With Signing. Subtitled ..................
The Mighty Atom. The evil Hood tries to steal the plans for a prototype nuclear powerplant. Rpt Subtitled ............
Romantic comedy starring
James Stewart , Hedy Lamarr
Desperate to avoid deportation from
America, beautiful Johnny Jones needs a husband. Then she meets penniless author Bill Smith , proposes - and agrees to pay him a weekly wage! With
Ian Hunter , Verree Teasdale and Donald Meek. Director Clarence Brown (1941) B/W * FILM REVIEWS pages 56-65
Historical adventure, starting
The Old Bailey, 1763:sentencedfor murder, Abigail Hale is given the choice of slavery in the colonies orthe gallows in London. Abby chooses to be transported to North America, where she falls into the ruthless clutches of Martin Garth. With Howard da Silva , Boris Karloff , Cecil Kellaway and Ward Bond.
Alan Titchmarsh visits Akenfield garden in Suffolk
Presenter (Children's BBC):
In this year's charity shoot-out at
Wentworth Club, seven top golfers from the PGA European Tourcompete over six holes. The players are Seve Ballesteros ,
Tony Johnstone , Bernhard Langer , Sandy Lyle , Colin Montgomerie , Jose Maria
Olazabal and Ian Woosnam. With Alex Hay and Clive Clark
From Lambeth Palace. Revised rpt of Sunday at
Celebrating the lives of people over 50. Marti Caine introduces a retired teacher who has become a VSO volunteer, a biker who is still at work at 95, and the poetry competition winners. Stereo .........
Followed by Bashkaus: Hard Labour in Siberia
A team of American rafters and kayakers become the first foreigners to challenge the terrifying Class V gorge of the Bashkaus River in Siberia.
Postponed from Wednesday 21 December .
Highlights of yesterday's matches in the World Championship.
Starring Patrick Stewart
A Federation colony close to Cardassian space is wiped out in a terrorist attack. Responsibility is claimed by the Bajorans, an unpopular, dispossessed race. Jean-Luc, ordered to track down the terrorist leader, is dismayed to have a Bajoran officer forced upon him. Ensign Ro, fired with the justice of the Bajoran cause, has no respect for Starfleet regulations.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard:
Commander William Riker:
Lt Commander Data:
Dr Beverly Crusher:
Lt Commander Geordi LaForge:
Counsellor Deanna Troi:
The first of six programmes in which the biggest names in the sport talk intimately about their greatest moments features Brazilian footballing legend Pele, who reveals his heroes and villains and discusses the emotions, passions and dreams that made him a great soccer player.
Including some classic football action originally seen in Standing Room Only. Director Michael Wadding
Revisedrpt Stereo ..........................
Another chance to see the acclaimed 26-part documentary series telling the story of the Second World War.
The Western Allies resolve to invade Europe. England becomes a floating supply dump and the British and Americans assemble the largest invasion fleet in history. It is 6 June 1944-D-Day.
Narrated by Laurence Olivier.
First shown on lTV (Subtitled)
Another chance to see the series in which top chef Gary Rhodes , passionate about British food, travels around the country discovering, cooking and enjoying regional produce. In this programme he cooks for
Manchester United FC - the menu includes the great British breakfast (as a starter), stuffed chicken legs and Manchester pudding. Gary also uncovers the secrets of Lancashire hot pot and seaside fare on offer in Blackpool.
Executive producer Fiona Pitcher
A BBC book Rhodes around Britain, featuring the recipes in the series, is available in hardback, price £ 17.99. and paperback, pricer 12.99.
Two more of the UK's brightest student quiz teams do battle fora place in the quarter-finals. Birkbeck College, London, who defeated Queen's
University, Belfast in the first round take on St Andrews , the victors against Jesus College, Cambridge.
Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Director Jenny Dodd ; Producer Kieran Roberts
Mark Harmon , Kirstie Alley
All set for a well-earned break with his girlfriend in Hawaii, reluctant teacher Freddy Shoop is railroaded into a nightmare job - havingto stay at home to teach the disenchanted inmates of the remedial English class.
Director Carl Reiner (1987)
♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 56-65
Followed by In the National Trust Lord Anglesey's Leg.
Francis Chainsaw Gremp:
With Jeremy Paxman.
World Championship from the Lakeside Country Club. Highlights of the last four second round matches.
Commentary by Tony Green.
Introduced by Dougie Donnelly.
Continuing the late-night run of films from New Zealand, starring
Wi Kuki Kaa , Judy Mclntosh
1948: a young man arrives in a small town which is the spiritual home of the local Ngati - or Maori tribe. Soon he will meet people who know more about him than he knows himself.
Director Barry Barclay (1987)................. * FILM REVIEWS pages 56-65
Benefits Agency Today: the magazine programme (for recording and viewing later) visits the East Midlands, looking at BA's special domestic violence service and celebrating Diwali in Leicester.