The increasing interest in alternative medicine is now widely covered in the media. Today's programme features a homoeopathic doctor in Manchester, some of his patients, and specialists in alternative medicine.
Music is a modern Bangia song by Shaheen Mahmood. An ASIAN UNIT presentation BBC Pebble Mill
9.35 Treffpunkt Osterreich
A language resource programme.
Studio Murz-Schuller Machen Programm
How to get your own radio show on air - teenagers cover a soap box derby for Austrian radio.
Film editor LUIS ESPANA
Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (e)
10.15 Look and Read: Badger Girl
Stripey the Superbadger by ANDREW DAVIES
Mick and the children have a go at saving the ponies, but they're no match for Barker and Deal. With MARGO GUNN , JOHN HOLLIS ASHIEK MADHVANI
JAMES MARSTON. JUUA MILLBANK
NICK ORCHARD. KIERON O'SHEA
KATIE HEBB and GARY WATSON Assistant producer ROGER FRY Producer SUSAN PATON (R) (e)
10.38 Science in Action: Sixth Sense?
Infra-red light and ultrasonic sound. Explore inner-space with a microscope and make a pair of 3-D glasses. Presenters KJARTAN POSKITT, TERRY MARSH Assistant producer CLARE ELSTOW
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (e)
11.0 Watch: Clothes: Dressing Up
How do different clothes make us feel? How can the Flat Hats and the Tall Hats stop their fighting and be friends? And can Tony turn Jaye into a pantomime character?
Discover what clothes the panto dame wears at the Theatre Royal, Windsor. Presented by JAYE GRIFFITHS , TONY NEILSON Guest appearance
BRYAN BURDON as Widow Twankey Series producer JULIA DRUM (e)
11.17 Near and Far: Tundra
Home to the Eskimos and oil people: frozen solid in winter and abounding with wildlife in summer.
Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)
11.40 Wondermaths Programme 10
Investigator enters the Sea of Reflections and Stella, Zak and Hudson investigate some tricky mirror problems.
Written by COLIN DAVIES
Programme adviser JOHN SHARPE Series producer DAVID SCOTT COWAN (e)
11.57 MI 10: Mathematical Investigations
19: Patterns. Repeat it, slide it, give it a half-drop, even multiply it with mirrors.
20: Time Graph. How to show movement on a still picture. A bouncing ball and a car journey provide the raw material; music notation provides a clue.
Presenter HILARY CLOUGH Film editor JOHN BILLINGHAM Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R) (e)
12.18 pm Maths Counts: What Price to Pay?
Bert falls for a 'special offer' but Elsie falls - for Solihull?
Bert Drummond .....ROY KINNEAR Wendy Austin..........SARAH JAMES Steve Austin nick ORCHARD Dave Harper. ............LEO WRINGER Elsie Austin .....ELIZABETH PROUD Mr Sharp .................DEREK ROYLE Consultant MARY HARRIS
Director DEREK LONGHURST Series producer
DAVID ROSEVEARE (R) (e)
12.40 Politics of Pressure
The last of five programmes on the art of political lobbying. Devised by MALCOLM DAVIES Using the Media
Narrator MOIRA STUART Director CHRIS LENT
Producer TONY ROBERTS (R) (e)
1.5 Telejournal (e)
1.33 English Time: Buddy by NIGEL HINTON
featuring ROGER DALTREY as Terry
Every Day It's a-Getting Closer Buddy's plan to reunite his parents and to stop his dad's thieving goes disastrously wrong. There seems to be only one way out now - to leave and live on his own. But where?
Buddy WAYNE GODDARD
Carol KAY STONHAM
Charmian LORRAINE PLUMMER
Mr King TREVOR RAY
Ralph Campbell DUNCAN PRESTON
Mrs Rybeero ENA CABAYO
Joyce VIRGINIA DENHAM
Mr Rybeero LLOYD ANDERSON
Editor ALASTAIR MACKAY
Producer ROGER TONGE (R) (e)
Voice of Hudson:
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo is jealous of the attention Dibs gets from MrB.
Countdown from six to zero Book: On my Way to School by CELIA BERRIDGE with MICHAEL BALFOUR
Producer RICHARD CALLANAN (R) (e)
Choices for Deaf Children
'How can you make the right decision about your deaf child's education if you don't know what the options are?' Director DAVID WILLIAMS Producer LAN WOOLF
(e) The Parent Book £3.95 from [address removed]
Also available from bookshops
for Advent Sunday
(Shown on Sunday 6.40pm BBC
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Nick Clarke presents an early edition of the nightly programme, in which he'll further explore some of the topics covered in recent days, along with live coverage of major afternoon events, including both Houses of Parliament. Newsnight's team of reporters and correspondents at home and abroad will develop the issues of the week, with the help of those who are making the news.
Editor RICHARD TAIT
Join Pamela and her guests for entertainment with music and conversation - her own alternative to Children's BBC.
Producer VANESSA WHlTBURN BBC Pebble Mill
Newlyn in Cornwall is renowned for inspiring artists. Its fish market inspires intrepid cook and bon viveur Keith Floyd to make a rich but inexpensive bouillabaisse. He also pays a respectful visit to the Duchy of Cornwall oyster farm on the Helford river, where he ponders the mystery of this curious, but expensive, shellfish.
Film editor PHIL WILKINSON Producer DAVID PRITCHARD BBC South West (R)
with Howard Stableford
Judith Hann , Peter Macann and Maggie Philbin
Using sound to see and hear inside the human heart. And the BBC Domesday discs: a unique portrait of Britain today on laser disc - the 'book' of the future.
Producer MARTIN MORTIMORE Editor RICHARD REISZ
There's a coach booked - and the videos and films are ready to roll. But Lillie, Dorothy,
Flo and Clara and all the rest of the Greenacres Over-60s Club don't know the destination. Neither do Jenny and Tony - nor the crew.
Associate producer JONATHAN KING Production PETER HAMILTON BBC Manchester
by LESLIE STEWART with After a 14-day adventure and survival course, run by the army for unemployed teenagers, Jet hates the thought of returning home. He's got better ideas - after all, he now knows how to survive.
Produced and directed by ROGER TONGE
Thames Sailing Barges
Once there were more than 2,000 Thames sailing barges around the east coast of England.
Those days are long past, but some of the barges have survived and do still regularly sail.
Each year they race in barge matches, some still crewed by old bargemen who have many a tale to tell. Narrated by Tom Salmon Director
Producer BRIAN HAWKINS BBC Bristol (R)
England RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the fourth day's play in Perth.
Television presentation CHANNEL 9. Australia
Once again Steve Race provides the questions in the light-hearted musical quiz for the competing teams of Denis Norden with Ian Wallace and John Amis with Frank Muir TV presentation DOUGLAS HESPE
Presented by Chris Kelly
Michael Barry , Jill Goolden. Fast Food ... a tasting task-force samples six types of fast food. Which is the tastiest, which the most nutritious?
Healthy Food ... Doctor of Nutrition Tom Sanders argues that the scare about additives obscures what's really wrong with our diets. Festive Food ... three weeks before Christmas, a crafty recipe for low-fat mince pies. Drink ... a new range of low-alcohol beers has been launched. Are they as good as the real thing? Film directors
WILFRED EMMANUEL JONES CHARLESFURNEAUX
Studio director JEREMY MILLS Producer PETER BAZALGETTE
with Marthe Keller
This moving love story stars Pacino as a champion racing driver who falls in love with Lillian, a girl he meets at a Swiss clinic.
She has a great zest for life, but Bobby is increasingly disturbed by her flights of fantasy and the risks she takes. There is more to Lillian than appears on the exuberant surface....
Screenplay by ALVIN SARGENT Produced and directed by SYDNEY POLLACK
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Priest in the garden:
Presented by Peter Snow
Donald MacCormick and Nick Worrall with Ian Smith , Nick Clarke Gill Nevill and Chris Lowe