Including Martha Spencer, a finalist from 1992 who vanished from her rented Scottish castle along with most of its contents shortly after the series leaving only a pile of unpaid bills. (S)
Comedy caper starring Peter Ustinov , Maggie Smith and Karl Maiden. Fresh out of wormwood Scrubs, embezzler Marcus Pendleton can't wait to get back into the fray. Having bluffed his way into the giant Ta-Can-Co Corporation, all he has to do is crack the computer code and he's made.
Director Eric Till (1968) (S) Films: pp 50-55 ***
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David Frost talks to those in the news interviews the newsmakers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at 9.00 News, with weather later.
Executive editor Andrew Thompson
Editor Barney Jones (S)
Jon Monie introduces a new series of films from America looking at strange spiritual quests. Presented by Alice Beer and Kevin Woodford.
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III Met by Candlelight. Daphne receives some good and bad news. Sam sees things rather differently. Written by Richard Ommanney (R) (S)
John Craven reports on the growing demand for organic produce and asks why British farmers are not capitalising on this. Plus weather for the week ahead.
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A Night to Raise the Dead. A storm sweeps a typhoid victim's corpse into a suburban street-but worse is to follow as illegal burials surface. (R) (S)
Musical starring Julie Andrews and Mary Tyler Moore.
Fortune-hunting flapper Millie Dillmount gets mixed up with an eligible bachelor, an aspiring actress, white slavers and a not-so-eligible salesman in this musical spoof of life in the twenties
(S) Films: pp 50-55 ***
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In the first of two programmes from Australia Pam Rhodes talks to Neighbours star Andrew Bibby about his work with blind people. From Sydney Opera House the Opera
Australia Orchestra accompany over 2,000 Australians singing hymns including Let All the World, Thine Be the Glory, And Can It Be and My Jesus My Saviour.
Producer RMedwyn Hughes ; Editor Hugh Faupel (S) (W)
Steven Spielberg 's classic sci-fi adventure, starring Henry Thomas and Dee Wallace. Ten-year-old Elliott has a new friend: but he's from another planet and nobody must know he's here.
(1982. U) (S) Films: pp 50-55 *****
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Second of the new six-part drama series starring Pauline Quirke and Warren Clarke. While the Addis family busy themselves adjusting to their new country lifestyle, they neglect to notice that something is troubling their youngest daughter Molly. See Choice.
Written by Helen Slavin
Producer Rosemarie Whitman ; Director Ashley Pearce (S) (W) BBC BOOKS: Faith Addis's Down to Earth stories are available from
7 September, priced £7.99 each from retailers. Warren Clarke 's questionnaire: page 12
One-off musical drama starring Judi Dench and Ian Holm. Newly-widowed Elizabeth realises that she was happiest when playing in an (almost) all-girl swing band during the Second World War. When she meets the cross-dressing drummer Patrick the two decide to reunite the band for one last performance. Contains some bad language. See Choice.
Written by Alan Plater
Producer Su Armstrong ; Director Gillies MacKinnon (S) (W)
With Peter Sissons. Weather Peter Cockroft. (S)
To mark the centenary of Arthur Sullivan 's death, Jo Brand introduces highlights from a performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera lolanthe, a satire on the House of Lords. Jane Glover conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with a cast of leading British singers.
Director Francesca Kemp ; Executive producer Oliver MacFarlane
(S) (W) A live BBC Proms 2000 can be seen on Friday at 7.00pm on BBC2
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Second World War drama starring Charlton Heston and Maximilian Schell. A US symphony orchestra is on tour in Belgium entertaining forces when they are captured by a German division under orders to shoot all prisioners.
General Schiller, an avid music lover, offers to spare the orchestra if they will play a concert for him. Widescreen.
Director Ralph Nelson (1967) (S) (W) Films: pp 50-55 **