The Olympics air show of 1929-30. (B/w.Rpt)
The Officer Class and the Ranked. The demands of military rank.
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With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. ● STEREO
Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles
Cartoon adventures. * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Daniel Price investigates humour. With Tony Robinson , June Whitfield , Graeme Garden and Josie Lawrence.
The Tent Stop.
With Peter Simon. ● STEREO
Take That are one of the pop acts in today's programme.
First showing on network television.
Starring Jean Harlow, Cary Grant.
Trapped in Paris during the First World War, American showgirl Suzy Trent marries dashing French air ace Andre Charville. But their idyll is disturbed when her first husband, long presumed dead, appears with the British forces.
(Black and white)
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Robert Robinson cruises round the Hebrides.
US entertainment magazine.
Animation for children.
Highlights of last night's women's individual all-round event. Commentary by Barry Davies and Mitch Fenner.
The last 16 in action.
Plus badminton and tennis.
2.00pm News and Weather
Open University preview.
An airline pilot.
British expatriates in France.
Followed by Crocodiles - the Deadly Survivors
Australia's biggest reptiles.
and Regional News; Weather
With Andi Peters.
Cartoon fun. (Repeat)
Eight-part children's drama set in Australia.
Spit's future is decided. With John Mills.
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The news for children.
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More sprinting action as the second round of the men's
100m gets underway. Britain's Linford Christie and the strong American trio of Dennis Mitchell
, Leroy Burrell and Mark Witherspoon are hoping for a comfortable passage into tomorrow's semi-finals. Other
British athletes making their first appearances are 800m runner Tom McKean , his fellow Scot, 3,000m specialist Yvonne Murray , and the 1984 women's javelin champion
Tessa Sanderson. With commentary by David Coleman ,
Stuart Storey , Brendan Foster and Paul Dickenson.
5.35 Men's 100m second round
5.55 Men's shot put final
6.00 Men's 800m first round
6.15 Men's 20km walkfinal
6.50 Women's 3,000m first round
The last of the 31 swimming golds are decided this evening, with European silver medallist Ian Wilson carrying British hopes in the men's 1500m freestyle, but facing stiff competition from the Australian world record-holder
Kieren Perkins and the German world champion
Joerg Hoffman. Plus, the finals of the women's 50m freestyle, the women's 200m backstroke, and the men's 4 x 100m individual medley, the race in which Matt Biondi could be going for a record-equalling tenth Olympic gold. With commentary by Hamilton Bland , Andy Jameson and Helen Rollason.
Plus, yachting, cycling and boxing news.
Last in the mock-heroic saga of the 15th-century navigator. Admiral ofMosquitos
Hispaniola has fallen prey to massacre and mutiny. Will Columbus survive the relentless march of history?
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The series on Asian affairs returns with a report on bandits in Pakistan.
Held to Ransom. Shootings and kidnappings are a daily event in the southern province of Sindh.
Bandits, called dacoits, are holding the region to ransom. Their reign of terror is now so serious that 40,000 paramilitary police and troops have been sent in to purge their hideouts. For this report, East has gained access for the first time to the dacoit camps. Producer Farah Durrani
Series producer Charles Bruce • STEREO
Liz Rigbey visits "Little
Sparta", the garden created by artist Ian Hamilton Finlay , south of Edinburgh, where birds feed off small submarines, and the legend beneath the birch grove reads, "Bring back the birch". "The garden is unlike every other art,"
Hamilton Finlay explains. "You do something very radical. You are changing a bit of the world." With Geoff Hamilton.
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 17
Regional Variations (2)
Anarchic comedy. Having agreed to mind their landlord's shop, the lads are soon at odds with the local community, as well as a gang of looters.
This episode from the Bafta Award-winning series looks behind the glitz of Hollywood to investigate why screenwriters are paid so much but treated so badly. Featuring screenwriters Oliver Stone (Platoon), Kurt Luedtke (Out of Africa), and James L Brooks (Terms of Endearment).
Director Margy Kinmonth
Series producer Nicolas Kent
The showcase for short films by new film-makers.
Breaking the Angel's Back
This original film drama by Ian Dodds goes into the minds of John, a teenage boy in a coma, and his mysterious nurse.
With Liza Walker, Gordon Ridout, Derek Anders, Ann Scott-Jones, Ronnie Aitken, Terry Cavers. Series producer Colin Rose
With Sue Cameron.
Peter McKay of the London
Evening Standard reviews the week's press.
Producer Brian Armstrong
A Granada production for BBCtv
I The first in a double-bill I of horror classics.
Newly-wed Irena has inherited a bizarre ancestry of bestiality.
Director Jacques Toumeur
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Tonight’s second horror film stars
Joel McCrea , Fay Wray
A big game hunter finds he is the prey when he is shipwrecked and hunted down by the terrifying hounds of Zaroff.
Directors Irving Pichel and Ernest B Schoedsack
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