First Tuesday (documentary strand)
|Also known as||This World|
|Presented by||Jonathan Dimbleby, Olivia O'Leary|
|Production company(s)||Yorkshire Television|
|Original release||5 April 1983– 2 November 1993|
|Related shows||Network First|
First Tuesday is a monthly television documentary strand, shown in the United Kingdom on the ITV network and was produced by Yorkshire Television. The subject matter was mainly social issues and current affairs stories from around the world. It ran from 5 April 1983 to 2 November 1993, with programmes being shown on the first Tuesday of the month, hence the title. In 1993, Network First was a part replacement for First Tuesday.
- The Falklands War - The Untold Story (01/04/1987) 
- Too Close to Home (6 December 1988), about the Armley asbestos disaster
- Four Hours in My Lai (02/05/1989 - shown in the US Frontline series as Remember My Lai) 
- Sonia's Baby (03/04/1990, narrated by Olivia O'Leary) 
- Swing Under the Swastika (02/10/1990, narrated by Alan Plater) 
- Cold Blood - The Massacre of East Timor (07/01/1992)   Amnesty International UK Media Awards Winner, 1992.
- Katie and Eilish - Siamese Twins (04/08/1992, narrated by Julie Christie - 1993 Peabody Award winner) 
- Evans, Jeff (1995). The Guinness Television Encyclopedia. Guinness. p. 198. ISBN 0-85112-744-4.
- "'Cold Blood' AI Winner" (Press release). Reuters. 4 June 1992. Archived from the original on 9 January 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
- "FIRST TUESDAY (COLD BLOOD: THE MASSACRE OF EAST TIMOR)". ITN (Independent Television News). Archived from the original on 9 January 2013. Retrieved 9 January 2013.
- Constâncio Pinto; Matthew Jardine (1997). East Timor's Unfinished Struggle: Inside the Timorese Resistance. South End Press. p. 270. ISBN 978-0-89608-541-1.
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