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: News

Regional News; Weather

: Cuckoolina

With Philippa Forrester. Stereo
Animation of a small bird's quest to find her mother.

: Little Duck Blue Feather

Animated story of a little duck.

: Timeless Tales

The animated story of Thumbelina. Rpt

: Favourite Songs: Frere Jacques

Animation. Brother Jacques is fast asleep when he should be ringing the morning bell. (Stereo)

: Defenders of the Earth

Animated adventures. A space alien uses a time freezer to steal jewels and gold worth millions of dollars. Rpt

: Activ-8

Innovative children's series featuring fast-moving physical activities. Today: kneeboarding, paintball, curling and mountain-bike sidecarting.

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop.

: Rugrats

Animation with the babies with a floor-level perspective on life.

: Sinbad the Sailor

Colourful adventure set in the mysterious
Orient, mixing swashbuckling action and a romantic love story. Starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr MaureenO'
Hara Sinbad , a teller of improbable tales, describes a treasure hunt on the trail of Alexander the Great, during which he falls in love with Shireen, the Emir of Daibul's favourite slave-girl.
Director Richard Wallace
SEE FILMS pages 43-51
12.55pm Regional News; Weather


Unknown: Hara Sinbad
Director: Richard Wallace
Sinbad: Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Shireen: Maureen O'Hara
Melik: Walter Slezak
Emir: Anthony Quinn
Abbu: George Tobias
Pirouze: Jane Greer
Yusuf: Mike Mazurki

: One O'Clock News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Suzanne Charlton


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Suzanne Charlton

: Neighbours

: Eldorado

Marcus starts to turn the screws on the Lockhead family. (NBThis is not a repeat of last Friday evening's episode. It will be shown again on Wednesday at 1.50pm)

: Cartoon

: Gone with the Wind

Set against the bloodshed and turmoil of the American Civil War, this cinematic landmark starring Clark Gable
Vivien Leigh
Leslie Howard
Olivia de Havilland charts the passionate love story of Rhett Butler and Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara. Based on Margaret Mitchell 's epic novel, the film made Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh into legends for their portrayal of one of the cinema's greatest romances.
Directed by Victor Fleming
SEE FILMS pages 43-51


Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Unknown: Leslie Howard
Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: Rhett Butler
Unknown: Scarlett O'Hara.
Unknown: Margaret Mitchell
Unknown: Clark Gable
Unknown: Vivien Leigh
Directed By: Victor Fleming
Rhett Butler: Clark Gable
Scarlett O'Hara: Vivien Leigh
Ashley Withes: Leslie Howard
Melanie Hamilton: Olivia Dehavilland
Gerald O'Hara: Thomas Mitchell
EllenO'Hara: Barbara O'Neil
Suel/en O'Hara: Evelyn Keyes
Careen O'Hara: Ann Rutherford
Prissy: Butterfly McQueen
Stuart Tarleton: George Reeves
Mammy: Hattie McDaniel
Big Sam: Everett Brown
John Wilkes: Howard Hickman
India Wilkes: Alicia Rhett
Charles Hamilton: Rand Brooks
Frank Kennedy: Carroll Nye
Belle Watling: Ona Munson
Aunt Pittypat Hamilton: Laura Hope Crews

: Neighbours

The police serve Paul with a summons. Phoebe makes a sacrifice for Todd. Beth gives Marco the cold shoulder.


MadgeBishop: Anne Charleston
Jim Robinson: Alan Dale
Paul Robinson: Stefan Dennis
Lucy Robinson: Melissa Bell
Helen Daniels: Anne Haddy
Todd Landers: Kristian Schmid
Caroline Alessi: Gillian Blakeney
Christina Robinson: Gayle Blakeney
Toby Mangel: Ben Geurens
Dorothy Burke: Maggie Dence
Doug Willis: Terence Donovan
Pam Willis: Sue Jones
Brad Willis: Scott Michaelson
Gaby Willis: Rachel Blakely
Phoebe Bright: Simone Robertson
LouCarpenter: Tom Oliver
Cameron Hudson: Benjamin Mitchell
Beth Brennan: Natalie Imbruglia
Marco Alessi: Felice Arena
Guy Carpenter: Andrew Williams
Faye Hudson: Lorraine Bayly
Jill Weir: Lyn Semler

: News

With Moira Stuart.
Weather Michael Fish
6.25pm Regional News and Weather


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Michael Fish

: The Children's Royal Variety Performance

A magical, musical mystery adventure held in the presence of HRH the Princess Margaret, in aid of the NSPCC. Join Billy Jones, Indiana's younger brother, on a quest to recover a rare ruby stolen from the depths of the British Museum. This ruby, discovered in 1892, is said to have been the stone used for "the eye of the little red-eyed idol to the south of Kathmandu". The reward to the person returning it to its rightful place is power beyond their wildest dreams. Taking part in this fun-packed extravaganza are Take That!, Phillip Schofield, Linzi Hateley, Bobby Davro, Leslie Grantham, Gorden Kaye, Sue Hodge, Ronn Lucas with Scorch the Dragon, Rolf Harris, Little and Large, Jimmy Cricket, Sonia, Bill Oddie, Shane Richie, Maddi Cryer, Ali Bongo, Shahid Malik, and the Acromaniacs. Billy Pearce appears as Billy Jones and the 2 Marks as the Villains Otto and Klaus, and there are highlights from the Royal Ballet's production of The Tales of Beatrix Potter, featuring Iain Webb as Mrs Tiggywinkle, William Trevitt as Mr Jeremy Fisher and Junior Associates of the Royal Ballet School as the Country Mice. With the Michael Reed Orchestra.
Introduced by Andi Peters.


Presenter: Andi Peters
Billy Jones: Billy Pearce
Singers: Take That!
Himself: Phillip Schofield
Performer: Linzi Hateley
Comedian: Bobby Davro
Actor: Leslie Grantham
Actor: Gorden Kaye
Actor: Sue Hodge
Ventriloquist: Ronn Lucas
Entertainer: Rolf Harris
Comedians: Little and Large
Comedian: Jimmy Cricket
Singer: Sonia
Comedian: Bill Oddie
Comedian: Shane Richie
Performer: Maddi Cryer
Magician: Ali Bongo
Performer: Shahid Malik
Acrobats: The Acromaniacs
Otto and Klaus: The 2 Marks
Mrs Tiggywinkle: Iain Webb
Mr Jeremy Fisher: William Trevitt
Country Mice: Junior associates of the Royal Ballet School
Musicians: The Michael Reed Orchestra
Director: Arch Dyson
Producer: Kevin Bishop

: Overboard

Comedy romance from the director of Pretty Woman, starring Goldie Hawn
Kurt Russell
Joanna Stayton is rich, vicious, arrogant and appallingly conceited. But when she accidentally falls from her million-dollar yacht and loses her memory, struggling carpenter Dean Proffitt sees his chance and claims the confused woman as his wife.
Director Garry Marshall
SEE FILMS pages 43-51


Unknown: Goldie Hawn
Unknown: Kurt Russell
Unknown: Joanna Stayton
Director: Garry Marshall
Joanna Stayton: Goldie Hawn
Dean Proffitt: Kurt Russell
Grant Stayton III: Edward Herrman
EdithMintZ: Katherine Helmond
Billy Pratt: Michael Hagerty
Andrew: Roddy McDowall
Charlie: Jared Rushton
Joey: Jeffrey Wiseman
Travis: Brian Price
Greg: Jamie Wild

: News

With Michael Buerk.
Regional News
Weather Michael Fish


Unknown: Michael Buerk.

: Barry Manilow: the Best of Me

A concert filmed at Wembley Arena during the American singer/songwriter's recent Greatest Hits ... and Then
Some tour of Britain. Since scoring his first hit as a solo artist in 1975 with the classic ballad Mandy, the Grammy and Emmy award-winning musician has sold more than 50 million records and now has a huge following around the world.
Among the songs he performs tonight are: / Write the Songs,
Ready to Take a Chance Again, Could It Be Magic, Tryin'toGet the Feeling, This One 's For You, Daybreak, Copacabana, Weekend in New Englandand newer songs such as The Best of Me. Producer Kim Turberville Director Gavin Taylor
An Indigo production for BBCtv


Producer: Kim Turberville
Director: Gavin Taylor

: Film 93 with Barry Norman

Films reviewed include:
Groundhog Day - a comedy starring Bill Murray as a frustrated weatherman.
Trespass- a violent urban drama about two firemen who clash with a gang in their search for hidden loot. Bill Paxton stars with rappers Ice T and Ice
Cube. Plus an interview with Ken Loach , whose previous film RiffRaff won the Critics' Prize at Cannes, on location for his new film Raining Stones, a drama about a young couple on the dole in the north of England. Director Paul Wooding
Producer Bruce Thompson


Unknown: Bill Murray
Unknown: Bill Paxton
Unknown: Ken Loach
Director: Paul Wooding
Producer: Bruce Thompson

: Germany Means Business

Stories on business in Europe's most successful economy.
Black Forest Magic. A look at a small German family business that makes machine-tools and its launch of a revolutionary new machine in front of a large invited audience - including its Japanese partners from the mighty Okuma company. Producer Bernard Adams


Producer: Bernard Adams

: Weather

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