Documentary about the 1924 Olympic gold medallist, Eric Liddell.
9.00 The French Collection (Stereo)
9.25 Standard Grade English
9.45 Come Outside
10.00 Thunderbirds in French
10.05 Seeing through Science (Stereo)
10.30 Ghostwriter (Stereo)
11.00 Q and A (Stereo)
11.10 Landmarks: Tudors and Stuarts
11.30 lci Paris (Stereo)
11.45 History File - Trade and Industry: Britain 1750-1900 (Stereo)
12.05 The Geography Programme (Stereo)
12.25 Lifeschool: H Is for HIV (Stereo)
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 (Stereo)
2.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather
followed by Come Outside
Note: repeats are not indicated.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Today: Ian Pamenter prepares apple strudel.
The documentary series for the retired and those thinking about retirement features George Melly , ex-photo-journalist
Ann Ward and Sam Wanamaker. FREE MAGAZINE: send a large sae (52p stamp) [address removed]
Followed by Westminster Live lain Macwhirter and John Cole present live coverage from the House of Commons, with Prime Minister's questions.
Series in which ordinary women question a guest of their choice. Today: singer Barry Manilow. Chaired by Janet Street-Porter .
Quiz with Martyn Lewis.
Magazine programme confronting current issues surrounding disabilities. With sign language interpretation. Series producer Ian Macrae
Drama written and directed by and starring
Michael Landon. A young boy and his grandfather spend hours with their homing pigeons until bad health threatens their happiness.
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A House Is Not a Home
The government plans to outlaw squatting in vacant properties, but housing agencies fear new laws could mean more misery for the homeless.
Michael Delahaye reports. Producer Neill Angier
Editor Mike Flood Page REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations below
A gastronomic journey through France, with Mireille Johnston. This week, Lyon and Savoie. Producer Clare Brigstocke
Including a look at the latest diesel-engined offerings from Ford, Citroen and BMW, plus a report from Germany and the Czech Republic on the preparations for the RAC Rally.
I foul-mouthed, sexist, drunken -
Gregor Fisher 's comic caricature is not the Image that Scotland would choose to present to the world.
And yet Rab C Nesbitt was taken to Scotland's bosom before spreading his lowlife philosophy throughout the nation. There's a humanity beneath the guttersnipe exterior, and a true family bond buried in the bickering in that dreadful living room.
That bond is threatened, though, when Rab returns tonight. While wife Mary is laid up in hospital, our damaged hero takes his awful children to
Blackpool, where he meets the seductive Anita Dobson.
Written by Ian Pattison
Director/Producer Colin Gilbert
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Rab C Nesbitt:
Six programmes exploring the rise of nationalism.
Surrounded by hostile nations, Kurds have only an enclave on Iraqi territory to call Kurdistan. Michael Ignatieff travels among a stateless people and sees for himself the Kurds' suffering at the hands of Iraqi, Iranian and Turkish forces. Producer Colin Thomas
Art treasures in Cambridge. Director John Hooper
Series producer Nicholas Rossiter
Followed by Sarajevo - a Street under Siege
Presented by Sue Cameron.
Presented by Tracey Macleod.
This drama is showing as part of the Festival! season. An ageing intellectual is led on an odyssey by his obsessions. In Portuguese with English subtitles.
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