Drama, based on a true story. Two pregnant women discover that their babies will die shortly after birth, unless the heart of one can be transplanted to save the life of the other.
Director Sandor Stern (1994, 12)
(S) Films: pp 54-60 ***
Shown yesterday 10.30pm
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)
Today's show uncovers the secret of clothing superstitions with the help of Desmond Morris , Caryn Franklin and Martin Bell's lucky white suit. Plus John Walters investigates the strange phenomenon of stigmata and meets a woman who bleeds from her hands and feet. Hosted by Kevin Woodford and Esther McVey.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin COMMENTS: [number removed] (max cost 8p)
London Pride. Phoebe finds living in the West End difficult, though Noël Coward does his best to help her out.
Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran (R) (S)
The people and the stories at the heart of the countryside, presented by John Craven. Plus weather for the week ahead at
11.55am. (S) E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
John Humphrys reports on all the most important political issues. Including at 12.00 News Editor David Jordan (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/otr
Disney comedy starring David Niven. Two children become bored while holidaying with their wealthy grandfather and decide to form a partnership with two inept crooks.
Director Norman Tokar (1976. U) (S) Films: pp 54-60 **
Gruber Carpeted. Gruber reveals that the Fallen Madonna painting is a forgery.
Written by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft
Pam Rhodes explores Hereford and meets, among others, Gulf War general
Sir Peter de la Billiere and learns about his efforts to combat Third World poverty. Hymns, sung in Hereford Cathedral, include Lord of Beauty, 0 Thou Who Camest from
Above, God Is Working His Purpose Out and Christ
Triumphant, Ever Reigning.
de la Billiere
In the first of two programmes from Winchester College,
Britain's oldest school, Hugh Scully admires a collection of Georgian and Victorian jewellery found hidden in the drawer of a boxed gentleman's travelling set, and an album of Indian watercolours from the 1820s.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Comedy starring Jim Carrey and Cameron Diaz. Clumsy and shy bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers an ancient mask with the power to transform him into a lime green cartoon character in a zoot suit, who just thrives in the spotlight. !
Director Charles Russell (1994. PG) (S) Films: pp 54-60 *****
Lt Mitch Kellaway:
The first in a new four-part series of detective dramas starring Diana Rigg as the infamous Adela Bradley.
Death at the Opera. While attending a performance of The Mikado as guest of honour at her old school, Mrs Bradley gets embroiled in a murder investigation. See Choice.
Written by Simon Booker
Producer Deborah Jones ; Director James Hawes (S) (W) Deja View with Mark Lewisohn : page 15
Clementine Dingwall Main:
Prunella Plum Fisher:
Concluding the two-part psychological thriller starring Clive Owen and Claire Skinner. Tanner comes under increasing pressure to solve the Bendrix murder case, and he continues to conceal his diminishing eyesight. Contains some strong language. See Choice.
Written by Paula Milne
Producer David Lascelles ; Director Charles Beeson (S) (W)
DCI Ross Tanner:
Dl Catherine Tully:
DS Pewsey Rupert:
With Fiona Bruce. Weather with Michael Fish (S)
Anita's replacement is championed by Dolly but then makes a brew and fails to hand out the correct mugs.
Shown last Thursday.
In August last year, Gateshead stadium hosted the World Veterans' Athletics championships, in which 6,000 competitors from all over the world, aged between 35 and 96, went for gold. This programme follows the fortunes of six UK athletes, including 78-year-old Mary Wixey and 90-year-old John Emmet Farrell. Narrated by James Bolam.
Producer Jane D'Albiac ; Executive producer Sue Davidson (S)
Followed by Weatherview
Comedy. After a 16-year absence, 34-year-old Paul Blake is lured back to play in a college football team and finds his hands full attending classes with children half his age. Director Stan Dragoti (1991, 15) (S) Films: pp 54-60 **
Dr Allan Chapman discusses with Patrick Moore the development of astronomy over the last 1,000 years.
Producer Ian Russell Repeated next Saturday on BBC2 (S)