Comedy starring Bud Abbott
Eddie and Albert are would-be plumbers called to the estate of a millionaire.
Director Jean Yarbrough (1944)
When Andy meets a vagrant who claims to own a racecourse, he not only buys the story, he buys the property. Director Stephen Ramsey
The musical series featuring Asian artists continues with the second of two Programmes on love songs.
11.05 Bollywood or Bust!
Hindi movie quiz.
Historical drama. In Hindi with English subtitles.
Romantic drama starring
Jane Wyman , Van Johnson One rainy afternoon in New York during the Second
World War, Ruth meets a soldier. They fall in love but Ruth's happiness is short-lived. Director Rudolph Mate (1956)
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The Man Who Made Up His Mind
Gerald Edelman challenges the existing view of the brain.
A Second World War refugee returns to Poland to trace his relatives.
Chef Ian Parmenter provides a step-by-step guide to preparing delicious and healthy food.
Biopic starring Kurt Russell
The story of the man behind the myth, from his birth in 1935 to his comeback concert in Las Vegas in 1969. With
Shelley Winters, Season Hubley. Director John Carpenter
Highlights from last week's
Late Show specials.
Anne Perkins investigates parliamentary committees.
EdltorJames Leaton Gray
With Chris Lowe.
Weather Peter Cockroft
Hawke versus Keating
The final part of the story of the fight for the Australian prime ministership sees Bob Hawke and Paul Keating circling each other like sharks ready for a spectacular political kill.
Colleagues and associates continue the story with down-to-earth Australian frankness.
Crowded House/Tim Finn Recorded in 1991, this performance by New Zealand's melodic quartet, is enriched by the vocals of Tim Finn , brother of the group's founding member.
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A new run of the arts and culture series includes programmes about science fiction author Philip K Dick, bare knuckle boxing, film-maker Derek Jarman, the Bahai religion, ragga music and American artist Cindy Sherman.
But the season opens with In Search of Oz, an exploration of the phenomenal popularity of L Frank Baum 's famous children's story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, written in 1900. About 20 film versions of the story have been made (including a 1925 one with Oliver Hardy), and the programme includes clips from a selection of these, plus the first TV showing of Baum's own 1908 film and missing footage from the Judy Garland movie (being shown tomorrow at 2.50pm).
Distinguished devotees to Baum's magical land include writers Gore Vidal, Ray Bradbury and Saiman Rushdie, and film-maker Nora Ephron.
Director Brian Skeet; Series editors Nigel Finch and Anthony Wall
Continuing the repeat run of this highly acclaimed police drama's first series.
Words of Advice. Tony Clark 's marital life is coming apart as he investigates a complaint of sexual harassment by a WPC against a black sergeant. A widespread network of racial and sexual prejudice is discovered - but how qualified is Clark to sit in judgment on a sexual harassment case?
Written by Steve Trafford
Producer Peter Norris ; Director Alan Dossor
Chief Supt Deakin:
Sgt Viv Jones:
PC Gillian Tate:
Historical drama starring Julian Sands In 18th-century Italy, a young nobleman discovers his future bride has been the king's mistress. He renounces the world and becomes a hermit, but even then he is not free from temptation. In Italian with English subtitles. With Charlotte Gainsbourg, Nastassja Kinski and Massimo Bonetti.
Directors Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
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Guests include Bryan Ferry,
Suede, Soul Asylum, Fishbone and Ed Alleyne-Johnson . Director JanetFraser Crook
Producer Mark Cooper