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: Tales from the Masterchef Kitchens

Loyd Grossman catches up with Derek Johns, the winner of 1993s Masterchef who went on to set up his own restaurant. (S)


Presenter: Loyd Grossman
Guest: Derek Johns

: Teletubbies

Pre-school fun. (R) (S)

: Whose Child Is This?

Drama, based on a true story. After a childless couple adopt a baby, they learn that the natural parents have had a change of heart and want to win back custody of the child.
Director John Kent Harrison
(1993, PG) (S) Films: pp 50-55 ***


Director: John Kent Harrison
Robby DeBoer: Susan Dey
Jan DeBoer: Michael Ontkean
Cara Clausen: Amanda Plummer

: Breakfast with Frost

Anne McKenzie talks to those in the news and reviews the papers with her guests. Including at
9.00 News, with weather later. Executive editor Andrew Thompson
Editor Barney Jones (S)


Talks: Anne McKenzie
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: The Heaven and EarthShow

Continuing the short summer season of programmes recorded beyond the confines of the studio, Esther McVey talks to successful comedy writers
Lawrence Marks and Maurice Gran about their Jewish upbringing and the secret of their success.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin
(W) COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or e-mail heaven@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Esther McVey
Talks: Maurice Gran
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: Three Up, Two Down

Arrivals and Departures. Daphne has a visitor from Cheltenham.
Written by Richard Ommanney (R) (S)


Written By: Richard Ommanney

: Countryfile

John Craven reports from Skye on a country estate sale, and EastEnders' star Pam St Clement gives her view on the British countryside. Plus weather for the week ahead. (S) E-MAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Pam St Clement

: News

: Tom and Jerry

Animated antics.

: Quincy

A Loss for Words. An illiterate young man dies in an industrial accident because he couldn't read warning signs. (R) (S)

: Columbo

Another chance to see the detective drama starring Peter Falk. Now You See Him. Lt Columbo uncovers a magician's dark secret when he investigates a mysterious disappearance.
(R) (S)


Unknown: Peter Falk.

: The King and I

Musical starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner. The arrival of strong-willed teacher
Anna Leonowens at the court ot biam arouses lively curiosity. Anna's task is to teach western manners and the English language to the royal household.
Director Walter Lang (1956, U)
(S)(W) Films: pp 50-55 ****


Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Yul Brynner.
Unknown: Anna Leonowens
Director: Walter Lang
Anna Leonowens: Deborah Kerr
The King: Yul Brynner
Tuptim: Rita Moreno
Kralahome: Martin Benson
Lady Thiang: Terry Saunders
Louis Leonowens: Rex Thompson
Lun Tha: Carlos Rivas

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. (S) (W)

: BBC News

With Sian Williams. Weather Isobel Lang. (S)


Unknown: Sian Williams.
Unknown: Isobel Lang.

: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Alan Titchmarsh presents a nautical edition of the programme from the Solent. Hymns include Shall We
Gather at the River?; Like a Mighty River Flowing and Will Your Anchor Hold?Jnere's another chance to see the Oberammergau Songs of Praise tonight at 12.05am.
Producer David Taviner ; Editor Hugh Faupel (S) (W)


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Producer: David Taviner
Editor: Hugh Faupel

: Wildlife on One

Bear Crime: Caught in the Act. Tonight's programme takes a look at the lengths North American bears go to in their quest for food. Narrator David Attenborough. See Choice. Producer Vanessa Berlowitz ; Series producer Sara Ford (S) (W)


Narrator: David Attenborough.
Producer: Vanessa Berlowitz
Producer: Sara Ford

: Summer Holiday

Linda Robson goes on a Mediterranean cruise, Esther McVey revisits Tobago, and Sankha Guha stays in a former hunting lodge in West Sussex. Presented by Carol Smillie.
Series producer Lindsay Bradbury ; Editor Jannine Waddell (S) (W) There's another episode of Summer Holiday on Friday at 7.00pm


Unknown: Linda Robson
Unknown: Esther McVey
Unknown: Sankha Guha
Presented By: Carol Smillie.
Producer: Lindsay Bradbury
Editor: Jannine Waddell

: When Changing Rooms Met Ground Force

Alan Titchmarsh mediates as the Changing Rooms and Ground Force teams swap places. Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh decorate a bedroom, while Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Andy Kane tackle the garden.
Directors/Producers John Thomicroft and Suzannah Walker (R)(S)


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Charlie Dimmock
Unknown: Tommy Walsh
Unknown: Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Unknown: Andy Kane
Producers: John Thomicroft
Producers: Suzannah Walker

: Fawlty Towers: The Germans

Continuing the first series of the classic comedy.

Basil fails miserably in his attempts to be polite to a party of Germans.
(R) (S)


Writer: John Cleese
Writer: Connie Booth
Producer: John Howard Davies

: As Time Goes By

The popular sitcom starring Geoffrey Palmer and Judi Dench. When Lionel walks in on Sandy in the bath, Jean thinks it is time the house had another bathroom.
Written by Bob Larbey ; Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby (S) (W)


Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer
Unknown: Judi Dench.
Written By: Bob Larbey
Producer: Sydney Lotterby
Jean: Judi Dench
Lionel: Geoffrey Palmer
Judith: Moira Brooker
Alistair: Philip Bretherton
Sandy: Jenny Funnell
Harry: David Michaels

: BBC News

With Sian Williams. Weather Michael Fish. (S)


Unknown: Sian Williams.
Unknown: Michael Fish.

: Border Cafe

Sixth of the eight-part comedy drama series.
Shot by Both Sides. After patrolling with the police, Kidder turns vigilante. Contains some violence and strong language.
Written by Tim Firth
Executive producer Beryl Virtue ; Director Matt Lipsey (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/bordercafe


Written By: Tim Firth
Producer: Beryl Virtue
Director: Matt Lipsey
Charlotte: Elizabeth Carling
David: Sean Gallagher
Ronnie: Georgia MacKenzie
Kidder: Antony Strachan
Edwardian Clive: Michael Attwell
Doug Roscoe: Michael Elwyn
Chris Caine: Mark Bazeley
Max: Tom Goodman-Hill
Danesy: Dean Lennox Kelly
Beejay: Richard Mylan

: Alan Titchmarsh at the Proms

The first of four Proms on BBC1, tonight featuring three works of 20th century music performed by the BBC
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Davis. See Choice. Director Francesca Kemp ; Executive producer Oliver MacFarlane (W)
Followed by Weathervlew


Conducted By: Andrew Davis.
Director: Francesca Kemp
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane

: Songs of Praise

Deborah McAndrew travels to Germany for the world famous
Oberammergau Passion Play held every ten years. Hymns include Rejoice, the Lord is King and The Day of Resurrection. Producer Garry Boon (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Deborah McAndrew
Producer: Garry Boon

: The Last Tycoon

Drama based on F Scott Fitzgerald 's final novel, starring Robert De Niro , Tony Curtis and Robert Mitchum. In thirties Hollywood, a studio head becomes captivated by an actress. Widescreen. Director Elia Kazan (1976, 15) (S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****
The reel story behind.... : page 46


Unknown: Scott Fitzgerald
Unknown: Robert De Niro
Unknown: Tony Curtis
Unknown: Robert Mitchum.
Director: Elia Kazan

: BBC News 24

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