4: The Destroying Ray. Flash
Gordon takes an antidote to the Purple Death back to Earth.
4: High Peril. Dr Vulcan kidnaps Professor Conway.
Homewrecker. Is Hildy having an affair with a married man?
When an ex-singer and dancer gets bitten by the showbiz bug again, she escapes to New York. With
Betty Hutton and Fred Astaire. Director Norman Z McLeod ● FILMS: pages 4 1-67
The Sneeches. A group of geese are disturbed by a strange bird.
A woman's search for the money to pay for treatment to save her husband's life leads her to a New York nightclub.
With Marlene Dietrich and Cary Grant.
Director Josef von Stemberg ● STEREO
FILMS: pages 4 1-67
A look back over one of the most exciting years of Formula One motor racing.
In a small windswept village, two sisters try to follow their father's strict religious precepts, but they open the door to temptation when they take in a destitute French woman. Written by Karen Blixen , the author of Out of Africa, it won an Oscar for best foreign film. A Danish film with English subtitles.
Screenplay/Director Gabriel Axel ● STEREO
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Starring Mandy Patinkin Bernadette Peters
Stephen Sondheim 's Pulitzer prize-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the life of the French impressionist painter Georges Seurat.
Directors Terry Hughes and James Lapine 0 STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888
As part of the celebrations for the 100th aniversary of Prokofiev's birth, stars and artists of the St Petersburg Ballet - formerly the Kirov - perform this colourful folk tale, a masterpiece of choreography. Music by Sergei Prokofiev , choreography by Yuri Grigorovich.
Maryinsky Theatre Orchestra is conducted by Alexandre Viliumanis. Director Colin Nears ● STEREO
Queen of the Copper Mountain:
Severyan, a bailiff:
First showing on network television for Kenneth Branagh's passionate and dramatically filmed version of Shakespeare's play.
Starring Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi
Henry V - at 27, ruler of the most powerful country in the medieval world - embarks on a bloody campaign to win the throne of France, culminating in a bloody battle at Agincourt in 1415. The cast includes some of the most famous names in British theatre.
(Stereo) (Teletext subtitles: page 888)
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Sir John Falstaff:
Archbishop of Canterbury:
On 15 August 1991, Paul Simon , one of New York's favourite sons, returned home to perform a free concert in Central Park before an enthusiastic audience of 750,000. As part of his worldwide Born at the Right Time tour, he performs hits from his Grammy-winning
Graceland album and his latest, The Rhythm of the Saints, backed by a 17-piece band, as well as his earlier classics.
A short season of films starring Jack Lemmon opens with a comedy classic, based on the celebrated stage play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur.
It has been filmed twice before, once starring Pat O'Brien , and then as His Girl Friday, starring Rosalind Russell and Cary Grant , in which
Hildy Johnson became a woman. This was remade into the recent film
Switching Channels, starring Kathleen Turner and Burt
Reynolds. Tonight's film was written by Billy Wilder and I A L Diamond, who also wrote Some Like It Hot.
Chicago, 1929: When Hildy Johnson quits as the Examiner's star reporter for marriage and a safe position in an advertising agency, he finds making the break from his scheming editor even more difficult than he had imagined.
Director Billy Wilder
(Jack Lemmon also stars in The Odd Couple tomorrowat 3.50pm)
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