Loyd Grossman catches up with Derek Johns, the winner of 1993s Masterchef who went on to set up his own restaurant. (S)
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 ***
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)
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
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Arrivals and Departures. Daphne has a visitor from Cheltenham.
Written by Richard Ommanney (R) (S)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
A Loss for Words. An illiterate young man dies in an industrial accident because he couldn't read warning signs. (R) (S)
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.
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 ****
With Sian Williams. Weather Isobel Lang. (S)
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)
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)
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
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)
Continuing the first series of the classic comedy.
The Germans. Basil fails miserably in his attempts to be polite to a party of Germans.
Written by John Cleese and Connie Booth
Producer John Howard Davies (R) (S)
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)
With Sian Williams. Weather Michael Fish. (S)
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
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
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)
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 ****
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