Musical tale about the exploits of bandleader
Kay Kyser in Hollywood.
With Kay Kyser , Adolphe Menjou , Lucille Ball and May Robson. Director David Butler
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A signed lesson to celebrate
Easter Day. Plus a report on the deaf unit for psychiatric patients at Springfield Hospital. Presented by Clive Mason.
With signing and subtitles.
Celebrate the Easter Eucharist with the choir and congregation of Norwich Cathedral. The preacher is the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev
Peter Nott , and celebrant the Dean, the Very Rev Paul Burbridge. Hymns: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today; Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour; Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem. Director Chris Loughiin
Editor Helen Alexander
Live from St Peter 's Square in Rome where Pope John Paul II gives his traditional Easter message and blessing "to the City and to the world".
As the Pope's Easter message is live, subsequent programmes may run late.
A wildlife anthology revealing the many aspects of the egg.
With John Craven , plus the week's weather at 12.55.
Followed by The Wonderful
Wizard of Oz
The Making of a Movie Classic A behind-the-scenes look at how The Wizard of Oz (to be shown at 3.00pm) became such a family classic. With Angela Lansbury.
Omnibus edition. There's good news for Arthur.
One of Hollywood's most enchanting musicals starring Judy Garland
A tornado whisks Dorothy into a dazzling world where she must escape the wicked Witch of the West and find her way to the emerald city.
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Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch of the West:
An appeal on behalf of the St Mungo Community Trust. With Cliff Michelmore and Joanna Kaye.
DONATIONS: St Mungo Community Trust. [address removed]
Telephone: [number removed].
HRH the Prince of Wales introduces and narrates this animation based on a fairytale he made up for his younger brothers. It is the story of how an old man who lives in a cave behind Balmoral Castle is taught to care for the environment. With the voices of Robbie Coltrane ,
Nick McArdle , Hannah Gordon , Victoria Bowstead and John Hamilton.
A Dave Edwards Studio production for BBCtv
How Prince Charles became a cartoon star
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This year's quest to find the best amateur chef in Great Britain opens with three contestants from the Midlands. Helping
Loyd Grossman choose this week's winner are chef Robert Carrier and actor Michael Elphick. Producer Richard Bryan
Executive producer Bradley Adams
The glittering careers of past MasterChefwinners
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With Philip Hayton. Subtitled
Weather Bill Giles
From Norwich Cathedral, Sally Magnusson joins in the triumphant hymns of Easter.
Hymns: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today; This Joyful Eastertide; And Can It Be (Sagina); Thine Be the Glory
(Maccabaeus); Christ Triumphant (Guiting Power); Jesus Lives! Thy Terrors Now (St Albinus); The Strife Is O'er (Vulpius). Producer Jonathan Fulford Editor Roger Hutchings
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Comedy series by Roy Clarke , starring Bill Owen
Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde
A Landlady for Smiler. Compo reckons that Smiler can benefit from Marina's sudden desire to have a man about the house.
Director/Producer Alan JW Bell
The 12-part dramatisation of Peter Mayle 's bestseller. Starring John Thaw Lindsay Duncan
7:Room Service. July - time for visitors, but goodwill soon turns sour.
Screenplay by Michael Sadler
Producer Ken Riddington ; Director David Tucker
Last in the series starring Ian McShane
Lovejoy Loses It. After revealing his talent for spotting a bargain on TV, Lovejoy discovers that perhaps he isn't as good as he thought. His attempts at conning a young couple backfire and he finds that making amends is much harder, and more expensive, than it appears.
Episode written by Andrew Payne
Producer Emma Hayter ; Director BazTaylor
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With Michael Buerk.
Weather Bill Giles
Final episode in the drama serial written by Andrew Payne and starring
Charlie and Barbara face the trauma of trying for a test-tube baby. Meanwhile, the strain is beginning to tell.
Producer Alex Graham
Director Edward Bennett
A Wall to Wall production for BBCtv
From the Barons' Hall, Arundel Castle, where the subjects are: Shelley; Test cricket - England v Australia 1920-38; the siege of Paris 1870-71; the Romanov dynasty 1613-1918. Director Stephen Potter
Producer Penelope Cowell Doe
Bosnia's Last Testament
Foreign Correspondent of the Year, Ed Vulliamy of The
Guardian, first broke the story of the Serbian detention camps that shocked the world. In this bitter, elegiac film he travels back to the Bosnian town of Travnik to honour a way of life almost destroyed by "brutish nationalism" and the world's inertia. Before the end, he wants Bosnia's last testament to be heard.
Producer Beth Holgate Series editor John Blake
Macbeth. Soviet animation, with the voice of Zoe Wanamaker as Lady Macbeth.
Series producer Dave Edwards
Roger Tabor looks at how perceptions of the domestic cat have changed.