First of a six-part drama. Harmony is given a magic coin. Mrs Parker
PAULA WILCOX. Mr ParkerSTEPHEN MOORE.
Uncle Ginger DONALD SUMPTER. Harmony VICTORIA SHALET. TomANTHONY HAMBLIN, Melody HEATHER JONES, Postmistress THORA HIRD
Screenplay by Steve Attridge from novel the by Dick King-Smith Repeat Stereo
Angel spends a secret afternoon at a hotel.
This week's episodes written by Lizzie Mickery
Part 4 on Thursday at 5.10pm
Jill Dando finds out whether an all-inclusive holiday in Cyprus is value for money; Kevin Woodford goes on a budget cruise-and-stay break which takes in Orlando and a trip to the Bahamas; and Sankha Guha ferries himself and his carto France to stay in chambre d'hôtes, private homes where you live en famille. Meanwhile, Diana Madill spends a weekend as a paying guest at Moyns Park, the stately home of Lord and Lady Ivar Mountbatten ,
Birdbrook in Constable country.
Producers Andrew Fettis and Paul Wooding ; Editor
JaneLush Stereo Subtitled ....
To coincide with Fire Safety Week, Michael Buerk and Juliet Morris present an special edition of 999 Lifesavers from Surrey Fire brigade's training centre in Reigate. It features a dramatic reconstruction of the rescue of four children who became trapped in a smoke-filled house after the family's bath caught fire. The Fire Protection Association gives advice on how to protect yourself from fires in hotels.
Plus, the bizarre case of Peggy, the pony who was rescued by the Belfast fire brigade when she became trapped down a manhole, and the first of three reports on the medics who come to the aid of UK tourists when they fall sick or have accidents on holiday in Majorca. Series producer Simon Walton; Editor Andrea Wills
Britain's longest-running sports quiz returns for a new 26-part series with two newteam captains, Ally McCoist,
Scottish international and Rangers' leading goal-scorer, and John Parrott , formerWorld Snooker champion.
They captain two teams of sporting celebrities who try to answer the questions putto them byquizmaster David Coleman.
Executive producer Mike Adley
# Meetthe new captains: page 13
Patrick Kielty delves into the archives to find a collection of commercials from around the world.
Dangers, Dilemmas, Disasters Tonight, a selection of insurance company commercials including an out-of-step ballet dancer, a laughing cow, and a hedgehog's near miss. Director Patricia Mordecai ; Producer Sue Fox
Nick Ross and Jill Dando present the programme in which the public can help to fight crime.
Tonight's cases concern a big cash robbery at a supermarket in Peterborough, and an assault on a young girl in Surrey which has been linked to a series of similar attacks on teenage girls over several years. If you have any information on the crimes featured, ring Crimewatch UK free on [number removed]. Crimewatch UK Update is at 11.40pm. See today's choices. (Stereo)
More details on Ceefax page
Drama based on William Wharton 's bestselling novel, starring Jack Lemmon
Ted Danson , Olympia Dukakis
When a family crisis brings Wall Street high flyer John Tremont home to look after his elderly father, he finds a man very different from the one he thought he knew. Overthe weeks the pair rediscover each other and themselves, but soon another crisis looms.
Continues at 11.50pm after Crimewatch UK Update.
Director Gary David Goldberg (1989, PG)
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