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: Weekend 24

Hosted by Bill Turnbull and Jules Botfield. (S) (W)


Unknown: Bill Turnbull
Unknown: Jules Botfield.

: Weekend with Rod Liddle and Kate Silverton

Guests and a studio audience discuss topical events.
Producer Ben Rich; Executive producer Karen O'Connor (S) (W)


Presenter: Rod Liddle
Presenter: Kate Silverton
Producer: Ben Rich
Executive Producer: Karen O'Connor

: Animal Park

Babs the white rhino comes into season - is Longleat Safari Park ready for the patter of not-so-tiny hooves? (R) (S) (W)

: The Saturday Show

This morning's fun continues from BBC1 with the final instalment of Fame Academy on Tour and the latest tunes in Top of the Pops Saturday. With Fearne Cotton and Simon Grant. Director Maria Stewart ; Producers
Nick Harris. Donald Macinnes (S) (W) The Saturday Show Extra follows at 12 noon on CBBC channel


Unknown: Simon Grant.
Director: Maria Stewart
Producers: Nick Harris.
Producers: Donald MacInnes

: See Hear

Emma Coieman introduces a profile of James Strachan , a man best known to the deaf community for his work with the RNID. With sign language, voiceoverand in-vision subtitles. Plus this month's Deaf News, presented by Tessa Padden.
Repeated Tuesday at 1.50am on BBC1 (W) www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Introduces: Emma Coieman
Unknown: James Strachan
Presented By: Tessa Padden.

: Thunderbirds: Terror in New York City

Two journalists become trapped when the Empire State Building collapses. (R) (S)

: Talking Movies

The crime drama Hollywood Homicide, starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett , and the coming-of-age tale Manito. With Tom Brook. (S)


Unknown: Harrison Ford
Unknown: Josh Hartnett
Unknown: Tom Brook.

: Living Famously

Gone with the Wind star Vivien Leigh twice won an Oscar and was married to Laurence Olivier , but, as this documentary shows, her glamorous lifestyle was marred by mental illness, Director Paul Newman ; Series producer Tom Ware (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: Laurence Olivier
Director: Paul Newman
Producer: Tom Ware

: Flaming Star

Saturday Matinée Western. Pacer Burton - the son of a white father and American
Indian mother - has divided loyalties when a settler family is massacred by the Kiowa tribe. Widescreen. Review page 47.
Director Don Siegel
(1960, PG) (S)


Director: Don Siegel
Pacer Burton: Elvis Presley
Clint Burton: Steve Forrest
Roslyn Pierce: Barbara Eden
Neddy Burton: Dolores Del Rio
Sam Burton: John McLntire

: Cagney and Lacey

Baby Broker. Mary Beth becomes emotionally involved when the partners investigate the sale of infants to wealthy families, in today's Watching the Detectives drama. (R) (S)


Unknown: Mary Beth

: Tennis

Coverage of the men's semi-finals at London's Queen's Club continues from BBC1. Presented by Sue Barker , with commentary by John Barrett , Chris Baiiey , John Lloyd , David Mercer , Pat Cash and Andrew Castle.
(S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/tennis


Presented By: Sue Barker
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Chris Baiiey
Commentary By: John Lloyd
Commentary By: David Mercer
Commentary By: Pat Cash
Commentary By: Andrew Castle.

: Treasure Hunt

New Orleans, otherwise known as "the Big Easy", is regarded as the birthplace of jazz. It is here in America's
Deep South that "skyrunner" Suzi Perry and two contestants from Cambridge try to solve five cryptic clues set in and around the city. Prize money of L2,000 is at stake - but can they crack Dermot Murnaghan 's conundrums in time? Series producer Hester Davies ; Executive producer Malcolm Heyworth
(S) (W)


Unknown: Suzi Perry
Unknown: Dermot Murnaghan
Producer: Hester Davies
Producer: Malcolm Heyworth

: Trooping the Colour

Highlights of the annual military spectacle, during which the Queen took her salute as the Queen's Colour of the Grenadier Guards was trooped in honour of her official birthday. Huw Edwards and Lt Col Gerald Lesinski describe the scene from Horse Guards in London. (S) (W)


Unknown: Huw Edwards
Unknown: Lt Col Gerald Lesinski

: Cue the Queen

The relationship between TV and royalty has often been a stormy one, with the monarchy keen to use the medium to boost popularity but, at the same time, unwilling to give too much away about life behind palace gates. This one-off programme recalls some memorable royal moments, from the Queen's coronation in 1953 to the Panorama interview given by Diana, Princess of Wales. Narrated by Fi Glover.
Producer Bill Trehame Jones ; Executive producer Glynn Jones (R) (S) (W)RTSHOP: Coronation (video -£12.99) and The Story of Queen Elizabeth II (double video - £14.99). For ordering details, see page 8.


Unknown: Fi Glover.
Producer: Bill Trehame Jones
Producer: Glynn Jones
Unknown: Queen Elizabeth Ii

: George Orwell - a Life in Pictures

As well as inventing Big Brother, the Thought Police and Room 101, George Orwell (the nom de plume of Eric Blair ) also witnessed and wrote about the defining events of the 20th century-colonialism, unemployment, fascism and communism. In this biography, Orwell's words are married to archive material and dramatised scenes derived from his essays, journalism, diaries and letters, creating a portrait of an eccentric rebel whose life was shaped by momentous world events. Orwell is played by Chris Langham , and his wife Eileen by Mary Roscoe. Narrated by Barbara Flynn.
Producer Chris Durlacher ; Executive producer Emma Willis (S) (W) The Real Room 101 and Orwell at the BBC: 1984 follow on BBC4
Featured in this term's issue of Smart TV magazine: available from WHSmith; or order on 01795


Unknown: George Orwell
Unknown: Eric Blair
Played By: Chris Langham
Unknown: Mary Roscoe.
Unknown: Barbara Flynn.
Producer: Chris Durlacher
Producer: Emma Willis

: Have I Got News for You

Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by more guests for the last in the current series of the satirical news quiz. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Steve Doherty
Shown yesterday on BBC1 (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/comedy


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Steve Doherty

: Early Doors

Joan and Eddie celebrate their wedding anniversary. The final part of the pub-based sitcom is on Monday at 9.30pm. Shown last Monday (S) (W)

: I Love 1971

In the first of a re-run of the series showcasing the 1970s, Britt Ekland looks back at the year in which she featured in razor-sharp crime thriller Get Carter. She recalls the craze for space hoppers, the bizarre TV show The Banana Splits, and the success of singles such as Middle of the Road's Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep. The film Pulp follows.
Producer Chris Wilson ; Director Grant Pollard (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Britt Ekland
Producer: Chris Wilson
Director: Grant Pollard

: Pulp

Comedy thriller. Crime writer Mickey King puts his amateur sleuthing skills to good use when a project to
"ghostwrite" the autobiography of fading Hollywood star
Preston Gilbert takes a murderous turn. Review page 49.
Director Michael Hodges (1972) (S)


Unknown: Mickey King
Unknown: Preston Gilbert
Director: Michael Hodges
Mickey King: Michael Caine
Preston Gilbert: Mickey Rooney
Ben Dinuccio: Lionel Stander
Princess Betty Cippola: Lizabeth Scott
Liz Adams: Nadia Cassini
Miller: Al Lettieri
Mysterious Englishman: Dennis Price
Sotgto: Amerigo Tot

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated. www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
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