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: Breakfast

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.
(S) (W)


Presented By: Chris Eakin
Presented By: Nici Marx.
Unknown: Declan Curry
Unknown: Sarah Wilmshurst

: Modern Times CZZXZ3

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)
(BW) (S)


Unknown: Charlie Chaplin
Director: Charlie Chaplin

: Frank Lloyd Wright

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)


Unknown: Ken Burns

: The Car's the Star

Quentin Willson talks to owners past and present about the resurgence in popularity of the Triumph Herald, the epitome of sixties suburban chic.
(R) (S)


Talks: Quentin Willson

: The Importance of Being Earnest

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)


Writer: Oscar Wilde
Director: Anthony Asquith
Jack Worthing: Michael Redgrave
Algernon Moncrieff: Michael Denison
Lady Bracknell: Edith Evans
Cecily Cardew: Dorothy Tutin
Gwendolen Fairfax: Joan Greenwood
Miss Prism: Margaret Rutherford

: The League of Gentlemen

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)
(BW) (S)


Director: Basil Dearden
Lieutenant Colonel Hyde: Jack Hawkins
Peter Graham Race: Nigel Patrick
Mycroft: Roger Livesey
Edward Lexy: Richard Attenborough
Martin Porthill: Bryan Forbes
Stevens: Kieron Moore

: Some Mothers Do' Ave 'Em

Classic comedy starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. Frank and Betty's second honeymoon appears to be going well until they reach the hotel.
(R) (S)


Frank Spencer: Michael Crawford
Betty Spencer: Michele Dotrice
Writer: Raymond Allen

: Ready Steady Cook

Culinary challenge show, with Ainsley Harriott. (R) (S)


Unknown: Ainsley Harriott.

: Weakest Link

Elimination quiz. Hosted by Anne Robinson. (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Anne Robinson.

: The Simpsons

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)
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/cult


Introduces: Troy McClure
Unknown: Love-Matic Grampa
Unknown: Lisa Simpson.
Unknown: Willem Dafoe.

: Farscape

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)

: BBC Proms 2001

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


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: James Naughtie
Conducted By: Charles Dutoit.
Unknown: Mayumi Miyata
Pianist: Martha Argerich.
Talks: James Naughtie
Unknown: Charles Dutoit
Director: David Stevens
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane
Unknown: Martha Argerich

: A Bridge Too Far ***

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)


Director: Richard Attenborough
Lieutenant General Browning: Dirk Bogarde
Staff Sergeant Dohun: James Caan
Lieutenant Colonel Vandeleur: Michael Caine
Major General Urquhart: Sean Connery
Lieutenant General Horrocks: Edward Fox
Colonel Stout: Elliott Gould
Major General Sosabowski: Gene Hackman
Lieutenant Colonel Frost: Anthony Hopkins
Major Ludwig: Hardy Kruger
Dr Spaander: Laurence Olivier
Brigadier General Gavin: Ryan O'Neal
Major Cook: Robert Redford
Lieutenant General Bittrich: Maximilian Schell

: BBC Learning Zone

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)


Unknown: Jasper John

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