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: See Hear Breakfast News

Daily recording of BBC I's 7am News, with signing and subtitles. Stereo ....

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

Cartoon with the little blue creatures.

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Shown last Friday. (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Johnson and Friends

Fun with toys that come to life. (Rpt)

: Songs of Praise

Shownyesterday4.45pm Stereo Subtitled.

: The Natural World

Amazon: the Flooded Forest
The first of a two-part examination of extraordinary aspects of the rainforest.
Part 2 is tomorrow at 9.05am Rpt Stereo.

: Children's BBC: Playdays

Why Bird's counter is a mess.

: The Fugitive

Drama series about a man on the run.
Ballad fora Ghost. Kimble gets involved with a woman who resembles his dead wife. FirstshownonlTV B/W

: Camp Wilder

Comedy series about teenagers. Ricky tries to enjoy her day off.

: The Addams Family

The family adopt a gorilla, B/W Rpt.

: Great Crimes and Trials of the 20th Century

The story of thirties outlaws Bonnie and Clyde, who terrorised the American Midwest. B/W and Colour

: Working Lunch

Daily live consumer news. Stereo ....

: Children's BBC: Model Millie

Millie makes a road for her model. (Rpt) (Stereo)

: Grand Prix

Shown yesterday at 12.35am Stereo ......

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

The audience and guests discuss male eating disorders. stereo Subtitled.

: Year of the Pier

A series looking at some of Britain's surviving piers starts with a stroll along
Brighton's Palace Pier. Stereo .....

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Ready, Steady, Cook

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

: Esther

Esther Rantzen asks to what extent pay reflects value to society. Stereo ..


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC: Tex Avery

Cartoon. (Rpt)

: Children's BBC: Fudge

American comedy. Peter does the washing. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: F O T

Bizarre facts - but are they false or true? (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Newsround


: Children's BBC: Blue Peter

Katy Hill looks at the Disney animation James and the Giant Peach, while Tim Vincent visits story author Roald Dahl's family home. Rptd tomorrow 7.55am. (Stereo) (Subtitled)


Presenter: Katy Hill
Presenter: Tim Vincent

: Today's the Day

First semi-final of the nostalgia quiz, presented by Martyn Lewis. The second semi-final is tomorrow, 8.00pm. Executive producer Mark Rowland ; Series producer HenryEagles Stereo ....


Presented By: Martyn Lewis.
Producer: Mark Rowland

: Star Trek: the Next Generation

Pre-emptive Strike. Ro Laren accepts an assignment to infiltrate a renegade Federation force known as the Maquis. But that decision forces her to choose between her loyalty to Jean-Luc Picard and her hatred of the Cardassians.
The last feature-length episode in the series can be seen on Wednesday at 6.00pm For cast see
Wednesday Stereo Subtitled ............


Unknown: Ro Laren
Unknown: Jean-Luc Picard

: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

Space Vampire. TheVorvon.a creature that steals souls, chooses Wilma Deeringto be its victim.
Buck Rogers GIL GERARD, Colonel Wilma Deering ERIN GRAY , DrHuerTIM O'CONNOR, Twiki PATTY


Unknown: Wilma Deeringto
Unknown: Colonel Wilma Deering
Unknown: Erin Gray
Unknown: Twiki Patty
Unknown: Vorvon Nicholas Hormann

: Gower's Cricket Monthly

David Gower presents th is month's s programme from Lord's, where he takes a touraround the home of cricket in the week of England's match against India. Geoffrey Boycott provides his views in a look ahead to the Second
Test, and there's a report on the First Test. Plus in the video diary feature, an unusual angle on another county.
Producer Alan Griffiths ; Series producer Philip Bemie


Unknown: David Gower
Producer: Alan Griffiths
Producer: Philip Bemie

: In the Blood

Indian Roulette
In the fifth of a six-part series that looks at ancestry, biologist and writer Steve Jones asks if people belong to a nation because of their genes. His search takes him to the world's largest casino where four hopefuls want to prove their links to the Pequot Indians - and reap the benefits of a special gambling law. He also visits a field near Frankfurt where 2,000 Germans are re-writing their inheritance. See today's choices. Producer Tessa Livingstone ; Executive producer
Robin Brightwell


Unknown: Steve Jones
Producer: Tessa Livingstone
Producer: Robin Brightwell

: Building Sights

Cartoonist Posy Simmonds discovers a remarkable police station in Wood Street in the City of London.
Director Francesca Joseph ; Producer Ruth Rosenthal The Designs of the Times season continues with Public Property tomorrow at 7.30pm


Director: Francesca Joseph
Producer: Ruth Rosenthal

: The X Files

Continuing the repeat episodes from the first series.
Fire. Mulder is forced to face his deepest fears when people start catchingfire for no apparent reason. Gillian Anderson presents Future Fantastic on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC 1. See today's choices.


Unknown: Gillian Anderson
Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Phoebe Green: Amanda Pays
Bob the caretaker: Mark Sheppard
Sir Malcolm: Dan Lett
Lady Marsden: Laurie Paton
Beatty: Duncan Fraser
Michael: Keegan MacIntosh
Woman in bar: Lynda Boyd
Jimmie: Christopher Gray

: Clash of the Titans

Borg v McEnroe
The second of a new series of six programmes that relive great sporting rivalries. Tonight's programme recalls the battle between hero of the tennis establishment BjomBorg and the mercurial John McEnroe at Wimbledon in 1980.
Producer Adelene Alani
Executive producer Tony Moss
Followed by Video Nation Shorts


Producer: Adelene Alani

: Newsnight

With Jeremy Paxman.


Unknown: Jeremy Paxman.

: Alexander Trocchi - a Life in Pieces

In the fifties Glasgow-bom writer and rebel Alexander Trocchi was lauded by William Burroughs , Leonard Cohen and Samuel Beckett. But sadly, as this portrait reveals, his addiction to heroin stood in the way of him achievingthe literary heights expected.
Director Tim Niel ; Producer Allan Campbell
(PDC 11.15-12.00 676920)


Unknown: Alexander Trocchi
Unknown: William Burroughs
Unknown: Leonard Cohen
Unknown: Samuel Beckett.
Director: Tim Niel
Producer: Allan Campbell

: Close Up

A series in which people talk about their favourite moments in the movies.
Producer Nick Freand Jones Another Close Up is on Tuesday at 11.45pm
Followed by Weatherview


Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: The Midnight Hour

Topical chat show, today presented by Bernard Ingham.


Presented By: Bernard Ingham.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 Design for an Alien World - the plans for a mission to Titan. Subtitled 41302 1.00 Psychology
Child's Play Rpt Subtitled 15050 1.30 Dialogue in the Dark
Night School
2.00 Teaching Today Plus BBC Focus
4.00 Royal Institution Discourse 63789 5.00 Wise Up Women into Science Rpt 5490418 5.15
Department of Health Special
Changing Childbirth
5.30 RCN Nursing Update
Open University
6.00 General Relativity An Isolated Fact Rpt 6467147 6.25 Seal Secrets Rpt Subtitled 6446654 6.50 The
Eurovision Song Contest - Counting the Cost

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