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: Breakfast

Presented by Tim Willcox and Sian Williams.


Presented By: Tim Willcox
Presented By: Sian Williams.

: Breakfast with Frost

Topical discussion with David Frost and guests. Including
9.00 News, plus weather later. Editor Barney Jones


Unknown: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones

: The Heaven and EarthShow

Actor Anthony Andrews talks about how his faith in God helped him cope with his sister's death, while Simon Calder 's journey to spiritual islands in the UKtakes him to Sheppey in Kent, where he finds a holy well with healing powers.
Producer Moira Kean ; Series producer
Abigail Saxon www.bbc.co.uk/heavenandearth


Talks: Anthony Andrews
Unknown: Simon Calder
Producer: Moira Kean
Producer: Abigail Saxon

: TV Mail

Ingrid Tarrant and Amanda Lamb 's deliveries include a marriage proposal from a man who's admitted to having an affair.
Postponed from 6 April


Unknown: Amanda Lamb

: Countryfile

Lord Lichfield and leading landscape photographer
Charlie Waite join presenter John Craven to launch this year's photographic competition entitled The Four Seasons. Plus weather for the week ahead. www.bbc.co.uk/factsheets/countryflle EMAIL: countryflle@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Charlie Waite
Presenter: John Craven

: The Politics Show

Jeremy Vine unveils reports and interviews on national affairs. 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.
Editor James Stephenson NOTE: satellite viewers : retune to analogue to see the local element


Unknown: Jeremy Vine
Unknown: Tim Donovan
Unknown: Peter Henley.
Editor: James Stephenson

: MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis

Action adventure starring Richard Dean Anderson ,
Brian Blessed and Sophie Ward. Ingenious former special forces operative MacGyver is called on by his old archaeology professorto help find some artefacts linked to a lost civilisation. Review page 4L
Director Michael Vejar (1994)


Unknown: Richard Dean Anderson
Unknown: Brian Blessed
Unknown: Sophie Ward.
Director: Michael Vejar

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast on Thursday/Friday

: My Family

Blind Justice. Ben makes a discovery aboutjuries.
Shown last Friday

: Points of View

Terry Wogan presents more viewer feedback. CONTACT DETAILS: email: pov@bbc.co.uk or telephone [number removed]


Unknown: Terry Wogan

: BBC News


: Regional News


: Songs of Praise

Traditional hymns from
Wakefield Cathedral including For All the Saints and Onward Christian Soldiers accompany Aled Jones 's May Day visit to Yorkshire, where he meets
Last of the Summer Wine star Jean Fergusson and explores some modern sculpture.


Unknown: Aled Jones
Unknown: Jean Fergusson

: Antiques Roadshow

A delftware tobacco jar, a porcelain dish with a poignant history and a decorative sword from the American Civil
War are examined by experts when they pay a second visit to Forde Abbey in the West Country. Other finds include a valuable painting and a very early American toy which was almost thrown out with the rubbish. Hosted by Michael Aspel. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: available monthly, price £2.95


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

: Leonardo

The Secret Life of the Mona Lisa. The story behind one of the world's most famous works of art is told in the last of a three-part semi-dramatised biography of Leonardo da Vinci , written and presented by Alan Yentob.
She has her own bodyguards and lives in Paris in an air-conditioned box protected by bulletproof glass. The story of the Mona Lisa is full of notoriety, glamour and intrigue. With the help of scholars and original research, has the mystery of who she is and why she is smiling finally been solved?
Producer Nick Rossiter ; Executive producer Michael Mosley www.bbc.co.uk/leonardo
Leonardo's Amazing Inventions follows at 8pm on BBC3 The Mona Lisa 's hidden secrets: page 26


Unknown: Mona Lisa.
Unknown: Leonardo Da Vinci
Presented By: Alan Yentob.
Unknown: Mona Lisa
Producer: Nick Rossiter
Producer: Michael Mosley
Unknown: Mona Lisa
Leonardo: Mark Rylance
Mona Lisa: Dolya Gavanski
Salai: Che Cartwright

: Test the Nation: the National IQ Test

A year ago, more than nine million viewers witnessed the first national IQ test. Tonight the second is held. The two-part live programme, presented by Anne Robinson and Phillip Schofield , sets a test which can be taken on the internet, via digital televison, a scorecard or, most simply, with a pen and paper. Using 70 specially designed multiple-choice questions, it examines five "intelligence areas" language, memory, logic, numbers and perception.
As viewers take the test at home, six groups - mechanics, bodybuilders, City dealers, musicians, tax inspectors and last year's losing contingent, blondes - answer the same questions live in the studio, where they are joined by eight celebrity participants. Stars on hand include Arabella Weir , Richard Blackwood , Matthew Pinsent , Paula Radcliffe and Fearne Cotton.
Concludes after the news at 9.50pm.
Series producer Jane O'Brien ; Executive producers Jon Beazley and John Kaye Cooper www.bbc.co.uk/testthenation BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital viewers
BBC BOOK: Test the Nation - the IQ Booh is now on sale, price £6.99 rsmmwvrn Featured in this term's issue of Smart TVmagazine: hilll'lliM available from WHSmith; or order on 01795


Presented By: Anne Robinson
Presented By: Phillip Schofield
Unknown: Arabella Weir
Unknown: Richard Blackwood
Unknown: Matthew Pinsent
Unknown: Paula Radcliffe
Producer: Jane O'Brien
Producers: Jon Beazley
Producers: John Kaye Cooper

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce. Weather with Michael Fish.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Michael Fish.

: Test the Nation: the National IQ Test

In the second and concluding part to the live programme the results of the test are analysed.

: The Hunt for Red October

Cold War thriller. 1984: the trial voyage of new Soviet submarine Red Octoberdoes not go as expected.
Equipped with an experimental new propulsion system that makes it virtually impossible to track, and captained by the enigmatic Marko Ramius , the heavily armed vessel heads for America. Widescreen. Review page 42.
Director John McTiernan (1990, PG)


Unknown: Marko Ramius
Director: John McTiernan
Cptn Marko Ramius: Sean Connery
Jack Ryan: Alec Baldwin
Captain Bart Mancuso: Scott Glenn
Captain Vasily Borodin: Sam Neill
Admiral Greer James: Earl Jones
Andrei Lysenko: Joss Ackland
Jeffrey Pelt: Richard Jordan
Ivan Putin: Peter Firth

: The Sky at Night

The Early Bird. Patrick Moore previews the three astronomical events which can all be witnessed from Britain at the end of May, including an annular eclipse. Series producer Jane Fletcher Rptd next Saturday on BBC2
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Jane Fletcher Rptd

: BBC News 24

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