Western set in the US
Civil War, starring
A cynical gambler is persuaded to take sides in the war by the son of a man he has killed.
Director Jacques Tourneur
SEE FILMS pages41-50
Historical drama starring Burt Lancaster.
Lombardy in the Middle Ages: the tyrant Ulrich captures the son of the leader of a band of mountain men, who in their turn snatch Ulrich's niece.
Urban drama starring
Larry Fishburne Ice Cube , Cuba Gooding Jr
South Central Los Angeles, 1984: youngTre's mother decides it would be in his best interest to live with his estranged but disciplined dad. Seven years on, he has managed to steer clearofthe drugs and the violence but, asthe teenage gangwars begin to invade his neighbourhood, it becomes almost impossible for him and his friends to stay clear of trouble.
Director John Singleton (1991, 15)
* See Films: pp 52-58 *****
Landscape writer Jim Pen-in and Cameron McNeish trek across
County Mayo, climbing Croagh Patrick and walking in the Sheeffry hills, and visit the islands of Inishturk and Caher.
Director/Producer Richard Else
' Classic crime drama, the second of today's double bill starring
Ruthless gunman Cody Jarrett and his gang pull off a$300,000 train robbery, but commit murder in the process and take refuge in a remote mountain cabin.
Director Raoul Walsh (1949, 15)
Black and white ♦ See Films: pages 44-49 *****
Sea Survival. The sea can be as cold as the Arctic and as hot as the desert, with no water fit to drink. Mears finds out how shipwreck victim Steve Callaghan spent 76 days adrift in a life raft and survived by spearing fish. See Choice. Producer Martin Pailthorpe ; Series producer Dick Colthurst (S) (W)
Joel McCrea , Virginia Mayo
Ex-Union Army officer Ned Bannon is wounded on his way to Bishop's Valley and saved from death by members of a wagon train. Widescreen.
Director Thomas Carr (1957, PG) ♦ See Films: pages 64-71 **
Professor Alun Howkins presents a four-part exploration of how man's struggle for food has shaped modern society.
Seeds of Power. Howkins visits
Silbury Hill and remains of Roman villas to trace the development of agriculture. See today's choices.
Producer John Trefor ; Executive producer
Richard Trayler-Smith Subtitled...
Outdoor writer Jim Perrin joins Cameron McNeish for a hike across County Mayo. They climb the holy mountain Croagh Patrick, renowned for its fine west coast views, walk in the Sheeffry Hills, and visit the islands of Inishturk and Caher.
Actress Julie Peasgood joins Dermot Cavanagh as they try to capture the rugged beauty of Mayo's coastline. (snwj
Dermot Cavanagh visits Ross Errilly , and explores the village of Cong in County Mayo with Kate McEnery. (S) (W)
Western. Despite a warning from beautiful outlaw
Abby Nixon , former US marshal
Billy Reynolds becomes involved in a fatal shoot-out and is sentenced to ten years for murder at the notorious Arizona Territorial Prison. Reviews pp 66-71.
Director Alfred Werker (1953) (S)
Artist Dermot Cavanagh visits Rockfleet Castle in County Mayo, and Croagh Patrick. (S) (W)
Julie Peasgood joins Dermot Cavanagh for painting in County Mayo. (S) (W)
Western. Owen Pentecost !s a gunfighter who !s interested
! on!y !n gamb!!ng and his own we!fare. With the Civi! War
!oom!ng. Pentecost refuses to take sides, but his relationship with the young son of a man he has ki!!ed leads to a change of heart. Revtew page 61.
Doyen of vegetarian food Jane Sen joins Gregg Wallace to prepare three vegan dishes: alfalfa-and-avocado salad with sesame mayo, onion tart with green beans, and braised apricots with cashew cream.
Senes producer Sara Kozak
Western. Despite a warning from beautiful outlaw Abby, former US marshal Billy is involved in a fatal shoot-out and is sentenced to ten years for murder at a notorious prison. Review page 52.
Director Alfred Werker (1953)
Ireland - Sculpted Isle. From the great limestone features of the Burren to the wide, bleak bog lands of Mayo - a look at how the Irish landscape has undergone some of the fastest and most profound changes of any in Europe. Producer Karen Partridge ; Series editor Michael Gunton (AD)
4/6. Bill Grangercooks lemon honey chicken wings and lobster sandwiches with lime mayo and coriander.
4/6. Days and Nights. Lemon honey chicken wings, lobster sandwiches with lime mayo and coriander, and white chocolate mousse with passion fruit.
Postponed from last Saturday