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: Weekend 24

News with Ben Geoghegan and Louise Minchin.


Unknown: Ben Geoghegan
Unknown: Louise Minchin.

: Hard Talk

Former South African Foreign Minster Pik Botha talks to Tim Sebastian.


Talks: Minster Pik Botha
Unknown: Tim Sebastian.

: Science Shack

A bicycle-pump-water-rocket superbike strives for top speed as Adam Hart-Davis investigates viewers' ideas for leg-powered vehicles.


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: Golf: the Open

Live coverage of the early play on day three of the 131st Open championship at Muirfield, introduced by Steve Rider.
After Nick Faldo 's triumphs on the last two occasions this tournament visited the course, will Britain be celebrating this year? Coverage continues at
12 10pm on BBCland 5.15pm on BBC2.


Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Nick Faldo

: The Natural World

Treasure Islands. Sharks and seahorses, tides, white egrets and comical puffins feature in the Channel Islands' natural wealth. Narrated by "Bergerac" John Nettles.


Unknown: John Nettles.

: Cary Grant: Hollywood'sLeading Man

Gregory Peck , John Forsythe ,
Douglas Fairbanks Jr and Peter Bogdanovich contribute to an insight into the life of Cary Grant , star of the movie double bill that follows. Narrated by Peter Graves.


Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: John Forsythe
Unknown: Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Unknown: Peter Bogdanovich
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Peter Graves.

: Bringing Up Baby

The first of this afternoon's
Cary Grant double bill is a screwball comedy from director Howard Hawks, also starring Katharine Hepburn. When a quiet professor encounters a society girl and her pet leopard, his life is shattered. Review page 47.
(1938, U) (BW)


Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Katharine Hepburn.
Susan Vance: Katharine Hepburn
Dr David Huxley: Cary Grant
Major Horace Applegate: Charlie Ruggles
Constable Slocum: Walter Catlett
Mr Gogarty: Barry Fitzgerald
Mrs Carleton Random/Aunt Elizabeth: May Robson
Dr Fritz Lehmann: Fritz Feld
Mrs Hannah Gogarty: Leona Roberts
Mr Alexander Peabody: George Irving
Mrs Lehmann: Tala Birell
Alice Swallow: Virginia Walker
Elmer: John Kelly
Roustabout: Jack Carson

: Father Goose ***

n Comedy drama, concluding the Cary Grant double bill.
During the Second World
War, a solitary South Seas beachcomber is landed with some unexpected guests.
Widescreen. Review page 47.
Director Ralph Nelson (1964, U)


Unknown: Cary Grant
Director: Ralph Nelson
Walter Eckland: Cary Grant
Catherine Freneau: Leslie Caron
Frank Houghton: Trevor Howard
Elizabeth: Stephanie Berrington
Harriet: Jennifer Berrington
Christine: Verina Greenlaw
Angelique: Laurelle Felsette
Dominique: Nicole Felsette
Anne: Pip Sparke
Jenny: Sharyl Locke

: Golf: the Open

Further live third-round coverage of the Open championship, from Muirfield. It was at this course in 1980 that America's
Tom Watson set up the third of his five Open titles with a third-round 64. Presented by Steve Rider , with commentary from Peter Alliss , Ken Brown , Alex Hay , Wayne Grady , Laura Davies , Julian Tutt and Beverly Lewis and reports from around the course by Dougie Donnelly and Phil Jones.
Highlights can be seen at 10.40pm. BBCi : digital viewers press the red handset button for options including hole-by-hole progress of leading players, highlights and the ieaderboard


Unknown: Tom Watson
Presented By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Ken Brown
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Wayne Grady
Unknown: Laura Davies
Unknown: Julian Tutt
Unknown: Beverly Lewis
Unknown: Dougie Donnelly
Unknown: Phil Jones.

: Art That Shook the World

Pet Sounds. The story of the Beach Boys' masterpiece as recalled by, among others, Eric Clapton , ex-Verve star Richard Ashcroft , former Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham and singer Graham Nash . How did Brian Wilson 's compositions evolve from the likes of / Get Around - and what price did he pay in the process? Colleagues and relatives have their say, and there's exclusive footage of Brian Wilson 's recent tour, plus an interview with the man himself. Narrated by Mark Lamarr. Director Sarah Aspinall ; Series editor Andrea Miller www.bbc.co.uk/arts/artthatshook/
The genius of Pet Sounds: page 26


Unknown: Eric Clapton
Unknown: Richard Ashcroft
Unknown: Andrew Loog Oldham
Singer: Graham Nash
Unknown: Brian Wilson
Unknown: Brian Wilson
Unknown: Mark Lamarr.
Director: Sarah Aspinall
Editor: Andrea Miller

: The Mystery of the Iron Bridge - Timewatch

How was the first structure made entirely of metal raised to a great height? Young engineer James Hillier enlists historians, computer modellers, ship riggers and former steeplejack Fred Dibnah to solve the mystery of the Iron Bridge, which rose over the River Severn in 1779. Producer Deborah Perkin ; Series editor Laurence Rees


Unknown: James Hillier
Unknown: Fred Dibnah
Producer: Deborah Perkin
Editor: Laurence Rees

: The Wings of the Dove

Romantic period drama based on a novel by Henry James.
Impoverished Kate Croy is keen to return to the upper echelons of society that her mother gave up for love. She uses her penniless lover Merton to woo dying heiress Millie Theale - a plan complicated by passion between Millie and Merton. Widescreen. Review page 47.
(1997,15) ****


Based on a novel by: Henry James
Director: Iain Softley
Kate Croy: Helena Bonham Carter
Merton Densher: Linus Roache
Millie Theale: Alison Elliott
Aunt Maude: Charlotte Rampling
Susan Stringham: Elizabeth McGovern
Lionel Croy: Michael Gambon
Lord Mark: Alex Jennings
Journalist: Ben Miles
Journalist: Philip Wright
Butler: Alexander John
Opium den lady: Shirley Chantrell

: Golf: the Open

Highlights of the third round of the championship from Muirfield, presented by Gary Lineker.
Producer Sharon Lence ; Editor Michael Cole


Presented By: Gary Lineker.
Producer: Sharon Lence
Editor: Michael Cole

: Winter Kills ***

Political black comedy. When a young man becomes involved in solving the mystery of his brother's assassination, he finds himself at the mercy of the most powerful man in America - his father. Review page 47.
DirectorWilliamRichert (1979, 18)


Nick Kegan: Jeff Bridges
Pa Kegan: John Huston
John Ceruti: Anthony Perkins
Z K Dawson: Sterling Hayden
Joe Diamond: Eli Wallach
Emma Kegan: Dorothy Malone
Frank Mayo: Tomas Milian
Yvette Malone: Belinda Bauer
Keifitz: Richard Boone
Lola Comante: Elizabeth Taylor

: Love and Other Catastrophes ***

Comedy drama. A group of university students endures a series of trials and tribulations duringjust one day in their hectic academic lives. Review page 47.
Director Emma-Kate Croghan (1996.15)


Alice: Alice Garner
Mia: Frances O'Connor
Ari: Matthew Dyktynski
Michael: Matt Day
Danni: Radha Mitchell
Savita: Suzi Dougherty

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Special Education Go For It! Relationships - series for students with severe learning difficulties.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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