Another chance to see the eight-part series of Michael Palin 's trek from the North to the South Pole.
Cold Start. The first leg takes Palin to the Russian border by ski-plane, snow scooter and ice-breaker. On the way, he talks to
Santa Claus, pans for gold, and a trapper saves his life. Repeat Subtitled ..
Fern Britton returns for a second programme this week with the series in which, for 20 minutes, celebrities become kitchen assistants to the show's top chefs. Patsy Palmer and Pam St Clement, alias Bianca and Pat from EastEnders, challenge chefs Paul Rankin and Nick Nairn with their maximum
L5 worth of shopping, to produce two mouth-watering meals against the clock. See today's choices.
Jo Whiley introduces the hits from this week's top 40, with live performances, videos, a top 20 countdown and the number one selling single of the week. Director/Producer Chris Cowey
Repeated on Saturday TOP OF THE POPS-THE MAGAZINE: available from newsagents
As resident singer on The Galaxy, the luxury cruise liner featured in the BBC series The Cruise, Jane McDonald won the hearts of the nation before being flooded with offers, presenting the National Lottery Draw, and signing a record contract. Tonight's programme follows her to the Caribbean island of St Thomas for her wedding to Henrik Brixen, the Danish marine engineer she was engaged to during the series. See today's choices.
Producer Chris Terrill ; Executive producer Olivia Lichtenstein
* Oh, what a perfect day: page 25
An American-released director's cut of James Cameron's science-fiction thriller, including 15 minutes of additional scenes, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton
Tormented by the imminent threat of a nuclear holocaust from which intelligent machines will emerge triumphant to crush human existence, Sarah Connor has been institutionalised and separated from her son who has developed into a hardened streetwise delinquent.
Informed of the future, she knows that young John Connor will become mankind's leader.
However, the machines of know it too, and once again they send a cyborg assassin back through time to terminate the potential saviour. But this killing machine is even more powerful and deadly than the one Sarah defeated before.
Director James Cameron (1991, 15)
See Films: pp 48-53 *****
A chilling collection of stories, starring Peter Cushing
Initially intrigued by the presence of a mysterious travelling companion who offers to reveal their futures, five men in a train compartment hear disturbing tales of the unnatural and the supernatural.
Director Freddie Francis (1964)
# See Films: pages 48-53
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