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The Really Wild Show

Series 12

Episode 5: Egypt

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

In this edition the team visit Egypt and discover why the camel is called 'the ship of the desert'.

10.30 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Number
17 2280319 10.45 Cats'Eyes (ages 5-7) 2278574 11.00 Around Scotland (ages 10-12) The Built Environment
11.20 The Geography Programme (ages 11-13) InvestigatingAsia
8562951 11.40 Science in Action (ages 11-14) Electricity and Magnetism Subtitled 8970135 12.00 Spanish
Magazine (ages 11-14) Revista: El
Colegio 9959512 12.15 Halloaus Berlin (ages 11-13) InderStadt

Caroline Righton explores Alsace, the French region with a distinctive German flavour, and Mireille Johnston continues her Cook's TourofFrance. Repeat WEBSITE:


Caroline Righton
Mireille Johnston

Drama starring Joss Ackland , Jean Simmons Elderly Gerald Carmody resents being
"dumped" at a Cornish hotel by his family - until he meets widow Katherine Palmer.
Written by John Kane ; Director Mark Haber


Joss Ackland
Jean Simmons
Gerald Carmody
Katherine Palmer.
Written By:
John Kane
Mark Haber
Gerald Carmody:
Joss Ackland
Katherine Palmer:
Jean Simmons
Miss Glaistow:
Pippa Guard
Miss Bunce:
Judith Barker
Mrs Carmichael:
Barbara Lott
Miss Dean:
Muriel Pavlow

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Tales from the Riverbank

Episode 5: The Fish of Your Dreams

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Carp anglers love giant fish and have strange ideas on how to catch them. This is a tale of modern eccentrics trying to outwit this elusive fish.

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Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

5/6 films examining the sexual behaviour of animals.This prog looks at sex & the role it plays within family groups & the violence & jealousy it causes

In the series offering home decorating ideas, designer
Kevin Allan creates two different fantasy bedrooms for two single working women. PeterPlaskitt shows how a room can be revamped for next to nothing when he reveals the secrets of professional styling, and Andrea Maflin makes dramatic changes to a bathroom forjust£300. Presented by Tessa Shaw. Editor Franny Moyle
Digital widescreen Subtitled ........


Kevin Allan
Andrea Maflin
Presented By:
Tessa Shaw.
Franny Moyle

Continuing the documentary series about Merseyside police.

The murder squad have arrested their prime suspect in the case of the man shot dead on Bonfire Night, but have they got the real killer?
Contains bad language. See today's choices.
See Alison Graham : Review, p


Jenny Crowther
Series Producer:
David Hart

Nightmare on Wall Street
Continuing the series about famous boardroom battles. Joseph Jett was one of the golden boys of Wall Street, a trader in government bonds who made massive profits, but in April 1994 he was accused of a $350-million fraud and vilified by the press. Was he the innocent victim of a racist stock-market establishment that could not accept a successful black trader, or a fraudster?
Series producer Nick Mirsky : Executive producer Robert Thirkell
Then Video Nation Shorts


Joseph Jett
Nick Mirsky

French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez is a major figure in 20th-century music. In this film he talks to friend and colleague Roger Wright, the controller of Radio 3, about his wide-ranging and controversial career and his vision of the future of music.
(Digital widescreen) (Subtitled)
(Performance on 3 at 7.45pm on Radio 3 includes an item on Boulez and Sur Incises)

Followed by Weatherview


Pierre Boulez
Roger Wright
Helen Mansfield
Executive Producer:
Peter Maniura

Repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Sex and the Single Gene? Subtitled 47278 1.00 The Art of Breathing Subtitled 87487 1.30
Galapagos - Research in the Field
2.00 Mathematics
4.00 The French Experience 13-16 (with subtitles) BUSINESS AND TRAINING
5.00 Voluntary Matters Selling
Yourself 66452 5.30 20 Steps to Better Management OPEN UNIVERSITY
5.45 Reindeer in the Arctic
9453013 6.10 Why Me? Why Now? 1935742 6.35-7.00am Brief

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