Frank Capra 's drama starring Gary Cooper
A down-at-heel baseball pitcher is hired to represent a sort of Good Samaritan in order to further a dictatorial newspaper magnate's political ambitions.
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Concluding the season of films starring
When Lucky Garnett is late for his own wedding, the bride's outraged father forbids the marriage until the groom has made his fortune - from a capital of just 25 cents.
With music by Jerome Kern.
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An RSPB film capturing the atmosphere and moods of the seasons.
The second part of the traditional concert live from the Musikverein in Vienna.
Riccardo Muti conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in a programme of popular music by Joseph Lanner and members of the Strauss family. With the Vienna State Opera Ballet.
Introduced by Richard Baker. Director Brian Large
(Whole concert from 10.15am on Radio 3) * STEREO 3964555
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12.45 Steel Plate Trial Hurdle Race
1.20 Arlington Premier Series Steeplechase Qualifier (2m 5f)
1.55 ASW Handicap Steeplechase (4mlf)
2.30 Philip Comes Spa Hurdle Race (2m 5f 11 Oyd)
Plus a look back at the Leopardstown Christmas meeting. Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan and Richard Pitman . Introduced by Julian Wilson and Bill Smith.
TV presentation Wendy Sheppard
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Last of five lectures by Professor Charles Stirling , FRS. In the Hands of Giants. We are surrounded by giants - giant-handed molecules of a million atoms or more, such as carbohydrates and proteins that control the structure of plants and animals. This programme brings the series full circle, with the ultimate giant present in the nuclei of all our cells, DNA. 2952523
Inside the Box. A look at how art and television techniques can deceive the eye. 9522284 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Highlights of November's Lombard RAC Rally, presented by Steve Lee ,
Barrie Gill , Tony Mason and Ross Dunkerton. 9745333
The Cat That Came in from the Cold. Winter is closing in on the Welsh mountains. For the polecat - and all the other wild animals - life is getting hard.
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Featuring ski-jumping from
Garmisch-Partenkirchen. One of the oldest winter sports has undergone a major upheaval over the last two seasons. The
"V for Victory" style has revolutionised ski-jumping and seen the emergence of new young stars. Finland's Olympic champion Toni Nieminen , second here last year, heads the field. Introduced by Julian Tutt. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside 78
Kurt Weill 's self-styled
"American opera" of 1946 is performed in English National Opera's highly acclaimed production by David Pountney , designed by David Fielding and starring leading ENO singers Janice Cairns and Lesley Garrett.
With a book by Elmer Rice (based on his Pulitzer
Prize-winning stage play) and lyrics by the poet
Langston Hughes , it combines elements both of opera and of Broadway song and dance in portraying an eventful 24 hours in the lives of the inhabitants of a New York tenement block.
The English National Opera Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by James Holmes.
Television director Barrie Gavin
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First showing on network television of the true story of the case which obsessed a nation and triggered a massive media event lasting over half a decade. Starring Meryl Streep , Sam Neill
On a cool spring night in 1980, amid the scenic beauty of remote Ayers Rock, a tiny baby disappears. Was
Azaria Chamberlain abducted, as maintained by her distraught mother? Or did Lindy Chamberlain commit the most bizarre murder in Australian history?
Director Fred Schepisi
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The fourth episode of an action-packed updating of The Vampire, a 19th-century romantic opera. (Part 5 tomorrow. For cast see Tuesday) Stereo
The first of nine days' coverage of the 1993 Embassy World
Darts Championship from the Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey.
Commentary by Tony Green and Sid Waddell. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie
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Thriller starring John Travolta
By chance, a movie sound man records a car crash in which a leading politician is killed. But when the tape reveals the unmistakable sound of a high-powered gunshot, his own life is put at risk.
Written and directed by Brian De Palma
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