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: Breakfast

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Sian Williams.


Presenter: Bill Turnbull
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 andEarth Show

The Barefoot Doctor and Jenni Trent-Hughes help a viewer clear out her clutter, and veteran agony aunt Irma Kurtz discusses her career. Philippa Forrester and Ross Kelly 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: Jenni Trent-Hughes
Unknown: Irma Kurtz
Unknown: Ross Kelly
Producer: Moira Kean
Producer: Abigail Saxon

: TV Mail

Including a marriage proposal from a choosy man. With Ingrid Tarrant and Amanda Lamb.


Unknown: Amanda Lamb.

: Countryf Me

A look at the potential for converting crops into renewable energy and sheepdog training. With John Craven. Including weather for the week ahead.
EMAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: John Craven.

: The Politics Show

Reports and interviews on policy issues and news at national level, with Jeremy Vine. From 12.35, in-depth local stories, presented for viewers in London by Tim Donovan and in the South East by Peter Henley. Including 12.00 News.

(Note: satellite viewers must retune to analogue to see the local element of the above programme)


Presenter: Jeremy Vine
Presenter (London): Tim Donovan
Presenter (South East): Peter Henley
Editor: James Stephenson

: Bogus

Fantasy comedy starring
Whoopi Goldberg and Gerard Depardieu. An orphan finds solace in an invisible friend when sent to live with his guardian.
Widescreen. Review page 48. Director Norman Jewison (1996, PG)


Unknown: Whoopi Goldberg
Unknown: Gerard Depardieu.
Director: Norman Jewison

: EastEnders


: Song for Europe 2003

Terry Wogan with the live contest in which four acts compete to represent the UK in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Latvia in May. Viewers can vote by calling one of the numbers below (maximum cost 10p).
Cry Baby/Jemini [number removed]
Now and Forever/United Colours of Sound [number removed]
Ever Since That Night/Mimi [number removed]
Help Me/Emily Reed [number removed] [website address removed]


Host: Terry Wogan
Performers: Jemini
Performers: United Colours of Sound
Performer: Mimi
Performer: Emily Reed

: BBC News


: Songs of Praise

Aled Jones is in north Wales where he follows the steps of the ancient pilgrims as he travels from Bangorto the Island of 20,000 Saints, Bardsey Island. Music includes 0 When the Saints; Jesu, Lover of My Soul and 0 the Deep, Deep
Love of Jesus.


Unknown: Aled Jones

: Last of the Summer Wine

The Man Who Invented Yorkshire Funny Stuff. Truly, Clegg and Billy track down a man famous for his green fingers.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell


Written By: Roy Clarke
Producer: Alan Jw Bell
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Truly: Frank Thornton
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Tom: Tom Owen
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Sharlene: Katherine Kelly
Billy: Keith Clifford
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Roz: Dora Bryan
Entwistle: Burt Kwouk
Glenda: Sarah Thomas

: Antiques Roadshow

The first of two programmes held in the gardens of Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire. Presented by Michael Aspel. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 3.15am BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers


Presented By: Michael Aspel.
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: Fawlty Towers: The Anniversary

Basil plans a surprise wedding anniversary party - but one important element is missing.


Writer: John Cleese
Writer: Connie Booth
Director: Bob Spiers
Producer: Douglas Argent

: Down to Earth

Cat on a Bonfire. Matt becomes lost in the countryside.
Written by James Wood ; Producer Rosemarie Whitman
Director Mike Cocker www.bbc.co.uk/downtoearth


Written By: James Wood
Producer: Rosemarie Whitman
Director: Mike Cocker
Matt Brewer: Ian Kelsey
Frankie Brewer: Angela Griffin
Becky Brewer: Inga Brooksby
Lucy Brewer: Charlotte Redpath
Sam Brewer: Elliot Spencer-Keyse
Daphne Brewer: Elizabeth Bennett
Tristen: Jon Glover
Tim Gibb: Martin Ball
Val Gibb: Fiona Rowlatt
Shawn: Jonathan Jaynes
Mrs Clancy: Gabrielle Hamilton
Dave Pitcher: Colin MacE
HarryGreenwood: Daniel Tuite
Betty Greenwood: Josie Kidd
PC Holmes: William Bateman
Sgt Martin: Eric Deacon

: Clocking Off

rThe drama revolving around a group of factory workers in the North West returns for a new six-part fourth series. Suzie iilts Jamie on their wedding dav. Contains strong language.
Written by Daniel Brocklehurst ; Producer Juliet Charlesworth
Director Brian Grant www.bbc.co.uk/drama


Written By: Daniel Brocklehurst
Producer: Juliet Charlesworth
Director: Brian Grant
Suzie Davidson: Nicola Stephenson
Jamie Campbell: Derek Riddell
Pat Fletcher: Pam Ferris
Charlie Davidson: Tony Haygarth
Stuart Savage: Hugo Speer
Sam Davidson: Nicholas Sidi
Eileen Davidson: Christine MacKie
Ryan Davidson: Steven Williams
Kev Leach: Jack Deam
Colin Wilkes: Mark Benton
Freda Wilson: Joan Kempson
Barney Watson: Ben Crompton
Ade Cameron: Tony Mooney
Gary Dugdale: Marshall Lancaster
Jackie O'Farrell: Paula Wolfenden
Babs Leach: Ashley Jenson

: BBC News

With Darren Jordon.
Weather with Helen Willets.


Unknown: Darren Jordon.
Unknown: Helen Willets.

: Panorama

Bush v Saddam. Audiences in London, the US and the Middle
East link up in a debate on how best to tackle Saddam Hussein. Editor Mike Robinson Signed rpt on Wednesday at 2.25am Email questions via www.bbc.co.uk/panorama
NOTE: as Panorama is likely to react to news, its subject matter may change


Unknown: Saddam Hussein.
Editor: Mike Robinson

: Macintyre Investigates: Abandoned Babies

Reporter Donal Macintyre travels the world to find the mother of a boy left in a car and unravels the history of a boy found by chance in an allotment.


Reporter: Donal MacIntyre
Director: Karen Wightman
Series Producer: Toby Sculthorp

: Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Crime drama starring Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges. A bank robber teams up with a young drifter in a bid to outrun his former partners-in-crime. Widescreen. Review page 49. Director Michael Cimino (1974, 18)


Unknown: Clint Eastwood
Unknown: Jeff Bridges.
Director: Michael Cimino

: The Sky at Night

The Dark Side. Patrick Moore talks to Professor Carlos Frenk about space's dark matter.
Series producer Jane Fletcher Repeated next sat on BBC2
Followed by Weatherview


Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Carlos Frenk
Producer: Jane Fletcher

: Defenseless

Thriller starring Barbara Hershey and Sam Shepard. A lawyer tackles a case where personal and professional feelings clash. Review page 49.
Director Martin Campbell (1991, 18)


Unknown: Barbara Hershey
Unknown: Sam Shepard.
Director: Martin Campbell

: BBC News 24

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