A special Sunday edition of the pre-school series.................
Shown yesterday at 10.35pm
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
Mike Harding begins a spiritual quest in the world of the Quakers, Esther McVey talks to actress Jenny Agutter , and chef Ken Horn provides a dish to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Presented by Kevin Woodford and Catrina Skepper.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin COMMENT LINE: 0990
Pardon Me. Still protesting his innocence after 17 years, Blanco refuses parole.
Starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason. Written by Dick Clement and tan La Frenais
Rodney Marsh re-lives his career, with Garth Crooks. Revisedrepeat Subtitled.
Rural and agricultural issues, presented by John Craven. Including weatherforthe week ahead at 11.55am. Subtitled....
John Humphrys reports on the politics that matter. Including at 12.00 News
Editor David Jordan WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/otr
Omnibus edition. There is a special episode at 8pm.
Fade in to Murder. When a TV detective kills his ex-lover, it looks like a plot from his show- a perfect murder with a perfect alibi.
The best of British entertainmenttalent is honoured as the Variety Club of Great
Britain celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Since the charity began, it has raised over L100 million to help needy children.
Hosted by Jim Davidson. subtitled.
The last in the series following the progress of two west London stage school pupils sees Dominique make her West End debut in Annie. Subtitled ............
Loyd Grossman introduces three hopefuls from the North West of England, who are judged by actress Fiona Fullerton and chef Robbie Millar. Digital widescreen Subtitled..
A special edition for St Valentine's Day, introduced byToyahWillcox.
Jonathan Edwards and Gloria Hunniford talk about the secret of a happy marriage, there's music from Michael Ball and Shine, and Willcox performs her own version of The Rose. Hymns include Praise My Soul the Kingof Heaven, God Is Love and Now Thank We All OurGod.
Digital widescreen Subtitled .............
A Sidecar Named Desire. An old motorbike helps Compo hatch anotherplottowin Nora's love.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell Digital widescreen
Gainsborough in Lincolnshire is the venue for this week's programme, where Hugh Scully and the team uncover a wartime relic of famous names of Bomber Command, a set of Steiff nine-pin skittles, and what may be the programme's first genuine Renoir painting. Producer Michele Burgess
Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Digital widescreen Subtitled ...
Ken Hom , with the help of Nick Hancock , uses his favourite ingredient, peppers, in the second of five exclusive recipes by five chefs for Comic Relief. DirectorSteve Smith; Producers
Jon Rowlands , Sue Vertue INFORMATION AND FUNDRAISING: buy 11 recipes in Five Go Mad in the Kitchen for £1 from Oxfam. Sainsbury's and selected branches of Dillons, Hammicks and Waterstones; at least 75p per book goes to ComicRelief. Forafundraisingpack or further information call
(calls cost 50p per minute with a percentage going towards Comic Relief's costs)
Honeymoons. Jill Dando presents a guide to honeymoon destinations and reports from one of the most romantic cities in the world, Venice. Kate Humble is on the island of Lamu off the Kenyan coast and Craig Doyle stays in a villa in the Bahamas, while Monty Don explores
Mexico's Baja Peninsular and KathyTaylertakes a romantic break in the New Forest.
Series producer Sarah Target ; Executive producer Jane Lush Subtitled....
It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air. Grant would love Frank to disappear, Saskia would love to see Steve suffer, and Robbie would love any kind of date.
Written by Tony McHale; Executive producer Matthew Robinson; Director Paul Annett
For cast see Tuesday Subtitled Soap and flannel: page 12
Every year 4,000 couples make the trip to Gretna Green, the marriage capital of Britain.
Traditionally the first stop across the borderfor English couples eloping to take advantage of less-stringent laws in Scotland, the town remains a popular venue forweddings in more liberated times. From large family ceremonies to young lovers eloping, each week this six-part series follows three couples on their big day and shares theirexcitement, their hopes and theirdreams. See today's choices. Producer Helen Richards
Executive producer Stephen Lambert
Digital widescreen ♦ See This Week: page 7
With Michael Buerk.
Weather David Braine
Sixth episode of the dark ten-part drama.
Bernie Quinlan discovers that she is pregnant by her lover, Father Matthew. In a rare moment of trust, Danny confesses to Lucy that he knows she was raped.Contains strong language. See today's choices.
Episodewritten byJulie Rutterford; Producer Matthew Bird ; Director Sallie Aphrahamian Digital widescreen Subtitled 83 733 7
For Valentine's Day, a chance to see an episode from 1997.
StagNight Dorothy thinks that marriage will show real commitment. Gary thinks that buying a dogtogetherwill make the same point in a slightly more fun way. But could it finally be time to bite the bullet?
Written by Simon Nye ; Director
Martin Dennis ; Producer Beryl Vertue
The last in the series of the adult comedy, starring
Harriet Walter , Henry Goodman Spike's surprise weekend away with Amy doesn't go according to plan. Better perhaps, but not according to plan.
Written by Laurence Marks , Maurice Gran Director Baz Taylor
Producers Julian Meers and Guy Slater
Concluding the rerun of the award-winning comedy series starring Steve Coogan
ToweringAlan. Dramatic developments at the BBC give Alan a whiff of hope that he might be able to resurrect his ailingtelevision career.
Written by Peter Baynham , Steve Coogan and Armando lannucci ; Director Dominic Brigstocke ; Producer Armando lannucci
Simon Mayo concludes his wry look at the bizarre beliefs of pre-millennial Britain, finding out about plans to bringthe country closerto God with spiritually-enriched sex. Vince Rogers learns howtotune into his surroundings and John Monie asks the public what elements could be included in a new religious movement.
Executive producer David Coomes Series producer Michael Roberts Repeated on Friday at 12.10am
Digital widescreen Subtitled ....
Highlights of the decisive third One-Day final match ofthe
Triangulartoumament involving England, Australia and Sri
Lanka, from Melbourne. With Richie Benaud , Ian Chappell , Tony Greig and Ian Botham.
Drama. New Zealand
1959: a promising young swimmer must battle setbacks, intense rivalry and personal tragedy in her bid to win selection forthe 1960 Olympic Games in Rome.
Director Megan Simpson (1993)
* See Films: pages 52-58 **
Followed by Weather