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: Playdays

: Telling Tales

Philip Hawthorn tells the story of The Two House Builders.


Storyteller: Philip Hawthorn

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews chancellor
Kenneth Clarke and Lord Bramall.
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts


Unknown: Kenneth Clarke

: See Hear!

Including report by Mark Nelson from the annual event of the Friends of the Young Deaf. With signing and subtitles.
Rptd on Tuesday 12 noon on BBC2 Stereo.


Unknown: Mark Nelson

: Countryfile

Village memories ofVE Day, and a look back at wartime rural Britain. With John Craven.
Plus the week's weather. stereo .


Unknown: John Craven.

: VE50 St Paul's Cathedral Service

A Great Deliverance
Live coverage of this morning's service as the nation commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of the war. HM the Queen, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, HRH the Prince of Wales and members of the royal family are joined by leaders of the countries involved in the Second World
War. Conducted by the Dean ofSt Paul's, the Very Rev Eric Evans , with a sermon by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev and Rt Hon George Carey , and the choirofSt Paul's Cathedral. Introduced by John Tusa. Commentary by Tom Fleming. Producer Stephen Morris ; Executive producer Neil Eccles
♦ See VE Day special: from page 30 Followed by Weather


Unknown: Eric Evans
Unknown: George Carey
Introduced By: John Tusa.
Commentary By: Tom Fleming.
Producer: Stephen Morris
Producer: Neil Eccles

: News; On the Record

John Humphrys and the team analyse political trends at home and abroad.
+ See This Week: page 12


Unknown: John Humphrys

: For Valour

A series of dramatised documentaries about people awarded medals for extraordinary courage during wartime.
In 1944, Flying Officer John Cruickshank, captain of an RAF Coastal Command flying boat, endangered his own life in order to save the crew and received the Victoria Cross.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled .

: Hands of Friendship Nations Reconciled

HM the Queen and herfamily join thousands in Hyde Park to enjoy a concert introduced by Sir Ian McKellen. Commentary by Eric Robson. See today's choices. Producer Michael Begg ; Executive producer
Peter Hylton Cleaver
Subsequent programmes are subject to change


Introduced By: Sir Ian McKellen.
Commentary By: Eric Robson.
Producer: Michael Begg
Producer: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Masterchef

Three more contestants compete in the series for aspiring amateur cooks. Hosted by Loyd Grossman , with chef
David Nicholls and weatherman Ian McCaskill.
COMPETITION: ringO[number removed]1 1. Calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p per minute all other times. + See David Nicholls : page 51


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: David Nicholls
Unknown: Ian McCaskill.
Unknown: David Nicholls

: Antiques Roadshow

From Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, where the exhibits under expert scrutiny include a delicately decorated Satsuma dish, a collection of first editions signed by influential children's writer Lewis Carroll , author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, an early water closet dating from the 1820s and one of the late comedian Tommy Cooper 's most famous stage props. Presented by Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis
+ See Antiques: page 53


Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Tommy Cooper
Presented By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Rob McElwee .............


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Rob McElwee

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

A special live edition from Holy Trinity Church, Hull, as citizens gather to mark VE Day and remember the 1,200 people killed in air raids which brought destruction and devastation to a city that suffered some of the most intensive bombings of the Second World War. Hymns include Our God, Our Help in Ages Past, Make Me a Channel of Your Peace, Eternal Father, Strong to Save, and Now Thank We All Our God.
Repeated on Wednesday at 2.Opm on BBC2


Presented by: Pam Rhodes
Producer: Ian Thomas
Editor: Helen Alexander
Organist: Mark Pybus

: Celebration Concert

It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow: The Royal British Legion VE Day Celebration Concert in Hyde Park, London. On the large stage constructed for the event, a cast of 2,000 including Dame Vera Lynn, Ute Lemper, Elaine Paige and Cliff Richard, with musicians, pipers, dancers and a massed choir chart the course of the war through the songs of the period that proved such a boost to Allied morale. Bringing the evening to an emotional end, Vera Lynn leads a rendition of Land of Hope and Glory. Guest narrators include Wendy Craig , Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray, Hannah Gordon and Dorothy Tutin.
Producer Simon Betts
* See VE Day special: from page 30


Unknown: Dame Vera Lynn
Unknown: Elaine Paige
Unknown: Cliff Richard
Unknown: Vera Lynn
Unknown: Wendy Craig
Unknown: Michael Denison
Unknown: Dulcie Gray
Unknown: Hannah Gordon
Unknown: Dorothy Tutin
Producer: Simon Betts

: As Time Goes By

Last programme in the current run of the romantic series.
The newly-wedded couple have to stand by and watch Lionel's script re-creating their early romance being "improved" by the show's American producers as the television mini-series moves into production.
Written by Bob Larbey ; Producer Sydney Lotterby Executive producer Philip Jones


Written By: Bob Larbey
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Producer: Philip Jones
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Rocky: Frank Middlemass
Madge: Joan Sims
Judith: Moira Brooker
Alistair: Philip Bretherton
Sandy: Jenny Funnell
Mike Barbosa: Otto Jarman
Mrs Bale: Janet Henfrey
Young Rocky: Bruce Boa
Young Lionel: William Hope
Moses: William Armstrong
Young Jean: Tres Hanley

: News

Weather Rob McElwee ..............


Unknown: Rob McElwee

: News 45: VE Day

Sue Lawley presents the news from 50 years ago in the style of the present day. Crowds gather in Piccadilly Circus as news filters through of Germany's unconditional surrender in Reims and the declaration that tomorrow will be known as Victory in Europe Day.


Unknown: Piccadilly Circus

: Coming Home

Six stories of love and family life that illustrate how things changed irrevocably forthose who returned home following the end of the Second World War as well as for those who welcomed back their loved ones. See today's choices. Producer Jonathan Gili ; Executive producer
Laurence Rees


Producer: Jonathan Gili
Producer: Laurence Rees

: Mastermind

Salisbury Cathedral in Wiltshire hosts the continuing search to find the Mastermind champion for 1995. Tonight's specialist subjects are astronomy, German romantic composer Ludwig van Beethoven , The Wars of the Sicilian Vespers and Queen Elizabeth I of England. Magnus
Magnusson isthequestionmaster. Director David Mitchell ; Producer
Penelope Cowell Doe


Unknown: Ludwig van Beethoven
Unknown: England. Magnus
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Penelope Cowell

: The Day's Events

Countrywide updates as the activities continue, plus highlights of a day of celebration and commemoration ofVE
Day. With John Tusa.
Producers Peter Hylton Cleaver , Neil Eccles


Unknown: John Tusa.
Producers: Peter Hylton Cleaver
Producers: Neil Eccles

: Unfaithfully Yours

Romantic comedy starring
Dudley Moore
Nastassja Kinski
World famous conductor Claude
Eastman believes his wife is having an affair. Madly jealous, he plots revenge with farcical results.
Remake of Preston Sturges 's comedy. Co-scriptwriter Barry Levinson went on to direct Bugsy and Rain Man.
Director Howard Zieff 984)
# FILM REVIEWS pages 65-70


Unknown: Dudley Moore
Unknown: Nastassja Kinski
Unknown: Preston Sturges
Unknown: Barry Levinson
Director: Howard Zieff
Claude Eastman: Dudley Moore
Daniella Eastman: Nastassja Kinski
Maximillian Stein: Armand Assante
Norman Robbins: Albert Brooks
Carla Robbins: Cassie Yates
Giuseppe: Richard Libertini
Jess Keller: Richard Bshull
Jerzy Czyrek: Jan Triska
Janet: Jane Hallaren
Bill Lawrence: Bernard Behrens

: Weather

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