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: Breakfast

Presented by Chris Eakin and Sian Williams.


Presenter: Chris Eakin
Presenter: Sian Williams

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the newsmakers and reviews the Papers with his guests. Including 9.00 News plus weather later.


Presenter: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones

: The Heaven and Earth Show

This week 1960s pop star-tumedactor Adam Faith talks about money, success and family, and Linda Barker looks at Islamic interior design. With Ross Kelly and Philippa Forrester.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin
Series producer Abigail Saxon


Unknown: Linda Barker
Unknown: Ross Kelly
Producer: Chris Loughlin
Producer: Abigail Saxon

: TV Mail

Nadia Sawalha and Ingrid Tarrant deliver more messages, including one to a single mum who gets her dream job. m


Unknown: Nadia Sawalha

: Countryfile

Countryside issues, presented by John Craven. Plus weather for the week ahead.
Email: [email address removed]


Presenter: John Craven

: On the Record

Topical interviews and political reports, with John Humphrys. Including 12.00 News.
[web address removed]


Presenter: John Humphrys
Editor: David Jordan

: 'Allo 'Allo!: The Sausages in the Trousers

Gruber has finished the paintings, but where can they be hidden?


Writer: David Croft
Writer: Jeremy Lloyd

: Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth volunteers Richard to repair the church hall electrics. Written by Roy Clarke Fancy the Keeping Up Appearances ringtone? Visit www.radiotimes.com


Written By: Roy Clarke

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast on Thursday

: Motor Show 2002

A visit to Birmingham NEC with previews of Jaguar's XJ, the Bentley Continental GT, the new TVR T350C and the Ford Focus RS. Plus Damon Hill tests the Mercedes SL AMG 55 and the Dutch Spyker supercar. With
Jason Barlow , Dominic Littlewood and Suzi Perry.


Unknown: Damon Hill
Unknown: Jason Barlow
Unknown: Dominic Littlewood
Unknown: Suzi Perry.

: Points of View

The forum for viewers' opinions about BBC programmes. With
Terry Wogan. CONTACT: write to Points of View. BBC Television, Birmingham, B5 7QQ; phone/ fax [number removed]; email pov@bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk/pov


Unknown: Terry Wogan.

: BBC News

Weather IS)

: Songs of Praise

From Liverpool's Anglican
Cathedral, the largest in Britain, where the BBC Philharmonic, soloist Roderick Williams and a choir of over 1,000 Merseyside voices sing hymns based on tunes from the classics. With
Pam Rhodes.


Soloist: Roderick Williams
Unknown: Pam Rhodes.

: My Family

Misery. There's trouble when Nick finds Susan's wardrobe.
Written by Andrea Solomons
Shown last Thursday


Written By: Andrea Solomons

: Antiques Roadshow

This week the experts set up shop at Chichester Cathedral, where the horde of unexpected treasures includes a fine cow creamer, a rare freedom box, a pair of inlaid holster pistols and a fantastic autograph album. Plus another chance to vote for favourite clips from the archive. With Michael Aspel. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 1.25am BBCi- special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: price £2.95


Unknown: Michael Aspel.
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Sahara with Michael Palin: Absolute Desert

Having finally made it to the legendary city of Timbuktu in the penultimate episode of his desert odyssey, Palin heads east to join the Wodaabe herders at one of their famous male beauty pageants. But it is only when he travels with a Tuareg camel train across the ultra-remote Tenere desert that he finally gets to grips with the soul of the Sahara. Director John-Paul Davidson ; Series producer Roger Mills
BBC PRODUCTS: Radio Collection audiobook. written and read by Michael Palin , audio cassette £13.99 or CD, £19.99; plus video, £15.99 and DVD. 119.99

TRAVEL Sahara with Michael Palin 7.00pmBBC1
On the 52nd day of his journey, Michael Palin - along with a camel train carrying giant salt blocks - reaches the legendary desert city of Timbuktu. Palin is renowned for his easy-going manner and ability to chat to everyone and anyone, so it should come as no surprise when he appears to have a conversation with one of the camels. Doctor Dolittle, eat your heart out.
East of Timbuktu, the Sahara is virtually inaccessible to all but nomadic tribes such as the Wodaabe and the Tuareg. The Wodaabe took amazing - their hats are particularly wild - and once a year they have the most bizarre beauty contest. The young men paint their faces, decorate their hair with beads and feathers, roll their eyes and sing - for days - in the hope that one of the girls will find them irresistible and choose them as their partner. It's an extraordinary sight. What seems to interest Palin most, though, is the subject of polygamy and he keeps asking whether having more than one wife causes trouble. Is this something Mrs Palin should know about? (Jane Rackham)


Director: John-Paul Davidson
Producer: Roger Mills
Read By: Michael Palin

: Monarch of the Glen

A mysterious stranger travels to Glenbogle in search of his roots and Lexie prepares for her first ball as Lady of Glenbogle.
Written by Colin Wyatt ; Producer Stephen Garwood ; Director Robert Knights


Written By: Colin Wyatt
Producer: Stephen Garwood
Director: Robert Knights
Molly: Susan Hampshire
Archie: Alastair MacKenzie
Lexie: Dawn Steele
Duncan: Hamish Clark
Golly: Alexander Morton
Andrew: Paul Freeman
Paul: Lloyd Owen
Kilwillie: Julian Fellowes
Merilyn MacNaughton: Hannah Gordon
Zara MacNaughton: Georgina Sowerby

: Silent Witness

Closed Ranks (part 2). Sam is put in a difficult situation when a friend pressures her into withholding evidence. Last in the current series. See yesterday's choice.
Written by Tony McHale ; Producer Nick Pitt ; Director Paul WroblewsKi
Further cast on Saturday


Written By: Tony McHale
Producer: Nick Pitt
Director: Paul Wroblewski
DI Frank McArdle: Paul Kynman
Alex Dyer: Nicholas Audsley
PC Ben Manning: Chike Okonkwo
PC Shaun Nicholson: Michael Nardone
Sgt Ron Allan: Nick Miles
Gabby Langton: Rebecca Clarke
PC Tim Bushell: Andrew Falvey
PC Neil Day: Terence Corrigan
Richard Dyer: Jack Shepherd
DC Mona Westlake: Kellie Bright
Steph Pinson: Esther Hall

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce. Weather with Sarah Wilmshurst.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Sarah Wilmshurst.

: Panorama

Queen Camilla? Opinion polls suggest most people would object to Camilla Parker Bowles becoming queen. Postponed from last week because of the tragic events in Bali, Steve Bradshaw reports on the publicity campaign to sell
Camilla to the public, the constitutional hurdles Prince
Charles will have to overcome to marry a divorcee and the dangers to the monarchy that marriage plans could pose. Producer David Wickham ; Editor Mike Robinson
Repeated with sign language Wednesday 2.40am NOTE: as Panorama is likely to react to news, its subject matter may change


Unknown: Camilla Parker Bowles
Unknown: Steve Bradshaw
Producer: David Wickham
Editor: Mike Robinson

: IQ

Romantic comedy. When lowly car mechanic Ed Walters falls for beautiful Catherine Boyd , he is devastated to find she is already engaged to pompous academic James Moreland. But Ed finds support from an unexpected quarter Catherine's uncle, Albert Einstein. Widescreen. Review page 54.
Director Fred Schepisi (1995, U)
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Ed Walters
Unknown: Catherine Boyd
Unknown: James Moreland.
Unknown: Albert Einstein.
Director: Fred Schepisi
Catherine Boyd: Meg Ryan
Ed Walters: Tim Robbins
Albert Einstein: Walter Matthau
Kurt Godel: Lou Jacobi
Boris: Podolsky Genesaks
James Moreland: Stephen Fry

: Desert Gamble

Romantic comedy drama starring Stockard Channing ,
Jennifer Tilly and Scott Glenn. Two about-to-be single women strike up a friendship in Reno. Review page 54.
Director Matthew Irmas (1996)


Unknown: Stockard Channing
Unknown: Jennifer Tilly
Unknown: Scott Glenn.
Director: Matthew Irmas

: BBC News 24

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