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Nancy Lam joins Antony Worrall Thompson to serve up her chicken wings and rainbow rice.
From the BBC's archives, Jamie Oliver teaches simple and delicious culinary tricks to a group of schoolchildren and Madhur Jaffrey samples the vegetarian delicacies of Gujarat. BBCi- special features via handset, or [web address removed]

Contributors

Presenter/Chef:
Antony Worrall Thompson
Chef:
Nancy Lam
Producer:
Michael Connock
Editor:
Elaine Bancroft

News from the World Federation of the Deaf congress in Canada and the second part of the drama Switch. Presented by Tessa Padden. With sign language, voiceoverand in-vision subtitles. Repeated at 3am on Tuesday on BBC1 www.bbc.co.uk/seehear

Contributors

Presented By:
Tessa Padden.

A second chance to see Zoe Wanamaker, Sir Bobby Charlton and actor Damian Lewis present the prestigious "Platos" to the UK's most outstanding teachers. Eamonn Holmes hosts the event at the London Palladium.
(Shown last Thursday)

Contributors

Presenter:
Eamonn Holmes
Award presenter:
Zoe Wanamaker
Award presenter:
Sir Bobby Charlton
Award presenter:
Damian Lewis

A letter from a dead friend sends Miss Marple on a journey around England in this 1987 dramatisation of the Agatha Christie thriller with Joan Hickson as the elderly sleuth.
Dramatised by TR Bowen

Contributors

Author:
Agatha Christie
Dramatised by:
T.R. Bowen
Producer:
George Gallaccio
Director:
David Tucker
Miss Marple:
Joan Hickson
Lionel Peel:
Peter Tilbury
Professor Wanstead:
John Horsley
Miss Temple:
Helen Cherry
Madge:
Joanna Hole
Miss Cooke:
Jane Booker
Miss Barrow:
Alison Skilbeck
Clothilde Bradbury-Scott:
Margaret Tyzack
Lavinia Glynne:
Valerie Lush
Anthea Bradbury-Scott:
Anna Cropper
Mr Carter:
Jonathan Adams
Florence:
Jackie Downey
Mr Broaddribb:
Roger Hammond
Mr Schuster:
Patrick Godfrey
Miss Wimpole:
Ann Queensberry
Michael Rafiel:
Bruce Payne
Jason Rafiel:
Frank Gatliff
Miss Kurnowitz:
Barbara Franceschi
Mrs Brent:
Liz Fraser
Archdeacon Brabazon:
Peter Copley
Mrs Trollope:
Marlene Sidaway
Mr Pelham:
Roger Boothe
Mr Hallowes:
Reginald Stewart

Second World War action adventure.
In 1945, the Japanese decide to move a party of Allied PoWs back to Japan from the infamous River Kwai. However, an American pilot joins forces with a British commando to try to halt the train carrying the prisoners to a transport ship in Saigon. Review page 47.
(1988, 15)

Contributors

Director:
Andrew V McLaglen
Benford:
Edward Fox
Colonel Grayson:
Denholm Elliott
Crawford:
Chris Penn
Tanaka:
George Takei
Miller:
Timothy Bottoms
Perry:
Richard Graham
Hunt:
Nick Tate
Harada:
Tatsuya Nakadai
Ozawa:
Etsushi Takahashi
Davidson:
Michael Dante

As the search for the nation's number one novel continues, Ruby Wax argues the case for the disaffected Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye, Phill Jupitus champions that bear of very little brain Winnie-the-Pooh and MP Clare Short heads to Kefalonia to speak out for Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Meanwhile you can vote on [number removed] (calls cost 15p), by texting [number removed] (maximum 12p) or via the website [web address removed]. Digital satellite/cable viewers can vote via their remote control. Clive Anderson is on hand to summarise the arguments.

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Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Speaker:
Ruby Wax
Speaker:
Phill Jupitus
Speaker:
Clare Short
Series Producer:
Michael Poole
Series Producer:
Mary Sackville West
Executive Producer:
Mark Harrison

With singer Kym Marsh, Celebrity Fame Academy contender and Casualty actor Kwame Kwei-Armah, Popworld host Simon Amstell and entertainer Gary Wilmot. (Shown last Monday)

Contributors

Panellist:
Kym Marsh
Panellist:
Kwame Kwei-Armah
Panellist:
Simon Amstell
Panellist:
Gary Wilmot.

Comedy drama.
Pregnant teenager Novalee Nation and her boyfriend leave Tennessee to start a new life in California. But after a stopping at a store in Oklahoma, Novalee finds she has been abandoned, with only $5.55 to her name. (Widescreen)
Review page 47.
(2000.12)

Contributors

Director:
Matt Williams
Novalee Nation:
Natalie Portman
Lexie Coop:
Ashley Judd
Sister Husband:
Stockard Channing
Ruth Meyers:
Joan Cusack
Forney Hull:
James Frain
Willy Jack Pickens:
Dylan Bruno
Moses Whitecotten:
Keith David
Mama Lil:
Sally Field

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