I Rab C. Nesbitt (BBC2) 9—9.30pm. Rab visits the famous Buckfast Abbey where his favourite tipple originates.
I Ellen (Channel 4) 9—9.30pin. l'illen tries to prove that Holly's boyfriend is flirting with her.
I Dangerﬁeld (BBC 1 ) <).3t)--lt).25ptn. Dr Paul Dangerﬁeld helps a policeman try to clear his name after a suspected drugs dealer dies iii custody.
I Shooting Stars (BBCZi ‘).3()—l()piii. Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer invite Jarvis Cocker and Martin Clones onto the celebrity panel show.
I Friends (Channel 4) ‘)..‘~l)»-l()pni. \\'lieii Carol gives birth. Ross and Susan almost miss the happy event.
I Frasier (Channel 4) lo l()..’i()piii Frasier loses his briefcase and then has his car stolen.
I Clive Anderson Talks Back (Channel 4) l0.30—l l.l()piii. Clive Anderson introduces a new series of his urbane chat show which involves giving guests a gentle ribbing. First in the chair is Billy Crystal.
I Passengers (Channel 4) ll.l()pm—midnight. The pop culture show interviews Beverly Hills 902/0 creator Darren Starr and joins iii a huge street rave in Zurich.
I 02 - Rattle and Hum (BBt‘li
1 1.55pm— 1 .3()aui. l.ive footage of the Irish rockers in American mid-west mode before they went all Berlin disco.
I Cry Baby (BBCZ) 12.30— 1.55am. John Waters‘ entertaining parody of 50s teen movies with Johnny Depp. Iggy Pop alid Traci Lords.
I The Boss (BBCZ) 7.20 8.05pm. Video diary by Derek Deane. artistic director of
FRIDAY 29 t
l the English National Ballet. who has
ruffled the dance establishment's feathers.
Btit what’s he like as a boss'.’
I Room at the Top (Channel 4)
5 8—H). l()pm. Lawrence Harvey is brilliant
as the social climbing clerk Joe Lampton
from John Brainc's classic novel. Simone
Signoret is the woman scorned.
I Under Suspicion (Scottish) 9—10.5tlpni.
lintertaining British thriller starring
Kenneth Cranliain as a cop in 50s
I Rutiian Hearts ( BBCZ) <l.3()—l().55pm.
last of the l.ove Bites season is David Kane's Glasgow tenement comedy drama.
I Violence and the Censors (Channel 4)
It). l()«l l. l()pm. Documentary about the work of the British Board of Film Classification. including a discussion between lour lorliier esaniiliers and interview with screenwriter Jiiii Allen who argues that censorship is too dangerous to be left to the state. I Young Einstein (Scottish) l().5()pni—13.35am. Bizarre comedy
starring crazy-haired Australian Yahoo Serious. I Scum (Chatmel 4i ll.l()ptii»12.55aiii. ()riginally banned by the BBC for its
violent content. this l()7‘) film paints a
brutal picture of borstal life.
I Fighting Back (Channel 4) 8—-t‘<.3()pni. first in a short series of films for the Battered Britain season which focus on the residents of Wolverliaiiipton's notorious Heath 'l‘own estate which is rife with guns. crack and violence. I Pride and Prejudice (BBC!) ‘)—-‘).55plll. Second part of Andrew Davies' lavish adaptation of the Jane Austen classic. ; I The Death of Yugooslavia (BBCZ)
9. l()- l()pm. The tragedy behind the
continuing war in Bosnia unfolds iii this excellent documentary series which draws on interviews with the main players and news footage.
I White Men Can’t Jump (Channel 4 ) lOpm—IZ. 10am. Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes are initially opponents on the two-on-two basketball court but team up for a bustling sideline iii this entertaining comedy drama.
I The Frank Skinner Show (BBC 1)
l(). l()--l0.4()pm. More wit and chat in this entertaining chat show with jokes.
I The South Bank Show (Scottish) l().45-—l 1.45pm. Profile of Canadian singer kd lang whose follow up to the hit album Inge/rite has just been released.
I Don’t look Down (Scottish)
ll.45pin- l 3.30am. Compilation of music
i from the last series. including Kirsty MacColl. Del Aiiiitri and McAlmonl.
I One for the Road (Channel 4)
MON, TIIES, WED 8. SAT 2,3,
"' "no u’
THE KING'S GLASGOW
8-8.30pm. Alan Davies‘ alter-ego Simon Treat has a big roulette win iii Monte Carlo which he decides to invest at the Cannes Film Festival.
I The X Files (BBCZ) 9—9.45pm. Mulder and Scully investigate another spooky
I Look Who’s Talking (Scottish)
9—] l.3()pm (including th’lt'.\‘ at 78'”) first in the trilogy of twee baby movies starring John Travolta with Bruce Willis doing the ga-ga voiceover.
I Homicide - Lite on the Streets (Channel 4) 10—1 l.()5pm. First in a three- parter which begins with the arrest of a murder suspect going badly wrong.
I Omnibus (BBC l) l().4()—l |.3()piii. Documentary made to coincide with the Africa '95 festival which follows one man‘s quest to find the origin of an African tribal mask he bought in a London junk shop.
I A Mind to Crime (Channel 4) 9— l()pm. Two-part series for the Battered Britain season about new research which suggests that biology could be a key factor iti determining criminal behaviour. (The second part is on Thursday 5 at 9pm and is followed by a debate on the issues raised.)
I Network First (Scouts-hi
l().4()—l l.4()pm. Documentary about Dominic ()‘Brien. world memory champion and card counting specialist. who is banned from most British casinos. He heads to [as Vegas iii search of a fresh challenge.
I Chart Bite (Scottish) 7 7.30pm Mart
and liwan present the best of the new Scottish charts.
I Blame It On the Bellboy (scotnsln 8.30— l()pm. Reasonable comedy about a letter delivery this tip in a hotel starting Dudley Moore.
I Northern Exposure (Channel 4) l()—l().55piii. Maurice is looking for an event to boost tourism in Cicely and offers to bankroll a filth festival if lid will organise it.
I Blazed (Channel 4) ll.l()- l l.4()pni. Short drama shot in inner-city (fov entry tisiiig an all-black cast of teenagers who act out their apprehension of approaching adulthood and an uncertain future
I Scotland Yard (Scottish) <).3()—l(iptii. Another glimpse of the real life work of the country's biggest police force.
I They Think It’s All Over ( BBt‘li l().25—l().55pm. Nick Hancock referees another comic sports quiz with team captains David (Tower and Gary l.ineker.
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