6.45 Biology: Restoringthe
Balance 7.10 Maths: Networks and Matrices 7.35 Waterfora City: Nottingham 8.00 Care in the Community 8.25 New Hips for Old
The Tent Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv
Ancient stories with a modern message. Philip Hawthorn tells The Jackal and the Lion. ●STEREO
Norma Cradock joins staff and pupils of St MacNissi's College, overlooking the North Antrim coast, to reflect on their ethos of developing the whole person.
A recent BBCtv programme with sign language and subtitles. Wildlife Garden
Chris Baines revisits the garden he returned to nature.
A ten-part course for beginners in spoken Hindi and Urdu. ●BBC SUPPORT MATERIAL: book, video and cassettes - fordetails phone BBC
Education Information on 08 1-[number removed].
Live coverage from Lord's of the fourth morning's play. ●STEREO
(Coverage continues in Sunday Grandstand on BBC2)
A report on the perils of digging and soil disturbance. Presented by John Craven.
Including at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.
Followed by On the Record
Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole look at political issues.
Omnibus edition. Sam and Ricky's marriage is in trouble. 0 STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888
First showing on network television of this historical drama, starring Christopher Reeve Washington DC, 1861: on the eve of civil war, the gruff and forthright secret service chief Scot Allan Pinkerton is ordered to a party given by wealthy southerner Rose O'Neal
Greenhow, his sworn enemy despite their mutual attraction.
Director Jack Gold
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Rose ONeal Greenhaw:
Undersecretary of War Thomas Scott:
Tale of a Plague. The biggest invasion of locusts for 30 years hits a continent devastated by drought, famine, war and disease. But can "nature" be blamed for Africa's problems? Interestingly, despite climate, predators and chemical attack, the locusts ultimately win. 9 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ●NATURE: page 16
The quest to find Britain's top amateur chef continues with the last of the regional finals.
The contestants - a painter and patchwork maker, a public relations businessman, and a collector of Victoriana - are all from Scotland and Northern
Ireland. Newsreader Trevor
McDonald and chef
Claire Macdonald from Kinloch Lodge on the Isle of Skye, join
Loyd Grossman to judge the results. A Union Pictures production for BBCtv ●TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
●BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: including recipes from the series. £ 1.25, from newsagents.
With Chris Lowe.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
Alan Titchmarsh sets off on a countrywide pilgrimage in this six-part series that explores religious music-making in Britain.
Accompanied by resident vocal group Angel Voices, he talks to people about their music and their motivations.
A Chants Encounter. Some of the earliest recorded Christian song, the Gregorian chant, goes back a thousand years, but is still sung in abbeys, convents, and parishes. In France, the musicians of Taize have taken the shape of this old plainsong, and transformed it into an essential ingredient of modern Christian worship.
The monks and laity of Ampleforth Abbey, the community of St Hilda 's,
Whitby, and the Taize group of Clifton Cathedral, Bristol, are featured this week.
Producer Bryan Izzard
A Knaves Acre production for BBCtv STEREO
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If BBC 1 does not show tonight's European football semi-final, it will follow the alternative schedule shown in the panel on the left.
Live from Stockholm, the whole of the match between the winners of Group 1 and the runners-up in Group 2. This match will be played to a finish tonight, so if the teams are tied after extra time, the controversial penalty shoot-out will come into operation.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Commentary by John Motson.
NB Subsequent programmes may run late.
Another chance to see this special episode of Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran's comedy series. Starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.
The girls are given the chance to spend Christmas in the sun when Darryl's rock star friend offers the use of his villa.
Featuring Brian Hibbard, well known as Chunky in the BBC series "Making Out."
An Alomo production for BBCtv
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Lesley Joseph's TV dinner: page 2
With Martyn Lewis.
Weather Suzanne Charlton
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When Madeline Manning-Mims won her gold medal at the 1968 Mexican Olympics, she believed she was running in praise of the Lord. Next month, as an Olympic chaplain, she will be telling America's athletes that they have God on their side. She is part of the growing connection between
Christianity and sport in the United States. Forty per cent of professional athletes claim to be believers, but there are those who question that faith and accuse them of merely praying to win.
Producer Krishna Govender
Editor John Blake
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American comedy series about two 1940s radio-show hosts who are still feuding 30 years later. New York, New York? The Big Apple beckons when a New
York station offers Knight and Daye a prime-time slot.
True stories from the hidden world of science.
A Restoration Drama. The
11 th-century Basilica of St Servaas in Maastricht, southern Holland, was restored in the 19th century. But its dark, neo-Gothic interior is now out of fashion and some people want a return to a lighter style. When crystals of calcium sulphate - the devil's element - appear on the walls, a local chemist has to make the final decision.