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The opulence and elegance of Georgian times were reflected in the dining rooms of England's great houses. Arthur Negus visits Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire, which boasts a six-pillar dining table and luxurious silver.

Contributors

Unknown:
Arthur Negus

The Miracle Workers. Hong Kong and Singapore - both founded by the British - are now economic powerhouses of the Far East. They have no natural resources and are thousands of miles away from other markets in the rest of the world yet both continue to boom. David Lomax asks how and why their economies have grown so fast. (Teletext)

Contributors

Unknown:
David Lomax

Against a background of UN involvement in Iraq and Bosnia and famine in Somalia, Conference debates international affairs and development.
Including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather and Regional News; Weather
0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news) page 888

Classic comedy from the Carry On team.
India 1895: the villainous Khasi of Kalabar plans a rebellion against the British Governor.
Director Gerald Thomas
• TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 0 FILMS: pages 41-48

Contributors

Director:
Gerald Thomas
Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond:
Sidney James
Khasi of Kalabar:
Kenneth Williams
Private James Widdle:
Charles Hawtrey
Captain Keene:
Roy Castle
Lady Ruff-Diamond:
Joan Sims
Bungdit Din:
Bernard Bresslaw
Brother Belcher:
Peter Butterworth
Sgt Major MacNutl:
Terry Scott
Princessjelhi:
Angela Douglas
Fakir:
Cardew Robinson
Major Shorthouse,:
Julian Holloway

Last in the series of the etiquette quiz show hosted by Tony Slattery.

Journalists challenge barristers with team captains Lesley Joseph and Jonathan Meades joined by Sandy Gall, Simon Hoggart, Reginald Arkhurst and Indirha Ramsahoye.
(Teletext subtitles: page 888)

Contributors

Presenter:
Tony Slattery
Team captain:
Lesley Joseph
Team captain:
Jonathan Meades
Panellist:
Sandy Gall
Panellist:
Simon Hoggart
Panellist:
Reginald Arkhurst
Panellist:
Indirha Ramsahoye
Producer:
Steve Pinhay
Director:
Tony Orsten

First of a six-part series celebrating modern French cuisine, presented by Parisian cookery writer Mireille . Johnston Atlantic Coast. Grilled sardines, ham and beans, sea salt and the classic beurre blanc sauce with salmon are some of the specialities of an area that stretches from Nantes to La Rochelle. And in Marennes,
France's oyster capital, she asks some awkward questions. Producer Clare Brigstocke
0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888 0 BBC BOOK: Mireille Johnston 's French Cookery Course. £8. 99 paperback. £ 14.95 hardback, from booksellers.

Contributors

Unknown:
Mireille . Johnston
Producer:
Clare Brigstocke
Unknown:
Mireille Johnston

Launched 26 years ago, the Toyota Corolla has become the world's best-selling car and has been revised no fewer than six times. Can the latest Corollas stay on top? Plus the Mobil One
Top Gear British Rally
Championship - the Manx International. With Jeremy Clarkson and Tony Mason. Producer Jon Bentley
Executive producer Dennis Adams • STEREO
• INFORMATION: phone 0[number removed]for this week's test drive details and 0[number removed]for secondhand car information (calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate. 48p at all other times).

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown:
Tony Mason.
Producer:
Jon Bentley
Producer:
Dennis Adams
on BBC Two England

Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall return in their anarchic black comedy series about the sub-culture lifestyles of two repellent flatmates.
Digger. The Linneker dating agency gives Richie the chance to achieve his life ambition - to have sex. With Lisa Maxwell, Kelly Hunter and Helen Lederer. Director/Producer Ed Bye
STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Edmondson
Unknown:
Rik Mayall
Unknown:
Lisa Maxwell
Unknown:
Kelly Hunter
Unknown:
Helen Lederer.

A year in the life of individuals living in 90s Britain. Trust. As controversy continues over NHS hospitals becoming trusts, tonight's film focuses on the people involved in Ealing
Hospital's application in 1991. General manager Rosie Faunch needs to convince not only the authorities of her case, but her staff too, many of whom are mounting a rearguard action. Producer Marilyn Gaunt
Executive producer Paul Watson • STEREO

Contributors

Unknown:
Rosie Faunch
Producer:
Marilyn Gaunt
Producer:
Paul Watson

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