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Mike Harding meets some sword-wielding Sikhs, while Allan Beswick examines the week's news. With
Kevin Woodford and Esther McVey.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin COMMENTS: [number removed] (max cost 8p) or e-mail heaven@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Mike Harding
Unknown:
Allan Beswick
Unknown:
Kevin Woodford
Unknown:
Esther McVey.
Producer:
Chris Loughlin

In this week's celebrity interview, BBC weather presenter
Helen Young tells John Craven about her love of the countryside. Weather for the week ahead 11.55. (S) E-MAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Presenter:
Helen Young
Unknown:
John Craven

Comedy. A pitcher for a lowly baseball team inherits$million. The only catch is that he has to spend$30 million in 30 days to get his hands on it.
Director Walter Hill (1985, PG) (S) Films: pp 64-67 ★★

Contributors

Director:
Walter Hill
Montgomery Brewster:
Richard Pryor
Spike Nolan:
John Candy
Angela Drake:
Lonette McKee
Charley Pegler:
Jerry Orbach

An insight into the world of young people and their relationship with cigarettes, alcohol and illegal drugs. (5) SUPPORT INFORMATION: see page 88; the BBC book How to Stop Smoking and Stay Stopped, L4.99, is available from retailers Polly Toynbee on addiction: page 16

Contributors

Unknown:
Polly Toynbee

Three contestants from the south west wage culinary battle, judged by Loyd Grossman , and guests chef Shaun Hill and TV presenter Anneka Rice. (S) (W) Food: page 39

Contributors

Unknown:
Loyd Grossman
Unknown:
Shaun Hill
Presenter:
Anneka Rice.

Eamonn Holmes investigates the myths and realities of St Patrick , patron saint of Ireland. Hymns include St Patrick's Breastplate, Who Would True Valour See and Be Thou My Vision, while Irish choir Anuna perform a new version of Pie Jesu. (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Eamonn Holmes
Unknown:
St Patrick

Regional Variations (2)

Open All Hours

Series 2

Episode 3: Fig Biscuits and Inspirational Toilet Rolls

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC One West

Classic comedy series about a miserly shopkeeper. Arkwright and Granville have to get shot of some fig rolls - plus some lavatory paper.

Contributors

Arkwright:
Ronnie Barker
Granville:
David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel:
Lynda Baron
Mrs Blewett:
Kathy Staff
Man in Car:
Howard Crossley
Delivery Man:
Mike Kelly
Writer:
Roy Clarke

A book of greyhound prints kept under a bed, an early
Worcester porcelain found at a car-boot sale and a black iron umbrella stand are among the finds seen by Hugh Scully and the team of experts when they visit Wrexham.
Producer Michele Burgess : Executive producer Christopher Lewis (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh Scully
Producer:
Michele Burgess
Producer:
Christopher Lewis

The Race to Breed. It's summer in Antarctica and the race to breed is on. Two million fur seals crowd the small beaches of South Georgia, and ferocious bulls attack any intruders who challenge their females as their pups are born. Chinstrap penguins overcome awesome physical barriers to feed their chicks while formidable leopard seals lurk offshore. Presented by David Attenborough.
Producer Alastair Fothergill (R) (S)

Contributors

Presented By:
David Attenborough.
Producer:
Alastair Fothergill

Regional Variations (2)

Monarch of the Glen

Series 1

Episode 4

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC One West

An old genealogist friend of Hector's visits Glenbogle and discovers a secret love diary in the attic.

Action thriller starring Val Kilmer , inspired by the character created by Leslie Charteris. After a grim childhood in an orphanage, Simon Templar grows up to become a dashing thief with a breathtaking mastery of disguise. But his professional detachment is tested when an assignment from a powerful Russian tycoon brings him face to face with the beautiful Dr Emma Russell.
Director Phillip Noyce (1997, 12) (S) (W) Films: pp 64-67 **
Giving spin-offs the right spin: page 58

Contributors

Unknown:
Val Kilmer
Unknown:
Leslie Charteris.
Unknown:
Simon Templar
Unknown:
Dr Emma Russell.
Director:
Phillip Noyce
Simon Templar:
Val Kilmer
Dr Emma Russell:
Elisabeth Shue
Ivan Tretiak:
Rade Serbedzija
llyaTretiak:
Valery Nikolaev
Dr Lev Botvin:
Henry Goodman
Chief Insp Teal:
Alun Armstrong

A one-off sporting comedy show, featuring Jimmy Tarbuck. The programme combines a sitcom about the making of a sports review, with a stand-up act by Tarbuck in front of a studio audience. Featuring, among others, Peter Brackley , Kevin Day , Gary Richardson , Jon Culshaw and Ted Robbins. Director Peter Orton ; Producer Michael Hurll (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Tarbuck.
Unknown:
Peter Brackley
Unknown:
Kevin Day
Unknown:
Gary Richardson
Unknown:
Jon Culshaw
Unknown:
Ted Robbins.
Director:
Peter Orton
Producer:
Michael Hurll

The Jury's Out. Law lecturer Penny Darbyshire argues that opposition to proposals limiting trial by jury is based on emotion rather than reason. She cites as evidence countries, such as the Netherlands, that operate successfully without juries. Political commentator Simon Heffer , journalist Peter Hitchens and director of the think-tank
Catalyst Barbara Gunnelljoin Joan Bakewell for a debate. Series producer Rosemary Dawson : Executive producer David Coomes (S)
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Commentator:
Simon Heffer
Unknown:
Peter Hitchens
Producer:
Rosemary Dawson
Producer:
David Coomes

The Archbishop of Canterbury Dr George Carey, Chief
Rabbi Professor Jonathan Sacks , Culture Secretary Chris Smith and Prime Minister Tony Blair lead an act of reflection and commitment in the Royal Gallery of the Houses of Parliament in the presence of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. Presented by Edward Stourton.
Producer Mike Ward (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Professor Jonathan Sacks
Unknown:
Chris Smith
Unknown:
Tony Blair
Presented By:
Edward Stourton.
Producer:
Mike Ward

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