Presented by Tim Willcox and Jules Botfield. (S)(W)
Guest presenter Peter Sissons sits in for David Frost. With
9.00 News, plus weather later. Editor Barney Jones (S) (W)
No stranger to high drama in the studio, Trisha Goddard has also experienced tragedy in her personal life - the chat show host recalls her sister's suicide, and how she twice attempted to take her own life. (S) (W)
Two whirlwind romances are celebrated. With Ingrid Tarrant and Nadia Sawalha. (S) (W)
A look at how even non-organic farmers can reduce their use of pesticides. Including weather for the week ahead. (S)(W)
Rene and Yvette elope on a night train to Switzerland - along with most of the village. Written by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd (R) (S)
Hyacinth's upmarket choice of new car leaves Richard fearing for his bank balance.
Written by Roy Clarke (R) (S) Patricia Routiedge narrates the final part of In Search of the Brontes at 7pm
Fourth and last film in the comedy series about a car with extraordinary powers.
En route to Brazil for a race, Herbie and its owners get caught up in a plot to steal
Incan gold. Review page 44. Director Vincent McEveety (1980. U)
Cast Thursday/Friday (S) (W)
Highlights from Cardiff's
Millennium Stadium of today's FA Community Shield, the traditional curtain-raiser to the English football season.
Manchester United are under scrutiny following their sale of David Beckham to Real Madrid, while FA Cup winners Arsenal will be hungry to succeed after last year's defeat by Liverpool. A re-run of the whole match can be seen at 1.30am. (S) (W)Fancy the Match of the Day theme on your mobile? Visit www.radiotimes.com
Regional News; Weather
A heart transplant patient meets the donor's sister for the first time in this selection of series highlights from Threave Gardens and Sweetheart Abbey in south-west Scotland. Hymns include 0 the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus; For the Beauty of the Earth; and Great Is Thy Faithfulness.
Presented by Sally Magnusson. Postponed from 3 August (S) (W)
A sock-making machine, two stuffed eagles and a hero's gold watch arouse a great deal of curiosity when Michael Aspel and a team of experts visit St Austell in Cornwall. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
(R) (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: price M.95
Tragedy comes to Haworth parsonage in the conclusion to a two-part biography of the 19th-century literary sisters. Gone like Dreams. With financial penury looming, the sisters turn to novel writing. Charlotte's Jane Eyre , Anne's Agnes Grey and Emily's Wuthering Heights cause a sensation when they are published. But success is marred by calamitous family fortunes. Narrated by Patricia Routledge.
Producer Samira Osman ; Executive producer Kim Thomas (S) (W) RT SHOP: audio cassette offer of a dramatisation of Wuthering Heights and a reading of Jane Eyre , both consisting of four tapes, available for Lll.99 each, incl p&p (rrp £13.99). Call [number removed] (national rate) during office hours
Arthur Bell Nicholls:
Did you know that you've probably been sharing your tap water with a dinosaur? This and other amazing facts are revealed in a fascinating documentary following this most precious of resources on its never-ending cycle around our planet. Combining hi-tech graphics with wildlife film, viewers are taken on an exhilarating armchair ride that encompasses humpback whales, rainforests, volcanos, glaciers and tornados. Narrated by Bill Oddie.
Producer James Honeyborne ; Executive producer Sara Ford (S) (W) The RT Kids' Panel: page 26
Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose
Sam unwittingly gains a new lodger and Reen's marriage takes a turn for the worse in the conclusion to the third series of John Sullivan 's genial comedy drama.
Producer/Director Tony Dow (S) (W)
With Maxine Mawhinney.
Weather with Helen Willetts. (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/news
Supernatural thriller starring Kevin Bacon and Kathryn Erbe. Tom Witzky lives a fairly typical life with his family in Chicago. Then one night a seemingly harmless experiment with hypnosis leaves his mind open to a terrifying world of psychic phenomena. Widescreen. Review page 44.
Director David Koepp (1999, 15) (S) (W)
Psychological thriller with Theresa Russell and Mark Harmon. About to confess her adultery to husband Alex,
Marie Davenport is shocked to see him killed in an accident. But when his corpse disappears from the morgue, she begins to doubt whether Alex is really dead. Review page 45.
Director Nicolas Roeg (1992.15) (S)
Followed by Weatherview (W)
A chance to see today's FA
Community Shield match between Manchester United and Arsenal in its entirety. (W) www.bbc.co.uk/footbaii