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Continuing the short season of westerns. Starring Glenn Ford
Sam Dent sets off on the long journey from Texas to Brazil with a cargo of pnze bulls for a Brazilian rancher. En route, he learns that his client has been murdered. Director William Castle (1955. PG) Texas Lady is tomorrow at 11.05am
* See Films: pp 48-55 **

Contributors

Unknown:
Glenn Ford
Unknown:
Sam Dent
Director:
William Castle

The second of four films set in France, a romantic drama starring Ingrid Bergman, Yves Montand, Anthony Perkins

Paula, a 40-something Parisian, has always tolerated her lover's penchant for younger women. Then 25-year-old Philip develops a noticeable crush on her.
(1961) (Black and white)
(A Tale of Two Cities is tomorrow at 1.30pm)
See Films: pp 48-55 ***

Contributors

Director:
Anatole Litvak
Paula:
Ingrid Bergman
[Actor]:
Yves Montand
Philip:
Anthony Perkins
on BBC Two England

Women Bosses. Guests include DCI Jackie Malton, who inspired Helen Mirren 's Prime Suspect character. Repeat Subtitled ........... 9 9

Contributors

Unknown:
Dci Jackie
Unknown:
Helen Mirren

A double bill of the US science-fiction drama.
6.00 Frame of Mind. Riker experiences paranoia while preparing for a mission.
At 6.45 Suspicions. Dr Crusher endangers her career when she voices support for Dr Reyga's controversial new research.
Repeat
Videoplus code for 6.00-6.45 .... Code for 6.45-7.30 ...................... Code for 6.00-7.30 A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine double bill begins on Thursday at 6pm

Weather Power. Isobel Lang investigates how death rates fluctuate with the weather, and Ian McCaskill examines how product sales are similarly influenced. Simon King looks at a medieval case of ergotism, and Howie Watkins studies odd changes in animal behaviour. Director Sarah Davis
Digital widescreen Subtitled 59

Contributors

Unknown:
Isobel Lang
Unknown:
Ian McCaskill
Unknown:
Simon King
Unknown:
Howie Watkins
Director:
Sarah Davis

Landscape gardener Diarmuid Gavin attempts to redesign an overgrown garden in north
London along a sci-fi theme, while Fiona Samler transforms the unused garage on the property into a garden dining area. Presented by Tessa Shaw , with Anne McKevitt.
Director Patti Steeples ; Producer Simon Shaw Repeat Subtitled ..............................

Contributors

Unknown:
Diarmuid Gavin
Unknown:
Fiona Samler
Presented By:
Tessa Shaw
Unknown:
Anne McKevitt.
Director:
Patti Steeples
Producer:
Simon Shaw

In tonight's edition of the style series, Lowri Turner shows three viewers how to look trendy without looking as if they've made too much effort, and there's a review of high-street make-up lessons.
See today's choices.

Contributors

Presenter:
Lowri Turner
Series Editor:
Jeanine Josman

The classic comedy series.
Frank and Betty go for a cliff-top picnic in his new company car.
Written by Raymond Allen ; Producer
Michael Mills Repeat

Contributors

Written By:
Raymond Allen
Frank Spencer:
Michael Crawford
Betty:
Michelle Dotrice
Henry:
Vernon Dobtcheff
Miss Partridge:
Hazel Bainbridge
Joan:
Elissa Derwent
Rugby player:
Peter Leabourne
Old man:
Ned Hood

A one-off from the series that re-creates the past through science.
The Hunt for the First Americans
The discovery in Brazil of an 11,000-year-old female skull has challenged received ideas about who the first settlers in the Americas were. Using the skills of forensic artist Dr Richard
Neave, this documentary aims to find out who she was and where she came from.
See today's choices.
Producer Jean-Claude Bragard ; Executive Digital widescreen

Contributors

Producer:
Jean-Claude Bragard

First in a six-part series about tools and the people whose livelihoods depend on them.
Saw. Artisan Sara White , who hand-craftsjigsaws, and sculptor Walter Bailey , who carves wood with a chainsaw, offer their paean to the saw.
Director Daniel Barry : Executive producer Saul Nass6 Subtitled .................

Contributors

Unknown:
Artisan Sara White
Unknown:
Walter Bailey
Director:
Daniel Barry

At the Edinburgh television festivals this bank holiday weekend, industry executives discussed the current state and future of broadcasting. Kaye Adams reports on the event, explaining the consequences of the issues discussed for the television viewer at home.
Producer Amanda Murray ; Series producer Jo Vale

Contributors

Unknown:
Kaye Adams
Producer:
Amanda Murray

Down in the Boondocks. Grace tries to dissuade the mother of Quentin's girlfriend from separating from her husband.
Followed by Weatherview
Then Video Nation Shorts

Contributors

Grace Kelly:
Brett Butler
Russell Norton:
Dave Thomas
Wade Swoboda:
Casey Sander
Quentin Kelly:
Sam Horrigan
Libby Kelly:
Kaitlin Cullum
DC:
Don Curry
Bev Anderson:
Julia Duffy
Henry:
Jerry Giles
Dot:
Lauren Tom

Repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 More Than Meets the Eye Subtitled 27208 LOO A Future with Aids 872271.30 Mapping the Milky Way THE GREATS
2.00 Scientists and Inventors - interviews.
LANGUAGES
4.00 The Travel Hour- Bordeaux and Pyrenees.
BUSINESS AND TRAINING
5.00 RCN: Nursing for the New Era 46482 5.30 20 Steps to Better Management OPEN UNIVERSITY
5.45 Shaping Up 4051024 6.10
Projecting Visions 4267289 6.35 What You Never Knew about
Sex- reptile biology.

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