6.50 Gibbon: The Ruins of Rome
7.15 Introductory Electronics
7.40 Velocity Diagrams
8.05 The American Indian: Reality and Stereotype
8.30 Physics: Painting Potentials
8.55 The Physics of Matter: Ideal Sounds
9.20 The Language of Advancement
9.45 Pathways in the Brain
10.10 The Novel and Television (1)
10.35 Handicapped in the Community
11.00 Ethnic Minorities: The Promised Land
11.25 Music: Harmony
11.50 Mental Handicap: Gwen - A Working Life
12.15pm A Sample Story of Country Folk
12.40 Religion: The Mindful Way
1.05 The Changing Countryside: The Last Ditch
1.30 Modern Art: Picasso
1.55 Chemical Reactions
2.20 Computing: Overseas Containers
6.50 Gibbon: The Ruins of Rome
A Network East presentation An Indian serial in nine parts starring Farooq Sheikh
Romance, tragedy, family honour and dark secrets mix together in a complicated web. When shown on Indian television, Shrikant attracted an audience of millions.
1: The hero, Shrikant, is first seen as an old man writing his memoirs. He looks back to his childhood and his meeting in the forest with the mysterious Annada. Written by SARAT CHANDRA CHATTERJEE Directed by PRAVEEN NISCHOL (In Hindi with English subtitles.
Steve Brodie Audrey Long
Steve Randall , an honest truck operator, is embroiled with a gang of mobsters who use his truck for a fur robbery.
Evading them and the police, Randall and his young wife become fugitives in a ruthless game of cat and mouse.
Screenplay by HARRY ESSEX based on a story by DOROTHY ATLAS and ANTHONY MANN
Produced by MICHEL KRAIKE Directed by ANTHONY MANN
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Save and Prosper Middlesex Sevens Semi-finals
NIGEL STARMER-SMITH introduces live coverage of both semi-finals from Twickenham.
'Sevens' produces exciting and exhilarating running rugby. With Twickenham's capacity crowd urging on their favourites, the semi-finalists have to overcome fatigue and the clock to reach the final.
Producer HUW JONES
for the Whitbread Trophy Further coverage of this afternoon's four-and-a-half-mile cross-country phase, with 32 daunting fences to negotiate.
In Olympic year, a successful round this afternoon may well ensure a ticket to Seoul. Introduced by HUGH THOMAS
Producers JOHNNIE WATHERSTON and WENDY SHEPPARD
Save and Prosper Middlesex Sevens Final
Live coverage of the final of this renowned tournament. Only 20 minutes or so separate the winners from the Cup - but for them those minutes will be the hardest of the season. Both sides will have given their all in this great running spectacular at Twickenham on one of rugby's most popular days. Introduced by NIGEL STARMER-SMITH
Commentator BILL MCLAREN
Moira Stuart reads today's latest news and sport.
Richard Whitmore reviews the week in pictures, with subtitles.
Followed by Weather
Christopher Jones reports on the week's proceedings in the House of Lords and questions Government ministers and Opposition peers about business in the Upper Chamber
Editor KAROLYN SHINDLER
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Led by Semyon Meerson
Dynamic to watch and exciting to hear, Mariss Jansons is widely recognised as one of the most brilliant conductors of his generation. Brian Kay introduces the first of three programmes recorded in St David's Hall, Cardiff, in which the Soviet conductor conducts the trio of orchestras with which he has been mainly associated in recent years. (The others being the Oslo Philharmonic and the BBC Welsh.) Tonight's programme features an exhilarating performance of one of Prokofiev's most popular works, the Symphony No 5 in B flat major, Op 100.
(The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra's tour of the UK was given in association with Van Walsum Management Ltd)
written by JOHN HARVEY based on The Old Wives' Tale by ARNOLD BENNETT
The fourth of six parts with Katy Behean Leonard Preston and Beryl Reid
While the Franco-Prussian War rages and Paris itself is besieged, Sophia is forced to fend for herself, but the values of her upbringing in Bursley come to her aid.
Music GEOFFREY BURGON Directed by HUGH DAVID and ROMEY ALLISON
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Women by Women
Patricia Rozema , Canadian director of the recent
Cannes Festival prize winner I've Heard the Mermaids
Singing, introduces films by two other award-winning women directors.
At First Sight (Coup de foudre) starring
Isabelle Huppert , Miou-Miou During the war in France two women marry unsuitable partners for security. Ten years later, Lena and Madeleine meet, and their growing friendship makes them question the validity of their marriages. Diane Kurys 's first film,
Diabolo Menthe , was based on her own experiences. For At First Sight, she drew on her mother's story.
Screenplay by DLANE KURYS Produced by ARIEL ZEITOUN Directed by DLANE KURYS
(A French film with English subtitles. First showing on British television)
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Two Friends starring Emma Coles Kris Bidenko
Louise and Kelly were good friends at school, but have changed and grown apart. Both come from broken homes, but as teenagers their life together was one of shared intimacies, parties and a growing concern about their future. Jane Campion 's acclaimed first feature tells their story in five separate periods, beginning in the present and ending in the past.
Screenplay by HELEN GARNER Produced by JAN CHAPMAN Directed by JANE CAMPION