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: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Shown yesterday at 10.10pm

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews Prime Minister
John Major , asking him how he plans to reunite his party and reinvigorate his government. Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Tim Orchard .........................................

Contributors

Unknown: John Major
Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Tim Orchard

: Heart and Soul

Comedian Nick Hancock , actress Stephanie Cole and managingdirector of Birmingham City FC, Karren Brady are today's guests. Music from Mike Peters of the Alarm, and Irish singer lain Archer.

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Hancock
Unknown: Stephanie Cole
Unknown: Karren Brady
Unknown: Mike Peters

: See Hear!

American author Harlan Lane discusses deaf issues around the world. With
Clive Mason. With signingand subtitles.
Rptd on Tuesday 12 noon on BBC2 Stereo ....

Contributors

Unknown: Harlan Lane
Unknown: Clive Mason.

: The French Experience

Talking about food.

: Unforgettable

In the short series about how to improve your memory, presenter Greg Proops learns how to remember numbers.

Contributors

Presenter: Greg Proops

: The 11th Hour

Today's edition, from Wales and Northern Ireland, reveals how to discover more about being an opera diva or a flying ace.
(Stereo)

Contributors

Producer: Mark Jones
Producer: Henry Laverty

: Countryfile

Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.25. Stereo ...

Contributors

Unknown: John Craven.

: News; Cartoon

: Barry Manilow's Copacabana

The Inside Story. The making of the hit musical, including revealing interview with Barry Manilow.

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Manilow.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled .

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Newcastle Utd v Blackburn Rovers
Live coverage of the top match in this season's FA Cup third round from
St James 's Park. Plus the live draw forthe fourth round. Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Alan Hansen and Jimmy Hill. See yesterday's choices.
Highlights of Sheffield Utd v Manchester Utd can be seen tomorrow at 10.45pm Stereo........

Contributors

Unknown: St James
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.

: Little Lord Fauntleroy

A six-part adaptation of the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
2: Cedricand his motherarrive in Dohncourt where they are forced to live apart.
Adapted by Julian Fellowes

Contributors

Novel By: Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Adapted By: Julian Fellowes
Lord Dorincourt: George Baker
Mrs Errol: Betsy Brantley
Cedric: Michael Benz
Havisham: John Castle
Mary: Bernadette Shortt
Mrs Perkins: Paula Jacobs
Farnsworth: Adrian Cairns
Mrs Mellon: Jacki Webb
Thomas: Christopher Bowen
Sarah: Charlotte Ruthven
Dawson: Jenn McCracken
Lucy: Carley Dashey
Mordaunt: Martin Ball
Annie: Virginia Beare
Lily: Trilby James

: Antiques Roadshow

In the majestic surroundings of Truro Cathedral, the findings in the first of the new series include an early abacus in its original box, a collection of valuable Worcester plaques and a snuffbox made of local Cornish silver. Introduced by Hugh Scully. See today's choices. Producer Christopher Lewis
RADIO TIMES READERS' OFFER: a chance to buy an exclusive miniature vehicle collection including six different models. For details see page
John Bly : see page 29

Contributors

Introduced By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis
Unknown: John Bly

: News

With Jennie Bond. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles .....................

Contributors

Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Songs of Praise

From Fort William. Pam Rhodesjoins local mountain rescue volunteers who often risk their lives to save others.
Hymns include I to the Hills, 0 Worship the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness and Be Thou My Vision.
Producer Stuart Miller ; Editor Helen Alexander
Repeated on Wednesday at 2. 10pm on BBC2

Contributors

Unknown: Fort William.
Unknown: Pam Rhodesjoins
Producer: Stuart Miller
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Last of the Summer Wine

The Glory Hole. Foggy commandeers a bit of wartime nostalgia in the shape of a hole in the road, which has been abandoned by the council. Despite
Compo and Clegg's lack of interest, he lays claim to an old siren which he then exchanges for a genuine cedarflagpole.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer
Alan JW Bell Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Roy Clarke
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Foggy: Brian Wilde
Nora: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Edie: Thora Hird
Auntie: Jean Alexander
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Eli: Danny Odea
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Browser: Richard Mapletoft

: Showstoppers

Sarah Lancashire (Raquel in Coronation Street), Elaine Paige ,
Courtney Pine and Nigel Planer appear in a special programme featuring songs from West End and Broadway shows.
With the BBC Concert Orchestra under the direction of Michael Reed. Hosted byGaryWilmot.
Director/Producer Kevin Bishop

Contributors

Unknown: Elaine Paige
Unknown: Courtney Pine
Unknown: Nigel Planer
Unknown: Michael Reed.

: Goodnight Sweetheart

Another chance to see the first series of the comedy by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran priorto a second series starting next month.
Rites of Passage. An unhappily married television engineerwanders down an alley and into a time warp. At first he thinks he is in a 1940s theme pub - then he meets Phoebe, the landlord's beautiful daughter.
Director Robin Nash ; Producer John Bartlett

Contributors

Comedy By: Laurence Marks
Comedy By: Maurice Gran
Director: Robin Nash
Producer: John Bartlett
Gary: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Phoebe: Dervla Kirwan
Yvonne: Michelle Holmes
Eric: David Ryall
Ron: Victor McGuire
PC Deadman: Christopher Ettridge

: News

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

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: One Foot in the Grave: The Affair of the Hollow Lady

The Meldrews decide to step up security on their home. But when the new locks jam Victor is confronted with a problem: how to break out of the house in time for the European Cup game at Wembley. Meanwhile, red-headed Millicent Miles, widow from the local greengrocer's, arrives on the scene with designs on Victor that are more animal than vegetable. Featuring a guest appearance by Barbara Windsor.

Contributors

Writer: David Renwick
Director/Producer: Susan Belbin
Victor Meldrew: Richard Wilson
Margaret Meldrew: Annette Crosbie
Mrs Warboys: Doreen Mantle
Millicent Miles: Barbara Windsor
Laverick: Nick Maloney
Nurse: Richard Lumsden

: Tears before Bedtime

A dark, romantic comedy in four parts, about three couples whose secure lives are turned upside down by their struggles to find, keep and live with their nannies. 1: Sarah and David are the last of the group to succumb to hiring a nanny but, when confidences are broken on both sides, romantic betrayal and revenge lead to all-out domestic warfare.
And trouble awaits them all when the nanny mafia moves into action.
See today's choices.
Written by Sandy Welch ; Executive producers Caroline Oulton and Michael Wearing Director Tristram Powell
* Polly Toynbee : see page 14

Contributors

Written By: Sandy Welch
Producers: Caroline Oulton
Director: Tristram Powell
Unknown: Polly Toynbee
Ben Farlow: Peter Howitt
Sarah Baylis: Samantha Bond
David Baylis: Adrian Rawlins
Lily Baylis EMILY: Ruck Keene
William Baylis: Julius Grower
Beattie Freeman: Lesley Manville
Stuart Freeman: Richard Hope
Hugo Freeman: Guy Witcher
Teresa Turner: Veronica Quilligan
Jimmy Turner: James Purefoy
Katherine: Julie Cox
Susan: Sian Thomas
Christine: Ethna Roddy
Maureen: Louise Beattie
Eva: Anna Pern Icci
Lisa: Nicola Cowper
Maggie: Jessica Stevenson
MarieAngelica: Fisun Burgess
Debbie: Toni Barry
Sheila: Rachel Lumberg
Nina: Galit Hershkovitz
Sarah's mother: Maryann Turner
Rival couple: Georgie Glen
Rival couple: Richard Braine
Allegra Feeman: Antonia Corrigan

: Everyman

For Weddings and a Funeral... ?
Twenty-two million people in this country call themselves C of E but only use the church for weddings and funerals. With a cash crisis and falling clergy numbers, the Bishop of Durham has invited "anyone with an interest in Anglican affairs" to write to him with advice on the future structure of the Church. Everyman presentsa selection of video responses to the Church of England's dilemma. See today's choices.
Producer Chris Salt ; Series editor
JohnDrury Subtitled ........................

Contributors

Producer: Chris Salt

: Gallipoli

Drama of innocents going to war, starring
Mel Gibson
Mark Lee
May 1915: Australian athlete Archy Hamilton resolves to help the Anzac war effort in the Dardanelles. Together with fellow countryman Frank Dunne , he makes an all-out effort to join the Light Horse, but finds the shocking reality of war farfrom the glory and heroism he had imagined.
Director Peter Weir (1981)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 39-44

Contributors

Unknown: Mel Gibson
Unknown: Mark Lee
Unknown: Archy Hamilton
Unknown: Frank Dunne
Director: Peter Weir
Frank Dunne: Mel Gibson
ArchyHamilton: Mark Lee
Major Barton: Bill Hunter
Unde Jack: Bill Kerr
Billy Lewis: Robert Grubb
Barney Wilson: Tim McKenzie
Snowy: David Argue
Wallace Hamilton: Ron Graham
LesMcCann: Harold Hopkins
Zac: Charles Yunupingu
Stockman: Heath Harris
RoseHamilton: Gerda Nicolson
Billy Snakeskin: Steve Dodd
Stumpy: Harold Baigent
Mary: Robyn Galwey
Lionel: Don Quin
Laura: Phyllis Burford
Dan Dunne: John Murphy
Lt Gray: Peter Ford

: The Sky at Night

The Youthful Universe? New results from the Hubble Space Telescope reveal afascinatingand unexpected puzzle surroundingthe age of the universe. Patrick Moore and Dr Shaun Hughes of the Royal Greenwich Observatory discuss the implications. Producer Pieter Morpurgo
Repeated next Saturday Stereo ........ NEWSLETTER NO 56: write enclosing an sae to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather









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