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: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday at 10.20pm

: Teletubbies

A special Sunday edition of the pre-school series. (Stereo)
Big Hug backpacks offer: page

: Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd

Comedy starring Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton
The villainous Captain Kidd and the vivacious Captain Bonney try to get their hands on a treasure map possessed by two incompetent servants.
See Films: pages 48-56 **


Unknown: Bud Abbott
Unknown: Lou Costello
Captain Kidd: Charles Laughton
Director: Charles Lamont

: News


: The Good Book Guide

Tony Robinson continues his beginner's guide to the Bible with a look at the book
Of Psalms. Repeat


Unknown: Tony Robinson

: First Light

Steve Chalke talks to actress Kathy Staff (Nora Batty in BBCl's Last of the Summer Wine) about her new book, and Stewart Henderson seeks the public's views on politicians' right to privacy. Theologian Mark Greene takes to London's streets to explore the work ethic from a Christian perspective and there's music from Maire Brennan.


Talks: Steve Chalke
Unknown: Kathy Staff
Unknown: Stewart Henderson
Unknown: Mark Greene
Unknown: Maire Brennan

: See Hear behind the News

A look at some of the stories making the news headlines. Presented by Carolyn Nabarro and Clark Denmark. With signing and in-vision subtitles. Stereo .......
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/seejiear


Presented By: Carolyn Nabarro
Presented By: Clark Denmark.

: Touched by an Angel

US series about two angels sent to earth to help people at critical times.
Till We Meet Again. Monica becomes home-care nurse to help a dying man reveal a long-buried family secret.

: Countryflle

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


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys puts senior politicians on the spot. Including at 12.00 News


Presenter: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Stereo Subtitled.

: El Cid

Epic historical adventure.
Starring Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren
During the 11th century, Spain is divided between small Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. From the confusion of warring factions, there emerges an intrepid knight known as El Cid.
Director Anthony Mann (1961, U)
See Films: pages 48-56 *****


Director: Anthony Mann
Rodrigo Diazde Bivar/El Cid: Charlton Heston
Chimene: Sophia Loren
King Alfonso: John Fraser
Count Ordonez: Raf Vallone
Queen Urraca: Genevieve Page
King Sancho: Gary Raymond
Ben Yussuf: Herbert Lom
Fanez: Massimo Serata
Moutamin: Douglas Wilmer
Al Kadir: Frank Thring
Count Gomez: Andrew Cruickshank
Don Diego: Michael Hordern

: Cartoon

Animated antics

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Harry Secombe pays a visit to Bournemouth where he meets actor Buster Merryfield (alias Uncle Albert in the BBC comedy Only Fools and Horses), and talks to Helen Alford, a double amputee who has overcome her own difficulties to help the disabled and leprosy victims in Brazil. Hymns sung in St Peter's Church include All People That On Earth Do Dwell, Like a Mighty River Flowing, The Day Thou Gavest , while the Highcliffe Junior Choir perform The Lord Bless You and Keep You.


Presenter: Harry Secombe
Guest: Buster Merryfield
Guest: Helen Alford
Singers: Highcliffe Junior Choir
Producer: R Medwyn Hughes
Editor: Hugh Faupel

: Antiques Roadshow

From Canterbury, where the exhibits include a collection of cinema posters, a Victorian ring setwith an unexpectedly special diamond, and three works of art by celebrated pre-Raphaelite artists William Holman Hunt ,
Oliver Madox Brown and Sir John Everett Millais. With Hugh Scully.
Producer Michele Burgess
Executive producer Christopher Lewis


Artists: William Holman Hunt
Artists: Oliver Madox Brown
Artists: Sir John Everett Millais.
Unknown: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: The Wolf Man: the Diary of Paul Balenovic

The real-life story of movie stuntman Paul Balenovic's relationship with a wolf pack. Drawing on his own video and film footage shot over a period of 17 years, the documentary follows Balenovic's struggle to secretly rear wolves in the Croatian capital of Zagreb and live wild with them in the remote Velebit mountains.
See today's choices.
Paul Balenovic's Kind of Day: page


Subject: Paul Balenovic
Director/Producer: David Wallace

: Ballykissangel: The Reckoning

Father Peter finally decides to tell Assumpta of his true feelings towards her.

The series concludes tomorrow at 9pm.
(See today's choices)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

There are huge developments on the Peter/Assumpta romance front tonight, when the tortured priest finally manages to spit out some of his feelings. Whether this clears the air sufficiently for them to move forward remains to be seen. Suffice to say there is lip contact and much making of big eyes.
Meanwhile, there's an Oriental food competition to be won and Quigley is set on trouncing the competition.
Assumpta is also at loggerheads with Ambrose over the tricky issue of lock-ins, and the entire population of Ballykissangel ends up in the dock. Prepare yourself for a surprise ending as things don't go entirely to plan at the finale of the Asian food fest.

BBC Videos: Welcome to Ballykissangel (series one, episodes 1-3), price £10.99 Ballykissangel: Fallen Angel (series one, episodes 4-6), price £10.99 (this video is available from 1 June)
(Andrew Duncan interviews Dervla Kirwan: page 14)


Writer: Kieran Prendiville
Producer: Chris Griffin
Director: Tom Cotter
Father Peter Clifford: Stephen Tompkinson
Assumpta Fitzgerald: Dervla Kirwan
Brian Quigley: Tony Doyle
Father MacAnally: Niall Toibin
Ambrose Egan: Peter Hanly
Niamh Egan: Tina Kellegher
Liam: Joe Savino
Donal: Frankie McCafferty
Padraig: Peter Caffrey
Siobhan: Deirdre Donnelly
Brendan: Gary Whelan
Eamonn: Birdy Sweeney
Dr Michael Ryan: Bosco Hogan
Kathleen: Aine Ni Mhuiri
Shamie: Darren Chan
Judge: Brian De Salvo
Leo: James Nesbitt
Kevin: John Cleere
Carmel Power: Ingrid Craigie
Graham: Sean O'Flanagan
Philip: Simon Jewell

: As Time Goes By

The romantic comedy series.
Jean undertakes some strategic snooping to discover what the new neighbours are like.
Written by Bob Larbey
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Bob Larbey
Director: Sydney Lotterby
Executive Producer: Philip Jones
Executive Producer: John Reynolds
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Judith: Moira Brooker
Alistair: Philip Bretherton
Sandy: Jenny Funnell
Ruth Duncan: Isabelle Amyes
Alex Duncan: Matthew Marsh
Polly: Eleanor Moriarty

: A Respectable Trade

Third in a four-part drama, set against the background of the English slave trade. Starring Warren Clarke, Anna Massey, Emma Fielding, Ariyon Bakare
The plight of one of the African children draws Frances and Mehuru closer together. Sir Charles Fairley shows an interest when debt-ridden Josiah decides to auction the runaway slave, Matthew. See today's choices.
Adapted by Philippa Gregory from her novel
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Author/Adapted by: Philippa Gregory
Producer: Ruth Baumgarten
Director: Suri Krishnamma
Josiah Cole: Warren Clarke
Sarah Cole: Anna Massey
Frances Cole: Emma Fielding
Mehuru: Ariyon Bakare
Sir Charles Fairley: Richard Briers
Dr Hadley: Ralph Brown
Elizabeth: Jenny Jules
MC: Richard Dixon
Mrs Waring: Dinah Stabb
Caesar Peters: Hugh Quarshie
John Bates: Grahame Fox
Bates's man: Francis Crampsie
Cook: Doreen Andrew
Mark: Clinton Blake
Jack Kedge: Campbell Morrison
Stephen Waring: Matthew Marsh
Mr Woolwick: David Foxxe
Mrs Shore: Abigail McKern
Mr Shore: Geoffrey Greenhill
Brown: Cait Davis
Samuel: Lloyd Notice

: News

With Peter Sissons. Weather
John Kettley


Unknown: Peter Sissons.
Unknown: John Kettley

: French and Saunders Go to the Movies

Comic compilation of the film satires from episodes of French and Saunders. Among the films being spoofed are Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, The Silence of the Lambs, In Bed with Madonna and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? With Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
(Repeat) (Stereo)


Comedian: Dawn French
Comedian: Jennifer Saunders
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Jon Plowman

: Linda McCartney: Behind the Lens

Acclaimed 1992 Arena film which is shown again as a tribute to Linda McCartney who died last month. In this unique profile, she talks about her life in photography and, with her husband Paul, discusses the difficulties of being married to a Beatle and coping with a mixed press. With contributions from Brian Clarke, Judy Collins,
Danny Fields and Noel Redding.
(Repeat) (Stereo)


Subject: Linda McCartney
Interviewee: Brian Clarke
Interviewee: Judy Collins
Interviewee: Danny Fields
Interviewee: Noel Redding
Director/Producer: Nicholas Caxton

: School Ties

Drama starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Chris O'Donnell
In fifties America, working-class student David Greene finds acceptance when he transfers to an elite New England prep school as a boost to the football team. However, his situation would be jeopardised if his privileged and prejudiced friends discovered he was Jewish. So Greene is forced to live a lie - a dangerous decision should someone use it against him.
Director Robert Mandel (1992, PG)
See Films: pages 48-56 ***


Director: Robert Mandel
David Greene: Brendan Fraser
Charlie Dillon: Matt Damon
Chris Reece: Chris O'Donnell
Rip Van Kelt: Randall Batinkoff
McGivern: Andrew Lowery
Jack Connors: Cole Hauser
Chesty Smith: Ben Affleck
McGoo: Anthony Rapp
Sally Wheeler: Amy Locane
Headmaster, Dr Bartram: Peter Donat
Cleary: Zeuko Ivanek
Coach McDevitt: Kevin Tighe
Mr Gierasch: Michael Higgins
Alan Greene: Ed Lauter

: The Sky at Night

The Sky with Chips. Amateur astronomers can now undertake important research by using charge-coupled devices (CCDs) with a moderate-sized telescope. Patrick Moore assesses the value of CCDs with British
Astronomical Association president Martin Mobberley. Producer Pieter Morpurgo
Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
INFORMATION: call [number removed] for the latest news from the world of astronomy. Calls will be charged at 50p per minute
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Martin Mobberley.
Producer: Pieter Morpurgo

: BBC News 24

BBCl joins the continuous-news station with bulletins on the hour.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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