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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.
6.05 Images of Disability (S)
4503806 6.30 Sydney- Living with Difference (S) 84090 7.00 Smithson and Serra: Beyond Modernism? (S) 8870603 7.25 Mind Bites
7.30 Harlem in the Sixties (S)

: Weekend 24

A roundup from News 24 with Peter Dobbie and Louise Minchin , plus weather at 8.25. (W)


Unknown: Peter Dobbie
Unknown: Louise Minchin

: Rugrats

Ends 12.10pm. Animated carpet-crawling capers. (R) (S)

: FBi

The Saturday-morning show moves to BBC2 during the Olympics. Keith Duffy ,
Kate Heavenor and Vernon Kay are joined by new Robot Wars host Julia Reed , while music comes from Samantha Mumba and the Dum Dums. Plus games, chat, cartoons and comedy.
Producers Gail Hendrie and Simon Parsons Executive producer Claire Mundell
(W) FOR FURTHER DETAILS: Ceefax page 530. Write to: FBi, PO Box 1212, Glasgow. G12 8DB, or phone [number removed] (calls taken from 8.45am. charged at national rate). E-mail: fbi@bbc.co.uk Website: www.bbc.co.uk/fbi


Unknown: Keith Duffy
Unknown: Kate Heavenor
Unknown: Vernon Kay
Unknown: Julia Reed
Unknown: Samantha Mumba
Producers: Gail Hendrie
Producers: Simon Parsons
Producer: Claire Mundell

: See Hear on Saturday

The Jewish Deaf Association take on Surbiton for a place in the quiz final. With sign language and in-vision subtitles.

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore and lain Nicolson discuss the latest discoveries about the invisible "dark matter". Shown last Sunday on BBCl (S)


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Holiday Snaps

More interesting ideas for holiday destinations.

: Roswell High

The Morning After. Liz suspects that a new teacher is an agent planted to track down the aliens. Shown last Thursday (S)

: Stressed Eric

Team. Eric's au pair is doing community service and his department is doomed. Is paintball the answer?
Shown last Wednesday (S) (W)

: Robot Wars - theInternational LeagueChampionship

Craig Charles and Philippa
Forrester present a precursor to Friday's new series of Robot Ware. Shown last Friday (S) (W)


Unknown: Craig Charles

: Gunfight in Abilene

Today's Saturday Matinée is a Western. Confederate officer Cal Wayne accidentally kills a friend during the Civil War, leading him to renounce violence. But when he returns to his hometown of Abilene, the dead man's brother appoints Cal sheriff. Widescreen. Director William Hale (1967) (S) (W) Films: pp 60-66**


Unknown: Cal Wayne
Director: William Hale


Hits from the Four Seasons, the Bee Gees, Simply Red and the Human League are among this week's archive performances.
Shown last Wednesday (S)

: Mercury Music Prize

Extended coverage of last
Tuesday's award ceremony for the album of the year, featuring live performances from Coldplay, MJ Cole, Doves and Badly Drawn Boy. Hosted by Jo Whiley and Rajesh Mirchandani.
Producer Des Burkinshaw : Executive producer Mark Cooper (Revised R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Jo Whiley
Unknown: Rajesh Mirchandani.
Producer: Des Burkinshaw
Producer: Mark Cooper

: The Irish Empire

Second in a five-part series exploring the history of Ireland and the migrations of its people.
Building the World. Tonight's programme takes as its starting point the international stereotype of the Irish building worker, before tracing the development of Irish migrants from manual labourers to businessmen and decision-makers. As well as examining the rise of the Irish in America and Australia, the story of one of the lesser-known colonies of migrants, in Barbados, is told.
Director David Roberts ; Series producer Ritchie Cogan (S) (W)


Director: David Roberts
Producer: Ritchie Cogan

: The Les Dawson Show

Setting the scene for I Love the Seventies at 9.05pm, a rerun of an edition of this variety series from 1978.
Sour-faced comedian Les Dawson is joined by singer Lulu and dancers for half an hour of mirth and music.
Director Phil Bishop ; Producer John Ammonds (R) (S)


Director: Phil Bishop
Producer: John Ammonds

: The Desert Fox

Second World War drama starring James Mason. With his troops in retreat in the North African desert, Field Marshal Rommel returns to Germany to recover from illness. While convalescing, he is asked to join a group of German officers who are plotting to assassinate Hitler.
Director Henry Hathaway (1951. PG) (BW) (S) Films: pp 60-66 ***


Unknown: James Mason.
Director: Henry Hathaway
Erwin Rommel: James Mason
Dr Karl Strolin: Cedric Hardwicke
Frau Rommel: Jessica Tandy
Hitler: Luther Adler
General Burgdorf: Everett Sloane
Von Rundstedt: Leo G Carroll

: I Love the Seventies

Continuing the Saturday-night strand that celebrates a decade of popular culture. Ends 11.55.
I Love 1978 Lynda Carter , who shot to fame in 1978 as the TV incarnation of comic-book heroine Wonder Woman. introduces tonight's slice of seventies nostalgia. The US actress wasn't the only one portraying a comic-strip character that year, as The Incredible Hulk also made an impact on British screens. Both the movie and music worlds were dominated by Grease, while the year's top toys and games were the electronic Simon, the arcade sensation Space Invaders and Top Trumps cards.
Director Steven Franklin ; Series producer Alan Brown (S) (W)


Unknown: Lynda Carter
Director: Steven Franklin
Producer: Alan Brown

: Blue Collar

Drama starring Richard Pryor and Harvey
Keitel. In a Detroit car factory, three friends find themselves exploited by management and union alike. Always short of cash, they rob the union's offices, but come away with some incriminating documents. Suddenly, they are in grave danger. The music is composed by Jack Nitzsche , who died last month.
Director Paul Schrader (1978, 18) (S) Films: pp 60-66 ****
The reel story behind .. : page 58


Composed By: Jack Nitzsche
Director: Paul Schrader
Zeke Brown: Richard Pryor
Jerry Bartowski: Harvey Keitel
Smokey: Yaphet Kotto
BobbyJoe: Ed Begley Jr
Eddie Johnson: Harry Bellaver
Jenkins: George Memmoli
Arlene Bartowski: Lucy Saroyan
Clarence Hill: Lane Smith

: Olympic Grandstand

Hazel Irvine, Roger Black and Sharron Davies present tonight's programme which sees Steve Redgrave begin his campaign for a fifth successive Olympic gold medal when he competes in the opening round of the coxless four, with a crew that includes his fellow Atlanta gold medallist Matthew Pinsent. Coverage of their heat is at 1.30am, with commentary by Garry Herbert and Dan Topolski.
Plus action from the pool, including the men's 200m freestyle heats, featuring 17-year-old Australian sensation Ian Thorpe and Britain's Paul Palmer. Andy Jameson and Adrian Moorhouse commentate.
Steve Redgrave : page 20


Unknown: Roger Black
Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Steve Redgrave
Unknown: Matthew Pinsent.
Commentary By: Garry Herbert
Commentary By: Dan Topolski.
Unknown: Ian Thorpe
Unknown: Paul Palmer.
Unknown: Andy Jameson
Unknown: Adrian Moorhouse
Unknown: Steve Redgrave

: Match of the Seventies

This week's classic British football moments of the seventies focus on the 1978/9 season. Ends 2.40am.
Director/Producer Chris Kelly (R) (S)


Producer: Chris Kelly

: BBC Learning Zone

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

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