Including news at 6.00, 7.00, 8.00;
6.15,6.40,7.40 business news, with Sara Coburn ; 6.27 regional news, travel; 6.34, 7.32, 8.32 sport;
6.57,7.27,7.57,8.27,8.57 weather, regional news, travel. Editor Andrew Thompson
(S from 7am)
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Live weekday magazine from
St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, today including a look at a paediatric physiotherapist's day. With Sue Cook. Followed by News and Weather
A one-hour special beginning this weekday series on adoption and fostering.
Guests include Harry Enfield,
Gary Lineker , Eternal and Level 42. With Sally Magnusson and Zoe Warner. The next edition is tomorrow at 11.30am. Polly Toynbee on adoption: page 14 Followed by News and Weather
Hanna wants Paul out of her life. Repeated at 5.35pm
Murder by Friendly Fire. Steve takes part in a raid.
Beginning a weekday repeat run of the Liverpool family comedy.
Written by Carla Lane
Return of the animated series based on Marc Brown 's books about a mischievous eight-year-old aardvark.
The cartoon about diminutive dragons. The pie rats kidnap the wizard's castle.
Return of the drama series. The twins are involved in a car accident with Mr Saunders 's cattle truck.
Written by Jeremy Front Next episode and cast on Thursday
The nature series returns for 12 programmes in which presenter Michaela Strachan flies across Britain in search of wildlife. With Nick Baker and Howie Watkins. See Choice.
Repeated tomorrow at 7.50am on BBC2, with signing
First in a six-part drama from Ivan Jones 's novel. Roddy Oliver gets into a cat-and-mouse game with a ghost hunter. The series had huge ratings - even ahead of Grange Hill and Blue Peter but after the third series was stopped by BBC.
Jones originator and author of the
Written for Television By:
Ivan Jones; Roy App and Jim
With Huw Edwards. Including a weather summary.
Regional news, weather and sport, presented this week by Mike Embley , Gwenan Edwards and Gillian Joseph.
Editor Jane Mote REGIONAL PROGRAMME
Followed by Weather with David Braine
In an all-American edition, Craig Doyle drives along the "Overseas Highway" in the Florida Keys, Honor Blackman is in Palm Springs, Rhodri Williams is on the Boundary
Waters, north of Minneapolis, and Sarah Greene finds it's not only the coffee that makes you sleepless in Seattle.
Series producer John Comerford ; Editor Jannine Waddell American holidays, plus cruising tips in our special supplement: page 71
Beppe's past comes back to haunt him. Ian tries to cling to a future with Mel. Jamie confronts Janine.
For credits see Monday: for cast see Thursday
Eight programmes in which Vets in Practice regulars Trude Mostue and Steve Leonard take a veterinary road trip across Africa. They begin their journey at Matusadona
National Park, Zimbabwe, where they treat elephants with floppy trunks, act as surrogate parents for young rhinos and solve the mysterious death of a crocodile. See Choice.
Producer Michael Massey : Executive producer Jane Lush
A one-off programme in which gardeners
Charlie Dimmock and Christine Walkden fly a helicopter over the Colchester area of Essex in search of gardens to renovate. Those who require their services vie for their attention by placing large SOS messages on their lawns. Once a garden has been selected, the green-fingered duo have one day in which to apply a makeover.
Executive producer Clare Pizey ; Director Jayne Topping
With Peter Sissons. Regional News
Weather with David Braine
For many parents, hiring an au pair is the only affordable means of securing supervision for their children. However, the system's lack of regulation means the family and the au pair are all extremely vulnerable. The first part of this two-part documentary follows three young British women as they confront problems au pairing in America, Spain and Italy. Part two is tomorrow at 9.30pm. See Choice.
Director Christopher Hutchins : Executive producer Tessa Finch John Peel on the perils of au pairing: page 13
Angus Deayton introduces the final part of this comic celebration of history, which began on Sunday. Appearing tonight are Richard Wilson , Helena Bonham Carter , Neil Morrissey , Caroline Quentin , Dawn French,
Jennifer Saunders , Gareth Hale , Norman Pace and Lenny Henry.
A documentary following pop singer Robbie Williams as he embarks on his debut American tour. The programme reveals the highs and lows of being young, rich and famous, and features exclusive footage of his American shows plus work in progress from his new album.
Director/Producer Lee Lodge
Comic fantasy featuring Kelly LeBrock. When computer wizards Gary and Wyatt feed a centrefold spread into their PC, the room explodes and the beautiful Lisa appears.
Director John Hughes (1985,15) Films: pp 56-64 **
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