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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.
6.05 Bajourou - Music of Mali (S)
5468999 6.30 Never Mind the Quality? (S) 51390 7.00 Cities in a Hurry
(S) 99048 7.30 Philosophy in Action Debates about Boxing (S)

: Weekend 24

A roundup from News 24, with Liz Pike and Darren Jordon.
Weather at 8.25. (W)


Unknown: Liz Pike
Unknown: Darren Jordon.

: Egg, Chips and Sushi

A look at multicultural trends in what people eat.
(R) FURTHER INFORMATION: call [number removed] (calls charged at national rate) Website: www.open2.NET

: Ever Wondered?

Gordon Ramsay seeks out the origins of the modern British menu. (R)


Unknown: Gordon Ramsay

: Breaking the Seal

Land Records. Bettany Hughes looks at the history of Britain through land disputes. (R)


Unknown: Bettany Hughes

: Mind Bites

The science behind herbal medicine. (R)

: Whose Body?

A look at the issue of personal identity in TV discussions on fertility. (R) (S)

: Mind Bites

Raj Persaud examines how babies learn. (R)


Unknown: Raj Persaud

: See Hear on Saturday

This week's edition comes from the Trafford Centre in Manchester.
With sign language and in-vision subtitles. (S) Repeated Wednesday 2.45am on BBC1

: Holiday Snaps

Another popular holiday spot caught on camera.

: The Phil Silvers Show: Hollywood

Bilko serves as technical adviser on a film about a battle he was actually in.
(BW) (R) (S)

: Thunderbirds

Security Hazard. The Tracys find a young stowaway.
Shown last Tuesday (S)

: Man's Favorite Sport?

Romantic comedy of errors, beginning today's Rock Hudson Saturday Matinée double bill.
A successful fishing tackle salesman, but failed angler, is caught in the love net when he is entered in a fishing contest.
Director Howard Hawks (1964, U)
(S) Films: pp 60-66 ****


Director: Howard Hawks
RogerWilloughby: Rock Hudson
Abigail Page: Paula Prentiss
Isolde Easy'Mueller: Maria Perschy
Tex Connors: Chariene Holt
William Cadwalader: John McGiver

: A Farewell to Arms

First World War romantic drama, adapted from the novel by Ernest Hemingway , concluding today's Rock Hudson Saturday Matinee double bill. In Italy in 1917, an American ambulance driver and a British nurse have a short-lived love affair.
Director Charles Vidor (1957, 15)
(S)(W) Films: pp 60-66 ***


Novel By: Ernest Hemingway
Director: Charles Vidor
Lt Frederic Henry: Rock Hudson
Catherine Barkley: Jennifer Jones
Major Alessandro Rinaldi Vrttorio: De Sica
Miss van Campen: Mercedes McCambridge
DrEmerich: Oscar Homolka


Archive gems, featuring George Benson , the Monkees, Bon Jovi , the Carpenters and the Eagles.
Shown last Wednesday (S)


Unknown: George Benson
Unknown: Bon Jovi

: What the Papers Say

Guardian journalist Jim White looks back at a week in the news and reviews the stories that made the headlines.
Producer Christine Ruth (S)


Unknown: Jim White
Producer: Christine Ruth

: Correspondent

Saddam's Bomb. In the light of recent American and British bombing raids over Iraq, there is growing concern that Saddam's weapons of mass destruction now threaten stability in the Middle East as never before, Investigative film-maker Gwynne Roberts presents compelling evidence that Iraq has also developed a nuclear capability. See Choice. Producer Gwynne Roberts ; Editor Fiona Murch (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/correspondent


Unknown: Gwynne Roberts
Producer: Gwynne Roberts
Editor: Fiona Murch

: Neil MacGregor's Private View

Live from the National Gallery in London, the director Neil MacGregor previews Spirit of an Age, the forthcoming exhibition of masterpieces from Berlin's Nationalgalerie. The show includes works by Friedrich, Menzel and Beckmann, most of which are on show in Britain for the first time.
Director Oliver Macfarlane ; Producer Patricia Wheatley (S) (W)


Director: Neil MacGregor
Director: Oliver MacFarlane
Producer: Patricia Wheatley

: Stanley Spencer: Omnibus

Narrated by Spencer enthusiast and collector David Bowie , this film profiles the artist who, as well as painting scenes from both world wars, spent much of his life depicting the area around his Thamesside home in Cookham. Using archive footage, previously unseen home movies and recollections from family and friends, the programme reveals how Spencer's work enabled him to come to terms with his turbulent and bizarre personal life. See Choice. Producer Francis Whately ; Executive producer Keith Alexander
(S) (W)


Unknown: David Bowie
Producer: Francis Whately
Producer: Keith Alexander

: The Life and Lyrics of Kirsty MacColl

Documentary tribute to the singer-songwriter who died in a freak boating accident last year. The daughter of choreographer Jean Newlove and folk singer Ewan MacColl, she will be best remembered as the foil to a drunken Shane MacGowan on the Pogues Christmas hit Fairytale of New York. Contributions come from her partner James Knight, her mother and brother, and a host of music industry stars, including Bono, Billy Bragg, Johnny Marr and Janice Long.
Producer Corinne Bishop ; Executive producer Mark Cooper (S) (W)


Unknown: Jean Newlove
Unknown: James Knight
Unknown: Billy Bragg
Unknown: Johnny Marr
Producer: Corinne Bishop
Producer: Mark Cooper

: I Love the Eighties

Continuing the series recalling the fads, fashions, stars and sounds of the eighties. Ends 12.25am.

I Love 1986
Patsy Kensit recalls the year in which Sam Fox revealed all, Five Star rivalled the Jacksons and fashion demanded big specs and white stilettos. The TV show of the moment was Moonlighting, with Bruce Willis and Cybill Shephard, while all things Australian were big news .
Producer Nick Cory Wright; Executive producer Alan Brown
(S) (W) BBC MUSIC: a soundtrack, I Love the Eighties, is available on CD from retailers

10.35 Legal Eagles
Comedy thriller. An assistant DA finds himself the target of both a young woman's affections and the murderous intent of a killer.
Director Ivan Reitman (1986. PG) (S) (W) Films: pp 60-66 ***


Unknown: Patsy Kensit
Unknown: Sam Fox
Unknown: Bruce Willis
Unknown: Cybill Shephard
Producer: Nick Cory Wright
Producer: Alan Brown
Director: Ivan Reitman
Tom Logan: Robert Redford
Laura Kelly: Debra Winger
Chelsea Deardon: Daryl Hannah
Cavanaugh: Brian Dennehy
Victor Taft: Terence Stamp
Bower: Steven Hill
Blanchard: David Clennon
Forrester: John McMartin
Jennifer Logan: Jennie Dundas
Judge Dawkins Roscoe: Lee Browne

: Beyond the Clouds

Portmanteau drama, part of the Movie World series. A film director considers four tales exploring different aspects of love. In English, French and Italian with English subtitles. Ends 2.10.
Director Michelangelo Antonioni (1995, 18) (W) Films: pp 60-66 * *
Barry Norman on John Malkovich : page 44


Director: Michelangelo Antonioni
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: John Malkovich
The Director: John Malkovich
Young woman: Sophie Marceau
Carmen: Ines Sastre
Silvano Kim: Rossi Stuart
Olga: Chiara Caselli
Husband: Peter Weller
Carlo: Jean Reno
Patricia: Fanny Ardant
Maestro: Marcello Mastroianni
Woman: Jeanne Moreau

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
GCSE Bttesize Revision Geography 3 Ends 5.00am. (S)

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