6.45 Death from Natural Causes
7.10 A Matter of Course 7.35 Warfare and Welfare 8.00 The
Melbury Road Set 8.25 Maths Methods: Waves
The Playbus stops today at the Playground Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv 0 PLAYDAYS MAGAZINE: 45p on sale Wednesday.
In the first of eight programmes,
Mike Wooldridge , religious affairs correspondent, investigates how church and society are responding to a growing interest in healing and what people's expectations might reasonably be.
Phyllis Thompson visits the Oxfordshire market town of Thame and meets Ossie and Mary Ross. The Rev Sue Rose asks if God heals people today. 0 STEREO
The magazine series for the deaf and hard of hearing celebrates its tenth birthday with a special edition, including a look behind the scenes of the programme plus news of the sign language dictionary. Presented by Clive Mason and Maureen Denmark.
With signing and subtitles.
A new series designed to encourage further education and training opportunities.
State of Training
The Change Agents. Exponents of personal development and training argue the case for a learning culture in all areas of work. With Martin Young. Producer John Twitchin
First of six films about the influence of colour in our lives.
Shades of Thought. Are people who like yellow more outgoing than those who choose green? David Lewis investigates colour psychology.
0 BBC BOOK: £ 12.95, from booksellers.
John Craven goes beachcombing with volunteers from
Coastwatch UK, who will be checking pollution levels around Britain's shores this week. Plus at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.
Followed by On the Record
The return of the live political programme.
On the eve of the Labour
Party Conference, and with a general election looming, what can Labour do to pull ahead in the polls? Shadow Chancellor, the Rt Hon John Smith , MP, talks to Jonathan Dimbleby , with a report by Martha Kearney.
Omnibus edition. Both Sharon and Michelle hope to change their lives. But first they have to get through their interviews.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)
Decline and Fall of the House of Ewing. JR faces another defeat by a vengeful enemy. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Wartime thriller starring Kirk Douglas
Occupied Norway, 1942: a team of resistance fighters undertakes a dangerous mission to destroy the Norsk heavy water plant and prevent the Nazis producing an atomic bomb.
Director Anthony Mann ● FILMS: pages 41-48
Dr Rolf Pedersen:
A new season begins with the final of the 1991 Clothes Show Elite
Thirty-two young hopefuls take to the catwalk in Northampton's Derngate Centre. At stake are two contracts with the country's biggest model agency. With
Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin. Producer Clare Stride
Executive producer Roger Casstles ● STEREO
0 FASHION: page 5
With Lynette Lithgow.
Weather Bernard Davey
This week the harvest celebrations of Cullompton,a small town in agricultural east Devon. Martin Bashir shares the varied experiences of harvest time with a farmer, a vet, a conservationist and a policeman, and he even tries his hand at baking the harvest loaves. The hymns are sung in the beautiful 15th-century church of St Andrew.
Hymns: Come, Ye Thankful People, Come (St George); We Plough the Fields, and Scatter (Wir Pflugen); There Is a Redeemer; Bringing in the Sheaves; 0 Praise Ye the Lord! (Laudate Dominum); Purify My Heart; Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart/He Is Exalted; Now Thank We All Our God (Nun Danket).
TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Viewers of Songs of Praise are invited to take part in next week's programme, which will mark the series's 30th birthday. There will be outside broadcasts in London. Cardiff, Glasgow and Northern Ireland. For details, write to Songs of Praise 30th Birthday, [address removed], or telephone [number removed].
A comedy by Roy Clarke about an irrepressible snob. Starring Patricia Routledge
Hyacinth's eternal quest for perfection is somewhat jolted by the antics of her family.
Director/Producer Harold Snoad ● STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
A 13-part drama series about an ambitious horse trainer.
Starring David McCallum Susannah York
5: A Just Weight. When a horse on its racecourse debut wins at odds-on, the bookies have obviously been tipped off. Who is the Arkenfield mole?
Episode written by John Pennington Producer Gerard Glaister
Director Jeremy Summers 0 STEREO
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Another comic slice of Merseyside life by Carla Lane. The Boswell family now has an extra problem to face. Nellie is unwell and a visit to her in hospital proves very disturbing.
Director/Producer John B Hobbs 0 STEREO
9 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
0 BBC VIDEO: £10.99, from retailers.
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bernard Davey
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888
A new BBC film starring Griff Rhys Jones
William Humble 's comedy-drama stars Griff Rhys Jones as a writer on a popular television soap opera who falls in love with the show's leading lady but finds himself unable to break his ties with his ex-wife and their children. It is a witty and telling examination of the way we live now, seen through the eyes of a middling writer in his mid-30s writing about the middle classes.
Producer Jacinta Peel Director Paul Seed
A Talkback production for BBCtv : STEREO
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FEATURE: page 22 ● FILMS: pages 41-48
Touching the Rock
An exploration of the odyssey experienced by John Hull , who over 30 years gradually went blind and 'began to take up residence in another world'.
Producers Michael Burke and Maggie Sutcliffe
Series producer David Willcock
A Fabula production for BBCtv
Third in a ten-part series.
f/n Hindi with English subtitles. Shown yesterday at 2.45pm on BBC2)