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: My Brother Talks to Horses

Comedy, starting a double bill, starring "Butch"
Jenkins Lewis Penrose 's ability to talk to race horses attracts the attentions of three unscrupulous gamblers. Director Fred Zinnemann (1946)
Black and white............................. ...
* See Films: pages 46-51 ***


Unknown: Jenkins Lewis Penrose
Director: Fred Zinnemann

: A Lady Takes a Chance

Romantic comedy, concluding the double bill, starring
Jean Arthur , John Wayne
A rodeo performer loves his horse more than anythingelse until he falls into the lap of Mollie, a city slickerfrom New York. Director William A Seiter (1943)
Black and white
* See Films: pages 46-51


Unknown: Jean Arthur
Unknown: John Wayne
Director: William A Seiter

: Q Asia

In the last of the series, presenter Sahera Chohan tests teams from Nottingham,
Blackburn and Derby on their knowledge of Asian culture. Stereo ..................


Presenter: Sahera Chohan

: 50 Years On - Independence

Last in the series on Asian art, culture and entertainment. Stereo ................

: Cafe 21

The series concludes with young British
Asians discussing their attitudes towards sex. Presented by Rajesh Mirchandani. Producer Tommy Nagra ; Series producer
ShelleyRohde Stereo ......................


Presented By: Rajesh Mirchandani.
Producer: Tommy Nagra

: The Whitbread: the World's Greatest Ocean Race

The fleet continues its stopover in Auckland, New Zealand. Presented by Steve Rider , with Richard Simmonds and Fenella George.


Presented By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Richard Simmonds
Unknown: Fenella George.

: The Car's the Star

Quentin Willson looks at the 1964 Ford
Mustang. Repeat Stereo Subtitled ...


Unknown: Quentin Willson

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko the Butler

Bilko ends up eating with the servants at a posh dinner.
(Black and white) (Repeat)

: Film 98 with Barry Norman

Films reviewed include Titanic.
Shown last Monday on BBC1

: Sergeant York

Biographical wardrama showing inthe Saturday Matinee season, starring Gary Cooper , Walter Brennan
Alvin York , a farm boyfrom Tennessee whojustwants to buy land and marry his sweetheart, soon finds himself in the heat of battleduring the First World War.
Director Howard Hawks (1941, U)
Black and white * See Films: pages 46-51


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Walter Brennan
Unknown: Alvin York
Director: Howard Hawks
Alvin C York: Gary Cooper
Pastor Rosier Pile: Walter Brennan
Gracie Williams: Joan Leslie
Pusher Ross: George Tobias
Major Buxton: Stanley Ridges
Mother York: Margaret Wycherly

: The Saint

The People Importers. Simon Templar investigates an illegal immigration racket. First shown on ITV Repeat..................


Unknown: Simon Templar

: One Man and His Dog

Robin Page introduces the fourth and final heat from Wildboarclough, Cheshire, featuring English competitors Dick Roper , John Palmer and Michael Peugniez. With commentary and course explanation by GusDermody. Stereo Subtitled.....


Unknown: Dick Roper
Unknown: John Palmer
Unknown: Michael Peugniez.


More memories from the Top of the Pops archives, plus today's hits. Top of the Pops is on Friday at 7.30pm on BBC1

: The Night of the Twisters

Action adventure.
When a series of terrifying tornados is forecast, members of the Hatch family realise they have to patch up theirdifferencesjustto survive
Director Tim Bond (1996, PG)
♦ See Films: pages 46-51 **


Director: Tim Bond
Jack Hatch: John Schneider
Dan Hatch: Devon Sawa
Laura Hatch: Lori Hallier
Ryan Hatch: Thomas Lastewka
Ryan Hatch: Alex Lastewka
Genny: Jhene Erwin
Kelly Calvert: Graham McPherson
Arthur Darlington: Amos Crawley
Stacey Darlington: Laura Bertram

: News and Sport

With Moira Stuart. Subtitled
Weather Peter Cockroft .635521


Unknown: Moira Stuart.
Unknown: Peter Cockroft

: What the Papers Say

Columnist Decca Aitkenhead of The Guardian casts a critical eye overthe week's press.
Producer John Moulson Postponedfrom
17 January


Unknown: Decca Aitkenhead
Producer: John Moulson Postponedfrom

: Great Composers

Concluding the series about renowned composers.
Giacomo Puccini. Some of the most popular arias and operas were by Puccini, who invented a new style of opera - based on real-life situations - at the beginning of the century. But success bred critical contempt.
Jonathan Miller ,
Charles Mackerras and Simon Callow are among those who argue his case, plus specially staged extracts from Tosca, Madama
Butterfly and LaBoheme.
Narrated by Kenneth Branagh. Producer Chris Hunt ; Executive producer
KrissRusmanis Stereo Subtitled. BBC BOOK: send a cheque for £5.99. made payable to BBC Education, to [address removed]


Unknown: Jonathan Miller
Unknown: Charles MacKerras
Unknown: Simon Callow
Unknown: Kenneth Branagh.
Producer: Chris Hunt

: Game On

Comedy series. Archie's mother and sister come to dinner.
Shownyesterday Stereo Subtitled...

: Operation Good Guys

Safe as Houses. Dl Beach persuades a star witness to bring down Smiler's empire with a confession on television. But then he has to ensure his safety.
Written, directed and produced by Dominic Anciano , Ray Burdis , Hugo Blick


Produced By: Dominic Anciano
Produced By: Ray Burdis
Produced By: Hugo Blick
Dl Beach: David Gillespie
DS Ash: Ray Burdis
Sgt Dominic de Sade: Dominic Anciano
Roy Leyton: Roy Smiles
Smiler McCarthy: Hugo Buck
Strings: John Beckett
ART officers: Billy Penny
ART officers: William Scully
Kim Finch alias Boo-Boo: Kim Taylforth
Mark Kemp: Mark Burdis
Gary Barwick: Gary Beadle
Bones: Perry Benson
Television producer: Clive Tulloh
Ollie Picton-Jones: Herself
Matthew Wright: Himself
Fiona Barwick: Fiona Spreadborough
Frank Fraser: Himself

: Looking after Jo Jo

Second of a four-part drama. Working Week. Jo Jo feels cheated when he is excluded from the lucrative heroin market.
Shown last Monday For part 3 and cast see Monday 9pm

: A Child of OurTime

Nicholas Kenyon , controller of Radio 3, presents a tribute to the life and work of the British composer Sir Michael Tippett , who died earlierthis month.
It includes a televised performance ofTippett's s
Caliban's Song, part of his last majorwork, The Rose Lake, and a recent performance of the closing spiritual from his best-known piece, A Child of OurTime, conducted by Simon Rattle.
Plus Mischa Scorer's portrait of Tippett, Songs of Experience, and tributes from friends, collaborators, composers and conductors.
ProducerPeterManiura Stereo.


Unknown: Nicholas Kenyon
Unknown: Sir Michael Tippett
Conducted By: Simon Rattle.

: The Talent: New Directors on 2

Second in a four-part showcase of short films by new directors, hosted by Late Review's Mark Lawson , which culminates in a £5,000 development deal with BBC Films forthe best director.
Tonight's films comprise
Terry Gross 's Sin Eater, atale of sex, death and gluttony starringjosie Lawrence; David Moore 's The Star, about a young boy who decides to go to heaven; 81, Stephen Burke 's comedy about Belfast's reaction to Bobby Sands 's hunger strike; and Crocodile Snap,
Joe Wright 's story of a day at the seaside. The third series of entries is on Friday at 11.20pm. Director/Producer Rachel Bell


Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Terry Gross
Unknown: David Moore
Unknown: Stephen Burke
Unknown: Bobby Sands
Unknown: Joe Wright

: Montenegro

Surreal comedy starring
Susan Anspach
A bored American housewife is distracted from the frustration of missing a flight when she meets the charismatic Alex, who takes herto an exotic club.
Showing in widescreen format.
Director Dusan Makavejev
(1981,18) ♦ See Films: pages 46-51
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Susan Anspach
Director: Dusan Makavejev
Marilyn Jordan: Susan Anspach
Martin Jordan: Erland Josephson
Jimmy: Jamie Marsh
Alex: Bora Todorovic
Montenegro: Svetozar Cvetkovic

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