Today Her Majesty the Queen travels to Calais by train, to inaugurate the world's longest undersea tunnel. She will be greeted by President Mitterrand and they will jointly open the French tunnel terminal. This afternoon, havingjourneyed on the shuttle to
Folkestone, they will inaugurate the British end of the venture, coverage of which can be seen at 2. 10pm.
TV production Peter Hylton Cleaver
SEE THIS WEEK page 10
High Spy. In the last of the present series, consumer sleuth Dylan Winter checks out the airline Virgin Atlantic, with the aid of hidden cameras and microphones. He meets a man who spends his life testing the quality of airline service, and confronts Richard Branson with his video evidence. Dylan also discovers how the famous airline boss entertains his passengers with party tricks. Senes producer David Dawson-Pick
BOOKLET: send cheque/POfor£2.50, payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]
On the day of the official opening of the Channel Tunnel, Tomorrow's World takes a sideways look at what it means to be linked directly to Europe. Howard Stableford sets out from Paris to London on board
Eurostar- the smartest train on the tracks. Meanwhile,
Carmen Ejogo travels through the tunnel on one of the huge shuttle trains, and takes a look at the technology which could help the ferry companies fight back in the channel wars. Also, is rabies really a risk, or are our quarantine laws out of date? Producers Bill Grist and Simon Singh Editor Dana Purvis
INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed](calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p per minute atothertimes.)
Classic comedy about the grumpy proprietor of a corner shop. Starring
Arkwright seeks a way to increase his profits and Granville is set the task of finding the perfect product.
Written by Roy Clarke
Producer Sydney Lotterby
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel:
The romantic comedy starring Anton Rodgers Lesley Dunlop
Son of My Father. Can a little careers advice from Alec solve
Jamie's crisis of conscience?
Episode wntten by Geoffrey Deane Director Paul Harrison
A Cinema Verity production for BBCtv
"I've never seen so many bees around a body before, it was like a beehive," says paramedic
Steve Mortley about a Norfolk man attacked by a swarm of bees. One of tonight's reconstructions shows what happened that day when the man went into anaphylactic shock after he was stung more than 100 times. A rare condition, it could have proved fatal if not treated quickly.
The other two featured stories reconstruct a freak canoeing accident on the River Dart which tested the ingenuity of students at the scene, and the mountain rescue of an elderly woman with a broken arm, bya highly-trained dog.
Executive producer Andy Batten-Foster Series producer Andrea Brown
LIFE-SAVING COURSES: there are 1.000 free courses on offer in Norfolk. To booka place, telephone 0[number removed]. Lines open at
9.30pm and the call will cost no more than 50p. More safety details on Ceefax page 621.
Action thriller starring Kiefer Sutherland
Lou Diamond Phillips Jami Gertz
An uncoventional cop and a native American are thrust together when a tribal lance is stolen by a vicious murderer. The unlikely pair, bonded by a quest for justice and revenge, are both hunting and being hunted by the same adversaries - an army of violent criminals and the entire
Philadelphia police force.
Director Jack Sholder (1989)
FILM REVIEWS page 47-53
Wartime romance starring
California 1942: two friends are awaiting their call-up to the Marines, so they embark on one final six-week spree. But for one, the wildness gives way to romance when he falls for a woman whom he believes to be a wealthy heiress.
Director Richard Benjamin (1984)
FILM REVIEWS pages 47-53
Henry Hopper Nash:
There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a
historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any
given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the
understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time
- not those of today.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers,
images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio
Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available
externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.