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Guest presenter Andrew Marr sits in for David Frost. With
9.00 News, plus weather later. Editor Barney Jones (S) (W)
As the show celebrates its fifth anniversary there's a look at belief in the 21st century. Astrologer Jonathan Cainer , theologian Robert Beckford and ex-Secular Society president Barbara Smoker discuss the results of a specially commissioned poll with Ross Kelly and Philippa Forrester.
Series producer Abigail Saxon ; Executive producer Chris Loughlin
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A congratulatory message to a woman who has lost half her body weight. (S) (W)
People and stories at the heart of the British countryside, presented by John Craven.
Including weather prospects for the week ahead. (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/nature
Down the Drain. Rene has to get rid of a German enigma machine. Written by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd (R) (S)
Hyacinth has plans to impress. Written by Roy Clarke (R) (Si
Adventure, based on the classic children's novel by Kenneth Grahame. Mole and Rat are alarmed to find Toad is selling his property to pay for his passion. Review page 48.
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New series The return of the forum for viewers' opinions on BBC programmes. Presented by Terry Wogan. (S) (W) CONTACT: write to Points of View, BBC Television. London W12 7TS; phone/fax [number removed]: email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Aled Jones visits the medieval city of Salisbury. His guests include former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath , who shares his memories of the city's famous cathedral, and bestselling author Susan Howatch. Hymns include All My Hope on God is Founded, There's a Wideness in God's Mercy and We Cannot Measure How You
Heal. (S) (W)
Who will be saved by the teachers and viewers - and who will have to leave? Bee Gee Robin Gibb is among the judges as the students again sing for survival. Fame Academy on Three is on BBC3 at 7pm, with a return to BBC1 for the result at 8.40pm. Hosted by Cat Deeley and Patrick Kielty. Series producer Alex Hardcastle; Executive producer Louise Rainbow
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New series Michael Aspel and the experts visit the gardens of Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire as they return with a new run of the Sunday evening stalwart. They find a regulator clock of the finest quality, a sapphire pendant, and a native American pouch traded with a dentist by the Cligatac Indians in exchange for pulling teeth.
Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis Repeated with sign language Wednesday 4.05am (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: L2.95. September edition out now, which includes a special Restoration magazine to accompany the BBC2 series Tips for future treasures: page 26
Another chance to see the Christmas Day special from 1993. Fatal Extraction. Raquel leaves Del when he returns to his old ways of drinking, gambling and staying out late.
Written by John Sullivan
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The results of tonight's viewers' vote. There's more on BBC3 with Fame Academy on Three: the Interview at 9pm and Fame Academy Live, weekdays 7.15pm. (S) (W)
Crime thriller starring Al Pacinoand Robert De Niro.
Detective Vincent Hanna is closing in on notorious thief
Neil McCauley. Even though he realises that the police are watching his every move, McCauley decides to go ahead with one final heist before leaving America for a new life. Continues after the news. Widescreen. Review page 48.
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With Darren Jordon. Weather Rob McElwee. (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/news
The conclusion to the acclaimed thriller. (S) (W)
Hostage drama starring
Lynda Carter. When her family is held at gunpoint by three escaped convicts, Emily Hayworth is faced with either stealing from the bank she manages or being responsible for the deaths of her loved ones. Review page 48.
Director Jerry Ciccoritti (1997, 15) (S)
Patrick Moore discusses how galaxies are formed with Professor Carlos Frenk. Plus the latest data concerning the origins of our universe.
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