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With Zoe Ball and Josie D'Arby.

7.10 Secret Life of Toys
Animation.
(Stereo)

7.25 Felix the Cat
Cartoon

7.40 Marlene Marlow Investigates
Live action and animation
(Repeat)

8.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather Regional News; Weather

8.10 The Adventures of Skippy
Adventures with the world's most famous kangaroo.
(Stereo)

8.35 Swat Kats
Cartoon (Repeat) (Stereo)

9.00 News (Subtitled) and Weather; Regional News; Weather

9.05 Bucky O'Hare
Animation
(Repeat)

9.30 Why Don't You?
Outrageous ways to survive the holiday
(Stereo)

10.00 Playdays
The Playground Stop

Contributors

Presenter ("Children's BBC"):
Zoe Ball
Presenter ("Children's BBC"):
Josie D'Arby

Comedy set in 20s London, starring Peter Ustinov
A British aristocrat steals a secret microfilm from a Chinese war lord. He returns from Asia to London, only to be kidnapped by Chinese secret agents.
Director Robert Stevenson (1975) Subtitled . The Disney Family Movie season continues with Candleshoe tomorrow at 11.00am.
* FILM REVIEWS pages 47-70

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Ustinov
Director:
Robert Stevenson
HnupWan:
Peter Ustinov
Hettie:
Helen Hayes
Quon:
Clive Revill
Lord Southmere:
Derek Nimmo
Emily:
Joan Sims
Fan Choy:
Bernard Bresslaw

All the magic of a favourite fairytale is brought to life in this classic Christmas ballet, which tells the story of a girl transported to a magical world on Christmas Eve. In PeterWright's acclaimed production, the familiar Tchaikovsky score is matched with spectacular stage effects and world class dancingfrom the Birmingham Royal Ballet. The story begins at the Stahlbaum's Christmas party, where young Clara (Sandra Madgwick ) is given a Nutcrackerdoll by the mysterious
Drosselmeyer (Joseph Cipolla ). Laterthat night, Clara creeps downstairs to find the Christmas tree growing and the Nutcracker Prince brought to life. The Royal Ballet's Russian star Irek Mukha 'medov joins the Birmingham company as a guest to partnerjapanese ballerina
Miyako Yoshida , playing the Sugar Plum Fairy.
Television director Derek Bailey Stereo. .

Contributors

Unknown:
Sandra Madgwick
Unknown:
Joseph Cipolla
Unknown:
Irek Mukha
Unknown:
Miyako Yoshida
Director:
Derek Bailey Stereo.

The Tale of Pigling Bland
The first of four animated versions of Beatrix Potter stories. With no choice but to leave home, Pigling Bland sets off to the market looking for work. But he finds many distractions on the way. See today's choices.
DirectorMikeStuart Subtitled ............
The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny can be seen tomorrow at 3.45pm.

Contributors

Unknown:
Beatrix Potter
Unknown:
Peter Rabbit
Unknown:
Benjamin Bunny

In the Beginning. This special episode of the comedy series is set in 20 1 9, and the former staff of Whitbury
Newtown Leisure Centre are paying tribute to the man who gave them everything - Sir Gordon Brittas.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Gordon Brittas.
Gordon Brittas:
Chris Barrie
Gavin:
Tim Marriott
Tim:
Russel Porter
Carole:
Harriet Thorpe
Laura:
Julia Stjohn
Julie:
Judy Flynn
Linda:
Jill Greenacre
Colin:
Michael Burns
Helen:
Pippa Haywood
Derek:
Mark Gillies
Barney:
Walter Hepworth-Lewis

Jim Davidson becomes the Mad Hatter in this special edition of the snooker quiz show. Joining him are Zoe Ball , John Parrott , Marti Caine ,
Terry Griffiths , Craig Charles and Steve Davis. John Virgo attempts to referee dressed as the March Hare.
Director Charles Garland ; Producer John Burrowes

Contributors

Unknown:
Jim Davidson
Unknown:
Mad Hatter
Unknown:
Joining Him
Unknown:
Zoe Ball
Unknown:
John Parrott
Unknown:
Marti Caine
Unknown:
Terry Griffiths
Unknown:
Craig Charles
Unknown:
Steve Davis.
Unknown:
John Virgo
Director:
Charles Garland
Producer:
John Burrowes

Real life comic book action directed by and starring Warren Beatty with Madonna, Al Pacino
America in the 30s, the home of heroes and villains; villains like Big Boy Caprice, hunchback and underworld syndicate boss. And heroes like Dick Tracy, the handsome detective who has been close to catching Big Boy in the past, and is determined not to let him get away this time.
(1990) Stereo * FILM REVIEWS pages 47-70

Contributors

Director:
Warren Beatty
Dick Tracy:
Warren Beatty
Breathless Mahoney:
null Madonna
Big Boy Caprice:
Al Pacino
Tess Trueheart:
Glenne Headly
Kid:
Charlie Korsmo
88 Keys:
Mandy Patinkin
Chief Brandon:
Charles Durning
Lips Manlis:
Paul Sorvino
Flattop:
William Forsythe
Mumbles:
Dustin Hoffman
Spaldoni:
James Caan

Jasper Carrott presents sketches, spoof ads and plenty of humour in his first all-new stand-up comedy show in two years. His guests are actresses Sara Crowe and Ann Bryson. See today's choices.
Producer/Director Ed Bye Stereo ..........

Contributors

Unknown:
Jasper Carrott
Unknown:
Sara Crowe
Unknown:
Ann Bryson.

Barry Norman selects his personal choice from more than 200 films seen during 1994. Spielberg finally received recognition from his peers and Tom Hanks won an Oscar. Schindler's List, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and Pulp Fiction are a few of his short-listed recommendations. This year has also seen a resurgence offilm-making activity in Britain and more people attendingthe cinema. Interspersed with Barry's over-view of the cinema world are occasional surprises and funny moments from the year's films.
Director Liz Ekberg

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Norman
Unknown:
Tom Hanks
Director:
Liz Ekberg

Rock band U2's extraordinary vision of ZOO TV, recorded at Sydney Football Stadium. The show is an explosive mixture of concert and multi-media fantasy. Aftertwo years of developing the show in Europe and America, the stage is stacked with huge television monitors. Among the hits played are The Fly, Even Better than the Real Thing, and With or Without You.

Contributors

Musicians:
null U2

Romantic comedy starring
Shirley MacLaine
Tired of being known only as the director of his wife Lucy's pictures,
Paul Robaix decides to make a film version of Madam Butterfly without her. Arriving in Japan, he casts an unknown geisha in the leading role. But why is this girl strangely familiar?
Director Jack Cardiff (1962) # FILM REVIEWS pages 47-70

Contributors

Unknown:
Shirley MacLaine
Unknown:
Paul Robaix
Director:
Jack Cardiff
Lucy Dell/Yoko Mori:
Shirley MacLaine
Paul Robaix:
Yves Montand
Sam Lewis:
Edward G Robinson
Bob Moore:
Bob Cummings
Kazumilto:
Yoko Tani

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