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Comedy romance. Gordon and Sydney are shipwrecked on an island where their relationship is tested by two attractive inhabitants.
(1991) (Subtitled)
See Films: pages 51-60 **

Including at 3.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News and Weather


Martha Coolidge
Gregory Harrison
Lisa Hartman
Mark Linn-Baker
Charlotte Lewis
Manu Tupou
Lois Rice:
Largo Woodruff

Continuing the Way Out West season, starring Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Tony Franciosa.

When 2,000 rifles are stolen from a US command post, Captain Haven of the US Cavalry is dispatched to track them down and keep the ammunition out of the hands of a tribe of warlike Indians.
With him are a sadistic Indian-killer and a Mexican bandit, both released from jail on the condition they help to track down the rifles and return them to safe hands.
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(See Films: pages 51-60)


Gordon Douglas
Richard Boone
Captain Haven:
Stuart Whitman
Tony Franciosa
Wende Wagner
Colonel Theron Pardee:
Edmond O'Brien
Colonel Wagner:
Warner Anderson
Sgt Ben Franklyn:
Jim Brown
Rodolfo Acosta
Barry Kelley
Mexican bandit:
Vito Scotti
Kevin Hagen

In the fourth of a six-part series that looks at ancestry, biologist and writer Steve Jones studies the genes that control skin colour and finds out whether there are differences between races. He unearths the lifestyle of the first humans in a South African cave, visits a black DJ whose parents believe he's white, and explores the properties of the skin pigment melanin.

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Steve Jones
Tessa Livingstone
Executive Producer:
Robin Brightwell

Regional Variations (2)

Building Sights

Series 4

Humber Bridge

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 1996, the poet Simon Armitage finds inspiration in the Humber Bridge. Show more

Continuing the repeat episodes from the first series.

In a quiet suburban street, neighbours find a man dead. He has lost four litres of blood. Mulder and Scully are astonished when an identical death occurs on the other side of America, to a man with an identical daughter.
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Fox Mulder:
David Duchovny
Dana Scully:
Gillian Anderson
Dr Sally Kendrick/Eve Six/Hughes:
Harriet Harris
Teena Simmons:
Sabrina Krievins
Cindy Reardon:
Erika Krievins
Ellen Reardon:
Tasha Simms
Dr Marvin Katz:
George Touliatos
Ms Wells:
Christine Upright-Letain
Ted Watkins:
David Kirby
Donna Watkins:
Tina Gilbertson
Deep Throat:
Jerry Hardin

The first of a new series of six programmes that relive great sporting rivalries.

Tonight's programme recounts the 1976 motor racing season during which James Hunt, on the McLaren team, battled against world champion Niki Lauda, driving for Ferrari, for the Grand Prix title. Contributors include Lauda, racing champion Emerson Fittipaldi, commentator Murray Walker and the friends and family of James Hunt, who died in 1993.
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Niki Lauda
Emerson Fittipaldi
Murray Walker
John McCarthy
Tina Jenkins
Executive Producer:
Tony Moss

Regional Variations (2)

The Late Show

Face to Face: Ken Dodd

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for over a year

First transmitted in 1995, a special edition of The Late Show sees comedian Ken Dodd talking to Jeremy Isaacs about his career and unique approach to comedy. Show more

Open University
12.30 The Authentick and Ironicall Historie of Henry V
An investigation into our obsession with trying to recreate the past.
1.30 Slaves and Noble Savages
An exploration of the life of an African slave during the 18th century.

Night School
2.00 The History Collection

BBC Focus
4.00 Royal Institution Discourse: Chemistry of the Interstellar Medium
5.00 Wise Up: Women into Science
5.15 Department of Health Special: Changing Childbirth
5.30 RCN Nursing Update

Open University
6.00 Seismology at Work
How earthquakes and underground nuclear explosions are used to probe the Earth's interior.
6.25 The Founding of the Royal Society
How creativity flourished in 17th-century England.
6.50 Geology of the Alps

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