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I Drama with Bette Davis
When Leslie Crosbie shoots a man on her husband's plantation, she claims it was self-defence. But an incriminating piece of evidence comes to light. Based on a story by Somerset Maugham .
Director William Wyler (1940)
Pat decides to take matters into her own hands and Frank is, naturally, less than pleased. Phil and Kathy agree to spend Christmas away together, but a surprise visit from someone scuppers their plans.
This week's episodes written by Jeff Povey
It is now winter in Antarctica, with the temperature dropping to minus 70 degrees and winds building up to 100 mph. These are the worst conditions on earth.
Weddell seals are surrounded by hundreds of miles of frozen sea, and work to keep open holes in the ice in order to feed and shelter. Their young must take to the water when just a week old and get on with the business of survival. Beneath the ice, jellyfish drift over the starfish on the sea bed, while within the ice itself, fish generate their own version of anti-freeze to survive.
In this desperate weather all animals but one tend to move north in their attempt to escape the most bitter conditions. The exception is the emperor penguin. In the cold and darkness, illuminated only by the eerie display of the Southern Lights, the emperors huddle together, each incubating a single egg as the storms rage around them.
"It was to collect an emperor penguin's egg" says David Attenborough , "that three men from Scott's expedition set out in mid-winter on what has become known as the worst journey in the world."
How emperor penguins raise their chicks SEE FEATURE page 38
Romantic comedy about an unlikely time traveller, starring Nicholas Lyndhurst
Yvonne decides to spend more time with Gary now that he's giving up his obsession with the 1940s, but then he discovers that he may be married to
Phoebe, which complicates matters further.
Written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran Director Robin Nash
Producer John Bartlett
An Alomo production for BBCtv
Oscar-winning romantic comedy, starring Cher Nicolas Cage
Loretta Castorini is a dowdy widow, engaged to the timid
Johnny Cammareri. In Johnny's absence she tries to mend the bad blood between her fiance and his brother Ronny, and under the light of the fullest of moons, finds herself failing head-over-heels in love with the passionate young man. Loretta Castorini CHER
Director Norman Jewison (1987)
Mr Johnny Cammareri:
From the Grand Hall, Olympia. Top-class show jumping mixed with pageantry, circus and Christmas festivities combine on this gala opening night. Introduced by David Vine. Commentary by Stephen Hadley and Michael Tucker.
SEE THIS WEEK page 20
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