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Today's edition includes a discussion on whether Halloween is just a bit of fun or a dangerous popularising of the occult. Plus John Walters goes in search of his personal spirit guide; Anne Stirk cooks up some Halloween treats; and singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka reveals some spiritual secrets to Catrina Skepper. Presented by Simon Biagi and Amanda Redington.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin
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Contributors

Unknown:
John Walters
Unknown:
Anne Stirk
Songwriter:
Neil Sedaka
Unknown:
Catrina Skepper.
Presented By:
Simon Biagi
Presented By:
Amanda Redington.
Producer:
Chris Loughlin

To Fly or Not to Fly? Another chance to see the first part of David Attenborough 's new series in which he looks at flightless birds. Shown last Wednesday The Mastery of Flight can be seen on Wednesday at 8pm Subtitled ..

Contributors

Unknown:
David Attenborough

Drama, based on a true story, starring John Hurt
When doctors diagnose cancer, jockey Bob Champion's dream of riding Aldaniti to victory in the Grand National lies in ruins.
(1983, PG)
Postponed from 4 October
See Films: pages 63-74 ***

Contributors

Director:
John Irvin
Bob Champion:
John Hurt
Josh Gifford:
Edward Woodward
Burly Cocks:
Ben Johnson
Jo Beswick:
Jan Francis
Nick Embiricos:
Peter Barkworth
Valda Embiricos:
Ann Bell
Dr Merrow:
Judy Parfitt
Mary Hussey:
Alison Steadman

Regional Variations (2)

Lifeline

Farms for City Children

Duration: 10 minutes

on BBC One West

John Craven makes an appeal on behalf of the Farms for City Children charity, an organisation that offers urban children a chance to experience country life.

Genres

Pam Rhodes samples the sights and sounds of Africa as she goes on safari in Zimbabwe. Music comes from the Holy
Heavenly Brothers and choirs from all over Zimbabwe, and includes Oh When the Saints, How Great Thou Art, As the Deer Panteth forthe Water, The Choo Choo Song and Jesus Anovimbisa. Subtitled .

Contributors

Unknown:
Pam Rhodes

An edition from the Old
Observatory at Greenwich,
London, in which Hugh Scully talks to Simon Bull about the first marine chronometer. Also included are special discoveries from previous series.
Producer Stephen Potter ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis * 21 years old yet priceless: p28

Contributors

Talks:
Hugh Scully
Unknown:
Simon Bull
Producer:
Stephen Potter
Producer:
Christopher Lewis

Regional Variations (2)

Wildlife on One

Hippos Out of Water

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Infrared cameras and underwater photography reveal the true character of the much-loved hippo.

The village prepares for the annual horse race on the beach.
See today's choices.

Contributors

Writer:
Mark Holloway
Producer:
Chris Clough
Director:
Mike Cocker
Brian Quigley:
Tony Doyle
Father MacAnally:
Niall Toibin
Ambrose Egan:
Peter Hanly
Niamh Egan:
Tina Kellegher
Sean Dillon:
Lorcan Cranitch
Father Aidan:
Don Wycherley
Orla:
Victoria Smurfit
Emma Dillon:
Kate McEnery
Danny:
Colin J. Farrell
Liam:
Joe Savino
Donal:
Frankie McCafferty
Siobhan:
Deirdre Donnelly
Brendan:
Gary Whelan
Eamon:
Birdy Sweeney
Padraig:
Peter Caffrey
Dr Micael Ryan:
Bosco Hogan
Kathleen:
Aine Ni Mhuiri
Kevin:
John Cleere
Mickey Keeler:
Stanley Townsend
Johnner Delaney:
Liam Carney

The second of two feature-length episodes of the detective drama starring Warren Clarke
Colin Buchanan
The Wood Beyond. While Dalziel and Wield investigate an animal rights raid on a pharmaceutical company, Pascoe's mind is on the death of his grandmother. See today's choices.
Adapted by Ed Whitmore from the book by Reginald Hill ; Producer Lars Macfarlane Director Edward Bennett

Contributors

Unknown:
Warren Clarke
Unknown:
Colin Buchanan
Adapted By:
Ed Whitmore
Book By:
Reginald Hill
Producer:
Lars MacFarlane
Director:
Edward Bennett
Det Supt Andrew Dalziel:
Warren Clarke
DetlnspPeterPascoe:
Colin Buchanan
Ellie Pascoe:
Susannah Corbett
Det Sgt Edgar Wield:
David Royle
Amanda Cap Marvell:
Frances Barber
Ada Pascoe:
Katie Blake
Robert Pascoe:
Shaun Dooley
Arthur Batty:
Jimmy Reddington
Herbert Batty:
David Blair
Oily:
Ben Crompton
Davis:
Steve Money
Jimmy Howard:
David Prosho
Wendy Walker:
Julie Hesmondhalgh
David Batty:
Thomas Russell
NoahSeger:
Vincent Marzello
Don Patten:
Mark Spalding
DrVickery:
Fred Pearson
Major Stud holme:
Nicholas Selby

On 7 June, the remains of a black male were found in Jasper, Texas. The victim, James Byrd , had been chained to a pick-up truck and dragged to his death. The suspects arrested forthe murder were affiliated with the Ku-Klux-Klan and Christian
Identity churches. This Everyman special includes interviews with the Byrd family, the Ku-Klux-Klan, the actual leaders of the white supremacy organisations, the New Black Panthers and the FBI, and reveals that a holy race war is being planned across the States. ProducerZab Chughtai; Series producer
Richard Denton

Contributors

Unknown:
James Byrd
Producer:
Richard Denton

The story of Baby L, whose parents fought to keep her on a life support machine in a New Zealand hospital in spite of doctors' opposition, made headlines around the world. This programme tells the inside story of Baby L's brief life, from her mother in whose arms she eventually died, and from the doctors who went to court to win the right to terminate her life.
Presented by Joan Bakewell.
Last in the current series which returns next year.

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Producer:
Sophie Rolfe
Series Editor:
Anne Reevell

Drama starring Max von Sydow, Carol Drinkwater
Melbourne hotelier Anne Winton and her family are shocked when a TV documentary accuses her cantankerous but respected father, Joe Mueller, of being Nazi death squad commander. (1990)
See Films: pages 63-74

Followed by Weather

Contributors

Director:
John Power
Anne Winton:
Carol Drinkwater
Joe Mueller:
Max von Sydow

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