Presented by Chris Eakin and Nici Marx.
Including 7.24, 7.45, 8.24, 8.45 business news with Declan Curry ;
7.25, 7.53, 8.24, 8.53 weather from Sarah Wilmshurst ; 7.27,
7.56,8.27,8.56 Regional News;
7.15, 7.35, 8.15, 8.35 sport.
Comedy, concluding the weekend's Charlie Chaplin double bill. A factory worker becomes so unhinged by his job tightening bolts that he is placed in a mental hospital. Review page 53.
Director Charlie Chaplin (1936. U)
Ken Burns 's documentary on the visionary American architect. The film examines Wright's legacy, as well as the problems he faced reconciling his creative genius with more mundane matters such as his finances andhisfamily. (S)
Quentin Willson talks to owners past and present about the resurgence in popularity of the Triumph Herald, the epitome of sixties suburban chic.
Comedy drama based on the play by Oscar Wilde, and featuring Dorothy Tutin, who died earlier this month. Two bachelors pretend to be called "Ernest" in order to court Gwendolen and Cecily. But events take a confused turn when both girls fall for Ernest's charms. Review page 53.
Director Anthony Asquith (1952, U)
Crime comedy. Infuriated by his enforced retirement from the army, an ex-officer plans a huge bank robbery using his military experience and a group of old army colleagues. Review page 53.
Director Basil Dearden (1960, PG)
Lieutenant Colonel Hyde:
Peter Graham Race:
Classic comedy starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. Frank and Betty's second honeymoon appears to be going well until they reach the hotel.
Culinary challenge show, with Ainsley Harriott. (R) (S)
Elimination quiz. Hosted by Anne Robinson. (R) (S) (W)
The Simpsons Spin-off Showcase. Faded film star
Troy McClure introduces three possible spin-offs from the series. Including Chief Wiggum, PI, The
Love-Matic Grampa , and The Simpson Family Smile-Time Variety
Hour. (R) (S)
6.20 The War of Lisa Simpson. When Bart is sent to military school, Lisa, feeling untested in class, decides that military school might be just the challenge she needs. But upon arrival at the all-male school, she receives a frosty welcome from her fellow cadets. With guest star
Willem Dafoe. (R) (S)
The first of a new, third series of the science-fiction adventure about a US astronaut who was catapulted through space to the distant edge of the universe.
Season of Death. Crichton remains a virtual prisoner in the Ice Planet lab. Now that the chip implanted in his brain has been removed, Scorpius is free to examine the secrets of the wormhole technology. (S)
Live from the Royal Albert Hall in London, James Naughtie presents an evening of music performed by Japan's leading orchestra, the NHK Symphony, conducted by Charles Dutoit. The concert commences with Japanese composer ToruTakemitsu's Ceremonial - an Autumn Ode and featuring a solo by Mayumi Miyata on the sho, a traditional Japanese reed instrument. Then, Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No 3, with acclaimed pianist Martha Argerich. Finally, after the interval, a performance of Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, subtitled "A Soviet Artist's Practical Creative Reply to Just Criticism".
During the interval, James Naughtie talks to Charles Dutoit about his role as chief conductor of the NHK Symphony Orchestra and looks back over his distinguished career, spanning more than 30 years.
Director David Stevens ; Executive producer Oliver Macfarlane (W) Also broadcast on Radio 3 and on the internet via www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
BBC CD: The Best Proms Album in the World ... Ever! available from retailers Martha Argerich , the reluctant legend: page 21
Subsequent programme may change
Second World War drama based on a true story, with a star-studded cast. September 1944: a military operation,
- in which thousands of Allied troops are parachuted into
Holland to secure six bridges leading to Germany, does not go according to plan. A British contingent has orders to secure the last bridge at Arnhem, but it soon runs into trouble. Widescreen. Review page 54.
Director Richard Attenborough (1977.15) (S) (W)
Lieutenant General Browning:
Staff Sergeant Dohun:
Lieutenant Colonel Vandeleur:
Major General Urquhart:
Lieutenant General Horrocks:
Major General Sosabowski:
Lieutenant Colonel Frost:
Brigadier General Gavin:
Lieutenant General Bittrich:
Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 Art in Australia - examining Aboriginal art. (S) 1902206 1.20 Ever Wondered? - the influence of Cornwall on artists. 2047935 1.30 Mining for Science -investigating a theory about the formation of the Earth's crust. (5) Inside Islam 2.00 Hunger for Faith (S)
Languages 4.00 Discovering Portuguese (parts 3-4); French on a Plate Burgundy
Working In IT 5.00 Software Safety (S)
Open University 6.00 Chardin and the Still Life (S) 12022 6.30 Rag -Jasper John 's interpretation of the US flag. (S)