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: Breakfast

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


Unknown: Bill Turnbull
Unknown: Sian Williams

: Weekend 24

: Saturday Kitchen

Speedy suppers are on the menu as Brian Turner and Frank Bordoni vie for viewers' votes. Plus Keith Floyd in Spain's Basque region. Series producer Michael Kelpie ; Executive producers Elaine Bancroft , Barry Lynch www.bbc.co.uk/saturdaykitchen To vote, ring [number removed]2244 (maximum cost of calls is 10p), press the red button on your handset or log on to the website


Unknown: Brian Turner
Unknown: Frank Bordoni
Unknown: Keith Floyd
Producer: Michael Kelpie
Producers: Elaine Bancroft
Producers: Barry Lynch

: Ever Wondered about Food?

New series 1/6. Cheese fondue is a dinner-party classic - but what actually happens when cheese melts? Paul Merrett finds out.
www.open2.net RECIPE CARDS: free from [number removed](calls charged at national rate) A fresh look at cheese: page 35


Unknown: Paul Merrett

: World Snooker

Semi-final action. BBCi: news and statistics via the red button

: See Hear

Politicians from three main parties explain their policies for the general election. With signing, voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 1.10am on BBC1 www.bbc.co.uk/seehear

: Talking Movies

Martin Freeman in The Hitchhiker's
Guide to the Galaxy. Martin Freeman Interview: page 31; Our guide to the Guides: page 28


Unknown: Martin Freeman
Unknown: Martin Freeman

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post - Douglas Adams: So long and thanks for all the scripts 29 May 2016

: The Nun's Story

Magnificent drama starring Audrey Hepburn and Peter Finch. After entering a convent, a Belgian girl finds the principle of unquestioning obedience hard to observe. Review page 51.
Director Fred Zinnemann (1959, PG)
46)Audrey Hepburn is profiled in My Best Friend.... on Tuesday at 3pm Film Trivia: page 49


Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Unknown: Peter Finch.
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Unknown: Audrey Hepburn
Sister Luke/Gabrielle Van Der Mal: Audrey Hepburn
Dr Fortunati: Peter Finch
Mother Emmanuel: Edith Evans
Mother Mathilde: Peggy Ashcroft
Dr Van Der Mal: Dean Jagger

: Escape to the Country

A couple who want their kids to grow up in the countryside look to move from London to Kent. Director Toby Fricker ; Exec producers
Kate Roberts. Daisy Goodwin


Director: Toby Fricker
Producers: Kate Roberts.
Producers: Daisy Goodwin

: NewsnightSaturday

3/3. On the campaign trail with guest correspondents. Meet the political editors: page 22

: Flog It!

Is there treasure nestling among the knick-knacks and gewgaws in Exeter? Paul Martin finds out.
Series producer Peter Smith ; Exec producer Tom Ware


Unknown: Paul Martin
Producer: Peter Smith
Producer: Tom Ware

: Private Life of a Masterpiece

5/5. "The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt. This erotically charged and hugely popular example of Art Nouveau fused with Symbolism has been the subject of intense speculation since its unveiling in 1908. Who are the two lovers in a rapturous embrace? Is the man or woman in control? And, most tantalisingly, could it depict the artist, a man whose sexual appetite was on a par with Casanova's? Germaine Greer , John Malkovich and former Erotic Review editor
Rowan Pelling share their thoughts. Samuel West narrates. Producer John Bush ; Series editor Jeremy Bugler


Unknown: Germaine Greer
Unknown: John Malkovich
Editor: Rowan Pelling
Unknown: Samuel West
Producer: John Bush

: The Nazis - a Warning from History: 1/6: Helped into Power

Laurence Rees's powerful Bafta-winning series, which debunks many popular myths surrounding the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, begins a re-run.

How is it possible that a cultured nation at the heart of Europe allowed Adolf Hitler to come to power? Fascinating archive film and interviews with eyewitnesses, including former Nazi Party members, illustrate the birth of Nazism in Germany and the election, in 1933, of a chancellor committed to overthrowing democracy.

Hitler's Place in History follows at 8.40pm on BBC4. [web address removed]
RT Direct: book The Nazis: a Warning from History, £7.99; DVD £17.99 (RRP £19.99) incl p&p. To order call [number removed] (national rate)


Producer: Laurence Rees

: World Snooker

£125,000 is up for grabs as the second semi-final reaches a climax. Introduced by Hazel Irvine , with commentary from Clive Everton , Dennis Taylor ,
John Virgo and Willie Thorne. BBCi: digital viewers can access news and statistics via the red button


Introduced By: Hazel Irvine
Unknown: Clive Everton
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: John Virgo
Unknown: Willie Thorne.

: Have I Got News for You

3/8. With the general election on Thursday, politicians' fervent sound bites will provide ample ammunition for Paul Merton , Ian Hislop and a guest host.
Shown yesterday on BBCI


Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Ian Hislop

: The Apprentice

11/12. Alan Sugar has a surprise up his sleeve as the remaining four candidates compete as individuals for the first time. Contains strong language.
Shown last Wednesday


Unknown: Alan Sugar

: The Real Blonde

Offbeat romantic comedy. The relationship between out-of-work actor Joe and his successful girlfriend Mary is showing signs of strain. Joe's sense of failure is heightened when his friend wins a part opposite the "real blonde" of his dreams. Review page 51.
Director Tom DiCillo (1997, 15)


Director: Tom Dicillo
Joe: Matthew Modine
Mary: Catherine Keener
Kelly: Daryl Hannah
Bob: Maxwell Caulfield
Tina: Elizabeth Berkley
Blair: Mario Thomas
Sahara: Bridgette Wilson
DrLeuter: Buck Henry
Ernst: Christopher Lloyd
Dee Dee Taylor: Kathleen Turner
Doug: Denis Leary
Nick: Steve Buscemi

: BBC News 24

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 Blue Haven 69642 2.30 The information
Society 55449 3.00 Risk 62604 3.30 The Nature of Impacts and Their Impacts on Nature
4.00 The Challenge To Rebuild the Human Body 50994 4.30 The Next Big Thing Defying Death 63333 5.00 Truth Will Out The Natural Limit of Our Lives 5285642 5.15 Hollywood Science Ice Cold in Alex 5280197 5.30 Ever Wondered?

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