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New. As part of the Slavery season, leading black British actors share memories of their childhood homes from 1946 to the present.
Profiling objects brought to Britain by West Indians in the fifties.
Traditionally the heart of the West Indian home, the front room is often cluttered with photos, ornaments and mementos proudly displayed.
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Black Britons share memories of their front parlours, which were reserved for the use of strangers.
The interior-design and decorating show returns for a new run, hosted by Tessa Shaw. Working from home presents the problem of finding room in which to both work and live. Tackling the dilemma, designer Anne McKevitt and the team show how a living room can house two businesses and still have enough space for a little leisure. See Choice. Producer Maggie Gibson : Series editor FrannyMoyle (S) (WI
Week by week viewers of the last series of Home Front, the interior-design magazine, followed the renovation of a derelict 18th-century barn in Norfolk and its conversion into a stylish family home. This special edition celebrates the completion of the project with owners Anthony and Caroline Lewsey, Home Front's regular team of designers and presenter Tessa Shaw, and looks back over the challenges the task presented.
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Carol Smilie and the interior design challenge show returns for the first of four new programmes.
This week in Huddersfield Linda
Barker creates a kitsch front room with a Spanish woman and her younger daughter, while Graham Wynne decorates a Gaudi-inspired dining room with the elder daughter and her sister's fiance. See today's choices. Producer Mary Ramsay ; Executive producer Linda Clifford + Paint sprayer: reader offer, page
The design show moves outdoors forthis one-off edition to transform a garden into an outside room. See today's choices.
Series producer Simon Shaw ; Editor Daisy Goodwin
The do-it-yourself and interior-design magazine this week comes from the BBC Good
Homes Show at the National
Exhibition Centre. Birmingham. Presenter Tessa Shaw reports on the latest fads and fashions in home-decorating,
Kevin McCloud forecasts interiors for the future and Peter Plaskitt has tips on wallpapering.
Meanwhile, the conversion of the Lewsey family's barn in Norfolk continues with the plastering of the drawing room. See today's choices. Series producer Franny Moyle
Tonight, in the last of the series, the final of the Radio Times/Home
Front Amateur Decorator of the Year competition. Viewers can vote for their favourite decorator by telephone, the results to be announced in a special programme next week. Home Front returns with a new series in the autumn.
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Calls cost a maximum of lOp and lines will be open between
8.30pm and 12 midnight. See today's choices.
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In the first of eight garden makeovers, Diarmuid Gavin transforms a gloomy courtyard into a subtropical paradise based around a glass cube room suspended over water.
Meanwhile, John Rocha adds a touch of glamour by designing a water feature. Introduced by Tessa Shaw. See Choice.
Director Ed Bazalgette ; Series producer Rachel Innes-Lumsden
In the first of a nine-part, fifth series of the home improvement magazine, designer
Anne McKevitt adds glamourto loft conversions and Lloyd Farmar shows howto mosaic a bathroom fioor. Plus a regular feature on work done to a 1930s semi-detached house in Bristol, and the launch of the search for
Home Front's Junior Decorator of the Year. Presented by Tessa Shaw. See today's choices. Series producer Mary Sackville West Series editor Daisy Goodwin
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Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen of Changing Rooms and Diarmuid Gavin of Home Front in the Gardenjoin forces to give a five-part insight into the relationship between designers and their clients. This week, they employ a raised floor covered in black leather, veneer storage sections, and a circular wooden children's area to transform the home of single mother-of-three Meriene, involving her at every stage of creating the minimalist look she desires. See Choice.
Director Randall Wright ; Series producer Rachel Innes-Lumsden (S) (W)
Beginning a new six-part run of the interior and garden makeover series. Diarmuid Gavin designs a stimulating and child-friendly garden in Northampton for the Anderson family, who include a ten-year-old autistic daughter and a 12-year-old son, while Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen creates a Barbara Hepworth-inspired living room. See Choice.
Director Nadia Haggar; Series editor Franny Moyle (S) (W)
Anne McKevitt knocks a dining room and kitchen into one, while salvage expert
Neville Griffiths hunts for booty at a demolished church. In the weekly update on the renovation of a house in north London,
Peter Plaskitt designs a bedroom for a three-year-old. With Tessa Shaw. See today's choices.
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All over Britain, small groups of Christians, disillusioned with the established denominations, are setting up their own independent fellowships. They have no ordained clergy, and avoid ecclesiastical rituals.
Instead they are searching for the gifts of the Holy Spirit as described in the early Church in the New Testament. The fellowships, led by 'apostles' and 'elders', are estimated to have at least 100,000 members, and make up probably the fastest-growing religious movement in Britain.
Rosemary Hartill, the BBC's Religious Affairs Correspondent, has been visiting some of these new fellowships, talking to their critics, and exploring the challenge they offer to British Christian life. Producer DAVID COOMES long wave only
All over Britain small groups of Christians, disillusioned with the established denominations, are setting up their own independent fellowships. They have no ordained clergy, and avoid ecclesiastical rituals.
Instead they are searching for the gifts of the Holy Spirit as described in the New Testament. Rosemary Hartill , the BBC's Religious Affairs
Correspondent, has been visiting some of these new fellowships, talking to their critics, and exploring the challenge they offer to British Christian life.
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