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: Jour de Fête

Comedy directed by and starring Jacques Tati

Country postman Francois is inspired by a film to emulate rapid US deliveries.
(In French with English subtitles)
(1947, U) (Colour and black and white)
See Films: pages 54-66


Director: Jacques Tati
Francois: Jacques Tati

: Weekend 24

News and sports previews from BBC News 24. With Sarah Montague and Chris Eakin.


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: Chris Eakin.

: Match of the Day

Highlights of Manchester Utd v Liverpool. Shown yesterday Stereo

: Blithe Spirit

Comedy fantasy, first in a Noel Coward double bill. Starring Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond, Margaret Rutherford
Novelist Charles Condomine consults medium Madame Arcati, and she conjures up the spirit of his first wife, Elvira - to the annoyance of the current Mrs Condomine. Based on Coward's original stage play. Director David Lean (1945. U)
♦ See Rims: pages 54-66 ****


Unknown: Rex Harrison
Unknown: Constance Cummings
Unknown: Kay Hammond
Unknown: Margaret Rutherford
Unknown: Charles Condomine
Unknown: Madame Arcati
Unknown: Mrs Condomine.
Director: David Lean

: In Which We Serve

Second World War drama, concluding today's Noel Coward double bill, co-starring John Mills
Dive-bombed in the Battle of Crete, HMS Torrin is lost. The memories of her surviving crew re-create the ship's stirring story.
Directors Noel Coward and David Lean (1942, U)
♦ See Films: pages 54-66 ***** Arena: the Noel Coward Trilogy starts at 7.10pm


Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: John Mills
Directors: Noel Coward
Directors: David Lean
Captain D: Noël Coward
0/S Shorty Blake: John Mills
CPO Walter Hardy: Bernard Miles
Altx Kinross: Celia Johnson
Mrs Hardy: Joyce Carey

: The Whitbread: the World's Greatest Ocean Race

An evaluation of the leg six results, plus a look ahead to the next stage along the American east coast.

: The Voyage of the Matthew

Second of a five-part series following the replica sailing ship Matthew on a re-creation of Cabot's discovery of North America 500 years ago. Continues tomorrow. Repeat

: The Last Voyage

Drama, first in today's Saturday Matinee double bill, starring
Robert Stack , Dorothy Malone
Afire on a veteran American liner sparks an explosion which threatens the survival of the ship and her passengers.
Director Andrew L Stone (1960) ♦ See Films: pages 54-66 ***


Unknown: Robert Stack
Unknown: Dorothy Malone
Cliff Henderson: Robert Stack
Laurie Henderson: Dorothy Malone
Capt Robert Adams: George Sanders
Second Engineer Walsh: Edmond O'Brien

: Fantastic Voyage

Science-fiction adventure. concluding today's Saturday
Matinee double bill, and starring
Stephen Boyd , Raquel Welch
When scientist Jan Benes suffers a brain injury while escaping the Iron Curtain, vital information is put at risk along with his
!ife. The ultimate experiment is ordered - a submarine and medical crew are shrunk so that they can be injected into Benes's bloodstream to operate from within. Director Richard Reischer (1966.U) See Films: pages 54-66


Unknown: Stephen Boyd
Unknown: Raquel Welch
Unknown: Jan Benes
Director: Richard Reischer
Grant: Stephen Boyd
Cora Peterson: Raquel Welch
Dr Michaels: Donald Pleasence
Gen Carter: Edm0nd O'Brien
Col Donald Reid: Arthur O'Connell

: Shane

Classic western starring
Alan Ladd ,
Jean Arthur VanHeflin Wyoming in the 1890s: a feud rages between homesteaders and rival cattlemen. Amid the unrest, hard-working Joe Starrett, his wife and young son tryto stand theirground against the brutal Rykergang. Then into heart of the conflict rides Shane, an enigmatic strangerwith a past as a gunfighter.
Director George Stevens (1953. PG)
♦ See Films: pp 54-66 *****
Followed by World Book Day Poet Murray Lachlan Young chooses his favourite book.


Unknown: Alan Ladd
Unknown: Jean Arthur
Director: George Stevens
Unknown: Murray Lachlan Young
Shane: Alan Ladd
Marion Starrett: Jean Arthur
Joe Starrett: Van Heflin
Joey Starrett: Brandon de Wilde
Wilson: Jack Palance
Chris: Ben Johnson
Lewis: Edgar Buchanan
Ryker: Emile Meyer
Torrey: Eusha Cookjr
Mr Shipstead: Douglas Spencer
Morgan: John Dierckes
Mrs Torrey: Ellen Corby

: Arena: the Noel Coward Trilogy

The Boy Actor
The first of a three-part profile of the writer, composer and actor covers
Coward's meteoric rise from suburban south London to the world's highest-paid author by the time he was 30. The Noel
Coward tributes continue at llpm with Twentieth Century
Blues - the Words and Music of Noel Coward. Part two of the
Arena trilogy is tomorrow at
6.40pm. See today's choices. Director Adam Low : Series editor
Anthony Wall Stereo Subtitled .. ♦ Still mad about the boy: page 24


Director: Adam Low

: Golf: the Masters

Live coverage from Augusta as the top 65 golfers who survived the cut battle it out in the third round. At this stage last year young American Tiger Woods topped the leader board on his way to his historic first victory in a major tournament. Introduced by Steve Rider , with commentary from Peter Alliss , Alex Hay and Dougie Donnelly ♦ Playa round: page 12


Introduced By: Steve Rider
Unknown: Peter Alliss
Unknown: Alex Hay
Unknown: Dougie Donnelly

: Twentieth CenturyBlues - the Words andMusic of Noel Coward

A film of a gala concert staged in London earlier this yearto raise funds forthe Red Hot Aids charity. The showfeatures Noel Coward songs performed by the likes of Elton John , Pet Shop Boys, Sting, Suede,
Robbie Williams , Marianne Faithfull , the Divine Comedy and Shola Ama - an album of the event is due to be released this week. There were also guest appearances from leadingfigures in the world of theatre and entertainment, reading excerpts from Coward's works. They included
Ned Sherrin , Imogen Stubbs and Nigel Hawthorne.
Director Geoff Wonfor ; Producer Chips
Chipperfield Stereo


Unknown: Noel Coward
Unknown: Elton John
Unknown: Robbie Williams
Unknown: Marianne Faithfull
Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Unknown: Imogen Stubbs
Unknown: Nigel Hawthorne.
Director: Geoff Wonfor

: Love at Large

Crime drama, the first in a detective double bill, starring Tom Berenger, Elizabeth Perkins, Anne Archer
As his tempestuous relationship with girlfriend Doris comes to an end, hard-boiled yet soft-hearted private detective Harry Dobbs is hired by the mysterious, alluring Miss Dolan to follow a man she identifies as Rick. Harry begins tailing the wrong man, and is caught up in a tangled web of secrets, love and betrayal.
Director Alan Rudolph (1990, 15)
♦ See Films: pages 54-66 **


Unknown: Berenger Elizabeth Perkins
Unknown: Anne Archer
Unknown: Harry Dobbs
Unknown: Rick. Harry
Harry Dobbs: Tom Berenger
Stella Wynkowski: Elizabeth Perkins
Miss Dolan: Anne Archer
Ellen McGraw: Kate Capshaw
Mrs King: Annette O'Toole
Frederick King/James McGraw: Ted Levine
Doris: Ann Magnuson
Art: Kevin J O'Connor

: The CheapDetective

The detective double bill concludes with Neil
Simon's comic parody of Casablanca and The Maltese
Falcon, starring Peter Falk Ann-Margret
San Francisco 1939. When bumbling private detective Lou Peckinpaugh 's partner ends up dead, the investigator's romantic involvement with the dead man's wife makes him the prime suspect - unless he can find the real culprit first.
Director Robert Moore (1978)
♦ See Films: pages 54-66 ***
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Peter Falk
Unknown: Lou Peckinpaugh
Director: Robert Moore
Lou Peckinpaugh: Peter Falk
Jezebel Dezire: Ann-Margret
Betty DeBoop: Eileen Brennan
Ezra Dezire: Sid Caesar
Bess: Stockard Channing
Marcel: James Coco
Pepe Damascus: Dom Deluise
MarleneDuChard: Louise Fletcher
Jasper Blubber: John Houseman
Mrs Montenegro: Madeline Kahn
Hoppy, cab driver: Phil Silvers

: BBC Learning Zone

Note: repeats are not indicated. GCSE BtTESIZE REVISION
History 1
WEB SITE: www.bbc.co.uk/education/lzone

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