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The Patch Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv
Ancient stories with a modem message. Philip Hawthorn tells the story of The Ram with Four Horns. * STEREO
Norman and Christine Beech run a centre near Snowdonia where children from all over Britain come to enjoy the mountains, the sea and each other's company.
Norma Craddock joins the Beeches to talk about their work and for a time of prayer and meditation on the importance of enjoying and trusting in God's creation.
Today's edition of the magazine for the deaf community investigates how to ensure a deaf child's educational needs are met. With signing and subtitles.
A ten-part course for beginners in spoken Hindi and Urdu. * BBC SUPPORT MATERIAL: book, video and cassettes - fordetails phone BBC
Education Information on [number removed].
Salmon quiche and curried parsnip soup.
Learning takes place throughout life, not just at school. Whether it is to acquire new job-related skills, or as a means of individuals enriching their lives, television and radio have a central role to play. John Humphrys chairs a debate on the future shape of a learning society. Director Ann Morley Producer Hendrik Ball
Last in the series.
Take a Seat. Applying for a job. 0 BBC BOOK: Better Communication
Skills for Work, £4.99, from booksellers.
A look at the state of rural railways, with Michael Collie and John Craven. At 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.
Followed by On the Record
Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole look at political issues.
There's May Day madness in the Square.
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First showing on network television for this caped-crusader comedy starring John Ritter Anne Archer
The world needs heroes, but does unemployed actor
Steve Nichols in a silly costume fit the bill? Chance gives him a mission in life - but being Captain
Avenger could kill him, or worse, get him mixed up in politics!
Director Martin Davidson 0 FILMS: pages: 43-50
This month actress Juliet Stevenson, star of Truly Madly Deeply, criticises The Mary Whitehouse Experience for a sketch about disabled people.
Members of the studio audience challenge BBC programme-makers directly. Presented by Julian Pettifer, with Richard Jobson and Carole Stone.
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv
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Another in the series of fantastic tales of the bizarre and unusual.
The Main Attraction
Conceited sports star
Brad Bender is convinced that he is about to be named school Prom
King. But a freak meteor shower changes all that. With John Scott Clough and Lisa Jane Persky.
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The quest for Britain's top amateur chef continues with a doctor, a composer and a photography student, all from the east of England. Actress and cakemaker Jane Asher and chef Shaun Hill , from Gidleigh Park in Devon, join host Loyd Grossman to judge the results. Producer Richard Bryan
Executive producer Bradley Adams
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Ken Dodd appeals on behalf of HASICOM, which works to promote communication for deaf-blind people.
● DONATIONS: to Ken Dodd , [address removed] or phone [number removed].
With Andrew Harvey. Weather Bill Giles
Presenter Thora Hird talks to newsreader Martyn Lewis , whose idea it was to have the recent hospice Songs of Praise. Plus a visit to a Norfolk convent where animals play an important part in the nuns' daily lives. Series producer Christopher Mann
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A new comedy series written by Roy Clarke.
Starring Tony Britton Susan Hampshire
Marvin's parents wait in awe to meet Kate's famous father.
Director/Producer Harold Snoad
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Second in a ten-part drama set in a Scottish village in the 1950s, and starring Ian Carmichael
Macrae receives an unwelcome visitor.
Episode written by Bill Craig
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Sir James Menzies:
Macrae of Balbuie:
Second of eight programmes in which Alan Whicker turns his attention to Spain.
The Most Famous Nose in the World. Travelling south to
Andalusia, Whicker meets the sherry barons of Jerez and finds them celebrating the annual feria, a show of horses and traditional dress.
Producer Tony Salmon
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First of a three-part serialisation of the psychological thriller by Ruth Rendell, writing under her Barbara Vine pseudonym.
Starring Douglas Hodge
Five students who share a terrible secret vow never to see each other again. But when the bodies of a woman and child are unearthed, the 12-year-old tragedy is revealed.
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Barbara Vine [Ruth
Angharad and Lowri
With Michael Buerk. Weather Bill Giles
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In the first semi-final, the specialist subjects are: the life and reign of Peter the Great, the islands of Bermuda, the life and Miss Marple stories of Agatha Christie , and the life and novels of Henry James. With Magnus Magnusson. Director Andrea Conway
Producer Penelope Cowell ● STEREO
Remaking the World
The last of three programmes on religious fundamentalism. The Best Society on Earth. An examination of the lives and hopes of activist Muslims in Egypt, where a new Islamic identity is being forged. Producer Steve York Editor John Blake
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In the fifth of six self-help programmes, how to solve problems. With Tony Slattery and Carolyn Marshall. Producer Debbie Wright
Margo. John is involved in a case of mistaken identity.