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In the first of four services marking Advent, the Rev David Day joins the choir and congregation of Wakefield Cathedral in West Yorkshire and asks, why does Christmas make us look at life in a new way?
Hymns include Christ the Apple Tree and Lo! He Comes

Contributors

Presenter:
The Rev. David Day
Director:
John Kirby
Series Producer:
Norman Ivison

Insect Hunters. Mammals that hunt insects once shared the planet with the dinosaurs. In the second part of his new series, David Attenborough meets bats, anteaters and pangolins. Shown last Wednesday

Contributors

Unknown:
David Attenborough

Terry Wogan hosts a series of the forum for viewers to express opinions about BBC programmes. CONTACT: write to Points of View, BBC Television. Birmingham. B5 7QQ; phone/ fax [number removed]: email pov@bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk/pov

Contributors

Unknown:
Terry Wogan

To mark World Aids Day, new regular presenter
Jonathan Edwards, the Olympic and world champion triple jumper, visits the Wola Nani project in Cape
Town, South Africa. Music comes from Ladysmith Black Mambazo and the people of Blackburn, who join the cathedral choir to sing carols for Advent, including 0 Come, 0 Come Emmanuel and Hills of the North Rejoice and Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending. [Web Address Removed]

Contributors

Presenter:
Jonathan Edwards

Leeds Town Hall is the setting for an extraordinary range of artefacts, including two diamond rings and a permit for carrying a cigarette lighter. Presented by Michael Aspel. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 12.45am BBCi: special interactive features are available to digital satellite viewers BBC HOMES AND ANTIQUES MAGAZINE: price £2.95

Contributors

Presented By:
Michael Aspel.
Producer:
Michele Burgess
Producer:
Christopher Lewis

Regional Variations (2)

Rolf on Art

Series 2

Episode 4: Henri Rousseau

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

French post-Impressionist Henri Rousseau painted one of Rolf Harris's favourite paintings, Tiger in a Tropical Storm (also known as Surprised!). Rolf attempts his own version of a jungle scene. Show more

Charlie Dimmock returns to an organic dairy farm in Lancaster where, two years earlier, her transformation of an untidy play area into a garden was met with a decidedly underwhelmed reaction. With Tommy Walsh and Alan Titchmarsh.
Producer John Thornicroft ; Executive producer Carol Haslam 84 Ground Force goes to Italy on Thursday at 8.30pm Bamboo offer: page 43

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlie Dimmock
Unknown:
Tommy Walsh
Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh.
Producer:
John Thornicroft
Producer:
Carol Haslam
on BBC One London

Recognised as a hugely influential prophet in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, Moses outlined a basis for morality which has lasted over 3,000 years. Using the latest scientific evidence and dramatic reconstruction, Jeremy Bowen chronicles the life of the great spiritual leader, finds explanations for some of the miraculous events that were recorded, and assesses his legacy.
Producer JeanClaude Bragard; Executive producer Alan Bookbinder Fact or fiction?: page 28

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Bowen
Producer:
Alan Bookbinder

Damian Lewis and Greta Scacchi star in an irreverent take on the life and times of imprisoned Tory Jeffrey Archer. Continues after the news at 10.15pm.
Written and directed by Guy Jenkin ; Producer Chrissy Skinns
Videoplus code for 9.00-10.45pm (non-PDC)
Greta Scacchi stars in White Mischief at 11.30pm
Lord of the lies: page 25

Contributors

Writer/Director:
Guy Jenkin
Producer:
Chrissy Skinns
Jeffrey Archer:
Damian Lewis
Margaret Thatcher:
Greta Scacchi
Duke of Edinburgh:
Richard Wilson
Roland Moxley-Nemesis:
Ben Miller
Princess Diana:
Emily Mortimer
Mary Archer:
Polly Walker
Willie Whitelaw:
Richard Griffiths
Gary Lineker:
null Himself
Emma Goss:
Danielle Tilley
Tony Blair:
Steven Pacey
Jasper:
Rupert Holliday Evans
Casino girl:
Rachel Pickup
Denis Thatcher:
Geoffrey Beevers
Chessington:
Geoffrey Whitehead
Razors:
Steve Money
Paul McCartney:
Paul Ready
Casino manager:
Anthony Warren
Secretary:
Natasha Bell
Secretary:
Caroline Carver
Secretary:
Georgina Chapman
Nelson Mandela:
Willie Jonah

Bullied to Death? Ross McWilliam investigates the deaths of four young soldiers at Deepcut Army barracks in Surrey. Producer Jane Macsorley ; Editor Mike Robinson Repeated with sign language on Wednesday at 2am www.bbc.co.uk/panorama NOTE: as Panorama is likely to react to news, its subject matter may change

Contributors

Unknown:
Ross McWilliam
Producer:
Jane MacSorley
Editor:
Mike Robinson

Historical drama starring
Charles Dance , Greta Scacchi and Joss Ackland. Untouched by the realities of the Second World War, the British aristocrats in Kenya lead a decadent life. Widescreen. Review page 56. Director Michael Radford (1987, 18)
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dance
Unknown:
Greta Scacchi
Unknown:
Joss Ackland.
Director:
Michael Radford

Drama starring William Hurt as a lonely, middle-aged Welsh postmaster who wants to become a foster parent. Review page 56.
Director Chris Menges (1993, 12)

Contributors

Unknown:
William Hurt
Director:
Chris Menges

BBC One London

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