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: The Adventures of Skippy

Kangaroo tales.

: Playdays

The Why Bird Stop.

: Casper Classics

Animation about a friendly ghost.

: Mortimer and Arabel

Puppet comedy drama. Rpt Stereo ..........

: Jackanory

Actor Bernard Cribbins celebrates 30 years of Jackanory with a tribute to author Roald Dahl.
See This Week: page 12


Unknown: Bernard Cribbins
Unknown: Roald Dahl.

: Bitsa

With Simon Pascoe and Caitlin Easterby. FACTSHEET: send at 1.00 cheque or postal orderto [address removed]


Unknown: Simon Pascoe
Unknown: Caitlin Easterby.

: The Animals of Farthing Wood

Animation. Trey becomes more aggressive. Shown last Thursday on BBC 1

: Skeleton Warriors


: Travel Bug

A game show where two teams of school friends compete forthe chance to jet offto European cities. With
Paul Hendy.


Unknown: Paul Hendy.

: Grange Hill

Another chance to see the series from 1 985. It's Friday night, and everybody's date goes wrong.
Written by Frances Galleymore


Unknown: Fay Alison Bettles.
Unknown: Tony Armatrading
Unknown: Roland Erkan
Unknown: Fabienne Jessica Harrison
Written By: Frances Galleymore

: The Little Vampire

Live action drama in 13 parts.

: Growing Up Wild

Series about young animals, with Terry Nutkins. Today, lemurs and friends. Stereo ...........


Unknown: Terry Nutkins.

: Doc Savage: the Man of Bronze

Fantasy adventure, starring
Ron Ely
11936: aided by the Amazing Five,
Doc Savage sets out to discover the truth behind his father's murder in remote
Hidalgo. The group soon encounters the ruthless Captain Seas who has a villainous secret to hide.
Director Michael Anderson (1975) * FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64


Unknown: Ron Ely
Unknown: Doc Savage
Director: Michael Anderson
Doc: Ron Ely
LongTom: Paul Gleason
Penny :: Bill Lucking
Monk: Michael Miller
Johnny: Eldon Quick

: The O Zone

With guests, the Shamen.
Shown last Monday

: Elephants in Thailand

A visit to ajungle village in Thailand, home to the famous royal white elephants and a school that trains elephants to transport valuable timber,

: The Fall of the Roman Empire

Historical epic starring
Sophia Loren
Stephen Boyd , Alec Guinness
The Roman Empire falls into the hands of the unstable Commodus, whose insane pride leads to cruelty and revolt. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Anthony Mann (1964) Stereo ....
FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64


Unknown: Sophia Loren
Unknown: Stephen Boyd
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Director: Anthony Mann
Lucilla: Sophia Loren
Livius: Stephen Boyd
Marcus Aurelius: Alec Guinness
Commodus: Christopher Plummer
Timonides: James Mason
Sohamus: Omar Sharif
Verulus: Anthony Quayle

: Rugby Special

Highlights of Wasps v Bath in the League, and clashes between teams from the lower divisions in the second round ofthe Pilkington Cup. Plusthe week's news, views and analysis. Presented by John Inverdale.
Editor Gerard Lane Stereo


Presented By: John Inverdale.
Editor: Gerard Lane Stereo

: The Trials of Life

Another chance to see
David Attenborough 's 12-part natural history of behaviour.
Growing Up. How do you protect your infant from daily hazards? How does an infant learn the skills it will need for life? See today's choices. Producer Marion Zunz ; Executive producer
Peter Jones


Unknown: David Attenborough
Producer: Marion Zunz
Producer: Peter Jones

: Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld

A look at the automotive cultures in six countries around the world.
Iceland. Jeremy Clarkson discovers a country where people spend tens of thousands of pounds on four-wheel drive vehicles to climb cliff faces, walk on water and race across glaciers.
DirectorDennisJarvis Rpt Stereo Subtit/ed..

: Timewatch: Evidence of Vikings

The modern view of Vikings is that they were not very different from anyone else at the time. Timewatch travels to
Iceland, the Shetlands and Sicily to investigate the evidence, and solve the riddle of Viking navigation.
See today's choices.


Producer: Alan Ereira
Editor: Laurence Rees

: The Money Programme

Britain's economic recovery seems to be running out of steam. Yet ever since the pound dropped out of the European exchange rate mechanism, companies have had golden opportunity to conquer overseas markets. Simon Gompertz asks whether the UK has squandered its advantage.
Producer David Stevenson ; Editor Jane Ellison
TRANSCRIPTS: for details phone [number removed]


Unknown: Simon Gompertz
Producer: David Stevenson
Editor: Jane Ellison

: Cinema Europe: the Other Hollywood

Kenneth Branagh narrates the second of a six-part series telling the story of early film-making in Europe.
Art's Promised Land. A look at the the period of Swedish cinema known as the Golden Age which began in 1910and lasted until the mid-1920s. Victor Sjostrom
and Mauritz Stiller were the greatest talents in Swedish film, with pictures such as IngeborgHolm, a scathing examination of poverty, and Gosta Berling 's Saga (which brought
Greta Garbo to fame). Today historians acknowledge the debt that the critcially acclaimed French cinema industry owed to the Scandinavians.
Directors Michael Winterbottom and Dan Carter Producers David Gill and Kevin Brownlow


Unknown: Kenneth Branagh
Unknown: Victor Sjostrom
Unknown: Mauritz Stiller
Unknown: Gosta Berling
Unknown: Greta Garbo
Directors: Michael Winterbottom
Directors: Dan Carter
Producers: David Gill
Producers: Kevin Brownlow

: American Friends

Drama starring
Michael Palin
The closeted, celibate life of an Oxford college in the 1860s seems the perfect environment for
Francis Ashby , a middle-aged, old-fashioned don. But on a walking holiday in Switzerland he meets two American ladies, and discovers romance.
Director Tristram Powell (
♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64


Unknown: Michael Palin
Unknown: Francis Ashby
Director: Tristram Powell
Rev Francis Ashby: Michael Palin
Miss Caroline Hartley: Connie Booth
Miss Elinor Hartley: Trini Alvarado
OliverSyme: Alfred Molina
Pollitt: David Calder
Anderson: Simon Jones
Rushden: Robert Eddison
DrWeeks: Alun Armstrong
Mrs Weeks: Sheila Reid
John Weeks: Edward Rawle-Hicks
Dr Butler: Roger Lloyd Pack

: The Trial of OJ Simpson

Peter Pringle presents a review of the developments in the trial of the former American footballerand film star.
Producer Derek Guthrie


Unknown: Peter Pringle
Producer: Derek Guthrie

: Close Up

Continuingthe series on people's favourite movie moments. Tonight, screenwriter Abraham Polonsky and Jean Vigo 's Zero de Conduite.
Producer Nick Freand Jones The next Close Up is onFridayat 11.50pm


Unknown: Abraham Polonsky
Unknown: Jean Vigo
Producer: Nick Freand Jones

: The Bat Whispers

Classic mystery, starring
Chester Morris
A murderous thief nicknamed The
Bat leaves a note at a crime scene saying ne is gomgonnonoay. Meanwnne in California, Detective Anderson investigates strange goings-on. Director Roland West (1930) B/W ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64


Unknown: Chester Morris
Director: Roland West
Detective Anderson: Chester Morris
Cornelia Van Gorder: Grayce Hampton
Police lieutenant: Chance Ward
MrBell: Richard Tucker
The Butler: Wilson Benge

: The Learning Zone

Note: Videoplus codes below operate with Programme Delivery Control (PDC). See page 12fordetails. FETV Collectibles
2.00 Who Learns Wins: programmes 1-6 [number removed]3.25 MakingTime In the Office
4.00 The French Experience: programmes 1-4 84460 5.00
Italianissimo: programmes 1-4
Technology Season
6.00 Pandora's Box The Engineer's Plot
LEARNING Z0NE INF0RMATION: (0181) [number removed].

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