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The first in a series of summer programmes from outside the studio looking at a more spiritual side of life. Today, Alice Beer is in Devon where she meets 1980s pop icon Paul Young and visits the new age capital of the UK - Totnes. Ben Fogle, meanwhile, is on the trail of a West Country mermaid and baker Paul Hollywood serves up his version of the Cornish pastie.
Series producer Abigail Saxon Executive Producer Chris Loughlin (S) (W) [website removed]


Alice Beer
Paul Young
Ben Fogle
Paul Hollywood
Series producer:
Abigail Saxon
Executive producer:
Chris Loughlin

First in a two-part investigation looking at pesticides, both in the food we eat and in the general environment. Presented by John Craven. Including weather for the week ahead.
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Presented By:
John Craven.

I Science-fiction fantasy. When
I a group of aliens from a distant planet land in Florida to rescue their compatriots their presence has a strange effect on nearby elderly residents. Widescreen. Review page 46.
Director Ron Howard (1985, PG)
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Ron Howard
Jack Bonner:
Steve Guttenberg
Brian Dennehy
Art Selwyn:
Don Ameche
Ben Luckett:
Wilford Brimley
Joe Finley:
Hume Cronyn

More highlights from the past year, this week from Threave Gardens and Sweetheart
Abbey in south-west Scotland, where Sally Magnusson also revisits the lady who had a heart transplant and who was able to meet the donor's sister for the first time on the programme. Hymns include 0 the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus; For the Beauty of the Earth; and Great Is Thy Faithfulness.
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Sally Magnusson

The Coming of the Beast. Truly (Frank Thornton ) tells Billy
Ingleton (Norman Wisdom) that there's a tiger on the loose in an episode of the long-running comedy from 2001.
Written by Roy Clarke ; Director/Producer Alan JW Bell (R) (S) (W)


Frank Thornton
Written By:
Roy Clarke

The team visit Witney in Oxfordshire, where a pair of seascapes brought over from Holland in a suitcase years ago prove to have been a good investment. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis


Michele Burgess
Christopher Lewis

The lives of the literary sisters are told in a new two-part dramatisation narrated by Patricia Routledge.
4 Wish for Wings. Based on letters written by the three sisters and new research by historian Juliet Barker this is a tale of genius, thwarted passion and a 19th-century quest for fame which shatters many myths that have surrounded the family. Concludes next Sunday.
Producer Samira Osman ; Executive producer Kim Thomas (S) (W) The full Bronte: page 26; RT Shop Bronte audio offer: page 27


Patricia Routledge.
Juliet Barker
Samira Osman
Kim Thomas
Charlotte Bronte:
Victoria Hamilton
Patrick Bronte:
Patrick Malahide
Emily/Maria Bronte:
Elizabeth Hurran
Anne Bronte:
Alexandra Milman
Branwell Bronte:
Jonathan McGuinness
John Brown:
Geoff Leesley
Martha Brown:
Teresa Churcher
Monsieur Heger:
Ed Stoppard
Tabby Aykroyd:
Barbara Marten
George Smith:
Richard Clothier
Arthur Bell Nicholls:
Jay Villiers

Are sharks robotic killing machines or intelligent animals capable of complex behaviour? In a bid to find out, this
Wildlife Special follows a specially constructed animatronic shark with an on-board camera. It witnesses how sharks can learn and remember, and the way hammerhead sharks talk to each other. Narrated by David Attenborough.
Producer Mark Brownlow ; Executive producer Sara Ford (S) (W) Just when you thought it was safe... : page 31


David Attenborough.
Mark Brownlow
Sara Ford

Political comedy drama. Rumours of Jack Stanton's womanising past threaten to scupper his Democratic presidential campaign. Widescreen. Review page 46.
Director Mike Nichols (1998, 15) (S) (W)


Mike Nichols
Governor Jack Stanton:
John Travolta
Susan Stanton:
Emma Thompson
Richard Jemmons:
Billy Bob Thornton
Henry Burton:
Adrian Lester
Maura Tierney
Howard Ferguson:
Paul Guilfoyle
Governor Fred Picker:
Larry Hagman
Libby Holden:
Kathy Bates
Mamma Stanton:
Diane Ladd
Izzy Rosenblatt:
Rob Reiner

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