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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signingand subtitles.

: Children's BBC: The Really Wild Show

This week, a visit to a school for young bush trackers in South Africa. With Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Howie Watkins.
♦ Michaela Strachan joins Children: p 42


Presenter: Chris Packham
Presenter: Michaela Strachan
Presenter: Howie Watkins

: Children's BBC: Little Polar Bear

Animated fun. Repeated at 2.00pm. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: William's Wish Wellingtons

Cartoon. Narrated by Andrew Sachs. Repeated at 2.05pm.


Narrator: Andrew Sachs

: Children's BBC: Star Trek

Animation. Animated adventures with the crew of the starship Enterprise. (Rpt)

: Daytime on Two

Note: repeats are not indicated.
9.05 Job Bank (ages 14+) Chef
9522569 9.15TeachingToday Teaching Writing Stereo 524057 9.45 Watch (ages 5-7) Where We Live - By the Sea: Wales

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Today the Playbus halts at the Poppy Stop. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Daytime on Two

10.35 Lifeschool Extra Zimbabwe -
Peopleof Stone 8423724 11.00 Look and Read Special (ages 7-9+) Follow thatFmg! Stereo 3458298 11.20HowtO Make a Video 1089499 11.30 Teaching Today Teaching Reading (part 2)
12.00 English File (ages 14-17) A
Tribute to Arthur Miller Theauthortalks about his work. Stereo


Unknown: Peopleof Stone
Unknown: Arthur Miller Theauthortalks

: Working Lunch

Business news. Stereo ....................

: Daytime on Two

1.00 Shakespeare: the Animated Tales (ages 9-13) The Tempest Stereo 88618 1.30 Showcase
1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) The Great Green Forest

: Children's BBC: Little Polar Bear

Shown at 8.25am.

: Open View

Open University preview............

: Golf and Tennis

Golf The Volvo PGA Championship from the West Course, Wentworth. The premier event on the European Tour gets under way, with a top-class field including Nick Faldo , Bernhard Langer , Ian Woosnam ,
Colin Montgomerie and Seve Ballesteros. Commentary by Peter Alliss , Alex Hay ,
Dave Marr , Mike Hughesdon and Beverly Lewis. Introduced by Steve Rider. ProducerAlastairScott
Tennis The Women's World Doubles Cup from Craiglockhart, Edinburgh. Three-times Wimbledon champions Gigi Fernandez and Natasha Zvereva head the seedings. Commentary by John Barrett and Virginia Wade. Introduced by Sue Barker.
Producer Johnnie Watherston
Including at 3.00 and 3.55 News Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Nick Faldo
Unknown: Bernhard Langer
Unknown: Ian Woosnam
Unknown: Colin Montgomerie
Unknown: Seve Ballesteros.
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Alex Hay
Commentary By: Dave Marr
Commentary By: Mike Hughesdon
Commentary By: Beverly Lewis.
Introduced By: Steve Rider.
Unknown: Gigi Fernandez
Unknown: Natasha Zvereva
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Virginia Wade.
Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Producer: Johnnie Watherston

: Shooting Stars

Celebrity game show with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Team captains Mark Lamarrand Ulrika Jonsson are joined by comedian David Baddiel , actor Paul Shane , and TV presenters Muriel Gray and Annabel Giles. Director Mark Mylod ; Producer Alan Marke


Unknown: Vic Reeves
Unknown: Bob Mortimer.
Unknown: Mark Lamarrand
Unknown: Ulrika Jonsson
Unknown: David Baddiel
Unknown: Paul Shane
Unknown: Annabel Giles.
Director: Mark Mylod
Producer: Alan Marke

: The Champions

The Body Snatchers. The team discover that the body of a top
Pentagon official is being kept in a remote village in Wales.
Written by Terry Nation ; Director Paul Dickson
First shown on ITV


Written By: Terry Nation
Director: Paul Dickson

: Watch Out

This week, the subtle differences between the rook, the jackdaw and the crow are revealed; and a look at how
British butterflies seem to understand climatic changes. With Simon King.
Producer Hilary Jeffkins ; Series producer Mike Beynon
FOR INFORMATION: access the Internet: the URL address is: http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/tv/watchout/ or record the closing titles and play back on stop frame or E-mail yourinformation on: watchout@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Simon King.
Producer: Hilary Jeffkins
Producer: Mike Beynon

: We Are (Not) Amused

Victorian cartoonists hardly dared criticise their monarch.
Today's satirists are less respectful of the royal family. In the second of two programmes, Kenneth Baker MP reveals how the crudity and cruelty of the Georgian age has returned. See today's choices.
Producer Jonathan Dent ; Editor Anne Tyerman


Unknown: Kenneth Baker
Producer: Jonathan Dent
Editor: Anne Tyerman

: Top Gear Motorsport

Mark James reports from Sumatra as the World Rally Championship visits the Far East for the first time.
Meanwhile, on the Touring Car scene, Amanda Campbell looks at the contrasting lives of two racing brothers: James Kaye , works driverfor Honda, and his younger brother Richard, who races a privately entered Vauxhall. Plus, Tiff Needell goes TVR Tuscan racing at Silverstone.
Series producer Ken Pollock ; Executive producer
DennisAdams Stereo


Unknown: Mark James
Unknown: Amanda Campbell
Unknown: James Kaye
Producer: Ken Pollock

: Gardeners' World

Geoff Hamilton visits the Chelsea Flower Show;
Antony Henn continues his look at the Dutch plant industry; and there's a visit to an exceptional collection of rhododendrons. See today's choices. Series producer John Percival ; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo Subtitled ............... ♦See Geoff Hamilton : page 36
♦Competitions and Giveaways: p


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Antony Henn
Producer: John Percival
Unknown: Geoff Hamilton

: Murder Most Horrid

Comedy drama starring Dawn French
Dying Live. Daisy Talwinning goes on holiday to Panador and gets caught up in a case of mistaken identity. See today's choices.
Written by Steven Moffat
Director Dewi Humphreys
Producer Sophie Clarke-Jervoise

Murder Most Horrid

9.00pm BBC2

A small South American country is planning to execute a handsome rebel leader live (sic) on television: "It's gonna be bigger than OJ," says the American producer gleefully. What they need now is an executioner, preferably a woman to add a touch of glamour. Enter the jolly but inefficient Daisy Talwinning, on holiday from her job in a British abattoir ("I love working with animals.").
This is the rather black premise for the third in Dawn French's comedy drama series, which features several familiar faces including those of Stratford Johns and Helen Lederer.


Writer: Steven Moffat
Director: Dewi Humphreys
Producer: Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Daisy Talwinning: Dawn French
General Alberto: Jim Carter
Daniel Hoffmeyer: John Thomson
Yvonne Quail: Helen Lederer
Marcos: Alistair McGowan
Raul Menendez: Marcus D'Amico
MrMaddox: Stratford Johns
Driver: Kevin Allen
Franklin: Brian Pringle
Benjamin Trethansls: Jonathan Coy
Stewardess: Tres Hanley

: The High Life

Comedy about an airline cabin crew. Winch. Sebastian returns from his holiday to find that something has happened between Steve and Shona. Sebastian Flight ALAN CUMMING , Steve McCracken
FORBES MASSON Shona Spurtle, SIOBHAN REDMOND Captain Duff, PATRICK RYECART Written by Alan Cummingand Forbes Masson Director Angela deChastelai Smith ; Producer
TonyDow Rpt Stereo


Unknown: Alan Cumming
Unknown: Forbes Masson
Unknown: Siobhan Redmond
Unknown: Patrick Ryecart
Written By: Alan Cummingand
Written By: Forbes Masson
Director: Angela Dechastelai Smith

: Have I Got News for You

The sixth in an eight-part series of the satirical news quiz. Hosted by Angus Deayton, with Ian Hislop, Piers Morgan and Clive Anderson. See today's choices. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Colin Swash
Repeated on Saturday
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Unknown: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Clive Anderson
Director: Paul Wheeler

: Newsnight

With PeterSnow.

: Pilot Paradise - Hi-de-Hi!

The second in a three-part season of pilot programmes which became classic comedy series. Hi-de-Hi! was set in 1959 in a fictional holiday camp called Maplin's. First shown in 1980, it completed a hat trick of successful comedies for writers Jimmy Perry and David Croft after Dad's Army and It Ain't 'Alf Hot Mum.
Jeffrey FairbrotherSIMON CADELL Ted Bovis , PAUL SHANE , Gladys Pugh RUTH MADOC. Spike Dixon JEFFREY HOLLAND , Mr Partridge LESLIE DWYER . Maud Fairbrother JOYCE GRANT Fred Quilly , FELIX BOWNESS Yvonne , DIANE HOLLAND. Barry BARRY HOWARD , Peggy SU POLLARD
Producer David Croft ....


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Simon Cadell
Unknown: Paul Shane
Unknown: Spike Dixon
Unknown: Jeffrey Holland
Unknown: Leslie Dwyer
Unknown: Joyce Grant
Unknown: Felix Bowness
Unknown: Diane Holland.
Unknown: Barry Howard
Unknown: Su Pollard
Producer: David Croft

: This Life

Episode ten of the II-part drama.
Father Figure. Will Milly risk losing Egg? Shown on Monday at 9.45pm For cast see Monday
Followed by Weatherview

: The Beast with Five Fingers

Horror, continuing the series of films starring Peter Lorre
A retired concert pianist dies a violent death. When his burial vault is opened, the body is missing its left hand. The household is then subjected to a reign of terror as the murderous hand seeks revenge. Hilary Cummins
Julie Holden ANDREA KING , Francis Ingram
Director Robert Florey 1946, 15) B/W. ♦ See Films: pages 49-56 ***


Unknown: Peter Lorre
Unknown: Peter Lorre.
Unknown: Robert Alda.
Unknown: Andrea King
Unknown: Victor Francen.
Unknown: J Carrol Naish
Director: Robert Florey

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