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David Vine introduces the Rothmans Grand Prix from
Reading. Round 5 continues with matches on two tables over the best of nine frames, played out in a single session.


David Vine
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by Westminster Live
Prime Minister's questions and other business from the Lords and Commons, presented by Vivian White.
Commentary by Brian Curtois.


Presented By:
Vivian White.
Commentary By:
Brian Curtois.

Further coverage of round 5 from Reading, where quarter-final positions are at stake. Commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
Summarisers John Spencer ,
Ray Edmonds and Eddie Charlton.


Commentary By:
Ted Lowe
Commentary By:
Jack Karnehm
John Spencer
Ray Edmonds
Eddie Charlton.

San Francisco. In the final instalment of Keith Floyd 's BBC maxi-break he cooks a cioppino - a kind of fish stew made with crabs, tomato sauce and wine. Floyd also samples the sparkling delights of Californian vineyards. Producer David Pritchard (R)


Keith Floyd
David Pritchard

Starring Rock Hudson , Jane Wyman
Cary Scott is a wealthy New England widow who shuns company until she falls in love with a young gardener. But the difference in their age and social status shocks her friends and family, and gossip may soon become an obstacle to their love.
Director Douglas Sirk
* A TO Z OF FILMS: page 37


Douglas Sirk
Cary Scott:
Jane Wyman
Ron Kirby:
Rock Hudson
Sara Warren:
Agnes Moorehead
Conrad Nagel
Virginia Grey
Gloria Talbott
William Reynolds
Mona Plash:
Jacqueline de Wit
Charles Drake

Regional Variations (2)

Birds of a Feather

BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)
BBC Two Northern Ireland

Blight. Two years ago, British Rail published four possible routes through Kent for their high-speed link to the Channel Tunnel. Since that day, thousands of people have been living with 'blight'.
Michael Delahaye looks at one village, South Darenth, which
British Rail has said could be the worst affected. There, those two years have seen dramatic changes. Half the villagers have moved out, and the others feel imprisoned in homes they cannot sell. The irony is that the rail link may never pass anywhere near their homes. Producer Halina Kierkuc
Executive producer Peter Lowe
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Michael Delahaye
Halina Kierkuc
Peter Lowe

Regional Variations (2)

Red Dwarf


Episode 3: Polymorph

Duration: 26 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

A genetic mutant gets loose aboard the ship, subjecting Rimmer, Lister, Cat and Kryten to 24 hours of non-stop, gruesome horror.

William Woollard presents the programme from the Motor
Industry Research Association in Warwickshire, used by many of the world's motor manufacturers to develop their new models.
Tiff Needell explores the different ways cars behave in emergency situations, Jeremy Clarkson tests the new model Ford Escort and Tony Mason joins former motorsport stars Paddy Hopkirk , Stirling Moss and Roger Clark on the 1990 Pirelli Classic Marathon. Producer Jon Bentley Editor Tom Ross
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William Woollard
Jeremy Clarkson
Tony Mason
Paddy Hopkirk
Stirling Moss
Roger Clark
Jon Bentley
Tom Ross

Regional Variations (2)

Rab C Nesbitt

Series 1

Episode 4: Drink

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Rab is diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and is given a serious medical ultimatum: either quit drinking or face death within a year. He doesn't heed the warning.

The last of three nightly programmes.
Kolyma was the infamous heart of the Gulag, Stalin's system of concentration camps. Hundreds of thousands of political prisoners were sent there to mine gold; tens of thousands died. For the first time prisoners recall the nightmare, while their guards look back with guilt and pride on their achievement - all set against the dramatic wilderness of the far north east of the Soviet Union.

The Grand Prix from Reading, introduced by David Vine. The night's two matches decide the quarter-final line-up on day six of the televised stages of the tournament. The prospects are for a Jimmy White v Dennis Taylor clash on table one. The two met in the 1988 quarter-finals of this tournament and Taylor won 5-2.


Introduced By:
David Vine.
Dennis Taylor

BBC Two England

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