Adult Literacy: Cape Verde (II)
The Glorious Revolution
Live coverage from
Westminster Hall as both
Houses of Parliament present their Loyal Addresses to HM The Queen.
Vivian White describes this unique state occasion which marks the anniversary of the 1688 Revolution and Bill of Rights. Three hundred years ago, William and Mary were invited, to become joint sovereigns in place of James LI. HM The Queen is accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the Royal Family. Also present are HRH Crown Prince
William of Orange and HRH Princess Margriet from the Dutch Royal Family, and representatives from all the Commonwealth Parliaments. Lighting JOHN WIGGINS Research HELEN HOLMES
Television presentation NEIL ECCLES 0 FEATURE: page 16
12.30 All Down History Producer NICK BRENTON
12.55 No Problem's Too Big Producer ALISON TUCKER
A See-Saw programme (R)
Weather followed by Highway Codes
It's the safest road in the world - what makes it dangerous are the people on it.
PC DOUGIE JACKS, WEST
MIDLANDS MOTORWAY POLICE
Twenty-nine years ago the first stretch of the Ml motorway was opened. Since then cars have improved in efficiency, safety - and speed. Roisin McAuley has spent an ordinary week with the West Midlands Motorway Police observing the extraordinary errors that cause 70 per cent of all road accidents in Britain. Producer STEVE HEWLETT Editor COLIN CAMERON BBC North West
A portrait of Italy seen through the lives of ten different Italians
2: The Mayor of Montemilone Dino Labriola runs the small town of Montemilone in the deep south. He was elected the first Communist mayor.
Now he faces the problems of a town dying on its feet.
While Dino is determined to fight for his town, his wife
Angela sometimes feels that the struggle is not worth it. A dam is being built just outside Montemilone. It's a new threat to the town and to Dino's position as mayor. Producer ADAM CURTIS (R)
Weather followed by James Cameron :
Once upon a Time 1: In the Beginning Was the Word....
James Cameron , one of the outstanding figures of British journalism, earned universal respect for his courage in working in different places but even more for his forthright reporting and fearless independence of view. In this five-part series he analyses his career, revisiting places of historical and political significance, reassessing his views in the light of later experience. In this first programme, James traces his career from his early days in journalism to his first tentative steps in television. Producer JENNY CROPPER
Executive producer ANTHONY ISAACS (R)
Regional News and Weather
The classic medical drama series depicting the life of a young doctor in a big city hospital.
5: The Next Thing to Murder Amy misinterprets Kildare's agonising as a means of backing out from his promise and makes a move to save her father's reputation.
(R) (Final episode Monday 1 August)
A series in five parts
2: Journey to the Land Beyond the Mountains
Written and narrated by Ray Gosling
Once a year trains carry grape pickers to the steep, terraced slopes of the River Douro in northern Portugal. But higher into the mountains, the little lines enter a region that's mysterious even to the Portuguese themselves. Producer BRIAN JAMES BBC North West (R)
Donald and Wendy Woods , central figures in the film Cry Freedom, talk to
Dilys Morgan about the times they have shared since they met in the Transkei 33 years ago. Producer JEANNE LACHARD
Narrated by Marian Foster An Asian Magazine special that takes a look at the hard, dedicated profession of dancing through the eyes of Nicola Katrak , a young principal with the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet.
Director WASEEM MAHOOD
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill
When danger threatens a team of daring undercover agents prove that their missions are anything but ... The Spy
The details of NATO's latest manoeuvres risk falling into enemy hands and the Impossible Missions Force must concoct a plan.... to trace a plan.
Written by BARNEY SLATER
Directed by PAUL STANLEY (R)
This week Spandau Ballet, the new romantic darlings of the early 1980s, talk in detail about their career, survival and life without kilts. The programme includes rare archive footage of the band in performance.
Videotape editor COLLO CAULTON Researcher RORY SHEEHAN Produced and directed by DAVID G. CROFT
From Seaweed to Port The Atlantic coast of Portugal is one of Europe's last strongholds of sail. There, they dredge for seaweed in unique craft.
And they also celebrate an annual festival with an exciting race of the port wine boats on the River Duoro. This film portrays two aspects of this great seafaring nation's history - under sail.
Narrator Tom Salmon Photography GRAHAM FRAKE JEREMY HUMPHRIES Sound MIKE DONALD
Film editor CHARLES ALDRIDGE Producer BRIAN HAWKINS
Director YVONNE DEUTSCHMAN BBC Bristol
Seven programmes on the food of the Mediterranean, introduced and narrated by Claudia Roden
The tour starts in Claudia's country of origin. The tastes and smells of Egyptian food instantly evoke her childhood memories - fish straight out of the sea in Alexandria and fresh country bread cooked in stone ovens. Series producer
Producer CLARE BRIGSTOCKE (R) (e)
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Michael Wood tells a story of how a small Midland town rescued one of the largest castles of medieval England. Yesterday, Stafford Castle was reopened to the public after a ten-year dig in which archaeologists have filled gaps in the castle's 900-year history and in which Stafford has learnt that the past can be an asset.
Film editor ALASTAIR MACKAY Producer ROGER LAUGHTON
Hawkeye and BJ come to the aid of the MASH 4077th ping pong champion Cho Lin. Written by SID DORFMAN
Directed by WILLIAM JURGENSEN (R)
by Dario Fo and Franca Rame
Translated by Gillian Hanna
Starring Lynn Redgrave as the Woman
A housewife confides to her neighbour about the troubles she has been having with her possessive husband, her romantic lover and her lecherous invalid brother-in-law. In spite of the impressive battery of mod cons in her home, she feels that love and marriage are not all they are cracked up to be.
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A new realism is sweeping the sentimentality out of country music.
Andy Kershaw visits Nashville to listen to some of the young writers and performers whose work revives the traditional values of the white man's blues. Starring the O'Kanes, Randy Travis , Nanci Griffiths , Lyle Lovett and T. Graham Brown
Featuring Dwight Yoakam the Judds and Steve Earle Produced and directed by TREVOR DANN (R) revised
7: Christopher Wilkins is 9, a normal little boy, yet he has become the centre for concern after his mother's admission that he is the child of an extramarital affair. (R)
12.10 A Cancer in the Family
Two families discuss the effect of breast cancer on their relationships, their families, and implications for their future.
Producer VICTOR LOCKWOOD
12.35 Periodicity and the Lithium Row Careful comparison of the structures and properties of the chemical elements reveals a regularity that shows group relationships and understandable variations within the groups.
Producer BARRIE WHATLEY