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: Children's BBC: Teletubbies

A special Sunday edition of the pre-school comedy.

: Breakfast with Frost

Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond and Rory Bremner join David Frost today. At 8.00 News; plus weather.


Presenter: David Frost
Guest: Alex Salmond
Guest: Rory Bremner

: The London Marathon

Live coverage of the event which started in 1981 and is now one of the year's top sporting fixtures. The 26.2-mile race starts at
Greenwich Park and finishes in the Mall in front of Buckingham Palace. The elite women's race starts at 9.00, the wheelchair marathon at 9.25 and the elite men's and mass race at 9.30. Commentary by David Coleman , Brendan Foster , Paul Dickenson and Chris Hallam. Introduced by Sue Barker. See today's choices. Producers Martin Hopkins and Martin Webster
Editor Dave Gordon


Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Brendan Foster
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson
Commentary By: Chris Hallam.
Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Producers: Martin Hopkins
Producers: Martin Webster
Editor: Dave Gordon

: Match of the Day Live: the Road to Wembley

Wimbledon v Chelsea
Live coverage of this all-Premiership FA Cup semi-final from Highbury. It is
Chelsea's third appearance in this stage of the competition in the last four years while Wimbledon haven't reached an FA
Cup semi-final for nine years. Commentary by John Motson with Trevor Brooking.
Introduced by Desmond Lynam with Alan Hansen and Jimmy Hill. Highlights of the other semi-final are at 6.40pm.
♦ See Alan Hansen : page 43
As the football coverage Is live, subsequent programmes may change


Unknown: Wimbledon V Chelsea
Commentary By: John Motson
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.
Introduced By: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Jimmy Hill.
Unknown: Alan Hansen

: The London Marathon

The men's, women's and wheelchair races are over. Attention switches to the many thousands of club and fun runners.

: A Perfect State

Last in the comedy series.
Flatby's duty-free scam enrages Whitehall, while Simon and Laura try to cement relations between their countries.


Writer: Michael Aitkens
Laura: Gwen Taylor
Deidre: Emma Amos
Johnny: Danny Webb
Winston: Rudolph Walker
Bert: Trevor Cooper
Simon: Richard Hope
Malcolm: Matthew Cottle
Julie: Jacqueline Defferary
Gareth: Alan David

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: True Tilda

Fifth in a six-part children's drama.
The children travel to Bath where Tilda discovers her old circus troupe.


Adapted by: Richard Carpenter
Tilda: Morgan Bell
Arthur: Eric Graves
Reverend Glasson: John Shrapnel
Sam Bossom: Joe Duttine
Mrs Lobb: Juliet Wallace
Jessop: Martin McDougall
Gavel: Christopher Fairbank
Maggs: Emil Wolk
Sally Breward: Amanda Elwes
Farmer Tossel: Pat Roach
Reverend Chichester: Patrick Drury
Obediah: Benjamin Colyer
Chrissie: Abigail MacVean
Williams the butler: Hugh Munro
Mary: Cassandra Holliday

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

From the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, a programme of popular religious classical favourites, played by the BBC
Philharmonic and conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier , with soloist Suzannah Clarke and the St
Anne's Hospice massed choir. The well-known hymns All People That on Earth Do Dwell and Jerusalem, are mixed with the music of Handel, Sibelius and Haydn. Introduced by Pam Rhodes. Producer John Forrest Editor Helen Alexander


Conducted By: Yan Pascal Tortelier
Soloist: Suzannah Clarke
Introduced By: Pam Rhodes.
Producer: John Forrest
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Match of the Day: the Road to Wembley

Highlights of today's other FA Cup semi-final between Middlesbrough and Chesterfield at Old Trafford.
Having not reached a major cup final competition in their history, Boro are on the verge of achieving the feat twice in the same season.
For Chesterfield this is the biggest match in their history and they are the first side from outside the top two divisions to reach the last four in the FA Cup since Plymouth Argyle 13 years ago.
Including highlights of today's other semi-final between Chelsea and Wimbledon, shown live on BBC1 earlier today.
With commentary by Jon Champion. Introduced by Gary Lineker.


Presenter: Gary Lineker
Commentary: Jon Champion

: Antiques Roadshow

A special edition from Scone
Palace, near Perth. Among the exhibits featured are an unusual coloured Belleekvase, a dumb waiterfrom the British embassy in Saudi Arabia, and a dish from a breakfast service commissioned by Lord Nelson which remained unpaid for after his death at the Battle of Trafalgar. Between the moments of discovery, the programme also includes unseen footage from the series.
Presented by Hugh Scully. Producer Ann Freer
Executive producer Christopher Lewis


Presented By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Hamish Macbeth: The Trouble with Rory

Continuing the drama series about a Highland village policeman.

When fire destroys a temporary classroom at the primary school, Esme is confident that the council will now rebuild the dilapidated and overcrowded school. She is shocked to learn, however, of their unexpected plans, particularly as Rory has been party to them.
Hamish battles to keep the peace and to find the arsonist.
See today's choices.
Written by Stuart Hepburn ; Producer Charles Salmon ; Director Mandie Fletcher


Written By: Stuart Hepburn
Producer: Charles Salmon
Director: Mandie Retcher
Hamish Macbeth: Robert Carlyle
Rory: Brian Petti Fer
Esme: Anne Lacey
Peter the fireman: Ronnie Latham
Isobel: Shirley Henderson
Alma Mathers: Alyxis Daly
TV John: Ralph Riach
Doc Brown: Duncan Duff
Barney: Stuart McGugan
Agnes: Barbara Rafferty
Lachlan: Billy Riddoch
Lachie Jr: Stuart Davids
Edie: Mona Bruce
Eric Clelland: Stuart Hepburn
Veronica: Eilidh MacLean
Kay: Kay MacLean
Archie the cameraman: Gordon Munro

: A Season in Purgatory

Concluding the two-part mini-series about intrigue, murder and double-dealing.
Thirteen years have passed since that dark night in the woods and yetthe Utleygirl murder still haunts the now successful crime writer Harrison Burns. The time has finally come to tell the truth. For cast see Saturday at 9pm


Unknown: Harrison Burns.

: News

With Michael Buerk. Weather Isobel Lang


Unknown: Michael Buerk.
Unknown: Isobel Lang

: Everyman

Juliet is a Jew, Paragis a Hindu, Susan is a Christian. They are all lookingfora partner, but they want a partner who will share their faith. It is increasingly common for people to specify the religion of a prospective mate, and the singles market is beginningto respond to that demand with specialist agencies and functions. From blind dates to astrologers' predictions, SoulMates follows the three on their quest for a partner. By the end of the film they have each found someone but is it the right one?
Producer Nikki Stockley ; Series editor
Richard Denton


Producer: Nikki Stockley
Editor: Richard Denton

: Miss Firecracker

Comedy drama starring
Holly Hunter
Mary Steenburgen
Tim Robbins
Carnelle Scott is young and full of dreams, and feeling marooned in YazooCity, Mississippi. Her only way out is to emulate her cousin
Elain by winning the town's beauty pageant on the fourth of July.
Director Thomas Schlamme (1989. PG)
* See Films: pages 52-61 ***


Unknown: Holly Hunter
Unknown: Mary Steenburgen
Unknown: Tim Robbins
Unknown: Carnelle Scott
Director: Thomas Schlamme
Camelle Scott: Holly Hunter
Elain Rutledge: Mary Steenburgen
Delmount Williams: Tim Robbins
Popeye Jackson: Alfre Woodard
Mac Sam: Scott Glenn
Tessy Mahoney: Veanne Cox
Miss Blue: Ann Wedgeworth
Benjamin Drapper: Trey Wilson
Missy Mahoney: Amy Wright
Miss Lily: Kathleen Chalfant
Tommy Turner: Robert Fieldsteel
Ronnie Wayne: Greg Germann
Mrs Biggs: Avril Gentles
Mr Morton: Bert Remsen
Caroline Jefferson: Angela Turner
Sally Chin: Lori Hayes
Joe Ann Jacobs: Barbara Welch

: Weather

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