I How Do They Do That? (BBC 1) 8—8.45pm. New series of the populist behind-the-scenes show presented by Eamonn Holmes. who takes over from the urbane Desmond Lynam. Des obviously came to his senses.
I It’s For You (BBC2) 8-8.30pm. A new series looking at the telephone. its history. its uses and its abuses.
I on Your Trolley (BBCZ) 8.30-9pm. Loyd Grossman presents a new off-beat look at supermarkets.
I Degrees of Error (BBC2) <)-l()pni. This new four-part medical thriller about a doctor who makes a career move into the pharmaceutical industry where she confronts the conﬂict between medicine and commerce.
I Smith and Jones (BBC 1 ) 9.30—lOpm. More polished comedy from Mel and Griff. including a head-to-head on the joys of body piercing.
I People‘s Century (BBC l) tO—tt).55pm. Ambitious new documentary series spread over a whopping 26 weeks which aims to chronicle the 20th century iii a major British/American co-production. The programmes will draw heavily on archive footage. supplemented with interviews and reminiscences.
I Have I Got News For You? (BBCZ) 10—10.30pm. Comedian Hugh Dennis and former police chief John Stalker are among the guests for this news satire show.
I Northern Exposure (Channel 4) lO—l0.55pm. Joel reckons he's losing his New York edge (read angst) while Marilyn is looking through the practice‘s medical records in search of a healthy man to date.
I The Long Johns (Channel 4)
l0.55-l l.05pm. John Bird and John Fortune do another head-to-head comedy routine.
I The Spin (BBC2) ll. l5—l 1.55pm. New media show presented by John Sweeney. See preview.
THURSDAY 14, l
I The Ken Fine Show (Scottish) 7—7.30pm. Last iii this witty series about the Scots language presented by Jack Docherty.
I The Vision Thing (Channel «1) 8—8.30pm. Robert Redford talks to Sheena McDonald about the Sundance Institute which he formed to give a voice to the independent movie industry.
I They Think It’s All Over (BBC I) l0.25—10.55pm. New sports quiz with team captains David Gower and Gary laneken
I A Game of Two Halves (Scottish) l0.30—l lptii. Jim White referees another match in the comedy football quiz league. I Just for laughs (Channel 4)
ll. l5ptn—I2.30am. lit ‘The Queer Comics' Julian Clary introduces highlights from the Montreal Comedy g Festival. including Bob Downe and lilvira Kurt.
I Jancis Robinson’s Wine Course
(BBC2) 8.30—9ptn. New series about wine _- i ’
appreciation series with buffJancis Robinson following her expert nose around the world. Tonight‘s chosen wine is Chardonnay.
I Bab G. Nesbitt (BBCZ) 9—9.30pm. Mary packs Rab off to his mother's after a bit of a marital tiff. ; I Medics (Scottish) 9— l0pm. Ruth's son suffers a setback while her marriage reaches crisis point in this hospital drama. i I Ellen (Channel 4) 9-9.30pm. Last in i
the current series with Ellen DeGeneres as ‘
the single woman with endless i
relationship problems. i '
I Ghost (BBCl) 9.30—l 1.30pm. Hugely successful weepie starring Patrick Swayze as a dead banker who returns to warn his wife of her impending doom. with
Whoopi Goldberg winning an Oscar for
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3 Dennis Pennis returns with his own show i
‘ monkey has become sexually mature atid i is driving the flatmates mad.
I Frasier (Channel 4) l0»- l0.30pm. More . dry wit from the C/it't'rv spin-off sitcom
panelists. . I PassengemChannel 4)
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' continues his personal journey ill search
é big budget/thin plot syndrome.
2 Shown as a tribute to producer Shauna ; Brown. this documentary talks to gay and
her performance as a 'spiritual adviser‘. I Anyone for Pennis? ( B BCZ) 9.30—l0pm. The obvious hit of The Sunday Show. the maverick presenter
§ in which he indulges his passion for
catching celebrities off- guard. I Friends (Channel 4) 9.3(l—l0pm. Ross’
with Kesley (irammer as the radio shrink. I Newsnight Special: Tragedy in the Balkans (BBC2) l0.30pm-midniglit. Jeremy Paxman presents an extended
- programme featuring live interviews with key players iii the war in former Yugoslavia and veteran correspondent
Martin Bell's personal commentary on the Balkan crisis. I Car Wash (Scottish) l0.30pm— l 2.20am. I Rose Royce did the music and Richard Pryor supplied the laughs in this hugely entertaining movie set in a funky New York car wash. Essentially Slut/r with buckets and sponges.
I Whose Line Is It Anyway? (Channel 4) l l0.30—l l.05pm. Ryan Stiles and Josie | Lawrence are amongst this week's improv f
l l.05—l l.55pm. More dispatches from the frontline of popular culture including the Jesus Freaks. Hamburg's latest Christianity cult. and a fetish party in Amsterdam.
I Apache Goes Indian (Channel 4) 7—7.35pm. The Brummie ragga singer
of his lndian roots.
I Secret lives (Channel 4) 8—9.05pm. Rerun to coincide with the publication of , a major new biography of the former Mrs i Kennedy. this three-patter goes in search of the ‘real' Jackie O.
I Casualty (BBC l ) 805—855an Return of the fantastically popular medical drama serial. now in its tenth year. with a couple of new facesjoining the regulars at Holby General.
I Go Now! (BBCZ) ‘)—l0.25pm. A trilogy ofexcellent single dramas under the love Bites‘ banner starts with Jimmy McGovern's romance-with-a-twist starritig Robert Carlyle and Juliet Aubrey as young lovers with their whole life before them.
I The Running Man (Scottish)
9.05—l lpm. Arnie stars in a slick action movie about a brutally violent TV gameshow of the future based on the Roman gladiators premise. Brilliant special effects btit suffers from the usual
I Sunday, Bloody Sunday (Channel 4) 9.05—l l.l0pm. Peter Finch and Glenda Jackson star in John Schlesiiiger's classic tale of a bisexual love triangle.
I Dyke TV (Channel 4) ll.l0-2.l5am. Another evening of lesbianothemed telly: Butch/Femme (l 1.10—1 1.55pm) Exploration of lesbian identity. Does Your Mother Know? ( l 1.55pm—l2. 15am)
lesbian teenagers about coming out.
Forbidden love ( IE. IS- I .50am) Portrait of lesbian love in Canada in the 50s. SheeBoom: Dance with the Devils H.502. l 5am) Film about the (ilaswegian 70-piece. all-women percussion group who received a rare invitation to play at Barcelona's Fiesta of Dragons and Devils.
‘ I Soul Survivors ( BBC) ) 9. l5 40.30pm.
Second atid final part of the comedy drama about at Liverpool DJ (lan McShaiie) who goes to Memphis iii search of his soul heroes. The Tallahassies.
I Don’t look Down (Scottish)
l0.45--| l.30pm. More from the Scottish arts scene presented by Keith Bruce.
I The South Bank Show (Scottish)
l l.30pm— l 2.30am Report on Peter Ackroyd's new biography of William Blake.
I Get It On (Scottish) 7»-7.30pm. Carol Sliiillie presents another edition of the . Scottish style arid fashion magazine show.
I One for the Road (Channel 4)
8-8.30pm. Alan Davies plays a wandering
camcorder enthusiast travelling around liurope. This week he heads to Venice.
I The X Files (BBCZ) ‘)—-‘)_45ptll. Mulder arid Scully investigate another spooky
I Wall Street (Scottish) ()pm -midnight (including A’t'iizv (ll 'li'n). Oliver Stone's satire on the 80s 'gi‘eed is good‘ stock market booiii with Michael Douglas as the deal-hungry broker and Charlie Sheen as his protege.
I Homicide - Life on the Streets (Channel 4) l0-l l.05pm. Pembleton covers up a case of abuse involving a
" Congressman. but the media are on to
I Extreme (Channel 4) o--().55pm. Another episode of the iiiountatii rescue dratna.
I Nautilus (B BC2) 9.30—lo.2()pni. Second programme in this iii-depth (har! liar!) history of man‘s exploits beneath the
I Men Talk (Channel 4)
I l.50piil-—l2.20am. Richard Jobsoii continues his exploration of masculinity atid asks whether men are violent because they are not in touch with their emotions.
I Chart Bite (Scottish) 7—7.30pm. Mari Steven and liwan Macl.eod present the new Scottish chart plus plenty of pop gossip.
I Degrees of Error ( B BCZ) ()4 lupin. Tension mounts in this four-part medical drama about a newly-qualiﬁed doctor who finds herselfcaught on the horns of an ethical dilemma.
I People’s Century (BBCI) l0-- (0.55pm. This epic documentary series about the 20th century continues with a look at the early l‘)()()s.
I Northern Exposure (Channel 4)
l0— 10.55pm. Maggie is voted Homecoming Queen at the local high school while Ruth-Anne has to deal with at) IRS audit.
I The Long Johns (Channel 4)
l0.55—l l.l0pm. More dry wit from John Fortune and John Bird it) another comic head-to-head.
I The Spin (BBC2) ll.|5-l l.55pm. John Sweeney presents another insider‘s view of the global media business.
I Sleuth (Channel 4) 9.45pm—l2. 15am. Marvellous pyscliological thriller starring Michael Caine and Laurence Olivier.
I A Game of Two Halves (Scottish) l0.30—l lptii. Tony Roper and Denis Law kick off another edition of the comedy football quiz.
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