A roundup of business from the Lords and the Commons.
Some Daytime on Two programmes are aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the very young.
The Arabs. 3: Sugar and Spice When the Crusaders returned from the east they did not come home empty-handed. (R)
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North American Indians
3: Growing Up (R) CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Square Peg, Round Hole (R)
Justice. A number of sequences designed to be used with young people in 'Collective Worship Acts'. Including Video Psalm 73 rapped in Jamaican Creole, a story of a politician who claimed to be ahead of religion, and a look at the theme of justice in Psalm 58 featuring an interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Producer John Forrest
Fill It Up. If the ice melts, how much will the seas rise?
If the Shoe Fits. Feet grow imperceptibly. Why not shoes? Series producers David Roseveare and Kevin Newport
Mercury. Children compose tune and rhythm signals for an imaginary planet, plus a visit to Mercury in this fantasy musical adventure.
Producer Elizabeth Bennett
Trainee Hotel Manager and Firefighter Producer John Carlaw
A Tomahawk production for BBCtv
Faster, Faster! The secret of speed, who has it and why. (R)
Style for Living. The work of the interior designer for a chain of clothes shops and a team responsible for the design of a hospital chapel. (R)
The World Since 1945. Suez
What caused the Suez Crisis of 1956? And why did it take so long for the details of the story to come out? Narrated by Nick Ross.
Written and produced by Jill Sheppard
You and Your Health:
Listen to Me (Part 1) by Margaret Simpson. (R)
Bumper to Bumper. The science of the motor car. (R)
Green Claws has had a sleepless night and now he is too tired to think straight. An adventure with Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier. (R)
Egypt: Life under the Pharaohs (R)
followed by Storytime
The Tiny Doll (R)
Fiona Adam meets the stars of the new comedy-drama The Boys from the Bush, starting on Friday at 9.30pm on BBC1. Producer Catherine Elliott-Kemp
* DRAMA: page 4
Weather followed by Songs of Praise From Merthyr Tydfil.
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Canada/Alaska. Kathy Tayler reports on a 14-day package which includes taking the train through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver followed by a seven-day cruise in Alaska to Glacier Bay.
Producer Patricia Houlihan
Regional News and Weather
Synonym: scytidpep Meaning: sullen
Answer in today's edition of the popular word game presented by Paul Coia in which Bryan the computer tests the verbal dexterity of three wordsmiths.
Director Justin C Adams
Producer Leslie Mitchell
The afternoon and late night talk show with different presenters and a different flavour each day of the week. Today Jane Corbin hosts a lively debate on a topical issue of the week.
Editor Charles Miller
Some sights and sounds of the Indian sub-continent.
Director Nat Crosby (R)
Walter Pidgeon Margaret Leighton
A series of daring robberies planned with military precision has Scotland Yard baffled.
Only one man can help them nail the thieves - super sleuth Bulldog Drummond.
Director Victor Saville
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Sgt Helen Smith:
The adventures of a street-wise homeboy from downtown Philadelphia who is sent to stay with his snooty aunt and uncle in a swanky suburb of Los Angeles.
Bang the Drum, Ashley. Will persuades cousin Ashley to chuck in violin lessons and take up drums. Her Mom and Dad are not impressed.
On Snub tonight, new kids with an attitude; Manic Street Preachers live; Dinosaur Jr returns; J Mascis and My Bloody Valentine.
Producers Peter Fowler , Brenda Kelly A Snub production for BBCtv
The Techno Deep. Modem Japanese art is created by computer.
Yoichiro Kawaguchi , Japan's leading computer graphics artist, explains his work and philosophy in a rare television appearance.
Director George Haggerty
Executive producer Janet Street-Porter
Choosing between one choir and another can be difficult when they sing very different types of music.
Howard Goodall explores the criteria in the second quarter-final of the Sainsbury's Choir of the Year Competition.
Producer Hilary Boulding
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Smokers Can Harm Your Health
Every year 100,000 British smokers die from the effects of tobacco - one every six minutes. But there is mounting evidence that they are damaging not only their own health but other people's, too. Eight out of every ten lung cancers are caused by tobacco smoke. Yet many non-smokers are dying of the disease. Why? Horizon investigates the case against passive smoking and reveals alarming new evidence: lung cancer, heart disease, asthma, childhood cancers ...
Wntten and produced by Christopher Riley
Editor Jana Bennett
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First showing on network television for this highly original film from director Geoff Murphy whose most recent work, Young Guns II, is currently on release. Starring
A secret global energy experiment malfunctions catastrophically, leaving New Zealand scientist Zac Hobson seemingly alone in the world. Unable to believe what has happened, he begins a frantic search for other survivors while hysterically pursuing the pleasures available to him.
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The background to all the news at home and abroad presented by Jeremy Paxman. Editor Tim Gardam
Features, films, discussion and news from the worlds of the arts and the media.
Editor Roland Keating