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: Moses

Concluding a two-part adaptation of the epic biblical saga, starring Ben Kingsley. The tribes are free of Egyptian rule but have to face many punishments on the path to the Promised Land. (S)


Unknown: Ben Kingsley.

: Weekend 24

Jane Hill and Chris Eakin with a roundup from News 24, plus weather updates at 8.25.


Unknown: Jane Hill
Unknown: Chris Eakin

: Asia 2

The Asian-culture strand. Ends 10.50
Manjdhar Continuingthe Pakistani drama revolving around family intrigues. In Urdu with in-vision subtitles.
9.30 Cafe 21 Rajesh Mirchandani 's youthful audience today discuss the contemporary importance of religion. Does it still form a cornerstone of their everyday lives?
10.00 BBC Asia Awards Another chance to see the results of the BBC Asia
Awards, featuring a guest appearance at Birmingham's NEC by last year's music-award winners Asian Dub
Foundation. Hosted by Nina Wadia.
Shown yesterday Asia 2 Editor Paresh Solanki


Unknown: Rajesh Mirchandani
Unknown: Nina Wadia.
Editor: Paresh Solanki

: See Hear on Saturday

Addressing the impact of genetics on the deaf community and the issues this controversial topic raises for individual choice. Hosted by Lara Crooks. With signing and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Thursday at 1.15am on BBC1 WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see.hear

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's Allergy

Bilko develops an allergy to poker and sets out to find the cure. (BW) (R)

: In Which We Serve

A Saturday Matinée double bill starts with this war drama starring Noël Coward and John Mills. Dive-bombed in the Battle of Crete, HMS Torrin'is lost.
However, the memories of her surviving crew re-create the stirring story of the ship, and those who served in her.
Directors Noel Coward , David Lean
(1942, U) (BW) (S) Films: pp 74-79 *****
Barry Norman on Noël Coward: p65


Unknown: John Mills.
Directors: Noel Coward
Directors: David Lean
Unknown: Barry Norman
Captain D: Noël Coward
O/S Shorty Blake: John Mills
CPO Walter Hardy: Bernard Miles
Alix Kinross: Celia Johnson
Mrs Hardy: Joyce Carey
Freda Lewis: Kay Walsh

: The League of Gentlemen

The Saturday Matinée double bill concludes with this crime comedy. Infuriated by his enforced retirement from the army, an ex-officer plans a huge bank robbery by drawing on his vast military experience and a group of old army colleagues.
Director Basil Dearden
(1960. PG) (BW) (S) Films: pp 74-79 ★★★★


Director: Basil Dearden
Lieutenant Colonel Hyde: Jack Hawkins
Peter Graham Race: Nigel Patrick
Mycroft: Roger Livesey
Edward Lexy: Richard Attenborough
Martin Porthill: Bryan Forbes

: The Virginian: Echo from Another Day

Ex-convict Sam Harder returns to Medicine Bow in the knowledge that his former partner-in-crime will be stalking him. (R)


Archive music footage of Queen, Tina Turner and Imagination.
(Shown last Wednesday) (S)

: What the Papers Say

Jim White of The Guardian dissects the past week's newspaper coverage. (S)


Unknown: Jim White

: Snooker

Highlights from the first session of the second emi-final at the UK championship, played over the best of 17 frames.
Commentary at the Bournemouth International Centre comes from Clive Everton, Ray Edmonds , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo and Willie Thorne. Presented by David Vine.
Producer Alison Witkover ; Executive producer Graham Fry


Unknown: Ray Edmonds
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Willie Thorne.
Presented By: David Vine.
Producer: Alison Witkover
Producer: Graham Fry

: Covent Garden Tales

Continuing the series about the new Royal Opera House. The Front-of-House Team. Nicki Spencer arranges a treasure hunt to help herfront-of-house team learn the complex geography of the new-look Royal Opera House.
Director Francesca Kemp ; Executive producer Peter Maniura (5) (W) The next episode is on Thursday at 10.20pm
Royal Opera House Opening Celebration is on Wednesday at 8pm
Open House: James Naughtie and Darcey Bussell on the new house: p35; Brian Kay on an opening celebration to savour: p56


Unknown: Nicki Spencer
Director: Francesca Kemp
Producer: Peter Maniura
Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Darcey Bussell
Unknown: Brian Kay

: Correspondent

The General and the Boxer. General Alexander Lebed , the governor of Krasnoyarsk, is locked in combat with pugilist tycoon Anatoli Bykov , wanted on charges of corruption and murder and recently arrested by Interpol. At stake is control of a huge and valuable area of Siberia, a region rich in mineral deposits. Andrew Harding reports on a case that reflects a wider issue in Russia: who really runs the country - the bankrupt state or the "gangster capitalists"? Producer Ewa Ewart : Editor Fiona Murch (S)


Unknown: General Alexander Lebed
Unknown: Anatoli Bykov
Unknown: Andrew Harding
Producer: Ewa Ewart
Editor: Fiona Murch

: The History Zone Ends 9.00pm

WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/history
Meet the Ancestors At the Sign of the Eagle.
Julian Richards and an excavation team unearth a lead coffin from a fourth-century Roman cemetery, only the second ever such find in Winchester. The clues they found within shed light on a wealthy Roman's pagan beliefs. Series producer Ian Potts ; Executive producer
Caroline van den Brul (R) (S)
8.05 Timewatch Las Vegas and the Mormons. Creation of Las
Vegas has traditionally been attributed to the Mafia, but it was in fact the Mormons who founded "Sin City". First-hand testimony recalls the involvement of the devout religious movement, from "Mr Las Vegas", who bankrolled the casinos, to the aides who surrounded billionaire Howard Hughes.
Producer Richard Bradley ; Editor Laurence Rees (R) (S) (W)
Then Flora Britannica Profiling another British plant.


Unknown: Julian Richards
Producer: Ian Potts
Producer: Caroline van Den Brul
Unknown: Howard Hughes.
Producer: Richard Bradley
Editor: Laurence Rees

: Hippies

Sexy Hippies. A sex party threatens to get out of hand.
Shown last Friday (S) (W)

: Snooker

The lineup for tomorrow's UK championship final is decided as David Vine introduces highlights from the concluding session of the second semi.


Introduces: David Vine

: Storyville

A Cry from the Grave. Under the eyes of the United Nations, troops of the Bosnian Serb army massacred over 7,000 men from the town of Srebrenica in the summer of 1995. Leslie Woodhead 's film is the result of a year-long investigation into the killing and the aftermath of Europe's worst massacre since the Second World War. See Choice.
Executive producer Krishan Arora (S) (W)


Unknown: Leslie Woodhead
Producer: Krishan Arora

: Later with Jools Holland

Guests tonight include Britpop heroes Supergrass, Spice girl Melanie C , US bluesman Robert Cray , former Frankie Goes to Hollywood frontman Holly Johnson , and hotly tipped new London punk-funk outfit Campag Velocet.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper (W)


Unknown: Melanie C
Unknown: Robert Cray
Unknown: Holly Johnson
Unknown: Campag Velocet.
Director: Janet Fraser Crook
Producer: Mark Cooper

: Targets

Crime thriller starring Boris Karloff. The paths of a Vietnam veteran and an ageing film star are destined to meet in a most horrific manner at a drive-in cinema. Ends 2.40am
Director Peter Bogdanovich (1968) Films: pp 74-79 ****


Unknown: Boris Karloff.
Director: Peter Bogdanovich

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Dynamo Numeracy (ages 7-9) Ends 5.00am WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education

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