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: Tales of the Tooth Fairies

Animation. Rpt .............................

: The Adventures of Skippy

Tales of the bush kangaroo. Rpt Stereo......

: Playdays

: Mortimer and Arabel

Puppet comedy drama. Rpt Stereo............

: Jackanory

Actor Tony Robinson reads stories with a ghostly theme -
Michael Coleman 's Hank the Clank and Stanley Bagshawand the Ice Cream
Ghost by Bob Wilson.


Unknown: Tony Robinson
Unknown: Michael Coleman
Unknown: Bob Wilson.

: Bitsa

Hosted by Simon Pascoe and Caitlin Easterby. FACTSHEET: send a£ 1 .00 cheque or postal orderto [address removed]


Unknown: Simon Pascoe
Unknown: Caitlin Easterby.

: The Animals of Farthing Wood

Animation. Toad and Spike strengthen theirfriendship playingthe mole game. Shown last Thursday on BBC 1

: Skeleton Warriors


: Travel Bug

A game show in which two teams of school friends compete for the chance to jet off to European cities.
Hosted by Paul Hendy.


Unknown: Paul Hendy.

: Grange Hill

Fire - and worse - breaks out in the upperschool.
Written by David Angus Rpt


Unknown: Mrs McClusky Gwyneth Powell.
Unknown: Mr Griffiths George
Unknown: A Cooper.
Unknown: Mr King David Straun.
Unknown: Zammo Lee
Unknown: MacDonald. Jackie Melissa Wilks
Written By: David Angus Rpt

: The Queen's Nose

Third in a six-part comedy drama. Harmony recovers her magic coin.
For castsee Wednesday 4.35pm BBC 1 Shown last
Wednesday on BBC Stereo Subtitled ...

: Growing Up Wild

In the last in the series, Terry Nutkins meets dangerous animals, including snakes in the New
Forest and sharks in Scotland, and visits an animal sanctuary at the Kennedy
Space Center in the US. Stereo ....


Unknown: Terry Nutkins

: Star Trek: Miri

Captain Kirk and a landing party discover a replica of planet Earth inhabited only by children.
(Star Trek: the Next Generation: Wednesday, 6.00pm.)

: The Sunday Show

The week's entertainment news viewed from an irreverent perspective. With Donna McPhail and Katie Puckrik.


Unknown: Donna McPhail
Unknown: Katie Puckrik.

: The O Zone

With Vince Clarke and Andy Bell , who are celebrating ten years as pop group Erasure. Shown last Monday


Unknown: Vince Clarke
Unknown: Andy Bell

: South of Westminster

Reports and analysis of the week's political events in the south.
Presented by Bruce Parker. ..............


Presented By: Bruce Parker.

: Snooker

Live coverage of the first session of the final in the UK Championship from
Preston. Last year's final saw Stephen Hendry making seven century breaks to eclipse the challenge of Ken Doherty.
Presented by David Vine.
Because the snooker is live subsequent programmes may run late


Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Unknown: Ken Doherty.
Presented By: David Vine.

: Rugby Special

Highlights from the match between Western Samoa and the Midland
Division at Leicester. Plus league action from Wales, and the result of the November Try of the Month competition. With John Inverdale.
Editor Gerard Lane Stereo


Unknown: John Inverdale.
Editor: Gerard Lane Stereo

: The Trials of Life

Tenth in a 12-part study by David Attenborough of behaviour in the natural world.
Talking to Strangers. Tonight's programme looks at how animals communicate with each other.
See today's choices.
Producer Alistair Fothergill ; Executive producer Peter Jones USER'S GUIDE: available forthose wishing to use the series for educational purposes. Send a cheque or PO for £3.95. made payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Alistair Fothergill
Producer: Peter Jones

: On the Road Again

Fifth in an eight-part series in which journalist Simon Dring retraces his 1962 overland journey to India.
Tonight he is in Pakistan, hot-footing it across the desert sands of Baluchistan, heading north towards the borderwith Afghanistan. From there he travels up the Khunjerab Pass,
4,934 metres (over 16,000 feet) above sea level, to the borderwith China.
Along the way he sees two British women breaking a few taboos under theirtruck and meets a six-year-old girl travelling with her parents on a motorbike and sidecar.
ProducerChrisO'Hare Stereo


Unknown: Simon Dring

: The Wilderness Years

Cast Into the Wilderness
Forthelast 16 years the Labour Party has been in political exile, split by internal conflicts and on the losing side in four general elections. This four-part series, from the team which made
Thatcher: the Downing Street Years, speaks to key players in the party, including leader Tony Blair. They speak frankly about Labour's troubles during the eighties and how they hope to bring the party out of the political wilderness and back to power.
The first programme tells the story of the civil warfollowing Labour's defeat in 1979 and its neardisintegration in 1981 when seniorfigures left to form the Social Democratic Party.
Producer Leonie Jameson ; Series producer
Denys Blakeway


Leader: Tony Blair.
Producer: Leonie Jameson
Producer: Denys Blakeway

: The Money Programme

Telephone fraud by organised criminal gangs costs corporate America $1 billion per year. But as companies there take precautions to make their phones secure, Steve Annett finds worrying evidence that fraudsters are turning their attention to Britain.
Editor Jane Ellison
TRANSCRIPTS: for details phone [number removed]


Unknown: Steve Annett
Editor: Jane Ellison

: Victoria Wood - as Seen on TV

Victoria Wood 's comedy series from
1986, featuring Julie Walters , Patricia Routledge , Celia Imrie , Duncan
' Preston and Susie Blake.
Director/Producer Geoff Posner


Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Patricia Routledge
Unknown: Celia Imrie
Unknown: Susie Blake.
Producer: Geoff Posner

: The Mrs Merton Show

Caroline Hook , in the guise of chat show host Mrs Merton , unnerves her celebrity guests with a series of off-the-wall questions. This week's guests are football analyst Jimmy Hill , columnist and broadcaster Andrew Neil and magician Paul Daniels.
Director Pati Marr ; Producer Peter Kessler


Unknown: Caroline Hook
Unknown: Mrs Merton
Unknown: Jimmy Hill
Unknown: Andrew Neil
Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Director: Pati Marr
Producer: Peter Kessler

: Snooker

Coverage of the final of the UK
Championshipfrom Preston.
Steve Davis and Stephen Hendry have won this event 10 times between them.
Presented by David Vine.


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Stephen Hendry
Presented By: David Vine.

: Sonatine

Crime drama directed by and starring Takeshi Kitano
Murakawa, a ruthless gangster, is sent to intervene in a gang war on the tropical island of Okinawa. There, for a brief interlude, he and his men enjoy a respite from violence before the inevitable showdown. In Japanese with English subtitles.
(1993) Stereo .................................. ♦ See Films: pages 73-80 *****


Unknown: Takeshi Kitano
Murakawa: "beat" Takeshi (takeshi Kitano)
Miyuki: Aya Kokumai
Uechi: Tetsu Watanabe
Ryoji: Masanobu Katsumura
Ken: Susumu Terashima
Katagiri: Ren Ohsugi
Kitajima: Tonbo Zushi
Takahashi: Kenichi Yajima
Hitman: Eiji Minakata

: The Learning Zone

2.00 A Way with Numbers; Sum Chance
4.00 Deutsch Direkt !; Deutschland Heute; Famously Fluent
Technology Season
6.00 The Great Egg Race: The
Treasure Map Rpt 84433 6.30 This Multimedia Business: Graphics 7691384 6.45 This Multimedia
Business: Sound
Note: The Learning Zone programmes are designed to be recorded. Viewers with Programme Delivery Control (PDC) can use the system to record them. See page 83 for details.


Unknown: Deutsch Direkt

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