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: Open University

6.10 Musée du Louvre (S)
7.00 Defining Moments 94811 7.30 Passing Judgements (S)
7.55 Computers and the Arts

: Weekend 24

A roundup from News 24, with Rajeh Omar and Tanya Beckett.
Weather at 8.25. (W)


Unknown: Rajeh Omar
Unknown: Tanya Beckett.

: Connected

A look at the growing obsession with mobile phones.
(R) INFORMATION: call [number removed]
(national rate) Website: www.open2.NET

: Ever Wondered?

An investigation into the role of time in ourdaily lives. (R)

: Rough Science

Scientists complete challenges on a mystery island. (R)

: Mind Bites

Examining the multiple sclerosis drug beta interferon. (R)

: Was Anybody There?

Scientists v psychics in Victorian society. (R) (S)

: Mind Bites

Raj Persaud studies Freud's views on the subconscious. (R)


Unknown: Raj Persaud

: See Hear on Saturday

This edition comes from Kosovo and Cuba. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Wednesday 3.05am on BBC1

: The Phil Silvers Show: Revolutionary War

An ancestor causes Bilko to reform.
(BW) (R) (S)

: The Car's the Star

Quentin Willson admires the Lotus Seven. (R) (S)
Followed by Turning Points


Unknown: Quentin Willson

: Thunderbirds

Lord Parker's 'Oliday. Parker and Lady Penelope are caught up in a Mediterranean disaster. Shown last Tuesday (S)

: Holiday Snaps

Neil Morrissey behaves badly in Jamaica. (R) 21701786
1.15 Racing Live from Newbury for the last steeplechase meeting in the National Hunt season, with starts at 1.30 and 2.00. With Richard Pitman , John Hanmer and Peter Scudamore. Producer Chris Lewis
1.15 Wildlife on Two Pandas Aren't Always Cuddly. David Attenborough is given access to China's giant pandas. (R) (S)
1.45 A Monkey for All Seasons. A look at the Japanese macaque. Narrated by David Attenborough.
(R) (S)
Followed by Turning Points


Unknown: Neil Morrissey
Unknown: Richard Pitman
Unknown: John Hanmer
Unknown: Peter Scudamore.
Producer: Chris Lewis
Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: David Attenborough.

: Campbell's Kingdom **

Adventure, based on the novel by Hammond Innes , starring Dirk Bogarde and Stanley Baxter.
While gravely ill, Bruce Campbell goes to save his grandfather's inheritance. Reviews pp 72-75. Director Ralph Thomas (1957, U) (S)


Novel By: Hammond Innes
Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Stanley Baxter.
Unknown: Bruce Campbell
Director: Ralph Thomas

: Jesse James ****

Saturday Matinée classic western starring Tyrone Power and Henry Fonda as Frank and Jesse James , who intervene when railroad agents try to intimidate their mother into selling herfarm. Reviews pp 72-75.
Directors Henry King , Edwin H Curtis ,
Irving Cummings (1939, U) (S)


Unknown: Tyrone Power
Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Jesse James
Directors: Henry King
Directors: Edwin H Curtis
Directors: Irving Cummings


Archive pop performances from Elton John , the Human
League, the Pogues, Can, the Exploited and Hot Chocolate. Shown last Wednesday (R) (S)


Unknown: Elton John

: Star Trek

Who Mourns forAdonais? An awayteam encounter a manifestation of the god Apollo and must accord him the kind of adoration he would have received in ancient
Greece in order to release the Enterprise from the grip of an alien entiity. (R) (S)

: Sebastian Faulks's Fatal Century: Omnibus

Bestselling novelist Sebastian Faulks is a modern writer whose work combines stories of sexual love with the graphic horror of human conflict on a monumental scale. From
Birdsong to his new novel Green Dolphin Street, his books are vivid accounts of ordinary lives played out against the wars of the 20th century. Faulks's vision is that of the individual caught up in the world's most traumatic events while making a bid for happiness. Joining him in this intense and personal film is actress Cate Blanchett who is in the middle of making the movie version of his acclaimed novel Charlotte Gray. Presented by Kirsty Wark. See Choice. Director Sam Hobkinson ; Series editor Basil Comely (S) (W)


Unknown: Sebastian Faulks
Unknown: Cate Blanchett
Unknown: Charlotte Gray.
Presented By: Kirsty Wark.
Director: Sam Hobkinson

: Walk On By: the Story of Popular Song

The second in an eight-part series chronicling the evolution of popular music over the last century.
Stardust. This week's programme tells the story of the momentous meeting of the voice of Bing Crosby and the trumpet of Louis Armstrong. Up until then, singers had merely been part of big jazz bands rather than stars in their own right. Crosby changed that, becoming the first true pop star of the recording era, and it was not long before Frank Sinatra was generating the kind of fan hysteria that today's bands would die for. A huge debt was due to Armstrong, whose free-flowing singing style paved the way for the likes of Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. Narrator Clive Owen. See Choice. Director Ian Pye ; Series producer Alan Lewens (S) (W) The story behind Stardust- Music: page 56


Unknown: Bing Crosby
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Narrator: Ella Fitzgerald.
Narrator: Clive Owen.
Director: Ian Pye
Producer: Alan Lewens

: Love the Eighties

Last in the ten-part series recalling the fashions and films, and the stars and sounds of the eighties.
I Love 1989 Jason Donovan recalls the year that brought Challenge Anneka, Dirty Den's departure from EastEnders, Gameboys and the Bodyform advert. Guns 'n' Roses were the bad boys of rock and Soul II Soul were getting "back to reality". The nation briefly leapt to its feet as Bruno landed a punch on Tyson, and stencilling was all the rage in interior design. Also, the "Madchester" phenomenon occurred as Manchester's students quadrupled and party fever took hold. Director Andrew Serraillier ; Executive producer Alan Brown (S) (W) BBC MUSIC: a soundtrack. / Love the Eighties, is available on CD from retailers


Unknown: Jason Donovan
Director: Andrew Serraillier
Producer: Alan Brown

: Happiness

Another chance to see the first in the new six-part comedy series about a man approaching a mid-life crisis, starring and co-written by Paul Whitehouse.
Personality Crisis. Danny Spencer tries to face up to personal tragedy after the death of his wife. Instead of grief, however, he is ashamed to find himself feeling a sense of freedom. Contains strong language.
Shown last Tuesday Next episode Tuesday 10pm (S) (W)


Unknown: Paul Whitehouse.
Unknown: Danny Spencer

: Titanic Town ***

Comedy drama, set at the height of the Troubles in 1972, starring Julie Walters as a Belfast mother of four whose political conscience is awakened when a neighbour is killed by a stray bullet. Her crusade to end the armed struggle then brings her to the attention of both the IRA and the British government. Ends 12.50 GMT. Reviews pp 72-75.
Director Roger Michell (1998, 15) (S)


Unknown: Julie Walters
Director: Roger Michell
Bemie McPhelimy: Julie Walters
Aidan McPhelimy: Ciaran Hinds
Dino / Owen: Ciaran McMenamin
Annie McPhelimy: Nuala O'Neill
Tony: Lorcan Cranttch
George Whittington: Oliver Ford Davies

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, vmw.bbc.co.uk/leamingzone
GCSE Bitesize Revision Business Studies Ends 5.00am.

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