A series for 4- and 5-year-olds Indira Joshi helps Cosmo and Dibs make a magic potion plus an introduction to the number 3.
Book: Dhanji's Spaceship (R) (e)
An animated feature film.
Tom, a talkative boy with a vivid imagination, lives in an ordinary suburb with his parents. Rags, his pet dog, gets into a scrap with the cat next door and Lucy, the cat's owner, sets out to find them when they run away.
The animals return but Lucy does not. Rags follows her scent and leads Tom to a mysterious, rambling treehouse in a swamp. They climb up and fall into a strange, colourful land...
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from Haydock Park During BBCtv's final afternoon of National Hunt coverage, a review of the highlights of the season.
12.50 Mandor Flexible Doors Novice Handicap Hurdle (22m)
1.30 Swinton Insurance
Brokers Handicap Hurdle (2m)
The last valuable National Hunt race of the season which could still decide the outcome of the jump Trainers Championship.
2.00 Taylor-Made Sports
4-Year-Old Novices Handicap Hurdle (2m 3f)
Introduced by JUUAN WILSON Commentators PETER
O'SULLEVAN, RICHARD PITMAN Producer FRED VINER
Embassy World Professional Snooker Championship
The Final - Frames 17-24
Crucible (kru-sib'l), 1460. 1. A vessel made to endure great heat; a melting pot. 2. fig. Used of any severe test or trial 1645.
THE SHORTER OXFORD
Five hundred years later. It's Day 17 - and the two finalists are suffering the severe test of their skill. Live coverage of the third session as the heat rises. DAVID VINE is your host in the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
The first of three films to celebrate the composer's
100th birthday introduced by Mark Steyn , musical theatre critic of the Independent.
[Starring Judy Garland
One of Hollywood's classic musicals with Fred Astaire as a famous dancer - deserted by his partner
- who claims that he can transform any chorus girl into a star. Happily the girl he chooses is Judy Garland. ... Songs featured in the film include the moving Better Luck Next Time, the light-hearted A Feller with an Umbrella and, of course, the duet We're a Couple of Swells.
Screenplay by SIDNEY SHELDON. FRANCES GOODRICH ALBERT HACKETT
Produced by ARTHER FREED
Directed by CHARLES WALTERS (Irving Berlin's 'Holiday Inn' Wednesday 6.00pm)
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Snooker Championship The Final
There's just E 152,000 left in the kitty, out of an original total of nearly half-a-million Pounds! For the loser - dreams of what might have been. You're a long time coming second after 17 days! Tonight they go out to play the final session and live coverage is introduced from the Crucible in Sheffield by DAVID VINE.
Commentators TED LOWE
Summarisers JOHN SPENCER JOHN VIRGO. EDDIE CHARLTON Television presentation
MIKE ADLEY. PETER HAYWARD Producers
KEITH MACKENZIE. KEITH PHILLIPS Executive producers
NICK HUNTER. IAN EDWARDS
Twenty one years after their debut at the 1967 Windsor Jazz and Blues Festival,
Fleetwood Mac are back in Britain to tour and back in the charts with the album Tango in the Night.
In between lies a story which would stretch the credibility of a soap opera: million-sellers, mansions, bankruptcy, drugs, drink, insanity, marriage, divorce and re-marriage.
Mick Fleetwood , John McVie , Christine McVie
Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham recall the highs and lows of one of rock's most enduring bands. And its founder, the reclusive Peter Green , talks about his decision to give up music. Including archive performances by every incarnation of Fleetwood Mac. Produced and directed by TREVOR DANN
Legendary jazz drummer
Art Blakey introduces one of the classic jazz movies.
I with Louis Armstrong
Dinah Washington Thelonius Monk Gerry Mulligan
Anita O'Day . Jack Teagarden Chico Hamilton , Sonny Stitt George Shearing Big Maybelle
This record of the four days of the 1958 Newport Jazz
Festival is firmly established as one of the most enduring - and enjoyable - of all films featuring jazz. The incomparable line-up of musicians has been lovingly filmed in this sunny Rhode Island location, setting a standard for the recording of such an event that has never been surpassed. The music, the atmosphere, and the idyllic setting all contribute to the film's timeless appeal. Directed and produced by BILL STERN
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Arts Foundation Course Craigside
Craigside House was built by the industrialist Lord Armstrong. How and why was it created and what does it reveal about Victorian life? Producer NICK LEVINSON (R)