A roundup of business from the Lords and Commons.
Some Daytime on Two programmes are aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the very young.
8: The Investigator enters the tunnel of gloom and it takes all the ingenuity of Stella, Zak and Hudson to escape from it. (R)
Glenda Jackson meets some women who have turned the working week upside-down by working the hours that suit them. (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
A miscellany series for young children. Granny's Visit. Can Cosmo, Dibs and Sheila Chitnis get to the station in time to meet Cosmo's Granny? Yusif, Nasim and Ameca travel on the Glasgow Underground. (R)
Simon Mayo continues his exploration of the Christian faith.
Today's programme looks at how it has inspired believers into action in different ways. (R)
HIV: Hidden Fears and Inside Knowledge (R)
Earthwatch. 4: The Food We Eat
With 'mad cows' and 'killer eggs', can modern farming methods be improved?
Producer Kerens Marchant (R)
The importance of classification. (R)
Mathematical investigations. Decimals and Probability (R)
Malcolm Stacey looks at landscapes in Scotland and Northumberland that owe their existence to volcanic rocks. (R)
Managing Assessment. How are schools learning to cope with the new demands of assessing and testing pupils at four key stages? (R)
Animation narrated by John Alderton. (R)
Dancers. Music for dancing, including a song in which an elephant, a cow and dog demonstrate their dancing talents. With children from Pinner Park
Director Fiona Seatter
Producer Elizabeth Bennett (R)
Weather followed by You and Me
The last of three programmes.
Long Live the Turtle. The place of sea-turtles in legend, myth and commerce illustrates Japan's changing attitudes to the sea and its wildlife. These attitudes embrace the bloody killing of dolphins and prayers for the souls of dead whales, importing turtles by the thousand for their shells and yet venerating them as symbols of good luck. Producer David Cobham (R)
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Prime Minister's questions and other business from the Lords and Commons. Presented by Vivian White. Commentary by Brian Curtois.
A duel of words and wit refereed by Robert Robinson. (R)
Jeffrey Archer and Paul Boateng agree to differ on two controversial political issues.
A series for those wanting to take up snooker or improve their game. 3: Controlling the Ball. You can only become a really good snooker player if you learn how to control the cue ball. Dennis Taylor introduces his pupils to side, stun, screw and the nap of the cloth. Director/Producer Gordon Menzies A GM production for BBCtv (R)
* SUPPORT MATERIAL: 'Play Snooker with Dennis Taylor ', book, pnce £6.99, and video, price £9.99, available from retailers.
In this week's live education magazine, 4-year-olds don mortar boards to 'graduate' from the Headstart nursery project in New York; Gail Foley reports from deepest Dyfed on the English who don't want to be taught in Welsh; and Matthew Wadsworth describes his first few weeks at sixth-form college. With Jackie Spreckley. Studio director Kristin Mason Editor Bernard Adams
(Repeated next Sunday on BBC
The first in a season of six classic comedies starring Bing Crosby Bob Hope , Dorothy Lamour
Josh escapes from his father and fiancee and travels with his pal Ace to Singapore, where he encounters the beautiful Mima - and her whip-wielding boyfriend.
Director Victor Schertzinger
9 FILMS: pages 51-56
Josh Mallon IV:
A cow's spots come under the scrutiny of an unusual art critic.
Peace Work. Gulf crisis or no, the south and west's arms industry is bracing itself for massive cuts following the end of the Cold War. Tens of thousands of jobs are at risk. Bruce Parker asks what hope there is of peace work for defence companies and for troops coming home to civvy street from the European front line. Editor Paul Cannon
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Delia Smith 's six-part series looks at the best of traditional cooking for Christmas. Tonight she discovers the secret of traditional smoked Suffolk ham, selects pickles and preserves for cold cuts and gets ahead with all kinds of Christmas cakes, including quick mincemeat cake, made in moments. Director Howard Perks Producer Jayne Owens
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Tony Mason reports on Paul Stewart - son of Jackie - who runs his own team, competing in Formula Vauxhall Lotus, Formula 3 and Formula
3000; Radio Times contributor Chris Goffey tests the VW Caravelle and the Toyota Previa; and the new proposals for testing exhaust emissions in the MOT. Introduced by William Woollard. Producer Ken Pollock Editor Tom Ross
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A comedy series with Harry Enfield and his new collection of characters. Director John Birkin
Producers Mary Bell and Geoffrey Perkins A Hat Trick production for BBCtv
A Summer in the Country. The
Quantock Hills in Somerset are alive with the sound of anger and conflict. At the root of the problem is the traditional stag hunt: 'the golden thread which binds our community together,' according to the squire, Anthony Trollope -
Bellew, but 'cruel, immoral and barbaric' to the wealthy newcomers who are pricing the locals out. Producer Nick Catliff Editor Caroline Pick
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Second Thoughts. Boz, who comes second in everything in life, is determined to be the first person to throw himself off a new bridge. Written by Anthony Minghella.
Director Paul Weiland
Producers Trevor Evans and Peter Fincham A Talkback production for BBCtv (R)
(A new senes of 'Smith and Jones' begins next Thursday)
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Presented by Peter Snow.
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