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: Hot Millions

' Comedy caper starring Peter Ustinov
Maggie Smith , Karl Maiden
Fresh out of Wormwood Scrubs, embezzler Marcus Pendleton can't wait to get back into the fray. Having bluffed his way into the giant Ta-Can-Co Corporation, all he has to do is crack the computer code and he's made.
Director EricTill (1968) # See Films: pages 64-71 ***

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Maggie Smith
Unknown: Karl Maiden
Unknown: Marcus Pendleton
Marcus Pendleton/Caesar Smith: Peter Ustinov
Patty Terwilliger: Maggie Smith
Carlton J Klemper: Karl Malden
Willard C Gnatpole: Bob Newhart
Caesar Smith: Robert Morley
Customs officer: Cesar Romero

: Match of the Day

Shown yesterday at 10.35pm

: The Football Millionaires

Alan Hansen examines the lucrative world of today's top soccer players. Among the stars he interviews are England captain Alan Shearer and David Beckham.
Repeat Subtitled ............................

Contributors

Unknown: Alan Hansen
Unknown: Alan Shearer
Unknown: David Beckham.

: A Joyful Eastertide

A Eucharist for Easter Day from York
Minster. The preacher and president is the Archbishop of York, the Most Rev and Rt Hon David Hope. The music, led by the choirof York Minster, includes Easter hymns: Jesus Christ Is Risen Today, This Joyful Eastertide and Thine Be the Glory.
Including at 11.00 Urbi et Orbl
Live 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. The scene is set by Denis Nowlam.
Producer Pamela Hossick ; Executive producer
Denis Nowlan

Contributors

Unknown: David Hope.
Unknown: Jesus Christ
Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Pope John Paul Ii
Unknown: Denis Nowlam.
Producer: Pamela Hossick
Producer: Denis Nowlan

: Countryflle

The people and the stories at the heart of the British countryside, presented by John Craven. Including weatherforthe week ahead at 12.5pm.

Contributors

Presented By: John Craven.

: News

: Streets Apart

The Wildlife of EastEnders and Neighbours A look at the urban wildlife of London and Melbourne with the help of Todd Carty
(Mark in EastEnders) and Tom Oliver (Lou in Neighbours). The actors meet the wild animals that have made Albert Square and Ramsay Street their home.
Repeat Subtitled ...........................

Contributors

Unknown: Todd Carty
Unknown: Tom Oliver
Unknown: Albert Square

: EastEnders

Omnibus edition. Subtitled .......

: Sunday Grandstand

Introduced by Sue Barker.
Davis Cup Tennis: Great Britain v USA Continuing live coverage from
Birmingham's National Indoor Arena as Great Britain's Davis Cup world group meetthe USA. The singles matches conclude today as Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski aim to put Britain into the quarter-finals, to be held in July.
Commentary by John Barrett , Mark Cox , Chris Bailey , Peter Flemingand David Mercer.
Including
News; Weather; Regional News (either at 4.15 or 5.30 dependent on the order of play in thetennis)
RugbyUnion Highlights of Wasps v Gioucesterfrom Loftus Road of the second semi-final of the Tetley Bitter Cup in the interval between the two tennis matches. Commentary Nigel Starmer-Smith . TV presentation (tennis) Paul Davies
Executive editor (Grandstand) Dave Gordon
Digital widescreen

Contributors

Introduced By: Sue Barker.
Unknown: Tim Henman
Unknown: Greg Rusedski
Commentary By: John Barrett
Commentary By: Mark Cox
Commentary By: Chris Bailey
Commentary By: Peter Flemingand
Commentary By: David Mercer.
Unknown: Nigel Starmer-Smith
Unknown: Paul Davies
Unknown: Dave Gordon

: Songs of Praise An Easter Special from the Holy Land

Actors John Nettles and Kevin
Whately, and baritone Jonathan Veirajoin presenter Pam Rhodes and the Coventry Chorale to tell the story of Easter. Filmed around
Jerusalem and Galilee, the programme travels from the early morning stillness of the Garden Tomb through the tranquil shores of the Sea of Galileeto the bustle of Temple
Mount and the road to Emmaus.
With a solo performance of How Great Thou Art by Jonathan Veira , the music includes
Handel's Hallelujah Chorus, and hymns Thine Be the Gloryand Jesus Christ is Risen Today. Producer R Medwyn Hughes Editor Hugh Faupel
Digital widescreen Subtitled ....

Contributors

Baritone: Jonathan Veirajoin
Presenter: Pam Rhodes
Unknown: Jonathan Veira

: Tiger-the Wildlife Special

' The first of three programmes in a short season about the tiger.
Tonight sfilm follows one tigress and herthree cubs as they struggle to survive in Kanha National Park, India.
Cameramen Hugh Miles and Chip Houseman were able to capture the life of these ferocious animals at a greater proximity than ever before by filming from the safety of an elephant's back, usinga
12-foot-high tripod. Narrated by David Attenborough. See today's choices.
The tiger season continues tomorrow with The Really Wild Show Special at 2pm
Producers Mike Birkhead and Hugh Miles Executive producer Neil Nightingale
* The wonderful thingabout tigers....: page 42

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Miles
Unknown: Chip Houseman
Unknown: David Attenborough.
Producers: Mike Birkhead
Producers: Hugh Miles
Producer: Neil Nightingale

: News

With Peter Sissons.
Weather Michael Fish

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Sissons.

: Forrest Gump

Oscar-winning comedy drama, starring
Tom Hanks
Gary Sinise , Robin Wright
Slow-witted Forrest Gump is encouraged by his motherto realise his full potential. He attends college on a sports scholarship, meeting President Kennedy in the process.
Then he joins the army and is sentto Vietnam. As the years pass and his life changes, he maintains contact with his childhood friend Jenny Curran.
Director Robert Zemeckis (1994, 12)
Digital widescreen Subtitled. ♦ See Films: pages 64–71 **** ♦ Teach YourselfTom Hanks : p61

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Hanks
Unknown: Gary Sinise
Unknown: Robin Wright
Unknown: Forrest Gump
Unknown: Jenny Curran.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Unknown: Yourselftom Hanks
Forrest Gump: Tom Hanks
Lieutenant Dan Taylor: Gary Sinise
Jenny Curran: Robin Wright
Mrs Gump: Sally Field
Benjamin Buford Bubba Blue: Mykelti Willlamson
Nurse at park bench: Rebecca Williams
Young Forrest: Michael Conner Humphreys
Doctor: Harold Herthum
Barber: George Kelly
Crony: Bob Penny
Crony: John Randall
Principal: Sam Anderson
Louise: Margo Moorer
Elderly woman: Ione M Telech
Elderly woman'sdaughter: Christine Seabrook
Southern gentleman: John Worsham
Young Elvis Presley: Peter Dobson
School bus driver: Siobhan Fallon

: Harbour Lights

Seventh part ofthe coastal drama series starring Nick Berry
Stranded. Mike persuades the people of Bridehaven to rescue a beached whale stranded in the area. Soon everyone is too busy to notice that Kelly Blade is thinking of leaving home running off with her unsuitable new boyfriend, Granger. Shown last Thursday
Nextepisode on Thursday at 8pm
Digital widescreen

Contributors

Unknown: Nick Berry
Unknown: Kelly Blade

: The Sky at Night

SeeingRed. Mars, now on view in the evening sky, is a world of craters, valleys, plains and huge volcanoes. The space probe Mars Global Surveyor is at present moving around the planet. Dr Peter Catterrnole , one of Nasa's principal scientific investigators, joins
Patrick Moore to give the latest news. Producer Ian Russell Repeated next
Saturday

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Peter Catterrnole
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Producer: Ian Russell

: The River Rat

' Drama starring
Tommy Lee Jones
Martha Plimpton
Twelve-year-old Jonsy McCain has spent her life by the Mississippi river. Afree spirit, she has grown up without knowing her true parents, then one day she is confronted by her father who has just been released from prison.
Postponed from 24 April
Director Tom Rickman (1984,15)
* See Films: pages 64-71
Followed by Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Lee Jones
Unknown: Martha Plimpton
Unknown: Jonsy McCain
Director: Tom Rickman
Billy: Tommy Lee Jones
Jonsy: Martha Plimpton
Doc: Brian Dennehy
Wexel: Shawn Smith
Vadie: Nancy Lea Owen
Sheriff Cal: Norman Bennett
Poley: Frank Tony
Joyce: Angie Bolling
Young Billy: Roger Copeland
Whitey: Tommy Burlison
Young Joyce: Tamara Hartley
Wexel's aunt: Louise Anderson
Peggy: Melissa Hart
Old woman: Mary Harper
Motorist: James Hurt
Cajun sheriff: Michael Shepard
Alida: Meussa Davis

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