5.00 Voluntary Sector Television
Including ethical investments, recycled furniture and the importance of good communication skills. Rpt...........
6.20 What You Never Knew About Sex: a look at reproduction in reptiles.
6.45 Geology: The Capitan Reef- a field trip to the world's largest known fossilised reef. 5287461 7.10 Desert Ecology: how do plants and animals survive the heat of the desert? 9888732 7.35 Science:
Quantum Leaps into the Atom - how atoms behave like waves.
With Signing. Subtitled ..................
Animation about a knight of the Round Table. (Rpt) (Stereo)
The family is thrown into chaos by the arrival of a strange package. (Stereo)
Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.00 Secret Service: Channel Hopping Stereo Subtitled 61480 9.30 Focus (ages 9-13) Teamwork Stereo 4249225 9.45 Overthe Moon (ages 4-6) Life at Home - Colour at Home
The Playbus stops at the Patch Stop. (Rpt) (Stereo)
10.25 Storytime (ages 4-5) Handa 's
Surprise Stereo 8523480 10.45 Science Zone (ages 9-11) Plants and Animals - Barn Owl Challenge
11.05 Space Ark (ages 7-11) Plants and Animals -Inside Plants
11.15 Healthe 2 (ages 9-11) Move It
9888515 11.35 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Victorian Britain - Town Life
3506645 11.55 Job Bank: Print
7343393 12.15 Le Club (ages 9-12) Ma Famille
Business and consumer news
1.00 Lifeschool (ages 14+) B Is for Body Stereo 23467206 1.25 Mad about Music
(ages 11-14) Scales
1.45 Numbertime (ages 4-5) Number Two
Cartoon adventures with the family of Loch Ness monsters and their friends. (Rpt)
Animation about a clumsy little elephant. Narrated by Simon Cadell.
Quarter-final places are at stake as the second-round matches of the International
Open Indoor Bowls Championship are concluded at the Preston Guild Hall.
Including at 3.00 News Regional News; Weather
Quiz about the news in years gone by. Presented by Martyn Lewis.
Further coverage of the International
Open Indoor Bowls Championship from
Preston. Stereo .................................
Captain Jean-Luc Picard arrives at space station Deep Space Nine, which has been wrecked by the hostile Cardassians. The new commander, Benjamin Sisko, must prevent old hostilities from erupting again. See today's choices.
See John Peel: page 13
Star Trek: the Vexed Generation: page 36
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Commander Benjamin Sisko:
Major Kira Nerys:
Dr Julian Bashir:
Last in a four-part series that examines the lack of educational choices for disabled children and asks whether they would be better educated in mainstream schools.
"It's the Children Who Suffer.
Disabled children have no right in law to participate in mainstream education in this country. Old School Ties follows two families as they appeal to the new Special Educational Needs Tribunals in their attempts to get their children back into local schools with theirfriends.
Producer Ann Pugh ; Series editor Ian Macrae
Third in a nine-part series of individual documentaries from a variety of new and experienced directors.
Last Voyage of the Thistlegorm. Deep in the Gulf of Suez lies the wreck of the SS Thistlegorm. A merchant ship, it was on its way to North Africa when it was sunk by German bombers in 1941. Nine of the crew died on that moonlit night. This film tells the story of the death of the ship, tracks down the remaining survivors, returns to the site of the wreck, and dives to the seabed to discover an underwater world full of ghosts and the wreckage of a fantastic military cargo.
Director Caroline Hawkins ; Editor Peter Symes
This week, Jeremy Clarkson drives the most important new carto be launched this autumn, the Vauxhall Vectra. It replaces Britain's favourite fleet car, the Cavalier, but how good is it?
Meanwhile, Tiff Needell tries the new Saab with electronic kit that enables the driverto change gearwithout the tedium of using a clutch pedal.
Plus, Michele Newman finds out what it takes to enter a motor race when you're a complete novice.
Producer John Wilcox ; Series producer Jon Bentley
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KrisKristofferson JoBeth Williams
Presumed dead in Vietnam, American Air Force officer Jake Robbins has, in reality, married a Cambodian and fathered two children. His former wife, Sarah, has also remarried, so Jake's unexpected reappearance back in the US shatters hercarefully constructed new world.
Director FranklinJ Schaffner (1989)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 71-78
Followed by Video Nation Shorts
By the Labour Party.
Shown at 9.00pm on BBC 1 and 1 0.00pm on ITV
Topical news analysis featuring interviews with leadingfigures and debate on the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kirsty Wark.
Eight players remain to contest the quarter-finals in this prestigious invitation event. Dougie Donnelly introduces action from the first of those
: matches. Stereo .........................
12.05am Open View Highlights of next week's Open University programmes.
Repeated tomorrow at 2. Opm Stereo.
12.10-1.45am Arts The Rover. A unique opportunity to see the stage production of Aphra Behn 's restoration comedy, first performed in 1677. The play is a robust, dynamic and sometimes brutal look at relationships, sexual desires and sexual favours, set in 17th-century Naples. A father decides that one of his daughters must marry a rich old man, while the other must enter a nunnery. However, the sisters have other ideas.
Part 2 is next Thursday.........................