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6.00 Space and Time: a Matter of Geometry 6174265 6.25An Introduction to Psychology: Eyewitness Memory
6153772 6.50 Social Work in the Inner
City 7131352 7.15 Seville: Gateway to the Indies 7448159 7.40 A School of Genes 9297888 8.05 The Mammalian Kidney 2394710 8.30 Religion and Society in Victorian Bristol 9524536 8.55 Questions of National Identity
9.45 Shooting Video History 2336536 10.35 Ensembles in Performance Subtitled 1908913 11.00
Fighting Rust in Your Car 6650913 11.25 AMigrant'sHeart 5608401 11.500pen Mind: the Eco-Warriors

What's going on in the world of wildlife.
Simon King gives a practical guide to otter watching and shows how to rescue and care for injured and orphaned bats.
(Shown last Wednesday)

Contributors

Presenter:
Simon King

Musical comedy starring Betty Hutton, Fred Astaire
When ex-singer and dancer Kitty gets bitten by the show-biz bug again she packs up her son Richie, escapes her wealthy family and absconds to New York. Unable to get a job, she is just about to give up and admit defeat when she bumps into Don, her old dancing partner.
(1950)
FILM REVIEWS pages 47-54

Contributors

Director:
Norman Z McLeod
Kitty McNeil:
Betty Hutton
Donald Elwood:
Fred Astaire
Mr Edmund Pohlwhistle:
Roland Young
Serena Everett:
Lucile Watson
Carola Everett:
Ruth Warrick
Richard Richie Everett:
Gregory Moffett
Larry Channock:
Barton MacLane
Timothy Bryant:
Shepperd Strudwick
Mr Charles Wagstaffe:
Melville Cooper
Marcel:
Harold Huber
Judge:
George Zucco

The Zephyr. In the fifties and sixties the Ford Zephyr gave British carbuyers American-style glitz and "pzazz" at a price they could afford. Quentin Willson tells its story, with the help of those who bought it, designed it and still cherish it now that it has found a place in the hall of motor carfame.
Director David Wheeler ; Series producer Jon Bentley

Contributors

Unknown:
Quentin Willson
Director:
David Wheeler
Producer:
Jon Bentley

Regional Variations (2)

Rock Family Trees

BBC Two England

Rock Family Trees

Series 1

Episode 2: The Birmingham Beat

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two England

A look at the dramas that lie behind some of the best-known Birmingham bands of the 1960s and 70s, including the Move, ELO and Wizzard. Narrated by John Peel. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Saturday Night Armistice

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 35 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham and David Schneider take an idiosyncratic look at the week's events.

American comedy starring Jerry Seinfeld
A childish prank with a sweet dispenser leads to a chain of disasters. George is smitten by his new girlfriend Noel, a pianist, and Elaine disgraces herself by bursting into uncontrollable laughter at a concert.

Contributors

Jerry:
Jerry Seinfeld
George:
Jason Alexander
Kramer:
Michael Richards
Elaine:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Noel:
Elizabeth Morehead
John:
Fred Sanders

Screwball comedy starring
Rosanna Arquette
Madonna, Aidan Quinn
Roberta is 28, married and bored.
A chance look at a personal ad from someone "desperately seeking
Susan" begins a madcap adventure. But the real Susan is in deep trouble, and Roberta's obsession with her results in a bizarre change of identity which catapults her into the crazy world of nightclubs, magic shows and murder.
Director Susan Seidelman (1985)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 47-54
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Contributors

Unknown:
Rosanna Arquette
Unknown:
Aidan Quinn
Director:
Susan Seidelman
Roberta Glass:
Rosanna Arquette
Susan:
Madonna
Dez:
Aidan Quinn
Gary Glass:
Mark Blum
Jim:
Robert Joy
Leslie Glass:
Laurie Metcalf
Crystal:
Anna Levine
Wayne Nolan:
Will Patton
Ian:
Peter Maloney
Larry Stillman:
Steven Wright
Ray:
John Turturro
Victoria:
Anne Carlisle
Boutique owner:
José Santana
Street vendor:
Giancarlo Esposito
Bruce Meeker:
Richard Hell
Taxi driver:
Rockets Redglare
Newscaster:
Steve Bosh
Daisy:
Daisy Bradford
Band singer:
Annie Golden
Manwith newspapers:
Richard Edson
Cigarette girl:
Ann Magnuson
Neighbour saxophonist:
John Lurie

Comedy starring Tom Waits, John Lurier
One night in downtown New Orleans, a pimp and a radio DJ find themselves sharing a prison cell. They are joined by "Bob", an exuberant Italian with a slim grasp of English but a passion for the poet Walt Whitman. Together, they plot to escape.
Director Jim Jarmusch (1986)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 47-54
The next film in the BBC 100 season, Aguirre, Wrath of God, can be seen on Friday

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Waits
Unknown:
John Lurie
Unknown:
Walt Whitman.
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Zack:
Tom Waits
Jack Romano:
John Lurie
Roberto:
Roberto Benigni
Nicoletta:
Nicoletta Braschi
Laurette:
Ellen Barkin
Bobbie:
Billie Neal
Gig:
Rockets Redglare
Preston:
Vernel Bagneris
Julie:
Timothea
L C:
L C Drane

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