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Spy satire starring Dirk Bogarde

Bohemian author Nicolas Whistler has no wish to be employed - until he unwittingly accepts a post with MI5. He soon finds himself an innocent pawn in a mission behind the Iron Curtain where he attracts the attention of a beautiful spy and the Czech secret police.
See Films: pages 46-56 ***

Including at 11.00 News (Subtitled); Regional News and Weather


Ralph Thomas
Nicolas Whistler:
Dirk Bogarde
Vlasta Simenova:
Sylva Koscina
Robert Morley
Leo McKern
Roger Delgado
John Le Mesurier
Richard Vernon

The food magazine programme returns for a new eight-part series featuring inspirational recipe ideas spiced by investigative consumer reports. Tonight, Scottish chef Nick Nairn reveals some of the more imaginative ways of cooking vegetables; a taste of airline food; a yen for Japanese cuisine; plus, how to prepare chilli tacos and banoffee pie. Presented by Juliet Morris, Pete McCarthy and Will Hanrahan.

See This Week: page 8


Juliet Morris
Pete McCarthy
Will Hanrahan
Nick Nairn
Series Producer:
Mary Clyne
Series Director:
Ben Warwick

Brilliantly coloured like frogs, these tailed amphibians and survivors from the age of the dinosaurs, have inherited the earth. Poisons and love potions are the key to their success. From North America's Appalachian mountains to the rainforests of Costa Rica in Central America, the mythical saga of the salamander family lives on.
Last in the series.


David Attenborough
Moira Mann
Series Producer:
Keith Scholey

Regional Variations (2)

Goodnight Sweetheart

Series 2

Episode 3: Just One More Chance

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Gary is due to appear in court after a drinking spree in 1941. He looks destined to lose his licence, his job and could well lose his wife, but she has marriage guidance in mind.

Concluding the documentary series about army trainee helicopter pilots.

Britain has been invaded and the six remaining trainees fly low under the reach of radar to get a sight of the enemy. Corporal Andy James has spent a day of confusion and mistakes and is heading for a painful dressing down. The battle may be imaginary, but the stakes are high enough. With just a few days left on their 12-month course, there is still time to fail.


Corporal Andy James
Tim Lambert
Will Aslett

Concluding the hospital drama series.

Mr Docherty's wedding offers little respite as the series reaches a murderous climax.

See today's choices.


John MacUre
Peter Mullan
Dr Andrew Collin:
Andrew Lancel
Dr Claire Maitland:
Helen Baxendale
Dr Rajesh Rajah:
Ahsen Bhatti
Dr James Mortimer:
Jo Dow
Mr Cyril 'Scissors' Smedley:
Peter O'Brien
Mr Ernest Docherty:
Tom Watson
Dr Graham Turner:
Michael MacKenzie
Mrs Isobel Trimble:
Angela Douglas
CN Patrick Garden:
Peter Biddle
Jignasha Rajah:
Lalita Ahmed
Mitesh Rajah:
Aftab Sachak
Peter Toynbee:
Rupert Proctor
Student Nurse Kirsty:
Lisa Harkus
SN Caroline Richards:
Jayne MacKenzie
Dr Liz Reid:
Caroline Trowbridge
Mr Paul Tennant:
Nicholas Palliser
James Healy
SN Susan Betts:
Katy Hale
Frances Cox
Dr Phil Kirkby:
Andrew Clover
Jeremy Killick

Highlights of this evening's athletics from Helsinki where a strong British contingent prepare for the Olympics. Presented by David Coleman, Stuart Storey and Paul Dickenson.


David Coleman
Stuart Storey
Paul Dickenson
Martin Webster

Award-winning drama based on the experiences of LA Times reporter Robert Richardson, starring Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood

Hearing of economic prosperity and better race relations in California, young Robert Richardson and his friends move from Alabama to Los Angeles. But they soon discover a different kind of discrimination.
(1990) (Subtitled)
See Films: pages 46-56 ***


Kevin Hooks
Ruthana Richardson/Motherdear:
Cicely Tyson
Robert Richardson:
Blair Underwood
Junius Johnson:
James Earl Jones
Mrs Canfield:
Sally Kirkland
Roxie Turpin:
Margaret Avery
Clifford Turpin:
Vondie Curtis-Hall

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