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: Children's BBC

7.45 Moomin

8.10 Playdays
The Playbus stops at the Supermarket.

: 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
Tim Orchard Stereo.....


Unknown: David Frost

: Heart to Heart

NoahHuntleytravelstoWalsingham-a point of pilgrimage forthousands every year -to investigate what makes certain places holier than others, stereo ....

: First Light

Brian Sibley talks to gypsy Ellen Smith about the influence hertravelling lifestyle has on her beliefs, and Richard Burridge explains why worship on earth should give a glimpse of eternity,


Talks: Brian Sibley
Unknown: Ellen Smith
Unknown: Richard Burridge

: See Hear

Firstof a two-part edition in which
Jack Ashley - the world's first deaf MP- travels to Canada to compare experiences with a deaf member of Toronto's Provincial
Parliament. With signing and subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 9am on BBC2


Unknown: Jack Ashley

: The King's Thief

Adventure starring David Niven
The ambitious Duke of Brampton, confidant of Charles ll. plans to eliminate his rivals one by one - and eventually oust the king himself.
Duke of Brampton DAVID NIVEN . Lady Mary ANN BLYTH
Director Robert Z Leonard (1955)
+ See Films: pages 52-59 *


Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Duke Of Brampton David Niven
Unknown: Lady Mary Ann Blyth
Unknown: Michael Dermott Edmund Purdom.
Unknown: Charles Ii George Sanders
Unknown: Jack Roger Moore.
Unknown: Herrick John Dehner
Director: Robert Z Leonard

: 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 asks if film and TV violence is to blame for real-life crime. With political policy experts Sarah Hogg and Tessa Blackstone, and comedian and novelist Ben Elton ,


Unknown: David Aaronovitch
Unknown: Sarah Hogg
Unknown: Ben Elton

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled ..

: Columbo

Playback. The dishevelled detective applies his deductive powers when a man threatened with immediate dismissal murders the woman responsible -who also happens to be his mother-in-law.
Starring Peter Falk. Repeat


Unknown: Peter Falk.

: Farnborough 96

Live coverage of the final day at the world's major annual aerospace exhibition. featuring the first UK appearance of the Stealth aircraft. With Julian Tutt , Mark Hanna and Fenella George ,
Farnborough 96. Wednesday 8pm on BBC2 ...


Unknown: Julian Tutt
Unknown: Mark Hanna
Unknown: Fenella George

: Sister Wendy's Story of Painting

After the Second World War. the focus of the art world moved across the Atlantic to
New York. Sister Wendy Beckett ends the series with a look at the pioneering work of Jackson Pollock and Pop Art practitioner
Andy Warhol before using a piece by Lucian Freud to illustrate her pointthat painting will always Survive. Stereo Subtitled..


Unknown: Wendy Beckett
Unknown: Jackson Pollock
Unknown: Andy Warhol
Unknown: Lucian Freud

: Junior Masterchef

The competition that searches forthe best young cook continues with Home Counties heat. The contestants are
Claire Salama , 10, James Fitzpatrick , 12, and Sophie Dale , 15. Host
Loyd Grossman 's guestjudges are Covent Garden chef Tony Howorth and Leslie Ash , star of Men Behaving Badly. Producer Richard Bryan ; Executive producers Bradley Adams and Richard Kalms


Unknown: Claire Salama
Unknown: James Fitzpatrick
Unknown: Sophie Dale
Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Tony Howorth
Unknown: Leslie Ash
Producer: Richard Bryan
Producers: Bradley Adams
Producers: Richard Kalms

: News

With Paul Burden.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Paul Burden.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Diane-Louise Jordan joins Christian rock star Graham Kendrick , exciting new gospel group Remission, and over
3,000 people for a summertime concert at Glastonbury Abbey during the Christian Arts Festival "Hearts on Fire".
She explores the many myths and legends of Glastonbury, a place of pilgrimage that has flourished as a religious centre since the pre-Christian period, and she meets people seeking a meaningfortheir lives. Music includes The Feast Is Ready, God Is Great, The Servant King and Such Love.
Producer Simon Hammond ; Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: Graham Kendrick
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Helen Alexander

: The Great Antiques Hunt

The two teams this weektest their abilities to spot antiques in Shropshire. Between tackling antique fishing gear, valuing manuscripts trom famous people, and shopping in an architectural reclamation yard, they try to purchase an item they can sell at a profit. Hosted by Jilly Goolden. See today's choices. Director Paul O'Dell ; Series producer Pat Holland


Unknown: Jilly Goolden.
Director: Paul O'Dell
Producer: Pat Holland

: Switching Channels

Romantic comedy starring
Kathleen Turner , Burt Reynolds
Christopher Reeve
The highly pressurised world of TV news is difficultto leave, especially if you're the best in the business. Christy Colleran isjust that, but she's also a woman in love and dyingto be married. Then her unscrupulous ex-husband and boss "Sully" Sullivan offers herthe scoopof a lifetime. Director Ted Kotcheff (1987, PG)
♦ See Films: pages 52-59 ***


Unknown: Kathleen Turner
Unknown: Burt Reynolds
Unknown: Christopher Reeve
Unknown: Christy Colleran
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Christy Colleran: Kathleen Turner
John L Sullivan IV: Burt Reynolds
Blaine Bingham: Christopher Reeve
Roy Ridnitz: Ned Beatty
Ike Roscoe: Henry Gibson
Siegenthaler: George Newbern
Berger: Al Waxman
Warden Terwilliger: Ken James
Zaks: Barry Flatman
Tillinger: Ted Simonett
Carvalho: Anthony Sherwood
Morosini: Joe Silver

: Harpur and Iles

Concluding a two-part police thriller starring Hywel Bennett
Aneirin Hughes
Pressure mounts on Port Ellis police after a grisly discovery. With the kidnapped child's life hanging in the balance, Harpur is mystified to find his rescue attempts hindered by lies. See today's choices.
For cast see yesterday Stereo Subtitled...


Harpur: Aneirin Hughes
Iles: Hywel Bennett

: News

With Peter Sissons.
Weather Suzanne Charlton.


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton.

: The Mrs Merton Show

Continuing a re-run of the second series of the comedy chat show starring Caroline Aherne as Mrs Merton.
Tonight's guests are comedy duo Reeves and Mortimer, TV presenter
Matthew Kelly , and football legend George Best. Director Pati Marr : Producer Peter Kessler
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Caroline Aherne
Unknown: Mrs Merton.
Presenter: Matthew Kelly
Unknown: George Best.
Director: Pati Marr
Producer: Peter Kessler

: Everyman: Science Friction: Creation

The first of three documentaries looking into the ongoing struggle between the belief systems of religion and science.
Over 70 years ago, the "Monkey Trial" brought the debate between creation and evolution to public prominence. Today, half of the US population still believe in the former, condemning the latter as a heresy responsible for the current moral crisis.
In the state of Tennessee, the battle is being fought out in the arena of the education system. An anti-evolution bill being debated by the US Senate would ban its teaching as anything other than a theory. Presenting evolutionary biology as fact could result in prosecution. With the US Presidential election looming, the debate has assumed even more importance with priests, politicians and professors taking a stand as they await the verdict of the Senate.


Producer: Paul Sapin
Series Editor: Richard Denton

: Green Ice

Thriller starring Ryan O'Neal
Anne Archer , Omar Sharif
An electronics wizard, always on the lookout for a get-rich-quick scheme, finds himself involved in a plan to steal a fortune in emeralds. But this
"green ice" is needed to fund a rebellion in South America. Director Ernest Day (1981, 15)
+ See Films: pages 52-59 **


Unknown: Ryan O'Neal
Unknown: Anne Archer
Unknown: Omar Sharif
Director: Ernest Day
Joseph Wiley: Ryan O'Neal
Holbrook: Anne Archer
Meno Argenti: Omar Sharif
Miguel: Domingo Ambriz
Claude: John Larroquette
Kellerman: Philip Stone
Jaap: Michael Sheard
Lucho: Enrique Lucero
Lieutenant Costas: Manuel Ojeda
Kerry: Tara Fellner

: Weather

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