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: Play School

Presenters Stuart Bradley Elizabeth Watts
Guest Nicola Katrak
Story: Another Mince Pie by H. E. TODD
Musical director MICHAEL OMER
Graphics OLIVER ELMES , JOANNA CHEESE Production CHRISTINE HEWITT
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE

Contributors

Presenters: Stuart Bradley
Presenters: Elizabeth Watts
Unknown: Guest Nicola Katrak
Unknown: H. E. Todd
Director: Michael Omer
Director: Graphics Oliver Elmes
Unknown: Joanna Cheese
Unknown: Christine Hewitt
Producer: Barbara Roddam
Editor: Cynthia Felgate

: The Muppet Babies

Once Upon an Eggtimer
When Rowlf loses his voice the babies start searching for it. But what does a voice look like? It is a baffling case that calls for the combined skills of Indiana Frog, Sherlock Gonzo and the Sleeping Beauty!

Contributors

Unknown: Sherlock Gonzo

: It's Your Move

A special Christmas edition starring
Norman clashes with the Burtons over the true meaning of the holiday and faces spending a very silent night alone.
Wntten by SANDY SPRUNG and MARCY VOSBURGH
Directed by ARLANDO SMITH

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy Sprung
Unknown: Marcy Vosburgh
Directed By: Arlando Smith
Matthew: Jason Bateman
Eileen: Caren Kaye
Julie: Tricia Cast
Lou: Ernie Sabella
Norman: David Garrison
Eli: Adam Sadowsky

: Take Two Christmas Special

Phillip Schofield presents the programme that gives you the opportunity to comment on BBCtv. Today, a feast of your favourite clips from 1986 together with your opinions about them.
Producer Philip CHILVERS

Contributors

Unknown: Phillip Schofield
Producer: Philip Chilvers

: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

starring
Dick Van Dyke
Sally Ann Howes

This enchanting musical fantasy about a car with magical powers features Dick Van Dyke as Caractacus Potts , a none-too-successful inventor living in an old mill with his eccentric father and two children, Jeremy and Jemima. Together they rescue a derelict racing car, christening it Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - an apt name for a noisy car, which has a habit of taking to the air ...

Screenplay by ROALD DAHL and KEN HUGHES
Based on the collection of stories by IAN FLEMING
Produced by ALBERT R. BROCCOU Directed by KEN HUGHES
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Contributors

Unknown: Dick van Dyke
Unknown: Sally Ann Howes
Unknown: Dick Van Dyke
Unknown: Caractacus Potts
Unknown: Roald Dahl
Unknown: Ken Hughes
Stories By: Ian Fleming
Produced By: Albert R. Broccou
Directed By: Ken Hughes
Caractacus Potts: Dick Van Dyke
Truly Scrumptious: Sally Ann Howes
Grandpa Potts: Lionel Jeffries
Baron Bomburst: Gert Frobe
Baroness Bomburst: Anna Quayle
Toymaker: Benny Hill
Lord Scrumptious: James Robertson Justice
Child catcher: Robert Helpmann

: Junior Kick Start

The Grand Final of BBC television's 1986 motorcycling competition from Lord Hesketh's estate in Northamptonshire features six outstanding junior riders, aged up to 14, in their final bid for the Norwich Union trophy. Exceptional skills and good technique are pre-requisites as they negotiate a specially designed new course. Commentators
Peter Purves and Jack Stites

Contributors

Commentators: Peter Purves
Commentators: Jack Stites

: News

with Jan Leeming
Weather MICHAEL FISH

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Leeming
Unknown: Weather Michael

: The Guns of Navarone

starring
Gregory Peck David Niven
Anthony Quinn Stanley Baker
Buried deep in the solid rock of a cliff and impregnable to assault by plane or ship, the German guns on the Greek island of Navarone must be destroyed if the lives of 2,000 British soldiers are to be saved. A crack team of commandos is assembled for this perilous mission, each with a special and deadly talent. An all-star cast features in this exciting screen version of ALISTAIR MACLEAN 'S World War II adventure.
Written and produced by CARL FOREMAN
Directed by J. LEE THOMSON
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Contributors

Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Unknown: Stanley Baker
Unknown: Alistair MacLean
Produced By: Carl Foreman
Directed By: J. Lee Thomson
Mallory: Gregory Peck
Miller: David Niven
Andrea: Anthony Quinn
Brown: Stanley Baker
Franklin: Anthony Quayle
Pappadimos: James Darren
Maria: Irene Papas
Anna: Gia Scala
Jensen: James Robertson Justice
Barnsby: Richard Harris
Cohn: Bryan Forbes
Baker: Allan Cuthbertson
Weaver: Michael Trubshawe
Grogan: Percy Herbert
Sessler: George Mikell

: Disney Time

The traditional Christmas look at the world of WALT DISNEY films introduced by Little and Large
Films include:
The Aristocats, The Rescuers Cinderella
Basil, the Great Mouse Detective
Sword in the Stone
One Magic Christmas
Parent Trap, Three Caballeros Producer RICHARD EVANS

Contributors

Producer: Richard Evans

: Final Score

Introduced by Harry Gration
All the headline-makers and the day's results.

Contributors

Introduced By: Harry Gration

: Blankety Blank

starring Les Dawson
Relax ... Put your feet up and watch the contestants win some of the most wonderful prizes to be seen on television this Christmas.
Joining Les from under the tree are his special friends
Lynda Baron , Frank Carson Samantha Fox
Syd Little and Eddie Large Wendy Richard
Produced in association with MARK GOODSON and TALBOT TV LTD Sound MICHAEL MCCARTHY Lighting PETER WESSON Designer CHRIS WEBSTER Director TONY NEWMAN Producer STANLEY APPEL

Contributors

Unknown: Les Dawson
Unknown: Lynda Baron
Unknown: Frank Carson
Unknown: Samantha Fox
Unknown: Syd Little
Unknown: Mark Goodson
Unknown: Michael McCarthy
Unknown: Peter Wesson
Designer: Chris Webster
Director: Tony Newman
Producer: Stanley Appel

: Barnum

Michael Crawford stars as the great American showman Phineas Taylor
Barnum, in the hit American musical which has broken records all around the world, scoring its greatest success in Harold Fielding's productions at the Palladium and Victoria Palace theatres in London.
Crawford studied circus techniques for months to perfect a role which he played more than 1,200 times on stage and won him the year's 'Best Performance in a Musical' award.
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FEATURE: page 16

Including 6.50-7.0 News
with Jan Leeming
Weather Michael Fish

Contributors

Stage production: Harold Fielding
Music: Cy Coleman
Lyrics: Michael Stewart
Book: Mark Bramble
Original Broadway production staged and choreographed by: Joe Layton
Directed for the London stage by: Peter Coe
Scenic Design: David Mitchell
Costume Design: Theoni V. Aldredge
Circus training: Terry Parsons
Circus training: Danuta Parsons
Musical Director: Michael Reed
Make-up Designer: Lesley Rawstorne
Lighting Designer: Bert Robinson
Sound Supervisor: Barrie Hawes
Videotape Editor: John Sillitto
Producer: Harold Fielding
Directed for television by: Terry Hughes
P.T. Barnum: Michael Crawford
Charity 'Chairy' Barnum: Eileen Battye
Ringmaster: Michael Heath
Jenny Lind: Christina Coluer
Joice Heth: Sharon Benson
Tom Thumb: Paul Miller
[Actor]: Peter Barbour
[Actor]: Michael Cantwell
[Actor]: Perry Davey
[Actor]: James Francis-Johnston
[Actor]: Graham Fawcett
[Actor]: Richard Gauntlett
[Actor]: Paul Goddard
[Actor]: Alan Heap
[Actor]: Michael Hervieu
[Actor]: Amanda Newman
[Actor]: Joanne Robley-Dixon
[Actor]: Nadine Shenton
[Actor]: Debbie Steel
[Actor]: Christopher Talman
[Actor]: Jane Watts
Newsreader: Jan Leeming
Weatherman: Michael Fish

: 'Allo 'Allo!

by JEREMY LLOYD and DAVID CROFT
In order to get the airmen back to Blighty Rene and co disguise themselves as roadworkers, but as usual it all ends in a right nause-up.
Designer DAVID BUCKINGHAM Directed by DAVID CROFT and ROBIN CARR
Producer DAVID CROFT
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Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Lloyd
Unknown: David Croft
Designer: David Buckingham
Directed By: David Croft
Directed By: Robin Carr
Producer: David Croft
René: Gorden Kaye
Edith: Carmen Silvera
Michelle: Kirsten Cooke
Colonel: Richard Marner
Captain: Sam Kelly
Helga: Mm Hartman
Herr Flick: Richard Gibson
Maria: Frances Cagonshaw
Lieut Gruber: Guy Siner
Mother: Rose Hill
Fairfax: John D Collins
Carstairs: Nicholas Frankau
Yvette: Vicki Michelle
Crabtree: Arthur Bostrom
M Leclerc: Jack Haig
Lisette: Sherry Louise Plant
Orderly: Trevor T Smith
Old man: Len Keyes
French peasant: Robert Aldous
'London calling': Paul Cooper
'Wing Co Hargreaves': Philip McInnerny

: Bergerac

Created by ROBERT BANKS STEWART starring John Nettles Fires in the Fall by CHRIS BOUCHER with Terence Alexander
Louise Jameson , Sean Arnold and featuring
Deborah Grant , Mela White guest stars Barrie Ingham Amanda Redman Margaretta Scott
A message from beyond the grave leads Jim Bergerac to a deadly pattern of lies, corruption and madness.
Theme music by GEORGE FENTON Script editor JOHN CHAPMAN Film editors
BERNARD ASHBY , PAUL GARRICK Designer KEN LEDSHAM
Photography ALEC CURTIS
Produced by JONATHAN ALWYN Directed by TOM CLEGG
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Contributors

Unknown: Robert Banks Stewart
Unknown: John Nettles
Unknown: Chris Boucher
Unknown: Terence Alexander
Unknown: Louise Jameson
Unknown: Sean Arnold
Unknown: Deborah Grant
Unknown: Mela White
Unknown: Barrie Ingham
Unknown: Amanda Redman
Unknown: Margaretta Scott
Unknown: Jim Bergerac
Music By: George Fenton
Editor: John Chapman
Editors: Bernard Ashby
Editors: Paul Garrick
Designer: Ken Ledsham
Unknown: Alec Curtis
Produced By: Jonathan Alwyn
Directed By: Tom Clegg
Jim Bergerac: John Nettles
Charles Hungerford: Terence Alexander
Raoul Bamaby: Barrie Ingham
Pauline Taylor: Amanda Redman
Roberta Jardine: Margaretta Scott
Susan Young: Louise Jameson
Crozier: Sean Arnold
David Mackenzie: Donald Churchill
Malcolm Croxted: Paul Brooke
Jack Plemont: Ron Pember
Deborah: Deborah Grant
Diamante Lil: Mela White
Det Con Wilson: Geoffrey Leesley
Det Con Goddard: Jolyon Baker
Peggy Masters: Nancy Mansfield
Kim Bergerac: Lindsay Heath
Filing clerk: Jim McManus
Jeavons: Tony Westrope
Doctor: Nicholas McArdle
Vicar: Guy Standeven

: News

with Jan Leeming
Weather MICHAEL FISH

Contributors

Unknown: Jan Leeming
Unknown: Weather Michael

: The Verdict

starring
Paul Newman James Mason
Charlotte Rampling with Jack Warden Milo O'Shea Boston attorney
Frank Galvin is down on his luck and reduced to chasing ambulances for business, and hitting the bottle for recreation. When his old friend Mickey Morrissey presents him with a 'simple' case of medical malpractice it looks as if Frank's luck has changed. But defending the doctor in question is Ed Concannon - the city's most successful and ruthless lawyer.
The scene is set for a thrilling courtroom battle, with Paul Newman and James Mason cast as the rival legal eagles.
Screenplay by DAVID MAMET
Based on the novel by BARRY REED Produced by RICHARD D. ZANUCK and DAVID BROWN
Director SIDNEY LUMET
(First showing on British television)
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Contributors

Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Charlotte Rampling
Unknown: Jack Warden
Unknown: Frank Galvin
Unknown: Mickey Morrissey
Unknown: Ed Concannon
Unknown: Paul Newman
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: David Mamet
Novel By: Barry Reed
Produced By: Richard D. Zanuck
Produced By: David Brown
Director: Sidney Lumet
Francis P Galvin: Paul Newman
Laura Fischer: Charlotte Rampling
Mickey Morrissey: Jack Warden
Ed Concannon: James Mason
Judge Hoyle: Milo O'Shea
Kaitlin Costello Price: Lindsay Crouse
Bishop Brophy: Edward Binns
Maureen Rooney: Julie Bovasso
Sally Doneghy: Roxanne Hart

: Movie Classics:The Shop Around the Corner

continuing a series of acclaimed films introduced by Barry Norman.
Tonight starring
Margaret Sullavan James Stewart with Frank Morgan
A young shop assistant in a Budapest store carries on a romantic correspondence with an unknown girl, not realising the delightful complications that will occur when he discovers who she really is.
One of Hollywood's best-loved romantic comedies, directed by the great Ernst Lubitsch.
Screenplay by SAMSON RAPHAELSON From a play by NIKOLAUS LASZLO Produced and directed by ERNST LUBITSCH
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Contributors

Introduced By: Barry Norman.
Unknown: Margaret Sullavan
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Frank Morgan
Unknown: Ernst Lubitsch.
Play By: Samson Raphaelson
Play By: Nikolaus Laszlo
Directed By: Ernst Lubitsch
Klara Novak: Margaret Sulla Van
Alfred Kralik: James Stewart
Hugo Matuschek: Frank Morgan
Ferencz Vadas: Joseph S Childkraut
Flora: Sara Haden
Pirovitch: Felix Bressart
Pepi Katona: William Tracy
Llona: Inez Courtney
Woman customer: Sarah Edwards
Doctor: Edwin Maxwell
Detective: Charles Halton

: Weather









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