In this first report, William Woollard introduces live coverage of today's initial stage of this year's RAC
Lombard Rally at Badminton with commentary from
Barrie Gill and Tony Mason.
Oils Well That Ends Well (R)
Join Janet , Peter and Mark on board the omnibus and catch up with their adventures over the week. Assistant editor LEWIS BRONZE Editor BIDDY BAXTER
A four-part drama
3: Kate and Rosie visit the East End in search of Rosie's mother. But what they find out is a shock to them both.
The first programme in a new series in which Chris Serle looks at television's past.
This week: The Planet Earth with Percy Thrower. Director MIKE SEDDON
Producer BARBARA KINDRED Designer ROGER HARRIS
Series producer ALBERT BARBER
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The Benson and Hedges Championship
Live coverage of the final from Wembley Arena. Last year IVAN LENDL and BORIS BECKER produced a memorable climax to this tournament; this year they are seeded to meet again.
Bath v Coventry Introduced by NIGEL STARMER-SMITH
Reigning English champions Bath can field 11 internationals, but the tough
Coventry side should challenge them all the way. Highlights of this match, as well as news of the deciding Test between France and New Zealand and views of the rest of the weekend's rugby. Series producer HUW JONES
Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G Minor
The Borodin Quartet
Mikhail Kopelman (violin)
Andrei Abramenkov (violin) Dmitry Shebalin (viola)
Valentin Berlinsky (cello) with Peter Donohoe (piano) When Dmitry Shostakovich finished this work he asked four of his students at the Moscow Conservatoire to play it through for him. They became the now legendary Borodin Quartet. Since that first occasion they have played it many times, usually with the great Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter , but this year they received a tremendous reception for their performances with Peter Donohoe. Sound RON ALLAN
Lighting DAVID OGLE
Series editor KEITH ALEXANDER Designer ALAN WRIGHT Producer MIKE NEWMAN BBC Scotland
This week turns to the crucial philosophical question - are we essentially the same or essentially different.
Michael Ignatieff and guests: philosopher Martin Hollis feminist writer Toril Moi political philosopher
Quentin Skinner discuss The Self: What's so special about me?
Research MARK HARRISON Studio director LAN PAUL
Producer AMANDA THEUNISSEN BBC Bristol
Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton present Britain's most popular financial and business programme. With
PAUL BURDEN, TOM MADDOCKS
MARK ROGERSON and FRANCINE STOCK reporting from home and abroad on your money - and other people's.
Studio director KATHY GEE Editor JONATHAN CRANE
Ludovic Kennedy presents his selection of the week's television and discusses in detail: Casualty (BBC1), Lost Empires (ITV) and Redbrick (Channel Four).
Following the BBC's recently published guidelines, there's a report on television violence. Assistant producers JAMES HAWES AGNIESZKA PIOTROWSKA DEVENDRA VARMA
Studio director NICHOLAS BARKER Producer CHARLES MILLER
Have Fish Had Their Chips? In the worldwide hunt for herring, salmon and tuna, fishermen use an amazing range of devices, from simple native traps to the huge nets of modern factory trawlers. Julian Pettifer investigates and evaluates the demands we make on the riches of the sea. A fishfinger or tin of tuna is part of a fascinating network that links nature, trade and politics. But what is the future of this vast and valuable resource?
Music ELIZABETH PARKER
Film editor ANDREW NAYLOR Producer RICHARD BROCK Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol
Seven documentary films about the love-lives of people round the world.
6: Women and Divorce
Until recently women had the most to lose from divorce, both financially and in terms of status. But times are changing, and the statistics behind the booming worldwide divorce rates reveal that more and more it is the women who are walking out of marriage. In Japan, Egypt, Italy and Hungary women talk about why they have ended their marriages, and what price they have had to pay. Assistant producers
MUKN JAIN. ANGELA KAYE
Producer WILLIAM NICHOLSON
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Australia v England
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the third day's play in Brisbane.
Television presentation CHANNEL 9 Australia
with William Woollard
Barrie Gill and Sue Baker
This morning 150 cars left the start line at Bath at the beginning of this year's
Lombard RAC Rally. Over the next four days, they will cover an estimated 1,500 miles through some of the hardest forest terrain of England, Scotland and Wales before the rally ends back in Bath on Wednesday night. A report from Harrogate showground in Yorkshire of the day's events and a look forward to tomorrow's exacting stages. BBC Midlands
Vicki Frederick Laurene Landon
Harry, former English teacher and fan of Italian opera, now makes his living by managing two attractive women wrestlers - the California
Dolls, Iris and Molly. Times are hard as they tour the States in an old Cadillac, until an opportunity arises to tackle the fearsome Toldeo Tigers in a championship bout in Las Vegas. But first they have to learn a few new tricks. This ebullient look at a bizarre side of the American dream was the last film made by Robert Aldrich , director of Kiss Me Deadly and The Dirty Dozen.
Screenplay by MEL FROHMAN Produced by WILLIAM ALDRICH Directed by ROBERT ALDRICH
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