Open Forum: It's Never Too Late Mature students in the Open University (R)
Chuck and P.T. run a round-the-clock helicopter service. (R)
with Janet Ellis, Mark Curry, Caron Keating, Peter Duncan, Simon Groom
Your very last chance to say goodbye to 1986 with the highlights of over 80 programmes!
The boys take jobs as artists in a most unusual film
Monkees at the Movies (R)
When a robbery suspect refuses to reveal the wounded Slim's whereabouts unless he is released, Jess takes the law into his own hands ... Written by DONALD SANFORD Directed by JOE KANE (R)
Chris Serle discovers what Transport means to
Robbie and a flying boat, Basil Fawlty in Fawlty
Towers and for Weed and The Flowerpot Men.
There's classic comedy from Sykes and a Bus and a Bus Strike in 1946 that seems like a holiday. From
Nationwide there's a vicar with a wheelbarrow, and even a churchmobile.
There's trouble on a train in Telegoons: The Hasting's Flier with the voices of Peter Sellers , Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan.
Guest traveller Alan Whicker tells tales of Tonight, when he was Whicker Down Under, and of the time he stopped a train in Whicker on Top of the World.
Producer MIKE SEDDON
Series producer ALBERT BARBER (R)
Swansea v Aberavon Nigel Starmer-Smith introduces highlights of this west Wales derby which has provided many exciting matches.
Also some of the great tries that have appeared on Rugby Special in its first 21 years. Series producer huw JONES
From garage mechanic in Dumbartonshire to multimillionaire commuting the world from his mansion above Lake Geneva. His was a calculating genius, one which minutely controlled both his racing, and the rewards therefrom.
Written by FRANK KEATING Film editor PADDY WILSON Producer JEFF GODDARD (R)
- Continues the BBC television tribute to Cary Grant who died last year. with Tony Curtis In order to get his damaged submarine to
Darwin for repairs, Admiral Matt Sherman agrees to the unorthodox schemes of his enterprising first officer, Lt Holden. Sherman soon regrets his relaxation of naval regulations, however, when he finds himself in command of a pink submarine carrying a cargo of attractive nurses, abandoned children, an expectant mother and a goat!
Screenplay by STANLEY SHAPIRO and MAURICE RICHLIN Based on a story by PAUL KING and JOSEPH STONE Produced by ROBERT ARTHUR Directed by BLAKE EDWARDS
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Admiral Matt Sherman:
Lt Nick Holden:
The Rasumovsky Quartets
The first of three programmes featuring the quartets
Beethoven wrote for Count
Rasumovsky. He was Russian Ambassador to Vienna and famous for his amours with women of the highest rank!
The works earned Beethoven a certain notoriety. Many musicians thought he had gone mad. 'Do you consider these works to be music?' one said. Beethoven replied, 'Oh, they are not for you, but for a later age.'
The Lindsay Quartet Peter Cropper (violin) Ronald Birks (violin) Roger Bigley (viola)
Bernard Gregor-Smith (cello) play The String Quartet in F Op 59 No 1
Sound STUART STEVENSON Lighting JOHN BLACK
Producer MIKE NEWMAN
Series editor KEITH ALEXANDER BBC Scotland
The Men's Downhill from Laax, Switzerland
At speeds over 80 miles per hour, the holiday hangovers should soon disappear as the ski racers strive to regain their finest form less than a month before the World Alpine Championships. DAVID VINE is with the downhillers for today's World Cup event high in the Swiss
Alps, while DAVID GOLDSTROM describes the first ladies' action of 1987 from Maribor in Yugoslavia.
Television presentation by SRG, Switzerland and JRT, Yugoslavia Producer JIM RESIDE
Brian Widlake and Valerie Singleton present Britain's most popular financial and business programme. With
PAUL BURDEN, MARK ROGERSON and FRANCINE STOCK reporting from home and abroad on your money - and other people's.
Studio director KATHY GEE Editor JONATHAN CRANE Books:
The Money Makers: Six Portraits of Power in Industry, £3.95
But Chancellor: An Inquiry into the Treasury, £5.95 hardback, £3. 50 paperback
Economics of the Real World,
91.25, from bookshops
The Story of a Farm A personal history in five parts by Tony Harman 1: The Grove
Tony Harman , in his 70s, has lived and worked on the same farm all his life; The Grove, near Chesham. He tells the story of the changes in farming and the countryside in this century. In one lifetime the changes have been greater than in the previous 400 years.
Produced by LUCY PARKER (e)
starring Chris Baldry
World War I: Chris, a wealthy landowner, returns shell-shocked from the battlefront, suffering from a 20-year gap in his memory. He is intent on reliving his first love affair with Margaret who is now married to a teacher.... Not surprisingly his wife is more than disturbed by the chain of events. This handsomely photographed film is adapted from the distinguished novel by Rebecca West and boasts a memorable cast of British actors.
Screenplay by HUGH WHITEMORE
Based on the novel by REBECCA WEST Produced by ALAN SKINNER and SMON RALPH Directed by ALAN BRIDGES
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Dr Gilbert Anderson:
Norman Granz presents the second part of an all-star concert which was recorded at the Poplar Town Hall in London and first shown in November 1967. Taking part are
Coleman Hawkins Benny Carter Teddy Wilson Dizzy Gillespie Clark Terry Zoot Sims
Bob Cranshaw and Louie Bellson
starring Lenny Henry and John Shea
Screenplay by STAN HEY One black Englishman who's always wished he was American, and one white American who wishes he wasn't, team up to run a mobile disco. A spot of bother in Liverpool obliges them to hit the road with both sides of the law in pursuit.
Designer CHRISTOPHER ROBILLIARD Film editor KEN PEARCE
Film cameraman COLIN munn Script editor martyn auty
Producer GRAHAM BENSON Director SANDY JOHNSON
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