' 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 ***
Marcus Pendleton/Caesar Smith:
Carlton J Klemper:
Willard C Gnatpole:
Shown yesterday at 10.35pm
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.
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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
The people and the stories at the heart of the British countryside, presented by John Craven. Including weatherforthe week ahead at 12.5pm.
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.
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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.
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
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
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' 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
With Peter Sissons.
Weather Michael Fish
Oscar-winning comedy drama, starring
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
Lieutenant Dan Taylor:
Benjamin Buford Bubba Blue:
Nurse at park bench:
Young Elvis Presley:
School bus driver:
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
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
' Drama starring
Tommy Lee Jones
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
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