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: Breakfast

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams.


Presenter: Bill Turnbull
Presenter: Sian Williams

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the news-makers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at 9.00 News plus weather later.


Presenter: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones

: The Heaven and Earth Show

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
COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or e-mail [email address removed]


Talks: Bianca Jagger
Unknown: Alice Beer
Unknown: Helen Lederer
Unknown: Ross Kelly
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: The Cruise

Docu-soap rerun.

: Countryfile

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: [email address removed]


Presenter: John Craven
Reporter: Michaela Strachan

: On the Record

John Humphrys presents topical interviews and political reports. Including 12.00 News.


Presenter: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: Keeping Up Appearances

After another wrong number for the Chinese takeaway, Hyacinth insists that Richard calls the Chinese ambassador.


Writer: Roy Clarke

: The Parent Trap

Disney comedy about identical twins, who try to get their parents back together again. Review page 47.
Director David Swift (1961. U)


Director: David Swift
Sharon: Hayley Mills
Susan: Hayley Mills
Maggie McKendrick: Maureen O'Hara
Mitch: Brian Keith
Charles McKendrick: Charlie Ruggles
Verbena: Una Merkel
Rev Mosby: Leog Carroll

: EastEnders


: Lifeline

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.


Unknown: Michael Palin

: Points of View

The forum for comments on BBC television programmes. With
Michael Aspel. WRITE TO: Points of View, BBC Television, London. W12 7TS; phone/fax: [number removed]; or e-mail pov@bbc.co.uk Website: bbc.co.uk/pov


Unknown: Michael Aspel.

: BBC News


: Regional News


Then Party Election Broadcast
By the Liberal Democrats.

: Songs of Praise

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
RT SHOP: BBC CD, Songs of Praise - Your Favourite Hymns and Music, £12.99 (normally £14.99). For details telephone [number removed]


Unknown: Aled Jones
Producer: Sian Salt
Editor: Hugh Faupel

: Antiques Roadshow

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


Unknown: Houghton Hall
Talks: Michael Aspel
Unknown: Christopher Payne
Unknown: Sir Robert Walpole.
Producer: Trevor Hill
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Changing Rooms

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


Designers: Graham Wynne
Designers: Linda Barker
Unknown: Carol Smillie.
Producer: Suzy Carter
Producer: Linda Clifford

: Born and Bred

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


Written By: Chris Chibnall
Producer: Phil Collinson
Director: David Innes Edwards
Arthur Gilder: James Bolam
Tom Gilder: Michael French
Deborah Gilder: Jenna Russell
EdieMcClure: Denise Welch
Don McClure: Paul Bown
Reverend Brewer: Clive Swift
Wilf Bradshaw: John Henshaw
Linda Cosgrove: Tracey Childs
Len Cosgrove: Peter Gunn
Ernest Gillies: Milton Johns
Jean Bradshaw: Naomi Radcliffe
Mr Boynton: Donald Gee
Eddie Mills: Samuel J Hudson
Joanna McClure: Krysia Pepper
Helen Gilder: Charlotte Salt

: Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

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


Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais
Producer: Joy Spink
Dennis Patterson: Tim Healy
Neville Hope: Kevin Whately
Moxey: Christopher Fairbank
Barry Taylor: Timothy Spall
Bomber Busbridge: Pat Roach
Oz Osborne: Jimmy Nail
Wyman Norris: Noel Clarke
Jeffrey Grainger: Bill Nighy
Brenda Hope: Julia Tobin
Tatiana: Branka Katie
Kadi: Dragan Micanovic
Mickey Startup: Michael Angelis
Addey: Alan Igbon
Tommy Rampton: Paul Loughran
Yorgo: John Kazek
Lorraine: Liz White
Sarah: Emily Bruni
Gupta: Badi Uzzaman
Dl Ingham: Alan Stocks
DS Flint: Ian Curtis
Joe Saugus: Gordon Tootoosis
Lord Wharfdale: Jeff Nuttall
VAT lady: Lynne Verrall
Arthur: Dave Atkins
Olive: Veronica Twidle
Debbie Hope: Danielle Davison
Fiona Hope: Bridie Hales
Gloria: Gloria Hunniford

Blog posts that mention this programme:

Dick Clement at 80 4 September 2017
The Sunday Post: Porridge 22 May 2016

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce.
Weather with Rob McElwee.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Rob McElwee.

: When Snooker Ruled the World

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


Unknown: Cliff Thorburn
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Kirk Stevens.
Producer: Carl Doran
Producer: Alan Brown

: The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

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)


Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Robert Shaw.
Director: Joseph Sargent

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore celebrates the show's
45th year with a look back at astronomical milestones.
Producer Ian Russell Repeated next Saturday on BBC2
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Ian Russell

: BBC News 24

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