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: The High Chaparral

Western action, Rpt

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the week's news makers. On the day that
Margaret Thatcher 's memoirs are Published in the press, today's newspaper reviewers include former Tory MP Alan Clark , whose career is profiled at 11.15pmonBBC2.
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15; 9.00 News; Weather


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Unknown: Alan Clark
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Faith to Faith

A Catholic woman describes how a Muslim boy taught her the meaning of the Good Samaritan parable.

: This Is the Day

A look at the work of acclaimed hymn writer John Henry Newman.


Unknown: John Henry Newman.

: See Hear!

A report on the World Games for the Deaf in Sofia, Bulgaria. With signing and subtitles.
(Repeatedon Tuesday 2.30pm BBC2)

: Winning

The series for people who run their own businesses. Today: winning customers. A Diverse/Lauderdale production for BBCtv

: Careering Ahead

Today, the work of a bouncer.

: Measure for Measure

Stories about the history of measurement. Today: Time. A Windfall production for BBCtv

: Blooming Bellamy

A rerun of the series on herbal medicine.Today, David Bellamy scours the streets of London for herbal cures. An Ark production for BBCtv


Unknown: David Bellamy

: CountryFile

With John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.55.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; On the Record

Analysis of the week's political events with John Humphrys.


Unknown: John Humphrys.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Pauline goes on the warpath when a family secret gets out.

: Perry Mason: the Case of the Scandalous Scoundrel

A 1987 murder mystery shown as a tribute to the late Raymond Burr.
A magazine publisher, notorious for printing salacious stories about the rich and famous, is found dead. Mason is asked to defend the chief suspect.


Unknown: Raymond Burr.
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake Jr: William Katt
Michael Reston: David Ogden-Steirs

: Biteback

Viewers discuss BBCtv programmes. Presented by Sue Lawley .
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv


Presented By: Sue Lawley

: Nanny Knows Best

Tonight, 71-year-old trouble-shooter Nanny Smith examines the seemingly irrational behaviour of three children, including one who will only wear blue clothes. Series producer Pat Holland
Executive producer Nikki Cheetham ABazal production for BBCtv
BBC BOOK: Nanny Knows Best, pricef 12.99, from bookshops.


Producer: Pat Holland
Producer: Nikki Cheetham

: The Clothes Show

News from the catwalks of Milan, plus two new retail chains for larger women.
Presented by Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin , Brenda Emmanus and Vanessa Scott.
Producer Colette Foster
Executive producer Roger Casstles


Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Caryn Franklin
Presented By: Brenda Emmanus
Presented By: Vanessa Scott.
Producer: Colette Foster
Producer: Roger Casstles

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Moira Stuart.

: Songs of Praise

Alan Titchmarsh visits the English-speaking community on the Cote d'Azur. The service comes from the village of Valbonne and the hymns include Thine Be the Glory and Be Thou My Vision. ProducerSimon Hammond
Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth and Richard spend their first night in their new weekend retreat. But plans to become part of the "country set "go horribly wrong.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Harold Snoad


Written By: Roy Clarke
Hyacinth: Patricia Routledge
Richard: Clive Swift
Elizabeth: Josephine Tewson
Daisy: Judy Cornwell
Onslow: Geoffrey Hughes
Rose: Mary Millar

: Lovejoy

Eric is holidaying on the Essex marshes, and finds himself involved in a smuggling racket. Tonight's episode also stars Warren Mitchell.
Episode written by John Milne Producer Jo Wright Director Jim Hill


Unknown: Warren Mitchell.
Written By: John Milne
Producer: Jo Wright
Director: Jim Hill
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Eric: Chris Jury
Charlotte Cavendish: Caroline Langrishe
Charlie Gimbert: Malcolm Tierney
Beth: Diane Parish
Uncle Albert: Warren Mitchell
Chief Inspector Sharpe: Reece Dinsdale
Ellen Parker: Selina Cadell
Kate Henshaw: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Cieran Stow: Ian McElhinney
Bill Parker: Nicholas Le Prevost
Peter Farquar: Peter Benson
Inspector Hardwick: Eric Deacon

: Birds of a Feather

A family tragedy wins Sharon's husband leave from prison, but her worst fears are confirmed.
Episode written by Geoff Rowley
Director Terry Kinane Producer; Chariie Hanson An Alomo production for BBCtv


Written By: Geoff Rowley
Director: Terry Kinane
Producer: Chariie Hanson
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Chris: Peter Polycarpou
Garth: Matthew Savage
Tony: Andy Lucas
Theo: Vasilis Panayi
Marina: Eve Adam

: News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Screen One: Money for Nothing

The comic offering for tonight's Screen One film is a transatlantic jaunt involving a schoolboy who bets his friend he'll be worth a million before the week is out.
Christien Anholt , recently seen as the young man investigating the death of his father in ITV's rerun of The
Blackheath Poisonings, stars as the 16-year-old boy. His adventures lead him to New York, where he meets his match in tycoon Martin Short (best remembered here as one of the hilarious Three Amigos with Steve Martin and Chevy Chase).
This is a first film by young writer Tim Firth , who has two series in the pipeline for the BBC; the music is by John Dankworth.
Producer Andree Molyneux DirectorMike Ockrent


Unknown: Christien Anholt
Unknown: Martin Short
Unknown: Steve Martin
Unknown: Tim Firth
Unknown: John Dankworth.
Producer: Andree Molyneux
Director: Mike Ockrent
Gary: Christien Anholt
Lisa: Jayne Ashbourne
Brian: Paul Reynolds
Mr Derbyshire: Tim Preece
Mr Worrall: Sean Baker
Mrs Worrall: Penny Leatherbarrow
Mister Burger: David Michaels
Killray: Martin Short
Bloom: John Hillner
Marvin: Chris Peterson
Keith: Ewen Cummins
Blears: John Arthur
Farquharson: Julian Glover
Don: Peter Caffrey
Kevin: Richard Ridings
Pria: Kim Vithana
Schneider: Wolf Kahler
Angela: Heather Wright
Denise McClachan: Deborah Norton
Ben: Jullen Hall

: Heart of the Matter

Consenting Adults?
Britain has the highest age of consent for gay men anywhere in Western Europe, 21 years, while other countries range from 12 to 18. Should it be reduced? As Parliament prepares to debate the issue, Joan Bakewell talks to those who believe that the law encourages the spread of Aids, and others who feel that it is fair for society to treat gay men differently.
Producer Mike Mitchell
Series producer Michael Waterhouse
A Roger Bolton production for BBCtv


Talks: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Mike Mitchell
Unknown: Roger Bolton

: Shoulder to Shoulder

Six plays being shown again to mark the 7 5th anniversary of the gaining of the parliamentary vote by women. Annie Kenney
1904: Annie Kenney has been a mill worker since the age of 10. What has women's suffrage to offer her?
Written by Alan Plater ; Producer Verity Lambert DirectorWaris Hussein


Unknown: Annie Kenney
Unknown: Annie Kenney
Written By: Alan Plater
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Waris Hussein
Annie Kenney: Georgia Brown
Mrs Pankhurst: Sian Phillips
Sylvia Pankhurst: Angela Down
Christabel Pankhurst: Patricia Quinn
Mrs Pethick-Lawrence: Sheila Allen
Mr Pethick-Lawrence: Ronald Hines
Keir Hardie: Fulton MacKay
Asquith: Robert Hardy

: Weather

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