Today: the Tent Stop. A Felgate production for BBCtv
Animated drama series. An Action Time production for BBCtv
Philip Hawthorn tells the story of The Mice ThatAte
(Shown last Monday on BBC1)
Second of a 13-part serial. Wntten by Valerie Georgeson , from a story by Margaret Stuart Barry
A Broadsword production for BBCtv
Animation about a dog who lives in a shoe.
Series three from 1980. Episode written by Phil Redmond
Today: birds that can't fly. With Terry Nutkins.
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Classic western series with James Arness.
Life with a group of students.
The south east's political review, presented by Susannah Simons. With reports from Jonathan Beale and Tim Friend.
UK Championship from the Guild Hall, Preston.
Coverage of the first session of today's best-of- 1 9-f rames final, with a prize of £70,000 awaiting the winner.
Introduced by David Vine.
Highlights of yesterday's international between England and the New Zealand All Blacks.
Introduced by Chris Rea.
Executive producer Johnnie Watherston
Phil Drabble introduces the shepherds and their dogs in the second semi-finals. With Ray Ollerenshaw.
Director Ian Russell ; Producer Ian Smith
In 1990 a British insurance company, London United
Investments, went bust with debts of at least$5 billion.
Almost all the creditors are
American. David Strahan reports on how a UK compensation scheme, originally intended to protect British policyholders, is now expected to pay around$1 billion to US policyholders of LUI, and why the British public will foot the bill.
Editor Jane Ellison
Documentary series following hopefuls through a year at the Drama Centre in London.
How does an actor - even if he happens to be
Anthony Hopkins - deal with insecurity? Ben and Darrell have to overcome their doubts and flaws as they prepare for their first public performance.
Director John Bames ; Series editor Paul Watson
Tonight the six volunteers look into ways the Chancellor of the Exchequer could raise more money. They must also decide on the best way to tackle the country's £50 billion deficit.
(The final programme is tomorrowat 8. 00pm)
The spread of railways
) increased the scale on which wars could be fought, with greater numbers of troops and more ammunition delivered to battlefields. "By
1914 you absolutely had to keep up with the Joneses if you were not to be too late on the frontier," says military historian Martin Van Creveld , in the fourth part of this series charting the development of railways.
A British veteran of the First
World War and a Russian woman engine driver recall their experiences of railways at war, and Hans Bewilogua , who looked after Hitler's personal train says: " had a bath carriage where troops could have a wash and brush up before they got their medals." Hitler, however, preferred road transport as his 81-ton wagon was prone to derailment.
Producer Peter Grimsdale
Dr Peter Jepson - Young was a young Canadian doctor who, through a series of television diaries, turned his own battle against Aids into a public crusade. Despite the onset of blindness, skin cancer and other debilitating Aids-related illnesses, he was committed to his broadcasts. With disarming honesty and humour, he discusses the many issues surrounding his life, his sexuality and his illness. Dr Peter died on 15 November 1992, having produced more than 100 diaries.
(The next programme in this series marking World Aids Day, is on Tuesday at 12.40am.)
A forum for life's unanswerables.
More contributors' queries are aired. Tonight: what is the psychology behind train spotting, is there any scientific basis for astrology and do intellectuals serve any useful purpose? Guests include
Jo Brand , Auberon Waugh , Paul Johnson and astrologer Penny Thornton. Also featuring Carol Vorderman.
Producer Philippe Bassett Series editor Leela Creswell
A Celandine production for BBCtv
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David Vine introduces the final, decisive session from the Guild
Hall, Preston. Stereo