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News roundup, with Darren Jordon and Sian Williams.
Weather at 8.25. (W)
Evaluating the ecological effect of technology. (S)
The cult of celebrity. (S)
A look at life in one of the largest cities in the world. (R) (S)
Lo-fi music from Wisdom of Harry, using a 1980s computer and vinyl. (R) (S)
What does the increase in video game sales mean for
Hollywood? (R) (S)
Artist Mike Ricketts looks at
Millais's Ophelia. (R)(S)
Raymond Hollywood profiles Charles Hampton , famous for his signed interpretation of songs. With sign language and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated Wednesday lam BBC
Drama, first in a Saturday Matinée double bill of William Wyler directed films.
When Leslie Crosbie shoots a man on her husband's rubber plantation, evidence comes to light that casts doubt on her self-defence story. Review page 51.
(1940. PG) (BW) (S)
The lightweight semi-finals sees Mouser MechaCatbot clash with Alpha Raptor and Dasbot take on the cocky Backlash. (S)
Culinary edition featuring three courses - in Glasgow, Provence and the Cotswolds. (S)i60i920i
Nestern, concluding today's Saturday Matinée double bill Df William Wyler films. Having travelled west to marry a landowner's daughter, James McKay finds himself embroiled in a vicious feud. Widescreen. Review page 51.
(1958, PG) (S)
Paul McCartney introduces the best of his post-Beatles work.
Shown last Wednesday (S)
Further action from Wentworth, with Steve Rider. (S) (W)
Krelboyne Picnic. Malcolm fears looking like a freak in front of his family when they attend a picnic at his school.
Shown yesterday (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/cult
Second of three election specials, pinpointing profound, revealing and absurd moments of the week's campaigning. Hosted by Jeremy Paxman , with guest Clive Anderson.
Producer Mary Wilkinson (S) (W)
Then Turning Points Triple jumper Jonathan Edwards talks about how his faith helped in the 1992 Turin Grand Prix. (S)
As part of this year's BBC Music Live festival, this concert of French classical music, performed by the BBC
Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of their chief conductor Yan Pascal Tortelier , comes from a refurbished Leeds Town Hall. Featured works are the Faure Requiem with soprano Joan Rodgers , baritone Nathan Gunn and the BBC Singers, Poulenc's Organ Concerto with Wayne Marshall , and Messiaen's Les Offrandes Oubliées.
Presented by Stephanie Hughes. Also broadcast on Radio 3. Director/Producer Oliver Macfarlane (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/music
Profile of Wayne Marshall - Music: page 26
Philippa Forrester introduces the second live programme from this year's dog show, which had to be re-scheduled because of the foot and mouth outbreak. Tonight, judging takes place in the toy and utility dog categories. Shauna Lowry reports on events on the floor, with commentary from Peter Purves , Jessica Holm , Frank Kane and Wayne Cavanaugh. Continues tomorrow at 8pm.
Producer Ian Russell ; Executive producer David Pickthall (S) (W)
Britt Ekland was surely ideally placed to comment on the second year of the celebrated decade in this repeated series on the 1970s. It was the year of her big break in the film Get Carter with Michael Caine, and shortly before her celebrated relationship with Rod Stewart. Other highlights recalled include clackers, space hoppers, the Banana Splits, Chirpy Chirp Cheep Cheep, the arrival of Shaft and hot pants, plus the antics of show jumper Harvey Smith.
Director Grant Pollard ; Producer Chris Wilson (R) (S) (W)
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BBC MUSIC: CD of soundtrack now available
Comedy series starring Kathy Burke and James Dreyfus. Stiff. Linda and Tom find a dead body in their living room. Written by Jonathan Harvey : Director Liddy Oldroyd
Producer Sue Vertue (R) (S) (W)
Oscar-winning epic drama. When radical journalist John Reed meets aspiring writer Louise Bryant they form a - relationship that is destined to witness one of the most turbulent events of the 20th century-the Bolshevik
Revolution. Widescreen. Ends 2.10am. Review page 51.
Director Warren Beatty (1981. 15) (S) The reel story behind ...: page 55
Pete Van Wherry:
Speaker at Liberal club:
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GCSE Bitesize Revision 3.00 English 3 Reading and Writing (S) 92398 Ends 5.00.
Open University 5.30 Giotto - the Arena Chapel Ends 6.10am. (S)