January 16, 1987 12:00 am
Stand By Your Dream (The Tammy Wynette Story)
January 23, 1987 12:00 am
A 24 hour journey through the streets of London as seen by two writers. Spectator columnist Jeffrey Bernard explores the daylight hours, with thriler writer Celia Fremlin walking the hours of darkness.
January 30, 1987 12:00 am
Alan Yentob interviews TV dramatist Dennis Potter about his work through the years, touching on subjects such as why and how he started writing, his sense of being different as a child, the insularity of his past in Forest of Dean, starting at the BBC in 1959 and a failed attempt at going into politics.
February 6, 1987 12:00 am
Story of photographer Martin Chambi, a Peruvian Indian whose photographs of the Inca ruins and Peruvian society brought him to the forefront of revolutionary artistic and social movements in South America in the 1930's.
February 13, 1987 12:00 am
Robert Crumb discusses his life and his work.
February 20, 1987 12:00 am
Director David Lynch presents a guide to the work of the Surrealists.
February 27, 1987 12:00 am
Documentary on jazz musician Abdullah Ibrahim, a South African who moved to Amer ica in 1965. His music uses a blend of jazz and the traditional styles of South Africa.
March 13, 1987 12:00 am
Beyond the edges of the frame influential filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky give the viewers a sense of time passing, time lost, and the relationship of one moment in time to another.
March 20, 1987 12:00 am
Report on the work of photographer Jo Spence, and how she has developed 'phototheraphy', a means of self help following the discovery in 1982 that she had breast cancer, but refused the usual medical treatments
March 27, 1987 12:00 am
Maria Von Trapp, Bob Guccione, Martin Scorsese, Mary O'Hara, Tony Monopoly and o thers talk about their training to become Roman Catholic monks, priests or nuns, and also discuss the similarity between the church and the world of arts and entertainment.
April 3, 1987 12:00 am
Philippines film director Lino Brocka led a clandestine expedition into the moun tains, accompanied by ARENA, to film interviews with the New People's Army of th e Philippines.
April 10, 1987 12:00 am
Discourse on the art of the chat show
April 11, 1987 12:00 am
Documentary on the personalities and machines of the trucking industry in Great Britain.
April 18, 1987 12:00 am
Three part pfofile of writer Evelyn Waugh. Covers the period of his early life with comments from Sir Harold Acton, Lady Diana Mosley, Anthony Powell, Peter Quennell and Graham Greene.
April 19, 1987 12:00 am
The most productive years of Waugh's writings. With comments from John Mortimer, Kingsley Amis, and Graham Greene.
April 20, 1987 12:00 am
Television Extracts Face to Face Monitor
June 6, 1987 12:00 am
Documentary tracing the career of controversial German artist Joseph Beuys, from World War II up to his death in 1986.
November 20, 1987 12:00 am
A profile of Diego Rivera. The portrait compiles testimony from Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes, ex-model and lover Bolores Olmedo and painter Jose Luis Cuevas. There is archive footage of Zapata, Trotsky and Rivera himself.
November 27, 1987 12:00 am
A courtroom 'drama' featuring Bob Guccione versus Ken Russell in a breach of con tract case regarding disagreements over a script for a film version of Daniel De foe's "Moll Flanders" which Guccione hired Russell to direct.
December 4, 1987 12:00 am
Documentary on the writings of Indians who travelled to Britain in the 18th and 19th centuries and wrote about their experiences.
Following the publication of his book 'Maus', a comic strip depicting cats and mice in the story of a young Jewish couple arrested and transported to Auschwitz, its creator comic-strip artist, Art Spiegelmann and his family, travel to Auschwitz for the first time.