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: Weekend 24

Presented by Ben Geoghegan and Susanna Reid.


Presented By: Ben Geoghegan
Presented By: Susanna Reid.

: News

: Hardtalk

Tim Sebastian analyses more major news stories.


Unknown: Tim Sebastian

: Condoleezza Rice -Profile

A look at the life and career of the White House luminary who is the first woman to occupy the post of National Security Advisor. Rrst shown on BBC4

: Saturday Kitchen Live

Favourite light lunches feature on this morning's menu as chef Ed Baines joins Greg Wallace for the interactive cookery show. In the archive slot,
Gary Rhodes bakes classic British scones, while Delia Smith prepares beef braised in beer. Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft BBCi: special programme features are available by pressing the red button on your handset, or via the website www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen


Unknown: Ed Baines
Unknown: Greg Wallace
Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Unknown: Delia Smith
Producer: Michael Connock
Editor: Elaine Bancroft

: Ever Wondered about... Bangers 'n' Mash?

The history of the humble British sausage, from homesick Roman soldiers' attempts to recreate a taste of home to today's gourmet varieties.

: See Hear

Should smoking be banned in public places? Mark Wheatley hosts a debate. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Tuesday at 4am on BSC1


Unknown: Mark Wheatley

: Afoot Again In thePast

Solving a cemetery crisis and a look at mausolea.

: Full Circle with MichaelPalin

Australia and New Zealand
The intrepid explorer rounds up wild camels with a lasso in the desert near Alice Springs, and negotiates an icy crevasse in New Zealand.
1.50 Chile and Bolivia. Palin sets foot on Cape Horn, finds the inspiration for
Daniel Defoe 's Robinson Crusoe , and takes a breathtaking train journey across the Andes.


Unknown: Daniel Defoe
Unknown: Robinson Crusoe

: Film 2003 withJonathan Ross

A preview of tomorrow's British Academy Film Awards, and a look at horror remake The Ring. Shown last Tuesday BBC1 Bafta Film Awards, Sunday 9pm BBC1

: Cagney and Lacey

Burnout. In the first part of a double bill of Watching the Detectives crime drama, Mary Beth is under pressure at work and at home.


Unknown: Mary Beth

: Perry Mason

Feature-length courtroom drama starring Raymond Burr. The Case of the Heartbroken
Bride. A newly married pop star is accused of murdering her uncle.


Unknown: Raymond Burr.

: What the Papers Say

Victoria Coren of The Observer casts an eye over press coverage of the week's news.


Unknown: Victoria Coren

: That Was the Great War That Was

Prior to a repeat of the landmark documentary series The Great War, a look at the work of the production team who brought the First World War to the small screen.


Producer: Paul Jenkins
Executive Producer: Nick Fraser

: The Great War: On the Idle Hill of Summer

Beginning a rerun of this epic 26-part series, updated for broadcasting on both digital and analogue channels. First shown in 1964, the series - showing both on BBC2 and BBC4 - uses eyewitness accounts and archive film to bring to life the 1914-18 conflict. Narrated by Michael Redgrave.
1914: Britain and France form a defence pact as a fervently nationalistic Germany asserts its military might. Continues at 7pm on BBC4.
[Web Address Removed] RT SHOP: book The Great War, £10.99 (usually £12.99) incl p&p. Call [number removed] (calls charged at national rate) or visit [Web Address Removed] Enduring legacy: page 24; Video/DVD offer: page 25


Narrator: Michael Redgrave
Producer: Tony Essex
Producer: Gordon Watkins

: Lost Highway: the Story of Country Music

A four-part history of America's home-grown musical genre. Down from the Mountain.
This first episode uses the current bluegrass revival to explore the roots of country music, and reveals how it has been successfully adapted for a contemporary audience. With contributions from Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss.
BBC book: The Story of Country Music by Colin Escott, £16.99


Contributor: Emmylou Harris
Contributor: Willie Nelson
Contributor: Alison Krauss
Director: Sally Thomson
Seried editor: Michael Poole

: The Artist's Studio: Titian

The 16th-century artist Titian is one of the great colourists who pioneered the use of oil paints. In this pilot film, portraitist Tai-shan Schierenberg attempts to get to the heart of Titian's creative process by recreating a replica of his Venetian workshop and learning more about the technical brilliance that lies behind some of his greatest work.
Producer Nicky Pattison ; Executive producer Kim Thomas Tim Marlow on Titian, Monday 8pm on Five Strokes of genius: page 33


Unknown: Tai-Shan Schierenberg
Producer: Nicky Pattison
Producer: Kim Thomas
Producer: Tim Marlow

: Taken

Charlie and Lisa. Following the deaths of Jesse Keys and Jacob Clarke , the aliens focus attention on their children.
Repeated on Friday at 11.35pm Part seven follows at 10.25pm on BBC3


Unknown: Jacob Clarke
Eric Crawford: Andy Powers
Lisa: Emily Bergl
Charlie: Adam Kaufman
Dr Chet Wakeman: Matt Frewer
Mary Crawford: Heather Donahue
Teenage Lisa: Alexandra Purvis
Teenage Charlie: Devin Dougas Drewitz
Young Lisa: Taylor-Anne Reid
General Beers: James McDaniel
Jacob: Chad Donella

: Stand Up America

A four-part series celebrating America's greatest stand-up comedians, presented by Mark Lamarr.
The Original Kings of Comedy. This first episode profiles three comedy giants: the British-born Bob Hope , friend to 11 US presidents; Milton Berle , whose popularity helped to sell television to America; and Sid Ceasar , whose material came from a bank of talented writers including Mel Brooks and Woody Allen. Contains strong language.
Director Richard Downes ; Series producer Allan Campbell


Presented By: Mark Lamarr.
Unknown: Bob Hope
Unknown: Milton Berle
Unknown: Sid Ceasar
Unknown: Mel Brooks
Unknown: Woody Allen.
Director: Richard Downes
Producer: Allan Campbell

: Live Floor Show

The sardonic Dave Fulton , the surreal Simon Munnery and the well-bred Miles Jupp guest on the comedy showcase. With regulars including Al Murray as the Pub Landlord, plus music from Asian Dub Foundation. Hosted by Dara O'Briain. Director Dominic MacDonald ; Series producer Gary Chippington


Unknown: Dave Fulton
Unknown: Simon Munnery
Unknown: Miles Jupp
Unknown: Al Murray
Unknown: Dara O'Briain.
Director: Dominic MacDonald
Producer: Gary Chippington

: Greenwich Mean Time

The dreams of some musical south Londoners are put to the test as the band members face up to challenges that ultimately lead to tragedy. Widescreen. Review page 51. Director John Strickland (1998.18)


Director: John Strickland

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Exam Revision GCSE Bitesize Revision: Religious Studies - World Religions

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