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: Jim Henson's Animal Show

Puppet chat show, with Stinky and Jake..

: Playdays.

The Roundabout Stop

: Italianissimo

The language series begins with a visit to the Italian Alps. (Rpt)

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the week's news makers and reviews the papers. Including at 8.30 News; plus the weather forecast. Series editor Barney Jones; Executive editor
Tim Orchard Stereo..................................

Contributors

Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones

: Season of Change

In the last of the series on the rituals of Lent, Rachel Hawthorn explores the significance of Palm Sunday. The service comes from Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans , Herts. Stereo....

Contributors

Unknown: Rachel Hawthorn
Unknown: St Albans

: See Hear

Today, including a look at standards required forteaching British Sign
Language, and the first anniversary of the "Typetalk" emergencytextphone service. With signing and subtitles.
Repeated Tuesday 12 noon on BBC2

: This Multimedia Business

This week, real world graphics applications and developments. Rpt Stereo ....

: Hidden Empire

More Lustrous than Gold. The story of Saijinhua, a courtesan-turned-diplomat who helped bring peace to her homeland in the dying days of the Chinese Empire.

: My Brilliant Career: Terry Maher: a Tale of the Unexpected

The former Dillons boss recalls his years in the book trade and the final days in which his own directors turned against him.

Contributors

Subject: Terry Maher

: Count ryfile

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

Contributors

Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys puts senior politicians on the spot. Including at 12.30 News
EditorDavidJordan Subtitled ................

Contributors

Unknown: John Humphrys

: Match of the Day Live: the Road to Wembley

Chelsea v Manchester United
Live coverage of the day's first FA Cup semi-final from Villa Park (kick-off 1.30pm). Manchester Utd will be lookingto reach theirthird successive final while Chelsea will be hopingto bury the ghosts of their 1994 final against United who won 4-0. Commentary by John Motson with Trevor Brooking. Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Alan Hansen and Jimmy Hill.
Highlights oftoday's other semi-final can be seen at
10.30pm Stereo 85391580 . ♦ See Alan Hansen : page 40

Contributors

Commentary By: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Unknown: Alan Hansen

: Scoundrels of Suburbia

Nest Side Story
Simon King 's film exploring some of the extraordinary places that birds have nested - including crash helmet, a shower and a traffic light.

Contributors

Unknown: Simon King

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled..

: News

With Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Ian McCaskill ..............

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes joins the monks at
Ampleforth Abbey in Yorkshire, to explore and enjoy the haunting beauty of Gregorian chant and investigate its roots in the life of prayer and dedication. Music includes Christus
Factus Est, Lamentation of Jeremiah, Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence,
Recordare, Virgo Mater , Ubi Caritas, and All Glory, Laud and Honour.
Producer John Forrest ; Editor Helen Alexander

Contributors

Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Virgo Mater
Producer: John Forrest
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Antiques Roadshow

From Penarth in South Glamorgan, where exhibits include a collection of letters from the artist Eric Gill , a painting signed by Henri Rousseau but without provenance, a smashed vase, and an ormolu clock with a missing pendulum. Introduced by Hugh Scully. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer
Christopher Lewis ♦ See Antiques: page 37

Contributors

Artist: Eric Gill
Unknown: Henri Rousseau
Introduced By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Hamish Macbeth

Second of a six-part series, starring Robert Carlyle
In Search of a Rose. Whale-spotting trips and the disappearance of a local seafarer involve Hamish
Macbeth in a murky underwater investigation. See today's choices.
Written by Stuart Hepburn ; Producer Deirdre Keir
Director Mandie Fletcher
* Everyone's local hero: page 22

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Carlyle
Written By: Stuart Hepburn
Producer: Deirdre Keir
Director: Mandie Fletcher
Hamish Macbeth: Robert Carlyle
Gavin Robb: Sam MacKenzie
Miss Meiklejohn: Anne Kristen
Esme: Anne Lacey
TV John: Ralph Riach
Alex: Valerie Gogan
Barney: Stuart McGugan
Isobel: Shirley Henderson
Lachie Junior: Stuart Davids
Agnes: Barbara Rafferty
Rory: Brian Petti Fer
Lachlan McCrae: Billy Riddoch
MrsMcLorg: Sarah Collier
Torquil: Craig Ferguson

: Lorenzo's Oil

Drama starring
Nick Nolte , Susan Sarandon
The extraordinary true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone , a couple who refuse to accept that their four-year-old son will die from a rare wasting disease. Susan Sarandon 's latest film Dead Man Walking, was released in British cinemas on Friday
29 March. An interview with her can be seen in Hollywood Angel at 11.15pm.
Director George Miller (1992,15)
♦ See Films: pages 49-58 ★★★★

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Nolte
Unknown: Susan Sarandon
Unknown: Michaela Odone
Unknown: Susan Sarandon
Director: George Miller
Augusto Odone: Nick Nolte
Michaela Odone: Susan Sarandon
Professor Nikolais: Peter Ustinov
Deirdre Murphy: Kathleen Wilhoite
Doctor Judalon: Gerry Bamman
Wendy Gimble: Margo Martindale
Ellard Muscatine: James Rebhorn
Loretta Muscatine: Ann Hearn
Omouri: Maduka Steady
Lorenzo: Zack O'Malley Greenburg
Comorian teacher: Mary Wakio
Himself: Don Suddaby
Jake Gimble: Colin Ward
Nurse Ruth: La Tanya Richardson

: News

WithPeterSissons.
Weather Ian McCaskill

Contributors

Unknown: Ian McCaskill

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Highlights of today's second FA Cup semi-final at Old Trafford where
Aston Villa faced Liverpool. Plus, action from the other semi-final, shown live earlier. Commentary by Clive Tyldesly and John Motson. Introduced by Ray Stubbs.

Contributors

Unknown: Aston Villa
Commentary By: Clive Tyldesly
Commentary By: John Motson.
Introduced By: Ray Stubbs.

: Hollywood Angel

In the last 12 months the American
Criminal Justice system has executed 56 convicted murderers. Also in the last 12 months Tim Robbins has written and directed a film starring his partner Susan Sarandon as a Catholic nun who works as a spiritual adviserto murderers awaiting execution on Death Row. The film is called Dead Man
Walking and is based on the work of a nun called Sister Helen Prejean.
This follow-up to an Everyman film shown last year, tells the story of Sister Helen as she continues herwork amid her growingfame and prominence in the anti-death penalty movement. It features clips from the film and interviews with Sarandon and Robbins.
Dead Man Walking reviewed in Moving Pictures on Tuesday at 11. 15pm on BBC2
Director Liesel Evans ; Series producer
Richard Denton .................................

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Robbins
Unknown: Susan Sarandon
Unknown: Helen Prejean.
Director: Liesel Evans
Producer: Richard Denton

: The Road to Golgotha: Entry into Jerusalem

First of a seven-part series for Holy Week, presented by Rob Duncan.
Recalling Jesus's challenge to the authorities when he arrived in Jerusalem, and talking to Greenpeace activist Al Baker about his own challenge to authority.
(Tomorrow, The Betrayal at 12.10am)

Contributors

Presenter: Rob Duncan
Interviewee: Al Baker
Producer: David Wilson
Executive Producer: Michael Waterhouse

: The Sky at Night

Exploding Stars. Prof Michael Bode joins Patrick Moore to discuss novas. Repeated on Thursday at 5.40pm on BBC2

Contributors

Unknown: Prof Michael Bode
Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Gymkata

Action adventure from the director of Enter the Dragon, starring Kurt Thomas
A government agency recruits a martial arts expert to go to the strange country of Gymkata on a deadly mission. Jonathan Cabot KURT THOMAS , Princess Rubali
TETCHIE AGBAYANI, Zamir RICHARD NORTON
Director Robert Ciouse 1985, 18) * See Films: pages 49-58 *

Contributors

Unknown: Kurt Thomas
Unknown: Kurt Thomas
Unknown: Zamir Richard Norton
Director: Robert Ciouse

: Weather









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