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: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Shown yesterday at 10.50pm Stereo ......

: Discovering Eve

Today, Toyah Willcox looks at the vital role language plays in shaping spirituality.


Unknown: Toyah Willcox

: Breakfast with Frost

Today's guest is Deputy Prime Minister
Michael Heseltine , MP. lncludingatS.30 News; plus weather forecast.
Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Tim Orchard


Unknown: Michael Heseltine
Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Tim Orchard

: For Valour

A dramatised documentary of the story of Captain John Cruickshank , who won the Victoria Cross for his actions in the Second World War. Rpt Stereo ........


Unknown: Captain John Cruickshank

: See Hear

On Remembrance Sunday, a look back at the dark days of the Second World War
Occupation in Jersey, one of the Channel Islands. With signingand subtitles.
Repeated Tuesday 12 noon on BBC2 Stereo..

: Remembrance Sunday - the Cenotaph

Live from London, Her Majesty the Queen lays herwreath at the Cenotaph in memory of those who died in the service oftheircountry. Tom Flemingdescribes the scene as over 10,000 ex-servicemen and women are expected to take part in the march past. Music from the massed band and pipes and drums of the Guards Division, Royal Marines and RAF Central Band. Highlights at 8.05pm on BBC2. TV production Peter Hylton Cleaver


Unknown: Tom Flemingdescribes
Unknown: Peter Hylton Cleaver

: Tomorrow Today

A meditation for Remembrance Sunday.

: Countryfile

Rural issues with John Craven. Plus the week'sweatherat 12.25pm.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; On the Record

John Humphrys interviews the Shadow Scottish Secretary George Robertson about Scottish devolution.
Editor David Jordan


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: George Robertson
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled..

: Flight of the Navigator

Science-fiction adventure.
' On 4 July 1978, 12-year-old
David Freeman takes a tumble and wakes up in an altered world.
Director Randal Kleiser (1986) Subtitled .. ♦See Films: pages 63-70 ****


Unknown: David Freeman
Director: Randal Kleiser
David Freeman: Joey Cramer
Helen Freeman: Veronica Cartwright
Bill Freeman: Cliff de Young
Carolyn McAdams: Sarah Jessica Parker
Dr Faraday: Howard Hesseman

: The Bookworm

This week, Griff Rhys Jones is in Oxford where he explores the house that CS Lewis fans are turning into a shrine, and hears reaction to travel writer Bill Bryson 's new book, Notes from a Small Island, plus war veterans' poetry choices for Remembrance Sunday. Stereo Subtitled ...............


Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones
Unknown: Bill Bryson

: The Clothes Show

Hairdresser of the YearTrevorSorbie demonstrates new styles that don't require scissors. Plus news about this year's Clothes Show Live. With Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin and Brenda Emmanus.
Rptdtomorrowat2.40pm Stereo


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Unknown: Brenda Emmanus.

: The Great Antiques Hunt

This week, the contestants are in Surrey where they buy, sell, date and value, and are judged by Antiques
Roadshow experts. With Jilly Goolden. Director David Cumming ; Producer JannineWaddell


Unknown: Jilly Goolden.
Director: David Cumming

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Sir Harry Secombe sings and presents the first of three programmes, with a special for Remembrance Sunday from RAF College Cranwell in Lincolnshire.
Hymns include 0 God Our Help in Ages Past, Make Me a Channel of Your Peace and The Airmen's Hymn. Series producer R Medwyn Hughes; Editor
Helen Alexander. Rptd tomorrow, 8.25am BBC2
♦ See this Week:page 11


Unknown: Sir Harry Secombe
Editor: Helen Alexander.

: Just William

First of six new episodes.
William Clears the Slums
William does his bit for deprived children. Seetoday'schoices.
Dramatised from the Richmal Crompton books by Simon Booker ; Producer Alan Wright
Director David Giles
♦ See Children: page 55


Unknown: Richmal Crompton
Unknown: Simon Booker
Producer: Alan Wright
Director: David Giles
William Brown: Oliver Rokison
Mrs Brown: Polly James
Mr Brown: David Horovitch
Robert Brown: Benjamin Pullen
Ethel Brown: Rebecca Johnson
Lady Walton: Lindsay Duncan
Mrs Miggs: Joan Sims
Mrs Bott: Lil Rough Ley
MrBott: Robert Austin
Violet Elizabeth: Tiffany Griffiths

: Showstoppers

A series of shows featuring songs from musicals. Hosted by Gary Wilmot , with guests David Essex , Katia and Marielle Labeque , Twiggy Lawson and Nigel Planer. With the BBC Concert Orchestra.
Director/Producer Kevin Bishop


Unknown: Gary Wilmot
Unknown: David Essex
Unknown: Marielle Labeque
Unknown: Twiggy Lawson
Unknown: Nigel Planer.

: Children in Need - the Countdown Continues

Atourthrough BBC offices and studios around the country to see what plans are afoot - including Smell-o-Vision.
Producer Tom Brisley INFORMATION: fundraising packs available from [address removed] or by phoning [number removed]. For other information ring [number removed]


Producer: Tom Brisley

: The Vicar of Dibley

Comedy series about a woman vicar. The aged vicar of Dibley suddenly dies but no one is quite ready for the new one.


Writer: Richard Curtis
Director: Dewi Humphreys
Producer: Jon Plowman
Geraldine Granger: Dawn French
David Horton: Gary Waldhorn
Hugo Horton: James Fleet
Alice Tinker: Emma Chambers
Letitia Cropley: Liz Smith
Frank Pickle: John Bluthal
Jim Trott: Trevor Peacock
Owen Newitt: Roger Lloyd
Vicar Pottle: Preston Lockwood

: The Final Cut

Second of a four-part drama, starring Ian Richardson
Will Urquhart appoint
Claire Carlsen as his parliamentary private secretary, and does he know about her relationship with Makepeace? See today's choices.
Screenplay by Andrew Davies ; Producer Ken Riddington Director Mike Vardy Stereo Subtitled ... ♦ See This Week: page 12


Unknown: Ian Richardson
Unknown: Will Urquhart
Unknown: Claire Carlsen
Unknown: Andrew Davies
Producer: Ken Riddington
Director: Mike Vardy
Francis Urquhart: Ian Richardson
Elizabeth Urquhart: Diane Fletcher
Tom Makepeace: Paul Freeman
Claire Carlsen: Isla Blair
Geoffrey Booza Pitt: Nickolas Grace
Maria Passolides: Yolanda Vazquez
Sir Clive Watling: John Rowe
Rayner: Glyn Grain
Speaker: Dorothy Vernon
Corder: Nick Brimble
Joe Badger: Duggie Brown
Wolfln: Andrew Seear
Clerk: Bunny May
Evanghelos Passolides: Leon Lissek
Polecutt: Peter Symonds
Hugh Pugh: Michael Wardle
Dicky Withers: Nicholas Blane
TV reporter: John Langford
Woman reporter: Carole Copeland

: News

Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Bill Giles

: In Search of Happiness

Buddy, Can You Spare a Fortune?
Angus Deayton investigates money and meets a man who gave away a million dollars, a woman who married money and a man with an art collection worth millions who works in a supermarket. Series director/Producer Sheree Folkson


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Producer: Sheree Folkson

: Other Worlds

Last in the series of documentaries.
The Hopi Way
In the heart of the American west, living in stone villages more than 1,000 years old, the Hopi struggle to retain their traditions in the face of an encroaching modern world. Series editor Leslie Woodhead


Editor: Leslie Woodhead

: Kangaroo

Drama, based on the novel by DH Lawrence, starring
Colin Friels , Judy Davis
A writer and his wife flee post-First World War Europe and head for Australia but are drawn into the sinister world of a secret fascist army.
Richard Somers COLIN FRIELS, Harriet Somers JUDY
Director Tim Burstall (1986) ... ♦ See Films: pages 63-70 ☠☠â˜


Unknown: Colin Friels
Unknown: Judy Davis
Unknown: Richard Somers
Unknown: Harriet Somers Judy
Unknown: Jack Calcott John Walton
Unknown: Vicki Calcott Julie Nihill
Unknown: Kangaroo Hugh Keays-Byrne
Unknown: Jaz Peter Hehir
Unknown: Struthers Peter Cummins
Director: Tim Burstall

: The Sky at Night

Fireworks Night. DrJohn Mason talks to Patrick Moore about the Leonids, seasonal meteor showers which this year are predicted to be abundant.
Producer Refer Morpurgo. Rptd Th urs 5.40pm, BBC2


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Weather

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