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At Longleat, the keepers clear up after a herd of elephants.
Executive producer Annette Clarke ; Series editor Chris Powell Postponed from
Saturday 22 March

Contributors

Producer:
Annette Clarke
Editor:
Chris Powell

Gregg Wallace welcomes chefs Tony Tobin and James Tanner , whc create beef fillets with wasabi pikelets andjazzed-up salads. Viewers can vote for their favourite chocolate pudding to be cooked at the end of the show. Producer Michael Connock
Editor Elaine Bancroft BBCi: special features via the handset, or www.bbc.co.uk/food/saturdaykitchen

Contributors

Unknown:
Gregg Wallace
Unknown:
Tony Tobin
Unknown:
James Tanner
Producer:
Michael Connock
Editor:
Elaine Bancroft

Featuring a unique pre-school project for young deaf children in Dublin. With sign language, voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Tuesday at 12.55am on BBC1 www.bbc.co.uk/seehear

on BBC Two England

The new drama about a private consultant concludes the Watching the Detectives strand. Mr Monk and the Psychic
The body of a former police commissioner's wife is found by a psychic.

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr Monk

Presented by John Inverdale from Twickenham.
Northampton v Gloucester
Live coverage of the Powergen Cup final (kickoff 4.30pm), rugby union's premier domestic knockout competition.
Northampton, who boast
England stars Matt Dawson and Ben Cohen in their ranks, will be hoping to make up for last year's disappointment when they were beaten by London Irish in the final. Gloucester caused a stir in this year's semi-finals by beating Premiership champions Leicester.
Commentary comes from
Nick Mullens and Brian Moore. TV presentation Ken Burton ; Producer
John Graham Rugby Special is tomorrow at 2.50pm www.bbc.co.uk/sport

Contributors

Presented By:
John Inverdale
Unknown:
Matt Dawson
Unknown:
Ben Cohen
Unknown:
Nick Mullens
Unknown:
Brian Moore.
Unknown:
Ken Burton
Producer:
John Graham

The story of the 1914-18 conflict continues with episode four.

Despite initial success, the British infantry fighting at the Belgian town of Mons were forced into retreat after two weeks. Yet, as the Germans pressed forward to Paris, French Commander-in-Chief General Joffre slowly began to build a more solid resistance -which would lead ultimately to Allied victory. A double bill of episodes five and six starts at 7.10pm on BBC4.
(Postponed from 29 March)
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RT Shop: book The Great War, £10.99 (usually £12.99) incl p&p. Call [number removed] (calls charged at national rate) or visit [web address removed]

Contributors

Producer:
Tony Essex
Producer:
Gordon Watkins

Designing the 90s. The series looking back over four decades of Britain's design heritage ends by recalling the the rise and rise of a Swedish furniture giant, the launch of a revolutionary vacuum cleaner, a computer game that became a design icon, cars with curves, the shift from pub to bar, and some uplifting female lingerie. Contributions come from James Dyson , Nicholas Grimshaw , Adam and Jeremy Smith , Jonathan Glancey , Caryn Franklin ,
Alice Rawsthorn and Tyler Brulee. Narrated by Penelope Keith. Director Heidi Perry : Series producer Mary Sackville-West

Contributors

Unknown:
James Dyson
Unknown:
Nicholas Grimshaw
Unknown:
Jeremy Smith
Unknown:
Jonathan Glancey
Unknown:
Caryn Franklin
Unknown:
Alice Rawsthorn
Unknown:
Tyler Brulee.
Unknown:
Penelope Keith.
Director:
Heidi Perry
Producer:
Mary Sackville-West

A night of programmes kicks off a i project running throughout the year on TV, radio and the ] internet to find Britain's favourite book. Ends 12.15am.
Danny Kelly on The Big Read: page 12; Reading matters: page 29
Weakest Link - Writers Special Another chance to sympathise with authors Andrew Morton , Jilly Cooper , Lisa Jewell , Tony Hawks, Patrick Neate , Don Hale ,
Toby Young , Sue MacGregor and Brian Sewell facing the wrath of Anne Robinson , as The BigRead night gets underway. Producer Dee Todd : Series producer Eileen Herlihy

Contributors

Unknown:
Danny Kelly
Unknown:
Andrew Morton
Unknown:
Jilly Cooper
Unknown:
Lisa Jewell
Unknown:
Patrick Neate
Unknown:
Don Hale
Unknown:
Toby Young
Unknown:
Sue MacGregor
Unknown:
Brian Sewell
Unknown:
Anne Robinson
Producer:
Dee Todd
Producer:
Eileen Herlihy

From gripping thrillers to childhood favourites, steamy romances to literary classics, Jerry Hall, Simon Schama, Linford Christie, Michael Palin, Helen Fielding, Ian Hislop and Jilly Cooper are among the 75 celebrities talking about their favourite book as part of the biggest book poll in British history aimed at discovering the nation's number-one read. Narrated by Joanna Lumley. Producer John Holdsworth ; Series producer Mary Sackville-West VOTING DETAILS: call [number removed] (national rate), visit [web address removed] or write to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Jerry Hall
Unknown:
Simon Schama
Unknown:
Linford Christie
Unknown:
Michael Palin
Unknown:
Ian Hislop
Unknown:
Jilly Cooper
Unknown:
Joanna Lumley.
Producer:
John Holdsworth
Producer:
Mary Sackville-West

Drama adapted by John r Irving from his own novel, showing as part of The Big Read strand and featuring Michael Caine in the role for which he won the Oscar for best supporting actor, his second Academy Award. Having grown up in a New England orphanage under the care of kindly Dr Larch, young Homer Wells has the chance to spread his wings. Widescreen.
Director Lasse Hallstrom (1999.12) Film of the Week: page 41; Film Trivia: page 48

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Caine
Unknown:
Homer Wells
Director:
Lasse Hallstrom
Homer Wells:
Tobey Maguire
Candy Kendall:
Charlize Theron
Arthur Rose:
Delroy Undo
Wally:
Worthington Paulrudd
Dr Wilbur Larch:
Michael Caine
Nurse Edna:
Jane Alexander
Nurse Angela:
Kathy Baker
Buster:
Kieran Culkin
Olive Worthington:
Kate Nelligan
Station master:
John Irving
on BBC Two England

Another chance to see episodes 4-7 from the second series of the US suspense drama, showing back-to-back. Part eight is tomorrow at 10pm on BBC2.
11.00am-12 noon. Kim rushes Megan to a hospital after she suffers a seizure. Palmer learns of Raybum's misdeeds.
1.00 12 noon-l.OOpm. Jack gets to the bottom of the CTU bombing. Kim is in trouble over Megan's abduction.
1.40 1.00-2.00pm. Jack interrogates Nina.
2.20 2.00-3.00pm. Jack flies with Nina to Visalia.
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