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: Breakfast

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams.


Presented By: Bill Turnbull
Presented By: Sian Williams.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost interviews the newsmakers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including
9.00 News, plus weather later.
Editor Barney Jones


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones

: The Heaven and Earth Show

Paul Bradley meets a woman who took on the characteristics of her donor following a heart and lung transplant. Chris Langham looks at the week's news, while Ross Kelly and Philippa Forrester host the topical studio debate. Producer Moira Kean ; Series producer Abigail Saxon COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or email heaven@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Paul Bradley
Unknown: Chris Langham
Unknown: Ross Kelly
Producer: Moira Kean
Producer: Abigail Saxon

: TV Mail

Emotive messages delivered by Nadia Sawalha , Ingrid Tarrant and Amanda Lamb. Today, the sister with a big heart.


Unknown: Nadia Sawalha
Unknown: Ingrid Tarrant
Unknown: Amanda Lamb.

: Countryfile

John Craven reports on the crisis in the fishing industry and Adam Henson finds out about the most expensive beef in the world. Plus weatherforthe week. Email: countryfile@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Adam Henson

: News

: The Englishman Who Went up a Hill, but Came down a Mountain

Romantic comedy. Two English cartographers decree a local summit is not high enough to qualify as a mountain.
Widescreen. Review page 44.
Director Christopher Monger (1995. PG)


Director: Christopher Monger
Reginald Anson: Hugh Grant
Betty of Cardiff: Tara Fitzgerald
Morgan the Goat: Colm Meaney
Johnny Shellshocked: Ian Hart
Reverend Jones: Kenneth Griffith

: Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth and Richard move into their "country retreat".
Written by Roy Clarke


Written By: Roy Clarke

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast Thursday/Friday One of soap's cleverest tricks: page 30; Soap & Flannel: page 36

: Life of Mammals

Return to the Water. While some mammals left dry land the blue whale has always had its home in the sea.
Shown last Wednesday

: Lifeline

Rick Stein appeals on behalf of the Fishermen's Mission, the national maritime charity which offers support to UK fishermen and their families.
Rptd Wed lpm BBC2 DONATIONS: [address removed] or telephone [number removed]


Unknown: Rick Stein

: BBC News


: Songs of Praise

Concluding a three-part guide to the Christian rites of passage, Aled Jones focuses on death and bereavement. With solos by Aled and Charlotte Church, hymns include Soul of My Saviour, Abide with Me and 0 Thou Who Camest from Above.


Unknown: Aled Jones

: Last of the Summer Wine

A Pickup of the Later Ming Dynasty. Marina goes to buy a hairnet but returns with a piece of life-saving equipment.
Written by Roy Clarke : Director/Producer Alan JW Bell


Written By: Roy Clarke
Producer: Alan Jw Bell
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Truly: Frank Thornton
Auntie Wainwright: Jean Alexander
Barry: Mike Grady
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Billy: Keith Clifford
Entwistle: Burt Kwouk
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Roz: Dora Bryan
Tom: Tom Owen
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Glenda: Sarah Thomas

: Antiques Roadshow

A painting by Graham Sutherland found behind a water tank and a Gainsborough portrait are among treasures revealed onavisittoChartwell, Kent, the former home of Sir Winston Churchill. There's also a collection of signatures by Battle of Britain pilots stationed at Biggin Hill and a Russian sub-machine gun owned by a vicar. With Michael Aspel. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 1.15am BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: £2.95 from retailers


Unknown: Graham Sutherland
Unknown: Sir Winston Churchill.
Unknown: Michael Aspel.
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Only Fools and Horses: Heroes and Villains

Another chance to see the 1996 Christmas Day special.

Del's application for a home improvement grant is turned down by the local council.


Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Tony Dow
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan

: The Lost Prince

First in a two-part drama, written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff , in which the grandeur and pomp of Edwardian Britain is seen through the eyes of the young prince Johnnie. A charming and attractive boy, loved for his frankness by his ailing grandfather King Edward VII, Johnnie suffers from epilepsy and so he and his devoted nanny Lalla are to be exiled to Sandringham. Concludes next Sunday.

The Lost Prince
8.30 BBC1
Sometimes watching certain television programmes can leave you feeling as if you've been showered in dirty water, such is their general tawdriness and vulgarity, but here's a drama that's like dipping into the warmest of rock pools. And although it's only January, Stephen Poliakoff's Lost Prince (which concludes next Sunday) is doubtless going to be one of the treats of 2003. It will certainly join Poliakoff's canon of TV masterpieces alongside Caught on a Train and Shooting the Past.
The Lost Prince of the title is Prince John, the youngest child of George V and Queen Mary. John, or Johnnie, is lost to history because he was effectively hidden from public view by his perhaps well meaning parents, who were ashamed of Johnnie's epilepsy and what would now be described as, and understood as, learning difficulties.
Tom Hollander and Miranda Richardson play George and Mary, a couple hamstrung by their own emotionally straitened upbringings, who find it difficult to demonstrate affection or understanding for their son. It is only Johnnie's nanny Lalla (Gina McKee), to whom George and Mary have entrusted their boy's care, who provides him with any kind of constant emotional security.
There is a heartbreaking sequence early on in this first episode when Lalla, recognising the early signs of one of Johnnie's fits, races around "below stairs" in an effort to find them the privacy in which Johnnie can fit, and be comforted.
The Lost Prince is leisurely (Poliakoff also directs) but by no means plodding as it tells this sad story. The acting is uniformly excellent, and doe-eyed Daniel Williams (and later Matthew Thomas as the older Johnnie) will tug at your heartstrings as the gauche, neglected boy.


Written and Directed by: Stephen Poliakoff
Producer: John Chapman
Young Johnnie: Daniel Williams
Johnnie: Matthew Thomas
Young Georgie: Brock Everitt-Elwick
Georgie: Rollo Weeks
Queen Mary: Miranda Richardson
Lalla: Gina McKee
Edward VII: Michael Gambon
Stamfordham: Bill Nighy
George V: Tom Hollander
Queen Alexandra: Bibi Andersson
Asquith: Frank Finlay
Lloyd George: Ron Cook
Mr Hansell: John Sessions
Fred: David Westhead
Tsarina Alexandra: Ingeborga Dapkunaite
Kaiser Wilhelm: David Barrass
Tsar Nicholas: Ivan Marevich
Dr Hetherington: Jonathan Coy
Dr Longhurst: John Rowe
Fine-looking woman: Fritha Goodey
Knutsford: Nicholas Palliser
Olga: Vanessa Ackerman
Maria: Nastya Razduhova
Anastasia: Algina Upskyte
Tatiana: Holly Boyd
Young Alexei: Sam Page
Young Mary: Mary Nighy
Henry: James Cooke
May: Kate Manning
David: Dominic Colenso
Fat Mary: Roz McCutcheon

: BBC News

With Darren Jordon.
Weather with Michael Fish.


Unknown: Darren Jordon.
Unknown: Michael Fish.

: The Haunting

Remake of the 1963 horror classic. Dr David Marrow recruits a man and two women to stay in a New England gothic mansion and gets more than he bargained for when its ghostly inhabitants come out to play. Widescreen. Review page 45.
Director Jan De Bont (1999.12) Film Trivia: page 46
Followed by Weathervlew


Unknown: Dr David Marrow
Director: Jan de Bont
Dr David Marrow: Liam Neeson
Theo: Catherine Zeta-Jones
Luke Sanderson: Owen Wilson
Eleanor NellVance: Lili Taylor
Mr Dudley: Bruce Dern
Mrs Dudley: Marian Seldes
Mary Lambetta: Alix Koromzay
Jane: Virginia Madsen

: Twisted Desire

Drama starring Melissa Joan
Hart, Daniel Baldwin and Isabella Hoffman. A scheming teenager seduces an ex-con into doing away with her domineering parents. Review page 46.
Director Craig R Baxley (1996)


Unknown: Melissa Joan
Unknown: Daniel Baldwin
Unknown: Isabella Hoffman.
Director: Craig R Baxley

: BBC News 24

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