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: Model Millie

Comedy series.

: Teletubbies

A special Sunday edition of the pre-school series

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews newsmakers.
Including at 8.30 News; plus weather. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Andrew Thompson ....


Editor: Barney Jones
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: Cathedral

A look at life behind the scenes at Norwich
Cathedral. Repeat .......................

: First Light

Former ELO guitarist Dave Scott Morgan reflects on life and love with Steve Chalke while SisterWendy Beckett assesses
Gustav Klimt's The Kiss


Guitarist: Dave Scott Morgan
Unknown: Steve Chalke
Unknown: Sisterwendy Beckett

: Countryfile

Rural issues, with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 10.40am


Presenter: John Craven

: Escape to Victory

Second World War drama starring
Sylvester Stallone , Michael Caine
As a propaganda stunt, the Nazis arrange a football match between the national German team and a squad made up of prisoners of war. However, the PoW team see the game as a chance to stage an audacious escape. Luis Fernandez PELE
Director John Huston (1981. PG) ....... * See Films: pages 50-57 ***


Unknown: Sylvester Stallone
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Luis Fernandez
Director: John Huston
Robert Hatch: Sylvester Stallone
John Colby: Michael Caine
Terry Brady: Bobby Moore
Carlos Rey: Osvaldo Ardiles

: News

: EastEnders

Last Monday and Thursday's episodes.
See Also 4.10pm Subtitled ...............

: You've Never Seen Anything Like It

The Making of Doctor Dolittle
Behind the scenes of the new stage version of the musical
Doctor Dolittle, starring
Phillip Schofield as the doctorwith strange cures and linguistic talents.
Seetoday'schoices. subtitled... ◆ See This Week: page 7


Unknown: Phillip Schofield

: Dad's Army

Comedy starring Arthur Lowe
John Le Mesurier , Clive Dunn
1940: with German invasion a threat, the defence ofWalmington-on-Sea is in the hands of Captain Mainwaring, the bank manager, and the Home Guard.
Director Norman Cohen (1971, U)
◆ See Films: pages 50-57 ***


Unknown: Arthur Lowe
Unknown: John Le Mesurier
Unknown: Clive Dunn
Director: Norman Cohen
Captain Mainwaring: Arthur Lowe
Sergeant Wilson: John Le Mesurier
Corporal Jones: Clive Dunn
Private Frazer: John Laurie
Private Walker: James Beck
Private Godfrey: Arnold Ridley
Private Pike: Ian Lavender

: EastEnders

Another chance to see Friday and Saturday's World Cup episodes. The final part and the World Cup final is at 7pm.

: The Three Tenors - Paris 1998

From the Champs-de-Mars in front of the Eiffel Tower, Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti come together for their third World Cup concert. Introduced by Desmond Lynam. See today's choices.
Andrew Duncan interviews Luciano Pavarotti: page 14


Tenor: Jose Carreras
Tenor: Placido Domingo
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti
Presenter: Desmond Lynam
Producer: Ian Russell
Concert Producer: Tibor Rudas

: News

With Chris Lowe.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Chris Lowe.

: Regional News

: World Cup 98 Final

After 33 days and 64 matches the 16th World Cup reaches its climax. Desmond Lynam hosts tonight's programme which builds towards the crucial match with a special World Cup-related edition of EastEnders as well as comment and speculation on the final's possible outcome.
EastEnders in Paris
Friendships are put to the ultimate test as the big match approaches. But hopes of extra time are receding for Pat and Roy. See today's choices. Producer Antony Wood ; Director Sarah Harding
â—† Soap opera's final showdown: This Week, page 7; The experts' view: page
The World Cup Final
Desmond Lynam introduces live, uninterrupted coverage of the climax of football's centrepiece at France's new state-of-the-art stadium, the Stade de France in St Denis, on the outskirts of Paris. The kick off Sat 8pm.
France 98 has been the largest, most spectacular World Cup of all, with 32 teams from five continents playing 64 matches at ten venues around
France. This evening's final is expected to have a worldwide television audience of over two billion watching the battle for football's greatest prize.
From 170 original entries the competition has been whittled down to the final two sides.
Which side will lift the prestigious trophy? The commentary team is led by John Motson. See today's choices. Editor Niall Sloane Subtitled
Video plus code 7.00-10.15.

World Cup Final
7.00pm BBCl/7.45pm ITV
Finals rarely produce classic games but, after disappointing encounters at the last two World Cups, we are due a decent showdown. Four years ago Brazil beat Italy on penalties after a goal-less 120 minutes and, at Italia 90, West Germany beat Argentina by a single penalty goal in a foul-tempered match.
Again, the likelihood is of a Europe v South America clash. The broadcasters will also be doing battle, with both mainstream channels and Eurosport providing live coverage. John Motson commentates on his fourth final on BBC1,


Producer: Antony Wood
Introduces: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: John Motson.
Editor: Niall Sloane
Unknown: Roland White

: News

With Peter Sissons.
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Peter Sissons.

: Staggered

Comedy starring and directed by Martin Clunes
Put-upon toy demonstrator
Neil Price is preparing to marry his sweetheart Hilary. On his stag night, he is drugged and flown to a remote Scottish island. He wakes up naked on a beach with three days to get back to London for his wedding.
(1993.15) * See Films: pages 50-57 ***


Directed By: Martin Clunes
Unknown: Neil Price
Neil Price: Martin Clunes
Gary: Michael Praed
Inspector Lubbock: John Forgeham
Carmen Sfennipeg: Anna Chancellor
Mother: Sylvia Syms
Hilary: Sarah Winman
Graham: Griff Rhys Jones
Tina: Michele Winstanley
Jackie: Kate Byers
Elderly man: David Kossoff
Elderly woman: Helena McCarthy
Helicopter pilot: Sandy Poustie
Flora: Virginia McKenna
Nude man: Steve Ritchie
Rabbi: Frank Helner

: Doctor in Clover

r Comedy starring
Leslie Phillips
James Robertson-Justice
Dr Gaston Grimsdyke believes the physique of nurses is more worthy of study than the afflictions of patients, which is why his newjob under his former professor, senior house surgeon Sir Lancelot Spratt , inevitably results in chaos.
Director Ralph Thomas
(1966, PG) ♦ See Films: pages 50-57 **
Followed by Weather


Unknown: Leslie Phillips
Unknown: James Robertson-Justice
Unknown: Dr Gaston Grimsdyke
Unknown: Sir Lancelot Spratt
Unknown: Drgastongrimsdyke Leslie Phillips
Director: Ralph Thomas
Sir Lancelot Spratt: James Robertson-Justice
Nurse Bancroft: Shirley Anne Field
Dr Miles Grimsdyke: John Fraser
Matron Sweet: Joan Sims
Tatiana Rubikov: Fenella Fielding
Tarquin Wendover: Arthur Haynes
Lambert Symington: Jeremy Lloyd
O'Malley: Noel Purcell
Rock Stewart: Robert Hutton
Robert: Terry Scott
Professor Halfbeck: Eric Barker
Grafton: Harry Fowler
Fleming: Alfie Bass

: BBC News 24

BBCl joins the news station.

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