Programme Index

Discover 9,871,544 listings and 221,210 playable programmes from the BBC

(Note: repeats are not indicated)

9.00 Italy Means Business
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9.30 Over the Moon (ages 5-7) On the Move - On the Train

9.45 Words and Pictures (ages 5-7) Greedy Zebra

10.25 Look and Read (ages 7-9+)
Geordie Racer 7683346 10.45 Science
Zone (ages 9-11) Light and Sound
H89045 11.05 Space Ark (ages 7-11) 9741229 11.15SeeYou,SeeMe(ages 7-9) Transport; Trains - Then and Now 2122774 11.30 English File (ages 14-17) Language File - Professional Boxers
6584 12.00 TV6 (ages 16+) On the Road - Community Care

Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Snooker The Masters quarter-finals, from the Wembley Conference Centre.
Commentary: Clive Everton, Ray Edmonds. Ski-Ing The men's and women's giant slaloms from the World Alpine championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain. With David Vine and Julian Tutt.
Producer Paul Davies ; Editor Carl Hicks
Includingat
3.00 News and Weather summed (news;

Contributors

Introduced By:
Helen Rollason.
Unknown:
Ray Edmonds.
Unknown:
David Vine
Unknown:
Julian Tutt.
Producer:
Paul Davies
Editor:
Carl Hicks

Music news magazine. Featuring recent chart-topper Jimmy Nail, Canadian rock band Moist and American all-girl group Jade, talking to Zoe Ball about their new single, 'Every Day of the Week'.
(Repeated next Sunday) (Stereo)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy Nail
Unknown:
Zoe Ball

First of a new Animated 2 series presenting six animated popularoperas, sung in English.
Carmen by Georges Bizet. The story of the passionate life and tragic death of a gypsy girl. Carmen is portrayed by flamenco dancer Carmela Romero and the role is sung Jean Rigby , with Julie Higginson providing her speaking voice. See today's choices.
Producer Sue Goffe; Director Mario Cavalli
* See This Week: page 7

Contributors

Unknown:
Carmela Romero
Unknown:
Jean Rigby
Unknown:
Julie Higginson
Director:
Mario Cavalli

Fifth of asix-part series looking at women who work in previously male-dominated bastions of rural life.
The Shepherd and the Showgirl. The story of Katy Cropper , whose determination to beat the male competition as a sheepdog handler has seen her, with her beloved border collie Trim, winning BBCtv's One Man and his Dog competition.
Director/Producer Patrick McCreanor

Contributors

Unknown:
Katy Cropper
Producer:
Patrick McCreanor

Regional Variations (2)

Geoff Hamilton's Cottage Gardens

Episode 5: Nora Barlow, Mrs Simkins and the Lady in the Bath

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Gardening series presented by Geoff Hamilton. In this edition Geoff visits the Essex garden of author Alex Pankhurst, and meets the head gardener at Gravetye Manor in West Sussex.

on BBC Two England

Carnival. In the last in the series, a carnival below Richie and Eddie's window turns into a riot, which gives them the perfect opportunity to do some looting. Written by and starring Adrian Edmondson and Rik Mayall.
Director Bob Spiers ; Executive producer
Jon Plowman
Followed by Two's Comedy
In the run-up to Comic Relief, register a phone vote foryourfavourite comedy sketch from the 10 shown over the next five weeks. Tonight:
Knowing Me, Knowing You
Alan Partridge Sings: 089 1- The Young Ones
University Challenge: 089 Calls cost lOp

Contributors

Unknown:
Adrian Edmondson
Unknown:
Rik Mayall.
Director:
Bob Spiers
Producer:
Jon Plowman
Unknown:
Alan Partridge

Regional Variations (2)

The High Life

BBC Two England

The High Life

Episode 6: Dunk

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two England

Sitcom set on a passenger jet. The crew become embroiled in a small business espionage plot. A scientist is kidnapped for her re-creation of a 1950s recipe for tablet.

Contributors

Sebastian Flight:
Alan Cumming
Steve McCracken:
Forbes Masson
Shona Spurtle:
Siobhan Redmond
Captain Duff:
Patrick Ryecart
Vincent Steat:
Peter Blythe
Gordon Ferret:
Robert Carr
Producer:
Tony Dow

The re-run of the TV news satire series that isn't afraid to add a little spice to events as they happen comes to a hard-hittingend. With Chris Morris , Doon MacKichan , Steve Coogan , Patrick Marber , Rebecca Front and David Schneider.
Director Andrew Gillman

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Morris
Unknown:
Doon MacKichan
Unknown:
Steve Coogan
Unknown:
Patrick Marber
Unknown:
David Schneider.
Director:
Andrew Gillman

Comedy chat show starring Caroline Hook as agony aunt Mrs Merton. Tonight's guests are comedian Steve Coogan, magical assistant Debbie McGee, athlete Kriss Akabusi and Britain's tallest man.
Hooky and the Boys supply the music.
See today's choices.

Contributors

Mrs Merton:
Caroline Hook
Guest:
Steve Coogan
Guest:
Debbie McGee
Guest:
Kriss Akabusi
Musicians:
Hooky and the Boys
Director:
Dominic Brigstocke
Producer:
Peter Kessler

The Mrs Merton Show

Series 1

Episode 1

Duration: 29 minutes

on BBC Two England

Outrageous agony aunt Mrs Merton interviews Kriss Akabusi, Debbie McGee, Chris Greener and Steve Coogan.

Regional Variations (2)

The Mrs Merton Show

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)
BBC Two Wales

Animated comedy series about a duck detective featuring the music of the late Frank Zappa
Gland of Opportunity. Duckman's cowardice disappears when he receives an adrenal gland transplant from a daredevil. With the voices of Jason Alexander , Nancy Travis , Greg Bergerand Zappa 's son Dweezil.

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Zappa
Unknown:
Jason Alexander
Unknown:
Nancy Travis
Unknown:
Greg Bergerand Zappa

BBC Two England

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