First of a two-part adaptation of the epic biblical saga, starring
Ben Kingsley. Moses flees Egypt when he learns his true birthright. Ends next Saturday. (S)
Jane Hill and David Robertson with a roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25.
Gremlins of the Night. In Africa and Asia, David Attenborough explores the twilight world of night primates. (R) (S)
The Asian-culture strand. Ends 11.20 Manjdhar Pakistani family drama. In Urdu with in-vision subtitles.
10.00 Cafe 21 Rajesh Mirchandani 's youthful audience today discuss the music industry. Are there enough opportunities for talent from the Asian and black communities?
10.30 Network East Live at the Mega
Mela A live visit to sample the music, fashion and food on offer at the UK's largest Asian festival, the Network East Mega Mela at the NEC in Birmingham. Presented by Sonia Deol and Sanjeev Kohli. Asia 2 Editor Paresh Solanki
BBC Asia Awards -Friday at 11.20pm
The magazine series hosted by Lara Crooks features a report on Derby Changes, an organisation designed to help people to live independently of care. Plus the viability of a TV channel for the deaf, and a profile of two deaf sisters who have set up a design company. With signing and in-vision subtitles.
Cat Carers. Tips on how citrus fruits and garlic capsules can help in looking after felines. (S)
Saturday Matinée drama set in twenties Australia, starring Robert Mitchum and Deborah Kerr. A family of "sundowners" - folk who travel from job to job around the country- are divided over their lifestyle. Widescreen.
Director Fred Zinnemann (1960)
(S) (W) Films: pp 76-83 ****
Barry Norman on Robert Mitchum : p67
Steve is under threat from an armed robber he helped to convict. (R)
Archive hits from acts including Kim Wilde and the Beastie Boys. Shown last Wednesday (S)
Presented by Miranda Sawyer of The Observer. (S)
Snooker Coverage of the UK championship at the Bournemouth International Centre begins with live action from today's best-of-17-frame fourth-round matches. Scotland's John Higgins secured the title last year with a 10-6 win over Wales's Matthew Stevens. Presented by David Vine.
Indoor Bowls Dougie Donnelly introduces the best of this afternoon's semi-final action from the Open championship at Preston's Guild Hall. (S) (W)
Delivering the Kingdom. On the last leg of his voyage down the Thames, Patrick Wright reflects upon its associations with political matters since Civil War days, when
Oliver Cromwell 's army council met in St Mary's Church, Putney.
On hisjourney through London, Wright recalls tragedies such as the 1989 Marchioness disaster, and looks at how the Thames will be a focus for millennium celebrations.
Director Adam Low : Producer James Runcie (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/history
BBC BOOK: The River. by Patrick Wright , priced £18.99
Rights of the Child. On the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Children's Rights, reporters around the globe look at how the rights of children can conflict with parents' interests. Edward Stourton is in California, where cases of children born after sperm donation have resulted in tension between the genetic father and the parents that have raised the child. Other reports are filed by Matt Frei in South Korea and Wendy Robbins in India.
Producer Lucy Hetherington ; Editor Fiona Murch (S)
Meet the Ancestors First in a six-part series exploring the lives of our ancient forebears using forensic techniques. Warrior. Archaeologist Julian Richards joins experts as they piece together the life of an Anglo-Saxon warrior found buried with his horse at a US Air Force base in Suffolk.
Producer Ian Potts ; Executive producer Caroline van den Brul (R) (S)
Tales of the Eiffel Tower. Loathed by the intellectual establishment after its construction in 1889, the Eiffel Tower is now a cherished symbol of Paris. Tonight's film relates the story of the tower's construction and hears from people whose lives are linked to it. See Choice.
Producer Jonathan Gili ; Editor Laurence Rees (S) (W)
David Vine introduces fourth-round action from the UK championship. Commentary by Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo , Jim Meadowcroft , Willie Thorne. Producer Alison Witkover ; Executive producer Graham Fry
Hairy Hippies. Ray is determined that his hippy musical will be a success, but Alex is unhappy in his role as Jesus. Shown last Friday (S) (W)
Stephen Poliakoff 's drama, originally shown in three parts. receives a second showing over two consecutive nights. A US property developer finds the employees of a vast picture library still ensconced in a building he has come to renovate. Concludes tomorrow at 10.30pm. See Choice.
Producer John Chapman ; Director Stephen Poliakoff (R) (S) (W)
Christopher Anderson I:
Beck and Ocean Colour Scene plays tracks from their new albums, soul diva Mary J Blige joins host Jools Holland for (You Make Me Feet like a) Natural Woman and Merz, alias Conrad Lambert , plunders his eponymous first album.
Director Janet Fraser Crook: Producer Mark Cooper (W)
Fourth-round highlights from the UK championship in Bournemouth. With David Vine.
Classic Hollywood drama about a man who tries to evade the law after escaping a brutal chain gang. Ends 2.40am
Director MervynLeRoy (1932) (BW) Films: pp 76-83 ****
Repeats are not indicated.
Dynamo Numeracy (ages 5-7) Ends 5.00am WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education