Solo and Kuryakin try to thwart Thrush's sinister designs on a boy genius.
David Frost interviews Margaret Beckett , Labour's Shadow Ministerfor Health, and Sir James Goldsmith , industrialist and noted Euro-sceptic.
Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
IncludingatS.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts
The first of four programmes celebrating Advent. Rosemary Hartilljoins Salford artist Margaret Argyle who, through her work, finds some of the answers to religious dilemmas.
Including the story of Shelley Beattie , a 25-year-old who has overcome her profound deafness to become Siren, a regularfigure on the American TV show Gladiators. With signingand subtitles.
Rptd on Tuesday at 12 noon on BBC2 Stereo.
Language lessons. Travellingon public transport. Stereo ..........................
Lesley Joseph on the difficulties of striking a profitable balance between outgoings and incomings. Stereo .................
The series that helps you acquire new skills. Today: following charity workers forthe Voluntary Services Overseas.
Producer Tina Fletcher ; Series editor Stephen Moss
Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus the week'sweatherat 12.25. Stereo ...
John Humphrys and the team analyse the trends in British and European politics.
Editor Nelson Mews Subtitled ...................
The Curse of the Jackal (part 2). 1916: the teenage Indiana Jones falls into the hands of Pancho Villa in Mexico, solves a mystery and makes a decision about his future. With Sean Patrick Flanery , Mike Moroffand RonnyCoutteure.
Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled ..
Another chance to see the third episode of this six-part adaptation of Dickens's novel. Shown last Monday. Episode 4 is on Monday at
This week on the series for book lovers:
Griff Rhys Jones marks the centenary of Robert Louis Stevenson 's death by examiningthe novelist's view of Edinburgh; the valuable public service provided by Britain's most remote mobile library; and Liz Lochhead recites her poetry overa cosmetics counter.
Gary Glitter meets five students from the Wimbledon School of Art who accept the challenge of producing costumes in the Glitter style. And a look at some metallic fashions and a process which flocks velvet. With Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Brenda Emmanus. Producer Karen Hughes ; Executive producer
RogerCasstles Stereo Subtitled ..... CLOTHES SHOW LIVE: opens at the NEC
Birmingham this Friday 2 until 7 December. For information/ticket hotline ring O[number removed].
Six-part schoolboy drama, based on the famous stories by Richmal Crompton.
3: William the Great Actor. It requires the intervention of celebrated thespian Sir Giles Hampton to save William's career with the local amateurdramatic society.
Written by Simon Booker ; Producer Alan Wright
Director David Giles
With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee ...........
Advent Sunday edition, from the ancient Cathedral of St Magnus in Kirkwall, capital of the Orkney islands. Pam Rhodes samples the different pace of life on the small islands of Westray and Papa Westray and visits the Orkney seal sanctuary. Hymns include 0 Come 0 Come Emmanuel and Tell Out My Soul.
Producer Stuart Miller ; Editor Helen Alexander
Rev rpt on Wednesday at 2.10pm on BBC2
Holding the Baby. Lovejoy misplaces
Charlotte, a baby, and an antique 19thcenturydresserworth £20,000.
Written by Paul Alexander ; Producer Colin Shindler ; Director Baz Taylor
The Loxtey Lozenge. Wesley Pegden has found a rare vintage car but to get it back to his garage he needs the help of three trustworthy volunteers. With
Bill Owen , Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde , Gordon Wharmby and Jane Freeman. Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer
AlanJWBell Rpt Subtitled ...................
Puppy Love. It's Saturday night and Sharon, Tracey and Dorien each try to re-create the feelings of first love.
Director Terry Kinane ; Producer Charlie Hanson
Continuing the epic love story in nine parts.
8: Love's Little Messenger
Bob and Diana's plot to take control of Winter's Engineering is in danger of being revealed by Larry Field. See today's choices.
Written by Peter Ransley ; Producers Eileen Quinn and Alan J Wands ; Director Martyn Friend
Weather Rob McElwee
Ruby Wax searches for the true meaning of the family. The quest takes herto Palm Springs, California, where she meets one-time television evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker. Director Ed Bye ; Series producer Clive Tulloh
A group of young American evangelicals, aimingto convert as much of the former Soviet Union to
Christianity as possible, find the people of Ternopol, in the Ukraine, less than receptive to their message.
Producer Ben Fox ; Series producer Angela Tilby
Jane Fonda , James Caan
Honest and hard-working ranchers hold out against a land-grabbing baron in a battle of wills set against the backdrop of a potential oil-strike. As the conflict escalates, the land and a way of life are threatened with destruction.
Director Alan J Pakula (1978).... * FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76
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