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: Ceefax Pages

: Wiz Bang

With Philippa Forrester. Stereo Rpt Stereo

: Charlie Chalk

Animation. Rpt

: Playdays

Today: the Patch Stop.

: Rupert

Animation. Told by Ray Brooks.


Told By: Ray Brooks.

: The Smoggies

Animation. Rpt

: Favourite Songs

Animated stories based on classic songs.

: See Hear!

Linda Day looks at how different countries preserve their deaf culture through film. With signing and subtitles.

: France Panorama

A four-part series on - aspects of modern-day France as seen by French TV.
Today: family life.

: Italianissimo

5: A look at Bologna. Rpt

: Morning Worship

A Service of Commemoration of the Battle of the Atlantic
Diplomats and veterans from countries once at war gather in Liverpool Cathedral to honour the men who perished in the Atlantic convoy battles, which helped shape the course of the Second World War. Ships from across the world will be moored in the port of Liverpopl, as the Prince and Princess df Wales join the congregation in prayers for peace and reconciliation. The Prime Minister,
John Major , will read the lesson. The preacher is the Archbishop of York, John Habgood. Fanfare trumpeters of the Royal
Marines will play a specially commissioned work.
Commentary by Richard Baker. TV presentation Steven Benson


Unknown: John Major
Unknown: John Habgood.
Commentary By: Richard Baker.
Unknown: Steven Benson

: Small World

Eric Thompson looks at
Coronation Street actor Peter Baldwin's toy theatre.


Unknown: Eric Thompson

: A Cook's Tour of France

Mireille Johnston in Provence.


Unknown: Mireille Johnston

: CountryFile

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


Unknown: John Craven

: News On the Record

Political analysis, with Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole.


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Unknown: John Cole.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Dot is the toast of Nigel's birthday party.

: In Which We Serve

A moving tribute to the men and officers of the Royal Navy, written by and starring Noël Coward
Dive-bombed in the Battle of Crete, HMS Torrin is lost.
However, the memories of her surviving crew re-create the stirring story of the ship and those who served in her.
Directors Noël Coward and David Lean
SEE FILMS pages 52-57


Captain D: Noel Coward
O/S Shorty Blake: John Mills
CPO Walter Hardy: Bernard Miles
Alix Kinross: Celia Johnson
Mrs Hardy: Joyce Carey
Freda Lewis: Kay Walsh
Number One: Derek Elphinstone
Flags: Michael Wilding
Guns: Robert Sansom
Engineer commander: Ballard Berkeley
Young Stoker: Richard Attenborough

: Cartoon

: Masterchef

The penultimate heat before the semi-finals, with three contestants from the south west. Loyd Grossman is joined by headmistress of the Ballymaloe Cookery School
Darina Allen and film director
Ken Russell. MAGAZINE: tonight's recipes are in part 8 of the Masterchef Menu Collection. £ 1.75.


Unknown: Darina Allen
Unknown: Ken Russell.

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: The Queen and I

Second of the week's collections of photographs, portraits and other images of Her Majesty the Queen, with comments by her subjects.

: Songs of Praise

Crowning Glory
A celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II from the splendour of Westminster Abbey. Pam Rhodes meets some of the people who were at the Abbey 40 years ago and explores the symbols, words and music of the day. Martin Neary , a choirboy in 1953, conducts the Abbey choir, the English
Chamber Orchestra and the London Brass Ensemble as they perform music from the Coronation and other royal occasions.
Executive producer Roger Hutchings Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Martin Neary
Producer: Roger Hutchings
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Switching Channels

n Sharp romantic comedy starring Kathleen Turner
Burt Reynolds
Christopher Reeve
Tonight's news: romance, scandal, intrigue ... and that's just behind the camera. The highly pressured world of television news is difficult to leave, especially if you're the best. Christy Colleran is just that, but she's also a woman in love and dying to be married. So what happens when her unscrupulous ex-husband and boss "Sully" Sullivan offers her the scoop of a lifetime?
Director Ted Kotcheff
SEE FILMS pages 52-57


Unknown: Kathleen Turner
Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Unknown: Christopher Reeve
Unknown: Christy Colleran
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Christy Colleran: Kathleen Turner
John L Sullivan lV: Burt Reynolds
BlaineBingham: Christopher Reeve
RoyRidnitz: Ned Beatty
IkeRoscoe: Henry Gibson
Siegenthaler: George Newbern
Berger: Al Waxman
Warden Terwilliger: Ken James
Zaks: Barry Flatman
Tillinger: Ted Simonett
Carvalho: Anthony Sherwood

: The Queen and

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Don't Leave Me This Way

The second of Joan Smith 's novels to be adapted for TV, Don't Leave Me This Way features the two academic detective heroines first seen in A Masculine Ending, screened last year. The next novel in the series, What Men Say, appears in October and is currently being turned into a screenplay. Starring Janet McTeer Imelda Staunton
When their friend's body is found in a car wrecked off the Suffolk coast, Loretta and Bridget are distraught. But somehow they find the officially recorded verdict of accidental death unacceptable, and they begin to dig and question.
Screenplay by Catherine Buchanan
Producers Charles Elton. Moira Williams DirectorStuartOrme
A First Choice production for BBCtv


Unknown: Joan Smith
Unknown: Janet McTeer
Unknown: Imelda Staunton
Unknown: Catherine Buchanan
Producers: Charles Elton.
Producers: Moira Williams
Loretta Lawson: Janet McTeer
Bridget Bennet: Imelda Staunton
George Saunders: John Fortune
Oscar Ghilardi: Ian McNeice
JohnTracey: Bill Nighy
Sandra Neil: Pamela Salem
Tom Neil: Harry Ditson
Tony Fleming: Jerome Flynn
Lizzie Neil: Rebecca Hall

: Heart of the Matter

Return of the series that examines current moral dilemmas. Over the next six weeks, Heart of the Matter will investigate a wide range of ethical issues affecting the private and public life of Britain. Presented by Joan Bakewell. Series producer Michael Waterhouse A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv


Presented By: Joan Bakewell.
Unknown: Roger Bolton

: For Those in Peril

If Germany had succeeded in cutting the supply lines to Britain during the Second
World War, this country would have been forced to surrender.
It was vital that food, raw materials and munitions reached Britain by sea and this month marks the 50th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic - the period when the Allies gained control. This film reflects the extraordinary bra very of those who took part from the Royal and Merchant Navies, the RAF, and the much-feared German
U-boats. Narrator Sue Johnston also highlights the crucial role played by the city of Liverpool. Producer Malcolm Betney


Producer: Malcolm Betney

: Time of Her Life

Third of four programmes about health and well-being for women over 40 focuses on dealing with emotional changes - children leaving home, bereavement, divorce and discovering new opportunities. Series producer Fiona Pitcher
BBC BOOK: Time of Her Life,£7.99
FREE HELPLINE: 0[number removed]open until
1.00am and tomorrow 2.00-7.00pm.

: The Sky at Night

Star Death.
Dr Robin Catchpole of the Royal
Greenwich Observatory joins Patrick Moore to talk about supernova - the most tremendous outbursts known in nature involving the destruction of a massive star - from which astronomers can learn a great deal. Producer Pieter Morpurgo
INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed](calls charged 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p per minute other times).


Unknown: Dr Robin Catchpole
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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