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Coronation Street's William Roache tackles the week's big ethical stories. Plus the drastic steps taken by one man to help save the planet.
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William Roache
Series Producer:
Emma Worthington
Executive Producer:
Chris Loughlin

Sombre thriller starring Robert Young and Betsy Drake. A successful architect is plagued by accidents following the mysterious death of his wife in a car crash. Review page 50. Director James V Kern (1951)


Robert Young
Betsy Drake.
James V Kern

introduced by Clare Balding .
1.35 Rugby League Highlights from the second round of the Super League play-offs, with Challenge Cup holders St Helens entering the fray.
2.20 Racing Action from
Longchamp, featuring the Prix de I'Arc de Triomphe at 4.30, one of the most coveted prizes in horse racing. Last year's winner. Hurricane Run, returns for a bid to become the first horse to win the race in successive years since 1978. Other starts are at 2.30, 3.05 and 3.45.
Producer Richard Carr ; Editor
Michael Cole


Introduced By:
Clare Balding
Richard Carr
Michael Cole

Australia - Taking the Heat. How animals in Australia evolved some extreme survival strategies to cope with catastrophic climate change.
Producer Clare Brook : Series Editor Tim Martin


Clare Brook
Tim Martin

Geologist Dr lain Stewart reveals how the rocks beneath our feet have shaped the history of the Mediterranean. Earthquakes have created a network of cracks in the ground that are behind everything from volcanos to natural health spas. Visiting tourist destinations in Greece, Turkey and Jordan, Dr Stewart provides an insight not found in guide books. Director/Producer Nigel Miller


Nigel Miller

Two teams drawn from the cream of British and American inventors and scientists have 48 hours to build a hi-tech device to solve a lo-tech problem: how to transport an egg unscathed across the mighty Fish River Canyon in Namibia, the second biggest canyon in the world. What follows is rockets, planes, not a lot of sleep and explosions in the night. Hosted by Richard Hammond.
Series producer Andrew Fettis : Exec producer Gary Hunter


Richard Hammond.
Andrew Fettis
Gary Hunter

New series 1/4. Eleven people with a range of disabilities embark on an arduous trek across
Africa, stretching from the Victoria Falls to the Atlantic Ocean - a staggering 1,500km through the crocodile infested swamps of Zambia and Botswana to the burning sands of the Namibian desert. The journey begins with an endurance test against the worlds most dangerous rapids, after which there is an unexpected departure.
Director Graham Johnston ; Series producer Mike Warner
Repeated with sign language next week on BBC1


Graham Johnston
Mike Warner

Adrian Chiles is joined by Gavin Peacock and Watford boss Aidy Boothroyd to present highlights from today's clash between Manchester United and Newcastle United. There's also action from West
Ham v Premiership newcomers Reading, the North West derby Blackburn v Wigan and high-flyers
Portsmouth's match against Spurs. Plus highlights from this weekend's other Premiership games.
Producer James Irving ; Editor Paul Armstrong


Adrian Chiles
Gavin Peacock
Aidy Boothroyd
James Irving
Paul Armstrong

Forger Me Now. Michael tries to hide Rita from his family with disastrous results.
11.50 Notapusy. Michael wants George-Michael to join him in some manly activities to impress a woman. With guest star Charlize Theron.


Charlize Theron.
Michael Bluth:
Jason Bateman
Lindsay Funke:
Portia de Rossi
George Oscar Gob Bluth:
Will Amett
George-Michael Bluth:
Michael Cera
Mae Maeby Funke:
Alia Shawkat
Tobias Funke:
David Cross
George Bluth Sr:
Jeffrey Tambor
Buster Bluth:
Tony Hale
Lucille Bluth:
Jessica Walter

Workskills: Wise at Work Repeats not indicated
2.00 Money Matters Managing personal finances. 21555 3.00 Using the Internet 71444 4.00 Improving Skills Improving reading and writing skills.
5.00 Workplace Skills Potential hazards.

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