A science drama series for 5- to 6-year-olds. Me and My Budgie Starring Patsy Byrne
Bert the budgie is ill, so Tess and Steve have to find out why.
Producers Pat Farrington and Diane Morgan (R)
Miscellany series for young children, You Can't Do That Here Michael is embarrassed by Spike and Cosmo when he takes them out for tea. Presented by Michael Snelders. With Frances Kay and Richard Coombs. (Repealed at 1.00pm)
Planet Earth. The Monster Rock Show. What is the connection between a dinosaur and a giant toilet roll? And how about lava and icing sugar? (R)
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Living the fishing. The Salmon.
Technology 5-11. Help for teachers of infant and junior children with this new wide-ranging subject. (R)
Including instant photosynthesis. (R)
Equal Opportunities. A Woman's Work? Are our attitudes to job-stereotyping changing? (R)
A series of ten programmes about computers in society, with Fred Harris.
4: What Next. Electronic tills. (R)
An animation narrated by Paul Nicholas. (R)
With Floella Benjamin. Today's story is Geeta's Clever Family by Peter Bonnici. (R)
Water. Sheelagh Gilbey visits
Dunwich, Suffolk, to discover how a town can be washed away, while Paul Coia finds out about canals. Director Chris Ellis. Producer Roland Tongue An Open Mind production for BBCtv (R)
Weather followed by You and Me.
You Can Do That Here. (R)
Debates on home affairs, education and social services. Presented by Donald MacCormick , Vivian White and Ian Smith.
Featuring Robocop 2 and Nikita, a French thriller.
Starring Patrick Stewart
The adventures of the new USS Enterprise and its crew.
Stardate 41234.25: the Enterprise travels to Ligon II to acquire a rare vaccine to combat a plague on the planet Styris IV.
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Capt Jean-Luc Picard:
Cdr William Riker:
Lt Geordi La Forge:
Lt Tasha Yar:
Counsellor Deanna Troi:
The best of student animation by previous First Bite Awards winners.
A European magazine programme co-produced by partners in France, Italy, Hungary, Sweden and the UK covering topics as diverse as sport, magic and religion.
Series producer Sheila Hayman
Executive producer Janet Street-Porter
Jonathan Dimbleby asks
Environment Secretary the Rt Hon Chris Patten , MP, what the Tories' Green agenda is. and Home Secretary the Rt Hon David Waddington , MP, what changes are needed in the prison and police services.
The End. Somerset Maugham,
Thomas Hardy and Philip Larkin tried to direct in their wills that their biographies should be not be published and that all unpublished manuscripts and letters should be destroyed. Bookmark looks at the attempts made by writers to rule from beyond the grave with the help of authors Kingsley Amis and Mary Wesley.
Producer Daisy Goodwin
Executive producer Nigel Williams
Your Retention, Please. Klinger arouses concern when he falls into a deep depression after receiving a letter from his former wife.
Meanwhile the doctors are suprised to learn that their most talented corpsman is also the most unhappy.
Screenplay by Penelope Mortimer
from the book by Nigel Nicolson, son of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson.
Last in a four-part drama serial.
Starring Janet McTeer, David Haig, Cathryn Harrison
Vita and Violet run away to France, pursued by Harold and Denys, and the quartet confront each other in a small provincial hotel. The final decision is made.
New perspectives on a current debate from a personal standpoint.
Peter Snow in London and Jeremy Paxman at the Conservative Party Conference in Bournemouth present the main stories of the day.
The nightly magazine programme, with features and reports on events in the arts world.