Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams , and from 9.00
Louise Minchin. (S) (W)
A provocative look at the past week's news with guests Alexei Sayle and Tim Rice. (S) (W)
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]
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
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
Social Progress. How public health measures, education and consumerism improved the lot of many Victorians. With Adam Hart-Davis . (R) (S) (W)
George Clooney discusses his new film, Intolerable Cruelty.
Shown last Tuesday BBC1 (S) (W)
Choices. A star witness dies during a case. (R) (S)
2.35 Partners. Cagney is shot while on duty. (R) (S)
The Dark and Bloody Ground When a woman is accused of murder, Rockford attempts to clear her name. (R)(S)
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)
Ann Leslie reviews the week's headlines. (S) (W)
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)
Det Insp Last:
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
Colette de Montpelier:
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)
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)
With Elbow's Guy Garvey , BBC 6 Music's Jayne Middlemiss , comedian Adam Hills and Aqualung's Matt Hales.
Shown last Monday (S) (W)
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
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)
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)
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)