Simon Parkin - starting with The Raccoons
Going It Alone (R)
An animated feature film.
Little Dot is still in the Australian bush after promising her friend the Kangaroo that she will find her missing baby, Joey. Written By JOHN PALMER Produced and directed by YORAM GROSS
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Apes of Wrath and Bonanza Bunny
The Play Tent Stop.
With Joe Greco , Trish Cooke , Ricky Diamond and Katie Coogan.
Music RICHARD BROWN Director BRIAN JAMESON Producer ANN REAY (R)
First in a six-part series. Prayer
This series introduces several people offering advice to those who would like to know more about prayer. This morning Dr Una Kroll suggests several ways to begin praying. Assistant producer STEVE BENSON Producer HELEN ALEXANDER (R)
From the tiny church at
Mainstone on Offa's Dyke, Noel Battye reflects on the old year and celebrates the new year with a group of friends led by Ian Ball. Producer ROGER HUTCHINGS
Series producer HELEN ALEXANDER BBC Pebble Mill
Highlights of the 40 Minutes documentary following the exploits of a group of holiday makers from Manchester. With sign language and subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Interpreter John Lee (R) (e)
Old Rocking Chair Tom and Pecos Pest.
starring Peter Sellers David Niven with Robert Wagner
Capucine Claudia Cardinale. Peter Sellers , as the overzealous and utterly incompetent gendarme, tries to unmask master crook David Niven in the first and most famous of the Clouseau series.
Screenplay by MAURICE RICHLIN and BLAKE EDWARDS
Produced by MARTIN JUROW Directed by BLAKE EDWARDS
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On a winter's night, a youth shakes hand with the Devil and gains control over horses through the use of a secret word ... Less than 50 years ago the Society of the Horseman's Word exerted considerable influence over parts of rural Scotland. Following the revival of interest in heavy horses,
Roger Tabor investigates the Horseman's Word and discovers that the society may still exist today.
Also, Caroline Hall examines how commercial pressures threaten the ecological balance of the New Forest.
Plus at 12.55pm the weather for the countryside with Ian McCaskill
Producer DICK COLTHURST
Editor MICHAEL FITZGERALD BBC Pebble Mill
13.10 Bugs Bunny
13.20 Betty Boop(Short)
13.25 Tom And Jerry(Short)
Presented by Anne Gregg with Kathy Tayler and Bill Buckley.
Joined by Barbara Windsor , Bruno Brookes ,
Ian McCaskill and Keith Chegwin. Videotape editor JOHN PAROUSSI Producer CHRISTINE CARTER
by CHARLIE HUMPHREYS and MICHAEL ROBARTES
'I won't tell a soul. Well, I might just mention it to Dot.'
The Queen's Diamonds starring and Sent from his country home young D'Artagnan manages to insult three members of King Louis's personal guard - the Musketeers. But when the trio are attacked by Cardinal Richelieu 's guards D'Artagnan comes to the rescue and a fourth
Musketeer is bom ...
Screenplay by GEORGE MACDONALD FRASER Based on the novel by ALEXANDRE DUMAS
Produced by ALEXANDER SALKIND Directed by RICHARD LESTER
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Milady de Winter:
Duke of Buckingham:
Selina Scott, Jeff Banks, Caryn Franklin and Lucy Pilkington report on India and its influence on fashion in 1989. In Rajasthan there's the story of Faith and John Singh and their company Anokhi, while His Highness, The Maharajah of Jaipur talks about Indian style. East meets West through the eyes of Harshinder, a young designer working in Bristol, and in Leicester there's a traditional Indian wedding. Also, the art of tie-dyeing and how to wear a sari.
The Maharajah of
With Lisa Davidson
Weather MICHAEL FISH
Songs of Praise sees in the New Year amid the bleak beauty of the island of Barra, off the west coast of Scotland. Ian Gall flies in to the island's beach airstrip and talks to the airport manager, Janet Mackinnon. Catherine Campbell shows him the local fishermen's catches being prepared for export. Ian also joins the fun of the Barra Feis; and he learns from Mary Mackinnon how to make butter in Gaelic.
Be thou my vision (Slane); A Mhoire Mhin-Gheal - Hymn to Mary; Here I am, Lord; A Thigheama Dhia - How great thou art; Seek ye first; Spirit of God; Do Lamh, A Chriosda - Your Hand, O Christ: Our God reigns.
by JOHN SULLIVAN starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst with Buster Merryfield. Tea for Three
Del and Rodney both fall for the same girl!
Directed by MANDIE FLETCHER Produced by RAY BUTT (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
1781: Court composer
Antonio Salieri is the most famous musician in Vienna and a favourite of the Emperor. Then from nowhere a young man called Mozart changes all that.
Salieri is desperate - how can he rid himself of this brilliant interloper? This stunning screen adaptation of Peter Shaffer 's smash-hit play was the winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
Screenplay by PETER SHAFFER Produced by SAUL ZAENTZ Directed by MILOS FORMAN
(First showing on British television)
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
Emperor Joseph II:
Count Von Strack:
with Lisa Davidson Weather
A Drop in the Ocean Seven years ago
Julia Knowles decided to set up a home for severely handicapped young people. So she set about raising the necessary quarter-of-a-million pounds and 18 months ago she succeeded. Martha
House in Deal is now a loving home for eight young people, all of them severely handicapped, mentally and physically, all of them needing the constant care and attention of the 25 full-time staff. But Martha House still needs nearly £1,000 a week from charitable donations to keep it going. As a nation we are giving more and more to charity, but as demands on our generosity increase, how many more causes can we sustain?
And what happens to the young people in Martha
House if the giving stops? Film cameraman MIKE RADFORD Film editor CHRISTINE GARNER Producer PAT HOLLAND
Everyman editor JANE DRABBLE
Introduced by Barry Norman The Asphalt Jungle starring
Sterling Hayden Louis Calhem Sam Jaffe
A brilliant criminal,
Doc Reidenschneider , has devised the perfect robbery while in jail. On release he gathers together a team dedicated to stealing a million dollars' worth of jewels - but someone is not on the level.... John Huston 's famous thriller features superb performances and a classic robbery sequence.
Screenplay by BEN MADDOW and JOHN HUSTON
Based on a novel by w. R. BURNETT Produced by ARTHUR HORNBLOW JR Directed by JOHN HUSTON (Blackanawhite)
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