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: Jassy

Drama starring
Margaret Lockwood
When spirited gypsy Jassy Woodroffe falls for the rightful owner of a stately home, she is determined to regain the house for him. With Patricia Roc , Dennis Price , Dermot Walsh and John Laurie.
Director Bernard Knowles (1947)
FILM REVIEWS pages 57-67


Unknown: Margaret Lockwood
Unknown: Jassy Woodroffe
Unknown: Patricia Roc
Unknown: Dennis Price
Unknown: Dermot Walsh
Unknown: John Laurie.
Director: Bernard Knowles

: See Hear!

An Easter special in the series for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, from the holy city of Jerusalem. With signing and subtitles.

: Thine Be the Glory

Easter Sunday Mass, from St Anne's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Leeds. Director Norman Ivison


Director: Norman Ivison

: Urbi et Orbi

From St Peter 's Square in Rome, Pope John Paul II gives his traditional Easter message and blessing to the city and to the world. Father Paul Cannon sets the scene.


Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: John Paul Ii
Unknown: Father Paul Cannon

: Vintage Spirit

Ten years ago, 800 vintage cars and their owners, celebrating their club's golden jubilee, took over the town of Malvern, near WorcesterJimmy. Edwards
went to meet them.


Unknown: Jimmy. Edwards

: CountryFile

Country matters, with John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.55


Unknown: John Craven.

: News; The Easter Egg

An animated film about a farmer in Wales who promises Easter presents to all his chickens if they lay eggs.

: Cartoon

: Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories

Such Interesting Neighbours
Sudden quakes and time warps seem linked to the arrival of the Hellenbeck family. With Adam Ant and Victoria Catlin.


Unknown: Victoria Catlin.

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. (Stereo)

: King Solomon's Mines

FILM Classic adventure based on the I novel by H Rider Haggard, starring Stewart Granger Deborah Kerr
Elizabeth Curtis , on a desperate search to find her husband Harry who disappeared in the depths of Africa while seeking King Solomon's diamond mines, enlists the help of Allan Quatermain as her guide on the perilous journey. With Richard Carlson , Hugo Haas , Siriaque.
Directors Compton Bennett and Andrew Marton
FILM REVIEWS pages 57 67


Unknown: Stewart Granger
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Elizabeth Curtis
Unknown: Allan Quatermain
Unknown: Richard Carlson
Unknown: Hugo Haas
Directors: Compton Bennett
Directors: Andrew Marton

: Barney Bear Double Bill

Cartoon fun.

: The Clothes Show

Featuring last-minute preparations in Venice for the wedding of the show's Bride of the Year. With Jeff Banks and Caryn Franklin.


Unknown: Jeff Banks
Unknown: Caryn Franklin.

: Antiques Roadshow

The last Roadshow of the series, from Raby Castle in County Durham, examines a carved ivory parasol handle, a rare book on fly fishing and a Worcester plate painted by James Giles. Plus the winners of the tea competition.
Presented by Hugh Scully. Producer Christopher Lewis


Unknown: James Giles.
Presented By: Hugh Scully.
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Songs of Praise

In 1883, only two years before his death at the - siege of Khartoum,
General Charles Gordon arrived in Jerusalem to carry out research into Biblical sites, convinced that the traditionally accepted locations for Calvary and the Holy Sepulchre were historically wrong. He identified Skull Hill , a rocky landmark outside the city wall, as the place of the Crucifixion, and the adjacent garden as the site of the Entombment.
Today, millions of Christians regard "Gordon's Calvary" and "Gordon's Tomb" as holy sites, and a mixed congregation joins this special edition of Songs of Praise presented by Alan Titchmarsh from the Garden
Tomb. Hymns include
Jesus Christ Is Risen Today, Thine Be the Glory and Led Like a Lamb to the Slaughter. Other sites visited include the Sea of Galilee and the Road to Emmaus.
Producer Martyn Clayden ; Editor Helen Alexander


Unknown: General Charles Gordon
Unknown: Skull Hill
Presented By: Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown: Jesus Christ
Producer: Martyn Clayden
Editor: Helen Alexander

: Honey for Tea

New comedy series starring Felicity Kendal
Nigel Le Vaillant
A student strike over rent increases forces Nancy to take - and then change - sides.
Written by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan


Unknown: Felicity Kendal
Unknown: Nigel Le Vaillant
Written By: Michael Aitkens
Nancy Belasco: Felicity Kendal
Prof Simon Latimer NIGEL: Le Vaillant
Sir Dickie Hobkouse: Leslie Phillips
Jake Belasco: Patrick McCollough
Lucy Courtney: Caroline Harker
Dr Basil Quinn: Alan David

: Pie in the Sky

Continuing the new drama series about the gourmet detective, starring Richard Griffiths
Once a Copper. Fisher is away, so Crabbe can concentrate on preparing a special meal. But a face from the past takes
Crabbe's mind off his cooking.
Episode written by John Flanagan and Andrew McCulloch ; Producers Jacky Stoller and David Wimbury ; Director George Case A Witzend production for BBCtv


Unknown: Richard Griffiths
Written By: John Flanagan
Written By: Andrew McCulloch
Producers: Jacky Stoller
Producers: David Wimbury
Director: George Case
Henry Crabbe: Richard Griffiths
Margaret Crabbe: Maggie Steed
Freddy Fisher: Malcolm Sinclair
Chief Constable Stokes: Paul Jesson
Tom Watson: David Lyon
Vince Palmer: Michael Coles
PC Cambridge: Bella Enahoro
Brian Perkins: Dave Hill
ZeldaBishop: Denise Stephenson

: Ain't Misbehavin'

Another episode in the comedy series about marital infidelity starring Peter Davison Nicola Pagett
Not only have Vera the cleaner's legs turned blue but Clive's mother is planning to die at ten o'clock.
Written by Roy Clarke
Director John Kilby ; Producer Tony Dow


Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Nicola Pagett
Written By: Roy Clarke
Director: John Kilby
CiiveQuigley: Peter Davison
SoniaDrysdale: Nicola Pagett
MelissaQuigley: Lesley Manville
DaveDrysdale: John Duttine
Mrs Whales: Polly Hemingway
Clive's mum: Jane Downs

: News

With Martyn Lewis. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft


Unknown: Martyn Lewis.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: Sunday Night Clive

Clive James is joined in the studio by comedian
Harry Enfield and this week's guest commentator Rory Bremner. Executive producer Richard Drewett Series producer Beatrice Ballard


Unknown: Clive James
Unknown: Harry Enfield
Commentator: Rory Bremner.
Producer: Richard Drewett
Producer: Beatrice Ballard

: Mastermind

Tonight at the town hall in Rochdale, four more contestants bid for a place in the semi-finals with special subjects on the life and major plays of Anton Chekhov , the history of British native pony breeds c. 1950, the history of rugby league in Britain, and the Inca civilisation.
Director David Mitchell
Producer Penelope Cowell Doe


Unknown: Anton Chekhov
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Penelope Cowell Doe

: Everyman

Is the Pope a Catholic?
As many Anglicans consider following the Duchess of Kent and John Gummer over to Rome,
Everyman explores the state of Catholicism in Britain today.
How much does the Pope really have to do with the beliefs and practices of ordinary Catholics? Is there such a thing as a "Catholic identity"? And what is the church's relationship with other denominations?
Vin and Dorothy Jones from Birkenhead are "model
Catholics": they have eight children and entertain their priest to Sunday lunch. Father Edward Black objects to the Second Vatican Council and regards the Pope as a heretic, while aristocrat Leanda de Lisle believes she is in a liberal church.
These and other Catholics attest to a broad church embracing everything from dogma to radicalism. Director Roger Childs
Editor John Blake


Unknown: John Gummer
Unknown: Dorothy Jones
Unknown: Edward Black
Unknown: Leanda de Lisle
Director: Roger Childs
Editor: John Blake

: The Maltese Falcon

Watching the Detectives continues with John Huston 's classic film debut, based on the Dashiell Hammett novel and starring Humphrey Bogart
Cynical private eye Sam Spade becomes dangerously entangled in the quest for a priceless statuette. (1941) B/W


Unknown: John Huston
Unknown: Dashiell Hammett
Unknown: Humphrey Bogart
Unknown: Sam Spade
Sam Spade: Humphrey Bogart
BrigidO'Shaughnessy: Mary Astor
Iva Archer: Gladys George
joe/ Cairo: Peter Lorre
KasperGutman: Sydney Greenstreet

: The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore visits Australia.


Unknown: Patrick Moore

: Weather

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