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: Breakfast News

With Signing.

: The Record

Yesterday in Parliament

: Nature Trail

A forest trail in Finland. Rpt .........

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Quinze Minutes (ages 11-13)
I'Ecole 3642536 9.15 Focus (ages 9-13) Life 4337130 9.25 Study Ireland:
Geography (ages 14-16) 3645623 9.45 Storytime (ages 4-5)

: Children's BBC: Playdays


Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Watch (ages 6-7) Technology:
Puppets Stereo 2631046 10.40 Around Scotland (ages 10-12) A Tongue in Yer Heid - Rosaleen 1317826 ll.OOCats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Light and Sound
11.15Ghostwriter(ages 10-12) Who Is
Max Mouse ? (part 3) 501159 11.45 The IT Collection (ages 16+) In Control 1380197 12.10 The Geography
Programme (ages 11-16)


Unknown: Max Mouse

: Working Lunch

Business news

: Daytime on Two

1.00 The Geography Collection
(ages 16+) Baby Boom? 61928401 1.25 Zig Zag (ages 8-10) Food and Farming: Spring Stereo 30965826 1.45 YOU and Me (ages 3-5) Making Things

: Children's BBC: The Greedysaurus Gang


Presenter (Children's BBC): Chris Jarvis

: Children's BBC: Spider

(Rpt) (Stereo)

: Made by Man

The craft of the organ builder. Rpt.

: Flamingowatch

The first programme in five days of live filmingfocusingon the flamingos of the Great Rift
Valley, Kenya. Introduced by Simon King , Chris Packham and Jonathan Scott. See today's choices.
Stereo .......... ♦ SeeThis Week: page 12


Introduced By: Simon King
Introduced By: Chris Packham
Introduced By: Jonathan Scott.

: Myths and Legends

AviSittO North Wales.

: News and Weather

Subtitled (news)
Followed by Westminster with Nick Ross
Live from Parliament. summed


Unknown: Nick Ross

: News and Weather

Regional News; Weather

: Today's the Day

News quiz with Martyn Lewis. Stereo 1


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery challenge, Stereo ........................

: Play It Again

Paul Jones introduces musical highlights Of Pebble Mill. Revised rpt Stereo


Presenter: Paul Jones

: Ice Skating

The European Figure Skating
Championships from Dortmund, Germany. With the World
Championships only five weeks away, Britain's Steven Cousins bids to join the contenders alongside strong challengers from France and the Ukraine. Commentary by Alan Weeks. Introduced by Sue Barker.
Producer Alastair Scott ; Executive producer Jim
Reside Stereo 97


Unknown: Steven Cousins
Commentary By: Alan Weeks.
Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Producer: Alastair Scott

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Starring Patrick Stewart
Unification (part 1). Captain Picard is surprised to learn that the legendary
MrSpock has gone on an unauthorised mission to Romulus, and decides to follow the Vulcan statesman. Will
Spock's intervention unite two hostile societies, or destroy them?


Unknown: Patrick Stewart
Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Patrick Stewart
Mr Spock: Leonard Nimoy
Commander William Riker: Jonathan Frakes
Lt Commander Data: Brent Spiner
Dr Beverly Crusher: Gates McFadden
Lt Commander Geordi LaForge: Levar Burton
Counsellor Deanna Troi: Marina Sirtis
Lt Worf: Michael Dorn
Dokachin: Graham Jarvis
B'ljik: Erick Avari
Perrin: Joanna Miles
: Sarek Marklenard
K'Vada: Stephen D Root

: Flamingowatch

More live film from Kenya. With special infra-red cameras, Simon King, Chris Packham and Jonathan Scott discover the secrets of the African night, and look back on their first day among the clouds of flamingos on the soda lakes. See today's choices.
(Next programme tomorrow at 2.30pm)


Presenter: Simon King
Presenter: Chris Packham
Presenter: Jonathan Scott
Producer: Sara Ford
Executive Producer: Robin Hellier

: The World at War: 21: Nemesis

The acclaimed 26-part documentary series on the Second World War.
In the final stages of the war, Hitler retreats to the Fuhrer's bunker and, betrayed by Himmler and Goering, decides on suicide. As the Allies advance on Germany's shrinking front lines, the Soviet army reaches Berlin first and raises the red flag. Narrated by Laurence Olivier.
First shown on ITV


Narrator: Laurence Olivier
Written By: Stuart Hood
Producer: Martin Smith
Series producer: Jeremy Isaacs

: Rhodes around Britain

Top chef Gary Rhodes continues his gastronomic journey around Britain, discoveringand cooking local produce. This week he is in Aberdeen, where he dons a survival suit to visit an oil platform and discovers how to make Cullen skink (a rich fish soup) at
Pennan, the village made famous in the film Local Hero. On the menu tonight are beef stew and dumplings, and smoked haddock with Welsh rarebit and tomato salad.
Producers Marion Allinson and Gabrielle Jackson
A BBC book. Rhodes around Britain, featuringthe recipes in the series, is available in hardback, price £ 17.99, and paperback, price 12.99.


Unknown: Gary Rhodes
Producers: Marion Allinson
Producers: Gabrielle Jackson

: University Challenge

In the last of the second round matches, the University of Liverpool takes on Robinson College, Cambridge. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman
Director: Jenny Dodd
Producer: Kieran Roberts

: Desperate for Love

Drama starring
Christian Slater
Tammy Lauren
In a small town in the US, high-school buddies Cliff Petrie and Alex Cutlerare both in love with attractive, ambitious Lily Becker. But it's wealthy, college-bound Alex who wins her over, while Cliff can only yearn from afar - with tragic consequences.
Director Michael Tuchner (1989)
# FILM REVIEWS pages 41-48
Followed by In the National Trust
Chinese silkwallpaper, tellingthe story of tea, atSaltram House, in Devon.


Unknown: Christian Slater
Unknown: Tammy Lauren
Unknown: Cliff Petrie
Unknown: Alex Cutlerare
Unknown: Lily Becker.
Director: Michael Tuchner
Cliff Petrie: Christian Slater
Lily Becker: Tammy Lauren
Alex Cutler: Brian Bloom
Betty Petrie: Veronica Cartwright
Merl Becker: Scott Paulin
Buck Cameron: Arthur Rosenberg
Cindy: Amy O'Neill
Sue Becker: Lulee Fisher
Ed Cutler: Michael Flynn
Bennett Gates: Billy Vera

: Newsnight

With Peter Snow.


Presenter: Peter Snow

: The Late Show

An adaptation of John Berger's Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol by the Theatre de Complicite recently opened in London's West End. Tonight's programme talks to John Berger about the piece and includes film of the company in rehearsal. Presented by Tracey MacLeod.


Presenter: Tracey MacLeod
Interviewee: John Berger

: Weatherview

: The Midnight Hour

A review of the political day. Presented by Trevor Phillips.
Preceded by The Midnight News.


Presenter: Trevor Phillips

: Nightschool TV: History File: The Making of the United Kingdom 1500-1750

A chance to record secondary-school programmes. Tonight, History File - the Making of the United Kingdom 1500-1750: Elizabeth and Her People, The Religious Divide, The Political Divide, Oliver Cromwell: Hero or Villain, The Settlement.

: BBC Select

Benefits Agency Today: the programme visits the south west and looks at preparations for one-person benefits service in Bath.

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