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Rip-roaring adventure based on the classic novel, starring
Deborah Kerr and Stewart Granger. Elizabeth Curtis enlists the help of renowned guide Allan Ouatermain on a desperate search for her husband who disappeared in Africa while seeking Solomon's fabled diamond mines. Review page 54. Directors Compton Bennett and Andrew Marton (1950, PG)

Contributors

Unknown:
Deborah Kerr
Unknown:
Stewart Granger.
Unknown:
Elizabeth Curtis
Unknown:
Allan Ouatermain
Directors:
Compton Bennett
Directors:
Andrew Marton

Regional Variations (2)

Extreme Dreams with Ben Fogle

Series 1

Episode 9: Guyana - 4

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Ben Fogle leads a team of would-be explorers through the rainforest of Guyana in South America. The team's attempt to negotiate some powerful rapids ends in catastrophe.

Jamie lets Adam bury him alive to discover if it's possible to survive being six-feet under. The boys also reluctantly agree to get drunk in order to find out if mints can really fool a breathalyser test.
First shown on Discovery

Regional Variations (2)

Dragons' Den

Series 3

Episode 8

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Entrepreneurs have three minutes to sell ideas to five multi-millionaires with money to invest. Pitches include an innovative wall chart to help parents improve their children's behaviour. Show more

(Comedy of the Week)
2/6; series two. "A little fat man who sold his soul."
That's how David Bowie sums up Andy. He may be the star of a TV show but is fame all he thought it would be?
Rptd next Sunday
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Contributors

Writer/Director:
Ricky Gervais
Writer/Director:
Stephen Merchant
Producer:
Charlie Hanson
Andy Millman:
Ricky Gervais
Maggie Jacobs:
Ashley Jensen
Andy's agent:
Stephen Merchant
David Bowie:
null Himself
Barry:
Shaun Williamson
Rita:
Liza Tarbuck
Kimberley:
Sarah Moyle
Brains:
Jamie Chapman
Gobbler:
Andrew Buckley
Greg:
Shaun Pye
Cathy:
Claire Adams
Mr Yamaguchi:
Ryozo Kohira
Homeless man:
Richard Morris
Obsessive fan:
David Earl
Receptionist:
Nicola Sanderson
Mark:
Pascal Langdale
Linda:
Naomi Bentley
Count F***ula:
James Dowdeswell

2/6. The Peep Show stars' comedy sketches feature thrilling new daytime TV show Coverage of People Buying a House and Then Living in It and a man who can move biscuits with his mind.
Director David Kerr ; Producer Gareth Edwards
Repeated next Tuesday on BBC3

Contributors

Director:
David Kerr
Producer:
Gareth Edwards

Regional Variations (2)

Mock the Week

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Topical comedy quiz hosted by Dara O'Briain, mixing stand-up and improvisation. Team captains Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons are joined by Frankie Boyle and guests Ed Byrne, Jo Brand and Robin Ince.

5/6; series two. From a "bed-in" with the Labour leader to Kill Bill-style jujitsu, the comedian recalls the life of pioneering suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst. Director Michael Cumming ; Producer Jon Rolph
First shown on BBC4

Contributors

Unknown:
Sylvia Pankhurst.
Director:
Michael Cumming
Producer:
Jon Rolph

BBC Two England

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