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Foresight: The week ahead

Saturday 29 March

Designing the Decades

The filofax, the Lloyds and TV-AM buildings, Amstrad computers and the C5. Ladies and gentlemen, re-acquaint yourselves with the 1980's through the misty eyed reminisences of Richard Rogers, Terence Conran, Alan Sugar and others.

BBC2, 8pm

Killing Hitler

In 1998 The Public Records Office released details of Operation Foxley - a bold plan to assassinate Hitler. However, since the plan wasn't carried out and Hitler killed himself, you may wonder if two hours worth of dramatised hypothesising on the subject might be a bit over the top.

BBC2, 8pm


University Challenge - The Final Cranfield take on Birkbeck College, London.

BBC2, 8pm

Hardhat Derby

Two teams compete in a mental and physical challenge using cranes, bulldozers, steamrollers and forklifts. Good Lord.

Discovery Channel, 8pm

Children Of The Corn V: Fields Of Terror.

Horror film soon to be remade by vegetarians as Children Of The Quorn. No? Sorry, a poor excuse for a lousy gag.

Sci-Fi Channel, 12 midnight.


Horizon -The Secret Life Of Caves

Take a journey inside some of the most spectacular underground caverns on earth.

Hundreds of metres below the surface, dangerous gases and vast chasms provide insights into the origins of life.

Since the dawn of timeà.

BBC2, 9pm


Solutions - Clear Water

Two million children die every year as a direct result of not having access to fresh, clean water. To mark the UN International Year Of Fresh Water, the first of four programmes looks at the effect poor water provision has on the health of those under five years old.

BBC World Service, 9.30pm

If you know of events, exhibitions, books, programmes or websites that ought to be included in Foresight, contact Karl Thompson, tel (020) 7505 6682, e-mail karl. thompson@ construct. emap. com

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