Meryl Streep stars tn the true story of Karen Silkwood who disCovers evidence of radiation leaks and tampering at the plutonium processing plant where she worked. The authorities are prepared to go to any lengths to ensure hersilence. The supporting cast includes Kurt Russell and Cher.
I The Funny Farm (Scottish)
11.10-1 l .4llpm. Stu Who‘.’ introduces the last of the series with comedy from Trio Bros Troupe. Chris Lynam. Paul Morrow and Bill Hicks. plus music from the Humpff Family.
I Rock The Box: Pink Floyd - The Wall (Channel 4) Midnight—l .45am. Alan Parker struggles to make sense of Pink Floyd's ludicrous rock opera and almost succeeds. Bob (ieldof is the paranoid rock star indulging in fantasies and hallucinatory ﬂashbacks. With Bob Hoskins. Christine Hargreaves. James Laurenson and Eleanor David.
I RightTo Reply (Channel 4)(t.3(l—7pm. Sheena McDonald hosts another collection of complaints from the Video Box. and studio discussions.
I Fine Cut: Pictures From A Revolution (BBCZ) 7.35—9.05pm. War photographer Susan Meidalas returns to Nicaragua to revisit the people she photographed during the Sandinista revolution.
I TV Heaven: 1971 (Channel 4 ) 8-1 1pm. Frank Muir remembers the year ofthe Arsenal double. when TV included a comedy vehicle for Ronnie Barker. Six Dates Wit/t Barker. the classic costume drama Upstairs Downstairs and the ludicrous adventure show The I’t’rsuaders starring Roger Moore and Tony Curtis.
I Prizzi's Honour (BBL‘2)9.()S—1 I . lllpm. A well-paced black comedy directed by John Huston. Jack Nicholson playsa Mafia hit-man who falls for Kathleen Turner in blissful ignorance that she too is a hired killer.
I Court TV: America On Trial (Channel 4) 11pm—ntidnight. More scenes frotn recent US trials. illustrating American pointsof law.
I Forever Green (Scottish) 7.45—8.45pm. No more Larkins shock! They‘re replaced by the awfully decent John Alderton and Pauline Collins in an equally sickly bucolic comedy drama.
I Maigret (Scottish) 9—10.45pm. Michael (iambon plays Simenon's classic detective in the drab remake of the popularotls
series. Whatever happened to Rupert Davies?
I The Battle Of The Sexes (Channel 4)
10-1 1.35pm. The Peter Sellers season continues with Charles Crichton‘s uneven satire loosely based on a James Thurber short story. Sellers plays an accountant who plots the murder of a female efficiency expert who is disrupting the idyllic Edinburgh tweed factory where he works. A distinctly pre-feminist view of women‘s role in the workplace.
I Mulberry (BBC! ) 8—8.3(lpm. The excellent Karl Howman plays the unpredictable handyman. bringing some magic into the life ofa rich old lady.
I The Advocates (Scottish) 9—10pm. They're back! Against all the odds lsla Blair‘s law firm returns fora second series of adventures set in Edinburgh. With a new writer and more attention paid to ﬂeshing out the principal characters and their relationships this could well bury the memory of last year‘s shoddy opening series. The plot (busker-murdering in Festival City) looks more than a tad dubious though.
I Cutting Edge: Ayclitle's Children (Channel 4) ‘)—l()pm. An acclaimed documentary was made by Michael Whyte fifteen years ago in the Aycliffc Centre for
disturbed children in County Durham. This film revisits some of the children in the film. now aged around 30. The stories they have totcll are painful. Allstill struggle with the problems they faced as children.
I Scottish International (Scottish) (1.30—7pm. Margo MacDonald presents another look at Scotland in a world context.
I Men Behaving Badly (Scottish)
8.3(l—‘)pm. Martin Clunes and Harry Enfield as Gary and Dermot continue their pursuit of Deborah (Leslie Ash) in Simon .\'yc‘s comedy series.
I Rides (BBCl )‘).3(l— l().2()pm. Patrice (Jill Baker) keeps the taxi-cab firm on the road despite hassle from both rival firms and scornful TV critics.
I Haggis Agus (Scottish) 6.3ti—7pm. Swiftly building a cult following. the Gaelic cookery programme offers much more than just a few recipes loroatmeal and lard.
I Inspector Morse (Scottish) 3- lllpm. John Thaw embarks on another puzzling investigation in and around ()xford. trailed as ever by faithful sergeant Kevin Whately.
I The Food File (Channel 4 ) 8.3ll—9pm. Continuing the painful tale ofthe family trying to adjust to the health-conscious Mediterranean diet.
I The Jack Dee Show (Channel 4) Ill—10.30pm. More stand-up from the lugubrious comic. recorded at London's Bohemia Club with musical guests.
I Drop The Dead Donkey (Channel 4)
l 1—11.3(lpm. A repeat run for the hit comedy which means the topical references are a bit stale. but the personal abuse gags still hit home.
I The Big One (Channel 4)8.3()—9pm. Mike McShane and Sandi Toksvig
continue their domestic squabblings in the
I The Camomile Lawn (Channel 4)
9—1 1pm. The second part of the Mary Wesley adaptation. Helena. beguiled by violinist Max Erstweiler and the thrill of wartime London. buys two adjacent ﬂats in Chelsea.
I LA Law (Scottish) 9— l()pm. More from the Californian lawyers who are usually so busy sorting out their own lives that they have little time for clients.
I NB (Scottish) 1050—1 1.20pm. Entertainment events reviewed and previewed by Janice Forsyth. Bryan Burnett and Allan Campbell.
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