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The first of two episodes. Joanna finds that the real struggle is only just beginning, while things go from bad to worse for Adam.
Today's episodes written by Leigh Jackson
(Repeat) (Subtitled)

Contributors

Writer:
Leigh Jackson

Continuing the series of documentaries from around the world.
Gareth Wilson , avolunteer at an oceanarium in South Africa, talks about his work with dolphins, penguins and other sea life. ....

Contributors

Unknown:
Gareth Wilson

Jeremy Clarkson and Philippa Forester host the first of two editions of the game show in which contestants guide robot warriors through mechanical challenges. Repeat
12.30 The second of this afternoon's editions. Last in the current series; a new series begins on Friday at 6.45pm.
Repeat Subtitled..... Videoplus 12.00-1.00pm (not PDC)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Clarkson
Unknown:
Philippa Forester

Introduced by Hazel Irvine .

1.35 Rugby League
The first Test between Great Britain and New Zealand, from Huddersfield. Wigan skipper Andrew Farrell will provide the main inspiration for Great Britain in the three matches as the Lions aim for their first series win against New Zealand in five years. Commentary by Jonathan Davies and Ray French.

2.30 Yachting
Highlights from the third and final weekend of the Ultra 30 Grand Prix series from Guernsey. Commentators Helen Rollason and Richard Simmonds.

2.50 Indoor Bowls
The final of the Open from Great Yarmouth. The final pair battle it out for a share of the £64,000 prize money, with last year's surprise winner Les Gillett hoping to repeat his feat of 12 months ago. John Bell, Jimmy Davidson, Mel Hughes and David Rhys Jones provide the commentary. Producer Sharon Lence
Editor Michael Cole

Contributors

Introduced By:
Hazel Irvine
Unknown:
Andrew Farrell
Commentary By:
Jonathan Davies
Commentators:
Helen Rollason
Commentators:
Richard Simmonds.
Unknown:
John Bell
Unknown:
Jimmy Davidson
Unknown:
Mel Hughes
Unknown:
David Rhys Jones
Producer:
Sharon Lence
Editor:
Michael Cole

Chris Packham hosts this week's edition from the Avenue of the Volcanoes in Ecuador.
Series editor Sara Ford
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/animalzone
5.15* Watch Out Britain Tips on where to see the best autumnal colour and wildlife. With Nick Baker
and Bobbie Fletcher.
ProducerMikeBeynon ...........
5.25* BigCat Diary The latest update from Kenya's Masai Mara reserve presents the first glimpse of leopard Halftail's two youngcubs. With Simon King and Jonathan Scott.
Producer Stephen Moss ; Series producer Robin Hellier

Contributors

Unknown:
Chris Packham
Editor:
Sara Ford
Unknown:
Nick Baker
Unknown:
Bobbie Fletcher.
Unknown:
Simon King
Unknown:
Jonathan Scott.
Producer:
Stephen Moss
Producer:
Robin Hellier

South Africa's Table Mountain is home to an incredible mixture of wildlife. Animals such as the baboon and the antelope share the shore with cold-water penguins, while more types of plant flourish on this one mountain than in the whole of Britain. Narrated by Paul Herzberg. Producer Trevor de Kock ; Series editor
Neil Nightingale Videoplus 5.10-6.45 (not PDC).

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Herzberg.
Producer:
Trevor de Kock
Editor:
Neil Nightingale

British Business: Fit or Feeble?
This edition examines the nation's ability to weather another recession should times grow leaner.
Editor Diarmuid Jeffreys Subtitled 17 NOTE: as The Money Programme istopical its subject matter may change

Contributors

Editor:
Diarmuid Jeffreys

Regional Variations (2)

Earth Story

Episode 1: The Time Travellers

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Aubrey Manning finds out how old our planet is and what it looked like when it was newly formed.

Regional Variations (2)

Nazis: A Warning from History

Episode 6: Fighting to the End

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Examining the rise of the Nazis and their impact. Fear and hatred of Bolshevism drove many Germans to fight to the bitter end, despite continued suffering. Show more

Concluding the offbeat comedy starring Beau Bridges
Once Bitten. Bob is accused of biting a woman on the buttocks.

Contributors

Judge Bob Gibbs:
Beau Bridges
Kathy Baker:
Liz Vassey
Leanne Gibbs:
Kiersten Warren
Gaby Hammond:
Sam Robards
Wanda Grace:
Rae'Ven Larrymore-Kelly
Sheriff Gary Hammond:
Sam Robards

Introduced by Mark Cousins.
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Crime drama starring Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges
A bank robber teams up with a young drifter in a bid to outrun his former partners in crime. Showing in widescreen.
Director Michael Cimino (1974, 18)
See Films: pages 58-65 ****
Ten Things Every Jeff Bridges Fan Ought to Know: page 54

Contributors

Presenter (Moviedrome):
Mark Cousins
Director:
Michael Cimino
Thunderbolt:
Clint Eastwood
Lightfoot:
Jeff Bridges
Goody:
Geoffrey Lewis
Melody:
Catherine Bach
Curly:
Gary Busey
Red Leary:
George Kennedy

Mark Kermode traces the history of The Exorcist, the novel by William Peter Blatty that
William Friedkin turned into a popular and controversial film, which was re-released yesterday. Producer Nick Fre and Jones
Repeat Subtitled ................
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Kermode
Novel By:
William Peter Blatty
Unknown:
William Friedkin

Repeats are not indicated. FURTHER EDUCATION
2.00 Workingwith Others LANGUAGES
4.00 The French Experience 1-4 (with subtitles)
BUSINESS AND TRAINING
5.00 Computers Don't Bite
24482 5.30 Health and Safety Briefings: 4 OPEN UNIVERSITY
5.45 The Newtonians
4328192 6.10 Eyewitness Memory
6.35-7.00am Developing
Language

BBC Two England

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