An interpretation of Bible stories. In the Moroccan desert, Bedouins hear a sage recount Old Testament stories. Director Ermanno Olmi (1994) Films: pp 79-84 **
Shown yesterday 10.30pm (S)
David Frost interviews the newsmakers and reviews the papers with his guests. Plus
9.00 News, with weather later. Executive editor Andrew Thompson Editor Barney Jones (S)
Actress Honor Blackman talks to
Esther McVey , and Toyah Willcox explores some of the myths and stories surrounding the Devil.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin
Easy Living. Yvonne swaps careers, Phoebe plans the wedding and Reg's domestic problems threaten his job.
Written by Geoff Rowley (R) (S)
Rural issues with Rupert Segar. Plus weather for the week ahead atll.55am. (S)
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John Humphrys reports on political issues. Including at 12.00 News Editor David Jordan (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/otr
Disney adventure starring
Bette Davis , Christopher Lee Two alien children return to
Earth for a vacation, but a mad scientist and his assistant see their amazing special powers and plan to use the children in their bid for world domination.
Director John Hough (1978, U) (S)
Films: pp 79-84 ****
Actor Leslie Phillips joins the Top Gear presenters at the London Motor Show at Earls Court. The team view Rover's latest models and some elaborate designs from France and Japan, and road-test new vehicles. (S)(W)
Cruel Sea. The late Jurassic period was a time when the world was ruled not by dinosaurs but by marine reptiles.
Shown last Monday (S) (W)
Terry Wogan hosts the forum for viewers' comments on BBC TV shows. Write to Points of View, BBC TV, London, W12
7TS, or phone/fax on [number removed]. The e-mail address is [address removed] (S) (W)
Diane Louise Jordan joins
12,000 at the Birmingham NEC for the annual jamboree of the Methodist Association of Youth
Clubs. The music, led by Noel Robinson , includes the hymns Praise My Soul, Ancient of Days and 0 for a Thousand Tongues to Sing. (S) (W)
The last programme in Rolf Harris 's animal series tells the story of Susie the "supercat" who has saved her local pub in Wales from fire three times. Rosemarie Ford visits South Africa to meet a sniffer dog who is so successful at crime detection that she has a guard dog to protect her. Plus the endangered red squirrels from the Wirrel. Series producer Dale Templar ; Executive producer Philip Dolling (S) (w)
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The team visit the British owners of French farmhouses who need some design inspiration. With Carol Smillie , Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Linda Barker.
Directors Lynda Maherand Mandi Startup; Producer Ann Booth-Clibborn (R) (S)
Eureka. When Ambrose's mother Imelda pays a visit, Niamh can't do anything to please her. The lure of an Australian gold mine leads Quigley into a race against time.
Written by Terry Hodgkinson and Mark Holloway
Producer Chris Clough ; Director Mike Cocker (S) (W)
In the last of the series, the late Jill Dando leaves her Aston Martin behind to cross the Irish Sea and join her team of antiques experts in Dublin.Theyfind the city to be rich in high-quality antiques, but when it comes to valuations, can Dubliners be taken by surprise? This was the last programme Jill Dando filmed before her death earlier this year and is shown in tribute.
Directors Siobhan Bullick and Ann Wilson ; Series producer Anne Clements (S) (W)
With George Alagiah. Weather Michael Fish (S)
Michael Palin continues in the global footsteps of his hero Ernest Hemingway. Starting in the writer's birthplace in Chicago, he journeys to Hemingway's summer cottage in Michigan, where he enjoyed fishing and shooting. He then travels to Italy, where Hemingway was wounded as a Red Cross volunteer during the First World War. Finally Palin makes tracks for Paris, where he rumbles around the Arc de Triomphe in a tank. See Choice.
Producer Martha Wailes ; Series director David FTumbull Repeated tomorrow at llpm (S) (W)
On the road to war and peace: page 31; Webwatch: page 48
This edition of the comedy sketch show, first shown last Christmas, stars Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders , with guests including Joanna Lumley , the Spice Girls, Adrian Edmondson and Helen Mirren. It features an irreverent tribute to Irish family group the Corrs and a spoof of the film Titanic.
Director Edgar Wright ; Producer Janice Thomas (R) (S)
An Ordinary Marriage. Janeen and Dave Willis have been together for ten years. They live in a suburban house near Grimsby and are committed Christians. However, they found that when they decided to get married, they were unable to do so in this country. The reason is that Janeen was born a man and David, a woman.
Director Ben Fox ; Producer Rakha Singh (S)
Followed by Weathervlew
Drama, based on actual events, starring William Devane Washington, 1988: a sociologist is called to investigate the claims of two sisters, who believe they were the victims of terrible abuse at the hands oftheir father. Director Dick Lowry (1996, 15) (S) Films: pp 79-84 **