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Drama, based on a true story.
After a childless couple adopt a baby, they learn that the natural parents have had a change of heart and want to win back custody of the child.
(1993, PG) (S)
Films: pp 50-55 ***

Contributors

Director:
John Kent Harrison
Robby DeBoer:
Susan Dey
Jan DeBoer:
Michael Ontkean
Cara Clausen:
Amanda Plummer

Continuing the short summer season of programmes recorded beyond the confines of the studio, Esther McVey talks to successful comedy writers
Lawrence Marks and Maurice Gran about their Jewish upbringing and the secret of their success.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin
(W) COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or e-mail heaven@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Talks:
Esther McVey
Talks:
Maurice Gran
Producer:
Chris Loughlin

John Craven reports from Skye on a country estate sale, and EastEnders' star Pam St Clement gives her view on the British countryside. Plus weather for the week ahead. (S) E-MAIL: countryfile@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
John Craven
Unknown:
Pam St Clement

Another chance to see the detective drama starring Peter Falk. Now You See Him. Lt Columbo uncovers a magician's dark secret when he investigates a mysterious disappearance.
(R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Falk.

Musical starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner.
The arrival of strong-willed teacher Anna Leonowens at the court of Siam arouses lively curiosity. Anna's task is to teach western manners and the English language to the royal household.
(1956, U) (S) (W)

(Films: pp 50-55)

Contributors

Director:
Walter Lang
Anna Leonowens:
Deborah Kerr
The King:
Yul Brynner
Tuptim:
Rita Moreno
Kralahome:
Martin Benson
Lady Thiang:
Terry Saunders
Louis Leonowens:
Rex Thompson
Lun Tha:
Carlos Rivas

Alan Titchmarsh presents a nautical edition of the programme from the Solent. Hymns include Shall We
Gather at the River?; Like a Mighty River Flowing and Will Your Anchor Hold?Jnere's another chance to see the Oberammergau Songs of Praise tonight at 12.05am.
Producer David Taviner ; Editor Hugh Faupel (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh
Producer:
David Taviner
Editor:
Hugh Faupel

Bear Crime: Caught in the Act. Tonight's programme takes a look at the lengths North American bears go to in their quest for food. Narrator David Attenborough. See Choice. Producer Vanessa Berlowitz ; Series producer Sara Ford (S) (W)

Contributors

Narrator:
David Attenborough.
Producer:
Vanessa Berlowitz
Producer:
Sara Ford

Linda Robson goes on a Mediterranean cruise, Esther McVey revisits Tobago, and Sankha Guha stays in a former hunting lodge in West Sussex. Presented by Carol Smillie.
Series producer Lindsay Bradbury ; Editor Jannine Waddell (S) (W) There's another episode of Summer Holiday on Friday at 7.00pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Linda Robson
Unknown:
Esther McVey
Unknown:
Sankha Guha
Presented By:
Carol Smillie.
Producer:
Lindsay Bradbury
Editor:
Jannine Waddell

Alan Titchmarsh mediates as the Changing Rooms and Ground Force teams swap places. Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh decorate a bedroom, while Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen and Andy Kane tackle the garden.
Directors/Producers John Thomicroft and Suzannah Walker (R)(S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown:
Charlie Dimmock
Unknown:
Tommy Walsh
Unknown:
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Unknown:
Andy Kane
Producers:
John Thomicroft
Producers:
Suzannah Walker

Regional Variations (2)

Fawlty Towers

Series 1

Episode 6: The Germans

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Available for 4 months

Classic sitcom about a Torquay hotel run by disaster-prone Basil Fawlty. A party of Germans and a fire drill turn Fawlty Towers upside down.

Sixth of the eight-part comedy drama series.
Shot by Both Sides. After patrolling with the police, Kidder turns vigilante. Contains some violence and strong language.
Written by Tim Firth
Executive producer Beryl Virtue ; Director Matt Lipsey (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/bordercafe

Contributors

Written By:
Tim Firth
Producer:
Beryl Virtue
Director:
Matt Lipsey
Charlotte:
Elizabeth Carling
David:
Sean Gallagher
Ronnie:
Georgia MacKenzie
Kidder:
Antony Strachan
Edwardian Clive:
Michael Attwell
Doug Roscoe:
Michael Elwyn
Chris Caine:
Mark Bazeley
Max:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Danesy:
Dean Lennox Kelly
Beejay:
Richard Mylan

The first of four Proms on BBC1, tonight featuring three works of 20th century music performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew Davis.
See Choice.
(W)

Followed by Weathervlew

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Titchmarsh
Musicians:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor:
Andrew Davis
Director:
Francesca Kemp
Executive Producer:
Oliver Macfarlane

Deborah McAndrew travels to Germany for the world famous
Oberammergau Passion Play held every ten years. Hymns include Rejoice, the Lord is King and The Day of Resurrection. Producer Garry Boon (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Deborah McAndrew
Producer:
Garry Boon

Drama based on F Scott Fitzgerald 's final novel, starring Robert De Niro , Tony Curtis and Robert Mitchum. In thirties Hollywood, a studio head becomes captivated by an actress. Widescreen. Director Elia Kazan (1976, 15) (S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 ****
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Contributors

Unknown:
Scott Fitzgerald
Unknown:
Robert De Niro
Unknown:
Tony Curtis
Unknown:
Robert Mitchum.
Director:
Elia Kazan

BBC One London

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