Presented by Sarah Campbell and Noel Thompson.
1/6 Sunday Lunch. Cooking roast rib of beef.
7/13. Chilli Night. Simplicity and quality with a Mexican theme - cheese tortillas, a steak-based chilli con carne, and a lemon ice. postponed from 20 August Then The Flying Gardener
Hilarious screwball comedy from director Howard Hawks, starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. Quiet zoological
professor David Huxley finds his peaceful life shattered when he encounters society girl Susan Vance and pet leopard Baby. Review page 45.
(1938, U) (BW) (5)
Ralph Fiennes and Rachel Weisz discuss "The Constant Gardener" with Tom Brook.
Period drama starring
Gary Cooper and Dorothy McGuire as married Quaker farmers, whose peaceful family life in southern Indiana is threatened by the onset of the American Civil War. Review page 45.
Director William Wyler (1956, U)
The Watching the Detectives
I strand begins with this offbeat
Miss Marple mystery starring
Margaret Rutherford and Lionel Jeffries. When one of the trustees of a naval charity organisation is found dead, the amateur sleuth steps in to solve the mystery. Review page 45. Director George Pollock (1964. U)
(BWXS) Another Miss Marple mystery, Murder at the Gallop, is on Monday at 1.35pm
Mr Monk Gets Married. Lt Disher is convinced his new stepfather is up to no good.
Watson's Lake District holiday is marred by mystery after a fellow guest is menaced
First shown on ITV
Reading's town hall plays host to the team as Paul Martin awaits the unwanted goodies and James Braxton and Mark Stacey offer their valuations.
Producer John Miller ; Executive producer Jane Lomas
Live from the Royal Albert Hall , dynamic conductor Valery Gergiev leads the World Orchestra for Peace in a concert of opera and fantasy. Founded by the late Georg Solti for the 50th anniversary of the UN in 1995 the ensemble comprises players from leading professional orchestras around the world. Making it's second visit to the Proms, to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World
War, the orchestra plays music by Rossini, Debussy, Wagner, Rimsky-Korsakov and the world premiere of a new work by Esa-Pekka Salonen. During the interval presenter Verity Sharp talks to the orchestra's current music director, the lively
Mr Gergiev. Also broadcast live on Radio 3 from 7.30pm. Director Jonathan Haswell ; Seres editor Oliver Macfarlane INTERACTIVE: digital viewers can access notes on the music
More BBC Proms 2005 coverage on Thursday at 10.35pm on BBC1
2/3. Dramatised documentary series charting perhaps the greatest evacuation in naval history.
Evacuation. The Army has made its way to the coast. but there are far too many men to evacuate in the time left before Dunkirk is expected to fall to the Germans. The evacuation effort reaches a new level as Churchill orders that French troops be lifted in the same proportion as the British. Timothy Dalton narrates.
Writers Alex Holmes , Neil McKay and Lisa Osborne
Producer Rob Warr ; Director Alex Holmes
Vice Admiral B Ramsay:
Commander J Clouston:
George Pie Osborne:
Major General Alexander:
Premiere. Brutal Second World War drama starring Lee Marvin and Mark Hamill, a longer and reconstructed version of the studio-cut original. A First Infantry Division sergeant, who served in the Great War, leads a disparate group of men during the Second World War. Review page 45. (1980, 15)
14 October 1947: Chuck Yeager attempts to become the first man to break the sound barrier.
Director Nic Young ; Producer Bill Locke
Followed by The Witness <R)
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2.00 In Search of Certainty 60683 2.30 Lost Worlds 49190 3.00 More Than Meets the Eye 63645 3.30 A Future with Aids 63770 4.00 Acid Politics 12003 5.00 Rough Science
5.30 Background Brief Frying ...or Freezing?
5.45 Snapshots Leaping into Uncertainty