Romantic drama starring Evelyn Keyes. A young Boston woman falls in love with a Mountie while visiting Canada.
Director Louis King (1949)
Supernatural drama starring
In Tsarist Russia an army officer learns of a countess said to have extraordinary success at cards. With Edith Evans and Yvonnne Mitchell. ( Tchaikovsky 's opera based on this Pushkin novel is at 4.1 0pm)
Director Thorold Dickinson (1948)
I The first of four walks along the Nene Valley in Northamptonshire.
Comedy thriller continuing the season of films starring Audrey Hepburn
A woman's life is turned upside down after her estranged husband is murdered. With Cary Grant ,
Walter Matthau , James Coburn. Director Stanley Donen (1963)
Regina "Reggie" Lampert:
A story to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest. Producer Jenny Abbott
Review of the 1993 season. Director BameHinchliffe
Producer Steve Saint
A review of the Ultra 30
Grand Prix series.
Glyndebourne Festival production of Tchaikovsky's opera, based on a story by Pushkin. Herman, a young officer, tries to discover the secret of winning at cards.
Glyndebourne Festival Chorus London Philharmonic
Conductor Andrew Davis
Sung in Russian with English subtitles.
Directed for the stage by Graham Vick Producer Stephany Marks
Directed for television by Peter Maniura
Amid the detritus of wrapping paper, spent crackers and abandoned food, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer settle down to an evening of their favourite viewing in the living room of their elegant Victorian home.
Archive material, comedy clips and natural history are interspersed with local news bulletins from the garden shed, an exciting badger watch from the back yard and a special visit to Slade in Residence.
Producer David Housham
Executive producer John Whiston
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7.05 The Best of Rutland Weekend Television
A compilation of highlights from the influential mid-1970s comedy series starring Eric Idle and Neil Innes.
7.30 Bob's New Hairstyle
The vintage TV crops in Vic's classic clips collection.
7.40 Dad's Army Christmas Sketch
Not seen since 1972, this classic Christmas mini-episode finds Captain Mainwaring and co preparing to make a Yuletide radio broadcast.
Wntten by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
7.55 The Bra Men
Pat Arrowsmith and Dave Wright present the local news headlines - wearing certain support garments.
Utd Vic and Bob's interest in natural history provides another chance to see one of the most memorable wildlife films of recent years. These cute furry creatures fiercely defend their territory in the Kalahari desert.
8.30 Vic and Bob's Comedy Selection Box
A selection of sketches and memorable television light entertainment moments.
8.55 Slade at Christmas
Christmas takes a less merry turn for the raucous 70s pop group when Simon Le Bon arrives with a high-powered watergun.
9.05 Shooting Stars
A specially recorded quiz show in which Jonathan Ross , Wendy Richard and Martin Clunes test their celebrity-recognition skills against Danny Baker , Ulrika Jonsson and Noddy Holder.
Director Janet Fraser-Crook
9.30 Mulligan and O'Hare A ballad from Mulligan and O'Hare, Reeves and Mortimer's 1 maestros of melody.
9.35 Play for Today: Nuts in May
A repeat for one of film director i Mike Leigh 's most popular comedies - about a camping holiday which provides an intense test for the relationship between hearty Keith (Roger Sloman ) and timid Candice Marie (Alison Steadman ).
Producer David Rose Subtitled
10.55 Vic and Bob Closedown
Vic and Bob finish the egg nog and Double Diamond.
post that mentions
Envy. Historian Simon Schama tells the story of an exquisite chateau, a display of fireworks - and a jealous King of France. (Continues tomorrow with Lust at 9.40pm)
Followed by Christmas in Sarajevo
Drama starring Noah Taylor Australia 1962:
Danny and Freya have been friends since childhood, but as they get older, he finds it hard to mask his feelings for her. With Leone Carmen ,
Ben Mendelsohn and Graeme Blundell. Written and directed by John Duigan (1987)
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A crime drama continuing the Black
Christmas season of films about murder and dark humour.
A nurse teams up with a middle-aged immigrant to form a deadly partnership. With
Shirley Stoler and Tony LoBianco. Written and directed by Leonard Kastle (1969)