With Zoe Ball and Chris Jarvis. A forest journey on the Indian elephant, Thailand's national
The koala bear rallies his friends.
foryoung viewers. Charlie and a polar bear enjoy an arctic adventure. Stereo.
Animation about the animal inhabitants
Of Busytown. Stereo ..................... + See This Week: page 62
Aliens take over the workshop. With Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe.
Cartoon. The Gemstones of Power transform Cornelius, Maxx, Angus and Cliff,
This week's interactive time-travelling game features a team from Luton.
With Nicholas Collett and Andy Powrie.
Another chance to see the school drama series from 1983.
Jonah and Zammo act suspiciously by asking for extra lessons.
Third of a six-part comedy drama. A cookery lesson leads to a new venture for the pupils. Shown last Thursday on BBC 1
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
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
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.
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.
Political review forthe south east.
Presented by Michael Hastings.
REGIONAL PROGRAMME ...........................
From the Guild Hall, Preston, coverage of the first session of the final in the UK
Championship. Stereo ................
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 ...............
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
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]).
Coverage from the Guild Hall, Preston of the early frames from tonight's decisive session of the UK
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
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
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?
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
The final programme in the evening's coverage from Preston.
BBC VIDEO: a video featuring Snooker Century Breakers is available, price£6.99.
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