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War drama starring Steve McQueen and Robert Wagner.

Bomber pilot Buzz Rickson is admired for his daredevil ability under fire. But back on the ground, Buzz's recklessness causes trouble when he makes a move on the woman dating his co-pilot.
Review page 52.
(1962, PG) (BW) (S) (W) ***


Philip Leacock
Steve McQueen
Robert Wagner

Regional Variations (2)

Extreme Dreams with Ben Fogle

Series 1

Episode 2: Peru - 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Ben Fogle gives five members of the public the chance to conquer some of the world's most extreme environments. On the way to the lost city of Choquequirao, altitude and tiredness take their toll.

1/8. Barbara Windsor traces her maternal grandfather to the East London Docks and discovers that his mother, her great-grandmother, was a matchgirl at the Bryant & May factory. But Barbara's forebears can also be found farther afield: her mother's ancestors were Irish and her father's family hails from Suffolk. It is there that Barbara receives her biggest surprise - she is distantly related to the painter John Constable. Robert Lindsay traces his family tree tomorrow at 9pm on BBC1.
Shown last Wednesday on BBC1


Barbara Windsor
John Constable.
Robert Lindsay
on BBC Two England

6/8. Nina Campbell and design historian Professor Alison Clarke 's journey through the world of interior design. Once a place to peel the veg, the kitchen is now considered an important lifestyle choice. Designer Simon Bray creates a luxurious kitchen for a family of five in Hertfordshire while
Nina sets the scene for a casual kitchen lunch. Plus a look back at the kitchens of yesteryear and how future technology may make household chores a thing of the past. And design legend Alberto Alessi provides an insight into how he turned the family business from cutting steel to cutting edge. Executive producer Gill Wilson ; Series editor Lyn Rowett
Repeated next Sunday Bargains to enhance your home: page 58


Nina Campbell
Alison Clarke
Simon Bray
Alberto Alessi
Gill Wilson
Lyn Rowett
on BBC Two England

1/3. A trio of handsome drama documentaries on the uncovering of Ancient Egypt's wonders.
The Search for Tutankhamun. The obsession of painter-turned-archaeologist Howard Carter and his patron Lord Carnarvon is interwoven with the story of the boy king. Narrated by Andrew Sachs.
Writer Tony Mulholland ; Producer Paul Bradshaw
Director Ferdinand Fairfax (Revised repeat)


Howard Carter
Andrew Sachs.
Tony Mulholland
Paul Bradshaw
Howard Carter:
Stuart Graham
Lord Carnarvon:
Julian Wadham
Lady Carnarvon:
Caroline Langrishe
Evelyn Carnarvon:
Alexandra Weaver
Laurence Fox
Theodore Davis:
William Hope
Arthur Mace:
Neil Daglish
Sgt Adamson:
Chris Newland
Pecky Callender:
Barry Woolgar
Alan Gardiner:
Mahmoud Sabit
Harry Burton:
Andrew Montgomery
Mohammad Ibrahim:
Ramadan Hassan
Pierre Lacau:
Valentine Pelka
Anton Badrutt:
Nickolas Grace
Carter's Reiss:
Ali Halifa
Tutankhamun (age 9):
Arkin Chandaril
Tutankhamun (age 14):
Anqelo Andreou
Tutankhamun (age 18):
Alton Letto
Neji Nejah
Nicola Liberos

Regional Variations (2)

Dragons' Den

Series 3

Episode 6

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Entrepreneurs have three minutes to sell ideas to five multi-millionaires with money to invest. Sparks fly as the dragons are confronted by a sticky pad to prevent babies slipping off high-chairs. Show more

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