First in a two-part film drama tracing the controversy surrounding one of the world's worst air disasters. Starring Frank Finlay
On 29 November 1979 an Air New Zealand
DC10 flew straight into a mountain killing all 257 people on board. The investigations caused a furore in New Zealand and Britain.
Concluding part tomorrow at 11.05am.
Including at 12.00 News Regional News and Weather
Justice Peter Mahon:
Danni's romantic double-dealing backfires, while Cheryl schemes to keep Brett in Erinsborough.
Shown at l.40pm Stereo
The latest news from the frontiers of science, medicine and technology. This week, Howard Stableford reports from
Australia on how mothers-to-be can now have an extraordinary memento of their unborn baby- a 3-D plastic "bio-model of the foetus while it's still in the womb.
Meanwhile in America, Shahnaz Pakravan reveals the aerodynamic baseball bat that could propel the Boston Redsox back to the top of the game. With reports from Vivienne Parry , Philippa Forrester , Jez Nelson , Rebecca Stephens and Craig Doyle.
Producer Saul Nasse ; Editor Edward Briffa
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The first of six day-by-day wildlife reports from Africa. team from the BBC Natural History Unit is living cheek-by-jowl with the lions, cheetahs and leopards of the Masai Mara in Kenya to record their movements. Simon King and Jonathan Scott follow the action as the unscripted drama of the animals' lives begins to unfold. See today's choices.
Series producers Robin Hellier , Keith Scholey
* Life with the Lions: page 6
Another chance to see the comedy starring Penelope Keith William Gaunt
Maggie and Andrew are lookingforward to an early retirement in France, but fate thwarts their plans.
Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan
Continuing a rerun of the comedy series written by Ben Elton , starring
Rowan Atkinson as the commanding officer of a small police station.
Night Shift. Patricia faces the horror of teenage tearaways, not only on the dreaded night shift but also at home.
Inspector Fowler ROWAN ATKINSON.
DC Kray KEVIN ALLEN. PC Habib MINA ANWAR .
PC Goody JAMES DREYFUS . Sergeant Dawkins SERENA EVANS .
DI Grim DAVID HAIG , PC Gladstone RUDOLPH WALKER.
Maeve, the sextherapist SHEILA GISH
Director John Birkin : Producers Ben Elton and Geoffrey Perkins Repeat Stereo Subtitled.
Dc Kray Kevin
Pc Habib Mina
Pc Goody James
Sergeant Dawkins Serena
Di Grim David
Pc Gladstone Rudolph
Life on Ice
' Every year in Britain, some 11,000 people are permanently brain damaged following head injuries. Doctors in a Texas hospital believe they can reduce such horrifying statistics by cooling the bodies of accident victims to a state of hypothermia. QED spent two weeks in their hectic emergency department as doctors battled to rescue people in a coma. See today's choices.
Producer Sam Roberts : Editor Lorraine Heggessey
The first of two special programmes with top competitors from the UK, Germany, Holland and Sweden battling it out on the dance floorforthe champions' trophy, to the music of the Andy Ross Band. Rosemarie Ford and Charles Nove introduce the fast-moving action from the Bournemouth International Centre.
Neil Simon 's comedy, starring Walter Matthau
When retired comic Willy Clark is booked on a TV nostalgia show, the only drawback is having to work with his old partner Al Lewis again.
Willy Clark WALTER MATTHAU , Al Lewis GEORGE BURNS . Ben Clark RICHARD BENJAMIN. Nurse in sketch LEE MEREDITH . Doris CAROL ARTHUR .
Mechanic FMURRAY ABRAHAM. Commercial director HOWARD HESSEMAN
Director Herbert Ross (1975, PG)
See Films: pages 52-59
Willy Clark Walter
Al Lewis George
Ben Clark Richard
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