Programme Index

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9.00 Developing World: Packaging Culture
(ages 14+) (Stereo)

9.25 Christianity in Today's World: Christianity in a Human World: Florence
(ages 14+) (Stereo)

9.45 Watch Out: New Life
(ages 7-11)

10.30 Storytime: A New Home for Tiger
(ages 4-5) (Stereo)

10.45 The Experimenter: Living - It Runs in the Family
(ages 7-9) (Stereo)

11.05 Space Ark: Living - Smoking and Health
(ages 7-11) (Stereo)

11.15 Moving to English: Queen Alexandra and the Victorian Royal Family
(ages 8+) (Stereo) (Subtitled)

11.35 Landmarks: Britain since 1930 - the Blitz
(ages 9-12) (Stereo)

11.55 Showcase: English

12.00 Testament: the Bible in Animation: David and Saul
(ages 7-13) (Stereo)

Contributors

Writer (Testament):
Jonathan Myerson

Comedy drama, based on the novel by Booth Tarkington, starring Katharine Hepburn, Fred MacMurray.

Alice Adams is young, vivacious, pretty - and poor. In her small American town, she finds that her "social disadvantage" outweighs her attributes. When she falls in love with Arthur, her troubles really begin.
(1935) (Black and white)
See Films: pages 48-55 ***

Including at 2.55 News Regional News and Weather

Contributors

Based on the novel by:
Booth Tarkington
Director:
George Stevens
Alice Adams:
Katharine Hepburn
Arthur Russell:
Fred MacMurray
Mr Adams:
Fred Stone
Mildred Palmer:
Evelyn Venable
Walter Adams:
Frank Albertson
Mrs Adams:
Ann Shoemaker
Mr Lamb:
Charles Grapewin
Frank Dowling:
Grady Sutton
Mrs Palmer:
Hedda Hopper

Regional Variations (2)

East

The Tiger Trap

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

An investigation into the continuing slide into extinction of the Bengal Tiger, despite attempts to save it. A web of corruption, greed and bureaucratic bungling is uncovered.

Genres

Brand

East

Regional Variations (2)

East

BBC Two Scotland

The leisure programme for the South East returns with an eight-part series. This week John Fletcher leads a group from an Oxford college to discover the delights of London's East End.
BBC weatherman Peter Cockroft takes a seven-mile walk from Clifton Hampden to Wittenham Clumps in Oxfordshire. And a mountaineer swaps his hobby with a tap dancer for a day.
(Regional Programme: see variations in panel on left)

Contributors

Presenter:
John Fletcher
Reporter:
Peter Cockroft
Producer:
Gary Wicks
Series Editor:
Alison Rooper

Despite his aversion to driving diesels, Jeremy Clarkson tries out the Mercedes E Class Elegance Estate and the BMW touring version of the successful 5 series.

BBC Magazine: Top Gear is available now at retailers

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Clarkson
Producer:
John Wilcox
Series Producer:
Jon Bentley

In January, Richard Branson (with his team), a two-man Swiss crew, and an American, Steve Fossett, all took off to fly non-stop around the world. Fossett, the rank outsider who was flying in by far the simplest craft, proceeded to break all existing distance and duration records. Horizon follows the three balloons' triumphs and disasters.

Contributors

Subject:
Richard Branson
Subject:
Steve Fossett
Series Editor:
John Lynch

The topical news quiz hosted by Angus Deayton, with team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. The guests on tonight's programme are actor Richard Wilson of One Foot in the Grave and Crimewatch presenter Nick Ross.
See today's choices.

Followed by Video Nation Shorts

Contributors

Presenter:
Angus Deayton
Team captain:
Ian Hislop
Team captain:
Paul Merton
Panellist:
Richard Wilson
Panellist:
Nick Ross
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Richard Wilson

Regional Variations (2)

Friday Night Armistice

The Election Night Armistice

Duration: 3 hours, 10 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Special election night programme, presented by Armando Iannucci. Topical comedy and satire on the election including a look at party campaign posters featuring kittens.

Comedy starring Woody Allen

By the time he is 25, Virgil Starkwell is known by five aliases, is a compulsive thief and has an amazing criminal record. During a purse-snatching stroll through the park, he meets Louise and falls in love. Suddenly, crime has a purpose now he has a girl to support. (1969, PG)
See Films: pages 48-55 ***

Contributors

Director:
Woody Allen
Virgil Starkwell:
Woody Allen
Louise:
Janet Margolin
Fritz:
Marcel Hillaire
Miss Blaire:
Jacquelyn Hyde
Jake:
Lonny Chapman
Al:
Jan Merlin
Chain gangwarden:
James Anderson
Fred:
Howard Storm
Vince:
Mark Gordon
Frank:
Micil Murphy
Joe Agneta:
Minnow Moskowitz

Comedy starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole

A group of inept criminals plan and carry out the perfect kidnapping, except for one small detail - they grab the wrong person.
(1958, U) (Black and white)
See Films: pages 48-55 **

Contributors

Director:
Mario Zampi
Billy Gordon:
null Terry-Thomas
Fingers:
George Cole
Lucy:
Brenda de Banzie
Snowdrop:
Bernard Bresslaw
Sid:
Sidney James
Whisper:
Joe Melia
Magistrate:
John Le Mesurier
Tommy:
Nicholas Parsons

BBC Two England

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