I Wild Harvest With llick llaim (BBC 2) 8.30—9pm. Nairn continues his gastronomic tour of the country when he pops around the Highlands to collect the ingredients for tnore waist-expanding dishes.
I Menendez: A Killing In Beverly lliIIs (Scottish) 9—I I.25pm. Conclusion of the dramatisation started yesterday.
I Ellen (Channel 4) 9—9.30pm. In a new series of the popular American sitcom. a minor earthquake is nowt compared to the tremors caused by Ellen‘s cousin turning up frotn New York. having been asked to leave his tnedical residency for punching out a patient.
I Dressing For Breakiast (Channel 4) 9.30—I0pm. Louise is single. bright and attractive. Too bright to expect to meet Mr Right. she is prepared to settle for Mr ()K. Instead she meets Charles. at lecherous American with suspect tastes.
I Inside Story - Stalking The Stalkers (BBC l)9.3()—I().2()pm. An investigation into one of tnodern society's tnost contrtwersial crimes — stalking. See preview.
I American Gothic (Channel 4)
l()-l lpm. Four strangers from the north move in and make a very stupid mistake — they decide to set up their own protection racket. As we all know. in Trinity. protection is the jurisdiction of Sheriff Lucas Buck and he has his own forms of jusnce.
I The Greatest Show On Earth (BBC I ) I().3()—I I.3()pm. Bob Liptnan is renting out his house for SI().()()() a night during the planet's biggest event at which eighteen million pounds of ice and enough ketchup to fill a swimming pool will be used. The event is the Olympics but have commercial concerns overtaken the true spirit of the Games?
I Bryan Adams: Waking Up The World (Scottish) I l.35pIII-l2.3()illli. Highlights of the Canadian rocker's I993 tour interspersed with interviews and rare backstage footage.
I Men Behaving Badly (BBCI)
9.30— IOpm. More boorish adventures for the duo whose lives are mapped out by their pants and opportunities to pour lager down their throats.
I Withnail And I (Channel 4) IOpIn—ttiidnight. Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann swear at each other in swinging London and the Lake District while starring in what is possibly the funniest film ever tnade. lfyou're drunk. And a student.
I T in the Park (Scottish)
I lpm-midnight. Highlights of the biggest event in Scotland‘s musical calendar which took place last weekend. Includes footage of Pulp. Alanis Morissette. The Manic Street Preachers and a well happy crowd.
Ross’s sister and their tour pals are planning a surprise tor him In Friends, Channel 4, Fri 19
I Ricki lake, the seemingly absurdly young chat show star, is expanding her
repertoire and moving to a new late night slot in order to dissect those sticky subjects which are deemed too messy tor her early evening programme. Thus tar we have been treated to the story of an HIV positive woman who is intent on infecting 1000 men as a misguided revenge on the man who intected her. ilext in line, Ricki tixes it for women to come lace to face with the bastards who stole their virginity. A
rumour that all iurther guests on the show are to be armed and allowed to light it out
to the death on set could not be confirmed at the time of going to press. Adult Ricki is broadcast at midnight on Thurs 18 and 12.05am on Thurs 25 on
I Adult Ricki: I’m In love With A Man And A Woman (Channel 4)
midnight— I 2.50am. Ricki's guests are two unorthodox couples whose husbands accept their wives’ female lovers. The six talk to the studio audience about their lives and one. Christine (gasp etcl). explains how to drive your woman wild III bed.
I The Big Country (BBC I ) 7-7.30pm. Dougie Vipond and Jenni Falconer indulge in tnore dare devil outdoor antics. This week they are left on a deserted island with nothing but a machete and three matches between themselves and certain death. ‘
I Future Fantastic (BBC I) 7.30-8ptn. At present medical science concentrates on repairing damaged bodies rather than improving healthy ones but all that looks set to change sooner than we realise. Tissue engineering. genetic engineering and bionics could soon rapidly alter the way we think about our bodies.
I Friends (Channel 4) 9.30—I0pm. The friends decide to give Ross a birthday present but disagree on how much money to spend.
I Frasier (Channel 4) l0—I0.30pm. The passing of their least favourite aunt sees Frasier and Niles inspired to help Dad make his dream come true.
I The Friday llight Armistice (BBC 2) I0—l0.30pm. More satirical sideswipes at those who deserve it from the unholy triutnvirate of lannucci. Baynham and Schneider.
I T In The Park (Scottish)
l0.40—I l.40pm. Relive the glory of last weekend’s frolics with highlights from Radiohead. Black Grape. the Cocteau Twins and The Bluetones.
I Takeover TV (Channel 4)
l LOS—I I.35pm. More public access mayhem with a film about how to kill like Tarantino. a tribute to Sean Connery and Sergei lvanov shows an alternative use for condoms. This week. Norman Sphincter
and his ventriloquising buttocks impersonate Hugh Grant. Lucky old us. I Blazing Saddles (BBC I) ll.25pm—l2.55am. Mel Brooks cowboy spoof which has delighted thousands of schoolboys with its farting around the campfire scene.
I Fetish (Channel 4) 2.30—3.25am. Documentary exploration of fetish fashion. life styles and sexuality.
SATURDAY 20 .
I Beadle’s About (Scottish) 5.25—5.55pm. More irksome pranks from the beardy one.
I The lieroin Wars (Channel 4) 8-9pm. Concluding episode of the three-pan documentary investigating the golden heroin triangle. One man. the opiutn king Khun Sa. controls two thirds of the world‘s heroin supply and seems immune to the best efforts ofthe US authorities and his fellow drug barons.
I ER (Channel 4) 9—9.55pm. Dr Greene tries to find a heart donor for Sam Gasner while the residents treat a pregnant victitn of a car accident and the female gang member who caused the accident.
I Paul Merton - The Second Series (Channel 4) 9.55—I0.25pm. Dolphin-lover Merton travels to the Hollywood of the I930s. I8th century Ruritania and 20th century Stansted Airport.
I Three CCICIII'S Red (Channel 4) l0.25pm-l2.25am. The final part of Kieslowski's trilogy details the relationship between a young fashion model and an elderly judge.
SUNDAY 21 I
I The Towering Interno (Scottish) 2.30—5. ISpm. Paul Newman does battle with a burning building in one of the earliest and best disaster movies.
I Snakes And Eagles (Channel 4) 7.30—8pm. Painstaking months of ﬁlming have resulted in this incredible footage of the battle between the short-toed eagle and venomous snakes in Spain.
I Encounters: The Beast 0t Bardia (Channel 4) 8—9pm. Towards the end of the 80s reports began to emerge from the forests of northern Nepal of an enormous beast which was larger than any other known Asian elephant. Dr Adrian Lister led a party into the forests of Bardia to solve the mystery. Lister believes that the animal is in fact a throwback to the prehistoric Elephus Hysudricus. last seen on earth two million years ago.
I M'A'S'll (Channel 4) 9—I I.l0pm. Altman‘s classic black comedy set during the Korean war continues to raise the chuckles.
I Page 3 - A Celebration (Scottish)
IO. lS—l I. IOpm. No prizes for guessing what this is about.
I '3 (Scottish) 7-7.30pm. The Scottish arts and entertainment listings programme details all that's new on the Scottish cultural scene.
I A Room With A View (Channel 4)
9—I I. l0pm. Classic Merchant/Ivory adaptation of Forster's tale of a young Englishwoman's spiritual and sensual awakening in the Tuscan countryside.
I El Porno (Channel 4) l.25—l.55atn. Documentary film about the development of pornographic cinema iti Mexico which traces the origins of the form back to anti- church films made in the early l900s.
I Genderguake (Channel 4) 8-8.30pm. Changes in society have meant that what were traditionally considered women's roles have altered beyond all recognition. Susan Tully examines the consequences. I True Stories: Edge Of Madness (Channel 4) 9—10.30pn). A moving testimony about a brilliant young woman who developed schizophrenia in her thirties and struggled to overcome her HIness.
I Dressing For Breakfast (Channel 4) 9.30— l0pm. Louise has her eye on Mark. the man frotn whom she buys her jewellery supplies. He's split up with his girlfriend. so she plucks up the courage to ask him out. At first everything goes splendidly until the situation gets a bit too steamy.
I American Gothic (Channel 4)
IO—l lpm. Dr Matt Crowther is suddenly transported to a mysterious place where he meets his dead wife and daughter and has a chance to relive again the night of the fatal accident.
I T In The Park (Scottish)
I I.30pm—l2.30am. More highlights from Scotland's biggest musical festival featuring the current crop ofchart-busting hit monsters.
I Black Bag (Channel 4) 8—8.30pm. Mugging is still the crime Britons fear most. Scotland Yard‘s massive anti-street robbery operation. Eagle Eye. is nearing the end of its first year. Its launch caused a huge row among the black community who accused the police of labelling all black teenagers as muggers. This programme gains unprecedented access to the black police officers who are running the operation and discovers who is mugging who.
I Secret history: The Whitecltapel "ﬂeet: (Channel 4) 9- l0pm. The identity of ‘Jack The Ripper‘ has never been revealed. Secret History follows the trail of the murderer from the slums of the East End to the splendour of Niagra Falls. I The Magniﬁcent Two (Scottish)
ll. ISpm-Iam. Morecambe and Wise crack the gags in their own inimitable style in this I967 caper.
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