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A Close Encounter of the Second Kind
Heather Couper shows what happens when the Giotto spacecraft passes within 100 kilometres of a comet.
Producer Alec Nisbett
Director Stuart MacDonald
Including at
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Heather Couper
Producer:
Alec Nisbett
Director:
Stuart MacDonald

Historical drama starring Alan Ladd
James Mason
1790s: unjustly convicted as a highwayman, an American medical student is sentenced to exile in the British penal colony at Botany Bay.
DirectorJohn Farrow
0 FILMS: pages37-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Ladd
Unknown:
James Mason
Unknown:
Botany Bay.
Hugh Tallant:
Alan Ladd
Captain Paul Gilbert:
James Mason
Sally Munroe:
Patricia Medina
Governor Phillip:
Cedric Hardwicke
Rev Mortimer Thynne:
Murray Matheson
NickSabb:
Malcolm Lee Beggs

After 43 years, the Women's Royal Army Corps was disbanded on 6 April 1992. Penelope Keith salutes women's wartime service in the ATS and examines the future for women who choose a military career. Producer Sarah Pitt

Contributors

Unknown:
Penelope Keith
Producer:
Sarah Pitt

Documentaries on Islam's resurgence in the former
Soviet states of central Asia.
The Islamic Revival. The only Persian-speaking country in Central Asia, Tajikistan is in the first year of its independence from the former Soviet Union.
With Afghanistan to its south and strong cultural links with Iran, it could become the world's next Islamic republic. Producer Barbie Campbell Cole Series producer Charles Bruce
0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Producer:
Charles Bruce

A visit to the Hampton Court Flower Show, including a look at the National Plant
Collection. Plus practical gardening tips and advice from Geoff Hamilton in Barnsdale. Series producer Rosemary Forgan Executive producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst Television production for BBCtv
0 BBC GARDENERS' WORLD MAGAZINE: £ 1.45 from newsagents. • GARDENING: page 13

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton
Producer:
Rosemary Forgan
Producer:
Tony Laryea

Last in the series of personal documentaries in verse, written by contemporary poets and part of the Commissions and Collaborations season.
Dressed to Kill
Douglas Dunn looks at Scottish military tradition.
Dressed to kill, aesthetic Jocks – The decorative arts de luxe!
Tartan soldiers, whose esprit Twinkles on each naked knee.
Each button rubbed until it glows, Brushed doublets, calibrated hose. Director Peter Symes
• STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p888

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Dunn
Director:
Peter Symes

A chance to see some vintage comedy from Lenny Henry, following on from the Black and White in Colourseason.
With Ronnie Brody , Frank Bruno , David Simeon , and featuring Rik Mayall and UB40. Director/Producer Geoff Posner

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronnie Brody
Unknown:
Frank Bruno
Unknown:
David Simeon
Unknown:
Rik Mayall
Producer:
Geoff Posner

First showing on network television for
Maria Luisa Bemberg 's acclaimed film, shown as part of the Discovering Latin
America season, and starring Julie Christie
A repressed spinster reflects on her years as governess to a rich Argentinian family. Partly in Spanish with English subtitles.
• FILMS: pages 37-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Maria Luisa Bemberg
Unknown:
Julie Christie

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