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10.50 Numbertime (ages 4-6) Shapes: Triangles (S)
11.05 Numbertime (ages 4-6)
Shapes: Rectangles (S)
11.20 ZigZag (ages 7-9) Village, Town and City: Our Needs (S)
3600958 11.40 Testament (ages 11-14) The Bible in Animation: Abraham IS) 1527229 12.10
Landmarks (ages 9-12) (S)

Drama. Eight years after leaving his wife Bess and their children, Matt Ballot returns. Working on Bess's farm, he finds he has to win back the respect of the town as well as the love of his wife. (1956, U) (S)
Films: pp 54-59 ***

Contributors

Director:
R.G. Springsteen

Your Money or Your Pride. Esther Rantzen finds the limits to which people would go for money, and The Bill actress Samantha Robson tells how she became a table dancer to fund her studies. (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Samantha Robson

PM With Heaven 17, the Carpenters, Scaffold, U2, lOcc and the Orb, plus new music from Faith Hill. With Steve Wright. Producer Mark Hagen Repeated next Saturday (S) BBC CD: a double album of tracks from the programme is now available. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Wright.
Producer:
Mark Hagen

A one-off edition of the health-and-beauty show in which
Lowri Turner takes viewers through six months of her own pregnancy in a video diary, and offers tips on what to wear as the bump expands. There's also advice on nutrition, hair and make-up during the period of expectancy. See Choice. Series editor Jeanine Josman (S) Pregnancy sites: Webwatch, page 41

Contributors

Unknown:
Lowri Turner
Editor:
Jeanine Josman

Picnic on the Pier. Jamie Oliver makes a nostalgia-laden trip to Southend-on-Sea complete by preparing a picnic hamper of roast chicken, Moroccan chickpea flatbread, and a couscous salad with grilled vegetables and herbs, all rounded off with "smoothie" fruit drinks. See Choice.
Director Paul Ratcliffe ; Series producer Patricia Llewellyn
Repeated on Saturday (S) (W) Jamie Oliver 's couscous with grilled summer vegetables: page 35

Contributors

Unknown:
Jamie Oliver
Director:
Paul Ratcliffe
Producer:
Patricia Llewellyn
Unknown:
Jamie Oliver

The Family Plot. As part of a millennium project, an old cemetery in Coventry needs to be cleared, and the team's first job is to extract three corpses locked in a 19th-century vault. Julian Richards traces their identity and finds their story reflects the city's changing fortunes since Victorian times. Series director/producer Ian Potts (Revised R) (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Richards
Producer:
Ian Potts

With the nineties yielding the hottest, wettest and driest weather on record, some scientists believe that human influences are wreaking havoc on species found all around the natural world. In this Nature Special one-off, Julian Pettifer assesses the potentially cataclysmic impact of climatic change. Contains strobe-like effects. See Choice. Producer Jeremy Bristow ; Executive producer Mike Gunton (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Julian Pettifer
Producer:
Jeremy Bristow
Producer:
Mike Gunton

Lost and Found. A taxi driver's sad story ends up earning him more than an extra tip. Contains swearing.
Written by Mark Ravenhill (S) (W)
Black Cab continues tomorrow at 10.15pm Programme of the week: page 65

Contributors

Written By:
Mark Ravenhill
Nick:
Phil Davis
Yvonne:
Lesley Manville
MP:
Diane Abbott
Linda:
Evelyn Doggart
Michelle:
Martha Cope
Mickey:
Alex Graham

Returning the Serve. Peter Taylor recalls the case of UVF member Billy Giles , who murdered a Catholic colleague in retaliation for escalating IRA violence in the late seventies. Contains scenes that some viewers might find disturbing. Producer Sam Collyns ; Executive producer Peter Horrocks (Revised R) (S) The series concludes tomorrow at 11.20pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Taylor
Unknown:
Billy Giles
Producer:
Sam Collyns
Producer:
Peter Horrocks

AM Repeats are not indicated.
Open University 12.30 The Unusual Suspects 83527 1.00 Containing the Pacific (S) 57275 1.30 The Psychology of Addiction (S) Secondary Schools 2.00 History The Era of the Second World War - re-creating experiences with archive footage. Languages 4.00 Talk French (parts 3-6)
Count Me In 5.00 What's New in Numeracy?
Open University 6.00 Desertification - a Threat to Peace?
6.30 Alaska - the Last Frontier? Ends7.00am. (S)

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