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: Breakfast

Presented by Bill Turnbull and Susanna Reid.


Presenter: Bill Turnbull
Presenter: Susanna Reid

: Match of the Day

Premiership highlights.
Shown yesterday at 10.30pm

: Breakfast with Frost

Topical discussion with David Frost and guests. Including 10.00 News; Weather.


Presenter: David Frost
Editor: Barney Jones

: The Heaven & Earth Show

Bruce Forsyth remembers his Salvation Army youth.
Donny Osmond puts human nature to the test and kd lang interprets Handel's Hallelujah chorus. The series returns in the new year. Series producer RogerChilds; Executive Producer Chris Loughlin CONTACT: call [number removed] (max cost 8p), text [number removed], email teaven@bbc.co.uk; www.bbc.co.uk/heaven


Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Donny Osmond
Producer: Chris Loughlin

: Countryfile

A shooting season visit to a Norfolk country estate. Plus weather for the week ahead.
Series producer Sarah Eglin


Producer: Sarah Eglin

: The Politics Show

Scrutiny of the latest political issues, with Jeremy Vine.
From 1.00, local stories, hosted in London by Tim Donovan and the South East by Paul Siegert. Including at 12.30 News.
Editor James Stephenson


Unknown: Jeremy Vine.
Unknown: Tim Donovan
Unknown: Paul Siegert.
Editor: James Stephenson

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
For cast see page 46 (AD)

: The Variety Club Tribute to Esther Rantzen

A tribute to ChildLine's founder as part of the charity's 18th anniversary. With anecdotes from Maureen Lipman and Gloria Hunniford, plus Pie Jesu as sung by Katherine Jenkins and Harry Sever.


Singer: Katherine Jenkins
Singer: Harry Sever

: The Blue Planet

6/9. Coral Seas. Gripping tales of life and death in temperate tropical waters.
David Attenborough narrates. Series producer Alastair Fothergill
(AD) www.bbc.co.uk/sn


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Alastair Fothergill

: Space Odyssey- Voyage to the Planets

2/2. David Suchet narrates a visually stunning drama-documentary about an intrepid six-year mission to the stars. Writer/Director Joe Ahearne ; Producer Christopher Riley Shown last Tuesday www.bbc.co.uk/science BBCi: digital viewers can press the red button to access mission reports


Unknown: David Suchet
Director: Joe Ahearne
Producer: Christopher Riley

: Songs of Praise

0 Worship the King and Christ Triumphant are among the hymns as Eamonn Holmes visits
St Anne 's Cathedral in his native city of Belfast.
Producer Maurice Maguire ; Editor Hugh Faupel


Unknown: Eamonn Holmes
Unknown: St Anne
Producer: Maurice Maguire
Editor: Hugh Faupel

: Last of the Summer Wine

In Search of Childlike Joy and the Farthest Reaches of the Lotus Position. Will a customise'd trolley spark happy memories for the dispirited Smiler? Writer Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell


Unknown: Roy Clarke

: Antiques Roadshow

At Wilton House near Salisbury, an ornate table that arrives in the back of a horsebox is valued at f 30,000. Presented by Michael Aspel. Producer Michele Burgess ; Series editor Simon Shaw
at 3.05am


Presented By: Michael Aspel.
Producer: Michele Burgess
Editor: Simon Shaw

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce. Regional News
Weather with Darren Bett.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Darren Bett.

: Monarch of the Glen

10/10. Molly's return from New Zealand is overshadowed by a clan elder's startling revelation, throwing doubt on Paul's claim to Glenbogle.
Writer Niall Leonard ; Producer Rob Bullock
Director Robert Knights www.bbc.co.uk/monarch BBCi: digital viewers can press the red button to view classic clips from series 1-6 and interviews with cast members in character


Unknown: Niall Leonard
Producer: Rob Bullock
Director: Robert Knights
Molly: Susan Hampshire
Paul: Lloyd Owen
Golly: Alexander Morton
Isobel: Simone Lahbib
Ewan: Martin Compston
Jessica: Rae Hendrie
Donald: Tom Baker
Lucy Ford: Lucy Akhurst
Chester Grant: Anthony Head
Proctor Sheila MacDonald: Sandra Voe
Meg: Karen Westwood
Sunil: Quill Roberts
Shirley: Christopher Wells

: North and South

Elizabeth Gaskell's tale of passionate love set in the industrial north of Victorian England. 2/4. Margaret is caught between Thornton and his desperate employees as tensions rise over pay.
Dramatised by Sandy Welch; Producer Kate Bartlett
Director Brian Percival

PERIOD DRAMA North & South 9.00pm BBC1
There are rumblings of industrial unrest in the grim northern town of Milton in the second part of this dramatisation of Elizabeth Gaskell's novel. This is bad news for handsome mill owner John Thornton, whose brow furrows alarmingly when it becomes apparent that his workers are prepared to strike.
It doesn't stop him casting covetous glances at the insufferable Margaret (Daniela Denby-Ashe), who's still trying to impose her southern softy sensibilities on this rough-hewn northern rabble. At one point she even says, "Where I come from in the South..." Margaret, love, talk like that could get you into trouble.
When the workers show they mean business, Margaret acts in a way that leads the lovely John (Richard Armitage) to believe she harbours certain feelings for him. Forget her, John, she's a drip. AG

THE INSIDE STORY Tim Plgott-Smith relishes playing against type as conscience-stricken parson Richard Hale in North & South (9.00pm BBC1). "I'm nearly always cast to play a nasty or an authority figure," he says. The part marks his return to the Hale household, for he played Richard's son Frederick in a 1975 dramatisation of the novel for the BBC. "TV at that time was a completely different creature. I seem to remember getting into a cardboard cut-out train in the studio and walking along beside it as it headed off!"


Margaret: Daniela Denby-Ashe
John Thornton: Richard Armitage
Hannah: Sinead Cusack
Richard: Tim Pigott-Smith
Maria: Lesley Manville
Dixon: Pauline Quirke
Nicholas: Brendan Coyle
John Boucher: William Houston
Bessy: Anna Maxwell Martin
Frederick: Rupert Evans
Mother: Emma Ashton
Slickson: David Crellin
Jenny: Rae Kelly
Lizzie: Holly Scourfield
Fanny Thornton: Jo Joyner
Stone: Ian McHale
Mr Bell: Brian Protheroe
Williams: Tom Charnock
Mrs Boucher: Caroline Pegg
Mary: Kay Lyon
Mr Latimer: Will Tacy
Ann Latimer: Lucy Brown
Henderson: Shaun Hennessey
Watson: Tim Faraday
Hamper: Martin Walsh
Dr Donaldson: Richard Evans

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce.
Weather with Darren Bett.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Darren Bett.

: Panorama

2much2young. Many eight- to 12-year-olds, dubbed "tweens" by the marketing industry, will choose designer clothes over toys this Christmas. They dress like their pop idols and are picky consumers whose taste for branded goods results in an outlay of more than £lbn per year. Are children growing up too fast? Justin Rowlatt reports.
Producer Fiona Gough ; Editor Mike Robinson Signed repeat on Thursday at 2.25am www.bbc.co.uk/panorama NOTE: as Panorama reacts to news, its subject matter may change


Unknown: Justin Rowlatt
Producer: Fiona Gough
Editor: Mike Robinson

: Body of Evidence

Raunchy erotic thriller starring Madonna and Willem Dafoe. Lawyer Frank Dulaney uncovers deceit and sexual perversion when he investigates the murder of a millionaire. Review page 58.
Director Uli Edel (1992, 18)
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Willem Dafoe.
Unknown: Frank Dulaney
Director: Uli Edel

: BBC News 24

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