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: CBeebies: Pablo the Little Red Fox

The cub explores the city.

: CBBC: Arthur

: CBBC: Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo

Three spooky tales. (R) (S)

: CBBC: The Ghost Hunter

Feature-length fantasy based on the novel by Ivan Jones.
The spirit of a Victorian boy is on the run from a ghost hunter - can Roddy and Tessa help?


Based on the novel by/writer: Ivan Jones
Writer: Roy Apps
Writer: Jim Eldridge
Producer/Director: David Bell
Mrs Croker: Jean Marsh
Roddy Oliver: William Theakston
William Povey: Lee Godwin
Tessa Oliver: Verity-Jane Dearsley
Mrs Oliver: Tracy Brabln
Mr Oliver: John McAndrew

: CBeebies: The Roly Mo Show

Little Bo, Yugo and Migo make cards. (S)

: The Witness

A historic event recalled.

: Since You Went Away

Wartime drama with Claudette '"olbert Jennifer Jones , Shirley
Temple and Joseph Cotten.
Anne Hilton and her daughters face life on the home front after the father of the house joins up to fight in the war. Review page 59.
Director John Cromwell (1944, U)
(BW) M


Unknown: Jennifer Jones
Unknown: Joseph Cotten.
Unknown: Anne Hilton
Director: John Cromwell

: El Cid

Outstanding historical adventure. Spain in the 11th century is split between small Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds From the confusion emerges a knight whose exploits earn him the name El Cid.
Review page 59.
(1961, U)


Director: Anthony Mann
Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar/El Cid: Charlton Heston
Chimene: Sophia Loren
King Alfonso: John Fraser
Count Ordonez: Raf Vallone
Queen Urraca: Genevieve Page
King Sancho: Gary Raymond
Ben Yussuf: Herbert Lom

: MasterchefGoes Large

The three most talented contenders face five tests this week, the results of which will determine who will be crowned overall champion on Friday. Today: a masterclass with chef Heston Blumenthal.


Unknown: Heston Blumenthal.

: Wagner's Ring - The Valkyrie

An exhilarating performance of a new production of The Valkyrie from the Royal Opera House. The second work of Wagner's epic Ring cycle, it follows on from yesterday's broadcast of The Rhinegold.
The conflicts between power and love come to the fore as Wotan faces the consequences of his actions in The Rhinegold. Bryn Terfel plays the lead role of the chief god who has retrieved a magical golden ring from the greedy Alberich, while Lisa Gasteen is his heroic Valkyrie daughter Brunnhilde. the voice of his conscience. Introduced by Michael Portillo. Parts three and four are scheduled to be shown next year. Valkyries (sopranos and contraltos):
Producer Ben Watson Michael Portillo waxes lyrical: page 37


Unknown: Lisa Gasteen
Introduced By: Michael Portillo.
Producer: Ben Watson
Producer: Michael Portillo
Wotan: Bryn Terfel
Brunnhilde: Usa Gasteen(soprano)
Siegmund: Jorma Silvasti(tenor)
Sieglinde: Katarina Dalayman(soprano)
Fricka: Rosalind Plowright(mezzo)
Hunding: Stephen Milling(bass)
Gerhilde: Geraldine McGreevy
Helmwige: Irene Theorin
Waltraute: Claire Powell
Schwertleite Rebecca de: Pont Davies
Ortlinde: Elaine McKrill
Siegrune: Sarah Castle
Grimgerde: Clare Shearer
Rossweisse: Elizabeth Sikora

: Around the World in 80 Treasures

5/10. Uzbekistan to Syria. The rarely visited trading domes of Uzbekistan and Fire Temple of Azerbaijan get an incisive Dan Cruickshank appraisal, before he moves on to scale a cliff face towards arguably the biggest archaeological puzzles of the 19th century: the Bisitun carvings. The historian also takes in the remains of the great city of Persepolis in modern-day Iran, explores the exotic souk in Syrian capital Damascus, and then indulges himself with some pampering at a hammam - the local steam bath. Series producer Tim Dunn ; Executive producer Basil Comely
Repeated next Saturday RT DIRECT: Around the World in 80 Treasures (hardback), E17 (RRP E20) incl p&p. To order call [number removed] (national rate)


Unknown: Dan Cruickshank
Producer: Tim Dunn

: Ikea Drives Me Crazy

The Swedish store's popularity and success is based around its chic, affordable design, yet for some Ikea can prove to be a confusion of strange names, long queues and self-inflicted DIY disasters. Have we all been seduced into the cult of the brand by its marketing magic? When the new flagship store opened recently in Edmonton, north London, how far were British consumers actually prepared to go to secure a bargain? Nicky Taylor finds out.
Producer Nicky Taylor ; Executive producer Neil Grant


Unknown: Nicky Taylor
Producer: Nicky Taylor
Producer: Neil Grant

: Wonder Boys

Mesmerising comedy starring Michael Douglas , Tobey Maguire and Frances McDormand. Middle-aged college professor Grady Tripp has an awful lot on his mind - his wife has just left him, his lover is pregnant, and he's struggling to complete his long-overdue second novel. But his messy life is further complicated by the arrival at a faculty party of James, a troubled but talented student who just happens to be carrying a gun. Review page 60.
Director Curtis Hanson (2000, 15)
Followed by The Witness <R)


Unknown: Michael Douglas
Unknown: Tobey Maguire
Unknown: Frances McDormand.
Unknown: Grady Tripp
Director: Curtis Hanson
Grady Tripp: Michael Douqlas
James Leer: Tobey Maguire
Sara Gaskell: Frances McDormand
Terry Crabtree Robert: Downey Jr
Hannah Green: Katie Holmes
Walter Gaskell: Richard Thomas
0: Rip Torn
Hank Winters: Philip Bosco
Traxier: Alan Tudyk
Fred Leer: George Grizzard
Amanda Leer: Kelly Bishop
Vernon Hardapple: Richard Knox
Oola: Jane Adams
Miss Sloviak: Michael Cavadias

: BBC Learning Zone

Schools Repeats are not indicated
1.00 The Contenders How key skills are applied in the workplace. 10078 2.00 GCSE Bitesize Revision English- Macbeth 99982 4.00 GCSE Bitesize Revision Maths - Number and Measure

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