Epic religious drama starring Richard Burton and Jean Simmons. A Roman officer ordered to carry out Christ's crucifixion wins Jesus's robe in a dice game. In the ensuing days, the garment seems to exert a strange influence and soon the emperor Caligula hears of its powers and wishes to possess it for himself. Review page 51. Director Henry Koster (1953, U)
Film Trivia: page 62
Live coverage of the Grand Prix from Aberdeen. Forty-eight of the world's top players will be competing in round-robin groups to determine the line-up for the last 16. Tonight world number one Stephen Hendry takes on Leicester's Mark Selby in their best-of-five-frames encounter. Commentary from Clive Everton, Dennis Taylor , Willie Thorne , John Virgo , Terry Griffiths and Neal Foulds.
Producer Alison Witkover ; Exec producer Graham Fry Also online at www.bbc.co.uk/sport (UK only)
Radio Five Live has Grand Prix news from 12 noon in Five Live Sport
From n.45am digital viewers can choose between live uninterrupted coverage from two tables by pressing the red button
4/12. As Britain's biggest exhibition of Velazquez's work opens at the National Gallery in London, host Lauren Laverne is taken on a guided tour by art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon to examine the work of the Spanish painter. Plus Mark Kermode asks actor Gael Garcia Bernal about the rise in popularity of Mexican cinema, author John Grisham talks about his new book An Innocent Man, Radiohead's Thom Yorke discusses his turbulent relationship with the press, South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker give a masterclass on how to cause offence, and the search for Britain's greatest living icon continues.
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Imagine... has more on Velazquez on Tuesday at 10.35pm on BBC1
4/12. Archive footage of Roxette, Bonnie Tyler , Meat Loaf, Brian and Michael, the Byrds and Cockney Rebel. Plus a brand new performance from Amy Winehouse and an Oasis video exclusive.
Executive producer Mark Hagen www.bbc.co.uk/totp2
Offbeat crime caper starring Sam Rockwell , William H Macy and featuring George Clooney. A petty thief is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison. On the outside, his girlfriend assembles a ragtag band to commit the crime, under the tuition of a veteran safecracker. But as the plan unfolds, anything that could go wrong does. Review page 51.
Directors Anthony Russo , Joe Russo (2002, 15)
Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 The Challenge To Rebuild the Human Body 25464 2.30 Sex and the Single Gene? 31071 3.00 Independent Living 21667 3.30 Rough Science Double bill. 25735 4.30 Hospitals - Who Needs Them? 22396 5.00 Snapshots Leaping into
Uncertainty 3223532 5.15 Snapshots Engineering a New Life 3228087 5.30 Ever Wondered?
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