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Here's Snow in Your Eyes (R)
Children's BBC with Simon Parkin
The Bugs Bunny Easter Special
Superstar Bugs Bunny, too busy to play the part himself, auditions a host of his celebrated friends for the role of Easter Bunny. A determined Daffy Duck refuses to accept he is nobody's choice!
Executive producer Hal Geer (R)
8.00am News; Regional News; Weather
Daffy Duck's Easter Show
In three separate adventures Daffy Duck proves yet again that he hasn't learned any of life's lessons. He's still that dollar-loving, devious, double-crosser in search of a quick buck and an easy ride. Executive producer Hal Geer (R)
8.35am The Pink Panther Show
Today: Pink Pied Piper; Hasty But Tasty; The Pink Blueprint
8.55am Regional News and Weather
9.00am News; Weather
More misadventures with that spinach-guzzling cartoon sailor Popeye in: Reptile Ranch; Mission Improbable; So Who's Watching the Birdwatchers Â®
9.30am Why Don't You...?
The gang are at Chester Zoo to adopt a coatimundi. Meanwhile, there's another black letter in the mailbag and Ben makes a terrifying discovery.
Director Moira Brown Producer Kirstie Fisher BBC North West
10.00am Top Mates
A new drama in six episodes. 1: Almost as soon as Paul starts his new school, trouble begins. With his new friend Brett, he runs away.
Written by Margaret Kelly
(The series runs throughout the week. Next episode tomorrow at 10.00am)
Stops today at The Why Bird Stop where Patch had dropped in to the Lost Property Office to visit the Why Bird and the bus driver.
Puppeteer Fiona Benyon Brown
Story: Tracey's Secret by Phyl Thomas
Title music Richard Brown
Title design Paul Johnson
Director Clare Bradley
Producer Barbara Roddam
A Felgate production for BBCtv
Based on the stories by Alfred Bestall
Storyteller Ray Brooks
This week: Rupert and the Hazelnut (R)
Presenter ("Now It's Daffs - Children's BBC"):
Executive Producer ("The Bugs Bunny Easter Special"):
Executive Producer ("Daffy Duck's Easter Show"):
Director ("Why Don't You"):
Producer ("Why Don't You"):
Writer ("Top Mates"):
Author of story ("Playbus"):
Title Music ("Playbus"):
Title Design ("Playbus"):
Based on stories by ("Rupert"):
with Wendy Craig
A full-length animated film from Australia. Riverboat Bill is one of the great river captains; the Mystery is an old, abandoned steamer; the Bunyip is a legendary, fire-breathing creature which, the law says, is not allowed to exist. When Bill, the Bunyip and the boat get together with young Dave Freshwater, they are thrown into a series of exciting adventures with pirates and the police - adventures that will take them to a fantastic uncharted island....
Produced and directed by:
Lassie rescue's a friend from the rapids. (R)
An animation of Easter magic from Wales. Producer ROBIN LYON
Philip Hayton presents the latest events from Britain and around the world. Weather MICHAEL FISH
Eileen feels betrayed and takes drastic action. Harold sweeps Madge off her feet. Written by LYN OGILVY
Directed by ANDREW FRIEDMAN (For cast see page 55. Repeated at
—i starring Steve McQueen
Richard Attenborough Charles Bronson. In an attempt to contain unwilling PoWs, the Nazis brought them together in Stalag Luft North - a seemingly escape-proof top security camp run by the Germans during the Second World War.
Unwittingly, they had assembled the finest escape team in military history.
Screenplay by JAMES CLAVELL and w. R. BURNETT
Based on the book by PAUL BRICKMLL Produced and directed by JOHN STURGES
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Hilts, 'the cooler king':
Hendley, 'the scrounger':
Bartlett, 'Big X':
Ramsey, Senior British Officer:
Danny Velinski, 'the tunneller':
Blythe, 'the forger':
Sedgwick, 'Man from down under':
Willie, 'the tunnel king':
Bugs Bunny in Super Rabbit; Francois the Flea in the Flea Circus and Tom and Jerry in Fraidy Cat.
Producer david PLAIT
Introduced by Harry Gration. All the day's results and headline makers, including coverage of the Irish Grand National from Fairyhouse.
with Philip Hayton Weather BILL GILES
5.15pm Regional News and Sport
Introduced by Matt Goss of Bros. Films include:
Jungle Book, Lady and the Tramp, Alice in Wonderland, Song of the South, Dumbo and Blackbeard's Ghost Producer RICHARD EVANS
Presented by Simon King
A crash helmet, a shower, a peg-bag, a traffic light, an old kettle ... no, this isn't a pile of old jumble, these are just a few places that birds have chosen to nest.
Simon King films some of these extraordinary nests and unravels the mysteries behind these seemingly bird-brain building schemes. His search for the strangest nest reveals a duck nesting seven floors above the ground and an aviator who has a running battle with starlings that nest in his aeroplane. Can a pylon or a kitchen cabinet possibly be a more desirable residence than a common-or-garden natural nest?
Principal wildlife cameraman SIMON KING
Director HILARY JEFFKINS
Producer MIKE BEYNON. BBC Bristol
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Richard Attenborough 's epic biography of the great Indian leader. Starring
Southern Africa 1893 - thrown off a train for refusing to ride in the coloureds' section, a young advocate becomes determined to stand up for his countrymens' rights. So begins Gandhi's long epoch-making, struggle to counter oppression by peaceful revolution.
Screenplay by JOHN BRILEY Produced and directed by RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH
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Martyn Lewis ; Weather
starring and with guest star
A tormented Crockett faces enormous pressure after he accidentally shoots and wounds a young boy while investigating an illegal weapons racket.
Written by PRISCILLA TURNER Directed by VERA GILLUM
Philip Michael Thomas:
starring John Wayne
Following a vicious raid on the McCandleses' ranch, the young grandson of the family is kidnapped and held ransom for a million dollars. It's time for the head of the family, 'Big' Jake, to swing into action ...
Screenplay by HARRY JULIAN FINK and R. M. FINK
Produced by MICHAEL A. WAYNE Directed by GEORGE SHERMAN
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