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10.30 Storytime
(ages 4-5)

10.45 The Experimenter: Living: It Runs in the Family
(ages 7-9)

11.05 Space Ark: Living: Smoking and Health
(ages 7-11)

11.15 Zig Zag: Weather - Wind
(ages 7-9)

11.35 Lifeschool: E is for Ecstasy
(ages 14-16)

12.00 Job Bank: Mechanical Engineer
(ages 14-19) (Subtitled)

12.10 English File: In Context - An Inspector Calls
(ages 11-16)

1.10 The Great Picture Chase
Poet Benjamin Zephaniah buys a painting.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)

Then at 1.40 The Arts and Crafts Show
Perfect portrait photography and a fresh look for a room in a community centre.

Videoplus code for 1.10-1.40pm
Code for 1.40-2.10pm
Code for 1.10-2.10pm (not PDC)


Guest (The Great Picture Chase):
Benjamin Zephaniah

Drama starring Sissy Spacek, Mary-Louise Parker, Joan Plowright

A nurse who's a single parent decides to care for an abandoned, HIV-infected baby.
(1994, PG)
See Films: pages 52-56 ****


John Gray
Susan Lansing:
Sissy Spacek
Linda Morsten:
Mary-Louise Parker
Dorothy Kilgore:
Joan Plowright
Alice Blakely:
S. Epatha Merkerson
David Lansing:
Jack Noseworthy

Coverage of the European championships from Prague continues with highlights of the original dance and the pairs free programme. Introduced by Sue Barker with Haig Oundjian.
(Coverage continues on BBC1 at 12.15am)


Sue Barker
Haig Oundjian

The rock 'n' roll generation will soon be eligible for bus passes but many are refusing to grow old gracefully. At the start of the International Year of the Older Person, tonight's programme investigates raves, cyber-cafes and gyms where the clientele are defying old age.
(Regional Programme: see variations in panel on left)


Nick Stuart
Executive Producer:
John Samson

This week's programme is introduced by Juliet Morris from the Tamworth Snowdome ski centre in Staffordshire, while Fi Glover learns to snowboard on the real slopes of the Swiss Alps. Simon Calder visits the Caribbean island of Cuba, which has seen a 50-fold increase in British visitors over the past ten years.
(Digital widescreen) (Subtitled)


Juliet Morris
Fi Glover
Simon Calder
Fiona O'Sullivan
Series Producer:
Karina Brennan

Archaeologist Julian Richards profiles ancient forebears using modern forensic techniques.

A burial chamber, untouched for 5,000 years, came to light last summer after a mysterious hole appeared in a barley field in the Orkney Islands. Julian Richards joins a team of police officers and archaeologists as they remove the skeletons from the tomb.
See today's choices.
BBC Book: Meet the Ancestors by Julian Richards, from retailers, price £17.99
Website: [web address removed]


Julian Richards
Sian Griffiths
Series Producer:
Ian Potts

Tom Paulin, Germaine Greer and Ekow Eshun join host Mark Lawson to review the film Shakespeare in Love, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes, and Slight Delicate Creature, the memoirs of Margaret Cook, former wife of Foreign Secretary Robin Cook.

Followed by Skiing Forecast


Mark Lawson
Tom Paulin
Germaine Greer
Ekow Eshun
Series Producer:
Mark Bell
Michael Poole

(Repeats are not indicated)

Open University
12.30 Euripides's Medea
1.00 The Myth of Medea
1.30 Myth and Music

Further Education
2.00 Human Biology

Creative Arts
4.00 Talent 2000: Contemporary Dance

Teacher Training
5.00 Working Together: Foreign Language Assistants: 2
5.30 Go Higher: Student Life

Open University
5.45 Wrapping Up the Themes
6.35-7.00am Refining the View

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