David Jessel takes a "fly-drive" holiday to Malaysia. Plus different ways to spend a weekend in Brighton. With Anneka Rice.
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On this second day of the Festival HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother gives her name to today's two-mile chase. Introduced by Julian Wilson.
2.15 Sun Alliance Novices Hurdle
2.50 Queen MotherChampion Chase (2m)
3.30 Coral Golden Hurdle (3m If) Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan and Richard Pitman. With Jonathan Powell. ● STEREO
Fourth in a six-part children's drama set in 1900. Willy has been very ill.
Written by Gillian Avery , dramatised by Julia Jones STEREO
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Cody has become a saint, but how long will it last?
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The live magazine show which covers the latest in technology, medicine and the environment.
This week, battling the Barber of Brazil: how South Americans hope to beat the insect which has brought death and disease to more than 16-million people. And a sail board for all seasons: a wind surfer with two sails in one.
Producer Richard Dale
Editor Dana Purvis
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John Sullivan 's classic comedy series. Starring David Jason
Nicholas Lyndhurst Buster Merryfield
The Sky 's the him it. Rodney seeks solace from the bottle.
With Richard Whitmore.
Director Tony Dow
Producer Gareth Gwenlan
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Investigative science series.
When It Happens to You. Chris Brotherton is 46 when he is told he only has a few months to live. For Chris, his wife Annette, and their 10-year-old son [text removed], the following weeks are full of emotion as they cope with his illness and the strains it produces. A brain tumour affects his speech and family roles change as communication becomes difficult. But Chris fights back and they go on a last holiday.
Acceptance of death is an issue we all have to face. Chris and his family made this film in the hope that it would help others in a similiar position.
Producer Malcolm Brinkworth Series editor David Filkin
A Touch production for BBCtv
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Drama based on a true story starring
Holly Hunter AmyMadigan
1970: Ellen Russell embarks on a legal battle for the right to have an abortion - illegal in her home state of Texas. Featuring an early role for Kathy Bates , who starred in Misery.
Director Gregory Hoblit ● STEREO
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