Bryan McNerney visits Geevor Tin
A documentary about The Archers, the longest-running soap opera in the world. Rpt
Busby Berkeley musical starring
When talking pictures put musical-comedy producer
Chester Kent out of work, he thinks up a plan to recapture his fame.
Directors Lloyd Bacon, William Keighley , Busby Berkeley (1933) B/W
Biographical drama starring
James Stewart June Allyson
Farm boy Monty Stratton 's talent for baseball brings him success, both on the pitch and in his private life, but a freak accident sets all his achievements at risk.
With Frank Morgan ,
Agnes Moorehead , Bill Williams , Bruce Cowling and Cliff Clark. Director Sam Wood (1949)
Six children from different parts of the world join
Captain Cousteau on an expedition to Antarctica.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
First of three programmes with Bill Oddie in Papua New Guinea.
A film in which well-known
UFO investigators talk about "visitors from outer space".
Highlights of yesterday's matches from Lakeside
Country Club, Frimley Green. Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
More highlights from yesterday.
Napoleon Solo , one of the UNCLE spies, is hot on the trail of a fanatical sect which is intent on using a powerful weapon to achieve world domination.
Director Boris Sagal (1968)
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The first of four new dance works, to be shown this week, made with the camera in mind and co-commissioned with the Arts Council.
Duets with Automobiles
Shobana Jeyasingh and director Terry Braun explore two very different worlds - Indian classical dance and high-tech office blocks of London. The dancers move about these exciting spaces in dialogue with the rhythms of the day, the architecture, streets and traffic that fills them.
Composer Orlando Gough. An Illuminations production for BBCtv (Should Accidentally Fall tomorrow at
The first of two programmes on the 50 years of schooling since the 1944 (Butler) Education Act.
This was one of the most important pieces of social legislation ever, establishing secondary education for all. Since then schools, teachers and pupils have had to adjust to many changes. Now they face a new era of market forces and parental choice.
Producer Marilyn Wheatcroft
This week an investigation into a best seller diet book and the diet industry. Antonio Carluccio launches a gastronomic tour of southern Italy and cooks a celebratory family lunch for 32, and Michael Barry cooks simple baked eggs - with three different fillings. With Chris Kelly and Jilly Goolden. Studio director Linda Nash
Producers Alison Field and Tim Hincks
A Bazal production for BBCtv
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The return of the American science fiction series.
27 September 1956: Sam leaps into the life of Nikos, a Greek sailor adrift with a spoiled heiress. Stereo
.The Making of Them
Independence, self-reliance, confidence. These are some of the qualities that the traditional single-sex English boarding school gives the children in its care. 40 Minutes follows some 8-year-old boys off to different boarding schools for the first time. Their parents and headmasters are confident that they are doing the right thing. But some ex-boarders are not so sure.
These men feel that the experience of boarding at a young age was damaging.
Director Colin Luke ; Series editor Paul Watson
Dougie Donnelly introduces highlights of the last four second-round matches in the World Championship.
I Bizarre drama directed by and starring David Byrne
The mythical town of Virgil,
Texas, is populated by honest eccentrics. Their lives are connected by the enigmatic narrator, who wanders the streets commenting on the action.
(1986) (U2 - Ratt/e and Hum. tomorrowat 12.20am)
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