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The Sky at Night

The Shocking Sun

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Patrick Moore talks to Scottish astronomer Professor John Brown about the lastest solar mission, Rhessi, which is observing these Sun spots and solar flares release by our nearest star, the Sun. Show more

Women's Euro
England v Sweden
Live coverage from Ewood Park, Blackburn, where the host nation play their final Group A game in the qualifying stages (kick-off 6.00).
It's bound to be a night of high drama as the four sides in the group look for those vital points that could see them into the semi-finals of the competition. Finland's clash against Denmark kicks off at the same time at Bloomfield Road, Blackpool.
Presented by Celina Hinchcliffe.
Producer Emma Josling ; Editor Lance Hardy There's live coverage of the match on Radio 5 Live
Highlights of Germany v France, Norway v Italy tomorrow 12 midnight


Presented By:
Celina Hinchcliffe.
Emma Josling
Lance Hardy

Regional Variations (2)

A Picture of Britain

Episode 1: The Romantic North

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

David Dimbleby sees how Britain's countryside has inspired its art. In the Lake District, he visits Gordale Scar, which for years was deemed unpaintable. Show more


David Dimbleby
Nicky Illis
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

6/6. From Ghetto to Fabulous. Mary J Blige , Destiny's Child, Wyclef Jean , and superstar producers Jam and Lewis feature as the story of soul is brought up to date with a look at the rise of contemporary R&B. In the late 80s/early 90s, the slick new jack swing of Bobby Brown ruled - until Mary J Blige emerged from the tough housing projects of Yonkers, New York State, to become the Aretha Franklin of her day, with her raw, emotional style inspiring a new generation of artists such as Destiny's Child.
Producer Sebastian Barfield ; Series producer William Naylor Later On ... Nu Soul follows at 11.50pm on BBC4


Mary J Blige
Wyclef Jean
Bobby Brown
Mary J Blige
Aretha Franklin
Sebastian Barfield
William Naylor

6/6. With the net closing in on Joe and Chrissie, Joe makes a last, desperate attempt to throw the police off the scent. With strong language.
Writer Bill Gallagher ; Producer Ann Harrison-Baxter
Director David Richards First shown on BBC3


Bill Gallagher
Ann Harrison-Baxter
David Richards
Chrissie Fairburn:
William Ash
Ray Fairburn:
Nicholas Gleaves
Joe Payne:
Ian Puleston-Davies
Miriam Payne:
Linzey Cocker
Lily Payne:
Sarah Kirkman
Robert Seymour:
Reece Dinsdale
Lucy Romanis:
Laura Fraser
Sol Draper:
Jason Done
Jemma Ryan:
Angel Coulby
Lenny Fairburn:
David Warner
Jason Buliegh:
Jason Watkins
Beth Caffery:
Zoe Henry
Sandra Buliegh:
Sharon Duce
Polly Caffrey:
Dominique Jackson
Justine Brown:
Emily Aston
Stuart Wolfenden
Stuart Wolfenden

6/6. Funny faces, funny voices - the motley crew of comedians take aim at those in the news. The series returns in spring 2006.
Directors Ben Fuller and Pati Marr ; Producer Gareth Edwards
Shown last Thursday


Ben Fuller
Pati Marr
Gareth Edwards

Atmospheric satirical drama, showing in tribute to director Ismail Merchant, who died last month.
Based on the novel by VS Naipaul, the drama stars Om Puri and James Fox. Following the death of his masseur father, a teacher with ambitions to become a writer returns to his roots among Trinidad's Asian community. Review page 52. (2001, PG) Film Highlights: page 48
Followed by The Witness


James Fox.
Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 Hotel Hilbert (5) 82473 2.30 Open Advice A
Different Way of Learning 61980 3.00 The Birth of Liquid Crystals 27283 3.30 Relative Risk The
Human Genome Project 5581270 4.20 What Have the 70s Ever Done for Us? 11590367 4.30 Next Big Thing Cloning 77742 5.00 Sex and the Single
Gene? 75560 5.30 Elements of Healing

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