With Philippa Forrester and Toby Anstis. Phone in on 081.[number removed]fora chance to play Maggot Moments. * STEREO
Rebel and Champion help Ricky and Sandy. (Rpt. Black and white)
The Peas wake up on Christmas day to find that Santa hasn't left them any presents.
Animation. Felix outwits the nasty professor.
Today: the Why Bird Stop.
Arnold the Shark eats a Smoggies garbage can.
The story of St Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio, as told by Philip Hawthorn.
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Orville and Cuddles try to earn some money to buy a cake.
The Wedloes and aquarium men search for Ben the bear and Marco Polo the dolphin. 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Recycling ideas with Caitlin Easterby and Simon Pascoe. ● STEREO
Children's splash -hit game show.
Pingu the Penguin is intelligent but rather clumsy.
Vultureman invents a Super
Power Potion which gives him great magical powers.
Rebecca will never be able to forget her prom night.
Classic science-fiction series.
Day of Disaster. Internatonal
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The Possessed. David Vincent learns the aliens have been
Continuing the season of Alfred Hitchcock films, today starring Cary Grant
Ex-jewel thief John Robie 's life of luxurious retirement on his ill-gotten gains is disturbed when he becomes chief suspect in a recent wave of robberies on the French Riviera.
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H H Hughson:
The Four Last Songs. A concert performance of The Four Last Songs by Richard Strauss , with Sir Georg Solti conducting the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa as soloist, preceded by an introduction to the songs. Director Humphrey Burton Producer Eric Abraham ● STEREO
Dame Kiri Te
The Classic French Cinema season concludes with this rural drama starring Yves Montand, Daniel Auteuil
In the sequel to Jean de Florette Manon, Jean's daughter, has grown up free and wild in the hills. Ugolin is infatuated with her, but Manon knows many secrets and finds the perfect revenge on the conspirators whose actions contributed to her father's death. In French with English subtitles.
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Continuing the daily series of comic vignettes detailing the preoccupations of Barry Pain 's fictional Edwardian, starring John Sessions
The Curse of Summer. Ernest is struck by the vast amount of rhubarb in his garden.
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Rossini's opera version of the Cinderella fairy tale is an effervescent mixture of comedy, pathos and masquerade, with spectacular fireworks and colourful costumes.
Director Michael Hampe sees the opera as less of a fairy tale and more of a satirical comment on society and human relationships. His production was recorded at the Salzburg
Festival, with Riccardo Chailly conducting the Vienna State Opera Chorus and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Television director ClausViller ● STEREO
A Fool's Guide to Movie
Comedy. The last programme in the series tries to find out whether there are any sure-fire rules on how to make a hit comedy movie, from the initial concept through to the starstudded Hollywood premiere. Actor Leslie Nielsen demonstrates his ten golden rules of comedy, as seen in both Airplaneand The Naked Gun. Others offering their tips on what makes cinema-goers laugh include Carl Reiner
(Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid),. Gene Wilder (Blazing
Saddles), and Mike Myers
(Wayne's World). But then, as Leslie Nielsen says, "Only a fool would seek a definition of comedy."
Director Nigel Cole
Series producer Sarah Williams A Tiger production for BBCtv ● STEREO
A preview of the new season of drama starting soon on BBC2.
First showing on network television for this comedy-drama, starring Jeff Bridges
The Fabulous Baker Boys , a nightclub lounge piano duo, are beginning to fade. Playing
Feelings in empty bars, night after night, is beginning to pall. Then the dazzling Susie
Diamond joins them, and whole new worlds open up - but so do long-suppressed tensions. Pfeiffer shows off her vocal talents by singing a steamy version of Making Whoopee.
Director Steve Kloves
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Alfred Hitchcock 's spy thriller from 1946, starring Cary Grant Ingrid Bergman
Willing to go to any lengths to prove her loyalty to the Americans, Alicia Huberman agrees to travel to South
America and become involved with a ruthless Nazi spy, risking her life and her love.
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