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: Breakfast

Presented by Tim Willcox and Sian Williams.


Presented By: Tim Willcox
Presented By: Sian Williams.

: Match of the Day

FA Cup fourth-round highlights. Live coverage of Manchester
United v West Ham at 12.50pm. Shorn yesterday 10.30pm

: 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 andEarth Show

Actress Maureen Lipman talks to Alice Beer , while Paul Bradley meets a woman who claims to have been Anne Boleyn 's maid in a past life. Meanwhile, Ross Kelly and Philippa Forrester host the topical studio debate. Series producer Abigail Saxon : Executive producer Chris Loughlin COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or email heaven@bbc.co.uk


Talks: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Alice Beer
Unknown: Paul Bradley
Unknown: Anne Boleyn
Unknown: Ross Kelly
Producer: Abigail Saxon
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: TV Mail

On today's message show there are thanks for a deserving mother and congratulations to a slimming-champion father.

: Countryfile

John Craven marks the 50th anniversary of the floods on England's east coast, which claimed over 300 lives. Plus weather for the week. Rooded Britain -Wednesday 8.30pm BBC4
12.00 News


Unknown: John Craven

: Keeping UpAppearances

Hyacinth's family get in the way of her quest for perfection. Written by Roy Clarke


Written By: Roy Clarke

: Parkinson

England and Manchester United football star
David Beckham talks to
Michael Parkinson.


Talks: David Beckham
Unknown: Michael Parkinson.

: Match of the Day Live

Manchester Utdv West Ham IM
An all-Premiership battle for a place in the last 16 of the FA Cup in this fourth-round clash from Old Trafford (kickoff 1.00).
This was becoming something of a bogey fixture for
Alex Ferguson 's side, who, as cup holders, were sunk two years ago and again defeated in the league the next season. But the most recent meeting saw the Red Devils cruise to a 3-0 win. Commentary: John Motson. Hosted by Gary Linekerwith Alan Hansen and Peter Schmeichel.
Shrewsbury v Chelsea is at
6.15pm. The fifth-round draw is tomorrow at 1.30pm on BBC2. Producer James Irving ; Editor
Andrew Clement BBCi: special interactive features available to digital viewers


Unknown: Alex Ferguson
Unknown: John Motson.
Unknown: Gary Linekerwith Alan
Unknown: Peter Schmeichel.
Producer: James Irving
Editor: Andrew Clement

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast Thursday/Friday Is Robbie heading for Crossroads?: page 10; Soap & Flannel: page 35

: Fawlty Towers: Gourmet Night

Basil tries to attract a better class of guest.


Writer: John Cleese
Writer: Connie Booth

: BBC News


: Regional News


: Last of the Summer Wine

The Secret Birthday of Norman Clegg. Clegg tries to avoid a fuss on his birthday by lunching at a nice quiet hotel.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell


Unknown: Norman Clegg.
Written By: Roy Clarke
Producer: Alan Jw Bell
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Truly: Frank Thornton
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Billy: Keith Clifford
Tom: Tom Owen
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Entwistle: Burt Kwouk
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Barry: Mike Grady
Edie: Thora Hird
Roz: Dora Bryan
Megan: Fiona Bruce
Bride: Jane Jarmon

: Match of the Day Live

Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea
The second of today's live FA Cup fourth-round ties is this intriguing fixture from Gay Meadow in which the Third
Division giant-killers try their luck against three-times cup winners Chelsea (kickoff 6.30).
Claudio Ranieri 's team will be anxious to avoid the same fate as the last cup visitors to this ground - Everton were thwarted by a double strike from experienced forward Nigel Jemson. Will the Londoners' squad, boasting world-class quality in every department, prove a bridge too far for the Shrews? Introduced by Gary Lineker , with Alan Hansen and Peter Reid. Commentary by Barry Davies.
Coverage of the fifth-round draw can be seen tomorrow at 1.30pm on BBC2. www.bbc.co.uk/football BBCi: special interactive features available to digital viewers


Unknown: Claudio Ranieri
Unknown: Nigel Jemson.
Introduced By: Gary Lineker
Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Peter Reid.
Commentary By: Barry Davies.

: The Lost Prince

The conclusion of writer and director Stephen Poliakoff 's two-part drama about a boy forgotten by history.
The spirited Prince John and his nanny Lalla are living quietly on the Sandringham Estate, but unrest is growing in Europe.

8.30pm BBC1 As the final part of Stephen Poliakoff's evocative and moving drama about Prince John, the hidden son of Queen Mary and King George V, opens, Britain is about to go to war with Germany. Johnnie (Matthew Thomas) and his devoted nanny Lalla (Gina McKee) are moved to a run-down house on the Sandringham estate where Johnnie can be kept from view, thus saving his parents from any embarrassment at their son's lack of social finesse. His mother visits by appointment, but she's a cold and distant woman. As Europe falls into bloody conflict, Johnnie lives happily oblivious to the horrors befalling his relatives, the Russian royal family, at the hands of the Bolsheviks. His life is small and circumscribed. But at last he has the chance to make his parents proud, with a musical recital. Sadly for ailing Johnnie, it will be his first, and his last. The Lost Prince has been a joy and was doubtless fallen upon by anyone yearning for a drama of depth and quality. And you will need a heart of stone not to feel genuine, tearful sadness at its final scenes. Alison Graham


Written and directed by: Stephen Poliakoff
Producer: John Chapman
Johnnie: Matthew Thomas
Georgie: Rollo Weeks
Queen Mary: Miranda Richardson
Lalla: Gina McKee
Stamfordham: Bill Nighy
George V: Tom Hollander
Queen Alexandra: Bibi Andersson
Lloyd George: Ron Cook
Asquith: Frank Finlay
Mr Hansel: John Sessions
Fred: David Westhead
Callender: Graham Crowden
Tsarina Alexandra: Ingeborga Dapkunaite
Lady Warrinder: Suzanne Burden
Tsar Nicholas: Ivan Marevich
Kaiser Wilhelm: David Barrass
Olga: Vanessa Ackerman
Maria: Nastya Razduhova
Anastasia: Algina Upskyte
Tatiana: Holly Boyd
Alexei: Kostya Severov
Russell: Joe Sowerbutts
Young Johnnie: Daniel Williams

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce.
Weather with Rob McElwee.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Rob McElwee.

: Panorama

Survivors. Advances in medical science mean that more children are surviving profound disability, but the strain of caring for such youngsters can stretch parental love to breaking point. In the first of a new series, Sarah Barclay spends five months with two families to find out the reality of life for parents of severely disabled children.
Producer Aidan Laverty ; Editor Mike Robinson NOTE: as Panorama is likely to react to news, its subject matter may change No visible means of support: page 27


Unknown: Sarah Barclay
Producer: Aidan Laverty
Editor: Mike Robinson

: In Dreams

Psychological thriller. Convinced a killer has taken over her mind, Claire Cooper is committed. But when her husband is murdered, she realises she is being haunted by the past. Widescreen. Review page 42.
Director Neil Jordan (1998, 18)
Followed by Weathervlew


Unknown: Claire Cooper
Director: Neil Jordan
Claire Cooper: Annette Bening
Rebecca Cooper: Katie Sagona
Paul Cooper: Aidan Quinn
Vivian Thompson: Robert Downey Jr
Dr Silverman: Stephen Rea
Detective Jack Kay: Paul Guilfoyle

: The Three Lives of Karen

Drama starring
Gail O'Grady. While preparing to marry, Karen Winthrop learns that she has been suffering from amnesia for four years and already has a husband and child. Review page 42.
Director David Burton Morris (1997, 12)


Unknown: Gail O'Grady.
Unknown: Karen Winthrop
Director: David Burton Morris

: BBC News 24

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