Comedy, continuing a short season starring James Stewart. Harvey, an invisible giant white rabbit who keeps tippler Elwood P Dowd company, causes chaos. Director Henry Koster (1950. U)
(BW) (S) Shenandoah is on Thursday 30, 4 05pm Films: pp 51-80 *****
Musical starring Gene Kelly.
Jerry, an American painter living in Paris, is loved by the rich and beautiful Milo. Perversely, he falls in love with a poor orphan. Director Vincente Minnelli (1951, U)
(S) Films: pp 51-80 ****
Then One Man and His Dog-the Previews Contestant profile. (S)
Homer has to borrow money.
With the guest voices of Mel Brooks and Susan Sarandon.
Alchemy. The two sirs infiltrate the court of King Otto's rival.
With the voices of Timothy West and Prunella Scales. (S) Next edition is Tuesday 28 at 12.40pm
Based on a Russian folk tale.
The Luck Child. It is foretold that a peasant child will one day rule the world. (S) Next edition at lpm
The first of the six cantatas of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Monteverdi
Choir and the English Baroque Soloists, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner. (S) (W) Next edition tomorrow at 10.50am
First of seven wildlife programmes in which David Attenborough talks to film-makers about their pioneering documentaries, reruns of which follow. Today he speaks to Kenyan Alan Root.
Mzima - Portrait of a Spring
Thirty years ago, Root and wife
Joan used home-made methods to film underwater. (S) Next edition tomorrow at 2.55pm
WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/animalzone Factual: page 13
A model animation based on Cervantes's tale, featuring the voice of Simon Callow. (S)
Sapsorrow. A princess flees to escape marriage. (S) Next edition tomorrow at 10.20am
Shown Sunday 19 at 9pm on BBC1
Profile of Claude Douard , who looks after a restaurant's wine cellar. (R) (S)
A comet is heading for Springfield.
Musical starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. Two army pals visit the Columbia Inn, where their old general is struggling to keep a hotel open. They help by staging a show. Widescreen. Director Michael Curtiz (1954. U)
(S) (W) Films: pp 51-80 *****
A satirical and affectionate musical, starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds , that tells the story of the fabulous twenties, when Hollywood wrestled with the problem of turning silents into talkies. Featuring the songs Make 'Em Laugh, You Are My Lucky Star and Singin ' in the Rain.
Directors Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen (1952. U) (S) Films: pp 51-80 *****
Italian mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli and Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel combine to deliver a concert in the splendour of Glyndeboume Opera House in East Sussex.
Myung-Whun Chung conducts the London Philharmonic
Orchestra for a selection of pieces that includes duets from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and Don Giovanni ,
Rossini's Barber of Seville and Donizetti's ElixirofLove.
Director Brian Large ; Producer Nigel Shepherd (S) (W)
Her Majesty's message to the Commonwealth. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. (W)
Oscar- and Bafta Award-winning romantic drama. The star, Massimo Troisi, died the day after filming was completed.
1952: exiled Chilean dissident and poet Pablo Neruda travels to Europe, taking up residence on the island of Capri. There he is befriended by Mario, the shy local postman. In Italian with English subtitles.
Films: pp 51-80 *****
Drama, portraying the events behind the filming of what many regard as the best movie ever made, Orson Welles 's Citizen Kane, which is screened at 11.45pm. Widescreen.
Director Benjamin Ross (1999) (S) (W) Films: pp 51-80 ****
William Randolph Hearst:
Louis B Mayer:
Biographical drama, produced by, directed by, co-written by and starring Orson Welles.
After the death of famous newspaper magnate Charles Foster Kane, reporters try to discover the truth about his life. What was he really like, and who was Rosebud, the name he spoke just before he died? Five people each give different impressions of the tycoon.
(Welles stars in The Trial, which follows at 1.40am.)
(1941. U) (BW) (S) Rims: pp 51-80 *****
Charles Foster Kane:
Big Jim Gettys:
Mrs Mary Kane:
Walter Parks Thatcher:
Raymond, head butler:
Emily Norton Kane:
Drama based on Franz Kafka 's classic novel, directed by, written by and starring Orson Welles. Also starring Anthony Perkins. Joseph K is woken one morning by police officers who announce he is under arrest, but refuse to specify his crime. It is the beginning of a waking nightmare for K as he experiences the law's terrifying bureaucracy. Ends 3.35am
(1962, PG) (BW) (S)
Rims: pp 51-80 ****