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Swashbuckling adventure starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr and Maureen O'Hara . Sinbad, renowned as a teller of improbable tales, describes a hunt for treasure hidden beneath Alexander the Great's palace, during which he falls in love with Shireen, the Emir of Daibul's favourite slave girl. Review page 47.
Director Richard Wallace (1947, U)

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Unknown:
Maureen O'Hara
Director:
Richard Wallace

Having sold the family home in bustling Bristol, the Kents want to purchase a country retreat in Gloucestershire's Forest of Dean. producer Tom Garland ; Series producer Mandy Thomson

Contributors

Producer:
Tom Garland
Producer:
Mandy Thomson

The general knowledge experts take on another batch of brainy upstarts. Dermot Murnaghan hosts. Series producer Rob Dean : Executive producers David Young and Andy Culpin

Contributors

Unknown:
Dermot Murnaghan
Producer:
Rob Dean
Producers:
David Young
Producers:
Andy Culpin

Experts Adam Partridge and Philip Serrell enjoy an evaluation day at the King's School in Gloucester. Series producer Peter Smith ; Executive producer Tom Ware
(Revised rpt)

Contributors

Unknown:
Adam Partridge
Producer:
Peter Smith
Producer:
Tom Ware

New series 1/3. Vanessa Engle looks back at the 70s and 80s, when the extreme left was a significant force. Property Is Theft. How Villa Road in Brixton, south London, was home to squatters who lived by their left-wing beliefs - communal living, collective action and an unswerving commitment to Marxist ideology. Director/Series producer Vanessa Engle First shown BBC4

Contributors

Unknown:
Vanessa Engle
Producer:
Vanessa Engle

1/8. The food expert takes a gastronomic journey through the waterways of France, first shown last year. Tonight he prepares artichoke salad with poached egg, eels in cider and bass with beurre blanc. Director/Producer David Pritchard Rabbit fricassee with tagliatelle: p31; Alfresco dining: p36

Contributors

Producer:
David Pritchard

New series 1/8. People in the workplace battle it out in the general knowledge quiz. Tonight, Oxford's Bodleian Library fights it out with a team from the Society of Antiquaries of London for a place in the semi-finals. Jeremy Paxman has the questions. The next edition is tomorrow at 8.30pm.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Irene Daniels

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Paxman
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Producer:
Irene Daniels

4/6. Hard Nuts. The TV crew that makes Blighty's
Hardest Pubs drops by the Clansman. Strong language.
Writers Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill ; Director/Producer
Michael Hines Repeated next Sunday

Contributors

Unknown:
Ford Kiernan
Unknown:
Greg Hemphill
Producer:
Michael Hines
Jack Jarvis:
Ford Kiernan
Victor McDade:
Greg Hemphill
Winston Ingram:
Paul Riley
Tam Mullen:
Mark Cox
Isa Drennan:
Jane McCarry
Navid:
Sanjeev Kohli
Bobby:
Gavin Mitchell
Eric:
James Martin
Meena:
Shamshad Ahktar
Leo Miller:
John Jack

Regional Variations (2)

Saxondale

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Comedy about Tommy Saxondale, an ex-roadie who runs a pest control business. Despite anger-management classes, Tommy finds that his daughter's new boyfriend raises his volatile mood to yellow alert. Show more

Five miles above the Earth's surface floats one of the most important of nature's elements - the jet stream. Scientists are gradually unravelling the mysteries of this high-altitude "river of air", a force so powerful it drives some of the most extreme weather on the planet. Producer John Groom ; Exec producer Stephen Wilkinson The Life and Times of El Nino is tomorrow at 11.20pm

Contributors

Producer:
John Groom
Producer:
Stephen Wilkinson

Zone www.bbcco.uk/learningzone
Languages and Travel Repeats are not indicated
1.00 Talk Spanish 1-6 Holiday course for beginners. With in-vision subtitles. 56546 2.30 Spain Inside Out 1-5 785256 5.00 Work Talk: Spain

BBC Two England

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