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Swashbuckling adventure ending the season starring the late Virginia Mayo. Also starring Gregory Peck. While England is at war with France and Spain, Hornblower sets sail on a secret mission to deliver weapons to El Supremo , a bloodthirsty Spanish rebel. Review page 51.
Director Raoul Walsh (1951, U)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gregory Peck
Unknown:
El Supremo
Director:
Raoul Walsh

Kurt Vonnegut 's novel Slaughterhouse Five was inspired by his experiences in Dresden during the devastating Second World War bombing. To mark 60 years since the attack on the German city, Vonnegut gives a rare interview in which he talks about his life and work. Presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon .
Series producer Marcus Herbert ; Executive editor George Entwistle Repeated at 11.20pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Kurt Vonnegut
Presented By:
Andrew Graham-Dixon
Producer:
Marcus Herbert
Editor:
George Entwistle

3/6. Sylvie's life is in complete chaos. The single mum of two children, who runs a mobile hair-extensions business, sleeps barely four hours per night, seldom eats a proper meal, spends much more time than she realises on the internet and is constantly late for appointments. Can time-management gurus
Paul Boross and Garner Thomson help her to help herself? Director Mike Taylor ; Series producer Lorna-Dawn Creanor

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Boross
Unknown:
Garner Thomson
Director:
Mike Taylor

5/7. Drew Pritchard from North Wales strips a huge church just as it's being demolished; Joel Bernstein of Liberty department store buys a table reclaimed from the British Museum Library; and customer Clare Kendall creates a fireplace for just P35 with bricks from the London Architectural Salvage and Supply Company. Susannah Doyle narrates.
Series producer Susan Crook (AD) BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: E3.20, monthly

Contributors

Unknown:
Joel Bernstein
Unknown:
Clare Kendall
Unknown:
Susannah Doyle
Producer:
Susan Crook

Regional Variations (2)

Horizon

2004-2005

Neanderthal

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Horizon assembles a team of leading experts, and using skeleton parts, build the most anatomically accurate Neanderthal. Narrated by Joe Duttine. Show more

3/3. Death of the Red Caps. Six military policemen, or "Red Caps", were killed in Iraq on 24 June 2003. An army inquiry found the six had died in an attack by a mob and no one was to blame. John Sweeney tells a different story: that the six were killed by a mob, but there were army blunders and equipment failures. Did the British Army betray its own men? Series producer Sam Bagnall ; Executive producer Fiona Stourton Postponed from 27 January (AD)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Sweeney
Producer:
Sam Bagnall
Producer:
Fiona Stourton

Touching and perceptive social r drama set in Casablanca. When their friend Ali is killed in a street fight, three boys set out to ensure he has a proper funeral. But their efforts are hampered by a lack of money and a violent gang leader. In French and Arabic with English subtitles. Review page 52. Director Nabil Ayouch (2000,15)
Then The Witness A historical event recalled.

Contributors

Director:
Nabil Ayouch

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