Daily TV & radio guide - Tuesday

November 14, 2000

(All times pm unless stated.)

Ian Hislop's School Rules (1.15 am C4). Hislop's education series recalls the dawn of comprehensive education (repeat).
(2.10 am C4). Leonard, that is (repeat).
Unearthing Mysteries
(11.00 am R4). Aubrey (Earth Story) Manning with the second of his "historical enigmas" series: this week, Peter the Great's "Amber Room", missing since the Nazis looted it in 1941.
Performance on 3: an American Portrait
(7.30 R3). More Copland, plus an interval discussion on the composer's current standing among musicians and musicologists ( Twenty Minutes – The Copland Legacy, 8.25).
Case Notes
(9.00 R4). How can doctors distinguish between normal worries and hypochondria?
Night Waves
(9.40 R3). Oscar Wilde's death-centenary marked with discussion from Jonathan Dollimore, Roy Foster, Neil Sammels and Anne Varty, in front of a British Library audience.
Sorious Samura's Africa (11.05 C4, also Wed 11.00). Sierra Leonean film-maker Sorious Samura reports that "Africans are dying to escape their continent". To demonstrate this, in the first of two documentaries entitled Sorious Samura's Africa, he follows an escape route from Mali via Morocco and a hazardous, expensive boat journey to Spain, meeting a variety of West Africans (almost all male) on the way (Tuesday 11.05 C4). Since, as he says, Africans "cannot just keep running away", his second film (Wednesday 11.00 C4) visits Uganda in search of a "beacon of hope" for the continent.
Post Mortem (11.40 C5). Forensic scientists tell of the cases they've solved.
Breaking the Seal
(12.30 am). Open University series about British archive resources, beginning with the Domesday Book (repeat).

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