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Guest chef Eric Chavot rustles up some French country cooking, starting with sweetbreads and wild mushrooms, then cooking rabbit legs with calamari stuffing. For dessert he creates a mixture of peaches and nectarines with strawberry jelly and crumble topping.
From the archives, the Two
Fat Ladies give their local lock-keeper a meal to remember, and in Floyd on Food, the flamboyant Keith Floyd cooks conger eel on a visit to Jersey. Presented by Gregg Wallace.
Director Richard Cook ; Series producer Sara Kozak www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen

Contributors

Unknown:
Eric Chavot
Unknown:
Keith Floyd
Presented By:
Gregg Wallace.
Director:
Richard Cook
Producer:
Sara Kozak

Shifting Sands. The fourth leg of Michael Palin 's odyssey finds the comic preparing to cross the Sudan, and facing the option of traversing the Nubian desert -one of Earth's hottest places
- or a war zone. Pole to Pole double video. £15.99; spoken word four-cassette set £13.99; book L10.99 from www.bbcshop.com

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Palin

Tom Brook and his team look at sleeper hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding, One Hour Photo with Robin Williams , and new thriller Feardotcom.
WATCHING THE DETECTIVES Triple bill of crimebusting drama.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Brook
Unknown:
Robin Williams

Agenda for Murder. The raincoat-wearing detective has to outwit an attorney who has killed the one man capable of stifling his meteoric career in politics. Starring Peter Falk and Patrick McGoohan. <s)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Falk
Unknown:
Patrick McGoohan.

Charity Begins at Home. The camp host decides that any holidaymaker caught without a smile must pay a shilling to the campers' amenity fund.
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft

Contributors

Written By:
Jimmy Perry
Written By:
David Croft

Western. Jack Wright , a peaceful store owner, accidentally kills a bank robber and is regarded as a hero. But when the robber's cohorts vow revenge, the townsfolk abandon Jack and his wife to their fate. Widescreen. Review page 45.
Director Alfred Werker (1955)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Wright
Director:
Alfred Werker
Jack Wright:
Fred MacMurray
Martha Wright:
Dorothy Malone
Doc Lacy:
Walter Brennan
Billy:
Tommy Rettig
Livingstone:
John Qualen
Ferguson:
Irving Bacon
Bob:
Skip Homeier
Kirk:
Jack Lambert

Regional Variations (2)

Steptoe and Son

Series 3

Episode 4: Steptoe a La Cart

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Harold meets a French au pair on his rounds and starts dating her, but the relationship is jeopardised when Albert makes a revelation about his past. Show more

Labour politician and Zionist Gerald Kaufman is a staunch critic of Israel and Ariel Sharon's government. Here he revokes his promise never to revisit the land he used to love. Among those he meets are a military group risking jail by refusing to serve in the Occupied Territories, former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, the Mayor of Jerusalem Ehud Olmert, Palestinian spokeswoman Hanan Ashwari and young Israeli Arabs who feel left out of society.
Director/Producer Charlotte Metcalf

Contributors

Unknown:
Gerald Kaufman
Unknown:
Ariel Sharon
Unknown:
Ehud Barak
Unknown:
Ehud Olmert
Unknown:
Hanan Ashwari

First shown last year in two episodes, this star-studded drama chronicles the romance between Queen Victoria and her consort, Prince Albert.
The spirited Princess Victoria appears to be the antithesis of her serious German cousin Albert, but a family adviser is convinced a union between the two would be advantageous. Later on, as Albert's love and support for his wife grows, he becomes increasingly frustrated by inactivity.
Written by John Goldsmith
Producer David Cunliffe ; Director John Erman Prince Albert's character is re-assessed in Reputations on Friday at 9pm

Contributors

Written By:
John Goldsmith
Producer:
David Cunliffe
Director:
John Erman
Victoria:
Victoria Hamilton
Prince Albert:
Jonathan Firth
Lord Melbourne:
Nigel Hawthorne
Duchess of Kent:
Penelope Wilton
Joseph Paxton:
Richard Briers
King William IV:
Peter Ustinov
Wellington:
John Wood
Anson:
Crispin Redman
Prince Leopold:
Jonathan Pryce
Baroness Lehzen:
Diana Rigg
Baron Stockmar:
David Suchet
Queen:
Joyce Redman
Sir John Conroy:
Patrick Malahide
Bertie (aged 19):
Simon Quarterman
Uxbridge:
Michael Sibeny
Sir Robert Peel:
Alec McCowen

Steven Spielberg's period courtroom drama telling the story of the journey made by a group of African slaves who take control of the ship, La Amistad, in an attempt to travel back home. After the vessel is recaptured, they are sent back to America where they must stand trial for murder. Their case is then taken up by young property attorney Roger Baldwin.
(Widescreen) (Review page 45)
(1997,15) (S) (W)
(Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan is premiered on Channel 5 Tuesday at 9pm)

Contributors

Director:
Steven Spielberg
John Quincy Adams:
Anthony Hopkins
Roger Baldwin:
Matthew McConaughey
Theodore Joadson:
Morgan Freeman
Sengbe Pieh, "Cinque":
Djimon Hounsou
Martin Van Buren:
Nigel Hawthorne
Secretary Forsyth:
David Paymer
Holabird:
Pete Postlethwaite
Tappan:
Stellan Skarsgard
Queen Isabella:
Anna Paquin
Judge Coglin:
Jeremy Northam

Adventure. Intrepid private eye Dan Hammer has one thing on his mind: to locate a map that will lead him to lucrative oil deposits in Panama. But he has reckoned without competition from the villainous Molinar. Review page 46.
Director Ted Tetzlaff (1947) (BW)

Contributors

Unknown:
Dan Hammer
Director:
Ted Tetzlaff
Dan Hammer:
Pat O'Brien
Molinar:
Walter Slezak
Maxine:
Anne Jeffreys
Pop:
Percy Kilbride
Walter Gredson:
Jerome Cowan
Rues:
George Givot

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