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Seafood excitement with Rick Stein , Keith Floyd hits Italy and Gary Rhodes joins
Antony Worrall Thompson in the studio. Series producer Michael Kelpie ; Exec producers Elaine Bancroft Barry Lynch (5)TO VOTE FOR DISHES: call
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Rick Stein
Keith Floyd
Gary Rhodes
Antony Worrall Thompson
Michael Kelpie
Elaine Bancroft
Barry Lynch

How deaf women in Finland came to be sterilised. Plus a dance troupe with a difference. With Clive Mason. With signing, voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Tuesday at 1.35am on BBC1


Clive Mason.

Lavish period drama by David Lean. Adela Quested is in India to visit a prospective bridegroom. During her stay, she is introduced to Dr Aziz, a Muslim surgeon who organises a trip where events take a tragic turn. Film of the Week: p43. (1984 PG)
The Jewel in the Crown starts a re-run on Tuesday at 8pm on UKTV Drama


David Lean.
Adela Quested:
Judy Davis
Dr Aziz:
Victor Banerjee
Mrs Moore:
Peggy Ashcroft
Richard Fielding:
James Fox
Ronny Heaslop:
Nigel Havers
Professor Godbole:
Alec Guinness

Places in next month's World championships are at stake in Manchester. The highlight is likely to be the men's 100m final, with members of the Olympic-winning relay team going head to head. More tomorrow 4.45pm. Executive producer Martin Webster
Editor Jim Bentley


Martin Webster
Jim Bentley

Airport House in Croydon, Surrey, opens its doors as experts Thomas Plant and Michael Bowles value the unwanted goods on offer. With Paul Martin.
Exec producer Tom Ware : Series producer Peter Smith


Michael Bowles
Paul Martin.
Tom Ware
Peter Smith

New series 1/6. Geologist Dr lain Stewart visits Greece, Turkey and Jordan in order to show how the rocks beneath our feet have shaped the human history of the Mediterranean, here revealing how earthguakes have created a huge network of cracks in the ground. But how are these faults connected to everything from catastrophic volcanos to natural health spas to valuable mineral deposits?
Director/Producer Nigel Miller First shown on BBC4 Rock of ages: page 26


Dr Lain Stewart

Thought-provoking drama set at the time of the Truth and Reconciliation hearings in post-apartheid South Africa, part of the Africa Lives on the BBC season. Starring Hilary Swank and Chiwetel Ejiofor. South African-born lawyer Sarah Barcant returns to her homeland from the US to represent politician Alex Mpondo as he tries to discover the facts behind his imprisonment during apartheid. Review page 49. Director Tom Hooper (2004, 15)
African School on Tuesday at 8.30pm on BBC4 is the first of four consecutive programmes in the Africa Lives on the BBC season Truth Hurts: p29; Barry Norman on Hilary Swank : p47


Hilary Swank
Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Sarah Barcant
Alex Mpondo
Tom Hooper
Barry Norman
Hilary Swank
Sarah Barcant:
Hilary Swank
Alex Mpondo:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Dirk Hendricks:
Jamie Bartlett
Ben Hoffman:
Marius Wevers
Piet Muller:
Ian Roberts
Mrs Sizela:
Nomhle Nkonyeni
Mannie Bester:
Greg Latter
James Sizela:
Mawongo Dominic Tyawa

Handsome historical drama from Steven Spielberg , with Anthony Hopkins and Matthew McConaughey. A group of slaves stand trial for murder after a failed bid to travel home to Africa on the ship La Amistad. Their case is taken up by a property lawyer, who argues that the slaves were kidnapped and should be treated as "stolen goods". Review page 49.
Followed by 48 Preludes and Fugues


Steven Spielberg
Anthony Hopkins
Matthew McConaughey.
John Ouincy Adams:
Anthony Hopkins
Matthew McConaughey
Theodore Joadson:
Morgan Freeman
Sengbe Pieh:
Djimon Hounsou
Martin Van Buren:
Nigel Hawthorne
Secretary Forsyth:
David Paymer
Pete Postlethwaite
Queen Isabella:
Anna Paquin
Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 Deadly Quarrels 59381 2.30 The Front Desk 41316 3.00 The Birth of Liquid Crystals
3.30 Catching the Good Health Train 69768 4.00
Hospitals - Who Needs Them? <S) 46861 4.30 Test Tube Miracle? 86300 5.00 Open Advice - a Meeting of Minds 39958 5.30 An English Education

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