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: Ceefax Pages

: WizBang

With Toby Anstis.
Fun and laughter.


Unknown: Toby Anstis.

: Charlie Chalk


: Playdays

Today: the Dot Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the Employment Secretary Gillian Shephard.
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15am and


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Gillian Shephard.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: News and Weather

OF DAY page

: In Touch with Healing

Mike Wooldridge discovers how the ancient Chinese technique of reflexology, along with traditional practices of hospital medicine and psychotherapy, can embrace physical, emotional and spiritual needs.


Unknown: Mike Wooldridge

: This Is the Day

Goes Coast to Coast. Judy
Merry concludes her journey from St Bees Head to Robin
Hood's Bay, breaking for prayer and worship. Today, she stops at Whitby.

: See Hear!

Magazine programme for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, presented by Clive Mason. Today: A group of deaf youngsters take a trip back in time to Sherwood Forest, and a report from Jack Ashley on measures to improve access for deaf customers at their local
Citizens' Advice Bureau. With signing and subtitles.


Presented By: Clive Mason.
Unknown: Jack Ashley

: Holiday Outings

David Jessel samples a winter holiday to Marrakesh.


Unknown: David Jessel

: Cricket: One-Day International

England v Australia
Live coverage of the third and final one-day international for the Texaco Trophy, from Lord's. Commentary is by Richie Benaud ,
Ray Illingworth , Geoffrey Boycott and Jack Bannister.
Introduced by Tony Lewis. TV presentation Alan Griffiths
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie
(Continued in Sunday Grandstand on BBC2)


Unknown: Richie Benaud
Unknown: Ray Illingworth
Unknown: Geoffrey Boycott
Unknown: Jack Bannister.
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Unknown: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: CountryFile

John Craven and Dave Lee
Travis announce the winners of the BBC's environmental awards scheme, the "Big Green One". Plus at 12.55 the week's weather.


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Dave Lee

: News

Cartoon Classics
Animated fun.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Mandy and Aidan have a heart-to-heart but look like ending up further apart than ever.

: Grand Prix

Live coverage from Monte Carlo of the sixth round of the Formula 1 championship.
Ayrton Senna is the master of Monaco with five victories in the last six years, the most memorable being last year's defeat of Nigel Mansell. Today he will be trying to close the gap on championship leader Alain Prost. Commentary by Murray Walker, James Hunt and Jonathan Palmer.
Introduced by Steve Rider.
(Highlights at 9.10pm on BBC2)
See preview page 8


Commentary: Murray Walker
Commentary: James Hunt
Commentary: Jonathan Palmer.
Presenter: Steve Rider
Producer: Mark Wilkin
Executive producer: Jim Reside

: Biteback

Viewers voice their criticisms and concerns about BBCtv programmes. With Sue Lawley. A Barraciough Carey production for BBCtv


Presenter: Sue Lawley

: Cartoon Fun with Droopy

Comic capers.

: Masterchef

The competition reaches the halfway point with tonight's three Scottish contestants. Loyd Grossman is joined by writer and columnist
Leslie Forbes and news presenter Martyn Lewis.
Producer Richard Bryan
Executive producer Bradley Adams
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv
MAGAZINE: tonight's recipes are in part 7 of the MasterchefMenu Collection ,£ 1 .75.


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Leslie Forbes
Presenter: Martyn Lewis.
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producer: Bradley Adams

: News With Moira Stuart.

Weather John Kettley


Unknown: John Kettley

: Praise Be!

In the last of the current series, Thora Hird takes a trip down memory lane to the Worth Valley Steam Railway at
Haworth in Yorkshire, the setting for many films including The Railway Children and Yanks. She also visits the beautiful garden of Suffolk woman Peggy Cole , which each year attracts tens of thousands of visitors.
Hymns: I Think, When I Read That Sweet Story of Old; Lord, for
Tomorrow and Its Needs; All Things Bright and Beautiful; The Old
Rugged Cross; Tell Out, My Soul; Sweet Is the Work; 0 Happy Day! Series producer Diane Reid


Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Peggy Cole
Producer: Diane Reid

: Baby Boom

I Comedy from the writers of Private
Benjamin, starring
Diane Keaton , Sam Shepard J C Wiatt lives the yuppie ideal. She has a successful career in advertising, a live-in lover married to his bank, and the smartest apartment complete with his and hers answering machines. En route to the business meeting of her life, J C discovers she has inherited a 13-month-old baby that's never heard of pasta, power breakfasts or mineral water.
Director Charles Shyer
SEE FILMS pages 63-72


Unknown: Diane Keaton
Unknown: Sam Shepard
Unknown: J C Wiatt
Director: Charles Shyer
JC Wiatt: Diane Keaton
Dr Jeff Cooper: Sam Shepard
Steven Buchner: Harold Ramis
FritzCurtis: Sam Wanamaker
Ken Arrenberg: James Spader
Hughes Larrabee: Pat Hingle
Vern Borne: Britt Leach

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: John Kettley

: A Question of Guilt

This powerful mystery drama, based on the novel by Frances Fyfield , has been adapted by Ted Whitehead (responsible, among other major television dramas, for The Life and Loves of a Ske-Devil, and The Cloning of Joanna May).
Starring Cherie Lunghi Derrick O'Connor
The brutal murder of a woman appears to be an open and shut case. But while Crown
Prosecutor Helen West and Supt Geoffrey Bailey have a suspect and a signed confession, the lack of a credible motive still nags. Their investigations lead them through a labyrinth of jealousies and emotions before they both realise that there is far more to this murder than meets the eye.
Producer Chris Burt Director Stuart Orme
An Elmgate/Thames production for BBCtv
Cherie Lunghi lays down the law in a new crime drama


Novel By: Frances Fyfield
Adapted By: Ted Whitehead
Unknown: Cherie Lunghi
Unknown: Derrick O'Connor
Unknown: Helen West
Unknown: Supt Geoffrey Bailey
Producer: Chris Burt
Director: Stuart Orme
Unknown: Cherie Lunghi
Helen West: Cherie Lunghi
Geoffrey Bailey: Derrick Oconnor
Eileen Cartwright: Gillian Barge
Osborn: Peter Jeffrey
Quinn: Malcolm Sinclair
Sissy Malton: Celia Imrie
Sandor Darvas: Ion Caramitru
Ryan: Mark WomacK
Lawrence: Bev Willis
Michael Bernard: Osmund Bullock
Ed Darvas: Alex Walkinshaw
Peter Darvas: Luke Pursey
Clive Barrow: James Smith
Annie: Jane Marlow
Judge: Noel Coleman
David: James Hayes
Judge: Daniel Thorndike
Sergeant Jones: Robert Oates
Sylvia Bernard: Belinda Carroll
Hugo: John Dixon
Zoie: Sara Jardine Jordan

: Everyman

Breach of Faith. Father Samuel Penney sexually abused children in parishes within the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham for 25 years. He was arrested in July 1992 and convicted this March after three families gave evidence in his prosecution. Penney pleaded guilty to ten charges of indecent assault against boys and girls aged between 8 and 14. Everyman investigates why it took the Church so long to recognise Penney was a paedophile. In this film, the families speak out for the first time about the abuse they suffered. They say several officials within the Archdiocese of Birmingham knew of Penney's activities years before his prosecution. One parent says: "You never want to hear the word 'yes' when you ask your child about abuse." Last in the series.
Producer Deborah Parkin Editor John Blake
A Boxclever production for BBCtv


Unknown: Father Samuel Penney
Producer: Deborah Parkin
Editor: John Blake

: Time of Her Life

The second of four programmes about health and well-being for women over 40. Tonight, the physical effects of the menopause - what to expect, how to deal with it and the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy (HRT).
HELPLINE: [number removed] (free) open until 1.00am and tomorrow 2.00-7.00pm. BBC BOOK: Time of Her Life, £7.99


Series Producer: Fiona Pitcher

: Cricket: One-Day International

Highlights of the third and final one-day international between England and Australia.
Introduced by Tony Lewis.


Introduced By: Tony Lewis.

: Weather

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