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10.25 Ghostwriter: Lost in Brooklyn: Episode One (ages 10-12)

10.55 Watch: Art - Myself and Other People (ages 6-7)
Drip, Squiggle and Squidge find out what a portrait is.

11.15 Movable Feasts: Tough at the Bottom: Chris Vanity (ages 7-11)

11.30 Landmarks: Tropical Rainforest: The Living Forest (ages 9-12)

11.50 Le Cafe des Reves (ages 13-15)
First of a five-part drama by Nigel Hinton for secondary school students

12.10 Techno: Making It (ages 11-14)
It's the final race weekend for Amy Hadley, who is hoping to become the British Junior Karting Champion


Writer (Le Cafe des Reves):
Nigel Hinton
Subject (Techno):
Amy Hadley

This week, a relationships counsellor and "new man" finds out what it is like to change places with an East End bouncer who supports Arsenal. Presented by Lily Savage.
(Revised rpt) (Stereo)


Lily Savage [Paul O'Grady]
Richard Perry
Series Producer:
Neil Crombie

Last in the comedy series set in the Bayview Retirement Home.

Tom's son leaves his wife and moves into Bayview. He turns out to be the most boring man in the world, and Diana decides to take drastic action.


Michael Aitkens
Gareth Gwenlan
Stephanie Cole
Graham Crowden
Andrew Tourell
Sandra Payne
Harvey Bains:
Daniel Hill
Janine Duvitski
Michael Bilton

Cycling in cities runs the risks of dirt and danger but the Government wants us to do more of it, and is promoting cycling as the answer to the country's pollution, congestion and health problems. Nowhere are these problems more acute than in the south east. The Government has already pledged three million pounds towards a London-wide cycling network but critics say that is nowhere near enough.

A phone-in discussion of the issues raised in the programme follows immediately on BBC Radios Berkshire, Kent, Oxford and GLR. If you would like to take part, call [number removed] after the programme.
Regional Programme: see variations below right

(Correction: in the listing for last week's programme we referred to "a recent murder at West Thames College and a riot at Newham College". We now understand that the murder in question was at Newham and the disturbance at West Thames
College. We apologise for this error.)


Mike Gooding
Alison Rooper

The second visit of the week to a South London community mental health team.

As Mrs Meg Brown was preparing for her son's 21st birthday party she found him upstairs crying and talking to himself. He was diagnosed as schizophrenic and for the past 14 years she has devoted herself to caring for him at home. Now she is over 70, his condition is getting worse and the strain is beginning to tell. As the psychiatric team investigate, they discover that his close-knit family may not be the blessing it first appears.


Meg Brown
Series Producer:
Anne Laking
Executive Producer:
Lorraine Heggessey

Jeremy Clarkson test drives the new Skoda Felicia, which replaces the popular Favorit, the model that helped change the company's image. The Felicia has been re-styled and now features many components, including the engine, from Skoda's parent company, Volkswagen. Chris Goffey looks at the latest offering from Tatra, manufactured in the Czech Republic, and gets a feel of the past in a Type 87. Plus Steve Berry tests the handling of the Chrysler Atlantic, a luxurious modern coupe with echoes of 30s glamour.

Classic and Sports Car Show: organised by BBC's Top Gear Magazine, this year's show will be at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, over the May Bank Holiday weekend (6 to 8 May). For tickets telephone [number removed].


Jeremy Clarkson
Chris Goffey
Steve Berry
John Wilcox
Series Producer:
Jon Bentley

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson
Another episode of the classic comedy starring Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H Corbett.

Rag-and-bone men Albert and Harold engage in more domestic warfare. With Kenneth J Warren and Edwin Brown.
(B/W) (Rpt) (Subtitled)


Ray Galton
Alan Simpson
Duncan Wood
Wilfrid Brambell
Harry H Corbett
Kenneth J Warren
Taxi driver:
Edwin Brown

Mike Yarwood talks to Professor Anthony Clare about his alcoholism and describes the damaging effects the illness has had on both his personal and professional life.
(Next programme in the series: tomorrow at 9.40pm)

Followed by Victory Stills


Mike Yarwood
Professor Anthony Clare

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