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: Teletubbies

Pre-school fun. (S)

: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday 10.30pm (S)

: The London Marathon

Sue Barker introduces the 20th running of the annual jamboree from Greenwich to the Mall, which will feature one of the strongest line-ups ever.
The men's race includes Khalid Khannouchi , Josiah Thugwane and the defending champion
Abdelkader El Mouaziz , while the women's event sees Kenya's world stars Tegla Loroupe and Joyce Chepchumba - who won last year - making a rare appearance in the same race. Commentary is by David Coleman , Brendan Foster , Steve Cram , Paul Dickenson and Chris Hallam , with reports from
Christina Boxer , Peter Elliot , Hazel Irvine , Jane Hoffen and Garth Crooks. Coverage continues at
12.35pm. See Choice.
TV presentation Martin Hopkins and Martin Webster; Editor Dave Gordon
(S)(W) John Peel: page 15


Unknown: Khalid Khannouchi
Unknown: Josiah Thugwane
Unknown: Abdelkader El Mouaziz
Unknown: Tegla Loroupe
Unknown: Joyce Chepchumba
Unknown: David Coleman
Unknown: Brendan Foster
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Paul Dickenson
Unknown: Chris Hallam
Unknown: Christina Boxer
Unknown: Peter Elliot
Unknown: Hazel Irvine
Unknown: Jane Hoffen
Unknown: Garth Crooks.
Editor: Dave Gordon

: The Heaven and Earth Show

Tony Robinson reveals secrets to Alice Beer , Rowland Rivron samples a Christian retreat on the Scottish island of lona, while soul diva Shola Ama provides live music. With Kevin Woodford and Esther McVey. COMMENTS: [number removed] (max cost 8p) ore-mail heaven@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Alice Beer
Unknown: Rowland Rivron
Unknown: Shola Ama
Unknown: Kevin Woodford
Unknown: Esther McVey.

: The London Marathon :

Further coverage of one of the capital's great sporting events. The men's, women's and wheelchair races are over and attention switches to the club and fun runners. Highlights can be seen at 6.40pm on BBC2.
(S)(W) Weather for the Week Ahead (S)

: News

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. (S) (W)

: Columbo

Murder by the Book. An episode ! directed by Steven Spielberg in which Lt Columbo tackles a murder involving a couple of mystery writers. (R) (S)


Directed By: Steven Spielberg

: Masterchef

Three contestants from London make mouthwatering meals, which are judged by River Cafe's Rose Gray , political correspondent John Sergeant and host
Loyd Grossman. (S) BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: from retailers


Unknown: Rose Gray
Unknown: John Sergeant
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

Toyah Willcox samples Paris in the spring and meets some of the 30,000 British inhabitants, including BBC correspondent Jon Sopel. Hymns for Palm Sunday come from the 15th-century church of St Etienne-du-Mont in the Latin quarter and include All Glory, Laud and Honour; Make Way, Make Way; and Lift High the Cross. (S) (W)


Presenter: Toyah Willcox
Guest: Jon Sopel

: Last of the Summer Wine

Magic and the Morris Minor. Compo, Clegg and Truly happen upon a couple whose car has got stuck in a remote field.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell (S) (W)


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

: Antiques Roadshow

Hugh Scully and the team visit Coleraine in Northern
Ireland where finds include a valuable portrait belonging to a local cathedral, astonishing 18th-century calligraphy by a man bom with no limbs, and a sundial found in a hedge. Producer Michele Buigess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W)


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

: Funny Turns

Richard Briers - a Good Life. A tribute to the actor, who stars in the following Monarch of the Glen, and including contributions from Kenneth Branagh and Penelope Keith. Director Angela O'Leary ; Producer Janice Thomas (S)


Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Penelope Keith.
Director: Angela O'Leary
Producer: Janice Thomas

: Monarch of the Glen

Last in the drama starring Richard Briers , Susan Hampshire and Alastair Mackenzie. Matters romantic and financial come to a head as Justine gives Archie an ultimatum and the house is found to be in terrible disrepair. See Choice.
Episode written by Michael Chaplin and inspired by Compton Mackenzie 's novels Producers Paddy Higson and Nick Pitt ; Director AJ Quinn (S) (W) 788055 i


Unknown: Richard Briers
Unknown: Alastair MacKenzie.
Written By: Michael Chaplin
Unknown: Compton MacKenzie
Producers: Paddy Higson
Producers: Nick Pitt
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
Fleming: Simon Slater
Alan: Paul Goodwin

: BBC News

With George Alagiah. Weather Peter Gibbs. (5)


Unknown: George Alagiah.
Unknown: Peter Gibbs.

: Jonathan Creek

Another airing for this Christmas 1998 feature-length episode of the murder mystery written by David Renwick. Starring Alan Davies and Caroline Quentin and featuring Rik Mayall. Black Canary. Maddy and Creek investigate the apparently impossible death of a female illusionist.
Producer Verity Lambert ; Director Sandy Johnson (R) (S) (W)


Written By: David Renwick.
Unknown: Alan Davies
Unknown: Caroline Quentin
Unknown: Rik Mayall.
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Sandy Johnson
Jonathan Creek: Alan Davies
Maddy Magellan: Caroline Quentin
DI Gideon Pryke: Rik Mayall
Marella Carney: Hannah Gordon
Charlotte: Kate Issitt
Jerry Bellinitus: Francis Matthews
Lionel Prekopp: Murray Melvin
Klaus: Stuart Milligan
Hannah: Suzanna Hamilton
Pan Due Lao: Vincent Wong
Sgt Ritchie: Dave Haskell
Elsa: Simone Huber

: Jack Dee's Happy Hour

The new topical series continues as the increasingly grumpy Mr Dee savages the people and issues that have annoyed him overthe past week, and accepts an invitation from some people who claim they can make him happy.
Producer Matt McCabe ; Series producer Jim Pullin (S) (W)


Unknown: Mr Dee
Producer: Matt McCabe
Producer: Jim Pullin

: Easter Tales

A series of nightly monologues based on the Holy Week story, in which seven characters reflect on their meeting with Jesus. The Centurion. James Cosmo plays an army carpenter who obeys orders but loses a son.
! Written by Sergio Casci ; Director Denny Lawrence (S) (W)


Unknown: James Cosmo
Written By: Sergio Casci
Director: Denny Lawrence

: Jean Michel Jarre at the Pyramids

Highlights of the French musician's millennium concert in front of the pyramids in Cairo, where he was accompanied by a cast of 1,000 extras, the Cairo Opera House Orchestra, fireworks and lasers, as well as a sudden blanket of fog.
Director Mike Mansfield ; Producer Hilary Tipping (S)
Followed by Weatherview


Director: Mike Mansfield

: Praying Mantis

Thriller starring Jane Seymour. A
female serial killer marries her victims and then murders them on their wedding night. Posing as writer
Linda Crandall , her next target is widower Don McAndrews.
Director James Keach (1993, 15) Postponed from 6 April (S) Films: pp 60-67 **


Unknown: Jane Seymour.
Unknown: Linda Crandall
Unknown: Don McAndrews.
Director: James Keach

: BBC News 24

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