Mechanikat builds a robotic version of himself to run his ship.
Children get the chance to swap their belongings.
Basil's Game Show is on Friday at 4pm on BBC1
There's an interview with Basil Brush at [web address removed]
Second World War drama starring Lloyd Bridges as a major who plans a daring raid to destroy a heavily guarded German naval installation. Review p36.
Director Paul Wendkos (1968, U)
Including a review of the Coen
Brothers' No Country for Old Men. Shown last Tuesday on BBC1 Still Coen strong: page 33
Harrowing drama based on a true story, with Faye Dunaway.
On 13 May 1939, the liner SS St Louis leaves Hamburg for Cuba carrying 937 Jewish refugees in search of a new life. Review p36. Director Stuart Rosenberg (1976, PG)
Falcon Beach 10/15. Jason's uncle
Steve turns up out of the blue.
5.25 6.00 Sound Music show.
Repeated at 7pm on BBC3
A leaf through the week's stories with Jane Moore of The Sun.
Live action from the Masters tournament at
Wembley Arena, which will see the start of the second semi-final match. Presented by Ray Stubbs. Producer Alison Witkover ; Exec producer Graham Fry
Digital viewers can watch live, uninterrupted coverage from 2pm until the close of play
New series US movie star and stand-up comedian Chris Rock talks to Lauren Laverne about what tickles his funny bone. Mark Kermode interviews Sweeney Todd star Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton , while the Coen brothers talk about their acclaimed modern western No Country for Old Men. Author Toby Young goes to New York where the film version of his book How to Lose Friends &
Alienate People is being made and confronts Simon Pegg , who has the difficult job of playing the writer on the big screen. Plus Glasgow band Sons and Daughters perform a song from new album This Gift. Producer Danielle Graham ; Exec producer Eddie Morgan Brothers grim: page 12; Still Coen strong: page 33
4/6. Delving into the shockingly violent world of the medieval mêlée tournament, a brutal free-for-all with sharpened weapons, few rules, and one undisputed champion - William Marshal. Military historian Dr Saul David journeys into Marshal's knightly world, training as he did, trying out his weapons and charting his epic rise from a money-grabbing tournament champion to the Regent of England who saves a kingdom on the battlefield.
On the way, armour is tested, heraldry explored and we discover how William Marshal received a transfer fee that would have shocked even David Beckham. Producer Dominic Sutherland
Kirsty Young chairs the satirical news guiz, with guests Bob Marshall-Andrews MP and Dr Phil Hammond.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Jo Bunting
Further coverage of the second of this year's semi-finals of the Masters at Wembley Arena, a match played over the best of 11 frames. Host Ray Stubbs is joined by Steve Davis and John Parrott. 0 Digital viewers can watch live, uninterrupted coverage from
2pm until close of play
Historical drama starring Milla Jovovich. France in the early 15th century: the Hundred Years' War between England and France is proceeding slowly. But when a young village girl prone to religious visions galvanises the French army in to resisting the English invaders, a legend is born. Review p36.
Director Luc Besson (1999,15)
Joan of Arc:
Duke of Alencon:
Gilles de Rais:
Highlights from this afternoon's
Masters semi-final at Wembley Arena. Why we watch late-night snooker highlights: www.radiotimes.com/snooker-highlights-blog
Film noir starring
Lawrence Tierney and Claire Trevor. After committing a double murder, Sam Wild meets the divorcee who discovered the bodies, and a strange liaison begins. Review page 36.
Director Robert Wise (1947) (BW)