A Meditation for Good Friday, from the Metropolitan Cathedral of Westminster. Cardinal Basil Hume, Archbishop of Westminster, reflects on the events of Jesus' Passion and death. Hannah
Gordon reads the accounts of the Passion, plus music from Westminster
Cathedral Choirand cellist Caroline Dale , former BBC Young Musician of the Year. Director Steve Benson : Producer Hugh Faupel
Oscar-winning epic tale starring Charlton Heston
A strange destiny rules the life of Ben-Hur, a wealthy prince of Judah who sets himself up against the tyranny of his Roman masters at the time of Christ.
Director William Wyler ( 1959)
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A special edition of the fashion show, from New York where a tented village with five catwalks, in the heart ofthe city, is the venue for America's designers to show their autumn/winter collections. Models and designers will be lining up, to be first down the catwalk in the Big Apple's newest place to be seen, the Fashion Cafe, and, with Easter bonnets in mind, James Corviello takes a look at hats when America's top hatters band togetherforthe annual Milli Awards. Presented by Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin.
Producer Karen Hughes ; Executive producer
RogerCasstles Stereo ...................
Great White Shark - the True Story of Jaws
Using revolutionary filming techniques we are given the opportunity to follow the great white shark into its natural habitat.
See today's choices.
Producer Grace Niska Atkins ; Executive producer
KeithScholey Stereo ♦ The Truth about Jaws: page 22
The Prince of Wales Award for
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales announces this year's winner of his Award designed to seek out the brightest and best of British innovation. Finalists include an electronic rival to the human nose, a high-speed tractor with a special suspension and jet-engine turbine blades which are grown from a single metal crystal.
Forthe first time, Tomorrow's World goes behind the scenes as the judges debate the finalists'fate.
Presented by Carol Vorderman , with Howard Stableford, Shahnaz Pakravan and Monty Don.
Producer Helen Thomas ; Editor Edward Briffa
♦See Carol Vorderman : page 12
Michael Buerk introduces more reconstructions of rescue stories. Including the dilemma of a couple trapped inside their burning car in the tiger enclosure of a safari park; pictures of the rescue of three canoeists stranded in the middle of the River Conwy in North Wales; the flying accident which left two brothers each convinced that the other was dead and the doctor who was forced to improvise when a baby collapsed in Sardinia.
Juliet Morris continues her report on the real life Baywatch team in Perranporth, Cornwall.
Series producer Andrea Wills ; Executive producer
LIFESAVER GUIDE 3: for a copy of the safety information featured on 999 please send a cheque for £2.5O, payable to BBC Education, to BBC Lifesaver Guide, [address removed].
Family drama starring
Tom Bell , Dorothy Tutin
A geriatric escapologist proves it's never too late to face a challenge. Seetoday'schoices.
Written by Terry Winsor and Julian Dyer ; Producer Simon Channing-Williams ; Director Terry Winsor
The Crucifixion. Left on a cross to die, the Lord Jesus Christ assumed the sufferings of the world to himself. The personal vision of poets John Heath Stubbs and Pauline Stainer provide a moving response to the crucifixion and subsequent burial of Jesus.
Peter Shaffer 's screen adaptation of his award-winning play, inspired by the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which won eight Academy Awards. Starring F Murray Abraham , Tom Hulce
1781: court composer Antonio Salieri is the most famous musician in Vienna and a favourite of the Emperor. Then a young man called Mozart changes all that and Salieri plots to rid himself of this brilliant composer.
Director Milos Forman (1984)
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