P328 4-Tel 328 Fri 4 Oct C4 21:50:05    Preview    FAME FACTOR  Saturday evenings, 5 October  to 2 Novembjr 1996 Explore the darker side of stardom, in Channel 4's new Saturday night zone, spread over one entire bvjning and four late nights. Over five weeks, the delights and dangers of fame will be illustrated, in a diverse selection of documentaries, drama and comedy. "Fame is one of the great addictions of the 20th century", says C4 Controller of Arts and Entertainments Stuart Cosgrove, "Like drugs it has an uncanny habit of leading to self destruction." 1/3 C4 Today Subtitles Previews + Science
P328 4-Tel 328 Fri 4 Oct C4 21:50:15    Preview    FAME FACTOR  Saturday evenings, 5 October  to 2 November 1996 Fame's nastiest side-effect is examined in a look at stalkers of DJ Mike Reid and Princess Diana, and the dirt is dished on life as a rock star's wife. Linda Blair, one-time child star of The Exorcist, discusses life in the slipstream of Satan, and The Mary Millington Story recalls the spiral of excess which killed the '70s porn star. There's a day-in-the-life of some star lookalikes, and fame's impact on Lynne Coronation Street Perrie is considbred. 2/3 C4 Today Subtitles Previews + Science
P328 4-Tel 328 Fri 4 Oct C4 21:51:10    Preview    FAME FACTOR  Saturday evenings, 5 October  to 2 November 1996 Recalling the disappearance of Manic Street Preachers singer Richey Edwards, Fame Factor asks where a despairing celebrity can escape to. Glam rocker Brian Connolly is followed on the road back to stardom, Hollywood power brokers are profiled, and there's a look at the arrest of Indian film star Sanjay Dutt on terrorist charges. Channel 4 is showing an accompanying season of films, including A Star Is Born, Blow Up, All About Eve, and Bonfire Of The Vanities. Films on 4: see pages 306 / 307 3/3 C4 Today Subtitles Previews + Science