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: Children's BBC

With Philippa Forrester.
Competition: [number removed] (max call costs 20p). For a copy of the rules, send sae to: BBC Audiocall, [address removed]

Penny Crayon

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop.

: Blood and Honey

Stories from the Old Testament.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews Treasury Chief Secretary Michael Portillo. Series editor Barney Jones
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Michael Portillo.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Lead Kindly Light

Service for Lent from the Priory Church of St Mary and St Cuthbert at Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire.

: See Hear!

A trainee hairdressing scheme for the deaf. With signing and subtitles.

: Lingo! How to Learn a Language

Pronunciation and vocabulary.

: Italianissimo

A visit to Turin.

: Careering Ahead

(Details tomorrow at 12.15am)

: If the Worst Happens

How to cope if your child chokes.

: What Shall We Tell the Children?

Boys and puberty.

: Family Affairs

A series on family life.

: CountryFile

Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.55


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; On the Record

Political analysis.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo

: War of the Worlds

H G Wells's classic science-fiction novel is given Oscar-winning special effects.
From the blackness of outer space the earth is being scrutinised by ruthless alien beings bent on destruction.
Dir ector Byron Haskin (1953)
FILM REVIEWS pages 53-60


Unknown: Byron Haskin
Dr Clayton Forrester: Gene Barrv
Sylvia Van Buren: Ann Robinson
General Mann: Les Tremayne
Dr Pryor: Robert Cornthwaite
Dr Bilderbeck: Sandro Giglio
Narrator: Cedric Hardwicke

: Biteback

Viewers air their concerns about BBC programmes. With Sue Lawley. A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv


Unknown: Barraclough Carey

: The Clothes Show

Student hat designers are set a challenge.

: Antiques Roadshow

This week from Ashford in Kent, where exhibits include a rare wooden doll from the 1750s,a games table from the pre-Chippendale period which had been standing in a garage, and a Jaquemar watch from about 1800. With Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis


Unknown: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Songs of Praise

Celebrating St Patrick's Day last Thursday in St Patrick's Cathedral, New York, Alan Titchmarsh discovers Irish faith in action. Hymns include: Mine Eyes Have Seen; Here I
Am, Lord; and 0 Sacred Head. Producer Maurice Maguire Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: Maurice Maguire
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Honey for Tea

A new comedy series starring Felicity Kendal
Nigel Le Vaillant Leslie Phillips
In order to keep her less than brilliant son at St Maud's,
Nancy plays the college system at its own game.
Written by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Unknown: Felicity Kendal
Unknown: Nigel Le Vaillant
Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Written By: Michael Aitkens
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Nancy Belasco: Felicity Kendal
Prof Simon Latimer: Nigel Le Vaillant
Sir Dickie Hobhouse: Leslie Phillips
Jake Belosco: Patrick McCollough
Dr Basil Quinn: Alan David
Hon Lucy Courtney: Caroline Harker
Charlie Chadwick: Crispin Bonham Carter

: Pie in the Sky

Henry Crabbe has a lot on his plate in tonight's episode of the new drama series about a detective more interested in culinary matters than police work.
In The Truth Will Out he is about to open the restaurant of his dreams when he is dispatched to find a missing police officer with some sensitive information. What he'd really like to find is another waiter for Pie in the Sky.
Written by Andrew Payne
Producer Jacky Stoller ; Director Colin Gregg A Witzend production for BBCtv


Written By: Andrew Payne
Producer: Jacky Stoller
Director: Colin Gregg
Henry Crabbe: Richard Griffiths
Margaret Crabbe: Maggie Steed
Freddy Fisher: Malcolm Sinclair
DC Ken Shipley: Tim Woodward
Chief Supt Barry Simmonds: Vincenzo Ricotta
GilesRomney: Jonathan Moore
PC Cambridge: Bella Enahoro
John: Ashley Russell
Jasper Snape: Perry Fenwick
Jane Shipley: Gillian Bevan
Rosie Shipley: Julie Buckfield
Steve Turner: Joe Duttine

: Ain't Misbehavin'

Roy Clarke , creator of Last of the Summer Wine and Keeping Up Appearances, turns his attention to marital infidelity in his new series starring Peter Davison and Nicola Pagett.
The Quigleys and the Drysdales are caught in an eternal quadrangle. When Clive and Sonia discover that their respective partners are having an affair, they realise that they are reduced to being the other half of an unpleasant equation. Unwillingly, they join forces in an attempt to save their marriages.
Ain't Misbehavin' is directed and produced by Tony Dow, who directs Only Fools and Horses.


Writer: Roy Clarke
Director/Producer: Tony Dow
Executive Producer: James Gilbert
Clive Quigley: Peter Davison
Sonia Drysdale: Nicola Pagett
Melissa Quigley: Lesley Manville
Dave Drysdale: John Duttine
Mrs Whales: Polly Hemingway

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Rob McElwee


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Sunday Night Clive

Clive James is joined in the studio this week by two funny men, Lenny Henry and guest commentator John Sessions. Executive producer Richard Drewett Series producer Beatrice Ballard


Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Commentator: John Sessions.
Producer: Richard Drewett
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: Mastermind

The forbidding black chair returns, contestants face the gruelling interrogation of questionmaster Magnus Magnusson, and the search is on to find the Mastermind of 1994. Tonight's first round heat comes from the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, where the specialised subjects of the first four competitors are the life and music of Bob Dylan , the life and career of Alexander the Great, the Monmouth Rebellion, and the life and films of Charlton Heston.
Director David Mitchell
Producer Penelope Cowell Doe
CONTESTANTS: write to BBC Mastermind, [address removed] to apply for a place in next year's competition.
What's it like to be in that famous chair? SEE FEATURE page 44


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Bob Dylan
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Penelope Cowell

: Everyman

The Trials of Telo Rlnpoche How does a 21-year-old
American come to terms with being regarded as a messiah? Telo Rinpoche, aka
Eddie Ombadykow , was brought up in a Tibetan monastery and recognised by the Dalai Lama as a high reincarnate lama. Now back in his homeland,
Kalmykia in Russia, the young Buddhist monk struggles to accept his unusual destiny. Producers Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam Editor John Blake
A White Crane production for BBCtv


Unknown: Eddie Ombadykow
Unknown: Dalai Lama
Editor: John Blake

: The Moving Target

Opening the Watching the Detectives season of screen sleuths is this mystery thriller starring Paul Newman Lauren Bacall
When the glamorous Mrs Sampson hires private eye Lew Harper to track down her missing millionaire husband, Harper stumbles on theft, kidnap and murder.
Director Jack Smight (1966)
FILM REVlEW Spages 53-60


Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: Lauren Bacall
Unknown: Mrs Sampson
Unknown: Lew Harper
Director: Jack Smight
Lew Harper: Paul Newman
Mrs Sampson: Lauren Bacall
Betty Fraley: Julie Harris
Albert Graves: Arthur Hill
Susan Harper: Janet Leigh
Miranda Sampson: Pamela Tiffin
Alan Traggert: Robert Wagner
Dwight Troy: Robert Webber
FayEstabrook: Shelley Winters

: Weather

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