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Note: repeats are not indicated.
Astronaut Helen Sharman finds out how hi-tech clothing can offer protection. (Stereo)
Engineers in the car industry, and bilingual secretaries.
Dibs helps Spike to do something new.
An SFtv production for BBCtv
Children discuss their favourite school dinners.
A pigeon brings a puzzling message.
Gallup survey into 14- to 16-year-olds of the 90s. (Stereo)
Watch a butterfly emerge from a pupa. With Jessica Holm.
An SFtv production for BBCtv
A story written by children, is animated and read by Doc Cox.
It is winter and everything is frozen. How will the islanders survive when their fire is put out? (Stereo)
Voices as natural musical instruments. (Stereo)
An old favourite in Hindi.
Your views on schools television. (Stereo)
The way the law has evolved in response to changing attitudes. (Stereo)
Helping teachers cope with asthma, eczema and epilepsy in children.
Michael's toys come to life.
Cartoon. Orville and Cuddles go hiking.
Cartoon. Cornelia helps with the spring cleaning.
Programmes to stimulate classroom discussion.
A Trio production for BBCtv
Michael Kitson discusses The
Laughing Cavalier by Frans Hals , part of the Wallace Collection in London.
Magazine for deaf and hard-of-hearing people.
With signing and subtitles.
Followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of the House of Commons, with Prime
Minister's questions. With lain Macwhirter and John Cole.
Regional News; Weather
The conclusion of the Masters match between world No 8
Gary Wilkinson and top
Canadian Alain Robidoux.
First in a five-part series on the workings of French business, seen from the inside - in boardrooms, offices and on the shop floor.
Birth of a Yoghurt. A new product range is launched as Yoplait fights for its hold in the market. Producer David Wilson
Fantasy adventure written by Terry Jones , directed by Jim Henson and starring David Bowie Sarah calls on the goblins to take away her bawling baby brother - and they do. She has just 13 hours to save him.
With Brian Henson , Timothy Bateson and Michael Hordern
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Jareth, king of the goblins:
Foreign affairs reports.
The Gun and the Veil. Egypt is the most westernised Arab nation. It played a key role in peace-making with Israel, and better-off Egyptians enjoy a relatively cosmopolitan lifestyle. Now, however, that moderation is being undermined by the growth of Muslim fundamentalism.
Extremists have infiltrated the civil service and professions; activities such as belly dancing are now regarded as sinful; and tourists have been attacked.
Stephen Sackur reports. Producer Phil Rees
Editor John Morrison
Including a report on chips - labelled as junk food, but now celebrated by nutritionists; three winter cabbage recipes; and a christening present with a difference - a case of whisky. With Chris Kelly , Michael Barry and Jill Goolden. Direct or Linda Nash
Producers Alison Field and Tim Hincks
A Bazal production for BBCtv
RECIPES: on Ceefax page
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Last of the tongue-in-cheek American comedy series, starring Leslie Nielsen
Testimony of Evil. Drebin has to pose as a nightclub entertainer.
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Last of the films shot behind the scenes at London Zoo.
Tooth and Claw. Aiming to topple the present management, a rebel group of keepers and Fellows of the Zoological Society has called for a special general meeting.
But opinion among the keepers is divided, and tempers begin to fray. As Christmas approaches, the whole zoo waits nervously as director general David Jones and his leading opponent Colin Tudge work out their plans.
Meanwhile, Midgie, one of the zoo's two koalas, has fallen sick. As her keeper nurses her day and night, Jones waits for the call that will announce his fate.
Director Molly Dineen
Executive producer Edward Mirzoeff An RTO production for BBCtv
A series of personal perspectives on matters of current debate.
With Jeremy Paxman.
The arts and media magazine.
Five programmes in German.
(Diez Temas tomorrow at 2.00am)