News with Bill Turnbull and Jules Botfield.
Tim Sebastian analyses more major news stories.
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
Chefs Ross Burden and James Martin produce dishes using only the contents of viewers' store cupboards.
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
Jools Holland visits the village of Portmeirion in Wales, and Esther Rantzen finds peace at Salisbury Cathedral.
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.
Reviews include The Quiet
American with Michael Caine , plus Jennifer Lopez in Enough. Shown Monday on BBC1
Tycoon William Randolph Hurst and his mistress,
The detective tries to find a weak link in the seemingly watertight alibi of a man accused of murdering his wife. With Raymond Burr.
**** 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
Quentin Letts of the Daily Mail reviews the week's press.
Producer Nick Mattingly ; Executive producers Jeff Anderson and Richard Klein
Paul Martin and the experts help more members of the public auction their artefacts for profit.
Series producer Hannah Comeck ; Executive producer Mark Hill
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
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
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.
The satirical news quiz in which regulars Paul Merton and Ian Hislop welcomes guests from politics and the media.
Shown yesterday on BBCl
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
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
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
Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Exam Revision GCSE Bitesize Revision - Science: Biology - a revised programme to match the new curriculum.