Programme Index

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10.30 Words and Pictures
(ages 5-7)

10.45 Job Bank
(ages 14+)

11.00 Look and Read: Captain Crimson: Take the Bull by the Horns
(ages 7-9)

11.20 Zig Zag
(ages 7-9)

11.40 Landmarks
(ages 9-12)

12.00 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales: Macbeth
(ages 9-13)

Contributors

Writer (Look and Read):
Elly Brewer

Spoof spy adventure, starring
Raquel Welch
When secret agent Fathom Harvill is sent on a mission to Spain to retrieve an H-homb triggering device, a game of double-bluff commences. Widescreen.
Director Leslie H Martinson (1967)
Subtitled..... ♦ See Films: pages 50-58 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Raquel Welch
Unknown:
Fathom Harvill
Director:
Leslie H Martinson

Argentina is the venue for the seventh round of the World Rally championship, where Colin McRae will be hoping to consolidate on his recent victory in Corsica. Reports from Mark James and Tiff Needell.

Contributors

Reporter:
Mark James
Reporter:
Tiff Needell

Esther Rantzen meets the singer and entertainer Max Bygraves, who looks back on 50 years in show business, with the help of his family and his friends, Lionel Blair and Lorraine Chase.

Contributors

Presenter:
Esther Rantzen
Guest:
Max Bygraves
Guest:
Lionel Blair
Guest:
Lorraine Chase

Continuing Gerry Anderson 's live action science-fiction series.
The Black Sun. Terror confronts the crew of Moonbase Alpha when they find themselves sucked into a black hole. Written by David Weir.
First shown on ITV. Subtitled.

Contributors

Producer:
Gerry Anderson
Writer:
David Weir
Director:
Lee Katzin
John Koenig:
Martin Landau
Dr Helena Russell:
Barbara Bain
Professor Bergman:
Barry Morse
Paul Morrow:
Prentis Hancock
David Kano:
Clifton Jones
Sandra Benes:
Zienia Merton

Regional Variations (2)

They Who Dare

Series 2

Episode 4: Paragliding

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Extreme sports series. Alex Louw attempts to break the world paragliding distance record in the Namibian desert.

The series for consumers of new technology looks at how the internet is helping British troops overseas to keep in touch with their loved ones back home.
Plus the electronic malls which are revolutionising the way we shop. Presented by Carol Vorderman and Adrian Chiles.
(Subtitled)
Web Site: [web address removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Carol Vorderman
Presenter:
Adrian Chiles
Producer:
Gaby Koppel
Series Editor:
Owen Gay

Regional Variations (2)

Birding with Bill Oddie

Series 2

Episode 5: London

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Bill Oddie goes bird watching in and around London. He sees pigeons in Trafalgar Square, exotic wildfowl in Regent's Park, ducks in a gravel pit, bitterns, parakeets, black redstarts and red kites. Show more

Juliet Morris introduces the first in a new 12-part summer series of the holiday show from Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. Fi Glover and Simon Calder sample two very different city breaks in Paris. Plus in a You Pay, We Say adventure, a viewer exchanges money for a mystery trip.
See today's choices.

Contributors

Presenter:
Juliet Morris
Reporter:
Fi Glover
Reporter:
Simon Calder
Series Producer:
Liz Molyneux

Concluding the two-part profile of Kenneth Williams, one of Britain's best-loved comics.

Tonight's programme picks up the story in the mid-sixties, when Williams's presence on stage, screen and radio had made him a household name. But, as his chat-show appearances demonstrate, his greatest comic creation was his own persona, as gradually he began turning his own character into part of his act.
See today's choices.

Contributors

Producer:
Liz Hartford
Series Editor:
Janice Hadlow

Regional Variations (2)

Stressed Eric

Series 1

Episode 5: Potato

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Eric is a single father who finds it hard to cope with the stresses of modern day life. He tries to get a pay rise.

Another chance to see the animated saga, set in the Stone Age, over three consecutive nights.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)

Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Director:
Deiniol Morris
Director:
Michael Mort

(Repeats are not indicated)

Open University
12.30 Following a Score
1.00 Empire and Nation
1.30 Scenes from Dr Faustus by Christopher Marlowe: Part 1

Schools
2.00 PSHE

Languages
4.00 The New Get by in Spanish: Part 2

Business and Training
5.00 Computers Don't Bite: Part 1

Open University
5.45 Scenes from Dr Faustus by Christopher Marlowe: Part 2
6.10 Informer, Eduquer, Divertir?
6.35-7.00am Matisse and the Problem of Expression

Contributors

Author (Scenes from Dr Faustus):
Christopher Marlowe

BBC Two England

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