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: Breakfast

Presented by Simon McCoy and Susanna Reid.


Presenter: Simon McCoy
Presenter: Susanna Reid

: Animal Park

Amy the lioness gives birth at Longleat.
(Revised rpt)

: Risen Today!

A live Easter Day celebration of Holy Communion from the Parish Church of St Peter's, Leeds. The service is led by the Rev Joanna Yates , and the sermon given by the Rev Roger Hutchings. Music includes Jesus Christ Is Risen Today and Thine Be the Glory. Director Matthew Woodward ; Producer Maurice Maguire


Unknown: Joanna Yates
Unknown: Roger Hutchings.
Unknown: Jesus Christ
Director: Matthew Woodward
Producer: Maurice Maguire

: Urbi et Orbi

John Paul II gives his traditional Easter message and blessing to "the City and the World" live from St Peter 's Square, Rome. With Denis Nowlan.


Unknown: John Paul Ii
Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Denis Nowlan.

: Countryfile

John Craven and Ben Fogle visit the North Yorkshire town of Whitby to investigate the legend of Dracula, while Charlotte Smith reports from the Isle of Lewis on Plans for a massive wind farm.
Plus weather for the week ahead. Series producer Andrew Tomlinson ; Exec Producer Andrew Thorman


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Ben Fogle
Unknown: Charlotte Smith
Producer: Andrew Tomlinson
Producer: Andrew Thorman

: News

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
For cast see page 49 (AD)

: Hook

Entertaining fantasy adventure starring Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan who travels back to Neverland when his children are abducted by his old nemesis Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman ). Review page 58.
Director Steven Spielberg (1991, U)


Unknown: Robin Williams
Unknown: Peter Pan
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Director: Steven Spielberg
Captain James Hook: Dustin Hoffman
Peter Banning/Peter Pan: Robin Williams
Tinkerbell: Julia Roberts
Smee: Bob Hoskins
Granny Wendy: Maggie Smith

: Songs of Praise

Prunella Scales joins Pam Rhodes in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, for an Easter celebration in words and music. The cathedral's new tower is nearing completion and those involved explain what the project means to them, and the town.
Hymns include Thine Be the Glory, Christ the Lord Is Risen Today and Lord of the Dance.


Unknown: Prunella Scales
Unknown: Pam Rhodes

: As Time Goes By

Judith's New Romance. Jean intervenes in Judith's love life.
Writer Bob Larbey


Unknown: Bob Larbey

: Last of the Summer Wine

Has Anyone Seen a Peruvian Wart? Nora Batty is pursued by a renowned ladies' man (Roy Barraclough ).
Writer Roy Clarke ; Producer Alan JW Bell


Unknown: Nora Batty
Unknown: Roy Barraclough
Unknown: Roy Clarke
Clegg: Peter Sallis
Truly: Frank Thornton
Billy: Keith Clifford
Alvin: Brian Murphy
Nora: Kathy Staff
Roz: Dora Bryan
Pearl: Juliette Kaplan
Marina: Jean Fergusson
Howard: Robert Fyfe
Tom: Tom Owen
Entwistle: Burt Kwouk
Smiler: Stephen Lewis
Crowcroft: Roy Barraclouqh
Auntie: Jean Alexander
Ivy: Jane Freeman
Glenda: Sarah Thomas
Barry: Mike Grady
First PC: Ken Kitson
Second PC: Louis Emerick
Miss Davenport: Josephine Tewson

: Tsunami: Anatomy of a Disaster

On Boxing Day 2004 the world witnessed the terrible power of the tidal wave. Here, eyewitness accounts and actual footage illustrate its destructive force, while scientific analysis explains what caused the tsunami, and asks whether so many people need have died. Producers Nick Green and Tom Giles
Executive producer Matthew Barrett The Killer Wave of 1607 - Timewatch is on Friday at 9pm on BBC2


Producers: Nick Green
Producers: Tom Giles
Producer: Matthew Barrett

: BBC News

With Darren Jordon.
Regional News; Weather with Alex Deakin.


Unknown: Darren Jordon.
Unknown: Alex Deakin.

: The Queen's Castle

New series A chance to see the Queen in public and private, this short series chronicles a year in the life of Windsor, the world's largest inhabited castle.
1/3. The Banquet. President Chirac of France is coming to stay. The castle must look spectacular, the kitchens must create a meal to impress, and there's the small matter of the after-dinner show. Barbara Flynn narrates. Producer Matt Reid ; Executive producers Andy Goodsir and Martin Davison A favourable Windsor: page 28; Did you know?: page 67


Unknown: Barbara Flynn
Producer: Matt Reid
Producers: Andy Goodsir
Producers: Martin Davison

: Fingersmith: 1/3

The streets of Dickensian London are the setting for this star-studded drama adapted from the Booker-nominated novel by Sarah Waters.
Conman Richard Rivers enlists the help of petty thief Sue Trinder in his plot to rob a wealthy heiress.
Sarah Waters: Sex and the Victorian City, tomorrow at 8pm on BBC4
What the Victorians do for her: page 26
RT Direct DVD offer: page 27; One to Watch: page 67


Author: Sarah Waters.
Adapted by: Peter Ransley
Producer: Georgina Lowe
Director: Aisling Walsh
Rivers: Rupert Evans
Sue: Sally Hawkins
Maud: Elaine Cassidy
Mrs Sucksby: Imelda Staunton
Mr Lilly: Charles Dance
Mr Ibbs: David Troughton
Mrs Stiles: Polly Hemingway
John Vroom: Bronson Webb
Dainty: Demelza Randall
Charles: Stephen Wight
Mr Hawtrey: Richard Durden
Mr Huss: Nick Lucas
Mrs Cream: Wendy Morgan
Young Sue: Stephanie Middleton
Young Maud: Tallula Pitt-Brown
Nurse: Anna Jordan
Matron: Anna Mottram
Agnes Laura: Dos Santos

: BBC News

With Huw Edwards.
Weather with Alex Deakin.


Unknown: Huw Edwards.
Unknown: Alex Deakin.

: Enigma

Intelligent Second World War romantic thriller starring Dougray Scott, Kate Winslet and Saffron Burrows. After suffering a breakdown, brilliant but fragile codebreaker Tom Jericho is given a leave of absence. On his return, he must contend not only with a new Nazi U-boat code, but also the mysterious disappearance of the woman he loves. Review page 58.
Director Michael Apted (2001,15) Film Highlights: pages 52


Tom Jericho: Dougray Scott
[Actor]: Kate Winslet
[Actor]: Tom Jericho
Director: Michael Apted

: All the President's Men

First-rate political thriller starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman , based on the real-life investigation that led to the Watergate hearings. Review page 58.
Director Alan J Pakula (1976, 15)
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Robert Redford
Unknown: Dustin Hoffman
Director: Alan J Pakula

: BBC News 24

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