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With John Inverdale in Reading.
1.35 Basketball From Wembley
Arena, the final of the Conference play-offs as Manchester take on Birmingham. Commentary from Stuart Storey and Alton Byrd.
2.10, 4.45 Three-Day Eventing
Highlights from the Badminton
Horse Trials of the cross-country section, followed by action from the show-jumping finale.
2.40 Rugby Union
Northampton vLlanelli
Live coverage from the Madjeski stadium in Reading (kickoff at
3pm) of the second semi-final in the European Cup. Eddie Butler and Brian Moore commentate.
2.40-4.45 (non PDC)
5.15 Motorsport Action from
Thruxton of rounds five and six in the British Touring Car title race, with commentary from Charlie Cox and John Watson.
6.05 News Roundup
TV presentation (rugby) Ken Burton


Stuart Storey
Alton Byrd.
Eddie Butler
Brian Moore
Charlie Cox
John Watson.
Ken Burton

PM Facing the Music. All around the world, the internet is posing a serious threat to the future of the music industry. In an age when anything from Mozart to Madonna can be downloaded for free from a myriad of websites, the record companies are having to find new ways to persuade their most important target market - young people - to start paying for music once again. Michael Robinson reports.
Producer Emma Jones : Series editor Diarmuid Jeffreys (S) As The Money Programme is topical, its subject matter may change


Michael Robinson
Emma Jones
Diarmuid Jeffreys

The weekly arts strand.
(Ends 9pm)

Review Mark Lawson is joined by feminist Germaine Greer, US writer Bonnie Greer and novelist Ian Rankin to discuss the week's cultural highlights, including Anil's Ghost, Michael Ondaatje's first novel since The English Patient, and the new e-commerce satire Boiler Room.
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8.00 Tate Modern: Moving Stories
Continuing the series that explores the stories behind the art in the new Tate Modern gallery.
Since January this year, thousands of 20th-century art works have been taken out of storage and the original Tate gallery to be displayed in the Tate Modern. Many popular and iconic pieces - including Picasso's Weeping Woman - are among those on the move.
How such pieces came to be in the collection is the focus of tonight's film, with contributions from Norman Reid, critic George Melly, writer David Sylvester, private collector Antony Penrose and artist Cornelia Parker.
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Experts choose their favourite exhibits: Know How: page 38


Presenter (Review):
Mark Lawson
Panellist (Review):
Germaine Greer
Panellist (Review):
Bonnie Greer
Panellist (Review):
Ian Rankin
Series Producer (Review):
Mark Bell
Interviewee (Tate Modern):
Norman Reid
Interviewee (Tate Modern):
George Melly
Interviewee (Tate Modern):
David Sylvester
Interviewee (Tate Modern):
Antony Penrose
Interviewee (Tate Modern):
Cornelia Parker
Producer (Tate Modern):
Kate Misrahi
Executive Producer (Tate Modern):
Keith Alexander
Editor (Art Zone):
Peter Maniura

A chance to see a compilation of sketches from the fouroriginal series of the satirical show, starring Rowan Atkinson , Pamela Stephenson , Griff Rhys Jones and Mel Smith. Directors Geoff Posner and Bill Wilson ; Producers Sean Hardie and John Lloyd (R) (S)


Rowan Atkinson
Pamela Stephenson
Griff Rhys Jones
Mel Smith.
Geoff Posner
Bill Wilson
Sean Hardie
John Lloyd

The English National Opera's acclaimed production of Mark-Anthony Turnage's tale of the tragic effect of the First World War on a close-knit Dublin community.
Conducted by Paul Daniel and adapted by librettist Amanda Holden from the play by Sean O'Casey.
In the interval, host Stephanie Hughes discusses the gestation of the piece with many of the artists involved.
See Choice.
Director Peter Maniura ; Executive producer Sue Judd (S) (W)


Mark-Anthony Turnage
Conducted By:
Paul Daniel
Amanda Holden
From the play by:
Sean O'Casey
Stephanie Hughes
Peter Maniura
Executive Producer:
Sue Judd
Harry Heegan:
Gerald Finley (baritone)
John Graham-Hall (tenor)
Mrs Heegan:
Anne Howells (mezzo-Soprano)
Sarah Connolly (mezzo-Soprano)
Mrs Foran:
Vivian Tierney (soprano)
David Kempster (baritone)
Leslie John Flanagan (baritone)
Mary Hegarty (soprano)
Dr Maxwell:
Mark Le Brocq (tenor)
The Croucher:
Gwynne Howell (bass)
Staff officer:
Bradley Daley (tenor)
Jozik Koc (baritone)

AM Comedy drama starring Joe Pesci and Christian Slater.
Aspiring Hollywood actor Jimmy Alto is having little luck securing work in his chosen profession. Reaching boiling point when his car radio is stolen, Jimmy decides to turn vigilante with his simple-minded friend William. He adopts the persona of "Jericho", and soon catches the attention of the media as well as the police. Ends 1.50am.
Director Barry Levinson (1994.15) (S) Films: pp 54-59 * *


Joe Pesci
Christian Slater.
Jimmy Alto
Barry Levinson

Repeats are not indicated.
Exam Revision 2.00 GCSE Bitesize: English (part 2) (S) Languages 4.00 France Inside Out (parts 1-2) Count Me In 5.00 Dynamo Maths for Parents
Open University 6.00 Animated English: the Creature Comforts Story 21088 6.30 Play and the Social World. Ends 7am. (S)

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