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A piece is missing from a jigsaw. (R)

7.20 Heathcllff and Marmalade
A triple bill of fun with the Great Dane and his alley cat friend. (R)

7.40 Blue Peter
With music from Samantha Mumba.
Shown last Friday on BBCl (S)

8.05 Live and Kicking Plays Dirty
An extended version of last Friday's programme on BBC1 looking at how the new presenters first met. (S) (W)

8.30 Top Cat
TC and the gang try to reinstate Officer Dibble. (R)

8.55 William's Wish Wellingtons
Animated adventures with a boy and his magic boots. (R)

Contributors

Guest ("Blue Peter"):
Samantha Mumba

Repeats are not indicated,
9.00 Storytime (ages 4-5) The Gingerbread Man (S) 8436111
9.15 Words and Pictures Plus (ages 5-7) This Is the Bear and the Picnic Lunch (S) 7889869
9.30 Magic Key (ages 5-6) Capital Letters (S)
9.45 The Pocket Guide to Parenting (W)

Classic love story starring Ronald Colman and Greer Garson , 1918: a soldier suffering from amnesia meets Paula, who names him Smithy. Their life together is happy until the day that he goes to Liverpool and doesn't come back.
(1942. U) (BW) (S) Rims: pp 70-75 ****

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronald Colman
Unknown:
Greer Garson

Live coverage of the Conservative Party Conference in Bournemouth, with Sian Williams and Guto Harri. Editor Vicky Rind ; Series editor
Jon Williams (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sian Williams
Unknown:
Guto Harri.
Editor:
Vicky Rind
Editor:
Jon Williams
on BBC Two England

Your Money or Your Pride. Esther talks to people who have lost and made a fortune. Guests include
Samantha Robson , who plays PC Hagen in ITV's The Bill. (R) (S) 66

Contributors

Unknown:
Samantha Robson

Regional Variations (2)

The Good Life

Series 2

Episode 1: Just My Bill

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Seventies sitcom about a self-sufficient couple in suburbia. Tom finds marketing his garden produce more difficult than he thought, especially when the rates are due.

Contributors

Barbara Good:
Felicity Kendal
Margo Leadbeatter:
Penelope Keith
Jerry Leadbeatter:
Paul Eddington
Van Driver:
Blake Butler
Restaurant Manager:
Wolfe Morris

An all-male team from Southampton University take on all-female Newnham College, Cambridge, in a first-round match of the academic quiz hosted by Jeremy Paxman.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jeremy Paxman.
Director:
Tracey Rooney
Producer:
Peter Gwyn

Continuing the rerun for Delia Smith 's back-to-basics guide. Tonight, making summer and winter salads, and dressings. Director Philip Bonham Carter ; Executive producer David Willccck (R) (S) BBC BOOK: Delia's How to Cook - Book Two available from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown:
Delia Smith
Director:
Philip Bonham Carter
Producer:
David Willccck

Regional Variations (2)

Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends

Series 3

India: Enlightenment

Duration: 49 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 5 months

Louis Theroux explores the weirder fringes of society, travelling to India, land of spirituality, where he hopes to find the meaning of life.

Victor Lewis-Smith continues his irreverent look at archive television and cinema commercials. Tonight he focuses on British cuisine. Contains some strong language.
(S)

Contributors

Writer:
Victor Lewis-Smith
Director:
Anton Pillar
Producer:
Anton Pillar

Comedy starring Kathy Burke and James Dreyfus.

Linda and Tom return from the shops to discover a dead body in the living room. But whose body is it?
(R) (S)

Contributors

Writer:
Jonathan Harvey
Director:
Liddy Oldroyd
Producer:
Sue Vertue
Linda:
Kathy Burke
Tom:
James Dreyfus

Ninth in a ten-part drama set on Glasgow's club scene.
Sandra and Jack get closer. Ryan is furious that Lewis has spilled a secret. Contains strong language and adult material.
Written by Martin McCardie ; Producer Robbie Allen ; Director Stuart Davids
Repeated on Friday at 1.20am (S) (W)

Contributors

Written By:
Martin McCardie
Producer:
Robbie Allen
Director:
Stuart Davids
Sandra:
Mandy Matthews
Jack:
Paul Thomas Hickey
Ryan:
David Paisley
Lewis:
Stevie Allen
Brady:
Steven Duffy
Coutts:
Stuart Sinclair Blyth
i Teresa:
Dawn Steele
i Lex:
Kate Dickie
Colin:
Paul Samson
Michael:
Seamus Gubbins
Frank:
Laurie Ventry
Jacqueline:
Barbara Rafferty
Stella:
Jim Twaddale
Marie:
Patricia Ross
Susan:
Joanna MacLeod
Kathy:
Maureen Carr

US comedy series staming Jerry Seinfeld.
The English Patient. Elaine's view of a film causes trouble. For cast see and next episode see tomorrow at 11.50pm (S)
Followed by Forty Eight Preludes and Fugues Angela Hewitt plays Bach's Prelude and Fugue in F sharp (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2 No 13).
Director Peter Mumford ; Producer Fiona Morris (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Jerry Seinfeld.
Unknown:
Fugues Angela
Director:
Peter Mumford
Producer:
Fiona Morris

Repeats are not indicated.
I AM Open University 12.30 Women of Northern Ireland 25357 1.00 I Developing World (S) 94512 1.30 Just Like a Girl
Secondary Schools 2.00 PSHE - ID Leamingto Be You (S) Languages 4.00 The French Experience (parts 5-8)
Webwise2000 5.00 GetWebwise Getting Started on the Web 50680 5.30 Computers Still Don't Bite
Open University 6.00 The Poverty Complex (S) 38512 6.30 A New Sun Is Born Ends 7.00am. (S)

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