Head Start: Children of the Dream
Bill Cummings , just discharged from the army, waits in the employment office for a job. As he waits, he recalls how he wooed and won his girlfriend Susie.
Director John Berry
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Starring Edward Arnold, Cary Grant
After the American Civil War, financier Jim Fisk rose from obscurity to become a giant of Wall Street. His relationship with a beautiful showgirl was the beginning of his downfall.
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Percherons to the Plough. Farm horses have virtually left the land, but East Anglian farmer
Edward Sneath and his groom
Charles Cooke found it wasn't so easy to send them away for ever. Producer Derek Smith
Executive producer Jennifer Jeremy (R)
Pam Rhodes goes to the fishing village of Polperro in Cornwall. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Animation narrated by Roy Kinnear with Sheila Walker. Producer Ivor Wood (R)
Regional Variations (2)
Patrick Moore and Dr Peter Cattermole describe how radar-carrying spacecraft Magellan will map Venus, a planet Earth's size with a hot surface, choking atmosphere and acid clouds.
Join the inter-city and travel from centre to centre in five minutes. Director Ewan Kiel
Editor Roy Saatchi (R)
Weather followed by Trades Union Congress 1990
The TUC in Blackpool debates one of the key political issues of the week - the unions' attitude to the Conservative Government's legislation to curb the power of the unions. TUC General Secretary, Norman Willis , will address congress during this debate which will centre on whether all such laws should be repealed, or more limited changes made.
Presented by Vivian White and Nick Jones with Ian Smith. Editor Barbara Maxwell
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
George Raft Pat O'Brien
Ex-cop Vince Kane decides to do an old flame a favour by standing bail for her husband. But then the husband turns up at the morgue.
Director Ted Tetzlaff
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Showcasing the work of Australian student film director Brendan Young. Presented by Jaswinder Bancil. Producer Mari Beynon Owen
6.45pm Rough Guide to the World Update
Tokyo. Magenta de Vine and Sankha Guha visit the epicentre of hi-tech consumption. Director Sheila Hayman
Series producer Rachel Purnell
The last in a series of films about
Britain from 1945-51.
Memorial to the Future. The 1951
Festival of Britain was planned as a reward for austerity. As more and more people complained about regulations and rationing, the government hoped this national celebration would cheer up the nation. With eight million visitors, the festival was a hit. Producer Peter Grimsdale
Executive producer Angela Holdsworth (R)
America at the Racial Crossroads
This second series, in eight parts, takes the story of America's civil rights movement from the non-violent campaigns of the first decade (1955-65) to the turbulent second phase of the following years. 1: The Time Has Come (1964-66) Martin Luther King 's commitment to non-violence was challenged by a radical movement that began in the northern cities where Malcolm X spread the teaching of the Nation of Islam. Black Muslims were determined to claim their civil rights, and the black panther, an emblem chosen for a campaign in the south, became the symbol for black activists.
Directors James A DeVinney and Madison Davis Lacy Jr A Blackside Inc production
Rosanna Arquette Dennis Quaid
Bill, an idealistic volunteer worker, arrives in a poverty-striken rural area. He meets Belinda, an attractive young woman believed to be retarded, and he begins to communicate with her through sign language. But when a district nurse falls in love with Bill, her jealous and violent boyfriend decides to revenge himself upon Belinda.
Director Anthony Page
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Presented by Peter Snow. Editor Tim Gardam
The nightly arts and media programme returns for a new series of features, interviews, opinion and performance.
Presented by Kirsty Wark. Editor Roland Keating
Arts: King Cotton's Palace