Up and down the UK up to five pubs are closing every day. The Money Programme's Max Flint goes on a pub crawl to find out whether the future of this British institution is in real jeopardy. He visits a village where the locals are betting on which of its three pubs will close first, spends a day as a publican to see what the job involves, and finds pubs that appear to have the winning formula. Director/Producer Cathy Elliott
At the Eden Project in Cornwall there's blood, sweat and tears being shed as five green-fingered previous winners of BBC Gardener of the Year reach for the secateurs to deadhead, propagate, prune and graft their way through various horticultural challenges to win the ultimate accolade of BBC Gardener of the Decade. Director Richard Cook ; Producer Louise Hampden GARDENERS' WORLD MAGAZINE: available monthly, price £3.30
The RAF was formed in April 1918 during the First World War. It was then expanded prior to and during the Second World War. proving its worth during the Battle of Britain and the bombing of key German cities. During the Cold War its main role was as a delivery platform for the UK's nuclear deterrent. Now, with the ever-changing air force hitting the lively old age of 90, this documentary explores its history. Seen through the eyes of those who fought at the sharp end of the RAF's toughest battles, this film reveals the joys flying can bring as well as the destructive and tragic realities of air warfare.
Director Kevin Sim ; Executive producer Todd Austin The Inside Story: page
16/21; series one. There's Something about Olga. Olga is kidnapped and replaced by a lookalike.
1.05 17/21. A Dish Best Served Cold. A former Backstep pilot plots revenge and kidnaps Mentnor's granddaughter.
* Political drama starring Richard Harris and Richard Roundtree . Rhodesia in the late 1970s: when businessman David Swansey illegally delivers helicopters to the government, it brings him into conflict with a black freedom fighter. Review page 45.
Director James Fargo (1979,15)
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