Shown yesterday at 10.40pm
David Frost interviews the newsmakers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at 8.30 News; plus weather.
Coverage of the 19th London Marathon. introduced by Sue Barker , which sees more than 30,000 runners flooding the capital's streets between Greenwich and the Mall. An outstanding men's field is headed by the Brazilian runner Ronaldo da Costa , the world's fastest-ever marathon runner, while
Catherina McKiernan of Ireland, last year's winner of the women's event and Olympic women's champion, faces no shortage of competition.
Commentary is by David Coleman ,
Brendan Foster , Liz McColgan ,
Paul Dickenson and Chris Hallam.
Christina Boxer and Richard Nerurkararethe mobile reporters on motorcycles while Jane Hoffen. Hazel Irvine and Garry Richardson re port from around the course. Plus Steve Cram reports on his own progress in the marathon.
TV presentation Martin Hopkins , Martin Webster Editor
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* See Sport: page 48
Jane Hoffen. Hazel
In today's edition, Jim Davidson talks to Esther McVey about his life and loves, while Paul Ross helps Maureen Reesof DrivingSchool conquer her stress by driving a London taxi. With
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Continued coverage of the London Marathon, featuring the thousands of club and fun runners aiming to improve their best times. Highlights of the race can be seen at6.40pm on BBC2. Subtitled ....
Then Weather for the Week Ahead
1.25 News Subtitled ..................
Omnibus edition. Subtitled .........
Special effects comedy starring Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan
When industrial spies raid the lab involved in a top secret miniaturisation experiment, "micronaut" Tuck Pendelton ends up being injected into the unwilling body of a hypochondriac supermarket clerk.
Director Joe Dante (1987, PG) # See Films: pages 62-67 ***
Lt Tuck Pendelton:
Dr Margaret Canker:
A 13-part series of the culinary challenge show for young people. Today featuring three cooks from the South East whose skills arejudged bytop chef Michel Roux and actress Michelle Collins. Presented by Loyd Grossman.
Pam Rhodes visits the city of Bath in Somerset, where she meets singer-songwriter Adrian Snell and also investigates a curious outbreak of twins. Hymnsfrom Bath Abbey include 0 Praise Ye the Lord and Hark What a Sound.
Weep? The first ofa new nine-part series of wildlife programmes follows the annual journey that Asian elephants have to make in India in orderto survive in their shrinking habitat. Narrated by David Attenborough. See today's choices. Producer Sara Ford
Series producer Robin Hellier
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Another chance to see an array of animal bloopers from the BBC archives. Hosted by Terry Wogan. Director Anne Gilchrist ; Producer
TomWebber Repeat Subtitled.
Jilly Goolden and the two teams visit Manchester where they date 20th-century collectables, value books and identify porcelain atTatton Park in Cheshire.
Series director Paul O'Dell ; Series producer Pat Holland
The return of the gentle sitcom for a new series.
The Pony Set. Auntie Wainwright has a new line in all things equestrian - even a riding simulator, which Compo thinks might come rather handy.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell
Alan J W
The time-travelling comedy returns with a new series.
Mine's a Double. A stormy night in the forties turns Gary's world upside down. The problem is sorting it out, particularly when everyone is seeing double.
Written by Gary Lawson and John Phelps Di rector/Producer Nic Phillips
* See Emma Amos's Kind of Day: page
The first of a new
six-part series of the diplomatic drama starring
Denis Lawson The Road to Nowhere
Ambassador Smith finds happiness with her new lover but a break-in at the Residence forces herto make the hardest choice of her career.
See today's choices.
Written by Julian Jones ; Producer
Louise Berridge ; Director Matthew Evans
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With Nicholas Witchell.
Weather Isobel Lang
Community Spirit. Vicar Geraldine sets out to quadruple last year's tinytakings byfindinga huge starto open the autumn fayre.
Written by Richard Curtis ; Director
Dewi Humphreys ; Producer Jon Plowman
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Eddie Izzard hosts an array of stars gathered in London's Royal
Albert Hall to pay tribute to the late
Stars include George Michael , the Pretenders, Tom Jones , Marianne Faithful ,
Sinead O'Connor and Ladysmith Black
Mambazo. See today's choices. Producer Mark Hagen ; Executive producer TrevorDann Subtitled ........
♦ Carla Lane Remembers Linda: p26
In the final part of the coastal drama series Jane and Philip plan a huge partyto celebrate their engagement. Shown lastThursday
Highlights of the day's play from Sheffield
Followed by Weather