John FitzMaurice Mills looks at techniques used by artists through the ages.
Pathe News of this week in 1952. A Griffin production for BBCtv
The last in the series looks at
Stirling. Presented by Professor Andy MacMillan. A Pencil of Light production for BBCtv
The John Ford season FILM continues with this powerful drama starring Victor McLaglen Heather Angel
Dublin 1920: a dim-witted drunkard dreams of escaping to America. The reward for betraying a comrade could make his dream a reality.
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Swashbuckling adventure starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Ruth Warrick.
A vendetta between two Corsican families forms the background of Alexandre Dumas's story of the strange bond between Siamese twins.
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Mario Franchi/Lucien Franchi:
Countess Isabelle Gravini:
Dr Enrico Paoli:
Geoffrey Smith visits the garden of Chris Abbott in Knaresborough, North Yorks.
Winifred Robinson investigates problem neighbours.
When Michael falls asleep, his toys come to life.
A 13-part series about life in the 1940s and 50s, narrated by Magnus Magnusson.
4: A Place to Live. The housing crisis after the Second World War.
(Tomorrow: States of Mind)
Followed by Michael Barry 's Choice Cuts
Favourite duck recipes from ten years of the Food and Drink series. A Bazal production for BBCtv
December. Christmas ideas for gardeners.
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Followed by Songs of Praise
From Burgsteinfurt, Germany. 0 STEREO; TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888
3.50pm News and Weather and Regional News; Weather
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Word game with Paul Coia. A Leslie Mitchell production for BBCtv * STEREO
BBC2's topical daily talk show. Today: Jane Corbin debates national and international politics. (Repeatedat 12.25am) • STEREO
The life and work of the northern comedian Sydney Howard.
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My Son, the Chimp. The family get an unusual addition. (b/w) • TELETEXTSUBTITLES:page888
How I Spent My Summer Vacation I Will returns from Philadelphia. • STEREO
Lisa Stansfield sings her new single Someday (I'm Coming Back), live and exclusively.
Normski is also joined by ragga I ravers SL2 and Bizarre Inc, and i there's comedy with Vas Blackwood.
A painting-on-glass animation, with the voices of Nicholas Farrell , John Shrapnel , Susan Fleetwood , Dorien Thomas , Tilda Swinton , John Warner and Andrew Wincott.
Narrator Michael Kitchen.
Text abridged by Leon Garfield Executive producers
Elizabeth Babakhina , Chris Grace Series producer Dave Edwards • STEREO
"Many of these prisoners of conscience won't hear of this programme, but some will. I am sure that knowing people are working to end their plight will help them keep hope alive and find renewed strength to endure their ordeal" - journalist and former hostage John McCarthy. (Another portraitat 11.15pm)
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Followed by Advent Calendar (7xt)
In at the Deep End. A vivid j picture of the stresses suffered by junior hospital staff as Dr Sarah Holdsworth and Dr Will
Liddell face the wards.
Producer Susan Spindler
, Series producer Edward Briffa
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Films on unusual wine merchants.
1 Vintage 1904, Harry Waughis an active and respected member of the wine trade.
Director/Producer Frank Hayes An Eden production for BBCtv
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First of Simon Gray 's two-part comic fantasy starring Alan Bates
I'm the Author. Determined to get his latest play "absolutely right", heavy-drinking, chain-smoking author Hamish Partt puts his health, sanity and even his life at risk as he pursues its successive productions across America.
Part 2 is Wednesday at 9.30pm.
Producer Kenith Trodd
Director Christopher Morahan
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Presented by Peter Snow.
John McCarthy with the second of tonight's portraits.
Peter Watkins 's four-part portrait of the Norwegian artist - whose work often deals with suffering and death - during his early life in Oslo and Berlin.
Shot in documentary style with a largely amateur cast, it was first shown in 1976. (Part 2: tomorrow at 11.20pm)