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: Children's BBC

7.30Moomin Animation. Repeat....

: Playdays

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

: 20 Steps to Better Management

Tips on improving people skills at work. Today, making the most of yourself.
Presented by Hugh Dennis


Presented By: Hugh Dennis

: Breakfast with Frost

On the eve of the Labour Party conference, David Frost 'sguests are Gordon Brown , shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Baroness Castle. Writer and former MP
Alan Clarke reviews the papers. Including at 8.30 News; plus the weather forecast. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Tim Orchard


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Gordon Brown
Unknown: Alan Clarke
Editor: Barney Jones

: Harvest Thanksgiving

A service of praise and thanksgivingfrom St Patrick 's Church of Ireland, Coleraine,
County Londonderry. Hymns include Come, Ye Thankful People, Come and Father,
Blessing Every Seed-time. Stereo .....


Unknown: St Patrick

: See Hear

The new series begins with a chat show special, in which host John Hay talks to deaf yachtsman Paul Hebblethwaite. With signing and subtitles.
Repeated Tuesday 12 noon BBC2 Stereo .....


Talks: John Hay
Unknown: Paul Hebblethwaite.

: Deutsch Plus

A 20-part drama serial introducing German. With English subtitles. INFORMATION: course book. audio cassettes or CDs. activity book, and tutor's guide, available from bookshops. Acomplementary radio series Deutsch Plus begins next Sunday at 8pm on Radio 4 LW

: The 11th Hour

The return of the series that encourages people to take up new pursuits and make the most of their leisure time.
Producer Malcolm Smith ; Series editor


Producer: Malcolm Smith

: Countryfile

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


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys interviews John Prescott. deputy leader of the Labour Party. Including at 12.30 News
EditorDavidJordan Subtitled ......................


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: John Prescott.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled ..

: Escape to Witch Mountain

Disney science-fiction drama abouttwo orphans, with confused memories and strange abilities, who go on the run after coming to the attention of a scheming millionaire. Tia Malone KIM RICHARDS , Tony Malone
Director John Hough (1975. U) Subtitled .. * See Films: pages 58-64 ****


Unknown: Kim Richards
Unknown: Ike Eisenmann
Unknown: Ray Milland
Unknown: Jason O'Day
Unknown: Eddie Albert.
Unknown: Donald Pleasence
Director: John Hough

: Junior Masterchef

The north east of England heat. with Loyd Grossman and guests chef Sally James and journalist Alan Coren.


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Sally James
Unknown: Alan Coren.

: People's Century

1947 Freedom Now. The story of how
Europe's colonial empires fell as millions in Africa and India took control of their lives.
Repeated tomorrow at 8.05pm BBC2
♦Empire breaking: page 17

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: Songs of Praise

The series celebrates its 35th birthday in Birmingham's Symphony Hall. Ruth Madoc, Diane-Louise Jordan, Henry Sandon, Steve Chalke and Robert Duncan join soprano Lesley Garrett, the Kingdom Choir, Black Dyke Mills Band and New English Orchestra. Music includes Knowing You, Jesus; I'II Go in the Strength of the Lord; O for 1,000 Tongues to Sing; Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart; As the Deer Pants for the Water; Father God, I Wonder; Sing of the Lord's Goodness. With Pam Rhodes.


Unknown: Ruth Madoc
Unknown: Diane-Louise Jordan
Unknown: Henry Sandon
Unknown: Steve Chalke
Soprano: Robert Duncan
Soprano: Lesley Garrett
Presenter: Pam Rhodes.
Producer: Diane Reid
Series Editor: Helen Alexander

: The Great Antiques Hunt

This week's teams are in Yorkshire, where they identify medicinal objects, decide whether paintings orframes are more valuable, and select objects that might have been collected on a grand tour. Presented byJillyGoolden.
Director Paul O'Dell : Series producer Pat Holland


Director: Paul O'Dell
Producer: Pat Holland

: Pie in the Sky

Drama series starring Richard Griffiths Chinese Whispers. Crabbe is worried when his local Chinese takeaway seems to be the subject of racist attacks.
Written by Andrew Payne ; ProducerChrissy Skinns
Director Bill Pryde # Spotlight on Samantha Janus : page 9


Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Written By: Andrew Payne
Director: Bill Pryde
Unknown: Samantha Janus
Henry Crabbe: Richard Griffiths
Margaret Crabbe: Maggie Steed
Nicola: Samantha Janus
Gary Palmer: Nicholas Lamont
Li Chen: Tony Xu
MeiChen: Jessica Drum
JackBolland: David Ryall
Harrington Smithfield: Nicky Henson
Pippa: Sarah Wynter
Anita Block: Claire Nielson
Inspector Dave Smith: Cliff Parisi
Michael Cheung: Benedict Wong
Dennis the chef: John Brobbey
Sam: Lobo Chan

: The Legacy of Reginald Perrin

CJ didn't get where he is today by being absurd. Nor, it seems, did anybody else. Butthen a plan is born.
Written by David Nobbs ; Producer/Director
GarethGwenlan Stereo


Written By: David Nobbs
Jimmy: Geoffrey Palmer
Geraldine Hackstraw: Patricia Hodge
Elizabeth: Pauline Yates
CJ: John Barron
Doc Morrissey: John Horsley
David: Bruce Bould
Prue: Theresa Watson
Tom: Tim Preece
Linda: Sally-Jane Spencer
Brian Deacon: Alan David
Napoleon: Olivier Pierre

: Rhodes

Third in an eight-part drama starring Martin Shaw
The Place of the Killing. Rhodes outwits his greatest rival,
Barney Barnato , with a brilliant scheme. See today's choices.
Written by Antony Thomas ; Producers Scott Meek and Charles Salmon; Director David Drury Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
♦Reader Offer and a chance to win an African holiday: pages 128 and


Unknown: Martin Shaw
Unknown: Barney Barnato
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
Lobengula: Washington Sixolo
FrankThompson: Sean Taylor
RochfortMaguire: Richard Huw
Charles Rudd: David Butler
Solly Joel: Nicky Rebelo
Alfred Beit: Frantz Dobrowsky
Reverend Helm: Timothy Walker
Umgandana: Vusi Kunene
Lotshe: Sam Williams
Edward Maund: Ron Smerczak
JohannColenbrander: Ian Roberts
Babayane: Ramolao Makhene
Mshete: Ken Gampu
Sir Hercules Robinson: John Carson

: News

With Peter Sissons.
Weather Bill Giles


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: Bill Giles

: The Mrs Merton Show

Comedy chat show starring Caroline Aherne as Mrs Merton , with guests, nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow , sports presenter Desmond Lynam and entertainer Rolf Harris.
Director Pati Marr ; Producer Peter Kessler
Repeat Stereo


Unknown: Caroline Aherne
Unknown: Mrs Merton
Unknown: Peter Stringfellow
Presenter: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Rolf Harris.
Director: Pati Marr
Producer: Peter Kessler

: Heart of the Matter: God under the Microscope

The rapid expansion of scientific knowledge has, for many, challenged the very foundations of religious belief. The centuries-old debate on the tension between science and religion is the focus of this special edition coming from Brno in the Czech Republic. A film by atheist and scientist Richard Dawkins, in which he challenges the traditional role of religion, is followed by a discussion, hosted by Joan Bakewell. Taking part are Richard Dawkins, Catholic priest and scientist Michael Heller, philosopher Baroness Warnock, theologian Wentzel van Huyssteen and historian David Starkey.


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Richard Dawkins
Unknown: Michael Heller
Unknown: Wentzel van Huyssteen
Unknown: David Starkey
Producer: Anna Laura Malago
Series Producer: Anne Reevell

: Jinxed!

Black comedy starring
Bette Midler
Harold Benson is on a winning streak most professional gamblers only dream about. With a strange jinx on blackjack dealer Willie Brodax , he and girlfriend Bonita Friml just can't lose. It's time for Willie to strike back and that's when thoughts turn to murder. Bonita Friml BETTE MIDLER. Willie Brodax KEN
WAHL, Harold Benson RIP TORN. Milt Hawkins VAL
Director Don Siegel (1982. 15) # See Rims: pages 58-64 *


Unknown: Bette Midler
Unknown: Harold Benson
Unknown: Willie Brodax
Unknown: Bonita Friml
Unknown: Bette Midler.
Unknown: Willie Brodax Ken
Unknown: Harold Benson
Unknown: Milt Hawkins Val
Unknown: Otto Jack Elam
Unknown: Benson Fong
Director: Don Siegel

: Weather

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