Steels, Stars and Spectra
A roundup of yesterday's parliamentary business from the Lords and the Commons.
9.00 Search Out Science
9.05 Teaching Today: Language in the National Curriculum
9.35 Supersense (Teletext)
10.05 Micro Mindstretchers: Databases
10.10 Save a Life (Teletext)
10.20 Information World
11.00 Watch: Conservation
11.15 A-level Biology
11.35 Living Decisions
11.55 Links: Britain and the Developing World
12.50 English File
1.20 Pie in the Sky
1.40 A Woman's Work?
2.00 News and Weather
followed by Words and Pictures
A preview of programmes from the Open University on Saturday and Sunday.
The Embassy World Professional
Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Further coverage of the semi-finals, plus the result of the Shot of the Championship competition. Introduced by Eamonn Holmes.
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather
An analysis of Spain's role in the motor industry.
Introduced by William Woollard in Barcelona, which is now a major centre for car production.
A swashbuckling pirate adventure set in the Caribbean. Buccaneer Captain Vallo sells stolen weapons to the rebel leader 'El Libre' and he decides to double his profit by betraying the rebels to the emissary of the King of Spain. But the Crimson Pirate's plans go awry when he falls under the spell of Consuelo, El
Libre's beautiful daughter.
Director Robert Siodmak 0 FILMS: pages 33-38
Russell Davies looks back at the events of the week in the national press.
A Granada production for BBCtv
Children with Special Needs - In Danger of Neglect?
Over the past decade, teachers have tried to integrate children with special needs in mainstream classrooms. Jenny Cuffe examines whether the ideals of integration will be sacrificed as recent educational reforms step up the competition between schools. With Peter Taylor. Editor Nigel Chapman
Tips from a high-rise balcony garden, 200ft above London's East End, preventive measures against pest attacks on fruit trees, and more on making raised beds. With Geoff
Hamilton, Dr Stefan Buczacki and Pippa Greenwood.
Executive producer Stephanie Silk
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0 GARDENING: page 16
Latest from the semi-finals.
Introduced by David Vine.
The new series that looks at alternative treatments.
Angel. Dr Angel Escudero 's patients in Spain have steel rods drilled through their bones or deep incisions in their legs without any anaesthetic, hypnosis or acupuncture.
Narrated by Andrew Sachs. See panel below.
Executive producer David Paterson Series producer Stephen Rose
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Short films by new directors. Only the Names Have Been Changed to Protect the Animals
Social Services operative Jim Doyle meets some strange people, and their even stranger pets.
Series producer Colin Rose
Written and directed by James P Doyle
With Francine Stock.