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: See Hear Breakfast News

Daily recordingofBBC 1 's 7am News, with signing and subtitles. Stereo .......

: Children's BBC: Smurfs' Adventures

Cartoon fun with the little blue creatures.

: Children's BBC: To Me... to You

Action quiz. Shown last Friday. (Stereo)

: Children's BBC: Johnson and Friends

Animated fun with toys that come to life. (Rpt)

: Songs of Praise

Shown yesterday at 6.20pm on BBC 1

: The Fugitive

APB. Kimble becomes involved with a couple of escaped convicts.
FirstshownonlTV B/W

: Man in a Suitcase

Sixties espionage drama series starring Richard Bradford as ex-CIA agent McGill. Man from the Dead. The man who discredited McGill is tracked to London. Written by Stanley Greenberg
FirstshownonlTV Subtitled .................


Unknown: Richard Bradford
Written By: Stanley Greenberg

: The Addams Family

TheAddams Family in Court. Grandma is operating a money-making racket.

: Carrier's Caribbean

St Lucia. Restaurateur Robert Carrier prepares curried lobstersalad

: Cricket: Third Test

The cricket action continues.

: Children's BBC: Model Millie

Aunt Barking has problems with her car.

: A-ZofFood

C for Cheese. A trip to a shop stacked with around 900 cheeses..........

: Wear It Well

Usingfashion accessories........

: Working Lunch

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

: The Oprah Winfrey Show

Actress Sally Field joins a discussion on the US justice system. Stereo


Unknown: Sally Field

: Blooming Lovely

A visit to New Covent Garden Flower
Market, with Paula Pryke. .............


Unknown: Paula Pryke.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: The Natural World

Wings over the Holy Land. Following thousands of birds on a spring migration.

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Children's BBC: Cartoon

Animated fun.

: Children's BBC: Fudge

US comedy.

: Children's BBC: Bright Sparks

Celebrating the talents of young people. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Children's BBC: Blue Peter in South Africa

Part two of a look back at last summer's expedition. (Stereo) (Subtitled)

: Cricket: Third Test

Further live coverage from Trent Bridge of the match being played between
England and India. Stereo .........

: Athletics

Live coverage of the Grand Prix meeting in Stockholm, one of the last chances for the world's top athletes to finalise preparations for the Atlanta Olympics. Stars scheduled to appear include a cluster of world champions: British triple jumper Jonathan Edwards, sprinters Donovan Bailey of Canada and Merlene Ottey of Jamaica, and America's Michael Johnson in the metres. Commentary by David Coleman, Stuart Storey and Paul Dickenson. Introduced by Helen Rollason, with Brendan Foster.
Highlights are at 12.30am on BBC 1.


Unknown: Jonathan Edwards
Unknown: Donovan Bailey
Unknown: Michael Johnson
Commentary By: David Coleman
Commentary By: Stuart Storey
Commentary By: Paul Dickenson.
Introduced By: Helen Rollason
Unknown: Brendan Foster.
Producer: Martin Webster
Editor: Philip Bernie

: Don't Mention the War

Is Britain at war with Germany again? Judgingfrom recent newspaper headlines about the football and beef clashes and Britain's role in Europe, people could be forgiven forthinking that hostilities between the two nations had resumed. Journalist
Jurgen Kronig of DieZeit journeys around Britain and, with the help of football fans, farmers, newspaper reporters and politicians, investigates why it has suddenly become fashionable to be anti-German.
Producer Sam Collyns ; Editor Paul Woolwich


Unknown: Jurgen Kronig
Producer: Sam Collyns
Editor: Paul Woolwich

: The Day That Changed My Life

A series in which sixpeople relate the events that in 24 hours permanently altered the course of their lives.
The Devil in the Mirror. In gangster Chris Lambrianou was jailed for life, along with his bosses the Kray twins, for his part in the murder of Jack "the Hat" McVitie. In this programme he describes how, locked alone in his cell, he had a religious experience that changed his life. See today's choices. Producer Gabe Solomon ; Series producer
Debbie Christie Colour and B/VJ Stereo Subtitled.


Unknown: Chris Lambrianou
Producer: Gabe Solomon
Producer: Debbie Christie

: Wildlife Showcase

Island of the Monkey God Bali's macaque monkeys are revered by Hindus, who believe the animals were brought to Bali by the monkey god to protect the island and its temples. The ingenious macaques have learned how to enjoy their privileges to the full. See today's choices.
TV presentation Holly Spearing ; Series producer
PaulAppleby Stereo Subtitled ..............


Unknown: Holly Spearing

: The X Files

Continuing the repeat episodes from the first series.
EBE. Mulder and Scully investigate a UFO sighting in Tennessee. Gillian Anderson presents BBC 1 's Future Fantastic on Friday at
7.30pm. See today's choices.

The X Files
9.00pm BBC2 A notable episode for two reasons: it features a secret from Deep Throat and it introduces the Lone Gunmen.
EBE (the initials stand for extraterrestrial biological entity) has Mulder and Scully investigating a government cover-up over the shooting down of a UFO near the Iraq/Turkey border. Mulder calls on a group of conspiracy theorists (the Lone Gunmen) for help. Their appearance proved so popular that they returned in the second series. Also offering the agent some help is Deep Throat, who reveals he is one of three men to have actually killed an alien. But his misinformation and half-truths leave Mulder confused: "I'm wondering which lie to believe," he says at the end of the episode. .


Fox Mulder: David Duchovny
Dana Scully: Gillian Anderson
Chief Cash: Allan Lysell
Ranheim: Peter Lacroix
Byers: Bruce Harwood
Langly: Dean Haglund
Frohike: Tom Braidwood
Deep Throat: Jerry Hardin

: Clash of the Titans: Coe v Ovett

The fifth of six programmes that relive great sporting rivalries.
The rivalry between athletes Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett reached its climax when they battled for middle distance supremacy at the 1980 Moscow
Olympics. Up to this point they had dominated international middle distance running, but had met only once on the track. Coe, seen as the establishment man, held the world record at 800 metres. Ovett, depicted by the press as a rebel, was favourite to win the 1,500 metres. In Moscow they were to settle the score, but as in many great stories, there was a twist in the tail. Contributors include athletes Sebastian Coe, Steve Cram, Daley Thompson and John Walker.
Producer Adelene Alani; Executive producer Tony Moss

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Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Steve Ovett
Unknown: Sebastian Coe
Unknown: Steve Cram
Unknown: Daley Thompson
Unknown: John Walker.
Producer: Adelene Alani
Executive Producer: Tony Moss

: Newsnight

Topical news analysis, interviews and discussion. Presented by Peter Snow.


Presented By: Peter Snow.

: Cricket: Third Test

Highlights of the fourth day's play between England and India, from Trent Bridge. Introduced by Richie Benaud.
Followed by Weatherview


Introduced By: Richie Benaud.

: The Midnight Hour

Political discussion, hosted tonight by Bernard Ingham.


Unknown: Bernard Ingham.

: The Learning Zone

Open University
12.30 The Passion for Distinctiveness Rpt 47915 1.00 GoingThrough a Phase Rpt 88335 1.30 Nathan the Wise - Gotthold Lessing's play. Summer Nights
2.00 Perfect Pictures Collections 1
The Photo Show
BBC Focus
4.00 Department of Health Special Smallpox Eradication
4.30 Department of Health Special Vaccines for the Future
5.00 Pathways to Care
5.30 RCN Nursing Update Open University
6.00 The Planet Earth A Scientific
Model Rpt 6232199 6.25 Animal Physiology Walking and Running
Rpt 6211606 6.500rganicChemistry It's Only Plastic

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