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: Smoggies

With Josie D'Arby.
7.30 Cartoon. Rpt ....


Unknown: Josie D'Arby.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the week's news makers, and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts.
Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Tim Orchard


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Tim Orchard

: Heart and Soul

Including Kriss Akabusi and Nick Hancock with music from Fat and Frantic and the WOOdThieveS. Stereo ..................


Unknown: Kriss Akabusi
Unknown: Nick Hancock

: See Hear!

Today, the harrowing experiences of a deaf refugee in a foreign country. Also, how 14-year-old Russell Kirk attempts to win the BMX Winter National Race. With signingand subtitles.
Rptd on Tuesday 12 noon on BBC2 Stereo ....


Unknown: Russell Kirk

: The French Experience

Today, talking about voyages.

: Who Learns Wins

Learning new skills. Comedian
Jenny Eclair learns to ski and athletes reveal the mental techniques that have helped them succeed. Stereo ...........................


Unknown: Jenny Eclair

: The 11th Hour

How to acquire new skills.
Producer Jeremy Oriebar ; Series editor Stephen Moss


Producer: Jeremy Oriebar
Editor: Stephen Moss

: Countryf Me

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


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; On the Record

Today, Jack Straw , the shadow home secretary talks to John Humphrys about devolution in Scotland and regional assemblies in England.
Editor Nelson Mews Subtitled ....................


Unknown: Jack Straw
Unknown: John Humphrys

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled .

: Alias Smith and Jones: The Fifth Victim

When Heyes becomes the next on a murderer's list, it is up to the Kid to hunt the killer down. With Pete Duel and Ben Murphy.


Smith: Pete Duel
Jones: Ben Murphy

: Biteback

The BBC's right-of-reply programme presented by Sue Lawley . Call the hotline with yourcomments on 08 1 -74 3715.


Presented By: Sue Lawley

: The Bookworm Special

As part of Read and Write
Together season, Bookworm goes to the Lake District where Griff Rhys
Jones tells the tale of Beatrix Potter.
Phone free on 0[number removed](24 hours a day until Saturday 18 February) for an activity pack encouraging children to read and write. See today's choices.
♦ SeeThisWeek:pagell


Unknown: Griff Rhys
Unknown: Beatrix Potter.

: The Clothes Show

Television's fashion magazine returns with key looks forthe new spring season: 1940s silhouettes and 50s prints and sorbet colours forwomen and narrow trousers, Hawaiian shirts and textured knits for men. Plus, the story of Australia's finest wool. Presented by Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Brenda Emmanus.


Presented By: Jeff Banks
Presented By: Caryn Franklin
Presented By: Brenda Emmanus.

: Antiques Roadshow

Rare 18th-century vases and a collection of valuable jewellery made by the owner's great aunt are amongthe finds today. From the Assembly Rooms, Derby. With Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis
+ See Antiques: page 42


Unknown: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Richard Edgar


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Richard Edgar

: Songs of Praise

In Malmesbury, Wiltshire, Pam Rhodes joins the local congregation in the 9th-century Abbey for hymns, including Great is Thy Faithfulness and Crown Him with Many Crowns.
Producer Roy Francis ; Editor Helen Alexander Repeated on Wednesday at 2. 1 Opm on BBC2


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Producer: Roy Francis
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Last of the Summer Wine

The Most Powerful Eyeballs in West Yorkshire. Howard fails to hypnotise Pearl and prompts Foggy to demonstrate how he can influence people. With Bill Owen , Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde , Kathy Staff ,
Jane Freeman , Thora Hird , Jean Fergusson , Robert Fyfe , Juliette Kaplan ,
Danny O'Dea , Sarah Thomas , Gordon Wharmby. Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer
AlanJWBell Stereo
* See This Week: page 8


Unknown: Bill Owen
Unknown: Peter Sallis
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Unknown: Kathy Staff
Unknown: Jane Freeman
Unknown: Thora Hird
Unknown: Jean Fergusson
Unknown: Robert Fyfe
Unknown: Juliette Kaplan
Unknown: Danny O'Dea
Unknown: Sarah Thomas
Unknown: Gordon Wharmby.
Written By: Roy Clarke

: Pie in the Sky

Dead Right. Is the hate mail sent to psychic medium Faith Revelle the work of a murderer or an elaborate publicity stunt? Crabbe has his suspicions.
Written by Lizzie Mickery ; Producers Chrissy Skinns and David Wimbury ; Director Jim Hill


Written By: Lizzie Mickery
Written By: David Wimbury
Director: Jim Hill
Henry Crabbe: Richard Griffiths
Margaret Crabbe: Maggie Steed
Freddy Fisher: Malcolm Sinclair
Faith Revelle: Selina Cadell
Cambridge: Bella Enahoro
Jez Leigh: Jack Deam
Steve: Joe Duttine
John: Ashley Russell
Nicota: Samantha Janus
Henderson: Nick Raggett
Jim Shane: George Raistrick
Jimmy: George Eggay
Eddie: Paul Mari

: Goodnight Sweetheart

In the Mood. Yvonne delivers an ultimatum to Gary but Ron makes him an offer he doesn't want to refuse. Will he return to 1940? With Nicholas
Lyndhurst, Dervla Kirwan ,
Michelle Holmes , David Ryall , Victor McGuire. Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran Director Robin Nash ; Producer John Bartiett
A new series will be starting on Monday 20 February


Unknown: Dervla Kirwan
Unknown: Michelle Holmes
Unknown: David Ryall
Unknown: Victor McGuire.
Written By: Laurence Marks
Unknown: Maurice Gran
Director: Robin Nash
Producer: John Bartiett

: News

With Peter Sissons. Subtitled
Weather Richard Edgar ............


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Richard Edgar

: The Buccaneers

A five-part production of the novel by Edith Wharton set in America and England in the 1870s.
2: Conquest. The Buccaneers are ready for their assault on the English aristocracy. See today's choices.
Written by Maggie Wadey; Producer/Director
Philip Saville Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
BOOKLET: about Edith Wharton and The Buccaneers. Send a cheque for £3.95, payable to BBC Education to: [address removed]
See This Week: page 9 and Gwen Humble's kind of day: page

The Buccaneers
9.05pm BBC 1
Last week's episode ended with the four "buccaneers" full of hope, vowing to win over London society (and its eligible young men) with their good looks and large bank balances. Reality begins to impinge on this dream in the second episode, as Virginia St George sets her sights on Lord Seadown - much to the chagrin of jilted Idina Hatton (Jenny Agutter). Joining the cast tonight are James Frain as Julius, Duke of Trevenick, and Sheila Hancock as his mother, the dowager duchess. Carla Gugino, who plays the romantic Nan, is featured on page 9; Gwen Humble (who plays her mother) talks about My Kind of Day on page 138.


Novelist: Edith Wharton
Writer/adapter: Maggie Wadey
Director: Philip Saville
Virginia St George: Alison Elliott
ConchitaClosson: Mira Sorvino
Nan St George: Carla Gugino
Lizzy Elmsworth: Rya Kihlstedt
Lord Seadown: Mark Tandy
Hector Robinson: Richard Huw
Miss March: Connie Booth
Laura Testvalley: Cherie Lunghi
Lord Richard: Ronan Vibert
Julius Duke of Trevenick: James Frain
Duchess of Trevenick: Sheila Hancock
Idina Hatton: Jenny Agutter
Mrs St George: Gwen Humble
Colonel St George: Peter Michael Goetz
Guy Thwaite: Greg Wise
Sir Helmsley Thwaite: Michael Kitchen
Lord Brightlingsea: Dinsdale Landen
Lady Brightlingsea: Rosemary Leach
Lady Gertrude: Diana Blackburn

: A Bit of Fry and Laurie

This first part of the new comedy series includes an examination of the sense of smell and a re-make of the classic movie It's a Wonderful Life.
See today's choices.
See This Week: page 7 and John Peel : page 11

A Bit of Fry and Laurie
10.00pm BBC1
Three years on from their last series together, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie are back with a new series of sketches and sophisticated lunacy. "We're slightly fatter and balder and I would hope a little wiser though I think we're a bit stupider if anything", says Laurie.
As befits the show's transition from BBC2 to BBC1, there's a more showbiz feel with a new set, two special guests each week (John Bird and Jane Booker tonight), and moody credits shot in the style of the Calvin Klein perfume ads.


Comedian: Stephen Fry
Comedian: Hugh Laurie
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Heart of the Matter

Voice of the Victim
Scottish judge John McCluskey travels with Joan Bakewell to California to see how crime victims are allowed to put theirviews forward in court. Lord
McCluskey believes victims should have a bigger say in Britain, but should we satisfy the demand for vengeance? Producer Nick Stuart ; Series producer
Michael Waterhouse


Unknown: John McCluskey
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Nick Stuart

: Heavenly Bodies

A stroll around the solar system. This week, a look at five wandering stars. With Peter Davison.
Producer Hendrik Ball Stereo


Unknown: Peter Davison.
Producer: Hendrik Ball Stereo

: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Comedy starring
Matthew Broderick
When Ferris Bueller plays traunt from high school, he does it with style, involving his girlfriend Sloane, best friend Cameron and a red Ferrari.
Director John Hughes (1986)
# FILM REVIEWS pages 55-60


Unknown: Matthew Broderick
Unknown: Ferris Bueller
Director: John Hughes
Ferris Bueller: Matthew Broderick
Cameron Frye: Alan Ruck
Jeanie Bueller: Jennifer Grey
Sloane Peterson: Mia Sara
Ed Rooney: Jeffrey Jones
Katie Bueller: Cindy Pickett
Tom Bueller: Lyman Ward
Garth Volbeck: Charlie Sheen

: Weather

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