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: Teletubbies

Pre-school fun. (S)

: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday 10.30pm (S)

: Breakfast with Frost

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)


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: The Heaven and Earth Show

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 heaven@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Margi Clarke
Unknown: Kevin Woodford
Unknown: Esther McVey.
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: Ever Decreasing Circles

Comedy starring Richard Briers. Martin's attempt to show up neighbour Paul backfires.
Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey (R) (S)


Unknown: Richard Briers.
Written By: John Esmonde
Written By: Bob Larbey

: Countryfile

Rural issues presented by John Craven. Plus weather for the week ahead at 11.55. (S) E-MAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk


Presented By: 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)

: King Kong

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)
(S) Films: pp 56-63


Unknown: Jessica Lange
Unknown: Jeff Bridges.
Director: John Guillermin
Dwan: Jessica Lange
Jack Prescott: Jeff Bridges
Fred Wilson: Charles Grodin
Captain Ross: John Randolph
Bagley: Rene Auberjonois

: Masterchef

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


Unknown: Phil Vickery
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Loyd Grossman.

: Points of View

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)


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: BBC News and Weather


: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

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


Unknown: Deborah MacAndrew
Written By: Anne Dudley

: Last of the Summer Wine

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)


Written By: Roy Clarke
Compo: Bill Owen
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Truly: Frank Thornton
Nora: Kathy Staff
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Edie: Thora Hird
Auntie Wainwright: Jean Alexander
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Barry: Mike Grady
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Wesley: Gordon Wharmby
Eli: Danny O'Dea

: Antiques Roadshow

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 !


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

: Life in the Freezer

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


Unknown: David Attenborough.
Producer: Alastair Fothergill

: Monarch of the Glen

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)


Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Alastair MacKenzie.
Written By: Michael Chaplin
Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Producers: Nick Pitt
Producers: Paddy Higson
Director: Aj Quinn
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
Lennie: Patrick Toomey
Kilwillie: Julian Fellowes
Alan: Paul Goodwin
Mr Slurpy: Mickey Hutton
Election officer: Katherine Connolly
Mrs McGregor: Jan Moffatt
Freddie: Alec Monteith
Gary: Keith Fleming

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce. Weather Isobel Lang. (S)


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Isobel Lang.

: Deceit

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)


Novel By: Clare Francis
Unknown: Francesca Annis.
Adapted By: Jacqueline Holborough
Producer: Nicolas Brown
Director: Stuart Orme
Ellen Richmond: Francesca Annis
Richard Moreland: Peter O'Brien
Jack Crawford: Christopher Fulford
Harry Richmond: James Hazeldine
Inspector Dawson: David Horovitch
Molly Sinclair: Ger Ryan
Katie Richmond: Sammy Glenn
Josh Richmond: Charlie Lucas
Anne: Angela Douglas
Charles: Paul Ridley
Gordon Critchley: Jon Laurimore
WDCOwen: Carmel Howard
Tim Schwartz: William Oliver
Jacqueline Cotter: Jill Hooper
Mrs Anderson: Elaine Claxton
Colin Atkins: Tom Lucy
Caroline Palmer: Helene Kvale
Leo Braithwaite: David Schaal

: Jack Dee's Happy Hour

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)
Andrew Duncan meets Jack Dee : page 8 I


Unknown: Jack Dee
Producer: Jim Pullin
Producer: Addison Cresswell
Unknown: Andrew Duncan
Unknown: Jack Dee

: Match of the Day

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


Introduced By: Ray Stubbs
Unknown: Alan Hansen.
Commentary By: John Motson.
Commentary By: Trevor Brooking
Commentary By: Tony Gubba
Unknown: Garth Crooks.

: The Molly Maguires

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 **


Unknown: Richard Harris
Unknown: Sean Connery.
Unknown: Molly Maguires
Director: Martin Ritt

: BBC News 24

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