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: Weekend 24

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Jules Botfield , and from 9.00
Louise Minchin.


Presented By: Bill Turnbull
Presented By: Jules Botfield
Unknown: Louise Minchin.

: Saturday Kitchen

New series Duck with wild mushrooms and cream, and an Italian lunch selection, are on the menu as the interactive show returns. Guests Paul Rankin and Gino D'Acampo join Antony Worrall Thompson.
From the BBC archives,
Jamie Oliver rustles up a steak sandwich and chilli con carne, and Keith Floyd begins another of his famous gourmet tours. Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft BBCi: special features via handset, or www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen


Unknown: Paul Rankin
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson.
Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Unknown: Keith Floyd
Producer: Michael Connock
Editor: Elaine Bancroft

: Ever Wondered about Food?

New series Sushi is the focus of the first in an eight-part second series with chef Alan Coxon and scientist Kathy Sykes. With recipes, scientific tips and history of its dishes.
www.open2.net RECIPE CARDS: free from [number removed] (calls charged at national rate)


Unknown: Alan Coxon
Unknown: Kathy Sykes

: The Sky at Night

Discussing how galaxies are formed. Patrick Moore talks to Professor Carlos Frenk. Shown last Sunday on BBCI Then The Witness An account of a historical event. (R)


Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Professor Carlos Frenk.

: My Greatest Hits

Another superstar blows their own trumpet.

: The Middle Classes:Their Rise and Sprawl

A look at middle-class life from the late 19th century to today. Narrated by Geoffrey Palmer.
(Revised repeat)


Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer.

: What the Victorians Did for Us

A look at how the Victorians' obsession for speed shaped society. Presented by Adam Hart-Davis . (R)


Presented By: Adam Hart-Davis

: Film 2003 withJonathan Ross

Bruce Willis 's movie Tears of the Sun is reviewed. Shown last Tuesday on BBCI


Unknown: Bruce Willis

: Monte Carlo or Bust

Comedy starring Tony Curtis. In the early 1920s, the wild Monte Carlo Rally attracts sportsmen from all over the world - though some are less sporting than others.
Widescreen. Review page 47.
Directors Ken Annakin and Sam Itzkovitch (1969, PG)


Unknown: Tony Curtis.
Directors: Ken Annakin
Directors: Sam Itzkovitch
Chester Schofield: Tony Curtis
Betty: Susan Hampshire
Sir: Cuthbert Terry-Thomas
Major Dawlish: Peter Cook
LtBarrington: Dudley Moore
Perkins: Eric Sykes

: Quo Vadls

Historical epic with Deborah Kerr. With Christianity outlawed, the daughter of a Roman general must choose between her religion and her Roman lover. Widescreen. Review page 47.
Director Mervyn LeRoy (1951. PG)


Unknown: Deborah Kerr.
Director: Mervyn Leroy
Lygia: Deborah Kerr
Marcus Vinicius: Robert Taylor
Nero: Peter Ustinov
Petronius: Leo Genn
Poppaea: Patricia Laffan

: The Great War: 13: The Devil Is Coming

The Battle of the Somme - which began in July 1916 and continued into February 1917 - features in part 13 of the landmark series chronicling the 1914-18 conflict.
(BW) (R)
BBC DVD: The Great War and The World at War DVD Collection, featuring both complete series on 17 discs. £169.99 (rrp £199.99) from [web address removed]
BBC Book: Correlli Barnett's The Great War, £12.99 from [web address removed]


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

: Restoration

Which of the finalists battling for funding will get your vote? The result will be announced live from the Tower of London tomorrow at 9pm. Presented by Griff Rhys Jones. Series editor Simon Shaw BBCi: interactive features are available via the red button on the handset


Presented By: Griff Rhys Jones.
Editor: Simon Shaw

: Last Night of the Proms

Soprano Angela Gheorghiu and violinist Leila Josefowicz star in the final Proms season concert, live from the Royal Albert Hall. Presented by Stephanie Hughes.
The BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and BBC
Chorus - conducted by Leonard Slatkin - perform
Berlioz's Overture: Roman Carnival, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso by Saint-Saens, Pavane byFaure, a premiere of the newly commissioned Lumina by Joseph Phibbs , Ebben? Ne Andro Lontana (La Wally) by Catalani, 0 Dieu! Que de Bijoux! from Gounod's Faust and Stridono Lassu (Pagliacci) by Leoncavallo.
The interval, at 8.50pm, has highlights from "Proms in the Park" events in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Coverage continues on BBC1 at 9.15pm. The concert is also being broadcast on Radio 3 from 7.45pm.
Director Jonathan Haswell ; Producer Peter Maniura BBCi: interactive features are available via the red button on the handset
RT SHOP: BBC Proms 2003 CD, 16.99. Call [number removed] (national rate)


Soprano: Angela Gheorghiu
Violinist: Leila Josefowicz
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Presented By: Stephanie Hughes.
Conducted By: Leonard Slatkin
Unknown: Joseph Phibbs
Unknown: Stridono Lassu
Director: Jonathan Haswell
Producer: Peter Maniura

: Meet Joe Black

Romantic fantasy drama starring Brad Pitt and Anthony Hopkins. Media tycoon William Parrish has lived a rich life but fears that his days are numbered. Then he's offered a temporary reprieve when he makes a deal with the Grim Reaper. Widescreen. Review page 47.
Director Martin Brest (1998.12)


Unknown: Brad Pitt
Unknown: Anthony Hopkins.
Unknown: William Parrish
Director: Martin Brest
Joe Black: Brad Pitt
William Parrish: Anthony Hopkins
Susan Parrish: Claire Forlani
Drew: Jake Weber
Allison Marcia: Gay Harden
Quince: Jeffrey Tambor

: Celebdaq

An inside look at showbiz spin, PR and puffery plus the celebrity stories set to hit the press in the week to come. Includes tips for the online Celebdaq traders. Hosted by Patrick O'Connell and Libby Potter. Director Stephen Neal ; Producer Ian Rose First shown on BBC3 www.bbc.co.uk/celebdaq Celebdaq is also on BBC3 at 2.55am


Unknown: Patrick O'Connell
Unknown: Libby Potter.
Director: Stephen Neal
Producer: Ian Rose

: I Love 1979

Bo Derek presents the year in which she was rivalled only by Daisy Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard. Most wanted boy was Leif Garrett , most imitated show was Monkey and top toy was Holly Hobbie. Gary Numan made a must-have picture disc, the must-see film was
Quadrophenia and stretch jeans were strides to die for. Director Matt O'Casey ; Series producer Alan Brown
(Revised rpt) www.bbc.co.uk/cult/ilove


Unknown: Bo Derek
Unknown: Daisy Duke
Unknown: Leif Garrett
Unknown: Holly Hobbie.
Unknown: Gary Numan
Director: Matt O'Casey
Producer: Alan Brown

: Blue in the Face

Star-studded comic drama with Harvey Keitel. Auggie's tobacco store plays a pivotal role in the community: people come to chat about their lives and problems. But his boss is contemplating closing the shop. Widescreen. Review page 48. Singing telegram girl Madonna
Directors Wayne Wang and Paul Auster (1995, 15)


Unknown: Harvey Keitel.
Directors: Wayne Wang
Directors: Paul Auster
Auggie Wren: Harvey Keitel
Peter: Michael J Fox
Dot: Roseanne Barr
Violet: Mel Gorham
Derelict: Lily Tomlin
Jim Jarmusch: Jim Jarmusch
Lou Reed: Lou Reed

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Home Learning Storytime Summer Omnibus 2 (ages 4-5)
A selection of traditional and modern stories.

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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.

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