Yesterdays proceedings in Parliament presented by Brian Curtois.
Parents should note that some of Daytime on Two is aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the young.
9.15am Europeans: Death
Chantal Cuer presents a single film, Necropolis, which takes a haunting and sometimes wry look at death. (R) (e)
9.45am Standard Grade Geography: Moving the Oil
Muriel Gray looks at the oil industry in Scotland. (R) (e)
10.05am Look and Read: Through the Dragon's Eye: 10: The Final Page
(Shown on Tuesday at 10.15am) (e)
10.25am Around Scotland: Pilgrimage - a Journey
(Shown on Wednesday at 10.40am) (e)
10.45am Storytime Nini at Carnival
(Shown on Wednesday at 2.00pm) (e)
11.03am Into Music: Christmas Concert
(Shown on Monday at 11.40am) (e)
11.25am Wondermaths: Programme 10
Written by Colin Davis.
The spaceship Investigator enters the sea of reflections. (R) (e)
11.40am Let's See: Stay Safe
(Shown on Tuesday at 9.40am) (e)
12.00 France Francais: Parlons cuisine
(Shown on Tuesday at 11.17am) (e)
12.15pm Scene: QPR Askey is Dead
by Leslie Stewart.
Paul returns to his old school, a school for the maladjusted, to find that it is about to be converted into apartments. (R) (e)
12.45pm English File: GCSE Literature: Mr Dickens Presents
by John Kassman.
For one performance only, Mr Dickens, the celebrated novelist, presents diverting extracts - comic, tragic, and satiric - from his work... (R) (e)
1.20pm Green Claws
Green Claws puts his hot toast plan into action and Iris goes off on a woolly mission. (R)
1.40pm English Time: Handles: Episode 3
by Jan Mark.
Dramatised by Michael Robson. (R) (e)
2.00pm News; Weather
You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds. Cosmo and Dibs have trouble comparing the size of things. (R) (e)
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Introduced by Helen Rollason.
International Snooker Stormseal United Kingdom Championships The start of both best-of-17-frame semi-finals from the Guild Hall, Preston. No bets being taken on the presence of Steve Davis. He's only missed this stage once in the 80s and has won the title a record six times.
Commentators: Ted Lowe Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
Also a look at the week's sporting scene and a reminder of the contenders for BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Studio director SHARON LENCE Produced by DAVE GORDON
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3.00pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
Stormseal United Kingdom Championship
Further coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston.
A series of conversations reflecting the events and ideas of the decade.
In 1980, at the age of 20, George Benjamin became the youngest composer to have his work performed at the Proms. He talks to
Joan Bakewell about the decade in which he has emerged as one of Britain's most innovative musicians. Producer JOHN WILCOX BBC Pebble Mill
The education magazine with Jackie Spreckley and Jill Cochrane.
On World AIDS day Help! gives a guide to sex education in schools.
Out Loud - what pupils really think about teachers. What happened when the French Revolution came to Derbyshire - a look at one way of teaching history. Producer JEREMY ORLEBAR
Series producer BERNARD ADAMS
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China, 1947: a Catholic priest arrives alone at a remote village mission. Though arousing the local doctor's suspicions, he earns the respect of the Chinese community, who live in fear of a brutal warlord, Yang.
Produced by BUDDY ADLER
Directed by EDWARD DMYTRYK
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Living with Cancer
Teenage patients face adolescence and chronic disease; a nun faces a challenge to her beliefs and her femininity; a parent watches her child suffer daily; they are all living with cancer.
Sally Burton explores the experience of cancer and the partnership between the patients - and their ally in the battle against the major disease of our time - the cancer nurse.
Director ROBERT JAMES Producer REX BERRY
Best of British Films and Television production for BBC South and East Elstree.
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[n this series of portraits of people jailed for their beliefs, the story of tonight's prisoner is told by Alan Bennett.
Presented by Peter Taylor. Each week Public Eye examines issues and stories at the heart of life in Britain. Its brief is wide, ranging from health and environmental themes to media, arts and sport, from matters of life and death to the less frenetic areas of leisure and culture drawing on the expertise of the reporters and correspondents in the BBC's Social Affairs Unit. Editor NIGEL CHAPMAN
The Rhine Valley in Germany
Which are the main resorts?
What are their best and worst points? What is there to see? Where can you sample local wine and sleep it off in a wine-barrel?
Facts, facts and more facts.
All you need to know for your holiday planning.
Presented by Penny Junor with John Kettley and Matthew Collins.
Producer JULIE K. BRADSHAW
Executive producer ALAN DOBSON
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I Blame the Parents by Tony Haase Pete McCarthy and Rebecca Stevens. Kids these days, eh?
Still you know what they say: inside every spotty teenage hooligan there's a detective chief inspector trying to get out. Starring
Robin Driscoll , Tony Haase , Pete McCarthy ,
Rebecca Stevens , and Paul Brooke as Sarge
Production JAMIE RIX and JOHN KILBY
Russia's Road West With historian Norman Stone.
As the Soviet Union reels from one crisis to another, Norman Stone , Professor of Modern History at Oxford, wonders whether the ideology of Lenin can finally be buried once and for all? Making his first journey across Russia, from the frozen Baltic to the warmth of the Black Sea, Norman Stone is haunted by the greatness of the Tsarist past. 'The Revolution was a terrible mistake,' he says. Today, travelling through some of the most volatile parts of the country, he can see the scale of the Soviet mess confronting Mikhail Gorbachev 's perestroika; food shortages, a collapsing economy, choking pollution and discontent.
Is this the end of Communism? Now the Cold War is over, where does Russia go from here? Film editor PETER BARBER Producer DEREK TOWERS BBC Elstree
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Peter Snow and a team of BBC reporters with the day's top stories and the background on the news. Reporters: Nick Clarke ,
David Coss , Olenka Frenkiel , Wesley Kerr , Chris Lowe , Peter Marshall ,
Julian O'Halloran , Rupert Segar , David Sells , Sarah Spiller ,
Francine Stock , Janet Trewin and Charles Wheeler. Producers STEVE ANDERSON JON BARTON. EILEEN FITT INDRA DE LANEROLLE Editor JOHN MORRISON
Another chance to hear Alan Bennett tell the story of tonight's prisoner, a person who has been jailed for their beliefs.
Composer George Benjamin talks to Joan Bakewell.
Starring and fenny Appleby, sensitive and wheelchair-bound, arrives at her family villa in the south of France. But nothing is as it should be. Where is her father? Why is her stepmother so secretive, and what is the secret of the mysterious locked room downstairs? Edge-of-the-seat suspense, a terrifying atmosphere and a sting in the tail.
Written and produced by JIMMY SANGSTER
Directed by SETH HOLT
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