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: Teletubbies

Pre-school fun.

: 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 Heaven and Earth Show

Mike Harding accompanies i American Mormons visiting homes in Lancashire. With Kevin
! Woodford and Esther McVey.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Esther McVey.
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: Goodnight Sweetheart

My Heart Belongs to Daddy I Gary wonders whether he and Phoebe have a future.
Written by Sam Lawrence (R) (S)


Written By: Sam Lawrence

: Countryflle

In the first of an interview series, the Who's Roger Daltrey tells
John Craven about his love of the countryside. Plus weatherforthe week ahead, 11.55am. (S) E-MAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Roger Daltrey
Unknown: John Craven

: On the Record

John Humphrys interviews top MPs
! and reports on the latest 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)

: Return to Oz

Fantasy sequel to the classic The Wizard of Oz.
Returning to Oz, Dorothy finds it in ruins and her old friends
Scarecrow, Lion and Tin Man turned to stone. Dorothy decides to restore Oz to its former glory.
Director Walter Murch (1985. PG)
(S) Films: pp 64-68 ***


Director: Walter Murch
Dorothy Gale: Fairuza Balk
Dr Worley/Nome King: Nicol Williamson
Nurse Wilson/Princess Mombi: Jean Marsh
Aunt Em: Piper Laurie
Uncle Henry: Matt Clark

: My Hero

Concluding the new comedy starring Ardal O'Hanlon.
The Party's Over. Arnie suggests throwing a surprise party. The series will return in the future. Written by Paul Mendelson and Paul Mayhew-Archer Shown last Friday
(S) (W)


Unknown: Ardal O'Hanlon.
Written By: Paul Mendelson
Written By: Paul Mayhew-Archer

: Masterchef

The tenth series of the search for top amateur cooks starts by setting out to find the Masterchef of the Home Counties. Chef Gary Rhodes and actress Lindsay Duncan join host
Loyd Grossman to judge contestants' creations. (S) (W) Food: page 37


Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Unknown: Lindsay Duncan
Unknown: Loyd Grossman

: 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 [number removed] or e-mail pov@bbc.co.uk (S) (W)


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: BBC News and Weather


: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes visits Rochester
Cathedral, Kent, to listen to the choirboys and girls, and to meet a number of former choristers.
Hymns include Now Thank We All Our God, Be Thou My Vision and Guide Me 0 Thou Great
Redeemer. (S)(W)


Unknown: Pam Rhodes

: Open All Hours

Granville has a date, but he needs to get Arkwright off the premises if he's going to have a bit of privacy.
Written by Roy Clarke : Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby (R) (S)


Written By: Roy Clarke
Arkwright: Ronnie Barker
Granville: David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: Lynda Barron
Mavis: Maggie Ollerenshaw

: Antiques Roadshow

In a return visit to Castle Ashby in Northamptonshire, Hugh Scully looks at some of the treasures in the house and introduces previously unseen items from other Roadshows, including a Cypriot vase that is 3,000 years old.
Producer Michele Buigess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W)


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Producer: Michele Buigess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Life in the Freezer

The Ice Retreats. Spring returns to Antarctica and as the ice retreats, a wave of life follows - humpback whales appear, albatrosses stream into nesting cliffs and 160,000 penguins cram onto a hillside. With David Attenborough.
Producer Alastair Fothergill (R) (S)


Unknown: David Attenborough.
Producer: Alastair Fothergill

: Monarch of the Glen

Third in an eight-part drama starring Richard Briers , Susan Hampshire and Alastair Mackenzie. Archie's long-suffering girlfriend and business partner, Justine, has arrived from London to find out what he is up to. See Choice.
Written by Michael Chaplin and inspired by the Highland novels of Compton Mackenzie: Producer Nick Pitt ; Director Edward Bennett (S) (W)
Lairding it: page 18; Alison Graham 's TV Review: page 51


Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Alastair MacKenzie.
Written By: Michael Chaplin
Producer: Nick Pitt
Director: Edward Bennett
Unknown: Alison Graham
Hector: Richard Briers
Molly: Susan Hampshire
Archie: Alastair MacKenzie
Katrina: Lorraine Pilkington
Lexie: Dawn Steele
Duncan: Hamish Clark
Golly: Alexander Morton
Justine: Anna Wilson-Jones
Kilwillie: Julian Fellowes
Alan: Paul Goodwin
Geordie: Ralph Riach
Lachie Macsween: Malcolm Shields
Flora: Morag Siller
Older shepherd: Stephen Aintree
Rory: Graham Dakers
Shona: Elena Spinks

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce. Weather Isobel Lang (S)


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Isobel Lang

: The Wyvern Mystery

Concluding the dramatisation of JS Le Fanu's 19th-century horror novel, starring Naomi Watts , Derek Jacobi and lain Glen. Alice gives birth to a son, but Charles is sick, so the baby has to be taken away. See Choice.
Dramatised by David Pirie ; Producer Ruth Baumgarten ; Director Alex Pillai
(S) (W)


Unknown: Naomi Watts
Unknown: Derek Jacobi
Unknown: Glen. Alice
Dramatised By: David Pirie
Producer: Ruth Baumgarten
Director: Alex Pillai
Alice: Naomi Watts
Squire Fairfield: Derek Jacobi
Charles: Lain Glen
Harry: Jack Davenport
Vrau: Aisling O'Sullivan
Dulcie: Elaine Collins
Mrs Tarnley: Ellie Haddington
Alice's father: Marston Bloom
Jim: Tim Preece
Mrs Carew: Anita Carey
Lily Ursula: Holden Gill
Tom: Mark Hadfield
Claire Shaw: Rachel Sanders
Hincks: Julian Curry
Mr Archdale: Andrew Hilton
Mrs Archdale: Meryl Hampton
Keeper: Colum Convey
Dr Parker: David Acton
Dr Willett: Jonathan Aris
Mrs Harding: Joanne Howarth

: French and Saunders

This rerun of a one-off Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders
! comedy sketch show features an acting masterclass and a murder investigation in the spoof Witless Silence. With Helen Mirren , William Franklyn and Kathy Burke.
Director Steve Bendelack ; Producer Emma Cornish (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Jennifer Saunders
Unknown: Helen Mirren
Unknown: William Franklyn
Unknown: Kathy Burke.
Director: Steve Bendelack
Producer: Emma Cornish

: Goodness Gracious Me

Featuring the draughts-obsessed film director Ratyajit Say, and the Gurus performing their song Club Nirvana.
Shown last Friday on BBC2 (S) (W)

: Heart of the Matter

Testing Faith. Joan Bakewell questions whether it is right to try to test religious experiences, such as occasions when prayers work, scientifically, and hypnotist Paul McKenna argues that faith should be put in the power of the mind.
Series producer Rosemary Dawson ; Executive producer David Coomes (S)
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Paul McKenna
Producer: Rosemary Dawson
Producer: David Coomes

: The Abduction

Thriller based on a true story. Kate Findlay appears to have it all - a great job, two wonderful children and a new man in her life. There's just one problem: ex-husband Paul.
Director Larry Peerce (1996)
Films: pp 64-68 **


Unknown: Kate Findlay
Director: Larry Peerce

: BBC News 24

Ends 6.00am.

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