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Pluto the newborn Bactrian camel fights for his life. More tomorrow at 9am.
An Easter celebration live from Kings Church, Eastbourne, where those who have recently become Christians are baptised. The theme of transformation is explored through contemporary songs of worship, dance and children's activities. Music includes My Redeemer Lives,
See What a Morning and Hope of the Nations.
Director Maurice Maguire ; Producer
Claire Campbell Smith The Bishop of Durham on the resurrection: page 33
Pope John Paul II, now in the 26th year of his papacy, delivers his Easter message live from St Peter's Square in Rome. Denis
Nowlan sets the scene. 590i
John Craven celebrates 14 years of the Countryfile photographic competition. This year's judges -who include Patrick Lichfield and Jo Brand - launch the contest, the theme of which is British nature. Including weather for the week ahead.
Animated fantasy adventure, with live-action sequences. When James's parents are killed, he goes to live with his mean-spirited aunts. However, everything changes when he receives a magical gift from a stranger. Review page 50. Director Henry Selick (1996, U)
Fantasy adventure with John Goodman and Jim Broadbent.
The future of a family of tiny people, living secretly in the house of young Pete, looks to be in peril. Review page 50. Director Peter Hewitt (1997, U)
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Jonathan Edwards celebrates Easter Day in Johannesburg's St Mary's Cathedral on the tenth anniversary of Nelson Mandela 's election to president, and meets Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Hymns include Christ the Lord Is Risen
Today and Thine Be the Glory. www.bbc.co.uk/religion BBC4's South African season begins with Mandela: Accused #1 at 9pm
BBC SONGS OF PRAJSE MAGAZINE: L2.50 RT SHOP: book, Songs of Praise: a Lent and Easter Companion, £9.99 (incl p&p). Call [number removed](national rate)
9/10. Beware of Laughing at Nora's Hats. Nora reveals long-standing feud with a woman who once made fun of her.
Writer Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell
2/6. Robin Hood. He's arguably our favourite historical hero who stole from the rich to feed the poor, and lived with his merry men in Sherwood Forest. Or did he? Nick Knowles 's analyses of legends continue with the tights-wearing swashbuckler as he tries to separate fact from fiction.
Director Joanna Brame : Producer Annie Heather
2/3. Josiah Wedgwood. Hilary Kay travels through London, Staffordshire, Russia and Germany to discoverthe success story of the industrialist and marketer who transformed British pottery from a cottage craft to a global industry.
Producer Samira Osman : Series editor Kim Thomas BBC HOMES & ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: available monthly, price L3.10
7/9. News filters through that the village could be destroyed to make way for a motor highway.
Dr Donald Newman:
Dr Tom Gilder:
Vengeance Is Mine 2/2. Metcalfe (Ken Stott ) struggles to sift the truth from the lies in the conclusion of the thriller.
Violence and strong language. Concludes after the news.
Writer Lizzie Mickery ; Producer Joshua St Johnston
Director David Richards Videoplus code for 9.00-11.15pm (non-PDC)
DCI Red Metcalfe:
Dl Duncan Warren:
DS Kate Beauchamp:
DI David Wilby:
With Darren Jordon. Weather Penny Tranter.
Conclusion of tonight's psychological thriller.
Sci-fi horror starring Laurence Fishburne and Sam Neill.
2047: a rescue mission probing the outer reaches of our solar system to contact a missing prototype spaceship discovers terrifying secrets. Review page 50.
Director Paul Anderson (1997,18)
Followed by Weatherview
Sci-fi spoof starring
Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones. Three aliens are held captive in the UKfor scientific investigation, until a wellintentioned reporter helps them escape. Review page 50. Director Mike Hodges (1985, PG)