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 Justin Webb and Andrew Harvey. At
7.00, 8.00, 9.00 main news, with summaries every 30 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.
Including at 8.40 The Elder Statesmen, in which Robin Day, Roy Hattersley , Lord Jenkins and Lord Tebbit comment on election news. Subtitled ...........
Labour's Margaret Beckett answers viewers' questions. With Peter Sissons. Call [number removed] (lines open from 8am). SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 4
Cookery challenge with Ainsley Harriott.
Regional News and Weather
The design roadshow, with Mark Curry , visits Birmingham. Stereo ..........
Regional News and Weather
Wordgame. Stereo .....................
Daily magazine show, presented by Jane Asher. Stereo .....................
Topical weather stories. Stereo.
Brett receives a frosty reception from Darren. Mal catches Melissa out.
Repeated 5.35pm Stereo Subtitled.
The Deadly Connection. Quincy and Sam must identify a mysterious disease.
First shown on ITV ............................
Daily celebrity lifestyle programme with David Frost and Loyd Grossman.
First shown on lTV Stereo .......................
The Why Bird Stop.
Repeat Stereo ...............................
Animation about a friendly ghost. Stereo Subtitled ...............
Children's quiz and game show, presented by Sally Gray.
Repeated on Friday at 7.55am on BBC2
COMPETITION: To take part ring [number removed] (calls cost a maximum of 25p, and children must first ask permission from the person who pays the phone bill.)
The team are in Harrogate for the launch of this year's swimathon for children. With Stuart Miles, Katy Hill, Romana D'Annunzio and Richard Bacon.
Repeated tomorrow at 7.55am on BBC2
Shownatl.50pm Stereo Subtitled .....
Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart.
Weather Bill Giles
Comprehensive regional news, with live reports on the issues affecting the South East. Regular presenters are Sharon Doughty , Gwenan Edwards , Mike Embley and Gargy Patel. Plus sports reports from Rob Curling.
Editor Jane Mote REGIONAL PROGRAMME
Steve Wright presents the magazine programme with features, guests, a look behind the scenes attop programmes, and archive comedy clips. Tonight Boy George talks about his television hero
Larry Grayson , and Roland Rat puts in a rare appearance. Plus the secrets of animal noises in wildlife films.
With special guest June Whitfield. Producer Paul Reizin ; Executive producer
Investigations and human interest stories presented by Sue Lawley . As people in this country are growing taller on average, Denise Mahoney looks at some ways in which beingtall can be harmful to health, and Steve Annett meets some people whose sleepwalking has landed them in court.
Series producer Dale Templar
Editor Dave Stanford ..................... STORY IDEAS: ringfree on [number removed]. fax (0181) [number removed]. or write to Here and Now. Room 1130. BBC White City, 201 Wood Lane. London W12 7TS. E-mail: email@example.com
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On the eve of their wedding, Ricky and Bianca have confessions to make to each other. Tony gets his first assignment, and Nigel sets off to meet an old friend.
For cast see Tuesday
For poorer, for worser: page 20
The second of four Panorama specials in which David Dimbleby conducts live interviews with the leaders of the main political parties. Tonight's guests are Dafydd Wigley , leader of Plaid
Cymru, and Alex Salmond , leader of the Scottish National Party.
Producer Simon Ford ; Editor Steve Hewlett
With Peter Sissons. Subtitled Regional News
Weather Bill Giles
When Margaret collapses from exhaustion, Victor tries to nurse her back to health.
In 1947 the Assisted Passage Scheme began, devised by the Australian government to bring in white British settlers. For just Â£10 they could start a new life in a sun-drenched land of opportunity, and over the next 25 years more than a million people took up the offer. The scheme's pioneers tell their story.
See today's choices.
Director Michael Davies
Producer Paul Neuberg
Films under review include Woody Allen 's first musical Everyone
Says I Love You, starring
Goldie Hawn , Julia Roberts and Alan Alda , Metro featuring Eddie Murphy as a hostage negotiator, and the film version of the TV series The Saint, with Val Kilmer in the title role. Tom
Brook meets Harrison Ford , Brad Pitt and Alan Pakula , stars and director of The Devil's Own.
Director David Robertson
Producer Bruce Thompson
Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
# See Barry Norman : page 66
Chat show host Mrs Merton , alias Caroline Aherne , takes some of herfavourite fellow pensioners off to Las Vegas, for the first ofthree special programmes. In tonight's edition, the intrepid interviewer's guests are Hollywood film star
Tony Curtis and Patrick Duffy , who played Bobby Ewing in the worldwide hit soap opera Dallas. Shown last Thursday
Next programme is Thursday at 10pm
In post-Civil War Missouri, the James/Younger gang are heroes to the local people. When one of their number gets trigger-happy during a bank raid, the authorities are determined to hunt them down.
Four real-life sets of brothers play the outlaws in this western and the soundtrack is by Ry Cooder.
DirectorWalter Hill (1980.18)
♦ See Films: pages 52-61 ****