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: Weekend 24

Presented by Jon Sopel and Sian Williams , and from 9.00
Louise Minchin.


Presented By: Jon Sopel
Presented By: Sian Williams
Unknown: Louise Minchin.

: Saturday Kitchen

Antony Worrall Thompson welcomes Gennaro Contaldo , who cooks Italian meatballs, and Mary Berry , who serves up dessert. From the archive, Jamie Oliver makes a fish pie while
Madhur Jaffrey visits the Punjab. Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft BBCi: special features via handset, or www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen


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

: Ever Wondered about Food?

Alan Coxon and Kathy Sykes look at the history of tomato soup.
(R) www.open2.net RECIPE CARDS: free from [number removed] (calls charged at national rate)


Unknown: Alan Coxon
Unknown: Kathy Sykes

: See Hear

Emma Coleman talks to Susan Daniels , the first deaf woman to become the executive of a national charity. Plus part four of the drama Switch. Is Nina making a move on Tom? With sign language, voiceover and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 3.35am on BBCI www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Talks: Emma Coleman
Unknown: Susan Daniels

: Film 2003 with Jonathan Ross

The US film remake of Dennis Potter 's Singing Detective is reviewed. Plus news of BBC4's inaugural World Cinema award.
Shown last Tuesday on BBC1 BBCi- digital viewers can access the World Cinema award shortlist (and vote for their favourite) via the red button on the handset


Unknown: Dennis Potter

: The Rockford Files

Tall Woman in Red Wagon Jim looks into a woman's disappearance. The first of three programmes in the Watching the Detectives strand. (R)

: The Nero Wolfe Mysteries

American detective drama based on Rex Stout's novels. The Doorbell Rang. Gourmand gumshoe Wolfe and his roving assistant Archie take on J Edgar Hoover and the FBI.


Unknown: Edgar Hoover

: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The Dancing Men. Chalked figures disturb an American woman in Derbyshire -can Holmes decipher their meaning?
Dramatised by Anthony Skene
First shown on ITV


Dramatised By: Anthony Skene
Sherlock Holmes: Jeremy Brett
Dr Watson: David Burke
Hilton Cubitt: Tenniel Evans
Elsie Cubitt: Betsy Brantley
Inspector Martin: David Ross

: Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Frank reacts badly to the news of Betty's pregnancy. Guest-starring Christopher Timothy. More tomorrow at 1.10pm.
Written by Raymond Allen (R)


Unknown: Christopher Timothy.
Written By: Raymond Allen

: The Great War: 19: The Hell Where Youth and Laughter Go

Episode 19 of the landmark series recounts the war's terrible effects; not just the scale of the loss of life, but also the toll it took upon the human spirit.
(BW) (R)

: What the Papers Say

Matthew Parris of The Times on the week's press.


Unknown: Matthew Parris

: Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel

When Miss Marple takes a holiday at Bertram's Hotel in London, she is unprepared for the violent chain of events set in motion after an eccentric guest makes his way to the airport on the wrong day.
Dramatised by Jill Hyem ; Producer George Gallaccio
Director Mary McMurray (R)


Dramatised By: Jill Hyem
Producer: George Gallaccio
Director: Mary McMurray
Miss Marple: Joan Hickson
Lady Bess Sedgwick: Caroline Blakiston
Lady Selina: Joan Greenwood
Colonel Luscombe: James Cossins
Elvira Blake: Helena Mitchell
Mr Humfries: Peter Baldwin
Miss Gorridge: Irene Sutcliffe
Michael Gorman: Brian McGrath
Henry: Neville Phillips
Rose: Kate Duchene
Chief Inspector Davy: George Bakef
Sir Ronald Graves: Douglas Milvain
Canon Malinowski: Robert Reynolds
Bridget Sotheby: Charlotte Baker
Dr Whittaker: Edward Burnharn

: Merrill's Marauders

Wartime drama. In 1942 a US army unit under Brigadier
General Frank Merrill 's command captures a village deep behind enemy lines in Burma. Exhausted by thejungle fighting, his men look forward to a rest, but orders come through for another punishing mission. Review page 51.
Director Samuel Fuller (1962. U)


Unknown: General Frank Merrill
Director: Samuel Fuller
Brig Gen Frank Merrill: Jeff Chandler
Lieutenant Lee Stockton: Ty Hardin
Bullseye: Peter Brown
Major Doc Nemeny: Duggan Andrew
Chowhound: Will Hutchins
Sergeant Kolowicz: Claude Akins
Burmese girl: Luz Valdez
General Stilwell: John Hoyt
Muley: Chades Briggs
Lt Col Bannister: Vaughan Wilson
Taggy: Pancho Magolona
Medic: Jack C Williams
Corporal Doskis: Chuck Hicks

: The Big Read

The search for the nation's number-one novel continues.
At 9.15, Ray Mears enters JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings and shows there's much more to Middle Earth than elves.
At 9.45, Alistair McGowan ventures onto the Yorkshire Moors to prove Cathy and Heathcliff from Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights are literature's greatest lovers.
At 10.15, John Sergeant returns to Vietnam to reveal how Joseph Heller 's Catch-22 helped him understand the war.
Votes can be cast on [number removed] (calls cost 15p), by texting 86200 (maximum 12p) or via the website [web address removed]. Digital satellite/cable viewers can vote via the remote control. Hosted by Clive Anderson. Producers John Holdsworth , Alastair Laurence and Ben Southwell
Series producers Michael Poole and Mary Sackville West RT SHOP: The Big Read Book of Books, £11.99 inc p&p. To order telephone [number removed] (calls charged at national rate)


Unknown: Ray Mears
Unknown: Alistair McGowan
Unknown: Joseph Heller
Unknown: Clive Anderson.
Producers: John Holdsworth
Producers: Alastair Laurence
Producers: Michael Poole

: Have I Got a Little Bit More News for You

An extended version of last week's quiz, with Alexander Armstrong , Ian Hislop , Paul Merton and guests.
Shown yesterday on BBCl


Unknown: Alexander Armstrong
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton

: Room 101

Boris Johnson states his case for ridding the world of Lynda Lee Potter , bans on smoking and hard-boiled eggs. Shown last Monday


Unknown: Boris Johnson
Unknown: Lynda Lee Potter

: Bowls

Mary Rhodes and Chris Hollins present semi-finals action from the Bupa Care Homes Open at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, with commentary from David Rhys Jones and David Corkhill. Editor Gerard Lane


Unknown: Mary Rhodes
Unknown: Chris Hollins
Unknown: David Rhys Jones
Unknown: David Corkhill.
Editor: Gerard Lane

: Ed Wood

Tim Burton's acclaimed biographical drama with Johnny Depp and Martin Landau. On
Hollywood's fringes in the 1950s, cross-dressing director Edward D Wood Jr tries to raise money for his movies with the help of ageing star Bela Lugosi. Rim of the week: page 47.
(1994.15) (BW)


Unknown: Johnny Depp
Unknown: Martin Landau.
Unknown: Bela Lugosi.
Ed Wood: Johnny Depp
Bela Lugosi: Martin Landau
Dolores Fuller: Sarah Jessica Parker
KathyO'Hara: Patricia Arquette
Criswell: Jeffrey Jones
Orson Welles: Vincent D'Onofrio
John Breckinridge: Bill Murray
Georgie Weiss: Mike Starr
Paul Marco: Max Casella
Conrad Brooks: Brent Hinkley
Vampira: Lisa Marie

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated, www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
Exam Revision GCSE Bitesize: English 1- Macbeth

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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.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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