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: Koenigsmark

Romantic drama. When a princess's husband is reported dead after disappearing in Africa, his brother accedes to the throne and appoints a tutor, who makes a dramatic discovery. Director Maurice Tourneur (1935)
Blackandwhite Subtitled ................ ◆ See Films: pages 43-79 ***


Director: Maurice Tourneur

: Weekend 24

Sarah Montague and David Robertson present a news roundup and weekend sport preview from BBC News 24...


Unknown: Sarah Montague
Unknown: David Robertson

: Sports Review of the Year

Another chance to see this reflection on the year's sporting achievements, hosted from London's Queen Elizabeth II
Conference Centre by Desmond Lynam ,
Steve Rider and Sue Barker. Including the presentation of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Team of the Year and Overseas Personality of 1998 awards. Producer Paul Davies ; Editor Dave Gordon
Shown last Sunday on BBC1


Unknown: Desmond Lynam
Unknown: Steve Rider
Unknown: Sue Barker.
Producer: Paul Davies
Editor: Dave Gordon

: See Hear

Lara Crooks hosts the programme for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. With signing and in-vision subtitles.... WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/see_hear

: The Sky at Night

Timekeeping by Starlight
Dr Allan Chapman explains howto use the stars to tell thetime. Plus a look ahead to some of the astronomical events due in 1999. Shown last Sunday on BBC1 Subtitled .


Unknown: Dr Allan Chapman

: Radical Highs

More footage of the risk-taking daredevils who participate in a range of extreme
Sports. Repeat

: Escape from Fort Bravo

Starting season of westerns, starring William Holden
Eleanor Parker
The Confederate prisoners of Fort Bravo live in fear of their cruel jailer, Captain Roper. Only Carla glimpses his hidden tenderness, but soon she deceives him by organising and joining an escape party.
Director John Sturges (1953, PG) Eldorado is on Tuesday 22 at 3.55pm
* See Films: pages 43-79 ***


Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: Fort Bravo
Director: John Sturges
Captain Roper: William Holden
Carla Forester: Eleanor Parker
Captain John Marsh: John Forsythe
Campbell: William Demarest
Cabot Young: William Campbell
Alice Owens: Polly Bergen
Lieutenant Beecher: Richard Anderson

: The Virginian

The Judgement. Garth finds the verdict returned by the jury at odds with his own decision during the murdertrial of Billy Carewe


Unknown: Billy Carewe

: Krakatoa, East of Java

/ Disaster movie starring
Maximilian Schell
Treasure seekers, 30 dangerous
Convicts and a widow in search ot her long-lost son are among those aboard the SS Batavia Queen bound for Krakatoa, a volcanic island near Java. Widescreen.
Director Bernard L Kowalski (1969, PG)
Digital widescreen ◆ See Films: pages 43-79 **


Unknown: Maximilian Schell
Director: Bernard L Kowalski
Captain Chris Hanson: Maximilian Schell
Laura Travis: Diane Baker
Charley: Barbara Werle
Connerly: Brian Keith
Giovanni Bo rghese: Rossano Brazzi
Leoncavallo Borghese: Sal Mineo


A compendium of Christmas music from the Top of the Pops vaults, with vintage fare from Mud, Slade and Wizzard plus the Spice Girls. With Steve Wright. .... Another edition on Tuesday 29 at 6.45pm
Topofthe Pops is on Christmas Day at 12.50pm


Unknown: Steve Wright.

: Travels with Pevsner

Concluding the series in which guest presenters explore a county in the footsteps of guidebook writer
Nikolaus Pevsner. Suffolk. Journalist Craig Brown contrasts the pastoral Suffolk painted by Gainsborough with the harsher side epitomised by the poetry of George Crabbe. Travelling to Southwold with crime writer PD James , he visits Kentwell Hall and Ickworth
House, admires Blythburgh
Church and visits eerie Orford
Ness. See today's choices. Producer Hilary Chadwick ; Executive producer Keith Alexander
Digital widescreen BBC BOOKLET: send a cheque for £4.99, payable to BBC Education Production, to [address removed]


Unknown: Nikolaus Pevsner.
Unknown: Craig Brown
Unknown: George Crabbe.
Unknown: Pd James
Producer: Hilary Chadwick
Producer: Keith Alexander

: What the Papers Say

Kevin Maguire , The Mirror's political editor, casts his eye over the past week's papers.
Series producer Christine Ruth ..


Unknown: Kevin Maguire
Producer: Christine Ruth

: The Bartered Bride

' James Naughtie presents a live broadcast from Sadler's
Wells theatre, north London, as BBC2 links up with Radio 3 to present Bedrich Smetana 's three-act comic opera.
This new production by Francesca Zambello features the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and the Royal Opera
Chorus, conducted by Bernard Haitink. The opera is in Czech with English subtitles.
During the 20-minute interval, at approximately 8.30pm,
Naughtie discusses opera's future with arts minister
Alan Howarth , General Director of the Scottish Opera Ruth Mackenzie , and Peter Jones , Intendantof the Bavarian State Opera. See today's choices.
Director Peter Maniura : Producer
Caroline Speed Digitalwidescreen.


Unknown: James Naughtie
Unknown: Bedrich Smetana
Production By: Francesca Zambello
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink.
Unknown: Alan Howarth
Unknown: Ruth MacKenzie
Unknown: Peter Jones
Director: Peter Maniura
Producer: Caroline Speed Digitalwidescreen.
Marenka: Soile Isokoski (soprano)
Jenik: Jorma Silvasti (tenor)
Vasek: Ian Bostridge (tenor)
Kecal: Franz Hawlata (bass)
Ringmaster: Robert Tear (tenor)
Ludmila: Heather Begg (mezzo-Soprano)
Krusina: Gwynne Howell(bass)
Hata: Anne Howells (mezzo-Soprano)
Micha: Jeremy White (bass)
Indian: Roberto Salvatori (baritone)

: Have I Got Newsfor You

More public figures and politicians of every persuasion are considered ripe for ridicule on the satirical current-affairs quiz, which concludes its current run with a compilation of memorable moments taken from the last year.
Question master
Angus Deayton attempts to keep regularteam captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton and their celebrity guests in check. Havel Got News for You is scheduled to start a new series in the spring. Shown yesterday


Question Master: Angus Deayton
Unknown: Ian Hislop
Unknown: Paul Merton

: The House of the Spirits

Drama, based on the bestselling novel written by Isabel Allende, starring Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep
Chile: during celebrations to mark her father's selection as mayor, a young Clara Del Valle begins to show her powers as a clairvoyant by forecasting a death in her family. The film chronicles Clara's life from her twenties to her early seventies.
Director Bille August (1993, 15)
♦ See Films: pages 43-79 **


Written By: Isabel Allende
Unknown: Jeremy Irons
Unknown: Clara Del Valle
Esteban Trueba: Jeremy Irons
Clara Del Valle: Meryl Streep
Ferula: Glenn Close
Blanca: Winona Ryder
Pedro: Antonio Banderas
Esteban Garcia: Vincent Gallo
Nivea: Vanessa Redgrave
Transito: Maria Conchita Alonso
Severo: Armin Mueller-Stahl
Satigny: Jan Niklas
Pancha: Sarita Choudhury
Young lady: Julie Balloo
Intelligence officer: Frank Baker
EmerTrueba: Fran Fullenwider
Young Clara: Jane Gray
Alba: Sasha Hanau
Politician: Denys Hawthorne
Interviewer: Frank Lenart
Maid: Lone Lindorff
Pedro as child: Josh Maguire
Segrado: Joaquin Martinez
Maestro: Steve Mason
Musician: Jean Michael
Woodcarver: Luis Pinhao
Rosa: Teri Polo
Midwife: Edith Clement
Nun: Miriam Colon
Sheriff: Oscar A Colon
Indian girl: Vivianna Reis
Postman: Carlos Rodrigues
Saleswoman: Manuela Santos

: Lady of Deceit

' Crime drama starring
Lawrence Tiemey
Claire Trevor
After committing a double murder, Sam Wild meets the divorcee who discovered the bodies, and a strange liaison begins to develop.
Director Robert Wise (1947)
Black and white
♦ See Films: pages 43-79 **
Followed by Weatherview


Unknown: Lawrence Tiemey
Unknown: Claire Trevor
Unknown: Sam Wild
Director: Robert Wise
Sam Wild: Lawrence Tierney
Helen Trent: Claire Trevor
Arnett: Walter Slezak
Fred: Phillip Terry
Georgia Staples: Audrey Long
Marty: Elisha Cookjr
Laury Palmer: Isabel Jewell
Mrs Kraft: Esther Howard
Grace: Kathryn Card
Danny: Tony Barrett
Inspector Wilson: Grandon Rhodes

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