7.45 Animation about the creatures that live in Moomin Valley.
The Playbus stops at the Playground Stop. Repeat
Peter Sissons is the guest presenter, interviewing the week's news makers, and reviewing the Sunday papers. Including at
8.30 News; plus the weather forecast. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Vince Henderson explores the spiritual side of life in, and the history of, Durham. He meets a group of jugglers, and attends a service at the cathedral, along with 2,000 children. Plus, David Day muses on Jesus's visit to the temple in Jerusalem, and there's music with a summer flavour.
A selection of some of the most popular programmes of recent years continues with a holiday special from Paris. With signing and subtitles.
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Live coverage of the fourth day's play in the Test between England and Pakistan, from Headingley. introduced by Tony Lewis.
Up-to-date coverage of rural, environmental and agricultural issues, with John Craven. Plus, the week's weather at 12.25pm.
Live coverage of the Hungarian Grand Prix from the Hungaroring. Positioned on the outskirts of Budapest in rolling countryside, the Hungaroring can produce very dramatic racing, with overtaking extremely difficult on the twisty circuit.
Last year, the Williams cars driven by Damon Hill and David Coulthard were first and second. Many will expect this year's Williams drivers to make it onto the podium today, but can championship leader Hill beat his team mate Jacques Villeneuve and strengthen his 21-point lead?
Highlights can be seen at 8.10pm on BBC2.
Omnibus edition. Sarah gives Tony some unwelcome advice, while Cindy gets David into trouble. Stereo
Sister Wendy Beckett explores the golden ages of painting in 17th-century Spain, France and the Netherlands. Her journey takes her from Rembrandt's Amsterdam through the magnificence of the Spanish Court and the works of Velazquez to the French golden age of Poussin and the ruins of ancient Rome.
(See today's choices.)
The competition that searches for the best young cook continues with the South West and Wales heat.
The three contestants competing in the red, yellow and blue kitchens are a 14-year-old from Marlborough in Wiltshire, a 15-year-old from Bridford in Devon, and a 13-year-old from Wrexham in Clwyd. Presented by Loyd Grossman, with guests chef Henry Harris and Conservative MP Sebastian Coe.
Producer Richard Bryan; Executive producers Bradley Adams and Richard Kalms
With Paul Burden.
Weather Peter Cockroft.
6.05 Regional News ....
Isla StClair returns to the fishing villages of north east Scotland, where she was born. She celebrates the strong tradition of gospel singing that has grown in response to the harshness of fishermen's lives and the rugged beauty of the coastal scenery. The hymns include When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder, The Beacon Light and Shall We Gather at the River.
Producer David Strachan ; Editor Helen Alexander
Hugh Scully introduces another memorable edition from the archives.
This week's programme was recorded in 1981 in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, where expert Hilary Kay discovered a troubadour automaton.
Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Comedy from the creator of Home Alone, starring
John Candy , Macaulay Culkin
Buck Russell is a fun-loving bachelor without a care in the world. He's also the world's greatest slob. So when he has to look after his sharp young nephew and nieces while their parents are away, anything can - and will - happen.
Director John Hughes (1989, 15)
♦ See Films: pages 46-52 ***
E Roger Coswell:
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Peter Cockroft
The second episode of the four-part series.
The Dreams. The plague wreaks havoc and a silence descends on cities. Some of the few survivors find they are haunted by dreams about the kindly Mother Abigail , but others find their nights are filled with black visions of Randall Flagg. See today's choices.
Continues next Saturday Stereo
Highlights of the traditional curtain raiser of the domestic season, the FA Charity Shield, with Manchester United taking on Newcastle United at Wembley. Alex Ferguson's side, who won the Premiership and FA Cup double last season, contains several new faces, including summer signings Jordi and Karel Poborsky, as well as Footballer of the Year Eric Cantona.
Newcastle, who were league runners-up and lost twice to United last season, will be looking to get the season off to a flying start with victory in their first appearance at Wembley for 20 years. Commentary by Clive Tyldesley.
Series producer John Shrewsbury ; Editor Niall Sloane
MATCH OF THE DAY - THE MAGAZINE: previewing the new football season and featuring star interviews and analysis. On sale from 15 August and every Thursday. price Â£1.00, from newsagents.
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Highlights of the fourth day's play between England and Pakistan at Headingley. Introduced by Richie Benaud.
Jessica Walter , Bruce Dern
Tod New Orleans Quarterback Ron
"Cat" Catlan has made it to the top in the toughest of professions. But "Cat" is near to the end of his playing days and can't beat the clock. Turning to alcohol and women is one solution, but it causes more problems than it solves.
DirectorTom Gries (1969, 15) ♦ See Films: pages 46-52 *+
Ron Cat Catlan:
Coach Jim Southerd: