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: Teletubbies

A special Sunday edition of the pre-school series.................

: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday at 10.35pm

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the newsmakers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at 8.30 News; plus weather.


Presenter: David Frost
Series Editor: Barney Jones
Executive Editor: Andrew Thompson

: The Heaven and Earth Show

Today's edition features rock star Meat Loaf, and Mike Harding explores Europe's biggest Hindu temple, in London.
COMMENT LINE: [Number removed]


Executive producer: Chris Loughlin
Unknown: Mike Harding

: Animals in Uniform

Documentary about animals at the Defence Animal Centre in Mowbray.

: Goodnight Sweetheart

Time-travelling sitcom starring Nicholas Lyndhurst.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)


Gary Sparrow: Nicholas Lyndhurst

: Countryfile

The people and the stories at the heart of the British countryside, presented by John Craven. Including weather for the week ahead at 11.55am.


Presented By: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys reports on the politics that matter. Including at 12.00 News
Editor David Jordan
WEBSITE: [Web address removed]


Presenter: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: Cartoons

Animated fun............................

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Subtitled .........

: The Great British Song Contest

Ulrika Jonsson presents the show which will decide the UK entry for this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Jerusalem on May 29. Viewers can vote by dialling [Number removed] followed by one of the numbers below.
1: Say It Again -ۥ Precious..... 2: Until You Saved My Life -ۥ Sister Sway 3: So Strange -ۥ Alberta 4: You've Taken My Dreams -ۥ Jay
Phone lines are open till 4.10pm and the maximum call cost is 10p. The result will be announced on Top of the Pops at 6.55pm on Friday on BBC2


Presenter: Ulrika Jonsson

: King Solomon's Mines

Adventure, starring
Deborah Kerr , Stewart Granger
Elizabeth Curtis is on a desperate search to find her husband, who disappeared in the depths of Africa while seeking the fabulous King Solomon's diamond mines. Directors Compton Bennett and Andrew Marton (1950)
♦ See Films: pages 54-59 ***


Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Stewart Granger
Unknown: Elizabeth Curtis
Directors: Compton Bennett
Directors: Andrew Marton

: Masterchef

Loyd Grossman this week introduces the first semi-final, featuring Masterchefs of the North East, South West and Home Counties, who are judged by actress Nadia Sawalha and chef Michel Roux.
(Digital widescreen, Subtitled)


Presenter: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Nadia Sawalha
Unknown: Michel Roux.

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

In an edition celebrating 175 years of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Diane-Louise Jordan meets some crew members.
The hymns, sung at St George's Church, Cullercoats, near Newcastle, include
Eternal Father Strong to Save, Tell Out My Soul, Dear Lord and Father, Nearer My God to Thee, and ThyHandOGod.
Digital widescreen


Unknown: Louise Jordan

: All along the Watchtower: Wet Wet Wet

Continuing the comedy set on a remote RAF station.
The base inherits the job of recording the weather.
Written by Trevelyan Evans and Pete Sinclair
(Digital widescreen, Subtitled)


Writer: Trevelyan Evans
Writer: Pete Sinclair
Director: Lissa Evans
Producer: Peter Thornton
Fit Harrison: Chris Lang
Airman Tench: Felix Bell
Wg-Cmdr Campbell-Stokes: Roger Blake
Iain Guthrie: Tony Roper
Douggie MacLaggan: Tom Watson
Eilidh Guthrie: Zoe Eeles
Mrs Muivey: Georgie Glen
Heather the Weather: Heather Reid

: Antiques Roadshow

The team visit Plymouth and discover a painting of a young girl by Frederick, Lord Leighton and rare Frankenthal porcelain figures. With Hugh Scully.
(Digital widescreen) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Hugh Scully
Producer: Michele Burgess
Executive Producer: Christopher Lewis

: The Wildlife Specials: Wolf

From caring for newborn pups in the Arctic to scavenging for scraps in a Romanian suburb, this film reveals the true nature of the wolf. Presented by David Attenborough.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)


Presenter: David Attenborough.
Producer: Mike Salisbury

: Five Go Mad in the Kitchen

Ruby Wax helps Gary Rhodes in the last Comic Relief recipe.
INFORMATION: see listing after Births,
Marriages and Deaths, tomorrow on BBC2


Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Director: Steve Smith
Producer: Jon Rowlands
Producer: Sue Vertue

: Love Town

The docu-soap about Gretna Green.
Beverley and Mark won't stop arguing just because they're about to be married. And Michael must recover from his stag night before his wedding to Tracey.
(Digital widescreen, Subtitled)


Series producer: Helen Richards
Producer: Stephen Lambert

: Comic Relief's Great Big Excellent African Adventure

The series concludes with Geri Halliwell, Dervla Kirwan, Kriss Akabusi , Nick Hancock and Jonathan Ross helping to compile videotaped messages from Africa. See today's choice.
(Digital widescreen)


Unknown: Geri Halliwell
Unknown: Dervla Kirwan
Unknown: Kriss Akabusi
Unknown: Nick Hancock
Unknown: Jonathan Ross
Director: Clem Vallance
Producer: Julia Simmons

: News

With Peter Sissons. Weather Peter Cockroft


Newsreader: Peter Sissons
Weather presenter: Peter Cockroft

: The Lakes

Ninth episode of the dark ten-part drama.
Lucy takes to the witness stand to confront her rapists.
Contains strong language. See today's choices.
(Digital widescreen, Subtitled) 103 * See Dawn French: page 9


Written By: William Gaminara
Producer: Matthew Bird
Director: Roberto Bangura
Father Matthew: Robert Pugh
Bernie Quinlan: Mary Jo Randle
Emma Kavanagh: Emma Cunniffe
Lucy Archer: Kaye Wragg
Peter Quinlan: Paul Copley
Beverly: Annabelle Apsion
John Fisher: Kevin Doyle
Sergeant Slater: Bob Mason
Pete Quinlan: James Thornton
Joey: Robin Laing
Ged Hodgson: Marshall Lancaster
Billy Jennings: Justin Brady
Sheila Thwaite: Elizabeth Rider
Danny Kavanagh: John Simm
Julie: Samantha Seager
Chef: Charles Dale
Ruth: Elizabeth Berrington
Mrs Archer: Elizabeth Bennett
Mr Archer: Nicholas Day
Grandad: Tony Rohr
Judge: Anthony Dutton
Prosecuting barrister: Carole Nimmons

: Comic Relief Jukebox

Archive comedy clips, with Zoe Ball and Noel Edmonds. Viewers can vote for their choice by dialling [Number removed] followed by one of the numbers below. Calls cost 10p, 6p of which goes to Comic Relief. Clips of the Night:
The Dick Emery Show The Kenny Everett Show The Les Dawson Show
Comedy Genius Clips: Monty Python 's Flying Circus - Spam sketch Nudge, nudge sketch Lumberjack song
Lines for Clips of the Night close about five minutes before the end of the show. and at midnight on Tuesday for Comedy Genius Clips. Final edition is on Wednesday at 8.30pm


Presenter: Zoe Ball
Presenter: Noel Edmonds.

: Mrs Merton and Malcolm

Malcolm teaches a neighbour's big-headed son a lesson. Shown last Monday
(Digital widescreen, Subtitled)

: Heart of the Matter

Feeding Frenzy
Anxiety over genetically-modified food has gripped the nation in recent weeks.
Joan Bakewell chairs a debate on the risks versus the benefits of GM food. See today's choices.


Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Series producer: Christine Morgan
Executive producer: David Coomes

: For the Love of Aaron

Drama. A divorced author's troubled mental state calls into question her custody of her young son Aaron. (1994)
See Films: pages 54-59 ***


Director: John Kent Harrison
Margaret Gibson: Meredith Baxter
Aaron Gibson: Keegan MacIntosh
Shirley: Joanna Gleason
Stuart Singer: Nick Mancuso
Dr Teplitsky: John Kapelos

: The Sky at Night

As Stars Grow Old. A look at what happens when a star dies. Rptd Saturday BBC2 (Subtitled)
Followed by Weather

: BBC News 24

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