Repeats are not indicated.
6.10 Population Transition in Italy (S)
6.35 Hidden Power (S)
7.00 Open Advice: The Three Degrees (S)
7.30 Harlem in the Sixties (S)
News roundup with Bill Turnbull and Sian Lloyd.
Weather at 8.25. (W)
Human stories from the virtual
The creative process within advertising. (R) (S) (W)
The secret behind Vermeer's paintings of light. (R)
Ice Cold in Alex. The real story behind a memorable movie scene. (R) (S) (W)
Teams from Derby and Surbiton compete in the See Hearquiz. With sign language and in-vision subtitles.
Presented by Lara Crooks .
Repeated Wednesday at 2.55am on BBC1 (W)
Bilko Acres. Bilko gets stung when he buys 25 acres of land adjacent to Fort Baxter after hearing of expansion plans.
(BW) (R) (S)
Lowri Turner introduces two viewers to various beauty mud products. (S)
Marineville Traitor. A sudden spate of thefts threatens base Security. (R) (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/cult
Quentin Willson profiles the Ford Edsel. (R) (S)
The Fatal Flower. Incredible photography reveals the beauty and deceit of orchids, including how crucifix orchids hold bees as prisoners. (R) (S)
I I Historical adventure, first in today's Saturday Matinée
I Stewart Granger double bill.
Also starring Joan Greenwood. Following the death of his mother, John Mohune searches for the man she had loved only to discover that he is really the leader of a gang of smugglers. Widescreen. Review page 57. Director Fritz Lang (1955) (S) (W)
Romantic drama, concluding today's Saturday Matinée
Stewart Granger double bill.
Also starring Grace Kelly. Rian Mitchell must choose between his love for a plantation owner, Catherine Knowland , and his dream of finding the Green Rre emerald. Widescreen. Review page 57.
Director Andrew Marton (1954. U)
Archive performances from
Wham, lOcc, Barry White and Herman's Hermits.
Shown last Wednesday (S)
Western. Guide Kirby Randolph 's reputation is !eft in tatters
!when his wagon train of settlers is bruta!!y massacred by hostiie Indians. Given one !ast chance to prove himself,
Randotph is asked to escort a cargo of munitions through dangerous !ndian territory. Review page 57.
Aure!ie St C)a!r:
Dead Men Tell No Lies. Janine di Giovanni reports on the high record of killings by members of the Jamaican police force. The matter came to a head in March following the deaths of seven young men from the Kingston suburb of Braeton. Although the police claim the men were killed in a 'shoot-out", witnesses and aforensic pathologist disagree. Were these, and other killings,just unnecessary bloodshed? Director Eva Ewart : Editor Fiona Murch (S) (W) 44S
Stephanie Hughes introduces the first half of this evening's traditional celebration live from the Royal Albert Hall, with Leonard Slatkin conducting the BBC Symphony Orchestra for the fina!e of the Proms season. The programme includes Verdi's Chofus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco.while the pastoral theme is represented by Finzi's The Fall of the Leaf and Constant Lambert's famous Rio Grande.
During the interval, there are visits to Proms in the Pan< concerts taking place in London's Hyde Park. Liverpool.
Gateshead and Cornwall. including music from tenor Jose Carreras and the BBC Concert Orchestra, the Roya!
Liverpoo! Philharmonic Orchestra, Kathryn Ticket! on the Northumbrian pipes, and cellist Natalie Clein with the BBC National Orchestra ofWales. Also broadcast on Radio 3. The second half of the concert is on BBC1.
Director aiverMacfadane. Executive pmducef Peter Mantra (S) (W) BBC DVD: Last rAgnr of the Proms. avai!ab)e from retainers Music, p!us CD reader offer: page 22
Fifth in the strand featuring the films, music, fashion and news stories from the past decade.
I Love 1994
Wonderbra mode! Eva Herzigova is the guide to the year in which Quentin Tarantino directed Pulp Fiction and American football legend OJ Simpson went on the run. Blur and Oasis sparked Britpop warfare, Loaded magazine kept the boys amused, while love was all around for Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell in Four Weddings and a Funeral. Director Manna Warsama : Executive producer A!an Brown (S) (W)
10.10 Strange Days ****
Sci-fi action thriller. On the eve of the new millennium, an ex-LA vice cop makes a living selling illegal virtual reality "clips" - sensory experiences taken directly from the brain. When Lenny comes into possession of a clip showing the murder of a black activist, he tries to track down the killers. Widescreen. Review page 57.
Director Kathryn Bigelow (1995.18) (S) (W) See Barry Norman : page 58
12.30-2.10 Second Best ***
Drama. A lonely, middle-aged Welsh postmaster wants to become a foster parent. He's given a trial period caring for a 'problem child' who idolises his lawless father. Review page 57. Director Chris Menges (1993.12) (S) S7996S
Repeats are not indicated. WEBSiTE: www.bbc.co.uk/ieamingzone Dynamo Key Stage 1 Literacy .1 (S)