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: See Hear Breakfast News

With Signing. Stereo

: Teletubbies

Cafe Eggs. The
Teletubbies make a tune while eating.
Shown yesterday at 10am

: Captain Caveman

Cartoon. Cavey visits awintercarnival. Repeat ...

: Blue Peter

Children's magazine.
Shown yesterday at 5.10pm on BBC1

: Brum

Animation. The little cargoes
Skating. Repeat

: The Record

Parliamentary update. Stereo ....

: Niagara's Gold

Recounting the story of how gold earmarked to buy munitions from the US to aid Britain's war effort was recovered after being lost at sea in 1940. Repeat Stereo.......

: Teletubbies

Drumming with Norris
The Teletubbies dance around the trees.
Repeated tomorrow at 7.15am

: Foreign Correspondent

Alfred Hitchcock spy thriller starring Joel McCrea, Laraine Day.

August 1939: top crime reporter Johnny Jones, under the alias Huntley Haverstock, is sent to Europe to cover diplomatic attempts to avert the outbreak of war. But he soon gets embroiled in the devious world of secret agents.
(1940, PG) (Black and white)
See Films: pages 51-60 ***

Contributors

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Johnny Jones: Joel McCrea
Huntley Haverstock: Joel McCrea
Carol Fisher: Laraine Day
Stephen Fisher: Herbert Marshall
Scott Ffolliott: George Sanders
Van Meer: Albert Basserman
Stebbins: Robert Benchley

: Working Lunch

Presented by Adrian Chiles. Stereo.

Contributors

Presented By: Adrian Chiles.

: The Family Ness

Captain Standfast discovers a stowaway. Repeat .

: Tales of the Tooth Fairies

The tooth fairies find a book. Repeat

: The Art and Antiques Hour

Today restoring an antiques doll and Painting flowers, plus Ian Hislop on Cartoons. Repeat Stereo ............

Contributors

Unknown: Ian Hislop

: Racing from Aintree

Clare Balding and Richard Pitman introduce the start of the three-day Grand National meeting, including coverage of the 2.35pm race. The 3.10 race can be seen on BBC1.

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Pitman

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Westminster withAnne Mackenzie

Reports on today's political events in Parliament. Stereo

: News

Regional News and Weather

: Racingfrom Aintree

Including the 3.45 John Hughes Memorial Handicap Chase, the dress rehearsal for the'Grand National, plus the 4.20.
TV presentation Malcolm Kemp and Martin Hopkins Stereo............................................

Contributors

Unknown: John Hughes
Unknown: Malcolm Kemp

: Esther

Esther Rantzen asks guests, including former judge James Pickles and ex-MP Jerry Hayes , if it is a good idea to speak one's mind even when the consequences could be disastrous.

Contributors

Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: James Pickles
Unknown: Jerry Hayes

: Ready, Steady, Cook

Cookery challenge. stereo 82

: Ice Skating

The first medals of the World
Figure Skating championships are awarded in Minneapolis, USA, following the pairs' free programme as Olympic champions Oksana Kazakova and Artur Dmitriev renew their rivalry with fellow Russians and Olympic silver medallists Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze. Introduced by Barry Davies , with commentary from Robin Cousins. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Artur Dmitriev
Unknown: Elena Berezhnaya
Unknown: Anton Sikharulidze.
Introduced By: Barry Davies
Unknown: Robin Cousins.

: Third Rock from the Sun

Truth or Dick. Dick learns about lying when DrAlbrightdistorts the truth in orderto persuade him to attend a faculty meeting. She soon wishes she hadn't.
Repeat Stereo
Then Close-Up A celebrity picks a cherished film clip.

Contributors

Dick Solomon: John Lithgow
Sally Solomon: Kristen Johnston
Harry Solomon: French Stewart
Dr Mary Albright: Jane Curtin

: First Sight

Track Record
Nearly half-a-million people commute into London by train every morning, facingdelays, cancellations and overcrowding.
Four commuters fight back, taking cameras to record the evidence and confront the people who run the railways.
Producer Neill Angier ; Executive producer
John Samson Subtitled ...................31 REGIONAL PROGRAMME: see variations in panel on left

Contributors

Producer: Neill Angier
Producer: John Samson

: Ground Force

Another chance to see the eight part gardening series presented by Alan Titchmarsh , with Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh.
Norfolk. The team have just 48 hours to create a wildlife garden for an unsuspecting woman in Rockland St Mary, Norfolk. Director John Thornicroft
Producer Carol Haslam
Repeat Stereo

Contributors

Presented By: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Charlie Dimmock
Director: John Thornicroft
Producer: Carol Haslam

: Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson test-drives America's 170mph Vector, which boasts a powerful 5.7 litre V12 engine. Has it got what it takes, though, to beat the might of Ferrari and Lamborghini?
Meanwhile, Quentin Willson discovers which cars offer credibility and practicality for the young driver on a tight budget.
Producer Chris Richards ; Editor Jon Bentley WEB SITE: www.topgear.beeb.com

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown: Quentin Willson
Producer: Chris Richards
Editor: Jon Bentley

: Steptoe and Son

Classic comedy from 1970.
Two 's Company. Albert meets a woman at the Darby and Joan club and they plan to marry. Harold is pleased forthem
- until he finds out who she isi
With JEAN KENT
Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson Producer Duncan Wood
Blackandwhite Repeat Subtitled.

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Kent
Written By: Ray Galton
Written By: Alan Simpson
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert Steptoe: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold Steptoe: Harry H Corbett

: Horizon

Overkill
In 1983. human remains were found in a Cheshire peat bog, sparking renewed interest in the phenomenon of bog-bodies. Armed with the tools of modern forensic science, archaeologists fought to establ ish the identity and cause of death of the Iron
Age murdervictims.
From the murky world of peat bogs and Celtic ritual sacrifice to high-tech science, startling conclusions emerge about approaches to the subject as well asthe nature of evidence itself. See today's choices. Producer Philip Martin ; Series editor
John Lynch + See This Week: page8

Contributors

Producer: Philip Martin
Editor: John Lynch

: Trade Secrets

Expert campers offertips on surviving the perils of the great outdoors, including how a pair of tights and a baseball cap can offervaluable protection against the misery of mosquito bites. Director Edwina Vardey ; Producer
Niall Fraser

Contributors

Director: Edwina Vardey
Producer: Niall Fraser

: Newsnight

News analysis, presented by Jeremy Paxman. Subtitled.

Contributors

Presented By: Jeremy Paxman.

: Late Review

Mark Lawson isjoined by Tom Paulin , Ekow Eshun and Allison Pearson to review the week's cultural highlights, including Toni Morrison 's new book
Paradise and Francis Ford
Coppola's film The Rainmaker. Series producer Janet Lee
Editor Michael Poole
Followed by Skiing Forecast

Contributors

Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Ekow Eshun
Unknown: Allison Pearson
Unknown: Toni Morrison
Unknown: Francis Ford
Producer: Janet Lee
Editor: Michael Poole

: The Midnight Hourwith Tariq Ali

Political chat show. Stereo.

: BBC Learning Zone

Note: repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Women in Science and Technology 65845 1.00 Shooting Video History
GCSE BFTESIZE REVISION
2.00 Science 3 Chemistry TEACHING FILM AND MEDIA
4.00 Film Education Masterclass with Henry Jaglom 93338 4.30 Film Education The Man in the Iron Mask
TEACHER TRAINING
5.00 English Heritage Teaching Primary History 69222 5.30
Teaching Today Special 12
OPEN UNIVERSITY
5.45 Power and Vision: the West and the Rest 9109280 6.10-7.00am
Immigration, Prejudice and Ethnicity

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Jaglom








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