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: Weekend 24

Presented by Ben Geoghegan and Kate Sanderson. More at 9am.


Presenter: Ben Geoghegan
Presenter: Kate Sanderson

: See Hear on Saturday

The last in the current series focuses on the arts, including a performance from Sign-Dance Collective, the cartoons of Len Hodson , a profile of the artist Goya, and three poets who perform sign-poetry. The series returns in October. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 3am on BBCI WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: Len Hodson

: Weekend 24

More news updates.

: Saturday Kitchen

Guest chef Cyrus Todiwala cooks a varied Indian menu which includes onion bhajis, spicy chicken liver wraps, mild green curry and spiced potatoes with beans, and coconut pancakes.
Plus, Rick Stein 's Fruits of the Sea and Fresh and Fast - Eggplant and Cabbage.
Director Jacqui Dales : Series producer Sara Kozak www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen Carving knife and platter offer: RT Shop: page 37


Unknown: Cyrus Todiwala
Unknown: Rick Stein
Director: Jacqui Dales
Producer: Sara Kozak

: Science Shack

Adam Hart-Davis lives in luxury Without USing Oil.


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: Blackbeard the Pirate

The first in a Saturday Matinée double bill of historical epics is a swashbuckling adventure, starring Robert Newton and Linda Darnell , about the 17th-century pirate, Blackbeard. Review page SL Director Raoul Walsh (1952, U)


Unknown: Robert Newton
Unknown: Linda Darnell
Director: Raoul Walsh

: Henry VIII and HisSix Wives ★★★

The second of the Saturday Matinée historical epics stars Keith Michell as Henry VIII , who, as he lies dying, recalls his colourful life. Widescreen. Review page 51.
Director Waris Hussein (1972. PG)


Unknown: Keith Michell
Unknown: Henry Viii
Director: Waris Hussein

: Eurovision Competition for Young Musicians 2002

Coverage from the Konzerthaus, Berlin, of this year's contest, with British clarinettist Sarah Williamson hoping to prevail over the 19 other contenders. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.


Clarinettist: Sarah Williamson
Presenter: Stephanie Hughes
Director: Janos Darvas
Producer: Suzy Klein

: Athletics

Live coverage of the European trials and AAA championships from Birmingham's Alexander Stadium. Great Britain's top athletes are battling for places in the team for next month's European championships in Munich, and sharpening their fitness for the Commonwealth Games in Manchester, less than two weeks away. Presented by Roger Black , with commentary from Paul Dickenson ,
Stuart Storey , Steve Cram and Brendan Foster , and reports from Sally Gunnell and John Regis. More coverage tomorrow at 5pm on Sunday Grandstand.
Executive producer Martin Webster
Editor Michael Cole


Presented By: Roger Black
Unknown: Paul Dickenson
Unknown: Stuart Storey
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Sally Gunnell
Unknown: John Regis.
Producer: Martin Webster
Editor: Michael Cole

: Art That Shook the World

The series that examines history's most controversial and influential works of art returns for a new four-part run.
Richard Wagner : the Ring Cycle. Michael Portillo presents an examination of Richard Wagner 's 26-year project, the epic opera cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. He explores its central theme, the conflict between power and love, and addresses the admiration and animosity the work, and its creator, inspires. Conductors Zubin Mehta and Pierre Boulez and singer John Tomlinson are among the contributors. Director Michael Waldman ; Series producer Andrea Miller


Unknown: Richard Wagner
Unknown: Michael Portillo
Unknown: Richard Wagner
Conductors: Zubin Mehta
Conductors: Pierre Boulez
Singer: John Tomlinson
Director: Michael Waldman
Producer: Andrea Miller

: Time watch - Bombing Germany

Towards the end of the Second World War, many German towns with seemingly minimal strategic or industrial importance were targets for "saturation bombing" . This edition of the historical strand throws light on the political decisions behind the Allied campaign's final stages, and tells the story of the raids on two such towns.
Producer Detlef Siebert ; Editor Laurence Rees


Producer: Detlef Siebert
Editor: Laurence Rees

: Sport Relief Presents Balls to Africa

As part of a Comic Relief football team, celebrities Angus Deayton , Nick Hancock , Frank Skinner , David Baddiel , Ainsley Harriott and David Essex tour Africa, visiting projects funded by the appeal and playing matches, including one against the best female side in Ghana. Sport Relief continues on BBC1 at 9.30pm.
Producer Mark Harrison WEBSITES: [web address removed] and [web address removed]
Steve Redgrave and Denise Lewis on the big night: page 16


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Nick Hancock
Unknown: Frank Skinner
Unknown: David Baddiel
Unknown: Ainsley Harriott
Unknown: David Essex
Producer: Mark Harrison
Unknown: Steve Redgrave
Unknown: Denise Lewis

: A Rather English Marriage

An award-winning drama, first shown in 1998, based on Angela Lambert 's novel, dramatised by Andrew Davies , and starring Albert Finney , Tom Courtenay , and Joanna Lumley. When squadron leader Reggie and retired milkman Roy are both widowed on the same night, they move in together. After a tricky start, they become companionable, but their partnership is threatened when the delectable Liz arrives on the scene. Contains some strong language.
Producer Joanna Willett ; Director Paul Seed


Unknown: Angela Lambert
Dramatised By: Andrew Davies
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Tom Courtenay
Unknown: Joanna Lumley.
Producer: Joanna Willett
Reggie: Albert Finney
Roy: Tom Courtenay
Liz: Joanna Lumley
Young Reggie: John Light
Young Mary: Katie Carr
Young Roy: Lain Jones
Young Grace: Caroline Carver
Mary: Ursula Howells
Alan: Sean Murray
Grace: Aileen O'Gorman
Mandy Hulme: Adjoa Andoh
Vivian: Jeremy Clyde
Felicity: Laura Heath
Celia: Rosamund Pike
Susan: Lucy Robinson
DrSwann: Priyanga Elan
Chaggers: Matthew Lloyd Davies
Dogleg: Orlando Wells
Sabrina: Emily Morgan
Sabrina's maid: Georgina Hale
Nurse: Rebecca Clarke
Vicar: Richard Syms

: 24

Another chance to catch up on the action from the US thriller. The series continues tomorrow at 10pm.
3-4pm. With Ellis dead, the noose is beginning to tighten around Jack and Palmer.
11.55 4-5pm. Teri, still suffering amnesia, is recognised by a member of staff at a restaurant.
12.35 5-6pm. Palmer discovers just how far Sherry will go to enter the White House. Videoplus code for 11.10pm-1.20am (non-PDC)

: The Reptile ***

Horror. A shocking series of gruesome deaths brings terror to a Cornish village.
When the brother of one victim starts to investigate, he learns of a mysterious curse. Review page 51.
Director John Gilling (1966.15)


Director: John Gilling
Dr Franklyn: Noel Willman
Valerie: Jennifer Daniel
Harry: Ray Barrett
Anna: Jacqueline Pearce
Tom Bailey: Michael Ripper
Mad Peter: John Laurie
Malay: Mame Maitland
Charles Spalding: David Baron
Vicar: Charles Lloyd Pack
Old Garnsey: George Woodbridge

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Special Education Landmarks: Caribbean Islands -geography series with British sign language.

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