A special Sunday edition of the preschool series..
Another chance to see the children's poetry series. Today Rik Mayall , Donna Krachan and Murray Lachlan Young wax lyrical on the theme offood, including
Roald Dahl 's The Pig. Repeat.......
A series in which
Tony Hart shows simple ways to create pictures at home. Repeat ...........
Animated polar bear adventures. Repeat
Spydra hatches a plotto marryGadget
Boy's creator. Repeat
First in a new seven-part comedy drama about a brother and sister whose parents have separated. Joe unwittingly sabotages his mother's dinner date with her new boyfriend, Roger.
Shown last Wednesday on BBCl; Cast and next episode on Wednesday at 4.35pm, BBC1
Liveaction/ animated sitcom about school life.
In the first of two episodes from 1992, Monroe tells year seven that no one is beyond criticism when it comes to conservation.
Today's episodes written by Barry Purchese
Continuingthe documentary from around the world.
Eleven-year-old Sian Reesfrom Garnant , south Wales, dreams of meeting Welsh rugby captain leuan Evans. ..........
Thomas and Piers note that Grange Hill has something their school lacks - girls. (Repeat) (Subtitled)
Introduced by Hazel Irvine and Sue Barker from Longchamp, France.
12.00,3.45 Athletics Live coverage of the Great North Run, the annual half-marathon between Town Moor, in Newcastle upon Tyne, and South Shields. Commentary byChristina Boxer, David Coleman and Brendan Foster.
1.55 Racing From Longchamp, including at 2.50 live coverage of the Prix de I'Arc de Triomphe. Commentary by Clare Balding , Willie Carson and Jim McGrath.
4.10 Equestrianism The World
Equestrian Games from Rome. Britain's three-day eventingteam hope to retain the gold medal they won fouryears ago in today's final show-jumping stage. TV presentation (athletics) Martin Webster
EditorCarl Hicks ............................
* Sport: page 51
Puma - Uon of the Andes
A documentary following South American pumas in the mountains of Patagonia. The film chronicles a two-year period during which wildlife cameraman Hugh Miles lived with and gained the trust of a wild puma. Repeat Subtitled ........
To mark the centenary of his birth, a celebration of the life and work of George Gershwin , widely regarded as one of the greatest American composers of all time.
Although he died atthe early age of 38, Gershwin had nevertheless left his mark in every area of music. In this programme eight ardent fans, among them singers
Michael Feinstein and Mary Cleere Haran , composer Richard Rodney Bennett and conductor Andrew Litton , confirm the lasting power of his legacy............
Unity. While on a scouting mission, Chakotayand Ensign Kaplan answer a distress call and are caught in an alien trap. Subtitled
The Next Generation is on Wednesday at 6pm
Capt Kathryn Janeway:
Lt Tom Paris:
China: into the Red? So far
China has avoided the economic malaise infecting many of its
Asian neighbours, but prospects for continued financial health are not so good. In the week that Prime Minister Tony Blair visits China, The Money Programme examines the real state of the Chinese economy and asks whetherthe world's most populous country is heading for an economic crash.
Editor Diarmuid Jeffreys
NOTE: as The Money Programme is topical its subject matter may change
Continuingthe series about the Roman Catholic Church.
Smile of History. The people of Poland felt that the election of the Archbishop of Krakow, Karol Wojtyla , as Pope was a good omen. It was through the power of h is office that he succeeded where the superpowers had failed in trying to vanquish communism. This programme focuses on the accession of Pope John Paul II, his challenge to communism and his struggle to come to terms with the post-communist world created by his own revolution. Presented by Edward Stourton.
Producer Ewa Ewart ; Executive producer
FionaMurch Subtitled ............
Pest Controllers. Professionals reveal the tricks of their trade, removing plagues of ants, mice and various other pests. Director Edwina Vardey ; Producer
NiallFraser Subtitled .............
Continuing the series of historical documentaries.
Perhaps surprisingly, Adolf Hitler was a great admirer of the British Empire. He was impressed by Britain's imperial rule over India and hoped to incorporate Russia into his Third Reich in a similar way, but by 1939 his vision of an Anglo-German alliance lay in ruins and he found himself at war with Britain. Using archive footage and eye-witness accounts, this film charts Hitler's road to war. (Repeat)
Short films by new directors.
Greetings from Beirut. A nine-year-old child sells postcards of views of his home town Beirut before it was devastated by war and began the rebuilding process. Narrated by Paul McGann. Director David Daniels ; Producer
Continuingthe offbeat drama about an eccentric Floridajudge, starring Beau Bridges
Bay of Bigs. Rosellen.the judge's formerwife, is caught red-handed smuggling cigars from Havana into the US.
See today's choices.
Kathy Diaz Baker:
Sheriff Gary Hammond:
A series of classic and cult films, introduced by Mark Cousins.
Film premiere Funny Bones
Comedy from the director of Hear My Song, starring Oliver Platt
Lee Evans , Jerry Lewis
Tommy Fawkes is a wannabe comedian living in his famous father's shadow. When his headlining show in Las Vegas flops, he decides to go to
Blackpool, where his father's career began. Widescreen.
Director Peter Chelsom (1994, 15)
♦ See Films: pages 58-65 **** ♦ Film of the week: page 53 Followed by Weatherview
Repeats are not indicated. FURTHER EDUCATION
2.00 Art Collection
4.00 Spain Inside Out 2; Talk Spanish 1-2
BUSINESS AND TRAINING
5.00 Computers Don't Bite
5.30 Twenty Steps to Better Management: 18 OPEN UNIVERSITY
5.45 Shaping Up 6323872 6.10 Two Research Styles
6.35-7.00am Child Development -Simple Beginnings?