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: Children's BBC

With Philippa Forrester.

Penny Crayon (Rpt)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Philippa Forrester

: Playdays


: Breakfast with Frost

Margaret Beckett , Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, is David Frost 's guest this morning. Including at 8.15 News; plus weather


Unknown: Margaret Beckett
Unknown: David Frost

: London's Marathon

The logistics of filming this colourful event are awesome: more than 30 fixed cameras, four mobile cameras, three helicopters and a motorbike cover every angle as more than
35,000 people run the 26 miles from Greenwich Park to the Mall.
Last year's winners
Eamonn Martin and Katrin Dorre are taking part again but the Chinese competitors WangJunxia and Qu Yunxia are threateningto give Ddrre a run for her money.
Of course, many people are running to raise money for charity, including celebrities such as Casualty's Cathy Shipton as well as hundreds of ordinary people who hope to finish despite their fancy dress. Commentary by David Coleman , Brendan Foster ,
Paul Dickenson and Richard Nerurkar.
Producers Martin Hopkins and Martin Webster
Editor Dave Gordon (Coverage continues at 12.35pm)


Unknown: Eamonn Martin
Unknown: Katrin Dorre
Unknown: Qu Yunxia
Unknown: Cathy Shipton
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Richard Nerurkar.
Producers: Martin Hopkins
Producers: Martin Webster
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Heart and Soul

Featuring Tony Robinson 's Good Book Guide, God and the Gatepost with poet Roger McGough , and the Royle
Commission with Roger Royle. Plus live music from soul star Des'ree. With
Lynn Parsons and David Grant.
TELEPHONE: [number removed]with your comments.


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Roger McGough
Unknown: Roger Royle.
Unknown: Lynn Parsons
Unknown: David Grant.

: London's Marathon

While the men's, women's and wheelchair champions celebrate, thousands of fun runners try to finish the course. Sue Barker, Hazel Irvine and Andi Peters follow their progress.
Then Weather for the Week Ahead


Unknown: Hazel Irvine
Unknown: Andi Peters

: NeWS

: EastEnders

The first three-episode omnibus edition. (Stereo)

: North by Northwest

Classic spy drama directed by Alfred Hitchcock , starring
Cary Grant , James Mason
When an advertising executive is mistaken for the mysterious "Mr Caplan " by a ruthless espionage organisation he finds his life in deadly peril. With Eva Marie Saint, Leo G Carroll.


Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Mr Caplan
Unknown: Leo G Carroll.

: Eurovision 94

Tips for le top. First of two previews of the Eurovision Song Contest, to be held on 30 April. With Terry Wogan and "swingometer" expert Peter Snow.


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Peter Snow.

: Masterchef

This week three contestants from the home counties compete for a place in the semi-finals. Presenter Loyd Grossman is joined by Michel Roux and Carol Thatcher.
Producer Richard Bryan ; Executive producers Bradley Adams and Richard Kalms
A Union Pictures production forBBCtv


Presenter: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Michel Roux
Unknown: Carol Thatcher.
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producers: Bradley Adams
Producers: Richard Kalms

: News

With Jennie Bond.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Songs of Praise

Tonight's programme comes from the island of Anglesey, where Pam Rhodes meets some locals including a minister who keeps a butterfly farm. Hymns sung in Disgwylfa Chapel, Holyhead, and St Mary 's and St Nicholas's
Church in Beaumaris include
Eternal Father Strong to Save; Love Divine All Loves
Excelling; and Let Us with a Gladsome Mind.
ProducerR Medwyn Hughes Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: St Mary
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Honey for Tea

New comedy series starring Felicity Kendal
Nigel Le Vaillant Leslie Phillips
Nancy crusades on behalf of the poor of Cambridge while Jake is invited to meet Lucy's family.
Written by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Written By: Michael Aitkens
Nancy Belasco: Felicity Kendal
Prof Simon Latimer: Nigel Levaillant
Sir Dickie Hobhouse: Leslie Phillips
JakeBelasco: Patrick McCollough
Dr Basil Quinn: Alan David
Lucy Courtney: Caroline Harker
Charlie Chadwick: Crispin BonhamcArter
Prof Debbie Newman: Helena Little

: Pie in the Sky

Reviews of Andrew
I Payne's new drama series about
Henry Crabbe , an amply proportioned detective turned chef, agree that it is simmering nicely.
The Times greeted it with "starts gently, if promisingly, with neatly turned dialogue and relishable touches of wry humour." The Independent's reviewer admitted to being seduced by Richard Griffiths 's "cunning loftiness of style" and the clever use of locations to contrasta good, honest copper with the deceitful, plastic world he works in. In this week's episode,
Undesirable Elements, Crabbe investigates the death of an Asian businessman.
Episode written by Andrew Payne
Producer Jacky Stoller ; Director Colin Gregg A Witzend production for BBCtv


Unknown: Henry Crabbe
Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Written By: Andrew Payne
Producer: Jacky Stoller
Director: Colin Gregg
Henry Crabbe: Richard Griffiths
Margaret Crabbe: Maggie Steed
Freddy Fisher: Malcolm Sinclair
Gerald Hopkinson: Peter Blythe
AnneHopkinson: Jennifer Hilary
PC Cambridge: Bella Enahoro
Ch Supt Richards: Albert Welling
Hilary Smallwmd: Helena McCarthy
FaziaPatel: Jamila Massey
SteveTumer: Joe Duttine
Linda: Alison McKenna

: Ain't Misbehavin'

Continuing the new comedy series about marital infidelity. Starring Peter Davison Nicola Pagett
Dave wants Melissa but keeps Karen for emergencies.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Tony Dow


Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Written By: Roy Clarke
CliveQuigley: Peter Davison
SoniaDrysdale: Nicola Pagett
Melissa Quigley: Lesley Manville
Dave Drysdale: John Duttine
: Karen Donnafawthrop
Mrs Whales: Polly Hemingway
Clive'smum: Jane Downs
MrsTate: Judith Barker

: News

With Nicholas Witchell.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Sunday Night Clive

Clive James is joined in the studio by Victoria Wood. Series producer Beatnce Ballard
Executive producer Richard Drewett


Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Victoria Wood.
Producer: Beatnce Ballard
Producer: Richard Drewett

: Mastermind

From the Dome Theatre,
Brighton. Tonight's specialist subjects are the history of the Paris Metro to 1985, the life and works of Orson Welles , the life and music of Rossini, and the history of photography (1830-1980). With
Magnus Magnusson. Director David Mitchell
Producer Penelope Cowell Doe


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson.
Director: David Mitchell

: Everyman

The Forgotten Faithful
A Holy Land without a living Christian population? The rapidly increasing emigration of Christian Palestinians from
Israel and the Occupied
Territories to the United
States, Canada and Australia has led church leaders to appeal to western consulates to stop issuing emigration visas. This appeal has failed and the dwindling number is felt very strongly in the Holy City of Jerusalem where the Christian community is down to a quarter of what it was 50 years ago. Against the backdrop of the recent massacre at Hebron, reporter Charles Glass investigates the reasons behind this exodus and the difficulties faced by the Christians who remain.
Producer Judy Jackson Editor John Blake


Reporter: Charles Glass
Producer: Judy Jackson
Editor: John Blake

: McQ

Continuing the Watching the Detectives season, a thriller starring John Wayne
When his partner is shot, maverick cop Lon McQ swears to bring the killer to justice, no matter what the cost. But McQ soon uncovers a deadly conspiracy involving drugs and corruption within the Seattle police force. (1974)
FILM REVIEWS pages 47-52


Director: John Sturges
Lon McQ: John Wayne
Kosterman: Eddie Albert
Lois Boyle: Diana Muldaur
Myra: Colleen Dewhurst
FranklinToms: Clu Gulager
Pinky Farrow: David Huddleston
JC: Jim Watkins
Santiago: Al Lettieri
Elaine Forrester: Julie Adams
Rosey: Roger Emosley
Stan Boyle: William Bryant

: Weather

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