BBC1 kicks off this centrepiece of the classical calendar for the first time, as Promenaders don their finery for the start of the 111th season of Henry Wood concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Tonight's music is performed by the BBC Symphony
Orchestra under the baton of Roger Norrington , and begins on a maritime theme with Berlioz's exuberant The Corsair overture. Janine Jansen is the soloist in Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, while Elgar's Overture: Cockaigne (in London Town), a colourful tour of the old capital, prefaces Tippett's oratorio A Child of Our Time, which airs on BBC2 from 8pm.
With Alan Titchmarsh. The concert is also broadcast at www.bbc.co.uk/proms and on Radio 3. (5) Pull-out guide to the Proms: see centre pages
Owed to Susan. A poem Ben once wrote to Susan turns out to have been penned by someone else.
Writers Steve Armogida and Jim Armogida
Director Dewi Humphreys ; Producer John Bartlett
Roger Bailey Jr:
It's all to play for in the final show of the current series, with the scores standing at 19 apiece. Joining Ally
McCoist are ex-England football star David Platt and newly crowned world IBF light-welterweight champion Ricky Hatton. Matt Dawson has Australian batsman Stuart Law and Sydney Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Jason Queally on his team. Sue Barker hosts. Producer Gareth Edwards ; Series producer Carl Doran
2/6. Father Ted and My Hero star Ardal O'Hanlon vents his spleen on topics ranging from Ryanair to feng shui in front of a celebrity audience that includes actor Anthony Head and Anthony Costa of pop band Blue. Meanwhile Dee delivers his deadpan standup. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Alex Hardcastle
10.00-12 noon. Jack interrogates Cofell in the hope he'll lead them to Teri and Kimberly. Gaines is put under pressure to murder Palmer and implicate Jack.
First shown on BBC2
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