Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1.
Concluding the two-part documentary on ethnic minorities in China..............
Tricks of the cake trade.
Classic political comedy drama, directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart
Jefferson Smith , a naive young senator, heads for Washington unaware that he has been hand-picked to protect the political and commercial interests of the governor and a local media magnate. Jefferson Smith JAMES STEWART , Saunders JEAN
ARTHUR, Senator Joseph Paine CLAUDE RAINS, Jim Taylor EDWARD ARNOLD , Governor Hopper GUY
KIBBEE, Diz Moore THOMAS MITCHELL , President of the Senate HARRY CAREY , Ma Smith BEULAH BONDI
(1939) B/W * See Films: pages 49-72 ***** MeetJohn Doe: tomorrow at 10.25am
With signing and subtitles.
Shown on Sunday 17 Decemberat 10. 15am on BBC 1
Today, model makers. Rpt ........
Composer Lionel Bart describes his spiritual awakening
Microwave cookery. Today, cookies and icecream. Stereo ........................
Today, breakingbad habits
A profile of the Mrabi tribe, who live on the borders of Laos and Thailand
Regional News and Weather
Today in Parliament. Stereo
Regional News and Weather
Nostalgia quiz. Stereo ..........................
Cookery game show. Stereo .................
Today: survivingthe family at Christmas.
The Victorian Kitchen cook serves up some seasonal fare, including chocolate and chestnut puddingand crunchy cheese celeriac.
Day Damn One. Will recounts with horror his first day at Bel Air Academy, an expensive private school.
Sam is back teaching at Hartley High but has no intention of resuming her affairwith Rivers. Con has staff problems at the "shark pool" and is forced to hire his dad, and Effie has boy trouble. Actress Abi Tucker appears on Dear Dilemma at 7. 10pm.
Last in the series in which celebrities discuss fictional teenage dilemmas.
Presented by Lisa I'Anson, with guests Abi Tucker (Jodie in Heartbreak High) and Damon from pop band EYC.
Underdiscussion tonight, should a schoolgirl lie to prevent herflirtatious, extrovert motherfrom comingto the school's prize day and embarrassing her? And what can Clare do when she's put on the spot about the fictitious boyfriend she made up to stop the teasingof her friends?
Series producer Ian Stewart ; Executive producer
The series made by disabled people about disabled people.
Series editor Ian Macrae
WRITE TO: viewers can contact the programme at: From the Edge, PO Box 8346, London W 1 2 6DP
The last in the series in which
Robbie Coltrane examines bold attempts to push forward the limits of design.
In this week's programme, the race is on to design the ultimate robot drill. Its seemingly impossible task is to catch up with a comet some 600 million kilometres from Earth and, in zero gravity, drill into its forbidding surface. Producer Emma Swain ; Executive producer
RobertThirkell Stereo .......................... BOOKLET: Fora booklet on engineering, telephone: [number removed](calls cost 39pperminute cheap rate, 49p per minute at all other times), or access the World Wide Web on : http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/tv/grand_ designs/
Featuringthe conclusion to
Countdown to Christmas, and a look at the best last-minute
Christmas special offers. Presented by Michael Barry , Jilly Goolden , Oz Clarke and Chris Kelly. See today's choices.
Director Linda Nash ; Series producer Tim Hincks Repeated on Fnday 22 Decemberat 5.30pm
INFORMATION: see Ceefax page 616.
Timeless comedy starring
Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H Corbett. A Perfect Christmas. Harold plans to escape to Spain fora nice warm
Christmas in the sun. But things can easily go wrong - especially when Albert is plotting sabotage.
Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson Producer Douglas Argent
The show goes to the States fora special look at the east coast. Penny Junortakes the Silver Meteortrain from Washington to Miami, droppingoff two guest presenters, actress
Miranda Richardson and novelist Fay Weldon , en route. Plus travel writer
Jonathan Futrell reports from South Beach, Miami. See today's choices.
Series producer Liz Wamer
With PeterSnow. Subtitled.........
Continuing the Easy Riders season is a drama starring Jack Nicholson, Karen Black
Bobby Eroica Dupea, drifting son of a middle-class family of musicians, works on oil rigs and construction sites to earn some money. His casual attitude extends to Rayette, the waitress he currently lives with and mistreats. Reluctantly he takes her along on a visit to his family in Seattle. This study of a social misfit in contemporary America received four Oscar nominations.
Director Bob Rafelson (1970) Subtitled.
See Films: pages 49-72 ****
Tracks can be seen tomorrow at 12.20am
Robert Eroica Dupea:
Catherine Van Ost:
Carl Fidelio Dupea: