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: Tales of the Tooth Fairies


: The Adventures of Skippy

Tales of the bush kangaroo.
(Repeat) (Stereo)

: Playdays

: Mortimer and Arabel

Last in the series.
(Repeat) (Stereo)

: Jackanory

This week, Celia Imrie tells stories about pets.


Storyteller: Celia Imrie

: Bitsa

Hosted by Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe.
(Repeat) (Stereo)


Presenter: Caitlin Easterby
Presenter: Simon Pascoe

: The Animals of Farthing Wood

Shown last Thursday on BBC 1
(Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Skeleton Warriors


: Travel Bug

Game show for children.

: Grange Hill

Overcrowding causes chaos in the lower school.
Ant Jones RICKY SIMMONDS , Ronnie Birtles TINA
MAHON. Calley SIMONE HYAMS, Robbie JOHN ALFORD Written by David Angus Rpt


Unknown: Jones Ricky Simmonds
Unknown: Ronnie Birtles Tina
Unknown: Mahon. Calley
Unknown: Robbie John Alford
Written By: David Angus Rpt

: The Queen's Nose

Comedy drama.
For cast see Wednesday 4.35pm BBC 1 Shown last
Wednesday on BBC Stereo Subtitled ....9092652

: Weekend Break

The first of three episodes of a teenage comedy drama first shown in BBC 1 's Fully Booked.
Written by Catherine Hayes Stereo


Unknown: Justin Robert Laurie
Unknown: Kirsty Cheryl Hartley
Unknown: Russell Paul McHugh
Unknown: Marie Hannah Nicol
Written By: Catherine Hayes Stereo

: Star Trek: Dagger of the Mind

The Enterprise unwittingly beams on board an escaped inmate of a penal colony.
(Star Trek: the Next Generation, Wednesday at 6.00pm.)

: The Sunday Show

Entertainment news with Donna McPhail and Katie Puckrik. Stereo................9152316


Unknown: Donna McPhail
Unknown: Katie Puckrik.

: The O Zone

Featuring Menswear and Ruth.
Shown last Thursday

: Around Westminster

A look at the week's events in Parliament, presented by Jon Sopel REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Presented By: Jon Sopel

: Devilfish

A look at giant octopuses in their natural habitat. Narrated by David Attenborough.


Unknown: David Attenborough.

: Five Days One Summer

Drama-starring Sean Connery
On a climbing holiday in the perilous Swiss Alps, a couple s obsessive passions begin to emerge.
Johann LAMBERT WILSON , Sarah JENNIFER HILARY , Kate's mother ISABEL DEAN, Jennifer Pierce ANNA
Director Fred Zinnemann (1982)
See Films: pages 65-74 **


Unknown: Sean Connery
Unknown: Douglas Sean Connery
Unknown: Kate Betsy Brantley
Unknown: Johann Lambert Wilson
Unknown: Sarah Jennifer Hilary
Unknown: Jennifer Pierce Anna
Director: Fred Zinnemann

: Human Rights, Human Wrongs

To mark International Human Rights Day, the first in a six-part, daily series of short programmes highlightingthe human cost of rights violations. Today, BBC Foreign Affairs Editor John Simpson reviews
1995's record of human mistreatment.
Repeated at 12.05am Stereo ................[number removed]INFORMATION: phone free on [number removed] or write to: Human Rights, Human Wrongs, PO Box 7, London W5 2GQ ♦See This Week: page 8


Editor: John Simpson

: Ski Sunday

Highlights of the men's downhill from Val d'lsere in France, as Luc Alphand defends his World Cup title. With David Vine.


Unknown: Luc Alphand
Unknown: David Vine.

: Rugby Special

Highlights of Western Samoa v South West Division at Gloucester as the tourists prepare for next week's international against England. Plus action from a top match in Wales and a preview of the 1 14th Varsity Match.

: The Trials of Life

Eleventh of a 12-part series by David Attenborough studying behaviour in the natural world.
Courting. Looking at the sundry and sometimes bizarre techniques employed by animals to attract the opposite sex. See today's choices. Producer Marion Zunz ; Executive producer
Peter Jones USERS' GUIDE: available forthose wishingto use the series for educational purposes. Send acheque or PO for£3.95. made payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Marion Zunz
Unknown: Peter Jones

: On the Road Again

Sixth in an eight-part series in which journalist Simon Dring retraces his 1962journey on the hippy trail.
Finally, Simon reaches India - but only after running the gauntlet of heavily armed Islamic militants along the Karakoram Highway. Still in front of him, though, are nearly 10,000 kilometres, 900 million people, languages and all mannerof gods.
He accepts the colonial-style hospitality on offer at 87-year-old
Mrs Bandhari 's guest house in the city of Amritsar before joining up with a couple whose impromptu children's theatre has been playingfrom the back of their Land Roverall the way from Europe.
ProducerChrisO'Hare Stereo
♦ See John Peel: page 10


Unknown: Simon Dring
Unknown: Mrs Bandhari

: The Wilderness Years: Comrades at War

Second in a four-part series in which high-level figures in the Labour Party look back over the past 16 years.

In the early eighties, with Michael Foot as leader and the party still suffering after Denis Healey's battle with Tony Benn for the position of deputy - which Healey won, at his own admission, "by half an eyebrow" - Labour sank to its lowest popularity rating since the Second World War.

Bitter internecine strife was followed by crushing defeat by the Conservatives in 1983, who were returned to power under Margaret Thatcher with a massive majority. Candid interviews recall this nadir for the party.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Producer: Leonie Jameson
Series Producer: Denys Blakeway

: The Money Programme: Can Orange Be Pipped?

The battle for the mobile phone networks is intensifying as Orange, the newcomer to the marketplace, offers cheap calls in the hope of luring rivals' subscribers away. Vodaphone and Cellnet are taking counter-measures with attractive deals for loyal customers. The consumer has benefited through reduced mobile phone bills. But will this trend prove to be nothing more than a short-term phenomenon?

Transcripts: for details phone [number removed]


Editor: Jane Ellison

: The Mrs Merton Show

Caroline Hook assumes the guise of chat show host Mrs Merton to unnerve another clutch of celebrity guests. Director Pati Marr ; Producer Peter Kessier


Unknown: Caroline Hook
Unknown: Mrs Merton
Director: Pati Marr
Producer: Peter Kessier

: Out of Africa

Oscar-winning biographical drama starring Meryl Streep
Robert Redford
The story of Karen Blixen , whose brief encounter with an adventurer begins a love story bound up with the beauty of Africa. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Sydney Pollack (1985)
♦ See Films: pages 65-74 ****


Unknown: Meryl Streep
Unknown: Robert Redford
Unknown: Karen Blixen
Director: Sydney Pollack
Karen Blixen: Meryl Streep
Denys Finch Hatton: Robert Redford
Baron Brorvon Blixen/Hans von Biixen: Klaus Maria Brandauer
Berkeley Cole: Michael Kitchen
Farah: Malick Bowens
Kamante: Joseph Thiaka
Kinanjui: Stephen Kinyanjui
LordDelamere: Michael Gough
Felicity: Suzanna Hamilton
Lady Belfield: Rachel Kempson
Lord Belfield: Graham Crowden
Sir Joseph Byme: Leslie Phillips
Belknap: Shane Rimmer

: Human Rights, Human Wrongs

BBC Foreign Affairs Editor John Simpson introduces a six-part series cataloguing human rights violations.
(Shown at 4.15pm)


Presenter: John Simpson
Producer: Caroline Moorehead
Series Producer: Rex Bloomstein

: Dreamchild

Fantasy drama starring
Coral Browne , Ian Holm
April 1932: attendingthe
Lewis Carroll Centenary, 80-year-old
Alice Hargreaves - the inspiration for A/ice in Wonderland - becomes increasingly haunted by her childhood memories.
Director Gavin Millar (1985) Subtitled ....843527 * See Films: pages 65-74 ***


Unknown: Coral Browne
Unknown: Ian Holm
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Unknown: Alice Hargreaves
Director: Gavin Millar
Mrs Alice Hargreaves: Coral Browne
Reverend Charles Dodgson: Ian Holm
Jack Doian: Peter Gallagher
Sally Mackeson: Caris Corfman
Lucy: Nicola Cowper
Mrs Llddell: Jane Asher
Little Alice: Amelia Shankley
Lorina: Imogen Boorman

: The Learning Zone

FETV Collectables
2.00 A Way with Numbers
4.00 Deutsch Direkt !; Famously Fluent
Technology Season
6.00 Great Egg Race: Photography Rpt 29362 6.30 Great Experiments: Keepers of Light
NOTE: The Learning Zone programmes are designed to be recorded.
LEARNING ZONE INFORMATION: (0181) [number removed].


Unknown: Deutsch Direkt

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