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: Weekend 24

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams.


Presented By: Bill Turnbull
Presented By: Sian Williams.

: Saturday Kitchen Live

Gregg Wallace welcomes chef Merilees Parker , who demonstrates easy sushi and ideas for Mother's Day, while in the programme's archive section Rick Stein goes oyster-catching and Gary Rhodes dishes up designer beans on toast. Viewers can vote for their favourite Chinese dish to be cooked at the end of the show. Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft BBCi: special features via the handset, or www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen


Unknown: Gregg Wallace
Unknown: Merilees Parker
Unknown: Rick Stein
Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Producer: Michael Connock
Editor: Elaine Bancroft

: Ever Wondered about... Food?

Alan Coxon and Kathy Sykes explore the history behind hamburgers.


Unknown: Alan Coxon
Unknown: Kathy Sykes

: Animal Park

Lord Bath announces plans to safeguard the future of Longleat estate and safari park.
Executive producer Annette Clarke ; Series editor Chris Powell


Producer: Annette Clarke
Editor: Chris Powell

: See Hear

Featuring a unique pre-school project for young deaf children in Dublin. Plus a report by Sandra Duguid on the threatened closure of a specialist deaf school in London, and Clive Mason looks at the increasing trend for deaf children to be put into mainstream schools. With sign language, voiceover and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated Tuesday at 12.50am on BBC1 www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: Sandra Duguid
Unknown: Clive Mason

: Trade Secrets

Expert tips.

: Talking Movies

The news and reviews show returns with Oscar night highlights, plus interviews with John Travotta and Sigourney Weaver.


Unknown: John Travotta
Unknown: Sigourney Weaver.

: Great Speeches

The Civil Rights struggle in America and power of Martin Luther King 's "I have a dream" Speech. Martin Luther King is profiled in the Secrets of Leadership on Friday at 9pm


Unknown: Martin Luther King
Unknown: Martin Luther King

: Racing and Athletics

Ascot breaks new ground today with a March flat-race meeting of which the highlight is the f-50,000 sprint at
3.30pm. Other races are at
1.45 and 2.55. Introduced by Clare Balding , with commentary by Willie Carson and Jim McGrath.
PI us action from the 30th World Cross Country championships in Lausanne, with the women's 8k at 2pm and men's 4k at 2.30pm.
Producer Gerry Morrison


Introduced By: Clare Balding
Commentary By: Willie Carson
Commentary By: Jim McGrath.
Producer: Gerry Morrison

: Cagney and Lacey

First of two dramas in the Watching the Detectives strand. Killers Dozen. The detectives go back on the beat.

: Monk

The new series about a private consultant. starring Tony Shalhoub , showing in the Watching the Detectives strand. Mr Monk Meets Dale the Whale
When a judge is murdered the evidence points to a reclusive, overweight tycoon.


Unknown: Tony Shalhoub

: Flog It!

Swindon in Wiltshire is tonight's venue for the show in which anyone who wants to make money from their antiques can take the risk of auctioning them. So will the owners go home with bulging wallets, or will the experts end up with egg on their faces? Presented by Paul Martin , with David Barby and Kate Alcock offering valuations. Series producer Hannah Corneck
Executive producer Jane Lomas


Presented By: Paul Martin
Unknown: David Barby
Unknown: Kate Alcock
Producer: Hannah Corneck
Producer: Jane Lomas

: The Great War: Episode Four: Our Hats We Doff to General Joffre

The acclaimed 26-part story chronicling the 1914-18 conflict continues with episode four.

Tonight, how the British Army fought its first battle at the Belgian town of Mons. Despite initial success, the British infantry were forced into retreat after two weeks. Yet as the Germans pressed forward to Paris, apparently invincible, French Commander-in-Chief General Joffre slowly began to build a more solid resistance - which would lead ultimately to Allied victory.
(Episode five follows on on BBC4 at 7.20pm.)
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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]


Producer: Tony Essex
Producer: Gordon Watkins

: Secret Lives of the Artists: Vermeer

Andrew Graham-Dixon continues his three-part series revealing the untold personal stories of great artists.
The Madness of Vermeer. Renowned for painting calm and beautiful interiors, the real life of Johannes Vermeer was marred by crime and violence. He yearned to escape his family's privations, yet even a glamorous marriage and artistic success failed to save him from the fate he dreaded more than any other. Graham-Dixon visits
Vermeer's home town of Delft, and a dramatic Dutch landscape of huge skies and windmills, in a bid to uncover the clandestine life of a genius.
Director Roger Parsons ; Executive producer Basil Comely Secret Lives of the Artists: Caravaggio is on Tuesday at 11.20pm


Unknown: Andrew Graham-Dixon
Unknown: Johannes Vermeer
Director: Roger Parsons

: Designing the Decades

A look back at four decades of Britain's design heritage. Designing the 80s. The third programme recalls some of the design icons of the 1980s - a decade characterised by yuppies, shoulder pads and excess. Designer Paul Smith 's creations, alongside The Face magazine, exemplified the new emphasis on style, while Richard Rogers 's Lloyd's building towered over London and consumers invested in the status symbols of the era - the filofax, Porsche 911, Sony Walkman and Amstrad computer. Contributors include Janet Street Porter ,
Jason Barlow , James Dyson , Alan Sugar and Christopher Frayling. Narrated by Penelope Keith.
Director Louise Hooper ; Series producer Mary Sackville West


Designer: Paul Smith
Unknown: Richard Rogers
Unknown: Janet Street Porter
Unknown: Jason Barlow
Unknown: James Dyson
Unknown: Alan Sugar
Unknown: Christopher Frayling.
Unknown: Penelope Keith.
Director: Louise Hooper

: Magnolia

Ensemble drama from the writer/director of Boogie Nights. San Fernando Valley, California: the lives of nine seemingly unconnected people begin to impact on each other over the course of one day. Widescreen.
Director Paul Thomas Anderson (1999, 18) Film of the Week: page 39


Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Frank T J Mackey: Tom Cruise
Linda Partridge: Julianne Moore
Quiz Kid Donnie Smith: William H MacY
Phil Parma: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Claudia Wilson Gator: Melora Walters
Jim Kurring: John C Reilly
Earl Partridge: Jason Robards
JimmyGator: Philip Baker Hall
Stanley Spector: Jeremy Blackman
Rose Gator: Melinda Dillon
Gwenovier: April Grace
Luis: Luis Guzman
Burt Ramsey: Ricky Jay
Worm: Orlando Jones
Solomon Solomon: Alfred Molina
Alan Kligman: Michael Murphy
Thurston Howell: Henry Gibson
Rick Spector: Michael Bowen
Young Jimmy Gator: Thomas Jane

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Exam Revision 2.00 BST GCSEBitesize Revision: English Macbeth - a look at the curriculum
4.00 BST GCSE Bitesize Revision: English Poetry

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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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