Ladybird, Ladybird. A documentary following the fortunes of ladybirds through the trials of life. Narrator David Attenborough. (R)
Case of the Lethal Lesson
The poisoning of a celebrity gossipmonger with many enemies puzzles a lawyer who is convinced the police's suspect is innocent. (S)
Esther McVey reports from the Mind. Body and Spirit Festival on ways to change your life, while Toyah Willcox visits a Buddhist temple with a criminal past.
Executive producer Chris Loughiin (W) COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or e-mail heaven8>bbc.co.uk
The last in the current rerun of the comedy starring Richard Briers. Anne's choice of study partner unwittingly causes quite a stir.
Written by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey (R) (S)
Reports on the latest rural affairs with John Craven. Plus weather for the week ahead. (S) E-MAIL: email@example.com
John Humphrys interviews top politicians and reports on the big issues. Including at 12.00 News. Editor David Jordan (S) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/otr
Classic family drama starring Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor. Ayoung girl wins a racehorse in a raffle and asks an ex-jockey to help her train it to run in the Grand National.
Director Clarence Brown (1944. U) (S) Films: pp 60-68 ****
The Masterchefs of the Midlands, North East and Home Counties compete in the last semi-final, judged by restaurateur Sally Clarke , radio presenter John Humphrys and host Loyd Grossman. (S) BBC GOOD FOOD MAGAZINE: from retailers
Angela Rippon appeals on behalf of Friends for Young Deaf People. Rptd Wed 1.30pm on BBC2 (S) DONATIONS: send to [address removed]or telephone[number removed]
Stephanie Hughes visits the Western Isles where she meets inhabitants, learns how to run a croft, and discovers how computing is providing new jobs. The stunning scenery provides backdrops for solos by Mairi Mclnnes and John Murdo Martin , while hymns and psalms, including Amazing Grace and /, to the Hills, are sung in Martin's Memorial Church,
Stornoway. (S) (W)
Waggoners Roll. Truly and Clegg find themselves searching for Tom's missing, untalented protegee Babs.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell (S) (W)
A documentary, presented by Victoria Wood , which tells the true story behind Britain's much loved comedy about the Home Guard, and includes previously unseen footage of the cast on location. A classic episode follows. See Choice.
Producer Gerard Barry ; Executive producer Alan Brown (S) Still ribbing for victory: page 26
A chance to see the last episode of the comedy series. Never Too Old. Corporal Jones decides to marry.
Written by David Croft and Jimmy Perry
Director David Lilley ; Producer David Croft (R) (S)
Lance Corporal Jones:
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Rites of Passage. Mike is thrown into emotional turmoil when the father he has never met returns. Last in the series.
Written by Andrew Rattenbury ; Producer Steve Lanning
Director Peter Macdonald Repeated Wednesday 12 midnight (S) (W)
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Continuing the drama series starring Dervla Kirwan.
You Can't Always Get What You Want. Emma and Louise make a pact to find new jobs. Amanda is getting broody and demands to babysit Sam. Contains strong language.
Written by Stewart Harcourt
Producer Sally Haynes ; Director John Alexander (S) (W)
With Fiona Bruce. Weather Michael Fish. (S)
The BBC's UK-wide festival of music concludes with a 24-hour live entertainment. This opening show is hosted
! by Spice Girl Emma Bunton , Phillip Schofield and Michael Aspel , who will introduce strands that run throughout the broadcast. These include favourite pieces of music selected by guests, among them astronaut Buzz Aldrin and footballing legend George Best. Coverage continues on BBC2. See tomorrow's Choice.
Producer Fiona Clark ; Executive editor Guy Freeman (S) (W) INFORMATION LINE: ring [number removed] (calls charged at national rate), or access the website: www.bbc.co.uk/musiclive
In the last of the series comedian Jack Dee pokes fun at the week's news and relives his efforts to find happiness. Producer Matt McCabe ; Series producer Jim Pullin (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview
Spy spoof from the Airplane/team, starring
Val Kilmer. An evil East German general plans to use a new secret weapon to take over West Germany. Widescreen. Directors Jim Abrahams. David Zucker , Jerry Zucker (1984, 15) (S) (W) Films: pp 60-68 ***