Crime adventure, continuing a season of films featuring
Leslie Charteris 's famous sleuth.
Starring George Sanders
Suave Simon Templar , alias the Saint, is back on home ground. Templar is kept on his toes investigating a currency fraud and fending off the attentions of a wealthy young woman, Penelope Parker. Director John Paddy Carstairs (1939. PG)
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8.20 Age and Identity 8864395 9.10
Seeing through Maths 1805260 9.35 The Big Picture
Epic saga set in ancient India. King Dhana Nand is ordered to leave the city by chief minister Vishnu Gupta.
Live Asian arts and entertainment magazine. Stereo .... Phone-in number: (0121) [number removed](standard rates apply)
Sanjeev Bhaskar hosts the first semi-final of the Hindi film quiz.
Debbie Kettlewell talks about her passion for horse racing. Stereo....................
Films under reviewthis week include The Fan and Brassed Off.
Shown last MondayonBBCl Stereo Subtitled ...
Musical, beginning a season of films featuring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Fred and Ginger perform the "Carioca" and enjoyfun and romance on a musical tourof South America intheirfirst dazzling screen partnership.
Belinha DOLORES DEL RIO. Roger Bond GENE RAYMOND.
Fred Ayres FRED ASTAIRE , Honey Hale GINGER ROGERS. Julio Rubeiro RAUL ROULIEN Director Thornton Freeland (1933, U)
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Belinha Dolores Del
Roger Bond Gene
Fred Ayres Fred
Honey Hale Ginger
Julio Rubeiro Raul
Maritime drama, the first in today's Saturday Matinée double bill starring Kenneth More
On 14 April 1912, while on her maiden voyage to New York, the liner Titanic struck an iceberg in the Atlantic and sank. This film tells the story of howtheshipwent down, seen through the eyes of second officer Herbert Lightoller.
Herbert Lightoller KENNETH MORE. Clarke RONALD ALLEN . Peuchen ROBERT AYRES. Mrs Lucas HONOR BLACKMAN .Captain Rostron ANTHONY BUSHELL Director Roy Baker (1958. PG)
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. Peuchen Robert
Mrs Lucas Honor
.Captain Rostron Anthony
Comedy, the second of today's
Saturday Matinée films starring
Kenneth More , being shown to coincide with tomorrow's centenary of the London to Brighton rally.
Two couples taking part in the London to Brighton veteran car rally suffer various misadventures and personal rivalries. Alan McKim JOHN GREGSON. Wendy McKim DINAH SHERIDAN , Ambrose Claverhouse KENNETH MORE .
Rosalind Peters KAY KENDALL , JC Callahan REGINALD BECKWITH
, Hotel proprietress JOYCE GRENFELL
Director Henry Cornelius (1953, U)
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Alan McKim John
Wendy McKim Dinah
Ambrose Claverhouse Kenneth
Rosalind Peters Kay
Jc Callahan Reginald
More hits from the Top of the Pops archives, plus today's charts and music from around the world.
Another chance to see the penultimate episode of the drama series.
Upsetting the Apple Cart. Rhodes conspires against Kruger and the Boers. Meanwhile, trouble is brewing in Rhodesia and Princess Radziwill continues to gather proof of Rhodes's past misdemeanours.
Concludes tomorrow at 9.15pm on BBCl
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Presented by Moira Stuart. subtitled
Weather Michael Fish
Passport to Nowhere
Julian Pettifer reports on the corrupt and exploitive trade in illegal immigrants from Bangladesh to Europe, focusingon the plight of a young graduate whose desperate bid for a new life has brought him nothing but despair. See today's choices.
Producer Farah Durrani ; Editor Keith Bowers Postponed from 12 October
Jonathan Freedland of The Guardian casts a critical eye overthe week's national newspapers.
Director Jon Woods ; ProducerBrian Blake
When inventor John Logie Baird's pioneering work came to fruition in November 1936, today's multi-channel satellite era was light years away. This Horizon programme asks whether the latest "improvements" have driven television into a cul-de-sac, and if there are any modern-day innovators to guide the medium into the 21st century. See today's choices.
Producer Andrew Chitty Stereo
Prizes on offer to celebrate BBC TV's 60th anniversary: see page
Comic actor Gordon Kennedy and singer-songwriter Elvis Costello join host Angus Deayton and team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton for another round of the regular team forthe satirical news quiz.
A Screen Two psychological thriller starring Caroline Catz
SeamusGibbins, Barnaby Stone A recently married schoolteacher becomes infatuated with an enigmatic photographer after a chance encounter. But when she discovers that he has covertly been taking pictures of her, she aims to destroy this part of his portfolio.
Producer Simon Relph ; Writer/Director Nick Ward
Lovers in cafÃ©:
Lovers in cafÃ©:
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Ghostbuster - the Real Thing
Maurice Grosse , aged 76, is a psychic investigator. In 1977 he led the team that hunted the Enfield poltergeist, a widely publicised event which he says inspired the hit Hollywood movies Ghostbusters and Poltergeist.
Investigating claims by people who believe they have witnessed manifestations of the supernatural,
Maurice Grosse 's video diary includes footage of an all-night vigil at Charlton House, a building in London believed to be haunted.
Producer Karen Hamilton ; Series producer Bob Long
Jools Holland selects highlights from the first 49 episodes of his eclectic music show, including Alanis Morissette , Oasis, Portishead and Crowded House.
Director Janet FraserCook
Producer Mark Cooper Stereo
Bud Abbott , Lou Costello
Two railway porters become mixed up in a chilling plot when they deliver the "undead" bodies of Frankenstein's
Monster and Dracula to a House of Horrors.
Director Charles T Barton (1948)
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