A round-up of business from the Lords and Commons, by the BBC's Parliamentary team.
Breaking Free. The long and hard political battle for women to achieve equality.
A miscellany series for young children. What's the Problem? Cosmo (Frances Kay ) loses her temper with Spike
(Richard Coombs ). Presented by Isabelle Lucas.
A series for 7- to 1 1 -year-olds. What is Believing?
Look It Up and Memory Bank Two programmes to help lower-secondary pupils with presentation and organisation.
Earthwatch: the water we use.
A look at the importance of measurements in science.
A series of mathematical investigations.
The Greenhouse Effect. An introduction to global warming and the possible consequences for the planet.
Primary school teachers on the role of television in promoting learning.
Animation with the voices of Ian Lavender, Jessica Martin, Sam Kelly and David Shaw Parker. (R)
Cartoon narrated by John Alderton. (R)
The Beat. Clicks, taps, slaps and claps are used to make up rhythm patterns. Children from Pinner Park Middle School perform a rhythmic piece called Drummers Beat.
Weather followed by You and Me
What's the Problem? (R)
David Vine introduces the Rothmans Grand Prix from
Reading. Round 5 continues with matches on two tables over the best of nine frames, played out in a single session.
Weather followed by Westminster Live
Prime Minister's questions and other business from the Lords and Commons, presented by Vivian White.
Commentary by Brian Curtois.
Further coverage of round 5 from Reading, where quarter-final positions are at stake. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
Summarisers John Spencer ,
Ray Edmonds and Eddie Charlton.
San Francisco. In the final instalment of Keith Floyd 's BBC maxi-break he cooks a cioppino - a kind of fish stew made with crabs, tomato sauce and wine. Floyd also samples the sparkling delights of Californian vineyards. Producer David Pritchard (R)
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Starring Rock Hudson , Jane Wyman
Cary Scott is a wealthy New England widow who shuns company until she falls in love with a young gardener. But the difference in their age and social status shocks her friends and family, and gossip may soon become an obstacle to their love.
Director Douglas Sirk
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Blight. Two years ago, British Rail published four possible routes through Kent for their high-speed link to the Channel Tunnel. Since that day, thousands of people have been living with 'blight'.
Michael Delahaye looks at one village, South Darenth, which
British Rail has said could be the worst affected. There, those two years have seen dramatic changes. Half the villagers have moved out, and the others feel imprisoned in homes they cannot sell. The irony is that the rail link may never pass anywhere near their homes. Producer Halina Kierkuc
Executive producer Peter Lowe
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... the Saga Continuums
The cult comedy series written by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor.
Polymorph. A genetic mutant gets loose aboard Red Dwarf and the nightmare begins. The crew are subjected to 24 hours of non-stop horror, in a gruesome, petrifying comedy blood-feast.
A Paul Jackson production for BBCtv (R)
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William Woollard presents the programme from the Motor
Industry Research Association in Warwickshire, used by many of the world's motor manufacturers to develop their new models.
Tiff Needell explores the different ways cars behave in emergency situations, Jeremy Clarkson tests the new model Ford Escort and Tony Mason joins former motorsport stars Paddy Hopkirk , Stirling Moss and Roger Clark on the 1990 Pirelli Classic Marathon. Producer Jon Bentley Editor Tom Ross
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A comedy series starring Scottish comedian Gregor Fisher
If your doctor told you that you'd be dead within a year unless you gave up drink, would you react the Rab C Nesbitt way, by going out and getting totally blootered? Written by Ian Pattison.
Rab C Nesbitt:
Man in therapy group:
Voice of the pink elephant:
The last of three nightly programmes.
Kolyma was the infamous heart of the Gulag, Stalin's system of concentration camps. Hundreds of thousands of political prisoners were sent there to mine gold; tens of thousands died. For the first time prisoners recall the nightmare, while their guards look back with guilt and pride on their achievement - all set against the dramatic wilderness of the far north east of the Soviet Union.
Presented by Francine Stock.
More news and features from the arts and the media.
Executive producer Janey Walker Editor Roland Keating
The Grand Prix from Reading, introduced by David Vine. The night's two matches decide the quarter-final line-up on day six of the televised stages of the tournament. The prospects are for a Jimmy White v Dennis Taylor clash on table one. The two met in the 1988 quarter-finals of this tournament and Taylor won 5-2.