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: Breakfast

Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams host. News Watch is at 7.45.


Unknown: Bill Turnbull
Unknown: Sian Williams

: Weekend 24

News stories.

: Saturday Kitchen

Seafood excitement with Rick Stein , Keith Floyd hits Italy and Gary Rhodes joins
Antony Worrall Thompson in the studio. Series producer Michael Kelpie ; Exec producers Elaine Bancroft Barry Lynch (5)TO VOTE FOR DISHES: call
3333 (maximum cost lOp) or log on to the websitewww.bbc.co.uk/saturdaykitchen


Unknown: Rick Stein
Unknown: Keith Floyd
Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Unknown: Antony Worrall Thompson
Producer: Michael Kelpie
Producers: Elaine Bancroft
Producers: Barry Lynch

: Rachel's Favourite Food

3/8. Formula Fun Lunch for the Boys. Rachel Allen 's menu includes tortilla chips, steak sandwiches and chocolate sundaes.


Unknown: Rachel Allen

: See Hear

How deaf women in Finland came to be sterilised. Plus a dance troupe with a difference. With Clive Mason. With signing, voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Tuesday at 1.35am on BBC1
(SL) www.bbc.co.uk/seehear


Unknown: Clive Mason.

: Talking Movies

Marvel favourites The Fantastic Four hit the big screen, plus
Cronicas reviewed.

: Wildlife on Two

The Wild Bush Budgie. The origins of budgerigars traced to the Australian outback.


Unknown: Bush Budgie.

: Andes to Amazon

4/6. Bears, pumas, condors and flamingos battle the ferocious winds on the Andes.

: A Passage to India

Lavish period drama by David Lean. Adela Quested is in India to visit a prospective bridegroom. During her stay, she is introduced to Dr Aziz, a Muslim surgeon who organises a trip where events take a tragic turn. Film of the Week: p43. (1984 PG)
The Jewel in the Crown starts a re-run on Tuesday at 8pm on UKTV Drama


Unknown: David Lean.
Adela Quested: Judy Davis
Dr Aziz: Victor Banerjee
Mrs Moore: Peggy Ashcroft
Richard Fielding: James Fox
Ronny Heaslop: Nigel Havers
Professor Godbole: Alec Guinness

: Athletics

Places in next month's World championships are at stake in Manchester. The highlight is likely to be the men's 100m final, with members of the Olympic-winning relay team going head to head. More tomorrow 4.45pm. Executive producer Martin Webster
Editor Jim Bentley


Producer: Martin Webster
Editor: Jim Bentley

: Dear Television

Strange and wonderful letters cataloguing the preoccupations and passions of television viewers. Producer Lucy Kenwright ; Exec producer Caroline Wright


Producer: Lucy Kenwright
Producer: Caroline Wright

: Flog It!

Airport House in Croydon, Surrey, opens its doors as experts Thomas Plant and Michael Bowles value the unwanted goods on offer. With Paul Martin.
Exec producer Tom Ware : Series producer Peter Smith


Unknown: Michael Bowles
Unknown: Paul Martin.
Producer: Tom Ware
Producer: Peter Smith

: A Picture of Britain

5/6. The Home Front. David Dimbleby explores the coasts of Kent, Hampshire and Sussex to see how the areas most at risk from enemy invasion have inspired artists, from JMW Turner's seascapes to the brutal war art of Paul Nash. He also chats to Dame Vera Lynn about White Cliffs of Dover. The series concludes tomorrow at 9pm on BBC1. Director Nicky mis; Executive producer Basil Comely
Shown last Sunday on BBCI COMPETITION: viewers can submit digital images to the website at [address removed]
INTERACTIVE: digital viewers can access an interactive picture gallery and a digital-photography masterclass via the red button RT DIRECT: the hardback book A Picture of Britain is £16.99 (RRP E19.99) including p&p. To order call [number removed]7979 (national rate)


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Unknown: Paul Nash
Unknown: Dame Vera Lynn

: Journeys from the Centre of the Earth

New series 1/6. Geologist Dr lain Stewart visits Greece, Turkey and Jordan in order to show how the rocks beneath our feet have shaped the human history of the Mediterranean, here revealing how earthguakes have created a huge network of cracks in the ground. But how are these faults connected to everything from catastrophic volcanos to natural health spas to valuable mineral deposits?
Director/Producer Nigel Miller First shown on BBC4 Rock of ages: page 26


Unknown: Dr Lain Stewart

: Red Dust

Thought-provoking drama set at the time of the Truth and Reconciliation hearings in post-apartheid South Africa, part of the Africa Lives on the BBC season. Starring Hilary Swank and Chiwetel Ejiofor. South African-born lawyer Sarah Barcant returns to her homeland from the US to represent politician Alex Mpondo as he tries to discover the facts behind his imprisonment during apartheid. Review page 49. Director Tom Hooper (2004, 15)
African School on Tuesday at 8.30pm on BBC4 is the first of four consecutive programmes in the Africa Lives on the BBC season Truth Hurts: p29; Barry Norman on Hilary Swank : p47


Unknown: Hilary Swank
Unknown: Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Unknown: Sarah Barcant
Unknown: Alex Mpondo
Director: Tom Hooper
Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Hilary Swank
Sarah Barcant: Hilary Swank
Alex Mpondo: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Dirk Hendricks: Jamie Bartlett
Ben Hoffman: Marius Wevers
Piet Muller: Ian Roberts
Mrs Sizela: Nomhle Nkonyeni
Mannie Bester: Greg Latter
James Sizela: Mawongo Dominic Tyawa

: Amistad

Handsome historical drama from Steven Spielberg , with Anthony Hopkins and Matthew McConaughey. A group of slaves stand trial for murder after a failed bid to travel home to Africa on the ship La Amistad. Their case is taken up by a property lawyer, who argues that the slaves were kidnapped and should be treated as "stolen goods". Review page 49.
Followed by 48 Preludes and Fugues


Unknown: Steven Spielberg
Unknown: Anthony Hopkins
Unknown: Matthew McConaughey.
John Ouincy Adams: Anthony Hopkins
Roger: Matthew McConaughey
Theodore Joadson: Morgan Freeman
Sengbe Pieh: Djimon Hounsou
Martin Van Buren: Nigel Hawthorne
Secretary Forsyth: David Paymer
Holabird: Pete Postlethwaite
Queen Isabella: Anna Paquin

: BBC Learning Zone

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 Deadly Quarrels 59381 2.30 The Front Desk 41316 3.00 The Birth of Liquid Crystals
3.30 Catching the Good Health Train 69768 4.00
Hospitals - Who Needs Them? <S) 46861 4.30 Test Tube Miracle? 86300 5.00 Open Advice - a Meeting of Minds 39958 5.30 An English Education

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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.

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