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: Animal World

With Zoe Ball and Chris Jarvis. A forest journey on the Indian elephant, Thailand's national


Unknown: Zoe Ball
Unknown: Chris Jarvis.

: Blinky Bill

The koala bear rallies his friends.

: Wishing Live action and animation

foryoung viewers. Charlie and a polar bear enjoy an arctic adventure. Stereo.

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop.

: Moomin


: The Busy World of Richard Scarry

Animation about the animal inhabitants
Of Busytown. Stereo ..................... + See This Week: page 62

: Bitsa

Aliens take over the workshop. With Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe.


Presenter: Caitlin Easterby
Presenter: Simon Pascoe

: Stone Protectors

Cartoon. The Gemstones of Power transform Cornelius, Maxx, Angus and Cliff,

: TimeBusters

This week's interactive time-travelling game features a team from Luton.
With Nicholas Collett and Andy Powrie.


Presenter: Nicholas Collett
Presenter: Andy Powrie

: Grange Hill

Another chance to see the school drama series from 1983.
Jonah and Zammo act suspiciously by asking for extra lessons.


Writer: Margaret Simpson
Zammo: Lee MacDonald
Jonah: Lee Sparke
Annette: Nadia Chambers
Fay: Alison Bettles
Roland: Erkan Mustafa
Jeremy: Vincent Matthews
Miss Mooney: Lucinda Gane

: The Boot Street Band

Third of a six-part comedy drama. A cookery lesson leads to a new venture for the pupils. Shown last Thursday on BBC 1

: Artrageous

Comedy art series. A look at pictures that play tricks on your eyes, and the subtle differences between a fake and a forgery. Zack tries to figure out abstract art. With Tyler Butterworth, Joanne Heywood and Howard Lew Lewis.
See This Week: page 62


Presenter: Tyler Butterworth
Presenter: Joanne Heywood
Presenter: Howard Lew Lewis

: The O Zone

Music news. Kylie Minogue talks about her latest single "Put Yourself in My Place", and Luther Vandross performs "Love the One You're With".
Shown last Friday



Guest: Kylie Minogue
Guest: Luther Vandross

: Quantum Leap

Thou Shalt Not. 2 February 1974: Sam assumes the identity of a rabbi who is strugglingto prevent the breakdown of a family still unable to come to terms with the death of a son. With Scott Bakula , Dean Stockwell , Russ Tamblyn , James Sutorius and Terri Hanauer.


Unknown: Scott Bakula
Unknown: Dean Stockwell
Unknown: Russ Tamblyn
Unknown: James Sutorius
Unknown: Terri Hanauer.

: Snowy River: the McGregor Saga

Family adventure series set in Australia at the turn of the century.
The Mountain Ball. Jealousy and greed lead to violence in Patterson's Ridge.


Unknown: Mountain Ball.

: Around Westminster

Political review forthe south east.
Presented by Michael Hastings.
REGIONAL PROGRAMME ...........................


Presented By: Michael Hastings.

: Snooker

From the Guild Hall, Preston, coverage of the first session of the final in the UK
Championship. Stereo ................

: Rugby Special

Highlights from Cardiff Arms Park where Wales, without their injured captain
leuan Evans , aim to break the pattern of the past and gain theirfirst Test victory over South Africa in the first meeting between the two countries for 24 years. Plus a roundup of all the Divisional Championship matches in England, the A-Z of Rugby, November's Try of the Month competition, and views from this week's studio guests. Presented by John Inverdale.
Editor Gerard Lane Stereo ...............


Unknown: Leuan Evans
Presented By: John Inverdale.
Editor: Gerard Lane Stereo

: The Natural World

Mysteries of the Ocean Wanderers
The wandering albatross is the largest and most majestic of all seabirds. To ancient mariners, it was a symbol of good luck that seemed to appear miraculously out of nowhere. Where it went at sea and what it did was a mystery - until now.
Acclaimed Australian film-makers
David Parer and Elizabeth Parer-Cook spent a year following the albatrosses in the southern Atlantic and at their nesting sites on the remote, windswept Crozet Islands.
David Attenborough narrates their story. See today's choices.
Executive producer Dione Gilmour ; Series producer JohnSparks Stereo
See feature: page 34


Unknown: David Parer
Unknown: Elizabeth Parer-Cook
Unknown: Crozet Islands.
Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Dione Gilmour

: The Money Programme

The mortgage lenders got their fingers burnt by dealing too freely in the housing boom of the late 80s.
Now they are much more particular about their clientele, but has the pendulum swung too farthe other way? Presenter Lesley Curwen asks whether there is a new era of mortgage rationing which could further depress house prices in years to come.
Producer Gillian Holmes ; Editor Jane Ellison
TRANSCRIPT: foratranscript ofthis programme, price £20.00, please write to BBC, PO Box 5080, London W 12 6AJ (telephone [number removed]).


Presenter: Lesley Curwen
Producer: Gillian Holmes
Editor: Jane Ellison

: Snooker

Coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston of the early frames from tonight's decisive session of the UK
Championship final.
The title has been won in previous years by Stephen Hendry ,
Jimmy White , Steve Davis and, last year, by teenager Ronnie O'Sullivan.
Afirst-prize of L70,000 is on offerto the successful contender in this best-of-19 frames match.
Introduced by David Vine.
Directors Trevor Morris and John Watts
Editor Rick Waumsley


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Jimmy White
Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Ronnie O'Sullivan.
Introduced By: David Vine.
Directors: Trevor Morris
Directors: John Watts
Editor: Rick Waumsley

: From A to B - Tales of Modern Motoring

Another chance to see the five-part portrait of the British and their cars.
She Likes It Hot. Jean likes the heater turned up full; Linval prefers it cold. Steven is ashamed of Patricia's Fiat
Panda and Denys wishes her partner Chris would replace his 2CV with something more sophisticated.
Who should drive? Who should map read? Which one lost the keys? And why are they always late?
This is a definitive view of couples who always seem to argue in the car. Director/Series producer Nicholas Barker


Producer: Nicholas Barker

: Snooker

Further coverage of the UK
Championship final from Preston.
With fellow-countrymen Alan McManus and John Higgins having already won the ranking titles so farthis season, can Stephen Hendry win this evening and make it a Scottish hat-trick?


Unknown: Alan McManus
Unknown: John Higgins
Unknown: Stephen Hendry

: Timewatch

Age of the Sphinx
The tale of one man's attempt to rewrite the history of the world by redating Egypt's greatest mystery, the Sphinx.
Until now, no one can say for sure why, when or by whom the famous statue was carved. The experts think it is Egyptian and 4,500 years old, but maverick investigator John West claims to have new and conclusive evidence that the Sphinx was constructed many thousands of years before the Pharaohs. Timewatch investigates the story. See today's choices.
Producer Stephen Haggard ; Editor Laurence Rees


Unknown: John West
Producer: Stephen Haggard
Editor: Laurence Rees

: Snooker

The final programme in the evening's coverage from Preston.
BBC VIDEO: a video featuring Snooker Century Breakers is available, price£6.99.

: The Homecoming

Drama with a screenplay by Harold Pinter, based on his own play, and starring Cyril Cusack, Ian Holm, Michael Jayston
Teddy, a professor now living in the United States of America, returns with his wife to his childhood home in north London. But on his arrival there, he finds himself walking into a volatile mixture of boredom, resentment and mutual dependence culminating in a bitter battle of wills.
This film version of the 1965 West End play features the song "Round
Midnight", which was written and performed by Thelonious Monk.
Director Peter Hall (1973) * FILM REVIEWS pages 69-76


Writer: Harold Pinter
Director: Peter Hall
Sam : Cyril Cusack
Lenny: Ian Holm
Teddy: Michael Jayston
Ruth: Vivien Merchant
Joey: Terence Rigby
Max: Paul Rogers

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