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: Teletubbies

Ends 11.45am

Pre-school fun from Teletubbyland. (R) (S)

: See It Saw

Mark Speight hosts the game show. (R) (S)


Unknown: Mark Speight

: Oscar's Orchestra

Thadius Vent continues his crusade against music. (R)

: Ocean Odyssey

The last instalment sees Hellegren finally in possession of syncronium.

: Animorphs

The Animorphs are offered refuge on another planet.
Shown last Monday on BBC1(S)

: Microsoap

The final episode in the comedy drama. A new series starts Wednesday on BBC1 at 4.35pm. Shown Tuesday on BBC1 (S)

: Grange Hill

A double bill of the school drama starts a rerun of the last series. Nathan's plan to teach Calvin a lesson backfires. (R) (S)

: Sort It

The return of the series in which youngsters address ethical dilemmas and try to provide practical solutions to problems. In the first of six shows, a presentation on the theme of loyalty is given an ending by the audience. Plus an item on cerebral palsy, a film about acne and a family argument over cable television. Then Rewind 1988: Afghan Freedom Fighter. SeyarZalmai reads a girl's account of her effort to help evict Soviet troops from Afghanistan. (R) (S)
And 1989: the Fall of the Berlin Wall Kay Stringer tells how 14-year-old
Jessica Rogge rejoiced as the Berlin Wall fell and the Cold War ended. (R) (S)


Unknown: Kay Stringer
Unknown: Jessica Rogge

: Quantum Leap

American sci-fi fantasy drama. A Hunting We Will Go. June
1976: Sam becomes a bounty hunter, handcuffed to a feisty blonde who has been accused of embezzlement. (R) (S)

: Rough Cut

The movie magazine with Jayne Middlemiss comes from Glasgow and canvasses local audience reaction to David Fincher 's new film Fight Club, starring
Brad Pitt. Plus comedian Phill Jupitus on his favourite film. (W)


Unknown: Jayne Middlemiss
Unknown: David Fincher
Unknown: Brad Pitt.
Unknown: Phill Jupitus

: Around Westminster

Shaun Ley looks at the political issues affecting London. REGIONAL PROGRAMME


Unknown: Shaun Ley

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Ray Stubbs.
1.30 Football Reflecting on yesterday's crucial Euro qualifying play-off first leg between Scotland and England.
1.45 Boxing Garry Richardson reports on the aftermath of the world heavyweight championship rematch between Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield.
1.55 Ice Skating Action from the Dundonald International Ice Bowl in Northern Ireland of the British figure skating championships.
Commentary is from the team of Sue Barker , Barry Davies , Robin Cousins and Jayne Torville.
2.45 Ice Hockey Great Britain take on Kazakhstan in Sheffield in their third and final qualifying match for the forthcoming world championships. While a final placing of third would mean a play-off, a top-two finish would see the British team progress. Commentary by Bob Ballard.
5.00 Tennis Coverage of either the men's or ladies' singles final as the national championships at Telford reach their climax.
Commentary from John Barrett , with Chris Bailey (men's final) or Jo Durie (ladies' final).
Producer JonnyBramley (W)


Introduced By: Ray Stubbs.
Unknown: Garry Richardson
Unknown: Lennox Lewis
Unknown: Sue Barker
Unknown: Barry Davies
Unknown: Robin Cousins
Unknown: Jayne Torville.
Commentary By: Bob Ballard.
Unknown: John Barrett
Unknown: Chris Bailey
Unknown: Jo Durie

: Animal Zone

Living Britain Series celebrating a wildlife year in Britain.
Early Summer. May Day marks the start of the summer season, a time when hedgerows become a riot of colour. By the arrival of Midsummer Day, the whole of Britain is in full bloom. Narrated by Samuel West. See Choice.
Series producer Peter Crawford (S) (W) Animal Zone: Editor Fiona Pitcher ; Series producer Paul Appleby WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/animalzone


Unknown: Samuel West.
Producer: Peter Crawford
Editor: Fiona Pitcher
Producer: Paul Appleby

: Remembrance Sunday: the Cenotaph

Highlights of this morning's act of remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. (S) (W)

: The Money Programme

Trading Troubles. The United States is increasingly angry at Europe's resistance to importing some of its products, such as genetically-modified crops and meat from hormone-treated animals. Can a damaging trade war be averted? Lesley Curwen reports. Presented by Maya Even .
Editor Diarmuid Jeffreys (S) NOTE: as The Money Programme is topical, its subject matter may change


Unknown: Lesley Curwen
Presented By: Maya Even
Editor: Diarmuid Jeffreys

: Freedom's Battle

Magic Lantern. Appropriately enough for an uprising led by playwright Vaclav Havel , the HQ in Prague of the protagonists who led 1989's "velvet revolution" was the Magic Lantern theatre. In the last of the series examining the demise of communist regimes in eastern Europe, historian Timothy Garton Ash revisits the Czech Republic and asks Havel whether his dreams have been realised.
Producer Frederick Baker : Executive producer Keith Bowers (S) (W)


Unknown: Vaclav Havel
Unknown: Timothy Garton Ash
Producer: Frederick Baker
Producer: Keith Bowers

: Big Day

One-off drama written by and starring Jim Broadbent.
The paths of two Portuguese wideboys and a pompous Englishman are about to cross on the streets of Lisbon.
Producer Harriet Cruickshank : Director Tom Cairns (S) (W)


Unknown: Jim Broadbent.
Producer: Harriet Cruickshank
Director: Tom Cairns
Robert: Jim Broadbent
Pug: Carlos Rodrigues
Ratty: Joao Lagarto
Chambermaid: Marcia Breiu

: Have Got News for You

Newsreader Jon Snow and Tribune editor Mark Seddon join Angus Deayton for the satirical news quiz.
I Shown last Friday (S)


Unknown: Jon Snow
Editor: Mark Seddon
Unknown: Angus Deayton

: Clarkson

Actress Maureen Lipman and model Melinda Messenger join Jeremy Clarkson for more opinionated chat.
Producer Elaine Bedell ; Director Brian Klein (S) (W)


Unknown: Maureen Lipman
Unknown: Melinda Messenger
Unknown: Jeremy Clarkson
Producer: Elaine Bedell
Director: Brian Klein

: Hippies

Another chance to see the first episode of the new comedy. Protesting Hippies. The staff at underground magazine Mouth need to find a suitable subject to protest about.
Shown last Friday (S) (W)

: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The Dark Age. Anightmare returns to haunt Giles.
Shown last Thursday (S)

: Behind the Camera

A look at the career of cinematographer Roger Pratt , whose work includes Batman and The Fisher King, which follows. Director Richard Blanshard (S) (W)


Unknown: Roger Pratt
Director: Richard Blanshard

: The Fisher King

Fantasy drama, starring Jeff Bridges and Robin Williams. Jack Lucas is a successful but vituperative radio phone-in host. A typically reckless remark triggers a massacre at a Manhattan bar, after which Lucas goes into an alcoholic decline. But an encounter with a mystical vagrant offers an opportunity for redemption. Widescreen. Ends 1.50am
Director Terry Gilliam (1991, 15) (S) (W) Film of the Week: page 63 ****


Unknown: Jeff Bridges
Unknown: Robin Williams.
Unknown: Jack Lucas
Director: Terry Gilliam
Jack Lucas: Jeff Bridges
Parry: Robin Williams
Lydia: Amanda Plummer
Anne Napolitano: Mercedes Ruehl
Cabaret singer: Michael Jeter
Lou Rosen: David Pierce

: BBC Learning Zone

Repeats are not indicated.
Post-16 2.00 The Physics Collection
Languages 4.00 Salut Serge (1-4); Spanish Globo
Working In ... WEBWISE 5.00 GetWebwise Getting Started with E-mail 80660 5.30 Computers Still Don't Bite
Open University 6.00 LearningtoCare (S) 86283 6.30 Images of Education Ends 7.00am

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