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: Puppydog Tales

7.30 Cartoon adventures. Repeat

: Moomin

Animation
(Repeat)

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Patch Stop.
(Repeat) (Stereo)

: Nilus the Sandman

Animation (Repeat)

: The Legend of Prince Valiant

Animation. Repeat Stereo

: A Helping Hand

The story of Sandhya Roy who, at 15, gave up her priviledged upbringing to work with the poor of Bangladesh. Repeat ....

Contributors

Unknown: Sandhya Roy

: Heart to Heart

Former Emmerdale star Noah Huntley returns to West Yorkshire to meet people who claim to have "heart to hearts" with God. Stereo ......................................

Contributors

Unknown: Noah Huntley

: First Light

In a series looking at people's ideas of heaven, Brian Sibley talks to author Ann Pilling about the inspiration behind her children's books, and Richard Burridge discovers what the Bible says about the life to come. Stereo ...........................

Contributors

Talks: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Ann Pilling
Unknown: Richard Burridge

: See Hear

The second of two programmes filmed on location in South America looking at communities of deaf and hearing people where, owingto the use of sign language, communication is no problem. With signing and Subtitles. Repeat

: Cricket: Third Test

Live coverage from the Oval of the fourth day's play between England and Pakistan. Coverage continues in Sunday Grandstand at 12.05pm on BBC2.

: Countryfile

Up-to-date coverage of the latest rural, environmental and agricultural issues, presented by John Craven. Plus, the week'sweatheratl2.25pm. stereo.

Contributors

Presented By: John Craven.

: News

: Grand Prix

Live coverage of the Belgian Grand Prix from Spa-Francorchamps. The spectacular road-racing circuit is a drivers' favourite and one that championship leader Damon Hill understands well having won here in 1993 and 1994. Commentary by Murray Walker , Jonathan Palmer and Tony Jardine. Highlights at 8.05pm on BBC2. Producer Mark Wilkin; Executive producer Jim Reside

Contributors

Leader: Damon Hill
Commentary By: Murray Walker
Commentary By: Jonathan Palmer
Commentary By: Tony Jardine.

: Cartoon

Animated antics

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled ...

: Sister Wendy's Story of Painting

Sister Wendy Beckett travels through
France to Monet's garden at Giverny and to the field where Van Gogh shot himself, to tell the story of the Impressionists and theirfollowers. Begun by Manet, who wanted to represent a contemporary picture of the glitter and grime in Paris, the Impressionist movement attracted a group of artists by virtue of its challenging realism. Stereo Subtitled....................

Contributors

Unknown: Wendy Beckett
Unknown: Van Gogh

: Junior Masterchef

The competition that searches forthe best young cook continues with the Scotland and Northern Ireland heat.
The contestants are Paul Stewart , 15, Lucy Dawson , 11, and Emma Russell , 14. Hosted by Loyd Grossman , with chef David Everitt-Mathias and percussionist Evelyn Glennie.
Producer Richard Bryan ; Executive producers Bradley Adams and Richard Kalms

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Stewart
Unknown: Lucy Dawson
Unknown: Emma Russell
Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: David Everitt-Mathias
Unknown: Evelyn Glennie.
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producers: Bradley Adams
Producers: Richard Kalms

: News

With Jennie Bond.
Weather Bill Giles Subtitled............

Contributors

Unknown: Jennie Bond.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Diane-Louise Jordan presents the show from Newquay in Cornwall during the International Surf Festival. British and international surfing champions explain howtheirfaith remains intact despite the surroundingtemptations of their jet-setting surfing lifestyle.
And local Christians preparing forthe reconsecration of their local parish church, which was burnt down three years ago, relate stories of their religion in action, from the beaches of Newquay to the battlefields of Somalia.
Holidaymakers, surfers and locals at the Fistral -one of Britain's finest surfing beaches - sing lively songs including Jesus Put This Song into Our Hearts, Sing of the Lord's Goodness, and Here Is Love Vast as the Ocean.
Producer Simon Hammond ; Editor Helen Alexander

Contributors

Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Antiques Roadshow

Hugh Scully introduces the last in the series of memorable editions from the Antiques Roadshow archives.
Tonight, there is an updated valuation on a sunset-scene painting by Francis Danby that was retrieved from a chimney and appeared when the show visited Bristol in 1989. Other items include a locally produced plate marking the marriage of William and Mary and a Turkish-influenced cabinetwith mother-of-pearl and a waterfall frieze. Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeat Stereo

Contributors

Introduces: Hugh Scully
Unknown: Francis Danby
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Housesitter

Romantic comedy starring
Steve Martin , Goldie Hawn
Recentlyjilted Newton Davis 's single fling with waitress Gwen has chaotic consequences. Without his knowledge, quick-witted Gwen soon talks her way into his hometown, his house and the hearts of his parents by saying she is his wife. Unfortunately for "the happy couple", Gwen's tangle of lies threatens to tie them in knots.
Director Frank Oz (1992. PG)
+ See Films: pages 66-74 ***

Contributors

Unknown: Steve Martin
Unknown: Goldie Hawn
Unknown: Recentlyjilted Newton Davis
Newton Davis: Steve Martin
Gwen: Goldie Hawn
Becky: Dana Delany
Edna Davis: Julie Harris
George Davis: Donald Moffat
Marty: Peter MacNicol
Ralph: Richard Bshull
Mary: Laurel Cronin
Moseby: Roy Cooper
Reverend Lipton: Christopher Durang
Travis: Heywood Hale Broun
Patty: Cherry Jones
Karol: Vasek Simek
Lorraine: Mary Klug
Hazel: Alice Duffy
Harv: Ken Cheeseman
Aunt Betty: Belle McDonald

: The Bite

Concluding the two-part thriller.
Jack travels up the river with Larry to collect the drugs when
Samira and Bambi disappear. But while their contact, Shelley, escapes, they are both arrested in possession of the drugs by the Burmese police and thrown into jail. See today's choices.
See Saturday for cast Stereo

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bill Giles

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: The Carpenters - Yesterday Once More

The music of seventies pop icons Karen and Richard Carpenter earned them a vast following as well as a clutch of awards. Thirteen years after Karen's death following a struggle with anorexia, this documentary goes behind the scenes to examine the brother-sister relationship. It uncovers the emotional and physical damage, jealousy, driving ambition and obsession that lurked underneath the purity of their pop music and their squeaky-clean public image.
Richard Carpenter talks about how his sister manipulated his own romantic relationships, while there are further contributions from mother Agnes Carpenter, John Denver, the Osmonds, Herb Alpert and Burt Bacharach.
A concert by the Carpenters follows.
Producer Joanna Bailey ; Executive producer Richard Fell
Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Carpenter
Unknown: Richard Carpentertalks
Unknown: Agnes Carpenter
Unknown: John Denver
Unknown: Herb Alpert
Unknown: Burt Bacharach.
Producer: Joanna Bailey

: The Carpenters: Live at the New London Theatre

A concert recorded in 1976, including the hits There's a Kind of Hush, Closeto You, We've Only Just Begun, Top of the World, and Yesterday Once More. Director/Producer Yvonne Littlewood
Repeat

Contributors

Producer: Yvonne Littlewood

: Blue Fire Lady

r Drama starring Cathryn Harrison
Although forbidden by herfatherto ride, Jenny brey is determined to spend her life with horses, especially the spirited filly, Blue Fire Lady.
Director Ross Dimsey (1977) + See Films: pages 66-74 **

Contributors

Unknown: Cathryn Harrison
Unknown: Jenny Brey
Director: Ross Dimsey
Jenny Grey: Cathryn Harrison
Barry: Mark Holden
Mclntyre: Peter Cummins
Mrs Gianini: Marion Edward
MrGrey: Lloyd Cunnington
Mrs Bartlett: Irene Hewitt
MrBartlett: Wyd Conabere

: Weather









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