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How to clean a corroded
Oriental brass tray. With John FitzMaurice Mills.
Today: Saffron Walden, Essex. With Alec Clifton-Taylor .
Bryan McNerney discovers how people kept warm in medieval times.
Note: repeats are not indicated.
The conflict between conservation and development interests around Edinburgh.
An introduction to maths for National Curriculum Key Stage 3 using real world problems.
For 4- to 5-year-olds.
What's it like to feel shy? Cosmo knows.
For 7- to 11-year-olds.
A birthday party gets out of hand.
For 7- to 9-year-olds.
Jenny, Scott and Amanda pass through a mural they've been painting and meet Gorwen the dragon.
A look at some of the new series from BBC Schools programmes for 4- to 5-year-olds. Today: Numbertime. (Stereo)
For 7-to 9-year-olds.
Mathscope shows you how maths can be fun.
For 6- to 7-year-olds.
Gary and Kimberley live in a house built 100 years ago. Grandad takes them back to when it was new. (Stereo)
An old favourite - in French!
Story-writing series for 9- to 11-year-olds. Today: Michael Morpurgo introduces a dramatisation of his short story Sam's Duck.
First in a series for students of advanced Spanish. (Stereo)
For 11-to 14-year-olds. What was a typical Roman like? (Stereo)
For teenagers. Today: should alcoholic drinks carry a health warning?
First of two programmes on problems confronting teachers in their schools. (Stereo)
Adventures of a family of monsters.
For 7- to 9-year-olds.
What is used in modern house building?
A Trio production for BBCtv
Followed by You and Me
The Liberal Democrats discuss the controversial Sheehy Report on police pay and conditions.
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Australian drama. With young Sean seriously ill, his father tries to grant the boy's every last wish and desire.
Director Don Chaffey (1976)
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The latest positions in the two rival contests.
Jools Holland presents the pick of the musicians who appeared on this summer's series of Later withjools Holland.
Guests include Leonard Cohen , Bjork, Al Green , Lenny Kravitz , P Harvey and Gloria Estefan. Producer Mark Cooper
A series of wildlife films from all over the world.
Birds of All Seasons
In the low country of the Netherlands, the waters and wetlands are a breeding ground and sanctuary for thousands of birds, from resident herons and coots to migrant Bewick's swans and geese. Producer Pauline Peters
Surreal comedy duo Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer have crossed the channels and make their BBC debut with an all-new, plush and blustery entertainment bonanza. This week they are joined by Uncle Peter and a roster of new characters including Jack Dent and Eric Potter , Pat Wright and Dave Arrowsmith , and a special feature "at home" with glam rockers Slade.
Producer John Birkin
Series producer Alan Marke
A Channel X production for BBCtv
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Birth, Sex and Death. The code within our genes shapes our whole life. With the help of stunning time-lapse photography, Professor David Suzuki looks at how body-building genes create a living animal from a single cell. Producer Tim Haines
Executive producer Robin Brightwell
Short films by new directors. Galleria
Starring Jason Donovan.
Science-fiction comedy made by students at the Royal
College of Art, set in a future when a full range of emotions are available in aerosol cans. Director Alun Harris
Series producer Colin Rose
With Jeremy Paxman.
Telling the Troubles
From the Oscar-winning film The Crying Game to bestselling novels by Jack Higgins , the conflict in Northern Ireland has proved a source of compelling stories for fiction writers. Are the Troubles being exploited in the interests of a good story, or are writers able to tell truths too sensitive for news and current affairs programmes? This report includes interviews with film directors Neil Jordan and Ken Loach , actor Stephen Rea and thriller writer M S Power.
Producer James Kent
Series editor Mike Poole
Manchester's bid for the Olympic Games in the year 2000.
(Olympic 2000: the Decision Day can be seen on Thursday at 7.00pm)