6.45 Patterns in Green
7.10 Maths: And So On
7.35 Montgeoffroy: Life in a Chateau
8.00 A Question of Evidence
8.25 Head Start: Children of the Dream
Today: the Why Bird Stop. A Felgate production for BBCtv
First in a series of ten programmes in which writer, broadcaster and orator Dr Colin Morris sets himself the challenge of starting his own religion as a way of discovering how religion works. The Making of Moo. DrColin Morris tells an audience at
Westminster College, Oxford, about Nigel Dennis 's play The Making of Moo, one of the wittiest satires on Christianity of recent times, and points out how religion can be a rogue force capable of getting out of control. • STEREO
The pretty village of Cleobury Mortimer in Shropshire is the unlikely setting for Fort Rocky - a pioneer camp adventure weekend for young people organised by British Youth for Christ. Linda Mary Evans joins members of the Fort Rocky team for a time of prayer and reflection. The bible reading is Isaiah 30, vv 19-21, 23-26.
With sign language and subtitles. A Very Able Man
Michel Gillibert was a young, highly successful businessman until a helicopter crash in 1979 left him permanently disabled. Now he is an active campaigner for the handicapped - a role he would not have contemplated before his accident. As
France's Minister for Disabled
People, he is in conflict with French employers over a new quota system which forces them to employ disabled people or pay a tax. Gillibert argues that employers' natural philanthropy must be encouraged by the rule of law - and he wants to see such laws enforced across Europe.
Musical version of Mark Twain 's tall tale, starring Bing Crosby Connecticut handyman
Hank Martin has a strange tale to tell: of falling from his horse in 1910 America, but waking up in 6th-century England; of encountering King Arthur and the court of Camelot; of a beautiful princess; and of the mystic Merlin.
Director Tay Garnett
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John Craven opens the weekly file on rural issues. This week a report on HM Coastguard. The life-saving service, which relies heavily on volunteers, came to the aid of more than 13,000 people in 1991. But many coastguards are now threatening to resign in protest at a government-backed reorganisation which, they claim, will leave them unable to give immediate help at a rescue. Including at 12.55 the weather for the week ahead.
American western series.
Blue is taken hostage by Apaches after he ignores Buck's advice.
Sharon finds herself letting her heart rule her head but can she cope with the consequences?
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Maria is embarrassed. Philippe confronts Per. Rosario gives
Pilar another chance and Blair tries blackmail.
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Family drama, starring Deborah Kerr
Paddy Carmody and his family are
"sundowners" - folk who travel around the country working where they can and making their home wherever the sun happens to set. Paddy loves the freedom of their way of life but his wife Ida and son Sean would really prefer to settle down.
This conflict is finally resolved in an unexpected way.
Director Fred Zinnemann
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Series looking at European style. Facing Fashion. Tom Vernon 's search for the elusive European clothing style leads him to three top fashion designers:
Giorgio Armani , who sends messages to people through his designs; Karl Lagerfeld , who gets inspiration from a plastic bag; and Agnes B, who hates fashion. Director Martin Clarke
Producer Jane Chapman
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A series on food poisoning and how to prevent it.
Going to Work on an Egg
Cheryl Baker gets a cooked breakfast - but is it safe to eat?
Why are some foods more risky than others? Plus how to avoid the germs that make us sick. Director Martin Gorst
Producer George Auckland
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With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles
The former shipping village of Aberporth in Dyfed is the host for a service on one of the many beaches along Cardigan Bay. Introduced by Paul Jones.
Hymns: Come Let Us Join Our
Cheerful Songs; Give Me Joy in My Heart; Tu Hwnt I'r Ser; Guide Me 0 Thou Great Jehovah; Dyma Gariad Fel Y Moroedd; Lily of the Valley; Make Way. Producer AlunGibbard Editor Roger Hutchings
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Comedy series about an obsessive snob written by Roy Clarke , and starring Patricia Routledge For some, early retirement can be a blessing. For Richard this particular blessing comes very heavily disguised!
Director/Producer Harold Snoad
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Drama series charting the setbacks and successes of a 1920s fashion house starring Stella Gonet Louise Lombard
After the success of their first collection, Beatrice and Evie receive an unexpected offer to work in Paris.
Episode written by Eugeny Gridneff Producer Jeremy Gwilt Director Graeme Harper
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Sir Desmond Gillispie:
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The plucky pair from Essex return for a new series of the comedy starring Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson.
Sharon's cafe is doing well, but Tracey finds her success hard to take.
Episode written by Gary Lawson and John Phelps
An Alomo production for BBCtv
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With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bill Giles
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A season of new BBC films starts with this sequel to Andrew Davies 's highly acclaimed series A Very Peculiar Practice, starring Peter Davison
Stephen and his wife Grete are now living in Warsaw. Despite the chaos caused by the disintegration of communism, Stephen is happy working as a hospital doctor. Then Bob Buzzard turns up.
Producer Ken Riddington Director David Tucker
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Explorations of the faith and beliefs of people in ordinary and extraordinary circumstances. Why We're Here. There are 40,000 Jews in Germany but with a disturbing increase in anti-Semitism, a low birth rate and high emigration to Israel and America, many predict a future Germany without Jews. Everyman traces the impressions of Jews, young and old, living in post-Holocaust Germany today. Producers Samuel Davis and Daniel Zuta Series editor John Blake
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American comedy series about a teenage medical genius, starring Neil Patrick Harris Oh Very Young. Doogie finds that ageism cuts both ways. (Postponed from 9 August ) ● STEREO