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: Breakfast

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Mishal Husain.


Presented By: Bill Turnbull
Presented By: Mishal Husain.

: Weekend 24

News stories.

: Friends for Dinner

Rick Stein helps an enthusiastic amateur prepare gurnard with a potato, garlic and saffron broth and lobster with Pernod and olive oil dressing.


Unknown: Rick Stein

: Gary Rhodes:Cookery Year

November. Hearty dishes to ward off winter chills, including roast loin of venison with fig tart and braised shanks of lamb with pumpkin mash. (AD)

: Bill's Food

3/6. Bill Granger draws on Sydney's diverse cultural influences to create stress-free dishes for lazy days.

: Film 2004 with Jonathan Ross

Will it be "love all" as romance is served up in Wimbledon, with Paul Bettany and Kirsten Dunst? Plus Jet Li in martial arts fantasy drama Hero.
Shown last Mon on BBCl


Unknown: Paul Bettany

: Tennis

Live action on day two of Great Britain's key Davis Cup play-off against Austria - a place in the elite World Group is at stake.
The outcome could hinge on Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski in today's doubles tie. Henman excelled on fast clay to reach the semi-finals of this year's French Open, but Austria's Stefan Koubek believes he could struggle at Portschach's Werzer Arena: "It's going to be a little bit slower, a little bit deeper and a lot tougher to play on for British players".
Continues at 1.15pm on BBC1.
Introduced by Andrew Castle.
Producer Paul Davis ; Editor Philip Bernie www.bbc.co.uk/tennis


Unknown: Tim Henman
Unknown: Greg Rusedski
Unknown: Stefan Koubek
Introduced By: Andrew Castle.
Producer: Paul Davis
Editor: Philip Bernie

: See Hear

A dance workshop for deaf kids at Sadler's Wells in London, plus an interview with yachtswoman Abigail Shoebridge. Includes sign language, voiceoverand in-vision subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 1.10am on BBC1 www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: Abigail Shoebridge.

: Racing

Live coverage from two venues: Ascot and Haydock Park.
Day two of the Ascot Finale includes the 50th anniversary running of the L250,000 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at 4.10, plus the 1.55, 2.30, 3.00 and 3.35.
There's also a top quality card at Haydock Park, with starts at 2.15, 2.45 and 3.15. introduced by Rishi Persad and Lydia Hislop. Commentary comes from Jim McGrath and Ian Bartlett , with analysis from Willie Carson and Ray Cochrane. Directors Steve Docherty. Gerry Morrison Editor Stephen Cook More racing from Ascot tomorrow at 3pm in Sunday Grandstand


Unknown: Haydock Park.
Unknown: Elizabeth Ii
Introduced By: Rishi Persad
Introduced By: Lydia Hislop.
Unknown: Jim McGrath
Unknown: Ian Bartlett
Unknown: Willie Carson
Unknown: Ray Cochrane.
Directors: Steve Docherty.
Directors: Gerry Morrison
Editor: Stephen Cook

: Flog It!

Will the experts' valuations ring true at an auction in Exeter?
Presented by Paul Martin.
Series producer John Miller ; Executive producer Jane Lomas


Presented By: Paul Martin.
Producer: John Miller
Producer: Jane Lomas

: Paralympic Grandstand

Day eight could bring medals for Team GB as Tanni Grey-Thompson competes in the 400m. Will she emulate her Sydney gold success? Elsewhere, Danny Crates is hotly tipped for the 800m after breaking his own world record at the able-bodied Olympic trials in Manchester this season. There's also news of Emma Brown 's title defence in -82.5kg class judo, the latest from the pool, wheelchair basketball quarter-finals and the wheelchair tennis quads singles final.
Introduced by Clare Balding , with Colin Jackson.
BBC Radio 5 Live has Paralympic action in Sport on 5 at 12.30pm


Unknown: Danny Crates
Unknown: Emma Brown
Introduced By: Clare Balding
Unknown: Colin Jackson.

: Do You Still Believe in Tony?

Award-winning documentary maker Michael Cockerell fronts two reports on Tony Blair's ten years as Labour leader.
In 1997, the promise was that "things can only get better".
But trust in the Prime Minister has been damaged by claims that he led the country to war under false pretences. In this first film, arts and media luminaries who helped Labour to power - including Melvyn Bragg, Harry Enfield, Rory Bremner, Max Hastings, Antonia Fraser and Katharine Hamnett discuss whether or not they still have faith in Tony Blair.
The second film, Friends and Neighbours, considers the premier's turbulent political and personal relationship with Chancellor Gordon Brown. Neil Kinnock and former Downing Street insiders including Derek Scott, Charlie Whelan and Lance Price are among the contributors revealing unexpected sides to the two men.
(Coverage of the Labour Party conference, Monday 11.30am)
Being Tony Blair: page 33


Presenter: Michael Cockerell
Producer: Kathryn Park
Producer: Paul Jenkins
Executive Producer: Fiona Stourton

: Zulu: the True Story

The Battle of Rorke's Drift is routinely presented as a significant British victory of the Zulu wars. Yet on the same day, at the nearby Battle of Isandlwana, heavily equipped British troops were crushed by Zulu warriors bearing little more than spears. Battle re-enactments shot on location and dramatisation of Queen Victoria's journals-starring Joanna David , Christopher Cazenove and David Swift - explore one of the most effective cover-ups in British military history for Timewatch.
Director Tim Robinson ; Series editor John Farren (AD) The new series of Timewatch opens with Who Killed Rasputin? on Friday at 9pm


Unknown: Joanna David
Unknown: Christopher Cazenove
Unknown: David Swift
Director: Tim Robinson
Editor: John Farren

: Pleasantville

Fantasy comedy drama, laced with subtle special effects, starring Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon. Afight over the TV remote control sees teen siblings David and Jennifer transported to the black-and-white setting of 1950s soap opera Pleasantville, where their modern sensibilities begin to have a strange effect on the show's other characters. Review page 47.
Director Gary Ross (1998, 12) (Colour and BW) (AD) Rim Highlights: page 42


Unknown: Tobey Maguire
Unknown: Reese Witherspoon.
Director: Gary Ross
David: Tobey Maguire
Jennifer: Reese Witherspoon
Betty Parker: Joan Allen
George Parker William: H MacY
MrJohnson: Jeff Daniels
Big Bob: Jt Walsh
TV repairman: Don Knotts
Skip: Paul Walker

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

1/6. Randy from Big Brovaz, Hell's Kitchen survivor Matt Goss and Ordinary Boys frontman Preston guest on the perennial pop music quiz. Shown last Monday


Unknown: Matt Goss

: Room 101

2/8. Shane Richie takes time off from the Queen Vic to denounce massage and confessional talk show Trisha.
HOSted by Paul Merton. Shown last Monday (AD)


Unknown: Shane Richie
Unknown: Paul Merton.

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

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Open University/General Interest
2:00: The Lapedo Child
3:00: Making Contact (S)
3:30: After the Genome (S)
4:30: Open Advice: Exam Success
5:00: Attack on the Wires
5:30: The Challenge - to Engineer a Million

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