Presented by Stephen Cole and Sian Williams. (S) (W)
Topical discussion with David Frost and guests. Including
9.00 News, plus weather later. Editor Barney Jones (S) (W)
Les Dennis discusses subjects as diverse as press intrusion, his experiences in the Big Brother house, his Liverpool roots and his Buddhist beliefs. Urban Faith continues with the Meehta brothers, manufacturers of organic toiletries, explaining the tenets of Jainism. Plus the weekly topical debate with Ross Kelly and Alice Beer.
Series producer Abigail Saxon ; Executive producer Chris Loughlin (W) DISCUSSION: to join in, call [number removed] (maximum cost 8p). send a text message on[number removed] or email email@example.com
Cumbrians reveal why they oppose wind farms, John Craven takes a trip on the Severn Valley railway, and Charlotte Smith finds out about the new reservoirs planned for the South East. Including weather prospects for the week ahead.
Series producer Sarah Eglin (S) (W)www.bbc.co.uk/nature
Jeremy Vine and team present their unique view of politics. (S) 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 www.bbc.co.uk/politicsshow
Swashbuckling comedy adventure starring
Michael York , Raquel Welch and Oliver Reed. Athos, Porthos and Aramis of the Musketeers must put an end to plots afoot in Paris - with the help of King Louis Xlll 's elite personal guard, D'Artagnan.
Widescreen. Review page 54. Director Richard Lester (1973, U)
Cast on Thursday (S) (W)
Terry Wogan presents the forum for viewers' opinions on BBC programmes. Write to Points of View, BBC Birmingham B5 7QQ; phone [number removed]; email firstname.lastname@example.org; or text
Regional News; Weather
Welsh baritone Bryn Terfel talks about his successful career in classical music and his chapel upbringing. He isjoined by tenor Jose Carreras , New Zeaand singer Hayley Westenra and jazz guitarist Martin Taylor as he performs popular hymns. Also featuring the Caernarfon Male Voice Choir, the Sirenian Singers and Cor Eifionydd.
(S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/religion HARDBACK BOOK: Songs of Praise: A Christmas Companion, price £9.99
In the last in the series following the life of maverick auctioneer Michael Hogben , a local dealer takes a load of antiques from the auction rooms to sell in Texas. And
Michael and his wife do a valuation at a haunted house.
Director Isabel Pritchard ; Series producer Christopher Hutchins (S) (W)
A rare mustard spoon, a silver picnic set and the original manuscript of a book by the 19th-century novelist
RM Ballantyne are among the items brought along to Chichester Cathedral by members of the public. With Michael Aspel. Producer Michele Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis Repeated with sign language Thursday 3.05am (S) (W) www.bbc.co.uk/antiques BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: price £2.95
Romantic Retreats. Tonight's programme focuses on destinations associated with love. Ginny Buckley visits the Taj Mahal, actress and writer Meera Syal visits popular honeymoon location the Maldives, and there's a look at Verona, backdrop for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
Series producer Maggi Gibson : Executive producer John Comerfbrd (S) (W) Holiday 2004 is on tomorrow at 7pm www.bbc.co.uk/holiday
Dorothy's intention to build a tourist attraction is the cause of ill feeling between Archie and Paul.
Written by Jeremy Front: Producer Stephen Garwood : Director Robert Knights (S)(W) www.bbc.co.uk/monarch RT SHOP: savings on videos and DVDs of the first three series of Monarch of the Glen. To order please call 01733
Running on Empty (part 2). Sam finds herself sidelined in the conclusion to this week's story.
Written by Ed Whitmore ; Producer Nick Pitt ; Director Jon East
For more cast see yesterday (S) (W)
DI Jayne Hurst:
DS Charlie Nicholson:
WPC Lisa Skinner:
With Darren Jordon. Weather Darren Bett. (S) (W)
Crack UK. Facing stiff competition and falling prices, crack dealers are moving out of their traditional haunts - the inner cities - and, like businessmen, opening up new markets that target affluent towns. Shelley Jofre reports. Producer Murdoch Rodgers ; Editor Mike Robinson www.bbc.co.uk/panorama Repeated with sign language on Thursday at 1.55am (S) (W) NOTE: as Panorama is likely to react to news, its subject matter may change
Satirical thriller starring Michael Douglas. When William Foster finds himself in a rush-hour freeway gridlock, the heat of the day and the frustration of his empty life finally make him snap. Widescreen.
Review page 54.
Director Joel Schumacher (1992, 18) (S)(W) Followed by Weathervlew (W)
Surplus Store owner:
Mr Lee Michael:
Erotic thriller starring Scott Bakula and Chelsea Reid. A psychiatrist uncovers a dark secret when he investigates the violent behaviour of his friend's new bride. Review page 54. Director Rick King (1994) (S)