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Alice Beer turns the tables on the king of chat
Michael Parkinson to find what makes him tick. Jon Monie investigates the power behind voodoo in his continuing spiritual tour of America. Hosted by Paul Ross. Producer Abigail Saxon ; Executive producer Chris Loughlin (W) COMMENTS: [number removed] (maximum cost 8p) or e-mail heaven@bbc.co.uk

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Parkinson
Unknown:
Jon Monie
Unknown:
Paul Ross.
Producer:
Abigail Saxon
Producer:
Chris Loughlin

Regional Variations (2)

Stressed Eric

Series 2

Episode 5: Crush

Duration: 25 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

The ghastly girl next door, Heather Perfect, captures the heart of young Brian Feeble - forcing Eric to steer his son through the minefield of first love.

Presented by Ciare Balding .
1.40 Racing Coverage of the day's four races at Longchamp, Paris including the running of the prestigious Prix de I'Arc de
Triomphe at 3.20. Also on the race card are the mile-long Prix Marcel Boussac at 2.00, the Prix de I'Abbaye at 2.35 and the Prix du Cadran at 4.05. Jim McGrath , Willie Carson and Angus Loughran commentate.
4.20 Motorcycling Rounds 21 and 22 of the British Superbikes championship from Brands Hatch. Neil Hodgson will be hoping to repeat his performance from earlier this year to boost
, his championship title chances.
Barry Nutley and Roger Burnett provide the commentary.
TV presentation Gerry Morrison (racing)
(W)

Contributors

Presented By:
Ciare Balding
Unknown:
Marcel Boussac
Unknown:
Jim McGrath
Unknown:
Willie Carson
Unknown:
Angus Loughran
Unknown:
Neil Hodgson
Unknown:
Roger Burnett
Unknown:
Gerry Morrison

A double bill of the cult supermarionation series.

5.05 The Uninvited
Scott is shot down over the desert and found by two American archaeologists searching for a lost pyramid. (R) (S)

5.55 The Mighty Atom
A fire at an atomic power station sends a cloud of radioactive dust over Australia. (R) (S)

Thunderbirds moves to a Tuesday evening slot after this week

Parturition. Paris discovers an attraction to Kes that makes Neelix green with envy. Sent on a shuttle mission in search of new food supplies, the two are forced to put aside their differences when the shuttle crashes.
The original Star Trek series continues on Tuesday at 6pm (R) (S)

The weekly cultural strand. Ends 8.50.
Review Mark Lawson is joined by Ekow Eshun , Germaine Greer and Michael Dibdin to discuss the week's highlights, including Sam Mendes 's new play To the Green Fields
Beyond, the BBC drama Attachments (Tuesday 9pm) and The Beautiful Game, the musical collaboration between Ben Elton and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Series producer Mark Bell (S) (W) 88

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Lawson
Unknown:
Ekow Eshun
Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Unknown:
Michael Dibdin
Unknown:
Sam Mendes
Unknown:
Ben Elton
Unknown:
Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Producer:
Mark Bell

in which Robert Hughes reassesses his native Australia. The Long Goodbye. In a recent referendum, Australians voted overwhelmingly to remain part of the British Commonwealth. As a Republican, Hughes takes a look at patriotism and self-esteem, asking why Australia cannot cut the apron strings and break with its colonial past. He concedes that there used to be a close relationship between Britain and Australia but argues that today the country is at the. frontier of where east meets west and its identity is changing. Contains some strong language. Executive producer Nick Kent : Series producer Christopher Spencer
(S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Hughes
Producer:
Nick Kent
Producer:
Christopher Spencer

Regional Variations (2)

Bottom

Series 2

Episode 2: Culture

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Anarchic comedy. Richie and Eddie's TV is taken away. Before the evening is out, they could become chess grand masters or, failing that, go completely bonkers.

Gary Stringer of Reef, Mark Morris of the Bluetones, MTV presenter June Sarpong and comedian Bradley Walsh join the regulars Mark Lamarr , Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus for another edition of the irreverent pop quiz.
Shown last Friday (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gary Stringer
Unknown:
Mark Morris
Presenter:
June Sarpong
Unknown:
Bradley Walsh
Unknown:
Mark Lamarr
Unknown:
Sean Hughes
Unknown:
Phill Jupitus

Highlights from the finals of the 18-day Leeds
International Pianoforte Competition held at Leeds Town Hall. The competition, returning after a four year absence, has launched the careers of many of today's best-known concert pianists, including Murray Perahia , Artur Pizarro and Radu Lupu. This year's finalists play a concerto performance with the City of Birmingham Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by Simon Rattle. As well as the main trophy, extra prizes are awarded for the best Schubert recital and for the best performer of contemporary music. Director Bob Coles ; Producer Andy Brice (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Town Hall.
Unknown:
Murray Perahia
Unknown:
Artur Pizarro
Unknown:
Radu Lupu.
Conducted By:
Simon Rattle.
Director:
Bob Coles
Producer:
Andy Brice

Coming-of-age drama, showing as part of Movieworld. Two teenagers, Tarek and Omar, have to cope with the ups and downs of adolescence at a time when ethnic and religious strife split Beirut in two. In French and Arabic with English subtitles. Widescreen. Ends 1.45am. Director Ziad Doueiri (1998, 15) (W)
Films: pp 70-75 ****
Barry Norman on Movieworld: page 62

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Norman
Tarek:
Rami Doueiri
Omar:
Mohamad Chamas
May:
Rola Aiamin
Hala:
Carmen Lebbos
Riad:
Joseph Bou Nassar
Neighbour:
Liliane Nemry

Repeats are not indicated.
Secondary Schools 2.00 PSHE: Job Bank (S)
Languages 4.00 The French Experience (parts 1-4)
Webwlse 2000 5.00 Get Webwise (part 1) Getting Started with E-mail 93918 5.30 Computers Still Don't Bite (part 1) Choosing the Right Computer
Open University 6.00 English, English Everywhere (S)
6.30 Afterthe Revolution. Ends 7.00am. (S)

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