Australian drama, starring
Angela Punch McGregor Arthur Dignam
Newly married Jeannie leaves her sedate Melbourne home for a domestic cattle station. Based on the classic autobiography by Jeannie Gunn about her pioneering life, this was one of the most successful Australian films of the 80s.
With Tony Barry , Tommy Lewis , Lewis Fitz-Gerald ,
Martin Vaughan and John Jarratt. Director Igor Auzins
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Roy Castle and Cheryl Baker host the record-breaking show. Cheryl's first experience of abseiling takes her 200 feet down the side of one of London's tallest buildings,
Geoff Somers brings his trusty husky to meet the Record
Breakers team, a ten-man crew create a wildlife pond with highspeed spadework, and composer Carl Davis conducts a record attempt involving 17 musicians and one double bass.
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Christina is determined to be the new Lassiters' Girl and enlists Joe's help to convince
Paul. Preparations are under way for Michael Daniels 's bucks party but nobody is prepared for the surprise ending. (ForcastseeFriday. Shown at 1.30pm) ● STEREO
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Pat pays the price of Dennis's shortcomings. Kathy and Rachel have an unexpected run-in with the new Market
Inspector which makes a poor start to Rachel's new career.
Arthur has a problem when
Norman the Gnome goes missing.
This week's episodes written by Tony Jordan
Producer Leonard Lewis Director Beryl Richards ● STEREO
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Paul Daniels introduces three more couples intent on gathering as many seconds as possible to take forward to the final round against the clock, with the chance to compete for major prizes.
Director Charles Garland
Producer Stanley Appel ● STEREO
More zany comedy with Russ Abbot , Les Dennis,
Bella Emberg and Sherrie Hewson. The gang says: "Fat has some advantages you can't refute, You can get more excess baggage in an outsize suit, You can even use your
'Y-fronts' as a parachute!" Director Tudor Davies
Producer John Bishop ● STEREO
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Presented by Philip Hayton. Regional News
Weather Suzanne Charlton
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Michael Buerk presents some more real-life stories of extraordinary heroism and bravery reconstructed by the emergency services, actors and those people involved in the rescues themselves.
This week a young Scottish couple and their baby are trapped in their car by giant waves. Coastguards are forced to mount a daring and unusual rescue. In Wales, when a climbing accident leaves one man dangling by a rope from a sheer cliff face, his friend goes for help and faces an agonising ordeal.
Plus tips on how you might save a life, as well as video reporter Fiona Foster on the frontline with the rescue services.
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The last of the fascist dictators, General Franco outlived Hitler and Mussolini to rule Spain for 40 years. As modern Spain prepares to host the Olympic
Games, the truth about Franco is a story it doesn't want to hear. Was he the saviour of Spain or a cruel tyrant?
With unique access to Franco's family, including his only daughter Carmen, his confessor and key aides, and using previously hidden archives, including Franco's own home movies, Jonathan Dimbleby probes behind the veil of secrecy and amnesia which has obscured the true face of the man.
Producer Anthony Geffen is acknowledged for his hard-hitting documentaries on world leaders such as Hirohito, Arafat and Ceausescu.
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ll-action thriller about a maverick cop starring
Eddie Cusack is a good cop having a very bad day. The mean streets of Chicago are about to be blown apart by a violent gang war and Cusack is top of their hit list.
Director Andy Davis
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