Tales of the bush kangaroo.
Blue Peter presenter
Diane-Louise Jordan reads stories about friendship, including an extract from The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson
Bumett. Stereo ....
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Animation. To keep up Owl's morale,
Hollow recruits a woodpecker to free her. Shown last Thursday on BBC 1
A game show in which two teams of school friends compete for the chance to jet off to European cities.
Hosted by Paul Hendy.
Another chance to see the school series from 1986. There's
"hair-raising" competition between Banksie and Mr Kennedy.
Banksie TIM POLLEY , Mr Kennedy JEFFREY KISSOON , Zammo LEE MACDONALD , Danny Kendall JONATHAN LAMBETH. Imelda FLEUR TAYLOR
Written by Barry Purchese
Mr Kennedy Jeffrey
Danny Kendall Jonathan
Second in a six-part comedy drama. Harmony uses her magic coin to change herfamily.
For cast see Wednesday 4.35pm BBC I Shown last
Wednesday on BBC 1Stereo Subtitled ...
Terry Nutkins meets animals fast and slow, including tortoises, the Indian blackbuck, sea lions and the polar bear.
The Enterprise arrives at planet EXO-III to learn the fate of scientist Dr Roger Korby. Captain Kirk discovers the doctor intent on re-populating the universe with androids, beginning with the captain. Star Trek: the Next Generation is on Wednesday, 6.00pm.
Captain James Kirk:
Dr Roger Korby:
The week's entertainment news viewed from an irreverent perspective. With Donna McPhail and Katie Puckrik.
Today, a report from M People's European tour and an interview with Lenny Kravitz.
The parliamentary review programme, presented by Jon Sopel REGIONAL PROGRAMME
Live coverage of the UK Championship from Preston.
Peter Ebdon and Steve Davis were scheduled to meet for their decisive encounter this afternoon, while Jimmy White and John Higgins are the pair expected to begin their match on the other table.
Commentary by Ted Lowe, Clive Everton, Ray Edmonds, Dennis Taylor, John Virgo and John Spencer.
Introduced by David Vine
Highlights from the latest leg of the Western Samoa tour, as they take on Cambridge University at Grange Road. Plus action from the Scottish and Welsh league programmes, another Try of the Month competition, news, views and analysis. With John Inverdale. Editor Gerard Lane Stereo.....
Ninth in a 12-part study by David Attenborough of behaviour in the natural world.
Friends and Rivals. Many animals live in social groups where recognising friends and respectingthe power of rivals is vital. See today's choices. Producer Peter Jones
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Fourth in an eight-part series in which journalist Simon Dring retraces his
1962 overland journey to India to meet people still travelling the hippy trail.
Tonight, he runs the gauntlet of snow and warthrough eastern Turkey before a 3,000-mile slog across Iran to the borderwith Pakistan. En route, he meets, among others, a truckload of Western women preparingto don the veil, and a Canadian cyclist who has been on the road foroverfouryears.
ProducerChrisO'Hare Stereo Subtitled ...
Last of a week-long series of programmes with Miranda Sawyer following six people from Londonderry, as they go on a tour of the United
Kingdom in search of contemporary art foran exhibition.
The selectors are back home sorting out the practical problems of mounting their show. The Orchard Gallery is the main venue, but they also initiate a range of community projects involving 20 artists they met on their trip.
There are rows over Frank Auerbach and Callum Innes abstracts, but visitors have two clearfavourites:
Patrick Hughes 's perspective paintings and Michael Burke 's recreated living room. Art Review editor David Lee thinks the show a success: "I love the idea that these people are building bridges between an ostracised public and an art establishment entrenched and neglectful of its real audience." Producer Patricia Wheatley ; Executive producer
Keith Alexander Stereo
Battle for Beds
Private hospitals are now big business, with health care companies keen to expand. But their market is under attack as NHS trusts hit back by developing their own private wings.
Richard Watson reports on the battle for beds that could determine the future of private health care in Britain. Producer Sharon Keatley ; Editor Jane Ellison
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Victoria Wood 's comedy series from 1986, including music and sketches.
With Julie Walters , Celia Imrie , Duncan Preston and Susie Blake.
Director/Producer Geoff Posner
The comedy chat show. Caroline Hook , in the guise of Mrs Merton , unnerves her celebrity guests with a series of off-the-wall questions. This week's guests are writer Germaine Greer , pop duo PJ and Duncan, and kingof the chat show hosts Michael Parkinson.
Director Pati Marr ; Producer Peter Kessler
Historical drama starring Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons
1750: deep in the South American jungle, Father Gabriel, a Jesuit priest, establishes the outpost mission of San Carlos among the hostile Guarani Indians. But these remote natives are also a valuable source of slaves for the governing Spanish and Portuguese, and soon Father Gabriel finds that his own life is in great danger.
(Showing in widescreen format)
The film won the Palme d'Or at Cannes and the score is by Ennio Morricone, whose career is profiled on Thursday at 11.25 pm.
See Films: pages 65-72 ***
Highlights of today's play in the UK Championship, from Preston.
2.00 A Way with Numbers; Sum Chance
4.00Deutsch Direkt!; Deutschland Heute; Famously Fluent Technology Season
6.00 Metropolis: Lights, Lines and Heavy Fines Rpt 75973 6.30 Nature by Design: The Shape of Things to Come
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