Continuing the epic drama.
David (part 2). Challenges to his authority wreck King David's relationship with God, making vengeance inevitable.
Next episode tomorrow 7.05am (S)
Jane Hill and Andrew Harvey with a roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)
Swashbuckling adventure, starring Richard Greene as the intrepid Captain Scarlett, who fights for justice against royal tyranny in post-Napoleonic France. Director Thomas Carr (1953. U) (S) Films: pp 66-74 **
Lara Crooks hosts the first TV quiz for deaf children, today featuring two teams from Derby: Heathiands School and the Royal School for the Deaf. With sign language and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated Thursday at 12.35am on BBC1
Second-round coverage from the world championship at the Crucible in Sheffield, introduced by Dougie Donnelly. (S)
Written by Terry Nation.
The crew are placed in danger when the implant in Gan's brain designed to limit aggressive impulses malfunctions. (R)
A Saturday Matinée literary double bill opens with an adaptation of Jane Austen 's novel. Independent-minded
Elizabeth Bennet attracts the attention of rich Mr Darcy , whom, much to her mother's despair, she dislikes for his arrogance.
Director Robert Z Leonard (1940. U )
(BW) (S) Films: pp 66-74 ****
Period drama based on the novel by Thomas Hardy ,
- concluding the literary double bill. Eustacia Vye longs for the excitement of a world beyond the constraints of village life on Egdon Heath, where her arrival causes scandal and tragedy.
Director Jack Gold (1994) (S) Films: pp 66-74★★★
Archive sounds, including the Cure, Erasure, Peter Frampton and Manic Street Preachers.
Shown last Wednesday (S)
Another visit to Sheffield for more world championship action at the Crucible theatre. (S)
Girls, Girls, Girls. Jamie's girlfriend Jules persuades him to join her on a girls' night out, so he dutifully prepares some treats for their post-club pyjama party.
Shown last Wednesday (S) (W)
One of Yehudi Menuhin 's life-long ambitions was to teach a group of children to play the violin from scratch. This film, showing on what would have been his 84th birthday, follows the initial selection of 12 state primary-school children from Guildford, Surrey, theirfirst lessons with him and the interaction with their remarkable teacher. See Choice.
Producer Colin Bell ; Executive producers
John Kelleher and Bob Lockyer (S) (W)
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/history One Foot in the Past Sex and the Georgian City. Behind their elegant Georgian facades, 18th-century cities were built on the profits of the sex industry, where prostitution was a sophisticated, lucrative and surprisingly respectable trade. Dan Cruickshank charts the rise to fame and fortune of two prostitutes, and sees how the obsession with sex extended to art, architecture and even landscape gardens. Director Sab Hobkinson ; Executive producer Basil Comely (S) (W)
8.05 History Zone Rims Remember the Alamo. In 1836, nearly
200 Texans, including Davy Crockett , were slaughtered at the Alamo by 1,600 Mexicans. From the start, the story captured the American imagination, but, in the retelling, the truth about events became distorted. Over 160 years on, can fact be separated from fiction? See Choice.
Producer Jonathan Gili ; Editor Laurence Rees (S) (W) The Last Command. a film version of the Alamo, is on Monday at 10.30pm
INFORMATION: History 2000 line: [number removed]. Charged at national rate.
David Vine introduces further second-round coverage from the Crucible theatre in Sheffield. Ray Edmonds,
Clive Everton , Jim Meadowcroft , Dennis Taylor , Willie Thome and John Virgo provide the match commentary.
Producer Alison Witkover ; Executive producer Graham Fry (S)
Nanny by Searchlight. Private Potts excels himself with the mishandling of top-secret orders, leading to a night in the Bloody Tower for General de Gaulle.
Private Potts/General Fearless Petty Officer Joan Bottomley
Written by Lou Jones and Maurice Sellar ; Director Martin Shardlow
Producer Roger Race (S)
Colonel Witherton Nicholas Courtney:
Eagle-Eye Cherry previews songs from Living in the Present Future, and, for the first time on television, collaborates with his sister Neneh as the pair perform Long Way Around. Cardiff's Super Furry Animals play tracks from their new Welsh album Mwng, and Dot Allison joins London-based dance pioneers Death in Vegas for their new single, Dirge.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper (S) (W)
Drama. New York, 1954: a glamorous movie star is filmed with her skirt blowing in the air; a US senator tries to persuade afamous scientist to testify against communism. Later that evening, the actress invites herself into the scientist's room, intent on discussing some ideas with him ...
Director Nicolas Roeg (1985.15) (S)
Films: pp 66-74 ****
Sci-fi horror. A series of deaths alert local people to strange and deadly forces unleashed by scientists at a US air force base in Canada. Ends 2.55am. Director Arthur drabtree (1957) (BW) (S) Films: pp 66-74***
Repeats are not indicated. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education
GCSE Biteslze Revision French (part 1). Ends 5am.