Technology: Bridging the Gap
Today's guests include
Kiran Shukla , a dietician, who explains about the special dietary needs of diabetics, and Kusoom Vadgama , who talks about her book, India in Britain. Music is by Indrani and Raj Kumar Rizvi , who sing a duet.
An ASIAN UNIT presentation BBC Pebble mil
9.52 Making History
The Tudors: Ships and Seamen What were Henry VII 's reasons for backing the Cabots' voyages of exploration? What can the Mary Rose tell us about
Henry VIII 's navy? Where was the first English settlement in North America?
Presenter RICHARD BURROWS Dramatised inserts written by STEVE CHANNING and directed by JIM COLEMAN
Producer JILL SHEPPARD (R) (e)
10.15 Look and Read Fair Ground!
6: Where is Rachel?
Rachel has disappeared and a nasty surprise awaits Ozzie and his mum when they return home from the fair.
Written by CHRISTOPHER RUSSELL Producer SUE WEEKS (R) (e)
10.38 Science in Action Bridging the Gap
All sorts of bridges
Presenters KJARTAN POSKITT and TERRY MARSH
Assistant producer CLARE ELSTOW
Series producer ROBIN MUDGE (R) (e)
11.17 Near and Far
People and the Elements: Using the Elements
Throughout history people have devised many different ways of harnessing supplies of energy from moving air and water, wind, rivers and the sea. Narrator MARY DOWNING Producer ROBIN GWYN (R) (e)
11.37 Textile Studies The Right Stuff
It's very important to select the right fabric for the right job, whether you're designing clothes to protect you from extreme cold or from extreme heat. What fabrics would you choose for work-wear of the 21st century? Or for high fashion of today?
Presented by KEITH CHEGWIN Producer JOHN CHAPPLE (R) (e)
11.57 Politics and You You and the Law
Going to Work: Life Skills At Work
Gary faces problems at work, while Steve continues to look for work, as well as looking after the baby. (R) (e)
12.40 The Taste of Health With the help of several cookery experts who discuss their favourite 'healthy' recipes, presenter JUDITH HANN discovers that food does not have to be naughty to be nice! Cooking for Children (R) (e)
1.5 Telejournal with ENRICO VERDECCHIA Telegiomale 1
The news from Italy's first channel
1.38 English Time: Storytelling Into the Future
Science fiction encompasses a vast range of different types of stories: thrillers and fantasies; serious and lighthearted.
Day of the Triffids, Dr Who and The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy are among the stories featured.
Producer DAVID MELDRUM (R) (e)
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Cosmo makes a den for Dibs. Henry and Ellie find the word 'school'. Lola and Olabo go to see their Dad working in an office. Song: 'Once I caught a fish alive'.
Presenter HARRY TOWB Animation MIKE HIBBERT
Director NICCI CROWTHER (R) (e)
'Green wind, grey stone' - the mood of Snowdonia - yet there are havens of wildlife, glimpses of colour.
Narrator Roger Snowdon
Photography RONALD EASTMAN
Presented byKEITH HOPKINS
BBC Bristol (R)
for St David's Day
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with Nick Clarke and the Newsnight team. Editor TIM ORCHARD
Regional News and Weather
In 1955 Eamonn Andrews 's jaw dropped when he found he was the subject - and not the presenter - of the first edition of This is Your Life.
This Did You See... ?special, goes behind the scenes for the first time to find out how the show is planned, and looks back with Eamonn to some of the greatest 'pick-ups' of the past 30 years.
Director AGNlESZKE PIOTROWSKA Producer CHARLES MILLER
An Egyptian Marriage
Dia and Mustapha Fahim explain the subtle balance of power that has kept them happily married for 30 years. Producer MUKTI JAIN
(Filmed for the Lovelaw series)
Frank Muir and John Amis challenging Denis Norden and Ian Wallace over questions set by Steve Race (R)
by A. j. CRONIN , dramatised in ten parts by DON SHAW starring
Ben Cross , Clare Higgins
6: 'I'm not doing spare-time work again. Oh no, no more of that. I'm a professional doctor. That's why we've come here ... Chris, I'm not being pushed about any longer ...'
Producer KEN RIDDINGTON Director MIKE VARDY
Sir William Dewar:
Sir Robert Abbey:
BBC2 Invitation Pairs Crown Green Bowling Tournament from Pilkingtons Recreation Club, St Helens
Tonight PAT DAVIES and JULIE GARDNER become the first ladies pairing to appear in the Top Crown tournament since it began in 1968. Their opponents, two top-class players who are together as a pair for the first time, are LEN HIGGINBOTTOM and ARTHUR MURRAY.
Will the women from the Wirral underline the female bid to win a major televised tournament? Introduced by Richard Duckenfield
Commentator HARRY RIGBY Producer KEITH PHILLIPS BBC Manchester
The BBC Television
International Sheepdog Championship
Introduced byPhil Drabble with Eric HalsaU
The endless stamina, lightning reflexes and tremendous intelligence of the working collie dog are drawn upon by the Welsh shepherds as they tackle the trials course on home ground in the Wye Valley. Heat 4: Wales
Wyndham Jones and Sweep Aled Owen and Ben Colin Gordon and Meg Director
DAVID PICKTHALL Producer IAN SMITH
Presented by Chris Kelly Michael Barry and Jill Goolden
Week by week.... food news, investigations, challenges, tests, tastings and, of course, the craftiest cooking. Floyd Food
Freestyle cook and food writer Keith Floyd demands we throw off the yoke of our recipe books and cook what's fresh in the shops. Just Juice
A test of juice extractors - how easy is it to extract the juice without taking the pith? Vegetarian Victuals
A delicious main course recipe for vegetarians ... and meat eaters too!
Film director DAVID MILLS
Studio director JEREMY MILLS Producer PETER BAZALGETTE
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continues a series of films new to television
Tonight starring James Brolin Ted Danson Randy Quaid
When mysterious stranger
Ward McNally drives into the small town of Brevis and announces his intention to reopen a derelict ranch, he is received with incredulity and downright hostility. But the behaviour of the townfolk hides a darker purpose ...
This modern-day Western in which the cowboys drive jeeps, not ride horses, stars Ted Danson , some-time owner of 'Cheers', Boston's best-known bar, as McNally's ex-con ranch hand.
Screenplay by STANLEY AND CAROLE CHERRY and DENNIS CAPPS
Produced by RICHARD ST JOHNS Directed by JERRY JAMESON
(First showing on British television)
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Donald MacCormick and Adam Raphael analyse the major events of the day, with news reports from
Westminster to Washington, from Britain and around the world.
The Complete Piano Sonatas Daniel Barenboim plays Sonata No 17, Op 31 No 2 'The Tempest'
Directed by JEAN-PIERRE PONNELLE
Produced by METROPOLITAN. Munich
Acceleration at Constant Speed?
' Travelling at a steady lOOmph you may feel nothing, yet driving slowly round a bend you may feel a force - why?
Producer TONY JOLLY (R)