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Biographical Second World War drama with Christopher Plummer. British safe-cracker Eddie Chapman offers his services as a German spy - but is it a bluff? Review page 56. Director Terence Young (1966, PG)
(Analogue W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Plummer.
Unknown:
Eddie Chapman
Director:
Terence Young

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Bill Oddie explores the stunning coastline of Pembrokeshire in April, donning a long blonde wig to feed the birds.

Regional Variations (2)

Bill Oddie's How to Watch Wildlife

Series 1

FEBRUARY IN DEVON

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

In the last of the current series, Bill Oddie braves the British winter to search for wildlife in Devon.

The role of Garibaldi in the Italian Unification, The Archers since 1970, the science-fiction novels of Arthur C Clarke, and rivers of Britain and Ireland are specialist subjects in the first of the semi-finals.
8.30 The life and work of physicist Niels Bohr, the "Culture" novels of lain M Banks, the life and career of Warwick the Kingmaker and the life and films of Barbara Stanwyck are the specialist subjects in the second semi-final. The final is next week.
Director Derek Hallworth ; Series producer Pam Cavannagh
www.bbc.co.uk/mastermind

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur C Clarke
Unknown:
Niels Bohr
Unknown:
Barbara Stanwyck
Director:
Derek Hallworth
Producer:
Pam Cavannagh

4/4. The toughest challenges await the disabled adventurers at the close of the trek. The Pacific is almost in sight - but before the team swim in the ocean, they must climb Mount Concepcion, a 5,500ft live volcano. Meanwhile, morale slumps as one of the team makes a surprising decision.
Contains strong language.
Producer David Russell ; Series producer Mike Warner Rptd next Monday BBC2 and with signing next Wednesday BBC1

Contributors

Producer:
David Russell
Series Producer:
Mike Warner

Regional Variations (2)

Supernova

Series 1

Episode 4: Venus Rising

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Astronomer Paul swaps his humdrum life in London for a job at an observatory in the Australian outback. Paul learns nice guys finish last - or do they?

5/8. Poland. David Lynch looms on the horizon when Kirsty Wark visits the Lodz film school.
Postponed from 17 October
11.50 6/8. Lithuania. Kirsty meets a sculptor whose subjects range from Lenin to Zappa. The series concludes with a double bill tomorrow at 11.20pm. Director Kathryn Ross ; Producer Elspeth O'Hare
Postponed from 24 October

Contributors

Unknown:
Kirsty Wark
Director:
Kathryn Ross
Producer:
Elspeth O'Hare

www.bbc.co.uk/leamingzone
Schools Repeats are not indicated.
2.00 Key Stage 3 Bitesize Revision English 1. Non-fiction, including purpose and audience, use of language, planning, writing and checking your work.
4.00 Key Stage 3 Bitesize Revision English 2
Aspects of reading and writing fiction, plus a broad study of Shakespeare texts.

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