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: Weekend 24

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Kate Sanderson , and from
9.00 Carrie Gracie.


Presented By: Bill Turnbull
Presented By: Kate Sanderson
Unknown: Carrie Gracie.

: Saturday Kitchen

Gino D'Acampo prepares a chicken dish with parma ham, 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 Gary Rhodes. With Antony Worrall Thompson. Producer Lucy Lomas ; Executive producer Barry Lynch


Unknown: Delia Smith
Unknown: Gary Rhodes.
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson.
Producer: Lucy Lomas
Producer: Barry Lynch

: Gary Rhodes: Cookery Year

September. Hearty fare includes brill on the bone with celery, cider and apples. (AD)

: World Snooker

Semi-final action from Sheffield's Crucible Theatre. Presented by Steve Davis and John Parrott , with commentary from
Clive Everton , Dennis Taylor , John Virgo and Willie Thome. BBCi: from 10am digital viewers can access live coverage. plus news and statistics, via their handset's red button


Presented By: Steve Davis
Presented By: John Parrott
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Willie Thome.

: See Hear

As Deaf Awareness Week starts on Monday, Clive Mason takes a special look at difficulties faced by deaf and hard of hearing people when accessing NHS services. With sign language, voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 1.10am on BBCI www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: Clive Mason

: What the Romans Did for Us

Adam Hart-Davis examines
Roman central heating, saunas and baths.


Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: Second Chance

A short season of Robert Mitchum films begins with this romantic crime drama also starring Linda Darnell and Jack Palance.

In Mexico, a love affair between a boxer and a gangster's moll becomes threatened by a killer working for the girlfriend's ex-lover.

(Review page 55.)
("Heaven Knows, Mr Allison" is at 3.25pm)


[Actor]: Robert Mitchum
[Actress]: Linda Darnell
[Actor]: Jack Palance
Director: Rudolph Mate

: Talking Movies

The latest cinema reviews and interviews. With Tom Brooks and Laura Metzger.


Unknown: Tom Brooks
Unknown: Laura Metzger.

: Heaven Knows, MrAllison

John Huston 's Second World War drama starring Deborah Kerr and Robert Mitchum. A
Catholic nun and a US marine become stranded together on a South Pacific island occupied by the Japanese. Review page 55. (1957. PG) Crossfire is on Tuesday at 1.35pm Film Trivia: page 65


Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Robert Mitchum.

: BBC Young Musician of the Year - What Does It Take?

A look at the stiff competition that is undertaken in a bid to win the BBC Young Musician 2004 title, showing how the five finalists have prepared for the event's climax, live coverage of which is tomorrow at 5.15pm. Director/Producer Toby Macdonald


Producer: Toby MacDonald

: Some Mothers Do Ave 'Em

An episode from 1973. After losing his job as a fireman, FranK becomes depressed and decides to visit a psychiatrist in a bid to learn once and for all whether he is a serial failure.
Writer Raymond Allen ; Producer Michael Mills


Unknown: Raymond Allen
Producer: Michael Mills
Frank Spencer: Michael Crawford
Betty: Michele Dotrice
Mrs Fisher: Jane Hylton
Psychiatrist: Bernard Hepton
Frank's aunt: Elaine Carreau
Gas man: Roland MacLeod

: War at Sea

1/3. A rerun of the series recalling great Royal Navy battles. Trafalgar to Jutland. Nelson's victory over the French in was a feat of brilliance that still influences the Royal Navy today. During the First World War Battle of Jutland, however, this reputation became a millstone as 6,000 sailors perished. Using reconstructions, underwater footage of wrecks and personal testimonies of warfare, Professor
Andrew Lambert recounts these turning points in history. Director Per-Eric Hawthorne ; Series producer Mike Rossiter


Unknown: Andrew Lambert
Director: Per-Eric Hawthorne
Producer: Mike Rossiter

: The Private Life of a Masterpiece

3/5. The Sunflowers. Viewed as one of the most famous works of art in the world, few people know the history behind Vincent Van Gogh 's painting. Inspired by a bunch of flowers that the artist found lying in the gutter, Sunflowers became a personal favourite of the Dutch artist. A favourite so much that ten versions of the original were made, the first of which helped to form a fruitful yet ultimately fraught relationship with fellow artist Paul Gauguin. Revealing these stories and how Van Gogh 's passion for sunflowers followed him all the way to the grave, tonight's documentary also looks to explain the enduring popularity behind the piece. Producer Lucie Donahue ; Series editor Jeremy Bugler Painting Flowers explores 17thcentuiy Dutch tulip mania. Tuesday BBC4 at 10pm


Unknown: Vincent van Gogh
Artist: Paul Gauguin.
Unknown: Van Gogh
Producer: Lucie Donahue

: World Snooker

By the end of tonight's play the line-up for the final will be decided with the second semi-final reaching its climax.
Last year it was Mark Williams and Ken Doherty who had booked their places for the highlight of the snooker calendar, but with Doherty exiting in the first round this year there can't be a repeat of the 2003 final. Introduced by Hazel Irvine.
Producer Alison Witkover ; Executive producer Graham Fry BBCi; digital viewers can access extra live coverage throughout the day, plus a news and statistics service, via the red button on their handset


Unknown: Mark Williams
Unknown: Ken Doherty
Introduced By: Hazel Irvine.
Producer: Alison Witkover
Producer: Graham Fry

: Have I Got News for You

Des Lynam joins regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop as this week's host, with the guest contestant slots being filled by Jerry Hall and Robert Kilroy-Silk .
Shown yesterdayon BBCI


Unknown: Des Lynam
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Jerry Hall
Unknown: Robert Kilroy-Silk

: Tin Men

Comedy drama starring Richard Dreyfuss and Danny DeVito. Two aluminium salesmen see their paths cross when they are involved in a minor car accident. After discovering that they are rivals in the same business, what starts as a personal feud becomes all-out war. Review page 55.
Director Barry Levinson (1987, 15)


Unknown: Richard Dreyfuss
Unknown: Danny Devito.
Director: Barry Levinson
Bill BB Babowsky: Richard Dreyfuss
Ernest Tilley: Danny Devito
Nora Tilly: Barbara Hershey
Moe: John Mahoney
Sam: Jackie Gayle
Gil: Stanley Brock
Cheese: Seymour Cassel
Mouse: Bruno Kirby
Wing: Jt Walsh
Carly: Richard Portnow

: Snooker Extra

Hazel Irvine presents highlights from the afternoon's semi-final. www.bbc.co.uk/snooker

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated.
2.00 Blue Haven Can mathematical models help to decide whether the blue whale can avoid extinction? 71005 2.30 The Information Society A look at the success of a building society's customer information system 83840 3.00 Risk Statistics in relation to taking risks 20734 3.30 The Art of Breathing The intimate relationship between breathing and the body 74192 4.00 The Nature of Impacts and Their Impacts on Nature 95685 4.30 The Next Big Thing: a Theory of Everything 21463 5.00 Lab Detectives 6566821 5.15 Background Brief: Time Travel for Beginners 6561376 5.30 Science Shack

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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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