Understated romantic drama based on Colleen McCullough's bestselling novel, starring piper Laurie and Mel Gibson.
Middle-aged Mary falls for Tim, a handsome young man with a low IQ. Will society frown on their relationship? Review page 55. Director Michael Pate (1979. PG)
New series The BBC's much heralded arts show comes to the screen. Verity Sharp presents an accessible guide to the best exhibitions, books, films and music. As Disney's effects-laden The Incredibles opens in cinemas, The Culture Show considers the future of traditional hand-painted animation. And David Hockney talks to Andrew Marr about his new book Hockney's Pictures. Series producer Julian Birkett : Editor George Entwistle
Repeated at 11.20pm High noon for high-brow TV - Danny Kelly : page 35
Missing- Presumed Eaten. Killer crocodiles are in the frame when a businessman vanishes in Mozambique. But are these wily reptiles really to blame, or are they scapegoats in a life-insurance scam? A crocodile expert and a lawyer investigate. Series editor Tim Martin (AD)
Nearly a third of prisoners in Britain's crowded prisons are from ethnic minorities - yet less than five per cent of wardens reflect this diversity. Keen to redress the balance, the Prison Service has implemented fast-track officer recruitment. This revealing fly-on-the-wall documentary follows new recruits at HMP Belmarsh in south-east London.
Dubbed "Britain's Guantanamo Bay", Belmarsh holds many high-profile prisoners, including the firebrand Muslim cleric Abu Hamza. How will the rookie officers cope with this unfamiliar and intimidating environment? With strong language. Director Nick Read: Producer Brian Woods (AD)
Cartier is known for supplying the rich and famous with fine jewellery. But now Louis Vuitton and other luxury goods brands are muscling in on the market leader's share. The Money Programme has gained access to glittering Cartier parties where the royal family and Hollywood stars are guests. Who will win their custom in the crucial run-up to Christmas? Producer Nick Hudson ; Editor Clive Edwards
Jean-Luc Godard's celebrated first feature film starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg. En route to Paris in a stolen car, Michel Poiccard is involved in a fracas with the police. Despite the danger, he lingers in the capital, held by his attraction to an American girl. In French with English subtitles. Review page 55.
(1959, PG) (BW)
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