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Thrice-weekly live international talk show hosted by Andrew Neil.
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3.00 News; Regional News and Weather


Andrew Neil

Some strong opinions are expressed when Daily Mail journalist Ann Leslie joins a playgroup leader, a teacher and Esther Rantzen to discuss the sensitive issue of political correctness.
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Esther Rantzen
Ann Leslie

The series about disabled issues examines common misconceptions about wheelchair users. Wheelchair-bound ProfessorMike Oliver believes society should take account of everyone's needs when designingthe environment. Plus, a look at technical aids and how people are coping with the recent Care in the Community Act.
Series editor Ian Macrae


Ian MacRae

Attempts to reform convicted rapists are failing in a large number of cases. The existing sex-offender treatment programmes are optional and many for whom they were designed do not attend the courses to avoid mixing with those convicted of crimes involving children. John McGhie reports.


John McGhie
Mark Wakefield
Joanna Burge

On tonight's menu, Michael Barry cooks plaice parcels, Jilly Goolden and Oz Clarke recommend the best red wines from Eastern Europe forunder L5, and the second of a two-part celebration of Britain's regional food producers visits Somerset to look at making cider-brandy. With Chris Kelly. Director Linda Nash ; ProducerTim Hincks
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Michael Barry
Jilly Goolden
Oz Clarke
Chris Kelly.
Linda Nash

Continuing the crime drama series starring Daniel Benzali

Hollywood heart-throb Neil Avedon is in the dock again.
See today's choices.
Repeated tomorrow evening at 11.15pm


Theodore 'Ted' Hoffman:
Daniel Benzali
Justine Appleton:
Mary McCormack
Richard Cross:
Stanley Tucci
Neil Avedon:
Jason Gedrick
Chris Docknovich:
Michael Hayden
Lisa Gillespie:
Grace Phillips
Miriam Grasso:
Barbara Bosson
Arnold Spivak:
JC MacKenzie
Arthur Poison:
Dylan Baker
David Blalock:
Kevin Tighe
Lila Marquette:
Vanessa Williams
Charles Galbraith:
Mark McClure
Julie Costello:
Bobbie Phillips

People of both sexes and all ages recall their real-life love stories in the third of a series of six documentaries.

The need for love can blind a person to another's faults. Disillusioned with western women, David explains why he thought his dreams of young love would come true in the Philippines. Bo talks about how she was so desperate to find a partner for life that she denied Quenlyan's true sexuality. Meanwhile, Jain discusses her refusal to face the truth about the man in her life with a murky history.

Followed by National Science Week: Video Nation Shorts
A series of short programmes in which people talk about essential and useless scientific gadgets.


Amanda Prince
Series Producer:
Pamela Smith

An outbreak of dyslexia threatens everyone on the wards of Psycho Ward Eleven in the Australian soap spoof. Alexei Sayle is joined by guests
Jean Marsh , PeterO'Brien and John Sparkes. Director Metin Huseyin ; Producer Alan Nixon


Alexei Sayle
Jean Marsh
John Sparkes.
Metin Huseyin
Alan Nixon

Open University
12.30 The Chemistry of Life and Death
(Rpt) (Subtitled)
1.00 Health and Disease
1.30 Reflections on a Global Screen

Night School
2.00 Teaching Today

BBC Focus
4.00 Teaching and Learning with IT
4.30 Inside Europe
5.00 English Heritage
5.30 Film Education

Open University
6.00 Maths
6.25 Drifting Continents
6.50 Understanding Narrative

BBC Two England

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