With Sara Coburn. At 6.02,6.32 News;
6.12 Business news briefing; 6.27,6.57
Regional news; 6.35 Business news; 6.55 Weather. Stereo .............................
With Justin Webb in Hong Kong and Sally Magnusson in the studio. At 7.00,8.00,
9.00 Main news, with summaries half hourly; 7.25, 7.55, 8.25, 8.55 Weather.
Regional news, Travel; 7.32,8.32 Sport;
The Governor's Departure
Live coverage from Hong Kong as the ceremonies marking the handover of the British colony to
China get underway. In the first of three programmes, Brian Hanrahan talks to
Governor Chris Patten and describes the scene as he leaves Government House forthe last time. Introduced by John Tusa. Coverage continues at 10.40am. See today's choices.
Executive producer Neil Eccles : Editor
Philips Gilbert Stereo ♦ See This Week: page 8
As coverage from Hong Kong is live, subsequent programmes may run late or change
Bryan McNerney travels across the Somerset Levels to Muchelney Abbey.
Ian Parmenter makes a tomato sauce.
Repeat Stereo .....
Regional News and Weather
The Farewell Ceremony
Four thousand dignitaries join the Prince of Wales and Chris Patten to watch a farewell event performed by more than 1,000 civilians and military personnel. Commentary by Eric Robson. Coverage continues at 4pm.
How to prepare a delicious strawberry dessert. Repeat
Cooks Prue Leith and Caroline Waidegrave prepare meringues. Repeat
Weather Subtitled ......
1.30 Regional News; Weather
Live coverage from the All England Club.
Regional News; Weather
The Final Moment
At midnight local time (5pm BST), a simple ceremony attended by world leaders at the New Hong Kong Convention Centrewill mark the handoverof the colony to China. Followingthis historic event, Prince Charles and Chris Patten will leave Hong Kong on the royal yacht
Britannia. The programme also includes reflections on the handover and coverage of a fireworks display in Victoria Harbour. Highlights of the day's events can be seen at7pm. 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
Gwenan Edwards , Mike Embley and Gargy Patel. Including sports reports from Rob Curling.
EditorJaneMote Subtitled ............ REGIONAL PROGRAMME
The Day's Events
Another live report from Hong
Kong including highlights of the historic events markingthe former colony's transition into a special administrative region of China. Amongthe events recalled are Governor Chris Patten 's departure from Government
House, the waterfront farewell event, and the poignant handover ceremony in the new Hong Kong Convention Centre. Introduced by JohnTusa. Stereo
Nigel is determined to protect Dot when she finds her past catching up with her. Ted gets an unwelcome reminder about the perilous state of his business affairs, and Pauline asks Kathy some awkward questions. For cast see Thursday
See Dr Mark Porter : page 39
The new comedy series about a bank manager promoted well beyond his ability.
Insecurity. Peter lands in trouble when he mistakes two charity workers for bank robbers. But his attempts to resolve the problem incurthe displeasure of the bank's security staff.
Written by Mark Burton , John O'Farrell and Dan Patterson ; Director Nick Wood Producer Dan Patterson
With Peter Sissons. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley
With husband Darryl back in prison, Tracey decides to sow some wild oats. Sharon appears on cable television as part of her campaign to win Chris's release from prison.
Episode written by Sue Teddern
See today's choices.
Prescribed by the NHS and distributed by health workers, the drug methadone is designed to help wean addicts off heroin. But it is also a powerful and potentially dangerous narcotic which is linked to the deaths of hundreds of young people every year. Tonight, Steve Bradshaw reveals how methadone is emerging as a valuable black market commodity and is increasingly becoming not just a solution to hard drugs but also an introduction to them.
Editor Steve Hewlett
NOTE: as Panorama is topical and likely to react to events in the news, the above programme is liable to change.
Anthony Green RA, 57 Up
Paintings by respected narrative artist Anthony Green have been exhibited at every Royal Academy Summer Exhibition since 1966, arousing anger and admiration in equal measure. Green's work, which has also appeared in galleries around the world, is based on his own life and many paintings intimately record his relationship with his wife
Mary Cozens-Walker . Omnibus editor
Nigel Williams , who directed two documentaries about Green's s life in the seventies, completes his film trilogy with a look at the 57-year-old artist's latest work, including a freestanding painting entitled Eden CB3 7HE that Green has submitted to this year's Summer Exhibition. Director Nigel Williams
Roger Vadim 's cult sixties sci-fi fantasy, starring Jane Fonda
A beautiful young astronaut uses the power of love to fight the forces of evil in the 40th century.
(1967,15) ♦ See Films: pages 52-59 *** * See Barry Norman : page 48
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