Comedy drama starring James Cagney. Jailed for vagrancy, reporter Tom Richards is paroled to the charge of Vinnie McLeod , a newspaperwoman.
Together they take on the town's crooked bosses.
Director William K Howard (1943, U)
(BW) (S) Films: pp 78-82 ***
A roundup from News 24 with Sarah Montague and Darren Jordon , plus weather at 8.25.
More drama and interviews on the Asian cultural strand. Ends 10.50. Editor Paresh Solanki
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/asianlife Paranda Drama series set in Pakistan, revolving around a family relationship. (W)
9.40 Network East Sanjeev Kohli and Sonia Deol present another edition of the weekly chat show. (W)
10.20 Eastern Vibes Beginning a four-part series exploring the impact of Asian culture on multiracial Britain. Bhangra Fever: the New Brit Pop
The success of Bhangra. (W)
The weekly show finds out how two deaf cancer sufferers, Mal Crooks and Ben Steiner , are coping with the illness. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Wed 3.30am on BBC1
Patrick Moore talks to
Dr Alan Penny about the possibility of "other Earths". (R) (S)
Adventure drama starring John Lithgow , Isabella Rossellini and James Earl Jones. A writer sets out to find a missing wildlife photographer, and enters the perilous world of ivory poachers.
Director Joseph Sargent (1990, PG)
(S) Films: pp 78-82 **
Drama, showing as part of Saturday Matinee.
Obsessed with scaling the mountain that claimed her father's life, Carla Alton joins a group of climbers who are also determined to conquer its heights.
(1950, U) (S)
Films: pp 78-82 **
The Perils of Penelope. Lady
Penelope is called to Paris for a rendezvous with a scientist whose partner has vanished.
Shown last Tuesday (S)
Steve Wright plunders the archives for some more classic pop performances.
Shown last Wednesday (S)
Sulu returns strangely euphoric from a seemingly idyllic planet.
(Star Trek: Voyager Tuesday at 6.50pm)
Express columnist Ed Docx presents his personal slant on the week's news. (S)
Dougie Donnelly presents highlights from this afternoon's semi-finals of the Open at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.
Editor Neil Bowker Further highlights at 12.05am (S)
When Peace Died. Two recent images have captured the hatred and violence that has resurfaced in the Middle East.
In one, a boy from Gaza is shot dead by Israeli soldiers, in the other, two Israeli reservists are murdered by a Palestinian mob. Jane Corbin asks their families and negotiators whether Jews and Arabs can ever live together in peace. Editor Fiona Murch : Producers John Thynne. Frank Smith (S) (W)
Continuing the historical strand. Ends 9.00. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/history
BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE: price £2.95. available monthly from newsagents
House Detectives In the second assignment of the series, Juliet Morris and the team visit Ellem Lodge, a cottage set in the Scottish Borders. Owners Molly and lain McCreadie want to find out if the round building at the heart of their property was visited by King James IV of Scotland shortly before his death at the battle of Flodden in 1513. Series producer Tim Dunn : Executive producer Basil Comely (S) (W)
8.10 Secrets of the Ancients Viking Voyage. The Vikings navigated the North Atlantic without charts or magnetic compasses. How did they do it? Master mariner Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and his crew try to find out by sailing a replica Viking ship across the North Sea. Narrated by Robert Lindsay. Producer Martin Mortimore ; Series producer Cynthia Page (R) (S)
The first of a new three-part series which focuses on three key days that reveal how the significance of the sixties extends far beyond sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll.
Sink the Island. In August 1970 the Isle of Wight hosted the biggest rock concert ever, with Jimi Hendrix , the Doors, the Who, Free, Joni Mitchell and Joan Baez on the bill. But what should have been a celebration of peace and the music of an era ended in bitter conflict between organisers, locals, stars, police and Hell's Angels. See Choice.
Director Stephen White ; Series producer Mark Hayhurst (S) (W)
Days Out. Alan Bennett continues his monologues about growing up in Leeds with recollections of the craze for hiking. Producer Mark Shivas ; Director Patrick Garland (S) (W) Telling Tales continues on Wednesday at 9.45pm
Tonight the Asian comedy sketch show offers an insight into the true events at an Indian wedding. With
Meera Syal , Sanjeev Bhashkar , Nina Wadia and Kulvinda Ghir.
Director Nick Wood ; Producer Anil Gupta (R) (S) (W)
Screens. This week, through films such as All That
Heaven Allows and Videodrome, Tom Sutcliffe explores the way cinema has depicted television as a sinister and dangerous medium. With contributions from Sydney Pollack, Atom Egoyan and Terry Gilliam.
Director Martina Hall ; Series producer Janet Lee (S)
Tonight's music show features the Beautiful South, who perform tracks from their latest album Painting It Red, Jay Kay of Jamiroquai, the Stereophonics's Kelly Jones previewing songs from their forthcoming album Jeep, soul diva Jill Scott and Finnish accordionist Kimmo Pohjonen. Director Janet Fraser Cook ; Producer Alison Howe (S) (W)
Further highlight's from this afternoon's
Open championship semi-finals.
More metal-crunching action.
Shown last Friday Repeated tomorrow at 11.15am (S)
Jeremy Clarkson meets left-ofcentre comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner. Ends 2.00am. Shown last Thursday (S) (W)
Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
AS Guru 3.00 Biology: Programme 1 Ends 5.00am.