What do people expect when they meet at an inter-faith gathering? Anne Kelleher asks if they go to learn, to share - or to convert others to their religions?
Director Terry Bailey
Editor Helen Alexander
Noel Battye visits
Strathcarron Hospice near Falkirk, and meets the chaplain, the Rev Stuart Coles. Tom Scott , the hospice's director, reflects on the Epiphany theme of gifts.
Reading: Matthew 2, w 1-11. Director Allan Lee
Producer Ian Bradley
French for beginners.
11: Snow threatens a colourful Mardi Gras festival. Carolle Rousseau and Patrick Simpson-Jones show how to get things done - in a garage, a dry cleaner's and on the telephone.
Producer David Wilson (R)
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Spanish for beginners. 11: Heading south from
Madrid, Yolanda Vazquez shows how to make travel enquiries and buy tickets. Producer David Wilson (R)
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The first of 20 programmes to help you read, write and communicate more effectively. Presented by Chris Serle. Producer John Brooke (R)
BOOK: Step Up to Wordpower. Â£3.99 from retailers.
ADVICE LINE: call [number removed]for help with basic reading, writing and spelling.
New Year's resolutions could have a special significance for anyone over 50. Early retirement? A fresh start in a new career? How do other people of a certain age get on when they make the change? Producer Tony Matthews
The magazine programme which reflects concerns of the deaf. The British Deaf
Association's centenary year ended with carols in Trafalgar Square. Presented in sign language by Maureen Denmark and Clive Mason.
Sign language interpreters:
John Lee and Brenda Mackay. Series producer Bryn Brooks
(Postponed from 30 December)
John Craven with up-to-date coverage of rural and agricultural issues. Including at 12.55pm the weather for the week with Bernard Davey. Editor Michael Fitzgerald
With Chris Lowe. Followed by On the Record
With Labour struggling to regain the political initiative from John Major 's new government, John Rentoul reports on the Opposition's plans for the NHS. Shadow
Health Secretary Robin Cook goes On the Record. Presented by Peter Jay with John Cole. Producer Mark Dowd
Editor Glenwyn Benson
Another chance to see last week's episodes.
New Year in the Vic reveals hidden musical talents.
Live coverage of the most intriguing tie of the FA Cup
Third Round: Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest.
Last season Crystal Palace beat Liverpool 4-3 in an epic
FA Cup semi-final. Opponents, Nottingham Forest, chase the one domestic trophy that has eluded manager, Brian Clough. Plus a look at the best of yesterday's action.
Presented by Desmond Lynam and Jimmy Hill.
Commentary by Barry Davies with Trevor Brooking. Reports by Gerald Sinstadt and Ray Stubbs. (Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley tomorrow at 10.40pm) * SPORT: page 14
Trinidad and Tobago are best known for calypso and carnival. Caryn Franklin reports on their first attempt to stage a fashion week - Colour Me Caribbean.
Executive producer Roger Casstles
Darlington. You might expect the railway town of Darlington to produce fine model trains, but perhaps not a pair of wonderful 19th-century library globes.
Introduced by Hugh Scully. Producer Chhstopher Lewis
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The first of eight programmes on dealing with strong emotions. 'My girlfriend ran off with another bloke when I was away one weekend.' The traditional male response is to mask feelings of hurt and vulnerability with anger. This is how Pat had always handled it in the past. But this time he decided to allow himself to feel and express the pain. Producer Dick Foster
HELPLINE: freefone [number removed] today, from 6.15pm to 10.15pm.
BOOKLET: OK 2 Introduction to Counselling, sponsored by the Mental Health Foundation. Send an A4 sae with a 32p stamp to [address removed].
BOOK: OK2 Talk Feelings, Â£4.99, from retailers.
HEALTH: page 15
With Chris Lowe.
Weather Bernard Davey
From Armagh, celebrating the feast of Epiphany. The wise men followed a star to worship Jesus; Debbie Thrower meets some modem-day star gazers honouring the bicentenary of the Armagh Observatory, and joins the people of the area in the Cathedral Church of St Patrick.
Hymns: As with Gladness Men of Old (Dix); 0 for a Thousand
Tongues to Sing (Richmond); The Spacious Firmament (Creation); Nearer My God to Thee
(Bethany); It Were My Soul's
Desire (Armagh); Through All the Changing Scenes of Life
(Wiltshire); My Song Is Love
Unknown (Love Unknown); Of the Father's Love Begotten (Corde natus ex parentis).
Producer Maureen Gallagher Editor Roger Hutchings
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A comedy by John Sullivan about wheeler-dealers in south London, starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst
Raquel is offered an audition. Despite Del's help she still gets the part!
With Ian Redford, Helen Blizard, Paul Opacic and Ian Barritt.
BOOK: Only Fools and Horses... The Trotter Way to Millions, £8.99, from retailers
The first story in a series about a shady antiques dealer written by Dick Clement and Ian la Frenais.
Starring Ian McShane
Just Desserts. Lovejoy has been wrongfully convicted of dealing in stolen goods. When he emerges from prison he is determined to find out who framed him.
Producer Richard Everitt Director Don Leaver
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Renata Van Der Gee:
D I RoaChe:
From Birmingham. Introduced by Marmaduke Hussey ,
Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors. Is there too much violence on television? Are there too many repeats? Julian Pettifer presents his own film examining how the BBC is facing up to its future. Then
Esther Rantzen chairs an open meeting where you, the licence payers, can put your concerns about radio and television programmes to the people who run the BBC: Director-General:
Managing Director, Radio: David Hatch
Managing Director, Regional Broadcasting: Ron Neil
Assistant Managing Director
Network Television: Will Wyatt Editor, News and Current Affairs, Radio: Jenny Abramsky Producers Jonathan Lewis and Elaine Thomas Editor Anne Tyerman
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1990, £9.99; The BBC Annual Report and Accounts. £5.50. From booksellers. 0 FEATURE: page 23
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A Brief History of Hell
From the second century to the 19th, terrible sadomasochistic images have haunted the Christian tradition, far beyond anything described in the New Testament. This unusual film explores our pre-occupation with the 'nether regions', and goes on to discover what has happened to hell in the 20th century. Producer Roger Stott
Editor Jane Drabble (R)
Who's Safe Now? Is sex between men and women safe? Or can it bring the risk of HIV infection? Producer Anna Jackson (R)
HELPLINE: National Aids Helpline [number removed] free 24 hours.
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A 91-part epic drama in Hindi with English subtitles.