A classic "main street" burgh, Elgin has some of the grandest architectural monuments in Scotland.
Starring Ole Olsen Chic Johnson
Ole and Chic run a boarding-house for broken-down actors and actresses. They come up with a madcap idea to put on a super-show, but choose a "jinxed" theatre as the venue.
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As part of the John Ford season of films, this lavish biopic starring Katharine Hepburn.
The turbulent and tragic life of the beautiful and headstrong Mary, Queen of Scots. (b/w)
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Michael Barry demonstrates favourite recipes. Today: cakes.
The Marudhar Express is known as the Line of Dreams. Steaming across the deserts of North West India, it carries a member of the Royal house of Jodhpur in first-class comfort, a young boy risking his life clambering between carriages to earn a few rupees on the train, and a remarkable railway inspector dressing in disguise to catch ticket defaulters. ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Cedric the tortoise is too wrapped up in his own dreams to "trifle" with his friends.
Karia is determined to win the "Silver Key" award.
Life in the 1940s and 50s.
3: Out of the Rubble. The summer of 1945 saw peace in Europe. But in Asia the Japanese refused to surrender, until the ultimate weapon was used. It was the beginning of a new age, the nuclear age. (Part 4 on Monday)
Followed by Michael Barry 's Choice Cuts
Michael Barry demonstrates favourite recipes. Today: lamb.
Introduced by Helen Rollason.
Highlights of the men's slalom from Sestriere, Italy, where the 1992-93 World Cup ski -ing season began last weekend.
A roundup of the week's action from the Premier League. Producer Sharon Lence Editor Paul Armstrong
3.00pm News and Weather
and Regional News; Weather
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Word game with Paul Coia. • STEREO
Today: Shyama Perera looks at the world of media and the arts.
The series offering a guide to cooking at Christmas. ● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
● BBC BOOK: Delia Smith 's Christmas. price 12.95. available from booksellers.
A look at new models at the Motorcycle Show at
Birmingham NEC, and one of motorsport's toughest jobs - passenger on an outfit in sidecar cross. Plus two new technical developments to help lorry drivers, and a test-drive of the Renault Safrane.
Classic 1960s puppet series. The Loch Ness Monster. It's time to stand by for action when the submarine Stingray is launched into battle against the Loch Ness monster.
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Spy drama from the 60s, starring Robert Vaughn, David McCallum.
Napoleon and Illya are assigned to guard Caribbean political exile Dr Delgado.
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Third of a classic five-part story restored to colour and starring Jon Pertwee
The Daemons. The Doctor reveals the truth behind the events at Devil's End.
Producer Barry Letts
Director Christopher Barry
Followed by Advent Calendar
With Alan Rusbridger of The Guardian.
A Granada production for BBCtv
The investigative series. School Blazers
One in eight British schools suffered an arson attack last year, and the resulting bill is horrendous - around E75 million.
But the motives of the people who start the fires are little understood, with only one offenders' centre trying to confront the urge to burn.
Barbara Altounyan reports. Producer Nick 0' Dwyer Editor Peter Horrocks
Series of programmes revealing how gardens grow. Healthy Living. In a small, suburban garden in Leicester, more than 1,800 different species of creature have been identified. There are now probably more kinds of animals in our gardens than on farm land. Some help the gardener - and some are enemies. To encourage the helpers, and defeat the foes, it is best to understand their ways. Producer Mick Rhodes
A Catalyst production for BBCtv
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A series of films on archaeologist Howard Carter 's discovery of the richest treasure trove ever found.
Everywhere the Glint of Gold A wave of "Tut mania" spread across Europe and America following the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb. From the latest art deco designs and fashions to exotic picture palaces, everything was influenced by the "wonderful things" buried with the boy pharaoh 3,500 years before.
Half-a-century later the world tours of the "Treasures of Tutankhamun" reintroduced these spectacular Egyptian antiquities into the west's visual bloodstream.
Written and presented by Christopher Frayling. Producer David Wallace
Editor Peter Rose
Sister Wendy Beckett , hermit and unorthodox art expert, continues her odyssey around Britain's great art treasures. This week she journeys to
Oxford, where she offers her views on Fra Lippi, the wayward monk who abducted a nun, and his moving portrayal of elderly love; Piero di Cosimo , an obsessive visionary who lived on hard-boiled eggs; and Claude's masterpiece about the destruction of Arcadia.
Director John Hooper
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The topical comedy quiz show. Team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton are joined tonight by Jo Brand and Neil Kinnock. Angus Deayton is in the chair. Producer Harry Thompson
A Hat Trick production for BBCtv * STEREO
FILM Tonight's French Film
Classic is the network premiere of Robert Bresson 's second feature, made towards the end of the Second World
War. A sophisticated tale of love and revenge, it was scripted by Jean Cocteau.
Told by a friend that Jean her lover no longer loves her,
Helene puts him to the test. She enlists the aid of a young dancer to entrap him. In French with English subtitles.
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Shyama Perera looks at the world of media and the arts.