Presented by Bill Turnbull and Kate Sanderson.
Conservative Party leader lain Duncan Smith joins David Frost this morning. Plus a review of the papers. including
8.30 News plus weather later.
Editor Barney Jones
Live coverage of the annual half-marathon from Newcastle and South Shields. Now in its 22nd year, an estimated
47,000 people will be taking part in the 13.1 mile run, from charity fundraisers to the world's leading distance runners and wheelchair competitors.
The wheelchair race begins at 10.10, followed by the elite women's race at 10.15 and the elite men's race and masses at 10.40. A strong contender in the women's race will be Sonia O'Sullivan , the winner in and current European 5,000m and 10,000m silver medallist. She will face stiff opposition from Kenyan Susan Chepkemei and Berhane Adere of Ethiopia, the world half-marathon champion. In the men's race the current world champion, Paul Kosgei of Kenya, begins as favourite.
Introduced by Sue Barker , with commentary by Steve Cram and Brendan Foster , with reports from Sally Gunnell ,
Suzi Perry , Carol Malia , Wendy Gibson and Simon Thomas.
Highlights can be seen at 6pm on BBC2.
Executive producer Martin Webster Executive editor Dave Gordon
The first of today's two-part omnibus edition. Continues at 4.20pm.
Cast on Thursday Your top TV: page 17; The facts about brain tumours: page 40;
Alison Graham 's soap and flannel: page 42
Live coverage from Celtic Park (kick off 2.15pm) of the first of this season's Old Firm battles between the two Glasgow titans. Derbies between the two clubs are always something to savour and once again Celtic and Rangers are setting the pace in the Scottish Premier League. Aberdeen were the last team, in the 1984/5 season, to break the two teams' title stranglehold.
Hosted by Gary Lineker, who is joined in the studio by Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson.
Commentary is provided by Steve Wilson and Pat Nevin.
Producer James Irving ; Editor Paul Armstrong
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Concluding today's two-part omnibus edition.
Pam Rhodes travels to Norfolk where she learns traditional methods of harvesting on the Broads. She also meets the Earl of Leicester on his estate at Holkham and discovers how scientists are concocting new ways of feeding the world. The Norwich Cathedral Choir perform music from
Haydn's Creation while hymns include Come, Ye Thankful People, Come and Thy Faithfulness.
Producer Joanna Malton; Editor Hugh Faupel www.bbc.co.uk/songsofpraise
Following the torrential rain of last week, Michael Aspel and the experts remain holed up in Warwick Castle where they discover a bizarre cigar lighter, a model guillotine made by French prisoners of war and a spectacular life drawing. Plus another chance to vote for favourite clips from the archive. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 1.55am BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers See also One on One - Michael Aspel , tomorrow at 10.35pm
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Imperfect Strangers. Having been turned away from Janey's door, Ben and Susan book into a hotel under false names.
Written by Ian Brown and James Hendrie Shown last Thursday
For regular cast see Thursday 8pm
Archie and Duncan decide to mount a search for Golly, leaving Lexie to identify a mysterious woman.
Written by Robert Fraser ; Producer Stephen Garwood
Director Richard Signy www.bbc.co.uk/monarch A rerun of the first series begins on Friday at 8pm on UK Drama
Sam befriends a victim from the Irons family murder inquiry and unravels disturbing information. See yesterday's choice.
Further cast on Saturday
With Fiona Bruce. Weather Helen Young.
The Corruption of Racing. An eight-month investigation into the world of British horseracing uncovered a decade of corruption and questioned whether the Jockey Club is fit to regulate the sport. The resulting documentary met such fierce resistance from the racing industry that two High Court actions had to be fought before the film could be broadcast. Editor Mike Robinson ; Producer Stephen Scott Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 3.40am www.bbc.co.uk/panorama
Action adventure. Colonel Allen Faulkner leads a band of mercenaries to rescue the deposed president of an African country and restore him to power. Review page 55.
Director Andrew V MeLagien (1978, 15)
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Col Allen Faulkner:
Sir Edward Matherson:
President Julius Limbani: