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: Breakfast

Presented by Tim Willcox and Sian Williams.
www.bbc.co.uk/breakfast

Contributors

Presented By: Tim Willcox
Presented By: Sian Williams.

: Breakfast with Frost

Peter Sissons continues as guest presenter. Including
9.00 News, plus weather later. Editor Barney Jones

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sissons
Editor: Barney Jones

: The Heaven and Earth Show

Former drug addict Stuart Bindley reveals how his life was changed in the Tham Krabok monastery in Thailand, John Peel reveals home truths to Kate Sanderson (in an item held over from last week), and top psychic Gordon Smith drops into the studio. With Ross Kelly and Philippa Forrester.
Series producer Abigail Saxon ; Executive producer Chris Loughlin DISCUSSION: call [number removed] (max cost 8p), send a text message on [number removed] or email heaven@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown: Stuart Bindley
Unknown: Tham Krabok
Unknown: John Peel
Unknown: Kate Sanderson
Unknown: Gordon Smith
Unknown: Ross Kelly
Producer: Abigail Saxon
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: Golf: the Open

Live coverage from Royal St
George's in Sandwich, Kent, of the fourth and final round at the 132nd Open. Who will be featuring at the top of the leaderboard as the tournament prepares to enter its concluding stages? Coverage continues over on BBC2. BBCi: digital viewers can access extra coverage, information and features via the red button on their remote control

: News

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Phil and Dennis wage a war of nerves.
Cast on Thursday/Friday

: Golf: the Open

Live coverage through to the climax of this year's event. It was exactly a decade ago that the tournament was last held at Royal St George's. Then
Australian Greg Norman lifted the famous Claret Jug. Steve Elkington and Stuart Appleby almost emulated their fellow countryman last year, losing out in a playoff to South
Africa's Ernie Els. Highlights are on BBC2 at 10.45pm.
www.bbc.co.uk/golf
Subsequent programmes may run late or change

Contributors

Unknown: Greg Norman
Unknown: Steve Elkington
Unknown: Stuart Appleby
Unknown: Ernie Els.

: Antiques Roadshow

A teapot that holds 144 cups of tea, a gruesome 18th-century mourning ring, a rare Hungarian vase, a painting of Britannia too large to be accommodated in a house and a home-made device for clearing incendiaries in the Second World War are among an eclectic range of heirlooms and acquired valuables brought to the attention of Michael Aspel and his team of experts in Newport, Gwent. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: August edition on sale now, £2.95

Contributors

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

: BBC News

With Darren Jordon. Regional News
Weather with Peter Gibbs.

Contributors

Unknown: Darren Jordon.
Unknown: Peter Gibbs.

: Only Fools and Horses: Mother Nature's Son

An extended seasonal edition of the classic comedy series originally shown on Christmas Day 1992.

Environmental awareness dawns on the Trotters after they receive an unexpected inheritance.
Fancy the Only Fools and Horses theme tune on your phone? Visit [web address removed] for more information

Contributors

Writer: John Sullivan
Director: Tony Dow
Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Del: David Jason
Rodney: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Uncle Albert: Buster Merryfield
Denzil: Paul Barber
Boycie: John Challis
Marlene: Sue Holderness
Trigger: Roger Lloyd Pack
Mike: Kenneth MacDonald
Raquel: Tessa Peake-Jones
Cassandra: Gwyneth Strong

: Elephants: Spy in the Herd

Question: how do you film deep inside a herd of African elephants without incurring the wrath of a gang of seven-ton bulls? Answer: put a remote-controlled camera on wheels and disguise it as a pile of elephant dung.
Continuing the occasional Wildlife Specials series, this ingenious, if unorthodox, method enabled the crew to gain an intimate insight into the workings of elephant society in Kenya. The results gained from the cameras include battling bulls, a newborn being helped to its feet, and the herd plunging into mud pools. David Attenborough narrates.
Wildlife on One: Peregrine - Nature's Top Gun is Wednesday 7pm
Elevision: page 11

Wildlife: Elephants: Spy in the Herd 9.00pm BBC1
Who can resist the cuteness of a baby elephant? Not a wildlife camera crew, that's for sure. This revealing view of elephant life in Africa has enough shots of calves fooling about to satisfy the soppiest viewer. But it also has a few surprises, such as when a horny bull who's trying to get it on with a female lashes out at a calf who's distracting her.
There are lots of intimate views of elephant life here, courtesy of some cunningly disguised "dung cams". The film-makers are so excited about these devices that they spend too much time showing us the cameras instead of what they're filming, and when a curious bull gives one of the dung cams a playful kick, they can scarcely contain their excitement, even cracking some feeble football gags on the voice-over.
(David Butcher)

Contributors

Narrator: David Attenborough
Producer: John Downer
Executive Producer: Adam Kemp
Executive Producer: Neil Nightingale

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce. Weather with Peter Gibbs.

Contributors

Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Peter Gibbs.

: The Nation's Favourite Prom

Two British opera stars, the soprano Rosemary Joshua and tenor John Mark Ainsley , sing arias voted for in the BBC
Proms/Radio Times Readers' Poll in the annual concert of popular classics from London's Royal Albert Hall. The programme also features David Attenborough , narrating Prokofiev's famous symphonic fairy tale Peter and the Wolf, and the young Dutch violinist Janine Jansen , who appears as a soloist in Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams. With the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth. Introduced by Charles Hazlewood.
Director/Producer Oliver Macfarlane www.bbc.co.uk/promsBBCi: digital viewers can access in-vision programme notes via the red button on the handset Proms coverage continues on Monday with a concert broadcast on both Radio 3 (7pm) and BBC4 (7.30pm) Your complete RT Proms guide: centre pages
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Soprano: Rosemary Joshua
Tenor: John Mark Ainsley
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Unknown: David Attenborough
Violinist: Janine Jansen
Unknown: Vaughan Williams.
Conducted By: Barry Wordsworth.
Introduced By: Charles Hazlewood.
Producer: Oliver MacFarlane

: Downhill Racer

Action drama. An ambitious n downhill skier from Colorado gambles his life to attain his goal - Olympic glory. Widescreen. Review page 44.
Director Michael Ritchie (1969. PG)

Contributors

Director: Michael Ritchie
David Chappellet: Robert Redford
Eugene Claire: Gene Hackman
Carole Stahl: Camilla Sparv
Tommy Erb Joe: Jay Jalbert
D K Bryan: Timothy Kirk
Mayo: Dabney Coleman
Johnny Creech: Jim McMullan
Tony Kipsmith: Oren Stevens

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