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THE FILM PROGRAMME
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The Film Programme
Saturday 17:30- 18:00.
BBC Radio 4's programme for movie enthusiasts
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Saturday 6 August 2005
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Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore, a classic film about football and a new competition.
Drew Barrymore

Chris Tookey talks to romantic comedy queen Drew Barrymore, who first made it big as a child actor in 'ET' and has also starred in 'The Wedding Singer', 'Charlie's Angels' and '50 First Dates'. In her new film 'The Perfect Catch' (adapted from the Nick Hornby novel 'Fever Pitch') her character's relationship is put to the test by her boyfriend's baseball obsession.

'The Perfect Catch', certificate PG, is released in cinemas on 12 August 2005.
The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

Jeffrey Richards, Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University, discusses the 1939 thriller 'The Arsenal Stadium Mystery'. The film is about a police investigation that follows an amateur football player who drops dead on the pitch during a charity match.

'The Arsenal Stadium Mystery, certificate PG, is available now on DVD.
Competition

Listen to the DVD commentary track and tell us the name of the film and who the director is. 

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To enter email thefilmprogramme@bbc.co.uk or write to The Film Programme, BBC Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA. Entries must be received by Friday 12 August 2005. Please read our competition rules before entering.

Last week's clip was from 'School of Rock', the actor was Jack Black and the winner is Robin Graft.
Claude Chabrol

Ginette Vincendeau, Professor of Film Studies at Warwick University, discusses the work of Claude Chabrol, one of the most famous names in French film. He is still making films but is best known for his 1960s and 70s thrillers, including 'The Unfaithful Wife', 'The Butcher' and 'This Man Must Die'.

'The Claude Chabrol Collection', is available now on DVD. It includes the films 'Nada', certificate 15, 'Les Noces Rouges', certificate 15,  'Que La Bete Meure', certificate 12 and 'Juste Avant La Nuit', certificate 15.
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