The classic serial starring Buster Crabbe
Flash is rescued by Thun and Barin, and his memory is restored by Dr Zarkov. But the treacherous
Emperor Ming has ordered his execution
Duke Hudkins is a rodeo performer who loves his horse better than anything else, until he falls into the lap of the delightful
Mollie Truesdale , a holidaying New York office girl.
Producer Frank Ross
Director William Seiter
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Day four of the World
Championship from the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Half of the first-round matches have been decided, but it will be Wednesday evening before the full second-round draw is known.
This morning two former champions are in action:
Terry Griffiths , winner 11 years ago and seeded 5 this year, completes the final ten frames of his 19-frame first-round opening against Nigel Gilbert ; on the other table, another former world champion Joe Johnson starts out against Darren Morgan.
Introduced by David Icke.
It's a surprising day in the greenhouse! There's a problem buzzing around, but Green Claws comes up with a brilliant solution - or so he thinks!
With Nick Mercer and Stella Goodier. Script Ursula Jones
Illustrations Jane Gedye Designer Bob Cove
Producer Christine Hewitt (R)
A celebration of Easter with words and music from
Coventry, the USSR, East Germany and Poland.
Placido Domingo Katia BicciareUi
Verdi's opera, based on Shakespeare's stirring tragedy of jealousy and ambition, is thrillingly brought to the screen by Franco Zeffirelli.
Filmed almost exclusively on location in Crete and in southern Italy.
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro alia Scala (Milan) Music produced and conducted by Lorin Maazel. (An Italian film with English subtitles)
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Cassio (sung by Ezio Di Cesare):
Lodovico (sung by John Macurdy):
Montano (sung by Edward Toumajin):
Roderigo (sung by Costantin Zaharia):
Araldo sung by:
Charlie Pinney began a crusade for the heavy horse with the realisation that a form of transport which did not need a battery to start might help him meet his milk delivery deadline.
In this era of environmental concern Charlie makes his colourful case for the return of the horse - they are versatile, economic, environmentally friendly and, unlike tractors, can reproduce themselves. Producer Martin Tasker
From the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
David Vine brings further coverage as the First Round continues in the city of steel. Fatigue will hardly be a problem yet, but there are 13 more days to go before the 1990 Championship winner is crowned.
Tony Knowles , playing
Tony Chappel , starts out this afternoon, while Mike Hallett plays his match to a finish.
A series of six programmes. 2: Linguria, the region of stunning coastlines and charming fishing villages, isn't just a photographer's delight. Vegetables, herbs and fish reign supreme, and there's a unique method of harvesting grapes on the steep cliffs. But the gastronomic powerhouse of Italy is neighbouring Emilia Romagna. It's home to internationally famous Italian foods such as parmesan cheese, parma ham and fresh egg pasta.
Valentina Harris starts her search for the perfect tagliatella in downtown
Bologna and ends up in a rustic farmhouse kitchen. Film editor Tony Quinn
Producer Clare Brigstocke
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Live from Wembley.
A host of top international musicians are appearing in concert honouring the anti-apartheid leader.
Nelson Mandela is attending this musical celebration of his new-found freedom after more than 25 years in South African prisons.
Among the stars playing today, before a live audience of 72,000 and a potential international television audience of over one billion, are:
Anita Baker, Tracy Chapman, Stanley Clarke, Natalie Cole, George Duke, Peter Gabriel, Abdulla Ibrahim, Patti Labelle, Daniel Lanois, Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Simple Minds, Neville Brothers, Lou Reed, Stetsasonic, Dave Stewart, Bonnie Raitt and Neil Young.
Hosts are Lenny Henry and Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington.
All artists are playing in exciting combinations throughout the show, some in specially created super groups, others performing previously unseen duets. Introduced by Kirsty Wark with Jaswinder Bancil.
For Tribute Productions:
Director Ken O'Neill
Producer Tony Hollingsworth
Director Neil Eccles
Producer Tim Marshall
Tonight another three names will go into the Second Round. Will former champion Joe Johnson overcome Darren Morgan. Introduced by David Vine.