With Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.
With Zoe Ball.
The Playground Stop.
10.40 Problem-solving with Will Hanrahan
11.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News; Weather
11.10 Star Guest of the Day
11.20 Touch of Love
11.30 Patric Walker's Video Horoscope
12.00 News (Subtitled) Regional News; Weather
Today's guests are Penelope Keith and TV presenter and actor Shane Richie.
With Judi Spiers.
(Details at 5.35pm) Stereo
Last Salute to the Commodore. A film which marks the directorial debut of Patrick McGoohan , star of the 60s cult TV series The Prisoner. Columbo thinks he has solved the murder of a wealthy yacht builder, until his prime suspect is killed. With Peter Falk ,
Robert Vaughn and Wilfrid Hyde White.
With Toby Anstis.
Crossword puzzle. COMPETITION: send answers to Sick as a Parrot, BBCtv. Wood Lane. London W 12 7RJ.
Father Christmas Goes on Holiday Written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs , told by Bill Wallis.
Presented by Mickey Hutton , Colette Brown and Paul Leyshon.
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The choir arrive in Germany and find it isn't quite what they expected.
This week's episodes written by Kevin Hood
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Brad attempts to impress his future mother-in-law. Pam finds out about Gaby's shocking behaviour.
With Martyn Lewis and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Michael Fish
Jill Dando presents the show from the Algarve, where thousands of retired people go to while away the winter.
Sankha Guha visits Hong Kong during celebrations for
Chinese New Year,
Sheryl Simms tries the Greek island of Skopelos and Eamonn Holmes visits Rutland - part of England that officially no longer exists. Producer Simon Shaw
Editor Jane Lush
Phil is under pressure to keep a promise, and Frank's plans don't go according to plan.
(For cast see Thursday)
The programme that goes behind the scenes in the worlds of science, sport, medicine and show business to reveal the tricks of the trade. With Desmond Lynam and Jenny Hull. Producer John Longley
Executive producer Alan Boyd
A Reg Grundy/Telepictures production for BBCtv
Anne Robinson presents viewers' opinions on BBC programmes. This week the people of Macclesfield air their views.
Producer Bernard Newnham
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With Peter Sissons.
Weather Michael Fish
Another reconstruction of a major real-life crime featured on the Crimewatch UK series, presented by Nick Ross.
In the Line of Fire. Nearly five years ago, young vagrant
David Paterson was shot and seriously wounded as he chased an armed robber.
Today, he is still in hospital - partly-paralysed and receiving round-the-clock care.
Tonight's programme looks at the police investigation which led to the jailing of the gunman. Producer AdeleneAlani
Executive producer Anne Morrison
A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
Vikram Seth 's novel
A Suitable Boy is over 1,300 pages long and weighs several pounds. Yet it outsold popular novelists like Jilly Cooper and John Le Carre and has made an international star of its author.
Film-maker Nadia Haggar travelled to Delhi to meet Seth's family as part of this profile, discovering the true stories that contributed to the complex narrative of A Suitable Boy. While composing his great prose work, Seth also found time to write Beastly Tales from Here and There (a collection of children's fables) and a libretto for the English National Opera. Excerpts from these and his earlier work feature in the film.
Seth himself is seen at publishing parties in London, negotiating with his agent, and at a family reunion in Delhi, where he meets his music guru and other influential childhood figures. The profile was co-produced by Vikram Seth 's sister, Aradhana Seth. Series editor Nigel Williams
"There were days when I wanted to pack up at lunchtime and tell everyone to go home," says director Steven Spielberg about his latest multi-Oscar-nominated film, Schindler's List.
In an interview filmed by Jon Blair , maker of the documentary Schindler which was shown on BBC2 last week, Spielberg reveals that the film stretched him way beyond anything he'd done before. Not only was it a departure in style for him - he says he "used a documentary/ news approach rather than my usual David Lean approach" - but the subject matter was particularly stressful for a man rediscovering Judaism.
The interview gives a rare insight into the director's feelings and motives and is illustrated with clips from the film as well as archive footage of some of those who survived the Holocaust because they were on Schindler's list.
Thriller that marked I Steven Spielberg 's directorial debut, starring Dennis Weaver
On an isolated stretch of road a travelling salesman encounters a 1 0-ton tanker truck whose sole purpose seems to be to crush him and his car under its gigantic wheels.
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