Puppet animal chat show.
Rosie tries to find some bottles. Repeat Stereo .....
Today, letting go. Stereo .....
David Frost interviews the newsmakers.
Including at 8.30 News; plus the weather. Series editor Barney Jones: Executive editor
Andrew Thompson .......................................
Tony Robinson concludes his guide to the Old Testament by offering some fresh approaches to the ancient literature that makes up the Hebrew Bible.
Larry Hollingworth , who was awarded a CBE for his aid work in Sarajevo, talks to Brian Sibley about his religious faith.
Last in the series, stereo .....
Memnos Costi finds out about Reading
University's unique theatre course for deaf students. With signing and subtitles.
Repeated on Tuesday at 12 noon BBC2
Drama introducing German. With English
Subtitles on page 888. Stereo ..... Complementary radio series at 8pm on Radio 4 LW
This week couples pamper each other with pedicures and manicures. With
Cheryl Baker , Gordon Kennedy and Toby Anstis. Producer Malcolm Smith : Series editor Fiona Thompson
GUIDELINE: ring [number removed]. Lines open 11am to 2pm
Rural issues with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.25pm. Stereo .
Shadow Home Secretary Jack Straw talks to John Humphrys. Including at 12.30 News Editor David Jordan
How decisions made by the European
Union affect people in Britain.
Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled ...
This week, what it takes to be a fashion magazine editor, the psychology behind clothes shop layouts and the enduringly fashionable Ben Sherman shirt. With
Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin , Brenda Emmanus and Tim Vincent.
Sequel to the popular National
Velvet, starring Tatum O'Neal
Sarah, a 14-year-old orphan, is sent from America to England to live with her aunt Velvet who shares her love of horses. Sarah Brown
TATUM O'NEAL. John Seaton
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER , Captain Johnny Johnson
ANTHONY HOPKINS. Velvet Brown NANETTE NEWMAN.
Pilot PETER BARKWORTH. MrCurtis DINSDALE LANDEN
Director Bryan Forbes (1978. PG) * See Films: pages 50-53 **
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish
This week passionate gourmets and lovers of simple fare join in a celebration of food. To celebrate Shrove Tuesday, chef Anton Edelmann shares his perfect pancake recipe. Diane-Louise Jordan visits Bournville in Birmingham, the home of the chocolate bar, and John Eley, the cooking canon, explains some close links between the Bible and food.
Fern Britton and Nick Nairn from Ready, Steady, Cook give thanks for the enjoyment of food and, over in America, galloping gourmet Graham Kerr suggests some healthy fare to keep the body fit.
In Scotland Clarissa Dickson Wright from Two Fat Ladies looks at nice food for those eating on their own and, on the Isle of Man, chef Kevin Woodford explains why Jesus asked to be remembered with bread and wine.
Hymns include The Feast Is Ready to Begin, Bread of Heaven, Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow and Lord Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour. Producer Jeremy Kime : Editor Helen Alexander
Delia Smith demonstrates the first of five exclusive recipes for Comic Relief, all of which take only five minutes to prepare. Today she makes chocolate drop mini muffins, with some help from Dawn French. See today's choices. Repeated on Tuesday at 7.25pm on BBC2
Red Nose Recipes: buy 12 recipes for Â£1.00 from Sainsbury's. Savacentre. WH Smith. John Menzies in Scotland and Wellworths in Northern Ireland. All proceeds go to Comic Relief. For a free fundraising pack: call [number removed] and for more information ring [number removed] (calls cost 45p per minute cheap rate and 50p per minute at all other times). + See Delia Smith : page 24
Who's Got Rhythm? Inspired by the number of bands in the valley, Compo decides to become more musical.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell Repeat Stereo
From Pickering in North Yorkshire, where the exhibits include an original copy of the screenplay from the film Gone with the Wind, a very dangerous 1920s train set which runs on mains electricity, a suite of bedroom furniture worth L20,000 dating from 1885, a watercolour by Carlton Alfred Smith bought for 21 shillings in 1964, and a cup and saucer purporting to be Sevres. Presented by Hugh Scully.
Producer Michele Burgess: Executive producer Christopher Lewis
* See Antiques: page 32
Only Skin Deep. Brian Quigley announces plans for a beauty contest just as Naomi, a stunningly beautiful woman, arrives in town claiming to be Eamonn's niece from Dublin.
See today's choices.
Written byJoO'Keefe:ProducerChris Griffin
Director DermotBoyd Stereo Subtitled .. ♦ The real-life Ballykissangel: page 20
In the last of the series Eric and Ernie welcome guest Arthur Lowe (Captain Mainwaring from Dad's Army) for special performance of one of Ernie's finest plays - a tale set on the high seas. Producer John Ammonds
Revised repeat Subtitled
Fifth of a six-part adventure based on Walter Scott 's novel.
Starring Steven Waddington
Ciaran Hinds , Susan Lynch
Isaac's attempt to free his daughter backfires badly when he inadvertently confronts Lucas de Beaumanoir.
See today's choices.
Written by Deborah Cook : Producer Jeremy Gwilt
Director Stuart Orme Tomorrow's Omnibus at 10. 40pm documents the heroic and tragic life of Sir Walter Scott.
BBC cassette and video: audio cassette, Â£7.99, and a video on sale from April, Â£19.99. from retailers. â™¦ Swords for hire: page 10
Brian de Bois-Guilbert:
Maurice de Bracy:
With Peter Sissons.
Weather Michael Fish
1979: God Fights Back. A look at how the Ayatollah Khomeini 's return to
Tehran in 1979 triggered an Islamic fundamentalist revival that spread far beyond Iran. With the overthrow of the Shah, the onward march of western secularvalues was halted and as the revolution spread to other countries the reintroduction of sharia law brought with it the traditional punishments of the Koran. Throughout the Middle East,
Africa and Asia, Islamic fundamentalism sought to provide answers to modern society's stresses and problems. Producer Ben Loeterman : Executive producer
Peter Pagnamenta Repeated tomorrow 7pm BBC2
Heaven Can Wait. In the last 100 years, average life expectancy has doubled, but what if it doubled again? Will the citizens of the year 3000 live in a society of old people where it is easier to carry on living than to die? What would happen to the concept of heaven?
Michael Buerk explores the future of ageing, and asks if life is all about quantity or quality. Last in the series. Executive producer John Drury ; Series editor
Ben Cluett is a salesman and has been at the top of his field for 15 years. But conflict arises when he is assigned an unscrupulous newcomer. The pair soon become deadly rivals.
Director lrvin Kershner(1989,15) Subtitled. + See Films: pages 50-53 ***