starring Basil Radford
1943 and the Island of Todday is an island of despair - marooned without whisky. But when a ship is wrecked, the islanders learn that the cargo is whisky.
Screenplay by COMPTON MACKENZIE and ANGUS MACPHAIL
Produced by MICHAEL BALCON Directed by ALEXANDER MACKENDRICK (Blackandwhite)
('The Man in the White Suit' tomorrow at 11.55am.)
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Narrated by Magnus Magnusson.
A unique film account of Tibetan Buddhism in full bloom, made by plant collectors
Major George Sherriff and Frank Ludlow. Film editor JOCK CLARK Producer DAVID MARTIN BBC Scotland (R)
Richard Jobson picks the best of this year's pop music from The Garden Party.
Joining him at the Glasgow International Garden
Festival are Aztec Camera, Midge Ure , Yazz, Climie Fisher , Fairground
Attraction, Voice of the Beehive, Tanita Tikaram , Deacon Blue , Hue and Cry and Gail Anne Dorsey. Editor DAVID MARTIN Producer MAY MILLER BBC Scotland
Weather followed by Showreel 88 with Tony Robinson. A professional sound recordist and a dubbing mixer reveal some of the tricks of the trade, and an amateur animator describes how he made a film on a shoestring. (e)
Regional News and Weather
Britain's first abstract artist, Paule Vezeley , interviewed by Germaine Greer. Eaitor DAVID ELLIOT Producer
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The Home of the Future
The 159th annual course for young people in five programmes.
The isolated hut lit by an open fire has become the modern home of telephones, television and soft lights. But there's more ...
1: Appliance Science
Professor Gareth Roberts, FRS, conducts his audience from the oil lamp and the cooking range through modern appliances to the future of cooking and lighting using novel methods.
In tonight's match Australian newcomer Ian Schuback meets Stephen Rees of Wales, last year's Masters bronze medallist. David Vine and David Rhys Jones report from Beach House Park, Worthing.
Walter Huston and Tim Holt.
In this fine adaptation of B. TRAVEN 's novel, Humphrey Bogart gives a memorable performance as the most bitter of a trio of itinerant
Americans caught up in the Mexican gold rush. Huston received Oscars for screenplay and direction, and his father Walter won Best
Supporting Actor in the part of the grizzled prospector.
Screenplay by JOHN HUSTON Produced by HENRY BLANKE Directed by JOHN HUSTON
('To Have and Have Not' tomorrow at 6.00pm)
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An Evening at the American Ballet Theatre. with Mikhail Baryshnikov In this second programme, the celebrated Russian dancer presents his company in two ballets choreographed by GEORGE BALANCHINE. Apollo
Music IGOR STRAVINSKY Apollo, created in 1928, was Balanchine's first collaboration with Stravinsky. It marks a turning point in 20th-century ballet, reaffirming the classical tradition.
Apollo ..MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV Terpsichore, Muse of Dance
Polyhymnia, Muse of Mime
Calliope, Muse of Poetry
Music GEORGE GERSHWIN
Adapted and orchestrated by HERSHY KAY.
The company ends the evening with this joyful ballet to the Broadway standards of the 20s and 30s. (Gaiete Parisienne, Friday 7.40pm)
A Christmas special, very special, very Christmas, and you get ten minutes more for your money. Full of comedyness, gorgeousness and general all-round lovely snowy Christmasness. Starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Featuring Raw Sex with George Avory , Ed Bishop , Max Gold , Eileen Page , Ellen Thomas and Simon Brint ,
Kathy Burke , Harriet Thorpe. Special guests
Alison Moyet , Kevin Godley , Paula Yates.
Written by DAWN FRENCH and JENNIFER SAUNDERS
Music SIMON BRINT , ROWLAND RIVRON Choreographer NICKY HINKLEY Make-up designer JAN SEWELL
Costume designer SHARON LEWIS
Design HARRY BANKS, GRAEME STORY Produced and directed by GEOFF POSNER
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starring Richard Gere Diane Lane
Gregory Hines and Bob Hoskins.
Welcome to the Cotton Club, where the lords of the underworld hobnob with the cream of society. Where life and love and death are traded to the mfectious clicking of tap shoes and the soulful rise of a jazz cornet.
Welcome to Harlem - when Harlem was hot!
Francis Coppola 's dazzling kaleidoscope of romance, dance, music and murder is a vivid evocation of America in Prohibition - the height of the jazz age.
Screenplay by william KENNEDY and FRANCIS COPPOLA
Produced by ROBERT EVANS
Directed by FRANCIS COPPOLA
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A chilling tale of the supernatural, set in 17th-century Holland. Starring
Maurice Denham Jeremy Clyde
Cheryl Kennedy John Justin with the voice of Charles Gray.
From a story by SHERIDAN LEFANU.
'The dead and the living can never be one ... it is forbidden.'
When a rich and sinister stranger calls at the respectable home of master painter Gerrit Dou , a terrible bargain is struck, a beautiful woman is sold for money, and the lives of all in his household are marked forever.
The best of television THE GUARDIAN A beautiful, dark mystery. Unnervinglybrilliant.
Unnervingly THE SUNDAY TIMES ' Editor PAUL HUMFRESS Written and directed by LESLIE MEGAHEY (R)
('The Dark Angel' starts next Wednesday)