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: Little Nezha Fights Great Dragon Kings

A cartoon feature based on an old Chinese legend tells how the mischievous young Nezha, born of a lotus flower, gives his life to save his people from the predatory Dragon King. The gods intervene, and Nezha is reborn to fight again. Produced by SHANGHAI ANIMATION FILM STUDIOS English version directed by LOUIS ELMAN for
LEAH INTERNATIONAL

Contributors

Produced By: Shanghai Animation
Directed By: Louis Elman

: Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

Crystals and Lasers by Professor J. M. Thomas , FRS and Professor D. Phillips , PHD, FRSC, the Director and Assistant Director of the Royal Institution.
A series of six lectures
1: The Micro- World (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Professor J. M. Thomas
Unknown: Professor D. Phillips

: Horizon

The Heart of Another
Winner of the Royal Society Award for best science, medical or technology programme of 1987. This programme shows in raw, emotional detail what it means to be in desperate need of another's heart, and what it's like to receive one.
Produced for SOCIETE RADIO CANADA by JEAN REMILLARD
Horizon editor ROBIN BRIGHTWELL
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Contributors

Editor: Robin Brightwell

: Rugby Special

Introduced by Chris Rea Cardiff v Barbarians
The traditional Easter match at Cardiff Arms Park always provides the capacity crowd with a feast of running rugby and tries.
Also action from last week's International School Sevens and a summary of the international championship. Commentator
MARTYN WILLIAMS with PHIL BENNETT
Series producer HUW JONES

Contributors

Introduced By: Chris Rea
Unknown: Martyn Williams
Unknown: Phil Bennett

: Windmill

with Chris Serle
This week Chris takes a look at America and visits cowboy country with MARTY FELDMAN , geyser country with DAVID ATTENBOROUGH , Texas with ALAN WHICKER and New York with ALISTAIR COOKE.
The special guest is
Entertainment USA's host Jonathan King. Assistant producers
NEL ROMANO. JENNIFER WHITE DEBBIE SEARLE
Director MIKE SEDDON
Executive producer ERIC ROWAN (Postponed from 31 January)

Contributors

Unknown: Chris Serle
Unknown: Marty Feldman
Unknown: David Attenborough
Unknown: Alan Whicker
Unknown: Alistair Cooke.
Unknown: Jonathan King.
Unknown: Jennifer White
Unknown: Debbie Searle
Director: Mike Seddon
Producer: Eric Rowan

: Plight of the Bumble-Bee

The humble bee has a tough time making ends meet.
These busy workers quickly perish without their particular source of energy: nectar. Collecting it is their way of making a living, and they must profit from their business dealings.
This film takes a close-up look at a colony of bees. Producer KEENAN SMART Series editor PETER JONES BBC Bristol

: Bette Davis: In This Our Life

continues the tribute to the actress in the week of her 80th birthday. Today with Olivia de Havilland George Brent
Bette Davis gave one of the most vivid performances of her career as Stanley Timberlake , a ruthless, vicious young woman prepared to destroy the lives of those around her to ensure her own happiness.
Screenplay by HOWARD KOCH based on the novel by ELLEN GLASGOW
Directed by JOHN HUSTON
(•Film88'celebrates BetteDavis's birthday Tuesday, BBC1 10.20pm)

Contributors

Unknown: Olivia de Havilland
Unknown: George Brent
Unknown: Bette Davis
Unknown: Stanley Timberlake
Unknown: Howard Koch
Novel By: Ellen Glasgow
Directed By: John Huston
Stanley Timberlake: Bette Davis
Roy Timberlake: Olivia de Havilland
Craig Fleming: George Brent
Peter Kingsmill: Dennis Morgan
William Fitzroy: Charles Coburn
Asa Timberlake: Frank Craven
Lavinia: Billie Burke
Minerva: Hattie McDaniel
Betty Wilmoth: Lee Patrick

: The Hunting of the Snark

A Royal Charity Gala Concert, in aid of the British Deaf
Association in the presence of HRH The Duchess of York, of a musical adaptation by composer MIKE BATT of LEWIS CARROLL 'S epic nonsense poem starring with dancers and with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mike Batt
Costumes designed by EMANUEL
Produced and directed by MIKE BATT A Belfry production
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Contributors

Unknown: Mike Batt
Unknown: Lewis Carroll
Conducted By: Mike Batt
Directed By: Mike Batt
the Bellman: Billy Connolly
the Barrister: Roger Daltrey
the Butcher: Justin Hayward
the Narrator: John Hurt
the Baker: Julian Lennon
the Billiard Marker: Captain Sensible
the Banker: Midge Ure
the Beaver: Deniece Williams
the Boots: Mike Batt
the Butcher: Robert North
the Beaver: Janet Smith

: Karajan at 80

The name of Herbert von Karajan
is synonomous with the search for perfection of interpretaton and musical sound. On the eve of his 80th birthday, he talks to
Humphrey Burton about this quest and his relationship with his own Berlin
Philharmonic Orchestra, and performs two great orchestral showpieces with it in the Philharmonie, Berlin: Boléro by MAURICE RAVEL and Also sprach Zarathustra by RICHARD STRAUSS
Performances by arrangment with TELEMONDIAL
Producer HUMPHREY BURTON

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Humphrey Burton
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Producer: Humphrey Burton

: Discoveries Underwater

5: Ships of War
Narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith The warship is the most potent symbol of power at sea and the spearhead of technology afloat. In any century their loss in battle or by storm or disaster has always been a great tragedy and the basis of great myths and legends. Today these legends have been made reality by the skills of marine archaeologists who have brought legendary ships like the Wasa and the Mary Rose back to light.
Even more spectacular survivals remain underwater, still lying where they sank, now to be revealed by a new generation of archaeologists. Space-age technology, the same which found the tragic remains of the shuttle
Challenger is used to chart the reality of America's most famous civil war battleship, the USS Monitor, a ship which revolutionised the navies of the world. Film editor JEFF SHAW
Cameramen DAVID SWAN
TIM JOHNSON. BENGT GRISELL Series editor BRUCE NORMAN Written and produced By RAY SUTCUFFE
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Contributors

Unknown: Tim Pigott-Smith
Unknown: Mary Rose
Unknown: David Swan
Unknown: Tim Johnson.
Unknown: Bengt Grisell
Editor: Bruce Norman

: Victoria Wood - As Seen on TV Special

Another chance to see the winner of this year's light entertainment programme BAFTA award starring
Victoria Wood with Julie Walters and Celia Imrie
Duncan Preston Susie Blake
Also KAY ADSHEAD GEORGIA ALLEN NICHOLAS BARNES
DAVID BEXON , JIM BROADBENT
BRYAN BURDON
GRAHAM CALLAN
CHRISTOPHER CONNAH
ROWENA COOPER
DEBORAH GRANT
MARY HAMMOND
PAUL HEINEY. KENNY IRELAND . MEG JOHNSON , SAM KELLY
TERENCE LONGDON
LILL ROUGHLEY. CHRIS SANDERS
SANDRA VOE , SUE WALLACE
IAN WALLACE , CLIVE WALTON and MAGGIE STEED
Written by VICTORIA WOOD
Musical director DAVID FIRMAN Produced and directed by GEOFF POSNER (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Victoria Wood
Unknown: Julie Walters
Unknown: Celia Imrie
Unknown: Duncan Preston
Unknown: Susie Blake
Unknown: Also Kay Adshead
Unknown: Georgia Allen
Unknown: Nicholas Barnes
Unknown: David Bexon
Unknown: Jim Broadbent
Unknown: Bryan Burdon
Unknown: Graham Callan
Unknown: Christopher Connah
Unknown: Rowena Cooper
Unknown: Deborah Grant
Unknown: Mary Hammond
Unknown: Paul Heiney.
Unknown: Kenny Ireland
Unknown: Meg Johnson
Unknown: Sam Kelly
Unknown: Terence Longdon
Unknown: Lill Roughley.
Unknown: Chris Sanders
Unknown: Sandra Voe
Unknown: Sue Wallace
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Clive Walton
Written By: Victoria Wood
Director: David Firman
Directed By: Geoff Posner

: Screen Two: The Temptation of Eileen Hughes

Adapted from the novel by BRIAN MOORE starring Jim Norton Angharad Rees and Ethna Roddy
'I used to think that anything special that happened to me was all because of the McAuleys.' The McAuleys are local celebrities and Eileen Hughes , a young shop assistant, is flattered to be taken under their wings. When she accepts their invitation to join them for a week's holiday in London, she has no suspicion of what she is letting herself in for.
Music JOHN DU PREZ
Designer DAVID MYERSCOUGH JONES Photography NIGEL WALTERS Film editor IAN PITCH
Produced by MARTIN THOMPSON Directed by TRISTRAM POWELL
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Contributors

Novel By: Brian Moore
Unknown: Jim Norton
Unknown: Angharad Rees
Unknown: Ethna Roddy
Unknown: Eileen Hughes
Designer: David Myerscough
Produced By: Martin Thompson
Directed By: Tristram Powell
Bernard McAuley: Jim Norton
Mona: Angharad Rees
Eileen Hughes: Ethna Roddy
Agnes Hughes: Mary Duddy
Hotel manager: John Carlin
Arthur Bateman: John Pine
Hotel waiter: Aiden Water
Caretaker: Birdy Sweeney

: The Birth of Brazil

Tomorrow night Terry Gilliam 's remarkable 1985 feature film Brazil will be screened for the first time on British television.
From the set of his latest movie Gilliam tells the story of Brazil from conception to execution and of his battle with Universal Studios.
Narrated by Ian Holm
Videotape editor STEVE KNATTRESS
Producer NICK JONES

Contributors

Unknown: Terry Gilliam
Unknown: Ian Holm

: Grand Prix

1988 Formula One World
Championship
Brazilian Grand Prix
World Champion
NELSON PIQUET and fellow Brazilian AYRTON SENNA will be with new teams. NIGEL MANSELL tastes non-turbo power, while Ferrari appear ready to dominate again at last. Commentator
MURRAY WALKER
Television presentation TV GLOBO, Brazil
Producer CHARLES BALCHIN

Contributors

Unknown: Nelson Piquet
Unknown: Ayrton Senna
Unknown: Nigel Mansell
Producer: Charles Balchin








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