6/10. The adaptability of omnivores.
2/6; series two. The secrets of Catbells near Keswick.
Oscar-winning psychological thriller starring Cary Grant, the first of an Alfred Hitchcock double bill.
Shy Lina McLaidlaw marries handsome Johnnie Aysgarth, but her happiness becomes tainted with the fear that her husband is not all that he seems.
Review page 80. (1941, U)
Gordon Cochran Beaky Thwaite:
Alfred Hitchcock's classic romantic thriller starring Ingrid Bergman. Willing to go to any lengths to prove her loyalty to the Americans, Alicia Huberman becomes involved with a Nazi spy. Review p80. (1946, U) (BW)
The Committee. A businessman is murdered.
The elderly sleuth agrees to help out an old schoolfriend.
Joan Hickson stars. Miss Marple: a Caribbean Mystery is tomorrow at 225pm
Dramatisation starring Olivia Williams about the life of the crime novelist.
Since she was a little girl, actress Joanna Lumley has wanted to visit the far north of Norway to witness the aurora borealis. As she attempts to realise her childhood dream, she journeys north across the Arctic Circle towards Svalbard, the most northerly inhabited place on Earth.
Director Archie Baron ; Producer Helena Braun
2/2. The visitor's unexpected arrival puts the cat among the pigeons for Lionel, and Jean takes great delight in introducing him to the rest of the family. Starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. Writer Bob Larbey : Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby
For cast see page 136
Celebrating Britain's TV sleuths in all their varied guises - monks, cooks, gardeners, time-travellers and good old-fashioned coppers - from Sherlock Holmes to Morse and Taggart. Directors Charlie Stuart and Angus Mcintyre
Repeated on New Year's Eve at 2.45pm
Feature-length drama starring Rupert Everett as the urbane sleuth and Ian Hart as his sidekick. It's 1902 and a fog-swathed London is being terrorised by a vicious serial killer who targets the daughters of the aristocracy.
Writer Allan Cubitt ; Producer Elinor Day
Director Simon Cellan Jones
The Timeshift strand presents an examination of the various media portrayals of Arthur Conan Doyle's cunning sleuth down the years. Experts discuss how these interpretations reflect the fashion of the eras in which they were produced. Director/Producer Geoff Dunlop
With Elton John, Roy Orbison, Bob Marley, Mark Ronson, Tom Jones, Pulp and U2.
7/7; series two. A thunderstorm brings chaos to the Brockman family. See choice, page 164.
Shown on Saturday Z7 December at 9.30pm on BBC1
4/6. Charley arrives in Nepal, where he visits the capital Kathmandu.
3/5 Deborah Meaden reveals how she made her millions as she returns to Butlins.
Mystery thriller starring Peter Lawford. Ellery Queen becomes involved in a series of bizarre murders and has to look to a world-renowned psychiatrist for aid. Review page 80.
Director Barry Shear (1971)