This week, Kirsty Wark interviews the week's news makers. Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
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Today, a short film that sets out the dos and don'ts of communicating with deaf people. With signingand subtitles.
Repeated Tuesday 12 noon on BBC2
Bill Hamilton introduces three poignant accounts of how the war in the Far East affected the lives of ordinary people.
First shown on Breakfast News
Prince Philip recalls his personal memories of the Second World War in this special interview with Richard Astbury.
Remembrance and Commitment
Veterans, civilians and forces representatives assemble to remember those who died in the Far East duringthe Second World War. Hosted by John Tusa , with John Barton describing proceedings. See today's choices.
Producer Steven Benson : Editor Philip S Gilbert
Rural concerns, with John Craven. Plus the week'sweatherat 12.26pm.
Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled..
Second World War drama starring William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins
Multi Oscar-winning depiction of the hardships endured by PoWs constructing the Japanese "death" railway that combines action with character studies of men who are not always in control.
Shears WILLIAM HOLDEN.
Colonel Nicholson ALEC GUINNESS
Major Warden JACK HAWKINS
Colonel Saito SESSUE HAYAKAWA
Major Clipton JAMES DONALD
.Lt Joyce GEOFFREY HORNE
Colonel Green ANDRE MORELL
Captain Reeves PETER WILLIAMS
Major Hughes JOHN BOXER
Grogan PERCY HERBERT
Director David Lean (1957)
FILM REVIEWS pages 37-42
Major Hughes :
This week: Chris Packham satisfies a long-held ambition to see the elusive corncrake bird;
Britain's biggest spiderin its marshland habitat; plus a troop of orphaned baby badgers. See today's choices.
* See This Week: page 7
An appeal by Prunella Scales. For details see Wednesday at 3.25pm
Dishes served up by three young cooks are judged by host Loyd Grossman , former Masterchef champion
Sue Lawrence and musician Rick Wakeman.
Producer Richard Bryan ; Executive producers Bradley Adams , Richard Kalms
With Huw Edwards. Subtitled
r Fifty-five candles burn tonight in Coventry Cathedral, each one representing one million people who died in the Second
World War. Hymns include: For the Healing of the Nations; 0 Brother Man; and God Be in My Head. With Pam Rhodes. See today's choices.
Producer Medwyn Hughes ; Editor Helen Alexander Repeated on Wednesday at 1.15pm on BBC2
Wedding day joy is shattered in the last of the series when the police arrive, looking for the groom.
See today's choices.
Repeated on Wednesday at 1.50pm on BBC2
Contestants try to anticipate children's responses to questions in the last of the series. With Ronnie Corbett.
Director Rick Gardner ; Producer Danny Greenstone
John Tusa introduces live coverage of the Beating
Retreat and Sunset ceremonies, with Tom Fleming describing proceedings. The Queen will make an address before a nationwide two-minutes' silence at 9.30pm remembers those who fell in the Far East and the Second World War. See today's choices. Producers Simon Betts. Neil Eccles ; Editor
As The Final Tribute is live subsequent programmes may run late
With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton
Were the French implicated in one of this century's worst genocides? This Panorama special reveals the untold story of how France'sattemptto increase its influence in Africa contributed to the murder of over half a million Rwandans.
It reveals the true extent of French covert mihtary assistance to the Rwandan government between and 1994, despite evidence that at the heart of the regime was the murderous Network Zero. "In a day it would have been overifthe French hadn't been there," a Legionnaire says about attempts to defend the French-speaking government in Rwanda. Steve Bradshaw reports. Producer David Harrison ; Editor Steve Hewlett
Warren Beatty , Julie Christie
Joe Pendleton 's promising football career is abruptly ended in a fatal traffic accident. But it seems Joe was called from this world before his time, and is soon to return - in someone else's body. A remake of the 1941 film Here Comes Mr Jordan , this film marks Beatty's directorial debut.
Directors Warren Beatty. Buck Henry (1978). * FILM REVIEWS pages 37-42
Is Anyone Out There? It is now a commonly held belief that mankind is the sole advanced form of life in the solarsystem. But there are so many stars that the chances of humans being alone in the universe seem infinitesimally small.
Presented by Patrick Moore. Producer Pieter Morpurgo
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