Simon Parkin , Andy Crane starting with . The Muppet Babies Bad Luck Bear (R)
An animated feature film. Dot, the little daughter of a settler in the Australian outback, loses her way in the bush. As night begins to fall, she is befriended by a kangaroo.
(Around the World with Dot' tomorrow at 7.50am)
The Why Bird Stop
Driver Simon Davies
Puppeteer FIONA BEYNON BROWN
A 24 Carrot Delight.
Executive producer HAL GEER (R)
Hosted by Phillip Schofield. (R) revised
with Frank Thornton
Alias St Nick; Hay Rube ; The Pup Christmas Director NICK JONES
Producer DAVID PLATT
starring Kelly Reno Vincent Spano Allen Goorwitz and Woody Strode.
The racehorse 'Black' is kidnapped. Young Alec is determined to reclaim him. (First showing on British television)
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with Laurie Mayer Weather
For the DAF Trucks Trophy. Introduced from Budapest and Tihany, Hungary, by Chris Serle.
Produced in association with TRANS WORLD INTERNATIONAL BBC producer SIMON BETTS
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Wartime action yarn about a group of Allied prisoners of war who plan to escape while excavating an archaeological site on a German-occupied Greek island. Show more
Introduced by David Essex . Films include Snow White,
Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty,
Fantasia, and 101 Dalmations Producer RICHARD EVANS
Introduced by Harry Gration.
with Laurie Mayer ; Weather
Dear Jim, please can you fix it for me to....
Spend a day with Glenn Medeiros ? Be Alice in Wonderland? Play the harp for Dame Kiri Te Kanawa? With Jimmy Savile.
Lighting BRENDAN CARR. Sound BOB FOLEY. Designer ROSEMARY HESTER : executive producer ROGER ORDISH Produced and directed by STANLEY APPEL
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Special guests are the amazing balancing skills of the Alexis Brothers and the enchanting world of the Puppeteers Company.
Featuring Debbie McGee
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An EastEnders special by Tony Holland set around Christmas 1942.
"Lou, stop feeling so bloody sorry for yourself. There's millions in the same state as you. There's millions a lot worse. You're not the only person in the world trying to get through a war, you know!"
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Starring Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Lisa Eilbacher and Steven Berkoff ,
Axel Foley is a Detroit cop who lives by his own rules and razor sharp wit. When an ex-con friend of his is murdered Axel disobeys orders and travels to Beverly Hills to find the killer, but California just isn't ready for his unique approach.
Screenplay by DANIEL PETRIE JR
Produced by DON SIMPSON and JERRY BRUCKHEIMER
Directed by MARTIN BREST .
(First showing on British television)
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Q- Find the odd one out: Mica Paris, Deakus Josh Yarlog
Theophilus P. Wildebeeste The entire cast of Cheers John Duck ,
Starring Lenny Henry , with Mark Burton ,
Dwaine Knight , Efua Taylor , and Carla Mendonca ,
Tony Osoba , Nick Stringer , Sue Wallace. Also Joe Grossi , Michael Mellinger , and David Shawyer.
Special guest Mica Paris Music
SIMON BRINT JOE DWORNUK
Videotape editor MYKOLA PAWLUK Design GRAEME STORY
Produced by GEOFF POSNER and KIM FULLER
Directed by GEOFF POSNER
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with Laurie Mayer
Regional News; Weather
In the Corbett and Forsyth Show. Still chuckling after their first appearance as a team - at the Royal Variety Performance - come Bruce and Ronnie with their Christmas spectacular featuring Fiona Fullerton as Scarlett O'Hara in something vaguely like Gone with the Wind. Also introducing Bruce and Ronnie as something vaguely like the front and back legs of Rhett Butler.
BARRY CRYER IAN DAVIDSON. SPIKE MULLINS.
LAURIE ROWLEY. PETER VINCENT. DICK VOSBURGH.
BARRY CRYER. PETER VINCENT
Musical director DON HUNT Choreographer GEOFF RICHER
Sound MIKE MCCARTHY Lighting GRAHAM RIMMINGTON
Designer DONAL WOODS
Produced and directed by MARCUS MORTIMER
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starring Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann and Paul Michael Glaser.
Tevye, the poor milkman, is determined to find good husbands for his five daughters. He will consult the matchmaker, of course, that is tradition... but he might have a word about it with God as well. Topol, repeating the triumphant success of his stage performance, sings "If I Were a Rich Man", "Do You Love Me?", "Tradition" and "To Life".
Screenplay by Joseph Stein
Based on his stage play adapted from Sholom Aleichem stories.
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