A series of programmes featuring playwright Peter Terson and reporter Dennis Skillicorn as they travel by gypsy wagon along the old pilgrims' route from
Winchester to Canterbury. In the ninth programme of the series they visit Aylesford Priory and join in the fun of the annual Maidstone
Carnival. Rejoining the Pilgrims' Way at Thurnham they pass through
Hollingbourne and find a camp site where they meet up with a genuine gypsy family, who tell the travellers what it is really like to spend a life on the road!
Film editor BEV AMBROSE Producer JOHN COLEMAN
starring John Wayne William Holden
1863: the Yankees are badly placed at
Vicksburg, so Colonel Marlowe is sent with a cavalry brigade to cut the railway supply line, some 300 miles into Confederate country. Marlowe is angered by the inclusion of an army surgeon - Major Kendall - and gradually animosity between the men deepens....
Written and produced by JOHN LEE MAHIN and MARTIN RACKIN Directed by JOHN FORD
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Military Academy Cdt:
'Iceland is full of lovely places, lyrical places, dramatic places, places to discover, places to cherish, places to tell about'
Magnus Magnusson was born in Iceland but left as a child to live in Scotland.
This is the story of his personal pilgrimage back to the land of his birth to meet old friends and visit remembered places. Director CHRIS WRIGHT
Producer JANE MARRIOTT BBC Pebble Mill (R)
Chuck Jones illustrates Daffy Duck's greed and cunning in three of his classic cartoons. My Favourite Duck
Tom Turk and Daffy and The Scarlet Pumpemickle
The second in the trilogy depicting the lives of three of Britain's wild creatures.
Mordicus the Buzzard by JOSEPHINE POOLE and SIMON KING
Mordicus is the youngest of three buzzard chicks - the smallest and weakest. In the nest, high in an Exmoor beechwood, life begins precariously, but he overcomes his early handicaps to become the strong and healthy hunter he needs to be if he is to survive the problems that lie in store. BBC South West (R)
(Final programme tomorrow 2.30 pm)
China's folk hero, Afanti, is the hero of this exotic comedy set in the western China republic of Xinjiang.
The roguish Afanti has his own way of dealing with problems. Where conventional protests fail, Afanti's outrageous cheek will always carry the day.
Written by WANG YUHU , XIAO LANG Directed by XIA LANG English version by Worldwide Pictures Ltd
(First showing on British television)
continues the season of films by Orson Welles who died in October.
Orson Welles presents a powerful tour de force as director-star in this rarely seen longer version of the film. Honeymooning in the frontier town of Los Robles, Mike Vargas , special narcotics investigator for the Mexican Ministry of Justice, finds himself mixed up in a case involving murder, underworld racketeers - and police corruption in the massive shape of Hank Quinlan , an unscrupulous detective captain.
Screenplay by ORSON WELLES based on the novel
Badge of Evil by whit MASTERSON Produced by ALBERT ZUGSMITH Directed by ORSON WELLES
(Welles Directs Journey into Fear tomorrow 4. 10 pm)
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Ramon Miguel (Mike) Vargas:
'Uncle Joe' Grandi:
Harry Carpenter introduces one of the most amazing sports stories in his long television experience.
Boris Becker - Wimbledon Champion
In 1984, 16-year-old Boris Becker played in his first senior Wimbledon and as a qualifier reached the third round only to retire hurt with an ankle injury that kept him out of the game for three months.
This year, although the holder of the Young Masters and Queens Club titles, he came to Wimbledon unseeded, just one of a number of promising young players trying to make their mark on the game - two weeks later he was crowned Mens' Singles Champion, the youngest winner ever, a national hero in Germany, a sporting superstar.
Harry Carpenter looks back at the memorable matches that Becker played on the way to his remarkable victory.
Assistant producer WENDY SHEPPARD Producer
BBC videos available from retailers: Play Golf: BBCV/B 1004
Play Tennis: BBCV/B 1010
Snooker Century Breakers: BBCV/B 5022
The 13th annual AFI Life Achievement Award, presented in a tribute from Hollywood to the great dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and director. Introduced by Shirley MacLaine with contributions from Mikhail Baryshnikov, Leslie Caron, Cyd Charisse, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Gregory Hines,
Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, Betty Garrett, Kathryn Grayson, Steve Martin, Olivia Newton-John, The Nicholas Brothers, Carl Reiner and James Stewart.
With extracts from An American in Paris, Cover Girl, On the Town, and Singin' in the Rain.
Written by GEORGE STEVENS JR and JEFFREY LANE
Produced by GEORGE STEVENS JR Directed by DON MISCHER
Placido Domingo VERDI'S romantic tragedy about the love of a young nobleman For a courtesan gave
Italian director Franco Zeffirelli the ideal opportunity to unite the two loves of his life - opera and film. Determined to break through the restraints of staged opera, Zeffirelli used the freedom of cinematic techniques to create a film of ravishing beauty and intimacy. with the METROPOLITAN OPERA
ASSOCIATION ORCHESTRA AND
CHORUS conducted by JAMES LEVINE Produced byTARAK BEN AMMAR
Written, designed and directed by FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI
(An Italian film with English subtitles. First showing on British television)
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A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away.
Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
Last in the series devised by MUSTAPHA MATURA and RUDY NARAYAN starring Rudolph Walker and Kika Markham Without Prejudice by ROSEMARY MASON
The fate of a child of mixed parentage becomes the focus of a crisis in Larry's own life.
Script editor SUSAN HAGEN Designer DON GILES
Producer RUTH BOSWELL Director JAN SARGENT
Also starring Judy Garland
With its 19th century Caribbean island setting, magnificent costumes and Cole Porter songs 'Be a clown' and 'Love of my life', The Pirate has long been acclaimed as one of the great Hollywood musicals. Judy Garland gives one of her greatest performances as the lovelorn Manuela and Gene Kelly confirmed his star status in the role of the dashing 'pirate' Serafin.
(Gene Kelly in Invitation to the Dance tomorrow at 11.35 pm)
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