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Live from Hong Kong, the arrival and swearing-in of the new Governor of the colony, Chris Patten. He is the last
British Governor before the hand-over to China in 1997 and his task is to ensure a smooth and calm transition of power and to reassure a population fearful of what the future holds.
Nicholas Witchell and Brian Barron are in Hong Kong to report on the ceremony and to assess the prospects for the next critical five years.


Chris Patten.
Nicholas Witchell
Brian Barron
on BBC Two England

Live coverage from one of today's NatWest Bank Trophy second round matches in this
60-overs-per-side competition. Commentary by Richie Benaud , Jack Bannister and Raylllingworth.
Introduced by Tony Lewis. Television presentation
Alan Griffiths and Mike Adley


Commentary By:
Richie Benaud
Commentary By:
Jack Bannister
Introduced By:
Tony Lewis.
Alan Griffiths
Mike Adley

Documentary series that presents an inside view of management and industry. The Cheque Is in the Post.
The Canary Wharf crisis has sent shockwaves through many small companies in the construction industry who are now under threat of collapse because they cannot collect payment for work they have done. Tonight's film follows one small subcontractor as he fights to survive the crisis in Canary Wharf. Director John Longiey
A Jane Walmsley production for BBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888


John Longiey
Jane Walmsley

Footballer John Fashanu presents the investigative sports programme.
High-energy drinks to improve sporting performance have become a multi-million pound industry. They are endorsed by professionals and drunk by amateurs but do the products live up to their claims? Producer Alan Brown Editor David Taylor


John Fashanu
Alan Brown
David Taylor

Into the Blue. For dolphins taken into captivity and trained to entertain the public, the turquoise blue of the Caribbean must seem like an impossible dream. Yet the practice of keeping dolphins in captivity is becoming increasingly controversial with growing pressure from the public to return them to the sea. This film follows the successful return of three former captives of the dolphinaria industry to waters off the West Indies.
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Peter Belcher

A report on southern Cyprus, plus a taste ofhoggs pudding from the north Devon coast. And
Matthew Collins takes a walk on the wild side. Presented by Penny Junor, with Carol Smillie and Paddy Haycocks.
Series producer Rachel Hebditch Executive producer Tony Moss
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Matthew Collins
Carol Smillie
Paddy Haycocks.
Rachel Hebditch
Tony Moss

Regional Variations (2)

Pandora's Box

Black Power

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two East

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In 1957, Kwame Nkrumah dreamt of building an industrial utopia in west Africa. But as his grand experiment took shape, it brought dangerous forces which Nkrumah could not control. Show more


Adam Curtis
Executive Producer:
Daniel Reed

12.00 Weekend Outlook: a preview of OU programmes.
12.05 Resource Constraints -
Medical funds are limited and we cannot treat everyonefor everythingallthetime. But there are rational ways of deciding how resources should be allocated.

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