News every quarter hour.
Communication challenge with actors Colin Baker ,
Julie Peasgood and Alison Dowling , and cartoonist Bill Tidy.
Presented by Gordon Burns. (Nextprogramme on Friday)
Ross King and Anna Walker continue their visits to towns and cities in the UK, meeting
British people at work and play. Today: Oxford.
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Regional News; Weather
With Toby Anstis.
The Roundabout Stop.
Daily magazine presented by Anne Diamond and Nick Owen.
11.00 News (Subtitled); Weather
11.20 Library of Romance
11.30 Video Stars
11.35 Agony Aunt Phone-in with Claire Rayner
12.00 News (Subtitled); Weather
With Judi Spiers.
... returns with a review of the morning's events.
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12.55pm Regional News; Weather
With John Tusa. Subtitled
Weather John Kettley
2.30 Insulpak Sagaro EBF Stakes (2m)
3.05 White Rose Conditions
3.40 Insulpak Victoria Cup (Handicap. 7f)
Gold Cup candidates go on trial in the E40,000 Insulpak Sagaro EBF Stakes stayers' test.
Commentary Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley and John Hanmer. With Julian Wilson. Producer Wendy Sheppard
With Andi Peters and Edd.
The WildBunchers compare different types of baby animals in the studio and find out why chicken don't have teeth. With
Janice Acquah and Mark Evans.
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Jonathon Morris hosts another round of the film and video quiz.
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A children's six-part drama series by Bernard Ashley.
Simon and Rose have escaped from the assessment centre and are now on the road to start a new life with the travelling fairground.
Brad comes up with a solution for Toby's nightmares.
With Anna Ford and Andrew Harvey. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft
Blair is in serious trouble - again! Trine's also up to her old tricks, and there's a nasty shock in store for Per.
Episode written by Bev Doyle
(Forcast see Monday. Repeated on Friday at 1.50pm)
What's new in science, technology and medicine.
Bob Symes investigates the latest crop of ideas from
Britain's inventors. Also, what could be the ultimate "green" energy source - algae. In a giant reactor, sunlight and carbon dioxide combine to grow these microscopic plants as a fuel for diesel engines. Producer David Sington Editor Dana Purvis
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Drama series about the joys and pains of fostering. Starring
Ray Brooks , Sharon Duce That's/or Me.... Tom is appalled at the prospect of his mother-in-law becoming his boss, but George reassures him she'll only be a sleeping partner. But sleeping is the last activity Joan has in mind.
Episode written by Steve Wetton Producer Richard Bramall Director Michael Simpson
Danny Baker delves into the archives to find television's unlikely heroes and heroines. A look at the career of, Johnny Morris , the man who talked for the animals.
Producer Caroline Wright
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Peter Cockroft
Documentaries uncovering human stories from the world of science, medicine and technology. A Chinese Cure for Eczema? Six days a week, in a small basement room in London's
Soho, a Chinese herbalist called Dr Luo treats the first 50 patients who scrawl their names on a list taped to her door. They come from all over the world and most of them come with eczema. Amazed by her success, a specialist from
Great Ormond Street Hospital embarked upon a unique project to bring the benefits of Dr Luo's medicine to his own patients. The story of this courageous collaboration reveals the problems that arise when western medicine tries to adopt an eastern remedy. Producer Richard Dale
Series editorSusan Spindler
Dr Luo at work in her Soho practice
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A special two-hour edition featuring highlights of all four home countries' crucial football World Cup qualifying matches, plus snooker and rugby league.
World Cup Football
England v Holland
England hope to take another big step towards qualification in this important home match at Wembley. They start level on points with Holland in Group 2, but with one game in hand.
Commentary by John Motson with Trevor Brooking.
Czech / Slovak Republics v Wales
Wales's inspired 2-0 win over Group 4 leaders Belgium in Cardiff last month kept their World Cup dreams alive, but they face a tough challenge tonight against the unified team from the former Czechoslovakia.
Commentary by Tony Gubba. Portugal v Scotland
Scotland's proud World Cup record is under threat; they cannot afford a second defeat in Group 1 tonight. Commentary by Barry Davies .
Spain v Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland's chances of reaching the finals appear slim after losing 3-0 to the Republic of Ireland last month. Spain should qualify from Group 3.
The semi-final line up will be completed tonight. Stereo
A look ahead to this Saturday's Silk Cut Challenge Cup final between Widnes and Wigan. ProducerVivien Kent
Editor Brian Barwick
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