Spy drama starring Humphrey Bogart. Rick Leland is given a _ fake discharge from the US army and assigned to follow the trail of suspected enemy agents. Directed by John Huston and Vincent Sherman (1942. U) (BW) (S) Films: pp 51-55 * * *
A roundup from News 24, plus weather at 8.25. (W)
Romantic drama, showing as part of the Asia 2 strand, starring Salman Khan as a playboy who has little feelings forthe women he dates then promptly leaves. In Hindi with English subtitles. Director Deepak Sareen
(1998, PG) Films: pp 51-55 ***
Lara Crooks investigates whether deaf people get equal access to the tourist industry in Britain. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. (R) Repeated Wed at 2.15am on BBC1
Sgt Bilko discovers a former boxing champion in his platoon.
(BW) (R) (S)
Magnificent Warriors. Commander Adama revives a relationship with an old flame to save the fleet from starvation. (R) (S)
Desperate Intruder. The Hood sets out to capture Brains.
Shown last Tuesday (S)
A double bill of newly restored Norman Wisdom films, introduced by the star himself, begins with this Second World War comedy. Drafted into the army, Norman Pitkin 's incompetence proves disastrous, especially when transported behind enemy lines, where he is a menace to friend and foe alike. Widescreen.
Director John Paddy Carstairs (1958, U) Postponed from Tuesday 19 December
(BW) (S) Films: pp 51-55 **
Norman Pitkin/General Schreiber:
Gretchen von Schmetterling:
Comedy, concluding today's Norman Wisdom double bill.
When he is crossed in love, hapless grocer Norman Puckle joins the navy where he is put into training to man an interplanetary rocket. Widescreen.
Director Robert Asher (1960, PG)
Postponed from Wednesday 20 December (BW) (S) Films: pp 51-55**
Admiral Sir Bryanston Blyth:
Steve Wright presents a Christmas party edition featuring Madness, Abba, Steps, Ricky Martin , Blur and the Rolling Stones.
Shown last Wednesday (S)
Jim White of The Guardian reviews the week's news. (S)
For the next nine days, the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley
Green, Surrey, plays hostto the World Professional Darts championship. Thirty-two players from around the world will be competing for prize money of L189,000, with the added incentive of 52,000 for a nine-dart checkout.
Strong favourites to win the competition are England's
Mervyn King and Raymond Bameveld from the Netherlands.
Live coverage of the first round begins at 7pm, featuring the match between number five seed Co Stompe , who reached the semi-finals last year, and England's Andy Smith. Ray Stubbs and Bobby George present the coverage. Commentary is by Tony Green and John Part.
Producer Lance Hardy ; Executive producer Malcolm Kemp (W)
Uam Neeson narrates a new three-part series about the rise, demise and legacy of the Greek empire, which stretched from Asia to Spain and marked the dawn of Western civilisation.
The Birth of Democracy. The start of the world's first democracy is seen through the eyes of Cleisthenes, the Athenian nobleman who masterminded the creation of a fiercely independent "society of equals". See Choice.
Director Cassian Harrison (S) (W) BBC BOOK: a hardback is available now from bookshops
Polly Toynbee : page 16; Ancient Greece sites - Webwatch: p39
Period adventure, inspired by James Fenimore Cooper 's classic novel, starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Madeleine Stowe. Hawkeye and Uncas are the sons of Chingachgook. They fight as mercenaries in the power struggle between the French and British in the New World, but suddenly find themselves involved in bitter intrigue and betrayal, where far more than land is at stake. Widescreen.
Director Michael Mann (1992,15) (S) (W) Films: pp 51-55 ****
Major Duncan Heyward:
Col Edmund Munro:
Comedy drama, from the director of Apollo 13 and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, starring Michael Keaton , Glenn Close and Robert Duvall. The Sun newspaper means everything to its city editor Henry Hackett. Not even the impending birth of his first child or a job at the upmarket Sentinel can deflect him from the search for a good story. So when a possible exclusive virtually drops in his lap, the race is on to get the story before the presses roll.
Director Ron Howard (1994. 15) (S) Films: pp 51-55 ****
Highlights from the first day's play at the World Professional
Darts championship from Frimley Green. Six first-round matches have already been played, and three seeds have been in action, including the number one seed from
England Mervyn King against Chris Mason , one of last year's semi-finalists. (W)
Oscar-winning adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson 's classic horror tale, starring Fredric March and Miriam Hopkins. A young physician starts experimenting on himself, but with terrible consequences.
Director Rouben Mamoulian (1932, 12) (BW) (S) Films: pp 51-55 ****
Dr Henry Jekyll Mr Hyde:
Brigadier General Carew:
Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/leamingzone
GCSE Bltesize Revision English 1 Ends 5am. (S)