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: Weekend 24

Presented by Jon Sopel and Mishal Husain , and from 9.00
Carrie Gracie.


Presented By: Jon Sopel
Presented By: Mishal Husain
Unknown: Carrie Gracie.

: Saturday Kitchen

Mike Robinson tackles the traditional British staple of roast beef and yorkshire pudding, before cooking one of three recipes selected by viewers. To vote phone [number removed](calls cost lOp); digital satellite viewers can make their choice via the red button on their handset. Plus archive footage featuring Delia Smith and Rick Stein. With Antony Worrall Thompson. Producer Lucy Lomas ; Executive producer Barry Lynch


Unknown: Mike Robinson
Unknown: Delia Smith
Unknown: Rick Stein.
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson.
Producer: Lucy Lomas
Producer: Barry Lynch

: Gary Rhodes: Cookery Year

August. Cue crispy red mullet, shrimps, sardines, tomatoes and courgettes, lemon semolina and blueberries. (AD) Eat out for L5: page 26

: World Snooker

Steve Davis and John Parrott present second-round world championship coverage from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. With commentary by Ray Edmonds , Clive Everton , Terry Griffiths , Dennis Taylor ,
Willie Thome and John Virgo. BBCi: from 10am digital viewers can access live coverage of both tables, plus news and statistics, via their handset's red button


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: John Parrott
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Terry Griffiths
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor
Commentary By: Willie Thome
Commentary By: John Virgo.

: See Hear - the Evolution of British Sign Language

2/2. Clark Denmark concludes the story of sign language.
Following the Milan decision of 1880 that oralism was the best method of teaching deaf children, signing was forced underground until academic research affirmed sign as a real language in the 1970s.
With sign language, voiceover and in-vision subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 1.20am on BBCI www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: Clark Denmark

: Cagney and Lacey

Who Said It's Fair? 2/2. Lacey undergoes surgery and Cagney sits an exam. (Rxs)

: Talking Movies

Reviews and interviews from the world of cinema. Presented by Tom Brooks and Laura Metzger.


Presented By: Tom Brooks
Presented By: Laura Metzger.

: Star!

Biographical musical starring Julie Andrews. The story of variety star and actress
Gertrude Lawrence , spanning from her childhood to the height of her fame in the 1940s, when she was an acclaimed star of theatre and vaudeville. Review page 53. Director Robert Wise (1968, U)


Unknown: Julie Andrews.
Unknown: Gertrude Lawrence
Director: Robert Wise

: World Snooker

Another quarter-final place will be decided this afternoon as Ray Stubbs introduces the latest action from Sheffield.
Commentary by Ray Edmonds , Clive Everton , Terry Griffiths , Dennis Taylor , Willie Thorne and John Virgo. BBCi: from 10am digital viewers can access live coverage of both tables, plus news and statistics, via their handset's red button


Introduces: Ray Stubbs
Commentary By: Ray Edmonds
Commentary By: Clive Everton
Commentary By: Terry Griffiths
Commentary By: Dennis Taylor
Commentary By: Willie Thorne
Commentary By: John Virgo.

: Some Mothers Do Ave 'Em

An episode from 1973.
After Frank attends a maternity class without Betty the couple attempt to get some childcare practice by taking Judy and Alison to the zoo.


Writer: Raymond Allen
Producer: Michael Mills
Frank Spencer: Michael Crawford
Betty: Michele Dotrice
Judy: Cynthia Lund
Alison: Lajla Lund
White, the chemist: Richard Pescud
Dr Powell: David King

: A Country Estate

In its heyday, Loton Park in Shropshire employed 19 servants and six gardeners. However, the estate has now shrunk to just three farms, and owner Sir Michael Leighton lives alone in the "big house". This documentary follows him as he struggles to reconcile his conventional views on estate management with a pressing need to make money through events such as public open days and weddings.
Director Peter Gordon ; Producer Amanda Richardson


Unknown: Sir Michael Leighton
Director: Peter Gordon
Producer: Amanda Richardson

: The Private Life of a Masterpiece

2/5. Little Dancer Aged Fourteen. Edgar Degas 's bronze sculpture of a ballet dancer wearing a real tutu has become one of the most widely appreciated European works of art. But when the original tinted wax version was first exhibited in 1881 it caused consternation, with contemporary critics dubbing Degas's petite danseuse variously as "a monster' and a "flower of the gutter". This documentary reveals how Degas broke every rule in the book to create his modern masterpiece, and also tells the poignant life story of the sculpture's model. Narrated by Sam West.
Producer Mick Gold ; Series editor Jeremy Bugler


Unknown: Edgar Degas
Unknown: Sam West.
Producer: Mick Gold

: World Snooker

The fourth quarter-final spot will be filled tonight as the second round of the world championship continues at
Sheffield's Crucible Theatre. Last year Ken Dohertyand John Higgins secured the third and fourth quarter-final places, Doherty nudging ahead of Graeme Dott 13-12 and Higgings breezing past Sean Storey 13-7. Introduced by Hazel Irvine , with Steve Davis and John Parrott.
Producer Alison Witkover ; Executive producer Graham Fry BBCi: digital viewers can access extra live coverage of both tables, plus a news and statistics service, via the red button on their handset


Unknown: Ken Dohertyand
Unknown: John Higgins
Unknown: Graeme Dott
Unknown: Sean Storey
Introduced By: Hazel Irvine
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: John Parrott.
Producer: Alison Witkover
Producer: Graham Fry

: Have I Got News for You

Regularteam captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Greg Dyke.
Shown yesterday on BBC1


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Greg Dyke.

: Wag the Dog

Satirical comedy starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro. When the US President is accused of molesting a young visitor to the White House two weeks before he's due for re-election, veteran spin doctor Conrad Brean is brought into concoct an international incident to divert the press from the impending scandal. Review page 53. Jim Belushi Himself
Director Barry Levinson (1997.15) (AD)
Postponed from 10 April Film Highlights: page 50


Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Unknown: Robert De Niro.
Unknown: Conrad Brean
Unknown: Jim Belushi
Director: Barry Levinson
Stanley Motss: Dustin Hoffman
Conrad Brean: Robert de Niro
Winifred Ames: Anne Heche
Fad King: Denis Leary
JohnnyGreen: Willie Nelson
Liz Butsky: Andrea Martin
Tracy Lime: Kirsten Dunst
MrYoung: William H MacY
Senator Neal: Craig T Nelson
Sergeant William Schumann: Woody Harrelson

: Snooker Extra

Hazel Irvine presents highlights from the daytime sessions, www.bbc.co.uk/snooker

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated.
2.00 Marin Mersenne - the Birth of Modem Geometry How a 17th-century French monk established a scientific community
2.30 Development Aid How agencies like Unicef use statistics. 58106 3.00 The KT Event The theory that a huge meteor collided with the Earth 60 million years ago. 65800 3.30 Sex and the Single Gene? Research suggesting a possible link between homosexuality and genes. 49458 4.00 Fighting Rust In Your Car 536514.30 Rocks for Roads 4635903 5.20 Ever Wondered? 3243748 5.30 Science Shack

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