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1 Paxman and Kirsty Wark. Including at 7.45 live from the Football Association
Headquarters in Lancaster Gate, the draw for the semi-finals of the FA Cup, introduced by Bob Wilson.
Weather followed by Open Air
Eamonn Holmes and Natalie Anglesey start the week on Open Air with your calls to [number removed].
Robert Kilroy-Silk with the first of three special programmes from the Middle East. Today his studio audience is in Jerusalem, discussing the thorny question of a Palestinian homeland, but concentrating as always on the views of ordinary people - Israeli, Palestinian and British. Director LINDA NASH
Producer LINDA PHILLIPS Editor DAVID WICKHAM
Two Men on a Dinosaur (R)
Simon Parkin - followed by Playbus which stops today at The Why Bird Stop where Brian returns to the lost property office to find there's a lot of rubbish to sort out.
Story: Donald and His Very Own Present by VALERIE WILDING
Driver Simon Davies Puppeteer
FIONA BEYNON BROWN Designer TONY LAWRENCE Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Director CLARE BRADLEY
Producer BARBARA RODDAM
A FELGATE production for BBCtv
with Peter Barkworth.
The first of seven films in which - using the words of St Matthew in the Authorised Version of the Bible - Peter Barkworth tells the story of those few days nearly 2,000 years ago which were to change the course of history and give millions a reason for living.
The story begins with John the Baptist's arrest and the beginning of Jesus' ministry. (R)
Eamonn Holmes and Bob Wellings take your calls on [number removed]. Is television soft on royalty? Would you like to see more royal gossip on television? Ring with your views. And Monday is
Viewers' Verdict day - the camera comes to you at home or at work for your verdict on a television issue close to your heart.
with Sue Cook ,
Floella Benjamin and Tina Baker The lunchtime magazine today featuring the latest chart news with Simon Potter , plus guest of the day, Patrick Moore.
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with Philip Hayton
Weather BERNARD DAVEY
Harold decides it's time to
'think big and grow big' while Greg has an uncomfortable experience at the Clarkes. Sally has to answer an awkward question.
This week's cast:
Written by RICK MAIER
Directed by TONY OSICKA
Hosted by Henry Kelly.
Finals week. Eight European finalists return to battle it out for the prestigious title of European Quiz Champion.
Starring Raymond Burr as Robert T Ironside
with Don Galloway as Det Sgt Ed Brown, Barbara Anderson as Officer Eve Whitfield, Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
Mark is the victim of an assassination attempt. Ironside has to find out why. (R)
Robert T Ironside:
Det Sgt Ed Brown:
Officer Eve Whitfield:
Fresh from his triumph in getting an A + in English, Willie crumbles under the pressure of composing apoem.
Written by JEFFREY DAVIS Directed by ART DIELHENN
The last programme in the series.
Judi Spiers , Fred Harris and Rob Curling present the marketplace of ideas. This week top chef Anton Mosimann
Prepares a Hearty Eater menu; find out who won the Good Neighbours Network competition; see the women who were transformed by Barbara Daly and John Frieda - did they keep up the good work? And did the smokers who wanted to kick the habit manage it? (More or less!)
Producer ELIZABETH CRETCH
Series producer ERICA GRIFFITHS (e)
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Andy Crane - starting with Pigeon Street Hobbies
Everybody in Pigeon Street seems to be taking up a hobby - but when Gerald decides to play the saxophone he has to find somewhere to practise where there's nobody to disturb.
With voices of George Layton and John Telfer
Written by MICHAEL COLE Music by BENNI LEES
Designed by ALAN ROGERS Animated by PETER LANG
Produced by DAVID YATES (R)
by BARRY MURRAY starring Paul Daniels The Wobblers (1)
Directed by PHIL BISHOP (R)
performed by the Auckland City Opera Ballet Company for Jackanory.
Three classic stories told with the magic of dance. Today:
The Princess and the Pea by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN.
Ming unleashes a life-killing mutant on the Defenders and sends them back in time in a plan to eliminate the Defenders.
with Mark Curry , Caron Keating and Yvette Fielding. Mystery Challenge!
Blue Peter is launching one of its most ambitious competitions, with over 900 places around the country taking part! What and where are they - all will be revealed, along with more news of the National
Children 's Fun Run Day producers NICK HEATHCOTE.
OLIVER MACFARLANE. ROY MTLANI Editor LEWIS BRONZE
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with Nicholas Witchell and Philip Hayton
Weather IAN MCCASKILL
Richard Bath Rob Curling and Roy Sheppard bring you tonight's news and views from London and the south east.
Plus sport from Michael Wale
Editor FIONA CHESTERTON
Join Terry and his guests live from the Television Theatre. Director TONY NEWMAN
Producer GRAHAM OWENS
Series producer PETER ESTALL
with Lynn Faulds Wood and John Stapleton. Reporters
MIKE EMBLEY. MICHAL LEVIN Deputy editor ALLAN SHARPE Editor NICK HAYES
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written by GEORGE LAYTON starring Tony Britton and Nigel Havers featuring Dinah Sheridan Simon Williams Susan Skipper.
Toby and Angela are still on holiday in Portugal and their reconciliation seems to be working. Meanwhile, back in London, Tom and Madeline are busy fixing a date for their wedding. But there are complications ahead.
Designer DEREK EVANS Produced and directed by HAROLD SNOAD (R)
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Serpents, Swiftlets and the Chasm of Gloom Narrated by David Attenborough.
In the black caverns of Borneo live what are surely the strangest birds in the world. They make their nests of spit and can fly in total darkness. These cave swiftlets are but one of a multitude of creatures that inhabit this underworld. Bat-eating snakes hunt beneath roosts that harbour bats by the million. Huge mounds of guano seethe with insect scavengers, and giant poisonous centipedes stalk the cavern walls. Written and produced by PELHAM ALDRICH BLAKE
Series producer DILYS BREESE BBC Bristol (R)
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with Martyn Lewis
Regional News; Weather
Sent from Heaven - Sold on Earth
Mrs Thatcher says that water privatisation has not been handled well. As the Government redoubles its campaign to sell the idea to the public, Panorama asks what's in it for the consumer?
And, as the European
Community insists that
British water standards must rise, how much will we be told about the way the water companies safeguard what we drink? From Devon, East Anglia and the Lake District, John Ware investigates the future shape of the Government's most controversial privatisation. Producer HELEN JENKINS Editor TIM GARDAM
starring and guest star
Amen ... Send Money
For television evangelist Bill Proverb there is no difference between God and Mammon, for materialism is divine. Less so is his wife's drug habit and when she is arrested by the vice cops,
Tubbs discovers that things do move in a mysterious way.
Written by JOHN SCHULIAN Directed by JAMES J. QUINN
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deals with television news - is it fair, free and unbiased? Margo McDonald chairs a discussion between a variety of people who are critical of news programmes, and senior news editors from the BBC and ITN. This follows a film
'authored' by a number of people who, from different standpoints, have reservations about the values that underlie television news.
Studio director STEPHEN STEWART Producer GEOFF GRIFFITHS
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Presented by Hugh Scully and Helen Madden.
This week, a mixture of items. The Access to Files Act will give us the right to inspect certain personal files. Plus advice on how to get grants to help with heat insulation. Series editor CHRIS LENT (R) (e)