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A Magic Box for Boxing Day! Presenter Wayne Jackman Guests Carol Chell Jonathan Cohen
Karen Paisey a principal dancer of the Royal Ballet Story: The Nutcracker
Adapted by WAYNE JACKMAN from the ballet

Contributors

Presenter:
Wayne Jackman
Unknown:
Carol Chell
Unknown:
Jonathan Cohen
Unknown:
Karen Paisey
Adapted By:
Wayne Jackman

An animated film version of SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE 'S famous novel. Featuring the voices of Peter O'Toole.
Helen Morse , Ron Haddrick Dr Mortimer is not satisfied with the coroner's verdict that Sir Charles Baskerville 's death on the moors was caused by a heart attack and engages Sherlock Holmes to investigate.
Written and produced by EDDY GRAHAM

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Unknown:
Peter O'Toole.
Unknown:
Helen Morse
Unknown:
Ron Haddrick
Unknown:
Sir Charles Baskerville
Unknown:
Sherlock Holmes
Produced By:
Eddy Graham

The programme that gives you the opportunity to comment on BBCtv.
Josephine Buchan introduces this special edition with guests Mark Curry ,
Les Dawson , Debbie Greenwood Lennie Henry , John Craven Sue Lawley and Noel Edmonds and presents them with a Boxing Day surprise.
Production assistant
BELINDA LANGFORD
Producer philip CHILVERS

Contributors

Introduces:
Josephine Buchan
Unknown:
Mark Curry
Unknown:
Les Dawson
Unknown:
Debbie Greenwood
Unknown:
Lennie Henry
Unknown:
John Craven
Unknown:
Sue Lawley
Unknown:
Noel Edmonds

starring
Virginia McKenna Ronald Fraser For the Walker children, a holiday in the Lake District becomes the adventure of a lifetime when they set sail to camp on an island in the middle of the lake.
Wntten by DAVID WOOD
From the book by ARTHUR RANSOME Produced by RICHARD PILBROW Directed by CLAUDE WHATHAM
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Contributors

Unknown:
Virginia McKenna
Unknown:
Ronald Fraser
Unknown:
David Wood
Book By:
Arthur Ransome
Produced By:
Richard Pilbrow
Directed By:
Claude Whatham
Actor:
Mrs Walker
Uncle Jim:
Ronald Fraser
Mrs Dixon:
Brenda Bruce
John:
Simon West
Susan:
Zanna Hamilton
Titty:
Sophie Neville
Roger:
Stephen Grendon
Nancy:
Kit Seymour
Peggy:
Lesley Bennett

The final heat of BBC Television's junior motorcycling competition when a dozen more riders, aged between 8 and 15, compete for the Lombard Tricity Trophy. The competitors, who have all qualified via regional events, attempt to master a challenging course at Easton Neston in Northamptonshire. They come from Lancashire, Bedfordshire, Clwyd,
Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire, Oxfordshire, Avon, Tyne and Wear, Derbyshire and Surrey. Commentators
PETER PURVES and JACK STITES (Final programme tomorrow 12.20pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Purves
Unknown:
Jack Stites

Ziggy - a little guy in a big world, overweight and underwhelmed - takes a job as a street-corner Santa, but he finds himself working for a con man ...
Music and lyrics by HARRY NILSSON
Produced by LENA TABORI
Animation by ERIC GOLDBERG
Directed by RICHARD WILLIAMS (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Harry Nilsson
Produced By:
Lena Tabori
Unknown:
Eric Goldberg
Directed By:
Richard Williams

starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough
Stalag Luft North was - seemingly - escape proof, the highest security camp run by the Germans during World War II. In an attempt to contain unwilling PoWs, the Nazis collected them into one camp, but unwittingly brought together the finest escape team in military history.
This spectacular and tense classic war film includes one of the strongest casts ever assembled in the 1960s.
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Contributors

Screenplay:
James Clavell
Screenplay:
W.R. Burnett
Based on the book by:
Paul Brickhill
Director:
John Sturges
Hilts, 'The Cooler King':
Steve McQueen
Hendley, 'The Scrounger':
James Garner
Bartlett, 'The Big X':
Richard Attenborough
Ramsey, Senior British Officer:
James Donald
Danny Velinsky, 'The Tunneller':
Charles Bronson
Blythe, 'The Forger':
Donald Pleasence
Sedgwick 'Man from Down Under':
James Coburn
Willie, 'The Tunnel King':
John Leyton
MacDonald:
Gordon Jackson
Ashley-Pitt:
David McCallum
Cavendish:
Nigel Stock

The traditional Christmas visit to the world of Walt
Disney films introduced by Jan Francis
Films include: Peter Pan
Bambi, The Black Cauldron Jungle Book, Pinocchio
The Adventures of Natty Gann Produced by RICHARD EVANS

Contributors

Introduced By:
Jan Francis
Produced By:
Richard Evans

Regional Variations (2)

Open All Hours

Series 2

Episode 6: Shedding at the Wedding

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Sitcom about shopkeeper Arkwright and his downtrodden nephew and assistant Granville. Arkwright causes embarrassment at the wedding of Nurse Gladys's niece. Show more

Contributors

Arkwright:
Ronnie Barker
Granville:
David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel:
Lynda Baron
Mrs Blewitt:
Kathy Staff
Mr Bristow:
Roger Elliott
Motorcyclist:
Stuart Fell
Mrs Fielding:
Patsy Smart
Writer:
Roy Clarke

starring Bob Monkhouse
A special festive edition of this exciting comedy quiz show. Four contestants each represent a charity and for every number lit, there is a cash reward which is donated to that charity. A Golden Holiday is on offer for the winner of the Full House. Game devised by TERRY MARDELL and DAVID MOORE Sound LAURIE TAYLOR Lighting PETER WESSON Designer JOHN STOUT
Director DAVID TAYLOR Producer JOHN BISHOP

Contributors

Unknown:
Bob Monkhouse
Unknown:
Terry Mardell
Unknown:
David Moore
Unknown:
Laurie Taylor
Director:
David Taylor
Producer:
John Bishop

In a special holiday programme, Paul Daniels presents a magical version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs featuring Debbie McGee as Snow White and Fenella Fielding as the Wicked Queen; and, with the accent on youth, introduces his remarkable guests.
From the USA, Lance Burton combining swordplay and magic with incredible results; The Jazzy Jumpers, skipping as you have never seen before; and, from China, the intriguing skills of gymnast, Zhou Shurong.
Special guest appearance by Sooty with Matthew Corbett featuring KATE BELLAMY and THE BRIAN ROGERS DANCERS Musical director KEN JONES
Programme associate ALI BONGO Technical consultant GIL LEANEY Sound MALCOLM JOHNSON Lighting BILL MILLAR Designer
Oliver BAYLDON DirectorGEOFF MILES
Produced by JOHN FISHER

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Daniels
Unknown:
Debbie McGee
Unknown:
Lance Burton
Unknown:
Zhou Shurong.
Unknown:
Matthew Corbett
Unknown:
Kate Bellamy
Dancers:
Brian Rogers
Unknown:
Malcolm Johnson
Unknown:
Bill Millar
Unknown:
Oliver Bayldon
Director:
Geoff Miles
Produced By:
John Fisher

Regional Variations (2)

'Allo 'Allo!

BBC One London

'Allo 'Allo!

Series 2

Episode 7: The Gateau from the Chateau

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC One London

Comedy set in occupied France. The Resistance decide that their operations will be inhibited by General Von Klinkerhoffen's control of the district. Show more

Contributors

Michelle:
Kirsten Cooke
Mother:
Rose Hill
Colonel Von Strom:
Richard Marner
Captain Hans Geering:
Sam Kelly
General Von Klinkerhoffen:
Hilary Minster
Producer:
David Croft
Flying Officer Fairfax:
John D Collins
Flying Officer Carstairs:
Nicholas Frankau
Director:
David Croft

Regional Variations (2)

In Sickness and in Health

Christmas Special

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

1985 Christmas special. Alf schemes so they can attend two Christmas dinners. Rita is forced to stay.

Regional Variations (2)

Tenko

Tenko Reunion

Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes

on BBC One West

Five years after their release from internment, the women return to Singapore for a reunion, but their visit turns out to be very different from what was anticipated

Barry Norman reflects on 1985's outstanding releases and chooses his ten favourite films. These are jusf some of the contenders -
Amadeus
A Passage to India Witness
A View To A Kill
Mad Max - Beyond Thunderdome and Back To The Future.
Which would you choose? He'll also be picking out awful moments from this year's movies and assessing current trends and tastes. Director
BRUCE THOMPSON Producer
JANE LUSH

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Norman
Unknown:
Bruce Thompson
Unknown:
Jane Lush

The first of four films for the festive season from the master of suspense, tonight starring
Farley Granger Ruth Roman
Robert Walker with Leo G. Carroll
On a train from Washington to New York, tennis star Guy Haines is provoked into conversation by a rich - and obviously neurotic - young man, Bruno Anthony. Guy wants to divorce his wife,
Bruno hates his father. Half jokingly Bruno suggests the perfect crime - they will each commit the other's murder.... Hitchcock's classic thriller, a tense and ingenious murder story, was based on Patricia Highsmith 's novel and co-scripted by Raymond Chandler.
Screenplay by RAYMOND CHANDLER and CZENZI ORMONDE From the novel by PATRICIA HIG-HSMITH
Adapted by WHITFIELD COOK
Directed by ALFRED HITCHCOCK
(The next Hitchcock film is Suspicion tomorrow 11.40)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Farley Granger
Unknown:
Ruth Roman
Unknown:
Robert Walker
Unknown:
Leo G. Carrou
Unknown:
Guy Haines
Unknown:
Bruno Anthony.
Unknown:
Patricia Highsmith
Unknown:
Raymond Chandler.
Unknown:
Raymond Chandler
Unknown:
Czenzi Ormonde
Novel By:
Patricia Hig-Hsmith
Adapted By:
Whitfield Cook
Directed By:
Alfred Hitchcock
Guy Haines:
Farleygranger
Anne Morton:
Ruth Roman
Bruno Anthony:
Robert Walker
Senator Morton:
Leo G. Carroll
Barbara Morton:
Patricia Hitchcock
Miriam:
Laura Elliott
Mrs Anthony:
Marion Lorne
Mr Anthony:
Jonathan Hale
Captain Turley:
Howard St John
Prof Collins:
John Brown

BBC One London

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