A roundup of business from the Lords and Commons.
A series about unusual sporting pastimes in Australia. (R)
Ole Olsen , Chic Johnson
Ole and Chic run a boarding-house for unsuccessful actors and actresses. They come up with a madcap idea to put on a show, but unfortunately choose a jinxed theatre as the venue.
Director James Home
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The American showbiz magazine. Today: a feature on the Bee Gees.
The Fine Art of Diplomacy, When some priceless paintings are stolen, Daniel Westin (David McCallum ) has to discover how a complex security system was breached.
Starring Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers
A group of aspiring performers finds that it takes more than grease paint and footlights to make an actress. This poignant comedy features a wonderfully caustic performance by the late Eve Arden.
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Second of five programmes.
John Curry , free skating champion, continues his training session with six pupils.
Director/Producer Niamh McAnally Executive producer Joy Williams (R)
Weather followed by The Making of a Continent
The first of three programmes on the landscape of North America. Collision Courses. A look at how the landscape and the lives of animals and people living in the region have changed over the years. Written and narrated by Barry Paine.
Producer Ned Kelly (R)
Weather followed by Westminster Live
Prime Minister's questions and other Parliamentary highlights of the day. Presented by Vivian White. Commentary by Brian Curtois.
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The word game with Paul Coia.
Jeffrey Archer and Paul Boateng agree to differ on two controversial political issues.
The magazine programme about disability. Featuring disabled lesbians and gays and a report on a flying scholarship scheme. Also the latest video from Heart 'n' Soul.
Presented by Simon Barnes and Chris Davies , with subtitles and sign language interpretation. Producer Christopher Hutchins
The live education programme. A report from Johannesburg on black university students; boxer Barry McGuigan talks about his education; Mike Baker updates the week's news; and the Rev Canon Peter Pilkington , the High Master of St Paul 's School in London, defends A-levels.
With Jackie Spreckley. Studio director Kristin Mason Series editor Bernard Adams (Repeated next Sunday on BBC
The fourth in the season of six classic comedies starring Bing Crosby , Bob Hope Dorothy Lamour
Duke Johnson and Chester Hooton head for the frozen north in search of an Alaskan goldmine.
Director Hal Walker
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Sal Van Hoyden:
Road to Nowhere. Cities in the south are considering radical measures to tackle a newly-perceived threat to the future: the car. Carmen Hass-Klau , German transport consultant, contrasts British and European experience and calls for a new attitude to public transport. Producer Bill Foster
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In this series of portraits of innocent people jailed for their beliefs, singer Kate Bush tells the stories of tonight's two prisoners.
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This week: inspiration for party givers, from drinks party canapes to dinner party dishes of roast goose with prunes in armagnac and beef in port. Champagne jellies are on the dessert menu and for dedicated pudding fiends Delia Smith demonstrates her own favourite, chocolate truffle torte. Director Howard Perks Producer Jayne Owens
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First of three programmes by film-makers from around the world.
The Loving Spoonbill. African spoonbills, flamingoes and sacred ibises are exotic birds which face a hard time rearing their young. How do they cope with predatory marabou storks and fish eagles? A Reinhard Kunkel production
What do you want to put this show out at this time of night for? You want a nice bit of golf or a bit of light operetta, that's what you want.
You Don't Want To Do That
Producers Mary Bell and Geoffrey Perkins A Hat Trick production for BBCtv
Malika's Hotel. Malika Shawa is an old girl of Cheltenham Ladies
College. She's also a Palestinian aristocrat, who owns the only hotel in the Gaza Strip. In the refugee camp next door, the Palestinian intifada - an uprising against Israeli occupation - began three years ago this week. Today, Malika's guests are a strange collection of journalists, diplomats and foreigners on fact-finding tours. For them, her hotel is 'an oasis from the filth, smells and violence that surrounds it'.
Producer Stephen Lambert Editor Caroline Pick
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Starring Nigel Planer
3: Climbing the Mountain. For every actor, explains Nicholas Craig , the rehearsal process is a gruelling climb, in many ways more dangerous than the ascent of Everest itself. In this programme, the viewer is offered a privileged view of that climb, as the actor, spiritually naked, is comforted only by his favourite rehearsal tracksuit. 'Quite frankly,' says Craig bravely, 'I find rehearsing knocks live performance into a cocked hat.' Written by Christopher Douglas Director Charles Miller
Producer Caroline Wright
News, features and opinions from the world of the arts and the media.
Kate Bush with the second of tonight's portraits.