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: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown yesterday at 5.05pm on BBC1.

: Breakfast News

With Signing. Subtitled ..................

: Westminster Daily

Parliamentary update..................

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Standard Grade History (ages
14-16). Highland Clearances. 4868333 9.25 Around Scotland (ages 10-12). Bruce 's Scotland - King of Scots. 7632739 9.45 You and Me (ages 3-5). Ask First.

: Children's BBC: Playdays - The Playground Stop


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

: Daytime on Two.

10.25 English Express (ages 9-11). Ideas and Imagination - Capturing the World 7947623 10.45 The Experimenter (ages 7-9). Types of Material,
11.05 Space Ark (ages 7-1 1). Types of Material. Stereo9917081 11.15MusiC Makers (ages 7-9+). Birdsong.
3058371 11.35 Seeingthrough Science (ages 11-14). Great Balls of Fire!

: See Hear!

The series for people with hearing problems. Signed and subtitled.
Shown Sunday, lO.OOamonBBCl Stereo ....

: Working Lunch

Daily look at business news............

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Teaching Today: Teaching Modern
Foreign Languages. Stereo 82333 1.30 Q and A Stereo 56019401 1.40
Thunderbirds in French. The Man from
M/5(part6). 98462604 1.45Numbertime (ages 4-5).

: Children's BBC: Christopher Crocodile



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

: Children's BBC: Spot


: How the West Was Lost

This week, the series on the recent history of Native Americans features the desperate rebellion of the Lakota nation against gold prospectors

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage from the House of Commons.

: Today's the Day

News quiz. With Martyn Lewis. Stereo ....84 QUIZCALL: 089 1 [number removed]. Calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate, 49p at all other times


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: First Sight

An examination of the methods of Britain's biggest bus company.
Shown last Thursday 88 REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations right

: Esther

Esther Rantzen meets people with stories to tell. Stereo........................................


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Catchword

Word game. With Paul Coia. Stereo ......8


Unknown: Paul Coia.

: All in the Mind

The lateral thought and logic quiz show. This week, a sports team of Adrian Moorhouse , Victor Ubogu and Paula Radcliffe test their mental agility against students from Lockleaze
School, Bristol. With Alison Holloway. Producers Kate Marlow and Bob Louis
Executive producer David Ross Stereo 81 COMPETITION LINE: 089 1 [number removed](Calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate. 49p at all other times)


Unknown: Adrian Moorhouse
Unknown: Victor Ubogu
Unknown: Paula Radcliffe
Unknown: Alison Holloway.
Producers: Kate Marlow
Producers: Bob Louis
Producer: David Ross Stereo

: Heartbreak High

Chaka struggles to look after her brother and sisterwhen her motherflies to El Salvadorto find her missingfather. With Alex Dimitriades.


Unknown: El Salvadorto
Unknown: Alex Dimitriades.

: Diwali

Third in a week of programmes to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights. Diwali Memories. For older Hindus and Sikhs this is a time forfamilies to be together, but traditions are changing. Diwali Gods is tomorrow at 7. 1 5pm

: Animation Now

: Open Space

Dance of the Pen
In this age of the computer, handwriting is enjoying a surprising renaissance, with a growing recognition of its significance as a projection of the individual. Presenter Humphrey Lyttelton combines his talents as a renowned jazztrumpeterand band leaderwith a private passion for handwriting.
If you would like to suggest a programme idea, please write to: Open Space. PO Box 4045. London W 12 6SE. Directors Gavin Dutton. Laurence Henry ; Series producer Sue Davidson Subtitled ................. 17


Presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Directors: Gavin Dutton.
Directors: Laurence Henry

: Picture This

Continuingthe series about ordinary people living extraordinary lives.
Playing Out. Parental fears of danger are combining with the lure of centrally heated bedrooms packed with computer games to stop children playing togetheron the streets. But this bleak picture of growing isolation doesn't square with tonight's film which follows five young boys from
West Yorkshire as they run and climb, slip and slide to school and back.
Producer Ian Duncan ; Series editor Peter Symes


Producer: Ian Duncan
Editor: Peter Symes

: Food and Drink Special

Secrets of the South
Food writer and restaurateur
Antonio Carluccio sets off on a gastronomic tour of southern Italy - a feature-length version of the trip he carried out for Food and Drink last year. See today's choices.
Director Ron Johnstone ; Executive producer
Peter Bazalgette PROGRAMME RECIPES: available in BBC Good Food Magazine and on Ceefax page 618. * See Food: page 43


Unknown: Antonio Carluccio
Director: Ron Johnstone
Producer: Peter Bazalgette

: Takin' Over the Asylum: Let it Be

Last of a six-part drama set in a mental hospital, starring Ken Stott, Katy Murphy

Campbell's star is rising as the odds appear to be stacking against Eddie. Can he survive his domestic and professional turmoil?
Written by Donna Franceschild


Writer: Donna Franceschild
Producer: Chris Parr
Director: David Blair
Eddie: Ken Stott
Francine: Katy Murphy
Grandma: Elizabeth Spriggs
Campbell: David Tennant
Rosace: Ruth McCabe
Isabel: Angela Bruce
Evelyn: Sandra Voe
Stuart: Kenneth Bryans
Jim: Jon Morrison
Griffin: Roy Hanlon
MacAteer: Neil McKinven

: Bard on the Box: Will's World: In Pursuit of Plays

Sandi Toksvig takes a cab round London in search of Elizabethan theatre.

See also Shakespeare - the Animated Tales, tomorrow at 7.30pm
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Sandi Toksvig
Director: Steven Clarke
Series Producer: Mark Fielder

: The Fast Show

Last in the comedy sketch series, with Paul Whitehouse , Charles Higson ,
Mark Williams , John Thomson , Caroline Aherne , Simon Day and Arabella Weir. Directors Arch Dyson. John Birkin ; Written and produced by Paul Whitehouse , Chartes Higson
Then Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Paul Whitehouse
Unknown: Charles Higson
Unknown: Mark Williams
Unknown: John Thomson
Unknown: Caroline Aherne
Unknown: Arabella Weir.
Unknown: John Birkin
Produced By: Paul Whitehouse
Produced By: Chartes Higson

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman

: The Late Show Berlin Week

A unique look at how Berlin might have been had Hitler won the war. Using state-of-the-art computer graphics, The Late Show "builds" a model of architect Albert Speer 's vision of the city. Michael Bracewell asks why Berlin has been a magnet for rock stars and the programme examines architect Sir
Norman Foster 's plans to redesign the Reichstag, the parliament building.
With Tracey MacLeod.


Unknown: Albert Speer
Unknown: Michael Bracewell
Unknown: Norman Foster
Unknown: Tracey MacLeod.

: Weatherview

: Shadows of the Peacock

Second in a short run of late-night Australian dramas starring
Wendy Hughes , John Lone
Maria's secure life loses all meaning when she discovers her husband's infidelity. A short holiday in Thailand brings her independence and romance. With Steven Jacobs.
A Matter ofConvenience, tomorrow at 12 midnight Director Phillip Noyce (1987) ................ * FILM REVIEWS pages 59-66


Unknown: Wendy Hughes
Unknown: John Lone
Unknown: Steven Jacobs.
Director: Phillip Noyce

: Nightschool TV

A chance to record secondary school programmes. Tonight: Search Out
Science - Planet Earth.................

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