Comedy, directed by and starring Jerry Lewis
Stanley isjust one of an army of bellboys at a luxury hotel in Miami. But, unlike the others, he always seems to end up causing trouble.
(I960, U) Black and white ....................... ♦ See Rims: pages 48-56 ***
Musical comedy, first in a double bill offilms starring Audrey Hepburn
Also starring Fred Astaire
Fashion photographer Dick Avery takes his latestdiscoveryon atripto Paris, but she proves to be a far-from-perfect model.
Director Stanley Donen (1957. U)
♦ See Films: pages 48-56 **** ♦ Ten things every Audrey Hepburn fan ought to know: page 45
Professor Emile Flostre:
Romantic drama, concluding the double bill starring Audrey Hepburn
Also starring George Peppard
Young writer Paul Varjak falls for his new neighbour, the extravagant Holly Golightly. But her ambition is to marry a millionaire.
Director Blake Edwards (1961. PG)
♦ See Films: pages 48-56
First shown in the "QED" documentary series, this film follows Californian cowboy Monty Roberts as he tries to tame a potentially dangerous wild mustang by talking to it in its own language. Repeat Stereo
Comedy starring Doris Day, David Niven.
Kate Mackay has four cheeky children, a shaggy dog and a distracted husband, Larry. His decision to become a theatre critic is a surprising success - but moving the family out of New York is a trial.
(See Films: pages 48-56)
Motorcycle-trials action as Dougie Lampkin , a triple world champion, defends his outdoor title at Hawkstone Park in Shropshire. Plus a report on the start of the Formula Ford season, the first two rounds of the National Rally series, and rallycross from Lydden. With reports from Steve Berry , Bob Constanduros ,
David Addison and Tony Mason. Stereo....
Live coverage from the Crucible, Sheffield, of frames 17-24 in the best-of-35 world championship final. Stereo ......
A double bill of animated anarchy in the town of Springfield.
MrPlow. Homer competes with Barney for control of Springfield's lucrative snow-plough business. With the voices of singer Linda Ronstadt and actor Adam West , who played Batman in the sixties television series.
Lisa's Pony. Homertriesto make amends for letting Lisa down again by buying herthe pony she has always wanted.
Theepisode I Married Marge ison Friday evening at 6pm
Science-fiction adventure series.
The Return of Starbuck. Dr Zee has a vivid dream about Starbuck, who has been missing, presumed dead, for a decade. It transpires that Starbuck was forced to crash-land on an uninhabited planet where, frustrated by lack of company, he reconstructed a Cylon centurion. But this unlikely friendship is threatened by the arrival of a woman who is in need of immediate help.
David Vine introduces live coverage from the Crucible in Sheffield of the closing frames in the world championship final. After 17 days of competition, 31 matches and in excess of frames of snooker, a maximum of 11 frames this evening will decide who is crowned the world champion in front of a sell-out crowd that includes many ofthe game's great players.
Last year, Ken Doherty contradicted the form book with a conclusive 18-12 victory over Stephen Hendry , in the process breaking a 29-match winning streak by the Scot, who was seeking his seventh title.
Commentary comes from
John Parrott , Dennis Taylor ,
Clive Everton , Ray Edmonds and John Virgo.
Subsequent programmes may run late or change
Another chance to see last
Christmas's edition of the comedy quiz show presented by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer.
Mark LamarrandUlrikaJonssonare joined by guests, pop singers
Louise and Mark Owen , ItAin't Half Hot Mum actor Melvyn Hayes and GMTV presenter Lorraine Kelly. George Dawes keeps track of the scores.
Director David G Croft : Producer Alan Marke Repeat Stereo
John Shuttleworth , the creation of comedian
Graham Fellows , tries to get his ballad, Pigeons in Flight, chosen as the UK's entry forthe Eurovision SongContest.
When, however, it is rejected,
Shuttleworth turns his attention to Norway, in dire need of a good song. See today's choices.
Written by Graham Fellows and Martin Willis Director Willy Smax : Producer
Paul Schlesinger ♦ Shuttleworth aims to fly the flag: page 29
American science-fiction series.
From Within. Miners disturb ancient parasites that attack the human brain, causing their hosts to lose their inhibitions. As a community falls victim to raging madness, only one person is unaffected - Howie. But Howie is mentally disabled and unaccustomed to responsibility.
Followed by Weatherview
Howie Morrison NEIL:
Note: repeats are not indicated. OPEN UNIVERSITY
12.30 Human Anatomy This True Book of Ours - how Leonardo da Vinci and Andreas Vesalius contributed to modern anatomy. 13872 1.00 In the Marketplace-Jeanette Winterson , author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, talks about commercial aspects of publishing. 19105 130 TheThrie Estaitis - a play about common people battling forjustice in 16th-century Scotland. SCHOOLS
2.00 General Studies-the UN's post-Cold War role. LANGUAGES
4.00 Central Bureau- a look at cross-curricular language teaching.
BUSINESS AND TRAINING
5.45 Discovering 16th-century Strasbourg -the city's "golden age". 8072582 6.10 Kedleston
Hall - Robert Adam 's architectural masterpiece in Derbyshire.
Subtitled 3732292 6.35-7.00am
Picasso's Collages - explanations oftheartist'sworks.