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Reckoning. The forging of the UN heralded international diplomacy, but the Nuremberg trials equalled retribution. With Germany apportioned between the Allies, the seeds of the Cold War were sown. (B&W and colour)

10.45 Remember. 20 million Russians, five million Germans, six million Jews and three million from Japan, America, Britain and the Commonwealth died during the war. The world would never be the same again. Last in the series. (B&W and colour)

Mystery - the first in this afternoon's Watching the Detectives triple bill.
Holmes tries to stop Professor Moriarty from carrying out the crime of the century - the theft of the Crown Jewels. Review page 74.
Director Alfred Werker (1939. PG)


Alfred Werker
Sherlock Holmes:
Basil Rathbone
Dr Watson:
Nigel Bruce
Ann Brandon:
Ida Lupino
Jerrold Hunter:
Alan Marshal
Terry Kilburn
Professor Moriarty:
George Zucco
Sir Ronald Ramsgate:
Henry Stephenson
Inspector Bristol:
E E Clive
Arthur Hohl
Mrs Jameson:
May Beatty
on BBC Two England

No Time to Die. HayleyMills's sister Juliet co-stars alongside Peter Falk. A bride is abducted on her wedding night and Columbo must race against time to find her.


Peter Falk.

Few tears flow when bossy businessman Rex Fortescue is poisoned. But when his wife and maid are murdered too,
Miss Marple is determined to see the killer punished. Joan Hickson stars as the Agatha Christie heroine, concluding the Watching the Detectives triple bill.


Joan Hickson
Agatha Christie

How to Cook a Tart author Nina Killham guests in the last of this week's looks back over the past year of the against-the-clock culinary contest. With Ainsley Harriot.
(Celebrity Ready Steady Cook is on BBC1 tonight at 7.30pm)


Nina Killham
Ainsley Harriot

Tornado whips up a storm while Thor shows off its Viking pedigree. But will Inshreddable live up to its name? Craig Charles and Philippa Forrester host the show, Jonathan Pearce commentates and Growler is the house robot.
Director Derek Wheeler ; Series producer Bill Hobbins
First shown on BBC Choice


Craig Charles
Jonathan Pearce
Derek Wheeler
Bill Hobbins

Regional Variations (2)

The Good Life

Series 1

Episode 2: Say Little Hen...?

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Sitcom following a couple attempts at self-sufficiency in Surbiton. The Goods introduce livestock into Surbiton to the apprehension of their neighbours.

After seven years at the helm of BBC2's most popular gardening programme, Alan Titchmarsh is moving on from Gardeners' World. In a tribute to him, viewers are taken behind the scenes during the filming of one of his final programmes to reveal why millions of gardeners have tuned in weekly to be captivated by his personality, warmth and all-round horticultural know-how.
Series producer Collette Foster; Executive producer Tony Laryea
BBC Magazines: Gardeners' World. £2.60, Gardens Illustrated, £3.50


Alan Titchmarsh
Tony Laryea

Secrecy surrounded the Tyntesfield Estate near Bristol for over 100 years while the outside world was oblivious to both its existence and its treasures. But all that changed in 2002 when it hit the headlines after being bought by the National Trust for over L20 million. Even Kylie Minogue was rumoured to have been interested in buying it.
Dan Cruickshank crosses a threshold that has, for over
150 years, been open only to family, friends and servants. Beyond a blanket of dense trees lies a Gothic fantasy and a monument to the Victorian age; England's last great Victorian country mansion. Aided by family members, Cruickshank coaxes forgotten secrets out of hiding.
Director Jenny Danes ; Producer Stephanie Collins


Dan Cruickshank
Jenny Danes
Stephanie Collins

Heartbreak Hotel. The solutions to the problems facing a worried father and a lovelorn first offender both present themselves in the prison waiting room.
For cast see Christmas Eve

American writer Bonnie Greer , film critic Mark Kermode and magazine editor Ekow Eshunjoin host Mark Lawson for a look at the week's cultural highs and lows.
Producer Tanya Hudson Repeated next Sunday on BBC4


Bonnie Greer
Mark Kermode
Ekow Eshunjoin
Mark Lawson
Tanya Hudson

Ever since seeing Muhammad Ali fight, Tania Follett has dreamt of managing her own world champion. Having spent months scouring London's gyms for talent, Follett found the man she'd been looking for. Filmed over a year, The Lady and the Champ follows Follett and cruiserweight Rob Hayes-Scott in their bid to conquer the world.
Producer/Director Patricia Doherty


Muhammad Ali
Tania Follett
Rob Hayes-Scott
Patricia Doherty

Terry Wogan , Johnny Logan , Cheryl Baker and Sonia guest on a Eurovision-themed edition of the irreverent pop-music quiz. Presented by Mark Lamarr with team captains Phill Jupitus and Sean Hughes.


Terry Wogan
Johnny Logan
Cheryl Baker
Presented By:
Mark Lamarr
Phill Jupitus
Sean Hughes.

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