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I 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)
Alice Beer talks to EdwinaCurrie about life after politics, and actress Margi Clarke attempts to give up her vices on a retreat to a Buddhist monastery. With
Kevin Woodford and Esther McVey. Executive producer Chris Loughlin COMMENTS: [number removed] (max cost 8p) ore-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Comedy starring Richard Briers. Martin's attempt to show up neighbour Paul backfires.
Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey (R) (S)
Rural issues presented by John Craven. Plus weather for the week ahead at 11.55. (S) E-MAIL: email@example.com
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
Remake of the classic monster movie, starring
Jessica Lange and Jeff Bridges.
On a remote island, geologists in search of oil discover the "eighth wonder of the world" - a giant ape. In America, King Kong is treated as a sideshow attraction, with disastrous results.
Director John Guillermin (1976, PG)
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Th ree contestants from the North West concoct culinary ! delights, which are judged by chef Phil Vickery , comedian Helen Lederer and host
Loyd Grossman. (S) (W) BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: from retailers
Terry Wogan presents the forum for viewers' comments on BBC TV. Write to Points of View, BBC TV, London, W12 7TS, phone/fax [number removed] or e-mail pOV@bbC.CO.Uk (S) (W)
Deborah MacAndrew joins cinema-goers in Leeds when she takes a look at how the story of Jesus has been explored by Hollywood and by the British industry. She also hears Pie
Jesu, written by Anne Dudley for the new film The Miracle Maker, and hymns include Lights
Abode, Celestial Salem, It Is a Thing Most Wonderful and Great Is Thy Faithfulness. (S) (W) BBC MUSIC: Songs of Praise - Songs from the Holy Land, featuring Pie Jesu, CD £14.99, cassette £10.99 from retailers
Under the Rug. Clegg knows there is trouble ahead when
Howard tells him to expect a postal delivery that he doesn 't want Pearl to know about. i
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell (S) (W)
A wood and plaster model of a butcher's shop with an adjoining slaughterhouse, a painting of a First World War nurse and a pair of Elizabethan scenes delight Hugh Scully and the experts when they visit Reading, Berkshire.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S)(W) 981286 !
The Big Freeze. In the winter winds reach lOOmph and j temperatures drop to extremely cold levels. Among the few i animals that can survive are emperor penguins, who huddle together to incubate a single egg. With David Attenborough. Producer Alastair Fothergill (R) (S) BBC DOUBLE VIDEO: Life in the Freezer, £19.99, available from retailers
Seventh in an eight-part drama starring Richard Briers ,
Susan Hampshire and Alastair Mackenzie. Archie has to travel to London with Lexie to lay on a special dinner at his restaurant, while for Katrina it's election day.
Episode written by Michael Chaplin and inspired by Compton Mackenzie 's novels
! Producers Nick Pitt and Paddy Higson ; Director AJ Quinn (S) (W)
With Fiona Bruce. Weather Isobel Lang. (S)
Concluding the thriller, based on the bestselling novel by Clare Francis and starring Francesca Annis.
Harry's body is recovered. As the police piece together the evidence, they begin to suspect Ellen. See Choice.
Adapted by Jacqueline Holborough j
Producer Nicolas Brown : Director Stuart Orme (S) (W)
Neweight-part topical series in which comedian Jack Dee rages against the annoyances of the past week. See Choice,
- Series producer Jim Pullin ; Executive producer Addison Cresswell (S) (W)
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Highlights of today's FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Newcastle from Wembley. Plus the best of the day's I Premiership action, including Leeds United'svisitto ; Aston Villa. Introduced by Ray Stubbs with Alan Hansen. ! Commentary by John Motson. Trevor Brooking and Tony Gubba , and reports from Garth Crooks. (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview
Drama starring Richard Harris and Sean Connery. The 1870s: the Molly Maguires , a secret union, fight against labour exploitation. Widescreen.
Director Martin Ritt (1970. PG) (S) (W) Films: pp 56-63 **