A roundup of business from the Lords and Commons by the BBC's parliamentary team.
Programmes for young people - some may not be suitable for the very young. Repeats are not separately indicated.
8.30 Out of the Dolls House: Thinking of England
Changing attitudes to sex and love from the beginning of the century.
8.55 History File: Hungary 1956
9.15 A Life of Our Own: Hobbies Jamboree
9.40 Maths at Work
10.00 Storytime: Five Minutes Peace
Like all mothers, Mrs Large, the elephant, wants just a few minutes of peace.
10.18 Music Time: The Padi-Fields
10.40 Job Bank: Hospital work
11.00 Zig Zag: The Greeks
11.20 Micro Mindstretchers: Databases
11.25 Save a Life: The recovery position (Teletext)
11.35 Supersense: Seeing sense (Teletext)
12.05 Teaching Today: Teaching Science in Primary Schools
12.35 Lifeschool: First Steps at Work: Speak out
1.00 Mathspy: Play your cards and Solid clues
1.20 Bertha: The Flying Bear
1.40 Landmarks: Buildings and Builders
2.00 News and Weather
followed by Storytime
lain MacWhirter examines the work of parliamentary committees and asks how well they do their job.
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Embassy World Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre,
Sheffield, where Jimmy White and John Parrott play to a finish for a place in the quarter-finals. Plus details of the Shot of the Championship competition from David Vine. The winner gets seats at the final, with all expenses paid. Introduced by Eamonn Holmes.
and Regional News; Weather
A drama about child sexual abuse by Grazyna Monvid. 2: Bridget's action doesn't please everyone.
Producer/Director Roger Tonge
Normski selects from the best of Dance Energy's first series. Featuring KRS-1, a Tribe
Called Quest and the Beloved. Series producer Jaswinder Bancil An Activate production for BBCtv
The series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control.
From Devil Sticks to
Skinning the Cat
Ignoring the traditional segregation of different art forms, Michele De Pass and Zibby Campbell have brought together everything from poetry to circus skills for this, their 'dream' show, demonstrating why they say Britain should be more supportive of developing new ideas in the performing arts. See panel below. Director Gavin Dutton
Series producer Giles Oakley
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Fancy dining on a moon of Jupiter and rolling down the tongue of a giant chameleon? Such psychedelic fantasies may soon be realised, thanks to the latest computer technology known as virtual reality. This spectacular journey, filmed on location in VR itself, explores the past, present and future of a technology that the computer hackers and science-fiction writers who invented it believe will change the world. Sir Michael Hordern is tour guide to the electronic frontier of cyberspace.
A Windfall Films/Red Green and Blue Company production for BBCtv
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An update of the World
Snooker Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
The second of two programmes examining the lives of drinkers.
Terry Sharkie, Majella McLoughlin and Keith Donald were all alcoholics. None of them is drinking now, and here they reflect on their continuing recovery. Also contributing to the programme is Dr Noel Moorehead, a pioneer of the treatment of alcoholism in Northern Ireland.
A DBA production for BBCtv
By the Liberal Democrats.
Presented by Peter Snow.
From the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, where the second round concludes tonight.
Introduced by David Vine.