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: Breakfast

Presented by Susanna Reid and Charlie Stayt. Including
NewsWatch at 7.45.


Presented By: Susanna Reid
Presented By: Charlie Stayt.

: Saturday Kitchen

Chefs Marcus Wareing and Antonio Carluccio join
James Martin in the kitchen. BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE:
James Martin serves fruity family puddings in the October issue. On sale now, price £3.10


Unknown: Marcus Wareing
Unknown: Antonio Carluccio
Unknown: James Martin
Unknown: James Martin

: MasterChef: the Professionals

The four successful young chefs from this week's heats serve up a two-course meal for restaurant critics Charles Campion , Jeremy Wayne and Nicholas Lander. Michel Roux Jr and Gregg Wallace pick the two winners.
Shown yesterday on BBC2


Unknown: Charles Campion
Unknown: Jeremy Wayne
Unknown: Nicholas Lander.
Unknown: Michel Roux Jr
Unknown: Gregg Wallace

: News; Weather

: Football Focus

Manish Bhasin and Martin Keown preview the weekend's international football action, featuring a host of World Cup qualifiers.


Unknown: Manish Bhasin
Unknown: Martin Keown

: Paralympics 2008: Opening Ceremony

Live coverage of the opening ceremony of the 13th
Paralympic Games from the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing. Clare Balding introduces what promises to be a dramatic spectacle, with commentary by Paul Dickenson , who is joined by multi-Paralympic gold medallist Tanni Grey-Thompson and bronze medallist Ade Adepitan. Paralympics GB finished second in the medal table in Athens and expectations are high following Team GB's medal haul at the Olympics. Executive producer Jonathan Bromley
Exec editor Dave Gordon Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
Ask the expert: page 30


Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Unknown: Tanni Grey-Thompson
Unknown: Ade Adepitan.
Producer: Jonathan Bromley
Editor: Dave Gordon

: The Green Green Grass

Tyler develops an interest in the works of Thomas Hardy and Marlene has touble getting to sleep.


Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: BBC News

Regional News; Weather

: Shrek

Sharp animated fantasy comedy. Shrek is a grumpy green ogre whose swamp is overrun with homeless traditional fairy-tale characters. In order to get them evicted by scheming Lord Farguaad, he must complete a task: rescue
Princess Fiona from her dragon-guarded tower and bring her back, with only a talking donkey for company. Can he do it? And will love get in the way of his plans? Review page 37. Featuring the voices of:
(2001, U)


Director: Andrew Adamson
Director: Vicky Jenson
Shrek: Mike Myers
Blind mouse: Mike Myers
Donkey: Eddie Murphy
Princess Fiona: Cameron Diaz
Lord Farquaad: John Lithgow
Monsieur Hood: Vincent Cassel
Ogre hunter: Peter Dennis
Old woman: Kathleen Freeman

: Weakest Link

Celebrities from the world of food and drink, including the Hairy Bikers, chef Theo Randall and wine critic Oily Smith, join Anne Robinson for a charity edition of the quiz in which contestants answer questions as a team, eliminating the poorest players as they go.
Producer Lamees Nuseibeh: Series producer Alexandra McLeod


Unknown: Theo Randall
Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Alexandra McLeod

: Eurovision Dance Contest

Live from Glasgow, Graham Norton and Claudia Winkleman introduce the second Eurovision dance competition. A total of 14 celebrity and professional dancing couples from Austria, Azerbaijan, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Ukraine will each take to the floor with a freestyle routine, all bidding to win the votes of both an expert judging panel and TV viewers continent-wide, and to be crowned champions. Representing the UK are EastEnders and The Bill star Louisa Lytton and professional dancer and Strictly Come Dancing regular Vincent Simone. Commentary comes from Len Goodman and Craig Revel Horwood.
Director Nikki Parsons : Producer Kate Maddigan The Inside Story: page 46


Unknown: Graham Norton
Unknown: Claudia Winkleman
Unknown: Louisa Lytton
Unknown: Vincent Simone.
Unknown: Len Goodman
Unknown: Craig Revel Horwood.
Director: Nikki Parsons
Producer: Kate Maddigan

: BBC News

With Matthew Amroliwala.
Then Weather with Helen Willetts.
Followed by National Lottery Update


Unknown: Matthew Amroliwala.
Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: Firewall

Crime thriller starring Harrison Ford. Computer security expert Jack Stanfield enjoys a comfortable life working for a bank. But when a team of thieves led by the sadistic Bill Cox takes his wife and children hostage, Jack is forced to use his expertise to "steal" from his employers in order to ensure the safety of his loved ones. Review page 37.
Director Richard Loncraine (2006, 12)


Unknown: Harrison Ford.
Unknown: Jack Stanfield
Unknown: Bill Cox
Director: Richard Loncraine
Jack Stanfield: Harrison Ford
Bill Cox: Paul Bettany
Beth Stanfield: Virginia Madsen
Janet Stone: Mary Lynn Rajskub
Gary Mitchell: Robert Patrick
Harry Romano: Robert Forster
Arlin Forester: Alan Arkin
Sarah Stanfield: Carly Schroeder
Andy Stanfield: Jimmy Bennett

: Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Joining JR for the first in a new series are glamour puss
Kelly Brook , members of Team GB, comedy mavericks the Mighty Boosh and the Streets.
Shown yesterday Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Kelly Brook

: BBC News

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