News with Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams. m
Tim Sebastian analyses more major news stories.
Chef James Martin joins Gregg Wallace for some festive fun in the kitchen. From the archives, Delia Smith demonstrates how to keep a lid on gastronomic stress levels during Christmas and the Two Fat Ladies stuff a roast goose for the choir boys of Winchester Cathedral. Series producer Shirley Taylor
Executive producer Barry Lynch BBCi: special programme features are available by pressing the red button on your handset or via the website www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen
In the 600th edition, Patrick Moore discusses the delights of the cosmos with Astronomer Royal Sir Martin Rees.
Shown last Sunday on BBC1
Repeated tomorrow 1.20am BBC1
Ross Kemp visits Cliveden in Buckinghamshire and Kirsty Wark enjoys a National Trust holiday.
Clive Mason introduces a festive medley of drama, comedy and messages from around the world to celebrate
Christmas. With signing and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 4am on BBCI www.bbc.co.uk/seejiear
A performance of David Bintley 's modern choreographic interpretation of Carl Orff 's oratorio, Carmina Burana , chronicling the adventures of three trainee priests and their exposure to temptation and fortune. With Birmingham's Royal Ballet Sinfonia and Ex Cathedra choir conducted by Barry Wordsworth.
Producer Paul Bullock ; Director
Sick with Love:
Chronicling the relationship between Eva "Evita" Maria Duarte and Argentinian president,
The Tormentor. The detective tackles a ruthless extortionist who is targetting a baseball player.
Assessing front runners for next year's Academy Awards, plus a review of Dirty Pretty Things.
Shown last Monday BBCI
Feature-length crime drama starring Raymond Burr.
The Case of the Shooting Star Attorney Perry Mason probes a death resulting from an intended staged killing.
Live coverage of the second UK championship semi-final from York's Barbican Centre. At this stage last year, the 1999 UK champion, Mark Williams , embarked on a pitched battle against world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan with an assertive break of 86 in the opening frame.
Producer Alison Witkover ; Executive producer Graham Fry
Dominic Mohan from The Sun reviews the newspapers' treatment of the top stories this week.
Producer Nick Mattingly ; Executive producers JeffAnderson and Richard Klein
The series charting Sigmund Freud 's early career concludes. Opening the Eyes. Following the death of his father, Freud was left wrestling with his own demons and, in an attempt to alleviate his suffering, began analysing his own dreams.
This concluding programme explores the results of j Freud's self-analysis, which resulted in the Oedipus
Complex theory, convinced Freud that dreams were key to understanding the unconscious mind, and provided the material for his seminal work, The Interpretation of Dreams. Producer David Grubin : Executive producer Carol Sennett
In 1849 American society was shaken by the grisly news that a prominent and wealthy Bostonian, George Parkman , had been killed and dismembered. The subsequent trial found a Harvard medical professor, John White Webster , guilty of murder and he was sentenced to death by hanging. In this documentary for the Timewatch strand, historian Simon Schama investigates the case in the light of ongoing doubts about Webster's guilt, and attempts to solve the celebrated murder mystery once and for all.
Producers Melissa Banta and Eric Stange ; Editor Laurence Rees
Live coverage as the second UK championship semi-final reaches its climax at York's Barbican Centre.
Having won the last frame of the afternoon last year,
Welshman Mark Williams went on to take the first of the evening session to trail just one frame behind the "Essex Exocet", Ronnie O'Sullivan. But then the world champion replied with three crushing century breaks to secure a 9-6 victory and a place in the final against Ken Doherty.
Coverage is introduced by Hazel Irvine with Steve Davis and John Parrott. Commentary by Clive Everton ,
Dennis Taylor , Willie Thorne and Terry Griffiths.
Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guests from politics, show business and the media including author Will Self.
Shown yesterday on BBC1
Western from director Blake Edwards. Bored by their lives as ranch hands, Ross Bodine and his youthful colleague Frank Post decide to rob a bank. Widescreen. Review page 49.
Crime drama. Escaping from prison, Ralph Cotter kills the brother of his female accomplice, Holiday. While she vows revenge, he marries a beautiful socialite who is unaware of his true identity. But his past is only waiting to catch up with him. Review page 49.
Director Gordon Douglas (1950) (BW)