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)
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Sarah Montague and David Robertson present a news roundup and weekend sport preview from BBC News 24...
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
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
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 .
More footage of the risk-taking daredevils who participate in a range of extreme
Starting season of westerns, starring William Holden
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
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Captain John Marsh:
The Judgement. Garth finds the verdict returned by the jury at odds with his own decision during the murdertrial of Billy Carewe
/ Disaster movie starring
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)
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Captain Chris Hanson:
Giovanni Bo rghese:
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
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]
Kevin Maguire , The Mirror's political editor, casts his eye over the past week's papers.
Series producer Christine Ruth ..
' 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.
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.
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
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)
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Clara Del Valle:
Pedro as child:
' Crime drama starring
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
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