with Frank Bough Sally Magnusson and Jeremy Paxman plus Bob Friend 's view of life across the Atlantic.
Sports news and comment from Sally Jones
Margo MacDonald looks at some ideas for fighting off the doldrums of long-term joblessness - including ways of avoiding niggly disagreements at home ...<e>
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Lure of the Footlights
Nell takes centre-stage in today's adventure. (R)
How to write a song and sign the wrong contract. (R)
Presented by Chris. Daniel, Liz, Kate, Rhys, Andrea and Emma - the Cardiff gang! Mystery day in Why Don You. ..?
Alun mystifies with water divining, Lawrence explains the mysteries of Shotokan karate and Emma reveals the mystery of the empty tube.
Andy Crane with programme news and your birthday greetings.
If at first you don't succeed Try, try again
Presenters Wayne Jackman and Elizabeth Watts
Story: Our Puppy's Holiday by RUTH BROWN
In and Out of Trouble by MICHAEL BOND Narrated by Michael Hordern (R)
with Joanna Lumley
starring with A Time to Die
While visiting the Ponderosa April Christopher is bitten by a wolf which is revealed to be rabid. The Cartwrights seem powerless to help ... Written by DON INGALLS
Directed by PHILIP LEACOCK (R)
with Bob Wellings Pattie Coldwell and Eamonn Holmes
Your chance to talk back to the programme makers. Deputy editor CYRIL GATES Editor PETER WEIL BBC North West
with Martyn Lewis
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
Julie is up to her old tricks again. Max thinks about a reconciliation with Maria. Richard drops a bombshell and leaves Maria with an agonising decision.
(For cast see page 55. Shown again tomorrow at 10.5 am)
A See-Saw programme devised by CHLOE ASHCROFT and PETER GOSLING
The Piepilot makes an emergency call to the Piewife and Pieman having sighted a huge giant in the fields very near the Piehouse! It turns out to be a false alarm but gives the perfect clue for the song pie! Music PETER GOSLING
Puppets CLARE BEATON
Series producer MICHAEL COLE Producer SHARON MILLER (R)
BBC outside broadcast cameras are back at the headquarters of National
Hunt racing for the first time since the Festival, covering the major races of the April meeting.
2.15 The South Wales
Showers Mira Handicap Steeplechase (21m)
2.50 The Piper Champagne Golden Miller Steeplechase (3m)
Following this race commemorating the five-time Gold Cup winner,
Jonjo O'Neill presents the sport's major awards to the jockey and trainer of the year, bravest horse and greatest contributor to National Hunt racing during the past season.
3.25 The EBF Novices Hurdle Race Final (2m)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators
Producer FRED VINER
(Racing continues on BBC2)
Andy Crane - starting with Caterpillar Trail with Stuart Bradley
This week Stuart returns to Scotland to find out how
Spider, the mountain rescue dog, is getting on with his training. He'll also be getting an update on the YOC Flightline Survey.
Producers PENNY LLOYD. ROY MILANI Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Cronus, Father of Time (R)
Phillip Schofield is here to listen and comment on what You have to say about BBCtv. He answers your questions and queries and also invites You to take part in the Painting and written TV criticism competition.
This week's studio guest is Kathy Tayler.
Do you agree with the views and comments expressed on the programme? Write to Take Two, BBCtv, London W12 8QT.
Producer philip CHILVERS
Second of two parts
Paula and Clare go off to see the local councillor and Present him with their
Petition. Then they go to the woods with a skeleton ... Written and produced oy MARIE JACKSON
Directed by bill MISKELLY
Who has penetrated Cyril Sneer's incredible and frightening security system?
with Nicholas Witchell and Andrew Harvey
Weather JOHN KETTLEY
London Plus, Spotlight Points West, Look East
Look North, South Today North West Tonight Midlands Today
Join Terry and guests for conversation and entertainment live from the Television Theatre.
A ten-part series celebrating 50 years of classic films from the Rank Studios.
Narrated by Sir John Mills 1: The Heroes
Great stars of British cinema including Dirk Bogarde , Jack Hawkins , Stewart Granger , Kenneth More ,
Lesley Howard , David Niven and John Mills feature in scenes from such memorable movies as Reach for the Sky, We Dive at Dawn, A Tale of Two Cities and A Matter of Life and Death.
Produced by ROBERT SIDAWAY and MAURICE SELLAR
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Figures from J.R.'s past return to haunt him - some with a vengeance and some with tenderer thoughts in mind. Ray anticipates fatherhood with a willingness to compromise, but where does this leave Jenna? Written by MITCHELL WAYNE KATZMAN Directed by PATRICK DUFFY
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Anne Robinson with your comments in the programme you help to write.
Producer VICKI MARRIOTT
Please send letters to: Points of View. BBCtv Centre London W12 8QT
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Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey present the day's news with BBC teams at home and abroad Regional News Weather
Have you ever eaten earth or clay and enjoyed it? If so you are not alone.
Q.E.D. talks to Joyce from
Liverpool who daily licks the soil from potatoes, Joanna from Mississippi who sprinkles dirt from beside the road over ice-cream and Sherry from Ghana who sells a selection of edible clays in the market.
Q.E.D. asks the experts about this puzzling habit, why is it that millions of people like eating earth?
Series editor DAVID FILKIN
Producer CAROLINE VAN DEN BRUL
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Tonight's programme, introduced by Steve Rider , features snooker, cricket, boxing and rugby union. From Sheffield, further coverage of the World
Snooker Championship with former champion Dennis Taylor in action against Wayne Jones , and Doug Mountjoy finishing his match against David Taylor. From Manchester, the challenge facing
David Hughes , who made cricket history in a Gillette Cup semi-final 16 years ago, and now has the task of leading Lancashire out of the wilderness.
From Belfast, the story of Dave 'Boy' McAuley, the unheralded British flyweight champion, who on Saturday, after just 13 professional bouts, fights the champion Fidel Bassa for the WBA world title.
And from Auckland, New Zealand, a report on the preparations for the inaugural Rugby World Cup, which starts in exactly one month's time. Will the injection of commercial attitudes change the face of the amateur game?
Plus all the evening's important football news. Television presentation:
Snooker KEITH MACKENZIE Cricket MARK SCHOFIELD Rugby MURRAY NEEDHAM
Producer CHARLES BALCHIN Editor JOHN ROWLINSON