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EditorMike Flood Page REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations below
9.00 The French Collection
9.25 Standard Grade English
9.45 Come Outside
10.00 Thunderbirds in French
10.05 Seeing through Science
10.30 Ghostwriter: Am I Blue
11.00 Q and A
11.10 Landmarks: Tudors and Stuarts
11.30 Ici Paris
11.45 History File
12.05 The Geography Programme
12.25 Lifeschool: G Is for Green
12.50 Making Time
1.20-1.40 Children's BBC
with Chris Jarvis (Stereo)
1.35 Crystal Tipps and Alistair
1.40 Music Time
2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather
followed by Come Outside
Note: repeats are not indicated.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
A coach holiday in Devon.
Combatting food poisoning. FOOD FACT FILE: for a guide to safe food preparation and up-to-date information on legislation, send a cheque/PO for £3.00, payable to BBC Education to
Today's programme for the retired and those thinking about retirement looks at fun and romance. Featuring a country-and-western widow, a gay widower and dinner-party dating.
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Followed by Westminster Live
Including Prime Minister's questions.
A series in which ordinary women question a guest of their choice. In the hot seat today is the former leader of the Labour Party,
Neil Kinnock MP. Chaired by Janet Street-Porter .
Daily nostalgia quiz with Martyn Lewis.
A profile of a Kabuki actor who also turns out to be an unusual
Western starring Burt Lancaster
Despite Geronimo 's surrender, one lone Apache warrior is determined to carry on the fight. With Jean Peters and Charles Bronson.
Director Robert Aldrich (1954)
Icons of the 20th century.
As the divorce rate soars, should the present legal system make provisions to lessen the trauma for children? Presented by Sally Taylor.
Producer Jane French
A gastronomic journey through France, with Mireille Johnston. This week Normandy. Producer Clare Brigstocke
The latest Lotus Esprit on test, quarter-scale racing cars, and a motorcycle to charm car drivers. (For full details see tomorrowat 5.30pm)
In the last episode, the crew receive a strange SOS call.
Written by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor
A Grant Naylor production for BBCtv
Writer and broadcaster
Michael Ignatieff travelled to six of the world's s most politically unstable nations to report on the rise of nationalism for this new series.
"At the end of the war we thought, probably foolishly, we'd seen the end of nationalism," he says. "The future was supposed to be big, continental states, but since the end of the Cold War.... every ethnic group is runningto protect itself."
This week he reports from
Yugoslavia, where he spent some years as a child. ProducerTim Lambert
Sister Wendy Beckett set forth from the seclusion of her Norfolk retreat to visit six of Britain's finest art collections and became a television star in the process. This repeat run of her
Odyssey is showingasa prelude to a new series next year, when Sister Wendy's Grand Tour takes the reclusive nun to see the major European collections for the first time.
This week, Sister Wendy visits Liverpool's Walker and Tate collections, and talks about work by Poussin,
Guercino, Spencer and Hockney. Director Ben Fox
Series producer Nicholas Rossiter
Followed by Sarajevo - a Street under Siege
Presented by Peter Snow.
Presented by Tracey Macleod.
Readings from the Booker-prize winner. Stereo
The Festival! season, to coincide with the 37th London Film
Festival, continues with this mystery, set in China, by one of Hong Kong's most inventive film-makers. In Mandarin with English subtitles.
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