WashingtheCar. The foursome watch a car beingcleaned.
Shown yesterday at 10am
Animated stories with the genial ghost..................
In the first of this 13-part nature series, Michaela Strachan goes to South Africa to see sharp-eared foxes and a baby okapi. Shown on Tuesday at 4.35pm on BBC1
Narrated by Andrew Sachs. Repeat Stereo.
Charlie tackles all of Pirate
Pete's problems. Repeat Stereo ..
A live-action wildlife odyssey, narrated by Dudley Moore. Curious kitten Milo and his new farmyard friend, Otis the puppy, stray far and wide, encountering all sorts of dangers. Director Masanori Hata (1986, U)
See Films: pages 44-49
Handy Hands. A pair of mittens appear in Teletubbyland.
Repeated next Monday Repeat Stereo ...
Musical comedy starring
When American ventriloquist
Jerry Morgan hears his dummies answering back, his manager persuades him to visit a psychiatrist in Switzerland. Word of his trip reaches members of a spy ring, who conceal plans for a deadly weapon inside the dummies' heads.
Directors Norman Panama and Melvin Frank (1954) # See Films: pages 44-49
The series giving out essential do-it-yourself advice concludes with instruction on stainingwindows and doors, paving a backyard and how to cut hole in a worktop. With David Booth and Helen Madden ,
More reports on important issues affecting consumers. Stereo ..........
Animated fun at the North Pole.
Today's programme plunderingthe archives for items of interest on history and culture as well as food and wine looks atthe French province of the Loire as Mireille Johnston continues her culinary tourofthecountry.
Dougie Donnelly introduces quarter-final highlights from last-night's clashes in the World Professional Darts championship, taking place at the Lakeside Country
Club, FrimleyGreen, Surrey. Commentary byTonyGreen. Stereo .............. Including at 2.40 and 3.25 News Regional News and Weather
Homer hires an amoral lawyer when he sues Mr Burns after his boss knocks Bart down with his car.
Is There in Truth No Beauty?
Special security measures are in force forthe visit of a Medeusan dignitary with a blinding aspect.
Repeat Subtitled ..................
Entertainment news and views.
Producer Chris Bellinger
Two more internationally renowned climbers tackle some ofthe world's most challenging peaks.
Greg Child and Andy Parkin attempt to scale the heights on some of the 3,000 islands that make up Ha Long Bay on the Red River delta of Vietnam.
Living among the water gypsies, whose homes are on small coracles floating around the bay, the pairchoose to tackle two new routes from the hundreds of possible first ascents. Narrated by Brian Cox. Series director/Producer Richard Else
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ASortofFame. Thefirstfilmto focus on Dibnah's life brings him a taste of fame and modestly boosts his bank balance, but also brings distractions that interrupt his work. He is obliged to take another break with a holiday in Blackpool, but puts the intrusion to good use. Director/Producer Don Howorth
Helen Yemm is joined by Jojo Norris to present a six-part series guiding four keen but inexperienced gardeners. In this first programme, novices Gerrie and Neill get to grips with their derelict garden in Kent, while
Jani and Rob learn about organic gardening. See today's choices. Producers Andrew Gosling and Gay Search Director Andrew Gosling
♦ New season lifestyle: page 26
Another chance to see the six-part comedy that introduced the scheming Black Adder.
The Foretelling. From out ofthe Dark Ages comes a horseman, cursed from youth with a bad haircut and an evil pairof tights.
Written by Rowan Atkinson , Richard Curtis Director Martin Shardlow ; Producer
John Lloyd Repeat Stereo ♦ New season comedy: page 24; Black Adder giveaway: page
The Black Adder:
The acclaimed comedy show returns for a new six-part run, aiming its incisive and topical brand of satire against a wide range of public targets. Starring Armando lannucci ,
David Schneider and Peter Baynham. Director Steve Bendelack
Producer Sarah Smith
Comedy series exploring the lives of three London flatmates.
Martin gets a shock when he bumps into Clare, Matthew becomes obsessed with X-rated videos and Mandy has a date.
Written by Bernadette Davis ; Director John Stroud ; Producer Sioned Wiliam
Rptdtomorrow Stereo Subtitled.
Then Video Nation Shorts
News analysis presented by Jeremy Paxman.
Highlights of the last two quarter-final matches. Presented by Dougie Donnelly , Stereo..
A 13-part experimental sketch show combining new performers and writers with established comedians trying out new acts. Among those appearing overthe series are Kevin Eldon , Michael Redmond , Ronnie Ancona , Alan Francis and Phill Jupitus.
Producer Karen Rosie : Series producer
PhilClarke Stereo ...............
Viggo Mortensen Nebraska , 1968: hard-working sheriff Joe Roberts , once inseparable from his hell-raising brother Frank, faces a crisis when Frank returns from the Vietnam Warwith a prison record and a young girlfriend. Director Sean Penn (1991, 15)
♦ See Films: pages 44-49 ***
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