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Romantic drama. A cryptic message from an elderly lady and a captivating photograph from 1912 lead playwright Richard Collierto travel back through time.
Director Jeannot Szwarc (1980, PG)
(S) Films: pp 60-64 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Collierto
Director:
Jeannot Szwarc
Richard Collier:
Christopher Reeve
Elise McKenna:
Jane Seymour
William Fawcett Robinson:
Christopher Plummer
Laura Roberts:
Teresa Wright
Arthur:
Bill Erwin

Introduced by Ray Stubbs.
1-35, 4.50 Motorcycling Suzi Perry introduces highlights of the penultimate round in the World Superbikes championship from Oschersleben in Germany. With commentary from Leigh Diffey and Roger Burnett.
2.00 Racing/Olympic News
Beginning today's coverage of three Arc trials from Longchamp, plus the latest news from Sydney in the build-up to the Olympics.
2.45 Touring Cars Coverage from Oulton Park of today's rounds 21 and 22 of the British Touring Car championship. Commentary from Charlie Cox and John Watson.
4.30 Racing Further action from the Arc trials at Longchamp.
5.15 News Roundup Results. TV Presentation (Touring Cars)
Mark Wilkin (W)

Contributors

Introduced By:
Ray Stubbs.
Introduces:
Suzi Perry
Unknown:
Leigh Diffey
Unknown:
Roger Burnett.
Unknown:
John Watson.
Unknown:
Mark Wilkin

Regional Variations (2)

Then Churchill Said to Me

Episode 6: Blow Out

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Comedy series set during the Second World War. Private Potts has to defuse an unexploded bomb.

Continuing the digitally-remastered broadcast of the cult supermarionation series from Gerry Anderson.
Pit of Peril. Sidewinder, a prototype armoured vehicle, disappears into a massive burning pit.
Director Desmond Saunders (R) (S) Alison Graham 's TV review: page 48

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerry Anderson.
Director:
Desmond Saunders
Unknown:
Alison Graham

In the first of a new 12-part series, presenter Mark Lawson is joined by Germaine Greer and Tom Paulin to discuss the week's cultural highlights. Up for examination this week are the new Coen brothers film O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the latest novel from JG Ballard, and Simon Russell Beale in Hamlet at the National Theatre, London. Series producer Mark Bell (S) (W)

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Unknown:
Tom Paulin
Unknown:
Art Thou
Unknown:
Simon Russell Beale
Producer:
Mark Bell

Art critic and cultural commentator Robert Hughes returns home to assess his native Australia.
After Trousers. This week Hughes considers the relations between Aboriginal people and white culture, looking back at the first contact between the native and settler communities, a time known to Aborigines as "after trousers". Director Richard Curson Smith ; Series producer
Christopher Spencer (S) (W)

Contributors

Commentator:
Robert Hughes
Director:
Richard Curson Smith
Producer:
Christopher Spencer

Regional Variations (2)

Bottom

Series 1

Episode 5: 's Up

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Anarchic comedy. Having agreed to mind their landlord's shop, the lads are soon at odds with the local community, as well as a gang of looters.

A repeat showing of last Friday's concluding episode of the comedy series about a large and chaotic Irish family. Away to Chelsea. Ma persuades Da go to see their son Damien playing football at her beloved Chelsea. Written by Owen O'Neill
Producer Claudia Lloyd ; Director John Birkin (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Written By:
Owen O'Neill
Producer:
Claudia Lloyd
Director:
John Birkin

Drama starring Bob Hoskins. Former boxer Alan Darcy sets up a boxing club to provide purpose in life for bored local youths. Soon Darcy is training his recruits for an upcoming match against a rival club. Widescreen.
Director Shane Meadows (1997, 15) (BW) (S) (W) Films: pp 60-64 ***
Barry Norman on Bob Hoskins : page 52

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Hoskins.
Unknown:
Alan Darcy
Director:
Shane Meadows
Unknown:
Barry Norman
Unknown:
Bob Hoskins
Alan Darcy:
Bob Hoskins
Tim:
Danny Nussbaum
Gadget:
Justin Brady
Knighty:
James Hooton
Daz:
Darren Campbell
Stuart:
Karl Collins
Fagash:
Mat Hand
Jordan:
Sun Hand
Louise:
Sarah Thorn
Jimmy:
Sammy Pasha
Sharon:
Gina Aris
Tonka:
James Corden

A look at the success of the two brothers responsible for such award-winning films as Barton Fink and Fargo.
Tracing their idiosyncratic vision from their 1984 debut Blood Simple to their latest feature, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, the documentary features interviews with friends, family and some of their regular stars.
Producer Sarah Aspinall ; Executive producer Andrea Miller (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Barton Fink
Producer:
Sarah Aspinall
Producer:
Andrea Miller

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.25 Code and Catastrophe (S)
12.55 Galois' Enduring Legacy. Ends 1.55am. (S)
Teenagers and Families 2.00 Living with Teenagers 2 Languages 4.00 The French Experience (parts 1-4) Working Essentials 5.00 Computer Skills
Open University 6.00 English, English Everywhere (S)
6.30 Musical Prodigies? Ends 7.00am. (S)

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