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: Breakfast with Frost

Prime Minister John Major is David Frost 's guest as the morning series launches into its second year.
Series editor Barney Jones
Executiveeditor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts


Unknown: John Major
Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Bob Wheaton

: Glimpses of God

A series of programmes looking at mystical experiences.

: This Is the Day

A six-part journey through the Highlands towards one of Scotland's most holy places.

: See Hear!

This week, an invited audience discusses the future of the deaf community. With signing and subtitles.

: Channel Hopping

First of three programmes about working in Europe. Today, teaching

: Careering Ahead

: Spain on a Plate

A gastronomic journey through Spain. Today: the Basque country.

: Family Affairs

A series on family life. Presented by Gloria Hunniford and Caron Keating.


Presented By: Gloria Hunniford
Presented By: Caron Keating.

: CountryFile

The environmental problems posed by UK airport expansion. Plus the week's weather at 12.55

: News; On the Record

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


Unknown: John Humphrys.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Will Arthur finally win back Pauline?

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Sheffield United v Manchester United
Live coverage of this year's
FA Cup begins with this third-round tie. Sheffield United beat Manchester United 2-1 in the fifth round last year, but were convincingly beaten 3-0 when the sides met at Bramall Lane last month in the Premiership. With Jimmy Hill and Alan Hansen.
(More cup action in Match of the Day tomorrowat


Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Alan Hansen.

: Smokescreen

Second of a six-part drama set in 1907. Chrissie gets a job with the eccentric film maker Frank Sheringham.
Based on a novel by Elsie McCutcheon
A Red Rooster production for BBCtv


Unknown: Frank Sheringham.
Novel By: Elsie McCutcheon
Mr Sheringham: Timothy Wes1
Sara Bean: Paula Wilcox
Gertie: Anita Dobson
Mrs Nash: Joan Sims
Albert Gold: Peter Guinness
Chrissie: Sally Walsh
Vicky Sheringham: Kate Hardie

: Antiques Roadshow

Today's edition visits
Barrow-in-Furness where the experts see a magnetic globe, rare Buddhist bronzes from the Himalayas and a serving table which might have been made by Thomas Chippendale.
Presented by Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis
BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: £1.60 from newsagents


Unknown: Thomas Chippendale.
Presented By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Jennie Bond.

: Songs of Praise

From Carrickfergus in Northern Ireland. Pam Rhodes looks at the town's history, joins a medieval banquet for schoolchildren and discovers how Christian faith is enabling modem-day Carrickfergus to adapt and renew itself in a world of change. Hymns include: At the Name of Jesus,
Will Your Anchor Hold, BeNot Afraidand Brightest and Best. Producer Maurice Maguire Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Producer: Maurice Maguire
Editor: Helen Alexander

: As Time Goes By

After two series of "will-they-won't-they"
_ suspense, Jean Pargetter and Lionel Hardcastle are finally committed to a relationship that blossomed after a 38-year separation.
"I hope it gives people hope without being unrealistic," says Geoffrey Palmer , who plays old colonial Lionel. "Let's face it, any fellow of my age who's on his own might look at Judi Dench and fancy getting together with her. I think we' ve avoided the pitfalls of romantic fantasy; the characters are very defensive, they can be cantankerous and intolerant, just as I really am."
Written by Bob Larbey ; Producer Sydney Lotterby Executive producer Philip Jones
A Theatre of Comedy/D L Taffner UK Ltd productionforBBCtv Stereo


Unknown: Jean Pargetter
Unknown: Lionel Hardcastle
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Unknown: Judi Dench
Written By: Bob Larbey
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Producer: Philip Jones
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Judith: Moira Brooker
Alistair: Philip Bretherton
Sandy: Jenny Funnell
Rocky: Frank Middlemass
Madge: Joan Sims
Mrs Bale: Janet Henfrey
Vicar: Richard Braine
Nick: Guy Grinnell

: The House of Eliott

Period fashion-house drama starring Stella Gonet Louise Lombard
Evie is astonished when her sister proposes tojoinforces with another designer.
Episode written by Deborah Cook Producer Jeremy Gwilt Director Graeme Harper
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Unknown: Stella Gonet
Unknown: Louise Lombard
Written By: Deborah Cook
Producer: Jeremy Gwilt
Director: Graeme Harper
Beatrice Eliott: Stella Gonet
Evangeline Eliott: Louise Lombard
Jack Maddox: Aden Gillett
Madge Althorpe: Judy Flynn
Tilly Foss: Cathy Murphy
Betty Butcher: Diana Rayworth
Agnes Clarke: Victoria Alcock
Joseph Wint: Stephen Churchet
Charles Quance: Bill Thomas
Grace Keeble: Melanie Ramsay
Larry Cotter: Ian Redford
Donald Bradley: Michael Fitzpatrick
Gerry Althorpe: Jamie Foreman
Percy: Peter Lovstrom
Albert Howell: Dean Williamson
Stan Butcher: Mike Savage
Miles Bannister: Robert Hands
Katya Beletsky: Caroline Trowbridge

: So Haunt Me

Comedy series about the Rokeby family and their genial Jewish ghost Yetta. Starring Miriam Karlin, Tessa Peake-Jones, George Costigan.

The Rokeby's have their new lives all planned out - but the best laid plans....
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv


Writer: Paul A Mendelson
Director: Sylvie Boden
Producer: Sharon Bloom
Yetta Feldman: Miriam Karlin
Sally Rokeby: Tessa Peake-Jones
Pete Rokeby: George Costigan
Tammy Rokeby: Laura Howard
David Rokeby: Jeremy Green
Mr Bloom: David Graham
Piers: Philip McGough
Dolly Finkel: Thelma Ruby
Tark: Paul Trussell

: News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: When Harry Met Sally

FILM Romantic comedy I starring
Billy Crystal , Meg Ryan "Men and women can't be friends. The sex part always gets in the way." This is
Harry's philosophy on life.
Sally doesn't agree with him about this or anything else. But as the mis-matched couple repeatedly encounter each other over the next few years, each has occasion to change their views. Could this be the start of a beautiful friendship?
Director Rob Reiner (1989)


Unknown: Billy Crystal
Unknown: Meg Ryan
Director: Rob Reiner
Unknown: Barry Norman
Harry Burns: Billy Crystal
Sally Albright: Meg Ryan
Marie: Carrie Fisher
Jess: Bruno Kirby
Joe: Stephen Ford
Alice: Lisa Jane Persky
Amanda: Michelle Nicastro
Stewardess: Gretchen Palmer

: Everyman

After Charity
An award-winning documentary in which eight
Oxfam volunteers go on a tour of north-west India to discover how the money they raise in the UK is spent. Shocked and humbled by what they see, it leads them to question the western view of charity.
Producers Peter Armstrong , Anuradha Vittachi Series editor John Blake
A Word Pictures production for BBCtv


Producers: Peter Armstrong
Producers: Anuradha Vittachi
Editor: John Blake

: Poor Dear

I The first of three films on the disability charity industry.
Tonight's programme looks at advertising - the impact it has and the perceptions it creates about disabled people.
Producers David Hevey and Sian Vasey Editor Martin Hale
A Criptic production for BBCtv


Producers: David Hevey
Producers: Sian Vasey
Editor: Martin Hale

: The Sky at Night

Auriga is one of the most prominent of all the constellations of the northern sky. Patrick Moore explains what can be seen there.
Producer PieterMorpurgo


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Weather

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