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Playdays
An investigation into things with holes. (R)

7.20 Top Cat
TC and the gang throw Officer Dibble a party. (R)

7.45 Blue Peter
Children's magazine. Shown last Friday, BBC1 (S) (W)

8.10 Funky Phantom

Creepy cartoon capers with Mudsey the ghost and his friends. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
A triple bill of animated fun with the inhabitants of Busytown. (R)

9.00 Fireman Sam
Animated adventures. Dilys falls off a ladder.

First World War romance starring Gary Cooper.
Lieutenant Frederic Henry , an American serving with the Italian ambulance corps, falls in love with Catherine, an English nurse. But their happiness is short-lived. Cloak and Daggerstarring Gary Cooper is on at 1.35pm
Director Frank Borzage (1932, PG)
(BW) (S) Rims: pp 64-71 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Gary Cooper.
Unknown:
Lieutenant Frederic Henry
Unknown:
Daggerstarring Gary
Director:
Frank Borzage

Spy thriller starring Gary Cooper. A scientist is drawn into a web of intrigue, murder and romance when he enters war-torn Italy to obtain vital information on Germany's atomic experiments.
Director Fritz Lang (1946 PG)
(BW) (S) Rims: pp 64-71 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Gary Cooper.
Director:
Fritz Lang
Professor Alvah Jesper:
Gary Cooper
Gina:
Liiii Palmer
Pinkie:
Robert Alda
Dr Polda:
Vladimir Sokoloff

The first of three programmes in which travel writer William Dalrymple travels across India to explore its spiritual past. Shiva's Matted Locks. Dalrymple begins with a pilgrimage to find the source of the River Ganges - venerated as being a sacred river and the fount of Hindu worship. This journey takes him up into the slopes of the Himalayas, known to Hindus as "Shiva's matted locks". See Choice.
Director/Producer Hugh Thomson (S) (W) John Peel on an inspiring pilgrimage: page 12

Contributors

Unknown:
William Dalrymple
Producer:
Hugh Thomson
Unknown:
John Peel

Newcastle University takes on Keble College, Oxford in the second of the quarter-finals. Presented by Jeremy Paxman. Director Vernon Antcliff ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S)

Contributors

Presented By:
Jeremy Paxman.
Director:
Vernon Antcliff
Producer:
Peter Gwyn

An episode from the series profiling our ancient forebears. The Black Hand. In the sixties a farmer discovered a human jawbone in his fields in Cheshire. This find was a mystery until two years ago when archaeologists dug up the field and found the graves of medieval landowners.
Producer Sian Griffiths : Series producer Ian Potts (R) (S)
HISTORY

Contributors

Producer:
Sian Griffiths
Producer:
Ian Potts

Series uncovering the secrets of extraordinary shipwrecks. Cromwell's Forgotten Wreck. In 1653 Oliver Cromwell sent a fleet of ships to attack the royalist stronghold at Duart Castle in Scotland. Dr Colin Martin - a lecturer in maritime history at St Andrew's University- has spent the last seven years diving a wreck in the Sound of Mull to gather evidence that it is The Swan, one of the ships from Cromwell's mission. But his quest is under threat from the increasing number of ships churning up the waters.
Director Sian Griffiths ; Series producer Will Aslett (S) (W) Truly madly deeply: page 25

Contributors

Unknown:
Oliver Cromwell
Director:
Sian Griffiths

Regional Variations (2)

We Are History

Series 1

Episode 1: Boadicea: Myth or Missus?

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Spoof historian David Oxley takes a joy ride through 200 years of British history. This episode features Queen Boadicea's final battle with the Romans.

Satirical quiz, with Angus Deayton. Captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined by actress Pauline McLynn -
Mrs Doyle in Father Ted- and news presenter Edward Stourton. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Giles Pilbrow (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Angus Deayton.
Unknown:
Ian Hislop
Unknown:
Paul Merton
Unknown:
Pauline McLynn
Unknown:
Mrs Doyle
Presenter:
Edward Stourton.
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Giles Pilbrow

In the first of two programmes, Jonathan Freedland visits the United States to discover why Americans are so passionate about democracy. Along the way he meets a diverse range of people who all have one thing in common: a fervent belief in "people power". A debate about the issues raised can be seen tomorrow at 11.20pm.
Producer Manisha Vadhia ; Editor Anne Tyerman (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jonathan Freedland
Producer:
Manisha Vadhia
Editor:
Anne Tyerman

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Copulation Explosion (S)
1.00 Open Advice A Different Way of Learning
1.30 Left and Write Recalling the Thirties
Secondary Schools 2.00 JeunesFrancophones Languages 4.00 Get By in French (part 2) Working In Health and Care 5.00 Careers
Open University 6.00 Ducio: The Rucellai Madonna
6.30 Two Religions: Two Communities Ends 7.00am. (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rucellai Madonna

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