A Devon Walk with William the Dog and David Young Walking with William, his
Labrador companion, writer and architect David Young keeps a lookout for unusual man-made additions to the north Devon landscape.
Producer MIKE WEATHERLEY (R)
Third of eight programmes. Creeds and Conflict
While creeds identify those who belong to a religious tradition, by definition they exclude those who do not.
John Bowker examines how creeds developed to protect the church's orthodoxy and to exclude heretics. Director STEVE BENSON
Producer DAVID CRAIG (R)
It is almost three years since Terry Waite was taken hostage in the Lebanon. Linda Mary Evans joins
Terry's brother, David, at his home in Oxfordshire for a time of prayer and reflection. Reading: Psalm 91, w 9-16. Director GARRY BOON
Producer CHRIS LOUGHUN
Dr Michael O'Donnell concludes his two-part inquiry into Britain's biggest drug problem.
The Rise and Fall of Drink
In 1933 an American newsreel announced the end of 'the biggest drought in the history of mankind'. Yet Prohibition has continued to cast its shadow. As alcohol abuse has risen, there has been a reluctance to accept it as a social problem and instead it has been called a 'disease'.
Politicians have stood aside as the disease has become an epidemic.
Research VICKI MOORE
Producer DAVID CORDINGLEY (R) (e)
Twenty programmes for beginners in Italian presented by Lilly Lembo Lambert and Enrico Verdecehia.
Some revision, and a look at the work of a local craftsman. Studio director PAULA GILDER
Producer MADDALENA FAGANDINI (R) (e)
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A series often programmes. 2: Environment — Greens
Chantal Cuer explores
European attitudes to green issues with Per Gahrton , member of the Swedish
Parliament. Television extracts are from Poland, France, West Germany and Italy.
Series producer FIONA PITCHER (First shown on BBC2) (e)
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Eight programmes with Don Henderson.
2: Some of the shortest words cause some of the commonest spelling problems. Today homophones - words which are pronounced the same but spelt differently. Director PAUL SIMON
Producei CHARLES PASCOE (R) (e)
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Twenty programmes with Chris Serle to help you read, write and communicate.
5: Forms! Forms! Forms!
Whatever your form, there are techniques and tips in this wordpower guide which will make the task easier.
Studio director ELIZABETH CRETCH Producer JOHN BROOKE
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Second of seven programmes. Family and Friends
Doc Cox from That's Life! visits an adventure park and gets some tips from photographer Pogus Caesar. Director KRISHAN ARORA
Producer FIONA PITCHER (R) (e)
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Presented by Clive Mason , and Maureen Denmark , interpreted by John Lee and Brenda Mackay. Producer EDDIE MONTAGUE Series producer IAN WOOLF
Swords into Ploughshares
1: The Soviet Union leads the space race, yet people queue for food in Moscow....
The USSR is in political and economical turmoil - the nation's stability may yet depend on the reform of agriculture. Although it has dramatically cut military spending, it still spends billions on armaments while relying on the USA for grain imports. The failure of Soviet agriculture has been more than an embarrassment, it threatens the whole process of perestroika and President Gorbachev's future with it.
In the first of a two-part special from the Soviet Union, Ian Breach reports on why Russia can't feed itself.
Plus the weather for the countryside at 12.55pm with Ian McCaskill.
Producer DICK COLTHURST
Editor MICHAEL FITZGERALD BBC Pebble Mill
(Part 2 next Sunday)
With Chris Lowe followed by On the Record
In Britain and abroad, new political forces are on the move. The race is on to capture the mood of the electorate before the next election. On the Record visits a different part of the political battlefield. Presented by Johnathan Dimbleby with John Cole.
Reporter: David Walter. Editor DAVID AARONOVITCH
By Tony Grounds and Ayshe Raif.
Diane Butcher is missing.
Frank is determined to find her - for better or for worse - but as the strain tells on her family Frank goes looking for a confrontation, and gets one. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
In the spectacular Australia high country a herd of wild horses, led by a mysterious black stallion, run free over the rugged landscape.
Bom and orphaned in this mountain terrain, Jim is sent to the Harrison lowland farm where, caught between an old family feud and the love of a young woman, he must use his horsemanship to prove himself and regain his legacy.
Screenplay by JOHN DIXON based on the poem by A.B. PATERSON Directed by GEORGE MILLER
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The House That Fred Built (R)
Royal designer Bruce Oldfield launches his first diffusion collection this spring, bringing his clothes within the reach of a much wider audience. The panto season still has weeks to run, how well do the costumes stand up to the rigours of 12 exhausting performances a week? The judging of the Lloyds Bank
Fashion challenge gets under way and stiletto heels are still making a point or two.
Get smart with Selina Scott
Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda.
Producer CLARE STRIDE
Executive producer ROGER CASSTLES BBC Pebble Mill
An original Chippendale side table, a portrait by a famous 20th-century artist, the rarest of ceramic figures, and a very special silver box - they all add up to a particularly good haul when the Roadshow visits Paignton in Devon.
Introduced by Hugh Scully. Director DIANE REID
Producer CHRISTOPHER LEWIS BBC Bristol
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Cliff Michelmore and Lynette Lithgow report on the latest charity news. Penny Junor appeals on behalf of Friends for the Young Deaf Trust which promotes the well-being and social education of deaf and partially deaf young people.
It is to support these ventures that money is needed. Producer JILL DAWSON
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With Chris Lowe ; Weather
Pam Rhodes joins united choirs and congregations from the city in the nave of Lincoln Cathedral.
With the Lincolnshire
Youth Concert Band.
Thy Hand. 0 God (Thornbury); Let All the World (Luckington); Tell Out, My Soul (Woodlands); On a Hill Far Away (The Old
Rugged Cross); One More Step;
Be Thou My Guardian (Abridge); There is a Redeemer; All My Hope (Michael).
Organist ROGER BRYAN Conductor COLIN WALSH Producer NOEL VINCENT Editor ROGER HUTCHINGS
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By Jimmy Perry and David Croft.
The Phantom Signwriter starring and The staff discover that a libellous word has been painted on Lord Meldrum's car. Who was the phantom signwriter?
Produced and directed by DAVID CROFT
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The Hon Teddy:
A True Detective by John Milne.
Returning to Jersey after his extended leave, Jim has to face the most difficult case of his career.
Series created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART Music by RAY RUSSELL
Designer TOM YARDLEY-JONES Film editor PAUL GARRICK
Photography DAVID WHITSON
Directed by RICHARD BRAMALL
Produced by GEORGE GALLACCIO (Part 2 next week)
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Det Sgt Bergerac:
With Magnus Magnusson from the University of Lancaster.
Four contenders from the North of England compete for a place in the semi-finals. Dave Williams (teacher) 'Epic' historical novels of James A. Michener.
(computer systems engineer) History of Russia, 980-1613.
Robert Barnard (crime writer) Mature operas of Donizetti. Helen Grayson
Life and work of Mary Wollstonecraft , 1759-97. Director ANDREA CONWAY Producer PETER MASSEY BBC Elstree
(Answers to quiz: 1 The Yellow Rose of Texas; 2 Archangel; 3 In the park at Fotheringay Castle Cparco di Forteringa); 4 Modesty.
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Real life humour, mishaps, special investigations and consumer stories drawn from the letters which you send That's Life! every week.
With Esther Rantzen , Gavin Campbell , Adrian Mills , Howard Leader , Simon Fanshawe and Doc Cox. Editor SHAUN WOODWARD
Deputy editor BRYHER SCUDAMORE
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With Martyn Lewis. Weather
For nine years
Sir John Hermon led the toughest police force in Europe - the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
He was an uncompromising, blunt and contentious figure whose decisions often incurred the wrath of Ulster's politicians. Last May Sir John retired. Now, for the first time since he left the RUC, Sir John speaks out about his long career as Northern
Ireland's Chief Constable.
He tells of the stress of fighting a ruthless enemy; of the controversies that engulfed his force; and of the dilemmas he faced policing the most politically charged area in Britain.
Producer TONY STARK
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE
When Ralph fails to turn up at the 'One-Two-One' club's first soiree, John finds him languishing at home apparently suffering from the curse of King Tut.
Written by JOHN SULUVAN
Directed by JAMES BURROWS
1992 is less than two years away, but Britain is well behind other European countries in language learning. In France a foreign language is now part of the national curriculum for primary schools ...
With Jackie Spreckley and Jill Cochrane.
Producer JEREMY ORLEBAR