Shown yesterday at 10.30pm Subtitled.
David Frost interviews the newsmakers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at 8.30 News; plus weather. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Today's edition includes a discussion on whether Halloween is just a bit of fun or a dangerous popularising of the occult. Plus John Walters goes in search of his personal spirit guide; Anne Stirk cooks up some Halloween treats; and singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka reveals some spiritual secrets to Catrina Skepper. Presented by Simon Biagi and Amanda Redington.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin
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To Fly or Not to Fly? Another chance to see the first part of David Attenborough 's new series in which he looks at flightless birds. Shown last Wednesday The Mastery of Flight can be seen on Wednesday at 8pm Subtitled ..
Selected items from the gardening series.
Stephen Lacey visits Kiftsgate Court in Gloucestershire. Repeat
Rural issues, with John Craven. Including weather forthe week ahead at 11.55am.
John Humphrys interviews the politicians in the news. Including at 12.00 News
Editor David Jordan
Omnibus edition. Subtitled .........
Drama, based on a true story, starring John Hurt
When doctors diagnose cancer, jockey Bob Champion's dream of riding Aldaniti to victory in the Grand National lies in ruins.
Postponed from 4 October
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The Top Gear team visit the International Motor Show at the NEC in Birmingham.
The stars of this event are the Jaguar and Rover but othercars include the Ford Focus, Daewoo's Matiz, TVR's Speed 13, the BMW Z3 coupe and Alfa's 166..
John Craven appeals on behalf of Farms for City Children. Repeated on Wednesday at 5.50pm on BBC2
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Pam Rhodes samples the sights and sounds of Africa as she goes on safari in Zimbabwe. Music comes from the Holy
Heavenly Brothers and choirs from all over Zimbabwe, and includes Oh When the Saints, How Great Thou Art, As the Deer Panteth forthe Water, The Choo Choo Song and Jesus Anovimbisa. Subtitled .
The arrival of a motorcyclist puts fear in the heart of Compo.
Written by Roy Clarke; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell
An edition from the Old
Observatory at Greenwich,
London, in which Hugh Scully talks to Simon Bull about the first marine chronometer. Also included are special discoveries from previous series.
Producer Stephen Potter ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis * 21 years old yet priceless: p28
Hippos out of Water
A look at the life ofthe one animal in Africa's rivers that even the crocodiles fear. A hippopotamus spends most of the day submerged in the water, keeping cool, but emerges at night to feed. Infra-red cameras capture the nocturnal activities of these unpredictable creatures. Narrated by David Attenborough. Producer Martha Holmes ; Series producer Keith Scholey Repeat
The village prepares for the annual horse race on the beach.
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Written by Mark Holloway
Dr Micael Ryan:
With Michael Buerk. Weather
The second of two feature-length episodes of the detective drama starring Warren Clarke
The Wood Beyond. While Dalziel and Wield investigate an animal rights raid on a pharmaceutical company, Pascoe's mind is on the death of his grandmother. See today's choices.
Adapted by Ed Whitmore from the book by Reginald Hill ; Producer Lars Macfarlane Director Edward Bennett
Det Supt Andrew Dalziel:
Det Sgt Edgar Wield:
Amanda Cap Marvell:
Major Stud holme:
On 7 June, the remains of a black male were found in Jasper, Texas. The victim, James Byrd , had been chained to a pick-up truck and dragged to his death. The suspects arrested forthe murder were affiliated with the Ku-Klux-Klan and Christian
Identity churches. This Everyman special includes interviews with the Byrd family, the Ku-Klux-Klan, the actual leaders of the white supremacy organisations, the New Black Panthers and the FBI, and reveals that a holy race war is being planned across the States. ProducerZab Chughtai; Series producer
One Brief life
The story of Baby L, whose parents fought to keep her on a life support machine in a New Zealand hospital in spite of doctors' opposition, made headlines around the world. This programme tells the inside story of Baby L's brief life, from her mother in whose arms she eventually died, and from the doctors who went to court to win the right to terminate her life. Presented by Joan Bakewell.
Last in the current series which returns next year.
Producer Sophie Rolfe ; Series editor
Drama starring Max von Sydow, Carol Drinkwater
Melbourne hotelier Anne Winton and her family are shocked when a TV documentary accuses her cantankerous but respected father, Joe Mueller, of being Nazi death squad commander. (1990)
See Films: pages 63-74
Followed by Weather