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Musical drama starring
Yvonne De Carlo , Tony Martin and Peter Lorre. A crook hiding out in the Casbah in Algiers risks his freedom when he falls in love with a beautiful tourist. Review page SL
Director John Berry (1948) (BW)


Yvonne de Carlo
Tony Martin
Peter Lorre.
John Berry

A look at an activity weekend for young people in the Peak District and why the Frank Barnes school in London has been awarded Beacon status by the Government. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 4.15am on BBCI


Frank Barnes

Guest chef Peter Gottgens creates marinades for fish, meat and vegetables and whips up a soft-centre chocolate pudding. Plus Jamie Oliver in The Naked Chef series and, from the 1970s, The Galloping Gourmet. Series producer Sara Kozak


Peter Gottgens
Jamie Oliver
Sara Kozak

Western, starting a Saturday Matinee double bill of films directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. Lt Col Thursday, aggrieved at being demoted, is sent to a desert outpost.
Review page 5L
(1948. U) (BW)


Directed By:
John Ford
John Wayne
Captain York:
John Wayne
Lt Col Owen Thursday:
Henry Fonda
Shirley Temple
Sgt Beaufort:
Pedro Armendariz
Sgt Major O'Rourke:
Ward Bond

Comedy drama, concluding the double bill of films from
John Ford and John Wayne.
Also starring Lee Marvin. With the war in the Pacific over, three US sailors settle down on an idyllic South Sea island. Widescreen. Review page SL (1963, U)


Lee Marvin.

Regional Variations (2)

Steptoe and Son

Series 7

Episode 1: Men of Letters

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The vicar calls,asking for an article on rag and bone men for the church magazine's centenary edition. Harold writes the article, but Albert makes the contribution of a crossword.

Acclaimed as the world's greatest living cellist, Mstislav Rostropovich turned 75 last Wednesday. To celebrate the landmark, this programme features the gala concert held on his actual birthday at London's Barbican Centre that honoured his award-winning, international career, which has included commissions by composers such as Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Benjamin Britten and James MacMillan.
Contributors include Sir Colin Davis , Seiji Ozawa ,
Mariss Jansons , Zubin Mehta , Krzysztof Penderecki , Gidon Kremer , Maxim Vengerov , Yuri Bashmet , and Evgeny Kissin. The London Symphony Orchestra is led byGordan Nikolitch.
Before the concert, Stephanie Hughes introduces a profile, filmed at Rostropovich's St Petersburg home, in which the musician and conductor talks about his life.
Directors Dominic Best and David Stevens
Executive producer Frances Whitaker Performance on 3: Rostropovich 's 75th Birthday Gala Concert is on Radio 3 on Easter Monday at 7.30pm


Mstislav Rostropovich
Benjamin Britten
James MacMillan.
Sir Colin Davis
Seiji Ozawa
Mariss Jansons
Zubin Mehta
Krzysztof Penderecki
Gidon Kremer
Maxim Vengerov
Yuri Bashmet
Evgeny Kissin.
Stephanie Hughes
David Stevens
Frances Whitaker

Clive's House. In the third of four new programmes from the series exploring the history of stately homes,
Dan Cruickshank , Carenza Lewis and Anna Bennett take up the challenge of saving a ruinous villa four miles outside Calcutta, once home to the legendary Clive of India.
All that remains is a shell of a building that only hints at the structure's past glories. As the team explore further, it emerges that Clive pioneered a form of design that fused classical and Indian architectural styles. However, the significance of Clive's house turns out to be much greater than the team could ever have imagined.
Director Nicky Pattison ; Executive producer Basil Comely


Dan Cruickshank
Carenza Lewis
Anna Bennett
Nicky Pattison

A chance to catch up on the action from the first four episodes of the US thriller, following the events of one day in real time. The fifth instalment is tomorrow at 10pm.
Midnight-lam. Anti-terrorist boss Jack Bauer is told of a plot to kill a presidential nominee.
9.45 1-2am. Jackfinds his life in real danger as he tries to track down Palmer's would-be killers. (WI
10.30 2-3am. Kimberly and Janet try to flee their captors. Palmer receives some disturbing news.
11.15 3-4am. With Janet lying badly injured in the road, Kimberly is seemingly trapped. Jack attempts to repair his relationship with Nina. Videoplus code for 9pm-12 midnight (non-PDC) 956769


Jack Bauer
Jack Bauer:
Kiefer Sutherland
Teri Bauer:
Leslie Hope
Kimberly Bauer:
Elisha Cuthbert
Senator Palmer:
Dennis Haysbert
Nina Myers:
Sarah Clarke
Sherry Palmer:
Penny Johnson Jerald
Tony Almeida:
Carlos Bernard
Alan York:
Richard Burgi
Daniel Bess
Matthew Carey
Aaron Pierce:
Glenn Morshower
Jamey Farrell:
Karina Arroyave
Janet York:
Jacqui Maxwell
Mia Kirshner
Ira Gaines:
Michael Massee
Keith Vicellous:
Reon Shannon
Maureen Kingsley:
Devika Parikh
George Mason:
Xander Berkeley

Concluding the three-part series recording the private mobile-phone conversations of a group of Londoners.
Wake-up Call. Soul singer Larrick finally gets his record-company showcase, Roifield hosts his annual Notting Hill Awards and Shappi gets a gig at the Banana Cabaret.
Directors/Producers Jenny Byrom , Emma Davie. Katie Isaacs


Jenny Byrom
Emma Davie.
Katie Isaacs

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