serial. Both Paul and Joe are delighted j' when Paul’s wife Linda gives birth to a ' daughter, but Paul is shocked when he : discovers that he was adopted.

I Elton (Scottish) 6.30—7pm. The moral, social and religious programme, presented by Simon Biagi, Annie Malcolm and Andrew Miller. Which List personage will they feature next?

IA neestion 01 Sport (BBC1)8.30—9pm. David Coleman, Bill Beaumont and Ian Botham are the regulars for the perennial sports quiz.

I Without Walls: The Turner Prize 1992 (Channel 4) 9-9.45pm. Emma Freud presents a special report from London‘s Tate gallery where the winner of the lucrative art prize is announced. Candidates are Grenville Davey, David Tremlett, Alison Wilding and Damien Hirst.

I Troubleshooter 2: A Hall Of A Big Punt (BBC2) 9.45—10.30pm. Sir John Harvey-J ones visits the declining British motor-cycle manufacturer Norton and recommends radical remedies.

I Film 0n Four. Diamond Skulls (Channel 4) 10—11.35pm. Gabriel Byrne stars in Nick Broomfield’s film as a wealthy aristocrat tormented by the fear that his wife, Amanda Donohoe, is having an affair.

I The Shining (Scottish) 10.40pm—1.20am. Jack Nicholson stars as a caretaker who goes berserk in an hotel that has previously been the scene of violent murders. Shelley Duvall is on the receiving end.


I Scotsport European Special (Scottish) 8—10pm. Jim White presents live coverage of Rangers‘ first game in the European Champions League, against French title-holders Marseilles.

I Travelog (Channel 4) 8.30-9pm. Sebastian Scott explores Sn' Lanka, while, closer to home, Alan Coren visits the Scottish Borders.

i (BBC1)9.30—10.20pm. Michael Palin 1 : continues his northosouth trip round the ' I


; (Scottish) 11.40pm—2.35am. The classic spaghetti Western starring Clint

I lllce Town (BBC2) 9.25—10.25pm. The l second part of Guy Hibbert’s drama

I Pole To Pole: PlanesAnd BoatsAndTralns

globe, arriving in Kenya and taking in a balloon flight over the Serengeti. I The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Eastwood, Eli Wallach and Lee Van C lecf ;

in an atmospheric tale of bounty hunters,

crooked sheriffs and escaped criminals.


5 I Gamesmaster (Channel 4) 6.30—7pm.

Dominik Diamond introduces more computer games antics, hints and ' challenges and gets snooker star John

. I Scottish Questions (Scottish) 7.30—8pm. ; Donald MacCormick and Bernard

Rigsby‘s new tenant claims to be a mystic

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Parrott to try his cue at video pool.

Ponsonby report the latest issues emerging from Westminster. I Rising Damp (Channel 4) 8.30—9pm.

and the whole house is captivated.

I Absolutely Fabulous (BBC2) 9L9.3Opm. Jennifer Saunders stars as single mother Edina, taking a break with best friend Patsy (Joanna Lumley) and heading for Provence.

I Rumpole OiThe Bailey (Scottish) 9:10pm. The tubby brief (Leo McKern) finds a weekend away isn’t a purely social occasron.

I We Have Ways Of Making You Think The Power 0i Soap (BBC2) 9.30—10.20pm. The propaganda series investigates the political power of soap opera. In Romania, Ceausescu’s banning of series like Dallas and The Onedin Line led to the first open defiance of his regime, and in


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India and Peru, leaders are well aware of the influence of TV drama. I The Big Battalions (Channel 4) 10—1 lpm.

'l The religious drama continues with the

rivalry between Edward (Brian Cox) and

9 Alan (Malcolm Sinclair) reaching new

heights. I NB (Scottish) 10.45—1 1 . 15pm. The arts

and entertainments magazine programme with Janice Forsyth and Bryan Burnett.


I Through The Keyhole (Scottish) 7—7.30pm. Return of the snobbish, voyeuristic game-show where TV emetic Loyd Grossman pokes about in the abode of some sad celebrity.

I Framed (Scottish) 9—10pm. A new thriller serial from the ubiquitous Lynda La Plante. Detective Lawrence Jackson meets a figure from his past while on holiday in Spain. Expect lots of grim and gritty dialogue, graphic punch-ups and menacing heavies a-plenty.

I Have I Got News For You ( BBCZ) 10—10.30pm. Angus Deayton hosts the topical news quiz, with the vulgar captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton joined by guest panellists Meera Syal and Chris Tarrant.

I The Funny Farm (Scottish) 11.10—11.40pm. Stu Who? hosts more comedy and music, featuring Jeremy Herrin, Parrot and Felix Dexter.

I Two Men In Manhattan (BBC2) 11.20pm—12.40am. The French Classic Cinema season continues with J can-Pierre Melville‘s tale of two journalists who are investigating the disappearance of a French diplomat in New York.

I Itolo Wetting: .ilml Hendrix (Channel 4) 12.10—12.40am. To mark the anniversary of Hendrix's birth, this documentary follows his career from early days in bars to later days in hotel bathrooms.


I Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (Scottish) 7.15—9.05pm. Pre-Christmas show for the ground-breaking mixture of live action and animation set in a post-war Hollywood dominated by cartoon heroes— the ‘toons’. Bob Hoskins plays the one with the sensible ears. I Casualty (BBCl) 8—8.50pm. More ups and downs at Holby General, with a disgruntled farmer running amok with a gun and a disabled man having problems with his long-suffering wife. I Soundbites (BBC2) 8.35—9.05pm. Evelyn Glennie hosts more music and chat, featuring American bass-baritone Willard White. I Zoo TV (Channel 4) 9—10.30pm. Beamed live from U2’s ‘mutant TV station‘ this offbeat take on the music video features live footage from the current world tour and material and data pulled together by director Kevin Godley, plus surprise interruptions by members of the band from secret locations. Is this U2’s Magical Mystery Tour. Let’s hope not. I Fort Apache (BBC2) 9.0%1 1 . 10pm. A season of classic John Ford films opens with his epic 1948 western about a stubborn Colonel (Henry Fonda) whose ignorance of Indian behaviour leads to disaster. I Performance: Roots 9.05-11.05pm. Pam Ferris and Jane Horrocks star in an adaptation of Arnold Wesker's play about a young woman returning to her Norfolk home and discovering her own individuality. I Tremors (BBCl) 925—] lpm. A comedy thriller starring Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward as a couple of handymen faced by predatory creatures lurking beneath the desert sands.


I Scotsport (Scottish) 5—6pm. Jim White introduces all the goals from the Premier

Division plus highlights from Europe.

I Poetry In Motion (Channel 4) 8—8.30pm. Alan Bennett introduces a new series of the poetry programme, concentrating on the theme of childhood.

I London's Burning (Scottish) 8.45-9.45pm. Blue Watch are called toa West End hotel, where they discover bomb-making equipment. Bit topical this

I Funny Business: A Stand-Up Lite (B 8C2) 10.05—10.55pm. The second programme in the series follows young American lawyer Al Loubel as he prepares for his big break a six minute slot on Johnny Carson’s Tonight show.


I The Krypton Factor (Scottish) 7—7.30pm. _ Gordon Burns introduces another round of the ‘supcrperson’ quiz.

I Doctors To Be: Finals (BBC2) 8—8.50pm. As final exams loom the medical students

are already lining up jobs in their chosen specialities.

I Cutting Edge: Dispossessed (Channel 4) 9—10pm. A frontline report on the problem of homelessness, focusing on Westminster Council’s Homeless Persons Unit.

I Capercaillle -Two Nights OlDellrium (Scottish) 10.50—11.50pm. A simultaneous broadcast with independent local radio of live footage from two recent gigs by the latest practitioners of Gaelic folk-rock.


I The Snow Show (BBCl ) 8—8.30pm. Muriel Gray offers a unique perspective on how to survive the slopes in dayglo outfits.

I Boon (Scottish) 9—10pm. Michael Elphick concludes the current series of the motorbikin‘ detective series.

I Kinsey (BBC 1) 9-10pm. Kinsey is called in to help shift a group of New Age travellers, and gets assistant Tricia Mabbott to do his dirty work for him.

I Without Walls: The Cardinal And The Corpse (Channel 4) 9—9.45pm. Novelist Iain Sinclair explores the myths of magical books in a suitably sinister film.

I Film 0n Four: The Deceivers (Channel 4) 1()—11.55pm. Directed by Nicholas Meyer,

but very much of the Merchant-Ivory

.. school, this period drama tells the true 1 story of William Savage, a British East 1 India Company officer who discovers a secret murderous cult.

I Omnibus: John Ford (BBCI) 10.25—11.15pm. The first ofatwo-part profile of the legendary film director, exploring his work before the war, including films like The Iron Horse and Stagecoach.


I Travelog (Channel 4) 8.30—9pm. Pete McCarthy and Aminatta Foma explore the newly fragmented states of the USSR, from St Petersburg to Tashkent.

I Nice Town (BBC2) 9.25—10.20pm. Linda has a breakdown due to guilt and post-natal depression, and blurts out the truth about the father of her child.


I UPlront(BBC1)8.30—9pm. Kirsty Wark introduces the current affairs programme featuring film reports and studio discussions.

I Absolutely Fabulous (BBC2) 9—9.30pm. Edina (Jennifer Saunders) finds her life strangely altered after spending time in an isolation tank.

I The Big Battalions (Channel 4) 10—1 lpm. Brian Cox and Jane Lapotaire star in the third episode of the drama series ranging from Ethiopia to England.

I ND (Scottish) 10.45—11.15pm. Bryan Burnett and Janice F orsyth on the trail of arts and entertainments news around the region.