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 Juliet Morris. 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 isjoined by spokesmen for the three major political parties - Roy Hattersley , Lord Jenkins and Lord Tebbit -to comment on election news.
Home Secretary Michael Howard answers viewers'questions. With Peter Sissons. Call [number removed] (lines open from 8am). SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 4
Makeover show with Oz Clarke ,
John Leslie , Shauna Lowry and Caryn Franklin.
Cookery challenge with Ainsley Harriott.
Regional News and Weather
More first-round action from the Crucible.
Masters champion Steve Davis begins his questfor a seventh world title with a match against Dave McLellan , while
Darren Morgan completes his opening game against Gary Wilkinson. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly. Including at 12.00 News Regional News and Weather
Daily magazine show, presented by Jane Asher , with ideas forthe house, garden andyourtastebuds.
Weather Subtitled ...........................
Sarah's secret is revealed. Darren and Brett mend some bridges.
Repeated 5.35pm Stereo Subtitled .
Ronnie O'Sullivan continues his first-round match against Mick Price , and Alan McManus begins his challenge forthe world title with a game against qualifier
The Why Bird Stop.
Repeat Stereo ...............................
Animation about a friendly ghost. Stereo
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.)
With Stuart Miles, Katy Hill, Romana D'Annunzio and Richard Bacon.
Repeated tomorrow at 7.55am on BBC2
Shownatl.45pm Stereo Subtitled .....
Martyn Lewis and Moira Stuart. Weather John Kettley
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
By the UK Independence Party.
Tonight Jill Dando pays tribute to Frank Spencer of Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em, and news correspondent Nicholas Witchell talks about his TV hero Edd the Duck.
With special guest Ben Elton.
Presented by Steve Wright.
Denise Mahoney meets some of the thousands of people who have found themselves cut off from the water supply after paying their bills in advance. Also tonight,
John Walters discovers that spying is still alive and well with agents usingcoded shortwave radio transmissions to send secret messages. With Sue Lawley. Series producer Dale Templar ; Editor
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Pat hands over the reins as Robbie returns to work. Sanjay is offered a deal which sounds too good to be true, and Lorraine finds her boss's generosity knows no bounds. For cast see Tuesday
See People: page 12
The third of four progammes in which David Dimbleby conducts live interviews with the leaders of the main political parties.
Tonight's guest is the leader of the Liberal Democrats Paddy Ashdown. Producer Simon Ford ; Editor Steve Hewlett
With Michael Buerk. Subtitled Regional News
Weather John Kettley
Vincent Eastman 's personal life is in a mess. He has a girlfriend in town, a daughter to worry about and an estranged wife in the office.
Unable to cutties with his old life, he's in danger of losing his new one.
Director Mark Rydell (1994, 15)
◆ See Films: pages 52-58 *** * Ten things every Sharon Stone fan ought to know: page 49
Van driver's wife:
Van driver's son:
Films under review include Eddie, starring Whoopi Goldberg , Mike Newell 's thriller Donnie Brasco , which stars Al Pacino and Johnny Depp , and Wes Craven 's latest shocker Scream. In the week that
Vertigo is re-released,
Katie Derham reports on the enduring appeal of Alfred Hitchcock 's films.
Director Liz Ekberg
Producer Bruce Thompson
Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
◆ See Barry Norman : pp48and 64
Chat show host Mrs Merton , alias Caroline Aheme , takes uptemporary residence in the casino capital of the world and tonight she talks to singer Engelbert Humperdinck and actress Bo Derek.
Shown last Thursday. Mrs Merton in Las Vegas is on Thursday at 10pm
Gambler Mike Christie , up to his eyeballs in debt, takes the biggest risk of his life when he plans to gain control of a jet and hold his wealthy boss to ransom for a million dollars.
Director Barry Pollack (1973, 18)
* See Films: pages 52-58 **