A double bill of the science game show.
Looking after a rabbit. (R) (S)
Fun with the story-telling mole.
The duo watch the stars come out.
Smartly paced crime adventure starring
George Sanders. Suave Simon Templar , alias The Saint, returns to home turf to investigate a currency fraud with the help of a wealthy debutante. Review page 52.
Director John Paddy Carstairs (1939. PG) (BW) The Saint Strikes Back tomorrow 10.30am
"A Star is Reborn" in this i melodrama starring
Susan Hayward as a successful nightclub singer who gives up her career to marry a fellow singer/songwriter. But as his career flourishes, she sinks deeper into a pit of jealousy and alcoholism. Review page 52. Director Stuart Heisler (1947)
(BW) Followed by The Witness
Business news, with Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw. <S)
Woody Allen talks about his work in a rare interview, shown yesterday at 12 midnight on BBCI Woody Allen in the RT Interview: page 24; DVD offer page 26
A hunt for a holiday home on Egypt's northern Red Sea coast. Director/Producer Paul Watson
From Ruislip suburbia to the Berkshire countryside.
Super foster mum Avril Jenson and her daughter join chefs Nick Nairn and Tony Tobin. (5)
The Dorset resort of Weymouth plays host to Paul Martin and the experts. During the trip, Paul visits the Isle of Portland to see old and new uses for its famous stone. www.bbc.co.uk/antiques
1/10. The fly-on-the-wall series returns for a third run. As the villagers of Boscastle struggle to return to normality following the devastation of last year's floods, rumours abound about the Rev Christine Musser. Is she really thinking of quitting her post?
Whatever the truth, her boss, Bishop Bill , is worried. Director/Producer Nigel Farrell The Inside Story: page 90
2/12. Stories of people with a passion for churches. Life in Stone. For the past 30 years, Lida Lopes
Cardozo has carved headstones for many of Britain's great people, including Archbishop Runcie. But while Lida is creating lasting memorials to those who have gone, she is facing up to her own mortality after a life-threatening illness. Bill Paterson narrates.
Director/Producer Zoe Callan
The story of reaHife gladiator Verus is told in this fascinating dramatised documentary. Competing in the opening games of Rome's Colosseum in AD 80, the former quarry slave's epic fight went down as one of the most memorable and surprising in the event's history. Dramatic reconstructions and computer-generated images give a taste of the reality of gladiatorial combat, and the film also tells the extraordinary story of the Colosseum itself.
Producer Tilman Remme ; Executive producers Laurence Rees and Jonathan Stamp
In an exciting feature-length finale, combining episodes 10 and 11 of the series, Servilia puts increasing pressure on Brutus, determined to persuade him to assassinate Caesar. Contains scenes of a sexual nature, violence and strong language.
Writer Bruno Heller; Producer Frank Doelger; Directors Mikael Salomon and Alan Taylor
Repeated on Friday at 11.05pm on BBC1
Lindsay Duncan's big break: p39; Rome.... we salute you: p57
Atia of the Julii:
Marcus Junius Brutus:
Octavia of the Julii:
Marcus Tullius Cicero:
Vorena the Elder:
Hosted by Kirsty Wark.
Explorer Bruce Parry spends time with some of the world's most reclusive tribes in this enthralling series. Here, terrifying side effects await when he's inducted into a rainforest religion of the Babongo people of Gabon in Africa. The ritual involves an overdose of a powerful hallucinogenic and could be fatal. Director Steve Robinson ; Executive producer Sam Organ
Another episode can be seen tomorrow at 11.20pm
Scruffily-made comedy starring rapper Master P and AJ Johnson. Struggling LA street hustlers Black and Blue find the FBI and an angry local gangster on their tails after accidentally acquiring a mobile phone shipment. Review page 53. Director Michael Martin (1998,18)