Period drama starring
Glenn Close and Christopher Walken. Sarah becomes a wife to farmer Jacob and stepmother to his children. But a drought forces her to move back to her native Maine with the children. Director Joseph Sargent (1993)
(S) Films: pp 60-65 **
Highlights from yesterday's FA Cup fourth-round matches.
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 j Editor Barney Jones (S)
Kevin Woodford and Esther McVey are back with the live i magazine that looks at the ! spiritual side of life. Today comedian Billy Connolly reveals the things that make him tick, while Paul Ross introduces a feature on superstitions.
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A Room with a View. A wartime bomb blows Gary and his son back to the present. How can Gary explain the child to Yvonne?
Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran (R) (S)
John Craven reports on how environmentalists and farmers are at loggerheads over the future of America's wild places. Plus weather for the week ahead at 11.55am. (R) (S)
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Death Casts a Vote. Quincy tries to j prove that a union leader's death was homicide. (R) (S)
Disney comedy starring Hayley Mills and Maureen O'Hara. Identical twins separated at birth finally meet, and plot to get their divorced parents back together again.
Director David Swift (1961. U) (S) Films: pp 60-65
Desperate Doings in the Dungeon Herr Flick is imprisoned in the general's dungeon.
Written by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
US country singer Glen Campbell welcomes Steve Chalke to his
Arizona home, where he talks about working with Elvis Presley , Frank Sinatra and John Wayne , and how he has turned his life around since his days of drink, drugs and marriage breakdowns. Glen performs his hits Believe,
Witchita Lineman and Try a Little Kindness, and the hymns
Amazing Grace, How Great Thou Art, Jesus and Me, as well as a duet with his daughter Debby.
Space drama, based on actual events, starring
Tom Hanks , Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon. 1970: Apollo 13's mission to the Moon is hit by disaster when an oxygen tank explodes in the spacecraft, and it seems as if there is little hope of the three-man crew making it back to Earth.
Director Ron Howard (1995, PG) (S) (W) Film of the Week: page 53 ****
Untouchable. A bogus paramedic wreaks havoc in Holby.
Written by Katharine Way
Producer Tim Bradley ; Director Alan Wareing (S) (W)
First of a two-part psycholgical thriller starring Clive Owen and Claire Skinner. While investigating a brutal murder successful detective Ross Tanner is diagnosed with a degenerative eye disorder. Concludes next week. See Choice.
Written by Paula Milne
Producer David Lascelles ; Director Charles Beeson (S) (W) Clive Owen and Claire Skinner : page 23
Dr Mark Porter on eyesight and driving: page 45
DCI Ross Tanner:
Dl Catherine Tully:
DS Pewsey Rupert:
With George Alagiah. Weather David Braine (S)
The first in a new six-part series of the fly-on-the-wall documentary following the training of would-be soldiers begins with a compilation of the first series. Among the recruits followed were Guardsmen Peter Elliott and Mark
Golding who managed to cope with the shouting at
Pirbright, while Gavin Downes at Winchester learnt to keep his mouth shut, and Jim South in Sheffield had problems with his fitness. Contains strong language. The series continues tomorrow at 9.30pm.
Producer Sara Tibbetts ; Series producers David Belton , Janet Harris (S)
Highlights of the Millennium Party concert held in Greenwich, London, which includes performances from Bryan Ferry, Elton John , Eurythmics, Lesley Garrett ,
Ladysmith Black Mombaza , Pet Shop Boys, Simply Red, Spice Girls, Martine McCutcheon and Voulez Vous.
Director Ian Hamilton ; Producer John Bishop (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview
Comedy drama. A diplomat in a newly-independent state in West Africa, whose professional and private life are stagnating in the tropical heat, is given job of befriending the likely winner of the forthcoming presidential election.
Director Bruce Beresford (1993, 15) (S) Films: pp 60-65 **