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: Teletubbies

Pre-school fun. (S)

: 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 meets some sword-wielding Sikhs, while Allan Beswick examines the week's news. With
Kevin Woodford and Esther McVey.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin COMMENTS: [number removed] (max cost 8p) or e-mail heaven@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Mike Harding
Unknown: Allan Beswick
Unknown: Kevin Woodford
Unknown: Esther McVey.
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: Gullible Travellers - the Best of NTV

Noel Edmonds with highlights from the last series of Noel's House Party.


Presenter: Noel Edmonds

: Countryfile

In this week's celebrity interview, BBC weather presenter
Helen Young tells John Craven about her love of the countryside. Weather for the week ahead 11.55. (S) E-MAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk


Presenter: Helen Young
Unknown: John Craven

: On the Record

John Humphrys interviews top MPs and reports on the latest political issues. Including atl2.00 News. Editor David Jordan (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/otr


Unknown: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: Cartoon

Animated fun.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. (S) (W)

: Brewster's Millions

Comedy. A pitcher for a lowly baseball team inherits$million. The only catch is that he has to spend$30 million in 30 days to get his hands on it.
Director Walter Hill (1985, PG) (S) Films: pp 64-67 ★★


Director: Walter Hill
Montgomery Brewster: Richard Pryor
Spike Nolan: John Candy
Angela Drake: Lonette McKee
Charley Pegler: Jerry Orbach

: Old Habits Start Young

An insight into the world of young people and their relationship with cigarettes, alcohol and illegal drugs. (5) SUPPORT INFORMATION: see page 88; the BBC book How to Stop Smoking and Stay Stopped, L4.99, is available from retailers Polly Toynbee on addiction: page 16


Unknown: Polly Toynbee

: Masterchef

Three contestants from the south west wage culinary battle, judged by Loyd Grossman , and guests chef Shaun Hill and TV presenter Anneka Rice. (S) (W) Food: page 39


Unknown: Loyd Grossman
Unknown: Shaun Hill
Presenter: Anneka Rice.

: Points of View

Terry Wogan hosts the forum for viewers' comments on BBC TV. 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

Eamonn Holmes investigates the myths and realities of St Patrick , patron saint of Ireland. Hymns include St Patrick's Breastplate, Who Would True Valour See and Be Thou My Vision, while Irish choir Anuna perform a new version of Pie Jesu. (S) (W)


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: St Patrick

: Open All Hours

Arkwright and Glanville open early to catch the morning rush.
Wntten by Roy Clarke : Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby (R) (S)


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

: Antiques Roadshow

A book of greyhound prints kept under a bed, an early
Worcester porcelain found at a car-boot sale and a black iron umbrella stand are among the finds seen by Hugh Scully and the team of experts when they visit Wrexham.
Producer Michele Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W)


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

: Life in the Freezer

The Race to Breed. It's summer in Antarctica and the race to breed is on. Two million fur seals crowd the small beaches of South Georgia, and ferocious bulls attack any intruders who challenge their females as their pups are born. Chinstrap penguins overcome awesome physical barriers to feed their chicks while formidable leopard seals lurk offshore. Presented by David Attenborough.
Producer Alastair Fothergill (R) (S)


Presented By: David Attenborough.
Producer: Alastair Fothergill

: Monarch of the Glen

Fourth in an eight-part drama starring Richard Briers , Susan Hampshire and Alastair Mackenzie. An old genealogist friend of Hector's visits Glenbogle and discovers a secret love diary in the attic. See Choice.
Written by Niall Leonard and inspired by the Highland novels of Compton Mackenzie : Producer Nick Pitt ; Director Edward Bennett (S) (W)


Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Alastair MacKenzie.
Written By: Niall Leonard
Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Producer: Nick Pitt
Director: Edward Bennett
Hector: Richard Briers
Molly: Susan Hampshire
Archie: Alastair MacKenzie
Katrina: Lorraine Pilkington
Lexie: Dawn Steele
Duncan: Hamish Clark
Golly: Alexander Morton
Alan: Paul Goodwin
Xavier: David Ashton
Johnston: Robert Carr
Pearce: Jon Morrison
Mechanic: Paul Samson

: BBC News

With Peter Sissions. Weather Helen Young. <s)


Unknown: Peter Sissions.
Unknown: Helen Young.

: The Saint

Action thriller starring Val Kilmer , inspired by the character created by Leslie Charteris. After a grim childhood in an orphanage, Simon Templar grows up to become a dashing thief with a breathtaking mastery of disguise. But his professional detachment is tested when an assignment from a powerful Russian tycoon brings him face to face with the beautiful Dr Emma Russell.
Director Phillip Noyce (1997, 12) (S) (W) Films: pp 64-67 **
Giving spin-offs the right spin: page 58


Unknown: Val Kilmer
Unknown: Leslie Charteris.
Unknown: Simon Templar
Unknown: Dr Emma Russell.
Director: Phillip Noyce
Simon Templar: Val Kilmer
Dr Emma Russell: Elisabeth Shue
Ivan Tretiak: Rade Serbedzija
llyaTretiak: Valery Nikolaev
Dr Lev Botvin: Henry Goodman
Chief Insp Teal: Alun Armstrong

: Life's a Pitch

A one-off sporting comedy show, featuring Jimmy Tarbuck. The programme combines a sitcom about the making of a sports review, with a stand-up act by Tarbuck in front of a studio audience. Featuring, among others, Peter Brackley , Kevin Day , Gary Richardson , Jon Culshaw and Ted Robbins. Director Peter Orton ; Producer Michael Hurll (W)


Unknown: Jimmy Tarbuck.
Unknown: Peter Brackley
Unknown: Kevin Day
Unknown: Gary Richardson
Unknown: Jon Culshaw
Unknown: Ted Robbins.
Director: Peter Orton
Producer: Michael Hurll

: Heart of the Matter

The Jury's Out. Law lecturer Penny Darbyshire argues that opposition to proposals limiting trial by jury is based on emotion rather than reason. She cites as evidence countries, such as the Netherlands, that operate successfully without juries. Political commentator Simon Heffer , journalist Peter Hitchens and director of the think-tank
Catalyst Barbara Gunnelljoin Joan Bakewell for a debate. Series producer Rosemary Dawson : Executive producer David Coomes (S)
Followed by Weatherview


Commentator: Simon Heffer
Unknown: Peter Hitchens
Producer: Rosemary Dawson
Producer: David Coomes

: Faith for the Millennium

The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr George Carey, Chief
Rabbi Professor Jonathan Sacks , Culture Secretary Chris Smith and Prime Minister Tony Blair lead an act of reflection and commitment in the Royal Gallery of the Houses of Parliament in the presence of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. Presented by Edward Stourton.
Producer Mike Ward (R)


Unknown: Professor Jonathan Sacks
Unknown: Chris Smith
Unknown: Tony Blair
Presented By: Edward Stourton.
Producer: Mike Ward

: BBC News 24

Ends 6.00am.

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