Starring Don Stannard as Dick Barton, Sebastian Cabot as Fouracada
Dastardly foreign agents plan a 'take-over' of the world. But they have reckoned without Dick Barton special agent and his trusty assistant.
(Black and white)
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Highlights from the floodlit Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle
Commentary for television Tom Fleming Director of music
LT COL M.G. LANE. Irish Guards Director of Army bagpipe music MAJOR J.M.ALLAN ,
Queen's Own Highlanders
Tattoo producer LT COL LESUE DOW , late the Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) Produced for TV by IAN CHRISTIE BBC Scotland
Lt Col Lesue
Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado with the Vienna Boys Choir live from the Musikverein
Introduced by Richard Baker and featuring the dancers of the Vienna State Opera Johann Strauss (son)
Overture Die Fledermaus; New Pizzicato Polka; waltz Enjoy
Yourselves Verdi , arr Johann Strauss
(son) The Masked Ball Quadrille Johann Strauss (son) Two polkas: Tritsch-tratsch; Leichtes Blut sung by the VIENNA BOYS CHOIR Johann Strauss (son) I Embrace You waltz; perpetuum mobile
Josef Strauss A 'flying' polka plus the inevitable and traditional encores
Directed for ORF by HUGO KACH
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakersoneithersideofthescreen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.
12.45 The Steel Plate Trial Hurdle Race (2m)
1.20 The Steel Plate and Sections Young 'Chasers Qualifier (Novices. 2m)
1.55 The Allied Steel
Handicap Steeplechase (4m)
2.30 The Allied Steel and Wire Handicap Hurdle Race (2m)
Introduced by JULIAN WILSON Commentators PETER
O'SULLEVAN, RICHARD PITMAN Guest expert BILL SMITH Interviewer
Studio director VIVIEN KENT Producer FRED VINER
starring Henry Fonda James Cagney William Powell
As the war in the Pacific nears its end, Roberts, the cargo officer on a US supply ship, longs to see some action.
But all his applications for transfer to a fighting ship are turned down by his captain, a hard martinet hated by the entire crew.
Screenplay by FRANK NUGENT ,
JOSHUA LOGAN, based on the play by THOMAS HEGGEN , JOSHUA LOGAN
From the novel by THOMAS HEGGEN Produced by LELAND HAYWARD Directed by JOHN FORD and MERVYN LEROY
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Lt Ann Girard:
Today the judges, Michael Apted , Bob Godfrey , Chris Menges , Angela Pope and Geoff Brown , announce the winners of the competition. Presented by Sue Robbie (e)
A festive double-bill featuring Alpine action from Austria and those dramatic high-fliers in West Germany.
The Men's Downhill from Schladming
Recharged after their
Christmas break, the snow i stars have gathered in the Enns valley for the third l round of their ten-race schedule. The Austrian team will be looking to maintain their impressive record here. DAVID VINE is once again looking on. Ski Jumping from Garmisch-Partenkirchen Part 2 of the annual Four Hills
Tournament on the 90 metre Olympic hill. The picturesque view of this Bavarian town will be the last thing on the minds of these 'bird men' as they launch themselves 100 metres and more, for what has become their traditional New
Year hangover cure.
RON PICKERING has wisely decided to head straight for the commentary box. Television presentation by ORF, Austria
ARD, West Germany
Producer GRAHAM FRY
Executive producer JIM RESIDE
As a 9-year-old boy in Corfu, Gerald Durrell collected scorpions in a matchbox.
Some 50 years later he has converted his matchbox into a zoo that has become a breeding centre for endangered animals. Through his 30 books, translated into 30 languages, and countless television programmes, he has taken his audience all over the world, opening their eyes to the most vulnerable places and animals on our planet. With 1988 marking the 25th anniversary of the Jersey
Wildlife Preservation Trust
Durrell remembers two decades of filming and shows how his passionate concern for animals as a child remains the driving force in the Trust today. Producer PAUL LANG BBC Bristol
(The Escape from the Harem) conducted by Georg Solti Text after CHRISTOPH
Freely adapted by GOTTLIEB STEPHANIE THE YOUNGER (sung in German with English subtitles)
The new production of Mozart's Singspiel - a romantic comedy for
New Year's Day recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
ROYAL OPERA CHORUS chorusmaster ROBIN STAPLETON Orchestra of the Royal Opera House led by HUGH MAGUIRE
7.30 Acts 1 and 2 9.10* Interval
An interview with Sir Georg Solti , who recently celebrated his 75th birthday.
9.15* Act 3
Producer ELIJAH MOSHINSKY
Scenery SIDNEY NOLAN and TIMOTHY O'BRIEN Costumes TIMOTHY O'BRIEN Lighting ROBERT BRYAN Television presentation: English subtitles by GILLIAN WIDDICOMBE
Sound GRAHAM HAINES
Lighting ALAN WOOLFORD
Assistant producer KRISS RUSMANIS Producer JOHN VERNON Introduced and directed by HUMPHREY BURTON
The return of a Turkish delight
Elijah Moshinsky brings a fresh eye to the emotional situations TIMES With marvellous lightness of touch and an exquisite eye for its subtle textures, Solti conducts a performance of Mozart's youthful comedy-romance that taps not only the benign maturity of the score, but also its vibrant vitality DAILY MAIL The whole show looks very pretty indeed SPECTATOR (In association with the Howard Hotel and the Friends of Covent Garden)
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.
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I starring Matt Dillon
Summer 1963: Jeffrey Willis is having the time of his young life.
Graduation is over and it's months before college starts. He's young, handsome and got his first job working at a swanky
Long Island beach club - a far cry from his crowded
Brooklyn home. Soon Jeffrey is seduced by the glamour and excitement. But life is not that easy.... This heart-warming film blends comedy and tears in its portrait of a young man's coming to terms with himself and his family.
Screenplay by GARRY MARSHALL Produced by MICHAEL PHILLIPS Directed by GARRY MARSHALL
(First showing on British television)
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(L 'ete meurtrier) starring
Alain Souchon Suzanne Flon
The South of France, a beautiful region that was the scene of a brutal rape 30 years ago. Three newcomers settle in a small Provencal village: a German woman, her crippled husband, and her daughter Eliane, a beautiful teenage girl who flaunts herself to the horror of the locals. But when a gentle garage mechanic falls in love with her, he little realises he is to be a pawn in a game of revenge and murder. Jean Becker's provocative and sensual drama won four
French academy awards.
Screenplay by SEBASTIEN JAPRISOT .based on his own novel
Produced by CHRISTINE BEYTOUT Directed byJEAN BECKER
(First showing on British television. A French film with English subtitles)
Florimond, 'Pin Pon':
Pin Pon's mother:
Elaine's mother, 'Eva Braun':