Monster from the Tar Pits (R)
The Fastest Draw in the West William Hartston is locked in stalemate with CATHRIN and HANNAH; the computer nearly gets the better of CRAIG and ALISTAIR; and at Deadrook Gulch the Karpo Kid and Dirty Garry reach stalemate in record-breaking time. Producer WENDY STURGESS
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown and Linus have been given an assignment for the Christmas holidays, to read War and Peace! This project is disturbed by a call from
Peppermint Patty inviting them to a New Year's party.
just switch off your television set and go out and do something less boring instead? Presented by the Bristol gang.
Meet a dance-group with a difference, learn a new use for old records and how to cope with a pain in your coffee pot!
Our Mole gets himself mixed up with an electronic buff whose life revolves around electric gadgets. The man falls asleep and dreams of great adventures, but without electricity to help him ... only the Mole.
with New Year greetings.
January brings the snow Makes the feet and fingers glow
Presenters Carol Leader Wayne Jackman
Guest story-teller John Wells ; Story: Winnie the Pooh and ' Piglet Go Hunting and Nearly Catch a Woozle by A.A. MILNE Illustrations by E. H. SHEPARD (R)
The Massed Pipes and Drums 2ND BATTALION SCOTS GUARDS 1ST BATTALION THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS
THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS OF CANADA Pipes and Drums from THE BOYS' BRIGADE
EDINBURGH BATTALION Heeresmusikkorps 300 from the Federal Republic of Germany
Argyll is My Name A Canadian salute 100 Years
2ND KING EDWARD VU'S OWN GURKHA RIFLES
The Massed Military Bands The Finale
Commentary for television Tom Fleming
Director of music MAJ R J. PARKER (The Brigade of Gurkhas)
Director army bagpipe music CAPT J. M. ALLAN Tattoo producer
LIEUT-COL LESLIE DOW
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is presented by Army Headquarters
Scotland and the City of Edinburgh District Council.
Produced for television by IAN CHRISTIE
BBC Scotland (R)
An animated film version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous novel
Featuring the voices of Peter O'Toole, Helen Morse, and 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 the detective Sherlock Holmes to investigate. The case is mysteriously linked with the legend of the Curse of the Baskervilles, a huge satanic hound that is believed to prowl the moors. (R)
with Moira Stuart Weather BILL GILES
'Happy talk', 'Younger than springtime', 'I'm in love with a wonderful guy', 'Some enchanted evening'...
South Pacific boasts many of the best and most enduring numbers written by RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN. Now, after almost 30 years, a new recording has been made of the complete score.
Television cameras were at the Henry Wood Hall in London to watch the classic musical given a new lease of life by Jose Carreras Kiri Te Kanawa
Sarah Vaughan and Mandy Patinkin
With the Ambrosian Singers and the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Tunick Sound
TONY FAULKNER. GRAHAM HAINES Executive producer JOHN ARCHER Produced and directed by JONATHAN FULFORD (R)
Regional Variations (2)
Musical comedy. London banker George Banks's search for the perfect nanny for his two naughty children brings the magical Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) into their lives. Show more
Introduced by Harry Gration
An award-winning animated film
Directed by ISHU PATEL
with Moira Stuart ; Weather
Battersea Park Big Top plays host as China takes on the Rest of the World in an East-West challenge for the team championship.
Ringmaster David Hibling Commentator Charles Nove Musical director BURT RHODES
CWC producer CHARLES THOMPSON Producer DAVID PICKTHALL
Starring Russ Abbot
Special guest star Les Dennis
with Bella Emberg, Maggie Moone, Tom Bright, Suzy Aitchison, Gordon Kennedy
What better way to start the year than with a second chance to see a special Russ Abbot Show?
(R) (Ceefax subtitles)
Regional Variations (2)
Gary Davies presents the pop chart programme, first broadcast on 1 January 1987, featuring Status Quo, a-ha, Alison Moyet, Elkie Brooks, Gary Moore, Spitting Image and Madonna.
by Charlie Humphreys.
'I don't want to be piggy in the middle'.
by John Sullivan
Starring David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield
with Alan Hulse, Joe Belcher, Johnnie Allen, David Fleeshman, Philip Bond and Lorence Ferdinand.
(R) (Ceefax Subtitles)
The 1985 Christmas special of the classic sitcom. The Trotter family embark on a money-making adventure which takes them to Hull and back.
with Moira Stuart ; Weather
starring Burt Lancaster, Peter Reigert, Denis Lawson, Jenny Seagrove, Fulton Mackay
The giant American Knox Oil Corporation has its eye on the remote Scottish village of Ferness - intended as the site of a new refinery. MacIntyre would seem to be just the man for the job of negotiating a 'fair' price with the villagers. But Ferness can have a strange effect on its visitors as Maclntyre discovers. A delightful comedy from the producer of "Chariots of Fire".
(First showing on British television)
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Closing a season of acclaimed films introduced by Barry Norman.
Humphrey Bogart Lauren Bacall
Walter Brennan France has fallen and Harry Morgan is earning his living on the island of Martinique. He turns down an offer to work for the French underground, preferring to remain neutral. But when faced with the true nature of the Vichy police, he begins to question his own attitude of cynical detachment. Howard Hawks picture provided a classic role for Bogart as well as introducing him and the public to Lauren Bacall.
Screenplay by JULES FURTHMAN , WILLIAM FAULKNER From the novel by ERNEST HEMINGWAY
Directed by HOWARD HAWKS
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