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: Moomin

Animation. Repeat ....

: Playdays

The Playbus stops at the Tent Stop. Repeat Stereo ....

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the week's news makers, and reviews the Sunday papers with his guests. Including at 8.30 News; plus the weather forecast.
Series editor Barney Jones: Executive editor
TimOrchard Stereo ....


Unknown: David Frost

: Heart to Heart

Noah Huntley spends 24 hours with the monks of Fort Augustus Abbey on Loch
NeSS. Stereo ....

: First Light

In a series looking at people's ideas of heaven, Brian SibleytalkstoMagali Nicole about faith and herwork as a landscape gardener. Richard Burridge questions how the Bible can describe this life as "Heaven in the making". Stereo .......................


Unknown: Brian Sibleytalkstomagali Nicole
Unknown: Richard Burridge

: See Hear

Today, another chance to see last year's programme celebrating Deaf Awareness Week. With signing and subtitles. Repeated Tuesday at 9.00am on BBC2
Repeat Stereo .......................................

: Alias Smith and Jones

The pilot episode of the seventies western adventure. Life is getting tough for outlaws Hannibal Heyes and "Kid" Curry. Then, after a disastrous train robbery, they learn that the governor is handingout amnesties. Is it time for the west's most successful outlaws to hang up the guns? With
Pete Duel and Ben Murphy. Repeat .........


Unknown: Pete Duel
Unknown: Ben Murphy.

: Countryfile

Coverage of agricultural and rural issues, with John Craven. Plus, the week's weather at 12.25pm.


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; Thinktank

David Aaronovitch examines the argument for sending more offenders to prison and assesses whether punishment really works. Guests include guru of the American right Dr Charles Murray ,
Professor Nils Christie of the University of Oslo and Sir Stephen Tumim , HM Inspector of Prisons 1987-95.


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Unknown: Dr Charles Murray
Unknown: Professor Nils Christie
Unknown: Sir Stephen Tumim

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled ..

: Columbo

Any Old Port in a Storm. Lt Columbo must employ his exceptional nose for murder to investigate dapper wine conoisseur Adrian Carsini whose thriving vineyard comes under threat from his playboy brother.


Donald Pleasence: Adrian Carsini
Peter Falk: Columbo

: Sister Wendy's Story of Painting

Sister Wendy Beckett visits the haunts of Cezanne and Matisse in the south of France, and Picasso's Paris, to explain the 100-year-old revolution still called
"modern art". Stereo sumied


Unknown: Wendy Beckett

: Junior Masterchef

This week's it's the north west heat in the competition that searches for the best young cook. Hosted by Loyd Grossman , with guests food writer and restaurant reviewer Nigella Lawson and children's entertainer Tony Hart.


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Nigella Lawson
Unknown: Tony Hart.

: Lifeline

Howard Stableford appeals on behalf of the Centre for Alternative Technology, which demonstrates practical and exciting ways of achieving a sustainable lifestyle. Plus Gavin Campbell with this month's charity news.
Repeated Tuesday at 5.50pm on BBC2
DONATIONS: [address removed](tel: [number removed])


Unknown: Gavin Campbell

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Peter Cockroft
5.55 Regional News


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Songs of Praise

From Mencap's Jubilee Festival at Cardiff Castle. Diane-Louise Jordan joins in the celebrations of the charity's 50 years of caring and campaigningfor those with learning disabilities, Among those she meets is Lord Rix, former chairman and secretaryof the society. Songs include Come On and Celebrate, I Believe, Gwahoddiadand You'll Never Walk Alone.
Producer Simon Hammond ; Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Helen Alexander

: The Great Antiques Hunt

Return of the series challenging contestants on theirabilityto spot antiques.
This week the two teams are in Bedfordshire. At Woburn Abbey they try to spot the correct silverware to grace the dining table before moving on to date three vintage planes and match them with a car of the same era. At
Bedford's Cecil Higgins Museum they must spot the odd one out in a bedroom furnished by William Burges before the final auction. Presented by Jilly Goolden. See today's choices.
Director Paul O'Dell ; Series producer Pat Holland
# Spotlight on Jilly Goolden : page


Unknown: Cecil Higgins
Unknown: William Burges
Presented By: Jilly Goolden.
Director: Paul O'Dell
Producer: Pat Holland
Unknown: Jilly Goolden

: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Action adventure starring Kevin Costner, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Alan Rickman, Morgan Freeman

When they escape from prison in the Holy Land, Robin of Locksley and Azeem return to England, where they find Robin's father murdered and King
Richard exiled, When they meet a band of thieves in the woods, they join forces to try to oust the Sheriff of Nottingham.
(1991, PG)
See Films: pages 54-58 ****


Director: Kevin Reynolds
Robin of Locksley/Robin Hood: Kevin Costner
Maid Marian: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Sheriff of Nottingham: Alan Rickman
Azeem: Morgan Freeman
Will Scarlett: Christian Slater
Mortianna: Geraldine McEwan
Friar Tuck: Micheal McShane
Lord Locksley: Brian Blessed
Guy of Gisborne: Michael Wincott
Little John: Nick Brimble
Fanny: Soo Drouet
King Richard: Sean Connery
Wulf: Daniel Newman
Bull: Daniel Peacock
Duncan: Walter Sparrow
Bishop: Harold Innocent
Much: Jack Wild
Kenneth: Michael Goldie

: News

With Peter Sissons.
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: The Mrs Merton Show

Another chance to see the second series of the comedy chat show starring Caroline Aherne as Mrs Merton.
Guests braving Mrs Merton 's line of fire tonight are comedian Jo Brand , GMTV presenter Lorraine Kelly , and former world boxing champion Chris Eubank. Director Pati Marr ; Producer Peter Kessler
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Caroline Aherne
Unknown: Mrs Merton.
Unknown: Mrs Merton
Unknown: Jo Brand
Presenter: Lorraine Kelly
Unknown: Chris Eubank.
Director: Pati Marr
Producer: Peter Kessler

: International Match of the Day

Highlights of Moldova v England, Glenn Hoddle 's opening match as coach and the national team's first qualifying match for the 1998 World Cup tournament, to be staged in France.
With Italy, Poland and Georgia providing the other opposition in this tough group, a good start is vital to bolster confidence for the tests that lie ahead. Hopes are high for Hoddle after his predecessor, Terry Venables , took the team to the semi-finals of Euro 96.
But Moldova were good enough to defeat Wales in one of the qualifying matches for the same tournament.
Match commentary in Kishinev,
Moldova comes from John Motson , with Trevor Brooking , Introduced by Desmond Lynam , with Alan Hansen and Jimmy Hill. Series producer John Shrewsbury ; Editor Niall Sloane
# See Alan Hansen : page 46


Unknown: Glenn Hoddle
Unknown: Terry Venables
Unknown: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Producer: John Shrewsbury
Editor: Niall Sloane
Unknown: Alan Hansen

: Bustin'Loose

' Comedy starring
Richard Pryor , Cicely Tyson
"Asked" to drive his probation officer'sgirlfriend and a busload of orphans to Washington State, compulsive offender Joe Braxton is hardly in a position to object- especially when five to ten years in the state penitentiary is the alternative. However, a few days into the trip, after sleeping rough, getting stuck in the mud and tangling with the Ku Klux Klan, prison is looking like a holiday in comparison.
Director Oz Scott (1981, 15)..... ♦ See Films: pages 54-58 ***


Unknown: Richard Pryor
Unknown: Cicely Tyson
Unknown: Joe Braxton
Joe Braxton: Richard Pryor
Vivian Perry: Cicely Tyson
Martin: Alphonso Alexander
Samantha: Kia Cooper
Ernesto: Edwin Deleon
Harold: Jimmy Hughes
Anthony: Edwin Kinter
Linda: Tami Luchow
Julio: Angel Ramirez
Annie: Janet Wong
Donald: Robert Christian
Dr Wilson T Renfrew: George Coe

: Weather

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