An extended Sunday edition of pre-school fun. (R) (S)
Drama, based a true story, starring Max Pomeranc. A seven-year-old boy is trained to become a chess champion. Reviews pp 72-75.
Director Steven Zaillian (1993, PG)
David Frost interviews the news makers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including, at
9.00 News plus weather later.
Editor Barney Jones (S) (W)
Bill Oddie spends a weekend at a yoga retreat for the good of his soul, while Toyah Wilcox rounds up the events of the past week. Hosted by Juliet Morris and Phil Hammond. Plus live studio debate. Producer Abigail Saxon ; Executive producer Chris Loughlin (W) COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or e-mail email@example.com
Beginning a rerun of the series first shown in 1993. Today, Delia prepares Thai salmon filo parcels, and asparagus with quails eggs and parmesan. (R) (S)
John Craven presents the rural affairs programme, dealing with issues affecting the countryside. Includes weather outlook for the week ahead. (S) (W) E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
John Humphrys presents topical interviews and political reports. Including, at 12.00 News.
Editor David Jordan (S) (W)
Omnibus. Steve and Melanie arrive home from their honeymoon. Cast on Thursday (S) (W)
Disney comedy starring David Niven as a millionaire whose indifferent attitude towards his grandchildren is shaken when they fake their own kidnapping. Reviews pp 72-75. Director Norman Tokar (1976, U) (S)
An episode from the comedy set in a cafe in occupied France.
The Exploding Bed Pan. Granny helps to get rid of the airmen.
Written by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
Hugh Laurie appeals on behalf of Deafblind UK, a charity that provides support to those with little or no sight and hearing.
Repeated on Wednesday at 2.30pm on BBC2 (S) (W) DONATIONS: Deafblind UK,[address removed] or call [number removed] WEBSITE: www.deafblinduk.org.uk
For Mothering Sunday,
Pam Rhodes visits Wells in Somerset. Music, from the Wells Cathedral music school and gospel quartet covenant, includes Now Thank We All our God and God is Love
Let Heaven Adore Him.
In the last of the series, Rolf and his surprise guest visit the Seal Rehabilitation and Research Centre in Holland. Plus
Kate Humble investigates the plight of India's dancing bears. Director Imogen Moore ; Series producer Sally Dixon (S) (W)
Michael Aspel and the experts visit Forde Abbey in Somerset, where the finds include a second century cameo ring, two ebony busts, and a reflecting telescope worth thousands. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
The first of a series showcasing the comedy duo includes a song and dance routine with singer Tom Jones and Ernie's revelation that he's writing his memoirs.
Producer John Ammonds (S)
Raglan School. Tonight, Charlie Dimmock and herteam visit Raglan School in Enfield, north London, where they aim to transform a tarmacked netball court into a lush green jungtennspired playground within the space often weeks. Series producer Abigail Harvey ; Executive producer Owen Gay
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When Avril's ex-husband arrives in town, Vincent fights to provide her some solace.
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Concluding the series in which John Cleese embarks on a quest to unravel the secrets of the human face.
Fame. Michael Palin , Liz Hurley , David Attenborough and Hollywood casting agent Mali Finn discuss the kinds of facial attributes that could guarantee fame. See Choice. Producer David Stewart
Executive producers Michael Mosley and Nicholas Rossiter (S) (W) E Jane Dickson : page 9
With Peter Sissons. Weather Isobel Lang. (S) (W)
Condition Red. Tonight's film charts a two-month period at an embattled NHS hospital, revealing long waiting times in Accident and Emergency, and, for one elderly cancer patient, four cancelled operations in a row. Reporter Vivian White. Producer Rabinder Minhas ; Editor Mike Robinson
Repeated on Wednesday at 1.20am, with sign language (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/panorama
NOTE: as Panorama is likely to react to news, its subject may change.
Jonathan Ross hits Hollywood to look at the glamour and glitz behind this evening's 73rd Academy awards. Includes contributions from Juliette Binoche , Ridley Scott , Russell Crowe , Julie Walters and the real-life Erin Brockovich.
Director Lara Hannay ; Producer Allan Campbell (S) (W) Andrew Duncan interviews Albert Rnney : page 12; Oscar's questionnaire: page 17; Barry Norman on Oscar hosts: page 18
Followed by Weatherview (W)
Classic Oscar-winning thriller. Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle, a tough New York policeman, becomes obsessed with smashing a narcotics ring operating between Marseille and America. Widescreen. Reviews pp 72-75.
Director William Friedkin (1971, 18) (S) (W)