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Classic swashbuckling adventure starring
Louis Hayward , Joan Bennett D'Artagnan and the Three
Musketeers are called upon to free Philippe from the Iron Mask and France from the tyrannical rule of Philippe's twin brother Louis XIV.
Director James Whale 0 SEE FILMS pages 26-30
The craft of the cartwright.
Second of five inquiries into the truth behind famous mysteries. The Glastonbury Legends
Strange tales gather around the mound of Glastonbury Tor in Somerset. With Robert Symes.
Documentary about the eldest of a family of foxes born on the Somerset Levels. Rpt
Shown in connection with Arena's Graham
Greene Trilogy (which continues tonight at 8.05pm). Starring Trevor Howard
Freetown, Sierra Leone, 1942: deputy commissioner of police Harry Scobie is nearing the end of 15 years' exemplary service. But his guilt over an affair while his wife is away leads him into the clutches of a blackmailer.
Director George More O'Ferrall
0 SEE FILMS pages 26-30
The arts and entertainment magazine from the Asian world.
A 13-part Asian drama.
10: Zara's goal is in sight. In Urdu with English subtitles. (Postponed from 2 January. Rptd tomorrow at 11.50pm on BBC1)
Lavish Cole Porter musical starring
Gene Kelly , Mitzi Gaynor Kay Kendall
Ex-showgirl Lady Sybil Wren publishes her memoirs and is immediately sued for libel by a former colleague.
Director George Cukor • SEE FILMS pages 26-30
Lady Sybil Wren:
Sir Gerald Wren:
Embassy World Professional Darts from Lakeside Country Club, Frimley Green, Surrey. Live coverage of the final, played over the best of 11 sets. With commentary by Tony Green and Sid Waddell.
Introduced by Dougie Donnelly. Executive producer Keith Mackenzie
With Chris Lowe.
Weather Peter Cockroft
A look ahead to Crufts, the dog world's top event, which starts next week. Jessica Holm and Mike Stockman visit the Ladies
Kennel Association Show in Birmingham, hold a dog-training session with the Essex Dog Display Team and highlight the action from last year's National Gundog Show. Producer Joy Corbett
(Live coverage of Crufts: next Saturday)
The Graham Greene Trilogy
Continuing the exploration of the life and work of the enigmatic writer who influenced millions of readers over 60 years. With extracts read by Sir Alec Guinness.
The Dangerous Edge (1940-60) Disloyalty, secrecy and spying fascinated Greene both in his work and in his private life. Tonight's film charts the hidden years of his life when his marriage broke down and he became involved in a series of intense and turbulent affairs. It begins in 1940 when Kim Philby recruited him as a spy. There is some rare archive footage of Greene in the Belgian Congo, an interview with Kim Philby , and contributions from his widow Vivien,
Jocelyn Rickards , Auberon Waugh and John Ie Carre. Narrated by Robert Powell. Part 3 is tomorrow at 9.30pm. Director Donald Sturrock
Series editors Nigel Finch , Anthony Wall
[n the first of its new series, BBC2's weekly cinema night presents a celebration of CinemaScope.
Directors Michael Mann
, Philip Noyce
(Patriot Games), and Paul Verhoeven (Basic Instinct) extol the wonders of widescreen cinema on its 40th anniversary. There's a look at how Quentin Tarantino , a 29-year-old video store manager, became Hollywood's hottest new talent with his debut feature Reservoir Dogs.
And novelist J G Ballard on why David Lynch 's controversial
Blue Velvet - receiving its first network showing tonight at
11.55pm, uncut and in wide screen, as it was shot - was "the best film of the 1980s".
Presented by Howard Schuman. Series producer Saskia Baron Series editor Paul Kerr
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv
• SEE DEREK WINNERT page 25
An omnibus edition of the action-packed update of a 19th-century romantic opera by the German composer
Heinrich Marschner , with a new text by Charles Hart.
1992: an evil and erotic vampire is unleashed on London. With
Omar Ebrahim , Fiona O'Neill , Philip Salmon and Richard Van Allan. BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Musical director David Parry Director Nigel Finch
Producer Janet Street-Porter
Film Premiere. A Moving Pictures presentation of David Lynch's provocative and disturbing view of small-town America, starring Kyle MacLachlan, Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper
Lumberton, USA, is a pretty and peaceful place. But not far below the idyllic surface lies a dark and violent world.
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