With Paul Burden and Sara Coburn.
At 6.00, 6.15, 6.30, 6.45 News; 6.15
Financial papers; 6.25 Sport; 6.27,6.58
Regional news; 6.55 Weather
With Juliet Morris and Huw Edwards.
At 7.00, 8.00 main news, with summaries every 15 minutes; 7.12,7.40,8.12,8.40
Business; 7.25,7.55,8.25,8.55 Weather, Regional news, Travel; 7.32,8.32 Sport.
With Juliet Morris. TELEPHONE: (0181) [number removed]. fax (0181) or write to PO Box 9988, London W12 6BN.
Makeovers with Oz Clarke , John Leslie ,
Shauna Lowry , KirstyYoung.
Topical discussion, with Robert Kilroy-Silk .
Cookery challenge with Ainsley Harriott.
Regional News and Weather
Consumer advice show. Presented by Chris Choi and Cheryl Baker.
Chat show with Carol Smillie.
Regional News and Weather
The Deadly Connection. Quincyand Sam investigate a mysterious epidemic. With
JackKIUgman. First shown on ITV
How weather affects our lives
Word game with Bob Holness and team captains Alan Coren and Sandi Toksvig.
Phil Vickery , Nick Nairn and Ken Horn prepare a low-calorie gourmet meal. Stereo .......... 60
General-knowledge quiz. stereo ..........
Puppetry. Mousey chews Mrs Dribelle's dress.
Cartoon adventures. Stereo Subtitled ............
Gina Campbell talks about her grandfather Malcolm and father Donald's world land- and water-speed records. With Kriss Akabusi , Cheryl Baker and Ron Reagan Jr.
Today Katy Hill presents her video diary of a week spent with a family in Inner Mongolia, where life has scarcely changed for hundreds of years.
Repeated tomorrow 7.50am BBC2
Stonefish and Catherine confront their differences and Billy rallies the troops around Andrew.
Shown at 1.40pm For cast see Wednesday
With Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart.
Weather Peter Cockroft Subtitled .........89
Sally Taylor and Harry Gration present the latest news and local stories forthe south of England. Plus special features each evening.
Editor Andy Griffee 69
Regional news updates on the issues affecting the South East. Presented by Gwenan Edwards with sports reports from Jonathan Wills.
Editor Guy Pelham 69 REGIONAL PROGRAMMES
Noel Edmonds hosts this year's first semi-final of the light-hearted television knowledge quiz.
Giving sight back to the blind by utilising theirteeth may sound bizarre, but a new technique could make it possible. Until nowthe only way of treating a badly damaged cornea has been a transplant. Now an Italian surgeon has developed a method of manufacturing an artifical cornea from one of the patient's teeth. Tonight's programme follows the progress of the first British patientto undergo the treatment. Presented by Howard Stableford and Shahnaz Pakravan
, with Vivienne Parry , Philippa Forrester , Jez Nelson ,
Rebecca Stephens and Craig Doyle.
Producer Saul Nasse ; Editor Edward Briffa
Stereo Subtitled .........................................53
FURTHER DETAILS: Ceefax page 623, theTW
Information Line on (0181) [number removed]. or the Internet on http://www.bbc.co.uk/tw
* See Rebecca Stephens 's Choice: p8
Tiffany wants more commitment from
Grant. George receives disturbing news. For cast see Tuesday Stereo * Spotlight on Martine McCutcheon : p9
The comedy series starring Lenny Henry as the fearsome chef Gareth Blackstock.
Renee, the spoilt daughter of new restaurant owner Cyril, joins Gareth's team in the kitchen.
Written by Paul Makin
Director Dewi Humphreys : Producer Charlie Hanson
With Peter Sissons. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft
In-depth investigations and analysis of major events at home and abroad.
Editor Steve Hewlett
This week the comedian performs in Brisbane. He learns how a house can be delivered to a location ofthe customer's choice, loops the loop in a glider, and relaxes on the world's largest sand island. Director NobbyClark; Executive producers
John Archer and Bill Tennant
Re-run ofthe drama about a crew of dustmen. Privatisation has driven the crewtothejob centre.
Written by William Ivory
Producer John Chapman ; Director David Evans
Tonight's reviews include Jingle All the Way, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as a well-meaning but neglectful father; Home for the Holidays, the tale of Thanksgiving family reunion, directed by Jodie Foster and starring Holly Hunter , Anne Bancroft and Robert Downey Jr ; The Long Kiss Goodnight, with Geena Davis and Samuel L Jackson.
Also Katie Derham interviews Ismail
Merchant and James Ivory.
Director Andy MacKenzie-Betty : Producer
Bruce Thompson : Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
+ See Barry Norman : page 66
Highlights from the talk show.
Producer Graham Owens : Executive producer
NickVaughan-Barratt Stereo ..............
Fantasy adventure starring Robert Vaughn
Despite his superstitious tribal upbringing in a harsh environment, a young rock dweller braves the hidden dangers lurking in the outside world.
(1958) Black and white
See Films: pages 69-76 **