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: The High Chaparral: The Promised Land

Money is stolen from a small village.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the Leader of the Liberal
Democrats, the Rt Hon Paddy Ashdown , MP.
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15am and 9.00am News and Weather


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Paddy Ashdown
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: The Good Book Guide

Tony Robinson looks at the "Old Testament," which is actually the Hebrew Bible.


Unknown: Tony Robinson

: This Is the Day

Long-distance lorry drivers are blamed for traffic jams, pile-ups and pollution. But they have problems of their own - such as the stress of long periods away from home and family.
David Alty , a driver from Lancashire, joins Graham Young at a motorway service station to reflect on life on the road.


Unknown: David Alty
Unknown: Graham Young

: See Hear!

This week: a look at the first deaf professional snooker player, Hitesh Lakhani , plus advice to tinnitus sufferers.
Presented by Clive Mason. With signing and subtitles.


Unknown: Hitesh Lakhani
Presented By: Clive Mason.

: Help Your Child with Reading

Last in the series.
Maggie Philbin tells how parents can support their children as they master the skills of reading.
FREE BOOKLET: send large sae to[address removed]


Unknown: Maggie Philbin

: Italianissimo

Last in the series.
Anna Mazzotti Mazzotti meets famous fashion designers. REVISION LINE: 089 1 -[number removed](calls 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p other times)


Unknown: Anna Mazzotti

: Careering Ahead

One of Britain's few growth industries is helping redundant people to find a job. But how much can "experts" really help? FACTSHEET: for free sheet send sae to
[address removed]or ring the factline on [number removed](calls are 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p other times)

: Of f the Back of a Lorry

First of six programmes in which Mike Scott tours Europe in a lorry to see whether the 1992 single market is proving good for British business. France. Mike brings some
British goods to France. How do the French respond?
BOOKLET: send cheque/PO for £2.00, payable to BSS. to [address removed]


Unknown: Mike Scott

: Advice Shop

Welfare rights magazine.

: CountryFile

With John Craven , including the week's weather at 12.55.


Unknown: John Craven

: News

Followed by On the Record
Political programme, presented by Jonathan Dimbleby.


Presented By: Jonathan Dimbleby.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Dot faces a personal trial as her son pleads "not guilty" to murder.

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Live coverage of one of the key matches in this weekend's FA
Cup Fourth Round. Commentary by Barry Davies and Trevor Brooking , reports by Ray Stubbs. With Desmond Lynam. (More action from the FA Cup Fourth Round tomorrow at 10.40pm)


Commentary By: Barry Davies
Commentary By: Trevor Brooking
Unknown: Ray Stubbs.
Unknown: Desmond Lynam.

: The Clothes Show

Brides-to-be get advice on choosing the perfect wedding dress. The denim look is revived in Lycra, knitwear and cotton. And fashion predictions for men come from editors of menswear style magazines.
Presented by Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Brenda Emmanus.


Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Caryn Franklin
Presented By: Brenda Emmanus.

: Antiques Roadshow

Valuable Irish silver and a Sutherland table with the finest marquetry decoration are among the high quality finds in today's programme from
Chesterfield, Derbyshire. And Hugh Scully sets the first question in the Radio Times/
Antiques Roadshow competition. Producer Christopher Lewis


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Andrew Harvey.
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Andrew Harvey.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Songs of Praise

From Belfast Cathedral to mark the Week of Prayer for
Christian Unity. Martyn Lewis meets Ireland's four main church leaders to find out how far they can co-operate in tackling the problems of violence, social deprivation and moral uncertainty.
Hymns: The Church's One
Foundation; 0 for a Thousand Tongues; Hail Redeemer, King
Divine!; All People That on Earth Do Dwell.
Producer Maurice Maguire Editor Roger Hutchings


Unknown: Martyn Lewis
Producer: Maurice Maguire
Editor: Roger Hutchings

: As Time Goes By

Romantic comedy about love the second time around, written by Bob Larbey and starring Judi Dench Geoffrey Palmer.

Jean meets Lionel's father, an eccentric character with some rather surprising news.
With Moira Brooker, Frank Middlemass and Janet Henfrey.
A Theatre of Comedy/D LTaffner production for BBCtv
(Stereo) (Subtitles)


Writer: Bob Larbey
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Executive Producer: Philip Jones
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Judith: Moira Brooker
Rocky: Frank Middlemass
Mrs Bale: Janet Henfrey

: Lovejoy: Second Fiddle

Drama series about an itinerant East Anglian antiques dealer, starring Ian McShane
Lovejoy is desperate to find out why a violin virtuoso has asked him to turn a real Stradivarius into a fake. Lovejoy enlists the help of Tommy Norris to find out why. Guest star Michael Angelis is best known for his roles in Boys from the Blackstuff and GBH, and stars in a new comedy series, Luv, to be shown on BBC1 next month.
Episode written by Chris Kelly and Iain Roy


Writer: Chris Kelly
Writer: Iain Roy
Producer: Emma Hayter
Director: John Crome
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Lady Jane: Phyllis Logan
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
Tommy Norris: Michael Angelis
Lindsay Parry-Davies: Ronan Vibert
Duncan Strong: Philip Bond
Muriel: Sarah Alexander
Sterne: Robert MacLeod
James Barnham-Smythe: Robert Swann
Maud: Shirley King

: So Haunt Me

More ghostly goings-on in the comedy by Paul A Mendelson, starring Miriam Karlin, Tessa Peake-Jones, George Costigan.

A mid-life crisis is bad - but a mid-death crisis can be murder.
With Laura Howard, Jeremy Green, Julia Deakin and Trevor Byfield.

A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv
(Stereo) (Subtitles)


Writer: Paul A. Mendelson
Director: John Stroud
Producer: Caroline Gold
Yetta Feldman: Miriam Karlin
Sally Rokeby: Tessa Peake-Jones
Pete Rokeby: George Costigan
Tammy Rokeby: Laura Howard
David Rokeby: Jeremy Green
Carole Dawlish: Julia Deakin

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Bernard Davey


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Bernard Davey

: Gallowglass

Last part of the psychological thriller about obsessive love by Ruth Rendell , writing as Barbara Vine.
The kidnappers are holding
Jessica but still want Nina, so it looks as if Paul has to choose between his daughter and the woman he is in love with. Screenplay by Jacqueline Holborough Producer Philippa Giles Director Tim Fywell


Unknown: Ruth Rendell
Unknown: Barbara Vine.
Play By: Jacqueline Holborough
Producer: Philippa Giles
Director: Tim Fywell
Sandor: Paul Rhys
Paul: John McArdle
Joe: Michael Sheen
Nina: Arkie Whiteley
Jessica: Harriet Owen
Tilly: Claire Hackett
Diana: Nerys Hughes

: Mastermind

Magnus Magnusson travels to the University of Strathclyde to put more general knowledge questions to another four contenders whose specialist subjects are: the Border Reivers, 1500-1625; the Russo-German War, 1941-5; Lady Murasaki and the Tale of Genji; and Sir Thomas More. Director Stephen Potter
Producer Penelope Cowell Doe


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Sir Thomas More.
Director: Stephen Potter
Producer: Penelope Cowell Doe

: Heart of the Matter

Investigations into ethical and moral issues affecting governments, the churches and individual lives. Joan Bakewell examines predicaments which appear to be insoluble.
Series producer Michael Waterhouse A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Roger Bolton

: What Shall We Tell the Children?

About Sexuality. A series to help parents talk to their children about sex.
Director Kate Cheeseman
Producer Tony Matthews
SUPPORT MATERIAL: forafree information leaflet, send a large sae to [address removed], or ring the free helpline [number removed]for an hour after this programme or tomorrow 2.00pm to 7.00pm.


Director: Kate Cheeseman
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Famously Fluent

Singing group the Nolans learn to speak Japanese. Producer Robert Cooke


Producer: Robert Cooke

: Doogie Howser, MD

American comedy series.
Planet of the Dateless. Doogie needs a date for the hospital's annual dinner dance.

: Tanhaiyan

(In Urdu with English subtitles. Shown yesterday at 2. 20pm on BBC2)

: Weather

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