Presenter: Brian Curtois.
After Metal-Bashing (1) The decline of steel and engineering heavy industry in the West Midlands has left a legacy of derelict buildings and unemployed people. What new purpose can be found for them? Part 1 of this two-part film looks at the history of the Black Country, and at the work of the Wolverhampton Task Force.
Business and Economics
3: Everything in the Garden
Brunel spanned many gaps with many different kinds of bridge. Young technologists meet a similar challenge. (R)
3: Destroying the Forest
Just Mum, My Sister and Me and Craze
Womens Royal Army Corps followed by Royal Air Force Technician (ShownonMondayat10.40am)
The battle against drugs goes on unabated. A look at what measures have been taken.
Presenter: Rob Curling. Producer DAVID MELDRUM
Teaching Science in the Primary School 3: Friction.
Presented by Carol Vorderman.
Produced by MICHAEL COYLE
Weather followed by Watch
Peter and the Wolf
Horns. Children from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama introduce brass instruments. (R)
Introduced by Hugh Scully from Elsinore Castle.
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Weather followed by Westminster Live
Live coverage of today's business in Parliament including Prime Minister's Question Time.
Presenter: Vivian White.
Commentator: Brian Curtois. Director TERRY PATRICK Editor JOHN ANDERSON
Anagram: a real weal. Clue: state of the USA.
Join contestants from all over Britain as they pit their wits and verbal skills against
Bryan the computer and his sets of letters, while host Paul Coia tries to ensure fair play.
Five new ways of looking at what's happening this week. Paul Boateng and Jeffrey Archer are joined by guests with conflicting views on controversies of the week. Producer CAROLE STONE
Life in Benares, India, centres on the holy river: the Ganges. At dawn, the river comes to life: four musicians play the raga that celebrates the rising of the sun. Thousands of pilgrims immerse themselves in the healing waters.
Holy men chant the sutras. Cooking pots are filled - the day has begun.
Director PETER MONTAGNON (R)
From Earth to Miranda
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This listing contains language that some may find offensive.
The Last Hunters
Andrew Koenig and his friends from Kivalina - a remote settlement on the Arctic coast of Alaska - hope to take another whale. Once, whales gave them much of their food and, in hunting them from frail skin-boats, they derived their folklore and their self-esteem. But now whales are scarce and are
'rationed' by the International Whaling Commission. So the skills and traditions of the Inupiat - as the Eskimos prefer to be called - are dying. The old ways are rapidly being replaced by the welfare cheque and a cash economy. For Andrew Koenig and his friends progress is not a painless thing ... Directed and filmed by GRAHAM JOHNSTON
Series editor TIM SLESSOR
Six personal guesses at how future generations may interpret the last ten years. 3: Natural Movements
In the Green 80s, nature became the basis of a new and powerful morality. The last ten years have seen the unprecedented growth of alternative medicine, an obsession with bodies and what goes in and comes out of them. Author
Rosalind Coward believes that a mythical version of nature has now acquired almost magical qualities and, against a background of apocalyptic fears about the environment, these beliefs and practices suggest a new Middle Ages.
She talks to the people behind these natural movements: entrepreneurs like Anita Roddick and the 80s priesthood of complementary healers. What links the ideas of the New Age to Edwina Currie and northern diets?
Was the colon really the organ of the decade and did nature worship replace democracy in the magical 1980s?
Series producer SAM ORGAN BBC Bristol
1: Stan is a radio ham in Coventry. Frances is an ornothologist in the Falklands. When her island is re-invaded by renegade Argentines, Stan and a group of misfits mount their own rescue mission.
Written by PETER RICHARDSON and PETE RICHENS
Directed by PETER RICHARDSON Produced by LOLLI KIMPTON
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Hilary's in Hiding
Seven-year-old Hilary hasn't seen her parents for two years. She's been sent into hiding. Her mother,
[text removed] , chose jail rather than allow Hilary's father, [text removed] , access to their daughter. She believes he sexually abused Hilary from infancy. He contends his ex-wife is insane. Producer STEPHEN LAMBERT Editor CAROLINE PICK
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By Sonke Wortmann.
Jupp and his 8-year-old daughter Moni are broke.
Then Jupp has an inspiration. With a little help from Moni and an explosives expert he sets out to make his fortune.
Producers NIKOLAI KARO and STEFAN MULLER Munich Film School
With Donald MacCormick.
Producer JOHN whiston