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Issue 1691


THE MOLLY MAGUIRES (Sun, 12.10am, BBC1).This is a drama, starring Sean Connery, about the secret trade union society in the 19th century coal fields of Pennsylvania and its struggle against the owners. 
THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA (Sun, 2,55am, C4). Set your video for this film set in 1950s Vietnam during the period before the French colonists were kicked out. A young girl is sent to work as a servant in the Saigon household of a rich French family 
MADAME BOVARY (Mon, 9pm, BBC1). First of a two part TV version of the Gustave Flaubert novel about a woman in 19th century provincial France who tries to break out of her class. Karl Marx’s daughter Eleanor liked it so much she translated it from the French. The second part is on Tuesday at 9pm. 
DISPATCHES: THE NUCLEAR FILES (Thurs, 9pm, C4) takes a timely look at who really controls Britain’s nuclear industry.

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