Romantic adventure based on the book by Barbara Cartland. A chance meeting with Lord
Brecon leaves Lady Caroline Faye entranced, but Gervaise Warlingham , Brecon's cousin and heir, will stop at nothingto gain control of his estate.
Director John Hough (1990) (S) Films: pp 74-79 ***
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! 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)
Alison Comyn introduces the first of four special services for Advent. Today, from Durham
Cathedral, writer and musician
John Bell explores the themes of darkness and light. (w)
Another case for the distinguished Chief Coroner of LACounty. A Good Smack in the Mouth
When a small boy is hospitalised after a car accident, Quincy discovers evidence of abuse.
Rural issues with John Craven.
Plus weather for the week ahead at 11.55am. (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
Comedy. A con man tries to convince a rich widow that he has found her granddaughter in order to plunder her estate.
Director Norman Tokar (1977, U)
(S) Films: pp 74-79 ***
Lady St Edmund:
A behind-the-scenes look at how i BBCl's acclaimed natural-history series came to fruition.
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On the first Sunday of Advent,
Steve Chalke meets people in Northern Ireland who have something to celebrate in the festive season, including a couple who are expecting a Christmas baby. Chorister of the Year Michelle Grogan joins choirs in Rsherwick Presbyterian Church, Belfast, for an Advent celebration. (S)(W)
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Penultimate part of the family fantasy drama. Mary realises that Morden is inhabiting the rat.
Written by William Corlett and based on his novels; Producers
Helena Cynamon , Stephen Garrett ; Director Paul Lynch (S) (W)
Jasper the Owl (voice):
New born baby:
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Hugh Scully takes the experts to Castle Howard, a 300-year-old stately home in North Yorkshire. Finds include an alabaster carving of Mary and Jesus, possibly dating from the 15th century, and an oil painting by a Royal Academician. Producer Mchele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W)
France. Craig Doyle visits Moliets Plage , Holly Samos is in St Tropez and Jilly Goolden enjoys the Champagne region.
Meanwhile Sophie Allisstone heads for the Dordogne, Monty Don stays in Provence and Carrie Crowley takes in Honfleur. Producer Tricia Wilson ; Editor Jannine Waddell (S) (W)
Frankie finds her own brand of justice for Dooley. (S) (W)
With George Alagiah. Weather with Michael Rsh (S)
The first in a four-part period drama, based on Elizabeth Gaskell 's final novel and dramatised by Andrew Davies ,
I about two young girls' rites of passage in 1820s England and the events that shape their lives.
Producer Sue Birtwistle Director Nicholas Renton
Repeated next Saturday on BBC2 (S) (W) A new wives' tale: page 19; Programme of the week: page 85
Nightclub hostess Ruth Ellis infamously shot her lover i David Blakely dead in April 1955. This one-off drama-documentary, presented by Kirsty Wark and containing interviews, archive footage and a violent opening scene, reveals evidence that could have prevented her from becoming the last British woman to be hanged. See Choice. Producer Simon Ford ; Executive producer Elizabeth Clough (S)
Terms of Endearment. With people now having more fully committed relationships in a lifetime than ever before, Joan Bakewell presents a debate on serial monogamy.
Series producer Christine Morgan ; Executive producer David Coomes (S)
Followed by Weatherview
Drama based on a true story. Brianne Hawkins is married to a brutal husband who kills her admirer, then persuades her to take responsibility. Faced with life imprisonment and losing her daughter, Brianne is determined to fight for justice. Director Peter Werner (1995, 15) (S) Films: pp 74-79 **