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: See Hear Breakfast News

With signingand subtitles.

: Children's BBC: Wishing

Animation. Repeated at 1.00pm (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Peter Pan and the Pirates

Animation based on J. M. Barrie's novel.

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

More cartoon fun with the little blue creatures.

: Children's BBC: White Fang

Children's drama.

: Children's BBC: Activ8

Sports and activities series.

: Children's BBC: SuperTed

Cartoon. SuperTed rescues a stranded whale. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: Spot

More fun with the little dog.

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Poppy finds herself in the Wild West.

: Children's BBC: Star Trek Animation

Sci-fi cartoon. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: The Tick

Animated adventures of the giant blue crimefighter. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased): Could You Recognise That Man Again?

Jeff and Jeannie find a body.

: Great Crimes and Trials of the Twentieth Century

The story of James Hanratty , whose trial for murder in 1962 was the longest in British history. B/W and colour


Unknown: James Hanratty

: Working Lunch

Consumerinformation. Stereo ........

: Children's BBC: Wishing

Animated fun. Shown at 7.30am. (Stereo)

: The Season

Polo. Alookatthesummertraditionsof the exclusive world of polo. Rpt.

: A Horse Called Valley

The story of a horse killed in a road accident. Rpt ..............................

: The Andrew Neil Show

Talk show presented by Andrew Neil.
Fordetails see yesterday Stereo...............


Presented By: Andrew Neil.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Natural World

Sound of Islands
An exploration of the Outer Hebrides and their maritime history.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Today's the Day

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

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Culinary game show. stereo ................

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Today, Oprah Winfrey finds out what behaviour Americans regard as anti-social. Stereo

: A Week to Remember

Pathe News of 1956. b/w

: Wartime Weddings

Reginald and Olive Tuffrey recall the problems imposed by rationing on their wedding arrangements.

: Star Trek: the Next Generation: Firstborn

Worf's son refuses to follow Klingon tradition and declare his intention of becoming a warrior.
(Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is tomorrow at 6.00pm)


Captain Jean-Luc Picard: Patrick Stewart
Commander William Riker: Jonathan Frakes
Lt Commander Geordi La Forge: LeVar Burton
Lt Worf: Michael Dorn
Dr Beverly Crusher: Gates McFadden
Counsellor Deanna Troi: Marina Sirtis
Lt Commander Data: Brent Spiner
K'mtar: James Sloyan
Alexander: Brian Bonsall
Yog: Joel Swetow

: Ferrari: the Italian Legend

In this Top Gear special
Jeremy Clarkson finds living proof that the inspiration ofEnzo Ferrari is still alive. Director David Wheeler ; Executive producer Dennis Adams


Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Director: David Wheeler
Producer: Dennis Adams

: East: A Power in the Land

More than a million British people are voters of Asian descent. The way they cast their vote could determine which party emerges victorious at the next general election. In this East special, Bafta award-winning journalist Martin Bashir, in his first appearance since his interview with the Princess of Wales, charts how the three main political parties hope to harvest the Asian vote.


Reporter: Martin Bashir
Series Producer: Mike Finlason

: More Rhodes around Britain

Herefordshire. Gary Rhodes visits
Herefordshire at harvest festival time.
On tonight's menu, honey roast apples with toffee cream - cooked with a difference; smoked eel salad; and a roasted pork stir fry.
Director CaiusJulyan; Series producer
Paul O'Connor BBC BOOK: More Rhodes around Britain is available in hardback, price 15.9


Producer: Paul O'Connor

: Home Front

Have you ever wanted to make something of your garden but have brown thumbs? Don'tdespair. Kevin McCloud shows you how to transform your garden using paint, lanterns and a little imagination. Tessa Shaw presents a guide to choosing, and caring for, oriental rugs, and designer
Jocasta Innes goes to the Home Front house to help Graham and Maxine Walsh re-create a Victorian drawing room. Series producer Simon Shaw ; Series editor
DaisyGoodwin Stereo


Unknown: Kevin McCloud
Unknown: Tessa Shaw
Designer: Jocasta Innes
Designer: Maxine Walsh
Producer: Simon Shaw

: Secrets of Lost Empires

Stonehenge. One of the great mysteries of Ancient
Britain is how Stonehenge was built. Hundreds of labourers, led by engineer Mark Whitby , set out to solve the riddle. Narrated by Art Malik. See today's choices.
Producer Cynthia Page ; Executive producer
Robin Brightwell ♦ Stonehenge, how did they do that?: page 32


Unknown: Mark Whitby
Unknown: Art Malik.
Producer: Cynthia Page
Producer: Robin Brightwell

: Postcards from the Country: The Yorkshire Dales - a Dales Diary

Fourth in the eight-part series, written and narrated by Richard Mabey, about the changing British countryside.

On the surface, little of the landscape of the Yorkshire Dales seems to have altered, but in fact over the last 50 years profound changes have occurred. Although the Dales is still a breathtaking and wild environment, is it in danger of being tamed?

(Colour with B/W) (Stereo)


Writer/Narrator: Richard Mabey
Producer: Mike Birkhead
Producer: David W Rolfe

: Newsnight


: Murder One

American crime drama series.
Chapter 13. Rumours circulate about Cross's health and Lizzie Hoffman identifies her abductor.
Shown yesterday at 9.00pm. For cast see yesterday
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Lizzie Hoffman

: Picture This

Washing-Up Wars. Another chance to see this documentary about the dramas surroundingthe drabness of an everyday event. We take a look at the struggles and rituals that exist around the washing-up bowl, rangingfrom the efforts of a five-year-old to avoid her turn at the sink to the daily grind of George, 69, who washes dishes in a busy transport cafe.
Director Caroline Hawkins ; Editor Peter Symes


Director: Caroline Hawkins
Editor: Peter Symes

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 One Fact, Many Facets
508181.00 A Level Playing Field?
Subtitled 245661.30 Assessing Chances -Reflections
Night School
2.00 Special Needs
BBC Focus
4.00 British Film Institute Revaluing Literacy Rpt 59837 4.30 United Nations - 50 Years of Activity 45059 5.00 Voluntary Sector
Television - How volunteering makes a difference, and making charity adverts work.
Open University
6.00 Stressed Materials Foretelling Fatigue Life Rpt 7655856 6.25
Relational Concepts Rpt 7634363 6.50 Free Body Diagrams

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