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: Jim Henson's Animal Show

The hosts meet a wolf and a baboon..

: Playdays

The bus halts at the Playground Stop. Rpt Stereo .......

: Italianissimo

3: Anna Mazzotti visits Portofino. a seaside village near Genoa. Rpt .


Unknown: Anna Mazzotti

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost 's guests are Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown and Conservative Party Chairman Brian Mawhinney. Including at 8.30 News; plus the weather forecast.
Senes editor Barney Jones: Executive editor Tim Orchard


Unknown: David Frost
Leader: Paddy Ashdown
Unknown: Brian Mawhinney.
Editor: Tim Orchard

: Glimpses of God

The second of two programmes hears from people who have had near death experiences. Rpt Stereo ..............

: First Light

Bob Holman. an academic who became a community worker, talks about his religious convictions. Stereo ....


Unknown: Bob Holman.

: See Hear

Fourdeaf producers from England, France, Sweden and the United States compare programmes. With signing and subtitles. Repeated Tuesday 12 noon on BBC2

: This Multimedia Business

What use is a sound card in a computer for a small business?

: Local Heroes

Another chance to see the six-part series telling the stories of pioneers of science and invention, presented by Adam Hart-Davis . Rpt Stereo Subtitled.....


Presented By: Adam Hart-Davis

: Gardening from Scratch

A six-part gardening series for beginners. With Helen Yemm.


Unknown: Helen Yemm.

: Countryfile

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


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys puts senior politicians on the spot. Including at 12.30 News
Editor David Jordan


Unknown: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled.

: Please Don't Eat the Daisies

Comedy starring
Doris Day. David Niven
Kate Mackay faces the trial of moving her mischievous children, shaggy dog and distracted husband out of New York.
Kate Mackay DORIS DAY . Larry Mackay DAVID NIVEN , Deborah Vaughn JANIS PAIGE. Suzie Robinson SPRING BYINGTON
, Alfred North RICHARD HAYDN
Director Charles Walters (1960) # See Films: pages 51-58


Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Kate MacKay
Unknown: Kate MacKay Doris Day
Unknown: Larry MacKay David Niven
Unknown: Deborah Vaughn Janis Paige.
Unknown: Suzie Robinson Spring Byington
Unknown: Alfred North Richard Haydn
Director: Charles Walters

: Masterchef

The south east heat, presented by Loyd Grossman with guests head chef
Maddalena Bonino and media personality Andrew Neil. COMPETITION: nng [number removed]. Premium rate call charges apply. Maximum call duration 90 seconds. Lines open until 12 midnight on Wednesday.
♦ See Maddalena Bonino : page 34
* Competitions and giveaways: p


Presented By: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Maddalena Bonino
Unknown: Andrew Neil.
Unknown: Maddalena Bonino

: Lifeline

Rolf Harris appeals on behalf of the National Appeal for Music Therapy.
Plus, Gavin Campbell with charity news.
Rptd tomorrow 11.50am Stereo DONATIONS: The National Appeal for Music Therapy. [address removed] or telephone (0181) [number removed].


Unknown: Rolf Harris
Unknown: Gavin Campbell

: News

With Chris Lowe. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

In Lourdes in France,
Diane-Louise Jordan joins young people on holiday with the Handicapped Children's
Pilgrimage Trust and a celebration at
St Bernadette's Chapel, led by Cardinal Basil Hume. Music includes Servant
King, As I Kneel before You, Colour the World with Gladness and Gloria!.
Producer Diane Reid ; Editor Helen Alexander Repeated tomorrow at 8.30am on BBC2


Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan
Producer: Diane Reid
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Antiques Roadshow

From Amsterdam, where today's finds include a silver pot invented by the Duke of Argyll to keep his gravy warm, and puppets reputedly used by Tony Hancock in the film The Punch and Judy Man. With Hugh Scully.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer
Christopher Lewis ♦ See Antiques: page 41


Unknown: Tony Hancock
Unknown: Judy Man.
Unknown: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Hamish Macbeth

Last of the present series, starring Robert Carlyle
The Lochdubh Deluxe. A family feud at the funeral parlour comes to a head. See today's choices.
Written by Daniel Boyle ; Producer Deirdre Keir
Director Nicholas Renton


Unknown: Robert Carlyle
Written By: Daniel Boyle
Producer: Deirdre Keir
Director: Nicholas Renton
Hamish Macbeth: Robert Carlyle
Murray McMurray: Andrew Keir
Christie McMurray: Jimmy Chisholm
Mrs Lewis: Ida Shuster
Macliesh: Robert Carr
Esme: Anne Lacey
Rory: Brian Pettifer
Auntie Bella: Sheila Keith
Major Roddy: David Ashton
Lachie Junior: Stuart Davids
TV John: Ralph Riach
Barney: Stuart McGugan
Agnes: Barbara Rafferty
Lachlan McCrae: Billy Riddoch
Doc Brown: Duncan Duff
Sawney Weir: Jake D'Arcy
Tarn Duff: Robert Ellis
Dugal Finlay: Joe Greig
Rev Snow: Laurie Ventry
MrFergusson: Daniel Boyle

: 25 Years of the Two Ronnies

A selection of classic sketches featuring Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker , shown to celebrate the anniversary of the broadcast of the first Two Ronnies programme on 10 April 1971.


Unknown: Ronnie Corbett
Unknown: Ronnie Barker

: Birds of a Feather

First Time Caller. Tracey is offered a job as an agony aunt on a radio show. Sharon PAULINE QUIRKE , Tracey LINDA ROBSON ,
Written by Tony Millan , Mike Walling ; Director/Producer Charlie Hanson


Unknown: Sharon Pauline Quirke
Unknown: Tracey Linda Robson
Unknown: Dorien Lesley Joseph
Unknown: Darrylalun Lewis
Unknown: Chris Peter Polycarpou
Unknown: Angela Amma Asante
Unknown: Eddie Keith Marsh
Written By: Tony Millan
Written By: Mike Walling
Producer: Charlie Hanson

: News

With Peter Sissons. Subtitled
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Karaoke

The first of two four-part drama serials completed by writer Dennis Potter just before his death. Both are being shown by BBC1 and C4 over the next two months.
Starring Albert Finney
Tuesday. Daniel Feeld. writer of the film Karaoke, starts to believe that his characters are coming alive.
Repeated tomorrow at 10pm on Channel 4. The South Bank Show profiles Albert Finney at 10.45pm on ITV. See today's choices.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)
Potter's last stand: page 28
Competitions and giveaways: p

Karaoke 9.30pm BBC 1
The first half of Dennis Potter's final work reaches the screen tonight with much fanfare, an all-star cast and all the excitement attendant on an unprecedented collaboration between BBC1 and C4. Given the hype, it's a pleasure to report that Potter goes out in a blaze of glory: Karaoke is exactly the sort of teasing, compelling drama that admirers have come to expect, a fitting swansong from an artist consciously saying farewell.
Albert Finney is Potter's alter ego Daniel Feeld, a chain-smoking, two-fisted drinker who guzzles pain killers in between puffs and swigs. As he struggles to finish filming his new screenplay Karaoke, he becomes convinced that the rest of the world is speaking his lines. The viewer drifts in and out of Feeld's nightmare world, into his film (where Dennis Potter himself plays Finney playing Potter - and so on) and deeper into an underworld haunted by arch villain Arthur "Pig" Mailion (Hywel Bennett).
Karaoke runs for four weeks on BBC1 (Sunday) and C4 (Monday); the sequel, Cold Lazarus, premieres on C4. Albert Finney is also the subject of tonight's South Bank Show at 10.45pm on ITV. See page 28 for more.


Writer: Dennis Potter
Producer: Kenith Trodd
Producer: Rosemarie Whitman
Director: Renny Rye
Daniel Feeld: Albert Finney
Nick Balmer: Richard E. Grant
Arthur 'Pig' Mailion: Hywel Bennett
Businessman: Niven Boyd
Sandra Sollars: Saffron Burrows
Ben Baglin: Roy Hudd
Linda Langer: Keeley Hawes
Anna Griffiths: Anna Chancellor
Mrs Baglin: Liz Smith
OliverMorse: Ian McDiarmid
Peter Beasley: Ralph Brown
Club barmaid: Fay Ripley
Ian: Simon Donald
Young man: Ewan McGregor
Dr Nigel Barker: Grant Russell
Brasserie waiter: Christopher Glover
Angie: Natascha McElhone
Waiter (movie): Steven Mackintosh
Peter (movie): Neil Stuke
Old Arab woman: Persis
Arab son: Eddy Lemare
Hospital doctor: Matthew Cottle
Nurse: Vivianna Verveen
Hospital receptionist: Carol Starks
Cabbie: Robert Putt
Driver: Paul Raffield
Woman on phone: Beth Goddard

: Everyman

Moses of Oxford
American-born Rabbi Shmuel Boteach has taken the Jewish community by storm. He is determined to make
Oxford a Jewish city, will go to any lengths to seek publicity, and promotes new attitudes to sex. Directors Peter Getzels and Harriet Gordon
Series editor Richard Denton


Unknown: Shmuel Boteach
Directors: Peter Getzels
Directors: Harriet Gordon
Editor: Richard Denton

: We're No Angels

Comedy thriller, starring
Robert De Niro , Sean Penn
Two small-time crooks are forced to join a prison break-out and take refuge in a small bordertown, where they are mistaken for priests.
Director Neil Jordan (1989, 15)
See Films: pages 51-58 **


Unknown: Robert de Niro
Unknown: Sean Penn
Unknown: Molly Demi Moore
Unknown: Fr Levesque Hoyt Axton
Unknown: Bruno Kirby
Unknown: Warden Ray McAnally
Unknown: Bobby James Russo
Director: Neil Jordan

: The Sky at Night

The End of the Universe. How might the universe die? With Patrick Moore.
Producer AeterMorpurgo Stereo


Unknown: Patrick Moore.

: Weather

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