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Ends 9.10.

Poppy finds herself in the Wild West. (R)

7.20 Top Cat
Cartoon fun. Word gets around that TC has become a millionaire. (R)

7.45 Trading Places
The army cadets take their first ballet lessons. With sign language and subtitles. Shown yesterday on BBC1 at 5.10pm

8.10 Funky Phantom
Ghostly cartoon adventures. (R)

8.35 The Busy World of Richard Scarry
A trio of Busytown tales. (R)

9.00 Fireman Sam
Animated fire-brigade fun. (R)

The short season of Dick Powell movies continues with this drama, his directorial debut. An escaped convict holds a group of hostages prisoner in a ghost town about to be hit by a nuclear test explosion.
(1953) (BW) (S) Farewell My Lovely is tomorrow. 10.55am Films: pp 56-63 ***


Dick Powell

The Love in the Afternoon season continues with a drama starring June Allys'on and Rossano Brazzi. While in Munich, Helen Banning falls in love with conductor
Tonio Fischer. On discovering that he is married she leaves him, but they are fated to meet again. Director Douglas Sirk (1957)
(S) (W) Films: pp 56-63 *


Tonio Fischer.
Douglas Sirk

Steve Wright plunders the pop-music archives for classic performances from the long-running chart show. Featured artists include Texas, Dusty Springfield and David Cassidy. Producer Mark Hagen Repeated next Saturday (S) Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1


Steve Wright
David Cassidy.
Mark Hagen

Regional Variations (3)

Then Churchill Said to Me

Episode 2: A Mole in the Hole

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Colonel Witherton has been put in charge of catching an infiltrator in Churchill's underground headquarters.

An episode from the fourth series of culinary escapades with Clarissa Dickson Wright and the late Jennifer Paterson. Potatoes Galore. The duo cook up a rustic feast.
Director Stuart Bateup ; Executive producer Patricia Llewellyn (R) (S) (W)


Clarissa Dickson Wright
Jennifer Paterson.
Stuart Bateup
Patricia Llewellyn

Streetwise chefjamie Oliver returns with his modern outlook on all things food-related in a new series.
Reunion. Jamie meets up with an old friend from his earliest days as a professional chef and organises a reunion supper for everyone they worked with. See Choice. Director Paul Ratcliffe ; Series producer Patricia Llewellyn (S) (W) Jamie Oliver 's roasted sea bass: page 32


Paul Ratcliffe
Patricia Llewellyn
Jamie Oliver

Series uncovering the secrets of extraordinary shipwrecks. The Lost Fleet. The discovery of an old map launches US adventurer Barry Clifford on a quest to find the remains of a lost French fleet that disappeared off the Venezuelan coast over 300 years ago. Narrated by Ian McShane.
Director Mike Rossiter ; Series producer Will Aslett (S) (W)


Barry Clifford
Ian McShane.
Mike Rossiter

Regional Variations (2)

Steptoe and Son

Series 7

Loathe Story

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

After being beaten at badminton by his father, who announces his desire to join the local tennis club, Harold tries to kill him while sleepwalking.

Regional Variations (2)

We Are History

Series 1

Episode 4: Hunchback!

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

In the fourth in the series of spoof history documentaries presented by David Oxley he travels to Leicester to prove the innocence of Richard III.

Regional Variations (2)

Later... with Jools Holland

Series 13

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Jools is joined by Skunk Anansie, Mercury Rev, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Robert Palmer and Macy Gray.

Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Care Industry (S) 71787 1.00
England's Green and Pleasant Land (S) 61232 1.30 A New Sun Is Born (part 2) The Revolution
Exam Revision 2.00 GCSE Bitesize: English 3 (S) Languages 4.00 Get By in Portuguese
Working In Health and Care 5.00 RCN Nursing Update Hour 2-including advice on dealing with violence in the workplace. Open University 6.00 Talking about Care (S) 86972 6.30 Whose Body? Ends 7.00am. (S)

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