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From the Philip Morant School
Singing Hands concert in Colchester, featuring both deaf and hearing pupils. Plus a profile of fashion designer Elizabeth Presnell. With voiceover and in-vision subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 2.05am on BBC1


Elizabeth Presnell.

Regional Variations (2)

The Sky at Night

Wandering Giants

Duration: 21 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott look at how the giant planets such as Uranus, Neptune and Jupiter came to be flung to the far reaches of the Solar System. Show more

Romantic swashbuckling adventure starring Burt Lancaster and Virginia Mayo. A daring plan to rescue a kidnapped boy. Review page 45.
Director Jacques Tourneur (1950, U)


Burt Lancaster
Virginia Mayo
Jacques Tourneur

Live coverage from SW19 on the penultimate day of tennis's most prestigious grass-court tournament. Who is the new ladies' singles champion? And now all eyes will be on the men's doubles. A year ago the Australian/South Africa duo of Stephen Huss and Wesley Moodie became the first-ever qualifiers to lift the trophy. Sue Barker presents the action.
The commentary team includes Tracy Austin,
Chris Bailey, John Barrett, Chris Bradman, Pat
Cash, Andrew Castle, Matt Chilton, Jimmy Connors, Mark Cox, Annabel Croft, Barry Davies, Jo Durie, Peter Fleming, Jason Goodall, John Lloyd, John McEnroe, David Mercer, Louise Pleming, Simon Reed, Sam Smith, Liz Smylie, Michael Stich, Bill Threlfall and Virginia Wade.
(HD - live Centre and Number One Court coverage only)
Digital viewers can select action from other courts, plus a range of extra features, via the handset's red button.
For live commentary on Radio Five Live, news, scores and video highlights, visit

Disconcerting comedy of manners, adapted from the play by Oscar Wilde , starring Cate Blanchett ,
Minnie Driver and Rupert Everett. A successful MP is bribed into pushing a scheme through the House of Commons by a woman he once had dealings with, jeopardising his career and marriage. Review page 45.
Director Oliver Parker (1999, PG)


Play By:
Oscar Wilde
Cate Blanchett
Minnie Driver
Rupert Everett.
Oliver Parker
Lady Chiltern:
Cate Blanchett
Mabel Chiltern:
Minnie Driver
Arthur Goring:
Rupert Everett
Laura Cheveley:
Julianne Moore
Sir Robert Chiltern:
Jeremy Northam
Lord Caversham:
John Wood
Lady Markby:
Lindsay Ouncan
Peter Vaughan
Baron Arnheim:
Jeroen Krabbe
on BBC Two England

Will China, Corby and coffee confuse contestants David Mitchell , Bill Bailey , Phill Jupitus and Alan Davies as they pit their wits against host Stephen Fry and his quite interesting questions?
Director Ian Lorimer : Producer John Lloyd


David Mitchell
Bill Bailey
Phill Jupitus
Alan Davies
Stephen Fry
Ian Lorimer
John Lloyd

Enjoyable but violent black comedy thriller starring Rachel Weisz and Susan Lynch as two women who hatch a bizarre plan to make the killing of an abusive partner look like a kidnapping. But their scam hits a snag when they attract the attention of a corrupt police inspector. Review page 45.
Director Bill Eagles (2000,18) Susan Lynch stars in Soundproof on Wednesday at 9pm


Rachel Weisz
Susan Lynch
Bill Eagles
Susan Lynch
Rachel Weisz
Susan Lynch
Lain Glen
Ronnie McMinn:
Maurice Roeves
Detective Inspector George Hepburn:
Alex Norton
Brian McMinn:
Tom Mannion

Open University/General Interest Repeats not indicated
2.00 Science Shack Adam Hart-Davis builds his own version of the "wobbly" Millennium Bridge. 29373 2.30 Lab Detectives Toxicology solves a real-life murder mystery. 2047489 2.45 Background Brief Science and the Psychics. Do humans have a sixth sense? 6275880 3.00 The Birth of Liquid Crystals
3.30 Catching the Good Health Train Tracking the train bringing affordable healthcare to people in South Africa's poorest rural communities. 22460 4.00
Hospitals - Who Needs Them? How new technologies are changing healthcare delivery. 106254.30 Open
Advice - a Meeting of Minds A holiday break with a difference. 94064 5.00 An English Education The controversy over using English to teach some of the children in one Indian city. 68151 5.30 Rough Science The team tackle the last set of challenges.


Shack Adam Hart-Davis

BBC Two England

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