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Regional Variations (2)

Horizon

2000-2001

Snowball Earth

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Tracing the history and evolutionary implications of a controversial theory, which posits that for millions of years the Earth was entirely covered in ice up to a kilometre thick. Show more

It's time for the main course, as the two chefs battling to represent Scotland go head to head once more.
Tom Lewis tracks down the best Perthshire Highland beef, to be accompanied by Ayrshire potatoes, while Nick Nairn 's on the trail of the quality roe venison he'll serve with potato cake and game gravy.

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Lewis
Unknown:
Nick Nairn

3/6. Money really can't buy happiness, it seems.
Since the 1950s we've become substantially richer but hardly any happier. Mark Easton investigates.
Series producer Mike Rudin ; Exec producer Fiona Stourton Test your happiness at www.bbc.co.uk/happinessformula

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Easton
Producer:
Mike Rudin
Producer:
Fiona Stourton

3/5. Does Europe Make Us Safer? Tim Samuels goes in search of African immigrants waiting to cross into Europe, Greek fascists in Cyprus, and catches up with the EU's man in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Paddy Ashdown. Series producer Will Daws ; Executive producer Karen O'Connor
Revised repeat from BBC4

Contributors

Unknown:
Tim Samuels
Unknown:
Paddy Ashdown.
Producer:
Will Daws
Producer:
Karen O'Connor

7/8. Ronnie Corbett. The son of a baker, the comedian still makes his own bread, and is happy to share his favourite recipe. He also explains how his relationship with his wife almost foundered over a plate of chips. Director Mark James ; Executive producer David Barrie
8.30 8/8. Minette Walters. After childhood meals of ham and vegetables destroyed by a pressure cooker, and years of worrying about BSE and GM, the thriller writer went self-sufficient and today has her own farm. Director Camilla Morris

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronnie Corbett.
Director:
Mark James
Producer:
David Barrie
Unknown:
Minette Walters.
Director:
Camilla Morris

Regional Variations (2)

The Line of Beauty

Episode 1: The Love Chord

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

It's 1983 and Oxford graduate Nick Guest is adopted by the rich, privileged family of Tory MP Gerald Fedden. Nick is drawn into the seductive world of the Feddens and London's gay scene. Show more

You're fired! Sir Alan Sugar 's bugbears include men who wear wigs and - for want of a more polite word - schmoozers. Hosted by Paul Merton.
Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Victoria Payne

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Alan Sugar
Unknown:
Paul Merton.
Director:
Geraldine Dowd
Producer:
Victoria Payne

Kirsty Wark explores Athens, while Simon Davis samples the attractions of Greece's second city, Thessaloniki. Tales from France can be seen next week.
Producer Don Coutts ; Series producer Elspeth O'Hare

Contributors

Unknown:
Kirsty Wark
Unknown:
Simon Davis
Producer:
Don Coutts
Producer:
Elspeth O'Hare

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