With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. Phone in on 081.[number removed]for a chance to play Maggot Moments. ● STEREO
Today: the Tent Shop.
A Felgate production for BBCtv ● STEREO
Emma wants to win the Suntots' flower contest.
Philip Hawthorn tells the story of three men and an elephant.
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Recycling ideas with Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe. ● STEREO
Children's splash hit game show. ● STEREO
Vultureman has a plan. (Rpt;
A six-part comedy drama. 5: Kevin is determined to sabotage Lorraine's plans.
(Shown last Thursday on BBCI. Last episode and cast details this Thursday at 4.30pm on BBC1)
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A roundup of last week's shows. * STEREO
Featuring Boy George. ● STEREO
the Animated Tales
Hamlet. Prince Hamlet is visited by his father's ghost and commanded to avenge his father's murder.
The Edge of Impact. The Evil
Hood plans to destroy a jet. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
The "believers" find an alien regeneration centre.
Of Priests and Christmas
A village priest has a vision. ● STEREO
Discussion of the week's main political news in the region. Presented by Bruce Parker.
The region's political review.
With Laurie Mayer , Tim Friend and Philippa Thomas.
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The first stage of the British Steel Challenge round-the-world yacht race, from
Southampton to Rio de Janeiro. With Julian Pettifer.
Concluding the John Ford season is a western, starring John Wayne
The story of Ethan Edwards and his five-year search for his niece, captured by Comanches.
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South West v London
The second round of the ADT
Divisional championship. With Chris Rea , and commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith .
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston ● STEREO
A visit to the downhill run in Val Gardena in the Italian
Dolomites, with David Vine. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside
One of Britain's few global companies, ICI now plans to split in two, separating its pharmaceuticals from its bulk chemical operations. Some allege it's a cosmetic move to ease fund-raising, but the company says there's much more than that going on. Tom Maddocks has been to the Far East and America to investigate the ICI split-up. Producer Dale Templar Editor David Nissan
Siberia - the Frozen Forest
In Yakutia the mercury plummets to 70C below zero, yet amazingly, some animals live there right through the winter. Not until May does the ice melt on Baikal, the planet's oldest, deepest lake. Huge hatches of caddis flies lure brown bears out of the forest.
Nikolai Drozdov dives to the bed of the lake and glimpses the bizarre creatures that live a mile beneath the surface. But within weeks, the seasons turn full circle. Producer Pelham Aldrich-Blake Series producer John Sparks
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Followed by Advent Calendars
Feeding the Monster. Roseanne Arnold is one of America's funniest, richest and most controversial women, with a top-rated sitcom. This film goes behind the scenes as tempers fray when she is dissatisfied with a script. In the words of head writer Bob Myer ,
"situation comedy is a great gaping maw into which writers are thrown and eaten up alive". Director Nadia Haggar
Series producer Sarah Williams A Tiger production for BBCtv ● COVER STORY: page 25
Jeremy Paxman and guests look back at the week's television.
Editor Anne Tyerman 0 STEREO
In the 19th century, Russia and Britain competed to win over the rulers of the Central Asian kingdoms and to establish control over the northern routes into India. Now, as the republics of Central Asia are once again independent states, a struggle has begun among their neighbours, including Iran and Turkey, for influence in this rich, strategically crucial region. John Simpson reports. Director Greg Lanning
Executive producer David Wickham
An Independent Image production for BBCtv
A series of music videos for
Advent, commissioned from five leading composers. 3:The Cry of Mary. The
Bengali countryside north of Calcutta is the setting for
Francis Grier 's work. With
Rosa Mannion , the Nash Ensemble, conducted by Lionel Friend. Producer Christopher Mann • STEREO
First showing on network television for this evocation of wartime adolescence, starring Sean Penn
Elizabeth McGovern California 1942: before their call-up to the Marines,
"Hopper" and Nicky embark on a final six-week spree. But then Hopper falls in love. With Nicolas Cage , John Karlen , Rutanya Alda , Max Showalter , Crispin Glover , Barbara Howard and Bob Maroff.
Director Richard Benjamin
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Coverage of the Compaq Grand Slam cup final from Munich, the climax of the tennis year.
Commentary by John Barrett and Mark Cox.
Producer Barbara Slater