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: Breakfast

Presented by Tim Willcox and Tanya Beckett.


Presenter: Tim Willcox
Presenter: Tanya Beckett

: Match of the Day

(Shown yesterday at 11.15pm)

: 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

Oscar winner Michael Caine talks to Elaine Lipworth about his religious background. Paul Bradley meets a woman who believes her cancer was cured by prayer. Plus Ross Kelly and Philippa Forrester host the topical studio debate.
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Talks: Michael Caine
Unknown: Elaine Lipworth
Unknown: Paul Bradley
Unknown: Ross Kelly
Producer: Simon Marsh
Series Producer: Abigail Saxon

: TV Mail

A surprise birthday celebration in Venice and an unexpected companion for a traveller on her way back to Australia. Nadia
Sawalha and Ingrid Tarrant deliver the good news.


Unknown: Australia. Nadia

: Countryfile

A celebration of traditional rural events, including hen racing, bog snorkelling, the world gurning championships and Rochester Sweeps Festival. With John Craven. Plus weather for the week ahead. Email: countryfile@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Craven.

: News

: Hi-de-Hi!

The pilot episode of the comedy in which Maplin's Holiday Camp staff arrive for the 1959 season. Written by David Croft and Jimmy Perry


Written By: David Croft
Written By: Jimmy Perry

: Match of the Day Live

Manchester City v Liverpool Two Premiership teams come face-to-face at Maine Road
(kickoff 1.00) for this FA Cup third-round tie. Cup holders
Liverpool beat City on their way to the title last season, but City's subsequent promotion to the Premiership under
Anfield hero Kevin Keegan will mean a hard-fought battle.
With Gary Lineker. The draw for the fourth round of the FA Cup can be seen tomorrow at lpm
On BBC2.


Unknown: Maine Road
Unknown: Kevin Keegan
Unknown: Gary Lineker.

: 'Allo 'Allo

Rene and his staff must escape from the PoWcamp in disguise. Written by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd


Written By: David Croft
Written By: Jeremy Lloyd

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast Thursday/Friday

: BBC News


: Songs of Praise

Beginning a three-part guide to the Christian rites of passage, Aled Jones focuses on the Christening of his baby daughter. The programme celebrates both infant and adult traditions of baptism with hymns including Take My Life and 0 Jesus I
Have Promised.


Unknown: Aled Jones

: Last of the Summer Wine

The Lair of the Cat Creature. Truly, Clegg and Billy come to the aid of a failed birdman in the first of a new series.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell


Written By: Roy Clarke
Producer: Alan Jw Bell
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Truly: Frank Thornton
Alvin: Brian Murphy
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Barry: Mike Grady
Billy: Keith Clifford
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Tom: Tom Owen
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Roz: Dora Bryan
Auntie Wainwright: Jean Alexander
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Edie: Thora Hird

: Antiques Roadshow

On a visit to Toronto, Canada, Michael Aspel and the experts discover a much sought-after American soda siphon, a porcupine quill box and a painting of the Newlyn School. The surprise of the day, however, is a moose-hidejacket that belonged to the leader of the expedition sent in search of Sir John Franklin and his doomed team of Arctic explorers. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 1.40am BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers
BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: new issue on sale 9 January, £2.95


Unknown: Michael Aspel
Unknown: Sir John Franklin
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Holiday Swaps

Five perennial coach tourists exchange their latest excursion with four adventure-loving lads bound for Morocco, in the first of a new six-part series. Narrated by Nadia Sawalha.
Series producer Pete Lawrence ; Executive producer Mark Hill Holiday continues tomorrow at 7pm
Cruises around the world: centre pages


Unknown: Nadia Sawalha.
Producer: Pete Lawrence
Producer: Mark Hill

: Charlie and the Duchess

When Charlie Dimmock first meets the 12th Duchess of Northumberland - Jane to her friends - it seems the two have little in common. But when Jane reveals plans to build Europe's biggest water garden since Versailles, the two begin to get on rather well. Charlie follows the L14 million project as the contractors race to complete phase one of the garden in order to secure an essential Euro grant.
Director John Thornicroft ; Executive producer Carol Haslam


Director: John Thornicroft
Producer: Carol Haslam

: The Gathering Storm

Albert Finney and Vanessa Redgrave lead a star-studded cast in this multi Emmy Award-winning drama based on a period in Churchill's life when he was out of power and out of favour.
Written by Hugh Whitemore ; Producers Frank Doelger and David M Thompson Director Richard Loncraine First shown on BBC2 Albert Finney 's TV CV: page


Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Vanessa Redgrave
Written By: Hugh Whitemore
Producers: Frank Doelger
Producers: David M Thompson
Director: Richard Loncraine
Unknown: Albert Finney
Winston Churchill: Albert Finney
Clementine Churchill: Vanessa Redgrave
Desmond Morton: Jim Broadbent
David Inches: Ronnie Barker
Ralph Wigram: Linus Roache
Ava Wigram: Lena Headey
Sir Robert Vansittart: Tom Wilkinson
Brendan Bracken: Anthony Brophy
Randolph Churchill: Tom Hiddleston
Stanley Baldwin: Derek Jacobi
Mrs P (Violet Pearman): Celia Imrie
Mr Wood: Edward Hardwicke
Sarah Churchill: Dolly Wells
Mrs Landemare: Diana Hoddinott
Lord Moyne: John Standing
Ethel: Danielle King
Friedrich Von Schroder: Gottried John
Marjorie: Joanna McCallum
Peggy: Lyndsey Marshal
Ivo Pettifer: Hugh Bonneville
Terence Phillip: Simon Williams
Diana Churchill: Nancy Carroll
Vic Olliver: Gerrard McArthur
Harry Whitbread: Kenneth Hadley
Lady Moyne: Rohan McCullough
Mary Churchill: Emma Siegel
Marlborough: Timothy Bentinck
Charlie Wigram: Laurie Flexman

: BBC News

The latest national and international news.
Weather with Sarah Wilmshurst.


Unknown: Sarah Wilmshurst.

: Earthquake

Disaster movie. The glamorous city of Los Angeles, perched precariously on the San Andreas Fault, is about to experience the ultimate horror- a series of tremors that spell catastrophe for its inhabitants. Widescreen. Review page 44.
Director Mark Robson (1974, PG)
Followed by Weatherview


Director: Mark Robson
Stuart Graff: Charlton Heston
Remy Graff: Ava Gardner
Lew Slade: George Kennedy
Sam Royce: Lome Greene
Denise Marshall: Geneviève Bujold
MilesQuade: Genevleve Bujold
Miles Quade: Richard Roundtree

: BBC News 24

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