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: Weekend 24

News with Bill Tumbull and Sian Williams.


Unknown: Bill Tumbull
Unknown: Sian Williams.

: News

: Hardtalk

Tim Sebastian analyses more major news stories.


Unknown: Tim Sebastian

: Saturday Kitchen Live

Antony Worrall Thompson guests on the second in a 13-part series of the interactive food show with Gregg Wallace, rustling up a seasonal dish for a big appetite. From the archives, Delia Smith gets ready for a cook's Christmas and the Two Fat Ladies make a chocolate creme brûlée.
BBCi: special features on the programme are available by pressing the red button on your handset or via the website: [web address removed]


Guest: Antony Worrall Thompson
Presenter: Gregg Wallace
Series producer: Shirley Taylor
Executive producer: Barry Lynch

: Kitchen Invaders

Ross Burden and James Martin make meals from the contents of viewers' cupboards.


Unknown: Ross Burden
Unknown: James Martin

: See Hear on Saturday

Lara Crooks profiles ex-See Hear presenter Martin Colville, a child bom to deaf adults, who talks about his life and work in the deaf community. With signing and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 3.40am on BBC1 www.bbc.co. uk/see_hear


Presenter: Martin Colville

: Afoot Agah in the Past

Roger Bowdler and Kirsty Wark look back at graves and mausoleums.


Unknown: Roger Bowdler
Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: Racing

The centrepiece of a three-race card from Chepstow is the 2.20 John Hughes Rehearsal Steeplechase, and there are other starts at 1.20 and 1.50. Introduced by Clare Balding , with commentary from
Jim McGrath , Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore.
Producer Gerry Morrison


Introduced By: Clare Balding
Unknown: Jim McGrath
Unknown: Richard Pitman
Unknown: Peter Scudamore.
Producer: Gerry Morrison

: Film 2002 with Jonathan Ross

Reviews include Woody Allen's The Curse of the Jade Scorpion.
(Shown last Monday BBC1)


Presenter: Jonathan Ross

: The Man Who Never Was

Wartime spy drama, based on fact, starring Clifton Webb. 1943: as the Allies plan to invade Europe through Sicily, Lieutenant Commander Montagu and Lieutenant Acres propose a daring plan to deceive the enemy. Widescreen. Review page 53. Director Ronald Neame (1955. U)


Unknown: Clifton Webb
Director: Ronald Neame

: What the Papers Say

With columnist Mark Steel from The Independent.


Unknown: Mark Steel

: Tennis

London's Royal Albert Hall plays host to the semi-finals of the seniors' Tour of Champions tournament, a contest featuring famous tennis names from the past 20 years. Last year's winner Guy Forget is one of an eight-man field that could be in action today, as well as Jeremy Bates , Boris Becker , Pat Cash , Petr Korda , Henri Leconte , John McEnroe and Michael Stich. Presented by Sue Barker. Commentary by John Lloyd and Andrew Castle. Producer Chris Lewis


Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Jeremy Bates
Unknown: Boris Becker
Unknown: Pat Cash
Unknown: Petr Korda
Unknown: Henri Leconte
Unknown: John McEnroe
Unknown: Michael Stich.
Presented By: Sue Barker.
Commentary By: John Lloyd
Commentary By: Andrew Castle.
Producer: Chris Lewis

: Snooker

The UK championship, the sport's second biggest ranking tournament, returns to York's Barbican Centre.
Peter Ebdon and Mark Williams both enterthe fray today. Ebdon aims to become only the sixth player to win the world and UK championship titles in the same year after a slow start to the season, while Williams is seeking to recapture the form that brought him the 1999 UK title.
Coverage is introduced by Hazel Irvine with Steve Davis and John Parrott. Commentary by Clive Everton , Dennis Taylor , Willie Thome , Ray Edmonds and Terry Griffiths.
Producer Alison Witkover ; Executive producer Graham Fry


Unknown: Peter Ebdon
Unknown: Mark Williams
Introduced By: Hazel Irvine
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: John Parrott.
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor
Commentary By: Willie Thome
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: Terry Griffiths.
Producer: Alison Witkover
Producer: Graham Fry

: Young Dr Freud

A two-part series charting Sigmund Freud 's early career. Struggling with the Demon. As an aspiring neurologist, Freud pioneered a treatment for hysteria based on a technique he called "free association", attributing the condition to childhood sexual abuse. This first programme takes ajourney into dreams and memory to show how the troubled psychiatrist tried to develop his theories on human nature, and how his father's death affected his work.
Producer David Grubin ; Executive producer Carol Sennett


Unknown: Sigmund Freud
Producer: David Grubin
Producer: Carol Sennett

: A History of Britain by Simon Schama

The Two Winstons. In the last episode of the repeated series, Simon Schama looks at the lives of contrasting figures who both wrote and made history, and whose lives impacted on many key events of the 20th century-the statesman Winston Churchill and author George Orwell. Director Clare Beavan : Executive producer Martin Davidson
www.bbc.co.uk/history/programmes/hob Simon Schama presents the inaugural BBC History Lecture on BBC4 at 9.05pm


Unknown: Simon Schama
Unknown: Winston Churchill
Unknown: George Orwell.
Director: Clare Beavan
Producer: Martin Davidson
Unknown: Simon Schama

: Fame, Set and Match: Band Aid

In 1984, Band Aid spawned one of the biggest selling singles of all time, Do They Know It's Christmas?, and a live charity concert on an unprecedented scale. With its instigator Bob Geldof at the helm, this light-hearted documentary follows the fortunes of some of those involved, including Sting, the Kemp brothers from Spandau Ballet and Boy George. Contains strong language.
Director/producer Ryan Minchin

Fame, Set and Match
9.05pm BBC2
What do Bob Geldof, Sting, Boy George and the Spandau Ballet brothers Gary and Martin Kemp have in common, apart from being musicians? If you were only even half awake in 1984, you'll know the answer because these five (along with almost anyone who was anyone in the music business at the time) made Do They Know It's Christmas?, the biggest-selling single of the 1980s.
It all started when, as a result of seeing a BBC report on the famine in Ethiopia, Geldof badgered 36 singers to join him in a London recording studio and make a single to raise funds to help the situation in Africa. "Saint Bob's" career has been well documented since then (let's face it, if he'd just stuck with the Boomtown Rats we'd all have forgotten about him by now), as have the ups and downs of the other featured artists, although in truth Boy George is the only other one to experience some real "downs". Can you recall anything really bad happening to Sting?
The format is familiar and the subject interesting, but we can't help wondering why the producers chose to feature Sting rather than Midge Ure, who co-wrote the single and without whom, according to Geldof, neither Band Aid nor Live Aid could have happened. (Jane Rackham)


Director/Producer: Ryan Minchin

: Have I Got News for You

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guests from politics, show business and the media, including Janet Street-Porter . Shown yesterday on BBCl


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Janet Street-Porter

: The Anti-Establishment Club

It's 40 years since That Was the Week That Was first brought satire to the small screen. Combining sketches, songs and debate, it attracted 12 million viewers but was then abruptly pulled in 1963. Here David Frost ,
Millicent Martin and Ned Sherrin talk about the secrets of the show's success, Jeremy Vine recalls Bernard Levin 's confrontational interviews, and contemporary figures assess its legacy.
Director Ashtar Alkhirsan ; Executive producer Karen Steyn A compilation of highlights from That Was the Week That Was follows on BBC4


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Millicent Martin
Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Jeremy Vine
Unknown: Bernard Levin
Director: Ashtar Alkhirsan
Producer: Karen Steyn

: Snooker

Hazel Irvine presents highlights from York's Barbican Centre of the concluding frames of matches involving last year's winner Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins.


Unknown: Ronnie O'Sullivan
Unknown: John Higgins.

: Six Degrees of Separation

Drama. The comfortable middle-class life of a New York couple is thrown into disarray when a young black man arrives unexpectedly at their home. Widescreen. Review page 53.
Director Fred Schepisi (1993, 15)


Director: Fred Schepisi
Director: Barry Norman
Unknown: Heather Graham
Ouisa Kittredge: Stockard Channing
Paul: Will Smith
Ran Kittredge: Donald Sutherland
Geoffrey: Ian McKellen
Kitty: Mary Beth Hurt
Larkin: Bruce Davison
Doctor Rne: Richard Masur
Elizabeth: Heather Graham

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/leamingzone
Exam Revision GCSE Bitesize Revision - Science: Physics

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