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A Prairie Home Companion
The homespun wit and wisdom of writer Garrison Keillor.
I Daphne du Maurier's
I stirring Irish saga spanning three generations. With Margaret Lockwood , Dennis Price , Cecil Parker , Michael Denison ,
Jean Simmons , Siobhan McKenna and Dan O'Herlihy.
Director Brian Desmond Hurst
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Documentary about steam traction engines. fRpt)
A look at Galway Hookers.
Twenty Years On: a Man
Determined. Following one man's heroic struggle to rebuild his life after a series of disasters.
A celebration of nature. (Rptj
Followed by Darts
Highlights of yesterday's quarter-final matches. ● STEREO
3.00pm News; Weather
3.50pm News; Weather and Regional News; Weather
With Jeffrey Archer and Tony Banks , MP.
I John Payne Ronald Reagan
Gambler Tennessee finds himself accused of murder and confronted by an angry mob.
Director Allan Dwan
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It's more than 20 years since British Rail first suggested a high speed link to the Channel Tunnel. Although the Government has chosen a route it is still not clear when the line will be built, or what the impact will be on the communities along the way. Simon Montague reports.
Producer Michael Davidson
Executive producer Peter Lowe
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The riverside hill farm of Tweedhopefoot - the dream of Viv and Geoff Billingham , former shepherds who have gambled their life savings on the belief that the paying public will want to visit a centre devoted to the breeding and training of border collies. Narrated by Eric Robson. Producer Michael Begg
Continuing the series about great transport designs.
The Blackpool Tram. One time hi-tech transport, trams are being rediscovered as a solution to traffic and pollution in Blackpool. Narrated by Warren Clarke.
Producer Mick Conefrey
Series producer Peter Grimsdale
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Another series of new sketches written by and starring the dynamic duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie who turn up tonight in a variety of guises - vicar, taxi driver, train spotter, policeman. There's also a cameo appearance from Nicholas Parsons, one-time host of ITV's Sale of the Century.
Director/Producer Kevin Bishop
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BBC Video: A Bit of Fry and Laurie, Â£10.99, from retailers
Comedy: page 6
The Grendon Acute Psychiatric Unit imprisons the most difficult group of "patients' in the country - men convicted of murder, multiple rape, arson and child molesting. Most new inmates arriving at Grendon suffer severe shock when confronted by the open cell doors policy and "kind and caring screws" - but that's part of the treatment.
Producer Paul Pierrot
Editor Jeremy Gibson
Short films by new directors. A Woman 's Touch.
Karen Stowe 's profile of champion kickboxer Michelle Aboro.
Series producerColin Rose
Further coverage of the Embassy World Championships. * STEREO