A report from Whitby in Yorkshire on the origins of Penny Hedge, an ancient ceremony performed every year, at 9.00am on the eve of Ascension Day.
Mike and Eileen Hares , founders of the Over the Top Puppet Company, are trying to revive the art of puppetry.
Pathe News of this week in 1952. A Griffin production for BBCtv (B/w)
A personal guide to Bridlington.
Note: repeats are not indicated.
The first episode of a drama introduces the third part of the BBC/Longman multi-media package for learning French.
Ed Banger, Vince Volcano and Cathy Wheel explain the rights and wrongs of firework safety. (Stereo)
For use in the Q and A series. (Stereo)
A family celebrates Diwali. (Stereo)
Shops and Supermarkets. The bigger the pack, the better the value?
Different music makes the same scene feel frightening, magical or mysterious. (Stereo)
Riddles and feasts, and episode three of The Raven and the Cross. (stereo)
The pond Nan remembers as a child is now a rubbish dump.
A second chance to see the series encouraging teenagers to create music. (Stereo)
Teenagers in Hamburg show off their city.
There's a Golf Course on the Farm. Rob Curling looks at changing land use over the last 40 years. (Stereo)
The World since 1945. The partition of India.
Media Education. For primary schools.
When Michael falls asleep his toys come to life.
Explorers and Encounters
Following Columbus, European exploration soon led to trade and colonisation. (Stereo;
Followed by Storytime (Stereo)
From the Wirral.
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From the Hexagon, Reading. The two most exciting youngsters in the game, Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins, could be head-to-head this afternoon if they've managed to upset seeded opponents in the previous round.
Introduced by David Vine.
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A series exploring the gardens j created by the Royal Family.
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Cult American comedy series. The Addams Family in Court
Grandma runs a money-making fortune-telling scheme.
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Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
American comedy series.
III Will. Will is taken to hospital with a serious throat infection.
Dance Energy House Party
The dance music show is back with Normski bringing news of the club scene, regular comedy with Vas Blackwood , and the chance to win a record deal in the Lift Off competition. Guests in the studio are the Shamen, Neneh Cherry, Felix and TLC. j Director Gerry Stenbridge
Series producer Danielle Lux
COMPETITION: send a home video and audio cassette, pius a band biography and contact numbers, to Dance Energy Lift Off, PO Box 2025. London W 12 6AE.
7.25pm Liquid Television More arcane animation from
America, including DogBoy, the man with canine habits.
A 1945 classic cartoon directed i byTexAvery. i
International model and daughter of a Somali diplomat, Iman returns with the International Red Cross to the country she left 20 years ago. On her journey to discover her family and home amid the devastation wrought by famine and civil war, she seeks to explain her culture and her people to the outside world. Robin Denselow reports. Producer Andrew Williams
Tommy Lee Jones
When Father McMahon is called to the dying victim of a knife attack, he finds himself obsessed by the enigma of the man's mysterious life. A chance meeting with Nim, a lover of the dead man, starts a « relationship that begins with a murder investigation and leads to forbidden passion and the danger of broken vows.
Director Jud Taylor
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The edition that won two prizes at Montreux: Good Morning Calais. The spoof TV station goes European. With Michael Fenton Stevens, Angus Deayton, Helen Atkinson Wood and Geoffrey Perkins.
Written by Angus Deayton, Geoffrey Perkins Director John Kilby
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Presented by Peter Snow.
The arts and media magazine. Editor Janice Hadlow ● STEREO
There's music from Cher and Denis Leary introduces stand-up comedy from Time
Out Comedian of the Year Lee Evans, Alan Havey, Tommy Cockles and Caroline Aherne.
Producers Juliet Blake , Trevor Hopkins
An English Channel production for BBCtv
Action drama starring
A tough hoodlum escapes from jail to wreak revenge.
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The third and final Presidential debate. From East Lansing in Michigan where President
Bush, Governor Bill Clinton and Ross Perot debate the issues before a panel of journalists. Presented by David Dimbleby.