9: The Pool of Peril (B/w. Rpt)
9: Ten Seconds to Live (b/w. Rpt)
Tale of a Spanish schooner.
Comedy about a girl (Betty Hutton ) who can't resist a man in uniform. Screenplay/Director Preston Sturges
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Two brothers feud over a stagecoach line.
Director Joe Kane
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Classic story of a small boy who finds a balloon.
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Highlights of the 1991 World Gymnastics Championships.
Followed by Prokofiev Music from his colourful ballet score Romeo and Juliet, with the BBC Welsh Symphony
Orchestra under Rudolf Barshai.
(Tomorrow: Symphony No 5) ●STEREO
An examination of genes.
and Regional News; Weather
Musical starring Jack Buchanan as a playboy pretending to be a criminal.
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Lombard RAC Rally highlights.
Starring Scott Baio, Jodie Foster
New York, 1929: gangster Fat Sam's underlings are being "splurged" by Dandy Dan's new weapon. To thwart his foe, Sam enlists the aid of Bugsy Malone in this entertaining family musical - the debut feature film of director Alan Parker.
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Programmes made by the public under their own editorial control.
... And a Happy New Year
Tonight's programme takes a seasonal swipe at Christmas itself. Liz Righton and her sister Carol Robinson question the false sentiments which engulf everybody at this time. Producer Sue Davidson Senes producerGiles Oakley
First in a four-part series. To the north lies Scotland; England to the south. In between, salmon run the waters of Tweed. Narrated byEricRobson.
Producer Michael Begg
Six-part series about great transport designs.
The Morris Minor. "My gracious, how spacious," went the 50s publicity for the car which became Britain's first to sell a million. Though it ceased production in 1971,100,000 are still on the road. Designed by Alec Issigonis (he went on to create the Mini), it was labelled "the poached egg" by his boss, William Morris. Narrated by Warren Clarke.
Producer Mick Conefrey
Series producer PeterGrimsdale
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First showing on network television for this disturbing ghost story in which an ambitious young doctor takes a large country house for the summer. His wife is thrilled but when she sees the bedroom her husband has chosen for them, she begins to feel uneasy. It is a light, airy attic room, pleasant enough except for the bars on the window and the sickly, patterned wallpaper. This new BBC film is based on an autobiographical novella by American feminist writer
Charlotte Perkins Gilman ; the screenplay is by Maggie Wadey , who adapted Adam Bede , shown yesterday.
Producer Sarah Curtis Director John Clive
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Short films by new directors. Only the Names Have Been Changed to Protect the Animals. A social services operative encounters strange people - and stranger pets. Series producer Colin Rose
Written and directed by James P Doyle
Preview of the coming season.
With Jeremy Paxman.
One of the most acclaimed British films of the 60s, this is the story of Jo, a pregnant Salford girl and her flighty mother. Shown as a tribute to Tony Richardson , the renowned film and theatre director who died in November.
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