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: Children's BBC: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

Animated action. (Rpt)

: Breakfast News

With Signing.

: Consuming Passions

How to make orange pancakes...

: The Gift

The Statue of Liberty.

: A Week to Remember

Pathe news of 1954. B/W............

: Daytime on Two

Note: schools' half-term repeats
9.00 Lernexpress 5535328 9.15
TeachingToday Stereo 633873 9.45 Numbertime

: Children's BBC: Playdays



Presenter (Children's BBC): Josie D'Arby

: Daytime on Two

10.25 How To Make Your Own Video
Report 1913873 10.35 Firework Safety Stereo 3618322 10.40 Look and Read
1383786 ll.OOZigZag
11.20 English Time
11.40 Jeunes Francophones
12.00 Sportsbank: Soccer

: Working Lunch

A daily look at business news

: Daytime on Two

1.00 History File 81012960 1.25
Landmarks Stereo Subtitled 80639144 1.45 Words and Pictures

: Children's BBC: Just So Stories - The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo

Today: The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo. (Rpt)


Presenter (Children's BBC): Josie D'Arby

: Laura Lansing Slept Here

Family comedy. A millionaire novelist accepts a bet that she can live with a normal family. with Katharine Hepburn and Karen Austin.
Director George Schaefer (1988)............... ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 75-79


Unknown: Katharine Hepburn
Unknown: Karen Austin.
Director: George Schaefer

: Today's the Day

The return of the daily quiz about the events on this date in years gone by. With Martyn Lewis.
See today's choices
♦ See This Week: page 14


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Two top chefs have to create dishes from ingredients they've not seen before. With Fern Britton.
See today's choices......................


Unknown: Fern Britton.

: Esther

Esther Rantzen meets people with unique stories to tell, with a studio audience to debate their ideas and feelings.
See today's choices. * See This Week: page 6


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Catchword

The return of the popularword game. Hosted by Paul Coia.
Director Justin C Adams ; Producer Leslie Mitchell
COMPETITION: telephone 089 1-[number removed]. Calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p at other times.


Unknown: Paul Coia.
Director: Justin C Adams
Producer: Leslie Mitchell

: Murphy Brown

American satirical comedy starring Candice Bergen
And So He Goes. Murphy is not sorry to hearof the death of a legendary
Washington columnist - but then she is asked to read the eulogy at his funeral.

: Fresh Prince of Bel Air

You'd Better Shop Around. Will withdraws from his university classes to become a successful car salesman.
With Will Smith and special guest star
Robert Guillaume. Stereo............


Unknown: Robert Guillaume.

: Lucinda Lambton's Alphabet of Britain

E Is for Eastern. Lucinda Lambton searches out the pleasures of the Orient in England.
Producer Andrew Gosling ; Executive producer
Edward Mirzoeff


Unknown: Lucinda Lambton
Producer: Andrew Gosling
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

: The World at War: 8: The Desert

Another chance to see the acclaimed 26-part documentary series telling the history of the Second World War.
For two years the 8th Army and Rommel's Afrika Korps fight in the wastes of North Africa.
First shown on ITV


Narrator: Laurence Olivier
Produced, directed and written by: Peter Batty
Series producer: Jeremy Isaacs

: White Heat

Dirt and Disorder. "Domestos kills all known germs - dead!" We've developed thousands of technologies to take on nature. The Paris sewers swept away human waste. Tupperware sealed food against flies. Nasa's voyage to the moon was an escape from messy earth. Tower blocks were designed to remove the scruffy poor from cleaned-up cities. But along the way something changed. Today, nature is clean - and technology is dirty.


Director/Producer: Henry Singer
Editor: Paul Burgess

: 10 x 10

Showcase for short films by new directors. The Biz. A youngfilm-makers's satirical view of film festivals.
Director Darren Walsh ; Executive producerColin Rose


Director: Darren Walsh
Producer: Colin Rose

: Rab C Nesbitt

Comedy starring Gregor Fisher
Further. The brewery has organised a charity walk across Scotland, but Norrie the barman can't find anyone to volunteer. Might free drink provide an answer? Last in the series.
Written by Ian Pattison ; Producer/Director
Colin Gilbert


Unknown: Gregor Fisher
Written By: Ian Pattison
Director: Colin Gilbert
Rab C Nesbitt: Gregor Fisher
Mary Nesbitt: Elaine Csmith
Jamesie Cotter: Tony Roper
Ella Cotter: Barbara Rafferty
Andra: Brian Pettifer
Dodie: Iain McColl
Nome: John Kazek
Trish: Juliette Gilmour
Nick: Jimmy Chisholm
Sinead: Caroline Paterson
Jimmie MacGregor: Himself

: The X Files

Cult American drama about investigations into the paranormal.
Shadows. Officials from a government agency question Mulder and Scully about two recently discovered male corpses. With David Duchovnyand Gillian Armstrong.


Unknown: David Duchovnyand
Unknown: Gillian Armstrong.

: Harry Hill's Fruit Fancies

Nun Rabbi Nun. The story of a love that dare not speak its name - that between rabbi and nun.
Producer/Director Jamie Rix ; Executive producers John Thoday and Richard Allen-Turner
Followed by Bard on the Box
Celebrities and the public give readings of Shakespeare's most famous lines.


Director: Jamie Rix
Producers: John Thoday
Producers: Richard Allen-Turner

: Newsnight Special

Who Benefits? Who will be the winners and losers in the most radical overhaul of the welfare state in 50 years? Over the next hour, Kirsty Wark asks claimants, taxpayers and experts what they want from Labour's Commission on Social Justice.


Unknown: Kirsty Wark

: Age of Extremes

In this Late Show special, the celebrated historian
Professor Eric Hobsbawm talks to Michael Ignatieff about his new book Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century.


Talks: Professor Eric Hobsbawm
Unknown: Michael Ignatieff

: Weatherview

: Notebook on Cities and Clothes

Wim Wenders 's self-narrated video-diary documentary following fashion designer
Yohji Yamamoto from his preparations for a fashion show in Paris to the opening of a new boutique in Tokyo.
(1989) Stereo .............................. * FILM REVIEWS pages 75-79


Unknown: Wim Wenders
Designer: Yohji Yamamoto

: Nightschool TV

A chance to record five secondary school programmes. Tonight: Links: Britain and the Developing World

: BBC Select

Disability Agenda: World-famous physicist Professor Stephen Hawking discusses his£3.4 million appeal for
Aspire. Money raised will fund a Professor in Disability and Technology based at
University College, London....


Unknown: Professor Stephen Hawking

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