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Puerile fantasy drama. Neglected by his mother after his father abandons the family home, Jack is about to run away when his nanny gives him a book about Magic Island. Jack is transported into the world of the book and finds himself doing battle with an evil pirate.
Review page 56. (1995, PG) *

Followed by The Witness

Contributors

Director:
Sam Irvin

Chinese teenage sensation Ding Junhui , who made such a big impression on the Masters crowd last year, returns to Wembley for an all-Asian first-round clash with Hong Kong's Marco Fu. Another potentially explosive encounter sees crowd favourite Jimmy White meeting 2000 champion Matthew Stevens. Presented by Ray Stubbs, with Steve Davis and John Parrott.

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Contributors

Unknown:
Ding Junhui
Unknown:
Jimmy White
Unknown:
Matthew Stevens.
Presented By:
Ray Stubbs
Unknown:
Steve Davis
Unknown:
John Parrott.

Second-round Masters action as Jimmy White lines up against Wales's Matthew Stevens in a best-of-11-frames encounter. Which one of these former champions will go forward to the last eight? BBCi: blanket coverage available to digital viewers via the red button

Contributors

Unknown:
Jimmy White
Unknown:
Matthew Stevens

New series 1/3. Sisters Reunited. The best of BBC regional documentaries. Jenny, from Norfolk, and Sandra, who lives in New Zealand, are sisters who had conducted a lifelong search for each other that took them across the world. But their efforts seemed doomed to failure - until the intervention of a complete stranger. Narrated by Derek Jacobi.
Producer Dick Meadows First shown on BBC East

Contributors

Unknown:
Derek Jacobi.

The thousands of young Adelie penguins that leave the colony to start their adult life at sea face a terrifying prospect - a predatory leopard seal waiting for them just offshore. Which penguin chicks will manage to get through? Sean Pertwee narrates.

Contributors

Narrator:
Sean Pertwee
Producer:
Emma Peddie
Series Producer:
Lizzie Green

Balliol College, Oxford, face the University of Durham for a place in the quarter-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions, and presses for the answers.
Director Tracey Rooney ; Producer Peter Gwyn Mind Games is at 9pm on BBC4

Contributors

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

The trait of forgiveness is explored in this one-off Everyman documentary. Graham Dudman, managing editor of The Sun, travels to Liverpool to try to apologise for the paper's coverage of the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster; the parents of a murdered teenager have contrasting attitudes to their son's killers; a mother and daughter try to heal a romantic rift; and a man in his early 40s seeks an apology for a teacher's childhood criticism.

Contributors

Unknown:
Graham Dudman
Producer:
Ashok Prasad
Executive Producer:
Ruth Pitt

Episode 3 of 6. Can a new serum help long-distance athlete Ros Lamb to run from London to Aberdeen in under five minutes? The tongue-in-cheek comedy show finds out as the team also hear about a new sport - a hybrid of golf and tennis called 'gonnis'.

Contributors

Writer:
Robert Popper
Writer:
Peter Serafinowicz
Producer:
Robert Popper
Producer:
Peter Serafinowicz
Director:
Tim Kirkby
Peter Packard:
Peter Serafinowicz
Jack Morgan:
Robert Popper
Pam Bachelor:
Olivia Colman
Pealy Maghti:
Josie D'Arby
Ros Lamb:
Sarah Alexander
Scott Nolan:
Paul Birchard
Provastian:
Andrew Burt
Ninastian:
Andrew Burt
Bunny Gnowles:
Adam Buxton
Mario Abdullah-Levy:
Lewis MacLeod
Paul Alan:
Alex Woodhall

Highlights of ex-world champion Peter Ebdon against UK championship runner-up David Gray. BBCi: blanket coverage available to digital viewers via the red button

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Ebdon
Unknown:
David Gray.

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Languages and Travel
(Repeats are not indicated)

1.00 Make French Your Business: 1 & 2

1.00 Work Talk: France

4.00 Working with the French

4.30 Eurografters: France

5.00 Le Francais au Pluriel
In French with French subtitles.

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