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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signing and subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

Two animated stories about the Smurfs.

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1.

: Children's BBC: Brum

Fun with the little cartoon car. Repeated at 2.00pm. (Rpt)

: The Record

Parliamentary proceedings. Stereo.

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.05 The Limit (ages 16+) Fastest Ship 7478033 9.45 Writing and Pictures (ages 6-7) Snapshots Stereo

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Peggy attends a festival on the Isle of Barra. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two

10.25 Storytime (ages 4-5) Big Bad Barney Bear Stereo 2912052 10.40 Jeunes Francophones (ages 14-16)
Temps Libre 8453965 11.05 Space Ark (ages 7-11) The Environment - the Planets (2) Stereo 2534584 11.15
Landmarks Extra (ages 9-12) Building and Builders -Stone 3479781 11.35 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Tudorsand
Stuarts - Gunpowder Plot Stereo 8274236 12.00 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales (ages 9-13) Richard III

: Working Lunch

Live consumer news.

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Lifeschool (ages 14+) E Is for
Ecstasy Stereo 31941588 1.25Revista (ages 11-14) Moday Media
65687897 1.45 Numbertime (ages 4-5)
More or Less - Two Less

: Children's BBC: Brum

Animated adventures. Shown at 8.25am.

: The Andrew Neil Show

Talk show hosted by Andrew Neil.
For details see Tuesday


Unknown: Andrew Neil.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Natural World

Islands in the African Sky
Each ice-capped mountain in equatorial East Africa has its own community of animals and plants. John Hurt narrates this story of survival in extreme conditions.


Unknown: John Hurt

: News

: Today's the Day

Nostalgia quiz. Stereo ..........................

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Culinary game show. Stereo ................

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Reunions among long-lost relatives have provided emotional scenes on many previous shows. Oprah Winfrey revisits several families to see if these reunions have lasted. Stereo

: Carrier's Caribbean

Antigua. Tonight, Robert Carrier prepares ducana - stuffed banana leaves with salt codfish sauce - and crab gumbo.

: Global Warning

The Cost of Coffee. How Kenyan growers suffer if the price of coffee falls.

: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Shadowplay. Odo and Dax beam down to a planet to investigate an unusual particle field. Their arrival coincides with the disappearance of 22 inhabitants.

: Match of the Day

Highlights from Beijing of China v
England, the latter's first match on their Euro 96 warm-up tour of the Far East. Next, they take on a Hong Kong
Select side before preparing at home for that first match in the European championship against Switzerland on 8 June. Introduced by Ray Stubbs.
Commentary by Clive Tyldesley with Trevor Brooking.


Introduced By: Ray Stubbs.
Commentary By: Clive Tyldesley
Unknown: Trevor Brooking.

: Out and About

Second of a six-part leisure series. Tonight, Freddy Rostand hunts for bargains at the Beaulieu boat jumble, while Patricia Murphy takes a trip to Brighton and comes across genuine
Irish food. Plus, a lighthearted guide to golf and a cross-country walk that encounters three historic castles.
Producer Mia Costello ; Series producer Peter Pitt


Unknown: Freddy Rostand
Unknown: Patricia Murphy
Producer: Mia Costello
Producer: Peter Pitt

: Out and About

This week, John Fletchertakes a group of tea-dancing pensioners to northern France, poet Benjamin Zephaniah reveals his favourite "secret place", and where children can spend a day doing arts and crafts without their parents. Plus, a look at people for whom a beautiful body is an obsession. Producer Gary Wicks ; Editor Alison Rooper .... REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations below


Unknown: John Fletchertakes
Unknown: Benjamin Zephaniah
Producer: Gary Wicks
Editor: Alison Rooper

: Cricket

Highlights of today's play in the one-day international between
England and India at the Oval, the first of three forthe Texaco Trophy. Commentary by Richie Benaud ,
Geoffrey Boycott and David Gower. Introduced by Tony Lewis.
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie


Commentary By: Richie Benaud
Commentary By: Geoffrey Boycott
Commentary By: David Gower.
Introduced By: Tony Lewis.
Producer: Keith MacKenzie

: The Travel Show

This week, actor Alan Cumming
(Sebastian Flight in the BBC comedy
The High Life) and his girlfriend Saffron Burrows (Sandra Sollars in Dennis Potter 's Karaoke, just concluded on BBC and Channel 4) travel to the Califomian desert resort of Palm Springs. There they stay in Elvis and Priscilla Presley 's honeymoon hideaway, and spend a night underthe stars in the Joshua Tree National Park.
Plus, a guide to holidays for single people, and Simon Calderexplores Spain's Costa Brava . With Penny Junor. Producer Matthew Cole ; Editor Liz Wamer


Unknown: Alan Cumming
Unknown: Sebastian Flight
Unknown: Saffron Burrows
Unknown: Sandra Sollars
Unknown: Dennis Potter
Unknown: Palm Springs.
Unknown: Priscilla Presley
Unknown: Simon Calderexplores
Unknown: Costa Brava
Producer: Matthew Cole
Editor: Liz Wamer

: The Poisoned Chalice

Michael Elliott presents this four-part examination of the impact of Europe on British politics.
3: Summit, Bloody Summit.
Margaret Thatcher battles for Britain overthe cost of belonging to the European Union. But she makes a series of m istakes that pave the way to the federalist Europe she is trying to prevent. See today's choices.
Producer Ian Potts ; Series producer John Bridcut


Unknown: Michael Elliott
Unknown: Margaret Thatcher
Producer: Ian Potts
Producer: John Bridcut

: Close Up

Director Terry Gilliam chooses a scene from Federico Fellini 's 8½.
Producer Nick Freand Jones
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Director: Terry Gilliam
Unknown: Federico Fellini
Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: Newsnight

Presented by Kirsty Wark.


Presented By: Kirsty Wark.

: Late Review

Mark Lawson is joined by poet and critic Tom Paulin and columnist
Suzanne Moore to discuss director Mike Leigh 's new film, Secrets and Lies.
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Suzanne Moore
Director: Mike Leigh

: Picture This

The Peer and the Peaches. Another chance to see the documentary covering the last year Pat and George Peach were employed as retainers to the unconventional Lord Methuen at his home, Corsham Court in Wiltshire. Director Penny Woolcock; Editor PeterSymes


Unknown: George Peach

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30ShootingVideo History subtitled 27366 1.30 On Pictures and Paintings
FETV Short Cuts
2.00 TV Genres ThePolice
BBC Focus
4.00 Italia 2000 Cinema, Theatre and Literature (part 1) Rpt 35873 4.30 Sound Advice Crime Prevention for
Convenience Store Staff Rpt
66786 5.00 Health and Safety at Work Rpt 42618 5.30TheAdviser Carefora Lifetime
Open University
6.00 The Restless Pump
6.25 Scenes from Dr Faustus by Christopher Marlowe Rpt
7865231 6.50 San Marco - a Dominican Priory


Unknown: Christopher Marlowe

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