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: CBeebies: Balamory

Followed by CBeebies Birthdays

: CBBC: Batfink

Double bill.

: CBBC: Arthur

: CBBC: The Underdog Show on CBBC

Shown last Friday

: CBBC: Watch My Chops

Bernie finds Corneil's diary.

: CBBC: Mona the Vampire

Mona's dad gets a new job. (R) (S)
Followed by Bernard

: CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

Wolfie's secret is revealed.


Writer: Jenny Lecoat

: CBBC: Hider in the House

Another celebrity visitor challenge.


Producer: James Longman

: CBBC: The Underdog Show on CBBC

The fourth pair are eliminated.
Shown last Friday on BBC1

: CBBC: Totally Doctor Who: 2/12

A behind-the-scenes look at the show.
Shown last Friday on BBC1

: CBBC: The Story of Tracy Beaker

A surprise visitor poses a threat.
Followed by Bernard


Writer: Max Allen
Writer: Laura Summers

: CBBC: Fairly Odd Parents

(R) (S)

: See Hear

Continuing the story of profoundly deaf flautist Ruth Montgomery who is playing as a soloist with the Russian National Orchestra. With voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 1.50am on BBC1


Unknown: Ruth Montgomery

: An American In Paris

Gene Kelly stars in this glamorous musical, the first in a double bill of films by Vincente Minnelli. Jerry is loved by Milo. Perversely, he then falls in love with a poor orphan. Review page 45.
(1951, U)


Director: Vincente Minnelli

: Lust for Life

Passionate biographical drama based on the life of Vincent van Gogh, starring Kirk Douglas and Anthony Quinn.
Review page 45. (1956, PG)
Film Trivia: page 57


Director: Vincente Minnelli
Vincent Van Gogh: Kirk Douglas
Paul Gaugin: Anthony Quinn

: Final Score

The afternoon's results.

: Meerkat Manor

9/13. The Art of Leadership.
Flower discovers her daughter is keeping a secret.
5.30 10/13. Balance of Power. Mozart tries to impose herself.
Both shown last Sunday

: Weakest Link

General knowledge quiz in which contestants try to correctly answer a chain of consecutive questions as a team, before players are voted off individually at the end of each round. Anne Robinson hosts.
Series producer Alexandra McLeod


Unknown: Anne Robinson
Producer: Alexandra McLeod

: I Capture the Castle

Period romantic drama based on Dodie Smith's novel, starring Romola Garai and Bill Nighy. 1930s England: 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain leads a peculiar existence with her oddball family in a ramshackle castle. But the spectre of first love is hovering impatiently in the wings. Review page 45.
Director Tim Fywell (2002, PG)


Unknown: Romola Garai
Unknown: Bill Nighy.
Unknown: Cassandra Mortmain
Director: Tim Fywell
Simon Cotton: Henry Thomas
Neil Cotton: Marc Blucas
Rose Mortmain: Rose Byrne
Cassandra Mortmain: Romola Garal
James Mortmain: Bill Nighy
Topaz: Tara Fttzgerald
Stephen: Henry Cavill
Mrs ELspeth Cotton: Sinead Cusack
Thomas Mortmain: Joe Sowerbutts
Vicar: David Bamber
Aubrey Fox-Cotton: James Faulkner
Leda Fox-Cotton: Sarah Woodward

: Porridge

Fletcher is desperate to transfer his services from making fishing nets to the library. He tries to get back into the governor's good books by heroically solving a rooftop protest involving fellow inmate
McLaren. His descent is not quite so heroic though. Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais ;
Producer Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais

: The Human Stain

Intriguing romantic drama, adapted from the novel by Philip Roth , starring Anthony Hopkins and Nicole Kidman. Shamed and bitter professor Coleman Silk embarks on a romance with a troubled waitress 30 years his junior after being driven from his job at a university. As their relationship deepens, Silk reveals an astonishing secret from his past. Review page 45.
Director Robert Benton (2003, 18)
Ed Harris directs and stars in Pollock on Monday at 11.50pm This week's premieres: page 41


Novel By: Philip Roth
Unknown: Anthony Hopkins
Unknown: Nicole Kidman.
Unknown: Professor Coleman Silk
Director: Robert Benton
Unknown: Ed Harris
Coleman Silk: Anthony Hopkins
Faunia Farley: Nicole Kidman
Lester Farley: Ed Harris
Nathan Zuckerman: Gary Sinise
Steena Paulsson: Jacinda Barrett
Young Coleman Silk: Wentworth Miller
Mr Silk: Harry Lennix
Nelson Primus: Clark Gregg

: Have I Got a Little Bit More News for You

Extended version of BBC1's Friday edition, with guest host Jeremy Clarkson and panellists
Krishnan Guru-Murthy and comedian Michael Mclntyre joining Ian Hislop and Paul Merton. (Revised rpt)


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Krishnan Guru-Murthy
Unknown: Michael McLntyre
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton.

: Steptoe and Son Ride Again

Comedy starring Wilfrid Brambell , Harry H Corbett , Diana Dors and Bill Maynard. When rag-and-bone-men Steptoe and Son put their carthorse into retirement, Harold's mission to buy a replacement has an unintended outcome. Review page 45.
Director Peter Sykes (1973, PG)


Unknown: Wilfrid Brambell
Unknown: Harry H Corbett
Unknown: Diana Dors
Unknown: Bill Maynard.
Director: Peter Sykes
Albert Steptoe: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold Steptoe: Harry H Corbett
Woman in flat: Diana Dors
Doctor Popplewell: Milo O'Shea
Lennie: Neil McCarthy
George: Bill Maynard
Percy: George Tovey
Claude: Sam Kydd
Lennie's wife: Yootha Joyce
Percy's wife: Olga Lowe
Claude's wife: Joyce Hemson
Frankie Barrow: Henry Woolf

: The Announcement

Drama exploring the ramifications of marriage through the eyes of six couples. Set over one night and the morning after, the lives and loves of a group of friends come under scrutiny when one couple announce they have wed. Mark Addy , David Baddiel , Morwenna
Banks, Kate Hardie , Toby Stephens and Fay Ripley star. Writer Morwenna Banks ; Director Troy Miller Morwenna Banks is in Ruddy Hell! Its Harry and Paul on Monday at 10pm


Unknown: Mark Addy
Unknown: David Baddiel
Unknown: Kate Hardie
Unknown: Toby Stephens
Unknown: Fay Ripley
Unknown: Morwenna Banks
Director: Troy Miller

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