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: Weekend 24

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams , and from 9.00
Louise Minchin. (S) (W)


Presented By: Bill Turnbull
Presented By: Sian Williams
Unknown: Louise Minchin.

: The Sharp End with Clive Anderson

A provocative look at the past week's news with guests Alexei Sayle and Tim Rice. (S) (W)


Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Unknown: Tim Rice.

: Saturday Kitchen

Chef John Torode joins Antony Worrall Thompson to celebrate Halloween, while Reshma Martin prepares traditional food for Diwali, the Hindu "festival of light".
From the BBC's archives, Jamie Oliver serves parsnip and pancetta tagliatelle to Gennaro Contaldo and Madhur Jaffrey embarks on a tour of India.
Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft (S) (W)
BBCi: special features via handset, or [Web Address Removed]


Unknown: John Torode
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson
Unknown: Jamie Oliver
Unknown: Gennaro Contaldo
Unknown: Madhur Jaffrey
Producer: Michael Connock
Editor: Elaine Bancroft

: Ever Wondered aboutFood?

Why did the Anglo-Saxons consider ale a health drink, and how did an invader from
Europe transform British beer? Chef Alan Coxon and scientist KathySykes investigate.
(S) (W) www.open2.net


Unknown: Alan Coxon

: See Hear

A group of deaf people say goodbye to a friend in the first episode of a new eight-part series of the deaf drama Switch, starring Umesh Valjee , Diana Martin and Fifi Garfield. Plus an insight into Holby City's recent deaf story line, the launch of the "Find a Star" competition, and a trip to Paris. Presented by Clive Mason.
With sign language, voiceover and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 2.50am on BBCI (W) www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: Umesh Valjee
Unknown: Diana Martin
Unknown: Fifi Garfield.
Presented By: Clive Mason.

: What the Victorians Did for Us

Social Progress. How public health measures, education and consumerism improved the lot of many Victorians. With Adam Hart-Davis . (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: Film 2003 withJonathan Ross

George Clooney discusses his new film, Intolerable Cruelty.
Shown last Tuesday BBC1 (S) (W)


Unknown: George Clooney

: Cagney and Lacey

Choices. A star witness dies during a case. (R) (S)
2.35 Partners. Cagney is shot while on duty. (R) (S)

: The Rockford Files

The Dark and Bloody Ground When a woman is accused of murder, Rockford attempts to clear her name. (R)(S)

: The Great War: 17: Surely We Have Perished

On the Western Front in 1917, the British fought alone for three-and-a-half months during one of the wettest summers Flanders has ever seen. The horrific battle of Passchendale features in episode 17 of the 1964 series.
(BW) (R) (S)

: What the Papers Say

Ann Leslie reviews the week's headlines. (S) (W)


Unknown: Ann Leslie

: Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder

Joan Hickson stars in an Agatha Christie mystery from
1987. Miss Marple finds herself investigating a murder that has lain undetected for 20 years.
Dramatised by Ken Taylor ; Producer George Gallaccio
Director John Davies (R) (S)


Unknown: Joan Hickson
Unknown: Agatha Christie
Dramatised By: Ken Taylor
Producer: George Gallaccio
Director: John Davies
Miss Marple: Joan Hickson
Gwenda: Geraldine Alexander
Giles: John Moulder-Brown
DrKennedy: Frederick Treves
Raymond West: David McAlister
Joan West: Amanda Boxer
Mrs Cocker: Joan Scott
Foster: Jack Watson
Mrs Hengrave: Georgine Anderson
Mr Sims: Edward Jewesbury
Dr Penrose: John Ringham
Galbraith: Edmond Knight
Lilly Kimble: Eryl Maynard
Jim Kimble: Ken Kitson
Edith Paget: Jean Heywood
Jackie Afflick: Kenneth Cope
Det Insp Last: Peter Spraggon
Mrs Fane: Jean Anderson
Walter Fane: Terrence Hardiman
Richard Erskine: John Bennett
Janet Erskine: Geraldine Newman

: The Day of the Jackal

Thriller based on Frederick Forsyth 's novel starring
Edward Fox. 1963: having failed in its attempt to murder General de Gaulle , the hard-line French Secret Army
Organisation decides to hire a top professional killer to do the job properly. Widescreen. Review page 53.
Director Fred Zinnemann (1973, 15) (S) (W) Film Trivia: page 65


Unknown: Frederick Forsyth
Unknown: Edward Fox.
Unknown: General de Gaulle
Director: Fred Zinnemann
The Jackal: Edward Fox
Claude Lebel: Michael Lonsdale
Minister: Alan Badel
Inspector Thomas: Tony Britton
President: Adrien Cayla-Legrand
Gunsmith: Cyril Cusack
Mallinson: Donald Sinden
Caron: Derek Jacobi
Colonel Rodin: Eric Porter
Colette de Montpelier: Delphine Seyrig
Denise: Olga Georges-Picot
Berthier: Timothy West

: The Big Read

Following last week's selection of the top 21 novels, The Big Read begins the search for the nation's number one. This week advocates Meera Syal , Benedict Allen and William Hague put their cases for their favourite book. Meanwhile you can vote on [number removed] (calls cost
15p), by texting 86200 (maximum 12p) or via the website www.bbc.co.uk/bigread. Digital satellite/cable viewers can vote via their remote control. Clive Anderson presents. Series producers Michael Poole and Mary Sackville West
Executive producer Mark Harrison (S) (W) RTSHOP: The Big Read Book of Books, £11.99 inc p&p. To order telephone [number removed] (calls charged at national rate)


Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Benedict Allen
Unknown: William Hague
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Producers: Michael Poole
Producer: Mark Harrison

: Have I Got News for You

Another round of the satirical quiz, with Ian Hislop ,
Paul Merton , and panellists from the world of media and politics. Shown yesterday on BBC (S) (W)


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

With Elbow's Guy Garvey , BBC 6 Music's Jayne Middlemiss , comedian Adam Hills and Aqualung's Matt Hales.
Shown last Monday (S) (W)


Unknown: Guy Garvey
Unknown: Jayne Middlemiss
Unknown: Adam Hills
Unknown: Matt Hales.

: Celebdaq

Patrick O'Connell and Libby Potter reveal who's hot and who's not in the web-based celebrity stockbrokinggame. Plus showbiz spin and guests. Director Stephen Neal ; Series producer Dominic Bird
Shown yesterday on BBC3 (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/celebdaq


Unknown: Patrick O'Connell
Unknown: Libby Potter
Director: Stephen Neal

: Blame It on the Bellboy

Comedy starring
Dudley Moore , Bryan Brown and Richard Griffiths. Three men with similar names but different intentions are booked into the wrong rooms in a Venetian hotel by a confused bellboy. Review page 53.
Director Mark Herman (1992, 12) (S)


Unknown: Dudley Moore
Unknown: Bryan Brown
Unknown: Richard Griffiths.
Director: Mark Herman

: Little Shop of Horrors

Roger Corman 's horror comedy starring Jonathan Haze and featuring Jack Nicholson. Dim-witted Seymour Krelboined develops a new breed of plant with a craving for blood. Review page 53.
(1960, PG) (BW) (S)


Unknown: Roger Corman
Unknown: Jonathan Haze
Unknown: Jack Nicholson.
Unknown: Seymour Krelboined

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/leamingzone
Curriculum Development AS Guru: General Studies 2 - Science and Technology; and Society, Politics and Economics. (S)

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