7.10 Project Headstart: Children of the Dream 4254979 7.35 Victorian England: Image and Reality
How to care for furniture. With
John FitzMaurice Mills.
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Alec Clifton-Taylor visits
Beverley, North Humberside.
I Comedy starring
I Carole Landis
Tired of his owners' marital bickerings, a magic Buddha decides he's going to teach them both a lesson. With Mary Astor. John Hubbard. Director Hal Roach (1940)
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Comedy musical starring Joan Davis
Jack Haley The stars of the famous
Broadway show announce their engagement, but find they have to marry off Jack's unappealing sister first. With Gene Krupa. Directed by Felix E Feist (1945)
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Sue Cook sets out to cover
Switzerland by rail. Rpt
A visit to London's White Hart
Lane cottage estate. Rpt
Today: spiders, some of which are killers.
The last programme in the series looks at the lives and hopes of two women, an Arab and a Jew.
Children's puppet adventures.
Cooking with Kurma
An Asian-style dinner, with Thai clear soup and tofu,
Malaysian hot noodles with tofu, and fruit fritters.
Followed by "A Human Monster with Inwardly Curved Extremities"?
Such was the description in 1841 of the condition arthrogryposis, which restricts joint movement. This film tells the story of four people born with the illness.
Followed by More than a Game
A portrait of the escape offered by basketball in deprived inner-city areas of Chicago.
Agatha Christie detective mystery starring Margaret Rutherford Arthur Kennedy
Miss Marple sees a woman being strangled on a passing train and decides to investigate.
Director George Pollock (1961)
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Today: Geoffrey Smith visits the Croft Garden in North
Cave, North Humberside.
Big Spenders. How consumerism in Spain has survived the recession.
Director/Producer Terry Doyle
By Any Other Name. The Enterprise finds itself the flagship of an invasion force.
Stamp Out Crime. Journalist Jon Ronson plunges into the murky world of the amateur crimefighter in the second of his comedy investigations. Determined to do his bit, he organises a massive star-studded pop initiative. Director Mike Barker
Series producer Neil Crombie
The acclaimed series of videos shot by young people gets a second airing in Def II. Cheaptalk and Blinker-Blinker.... about two brothers in south London's expanding Portuguese community who just live for music.
True Story of the Roman Arena
Julius Caesar courted popular support with spectacular displays of gladiatorial combat. But new archaeological research explains what really went on inside the Roman amphitheatre, and how cruelty and violence became the corner-stone of political and social life. Drawing on contemporary accounts and featuring computer reconstructions of the Colosseum, the historical documentary series returns with a disturbing insight into the eternal appetite for violence in entertainment.
Producer Jonathan Stamp
Editor Laurence Rees
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Explore with Lucinda Lambton the neo-gothic Midland Grand Hotel at St Pancras, London. Director Jamie Muir
Revised rpt Stereo
Starring Leslie Nielsen
Testimony of Evil. In his final adventure Frank Drebin poses as a nightclub entertainer while on a drugs case. Rpt
Final episode of this three-part satire on politics, starring Phyllis Logan Kevin McNally
Lou's head and heart clash when her old love, Phil, returns. With Barbara Marten , Jack Watson , Tom Watson , Tony Melody, Russell Dixon. Written by Ron Rose
Producer Hilary Salmon Director Carol Wilks
Presented by James Cox.
A Profile of Peter McDougall
A look at the career of the hard man of British television drama, who specialises in gritty explorations of violent street culture, during the making of his latest and 25th film, Down among the Big Boys. With contributions from
Billy Connolly , producer
Jeremy Isaacs and Hollywood director John Mackenzie. Director Eleanor Yule
Producer May Miller Stereo
Professor Hans Mayer , who worked with Brecht on Mother
Courage, describes their work at the Berliner Ensemble.
A look at a remarkable early