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: Weekend 24

News with Bill Turnbull and Jules Botfield.


Unknown: Bill Turnbull
Unknown: Jules Botfield.

: News

: Hardtalk

Tim Sebastian analyses more major news stories.


Unknown: Tim Sebastian

: Saturday Kitchen Live

A new series of the food show, live and interactive, with Gregg Wallace. Chef Mike Robinson creates mouth-watering dishes with minimum effort and asks viewers to vote for the pudding they would like him to cook.
From the archives, Delia Smith makes Christmas pudding, and the Two Fat Ladies cook chicken. Series producer Shirley Taylor ; Executive producer Barry Lynch www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen


Unknown: Gregg Wallace.
Unknown: Mike Robinson
Unknown: Delia Smith
Producer: Shirley Taylor
Producer: Barry Lynch

: Kitchen Invaders

Chefs Ross Burden and James Martin produce dishes using only the contents of viewers' store cupboards.


Unknown: Ross Burden
Unknown: James Martin

: See Hear on Saturday

Mark Wheatley introduces a debate on the controversial topic of whether deaf parents should have the right to
"design" a deaf baby. Plus the final episode of the drama series Switch. With signing and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 3.35am on BBC1 www.bbc.co. uk/see_hear


Introduces: Mark Wheatley

: Afoot Again in the Past

Jools Holland visits the village of Portmeirion in Wales, and Esther Rantzen finds peace at Salisbury Cathedral.


Unknown: Jools Holland
Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Great Railway Journeys

Derry to Kerry. Michael Palin travels through Ireland by train, starting in Londonderry, taking a steam-hauled trip along the north Antrim coast, moving on to Belfast and then across the border into Dublin.


Unknown: Michael Palin

: Film 2002 withJonathan Ross

Reviews include The Quiet
American with Michael Caine , plus Jennifer Lopez in Enough. Shown Monday on BBC1


Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Jennifer Lopez

: Great Romances of the20th Century

Tycoon William Randolph Hurst and his mistress,
Marion Davies.


Unknown: William Randolph
Unknown: Marion Davies.

: Ironside: Puzzlelock

The detective tries to find a weak link in the seemingly watertight alibi of a man accused of murdering his wife. With Raymond Burr.


Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr

: Guys and Dolls

**** Saturday Matinée musical comedy based on Damon Runyon short stories.
A gambler is searching for a new venue for his dice game while being chased bythe police. When he finds a suitable garage, he makes a bet to raise finance. Widescreen. Review page 55.
Director Joseph L Mankiewicz
(1955, U)


Unknown: Damon Runyon
Director: Joseph L Mankiewicz
Sky Masterson: Marlon Brando
Sarah Brown: Jean Simmons
Nathan Detroit: Frank Sinatra
Miss Adelaide: Vivian Blaine
Lieutenant Brannigan: Robert Keith
Nicely-Nicely Johnson: Stubby Kaye
Benny Southstreet: Johnny Silver

: What the Papers Say

Quentin Letts of the Daily Mail reviews the week's press.
Producer Nick Mattingly ; Executive producers Jeff Anderson and Richard Klein


Unknown: Quentin Letts
Producer: Nick Mattingly
Producers: Jeff Anderson
Producers: Richard Klein

: Flog It!

Paul Martin and the experts help more members of the public auction their artefacts for profit.
Series producer Hannah Comeck ; Executive producer Mark Hill


Unknown: Paul Martin
Producer: Hannah Comeck
Producer: Mark Hill

: The Singer

Doncaster-born diva Lesley Garrett takes a departure from the world of opera to track down the roots of some of Britain's best-loved tunes and the memorable landscapes that inspired them. As she travels the country performing songs ranging from the traditional Jerusalem and Scarborough Fair to newer classics like the Beatles' Let It Be, her story is interwoven with that of an itinerant family. Director David Barnard ; Producer Gethin Scourfield www.bbc.co.uk/lesleygarrett Lesley Garrett 's journey: page 37


Unknown: Lesley Garrett
Director: David Barnard
Producer: Gethin Scourfield
Unknown: Lesley Garrett

: A History of Britain by Simon Schama

The Empire of Good Intentions. The British Empire in the 19th century was the largest the world had seen, but the liberal politics and economics that drove it unravelled, resulting in the Irish potato famine and mutiny in India.
Simon Schama analyses its rise and 20th-century decline. Director Jamie Muir ; Executive producer Martin Davidson


Director: Jamie Muir
Producer: Martin Davidson

: Fame, Set and Match: Child Stars

A look at the ups and downs in the lives of five actors who began their show-business careers at an early age: Drew Barrymore, Jack Wild, Patsy Kensit, Jodie Foster and Corey Feldman. Contains strong language.


Unknown: Jack Wild
Unknown: Patsy Kensit
Unknown: Jodie Foster
Unknown: Corey Feldman
Director/Producer: Rosalind Tsang

: Have I Got News for You

The satirical news quiz in which regulars Paul Merton and Ian Hislop welcomes guests from politics and the media.
Shown yesterday on BBCl


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop

: The Entertainers

In the last two episodes of the series, Leo Sayer flies to Los Angeles to record a new album. Contains strong language. Series producer Stuart Cabb ; Executive producers David Mortimer and Louis Theroux Shown last Tuesday and Thursday


Unknown: Leo Sayer
Producer: Stuart Cabb
Producers: David Mortimer
Producers: Louis Theroux

: The King of Comedy

Martin Scorsese 's comedy drama. Rupert Pupkin 's ambition is to become America's top stand-up comedian. He spends hours rehearsing, oblivious to the fact that he has no talent. However, he remains determined to follow in the footsteps of comedian and talk-show host Jerry Langford. Widescreen. Review page 55.
(1983. PG) Film trivia: page 57


Unknown: Martin Scorsese
Unknown: Rupert Pupkin
Unknown: Jerry Langford.
Rupert Pupkin: Robert de Niro
Jerry Langford: Jerry Lewis
Rita: Diahnne Abbott
Masha: Sandra Bernhard
Dolores: Cathy Scorsese
Mrs Pupkin: Catherine Scorsese
Roberta Posner: Leslie Levinson
TV director: Martin Scorsese
Ed Herlihy: Himself
Liza Minnelli: Hersetf
Victor Borge: Himself
Tony Randall: Himself

: Cape Fear

Classic thriller. When Max Cady , a sadistic sex offender, is finally released from prison he has one plan: revenge on Sam Bowden , the respected small-town lawyer he blames for his conviction. Review page 55.
Director J Lee Thompson (1962, 15) (BW) Behind the camera: page 49; Film trivia: page 57


Unknown: Max Cady
Unknown: Sam Bowden
Unknown: Lee Thompson
Sam Bowden: Gregory Peck
Max Cady: Robert Mitchum
Peggy Bowden: Polly Bergen
Nancy Bowden: Lori Martin
Mark Dutton: Martin Balsam
Dave Grafton: Jack Kruschen
Charles Sievers: Telly Savalas
Diane Taylor: Barrie Chase

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Exam Revision GCSE Bitesize Revision - Science: Biology - a revised programme to match the new curriculum.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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