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From Ascot. Featuring the race at 2.30.
Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore. Introduced by Julian Wilson , with reports by Jonathan Powell. Coverage of the 3.05 and 3.35 racesisonBBCl. Stereo ...........

Contributors

Commentary By:
Peter O'Sullevan
Commentary By:
Richard Pitman
Commentary By:
Peter Scudamore.
Introduced By:
Julian Wilson
Unknown:
Jonathan Powell.

Seven scientists choose their personal seven wonders of the world. Monica Grady is curatorof meteorites at the Natural History Museum. Her choices include Antarctica, meteorites and the first time she heard her son's heartbeat - before he was born.
Introduced by Sue Lawley . Producer Christopher Sykes
Executive producer Dana Purvis

Contributors

Unknown:
Monica Grady
Introduced By:
Sue Lawley
Producer:
Christopher Sykes
Producer:
Dana Purvis

New series
The current affairs magazine programme reflecting the lives and experiences of Britain's African and African-Caribbean communities returns for an eight-week run.
Arnold Gordon from Brixton goes in search of his ancestors - and discovers a royal connection. He is related to a seven-year-old African slave, Sally Forbes
Bonetta, who was presented to Queen Victoria in 1850. The
Queen laterbecamegodmotherto Sally's daughter. Presented by RiannaScipio.
Senior producer Sandy Smith ; Series producer Patrick Younge

Contributors

Unknown:
Arnold Gordon
Unknown:
Sally Forbes
Producer:
Sandy Smith
Producer:
Patrick Younge

Regional Variations (2)

University Challenge

1996/1997

Episode 17: Newnham College, Cambridge v Harris Manchester College, Oxford

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Newnham College, Cambridge take on Harris Manchester College, Oxford for a place in the quarter-finals.

Carol Smillie presents more interior design challenges as two brothers in Newcastle swap homes fortwodaysto transform an attic and amasterbedroom, with the helpof designers LizWagstaffand Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen . Director Nick Vaughan-Barratt ProducerPauline Doidge
Repeat Stereo

Contributors

Unknown:
Carol Smillie
Designers:
Lizwagstaffand Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Director:
Nick Vaughan-Barratt

Time of their Lives
If you were told you had a fortune to spend, but only a year to live, what would you do? Terminally-ill people can now cash in their life policies and use the money to fulfil their dreams. Tonight's programme follows two such people as they set out to enjoy themselves. See today's choices. Producer Cathy Elliot
Series editor Stephen Lambert
♦ See This Week: page

Contributors

Producer:
Cathy Elliot
Editor:
Stephen Lambert

A one-off comedy special, set in the British Embassy of Solandas, a fictional Central American country. Newly-appointed ambassador Peter Nevin soon finds himself juggling the spicy demands of the local politicians with some hot potatoes from his own government.

Contributors

Writer:
Cris Cole
Producer:
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Director:
Mark Chapman
Peter Nevin:
Robert Daws
Belinda Thompson:
Caroline Langrishe
Taylor Scott:
Benjamin Whitrow
Snr Diace:
Edward de Souza
Sarah Nevin:
Candida Gubbins
Rupert Lightfoot:
Robert Portal
Maria Escobar:
Arancha de Juan
Snr Hernandez:
Emil Wolk
Barman:
Lino Omoboni
Waiter:
Pedro Hernando

In December 1971, after a nine-month civil war, East Pakistan seceded from West and became the new nation of Bangladesh. This documentary looks at how independence was achieved, and explores the nature of modern Bangladesh.
(Repeat) (Stereo)
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Producer:
John Das
Executive Producer:
Mike Finlason

OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 A Tale of Four Cities Repeat 58060 1.00 Bloodlines -a Family Legacy Repeat
1.30 First Steps to Autonomy
Repeat Stereo
LANGUAGE SEASON
2.00 Get By in Spanish Get By in Italian
Bon Mot Collection 2
BBCFOCUS
4.00 English Heritage Repeat 35260 4.30Unicefinthe
Classroom Repeat 62850 5.00
Health and Safety at Work Repeat Stereo 84640 5.30 Voluntary Matters Repeat
OPEN UNIVERSITY
6.00 Biological Barriers Repeat 7748350 6.25 Building in Cells
Repeat 7767485 6.50 A Tale of Two Cells Repeat
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