With Toby Anstis.
Today: the Why Bird Stop. AFelgateproductionforBBCtv
David Frost interviews the week's news makers.
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8. 15am and
Mike Wooldridge tries to discover if there is a divine purpose in suffering.
Tony Phelan visits Emmanuel College, Cambridge, during
May Week to meet students for prayer and meditation.
Three viewers review the deaf press. Plus an appeal for volunteers for Hearing Concern. With signing and subtitles.
Aspects of contemporary France, as seen by French television.
7: The southern regions of Basilicata and Puglia, and the conical houses of Alberobello.
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This week: simple techniques for keeping calm.
BBC BOOK: Better Communication Skills for Work, by Melanie Kelcher (telephone [number removed]foranorderform).
Accidents Just Happen - Don They? Anneka Rice looks at what can be done to keep children safe.
Mireille Johnston visits Limousin and Auvergne.
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With John Craven , plus at 12.55 the week's weather.
Political analysis, with Jonathan Dimbleby and John Cole.
Omnibus edition. Michelle is concerned about Mark. Shelley forces her to speak out.
Musical starring Fred Astaire
Finian McLonergan arrives in America from Ireland with a crock of gold, intending to bury it near Fort Knox in the hope that it will multiply in value. But complications arise in the form of his daughter Sharon's adventures and the arrival of a leprechaun who wants the gold back. The songs include That Old Devil Moon, IfThisIsn Love and How Are Things in G/occa Morra?
Director Francis Ford Coppola
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Susan the Silent:
Judge Billboard Rawkins:
Tonight's programme sees three contestants crossing spatulas in the first semi-final. They are: Rachel Southall , a nurse from Sheffield;
Brian Tompkins , a Northamptonshire optometrist; and Richard Kuch , a Lincolnshire hairdresser.
Loyd Grossman is joined by Jean Marsh , actress and creator of The House of Eliott, and chef Raymond Blanc who help choose the first finalist. Producer Richard Bryan
Executive producer Bradley Adams
A Union Pictures production for BBCtv
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With Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Ian McCaskill
Stephanie Cole , star of Waiting for God, talks to
Alan Titchmarsh at her cottage in Warwickshire about the spiritual part of her life, which has included experimenting with different religions, such as Buddhism. Specially shot videos capture the spirit of six hymns that have inspired her throughout her life.
Hymns: Eternal Father; God Be in My Head; Make Me a Channel of Your Peace; When I Needed a Neighbour; Who Would True
Valour See; Adoramus Te Domine. Producer Peter Armstrong
A Word Pictures production for BBCtv
(Repeated tomorrow on SBC2 at 3. 00
Anneka Rice presents the ultimate travel challenge. Two couples fly to a mystery foreign location and compete in a series of tough physical and mental tasks. For the winners, the prize is to stay on for a well-earned luxury holiday. For the losers though, the first plane back to Britain awaits.
This week, the destination is Los Angeles, which was hit by the worst storm in 20 years during filming. The tests the two couples face include navigating helicopters over Los Angeles, stunt acting and running an all-American diner. Director David Cumming
Series producer Mark Rowland
A Mentorn Films production for BBCtv
A new murder investigation, starring Raymond Burr
Terri Knight was a popular singer - except with the person who murdered her. It's up to ace defence lawyer Perry Mason to prove it wasn't her manager-husband.
Knight is played by top model turned singing star Vanessa Williams.
With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Ian McCaskill
Ken Russell 's four-part adaptation of D H Lawrence 's classic story that scandalised a generation and gave rise to the most celebrated indecency trial of the century.
Starring Joely Richardson Sean Bean
2: Spring comes and with it the familiar post-winter awakening. Nourished by the sun and light, the flowers bloom and the Wragby estate pheasant chicks hatch. Sir Clifford employs a nurse, the capable and trustworthy Mrs Bolton. This leaves Connie free to spend more time in the woods. But dare she fall prey to her own sexual awakenings? Finally, the gamekeeper Mellors leads her to his hut for the long-awaited moment of passion.
The series was filmed on location at Wrotham Park in Hertfordshire. For the spring scenes in this episode, actually shot during May and June,
Russell's art department were obliged to import dozens of specially cultivated daffodils.
Screenplay by Michael Haggiag and Ken Russell
A London Films/Global Arts production for BBCtv
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Sir Clifford Chatterley:
The programme about current moral dilemmas investigates another issue affecting the private and public life of Britain. Presented by Joan Bakewell. Series producer Michael Waterhouse A Roger Bolton production forBBCtv
First of a series that aims to show people how to use their time efficiently and effectively. In the Office. Are you making the best use of your time? It is not a question of being busy, but of being effective. This programme looks at how to set realistic goals, manage your diary better, delegate more effectively, and cope with unwelcome interruptions. Producer Hendrik Ball
The financial success or failure of a year's work for shepherd Richard Seabrook is largely decided by the price he gets for the lambs he is selling. Producer Don Haworth