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9.00 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) People: BodyParts (S) 1815312 9.15 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) People:
Faces (S) 94513939.30 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) My Cat
Likes to Hide in Boxes (S)
9.45 Come Outside (ages 4-5) Stones

Satirical comedy, second of this week's two films directed by and starring
Charles Chaplin. Following a peasant revolt in his tiny kingdom, an impoverished king moves to fifties New York. Though he is quickly besieged by title-seeking benefactors, he must struggle to find his way in a city buzzing with modernity and haunted by the spectre of communism.
(1957, U) (BW) (S) Films: pp 62-67 ***


Charles Chaplin.
King Shadhov:
Charles Chaplin
Ann Kay:
Dawn Addams
The Ambassador:
Oliver Johnston
Queen Irene:
Maxine Audley
Lawyer Green:
Harry Green
Phil Brown
Macabee Senior:
John McLaren
School superintendent:
Allan Gifford
Mr Johnson:
Sidney James

Presented by John Inverdale.
NOTE: events may alter timings.
4.00 Volleyball The semi-final stage of the women's contest. Commentary by Matt Chilton.
4.20 Football The women's game takes centre stage this afternoon with the coverage of the women's football final. The USA are favourites to win in this competition, having lifted the World Cup since winning the inaugural Olympic title in 1996. Jon Champion and Garth Crooks commentate on the action.
(S) WEBSITE: BBC BOOK: The BBC Guide to the Olympics 2000. price £5.99


Presented By:
John Inverdale.
Commentary By:
Matt Chilton.
Garth Crooks

Capitol Hill. Paul Hill , one of the Guildford Four, was cleared by the courts and received an apology from the Prime Minister Tony Blair in June. But there are still those who dispute his innocence. Tonight, Hill comes face to face with a man who insists he murdered his brother.
Producer Tony Curry (S) WEBSITE:


Paul Hill
Tony Blair
Tony Curry

A new eight-part series in which intrepid traveller and adventurer Benedict Allen journeys across the globe to examine the mysterious world of witch doctors, medicine men and shaman. Allen begins his quest in New York where he attempts to demystify the religion of voodoo. See Choice. Series producer Salim Salam ; Executive producer Bob Long
(S) (W) BBC PRODUCTS: book, The Last of the Medicine Men by Benedict Allen , price £17.99. available from retailers; a CD featuring music from the series will be released on 23 October


Benedict Allen
Salim Salam
Bob Long
Benedict Allen

Tiff Needell looks at British sports cars, while
Vicki Butler-Henderson reaches for the convertible hood in some upmarket machines from Mercedes, Saab and BMW. Producer John Wilcox : Series producer Richard Pearson (S) (W)


Vicki Butler-Henderson
John Wilcox
Richard Pearson

Last in the series about the Special Operations Executive. This week a look at the SOE's finest hour - the Second
World War operation to prevent German reinforcements reaching Normandy in the run-up to D-Day. See Choice.
Director Jonathan Hacker: Series producer David Darlow (S) (Wl BBC BOOK: Secret Agent, available in hardback, price £16.99


David Darlow

Concluding the story of one of Britain's first "superheads". As term end approaches, things are increasingly tough for Torsten Friedag at his London school, with discipline problems, low morale and teachers threatening to quit.
Director Simon Dickson : Executive producer Robert Thirkell (S) (W)


Torsten Friedag
Simon Dickson
Robert Thirkell

Sausage Balloon Bum. Ian gets into trouble when he hits an unpleasant and uncooperative 11-year-old boy.
Further cast on Wednesday (R) (S) (W)


Clive Merrison
Derek Few:
Mark Heap
Phil Nice
Mrs Howard:
Eryl Maynard
Justin Howard:
Jordan Levett
Stolid man:
Patrick Blackwell
Stolid woman:
Sheila Nye

As Jews prepare to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks considers if one can really be honest and fair to succeed in the modern market.
Executive producer David Coomes : Producer John Kirby (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview


Jonathan Sacks
David Coomes
John Kirby

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Open Science 12.30 Landfill forthe New Millennium (S)
1.00 Rocky Shores: Life on the Edge (S) 59829 1.30
Background Brief: Superbugs on the March 3524962 1.45 What Have the Nineties Ever Done for Us? 1769707 2.00 Open Advice: Surviving the Exam (S) 80320 2.30 The World's Best Athlete? (S) 10955 3.00 Energy through the Window (S)
Curriculum Development 3.30 Citizenship: Across and Beyond Languages 4.00 France Inside Out: Toulouse and Paris Working In the Community 5.00 Contracts and Funding. Ends

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