News with Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams.
Tim Sebastian analyses major news stories.
How Trevor Baylis invented a clockwork radio after hearing of a health crisis in Africa.
The guest chef this week is Jill Dupleix of The Times, whose menu includes ham-and-egg pies, stir-fried duck noodles with chilli soy tofu and espresso prunes with caramel yogurt.
From the archives, the Two
Fat Ladies cook for the nuns of a Benedictine convent while in Floyd on Food, Keith Floyd prepares pork with cider and apples. With Gregg Wallace.
Director Jacqui Dales ; Series producer Sara Kozak
Plains and Boats and Trains Michael Palin continues his trek, travelling down through Africa to hopefully catch the annual sailing from Cape Town to the Antarctic. Pole to Pole double video. £15.99; spoken word four-cassette set £13.99; book f 10.99 from www.bbcshop.com
First of the new series, including a review of hot Oscartip Road to Perdition, starring Tom Hanks.
Shown last Monday Tom Hanks is among the guests on Parkinson atlO.25pm on BBC1 tonight
The Long Wave. Patrick Moore celebrates the 45th anniversary of Jodrell Bank radio astronomy observatory in Cheshire.
Shown last Sunday
Simon Rattle takes charge of his inaugural concert as chief conductor and artistic director of the Berlin Philharmonic
Orchestra. James Naughtie introduces the performances of Thomas Ades 's Asyla and Mahler's Fifth Symphony, recorded earlier this month. Director Bob Coles ; Producer
Case of the Ruthless Reporter Mason tracks the murderer of ajournalist.
Live coverage of the second and final day of the the competition in Madrid. Among British hopes are javelin star Steve Backley , aiming to make history with four gold medals from a single event in the World Cup. World and Olympic champion Jonathan Edwards should prove a strong contender in the men's triple jump while rising British star
Jade Johnson competes in the women's longjump for Europe. Presented by Roger Black with commentary from Steve Cram , Stuart Storey , Paul Dickenson , Brendan Foster , Sally Gunnell and John Regis.
Executive producer Martin Webster
Editor Michael Cole
The first of a three-part series investigating the science and physical dedication behind the performing arts.
A Machine That Dances. The apparently effortless grace of a dancer comes at a price. It requires years of hard work, innate talent, and creates tremendous stresses.
Deborah Bull , former principal with the Royal Ballet, demonstrates just what it takes to become a professional dancer. Yet such flexible movement is not just for the able-bodied, as hip-hop dancer Bill Shannon proves, cruising through New York traffic on his crutches and skateboard.
Producer Diana Hill ; Series producer Robert Eagle www.bbc.co.uk/dancersbody
Arthur Lowe. A profile of Lowe begins an evening dedicated to the actor who found enduring fame as the pompous
- Captain Mainwaring in Dad's Army. However, Lowe's most famous role did not bring lasting success. By the end of his life he was reduced to playing pantomime and provincial theatre. Bad health, including narcolepsy contributed to his decline - and some also blame the intensity of his marriage to the actress Joan Cooper.
Producer John Fothergill ; Series editor Jenny Abbott Arthur Lowe also appears in If.... at 11.15pm
A documentary, presented by Victoria Wood , telling the true story behind the much-loved Home Guard comedy.
Including previously unseen footage of the cast on location and contributions from Clive Dunn , Bill Pertwee and Ian Lavender , along with writers David Croft and Jimmy Perry. Producer Gerard Barry ; Executive producer Alan Brown
Is There Honey Still for Tea? Private Godfey's cottage is condemned to be bulldozed to make way for a new airstrip.
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft ; Producer David Croft
Sir Charles McAllister:
Man with door:
Allegorical drama from British director Lindsay Anderson , starring Malcolm McDowell. Mick Travers is a rebellious
- sixth former at an authoritarian English public school. A student of revolution, he is seen as a subversive element-as are his friends - by the teachers and the "whips" who help maintain discipline. Then, a particularly brutal caning triggers a violent showdown. Review page 53.
(1968,15) (BW and Colour) The Bigger Picture: page 58
Mr Kemp, housemaster:
Satirical rock opera combining elements of Phantom of the Opera and Faust. When a promising young songwriter has his best song stolen by an evil record producer, he will stop at nothing for justice. Review page 53.
Director Brian De Palma (1974,15)
Repeats are not indicated. WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/leamingzone
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