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Courtroom drama starring
Gary Cooper , Rod Steiger
Despite his dedication to the US Air
Force, General Billy Mitchell accuses the military of negligence, and is secretly court-martialled. With Charles Bickford , Ralph Bellamy and Elizabeth Montgomery.
Director Otto Preminger (1955) ............. # FILM REVIEWS pages 39-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Gary Cooper
Unknown:
Rod Steiger
Unknown:
General Billy Mitchell
Unknown:
Charles Bickford
Unknown:
Ralph Bellamy
Unknown:
Elizabeth Montgomery.
Director:
Otto Preminger

A series of extreme sports - activities as diverse as free fallingfrom the world's highest waterfall to diving without air or equipment to a world record in the depths of the Red Sea. The first programme features world canoeing champion Shaun Baker jumping his kayak 45 feet into a swirling pool just three feet deep as he pits himself against the torrential Sorba Rapids in the Alps.
Producer Tony Rayner

Contributors

Unknown:
Shaun Baker
Producer:
Tony Rayner

Another chance to see the first series of the comedy about the inhabitants of the Bayview Retirement Village.
Diana hijacks her niece's Porsche and takes Tom along on a white-knuckle ride to Brighton. Once there, the pair walk along the promenade, eat candyfloss, reminisce about old times - and collect a parking ticket for Diana's niece.
Written by Michael Aitken ; Director/Producer
Gareth Gwenlan

Contributors

Written By:
Michael Aitken
Producer:
Gareth Gwenlan
Tom:
Graham Crowden
Diana:
Stephanie Cole
Harvey Bains:
Daniel Hill
Jane:
Janine Duvitski
Geoffrey:
Andrew Tourell
Marion:
Sandra Payne
Jenny:
Dawn Hope
Basil:
Michael Bilton
PC Wilkins:
Shaun Prendergast

A Real Pantomime
Salisbury Playhouse closes this weekend, nearly a third of a million pounds in the red. With radical surgery and a management overhaul, it hopes to re-open in the autumn. It's one of a number of majortheatres in the south forced to take drastic action in the face of financial crisis. As the final production, the pantomime Sleeping Beauty ushers the Playhouse into darkness, Frederic Rostand reports on the backstage drama which is bringing modern theatre to its knees.
Director Jonathan Bigwood ; Producer Peter Pitt Repeated on Tuesday
REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations below

Contributors

Unknown:
Frederic Rostand
Director:
Jonathan Bigwood
Producer:
Peter Pitt

Second of a six-part series which shows how technology has shaped the modern city.
Someone to Watch over Us. Cities are being gripped by fear, the streets increasingly seen as dangerous and insecure. The all-seeing eye of the surveillance camera seems to offer an answer. But are there hidden dangers to the rapid rise of mass surveillance? Prison governor Dr David Wilson takes to the streets of Los Angeles, London and Newcastle upon Tyne to explore the underside of the electronic gaze.
Producer Bryn Higgins ; Series producers Ian Duncan and Oliver Morse

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr David Wilson
Producer:
Bryn Higgins
Producers:
Ian Duncan
Producers:
Oliver Morse

Comparing six motoring cultures throughout the world.
Vietnam. This week, Clarkson visits Hanoi and Saigon where there are currently no cars - and no trafficjams. Up to now, the mobile population has used scooters to transport almost everything, but cars are slowly appearing on the streets.
Director Dennis Jarvis

Contributors

Director:
Dennis Jarvis

Young at Heart. Mulder, asked to aid an investigation into ajewellery shop robbery, is given a note left at the scene. It brings back painful memories of his first FBI case.

Contributors

Fox Mulder:
David Duchovny
Dana Scully:
Gillian Anderson
Reggie Purdue DICK:
Anthony Williams
JohnBarnett:
Alan Boyce
Heather Henderson:
Christine Estabrook
Dr Austin:
Graham Jarvis
DrRidley:
Robin Mossley
Joe Crandall:
Gordon Tipple

Second of a six-part documentary series that goes behind the scenes of the selection process of different jobs.
The Advertising Executive. Three hopefuls compete for posts as account executives at a London agency. See today's choices.
Producer Jane Treays ; Executive producer
Edward Mirzoeff * See John Peel : page 11
Followed by In the National Trust
A panel from a painting in Wallington, Iron and Coal, subtitled

Contributors

Producer:
Jane Treays
Producer:
Edward Mirzoeff
Unknown:
John Peel

Mark Lawson and regular guests Allison Pearson , Tony Parsons and Tom Paulin discuss the cultural happenings of the week. (Stereo)

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Panellist:
Allison Pearson
Panellist:
Tony Parsons
Panellist:
Tom Paulin

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