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6.05 Velocity Diagrams
6.30 Declining Citizenship (S)
7.00 The Unusual Suspects
7.30 Art: a Question of Style (S)
Andrew Harvey and Jane Hill with a roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)
Examining the natural and political causes of famines.
Today on the series that aims to make viewers think,
Edward Enfield wonders if it is possible to hold back time and Penny Smith looks at the "24-7" life. FURTHER INFORMATION: call [number removed](calls charged at national rate)
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Coming of Age. Guy de la Bedoyere looks for evidence of a "golden age" of Roman rule. (R) (S)
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Thought-provoking shorts: today, the bed that once belonged to
How growing older affects people on various levels.
Gaelic traditions on Skye.
Lara Crooks introduces a special programme looking at the impact of genetics on the deaf community. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Thursday 12.35am on BBC1
Patrick Moore discusses an unusual planetary conjunction.
Shown last Sunday on BBC1 (S)
In the first of a two-part story, the rescue of a crashed shuttle craft leads Blake to uncover Federation plans to buy a powerful supercomputer. (R)
First of a Saturday Matinee war double bill, starring Dirk Bogarde.
Crete, 1944: trying to demoralise the occupying German army, two British officers plan to kidnap a leading German officer.
(Widescreen) (1956) (BW) (S) ****
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Adventure, concluding the wartime double bill, starring David McCallum. An RAF pilot is asked to mount a mission over France to destroy Germany's ultimate rocket weapon, but he finds that Allied prisoners are being used as a human shield.
Director Boris Sagal (1968, U) (S) Rims: pp 54-59 **
The climax of the cross-country phase at the Badminton Horse Trials, featuring many of the world's top eventers. Introduced by Clare Balding.
Producer Barbara Slater
Archive sounds, including T Rex, Soft Cell and Depeche Mode.
Shown last Wednesday (S)
Going to the Dogs. Chef Jamie Oliver rustles up a quick meal before setting off with friends to the greyhound track.
(Shown last Wednesday) (S) (W)
With Sian Williams. Weather David Braine. (S)
Our Genes. The foreign-affairs series focuses on genetic experimentation. Isabel Hilton reports from Norway on the Lebensborn, children parented by local woman and Nazi soldiers who were humiliated as outcasts after Germany's defeat. Dr Matt Ridley meets a small "inbred" community in Sardinia, the subject of a new controversy over genetic science, and Edward Stourton meets Italian fertility specialist Severino Antinori and his Vatican neighbours to discuss whetherthe gift of life should be left in God's hands. Editor Fiona Murch ; Series producer Lucy Hetherington (S)
One Foot In the Past: Women in Architecture
Traditionally, architecture has been a profession dominated by men. But Joan Bakewell digs into the profession's history to identify the women who have helped shape the British landscape, from medieval prioresses to powerful aristocrats, and uncovers a wealth of innovative design. See Choice.
Director Sasha Bates ; Executive producer Basil Comely (S) (W)
8.05 Breaking the Code
Derek Jacobi gives an acclaimed performance in this 1997 film as Alan Turing , the mathematical genius whose cracking of the German Enigma code changed the course of the Second World War. Turing's uncompromising stance was a strength in his scientific work but, combined with his homosexuality, it was to lead to personal disaster. See Choice.
Written by Hugh Whitemore ; Producer Jack Emery
Director Herbert Wise (R) (S)
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War drama, starring John Mills.
In 1940, more than 338,000 men were taken off the beaches around Dunkirk in an operation that has become a legend of the Second World War. This film re-creates the evacuation by following the fortunes of some of the soldiers who were there as well as the men who set sail from England to rescue them.
(1958, PG) (BW) (S) Films: pp 54-59 ***
Dub-rock veterans Primal Scream, fresh from the success of their recent Xtrmntr album, feature tonight on Jools Holland's musical showcase alongside the international sound of Senegal singer Youssou N'Dour. Plus
Bill Wyman 's Rhythm Kings, featuring Georgie Fame and Procul Harum'sGaryBrookeron lead vocals, American folk-blues singer Odetta, and new guitar band Coldplay.
Director Janet Fraser Crook ; Producer Mark Cooper (S) (W)
AM Sci-fi drama starring Julie Christie. In an unspecified country, in an indeterminate future, books are banned and readers persecuted. Montag, a fireman, has a bright future until he meets Clarisse, a teacher, who asks if he has ever read a book. Widescreen. Ends 2.35am.
Director Francois Truffaut (1966) (S) Films: pp 54-59 ***
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Design and Technology (part 2) - looking Ends 5am. (S)