A roundup of business from the Lords and Commons.
Breaking Free. The political battle for women to achieve equality. (R)
Girls and boys train to be jockeys. (R)
Tender Loving Care. Cosmo
(Frances Kay ) and Spike (Richard Coombs ) try to make Isabelle Lucas feel better, and a string quartet plays Lavender's Blue.
A series for 7- to 1 1 -year-olds. What Is Believing? (R)
Look It Up and Memory Bank. Help with presentation and organisation. (R)
Earthwatch: Pollution and Conservation. Lancashire children question the Prime Minister about river pollution. (R)
Scientific measurements. (R)
Mathematical investigations. (R)
Fir Wars. An examination of one of the most bitter environmental issues of the 80s. (R)
The Greenhouse Effect. Global warming and its consequences. (R)
Primary school teachers on the role of television in promoting learning. (R)
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 and claps are used to make up rhythm patterns. (R)
Weather followed by You and Me
Tender Loving Care. (R)
Charles I: the Making of a Martyr Sir Roy Strong , as Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum , looks for clues to the sovereign's character in the way he is pictured, (R)
Gillian Reynolds takes a break in London's Greenwich, (R)
John Craven examines predictions for future farmland requirements.
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.
3.50pm News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
Continued coverage from Newbury.
4.10 EBF Theale Maiden Stakes (6f)
Penny Hedge. Chris Serie visits
Whitby for an ancient ceremony. Series producer Peter Bazalgette Producer Sarah Caplin (R)
Dennis Taylor gives advice on improving your game.
1: Start the Right Way. Four pupils are introduced to basic techniques. Director/Producer Gordon Menzies A GM production for BBCtv (R)
The live education magazine.
Mike Baker reports on the great reading debate; the Rt Hon John MacGregor , MP, Secretary of State for
Education, is questioned on concern about schools and teachers; New
York proves that alternative schools can work; and John McVicar tells how he educated himself in prison. With Jackie Spreckley. Series editor Bernard Adams
Robert Ryan , Anthony Quinn Deep-sea divers Carlton and Bartlett arrive in Jamaica to search for a wreck containing a million dollars in gold.
Director Budd Boetticher
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Baby Alex. In Harefield Hospital's 75th anniversary year, Antonia Higgs records the story of one family whose unborn child has a rare heart defect, and the effects of their decision to offer him the chance of life.
Producer Peter Lowe
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The cult comedy series written by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor.
Rimmer proposes a novel way for Lister to lose weight.
A Paul Jackson production for BBCtv
(R) (Ceefax subtitles)
Next month, RAF technician Will Brown competes in the Lombard RAC Rally as part of his prize for winning the Radio Times Rally
Quest competition. Tony Mason watches his final preparations during the Audi Sport International in mid-Wales. Radio Times columnist Chris Goffey assesses the impact of Toyota's new luxury car, Lexus, and Jeremy Clarkson reviews the 80th anniversary of the Alfa Romeo marque.
Introduced by William Woollard. Producer Ken Pollock Editor Tom Ross
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A comedy starring Scottish comedian Gregor Fisher
Offski. 'When a man is bored with London, he is bored with life', so saith Dr Johnson.
'When a boy is bored with Govan, he is ready to live', so saith the lovestruck Gash Nesbitt as he hot-foots it pronto down Sidcup way in search of his heart's desire.
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert
Rab C Nesbitt:
Mary Nesbitt Elaine:
Girl with baby:
The Thawing of a Cold War Warrior At the height of his career, Red
Army General Ivan Yershov , who led the Soviet invasion into
Czechoslovakia, found himself torn between loyalty to his country and love for his only daughter Tatiana. She was married to a Jewish dissident who settled in the USA. The General was the man whose signature would allow her to leave Russia with her child and join her husband. He refused to sign.
Tatiana went on hunger strike, with dramatic and surprising consequences. Narrated by Diana Rigg. Producer Jamie Doran Editor Caroline Pick
A Rapide production for BBCtv
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The Boat People. Derek invites
Colin to spend a weekend on his yacht. To Derek this is freedom, but to Colin it's a confined space with no proper heating.
To make matters worse, it's bucketing down with rain.
Written by Griff Rhys Jones.
Director Kevin Billington
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Francine Stock presents the day's top news stories.
News, features and opinions from the world of the arts and the media.
The NHS reforms claim to put the patient first, but will doctors and nurses change the way they work? Rebecca Malby is a former ward sister who believes that major changes in nursing are long overdue. She explains her radical views to Anne Kelleher.