With Simon Parkin and Philippa Forrester.
7.25 Tales of a Wise King and the Devil
The Why Bird Stop
Recycling household junk
8.30 Telling Tales
Ancient stories with a modern message (Stereo)
9.10 Blood and Honey
Stories from the Old Testament (Stereo
9.30 Defenders of the Earth
9.50 Blue Peter
Omnibus Magazine programme
10.40 Dark Season
11.45 The O Zone
Chart news and views (Stereo)
The weekly political review for the region, with Laurie Mayer. ● REGIONAL PROGRAMME
When George and Marion Kerby are killed in a car crash their ghosts decide to free their friend from his dull existence as a banker. With
Constance Bennett and Roland Young. Director Norman Z McLeod
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First of two programmes continuing BBC2's Mozart bicentenary celebrations.
Pianist Murray Perahia discusses his interpretation of the piano concerto No 21 in C major (K 467) with writer Sir Denis Forman. Director Humphrey Burton
Producers Eric Abraham and Katya Krausova A Portobello production for BBCtv ● STEREO
Peter Sellers wnen the famous Pink Panther diamond is stolen,
Inspector Clouseau is assigned to the case. With Christopher Plummer. Director Blake Edwards
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Freedom Dancing. A film about the beauty of dance and flight. Narrated by Ian Holm.
Featuring Leicester v Wasps Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith . With Chris Rea.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston
Essential holiday information. West Coast of Ireland. A touring guide to Co Mayo, Clifden,
Connemara and Galway Bay. Producer Julie Bradshaw
Executive producer Alan Dobson Details on Ceefax page 619
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A report on the crisis facing Lloyd's insurance market. Producer Dale Hayhurst Editor David Nissan
The first day of the Lombard
RAC Rally, from Harrogate to Chester. William Woollard , Alan Douglas and Tony Mason report. (Further coverage at 11. 50pm) ● SPORT: page 12
Return of the wildlife series.
Vietnam - the Country, Not the War. The war in Vietnam ended 20 years ago. But now the Vietnamese are again fighting - this time for their countryside and nature and, ultimately, for their lives. Narrated by Brian Gear. Producer Richard Brock
Series editor Mike Salisbury eTELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 NATURE: page 10
Afive-part series about the origins of the computer. 2:Inventing the Future
Forty-five years ago a few brave souls risked everything to prove that computers were destined for more than just the laboratory. Narrated by Lesley Judd and Andrew Sachs. Producer Nancy Linde
Series producer Jon Palfteman
All over the world, innocent men, women and children are imprisoned for their beliefs. Ludovic Kennedy introduces a new series to be broadcast nightly in the two weeks leading up to Human
Rights Day on 10 December, and gives news of prisoners featured in last year's series. Written by Caroline Moorehead Producer Rex Bloomstein
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Jeremy Paxman and guests review some of the week's television programmes. Director Howard Reay Editor Anne Tyerman * STEREO
Fourth of five collaborations providing a homage to Mozart in his bicentennial year.
Scipio's Dream. A little-known opera, written when Mozart was 14, becomes a parable for today. With music by Judith Weir.
Endymion Ensemble, conductor Andrew Parrott
Series devised by Annette Morreau Producer Elizabeth Queenan Director Margaret Williams
An Artifax production for BBCtv ● STEREO
Six profiles of very English things. 5: The Pony Club Producer Lucy Hannah
Series producer Sam Organ
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First showing on network television.
Starring Judy Davis
Lilli, a zany back-up singer for an Elvis Presley impersonator, meets Ally, a young girl to whom she feels strangely drawn. With Jan Adele , Claudia Karvan and Colin Friels.
Director Gillian Armstrong ● STEREO
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Latest news from Chester.
Producers John Burkill and Tom Ross
Up-to-the minute reports on Ceefax page 381