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Sandwiches and facts on yawning and black holes. Sam Nixon, Mark Rhodes and Ayesha Asantewaa host.
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Sam Nixon
Mark Rhodes
Ayesha Asantewaa

Repeats are not indicated.
10.30 Let's Write a Story: Tricks of the Trade
(ages 6-7)

10.45 Words and Pictures Plus: Spelling Strategies
(ages 6-7) Double bill.

11.15 The Way Things Work
(ages 7-9) Double bill.

11.45 Watch: Art Start - Collage
(ages 5-7)

Romantic western starring Loretta Young, William Holden and Robert Mitchum.

Big Davey Harvey pays more attention to his servant Rachel when a pal starts to woo her.
Review page 56. (1948) (BW) (S) ***
(Robert Mitchum stars in "Beautiful but Dangerous" tomorrow at 1.35pm)


Norman Foster
Loretta Young
Big Davey Harvey:
William Holden
Jim Fairways:
Robert Mitchum

New series Flog It's Paul Martin showcases four British artefacts each day, then viewers choose a winner. The overall victor will be named at the series' end. TO VOTE call 09015 225 2 plus either 01, 02, 03, 04, depending on your choice (landline calls cost 15p). Also viewers can put their top pieces into the virtual People's Museum at


Paul Martin

Weeknight general knowledge quiz in which novices take on champions. Dermot Murnaghan hosts.
Series producer Rob Dean ; Executive producers Andy Culpin and David Young Eggheads quiz: page


Dermot Murnaghan
Rob Dean
Andy Culpin
David Young

Chefs Tom Lewis and Nick Nairn clash in the kitchen to decide who goes forward to represent Scotland.
Tom is literally on the hunt today, looking for his main ingredient for soused Monachyle roe deer with a roasted beetroot and horseradish cream, while Nick sources shellfish for his roasted langoustine with spiced avocado. Which starter ticks all the royal boxes? Series producer Bernice Daly ; Exec producer Nicola Moody A re-run of Simon Rimmer and Marcus Wareing 's cook-off from earlier in the series begins tonight at 8pm on UKTV Food
Nick Nairn's venison feast, plus cookware offer: page 30


Tom Lewis
Nick Nairn
Bernice Daly
Simon Rimmer
Marcus Wareing

Regional Variations (2)

The Curious House Guest

Series 2

Episode 7: Stradey Castle

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two East

Jeremy Musson visits the LIanelli home of the Mansel Lewis family. He goes back to Victorian times to explore a house built at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Show more

It's the grand final of this year's contest as students from the University of Manchester and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, brace themselves for a nail-biting denouement. Jeremy Paxman has the questions.

University Challenge: the Professionals starts in July, while University Challenge returns later this year.


Jeremy Paxman
Vernon Antcliff
Irene Daniels

Regional Variations (2)

Dead Ringers

Series 6

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Sir Alan Sugar chooses his apprentice from the final two candidates, while Robert Winston finds himself transported back to the 1970s following a car accident. Show more

2/6. Joyride! Can Frank and Bobbins get in a position to solve three cases at once? One investigation involves some rather unusual, smuggled goods.
Writer Georgia Pritchett
Director Tristram Shapeero ; Producer Catherine Bailey Michelle Gomez stars in Green Wing on Friday at 10pm on Channel 4


Tristram Shapeero
Catherine Bailey
Michelle Gomez
Sally Bobbins:
Michelle Gomez
Sally Frank:
Rosie Cavaliero
Leigh Zimmerman
PC MacBean:
Jamie Michie
PC MacGregor:
Emun Elliott
Carolyn Calder
Sam Ellis
Adrian Hood
Mary the joyrider:
Freya Laird
Ruth McGhie
Kevin MacIsaac
Ben Sutherland:
Aidan O'Hare
Languages and Travel Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Talk Italian 1-6 With in-vision subtitles.
2.30 Italy Inside Out 1-5 291910 5.00 Renaissance Secrets: Venice - Second-Hand City The truth behind the myths. 33500 5.30 Talk the Talk: Compilation

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