8.00 Jumpcuts 8.15 Open Advice: Becoming a Student 8.40 Mental Handicap: Moving On
Starring Roy Rogers Roy and his cowhands have to rescue his horse
Trigger from a gang of rustlers. Roy Rogers. ...................... HIMSELF
Director William Witney 0FILMS: pages 59-68
The Marx Brothers create havoc when they head for the land of opportunity to make their fortune.
Director Edward Buzzell 0 FILMS: pages 59-68
The swing is the thing, I as long and short handicappers are coached by golf's top instructors at Walt Disney World in Florida.
"Whether you are 16 or 60, golf is fun," says Peter Alliss. This week: tee shots, rules and golfing gadgets. STEREO
● VIDEO: items from this series - on tee-shots, the short game, bunkers, golf and the disabled, and the green - with a guest appearance by Nick Price , are available on a BBC video, £ 10.99 from retailers.
Rory Calhoun Shelley Winters
Mexico 1915: American adventurer, Tom Bryan and guerrilla leader Colonel Castro, attack a Federal train seizing a fortune in gold only to be pursued by government troops.
Director George Sherman 0FILMS: pages 59-68
This week's programme in the Asian magazine series includes an interview with the elusive and enigmatic Sri Lankan-born writer Michael Ondaatje , whose novel The English Patient is a favourite to win Tuesday's
Booker Prize. And there's news of a revolution in the Indian fashion industry with the first in a series of films exploring the explosion of talent that puts the sub-continent set to rival the haute couture of Paris. Plus film clips and a profile of Vijay Singh , the world's top Asian golfer. * STEREO
Visions and Voices. Second of three programmes in which scientists look for evidence of life after death. Narrated by Philip Tibenham.
Once or twice a century, giant floods turn the dry bed of the ancient River Diamantina in central Australia into a "ribbon of life". An artist, a naturalist and a cartographer make an epic raft journey along the river to record its amazing transformation.
Burt Lancaster won an Oscar for his powerful performance as the "con-man" who swaps his job as a travelling salesman for hell-fire preaching, a new position which gives him power and has the added advantage of bringing him closer to the beautiful Sister Sharon.
Director Richard Brooks
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Highlights from last week's editions of The Late Show.
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
Twenty years ago, Uganda's President Idi Amin decided to punish Britain for refusing financial aid. Uganda's Asians paid the price. Stripped of their possessions and turned out of their houses and businesses, 50,000 Asians were ejected from the country. The economy of Uganda has never recovered and now the Asians are being lured back to reclaim their lost inheritance. But will history repeat itself? Narrated by Roshan Seth.
Producer Farah Durrani
Executive producer Narendhra Morar * STEREO
First in a series of documentaries about
20th-century music. The Secret Island
Sergei Rachmaninov in Exile. Composer, conductor and one of the greatest pianists in the history of music, Rachmaninov seems to be the model of the essential romantic artist - sad, obsessed with death, isolated from homeland and culture. Yet at the same time he was a convivial friend and devoted family man. This portrait, written by British composer Gerard McBurney , presents the paradoxes and contrasts of a mysterious creative personality, drawing on previously unseen home movies of the composer. With pianists Howard Shelley and Hilary Macnamara. Director Barrie Gavin ● STEREO
Second of Elaine Morgan's five-part adaptation of Vera Brittain's book.
Starring Cheryl Campbell Buxton, 1914. With the outbreak of war, Vera's father has refused to let her take up her hard-won place at Oxford.
Jimmy Mulville and a panel of comedians continue the eternal search for answers to questions such as "Is there a God?" and "Why am I here?". Producer Dan Patterson
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First in a trio of classic spaghetti westerns, starring Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale.
A cold-blooded killer is hired to ensure the progress of the railroad, but will newly arrived, recently widowed Jill McBain be forced to sell her property which is the community's only source of water?
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