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Monster Night

on BBC Two England

Comedian Bill Bailey hosts an evening of programmes dedicated to city-stomping giants of the cinema.
See today's choices.
Monster smash: page 47

9.00 Monster Wars
Comedian Phill Jupitus and TV presenters Chris Moyles and Paul Ross join Bill Bailey for a gamble on the outcome of confrontations between movie monsters, starting with Godzilla's clash with Ebirah the giant lobster.
Director David Croft
Producer Gary Monaghan

9.10 Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Film director Alex Cox presents a documentary telling the story of Japan's most famous radiation-breathing monster, from its unconvincing origins as a man in a suit to the high-tech star of Hollywood's new blockbuster Godzilla, which opens in the UK on Friday.
Producer Nick Freand Jones

9.50 Monster Wars
Bill Bailey and his guests return to bet on a titanic showdown between King Kong and Godzilla

10.00 Lee and Herring's Reasonably Scary Monsters
Carol Vorderman helps comedy duo Stewart Lee and Richard Herring to compile a list of the world's scariest creatures.
Director Charles Lauder
Producer Jon Riley

10.20 Monster Wars
Guests gamble on a battle between Gamera the giant turtle and Gyaos the winged beast..

10.30 King Kong
Remake of the classic monster movie, starring Jessica Lange, Jeff Bridges
On a remote island, geologists discover Kong, a giant ape who "rules" the population like a god. King Kong is transported back to America, with disastrous results. Widescreen.
Dwan............................... JESSICA LANGE
Jack Prescott. ..................... JEFF BRIDGES
Fred Wilson CHARLES GRODIN
Captain Ross......JOHN RANDOLPH
Director John Guillermin (1976, PG)
See Films: pages 50-57 *

12.40am Monster Goodbye
Poet John Cooper Clarke offers his version of I Married a Monster from Outer Space.

12.45-2.30am Godzilla vs King Ghidorah
Film premiere. Monster movie. An audacious plan devised by time-travellers results in the creation of a new horror-three-headed dragon King Ghidorah. Widescreen and with Japanese dialogue dubbed into English.
Director Kazuki Omori (1991, PG) * See Films: pages 50-57 ***

Monster Night: Editor Bridget Boseley Subtitled
Videoplus code for 9.00-2.30am (not PDC)

Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Bailey
Unknown:
Phill Jupitus
Presenters:
Chris Moyles
Presenters:
Paul Ross
Unknown:
Bill Bailey
Director:
David Croft
Director:
Alex Cox
Producer:
Nick Freand Jones
Unknown:
Bill Bailey
Unknown:
Carol Vorderman
Unknown:
Stewart Lee
Director:
Charles Lauder
Producer:
Jon Riley
Unknown:
Jessica Lange
Unknown:
Jack Prescott
Unknown:
Fred Wilson
Unknown:
John Randolph
Director:
John Guillermin
Unknown:
John Cooper Clarke
Director:
Kazuki Omori
Editor:
Bridget Boseley

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