Programme Index

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6.00 Diabetes - Restoringthe Balance
7949094 6.25 Beating the Morning Rush 7031029 6.50 Britain and the Global
Economy: Regions Apart? 6093181 7.40 The Planet Earth: a Scientific Model
2241029 8.05 Oceanography:
Understanding the Oceans
8.55 Art in 15th-century Italy: Panel
Painting 8104810 9.20 The Developing World: Lessons from Kerala
9.45 Global Warming: Climates of Opinion 6071758 10.35 The Magic Flute 3159655 11.00 Ouverture: Plus Ca Change 9570926 11.25There'sa Degree in Me Somewhere
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Screwball comedy, directed by Howard Hawks and starring
Cary Grant , Katharine Hepburn
David Huxley is a quiet professor, dedicated to zoological research. He is perfectly content to live out his life among the dry bones and exhibits of pre-historic dinosaurs. But when he encounters society girl Susan Vance and pet leopard, Baby, the peace and order of his life are shattered.
(1938) B/W Dark Victory is this afternoon at 2.50pm + FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50

Contributors

Directed By:
Howard Hawks
Unknown:
Cary Grant
Unknown:
Katharine Hepburn
Unknown:
David Huxley
Unknown:
Susan Vance
David Huxley:
Cary Grant
Susan Vance:
Katharine Hepburn
Aunt Elizabeth:
May Robson
Major Horace Applegate:
Charlie Ruggles
Mr Gogarty:
Barry Fitzgerald
Alexander Peabody:
George Irving
Constable Slocum:
Walter Catlett
Dr Lehmann:
Fritz Feld
Mrs Hannah Gogarty:
Leona Roberts
Mrs Lehmann:
Tala Birell
Alice Swallow:
Virginia Walker
Elmer:
John Kelly

Drama starring
Bette Davis Long Island heiress Judith Traherne has a jet-setting lifestyle centred on herthoroughbred horses. Plagued by headaches, she is persuaded to visit eminent brain specialist Dr Frederick Steele , who advises that only an immediate operation can save her.
Director Edmund Goulding (1939)
8/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50

Contributors

Unknown:
Bette Davis
Unknown:
Judith Traherne
Unknown:
Dr Frederick Steele
Director:
Edmund Goulding
Judith Traheme:
Bette Davis
Dr Frederick Steele:
George Brent
Michael O'Leary:
Humphrey Bogart
Ann King:
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Alec Hamin:
Ronald Reagan
Dr Parsons:
Henry Travers
Carrie Spottswood:
Cora Witherspoon
Martha:
Virginia Brissac
Miss Wainwright:
Dorothy Peterson
Colonel Mantle:
Charles Richman
Dr Carter:
Herbert Rawunson
Dr Driscoll:
Leonard Mudie
Miss Dodd:
Fay Helm
Agatha:
Diane Bernard

European Figure Skating Championships from Dortmund, Germany.
Featuring the ladies' free programme. Commentary by Alan Weeks and Barry Davies.

Contributors

Commentary:
Alan Weeks
Commentary:
Barry Davies
Producer:
Alastair Scott
Executive Producer:
Jim Reside

6.00 TOTP 2 The best of Thursday's Top of the Pops, plus pop nostalgia with a look back at the career of Annie Lennox and the Human League's TOTP debut in 1980 with Rock 'n' Roll.
Producer RicBlaxill Stereo .................

Contributors

Unknown:
Annie Lennox

In the third of the new foreign-affairs magazine series Julian Pettifer reports from Brazil where doctors believe that a drug designed to treat stomach ulcers is being used by thousands of women to induce abortions. The pill sometimes fails, resulting in the birth of babies with a range of deformities. And Angus Robertson reports from
Vienna on the passionate campaign to save the testcard on Austrian television - a symbolic protest against the introduction of 24-hourtelevision.
Editor Keith Bowers

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Pettifer
Unknown:
Angus Robertson
Editor:
Keith Bowers

The Waking Dream
Last of five films in the Cinema Century season.
Film-makerTerry Gilliam reveals the lost world of the early days of the movies. This week, he looks at how film proved to be ideal for exploring fantasy. With Allan Corduner , Peter Eyre , Paul Rhys , Fiona Shaw and Malcolm Sinclair. See today's choices. Written by Ian Christie ; Director Richard Curson Smith See Ceefax page
BOOKLET: for an illustrated booklet based on this series send a cheque for £6.95, payableto BBC
Education, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Film-Makerterry Gilliam
Unknown:
Allan Corduner
Unknown:
Peter Eyre
Unknown:
Paul Rhys
Unknown:
Fiona Shaw
Unknown:
Malcolm Sinclair.
Written By:
Ian Christie

Continuing the live broadcasts from
Kenya. From theirtented camps along the shores of the soda lakes in the Great Rift Valley, Simon King ,
Chris Packham and Jonathan Scott set the scene fortomorrow's final reports on the flamingos. Stereo..................

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon King
Unknown:
Chris Packham
Unknown:
Jonathan Scott

Romantic comedy fantasy starring Alec Baldwin, Meg Ryan

After a whirlwind romance, Peter and Rita are married. At the wedding, a mysterious elderly man appears and kisses the bride. From that moment her personality changes completely. Peter makes a desperate bid to find the stranger and restore the "real" Rita. (1992)
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50

Contributors

Director:
Norman Rene
Peter Hoskins:
Alec Baldwin
Rita Boyle:
Meg Ryan
Leah Blier:
Kathy Bates
Dr Boyle:
Ned Beatty
Mrs Boyle:
Patty Duke
Julius, the old man:
Sydney Walker
Jerry Blier:
Richard Riehle
Taylor:
Stanley Tucci
Tom:
Rocky Carroll

A final visit to the BBC Hospital, St
Reith's, where Victor Lewis-Smith lies trapped in a comic coma.
Written by Victor Lewis-Smith and Paul Sparks Director/Producer Richard Curson Smith

Contributors

Unknown:
Victor Lewis-Smith
Written By:
Victor Lewis-Smith
Written By:
Paul Sparks

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Johnny Cash takes centre stage in a one off edition edition of Later... Featuring performances from Pops Staples, Carleen Anderson, Mazzy Star, June Carter-Cash and the great man himself.

Thriller starring
Lex Barker , Juli Reding
American oilman Bruce Reynolds is assigned to investigate the murder of a co-worker in Morocco.
DirectorAnthony Squire (1959) B/W ...
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50

Contributors

Unknown:
Lex Barker
Unknown:
Juli Reding
Unknown:
Bruce Reynolds

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