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: Open University

Repeats are not indicated.

6.15 The Magic Flute

6.40 Open Advice

7 05 Cultures of the Walkman

7.35 The Emergence of Greek Mathematics

: Weekend 24

News roundup, with Darren Jordon , Sian Williams. Weather update at 8.25.


Unknown: Darren Jordon
Unknown: Sian Williams.

: The Challenge

Series following designers and engineers on project work.
To Build Europe's 's Largest Water Garden. The construction in Alnwick, Northumberland, of an imposing cascade.

: Ever Wondered?

The geology behind a blue lagoon in Iceland.

: In Pursuit of Pleasure

At Home. Women's liberation in the 18th century.

: Ever Wondered?

Why do people gossip?

: See Hear on Saturday

Raymond Hollywood profiles another well-known person within the deaf community. With sign language, in-vision subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 2.55am on BBC1


Unknown: Raymond Hollywood

: Saturday Kitchen

A new food zone presented by Gregg Wallace that combines top recipes with both new and classic culinary series.

This week, an edition of Two Fat Ladies and a new series from Australia, Food Source, join three winter-warming recipes.


Presenter: Gregg Wallace
Director: Stuart Bateup
Producer: Sara Kozak

: Home Front Tricks

Personalised rugs, plus various paint effects on wooden chairs.

: Thunder Bay **

Saturday Matinée adventure drama, starring James Stewart.
When two oilmen build a rig in the Gulf of Mexico, they clash with local fishermen.
Widescreen. Review page 45. Director Anthony Mann (1953. U)


Unknown: James Stewart.
Director: Anthony Mann

: The Royal Ballet In Stravinsky Staged

The first of today's two tributes to the music of Igor Stravinsky includes performances of The Firebird, starring Leanne Benjamin and Jonathan Cope, and Les Noces. Plus Michael Berkeley and Deborah Bull unravelling the world of Diaghelev, who commissioned the works. Directors Francesca Kemp and Ross MacGibbon
Executive producer Bob Lockyer


Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Unknown: Leanne Benjamin
Unknown: Jonathan Cope
Unknown: Les Noces.
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Unknown: Deborah Bull
Directors: Francesca Kemp
Directors: Ross MacGibbon
Producer: Bob Lockyer


With Neil Diamond , Republica, Tiffany and Billy Ray Cyrus.
Shown last Wednesday


Unknown: Neil Diamond
Unknown: Billy Ray Cyrus.

: Walk On By: The Story of Popular Song

A one-off re-edited version of the music series charting the evolution of popular music over the lastcentury-from
Irving Berlin and George Gershwin through Frank Sinatra and the Beatles to the present day.
Executive producer Michael Poole ; Series producer Alan Lewens


Unknown: George Gershwin
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Producer: Michael Poole
Producer: Alan Lewens

: What the Papers Say

The New Statesman's Lauren Booth reviews the press.
Director Charles Kitchen ; Producer Christine Ruth


Director: Charles Kitchen
Producer: Christine Ruth

: Masterworks

Second in the new four-part series that explores some of the greatest orchestral works of the 20th century.
The Rite of Spring. One of the seminal works of the 20th century, Igor Stravinsky 's masterpiece caused a riot at its first performance. Michael Berkeley reveals the piece's dramatic origins, conductor Leonard Slatkin and the BBC Symphony Orchestra join Richard Alston Dance Company to explore its musical roots, and the film ends with a full performance complete with choreographed sections.
Director Jonathan Haswell ; Producer Peter Maniura BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE: monthly, L3.99. Latest issue on sale now The Rite to dance: page 14


Unknown: Igor Stravinsky
Unknown: Michael Berkeley
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Director: Jonathan Haswell
Producer: Peter Maniura

: Taste

The Space Age. To end the four-part series, presenter
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen considers the most popular and influential styles of the 20th century, including Arts and Crafts, Art Deco and the Bauhaus movement. His quest to find the perfect space for living in leads him to the work of Swiss architect Le Corbusier, who believed space and light would improve the quality of life. He concludes by examining the rise of so-called "DIY democracy", where the increased number of homeowners in the 1980s resulted in more opportunities for domestic makeovers.
Director Peter Leonard ; Series producer Mary Downes BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: E2.80. Latest edition on sale now


Presenter: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Director: Peter Leonard
Producer: Mary Downes

: Perfect Strangers

Stephen Poliakoff's acclaimed drama, originally shown in three parts, is re-edited into two parts showing today and tomorrow. Daniel, an only child, attends an extraordinary family reunion with his father Raymond, the black sheep of the Symon family. When Raymond is rushed to hospital with a mild stroke, Daniel discovers a remarkable story he hopes will help his troubled father embrace the past.
Producer John Chapman Second chance: page 9


Unknown: Stephen Poliakoff
Producer: John Chapman
Raymond: Michael Gambon
Alice: Lindsay Duncan
Daniel: Matthew MacFadyen
Rebecca: Claire Skinner
Charles: Toby Stephens
Esther: Jill Baker
Irving: Timothy Spall
Stephen: Anton Lesser
Sidney: Michael Culkin
Poppy: Kelly Hunter
Edith: Kathleen Byron
Young Edith: Emma Sackville
Violet: Muriel Pavlov
Young Violet: Rebecca Tarry
Grace: Sheila Burrell
Ernest: Peter Howell
Peter: Tony Maudsley
Nazik: Marianne Borgo
Martina: Camilla Power
Mr Degazi: Orlando Vitorini
Uncle Bill: Paul Alexander
Ruth: Thea Bennett
Maurice: Paul Leonard
Sibling's mother: Anita Carey
Richard: Jj Feild
Minty: Ellen Sheean

: The Substance of Fire

Drama, showing to mark tomorrow's Holocaust Memorial Day. Isaac Geldhart is a Holocaust survivor who is now a - publisher of books on the Final Solution, but his company faces ruin. When he turns down a potential bestseller in favour of a study of Nazi experiments, his children take a stand against their father. Widescreen. Review page 45. Director Daniel Sullivan (1996 15)


Unknown: Isaac Geldhart
Director: Daniel Sullivan
Martin Geldhart: Timothy Hutton
Sarah Geldhart: Sarah Jessica Parker
Isaac Geldhart: Ron Rifkin
Aaron Geldhart: Tony Goldwyn
Cora Cahn: Lee Grant
Gene Byck: Eric Bogosian

: Football - African Cup of Nations

Highlights from Morocco v Burkina-Faso in Group B, while Senegal, who have Africa Footballer of the Year El Hadji Diouf in their ranks, play Zambia in Group D. Plus action from Congo v Tongo in Group C. Presented by Garth Crooks. Producer Emma Josling ; Editor Andrew Clement WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/africanfootball


Unknown: El Hadji
Presented By: Garth Crooks.
Producer: Emma Josling
Editor: Andrew Clement

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
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