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: Breakfast

Presented by Simon McCoy and Kate Sanderson. Then The National Lottery Daily Play


Presented By: Simon McCoy
Presented By: Kate Sanderson.

: Animal Park

A great deal of scrubbing takes Place when a rhino needs a facial at Longleat estate.
Executive producer Annette Clarke
Series editor Chris Powell


Producer: Annette Clarke
Editor: Chris Powell

: Bargain Hunt

Two teams of sisters battle for bargains in Derby with the help of experts David Barby and Colin Young.


Unknown: David Barby
Unknown: Colin Young.

: Car Booty

An all-female barbershop quartet look to raise cash to allow them to go and perform in America. (AD)

: MacGyver: Lost Treasure of Atlantis

Undemanding action adventure starring
Richard Dean Anderson ,
Brian Blessed and Sophie Ward. Ingenious former special forces operative MacGyver is called on by his old archaeology professor to help find artefacts linked to a legendary lost civilisation. Review page 43.
Director Michael Vejar (1994)


Unknown: Richard Dean Anderson
Unknown: Brian Blessed
Unknown: Sophie Ward.
Director: Michael Vejar

: Keeping Up Appearances

Hyacinth and Richard have finally moved into their country retreat. But is it to everyone's tastes?


Writer: Roy Clarke

: BBC News

Regional News; Weather

: Cash in the Attic

Following the death of his father Ray, Toby Stride wants to raise funds for a memorial bench and set up saving accounts for Ray'sll grandchildren. Could a rare antique find turn their hopes into reality?


Unknown: Toby Stride

: Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Fun musical fantasy starring Angela Lansbury. During the second World War, three children move to the coast to escape the Blitz. Placed with the eccentric Eglantine Price, their initial dismay turns to joy when they learn of Eglantine's magical powers. Review page 43.
Director Robert Stevenson (1971. U)


Unknown: Angela Lansbury
Director: Robert Stevenson

: Murder, She Wrote

If the Frame Fits. Jessica is at hand when a literary friend loses a loved one.

: Open All Hours

Arkwright tries to improve
Granville's sales technique.
Writer Roy Clarke


Unknown: Roy Clarke

: Britain's Strongest Man

3/4. Minehead in Somerset hosts the third and last heat of the competition. Adrian "the Dudley Diplomat" Rollinson, new boy Mark Felix and old favourite Stuart Murray are among the ten that will pull a 40 ton train, dead I ift cider barrels and raise massive safes over their heads. But who will make the top three and definitely qualify for the final? Presented by John Inverdale.


Unknown: Mark Felix
Unknown: Stuart Murray
Presented By: John Inverdale

: BBC News

With Sian Williams.
Regional News; Weather with Helen Willetts.


Unknown: Sian Williams.
Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: Mastermind Junior Special

1/6. Britain's young brain boxes get to prove their worth in the infamous black chair. In the week's first neat, John Humphrys grills children aged 10 and 11 on the topics of Formula One (1990-2004), sharks, the life and reign of Queen Victoria and Anthony Horowitz's Alex Rider novels.
Who's the UK's smartest kid?: page 32


Presenter: John Humphrys
Director: Derek Hallworth
Producer: Naomi Dennison

: As Time Goes By

Lionel and Jean prepare for their wedding, in this episode of the gentle comedy starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. Writer Bob Larbey ; Director/Producer Sydney Lotterby


Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Geoffrey Palmer.
Unknown: Bob Larbey

: EastEnders

Den engineers to meet Chrissie, as Dot reveals all to Jim. Writer Tony Jordan Cast Thu/Fri Repeated at 10pm on BBC3 (AD) Soap & Flannel: page 34


Unknown: Tony Jordan

: Animal Hospital - the Big Story

2/4. Following a decade of stories covering the treatment of animals at RSPCA's Putney hospital in west London, Rolf Harris explores why the series chose the location as its home. And more vets and fans talk about the show's impact. Series producer Tony Moulsdale ; Executive producer Tina Fletcher


Unknown: Rolf Harris
Producer: Tony Moulsdale
Producer: Tina Fletcher

: Messiah 3

The Promise 1/2. Ken Stott returns as the uncompromising DCI Metcalfe in the dark psychological thriller. When injured inmates are moved to a rundown hospital following a prison riot, a sadistic killer wreaks bloody mayhem among them. Strong language and violence. Concludes tomorrow 9pm.
Writer Lizzie Mickery ; Producers Sophie Gardiner and Sanne Wohlenberg
Director David Drury More cast Tuesday New season preview: page 17


Writer: Lizzie Mickery
Producer: Sophie Gardiner
Producer: Sanne Wohlenberg
Director: David Drury
DCI Red Metcalfe: Ken Stott
Dl Duncan Warren: Neil Dudgeon
DI Kate Beauchamp: Frances Grey
Dr Carl Hendserson: Michael Maloney
Pace Tierney: Liam Cunningham
Susan Metcalfe: Michelle Forbes
Thomas Stone: Sam Troughton
Sal Meti: Darrell D'Silva
Dr Philip Ryder: Tom Ellis
Gerry Whyte: Leo Bill

: BBC News

With Sian Williams.
Regional News; Weather with Helen Willetts.


Unknown: Sian Williams.
Unknown: Helen Willetts.

: Comedy Connections

8/8. Red Dwarf. Mutant cats, talking holograms, robots and the last human in the universe aren't traditionally the stuff of sitcoms, but Red Dwarf is the most watched BBC2 comedy of the last 15 years. Charting how the show finally hit the screen in 1988 after repeatedly being turned down, tonight's programme also speaks to those involved in the comedy - including writers Doug Naylor and Rob Grant and stars Craig Charles and Chris Barrie.
Director Angus Mcintyre : Series producer Toby Stevens There's an episode of Red Dwarf on Wednesday at 11.20pm on BBC2


Unknown: Doug Naylor
Unknown: Rob Grant
Unknown: Craig Charles
Unknown: Chris Barrie.
Director: Angus McIntyre
Producer: Toby Stevens

: Working Girl

A treat of a comedy starring Harrison Ford , Sigoumey Weaver and Melanie Griffith. Discovering that her boss has taken credit for one of her ideas, put-upon secretary Tess McGill calls in the help of broker Jack Trainer as she looks to climb Wall Street's corporate ladder herself. Review page 44.
Director Mike Nichols (1988, 15) (AD) Film Trivia: page 41
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Harrison Ford
Unknown: Sigoumey Weaver
Unknown: Melanie Griffith.
Unknown: Tess McGill
Unknown: Jack Trainer
Director: Mike Nichols
Jack Trainer: Harrison Ford
Katharine Parker: Sigoumey Weaver
Tess McGill: Melanie Griffith
Mick Dugan: Alec Baldwin
Cyn: Joan Cusack
Oren Trask: Philip Bosco

: Sign Zone

Signed programmes. Ends 4.05.
The Blue Planet 8/8. Coasts. Exploring between the land and the sea. With enhanced commentary. (AD)
2.10 Superhomes 1/6. Exploring what super-rich buyers require from homes in London. First shown on BBC2 (AD)
3.05 The Boy from the Block: This World How an Aboriginal boy's death sparked race riots in Australia. First shown on BBC2

: BBC News 24

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