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Sci-fi comedy. Richmond Talbot is set to become the first American in orbit, but, while preparing for the flight, he is shadowed by a mysterious woman.
(1962, U)
See Films: pages 56-67


James Neilson
Captain Richmond Talbot:
Tom Tryon
Major General John Vanneman:
Brian Keith
Edmond O'Brien
Dany Saval

Esther Rantzen meets people who have been through terrifying ordeals, including Millvina Dean, who survived the sinking of the Titanic and Lizzie Anders and Katie Hayes, whose plane was hijacked.


Esther Rantzen
Millvina Dean
Lizzie Anders
Katie Hayes

A double bill to conclude the repeat run of the sci-fi comedy.

Selfish Dick
Sally ends up in hospital after an accident.

See Dick Run
Their mission regarded as ending in failure, the aliens face replacement.

(Repeat) (Subtitled)


Dick Solomon:
John Lithgow
Sally Solomon:
Kristen Johnston
Harry Solomon:
French Stewart
Tommy Solomon:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Professor Suter:
Harry Morgan

Consumers are guided through the minefield of buying, selling and owning homes in an eight-part property series. This week how to sell without an estate agent, advice on presenting a house for sale, and a look inside a luxury Sussex mansion.
Presented by Quentin Willson, with Margherita Taylor and Paul Higgins.
See today's choices.


Quentin Willson
Margherita Taylor
Paul Higgins
Executive Producer:
Mark Hill
Series Producer:
Tracy Jeune

Updating the lives of individuals first seen in Doctors to Be.

Mark is forced to send a seriously ill patient to intensive care in a hospital 80 miles away, and Sarah is stretched to the limit as she tries to keep a very busy surgery unit running on time.
Web Site: [web address removed]


David Johnson
Series Producer:
Tessa Livingstone

Series on the history of Arctic exploration.

In 1897, Salomon Andree set off for the North Pole by balloon. He was never seen alive again, but in his wake came other explorers in airships and flying boats who managed to reach the Pole, but only at huge personal cost.
See today's choices.

BBC Book: Icemen: a History of the Arctic and Its Explorers, £12.99 from bookshops The great North Pole run: page 7


Mick Conefrey
Executive Producer:
Clare Paterson

Granville Angell, Lord of Cannock, recalls the life and times of his 1937 Austin Chalfont limousine.

Followed by Video Nation Shorts
Another piece of performance-poetry from John Agard.


Granville Angell
Dennis Jarvis
Richard Pearson
Poet/Performer (Video Nation Shorts):
John Agard

Tom Paulin, Tony Parsons and Allison Pearson reviews the week's cultural events for the last time in the present series. Hosted by Mark Lawson.
Late Review returns in the autumn.


Mark Lawson
Tom Paulin
Tony Parsons
Allison Pearson
Series Producer:
Janet Lee
Michael Poole

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Open University
12.30 Personnel Selection
1.00 A Level Playing Field?
1.30 British Car Transplants

Further Education
2.00 Art and Design

Teaching Film and Media
4.00 Film Education: The British Film Industry
4.30 Film Education: Marketing

Teacher Training
5.00 Computers Don't Bite: Business: 5

Open University
5.45 Population Transition in Italy
6.10 Desertification: a Threat to Peace?
6.35-7.00am International Enterprise

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