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Commentator John Motson tells Esther McVey the secrets of his life in soccer. Paul Ross tests alternative therapies with a lorry driver who is afraid of juggernauts, while Mike Harding looks at the week's news. With Kevin Woodford and Toyah Willcox.

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Contributors

Presenter:
Kevin Woodford
Presenter:
Toyah Willcox
Interviewer:
Esther McVey
Interviewee:
John Motson
Reporter:
Paul Ross
Reporter:
Mike Harding
Executive Producer:
Chris Loughlin

Fantasy adventure. In the Dark
Ages, the people of Urland implore an ancient sorcerer and his apprentice to help them destroy a dragon that is terrorising their kingdom.
Director Matthew Robbins (1981, PG)
* See Films: pages 50-56 ***

Contributors

Director:
Matthew Robbins
Galen:
Peter MacNicol
Valerian:
Caitlin Clarke
Ulrich:
Ralph Richardson
Tyrian:
John Hallam
Casiodonjs:
Peter Eyre

The culinary challenge show for young people, today featuring three cooks from the South West and Wales whose skills are judged by chef Mark Raffan and TV presenter Paul Ross. With Loyd Grossman.
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Contributors

Presenter:
Loyd Grossman
Judge:
Mark Raffan
Judge:
Paul Ross

Diane-Louise Jordan visits the southern Lake District where she discovers the thrills of an adventure holiday with a group of teenagers, learns how to care for cows, and views a special tapestry depicting the history of the Quakers. Music comes from Joanne Hogg, who sings O the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus, while hymns, sung in Holy Trinity Church in Kendal, include Fairest Lord Jesus, Praise My Soul the King of Heaven and King of Glory, King of Peace.
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Contributors

Presenter:
Diane-Louise Jordan
Singer:
Joanne Hogg

Ospreys - the Fish
Hawks. Setamongthe coastal waters of Newfoundland, Canada, this story follows a pair of ospreys as they raise a family. It shows how they use aerobatics to build nests the size of double beds, and hoist fish almost as heavy as themselves from the water.
Narrated by David Attenborough. See today's choices. Producer Patrick Morris
Series producer Robin Hellier
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Contributors

Unknown:
David Attenborough.
Producer:
Patrick Morris

From Fountains Abbey in north Yorkshire, where exhibits include a 19th-century figurine of the poet Robert Burns , a musical box made in Geneva in 1880, and a Chippendale-style cabinet. With Hugh Scully. Producer Michele Burgess
Executive producer Christopher Lewis
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Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Burns
Unknown:
Hugh Scully.
Producer:
Michele Burgess
Producer:
Christopher Lewis

The recently shown series Supernatural used new techniques to reveal the science behind many animal powers but none of the animals were computer-generated. Just how real these animals were is revealed in this behind-the-scenes investigation. See today's choices. Producer Susan McMillan
Series producer John Downer
Digital widescreen ♦ SeeThis Week: page 7

Contributors

Producer:
Susan McMillan

Michael Parkinson presents this evening's gala awards ceremony from Grosvenor House, London, in the presence of HRH the Princess Royal.
Two new categories included this year are best soap and best feature, as well as the Lew Grade Audience Award, voted by, among others, Radio Times' readers, and won last year by David Jason.
The event is sponsored by Radio Times, and we will bring you full behind-the-scenes coverage of the ceremony in two weeks' time. See today's choices.
Director Richard Valentine
Producer Peter Estall
Digital widescreen
It's still Jill's night: page 23

The British Academy Television Awards
8.00pm BBC1
The starry night highlighting the best of British television will be dimmed for a moment in memory of Jill Dando who was to have co-presented the ceremony. Now Michael Parkinson alone will be host at the event and he will be joined by Charlie Dimmock, Jane McDonald, Dale Winton, Ronnie Corbett and loan Gruffudd to present individual awards.
The awards boast two new categories for best soap and best feature as well as the Lew Grade Audience Award for the most popular programme, the winner of which has been decided by our readers, along with BBC local radio listeners and GMTV viewers.
In general, the nominations are dominated by BBC programmes with the classic adaptations Our Mutual Friend and Vanity Fair and the drama A Rather English Marriage boasting a total of 22 nominations in all.
See the Bafta night feature: from page 23.

Contributors

Unknown:
David Jason.
Director:
Richard Valentine

Third in the six-part diplomatic drama series starring
Pauline Collins
Denis Lawson
Cost Price. Ambassador Smith is torn between love and duty when her lover is kidnapped.
Written by Neil McKay ; Producer
Louise Berridge ; Director Matthew Evans
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Contributors

Unknown:
Pauline Collins
Unknown:
Denis Lawson
Written By:
Neil McKay
Producer:
Louise Berridge
Ambassador Smith:
Pauline Collins
John Stone:
Denis Lawson
Stephen Tyler:
William Chubb
Catherine Grieve:
Eve Matheson
Kevin Flaherty:
Owen Roe
Eileen:
Gina Moxley
Sam:
Tom Connolly
Susan:
Sinead Clarkin
Cochrane:
Peter Egan
Shaw:
Arthur Riordan
Julia:
Dinah Stabb
Healy:
Liam Carney
Ward:
Eanna MacLiam
Lord Bell:
Richard Moore
Carson:
Nick Dunning
Donelly:
Eleanor Methven
Bennett:
Patrick Leech
Riordan:
Tenniel Evans

Drama, based on a true story, starring
Ethan Hawke , Vincent Spano
October 1972: those left alive after a terrifying plane crash in the Andes face a bleak outlook in freezing conditions. Then, after eight days, hopes of rescue are dashed. So begins a terrible ordeal that challenges the group physically, mentally and morally, as they struggle for survival.
Director Frank Marshall (1992, 15)
+ See Rims: pages 50-56

Contributors

Unknown:
Ethan Hawke
Unknown:
Vincent Spano
Director:
Frank Marshall
Nando Parrado:
Ethan Hawke
Antonio Balbi:
Vincent Spano
Roberto Canessa:
Josh Hamilton
CarlitosPaez:
Bruce Ramsay
Tintin JOHN:
Haymes Newton
Gustavo Zerbino:
David Kriegel

Drama starring Cheryl Ladd, Anthony John Denison

On discovering that he has a daughter in Vietnam, war veteran Barry Huntoon is determined to bring her to America. His wife Laura is initially supportive, but the realities of adjusting to a new way of life begin to place enormous strains on their once-happy marriage.
(1990)
See Films: pages 50-56 ***

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Contributors

Director:
Mel Damski
Laura Huntoon:
Cheryl Ladd
Barry Huntoon:
Anthony John Denison
Nhung:
Julia Nickson-Soul
TuyetMai:
Melissa Chan
Jim:
Joe Spano
Jann:
Nancy Grahn

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