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Beginning a season featuring the sleuth. Starring Basil Rathbone.
Holmes and Watson probe acts of sabotage announced in Nazi broadcasts. Director John Rawlins (1942. U) B/W
The season continues tomorrow at 10.30am with Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
See Films: pages 44-53 **

Contributors

Sherlock Holmes:
Basil Rathbone
Director:
John Rawlins

A documentary in which the successful group Oasis give their account of the last year. The programme includes a performance of three songs from the album Be Here Now.
Director: Mike Connolly; Executive producer: Mark Cooper.
Repeat. Stereo.

Contributors

Director:
Mike Connolly
Producer:
Mark Cooper

Mike Fanning lost his livelihood, his home and his family when the effects of the civil war in Yugoslavia wrecked his import/export business. He slipped from low-paid labour into long-term unemployment, poverty and homelessness before slowly rebuilding his life.
Stereo
Subtitled
Postponed from 13 August

Contributors

Producer:
Mike MacCormack
Executive producer:
Debbie Christie

Cuba. Since the revolution and subsequent
American trade embargo, spare parts for cars have been a rarity in Cuba, forcing the people to display remarkable ingenuity.
Jeremy Clarkson meets a couple who cook up brake fluid and make their own car bonnet.
Director Dennis Jarvis
Repeat Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Clarkson
Director:
Dennis Jarvis

Juliet Morris sees the rugged beauty of the Peloponnese, a formerly inaccessible mainland peninsula in Greece now reachable by plane.
Simon Calder and Fi Glover explore the Scottish island of Mull on contrasting budgets. And an unmarried Londoner forgoes a holiday in the sun for a group trip to the wilds of Iceland.

Contributors

Presenter:
Juliet Morris
Presenter:
Simon Calder
Presenter:
Fi Glover
Series producer:
Andrea Michell

The interior-design challenge programme. Three dentists and a doctor - all based in Sheffield - swap their white coats for overalls and attempt to transform each others' homes under the guidance of designers Linda Barker and Graham Wynne, and carpenter Andy Kane.

Contributors

Designer:
Linda Barker
Designer:
Graham Wynne
Carpenter:
Andy Kane
Presenter:
Carol Smillie
Director:
Nick Vaughan-Barratt
Producer:
Ann Hill

Regional Variations (2)

All Mod Cons

Yesterday Once More

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two East

Available for 22 days

Changing fashions saw the 1960s bedsit generation scour junkshops, while in the 1970s people turned to Victoriana. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Zoe Wanamaker
Director:
Graham Dixon
Series Producer:
Nicola Gooch
on BBC Two England

An episode from the seventies comedy starring Eric Sykes.
The Stolen Bentley. Eric finds surprise in his living room.
Written by Eric Sykes ; Producer Roger Race Repeat
Followed by Nation to Nation
Opinions on Scottish and Welsh devolution.

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Sykes.
Written By:
Eric Sykes

Jonathan Miller runs a series of six workshops in which he aims to make opera more accessible to the general public. He begins by analysing the ensemble. See today's choices.
Andrew Duncan interviews Jonathan Miller: page 14

Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Miller
Director:
Patrick Uden

OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Mining for Science 84937
1.00 Mantegna The Triumphs of Caesar
1.30 Greenberg on Art Criticism
SUMMER NIGHTS
2.00 The Art of Craft Collections 1 Handmade
BBC FOCUS
4.00 Italia 2000 Rpt 33937
4.30 Royal Institute Discourse
5.30 RCN Nursing Update Unit 73 - the MRSA superbug
OPEN UNIVERSITY
6.00 Richard II: Politics, Patriotism and Authority 4133579
6.25 Chardin and the Still Life Rpt
6.50-7.15am King Cotton's Palace
LEARNING ZONE GUIDE: [number removed]

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