Presented by Bill Turnbull and Jules Botfield , and from 9.00
Louise Minchin. (S) (W)
Antony Worrall Thompson celebrates British cheese week with chef Mike Robinson and tastes a selection of British wines with Joe Wadsack.
From the BBC archives,
Jamie Oliver cooks brill with lemons, while Keith Floyd takes part in a chilli cooking contest in Santa Fe. Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft (S) (W) BBCi: special features via handset, or www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen The chef you'd most like to cook for you - Jamie Oliver : pl3; see also p33
From humble fairground snack to billion-dollar bestseller, the history and science of the hamburger is examined by Alan Coxon and Kathy Sykes
(S)(W) www.open2.net RECIPE CARDS: free from [number removed] (calls charged at national rate)
Leaders of Society. After the Second World War, the middle classes entered their heyday. Narrated by Geoffrey Palmer.
(Revised repeat) (S) (W)
Rule Makers. From table manners to timekeeping,
Adam Hart-Davis examines how the Victorians defined standards. (R) (S) (W)
Previews of Ned Kelly , Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Young Adam. Plus the search for the worst film ever made.
Shown last Tue on BBC1 (S) (W) Young Adam star Ewan McGregor is on Parkinson tonight at 10.40pm on BBC1
A portrait of seven-times wed Hollywood femme fatale Lana Turner , whose personal life was even more dramatic than her movies.
Director CassieFarrell (R) (S) (W)
** Adventure starring
Tyrone Power. After a century of British rule in India, the garrison post of Peshawar is threatened by a tribal revolt. A young army captain is given command of the Khyber Rifles, but he is half-Indian and faces prejudice from his fellow officers. Review page 67. Director Henry King (1953, U)
Historical adventure starring Richard Egan and Ralph Richardson. 480 BC: Greece is under threat from the army of the Emperor of Persia. Leaders of the Greek states assemble, and many want to surrender. But the Spartans, led by King Leonidas, decide to defend their country against the odds. Widescreen. Review page 67. Director Rudolph Mate (1962. PG)
Part 15 of the landmark series tells how grand plans for a French spring offensive fell into German hands, turning the trenches into a slaughterhouse and prompting the once proud French army to openly mutiny.
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BBC DVD: The Great War and The World at War DVD Collection, featuring both complete series on 17 discs, Â£169.99 (rrp Â£199.99) from [web address removed]
An Agatha Christie murder mystery dramatisation, first shown in 1985, starring Joan Hickson. Miss Marple looks into mysterious goings-on in the quiet village of Lymston.
Dramatised by Julia Jones : Producer Guy Slater ; Director Roy Boulting
Postponed from 6 September (R) (S)
Rev Guy Calthrop:
Second World War drama. 1945: as the war in Europe draws to a close, Allied forces advance towards the Rhine. All river crossings, however, have been destroyed, apart from the bridge at Remagen. Widescreen. Review page 67.
Director John Guillermin (1969, PG) (S) (W) Film Trivia: page 73
Lieutenant Phil Hartman:
Major Paul Kreuger:
Brig Gen Shinner:
General von Brock Peter:
Jonny Lee Miller heads the cast in a two-part account of the rise and fall of an irresistible and handsome genius.
The Summer of a Dormouse. Following the success of his poem Childe Harold 's Pilgrimage, Byron becomes the toast of London society. Concludes tomorrow at 10pm. Contains strong language and adult material. Essential Byron follows. Further cast tomorrow (S) (W)
Goth idol - history's first rock star: page 45
Lord Byron Jonny:
Lady Caroline Lamb:
Lady Judith Milbanke:
Sir Ralph Milbanke:
Readings of Byron's poetry by actors including Francesca Annis and Toby Stephens , and extracts from his letters and diaries add poignancy to ajoumey inside the mind of the writer and thinker. Presented by Daisy Goodwin. See Choice. Director/Producer Helen Simpson (S) (W)
Howard Jones , Martina Topley-Bird and Jackie Clune guest.
Shown last Monday (S) (W)
The Green-eyed Monster. Fowler prepares to propose to Patricia in Ben Elton's sitcom.
Director John Birkin ; Producers Ben Elton , Geoffrey Perkins
(R)(S) Postponed from 14 September
Showbiz PR and puffery - plus tips for online
Celebdaq traders. With Patrick O'Connell and Libby Potter. Director Stephen Neal ; Series producer Dominic Bird
Shown yesterday on BBC3 (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/celebdaq
Offbeat drama starring Brendan Fraser and Ashley Judd. A traumatised refugee from a religious sect becomes obsessed with his beautiful carer. Review page 68.
Director Philip Ridley (1995.18) (S)
Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
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