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Sentimental comedy in the season marking
Norman Wisdom 's 90th birthday. A window cleaner stumbles upon a kidnap plot. Review page 56. Director John Paddy Carstairs (1956, U) (BW) On the Beat is on Thursday at 1.20pm
Barry Norman on Norman Wisdom: p51

Contributors

Unknown:
Norman Wisdom
Director:
John Paddy Carstairs
Unknown:
Barry Norman

9/12. Will a mix of wine, games and food make the French town of Eymet a favourite with the folk of Sedbergh in Cumbria? The visitors want to convince Sedbergh to twin with them - but haven't reckoned with the British weather. Continues tomorrow, 7pm. Director Cal Turner ; Series producer Helen Nightingale

Contributors

Director:
Cal Turner
Producer:
Helen Nightingale

2/6.The Trap. One million flamingos face baboons and fish eagles on East Africa's Lake Bogoria. It's the only place where these predators kill flamingos - so why do the birds go there? Sean Pertwee narrates. Producer Emma Peddie ; Series producer Lizzie Green

Contributors

Unknown:
Sean Pertwee
Producer:
Emma Peddie
Producer:
Lizzie Green

Regional Variations (2)

Dragons' Den

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The investors are confronted by a breakthrough sports kit design, an avant-garde jewellery range, an innovation in plant care, and many more. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Eyewitnesses recall how those in power at Auschwitz lined their pockets with wealth stolen from Jewish inmates while also engaging in illicit affairs.

4/5. Sperm Wars. The website ManNotlncluded.com matches women with sperm donors, but, because the sperm is fresh not frozen, it isn't regulated in the same way as conventional clinics. Its founder, John Gonzalez , has been criticised by lesbian groups - despite them being his target market - and investigated by tabloids. Now he wants to start a regulated clinic. But will he be welcomed by the establishment? Director Donna Sharpe ; Series producer Kate Middleton
Repeated next Monday

Contributors

Unknown:
John Gonzalez
Director:
Donna Sharpe
Producer:
Kate Middleton

6/10. Tinseltown TV's Sheeraz Hasan explains how he achieved the "American dream". Plus painter Sacha Jaffery and Indian-inspired therapies. With music by British hip-hoppers Foreign Beggars.
Series producer Gurdip Bhangoo ; Executive producer Tommy Nagra www.bbc.co.uk/asiannetwork

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheeraz Hasan
Unknown:
Sacha Jaffery
Producer:
Gurdip Bhangoo
Producer:
Tommy Nagra

Satirical comedy with an early starring role for Robert De Niro. When carefree Paul Shaw receives his army draft papers, he enlists his friends in a bid to fail his medical. Review page 56. Director Brian De Palma (1968, 18)
Then The Witness Recalling a historical event.

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert de Niro.
Unknown:
Paul Shaw
Director:
Brian de Palma

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