The demanding voyage of the yachtswoman who, at only 24, became the fastest woman to single-handedly circumnavigate the world. (R) (S) (W)
Historical adventure. From the warring factions of 11th-century Spain emerges an intrepid knight. Reviews pp 62-67.
Director Anthony Mann (1961, U)
The drama and spectacle of the Oberammergau Passion Play is examined by Canon Martin Shaw as he explores the continuing relevance of this retelling of Jesus's last days.
Fantasy comedy. An orphan finds solace in an invisible friend. Reviews pp 62-67.
Director Norman Jewison (1996, PG)
Ralph Fiennes heads an all-star cast of a new animated portrayal of the life of Jesus, told through the eyes of a child. See Choice.
Producer Naomi Jones ; Directors
StanislavSokolov, Derek Hayes (S)
John the Baptist:
Voice of God:
Simon the Pharisee:
Joseph of Arimathea:
Nick Park 's award-winning animation. See also Wallace and Gromit's A Grand Day Out at5.05pm. (R) (S)
Comedy based on the cartoon. Fred Flintstone wins a promotion - but then discovers he has been tricked.
Reviews pp 62-67.
Director Bhan Levant (1994, U) (S)
The intrepid pair aim for the stars in search of cheese.
Historical adventure based on the classic novel by Alexandre Dumas , starring Leonardo DiCaprio ,
Jeremy Irons , Gabriel Byrne and John Malkovich. The musketeers plot to depose the tyrannical French monarch, King Louis, from the throne and put in his place Louis's identical twin brother Phillippe - the man in the iron mask-who is being held prisoner. Reviews pp 62-67.
Director Randall Wallace (1997, 12) (S) (W)
Jamie Theakston introduces this week's chart smashes and previews of forthcoming new hits.
Director/Producer Chris Cowey Repeated tomorrow (S) WEBSITE: www.totp.beeb.com
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Eight hopefuls run the gauntlet of the general knowledge quiz in which the contestants decide who to eliminate.
Who will take home £20,000? Hosted by Anne Robinson. Producer Kate Middleditch : Series producer Phil Parsons (S) (W)
Michael Parkinson's guests tonight include award-winning actor John Hurt who stars in Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone later this year but can first be seen in the big screen version of Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli's Mandolin, due to open next month. He plays Dr lannis, alongside Nicolas Cage, Christian Bale and his screen daughter Penelope Cruz. The Corrs take a break from supporting U2 in America to promote their album In Blue and Alistair McGowan will doubtless make a Big Impression. (S)
John Hurt talks to Andrew Duncan in next week's Radio Times
Rudeness and roleplaying are on the menu of the comic game show about television. Hosted by Jonathan Ross , with team captains Julian Clary and Phill Jupitus and four celebrity guest contestants.
Director Ian Lorimer ; Producers Andy Davies and Shaun Pye
Repeated tomorrow (S) (W)
With Michael Buerk. 10.55 Regional News
Followed by Weather with David Braine. (S) (W)
**** Comedy horror starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia and Christopher Lloyd. The ghoulish but happy Addams family are tricked out of their fortune when an imposter claims that he is their long-lost Uncle Fester. Reviews pp 62-67.
(1991, PG) (S) The reel story behind ... : page 58
Followed by Weatherview
Uncle Fester Addams/Gordon Craven:
Comedy starring Sidney James as Sir Rodney Ffing , alias the Black Fingernail, the architect of a number of spectacular rescues of aristocrats during the French Revolution of 1789. But the malevolent Citizen
Camembert (Kenneth Williams ) is soon on his trail. Reviews pp 62-67.
Director Gerald Thomas (1966. PG) (S)
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