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: Travel Show UK Mini Guides

A look around the south coast resort of Hastings.

: Moving Stories

The fifth of six films about moving house. (Final film next Thursday)

: Earl Carroll Vanities

Musical starring
Dennis O'Keefe
Constance Moore
The beautiful Princess Drina has to perform in a New York night club to raise money for her impoverished country. Featuring hits from Woody Herman and his Orchestra.
Director Joseph Santley
● FILMS: pages 46-56


Unknown: Dennis O'Keefe
Unknown: Constance Moore
Unknown: Woody Herman
Director: Joseph Santley
Danny Baldwin: Dennis O'Keefe
Drina: Constance Moore
Tex Donnelly: Eve Arden
Earl Carroll: Otto Kruger
Grand Duke Paul: Alan Mowbray
Claire Elliott: Stephanie Bachelor
Pinky Price: Pinky Lee

: World Snooker

Live coverage of round 2.
According to the seedings the pairings should be Steve Davis (3) v Martin Clark (14) and Dennis Taylor (9) v Mike Hallett (8).
Introduced by Eamonn Holmes.


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Martin Clark
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Mike Hallett
Introduced By: Eamonn Holmes.

: Brum


: Spot


: Look Stranger

The craft of the Silversmith.

: News; Weather

Followed by Weekend Outlook

: World Snooker

The latest developments on the tables at Sheffield. Plus the results of this week's Snooker
Break quiz with David Vine. Then at 3.05, live coverage from round 2: the seedings predict reigning Embassy
World Champion John Parrott v Tony Knowles , plus Terry Griffiths v Neal Foulds.
Including at
3.00 News; Weather
3.50 News; Weather and Regional News; Weather


Unknown: David Vine.
Unknown: John Parrott
Unknown: Tony Knowles
Unknown: Terry Griffiths
Unknown: Neal Foulds.

: Thunderbirds

Path of Destruction. When the operators of a new machine capable of ploughing through a forest fall ill at the controls, the atomic-powered crablogger heads straight for the San Martino dam, threatening wholesale devastation. eTELETEXTSUBTITLES: page 888

: Seeing Is an Illusion

Animation using computer graphics to illustrate how Rene Magritte 's paintings reflect his doubts on the reality he saw about him.
Directors Jorma Avelin and Maija-Liisa Wassmund


Unknown: Rene Magritte
Directors: Jorma Avelin
Directors: Maija-Liisa Wassmund

: Horizon Inside Chernobyl Sarcophagus

Chernobyl Unit Four exploded six years ago this week. The intensely radioactive ruins of the reactor now lie buried in the "sarcophagus". Much of it will be radioactive for more than
100,000 years.
Horizon were the first westerners to film inside the sarcophagus where an elite team of Soviet scientists are working in areas of radiation that would be considered lethal by the west. They are driven by the urgent need to hunt down the 135 tonnes of uranium and plutonium which melted in the explosion, and to discover whether a second accident could happen at Chernobyl.
This film tells the story of the remarkable scientists dedicating their lives to working there.
Producer Edward Briffa
Editor Jana Bennett e TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
● TRANSCRIPT: send a cheque for £2.00, payable to BSS, to [address removed]


Producer: Edward Briffa
Editor: Jana Bennett

: Nature

Close Encounters of the European Kind
Fourth of five programmes looking at how the EC is taking control of the environment.
Blood Relations. Five years ago Blackie the donkey was front page news as two tabloids competed to rescue him from a cruel death in Spain. Since then, the British have campaigned to make the European
Community see animal welfare as we do. And when it comes to campaigning against vivisection, bullfighting or the fiestas which nearly killed
Blackie, we've been the most enthusiastic and successful
Europeans of them all.
Julian Pettifer follows two animal welfare campaigners to Spain as they attempt to rescue this year's Blackie from the Villaneuva fiesta, and asks whether our love of animals justifies interfering in another country's culture. Producer Ian Paul
Series producer Grant Mansfield
●TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● NATURE: page 17


Unknown: Julian Pettifer
Producer: Ian Paul

: Gardeners' World

A further visit to the nursery of Brian and Heather Hiley focusing on their fascinating collection of penstemmons. Liz Rigbey continues the search for the lost
Gertrude Jekyll garden in south London, and John Brookes continues his mini-series on garden design. A Catalyst production for BBCtv


Unknown: Heather Hiley
Unknown: Liz Rigbey
Unknown: Gertrude Jekyll
Unknown: John Brookes

: World Snooker

Highlights of this evening's action in the world championships. Steve Davis was expected to become the first round 2 winner tonight, while Dennis Taylor and Mike Hallett were the seeds due to be playing on the other table. Introduced by David Vine.


Unknown: Steve Davis
Unknown: Dennis Taylor
Unknown: Mike Hallett
Introduced By: David Vine.

: Up and Under

First in a six-part documentary series that goes behind the scenes to show the struggles and human dramas involved in getting to the top in British rugby.
Trouble att' Clubs. Wigan in Lancashire boasts two of England's greatest rugby teams: next week Wigan rugby league club hope to win their fifth Wembley cup final in a row, while Orrell are on the verge of becoming rugby union champions for the first time. Using a mix of fly-on-the-wall filming as well as interviews, Up and Under follows the fortunes of these two clubs through their failures, injuries, financial negotiations and triumphs.
Tonight's programme focuses on how both clubs faced up to bad starts at the beginning of the season.
Singer and jazz pianist Georgie Fame is a long-time supporter of Wigan. He was born nearby and captained his school rugby team. He has specially written - and performs - the theme song for the series.
Series producer Claudia Milne
A Twenty Twenty production for BBCtv ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 • SPORT: page 18


Pianist: Georgie Fame
Producer: Claudia Milne

: Have I Got News for You

The topical comedy quiz show, winner of this year's Bafta award for the best light entertainment series. Team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton , abetted by guests from the world of journalism and humour, answer the questions and take a few swipes at the week's news.
This week they are joined by Tony Slattery and John Wells. Hosted by Angus Deayton. Producer Harry Thompson
A Hat Trick production for BBCtv ● STEREO


Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton
Unknown: Tony Slattery
Unknown: John Wells.
Unknown: Angus Deayton.
Producer: Harry Thompson

: Newsnight

With Sue Cameron.

: What the Papers Say

Joe Josephs of The Times looks at the week's press.
A Granada production for BBCtv


Unknown: Joe Josephs

: World Snooker

David Vine introduces the best of tonight's round 2 matches.


Introduces: David Vine

: Weathervlew

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