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: BBC News 24

: Breakfast

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Mishal Husain.


Presented By: Bill Turnbull
Presented By: Mishal Husain.

: Animal Park

Pluto the newborn Bactrian camel fights for his life. More tomorrow at 9am.

: He Has Risen!

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


Director: Maurice Maguire
Producer: Claire Campbell Smith

: Urbi et Orbi

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

: Countryfile

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.


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Patrick Lichfield
Unknown: Jo Brand

: News

: James and the Giant Peach

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)


Director: Henry Selick

: The Borrowers

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)
DVD: BBCl's The Borrowers: Series One, £11.99 (RRP £14.99) at www.bbcshop.com


Unknown: John Goodman
Unknown: Jim Broadbent.
Director: Peter Hewitt

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast on Thursday (AD)

: Points of View

Viewers' comments. Email: pov@bbc.co.uk or call

: Songs of Praise for Easter from South Africa

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)


Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Nelson Mandela
Unknown: Desmond Tutu

: BBC News

Regional News; Weather

: Last of the Summer Wine

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


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Truly: Frank Thornton
Billy: Keith Clifford ,
Nora Batty: Kathy Staff
Alvin: Brian Murphy
Audrey Craig: Audrey Brady
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Auntie Wainwright: Jean Alexander
Tom: Tom Owen
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Entwistle: Burt Kwouk
Golf captain: Trevor Bannister

: Historyonics

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


Unknown: Robin Hood.
Unknown: Nick Knowles
Director: Joanna Brame
Producer: Annie Heather

: Brilliantly British

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


Unknown: Josiah Wedgwood.
Unknown: Hilary Kay
Producer: Samira Osman
Editor: Kim Thomas

: Born and Bred: More Than You Know

7/9. News filters through that the village could be destroyed to make way for a motor highway.


Writer: Chris Chibnall
Producer: Chris Clough
Director: Paul Harrison
Dr Donald Newman: Richard Wilson
Dr Tom Gilder: Michael French
Deborah Gilder: Jenna Russell
Phyllis Woolf: Maggie Steed
Len Cosgrove: Peter Gunn
Linda Cosgrove: Tracey Childs
Wilf Bradshaw: John Henshaw
Eddie Mills: Sam Hudson
Jean Bradshaw: Naomi Radcliffe
Mr Boynton: Donald Gee
Reverend Brewer: Clive Swift
Arnold Ffotherington: Mark Benton
Brig Arbuthnot: James Laurenson
Mildred Smithers: Mel Martin
Michael Gilder: Ross Little
Catherine Gilder: Polly Thompson
Brenda: Rachel Lee
Mrs Stone: Stephanie Fayerman

: Messiah 2

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)


Unknown: Ken Stott
Unknown: Lizzie Mickery
Producer: Joshua St Johnston
Director: David Richards
DCI Red Metcalfe: Ken Stott
Susan Metcalfe: Michelle Forbes
Dl Duncan Warren: Neil Dudgeon
DS Kate Beauchamp: Frances Grey
Helen: Gillian Taylforth
Sam Warren: Eddie Cooper
Dr Dugdale: Angela Bruce
Eric Metcalfe: Kieran O'Brien
DCI Macintyre: Alun Armstrong
Dl Finnegan: Simon Lenagan
Jean Maclntyre: Ruth Mitchell
DCS Emerson: Art Malik
Daniel Jameson: Shaun Dingwall
Anna Marchant: Tom Anderson
Matthew: Aleksander Mikic
Dr Bannerman: Jon Strickland
DI David Wilby: Vincent Regan
Jonathan: Patrick Baladi
Steve Jenner: Paul Ansdell
Chrissy Stone: Diane Berneat
Isabel Emerson: Kiera Malik
Brian Herd: David Quilter

: BBC News

With Darren Jordon. Weather Penny Tranter.


Unknown: Darren Jordon.

: Messiah 2

Conclusion of tonight's psychological thriller.

: Event Horizon

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


Unknown: Laurence Fishburne
Unknown: Sam Neill.
Director: Paul Anderson

: Morons from Outer Space *

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)


Unknown: Mel Smith
Unknown: Griff Rhys Jones.
Director: Mike Hodges

: BBC News 24

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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