Provençal vegetables with melted goats cheese on ciabatta, pan-fried cod with smoked bacon and shallot cream sauce, followed by carrot cake with white chocolate ice cream, make up a delicious three-course menu, courtesy of guest chef Michael Caines.
From the archive, Rick Stein cooks red mullet with garlic and parsley in Fruits of the Sea, and Jennifer Patterson and Clarissa Dickson-Wright make a meal for the winners of the 1998 Oxford v Cambridge boat race in Two Fat Ladies. Presented by Gregg Wallace. Director Charlotte Harris ; Series producer Sara Kozak www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen
The European championships begins its penultimate day. Introduced by Roger Black.
10.45 The women's marathon. Portugal have triumphed since the event began in 1982, but Russia, Romania and Germany will threaten their dominance.
12.30 The heptathlon longjump. A battle for gold is in prospect between Yelena Prokhorova and World and Olympic silver medallist Natalya Sazanovich.
Steve Cram , Stuart Storey ,
Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster and John Regis commentate, with reports from Sally Gunnell and Phil Jones. www.bbc.co.uk/athletics
Jockeys from around the world are in action at Ascot, where coverage takes in all six races on ShergarCup afternoon.
Frankie Dettori captains a Rest of the World jockey team against a Great Britain line-up headed by Kieren Fallon. Races are at
1.30, 2.05, 2.40, 3.15, 3.50 and 4.25. Commentary by Clare Balding , Willie Carson ,
Jim McGrath , Angus Loughran , Ray Cochrane and Jonathan Powell.
Also included are three starts from Haydock, the 2.25,
3.00 and 3.30. Commentary is by Richard Pitman , John
Hammer and Jimmy Lindley.
Producer Gerry Morrison
The most prestigious women's event held in Britain, the Women's British Open reaches the third round. Last year, 12 players finished within five shots of each other in a tournament that Korea's Se Ri Pak won by two shots from her compatriot Mi Hyun Kim.
Hazel Irvine introduces the coverage from the Ailsa course in Turnberry, Strathclyde, with commentary supplied by Peter Alliss, Ken Brown, Alex Hay, Beverly Lewis and Maureen Madill.
Executive producers Barbara Slater , Paul Davies [web address removed]
Highlights of the largest and oldest celebration of Welsh culture are presented by Aled Jones. He pays a visit to St David 's in Pembrokeshire, a destination for pilgrims from all over Wales and the British Isles since the Middle Ages. Producer Griff Rowland www.bbc.co.uk/wales/catchphrase/eisteddfod/
The Beatles and TS Eliot are among the artists to have been inspired by the Bhagavad Gita. Often called the "Bible of Hinduism," the poem has shaped Indian social, political and religious history for over 3,000 years. In the last of the series examining influential works of art, playwright Girish Karnad explores the Gita's impact and meaning. Used to support both war and peace, it became a talisman in the battle for Indian independence.
Director James Erskine; Series Editor Andrea Miller [web address removed]
David Bailey, Twiggy, Mary Quant, David Hemmings, David Puttnam, Lewis Morley and Vidal Sassoon are among the celebrities who recall how photographers cemented the image of swinging London and altered the face of fashion and pop music in the sixties. First-hand accounts describe how young photographers became as famous as the people they shot, how they fuelled the craze for youth, fashion and pop and how they became the inspiration for Antonioni 's film Blow Up, which is at 1.10am. Neal Pearson narrates.
Producer Elaine Shepherd
Executive producer Mary Sackville-West
Drama. 1969: at a summer camp, housewife Pearl finds herself drawn into an affair with a freewheeling salesman. But when her infidelity is discovered, it creates turmoil within the family. Widescreen. Review page 41.
Director Tony Goldwyn (1999, 15)
Another chance to catch up on action from the US thriller. The penultimate episode is tomorrow at 10pm.
8-9pm. Jack is captured by Andre Drazen 's men, while
Kim finally gets out of jail.
12.25 9-10pm. Victor and Andre Drazen try to use Jack to do a deal with the government. Videoplus code for 11.45pm-1.10am (non-PDC)
Mystery drama. Thomas is well off, famous and handsome, but also disillusioned with his success as a top fashion photographer. Then his world is shattered when he apparently witnesses, and photographs, a murder. Widescreen. Review page 41.
Director Michelangelo Antonioni (1966, 15) Opinion: p39; Barry Norman on Vanessa Redgrave: p42; Trivia: p55
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