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: Breakfast

With Simon McCoy , live from Arromanches in Normandy, and Emily Maitlis.

Contributors

Unknown: Simon McCoy
Unknown: Emily Maitlis.

: Breakfast with Frost

David Frost and his guests remember D-Day, and there's a live link to President Bush's speech at an American war cemetery in Normandy. Plus news at 8.00, and weather later.

Contributors

Presenter: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones

: D-Day 60

Live from Arromanches in Normandy, Huw Edwards introduces a day of special events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of D-Day. At 9.45, Normandy veterans march into the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery in Bayeux for a service of remembrance to honour those who died during the Normandy campaign. The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, Tony Blair and the French President Jacques Chirac join veterans and their family and friends for the ceremony, which includes the laying of a wreath at the Commonwealth War Memorial and the signing of the visitors' book.
Martha Kearney describes the scene. Further coverage at 1.50pm.
BBCi: interactive options for digital viewers
Websites: [web address removed] and [web address removed]
D-Day remembered: page 14; RT
Direct video, DVD and book offer pl8

Contributors

Presenter: Huw Edwards
OB director: David Pickthall
Producer: Julie Heptonstall

: The Politics Show

Jeremy Vine and team present their unique view of politics. From 11.35, in-depth local stories, presented for viewers in London by Tim Donovan and in the South East by Peter Henley. Including 11.00 News.

Contributors

Presenter: Jeremy Vine
Presenter (London): Tim Donovan
Presenter (South East): Peter Henley
Editor: James Stephenson

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
Cast on Thursday/Friday (AD)

: D-Day 60

Huw Edwards introduces live coverage of a commemorative ceremony overlooking the Normandy beaches, featuring heads of state from 17 nations, including the Queen, Jacques Chirac , US president
George Bush and - for the first time at a D-Day event - Germany's
Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.
At 2.30, a march by veterans past their respective leaders is followed by the presentation of the Legion d'Honneur and an address by President Chirac. Plus military displays from the Red Arrows and the Patrouille de France, a naval review and fly-past, archive film of the Second World War, and a tribute by the Prince of Wales to the airborne forces of D-Day.
At 5.00, a parade by British ex-servicemen through the town of Arromanches is followed by the Queen's address.
Commentary from
James Naughtie and Colonel John Hughes-Wilson . Highlights of the day at 10.55pm. BBCi: interactive options for digital viewers A typical 1940s wartime congregation is re-created in Songs of Praise at 6.10pm D-Day remembered: page 14

Contributors

Introduces: Huw Edwards
Unknown: Jacques Chirac
Unknown: George Bush
Unknown: Gerhard Schroeder.
Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Colonel John Hughes-Wilson

: Songs of Praise

Normandy veterans share their D-Day memories with Huw Edwards in a typical 1940s service from St Mary's Priory in Old Malton, North Yorkshire, while Peter Skellem and Libera perform hymns, including Thy Hand 0 God Has Guided,
, The Lord Is My Shepherd and / Vow to Thee My Country.
Producer Pamela Hossick ; Editor Hugh Faupel The 1944 invasion of Normandy is brought to life in D-Day at 8pm
D-Day remembered: pl4; RT Direct video, DVD and book offer: pl8

Contributors

Unknown: Huw Edwards
Unknown: Peter Skellem
Producer: Pamela Hossick
Editor: Hugh Faupel

: Antiques Roadshow

An exquisite 18th-century Chinese "Ho" pot and a painting of a local man by railway artist Terence Cuneo are among the fascinating finds for Michael Aspel in Shetland.
Producer Michele Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis

Contributors

Artist: Terence Cuneo
Unknown: Michael Aspel
Producer: Michele Burgess
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: BBC News

With Jon Sopel. Regional News
Weather with Helen Willetts.

Contributors

Unknown: Jon Sopel.
Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: D-Day

The factual events of 6 June 1944 are well documented - but what were the personal experiences of those who took part in the largest amphibious invasion in history? This drama-documentary combines the stories of front-line soldiers, French Resistance operatives, war photographer Robert Capa and rival commanders Eisenhower and Rommel with archive footage and interviews to re-create the story of the Normandy landings. Narrated by Ian Holm.
Director/Executive producer Richard Dale www.bbc.co.uk/ww2 BBCi: interactive options available to digital viewers via the TV handset
D-Day remembered: pl4; RT Direct video, DVD and book offer pl8

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Capa
Unknown: Ian Holm.
Producer: Richard Dale
General Eisenhower: David Lyon
Kay Summersby: Tracey Moore
Group Capt Stagg: Graham McTavish
Eisenhower's aide: Mark McKerracher
Reid Marshal Rommel: Albert Welling
Lt Gen Speidel: Timothy Bentinck
John Masterman: Andrew Havill
Tomas Harris: Mathew Bose
Garbo: Daniel Cerqueira
Robert Capa: Doug Rao
Pinky: Lucy Chalkley
John Morris: Alan Westaway
Myers: Jon Millington
Collins: Michael Gibson
Lt Col Terence Otway: Philip Rham
Lt Alan Jefferson: Simon Tcherniak
Lt Mike Dowling: Tom Brooke
Cpl Phillips: Tom Ingram
Pte Sid Capon: Andrew Brooke
Lt George Lane: Bohdan Poraj
Lt Roy Wooldridge: Clive Hayward
Eddie McCann: Marc Buchner
Lt John Doyle: Andrew Lancel
Cmdr Bernard Skahill: Jonah Russell
Cpl Bob Littlar: Oliver de la Fosse
Pte Bill Farmer: David Eaton
Pte Gisser Owen: Leon Davies
Cpl Franz Gockel: Jamie Read
Rommel's aide: Robert Cambrinus
Lt Steiner: Stephan Grothgar
Sgt Kellner: Stephan Erdmann
SgtHauser: Julian Bastida
Cpl Stich: Sam Peter Jackson
Robert Douin: Murray Head
Andre Heintz: Alexandre Steiger
Jacques Collard: Dudley Hinton

: BBC News

With Jon Sopel. Weather with Helen Willetts.

Contributors

Unknown: Jon Sopel.
Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: Panorama

Couldn't Give a XXXX for Last Orders. Cut-price booze and lax licensing laws have left many towns at the mercy of weekend binge-drinkers. As pressure mounts on the Government to intervene, Andy Davies asks if round-the-clock opening hours would lead to more sober drinking habits. Producer Liz Bloor ; Editor Mike Robinson
Signed repeat on Wed at 4.15am www.bbc.co.uk/panorama NOTE: as Panorama is likely to react to news, its subject matter may change

Contributors

Unknown: Andy Davies
Producer: Liz Bloor
Editor: Mike Robinson

: D-Day 60

Highlights of today's commemorative events.

: The Sky at Night

Transit of Venus. On Tuesday Venus will pass in front of the Sun. Patrick Moore offers advice on viewing and photographing this rare astronomical event. There's live coverage of the transit on Tuesday, starting in Breakfast.
Series producer Jane Fletcher Repeated next Sat on BBC2 Adam Hart-Davis gets all starry-eyed: page 21

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Jane Fletcher
Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: Soylent Green

Science-fiction thriller starring
Charlton Heston. A New York detective investigates the mysterious murder of an executive employed by Soylent, a company that produces synthetic food. Review page 48. Director Richard Fleischer (1973, 15)
Followed by Weathervlew

Contributors

Unknown: Charlton Heston.
Director: Richard Fleischer

: BBC News 24









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