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: Match of the Day

A repeat of last night's programme, including highlights of Newcastle United's visit to Tottenham Hotspur.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost 's guests this week are world and Olympic 100-metre champion Linford Christie and, on the first show since the Budget, social security secretary Peter Lilley who heads the government's highest spending department.
Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Tim Orchard
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Linford Christie
Unknown: Peter Lilley
Editor: Barney Jones
Unknown: Tim Orchard

: Great Expectations

In the second of four programmes for
Advent, Rosemary Hartill presents a live link-up between the women in a high-security wing of Durham Prison and those on the outside, in an act of worship based on the theme of liberation,


Unknown: Rosemary Hartill

: See Hear!

This week, a young man with Usher syndrome who has designed charity
Christmas cards, and a chance for viewers to receive advice on employment and training opportunities via a free Minicom phone line on 0[number removed]. With signingand subtitles.
Rptd on Tuesday at 12 noon on BBC2 Stereo.

: The French Experience

Language lessons. Today, how to book hotels and camp sites. Stereo .....

: Easy Money

In the last of the series, Lesley Joseph looks at alternative ways in which businesses can measure performance.


Unknown: Lesley Joseph

: The 11th Hour

Newscaster Jon Snow talks about why working for Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) in Uganda, after leaving school, marked a turning point in his life. Plus an update on how VSO volunteer Louise Collett is progressing.


Presenter: Jon Snow
Subject: Louise Collett
Series Editor: Stephen Moss

: Countryfile

Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus the week'sweatherat 12.25. Stereo ...


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; On the Record

John Humphrys and the team analyse the trends in British and European politics.
Editor Nelson Mews Subtitled ...................


Unknown: John Humphrys

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: The Smash Hits Poll Winners' Party

Live from London's Docklands Arena,
Andi Peters invites you to the beach party of the year. Among the contenders for the music awards voted for by readers of Smash Hits and listeners to Radio 1 FM are Take That, East 17,
Pamela Anderson , Kylie Minogue, EYC, Erasure,
M People and more. Find out who has won this year's awards and establish who's hot and who's not.
Director Julia Knowles ; Producer Ian Stewart


Unknown: Andi Peters
Unknown: Pamela Anderson
Director: Julia Knowles
Producer: Ian Stewart

: Martin Chuzzlewit

Another chance to see the fourth episode of the six-part adaptation of Dickens's novel. Pecksniff offers Mary Graham a permanent position.
Shown last Monday. Episode 5 is on Monday at 9.30pm on BBC2 Stereo


Unknown: Mary Graham

: The Clothes Show

Atourof The Clothes Show Live through the seven halls at the NEC,
Birmingham. Presented by Jeff Banks , Brenda Emmanus and Caryn Franklin. Producer Karen Hughes ; Executive producer
Roger Casstles Event sponsored by Lloyds Bank
* Designer for a day: see page 43


Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Brenda Emmanus
Presented By: Caryn Franklin.
Producer: Karen Hughes
Unknown: Roger Casstles

: Just William

Continuingthe six-part schoolboy drama series based on Richmal Crompton 's stories.
4: William's Birthday. It's William's birthday, but you'd never have known.
Wntten by Allan Baker ; Producer Alan Wright
Director David Giles


Unknown: Richmal Crompton
Unknown: Allan Baker
Producer: Alan Wright
Director: David Giles
William Brown: Oliver Rokison
Mr Brown: David Horovitch
Mrs Brown: Polly Adams
Robert Brown: Benjamin Pullen
Ethel Brown: Rebecca Johnson
Mr Dewar: Hugh Lee
Madame Beauchamp: Imogen Claire

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles .....................


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Songs of Praise

On the second Sunday of Advent, a service from South Africa where singers gather in Johannesburg's Cathedral of Christ the King to rejoice with one united voice. Music includes The Angel Gabriel, Ntsikana (Call to Worship) and The Candle Song. With Steve Chalke. Producer Diane Reid ; Editor Helen Alexander Rev rpt on Wednesday at 2.1 Opm on BBC2


Unknown: Steve Chalke.
Producer: Diane Reid
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Lovejoy

Last Tango in Lavenham
It's all change for Lovejoy in the last of the series. Tinker is retiring to run a pub, Beth has a new job and Charlotte's father turns up. Then Lady Jane Felsham returns and the wedding bells begin to chime - butforwhom? See today's choices.
Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais Producer Colin Shindler ; Director Baz Taylor
* Will Lovejoy make it to the altar? See page 29


Unknown: Jane Felsham
Written By: Dick Clement
Written By: Ian La Frenais
Producer: Colin Shindler
Director: Baz Taylor
Lovejoy: Ian McShane
Tinker: Dudley Sutton
Charlotte: Caroline Langrishe
Beth: Diane Parish
Lady Jane Felsham: Phyllis Logan
Eric Catchpole: Chris Jury
Sam Cavendish: David Ryall
Dr Jean Lowry: Shelagh McLeod
Kate Henshaw: Maggie Ollerenshaw
Addey: Brian Croucher
Jeff Brolly: Ashley Barker
Syd Bishop: Phil Cornwell
Viki: Amelia Curtis

: Vintage Last of the Summer Wine

The Mysterious Feet of Nora Batty Nora Batty is unnerved when her husband Wally takes an unnatural interest in herfeet. With Bill Owen , PeterSallis, Brian Wilde ,
Jane Freeman , Joe Gladwin and Kathy Staff. Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer
AlanJWBell Rpt Subtitled ...................


Unknown: Nora Batty
Unknown: Nora Batty
Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Unknown: Jane Freeman
Unknown: Joe Gladwin
Unknown: Kathy Staff.
Written By: Roy Clarke

: Birds of a Feather: Still Waters Run Deep

Are Sharon and Tracey biting off more than they can chew?

With Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Lesley Joseph, Peter Vaughan, Sophie Heyman, Walter Sparrow, Len Howe and David J Nicholls.


Writer: Geoffrey Deane
Director: Terry Kinane
Producer: Charlie Hanson
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
[Actor]: Peter Vaughan
[Actor]: Sophie Heyman
[Actor]: Walter Sparrow
[Actor]: Len Howe
[Actor]: David J Nicholls

: Seaforth

The last in the series.
An III Wind. Paula is pregnant with Bob's child. After an argument between Bob and Larry Field , the latter is found dead on the moors. The next day, Bob is arrested for his murder. See today's choices.
Written by Peter Ransley ; Producers Eileen Quinn and Alan J Wands ; Director Martyn Friend
See This Week: page 7


Unknown: Larry Field
Written By: Peter Ransley
Producers: Eileen Quinn
Producers: Alan J Wands
Director: Martyn Friend
Bob Longman: Linus Roache
Paula Longman: Lia Williams
Diana Stacey: Diana Kent
Brian Longman: Raymond Pickard
Vera Longman: Joanne Wooton
Tony Gray: Andrew Woodall
Mrs Wickham: Rosemary Martin
Field: Sean Murray
John Stacey: Ciaran Hinds
Andrew Winter: Robert Swann
Penny Winter: Christine Kavanagh
Lithgow: John Bennett

: News

With Michael Buerk. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles .....................


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: The Full Wax

Ruby Wax delves into ourobsession with relationships. To help her is
Hollywood's expert on the subject, writer and actress Carrie Fisher. Plus stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard. Last in the series.
Director Ed Bye ; Series producer Clive Tulloh


Unknown: Carrie Fisher.
Unknown: Eddie Izzard.
Director: Ed Bye
Producer: Clive Tulloh

: Everyman Will

In the year that her son Will would have come of age, Sarah Boston celebrates his birthday with an appreciation of people with Down's syndrome and questions the values behind the choices made about genetic screening. Producer Nikki Stockley ; Editor John Drury


Unknown: Sarah Boston
Producer: Nikki Stockley
Editor: John Drury

: The Mighty Quinn

Murder mystery starring
Denzel Washington
James Fox
A resort island's police chief is determined to solve a murder, especially since his boyhood friend is the prime suspect.
Director Carl Schenkel (1989)
+ FILM REVIEWS pages 77-84


Unknown: Denzel Washington
Unknown: James Fox
Director: Carl Schenkel
Xavier Quinn: Denzel Washington
Elgin: James Fox
Hadley: Mimi Rogers
Maubee: Robert Townsend
Miller: M Emmet Walsh
Lola: Sheryl Lee Ralph

: Weather

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