An old lamp is discovered.
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10.30 BBC Primary History (ages 7-11) The Romans in Britain - Roman Roads and Cities 3013356
10.50 BBC Primary Geography (ages 7-11) Mountains and Coasts - People on the Coastline
Tutankhamun's Fireball. How glass predating ancient Egypt was found in the Sahara. O 743H72
A look ahead to tomorrow's Queen's Speech.
Presented by Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
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1.00 KS2 Science Clips (ages 7-9) Double bill. 11826240
1.20 Science Clips investigates (ages 7-9) Friction
A survey of the UK's coastline. (Revised repeat)
Panoramic comedy drama set during the Second World War, starring Oliver Reed. A PoW in Germany comes up with an elaborate plan to cross the Alps to freedom. Review page 60. Director Michael Winner (1968, U)
Chinese ceramics, and a new garden planned for Burghley
House in Lincolnshire.
How are concertinas made? Paul Martin finds out on a visit to Cardiff. (Revised rpt)
With chefs Gino D'Acampo and James Tanner.
Sudoku and general knowledge combine to test three more quiz teams.
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Snake-hipped head judge Len Goodman gives his latest master class. With Claudia Winkleman.
The strange tale of a Nasa-designed chicken gun used to test the windscreens of trains and aircraft.
A Dorset River. It's autumn on the River Frome, and Bill comes face to face with the creature that could be the inspiration for Ratty in Wind in the Willows.
Producer Victoria Webb : Exec producer Fiona Pitcher
3/7. Steak and a salad - what could be simpler than that? Although it's a dish that's prepared in countless homes every night, so often we're disappointed with the results, over- or under-done. Here, the pioneer of "molecular gastronomy" demonstrates a radical new approach to the cooking of an old favourite.
Producer Andrew Fettis ; Series producer Michael Massey
5/8. Since the death of her husband three years ago, Mandy Joseph has avoided the garden that reminds her of happier times. But now she feels it's time to move on. Can green-fingered therapists Amanda and Andre restore her joie de vivre with a selection of colourful plants and a water feature?
Director Bob Marsden ; Series producer Claire Hobday
7/7. We Are the Aliens. From time to time we might comment that someone is from another planet, but are we all in fact descended from extra-terrestrials?
Panspermia, the theory that life first arrived on Earth from other worlds, was ridiculed when it was first mooted back in the 1960s, but in the past ten years the idea has gained ground with scientists. So the question remains - is my stepmother an alien? Horizon returns in the new year. Director/Producer Andrew Thompson
See also The Martians and Us, tomorrow at 7pm on BBC4
6/6. Retired Husband Syndrome. It's estimated that some 60 per cent of older Japanese women suffer from physical ilness caused by the stress of looking after their demanding, retired spouses. In extreme cases this has led to suicide. In a candid insight into the lives of couples affected by this growing phenomenon, women reflect on lives blighted by loneliness and emotional neglect. There's a special edition on Thursday at 7pm.
Producer Ewa Ewart : Editor Karen O'Connor
With Jeremy Paxman.
11/11; series one. Let's Get It On. Milly is left feeling hurt and confused as O'Donnell brings their affair to an abrupt end. Writer Amy Jenkins
12.00 1/21; series two. Last Tango in Southwark. It's the morning after the night before for Anna and Miles. More tomorrow, 11.20pm. writer Richard Zajdlic
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2.00 Key Stage 3 Bitesize Revision Science 1
4.00 Key Stage 3 Bitesize Revision Science 2 (S)