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: Tales from the Masterchef Kitchens

More updates and recollections from former contestants including Johny Wong and Connie Stevens from 1991 and 1994 respectively. With
Loyd Grossman. (S)


Unknown: Johny Wong
Unknown: Connie Stevens
Unknown: Loyd Grossman.

: Teletubbies

Pre-school fun from
Teletubbyland. (R) (S)

: Match of the Day

Opening Premiership games. Shown yesterday at 10.30pm
(S) (W)

: Breakfast with Frost

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


Talks: Huw Edwards
Editor: Andrew Thompson

: The Heaven and Earth Show

Comedy duo Gareth Hale and Norman Pace talk to Esther McVey about their spirituality and the enduring strength of their partnership.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin (W)
Comments: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or e-mail [address removed]


Presenter: Esther McVey
Guest: Gareth Hale
Guest: Norman Pace
Executive producer: Chris Loughlin

: Three Up, Two Down

It's Only Rock 'n' Roll. Daphne regrets a musical encounter and Sam gallops to the rescue.
Written by Richard Ommanney (R) (S)


Written By: Richard Ommanney

: Countryfile

John Craven and the team investigate how arguments over mineral rights are threatening the landscape of Dartmoor National park. Plus weather for the week ahead. (S) E-mail: [address removed]


Presenter: John Craven

: News

: Quincy

The Thigh Bone is Connected to the Knee Bone. Quincy j challenges his students to identify a deceased person from a thigh bone. (R) IS)


Unknown: Knee Bone.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. (S) (W)

: The Bridge on the River Kwai

Second World War drama, showing as a tribute to the late Alec Guinness. Also starring William Holden and Jack Hawkins. Despite being held in a Japanese PoW camp in Burma, disciplinarian Colonel Nicholson i still runs his regiment by the military textbook. But Nicholson meets his match in prison commander Colonel Saito, and the two find themselves on a collision course when Saito gets orders to build a strategically important railroad bridge.
Director David Lean (1957, PG)
(S) (W) Films: pp 48-53 *****
Remembering Sir Alec Guinness: page 46


Shears: William Holden
Colonel Nicholson: Alec Guinness
Major Warden: Jack Hawkins
Colonel Saito: Sessue Hayakawa
Major Clipton: James Donald
Lieutenant Joyce: Geoffrey Home

: Are You Being Served?

The vintage comedy series.
Wedding Bells. Young Mr Grace plans to wed - but to whom? Surely not Mrs Slocombe ?
Written by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft
(R) (S)


Unknown: Mrs Slocombe
Written By: Jeremy Lloyd
Written By: David Croft

: BBC News and Weather


: Regional News

: Songs of Praise

Pam Rhodes joins walkers on a Christian singles holiday near Loch Lomond. Hymns include Forthe Beauty of the Earth, Hills of the North, Rejoice, Speak to My Heart, Amen, Clare Benediction and The Rhythm of Life.
Producer Diane Reid ; Editor Hugh Faupel (S) (W)


Unknown: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Loch Lomond.
Producer: Diane Reid
Editor: Hugh Faupel

: Wildlife on One

Warthogs: Hogging the Limelight. A look at the surprising charm and intelligence of the warthogs of Kenya's Lake Nakura. Narrated by David Attenborough. See Choice.
Producer Lizzie Bewick ; Series editor Sara Ford (S) (W)


Unknown: Lake Nakura.
Unknown: David Attenborough.
Producer: Lizzie Bewick
Editor: Sara Ford

: Britain's Strongest Man 2000

John Inverdale presents the second of five heats in this year's contest of strength. Today the six competitors go head-to-head in a three-way car-lifting contest. (S) (W)


Unknown: John Inverdale

: Auntie's Sizzling New Summer Bloomers

More embarrassing moments as Terry Wogan trawls the BBC archives for comic out-takes, including hilarious clips featuring Ronnie Barker , Stephen Fry and Steps.
Director Ben Kellet ; Producer Clare Ragsdale (S)


Unknown: Terry Wogan
Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Stephen Fry
Director: Ben Kellet
Producer: Clare Ragsdale

: Ground Force Mandela Special

Alan Titchmarsh , Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh travel to South Africa to turn a patch of farmland into a garden for Nelson Mandela in the village where he grew up.
Director John Thornicroft ; Executive producer Carol Haslam (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Charlie Dimmock
Unknown: Tommy Walsh
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Director: John Thornicroft
Producer: Carol Haslam

: Fawlty Towers: Communication Problem

Continuing the first series of the classic comedy.
A racing tip and a guest who is hard-of-hearing cause financial disaster for Basil. Written by John Cleese and Connie Booth
(R) (S) Fifty funniest sitcom moments: page 18


Writer: John Cleese
Writer: Connie Booth
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Douglas Argent

: As Time Goes By

The popular sitcom starring Geoffrey Palmer and Judi Dench. Jean's sister-in-law Penny and her dentist husband Stephen return from their holiday with some rather surprising news.
Written by Bob Larbey ; Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby (S) (W) As time goes bye-bye? page 24


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
Stephen: Paul Chapman
Penny: Moira Fraser
Postman: Wayne Foskett

: BBC News

With Nicholas Witchell. Weather John Kettley. (S)


Unknown: Nicholas Witchell.
Unknown: John Kettley.

: Border Cafe

The penultimate episode in the comedy drama series.
Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want. A miserable celebrity chef plans a charity night for his own benefit.
Contains some violence, sexual content 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

: Nigel Havers at the BBC Proms

Nigel Havers introduces a concert of great British classics from London's Royal Albert Hall played by the BBC
Philharmonic conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier. See Choice. Director/Producer Oliver MacFarlane (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Albert Hall
Conducted By: Yan Pascal
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane

: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Comedy mystery starring Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.
The Baskerville dynasty is under threat by the mysterious beast that prowls the swamps of Dartmoor. Widescreen.
Director Paul Morrissey (1977, PG) (S) (W) Films: pp 48-53 *


Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Dudley Moore.
Director: Paul Morrissey

: The Sky at Night

Back to Basics - Into Deep Space. Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott continue their discussion of astronomical terms, including nebulae, black holes and the Hubble Constant. Producer Ian Russell Repeated next Saturday on BBC2 (S)


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Chris Lintott
Producer: Ian Russell

: BBC News 24

Ends 6.00am.

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