Romantic musical drama, part of the Doris Day season. Also starring Frank Sinatra. The
Tuttle daughters are captivated by a young songwriter, but their love lives are complicated when a cynical pianist arrives.
Director Gordon Douglas (1955, U)
The. Thrill of It All is tomorrow at 12.35pm Films: pp 56-64 ***
Clive Mason and Carolyn Nabarro look back at the past and possible future of British television for deaf people. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Thursday at 12.20am on BBC1 WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/seejiear
9.00 1975: War of the Hea
Guerrilla tactics and political motivation in Vietnam.
(BW and colour)
9.501979: God Fights Back
Ayatollah Khomeini 's return to
Tehran. (BW and colour) The series concludes tomorrow at 9.10am
The fourth instalment of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, from the Herdekirche in Weimar, with the Monteverdi Choir, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner. Next programme tomorrow at 11am
Live from the Vienna Musikverein, Riccardo Muti conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in the traditional selection of waltzes, polkas and marches by the Strauss family. With dancers from the Vienna State Opera. Producer Dominic Best
Director Brian Large
12.35 I Love Lisa. A kind act on Valentine's Day leads to problems for Lisa.
12.55 Lisa's Wedding. A fortune-teller gives Lisa a glimpse of her future. With the guest voice of Mandy Patinkin.
Another episode on Monday at 11.55am
Archive clips including Nascar and banger racing.
Another chance to see Jools Holland's end-of-year celebration, with Bryan Ferry, Van Morrison, Skin, Chrissie Hynde, Jamiroquai, Travis and Lonnie Donegan.
Shown last Thursday
A selection of the decade's hits.
(Shown yesterday 8.45pm)
A special edition of the history magazine Leviathan invites leading scientists to make predictions about what the next 100 years will hold, and sees how forecasts made by visionaries back in 1900 stand up today.
A portrait of composer
Francis Poulenc through his songs, some of the most eloquent in the French language. In Poulenc's own music room in Touraine, soprano Felicity Lott sings ten songs, while pianist Graham Johnson explores the contradictions in Poulenc's private life that inspired those in his music.
David Attenborough is joined by notable figures from the wildlife world as he introduces an evening of films both old and new, many of which he himself narrates, from the Royal Geographical Society in London.
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The sun has a dramatic impact on all life on earth. Slow-motion and time-lapse photography follow the sun across the globe as it drives the seasons and dictates the rhythms of life, with bluebells spreading across a British woodland floor in spring, seals giving birth in the far north and wildebeest migrating on the Serengeti. Producer Neil Lucas
The first European explorers to east
Africa brought back stories of a thick black smoke that rose from Lake Victoria in the wet season. In fact, this phenomenon was the swarming of billions of tiny flies.
Delving inside these dense clouds reveals the life cycle of one of Africa's smallest but most important creatures.
Producer Richard Matthews
Living in the highest branches of the trees in tropical rainforests, orang-utans are a rare sight. This film follows the challenges and triumphs of Yossa, a baby orang-utan in the first year of her life.
Producer Susan Western
They can hover motionless and fly backwards, they lay the smallest eggs, have the fastest wing-beats and possess the most dazzling plumage of all birds. These astonishing creatures are hummingbirds.
Producer Paul Reddish
For some wild animals, snow presents their greatest challenge; for others, it is a heaven-sent opportunity. Visiting some of the coldest places on earth, this seasonal story set in the northern hemisphere reveals the beauty of snowflakes in a world of polar bears, wolves and freezing frogs. Narrated by Brian Blessed. Executive producer Neil Nightingale
Producer Andrew Cooper
Intelligent and highly social creatures, dolphins are, contrary to their friendly image, also powerful and cunning predators that can be very aggressive to their own kind as well as to other species. This award-winning film reveals a different side to an animal that can sometimes seem almost human.
Producers Paul and Grace Niska Atkins
10.55 David Attenborough concludes the evening with a look ahead to future Royal Geographical Society expeditions and new projects from the BBC Natural History Unit. Videoplus code for 6.00-11.00 (not PDC) NOTE: PDC functions only on individual programmes
Mark Lamarr hosts a seasonal edition of the music quiz, as Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus are joined by Frank Skinner , Les McKeown , Martine McCutcheon and Goldie. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Richard Wilson
Shown last Wednesday
A reflection on the past year and a look forward to the challenges of the new millennium, with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Dr George Carey.
Producer Chris Loughlin Shown on BBC1 at 12.05pm
Drama prequel to the acclaimed cult series. A mysterious death occurs in a quiet little town tucked in a valley, and the lives of a seemingly normal all-American family will never be the same again. Ends 1.55am
Postponed from 28 November
(1992, 18) Films: pp 56-64 ****