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First of a series running from Monday to Thursday in which viewers can tackle politicians on issues of current concern, with the hope of setting the day's parliamentary agenda. Today's presenter is Sarah Baxter.
Main telephone number: [number removed].


Sarah Baxter

10.25 Cats' Eyes (ages 5-7) Light and Sound 1685506 10.40 Look and Read (ages 7-9+) Geordie Racer
11.00 Zig Zag (ages 8-10) Food and Farming Stereo 3681490 11.20 English Time (ages 11 - 14) Get the Grammar 2205051 11.40 Mathsphere Special (ages 12-16) Weight
12.00 Paintingthe World (ages 16+) Neil MacGregor at the National Gallery


Neil MacGregor

1.00 History File (ages 14-16) 20th Century Wrap 1950s Britain - the Tolerant Society 61893761 1.25 Landmarks (ages 9-12) Portrait of Britain: London Stereo subtmed
1.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Greedy Zebra

on BBC Two England

The Masters from Wembley Conference Centre. Live coverage from the second round match between Ken Doherty and Peter Ebdon. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
3.00 News and Weather subtitled (news)


Ken Doherty
Peter Ebdon.
Introduced By:
Dougie Donnelly.
on BBC Two England

Further live coverage from the Masters from the Wembley Conference Centre.

Featuring the climax of the match between Peter Ebdon and Ken Doherty, plus highlights of the first round tie between Willie Thorne and Mark Williams.

Outside In
Opening a second series of four dance works is a journey along pathways real and imaginary. It is performed by the CandoCo Dance Company and choreographed by Victoria Marks. See today's choices. Director Margaret Williams
Alastair Fish: tomorrow at 7.15pm


Margaret Williams

Regional Variations (2)

The Private Life of Plants

Episode 4: The Social Struggle

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

David Attenborough looks at the extraordinary battles for survival which are fought in the plant world. Show more

Gardens of Northern France - a Good
Year for the Roses. Actorand keen gardener Richard E Grant takes time off from filming to visit the gardens of northern France, including
Claude Monet 's garden at Giverny, and picks up some horticultural duty-free.
Series producer Liz Warner


Richard E Grant
Claude Monet

An intimate study of an air crash investigation, filmed over the course of a year. In June 1992, a Boeing 737, COPA Flight 201, went down in the Panamanian jungle on its way to Colombia. Horizon follows the painstaking process as investigators and pathologists piece together the evidence from scattered fragments of the aircraft to find the cause of this crash involving the most widely used airliner in the world.
Repeated tomorrow at 2.10pm
TRANSCRIPT: please send a cheque for £2.00, payable to BSS, to [address removed]


Written and adapted by:
Peter Ceresole
Marian Marzynski
Series Editor:
John Lynch

Q Is for Quiet Evenings In. A look inside some British homeowners' "private palaces for pleasure". Featuringa cinema in a back garden, a tycoon's art deco theatre, and a couple who have built a ballroom, complete with its own automatic orchestra.
Producer Neil Crombie ; Executive producerEdward Mirzoeff Stereo


Neil Crombie

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
Vintage comedy starring Harry H Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell.
With Gwendelyn Watts, Frank Thornton, Lala Lloyd.
(B/W) (Rpt) (Subtitled)


Alan Simpson
Ray Galton
Duncan Wood
Harry H Corbett
Wilfrid Brambell
Gwendolyn Watts
Frank Thornton
Lala Lloyd

Last of the four-part drama series. A pit disasterforces
Timothy from his hospital bed and prompts Stephen to confront his past. Meanwhile in Los Angeles, the FBI are closing in on Claire and Elizabeth. See today's choices.
Written by Michael Eaton ; Producer Elaine Steel
Director Maurice Phillips Stereo Subtitled......
Followed by In the National Trust Biddulph Grange, Staffordshire - a great 19th-century garden.


Written By:
Michael Eaton
Elaine Steel
Maurice Phillips
James Earl Jones
Elizabeth Palmore:
Prunella Scales
Rev Timothy Palmore:
David Warner
Claire Palmore:
Jodhi May
Stephen Palmore:
Michael Maloney
Cornelius Van Damm:
Donald Pleasence
Brother Nahum:
David Rasche
Piers Dearboume:
William Chubb
Carl Maynard:
Sean Harris
Father Mercy:
Ric Young
Samuel Gamston:
Colin Farrell
Ricky Dean Logan
Gavin Harrison
Tim Ransom
Billie Neal
Agent Santamaria:
Joe Minjares
Sherry Rossen:
Debora Weston
Agent Sung:
Lily Mariye
Adam Berman
Katherine Cohen

Tonight the Late Show examines the work of US sculptor Donald Judd , who died last year after living and working for 20 years in the seemingly-hostile environment of Marfa, Texas. producer Ian MacMillan ; Series editor Michael Poole


Donald Judd
Ian MacMillan
Michael Poole

4.45-5.00am Disability Agenda
Including a fashion show and some incap questions answered.
5.00-5.15am Strathclyde TV - Putting You in the Picture Update for staff of Strathclyde Regional Council.
5.30-6.00am RCN Nursing Update Unit 52: Immunisation.

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