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: Jim Henson's Animal Show

Puppet chat show, with Stinky and Jake.

: Sueños World Spanish

19: Two architects describe the buildings they have designed.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews news makers, and reviews the papers with guests. Including at 8.30 News; plus the weather forecast. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Tim Orchard ............................................


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

: Season of Change

In the second of six programmes on the rituals of Lent, Rachel Hawthorn asks people why they pray. Stereo........


Unknown: Rachel Hawthorn

: See Hear

Today, Jack Ashley talks to deaf magician Victor Shine , Colin Dextercreatorof
Inspector Morse and Freddy Bloom, first chairwoman of the National Deaf Children's
Society. With signingand subtitles.
Rptd Tuesday at 12 noon on BBC2 Stereo....


Talks: Jack Ashley
Unknown: Victor Shine
Unknown: Colin Dextercreatorof
Unknown: Inspector Morse

: The French Experience 2

8: A look at travel problems. TRANSCRIPTS: for a booklet of transcripts, send a cheque or PO for £3.00. payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]

: Hidden Empire

Another chance to see a series of six forgotten tales of courage and conviction. The Equalizer. A young boy survives the Amritsar Massacre in 1919 and vows revenge. Rpt Stereo

: My Brilliant Career

Gerald Ratner - Lord of the Rings
A profile of Gerald Ratner , who in April
1991 headed one of the world's largest jewellery retail businesses - then, he cracked a joke. Rpt Stereo Subtitled ..


Unknown: Gerald Ratner
Unknown: Gerald Ratner

: Countryfile

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


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys talks to Welsh Secretary William Hague. Including at 12.30 News
EditorDavidJordan Subtitled ....................


Talks: John Humphrys
Unknown: William Hague.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Escape to Victory

Second World War drama starring Sylvester Stallone
Michael Caine
As a propaganda stunt, the Nazis arrange a football match between the national German team and a squad made u p of prisoners of war. However, the PoW team see the game as a chance to escape. Robert Hatch SYLVESTER STALLONE, John Colby MICHAEL CAINE , Luis Fernandez PELE , Terry Brady BOBBY MOORE , Carlos Rey OSVALDO ARDILES , Sid Harmor MIKE SUMMERBEE , DougClure
RUSSELL OSMAN , Arthur Hayes JOHN WARK , Maj Karl Von Steiner MAXVON SYDOW , Coach MuellerGARY WALDHORN, Col Waldron
Director John Huston (198 PG) Subtitled. ♦ See Films: pages 44-48 ***


Unknown: Sylvester Stallone
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Robert Hatch
Unknown: John Colby
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Luis Fernandez Pele
Unknown: Terry Brady
Unknown: Bobby Moore
Unknown: Osvaldo Ardiles
Unknown: R Mike Summerbee
Unknown: Russell Osman
Unknown: John Wark
Unknown: Maxvon Sydow
Unknown: Daniel Massey
Director: John Huston

: Take That - Everything Changes

Following the recent news that the band Take That are to break up, Andi Peters charts the rise of the prototype British boys' band, with personal reflections from each of Take That's members and new footage recorded for The 0 Zone.


Unknown: Andi Peters

: The Clothes Show

Looks for autumn at London Fashion Week, more ideas for the Bride of the Year, plus a fashion world initiative to fight breast cancer. With Jeff Banks, Caryn Franklin and Brenda Emmanus.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Jeff Banks
Presenter: Caryn Franklin
Presenter: Brenda Emmanus
Producer: Colette Foster
Executive: Producer Roger Casstles

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles ....


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Songs of Praise

A special edition from Gateshead
Stadium in Tyne and Wearwith guests athletes Jonathan Edwards and Kriss Akabusi. Music includes Be Thou My
Vision, Jerusalem, Psalms 8 and 9, and Into His Courts. With Sally Magnusson. Producer Bart Gavigan ; Editor Helen Alexander Repeated tomorrow at 8.30am on BBC2


Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Kriss Akabusi.
Unknown: Sally Magnusson.
Producer: Bart Gavigan
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Antiques Roadshow

From Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, where exhibits include a bent silver spoon, a battered cello, the kind of gun used by Jesse James , and a tiny silver microscope. With Hugh Scully.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer
Christopher Lewis ♦ See Antiques: page 36
♦ Bunny Campione's Kind of Day: p


Unknown: Jesse James
Unknown: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Ballykissangel: Fallen Angel

Fourth of a six-part drama.
Father Clifford meets his match, over chess and disputation, with a cantankerous old atheist. See today's choices.


Writer: John Forte
Director: Paul Harrison
Producer: Joy Lale
Father Peter Clifford: Stephen Tompkinson
Assumpta Fitzgerald: Dervla Kirwan
Brian Quigley: Tony Doyle
Father MacAnally: Niall Toibin
Niamh Quigley: Tina Kellegher
Siobhan: Deirdre Donnelly
Donal: Frankie McCafferty
Liam: Joe Savino
Padraig: Peter Caffrey
Kathleen: Aine Ni Mhuiri
Daniel: Luke Griffin
Ambrose: Peter Hanly
Mr Bramley: Aidan Grennell

: Birds of a Feather: The Chigwell Years

A special edition of the comedy series.

It's time for some reminiscing. Tracey is writing her life story but Sharon wants her life to be included. Then Dorien arrives and together they look back on six years of life in Chigwell.


Writer: Laurence Marks
Writer: Maurice Gran
Writer: Geoffrey Deane
Writer: Gary Lawson
Writer: John Phelps
Writer: Jenny Lecoat
Writer: Alun Lewis
Writer: Geoff Rowley
Writer: Sue Teddern
Writer: Peter Tilbury
Sharon: Pauline Quirke
Tracey: Linda Robson
Dorien: Lesley Joseph
Darryl: Alun Lewis
Chris: Peter Polycarpou/David Cardy

: News

With PeterSissons.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Bill Giles

: The Sculptress

Last of a four-part drama.

Rosalind and Hal are thrown together by the violence erupting around them.
See today's choices.


Olive Martin: Pauline Quirke
Rosalind Leigh: Caroline Goodall
HalHawksley: Christopher Fulford
Father Julian: Dermot Crowley
Peter Crew: Michael Percival
Edward Clarke: David Horovitch
Dorothy Clarke: Ann Davies
Marnie O'Brien: Wendy Nottingham
Gary O'Brien: Andrew Tiernan
Chris O'Brien: John Wagland
MrsRuncorn: Paula Jacobs
Reggie Wheelan: Jim Barclay
Prison officer: Maureen Hibbert
Prison officer: Sophie Stanton
Amber Martin: Karen Westwood
Stewart Hayes: Ian Reddington
Albert Hayes: Timothy Bateson
Gwen Martin: Yvonne D'Alpra
Robert Martin: Barry Woolgar
Graham Deedes: Colin Salmon
Dina: Angela Belton

: Ruby Wax Meets....

Burt Reynolds. Ruby travels to Jupitor, Florida, where she catches up with Hollywood star
Burt Reynolds. See today's choices.
Director Don Boyd ; Series producer Clive Tulloh


Unknown: Burt Reynolds.
Unknown: Burt Reynolds.
Director: Don Boyd
Producer: Clive Tulloh

: How to Be a Little S*d

Present Time. The downside of being a baby is the unrelenting stream of useless gifts. Last in the series.
Written by Simon Brett ; Director Daniel Kleinman
Series producer Jamie Rix


Written By: Simon Brett
Director: Daniel Kleinman
Producer: Jamie Rix

: Heart of the Matter

Zoe and Phyllis Get Married
Joan Bakewell meets Zoe and Phyllis as they prepare fortheirbigday and asks why, despite increasing numbers of same-sex couples making life-long commitments, these partnerships still carry no legal weight and continue to be considered immoral and inferior.
Series producer Anne Reevell


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Anne Reevell

: The Couch Trip

Comedy starring Dan Aykroyd, Charles Grodin, Walter Matthau

When an escaped mentally disabled patient assumes the identity of one psychiatrist in order to take over the job of another, his methods soon cause headaches for his "colleagues".
See Films: pages 44-48


Director: Michael Ritchie
John W Burns Jr: Dan Aykroyd
Dr George Maitlin: Charles Grodin
Donald Becker: Walter Matthau
Dr Laura Rollins: Donna Dixon
Harvey Michaels: Richard Romanus
Dr Lawrence Baird: David Clennon
Condom father: Chevy Chase

: The Sky at Night

News from Space. Patrick Moore is joined by Dr Paul Murdin to discuss this year's new developments.
For further details see Thursday 5.40pm on BBC2


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Dr Paul Murdin

: Weather

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