) (S)

: Graffiti

Is graffiti vandalism or art?INFORMATION: call [number removed] (calls at national rate). Website: www.0pen2.net

: See Hear on Saturday

This week's magazine show sees the start of a new quiz competition. Hosted by Lara
Crooks and Nan Dwek. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Rptd Thursday 1.35am on BBC1


Unknown: Nan Dwek.

: Sons of the Musketeers

Adventure starring Maureen O'Hara and Cornel Wilde. The throne of France is in deadly peril and only four swashbuckling avengers can save the succession.
Director Lewis Allen (1951) (S) Films: pp 50-55 ***


Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Director: Lewis Allen

: Fresh Prince of Bel Air

That's No Lady, That's My Cousin Will is furious when Ashley alters her appearance in order to attract boys at her new school. (R) IS)

: Stressed Eric

Cricket. Eric shows his kids up at the school cricket match.
Shown last Wednesday (S) (W)

: How to Succeed In Businesswithout Really Trying

Musical starring Robert Morse. After reading a book on how to become a success, a window cleaner works his way into a large company and begins to climb the corporate ladder. Widescreen Director David Swift (1967. U)
(S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****


Unknown: Robert Morse.
Director: David Swift

: The Prize

Today's Saturday Matinée is a spy adventure, starring
Paul Newman , Edward G Robinson and Elke Sommer. In Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize for
Literature, an alcoholic American author stumbles on an intricate communist plot. Widescreen. Director Mark Robson (1963)
IS) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ***


Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: Edward G Robinson
Unknown: Elke Sommer.
Director: Mark Robson

: Then Churchill Said to Me

An episode of the little seen comedy starring Frankie Howerd. Those Who Loot We Shoot. When a looter is found prowling round Churchill's bunker the finger of suspicion points to Private Potts. Written by Maurice Sellar , Lou Jones (S) 44


Unknown: Frankie Howerd.
Written By: Maurice Sellar
Written By: Lou Jones

: Robbie Williams TOTP 2 Special

Robbie previews his new album, selects highlights from the Top of the Pops vault and premieres his duet with Kylie Minogue. Includes performances by Madness, Take That and Tight Fit.
Director Phil Chilvers ; Producer Lee Lodge (S) Shown last Wednesday. TOTP 2 is on Wednesday at 6pm


Director: Phil Chilvers
Producer: Lee Lodge

: Education, Education, Privatisation

When Tony Blair lived in London's labour-held Islington he decided, along with many other parents disgruntled with the quality of the borough's education, to send his children to secondary schools outside the area. In 1999, the Government intervened and Islington LEA became the first to be privatised. Nick Robinson follows the process of change and its impact on schools such as the Catholic secondary St Aloysius, where Tony Blair could have sent his sons. See Choice. (S)


Presenter: Nick Robinson
Producer: Marc Sigsworth
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: It Ain't Half Hot, Mum

Lofty's Little Friend. When Lofty is sent on an errand he returns with a new friend who brings nothing but trouble.
Written by David Croft and Jimmy Perry : Producer David Croft (R) (S)


Written By: David Croft
Written By: Jimmy Perry
Producer: David Croft
Rangi Ram: Michael Bates
BSM Williams: Windsor Davies
Bdr Beaumont: Melvyn Haves
Gunner Sugden: Don Estelle
Colonel Reynolds: Donald Hewlett
Capt Ashwood: Michael Knowles
Gnr Parkins: Stuart McGugan
Char Wallah Muhammed: Dino Shafeek
Punka Wallah Rumzan: Babar Bhatti
GnrEvans: Mike Kinsey
Gnr Clark: Kenneth MacDonald

: The Private Life of Plants

Living Together. David Attenborough examines some of the extraordinary strategies plants have developed to help them survive the competition for space and light.
ProducerNeil Nightingale: Executive producer Mike Salisbury (R) (S)BBC BOOK: The Private Life of Plants (hardback), price £17.99


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Mike Salisbury

: I Love the Seventies

Continuing the Saturday-night strand that celebrates a decade of popular culture, from the fads, fashions and films to its stars, sounds and sport. Ends 2.20am. See Choice.
I Love 1976 Muppets star Kermit the frog returns to TV screens to introduce the highlights and heart-throbs of 1976, including tennis legend Bjorn Borgand racing drivers Jackie Stewart and James Hunt. It was the yearthat Abba released the hit single Dancing Queen, Sylvester Stallone danced the ring in Rockyand punk first rocked the headlines.
Director Irene McMillan ; Series producer Alan Brown (S) (W)


Unknown: Bjorn Borgand
Unknown: Jackie Stewart
Unknown: James Hunt.
Unknown: Sylvester Stallone
Director: Irene McMillan
Producer: Alan Brown

: Assault on Precinct 13

Thriller. Lieutenant Bishop is given the easy job of caretaking the last few hours of the precinct police station. But when he gives refuge to a man being chased by a street gang, a nightmare begins. Widescreen.
Director John Carpenter (1976. 18) (S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****


Director: John Carpenter
Ethan Bishop: Austin Stoker
Napoleon Wilson: Darwin Joston
Leigh: Laurie Zimmer
Lawson: Martin West
Wells: Tony Burton
Starker: Charles Cyphers
Julie: Nancy Loomis
Ice-cream man: Peter Bruni
Warden: John J Fox
Kathy: Kim Richards

: Match of the Seventies

Continuing the series that captures the decade's classic football action, this week focusing on the 1976/7 season.
Director Danny Felton ; Producer Tony Moss (R) (S)


Director: Danny Felton
Producer: Tony Moss

: The Man Who Fell to Earth

Cult science-fiction drama, starring David Bowie. A humanoid alien from another planet mysteriously arrives in New Mexico. Calling himself
Thomas Jerome Newton , he rapidly amasses a vast fortune by coming up with a series of revolutionary inventions, money he hopes will enable him to return to his family on his home planet. Widescreen. Ends 2.20.
Director Nicolas Roeg (1976,18) (S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****
Teach Yourself David Bowie : page 46


Unknown: David Bowie.
Unknown: Thomas Jerome Newton
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Unknown: David Bowie
Thomas Jerome Newton: David Bowie
Nathan Bryce: Rip Tom
Mary-Lou: Candy Clark
Oliver Famsworth: Buck Henry
Peters: Bernie Casey
Prof Canutti: Jackson D Kane
Trevor: Rick Riccardo
Arthur: Tony Mascia
Elaine: Unda Hutton
Captain James Lovell: James Lovell

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/education
Dynamo Key Stage 1: Science 2 Ends 5.00am.

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