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: Dilly the Dinosaur

Dilly is nervous about the prospect oftaking lessons in swampwallowing. Repeat

: Teletubbies

A special Sunday edition of the pre-school comedy. Stereo. ♦ The new fab four: page 20; see RT's
Parents' Guide: pages 24-27; and win a year's subscription to Teletubbies magazine on page

: The Pink Panther Show


: Breakfast with Frost

This week's programme comes from Brighton, where the Labour Party
Conference begins tomorrow. Among
David Frost 's guests are Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown and former
Labour leader Michael Foot. Including at
8.30 News; plus weather.
Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Andrew Thompson Coverage of the Labour Party conference begins tomorrow at 11.05am on BBC1


Unknown: David Frost
Unknown: Gordon Brown
Leader: Michael Foot.
Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: Harvest Festival

A service of thanksgiving for the harvest of the sea, from Arbroath, Tayside. Introduced by TV chef Nick Nairn. Stereo.......


Unknown: Nick Nairn.

: See Hear

Aguide to choosing and obtaining a hearing aid. With signing and subtitles. Repeated on Tuesday at 12 noon on BBC2
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear

: Snowy River: the McGregor Saga

The Grand Wedding. An emergency threatens to keep Matt from his wedding. Postponed from 21 September

: Countryfile

Rural issues with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 11.55am. Stereo.


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

On the eve of the Labour Party conference, John Humphrys interviews the Foreign Secretary Robin Cook.
Including at 12.00 News

(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: John Humphrys
Interviewee: Robin Cook
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled.

: Columbo

Short Fuse. Columbo investigates the death of a man killed by an exploding cigar box. With guest star Roddy McDowall.


Unknown: Roddy McDowall.

: King Solomon's Mines

Adventure based on the classic
Stewart Granger
Elizabeth Curtis is searching for her husband Harry, who disappeared in Africa while seeking King Solomon's diamond mines. She enlists the help of a famous guide who reluctantly agrees to take her on the perilousjourney.
Directors Compton Bennett and Andrew Marton (1950) * See Films: pages 50-60 ***


Unknown: Stewart Granger
Unknown: Elizabeth Curtis
Directors: Compton Bennett
Directors: Andrew Marton
Elizabeth Curtis: Deborah Kerr
Allan Quartermain: Stewart Granger
John Goode: Richard Carlson
Van Brun: Hugo Haas
Eric Masters: Lowell Gilmore

: The Clothes Show

Tim Vincent and Caryn Franklin report from London as the first designer collections for next spring and summer are unveiled, and Daily Telegraph fashion editor Hilary Alexander travels to a housing estate in Derbyto show the latest looks to the locals. Stereo


Unknown: Tim Vincent
Unknown: Caryn Franklin
Editor: Hilary Alexander

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Singer Johnny Logan completes a three-part musical and spiritual journey along the west coast of Ireland, with visits to
Cork and Kerry. With music from chart-topping monks, harpist Anne Marie O'Farrell , Luka
Bloom and Irish choir Anuna.
Johnny Logan sings Lifted and his own composition Reach Out. Producer Simon Hammond ; Editor
Helen Alexander


Singer: Johnny Logan
Harpist: Anne Marie O'Farrell
Unknown: Johnny Logan
Producer: Simon Hammond
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Oh, Doctor Beeching!

Ton Up. Hatley Station is 100 years old, cause for celebration. Last in the current series.
Written by David Croft. Richard Spendlove Director Roy Gould ; Producers David Croft, Charles Garland


Written By: David Croft.
Written By: Richard Spendlove
Director: Roy Gould
Producers: David Croft.
Producers: Charles Garland
Jack Skinner: Paul Shane
Ethel Schumann: Su Pollard
Cecil Parkin: Jeffrey Holland
May Skinner: Julia Deakin
Vera Plumtree: Barbara New
Harry Lambert: Stephen Lewis
Arnold: Ivor Roberts
Ralph: Perry Benson
Percy: Terry John
Gloria Skinner: Lindsay Grimshaw
Wilfred Schumann: Paul Aspen
Amy Matlock: Tara Daniels
Mr Orkindale: Richard Spendlove
Bernie Bleasdale: Felix Bowness
Lord Mayor: Windsor Davies
Photographer: James Pertwee

: The Antiques Inspectors

Singer-songwriter Mal Pope acts as a local guide to antiques experts in Swansea, as they uncover such treasures as a Bardic Chair, Swansea pottery and an unusually small Welsh dresser. With Carol Vorderman.
Director Siobhan Bullick ; Series producer
Stephen Potter


Singer-Songwriter: Mal Pope
Unknown: Carol Vorderman.
Director: Siobhan Bullick
Producer: Stephen Potter

: Full Circle with Michael Palin

Vietnam and the Philippines. Michael
Palin arrives in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi where the military decide that filming might be a threat to national security. En route south he takes a sampan trip on the Perfume river and sees relics and memories of the Vietnam war. After the cycles of steamy Saigon it's on to the colourful trafficjams of Manila and Palin's hope of seeingthe "eighth wonder of the wortd", the Banaue rice terraces.
See today's choices.
Producer Roger Mills: Series producer ClemVallance Repeated tomorrow
10.40pm Stereo * Palin's Pacific diary: page 29

: News

With Peter Sissons. Weather
Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons.

: The Lakes

The third of a four-part rites-of-passage drama written by Cracker creator Jimmy McGovern.
Danny tries to fi nd the truth behind the tragedy of the three drowned schoolgirls. See today's choices.
Producer Charles Pattinson ; Director
David Blair
+ Everybody's talking about.... John Simm : page 13


Unknown: Jimmy McGovern.
Producer: Charles Pattinson
Director: David Blair
Unknown: John Simm
Danny Kavanagh: John Simm
Emma Quinlan: Emma Cunniffe
Peter Quinlan: Paul Copley
Bernie Quinlan: Mary Jo Randle
Father Matthew: Robert Pugh
Sheila Thwaite: Elizabeth Rider
Arthur Thwaite: David Westhead
Chef: Charles Dale
Ruth: Elizabeth Berrington
Simone Parr: Clare Holman
John Parr: Kevin Doyle
Mr Archer: Nicholas Day
Doreen Archer: Elizabeth Bennett
Lucy Archer: Kaye Wragg
Albie: Matt Bardock
Tharmy: Lee Oakes
Julie: Samantha Seager
Grandad: Tony Rohr
Sgt Eddie Slater: Bob Mason
Annie Quinlan: Jessica Perry
Paula Thwaite: Jenna Scruton
Dr Sarah Kilbride: Barbara Wilshere
Pete Quinlan: James Thornton
Delilah: Debbie Chazen
Robert: Ryan Pope
Joey: Robin Laing

: French and Saunders

An episode of the comedy show in which Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders go behind the scenes of Pride and Prejudice. With Lenny Henry , Rosemary Leach and Gary Waldhorn.
Director John Birkin ; Producer Jon Plowman Repeat Stereo Subtitled......


Unknown: Jennifer Saunders
Unknown: Lenny Henry
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Gary Waldhorn.
Director: John Birkin
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Omnibus

Solti: the Making of a Maestro
The conductor
Georg Solti , one of the greatest musicians of our time, died suddenlyjust three weeks ago. Overthe last year he had been working on this film biography which tells the story of his life in his own words and those of his family, friends and professional collaborators. See today's choices.
Director Peter Maniura ; Series editor Gillian Greenwood
♦ Atribute to Georg Solti : page 38


Conductor: Georg Solti
Director: Peter Maniura
Editor: Gillian Greenwood
Unknown: Georg Solti

: Think Tank

David Aaronovitch talks to
Clare Short , Secretary of State for International Development.
Series editor Dollan Cannell Postponed from 31 August Subtitled ........


Talks: David Aaronovitch
Unknown: Clare Short
Editor: Dollan Cannell

: Grip of the Strangler

Horror starring
Boris Karloff
Writer James Rankin is obsessed with the 20-year-old case of the "Haymarket strangler". Ondiscovering that the man executed for the murders was innocent, Rankin delves deeper into the case.
Director Robert Day (1958)
Black and white
* See Films: pages 50-60 * **


Unknown: Boris Karloff
Unknown: James Rankin

: Weather

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