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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.

6.10 Fortress Europe (S)

6.40 Art in Australia (S)

7.30 The Bobigny Trial (S)

: Weekend 24

News roundup, presented by Darren Jordon and Sian Lloyd. Weather at 8.25. (W)


Presented By: Darren Jordon
Presented By: Sian Lloyd.

: Pacific Studies

Patrolling the American Lake
The role of the huge US military presence in the Pacific.
(R) (S)

: Cyberwar

How the war of the future will hinge on information technology. (R) (S)

: Mind Bites

A look at pre-industrial revolution life in a small 17th-century community. (R) (S)

: Myth and Music

Composer Judith Weir explains her works based on Scottish folk tales about mysterious disappearances. (R) (S)


Unknown: Judith Weir

: Open Advice

Designer Michael Jewitt creates a space for studying. (S)


Designer: Michael Jewitt

: See Hear on Saturday

Part two of the See Hear
Adventure Challenge, first shown in February. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Rptd Wed 2.35am. BBC1 (W)

: The Car's the Star

Quentin Willson tells the story of the Hillman Imp. (R) (S)


Unknown: Quentin Willson

: Wildlife on Two

The Butterfly: Beauty or the Beast? Butterflies are not all that they seem. They make bodyguards of their enemies and conduct chemical warfare.
David Attenborough narrates. (R) (S)


Unknown: David Attenborough

: The Man Who Knew Too Much

A Saturday Matinée Alfred Hitchcock thriller, first of three films today starring James Stewart. Also starring Doris Day.

Dr and Mrs Ben McKenna's North African holiday is interrupted when a passing acquaintance dies in their arms, and their son is kidnapped.

(Widescreen) (Review page 51)
(1956, PG) (S) (W)


Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Dr Ben McKenna: James Stewart
[Actress]: Doris Day

: Strategic Air Command

*** Saturday Matinée drama, the second of three
James Stewart films. With the Second World War over, star baseball player "Dutch"
Holland can return to the game - but the airforce still needs good pilots to drop atomic weapons. Review page 51. Director Anthony Mann (1955. U)
(S) Today's James Stewart triple bill ends with The Rare Breed at 5.15pm


Unknown: James Stewart
Director: Anthony Mann
Unknown: James Stewart

: The National Eisteddfodof Wales

Sian Phillips presents highlights from this year's Welsh cultural festival at Denbigh, including bass baritone Bryn Terfel singing Brahms. (S) (W)


Unknown: Sian Phillips
Baritone: Bryn Terfel

: TOTP 2

Archive offerings from Whitney Houston, Joe Jackson , Black Crowes, Madness and more.
Shown last Wednesday (S)


Unknown: Joe Jackson

: The Rare Breed ***

Western, last of today's three films starring James Stewart.
When Martha Price arrives in America from Britain, she brings with her a young daughter and a prize Hereford bull. But the saddle tramp hired to deliver the bull to his new home seems neither honest nor reliable. Widescreen. Review page 51.
Director Andrew V McLaglen (1966. U) (S) (W) James Stewart can also be seen in Harvey on Tuesday at 1.40pm


Unknown: James Stewart.
Director: Andrew V McLaglen
Unknown: James Stewart
Sam Burnett: James Stewart
Martha Price: Maureen O'Hara
Alexander Bowen: Brian Keith
Hilary Price: Juliet Mills
Jamie Bowen: Don Galloway
Charles Ellsworth: David Brian

: Hajj - the Journey of a Lifetime

Beginning a week-long season of programmes reflecting contemporary life for Muslims in the UK.
Documentary following several British pilgrims astheyjoin three million Muslims from around the world to perform the Hajj -the annual pilgrimage to the sacred shrine at Mecca. The Islamic faith decrees that every Muslim who has the means should make this epic journey at least once in their lifetime and, this year, more than 20,000 travelled from various parts of Britain to Saudi Arabia for the event. Director Ovidio Salazar ; Executive producer Ruth Pitt (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/islam
Jeremy Bowen on Islam: page 12


Director: Ovidio Salazar
Producer: Ruth Pitt
Unknown: Jeremy Bowen

: BBC Proms 2001

Stephanie Hughes introduces tonight's programme live from London's Albert Hall , consisting of a single work and featuring the annual appearance at the Proms of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, conducted by Andrew Davis. The piece is Oliver Messiaen 's distinctive Turangalfla Symphony, scored for a huge orchestra and featuring solo piano performed by Pierre-Laurent Aimard, and Cynthia Millar on the ondes martenot.
Director Jonathan Haswell ; Executive producer Caroline Speed (W) Also broadcast on Radio 3 and on the internet via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3 The return of Sir Andrew Davis : page 20


Introduces: Stephanie Hughes
Unknown: Albert Hall
Conducted By: Andrew Davis.
Unknown: Oliver Messiaen
Unknown: Cynthia Millar
Director: Jonathan Haswell
Unknown: Sir Andrew Davis

: World Athletics

The penultimate night of the world championships from Edmonton, Canada, featuring at 9.30 women's discus final; 9.35 women's 4 x 100m first round; 10.10 men's
4 x 100m first round; 11.00 women's 100m hurdles final;
11.05 men's longjump final; 11.15 women's 4 x 400m first round; 11.40 men's 4 x 400m first round; 12.15 women's 5,000m final; 12.40 women's 4 x 100m final.
Five gold medals are up for grabs tonight. Triple world champion Gail Devers will face her main rival and US team-mate Jenny Adams in the women's 100m hurdles. In the men's longjump world champion and record holder
Ivan Pedroso of Cuba will need to improve on his patchy form so far this year, while Olympic 100m champion Marion Jones runs the anchor leg for the USA in the women's sprint relay, seeking revenge over the Bahamas who took gold in Sydney. Presented by Sue Barker and Roger Black , with commentary from Stuart Storey , Steve Cram ,
Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster , Sally Gunnell and John Regis. Editors Michael Cole and Carl Hicks ; Executive producer Martin Webster
(S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/athletics Steve Cram 's questionnaire: page 22


Unknown: Gail Devers
Unknown: Jenny Adams
Unknown: Ivan Pedroso
Unknown: Marion Jones
Presented By: Sue Barker
Presented By: Roger Black
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Paul Dickenson
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: John Regis.
Editors: Michael Cole
Editors: Carl Hicks
Producer: Martin Webster
Unknown: Steve Cram

: Mallrats ***

Comedy. When TS and Brodie are ditched by their girlfriends, they head for the shopping mall to escape their problems. There they meet up with some of their weirdo friends and hatch a plot to sabotage the television dating show that was the cause ofTS's break-up. Widescreen. Review page 51.
Director Kevin Smith (1995, 18) (S) (W)


Director: Kevin Smith
Rene: Shannen Doherty
TS Quint: Jeremy London
Brodie Bruce: Jason Lee
Brandi Svenning: Claire Forlani
Shannon Hamilton: Ben Affleck
Gwen Turner: Joey Lauren Adams

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone Dynamo Key Stage 2 Numeracy 1

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