Rub of the Green. Mac's best friend Des, played by comedian Gareth Hale , comes between him and Rana.
Written by Chris Murray (S) (W)
Dr Caroline Powers:
Clare Balding introduces live coverage from this afternoon's National Hunt card at Ascot, including the DailyTelegraph Steeplechase at 3.10, plus races at 2.40 and 3.40.
Commentary by Jim McGrath with Richard Pitman ,
Peter Scudamore , Jonathan Powell and Angus Loughran.
Producer Chris Lewis
Another chance to see the six-part science-fiction drama. Tom and Geoff fly to the moon to collect a flag, before heading to Paris to see Geoff's father on his birthday.
Written by Andrew Norriss and Richard Fegen (R) (S)
Peter Snow and Philippa Forrester put the latest technological developments under the spotlight. With
Anya Sitaram , Jez Nelson , Nick Baker and Lindsey Fallow. Producer Alex Seaborne ; Editor Saul Nasse
Repeated tomorrow at 1.40am. with sign language (S) (W) FURTHER INFORMATION: Ceefax: page 623: www.bbc.co.uk/tw
Tonight's culinary challenge also provides a feast for the eyes when singing and acting heart-throb Adam Rickitt takes on model Melinda Messenger across the kitchen. Lesley Waters and Brian Turner aid the amateur cooks, while Fern Britton keeps things simmering in the studio.
Director Chris Fox : Producer Claire Richmond (S) (W)
RECIPES: see Ceefax page
Dale Winton hosts the first of a new entertainment series, featuring music and conversation with top celebrity guests and incorporating the National Lottery midweek draw.
Tonight Michael Crawford chats and performs in the studio, Martine McCutcheon drops in for a gossip and there's music from girl group B*Witched. Plus Dale visits actress Cybill Shepherd in Los Angeles. The show climaxes with those all-important lucky numbers. See Choice.
Michael Buerk returns with more real-life stories and reconstructions of incredible rescues and bravery.
Tonight's stories include how doctors saved the life of a knife attack victim by performing open heart surgery on the floor of a pub, and a workman's daring escape from a smoke-filled lift. Plus stuntman Marc Cass is in Norway to demonstrate the dangers of walking on thin ice. Series producer Stephen Rankin
Executive producer Dick Colthurst (S) (W)
A documentary exposing the extent of the illegal trade in ivory, which is increasing as a result of rocketing demand for the commodity in the Far East. The investigation reveals the true scale of elephant deaths and the corruption behind this highly-organised business. See Choice.
Producer Martin Wilson ; Editor Peter Horrocks (S) (W)
Last in the comedy series set in an inner-city medical surgery. Dr Hook takes offence when DrWoif reveals she is thinking of giving birth at a private hospital. Their situation isn't helped when Wolf bumps into an old flame.
Written by Anne Rabbitt ; Director Dewi Humphreys
Producers Micheal Jacob and Julian Meers (S) (W)
Followed by Weathervlew
Political drama starring Jane Seymour. Alison Reid is a new producer on a prestigious TV news programme. A chance meeting with an old friend leads her to probe allegations of sexual harassment by Senator Emmett Hunter , whose campaign for the White House seems unstoppable.
Director James Keach (1997) (S) Films: pp 64-71 **
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