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Epic biblical drama starring
Anthony Quinn. When
Pontius Pilate offers to pardon either
Jesus or the thief Barabbas, the people ask for the latter's release. But he returns to his life of crime. Review page 50.
Director Richard Fleischer (1961, PG)
Film Trivia: page 55

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Quinn.
Unknown:
Pontius Pilate
Director:
Richard Fleischer
on BBC Two England

Crossing the frozen Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia on foot is a journey described by native tribespeople as suicidal. But English ex-para Karl Bushby attempted it, contending with hazzards such as swimming between ice floes, evading hungry polar bears and avoiding arrest by border guards. Morland Saunders tells his story.
Producer Morland Sanders ; Exec producer Ian Cundall
First shown on BBC1 Yorkshire/Lincolnshire

Contributors

Unknown:
Karl Bushby
Unknown:
Morland Saunders
Producer:
Morland Sanders
Producer:
Ian Cundall

4/6. After overcoming cancer Arthur Holleyman and his wife Mary decided to buy a luxury villa in Egypt, ready for their retirement in a few years' time. They then faced the prospect of raising E:100,000 before they retired. Was shopaholic Mary able to curb her spendthrift ways, and was she able to stick with building her own jewellery business? Arthur, meanwhile, faced the dilemma of parting with a couple of prized possessions to raise funds.
Director/Producer Paul Kittel
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Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Holleyman
Producer:
Paul Kittel

4/6. Nebraska. Bill finds a home where the buffalo roam and the chickens are funky, continuing his tour by crossing the Great Plains of Nebraska and South Dakota, where he witnesses one of the great wildlife spectacles - millions of migrating cranes. Series producer Nigel Pope ; Executive producer Fiona Pitcher
Repeated next Tuesday

Contributors

Producer:
Nigel Pope

4/6. How to Be Slim. After trying every diet in the book, DJ Andrea Oliver was about to give up until the latest science came to her aid. Sit back and slim as today's episode reveal the foods that keep you feeling fuller for longer and how dairy products may hold the secret to reducing calorie absorption. Director/Producer Konrad Begg

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrea Oliver
Producer:
Konrad Begg

4/6. Topical quiz show hosted by Dara O'Briain , with Hugh Dennis , Frankie Boyle , Andy Parsons and Russell Howard being joined by guest Ed Byrne. Director Geraldine Dowd ; Producer Mark Leveson
Repeated next Saturday

Contributors

Unknown:
Dara O'Briain
Unknown:
Hugh Dennis
Unknown:
Frankie Boyle
Unknown:
Andy Parsons
Unknown:
Russell Howard
Unknown:
Ed Byrne.
Director:
Geraldine Dowd
Producer:
Mark Leveson

Former chancellors of the exchequer Ken Clarke and Denis Healey feature in a history of Britain's debt to America from the end of the Second World War.
Director/Producer Donna Sharpe
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Contributors

Unknown:
Ken Clarke
Unknown:
Denis Healey
Producer:
Donna Sharpe

BBC Two England

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