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: Breakfast

Presented by Simon McCoy and Sian Williams.


Presenter: Simon McCoy
Presenter: Sian Williams

: News 24 Sunday

Peter Sissons takes over the current-affairs slot from David Frost. Join him and guests for a discussion of the day's big issues, plus a review of the papers. Including 9.30 News; Weather.


Presenter: Peter Sissons
Executive Editor: Barney Jones

: The Heaven & Earth Show

Ex-Spice Girl Geri Halliwell on why she wants a "happy death", actor Mat Fraser reviews the week's news, plus Matt Allwright and Julie Fernandez meet a medium. Max Flint and Anita Anand host. Series producer Abigail Saxon


Unknown: Geri Halliwell
Unknown: Mat Fraser
Unknown: Matt Allwright
Unknown: Julie Fernandez
Unknown: Max Flint
Producer: Abigail Saxon

: Call My Bluff

Leslie Ash, Jeremy Clarkson, Wendi Peters and Stephen Tompkinson join captains Alan Coren and Rod Liddle for the lexical challenge. Fiona Bruce plays host.


Unknown: Leslie Ash
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Wendi Peters
Unknown: Stephen Tompkinson
Unknown: Alan Coren
Unknown: Rod Liddle
Unknown: Fiona Bruce

: Countryfile

John Craven visits the landscapes that inspired John Constable. Plus, how trawlers are stripping the North Sea of sand eels, and the weather for the week ahead. See also A Picture of Britain at 9pm


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: John Constable.

: Animal Park

What will the primates make of their reflections in a mirror? Kate Humble and Ben Fogle find out. Series editor Chris Powell


Unknown: Kate Humble
Unknown: Ben Fogle
Editor: Chris Powell

: News; Weather

: Bargain Hunt

Norwich hosts the game show.
With Tim Wonnacott.


Unknown: Tim Wonnacott.

: Father Dowling Mysteries

The Moving Target Mystery. Why is Frank's life threatened?

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition.
For cast see page 45

: Holiday 10 Best

Winter vacations, including skiing in the Pyrenees.

: Points of View

Viewers' opinions on BBC TV, with Terry Wogan. CONTACT: email pov@bbc.co.uk, text [number removed], call [number removed] (local rate), or write to POV, BBC Birmingham, The Mailbox, Birmingham B11RF


Unknown: Terry Wogan.

: Songs of Praise

Christian Heroes 1/3.
Sally Magnusson profiles Elizabeth Fry , a Quaker who transformed prisons in the 19th century. Hymns include In Heavenly Love Abiding. RT DIRECT: double CD, Songs of Praise. E14.99. Call [number removed]7979 (national rate)


Unknown: Sally Magnusson
Unknown: Elizabeth Fry

: Last of the Summer Wine

Sadly, Madly, Bradley. Billy is burdened with his humourless brother-in-law in an edition from 2002.
Writer Roy Clarke ; Producer Alan JW Bell


Unknown: Roy Clarke
Producer: Alan Jw Bell

: Star Portraits with Rolf Harris

New series 1/4. Rolf invites three professional artists to paint a celebrity depiction. Tonight it's Cilila Black - which picture will best capture the entertainer's bubbly character? And which one will Cilla pick to take home? Director David Wheeler ; Series producer Robert Chandler

ART Star Portraits with Rolf Harris 6.15pm BBC1
Three professional artists, one celebrity sitter and Rolf Harris: it may not sound like riveting TV but when the first series was shown last year, it engrossed millions. The idea is that a celebrity has their portrait painted by three artists while Harris observes their progress, and chooses the one they like best. Last time around David Dickinson was moved to tears by what he saw. We suspect Cilla Black, the first sitter in this new series, may be made of sterner stuff but even so, it must be daunting to subject yourself to such scrutiny for five hours with only Harris to distract you. (Jane Rackham)


Director: David Wheeler
Producer: Robert Chandler

: 20th Century Roadshow

7/10. At the Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall, Alan Titchmarsh delves into the world of Doctor Who collectables, while a 1932 Austin, a 1951 Festival of Britain mug and a set of Star Wars figures surface.

Inside Story: p72; Alan Titchmarsh on life as a gnome: p40


Presenter: Alan Titchmarsh
Director: Liz Igoe
Series Producer: John Miller

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce. Regional News
Weather with Alex Deakin.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: Alex Deakin.

: 55 Degrees North

3/8. When an assault victim dies, a search is on for the two attackers - but which one dealt the fatal blow?
Writer Timothy Prager ; Producer Jacinta Peel
Director Pip Broughton [web address removed]


Writer: Timothy Prager
Producer: Jacinta Peel
Director: Pip Broughton
DS Nicky Cole: Don Gilet
Claire Maxwell: Dervia Kirwan
Sgt Rick Astel: Andrew Dunn
Errol Hill: George Harris
DI Russell Bing: Mark Lewis Jones
PC Martin Clark: Mark Stobbart
DS Frank Maguire: Michael Hodgson
DS Patrick Yates: Darren Morfitt
Sgt Katherine Brookes: Emma Cleasby
Georgina: Jacqueline King
Jocelyn: Dearbhla Molloy
Matty Cole: Jaeden Burke
Irene McGinley: Elaine C Smith
Ed Pitley: Deka Walmsley
Philip Jones: Tim Dantay
Michael Watt: Vito Hind
Mrs Bancroft: Beverley Fox
Jeremy Fenwick: Jeremy Swift
Bill Leslie: Alan Gordon
Nigel Harbinson: John Harding

: A Picture of Britain

New series David Dimbleby reveals how the British countryside has inspired artists and writers.
1/6. The Romantic North. The first part of the journey takes in the Lake District, Northumberland and Holy Island, and Bronte country in West Yorkshire. See also A Picture of ... at 10.40pm on Wednesday and A Digital Picture of Britain on BBC4 tonight 10pm. Director Nicky Illis ; Executive producer Basil Comely
Repeated next Saturday on BBC2 Viewers can submit digital images to www.bbc.co.uk/apictureofbritain The best photographs will be shortlisted, and winners in each category will receive a digital camera and have their work displayed at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford
BBCi: digital viewers can access a gallery comprising the most popular pictures sent to the website, and a digital photography masterclass RT DIRECT: hardback book, A Picture of Britain, E16.99 (RRP E19.99) including p&p. Cheques, payable to Radio Times, to [address removed]. Or call [number removed] (nat rate) David Dimbleby 's love of landscapes: page 20; Digital photography tips: page 24


Unknown: David Dimbleby
Director: Nicky Illis
Unknown: David Dimbleby

: BBC News

With Fiona Bruce.
Weather with John Hammond.


Unknown: Fiona Bruce.
Unknown: John Hammond.

: The Mothman Prophecies

Atmospheric supernatural thriller starring Richard Gere and Laura Linney. After his car breaks down in - a small town, journalist John Klein finds the isolated community is being terrorised by an eerie "mothman" creature, similar to pictures his wife drew just before her death two years ago. Film of the Week: page 47.
Director Mark Pellington (2001, 12)


Unknown: Richard Gere
Unknown: Laura Linney.
Unknown: John Klein
Director: Mark Pellington
John Klein: Richard Gere
Connie Parker: Laura Linney
Gordon Smallwood: Will Patton
Denise Smallwood: Lucinda Jenney
Mary Klein: Debra Messing
Dr Alexander Leek: Alan Bates

: The Sky at Night

The Shocking Sun.
Patrick Moore talks to top astronomer John Brown about the solar mission observing sunspots and solar flares. Series producer Jane Fletcher Repeated on Monday at 8.30pm on BBC4 and next Saturday on BBC2 Ask Adam Hart-Davis : page 29
Followed by Weatherview


Talks: Patrick Moore
Unknown: John Brown
Producer: Jane Fletcher
Unknown: Adam Hart-Davis

: BBC News 24

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