With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. Phone in on 081.[number removed]for a chance to play Maggot Moments. • STEREO
Felix uses his charm and imagination to outwit the nasty professor.
The Patch Stop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv • STEREO
With Philip Hawthorn.
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Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe recycle a load of junk into unusual objects. STEREO
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Mark brings home a wild doe. * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Children's splash hit game show. • STEREO
A Terator starship is pursued by a Kymera craft.
A six-part comedy drama.
4: Looking after Ali proves a real problem.
(Shown last Thursday on BBC1. Next episode and cast details this Thursday at 4.30pm on BBC 1)
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A roundup of last week's shows. • STEREO
Music news and features.
the Animated Tales
Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet's families are mortal enemies. Theirs is a story of violent quarrels, flashing swords and sudden death.
Terror in New York. A plan to move the Empire State
Building goes badly wrong. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
The Believers. Vincent now has a small group of helpers.
Of Florists and Horses. The fate of the planet lies in the hands of a horse surgeon. * STEREO
The region's political review.
With Laurie Mayer , Tim Friend and Philippa Thomas.
• REGIONAL PROGRAMME
Discussion of the week's main political news in the region. Presented by Bruce Parker.
Why do animals play so much?
With David Attenborough. • TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Continuing the John Ford season with this comedy, starring Henry Fonda
The crew of a small US navy supply ship in the war-torn Pacific dream of action.
With James Cagney, Jack Lemmon, William Powell and Betsy Palmer.
Co-director Mervyn Le Roy
(The next film in the John Ford season is The Informer, tomorrow at 9.30am) â¢ FILMS: pages 55-62
North v South /South West The first round of the ADT
Divisional championship. With Chris Rea , and commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith .
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston • STEREO
The new season begins with the men's downhill from Val d'Isere, the traditional curtain-raiser to the World Cup downhill championship.
Commentary by David Vine. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside • SPORT: page 15
Top stories from the world of business and finance.
Editor David Nissan
The Arctic Frontier. For much of the year, Russia's large slice of the Arctic is an inhospitable place, but in summer it is full of activity. The tundra is grazed by musk ox and three million reindeer, and birds fly from all points of the compass to nest on the marshes. On Wrangel
Island in spring great white bears emerge from their dens with cubs, and in autumn they tackle walruses in their battle to survive the polar winter.
Presented by Nikolai Drozdov. Producer John Sparks
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Followed by Advent Calendar(Txt)
Series on the art of comedy. Let There Be Love. "It'slikea marriage," says
Tommy Cannon. This film examines the close but stormy partnership which goes to make up a comedy double-act. Featuring Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin , Peter Cook and Dudley Moore , Cannon and Ball, Cheech and Chong, and Ernie Wise. Series producer Sarah Williams A Tiger production for BBCtv • STEREO
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Jeremy Paxman and guests look back at the week's TV highlights. Editor Anne Tyerman * STEREO
To introduce a fortnight of appeals, this programme describes how the human rights world reacts to news of global violations.
Joining Helena Kennedy , QC, are seven former prisoners of conscience and human rights activists who each talk about their personal experiences.
Since this series began in 1988, 60,000 viewers have asked how they can help. Of the 49 prisoners featured, 29 are now free. Written by Caroline Moorehead Producer Rex Bloomstein
0 FURTHER INFORMATION: for an illustrated booklet on the background and history of human rights, send a cheque for £2.50 (payable to BBCtv) to [address removed] • FEATURE: page 31
A series of music videos for
Advent, commissioned from five leading composers. 2: The Cry of Zephaniah Michael Finnissy , newly confirmed member of the Church of England, sets an ancient text which he believes is still chillingly relevant. With Richard Jackson (baritone), the BBC Singers, the Nash Ensemble , conducted by Simon Joly.
Producer Jonathan Fulford (Part b/w) • STEREO
I First network showing on International Aids
Day for this drama featuring an Oscar-nominated performance from Bruce Davison
July 1981: the first American reports are published of a mysterious "cancer" among the gay community. Within a few years, Aids has taken its toll.
Director Norman Rene
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Crime drama starring
When a homicide detective investigates a colleague's suicide, he experiences the big heat of a brutal mob boss.
With Gloria Grahame , Lee Marvin and Jocelyn Brando.
Director Fritz Lang 0 FILMS: pages 55.62