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Animation. Pinocchio befriends a mermaid.
Cartoon. The elephant and his friends are shipwrecked.
- Robert Young Barbara Hale
Although she comes from an ill-fated family of gamblers, Mary Audrey is still willing to chance marriage to dice-rolling Larry Scott - on condition that he reforms.
Director Edwin L Marin (1946)
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Forty years ago this week.
Live coverage of the second morning's play between
England and South Africa.
Using clips from the BBC's archives, John Pitman demonstrates Murphy's Law: if something can go wrong, it will.
Comedy with Sarah Davison.
A multitude of sounds emerge from Aunt Barking's noise machine.
Written by Philip Hawthorn.
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Writer (Model Millie):
Further five coverage from the Oval.
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A summer series replacing What the Papers Say and putting the spotlight on Britain's magazines. This ulti-billion pound branch of he printed media aims at specific target audiences.
Tonight's programme focuses on men's magazines, including Arena, GQ, Loaded, The Face, Esquire, Sky, Select and Phase, revealing the tricks of reaching the difficult men's market.
Presented by Suzanne Moore lof the Guardian.
A Granada production for BBCtv
Routemaster Bus. As famous as London's classic red Routemaster buses were designed in the 1950s for a lifespan of 17 years. But they have proved so reliable that they are now set to drive on into the next century.
In a season marking 100 years of the Promenade Concerts, tonight's has a special significance. It is being given as a tribute to Sir Henry Wood , founder-conductor of the Proms, who died 50 years ago today. All four pieces being performed by the BBC
Symphony Orchestra have special associations with Sir
Henry, as the conductor, Andrew Davis , will explain from the platform.
At the concert's heart is the Serenade tc Music which
Vaughan Williams wrote in 1938 to celebrate Wood's 50 years as a conductor. It features 16 6 outstanding soloists, tonight including Heather Harper ,
Yvonne Minton , Robert Tear and Thomas Allen. Soprano Heather Harper says: "I've been retired for four years now but I was particularly asked to return for this hundredth season because the Proms were so important to me. It will certainly be special to join so many fine singers for Vaughan Williams 's glorious Serenade."
The concert begins with the Funeral March from Grama and Diarmid, dedicated to Wood by Eigar, and Schoenberg's Five Orchestra Pieces, which received their world premiere at the Proms in 19 12 under
In the interval there is a film about the life of Henry Wood , and after it a performance of Beethoven's Seventh
Symphony, the last work he conducted before his death in 1944. The concert is introduced by Richard Baker. Director Rodney Greenberg Series editor Peter Mamura
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST wrth Radio 3
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As Proms coverage Is live, the subsequent schedule may change
Adrian Bloom looks at relations of the red hot poker, like the Basuto torch lily and a Bressingham sunbeam.
Vanessa Collingridge learns about little-known uses for ancient herbs in Christina
Stapley's Hampshire garden, where she grows over varieties and explains how agrimony can be used as a drink to soothe summer colds. And while Medwyn Williams offers a grower's guide to championship vegetables, he has to select the five varieties of vegetables from his crop to form his show collection.
Series producer Laurence Vulliamy Executive producer Tony Laryea
A Catalyst TV production for BBCtv
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Classic comedy starring Harry HCorbett Wilfrid Brambell
Tonight's vintage episode, The Seven Steptoerai, first shown 20 years ago, features a kung fu fight. With Henry Wolf ,
Bill Weston , Stuart Fell , Paddy Ryan , Tony Smart, Billy Horrigan , Vic Armstrong , Marc Boyle ,
Tim Condrom and Dougie Robinson. Written by Ray Galton ; Alan Simpson
Producer Douglas Argent
Followed by Video Nation Shorts summed
With Jeremy Paxman.
At the end of the first week of the Edinburgh Festival, Emma Freud presents more of the best music, theatre, dance and cinema. Tonight's programme includes an Orson Welles premiere which has taken 40 years to make. There is also news of legendary singer
Eartha Kitt , who is playing
Molly Bloom , a character from James Joyce 's epic novel
Ulysses, a book which deals with events during one day in Dublin in June 1904.
Drama starring Ed Harris
Travelling the countryside of America, Billy and his troops are modem day knights
"jousting" on motorbikes and dedicated to the ideals of the past. But the forces of evil are poised to do battle with them. George A Romero , famous for the Living Dead zombie films, directed this movie which features a cameo appearance by horror writer Stephen King.
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