Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams.
David Frost interviews the news-makers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at
9.00 News plus weather later.
Editor Barney Jones
Bianca Jagger talks to Alice Beer about life after the Rolling Stones, why she has just been to Afghanistan, and her experiences of being in New York on 11 September. Helen Lederer heads to the wilds of County Wicklow in Ireland to try her hand at dowsing. Plus the regular debate. With Philippa Forrester and Ross Kelly.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin
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John Craven presents the rural affairs magazine, which this week features the plight of the dolphins that are failing foul of fishermen's nets, and what is being done to help them. Plus, Michaela Strachan visits a school for campanologists. Plus, weather for the week ahead. E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
John Humphrys presents topical interviews and political reports. Including 12.00 News. Editor David Jordan
After another wrong number for the Chinese takeaway, Hyacinth insists that Richard calls the Chinese ambassador.
Written by Roy Clarke
Disney comedy about identical twins, who try to get their parents back together again. Review page 47.
Director David Swift (1961. U)
Michael Palin appeals on behalf of Farm Africa, which offers practical advice to poor rural African farmers to help them increase the yield of their crops.
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Weather Then Party Election Broadcast Bythe Liberal Democrats.
As students across the country prepare for their exams, Aled Jones visits Manchester, one of the largest student populations in Europe. Today's hymns include Guide Me 0 Thou Great Jehovah and Be Still for the Presence of the Lord.
Producer Sian Salt ;
Editor Hugh Faupel
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In a return visit to Houghton Hall in Norfolk, Michael Aspel talks to Christopher Payne about the history of the house and its first owner Sir Robert Walpole. The treasures unearthed this time include a barber's chairfrom the liner Queen Mary.
Producer Trevor Hill ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Postponed from 7 April
Designers Graham Wynne and Linda Barker 's plans don't entirely meet with approval when they descend on the town of Chesham in Buckinghamshire. With Carol Smillie. Producer Suzy Carter ; Executive producer Linda Clifford
Second in a new six-part rural drama series set in the 1950s. Nothing like the Son. Tom, Deborah and the family are settling into their new lives in the village of Ormston.
Written by Chris Chibnall
Producer Phil Collinson ; Director David Innes Edwards
Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais 's comedy drama about a group of builders who were forced to look for work in Germany returns, after a 16-year break, for a six-part third series. Bridging the Gap. Surprises are in store when the lads reunite for the funeral of a friend. Contains strong language.
Producer Joy Spink ; Director Paul Seed wwwbbc.co.uk/drama The hod-job men are back: page 18
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With Fiona Bruce.
Weather with Rob McElwee.
The nostalgia series looks back to the golden era of snooker in the 1970s and 80s. With contributions from stars of the time Cliff Thorburn , Steve Davis and Kirk Stevens.
Producer Carl Doran ; Executive producer Alan Brown
Thriller starring Walter Matthau and Robert Shaw. Four desperate men hatch a plot to hijack a New York subway car and its passengers, and demand one million dollars, to be paid within the hour. Widescreen. Review page 48. Director Joseph Sargent (1974, 15)
Patrick Moore celebrates the show's
45th year with a look back at astronomical milestones.
Producer Ian Russell Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
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