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: Breakfast

Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams host. With NewsWatch at 7.45.


Unknown: Bill Turnbull
Unknown: Sian Williams

: Weekend 24


: Saturday Kitchen

Cookery writer Darina Allen makes seafood chowder and chef Patrick Williams cooks up jerk chicken. Producer Michael Connock ; Executive producers Elaine Bancroft. Barry Lynch www.bbc.co.uk/saturdaykitchen RT DIRECT: Darina Allen 's Ballymaloe Cookery Course book, E25 inc p&p. To order call [number removed]7979 (national rate) Darina Allen 's chowder charm: p34


Unknown: Darina Allen
Unknown: Patrick Williams
Producer: Michael Connock
Producers: Elaine Bancroft.
Producers: Barry Lynch
Unknown: Darina Allen
Unknown: Darina Allen

: The Best

4/10. Contenders for "best summer breakfast" and "best savoury rice dish".

: Switch

3/5. Michael makes a confession in public. With in-vision subtitles.
Writer David Horbury Rptd Tue at 1.45am on BBCI www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: David Horbury
Michael: Hal Draper
Sue: Caroline Parker
Tom: Feras Al Moubayed
Nina: Paula Garfield
Fran: Fifi Garfield
Claire: Diana Martin
Adam: Matthew Gurney
Jamil: Umesh Valjee

: Film 2005 with Jonathan Ross

Ocean's Twelve is reviewed.
Shown last Monday on BBCI

: White Heat

(Compelling crime classic starring James Cagney , and the late Virginia Mayo - four of whose films are showing this week. A gunman and his gang pull off a heist with fatal results. Film of the Week: page 43.
Director Raoul Walsh (1949, 15)
(BW) Virginia Mayo also stars in Pearl of the South Pacific at 1.05pm on Monday


Unknown: James Cagney
Director: Raoul Walsh
Arthur Cody Jarrett: James Cagney
Verna Jarrett: Virginia Mayo
Hank Fallon: Edmond O'Brien
Vic Pardo: Edmond O'Brien
Ma Jarrett: Margaret Wycherly
Big Ed Somers: Steve Cochran

: Nero Wolfe

Poison a la Carte. A gourmet dinner is marred by murder.
Who did the deed?

: Monk

Mr Monk and the 12th Man. What links nine brutal murders, with different MOs and no apparent victim connections?


Unknown: Mr Monk

: The Return of Sherlock Holmes

6/7. The Bruce Partington Plans The government asks Holmes to track down top secret plans. Dramatised by John Hawkesworth
First shown on ITV


Unknown: Bruce Partington
Dramatised By: John Hawkesworth

: What the Papers Say

Sue Carroll of The Mirror reviews the headlines.
Director Vernon Antcliff ; Producer Ged Clarke


Director: Vernon Antcliff

: Flog It!

Hull welcomes the antiques auction show. Hosted by Paul Martin , with David Barby and James Lewis. Series producer Pete Smith ; Executive producer Tom Ware


Unknown: Paul Martin
Unknown: David Barby
Unknown: James Lewis.
Producer: Pete Smith
Producer: Tom Ware

: Abroad Again in Britain

5/5. Edinburgh Castle. Built on the site of an extinct volcano, the history of one of Scotland's greatest landmarks is bloody, brutal and grimly fascinating. Jonathan Meades scales this most enduring of icons and visits its gentler neighbour, Holyrood Palace. Director Eleanor Yule ; Producer Allan Campbell
First shown on BBC4


Unknown: Jonathan Meades
Director: Eleanor Yule
Producer: Allan Campbell

: Kilroy: Behind the Tan

Robert Kilroy-Silk, politician and one-time king of daytime TV, has vowed to destroy the European Parliament. In the process, he's been accused of trying to wreck the UK Independence Party, from which he has recently resigned. This is a glimpse behind the closed doors of politics - the warring factions, the secret briefings to journalists - and a look at the family man behind the political ambition.
Shown last Monday on BBC3


Subject: Robert Kilroy-Silk
Director: Emeka Onono
Executive Producer: Samantha Anstiss
Executive Producer: Fiona Stourton

: Arena: Hank Williams - Honky Tonk Blues

rFrom Elvis to Norah Jones , Hank Williams 's songs have been recorded more often than those of any other country music writer. Dirt-poor and rail-thin, he blazed out of Alabama in the late 1940s with the fervour of a man whose days were numbered. By
25 he was country's first superstar - but four years later he was gone; an icon yet an enigma even to those who thought they knew him best. With family and friends, Arena examines the real Hank Williams.
Director Morgan Neville; Producers Morgan Neville and Colin Escott www.bbc.co.uk/music/folkcountry Phill Jupitus on Hank Williams : page 36


Unknown: Norah Jones
Unknown: Hank Williams
Unknown: Hank Williams.
Unknown: Colin Escott
Unknown: Phill Jupitus
Unknown: Hank Williams

: Have I Got Old News for You

Will Self and Jonathan Aitken join captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop on the satirical quiz. Guest host Kirsty Young endeavours to keep order.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Series producer Nick Martin


Unknown: Jonathan Aitken
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Director: Paul Wheeler
Producer: Nick Martin

: The Rotters' Club

2/3. The Maws of Doom. The boys struggle with adolescence - but make progress with women, as Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais 's dramatisation of Jonathan Coe 's darkly humorous novel continues.
Shown last Wednesday Series concludes Wed at 9pm


Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais
Unknown: Jonathan Coe

: Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Isaac from Hanson, MTV's Dave Berry , comedian Mickey Hutton and Greg Olive from rap duo Fierce
Girl join the comic pop quiz. Shown last Sunday


Unknown: Dave Berry
Unknown: Mickey Hutton
Unknown: Greg Olive

: Dead Letter Office

Poignant romantic r drama starring Miranda Otto and George DelHoyo.
I Alice's dreams of her absent father are upset when her letters to him are returned, unopened. To find him, she gets a job with the postal service, where she befriends Frank, who is oddly moved by her quest. In English and Spanish with subtitles. Review page 48. Director John Ruane (1998)


Unknown: Miranda Otto
Unknown: George Delhoyo.
Director: John Ruane

: BBC Learning Zone

[web address removed]
Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 Seeing through Maths Taking Off
2.30 Out of the Melting Pot Jewish people in the US. 6456273
3.20 Ever Wondered?
3.30 Imagining New Worlds 70254
4.00 Brief Encounter 68419
4.30 Cell City City Works
5.00 Lab Detectives Double bill. 77544
5.30 Landscape Mysteries Figures in the Chalk (AD)

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