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: Duel of Hearts

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 ***


Book By: Barbara Cartland.
Unknown: Lady Caroline Faye
Unknown: Gervaise Warlingham
Director: John Hough

: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday 10.30pm (S)

: Breakfast with Frost

! 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)


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: The King and the Kingdom

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)


Introduces: Alison Comyn
Musician: John Bell

: Quincy: A Good Smack in the Mouth

Another case for the distinguished Chief Coroner of LA County.

When a small boy is hospitalised after a car accident, Quincy discovers evidence of abuse.
(R) (S)

: Countryfile

Rural issues with John Craven.
Plus weather for the week ahead at 11.55am. (S)
; E-MAIL: [address removed]


Unknown: John Craven.

: On the Record

John Humphrys reports on political issues. Including at 12.00 News
Editor David Jordan (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/otr


Unknown: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. (S) (W)

: Candleshoe

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 ***


Director: Norman Tokar
Casey Brown: Jodie Foster
Lady St Edmund: Helen Hayes
Priory: David Niven
Harry Bundage: Leo McKern
Cluny: Veronica Quilligan
Peter: Ian Sharrock

: The Making of Walking with Dinosaurs

A behind-the-scenes look at how i BBCl's acclaimed natural-history series came to fruition.
(R) (S) (W)

: Points of View

Terry Wogan hosts the forum for viewers' comments on BBC TV shows. Write to Points of View,
BBC TV, London, W12 7SB, phone/ fax on [number removed]or e-mail
[address removed] (S)


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: BBC News and Weather


: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

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)
. MUSIC: Songs of Praise - the Christmas : Album available from retailers


Unknown: Steve Chalke
Unknown: Michelle Grogan

: The Magician's House

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)


Written By: William Corlett
Producers: Helena Cynamon
Producers: Stephen Garrett
Director: Paul Lynch
Stephen Tyler: Ian Richardson
The Magician: Ian Richardson
Jack Green: Neil Pearson
Meg Lewis: Sian Phillips
Jasper the Owl (voice): Stephen Fry
Mary Green: Katie Stuart
Morden: Christopher Redman
Alice Constant: Olivia Coles
William Constant: Steven Webb
Phoebe Taylor: Kate Greenhouse
Kev: Martin Evans
New born baby: Eric Blackmore
Dr Rogers: Bridgett O'Sullivan
Cinnabar the Fox (voice): Gary Martini
Spot the Dog (voice): John Paul MacLeod

: Antiques Roadshow

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)


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: McHele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Holiday Guide to....

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)


Unknown: Moliets Plage
Unknown: Holly Samos
Unknown: Jilly Goolden
Unknown: Sophie Allisstone
Unknown: Monty Don
Unknown: Carrie Crowley
Producer: Tricia Wilson
Editor: Jannine Waddell

: Ballykissangel: The Outsiders

Frankie finds her own brand of justice for Dooley. (S) (W)


Written by: Paul Coates
Producer: Chris Clough
Director: Mike Cocker
Quigley: Tony Doyle
Father MacAnally: Niall Toibin
Dillon: Lorcan Cranitch
Donal: Frankie McCafferty
Liam: Joe Savino
Brendan: Gary Whelan
Paul Dooley: Owen Roe
Oonagh Dooley: Marion O'Dwyer
Dermot Dooley: Ciaran Owens
Grainne Dooley: Katie Cullen
Orla: Victoria Smurfit
Conor: Owen Teale
Father Aidan: Don Wycherley
Danny: Colin Farrell
Frankie Sullivan: Catherine Cusack
Uncle Minto: James Ellis
Inspector Foley: Alan Barry
Billy: Ciaran O'Melia

: BBC News

With George Alagiah. Weather with Michael Rsh (S)


Unknown: George Alagiah.
Unknown: Michael Rsh

: Wives and Daughters

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


Unknown: Elizabeth Gaskell
Dramatised By: Andrew Davies
Producer: Sue Birtwistle
Director: Nicholas Renton
Molly: Justine Waddell
Mr Gibson: Bill Paterson
Mrs Kirkpatrick: Francesca Annis
Roger Hamley: Anthony Howell
Osbome Hamley: Tom Hollander
Squire Hamley: Michael Gambon
Mrs Hamley: Penelope Wilton
Miss Browning: Barbara Flynn
Miss Phoebe: Deborah Findley
Lady Cumnor: Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Lord Cumnor: Ian Carmichael
Mr Preston: Lain Glen
Lady Harriet: Rosamund Pike
Young Molly: Anna Maguire
Mr Cox: Richard Coyle
Betty: Doreen Andrew
Robinson: Peter Copley
Cynthia: Keeley Hawes

: Ruth Ellis: a Life for a Life

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)


Unknown: Ruth Ellis
Unknown: David Blakely
Presented By: Kirsty Wark
Producer: Simon Ford
Producer: Elizabeth Clough

: Heart of the Matter

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


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Producer: Christine Morgan
Producer: David Coomes

: The Unspoken Truth

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 **


Unknown: Brianne Hawkins
Director: Peter Werner

: BBC News 24

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