Classic British comedy, starring Will Hay.
The blustering, incompetent William Porter is posted out of harm's way to the antiquated railway station of Buggleskelly in Northern Ireland. But before long he is causing chaos.
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The multi-Oscar winning Jules Verne classic adventure.
Starring David Niven
Reform Club member Phileas Fogg makes a E20,000 wager that he and his servant
Passepartout can travel around the world in 80 days.
Featuring Noel Coward , Marlene Dietrich , Hermione Gingold ,
Trevor Howard , Peter Lorre , John Mills , Robert Morley , George Raft Buster Keaton and Frank Sinatra. Director Michael Anderson • FILMS: pages 45-54
From Haydock Park.
Julian Wilson introduces three races including the Swinton
Insurance Trophy, the last big event of the National Hunt season and worth more than
£30,000 to the winner.
12.50 E B F Momington Cannon Maiden Fillies Stakes (5f)
1.25 Tadhg Meehan Handicap (6f)
2.00 Swinton Insurance Trophy Handicap Hurdle (2m).
With commentary by Peter O'Sullevan , Jimmy Lindley ,
Richard Pitman and Bill Smith.
Producer Chris Lewis 0 SPORT: page 14
Live coverage of the third session of the final.
(Final frames at 7.15pm)
The Butler Did It. Home alone
- Mr and Mrs Banks along with Geoffrey, the butler, go away for the weekend, leaving Will in charge. The fun starts when Carlton invites Bel Biv Devoe over to film their new video.
Featuring Bobby Brown.
Bel Biv Devoe:
Last in the current series of the football fans' magazine, presented by Simon O'Brien. This week: the results of a nationwide survey into the FA's laws of disrepute. Every
League manager in England and Scotland has been questioned on their understanding of the current regulations and asked whether they think they are too severe and need changing. Their answers will be presented to the FA. And, with just two years to go before the next World Cup, a report on how football is growing in popularity in the USA - among women.
Plus, supporters have their say in Fanstandand humour from
Rob Newman and David Baddiel.
Producer Malcolm Betney Series producer Dele Oniya
(A new series of Standing Room only is planned for the autumn.)
Live coverage of the final ten frames from the Crucible in Sheffield. At the climax of 17 days of play, who will emerge from the original field of 478 in snooker's most competitive season to date, to be the 1992 World Champion? Commentary by Ted Lowe , Jack Karnehm ,
Clive Everton , John Virgo , Ray Edmonds , John Spencer and Eddie Charlton.
Introduced by David Vine. Producer Mike Ward
Editor Rick Waumsley
A Grand Slam Sports production for BBCtv
John Boorman 's powerful examination ot the clash of two cultures, starring
In this dramatic and exotic adventure set in the Amazon rainforest, the son of an American engineer is kidnapped by a tribe of Indians known as the "invisible people". His father searches for him for ten years, eventually finding a very changed young man adopted by a tribe with a mystical relationship with nature. But their survival is threatened by "civilised" man's continual destruction of the rainforest.
Based on the true story of a Peruvian engineer whose son was taken by a band of Indians in the 1960s, John Boorman 's own son, Charley, plays the young boy kidnapped by the "invisible people".
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The History of Mathematics: Marin Mersenne - the Birth of Modern Geometry. How did a 17th-century French monk establish the foundations of a scientific community stretchingthe length of Europe?