Comedy. Just out of jail, a crook is mistaken for a private detective. With Gordon Harker.
Director Henry Edwards ( 1 935)
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Continuing the short season of Anna Neagle films. Director Herbert Wilcox (1943)
Documentaries made by independent film-makers. Today the story of railroad tramps riding the rails across America in the 90s. Director John T Davis
Sertes editor Andre Singer
With Larry Pennell. Director Jack Wrather
A surprise party is arranged for Col Potter.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
With signing and subtitles. Stereo
Highlights of the finals. With David Vine.
Radio Goes to War
The role radio has played in majorconflicts. Rpt
First part of a two-part romantic drama.
Australia 1914: the distant war in Europe is brought closer to home to the people of Arakoon when a group of Germans are interned in a local camp.
(Concluding part on Thursday at
Inspiration for party givers.
Starting the season of films based on the TV series The Man from UNCLE. Starring Robert Vaughn David McCallum
When a top-secret nerve gas that can make the enemy lose the will to fight is stolen from an army research centre, UNCLE agents are sent to recover it.
Director Joseph Sargent (1966)
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Three veterans from the First
World War recall their time at the Western Front.
The second part of the quiz.
Michael Barry and chef Brian Turner transform leftover
Christmas pudding and cake into tasty desserts. In Guess the Wine Jilly Goolden and Oz Clarke challenge each other to blind taste and identify their choice of red wines to go with the turkey. Presented by Chris Kelly with guests
Patrick Barlow and Helen Atkinson-Wood . Studio director Linda Nash ; Producer Alison Field
A Bazal production for BBCtv Stereo
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Christmas has come early for the boys so Richie decides to do the cooking leaving the decorating to Eddie. Director/producer Ed Bye
"There were people there, they'd got this tan on their face. I thought, hold on a bit, no son of mine's putting make-up on." This was the first reaction of a miner in Bolton when his son and daughter took an interest in Latin ballroom dancing. Now he's as hooked on it as they are: "Get a good result and you think, eh, it's not bad, this caper."
Denise and Maurice Robinson , a factory worker and fork-lift truck driver respectively, are one of two couples followed in tonight's film. The others are
Melanie Walker and Ian Waite , ranked number three in the country. "People say that dancing together is like a marriage. It's not. It's much more intense, they say.
As the film reveals, the price for moving in this glamorous world is counted in hours of relentless practice and never-ending travel. Winningin competition at Blackpool is the pinnacle, and if not, there's always next year.
Director Peter Gordon ; Series editor Paul Watson
The former lead singer of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band narrates this Late Show musical autobiography of his life. Stereo
Followed by Christmas in Sarajevo
With Peter Snow. suotitled
Visually impaired writer Gohar Kordi dramatises events in her life. Subtitled
Last of two tributes to the great Italian film director Federico Fellini , who died recently.
Comic drama focusing on the life in a small seaside town in Italy during the Fascist reign of Mussolini. Titta and his friends have all the normal adolescent preoccupations. But for their parents, the Fascist regime is an ever-present fact of life. In Italian with English subtitles. With Puppela Maggio.
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