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: Moomin

7.45 Animation. Repeat...
8.10 Playdays The Playbus stops at the Roundabout Stop. Repeat Stereo...

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost talks with Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown on the eve of his party's conference. Including at 8.30 News; plus the weather forecast. Series editor Barney Jones: Executive editor
Tim Orchard Stereo......................................


Leader: Paddy Ashdown

: Heart to Heart

Noah Huntley visits the Christian Fellowship Church in Belfast where hejoins 200 young people for a" prayer bash",

: First Light

Continuing his pursuit of heaven,
Brian Sibley talks to astronomer David Wilkinson about what is above the clouds.


Talks: Brian Sibley
Unknown: David Wilkinson

: See Hear

Ruth Craig and Sarah Livermore , who are both deaf, report on their Atlantic crossing in the Tall Ships race. Signing and subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 12 noon on BBC2


Unknown: Ruth Craig
Unknown: Sarah Livermore

: The Season

A visit to the Supreme Cat Show, the Crufts Ofthecatworld. Repeat

: The Natural World: The Riddle of the Sands

Documentary revealing why the shifting sands of the bleak Ythan estuary in north east Scotland is home to hordes of wildlife.
(Repeat) (Stereo)

: Countryfile

Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus, the week'sweatheratl2.25pm. Stereo.


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

As the last round of party conferences before the next general election begins, John Humphrys interviews the politicians who count. Including at 12.30 News.
Editor David Jordan


Unknown: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled ..

: Top of the Pops Weekend

The celebrations marking the tenth anniversary ofChildline continue today with a pop feast featuring East 17, Louise, Outhere Brothers, 3T, Michelle Gayle , Ant andDec.andBoyzone. Introduced by Peter Andre and Gina G who also perform.


Unknown: Michelle Gayle
Introduced By: Peter Andre
Introduced By: Gina G

: Junior Masterchef

This week, the south east of England heat. With Loyd Grossman and guestjudges chef Nigel Haworth and actress and singer ToyahWillcOX. Stereo


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Nigel Haworth

: People's Century

The series chronicling the turbulent changes this century.
1948-Boomtime. Thestoryofthe postwar recovery. See today's choices.
Repeated tomorrow at8.05pm BBC2
4 Freedom and the car: page 15

: Lifeline

Wendy Richard appeals on behalf of Dogs forthe Disabled. Plus, Gavin Campbell presents this month's charity news. Repeated on Tuesday at 5.50pm on BBC2
DONATIONS: [address removed] (telephone: [number removed]


Unknown: Wendy Richard
Unknown: Gavin Campbell

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather David Lee
6.15 Regional News


Unknown: Chris Lowe.
Unknown: David Lee

: Songs of Praise

A harvestfestival edition from Bunbury, Cheshire. Hymns include Come, Ye
Thankful People Come, All Things Bright and Beautiful and We Plough the Fields and Scatter. Presented byPam Rhodes. Producer Michael Wakelin ; Editor Helen Alexander


Producer: Michael Wakelin
Editor: Helen Alexander

: The Great Antiques Hunt

This week's teams are in Amsterdam where they search for pieces of delftware, identify mystery maritime objects and select and value original Rembrandt etchings. Presented by Jilly Goolden. Director Paul O'Dell ; Series producer Pat Holland


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

: Pie in the Sky

Series about a chef who is a reluctant detective. Starring Richard Griffiths
Devils on Horseback. In the conclusion of atwo-part story, Crabbe finds himself with a second murder to worry about.
Written by Richard Maher ; Producer Chrissy Skinns
Director Malcolm Mowbray


Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Written By: Richard Maher
Producer: Chrissy Skinns
Director: Malcolm Mowbray
HenryCrabbe: Richard Griffiths
Margaret Crabbe: Maggie Steed
FreddyFisher: Malcolm Sinclair
Cambridge: Bella Enahoro
Nicola: Samantha Janus
Gary Palmer: Nicholas Lamont
Henderson: Nick Raggett
Bob Bishop: Malcolm Storry
Tony Bishop: Guy Oliver-Watts
Liz Bishop: Amelia Curtis
Stella Jackson: Keeley Hawes
Jerry Lawless: James Cunningham
Ben Tucker: Ian Tucker
Tom Carey: Harry Jones
Jude O'Brien: Sam Loggin
Kendon: Philip Martin Brown
Jason Preece: Paul Reynolds
Emma Bishop: Jane Wymark
Owen HowelL: Nicholas McGaughey

: The Legacy of Reginald Perrin

A seven-part follow-up to the seventies comedy The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin. Reggie's friends and relations gatherfor a reading of his will. See today's choices.
Written by David Nobbs ; Producer/Director
Gareth Gwenlan
* Reggie's risen: page 36


Unknown: Reginald Perrin.
Written By: David Nobbs
Director: Gareth Gwenlan
Jimmy: Geoffrey Palmer
Geraldine Hackstraw: Patricia Hodge
Elizabeth: Pauline Yates
CJ: John Barron
Doc Morrissey: John Horsley
Joan: Sue Nicholls
Tom: Tim Preece
Linda: Sally-Jane Spencer
David: Bruce Bould
Prue: Theresa Watson
Vicar: Gerald Sim
Higgins: Paul McDowell

: Rhodes

Second in an eight-part drama charting the life of the British adventurer and empire-builder.
Starring Martin Shaw
All the World's Gold. Rhodes invites a young clerk to oversee his business interests while he takes his seat in the Cape parliament. See today's choices.
Written by Antony Thomas ; Producers Scott Meek and Charles Salmon; Director David Drury Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
♦ Rhodes wasn't built in a day: page 24


Unknown: Martin Shaw
Written By: Antony Thomas
Producers: Scott Meek
Director: David Drury
Cecil Rhodes: Martin Shaw
Princess Radziwill: Frances Barber
Dr Jameson: Neil Pearson
Barney Barnato: Ken Stott
Neville Pickering: Raycoul Thard
Alfred Beit: Frantz Dobrowsky
Charles Rudd: David Butler
John X Merriman: Phillp Godawa
Sir Hercules Robinson: John Carson
Dr Matthews: Jon Maytham
Harry Currey: Gresby Nash
FrankThompson: Sean Taylor
DrHansSauer: Paul Eilers
Dr Harris: Guy Delancey
Solly Joel: Nicky Rebelo

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Weather Richard Edgar Subtitled .


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Richard Edgar Subtitled

: The Mrs Merton Show

Comedy chat show starring Caroline Aherne as Mrs Merton , with guests sports presenter Jimmy Hill ,journalist Andrew Neil and magician Paul Daniels. Director Pati Marr ; Producer Peter Kessler
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Caroline Aherne
Unknown: Mrs Merton
Presenter: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Andrew Neil
Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Director: Pati Marr
Producer: Peter Kessler

: Science Friction

Last of three Everyman documentaries looking into the ongoing struggle between religion and science.
Italy is gripped by miracle fever with statues weeping, the dying being cured and sceptical scientists keen to investigate. The Vatican is questioning its own historical commitmentto the miraculous power of the saints with theologians and scientists meeting to see if they can sign a peace treaty.
Producer Paul Sapin ; Series editor Richard Denton


Producer: Paul Sapin
Editor: Richard Denton

: When Eight Bells Toll

AlistairMacLean's adventure story, starring Anthony Hopkins
Robert Morley , Jack Hawkins
A naval secret agent and his aide are sent to investigate the piracy of gold bullion ships in the Irish Sea. Philip Calvert ANTHONY HOPKINS, Sir Arthur
Arnold-Jones ROBERT MORLEY , Sir Anthony Skouras JACK HAWKINS , Charlotte Skouras NATHALIE
DirectorEtiennePerier(1971,15) .............. ♦ See Films: pages 66-73


Unknown: Anthony Hopkins
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Sir Anthony Skouras
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Charlotte Skouras Nathalie
Unknown: Hunslett Corin Redgrave

: Station West

Western starring Dick Powell, Jane Greer
Haven, an undercover investigator, is hired to trace the killers of two soldiers at a Western outpost.
Haven DICK POWELL , Charlie JANE GREER , Mrs
Caslon AGNES MOOREHEAD , Hotel clerk BURL IVES ,
Director Sidney Lanfield (1948)
Black and white.......................................
* See Films: pages 66-73 ***


Unknown: Dick Powell
Unknown: Jane Greer
Unknown: Dick Powell
Unknown: Charlie Jane Greer
Unknown: Agnes Moorehead
Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Prince Gordon Oliver
Director: Sidney Lanfield

: Weather

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