Tales from the yarn-spinners.
Followed by Raven
Bob digs a well.
Eerie fantasy mystery starring Laurence Naismith. With the First World War at an end a widowed mother of two has little money. Then the mysterious but compassionate Mr Blunden comes to call and offers her work. Review pages 63-97. Director Lionel Jeffries (1972. U)
Reese takes desperate steps to avoid attending a dance, while Malcolm gets infuriated by his academic octathlon team-mates.
Presented by Adrian Chiles and Adam Shaw.
Regional Variations (2)
Crime drama. After witnessing a sailor murder his ex-girlfriend, a girl (Hayley Mills) is kidnapped by the killer and finds herself helping him in his bid to escape the police. Show more
A coastal property in rural Suffolk.
Individuals try to make money selling their antiques at auction. (RXS)
Kitchen duel. (5)
There's high drama at Longleat as pregnant marmoset Michelle undergoes a risky emergency Caesarean to deliver her baby. Meanwhile, staff are faced with the challenge of moving 240 deer, and Longleat's new recruit has further training on the lake before taking his exam. Kate Humble and Ben Fogle present.
Series producer Chris Powell
4/5. Closing Time. When Ditchling's Sandrock Inn is bought out by developers, the locals pull together in an attempt to save their beloved pub, as a rich cast of characters give their opinion on the sale. However, their tough stand seems to be in vain.
Director Luke Holland ; Series editor Nick Fraser
First shown on BBC4 The Perfect Village on BBC4 at 8.30pm
Simon King narrates a documentary following families of the birds as they travel in groups across the island of Inner Fame, attempting to evade predatory black-headed gulls along the way. <S)
New series 1/5. Australia. In an age where obesity is a growing problem in Britain, can anything be learnt
- from the Stone Age diet? Travelling back in time to find out what our ancestors would have eaten, Ray compares today's microwave meals and fast-food snacks with a diet of wilted nettles and berries. Ray begins his investigation in Australia, where
Aboriginals talk about what food means to huntergatherers, and discuss its role in their culture.
Executive producer Ben Southwell
Father and son Peter and Dan Snow scrutinise
Britain's £1 trillion economy, and explain how it has become the fifth largest in the world. They meet workers from all parts of the financial arena, including hedge-fund billionaires and Cornish fishermen, and also find out where the cash ends up.
Manish Bhasin presents highlights of the third day's play in the final test between Australia and England at the SCG in Sydney. More tomorrow at 11.20pm.
Producer Matthew Coliandris ; Editor Mark Cole 0 Digital viewers can access further highlights from day three of the Fifth Test from 10pm to 12 midnight by pressing the red button, and from 12 midnight to 7.15am they can access live commentary of the fourth day's play from Five Live Sports Extra. plus detailed statistics
An interview with the comic actor and writer, and former winner of Celebrity Big Brother, who stars as disillusioned comedian Rick Spleen in the recent television series Lead Balloon.
Horror drama starring Boris Karloff and Christopher Lee. A London surgeon works to develop anaesthetics in the days when medical treatment was primitive and hospitals resembled torture chambers. But a demonstration of his "gas" goes badly wrong. Review pages 63-97.
Director Robert Day (1962,15) (BW)