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: Children's BBC: Telling Tales

Philip Hawthorn tells the story of The Hard Hearted Governor.


Storyteller: Philip Hawthorn

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews Labour leader Tony Blair and Conservative Party chairman Jeremy Hanley. Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts.


Presenter: David Frost
Interviewee: Tony Blair
Interviewee: Jeremy Hanley
Series Editor: Barney Jones
Executive Editor: Tim Orchard

: Glimpses of God

A series about mystical experiences. Today, is childhood a more spiritually enlightened time?

: First Light

The series celebratingthe spiritual elements of life examines the legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer , executed for plotting to kill Adolf Hitler.


Unknown: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Unknown: Adolf Hitler.

: See Hear!

Last of a two-part documentary, in which
Lord Ashley of Stoke, the world's first deaf MP, talks to deaf Canadian MP
Gary Malkowski. With signingand subtitles.
Rptd on Tuesday 12 noon on BBC2


Unknown: Gary Malkowski.

: Next

The lifestyles and interests of the retired. With Marti Caine , Valerie Singleton and John Noakes . Rpt Stereo ..............


Presenter: Marti Caine
Presenter: Valerie Singleton
Presenter: John Noakes

: Bon Mot: Soundwave

Short stories from France based on a single word.

: Fat Man in France

A series in which Tom Vernon cycles through France. Today, he is in Alsace.


Presenter: Tom Vernon

: Work Is a Four-Letter Word

Today, making a point effectively. Hosted by Danny Baker.


Presenter: Danny Baker

: Countryfile

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


Presenter: John Craven

: News; On the Record

John Humphrys and the team analyse political trends at home and abroad.


Presenter (On the Record): John Humphrys
Editor (On the Record): Nelson Mews

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: The Magnificent Seven Ride!

Western adventure, starring
Lee Van Cleef , Stefanie Powers
Chris is on the right side of the law and he wants to stay that way. But when his wife is kidnapped it looks as though history is going to repeat itself. With William Lucking , James B Sikking.
Director George McCowan 1972) Subtitled ... ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64


Unknown: Lee van Cleef
Unknown: Stefanie Powers
Unknown: William Lucking
Unknown: James B Sikking.
Director: George McCowan

: Masterchef

Three more contestants compete in the series for aspiring amateur cooks. Hosted by Loyd Grossman , with chef Brian Turner and former eventing champion
Ginny Elliot.
COMPETITION: ring[number removed] Calls cost 39p per min cheap rate. 49p per min all other times. For rules send sae to: [address removed]
* See Brian Turner : page 34


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Brian Turner
Unknown: Ginny Elliot.
Unknown: Wood Lane
Unknown: Brian Turner

: Lifeline

Bobby Charlton appeals on behalf of the British Disabled Water Ski Association.
Rptd Friday at 3.30pm
(Stereo) (Subtitled)
Donations: The British Disabled Water Ski Association, [address removed] Tel: ([number removed])


Presenter: Bobby Charlton

: Antiques Roadshow

From Wymondham in Norfolk, where the exhibits include a Georgian dining table, local Lowestoft porcelain, a baffling stone garden-statue, and a landscape painting purportingto be the genuine work of John Constable. - Presented by Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis
* See Antiques: page 39


Unknown: John Constable.
Presented By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Moira Stuart. (Subtitled)
Weather Rob McElwee


Newsreader: Moira Stuart
Weatherman: Rob McElwee

: Songs of Praise

Fiona Wight , BBC Radio 2 Choir Girl of the Year, joins the villagers of Goudhurst in Kent in their ancient parish church to sing hymns including All Creatures of Our God and King, For the Beauty of the Earth and Beauty for Brokenness. With Henry Sandon.
Producer Simon Hammond ; Editor Helen Alexander Repeated on Thursday at 2. 1 Opm on BBC2


Unknown: Fiona Wight
Unknown: Henry Sandon.
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Helen Alexander

: As Time Goes By

Jean intervenes when she senses problems in Judith's new romance, but her well-intentioned actions lead only to further complications for her daughter.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Bob Larbey
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Executive Producer: Philip Jones
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Eric: Ronnie Stevens
Judith: Moira Brooker
Alistair: Philip Bretherton
Sandy: Jenny Funnell
Kong: Christopher Wright

: Only Fools and Horses: It's Only Rock and Roll

Last in the comedy series from 1985.

Rodney's bid for rock stardom is encouraged, promoted and then destroyed by Del. With David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Buster Merryfield, Daniel Peacock, David Thewlis and Mike Read.


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Susan Belbin
Producer: Ray Butt
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
Mental Micky: Daniel Peacock
Stew: David Thewlis
DJ: Mike Read

: Hamish Macbeth: A Bit of an Epic

Last in the present series, starring Robert Carlyle

Hamish learns that true love is close at hand when he risks his life to rescue a group of climbers endangered by their expedition leader.
See today's choices.
Written by Julian Spilsbury
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Julian Spilsbury
Producer: Deirdre Keir
Director: Sid Roberson
Hamish Macbeth: Robert Carlyle
Colonel Maxwell: James Faulkner
Isobel: Shirley Henderson
TV John: Ralph Riach
George Standish: Philip McGough
Jenny Carpenter: Susannah Hitching
Mike Beard sail: John Warnaby
Helen Wadlow: Leda Hodgson
Mark Glasson: Graeme Alexander Young
Alex: Valerie Gogan
Lachlan: Jimmy Yuill
Lachie Jr: Stuart Davids
Rory Campbell: Brian Pettifer
Esme: Anne Lacey
Barney: Stuart McGugan
Agnes: Barbara Rafferty
Doc Brown: Duncan Duff
Major Roddy Maclean: David Ashton
Malkie Clunie: Jon Croft
Jimmy McCormack: Iain Lauchlan
Scott: Jake D'Arcy
Walker: Robert Willox

: News

With Michael Buerk. (Subtitled)
Weather Rob McElwee


Newsreader: Michael Buerk
Weatherman: Rob McElwee

: Hitler's Death: the Final Report

The fate of the German Fuhrer in the final days of the Second World War has been shrouded in mystery. But with the uncovering of previously secret Soviet files detailing "Operation Myth", the truth is revealed.
See today's choices.
Unearthing the Truth: page 30


Producer: Dai Richards
Executive Producer: Hugh Purcell

: Mastermind

Tonight's subjects at Salisbury
Cathedral areformerwortd heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis , Lord
Chancellors from 1885-1940, British wildlife, and rocket pioneer
Robert Goddard. Magnus Magnusson asks the questions.
Director David Mitchell ; Producer Penny Cowell Doe


Unknown: Joe Louis
Unknown: Robert Goddard.
Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Director: David Mitchell
Unknown: Cowell Doe

: Everyman

Welcome to Happy Valley
Prozac is the most prescribed anti-depressant in America and psychologist Jim Goodwin wants people to know all about the "wonder" drug he is on a mission to promote as a panacea for depression. The human-interest series travels to
Wenatchee, Washington - known as Happy Valley because of the large numbers takingthe drug nicknamed
"liquid sunshine" - to meet him and his opponents, who denounce him as peddlinga dangerous substance. Director Paul Sapin ; Series editor John Drury
Prozac Diary istomorrowat 11.20pm on BBC2.


Unknown: Jim Goodwin
Director: Paul Sapin
Editor: John Drury

: Crossing Delancey

Romantic comedy starring Amy Irving, Peter Riegert

Isabelle Grossman is an attractive, 33-year-old Jewish woman. She's not looking for a husband - and even if she was, he wouldn't be running a a pickle business. (1988)
Film Reviews pages 59-64


Director: Joan Micklin Silver
Isabelle Grossman: Amy Irving
Sam Posner: Peter Riegert
Anton Maes: Jeroen Krabbe
Bubbie Kantor: Reizl Bozyk
Hannah Mandelbaum: Sylvia Miles
Lionel: George Martin

: The Sky at Night

Dr Chris Kitchin joins Patrick Moore to discuss the birth of stars.


Presenter: Patrick Moore
Guest: Dr Chris Kitchin
Director: Pieter Morpurgo

: Weather

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