A roundup of Parliamentary business.
Some Daytime on Two programmes may be unsuitable for the very young.
The world's best and worst cooking. (R)
A series about people in their 50s. Radical changes in ways of living. (R)
Our Birds. A science drama for 5- to 6-year-olds. With Patsy Byrne , Benjamin Rennis , Lilly Malin ,
Jackson Kyle , Raymond Mason and Gil Brailey.
Producers Pat Farrington. Diane Morgan (R)
Cosmo has a nightmare after Harry reads The Gingerbread Man. (R)
Planet Earth. Join Doctor Who
(Sylvester McCoy) and play the greatest gameshow in the galaxy. (R)
Town Living. Leone Connery explores house building. (R)
A Bear for Christmas. Stuart Bradley and Nutmeg visit a cracker factory. Series producer Caroline Godley
Writing for an Audience (R)
Assessment at key stage 1 (Part 2).
Produced in association with SEAC
Good Vibrations. The world of digital recording. (R)
You and the Law. A look at equal opportunities. (R)
10: Safety First. Fred Harris discovers how to apply the automatic fail-safe principle to a computer-controlled plane. (R)
Cartoon narrated by Paul Nicholas. (R)
Surprises. With Floella Benjamin. Today's story is The Special Event by Peter Bonnici. (R)
Getting About. Tony Aitken compares maps and landscapes. (R)
Weather followed by You and Me
The Gingerbread Man (R)
6: Spearhead of Technology. How
19th-century inventors contributed to progress in their field. (R)
A Mechanical Engineer. Dr Ann Dowling
. is an engineer and lecturer. (R)
John Craven on National Tree Week. (Shown on Sunday at 12.30pm on BBC
Weather followed by Westminster Live
Up-to-the-minute coverage of today's Parliamentary highlights.
Regional News and Weather
Synonym: mispate Meaning: recreation
Word game with Paul Coia.
Beverly Anderson chairs more lively debate on current social, cultural and scientific questions.
Including a review of Bernardo Bertolucci 's The Sheltering Sky.
Medfly Madness. Michael Buerk on agricultural spraying by helicopter. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Starring Patrick Stewart
Justice. Stardate 41255.6: Wesley is condemned to death.
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A video vote, a mix from the DJ of the week, and an updated dance chart
Autobiography of the USA
A personal view of American history. A Maverick/ Perigee production for BBCtv
Rough Guides Goes to Earth. Green careers can range from organic farming to garden design. Director David Stranks
A Diverse production for BBCtv
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Antoine de Caunes presents the latest musical news from Gary Moore , London Beat, Caron Wheeler and Prefab Sprout.
Executive producers Alex Berger Tim Newman An N B de C production for BBCtv
Janet Suzman tells the first of tonight's stories about prisoners jailed for their beliefs.
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One of the Reasons Why.
Charles Wheeler tells how the colonial policy of the post-war Labour government led to the start of a 30-year war in Vietnam. (Further details on page 75.) Writer/Producer Richard Collin Series editor Roy Davies
No Laughing Matter. Can Hawkeye (Alan Alda ) go for an entire day without telling a joke? (R)
Paula Milne 's original thriller in six parts. Starring Miranda Richardson Frederic Forrest
3: Hidden Agenda. A startling new development engulfs the children.
Producer Michael Wearing Director Rob Walker
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New perspectives on a current debate, from a personal standpoint.
Presented by Jeremy Paxman.
A Late Show special. Wolf Biermann went to East Berlin in 1953 to perfect his communism but was banned, then exiled for his biting songs and poems. He talks to playwright Nigel Williams and sings the songs that helped bring down the Berlin Wall.
Janet Suzman with the second of tonight's portraits.