Presented by Jon Sopel and Jules Botfield , and from 9.00
A provocative look at the past week's news with guests from politics, journalism and comedy.
Nancy Lam joins Antony Worrall Thompson to serve up her chicken wings and rainbow rice.
From the BBC's archives,
Jamie Oliver teaches simple and delicious culinary tricks to a group of schoolchildren and Madhur Jaffrey samples the vegetarian delicacies of Gujarat. Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft BBCi- special features via handset, or www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen
Is there more to the humble tomato soup than meets the eye? Chef Alan Coxon and scientist KathySykes investigate. www.open2.net Tips of the week: page 35
News from the World Federation of the Deaf congress in Canada and the second part of the drama Switch. Presented by Tessa Padden. With sign language, voiceoverand in-vision subtitles. Repeated at 3am on Tuesday on BBC1 www.bbc.co.uk/seehear
More professionals share their workplace tips.
Roxy Music's suave frontman Bryan Ferry discusses his top-selling hits.
Adam Hart-Davis visits London's Kew Gardens and Hyde Park.
A review of Seabiscuit, starring Tobey Maguire, and Meg Ryan discusses In the Cut. (Shown last Tuesday on BBC1)
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A double bill of crime-busting.
Child Witness. Has a young girl been molested?
2.55 Heat. Michael Madsen guest-stars in an episode in which Lacey is taken hostage.
The Countess. Rockford finds he is the prime suspect when an extortionist is murdered.
A second chance to see
Zoe Wanamaker , Sir Bobby Chariton and actor Damian Lewis present the prestigious "Platos" to the UK's most outstanding teachers. Eamonn Holmes hosts the event at the London Palladium. Shown last Thursday
Political sketch writer Simon Hoggart takes a look at the week's press.
A letterfrom a dead friend sends Miss Marple on ajoumey around England in this 1987 dramatisation of the Agatha Christie thriller with Joan Hickson as the elderly sleuth.
Dramatised byTR Bowen ; Producer George Gallaccio
Director David Tucker
Second World War action adventure. In 1945, the Japanese decide to move a party of Allied PoWs back to Japan from the infamous River Kwai. However, an American pilot joins forces with a British commando to try to halt the train carrying the prisoners to a transport ship in Saigon. Review page 47.
Director Andrew VMcLagien (1988, 15)
As the search for the nation's number one novel continues,
Ruby Wax argues the case for the disaffected
Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye, Phill Jupitus champions that bear of very little brain Winnie-the-Pooh and MP Clare Short heads to Kefalonia to speak out for Captain
Corelli's Mandolin. Meanwhile you can vote on 9000 (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 is on hand to summarise the arguments. Series producers Michael Poole and Mary Sackville West
Executive producer Mark Harrison RT SHOP: The Big Read Book of Books, 111.99 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 BBC1
With singer Kym Marsh , Celebrity Fame Academy contender and Casualty actor Kwame Kwei-Armah ,
Popworld host Simon Amstell and entertainer Gary Wilmot. Shown last Monday
Comedy drama. Pregnant teenager Novalee Nation and her boyfriend leave Tennessee to start a new life in California. But after a stopping at a store in Oklahoma,
Novalee finds she has been abandoned, with only$5.55 to her name. Widescreen. Review page 47.
Director Matt Williams (2000.12)
Willy Jack Pickens:
More showbiz spin and puffery.
Director Stephen Neal ; Series producer Dominic Bird
Shown yesterday on BBC3 www.bbc.co.uk/celebdaq
Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Secondary Schools AS Guru: English 2 -second of two revision programmes for AS level English students.