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: Penny Crayon

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


Unknown: Wood Lane

: Playdays

Playground Stop. Rpt

: Blood and Honey

Today, Deborah and the headbanger.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the Shadow
Chancellor, Gordon Brown. Senes editor Barney Jones
Executive editor Bob Wheaton
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Gordon Brown.
Editor: Bob Wheaton

: Lead Kindly Light

A service for Palm Sunday from St Mary the Virgin in Cottingham, near Hull.

: See Hear!

This week, a popular chat show. With signing and subtitles.

: Lingo! How to Learn a Language

Last in the series. Rpt

: Italianissimo

The last in the series looks at giving points of view.

: Mosaic Special

Attittides to Islam. How do non-Muslims view British Muslims?

: If the Worst Happens

How to cope if your child has a fit.

: What Shall We Tell the Children?

Last in the series. Talking about sex.

: Family Affairs

A series on family life. Rpt

: 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) (Subtitled)

: Donovan's Reef

Comedy drama, starring
John Wayne , Lee Marvin
The war in the Pacific over, three US sailors settle down on an idyllic South Sea island, but domestic problems arise. Withjack Warden ,
Elizabeth Allen , Cesar Romero and Dorothy Lamour.
DirectorJohn Ford (1963)
FILM REVIEWS pages 45-52


Unknown: John Wayne
Unknown: Lee Marvin
Unknown: Withjack Warden
Unknown: Elizabeth Allen
Unknown: Cesar Romero
Unknown: Dorothy Lamour.

: The Clothes Show

Final fittings for the bridesmaids, plus actress Andie MacDowell on costumes.


Unknown: Andie MacDowell

: Lifeline

Denis Lawson appeals on behalf of London Lighthouse, which helps people affected by HIV and Aids. (Repeatedon Thursday at 3.30pm)
DONATIONS: send to Denis Lawson. [address removed] or phone [number removed].


Unknown: Denis Lawson
Unknown: Denis Lawson.
Unknown: London Lighthouse

: Antiques Roadshow

From King's Lynn in Norfolk, where treasures include a gold box from Queen Adelaide, 18th-century pickle dishes used as ashtrays and a bookcase in two halves. With Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis


Unknown: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis
Unknown: Henry Sandon

: News

With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Richard Edgar


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Richard Edgar

: Songs of Praise

On Palm Sunday, the programme comes from
Lancaster Priory. As the Royal College of Veterinary
Surgeons celebrates its 150th year, Pam Rhodes meets vets from all over the country to find out how they juggle faith, ethics and commercial pressures. Hymns include Ride On, Ride On in Majesty!; All Creatures of Our God and King; and 0 Lord of Every Shining Constellation.
Producer Simon Hammond ; Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Honey for Tea

A new comedy series starring Felicity Kendal
Nigel Le Vaillant Leslie Phillips
While Jake does his best to woo Lucy, Nancy uses blackmail to get herself a pay rise.
Written by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


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

: Pie in the Sky

Continuing the new drama series about the gourmet detective, starring Richard Griffiths
An Innocent Man. Fisher sends a surveillance team into the restaurant to catch one of Crabbe's regular customers bribing a government minister.
Written by Andrew Payne
Producer David Wimbury ; Director Martin Hutchings A Witzend production for BBCtv


Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Written By: Andrew Payne
Producer: David Wimbury
Director: Martin Hutchings
Henry Crabbe: Richard Griffiths
Margaret Crabbe: Maggiesteed
Freddy Fisher: Malcolm Sinclair
Duncan Spellar: Bill Armstrong
DCI Fields: Robert Glenister
MrBarnet: Doug Fisher
MrsBarnet: Dillie Keane
Phil Bower: Clive Merrison
Julian Tubbs: Michael Cochrane
Lucy Fellows: Barbara Wilshere
Enderby: William Osborne
Pyke: Peter Gunn
Dennison: Ian Michie

: Ain't Misbehavin'

Roy Clarke 's new comedy series about marital infidelity continues. Starring Peter Davison Nicola Pagett
Clive and Soniajoin forces as their respective partners continue their clandestine romance. But is Melissa allergic to adultery?
Director/Producer Tony Dow
Executive producer James Gilbert


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Producer: James Gilbert
Clive Quigley: Peter Davison
SoniaDrysdale: Nicola Pagett
Melissa Quigley: Lesley Manville
Dave Drysdale: John Duttine
Mrs Tate: Judith Barker
Mrs Raftree: Kate Rutter

: News

With Peter Sissons.
Weather Richard Edgar


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Richard Edgar

: Sunday Night Clive

Clive James is joined in the studio this week by Joan Collins and guest commentator on the week's news, Jonathan Ross. Executive producer Richard Drewett Series producer Beatrice Ballard


Presenter: Clive James
Special Guest: Joan Collins
Guest: Jonathan Ross.
Producer: Richard Drewett
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: Mastermind

At the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Somerset, where tonight's special subjects are Richard Nixon ,
Sir Isaac Newton , K S Ranjitsinhji, and the Second Boer War.
Director David Mitchell
Producer Penelope Cowell Doe


Unknown: Richard Nixon
Unknown: Sir Isaac Newton
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Penelope Cowell Doe

: Everyman

The Happy Medium
Recovering from illness, Mavis Pittilla had her first glimpse of the spirit world. Now this former member of the Church of England has introduced her faith in spiritualism to people devastated by grief. Like Rose and David Foster , whose son died in a car crash, and who insist that receiving "proof" of his life after death has helped them deal with their loss. But opponents of spiritualism argue it can stop the natural grieving process. Producer Krishna Govender
Editor John Blake


Unknown: Mavis Pittilla
Unknown: David Foster
Producer: Krishna Govender
Editor: John Blake

: The Easter Stories

The Gospels are the authoritative account
_ of the events in Holy
Week. But how did it look to the characters taking part, and to the bystanders who happened to be in the right place at the right time? A team of performers and writers have created seven separate viewpoints on Easter, running throughout this week and into next.
Mike Harding begins the series with The Landlord's Tale, playing the barman of the Star and Gaza, a public house with an upper room hired for the Last Supper. The sequence continues with Tony Robinson as the apostle Peter,
Helen Lederer as Mary Magdalene and Craig Charles as Judas. Robert Duncan plays Pilate,
Tony Slattery is a confused Centurion, and comedians Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are the gardeners atGethsemane.
A Really Animated/Stephinson production for BBCtv Stereo


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Mary Magdalene
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Tony Slattery
Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis

: Madigan

I The Watching the I Detectives season continues with this action thriller starring
Richard Widmark
Henry Fonda
Detective Dan Madigan is the toughest cop in New York's
23rd Precinct and the violent methods he uses are frowned on by his chief. With
Inger Stevens , Harry Guardino , James Whitmore , Sheree North , Susan Clark , Michael Dunn.
Director Don Siegel (1968)


Unknown: Richard Widmark
Unknown: Henry Fonda
Unknown: Detective Dan Madigan
Unknown: Inger Stevens
Unknown: Harry Guardino
Unknown: James Whitmore
Unknown: Sheree North
Unknown: Susan Clark
Unknown: Michael Dunn.
Director: Don Siegel

: Weather

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