Cherryburn, on the banks of the Tyne, is the birthplace of Thomas Bewick , the engraver who produced the first illustrated guide to British birds.
Today, Leonetto Tintori who specialises in restoring
Tuscany's early Renaissance masterpieces.
Fr Quintin , Cornish by birth, is a Roman Catholic priest in Normandy following the traditional ways of excommunicated Archbishop Lefebvre.
(Tomorrow Fr Quintin 's Normandy)
The Government's refusal to sign the Social Chapter of the Maastricht Treaty and its determination to introduce further legislation on Trade Unions, are among the issues discussed, plus debate on Equal Opportunities policy.
Winter can be a testing time for insect-eating birds.
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Today, springboard diving.
Followed by TUC 92
History will be made this afternoon when the Director General of the CBI,
Howard Davies , addresses the Trades
Union Congress - the first time a leading employers' representative has been invited to speak. Live presentation by Vivian White and Donald MacCormick includes coverage of the debate on training and education.
3.00pm News and Weather
and Regional News; Weather
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The mystery behind the sinking of the Plymouth trawler Pescado.
Featuring Christopher Columbus, Housesitter and Bob Roberts.
Second World War drama starring
Michael Redgrave , John Mills A young pilot arrives at an RAF bomber station, where he faces both happiness and tragedy.
Director Anthony Asquith
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Rev Charles Moss:
Squadron Leader Carter:
Last in the series of personal documentaries giving voice to the wisdom of years.
The Europeans. "Governments should be speaking out for us, but, if they're not going to do it, we've got to do it for ourselves." Fighting talk from
Rosemary Watson , Peterborough delegate to the first European Parliament of Senior Citizens. Despite very different provision for the elderly across Europe, prejudice remains universal. Reme Kwant, a 74-year-old from Utrecht, says Holland's high standards of care are no compensation for social isolation. And Lisbon delegate
Emilia de Jesus Almeida reveals Portugal's failing family support and inadequate state aid. Producer Sue
Davidson Senes producer Peter Lee-Wright
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A gastronomic tour of Spain.
The Balearic Islands. In search of essential Majorcan cooking, Keith Floyd travels into the heart of the islands, where he cooks fritos, enjoys a massive mid-morning breakfast and asks when is a soup not a soup? Director David Pritchard
Executive producer Robert Page. A Lifetime production for BBC TV.
Offbeat comedy show starring David Baddiel , Hugh Dennis , Rob Newman and Steve Punt.
A series of documentaries on British business culture.
Thicker Than Water. Seventy per cent of all UK companies are family-owned. This film explores the businesses of five very different families, and looks at Marks and Spencer,
Cadbury Schweppes and Forte, all still perceived as family firms, despite the fact that, today, family equity ownership is tiny. Director John Lyte
Executive producer Nicholas Fraser A Panoptic production for BBCtv
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A series celebrating the role of engineering in modern society. Beating the Bounce. Brassieres, bridges and car suspension are linked by their need for damping mechanisms to cancel unwanted movement. The modern bra is an engineering masterpiece, but capable of improvement, if the latest computers used to construct car suspension are brought to bear on the female breast.
Director Joanne Wallace ; Editor Brett Price A Uden production for BBCtv
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With Francine Stock.
The arts and media magazine. ● STEREO