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Richard Wilson explores why we look the way we do, and Raj Persaud examines the psychology of the body image. FURTHER INFORMATION: call [number removed](calls charged at national rate)
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Richard Wilson
Raj Persaud

Lara Crooks and Nan Dwek meet a Dunkirk veteran, debate the future of the monarchy, and look at the current situation in Zimbabwe. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Thursday at 2.15am on BBC1


Lara Crooks
Nan Dwek

Live coverage of the third-round matches in both the men's and ladies' singles from the All
England Club, introduced by Sue Barker. All eyes will be on Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski as they bid to become the first
British winner of the men's title since Fred Perry in 1936. Executive producer Martin Hopkins ; Executive editor Dave Gordon (S) WEBSITE:
Andrew Duncan meets Sue Barker p8


Introduced By:
Sue Barker.
Tim Henman
Greg Rusedski
Fred Perry
Martin Hopkins
Dave Gordon
Andrew Duncan

M First of a two-part drama based on the true story of the Dionne quintuplets, starring Beau Bridges and Celine Bonnier. Ontario, 1934: the wife of a poor French-Canadian farmer gives birth to a record five children - all girls - and the couple soon find their lives changed forever as the nation's media descend upon their small community. Worse is to come for the Dionnes, however, when the Canadian government, determined to keep such a money-making event from falling into the hands of its
American neighbours, threatens to take the quins away from their parents. Concludes tomorrow at 7.10pm. (R) (S)


Beau Bridges
Celine Bonnier.
Dr Allan Roy Dafoe:
Beau Bridges
Elzire Dionne:
Celine Bonnier
Oliva Dionne:
Roy Dupuis
Helena Reid:
Kate Nelligan
Martin Poulin:
Remy Girard
Emilie Dionne:
Samantha Gilliland
Marie Dionne:
Emily Gilliland
Annette Dionne:
Erin Morris-Vanasse
Cecile Dionne:
Grace Morris-Vanasse

One in 20 people over the age of 65 live with their children. The last in the series examing the choices available to elderly people when their independence is threatened follows two young families as they convert their homes to accommodate ageing relatives.
Andy and Janet Brockie are building a £75,000 extension to their home in Oxford so that Andy's parents, Ailsa and Allan, can move in with them and their four children. Allan was diagnosed with Alzheimer's seven years ago and Ailsa has been looking after him. But her own health is deteriorating and she needs the support of theirfamily.
Nicky Henderson has been worried about her
82-year-old mother, Eileen, living alone ever since her father died several years ago. Nicky and husband Steve have converted their loft into a flat, at a cost of £24,000, so that Eileen can live with them and their five children.
However, with three generations of the same family living under one roof, it is inevitable that some tensions arise.
Series producer Julian Mercer : Director Ann Lalic (S) (W)
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Janet Brockie
Nicky Henderson
Julian Mercer
Ann Lalic

Highlights of the sixth day's play from the championships at Wimbledon, introduced by John Inverdale , featuring the best of the action from the third round of the singles. Producer Jonny Bramley ; Editor Philip Bernie
Repeated tomorrow at 7.30am on BBC1 (S)


Introduced By:
John Inverdale
Jonny Bramley
Philip Bernie

Drama starring Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston. When Freddy Gale learns that the man who killed his young daughter in a drink-drive accident has been released from prison, he vows to kill him. Widescreen.
Director Sean Penn (1995, 15) (S) (W) Film of the Week: page 51


Jack Nicholson
Anjelica Huston.
Freddy Gale
Sean Penn
Freddy Gale:
Jack Nicholson
John Booth:
David Morse
Anjelica Huston
Robin Wright
Helen Booth:
Piper Laurie
Priscilla Barnes
Robbie Robertson
Kellita Smith
Kari Wuhrer
Joe at bar:
Joe Viterelli

Genocide, the Judgement. Jean Paul Akayesu , once the respected mayor of his village in Rwanda, is brought in front of the UN International Criminal Tribunal. He faces a charge of genocide, perpetrated against his neighbours, and is convicted. This film tells the painful story that leads to his conviction, the first in an international court for genocide and crimes against humanity. Contains video footage that viewers may find upsetting. Ends 2.15am.
Director Michael Christoffersen ; Series editor Nick Fraser (S)


Jean Paul Akayesu
Michael Christoffersen
Nick Fraser

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