With signingand subtitles. Stereo.
The village is destroyed by a fierce dragon.
This week, a visit to South Africa to meet a pride of lions. With Chris Packham,
Michaela Strachan and Howie Watkins. Last in the series. (Rpt) (Stereo) (Subtitled)
â™¦ See Children: page 51
Animation about toys that magically come alive. Repeated at 11.45am.
Parliamentary proceedings. Stereo.
Highlights of the ladies' semi-finals. Shown yesterday at 10.35pm on BBC
Poppy wakes up one morning feeling ill.
Cousin Itt comes to stay and gets a job in the City Zoo. (B/W) (Rpt)
Runner in the Dark. Kimble takes refuge in a home for the blind.
First shown on ITV B/W .......................
Open University preview..............
Hugh Fraser looks at the art of decorating fabric. A few simple techniques can be used to produce a variety of designs.
Wimbledon 96 Live coverage of the men's singles semi-finals and the ladies' doubles semi-finals. Introduced by Desmond Lynam and Sue Barker.
Cricket: Third Test Further live coverage of the second day's play between England and India from Trent Bridge.
Including at 3.00 News Regional News and Weather
Regional News and Weather
Action quiz game hosted by the Chuckle Brothers, Paul and Barry. This week's guest is comedian Bobby Davro.
US teenage comedy. (Rpt) (Stereo) (Subtitled)
Featuring a parachute regiment aiming to beat the abseiling record, a man trying to improve his own record for heading a ball, and strongmen competing in Sydney. Presented by Kriss Akabusi and Cheryl Baker.
Wimbledon 96 Desmond Lynam and Sue Barker introduce live coverage of the men's semi-finals. This day last year saw one of the best matches of the championships, when Boris Becker defeated Andre Agassi in four sets to reach the final. Today, a maximum of ten sets from two matches is possible, although that has not happened for 30 years, when Santana and Ralston emerged victorious. Plus, action from the ladies' doubles semi-finals.
Cricket: Third Test Further live coverage of today's play between
England and India from Trent Bridge.
This week at Barnsdale, Geoff Hamilton is busy propagating clematis from cuttings and digging in the compost to keep up the health and fertility of the soil. There's an exploration of the Cotswolds garden belonging to medical herbalist Anne Mclntyre, who grows her own medicinal plants, and Valerie Waters visits a peony enthusiast. See today's choices.
Stereo Subtitled ...... â¦ See Geoff Hamilton : page 38
Comedians Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders each choose two episodes of their all-time favourite comedy series.
Saunders has her turn this week, selecting a classic episode of David Renwick's popular British sitcom One Foot in the Grave, followed by an episode of Lucille Ball's definitive American comedy series I Love Lucy. French's selection can be seen next Friday. See today's choices.
9.00 One Foot in the Grave: The Beast in the Cage
Victor and Margaret's trip to the zoo turns into a nightmare when they become imprisoned themselves. Featuring the voices of Eric Idle and John du Prez.
Presenter ("Dawn and Jennifer's Comedy Zone"):
Producer/Director ("Dawn and Jennifer's Comedy Zone"):
Writer ("One Foot in the Grave"):
Director/Producer ("One Foot in the Grave"):
The late Lucille Ball, playing opposite her real-life husband Desi Arnaz, stars as the dizzy redheaded American housewife who is always in trouble.
Lucy manages to get a small role in a Hollywood film. She is cast as a showgirl who meets her death while parading down a long flight of stairs in a nightclub, and vows to make her death scene one of the most spectacular in Hollywood history.
Satirical comedy show. Presenters Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham and David Schneider, and their guests, throw some more topical depth charges into the calm seas of life. Repeated on Sunday
Followed by Video Nation Shorts
Highlights ofthe second day's play between England and India from Trent Bridge. Introduced by Richie Benaud.
Followed by Weatherview
Lady Torrance is unhappily married to a bitter and violent storekeeper who caused her father's death. Her husband is about to return from hospital when a handsome young man drifts into her life, with fatal results.
See Films: pages 57-66 **