6.55 Geology: Deserts
7.20 Power to the People
6.55 Geology: Deserts
12.30 An Introduction to Information Technology
What's in Store?
Producer KEN PATTON (R)
12.55 Fundamentals of Computing Are You Being Served?
Producer DAVID SAUNDERS (R)
Gran Gliding (R)
with Johnny Ball The Newcomer (R)
Weather followed by See Hear!
A portrait of ten Italians. 1: Claudio's Beach
Claudio Casadei earns his living by renting umbrellas and sunbeds on the beach at Rimini, Italy's biggest holiday resort. His views on Italians provide a special, humorous and at times outrageous insight into the Italian character. Producer RICHARD DENTON
Series producer JEREMY BENNETT (R)
Weather followed by Something in the Wind
For thousands of years men have flown kites - mostly for fun. But behind the innocent pleasure there's always been the kiteflyer's secret ambition to be carried aloft himself. Gwyn Richards tells the story of kites and reports on the latest man-lifting attempt.
Recorded at Little Rissington Airfield, Gloucestershire.
Producer JOHN DOBSON BBC Bristol (R)
The classic medical drama starring with guest stars
2: A Quick Look at Glory
Andrew Webb 's ambiguous reaction to Post's heart attack angers Amy, but that is nothing compared to her dismay when she learns of her father's amazing claim ... (R) (Part 3 will be shown next Monday)
In Limestone Country Written over 13 years,
Wainwright's Guides to the Lakeland Fells are revered by all who walk the hills.
In 1985 he agreed to show
Eric Robson five of the places that meant the most to him.
In tonight's programme, they climb Penyghent in Yorkshire's limestone country, discovering that its charms are as abundant below ground as above. Executive producer JOHN MAPPLEBECK
Producer RICHARD ELSE (R)
A dance/drama based on a poem by JOHN CLARE performed by students of HIGH STORRS SCHOOL,
Producer MIKE MURRAY BBC North East (R)
A series of five programmes 1: Pack Hounds
Phil Drabble visits the Quorn kennels in Leicestershire.
Here, the huntsman Michael Farrin gives him an insight into the private world of the foxhound pack - a closed community of men and hounds.
Producer PETER CRAWFORD (R)
from Southwark, London
Ray Middleton Bound for New Orleans, young attorney
John Reynolds falls in love with Julie, a high-spirited southern belle. But their Mardi Gras romance is ill-fated, for his mission is to end the town lottery, run by General Mirbeau, Julie's beloved father.
Screenplay by VERA CASPARY MICHAEL HOGAN. GUY ENDORE Produced and directed by BERNARD VORHAUS
(First showing on British television)
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Open Championship 1987
The 117th Open Championship begins in two days' time. The links at Royal Lytham and St Anne's Golf Club, scene of many dramatic moments, are ready. The spectators are | ready. The players are ready. Can NICK FALDO retain the trophy? As a reminder of his victory, HARRY CARPENTER < introduces highlights of last year's event.
Introduced by Jonathan King In this series of semi-repeats Jonathan King looks back to some of the most interesting places he has visited in the last couple of years.
In the first of these up-dated shows, JK goes to the little Hawaiian island of Maui,
3,000 miles from Los Angeles and in the middle of the Pacific - about as far as you can get from mainland
America and still be in the USA. Hawaii's successful television series, Magnum, has just played its last episode in America. JK meets its star Tom Selleck , and also chats to Ted Danson , who co-starred with Selleck in Three Men and a Baby.
Plus new movies, new videos and new news.
Producer GORDON ELSBURY
Inner-city riots, football hooliganism, yobbery in Spanish resorts - and now the Shire Wars, public disorder in country towns.
According to Home Secretary
Douglas Hurd , the tranquillity of English market towns is being ripped apart by youths 'with too much money in their pockets, and too much beer in their bellies'. Chief constables have called for more police officers to hold the line against mass public disorder in small towns.
But is drunken violence in rural areas really such a new phenomenon?
Roisin McAuley reports from the front line of the battle between police and the forces of drunken disorder. Research LOUISE HIBBINS Producer BRIAN BARR Editor COLIN CAMERON BBC North West
A six-part comedy series written by BEN ELTON starring
Roxanne Guy has now managed to persuade three out of four of his sisters to return home to crazy Granny. However, this time he is going to have to persuade the Home Secretary because Roxanne Fuddle is doing bird.
Designer MEL BIBBY
Produced and directed by PAUL JACKSON
BBC North West (R)
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The sixth of eight programmes Poteen
Rural Ulster: market day in Ballymena and the powerful voice of the Rev Ian Paisley is booming across the packed market. Unknown to all, undercover officers are surveying the scene from a plain observation van. On one side, Paisley; on the other, their quarry - an old enemy selling poteen. The story becomes tense during the night-time surveillance of the target's remote farmhouse. As the team closes in on his still, the brewer makes a run for it and, in scenes reminiscent of 1930s Prohibition, the drama unfolds....
Second unit director SALLY BENGE Producer PAUL HAMANN (R)
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starring Garry Shandling Who's Poppa?
The Schumakers' baby is due in a couple of weeks but Pete is distraught. He's found photos of Donald Rappaport taken at Jackie's high-school reunion in Chicago - eight-and-a-half months ago. Garry is persuaded to fly to Chicago to find 'who's poppa?'
Written by ALAN ZWEIBEL and GARRY SHANDLING
Directed by ALAN RAFKIN
2: Tom tells Mrs Wilkins that he is not marrying Marion. (R)
What was the role of propaganda in maintaining the legitimacy of the Polish government during the 1970s? Producer SUSAN BOYD BOWMAN