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Paul Martin takes the team to Stoke-on-Trent at the heart of the British pottery industry, where experts David Barby and Mark Stacey evaluate potential auction lots. www.bbc.co.uk/antiques

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Unknown:
Paul Martin
Unknown:
David Barby
Unknown:
Mark Stacey

Alexander McCall Smith 's books that depict the work of female private detectives in Botswana have been a phenomenal success, selling nine million copies around the world. The agency is, of course, fictional, but in the Zambian capital of Lusaka there's a real-life bureau that employs four female detectives investigating everything from marital infidelity to missing secret service agents. This engaging film follows their work. Producer Dominic Ozanne ; Exec producer Karen O'Connor The African season continues at 8pm on BBC1 as Holby City visits Ghana Africa round-up: page 28

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Unknown:
Alexander McCall Smith
Producer:
Dominic Ozanne
Producer:
Karen O'Connor

Tonight's varied mix of specialist subjects are: the Harrier and other vertical take-off and landing aircraft; Chequers, the incumbent prime minister's grand country residence in Buckinghamshire; the Discworld novels of Terry Pratchett ; and rock giants the Who. John Humphrys fires the questions.
Director Derek Hallworth ; Series producer Pam Cavannaqh

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Unknown:
Terry Pratchett
Unknown:
John Humphrys
Director:
Derek Hallworth
Producer:
Pam Cavannaqh

2/6. The amateur agony aunt dispenses pragmatic advice to a father desperate to dissuade his daughter from having her breasts enlarged, and lends a sympathetic ear to a group of embattled students whose boorish flatmate is making life intolerable.
Series producer Paul Franklin ; Exec producer David Tibballs FREE HELPLINE: [number removed]. lines open from 7:30am to midnight, seven days a week. All calls are confidential

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Producer:
Paul Franklin
Producer:
David Tibballs

New series 1/5. More than 1,500 white farmers have been murdered in the past decade in South Africa, where Caucasians still own three quarters of the land. Is this a campaign to drive them off the land or just another aspect of the country's persistent crime wave? Against a background of irritation at the sluggish pace of land reform, Blood and Land follows a white farmer and a black land claimant, plus a policeman investigating farm murders, over a bloody fortnight. Producer Christopher Morgan ; Exec producer Karen O'Connor ONE life follows Sudanese model Alek Wek at 10.40pm on BBCI Africa round-up: page 28

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Producer:
Christopher Morgan
Producer:
Karen O'Connor
Unknown:
Alek Wek

New series 1/6. An authentic portrait of childhood and an astonishing understanding of parental behaviour come to light as children aged between seven and 11 film the minutiae of their lives.
Distant Dads. Nine-year-old Mary flies to Portugal to see her father; Kris, also nine, spends time with pop in Istanbul; while Ellen, eight, meets her dad's new Japanese girlfriend in Tokyo. With strong language. Series producer Dermot Caulfield ; Exec producer Tracy Jeune

Contributors

Producer:
Dermot Caulfield
Producer:
Tracy Jeune

An assassin robbed Robert Kennedy of his brother John and a role that gave meaning to his life. Then, just as he began to move beyond his sibling's shadow, he too was slain, in 1968. Storyville looks back at the remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son. Director David Grubin ; Series editor Nick Fraser

Contributors

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Robert Kennedy
Director:
David Grubin
Editor:
Nick Fraser

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Secondary Schools Repeats are not indicated.
2.00 PSHE: Lifeschool A-Z 1/2. Raising awareness for young people, including divorce, violence and age limits. 67709 4.00 PSHE: Lifeschool A-Z 2/2.
Issues include paying your way, and the law.

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