7.10 The Earth: Beneath
7.35 From Handcraft to
Mass Production: the Gun Industry
8.00 Animal Physiology:
8.25 Maths Methods:
The Playbus stops today at the Tent Stop where
Humphrey and Wobble
Clown join Sarah Davison , Susan Monroe and Will Brenton to tell the story Lucy and the Giant by Sheila Hyde.
Music Richard Brown Director Clare Bradley Executive producer Cynthia Felgate
A Felgate production for BBCtv (R)
On this last Sunday before
Easter, Colin Morris ends his series of talks for Lent by looking at 'the Death of God'. The worship, which focuses on the triumphal entry of Christ into
Jerusalem, is led by the Rev Stuart Bell , Methodist chaplain of Sussex University.
Director Steve Benson
Producer Chris Loughlin
Chef Peter Gladwyn shows how to cheat at cookery and Barbara Daly shares her make-up tips.
Director Jane Fletcher
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A series on ways to improve your mental health.
Today: a look at the calming effects of meditation.
Series producer Suzanne Davies Producer Peter Ramsden (R)
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A guide to healthy eating presented by Liza Goddard. 6: If you make the right choices, fast food can be healthy food.
Producers Anna Jackson and Sally Kirkwood (R)
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In the second report on how the money raised by Comic Relief is being spent,
Victoria Wood sees at first hand how relief work is still working in war-torn
Ethiopa, and Lenny Henry and Griff Rhys Jones look at how Comic Relief is helping the UK's homeless.
Sign language interpreter: Brenda Mackay.
Producer Eddie Montague
Michael Ryan ran amok in the small Berkshire town of Hungerford two and a half years ago. The resultant outcry has led to a tightening of the firearms laws. Michael Collis reports on how legitimate users have been affected.
Introduced by John Craven. Plus the weather for the countryside at 11.35am with John Kettley. Producer Tim Fell
Editor Michael Fitzgerald
A Landmark production for BBCtv
For the first time, a chance to see both FA Cup semi-finals live.
Crystal Palace v Liverpool from Villa Park.
Can Steve Coppell's Crystal Palace cause an upset in their match against holders Liverpool?
The match kicks off at 12noon.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam and Bob Wilson.
Including at half-time
12.45 News Summary
Omnibus by Tony McHale.
Pete and the market traders rally to protect their future while Diane finds that the past won't go away...
from Maine Road.
The season's most surprising team, Oldham, meet their wealthy neighbours, Manchester United, disappointing in the League, brilliant in the FA Cup.
Desmond Lynam, Jimmy Hill, Barry Davies and Trevor Brooking present this second live semi-final.
The kick-off is scheduled for 3.30pm. Plus highlights of Crystal Palace v Liverpool.
Extra Time: in the event of extra time being played the next two programmes may be dropped.
Dame Edna waxes lyrical at Madame Tussaud 's and the Dr Marten company, which brought prosperity to a Northamptonshire village, now plans to do the same for the Prince's Youth Business Trust. Plus a special report on fashion for the disabled. Get smart with Selina Scott , Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Raj Dhanda. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles BBC Pebble Mill
With Moira Stuart. Weather
For Palm Sunday from Yeovil.
Dave and Kath Upton set up a 'family' project for homeless teenagers.
Angela Kingsbury had to wait and pray while her baby Grace went through open-heart surgery.
They join others to sing in Yeovil's parish church where, as Ian Gall discovers, a series of beautiful stained-glass windows tells the story of Jesus'journey from the triumph of the first Palm Sunday to the cross.
All Glory, Laud and Honour
(St Theodulph); You Are the King of Glory; Make Way, Make Way; Praise to the Holiest (Richmond); Alleluia! Sing to Jesus! (Hyfrydol); There Is a Green Hill Far Away (Horsley); Restore 0 Lord;
I Am Trusting Thee, Lord Jesus
(Bullinger); Crown Him with Many Crowns (Diademata). Organist Robert Way
Conductor Ken Sherring Producer Stephen Lynas Editor Roger Hutchings BBC Bristol
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Screenplay in four parts by Sherman Yellen , from the novel by Jeffrey Archer. Starring Ed Begley Jr
3: A quarter of the money Harvey swindled has been successfully recouped, but the sting in Monte Carlo is turning into a bigger gamble than planned.
Script editor Devora Pope Film editor Ian Farr Designer Don Taylor
Associate producer Dave Edwards Producer Jacqueline Davis Director Clive Donner
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Dr Sherman Baker:
Chef de casino:
Guest at Goodwood:
A series of situation
'tragedies' written by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare. The second gruesome instalment of the bloodiest and most gripping sitcom since 1380.
Treachery, murder and morris dancing break out in all their horror when an orange- faced stranger arrives at court.
Director Martin Shardlow Producer John Lloyd (R)
The Black Adder:
Presented by the Society of West End Theatre.
Hosted by Jane Asher and Tom Conti from the stage of the Dominion Theatre.
London. The greatest talent in the theatre is gathered here tonight to present and receive the highest accolades for performance and craftmanship during the past year of West End theatre. The awards include: Play of the Year, Comedy of the Year, Musical of the Year, Actor and Actress of the Year and Outstanding Achievement in Opera and Dance. The award ceremony features highlights from West End theatre successes with live excerpts from nominated productions including "Anything Goes", "Buddy", "Return to the Forbidden Planet" and "Miss Saigon". The English National Opera perform the much acclaimed "Street Scene" by Kurt Weill.
Musical director Alyn Ainsworth Producer Brian Whitehouse
Executive producer John Bishop
Event sponsored by The Observer
The contenders tonight are: Bernard Howell (civil servant)
Life and music of Frederick Delius James Palmer
(retired university lecturer) History of British aviation, 1909-60
(university librarian) The women's suffrage movement in Britain, 1867-1918
Frank Rogers (teacher)
19th-century Irish history.
The Institution of Electrical Engineers on Savoy Hill in London is the setting for this week's programme, in the building in which the BBC established regular broadcasting in 1923. With Magnus Magnusson. Director Andrea Conway Producer Peter Massey BBC Elstree
With Michael Buerk. Weather
The last programme in the series looks at a unique theatrical and religious event presented every ten years. This is the year of the Oberammergau Passion Play, a combination of theatre and theology, charm and controversy, an act of devotion to both God and Mammon. Heart of the Matter joins in the preparations for the most famous passion play of them all and examines both the commitment and the contradictions, the faith and the failings it engenders.
Against the backdrop of the Bavarian Alps,
Joan Bakewell examines the telling of the Christian story by a community of German villagers. Director Claire Hobday
Series producer Olga Edridge
A series of films about issues of work around Britain.
4: Scottish writer
William Mcllvanney examines the effects of widespread job losses on community life and values in Scotland today and meets three people whose sense of identity and community has been undermined by prolonged unemployment.
Series producer Frank Ash Producer Peter Legge
Two of the zodiacal constellations - Leo (the lion) and Cancer (the crab) - are on view during evenings this month. Both contain interesting objects, including Praesepe or the 'beehive', one of the brightest of all star-clusters. Patrick Moore talks about them and gives the latest news on Austin's comet. Producer Pieter Morpurgo
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West Indies v England
Fourth Test from Barbados.
Highlights introduced by Tony Lewis.
Raj Kapoor , the 'godfather' of Indian cinema.