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: Breakfast News

With signing.

: Children's BBC: Lassie

Canine adventure.

: Children's BBC: Albert the 5th Musketeer

Animation. (Rpt) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: The Record

Parliamentary news.

: At the Risk of Our Lives

The second part of the series on the early explorers of New Zealand tells the story of missionary William Colenso.
(Final part tomorrow at 9.00am) (Rpt)

: Prue Leith's Tricks of the Trade

Using cheese in cookery. (Rpt)


Presenter/Cook: Prue Leith

: Children's BBC: Playdays


: Romance in Manhattan

Drama starring Ginger Rogers
Francis Lederer
Chorus girl Sylvia befriends Karel, not realising he is in America illegally.
When Sylvia's brother is in danger or Deing sent to an orphanage, Karel comes to her aid, but has to reveal his secret.
Director Stephen Roberts (1934) B/W + See Films: pages 65-74 ***


Unknown: Ginger Rogers
Unknown: Francis Lederer
Director: Stephen Roberts

: The Fugitive: Devil's Carnival

Kimble accepts a lift from a wanted criminal - then they hit a roadblock.
(First shown on ITV) (B/W) (Subtitled)

: Working Lunch

Business news.

: Movie Magic

Computer generated images.

: Even More of... Glynn Christian

Puddings in the microwave.


Presenter/Cook: Glynn Christian

: Understanding Cats

How cats mark their territory

: Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased): The Trouble with Women

Jeff is hired by a blonde and ends up implicated in murder.

: News

Regional News and Weather

Followed by Westminster with Nick Ross
Today in Parliament. (Stereo)


Presenter (Westminster with Nick Ross): Nick Ross

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz.

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Daily cookery game show.

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

A tribute to top American journalists whose investigations have hit the headlines.


Presenter: Oprah Winfrey

: The Sky at Night

(Shown on Sunday at 1.20am on BBC1)

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Battle Lines

Sisko, Kira and Bashir become stranded on a war-torn world where combatants never die.

: Rocky Star

Zog calls for the lovely Earthwoman.

: Human Rights, Human Wrongs: Human Rights and the Environment

Scientist Richard Dawkins exposes the economic interests that threaten people's homelands, including the logging that is destroying the forests in Cambodia.


Presenter: Richard Dawkins

: Waiting for God

Diana falls ill and thinks she is dying.

(Rpt) (Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer: Gareth Gwenlan
Tom: Graham Crowden
Diana: Stephanie Cole
Jane: Janine Duvitski
Harvey Bains: Daniel Hill
Marion: Sandra Payne
Geoffrey: Andrew Tourell
Basil: Michael Bilton
Sarah Parry: Lucy Aston

: First Sight: Failing the Children

Hackney Downs School, once one of the best schools in London, is to close. The government says that classroom standards have fallen so low that pupils would be better off elsewhere. But is this really in their best interests? Charles Carroll reports.

A phone-in follows immediately after the programme on BBC Radios Berkshire, Kent, Oxford and GLR. If you would like to take part, call [number removed].
(Regional Programme: see variations below)


Reporter: Charles Carroll
Producer: Michael Gooding
Editor: Alison Rooper

: Public Eye: The Poster Plague

Flyposting - placing posters in public areas to attract maximum attention, but without getting permission to do so -is a cheap and effective way of advertising. But do flyposters represent street credibility or urban blight? John Taylor reports on the backlash against the billstickers.
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Reporter: John Taylor
Editor: Mark Wakefield

: Top Gear

Steve Berry tests two stylish new Alfa Romeos: the hard-top GTV and the soft-top Spider. Also Tony Mason charts the progress of the largest load on Britain's roads when three tractor units move a gas turbine.
(Top Gear Motorsport is tomorrow at 8.00pm)
(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Steve Berry
Presenter: Tony Mason
Producer: John Wilcox
Series Producer: Jon Bentley

: The Ghostbusters of East Finchley

Fifth in a six-part comedy about tax-fraud investigation.

Kevin and Jackie's latest assignment lands them on the streets.
See today's choices.

(Stereo) (Subtitled)


Writer: Tony Grounds
Director: Jim Gillespie
Producer: Andree Molyneux
Kevin: Paul Reynolds
Jackie: Catherine Holman
Grace: Jan Francis
Mr Small: Bill Paterson
Thane: Ray Winstone
Terry: Anthony Head
Frankie: Christopher Fulford
Brenda: Jane Cox
Cass: Rona Mitra
Psycho: Bogdan Kominowksi
Alfie: Jamie Golding
Elizabeth: Carol MacReady
Woman on doorstep: Tina Hobley
Clark Kent: Donald Standen
Mary: Juliette Grassby
Hilda: Sheila Reid
Stan: Joe Melia
DC Newley: Mark Addy
DC Macko: Bruce Byron
DI Cunliffe: Ahsen Bhatti

: The Young Ones

Surreal comedy starring
Ade Edmondson , Rik Mayall , Nigel Planer , Christopher Ryan and Alexei Sayle , with guest band The Damned.
Written by Ben Elton , Rik Mayall , Lise Mayer
Producer Paul Jackson


Unknown: Ade Edmondson
Unknown: Rik Mayall
Unknown: Nigel Planer
Unknown: Christopher Ryan
Unknown: Alexei Sayle
Written By: Ben Elton
Written By: Rik Mayall
Written By: Lise Mayer
Producer: Paul Jackson

: Doctors in the Dock: Lethal Injection

Dr Nigel Cox was convicted of attempted murder because he helped a patient to die. Here he talks candidly about the incident and its aftermath.
Last in the series.
See today's choices.
See Polly Toynbee: page 14


Subject: Dr Nigel Cox
Producer: Pat Holland
Series Producer: Tim Haines

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Presenter: Jeremy Paxman

: Late Review of the Year

Mark Lawson is joined by music critic Tony Parsons , poet Tom Paulin and columnist Allison Pearson to review the highlights of 1995 in the arts.
Producer Andrew Gauld ; Series editor Michael Poole Stereo ............................................282530


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tony Parsons
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Allison Pearson
Producer: Andrew Gauld
Editor: Michael Poole

: Weatherview

: The Midnight Hour

Political Chat Show.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30am Networks: Tilings at the Alhambra
1.00 Blue Haven
1.30 The True Geometry of Nature

FETV - Short Cuts
2.00 Law and Order

BBC Focus
4.00 The Science Archive and Royal Institution Discourse
5.30 RCN Nursing Update

Technology Season
6.00 The Great Egg Race: Theatre
6.30 Great Experiments: Another Time, Another Place

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