6.45 The Creation of Childhood
7.10 Disappearing Childhood
A roundup of business from the Lords and Commons by the BBC's parliamentary team.
Some programmes are aimed at teenagers and may be unsuitable for the very young.
The Arabs. Islam. Every day millions of people face towards Mecca. Paul Coia explains why and tells the story of the prophet Mohammed's life. (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
The North American Indians
1: Teepees (R)
A five-part adventure serial in French. Une ombre du passe (R)
Awe and Wonder. A number of sequences to be used with young people in 'collective worship'. Including
Video-Psalm 22 with Commander James B Irwin , who walked on the moon with the Apollo 15 space mission and some illustrated words from
Dr Martin Luther King. (R)
Dr Martin Luther
The Same Again? and Scale It Down. Shapes on the move in size and space. Featuring
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis. Series producers Kevin Newport and David Roseveare
Patrick. A story by Quentin Blake. (R)
Saturn. Low and slow music to suit Saturn - the bringer of old age.
Director Fiona Seatter
Producer Elizabeth Bennett
Dental Surgery Assistant and Dental Technician. Behind the scenes of dentistry. (R)
1 11.00am Zig Zag
Rearing. Nick Davies tells
Paul Coia how her own parental activities differ from i those of crocodiles and meerkats. (R)
The World Since 1945
The Partition of India. An investigation into one of the greatest transfers of power in history. Why did British India become two states? Narrated by Nick Ross.
Written and produced by Elizabeth Cleaver
The first part of a three-part drama set in Northern Ireland about living in a divided society. The Tribe
(For details see Wednesday at 12.30)
What a Gas? Gases and the atmosphere. (R)
An adventure. There are some mysterious goings on in the greenhouse today - a strange phone call, empty honey jars and no sign of Green Claws! With Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier. (R)
Egypt: 'Over to You ' on Egypt Work in schools on the Suez canal, and ancient and modern Egypt. (R)
Weather followed by Storytime Patrick (R)
David Vickery roots out
Gardeners' World presenter
Geoff Hamilton as he prepares for a new series, starting on Friday at 8.30pm on BBC2. Producer Catherine Elliott-Kemp
Weather followed by Songs of Praise
From Ayr, with Pam Rhodes. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
A series featuring some of the finest model makers and collectors. Automata
David Secret has revived the art of making automata.
Presented by Eric Thompson. Director Neil Davies
Producer Paul Smith (R)
Regional News and Weather
Word game hosted by Paul Coia.
Director Justin C Adams
Producer Leslie Mitchell
The first in a series of programmes celebrating nature's bounty. Cook and baker Margaret Vaughan from Nunney in Somerset shows a year in the life of her country wine recipes, starting with dandelion time.
Producer Andy Kemp (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
John Thirwell 's view of Royan in France.
Director Jenny Rivarola
Executive producer Alan Dobson 9 TRAVEL: page 21
Formby Pat Kirkwood
George wants to be a jockey - then he meets 'Maneater', the world's fiercest racehorse.
Director Anthony Kimmins
0 FILMS: pages 37-44
Sir Charles Bailey:
The adventures of a street-wise homeboy from downtown Philadelphia.
Homeboy, Sweet Homeboy Will is feeling homesick for Philadelphia so Aunt Vivian invites his best friend for the weekend, and it's love at first sight for Hilary.
Soul sounds from the Young Disciples plus a showing of their Jerry Dammers
(ex-Specials) produced video and their new release Moving Forward. Also the City
Solution from Amsterdam and Bristol's Massive Attack.
Producers Peter Fowler , Brenda Kelly A Snub production for BBCtv
Empire of Cute. Japanese children may be the most pampered in the world. In their latest couture outfits they become their mothers' fashion accessories and status symbols. They are an expensive commodity. Director George Haggerty
Executive producer Janet Street-Porter
First semi-final. Things are getting serious as six choirs and Howard Goodall arrive in Buxton for the first semi-final in the Sainsbury's Choir of the Year competition. Away from the tension, Eton is seen to be less exclusive than its reputation suggests. Director Eric Dunlea
Producer Hilary Boulding
The car was the American dream. But Los Angeles is now the urban nightmare - a city built around the car with choking smog. Horizon looks at the auto industry's response: electric cars and convoys of self-driving cars. But there is also social engineering. Can a new style of city be designed that ends the love affair with the car?
Written and produced by John Lynch Editor Jana Bennett
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First showing on network television.
Starring Lindsay Wagner Jack Scalia
Jack Hollander is scandalised by the cover design of his new novel and confronts his publishers' marketing director, Claire Fielding. But their meeting has more than merely professional ramifications.
Director Robert Ellis Miller 0 FILMS: pages 37-44 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
Presented by Jeremy Paxman. Editor Tim Gardam
Discussion and news from the world of the arts and the media.
Editor Roland Keating
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