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Gritty western starring
John Wayne. Marshal Bob Seton sets out to halt a guerrilla's campaign of terror in pre-Civil War Kansas. Review page 50.
Director Raoul Walsh (1940, U) (BW)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Wayne.
Unknown:
Bob Seton
Director:
Raoul Walsh

Regional Variations (2)

A Picture of Britain

Episode 6: Mystical West

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

David Dimbleby examines how Britain's countryside has inspired its art. David experiences the mountain paintings of Richard Wilson in Snowdonia. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Executive Producer:
Basil Comely

2/8. The Patient's Choice. At a private practice in central London, flamboyant general surgeon Charles Akle grapples with a stubborn twisted bowel.
Meanwhile, a middle-aged woman hopes to turn back the clock with a breast enhancement.
Series producer Stephen Finnigan ; Executive producers
Leonie Jameson and Narinder Minhas

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Akle
Producer:
Stephen Finnigan
Producers:
Leonie Jameson

Jeremy Clarkson researches his family tree - and uncovers a potential gold mine. Jeremy's great-great-grand father Caleb Kilner hit on the idea of manufacturing glass jars with rubber seals. By the 1890s the Kilners were packaging moguls, with a lucrative empire built through a winning combination of ingenuity and aggressive commercialism. But by the 1930s the company had gone bust. So what went wrong - and what happened to the family fortune? Director Matthew Thompson : Series producer Victoria Watson
www.bbc.co.uk/familyhistory

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown:
Caleb Kilner
Director:
Matthew Thompson
Producer:
Victoria Watson

Comedian Dara O'Briain is in the guest-host for another round of the comedy news quiz. Sitting alongside team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are Michael Gambon and Carol Vorderman.

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Followed by Video Nation Shorts

Contributors

Guest host:
Dara O'Briain
Team captain:
Paul Merton
Team captain:
Ian Hislop
Panellist:
Michael Gambon
Panellist:
Carol Vorderman
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Rebecca Papworth

4/4. Colombia. Once, with the fervent support of cocaine barons, Colombian football was awash with money, and the national team boasted an impressive line-up of talented players. Now the game is in the doldrums, and the country caught in a bloodthirsty civil war. Can a new generation restore national pride by beating hotly tipped Venezuela to qualify for the 2006 World Cup? Ben Anderson finds out.
Director/Producer Ed Braman Colombia features in Conflicts on Thursday at 11pm on BBC3

Contributors

Unknown:
Ben Anderson
Producer:
Ed Braman

BBC Two England

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