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The first of two editions of the consumer programme, revealing the realities of the world of showbusiness. Johnathan Maitland investigates sixties revival bands and Sam Oakley reports on theatre and concert booking fees.


Jonathan Maitland
Sam Oakley
David Berry

Regional Variations (2)

Incredible Journeys


Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One Cambridgeshire

Follows a Swallow on its first migration from Southern England, across the Sahara to South Africa - a journey of 6,000 miles which only 1 in 5 birds survive.

Regional Variations (2)

Next of Kin

Series 3

Episode 2: The Embarrassment Factor

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

After embarrassing their grandchildren in public, Maggie and Andrew receive a stern lecture on acceptable public behaviour. Show more

When Mulder visits a small town in pursuit of UFOs he finds it infested with killer cockroaches.
See today's choices.


Fox Mulder:
David Duchovny
Dana Scully:
Gillian Anderson
Dr Bambi Berenbaum:
Bobbie Phillips
Dr Eckerie:
Raye Birk
Sheriff Frass:
Dion Anderson
Dr Newton:
Bill Dow
Dr Bugger:
Alex Bruhanski

Stand-up comedy, sketches and interviews, hosted by Frank Skinner.
Tonight's guests include a heavy metal legend and the winner of the world's biggest lottery jackpot.
(Repeated next Saturday)


Frank Skinner
Tom Poole
Jilly Hafenrichter
Juliet Rice

Concluding the exploration of 19th-century literary horror classics.

Professor Christopher Frayling searches Dartmoor for the origins of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective story and reveals how the tale may not have been his at all. With John Nettles as Sherlock Holmes.
(The Hound of the Baskervilles follows at 1.05am)


Professor Christopher Frayling
Director/Series Producer:
Derek Towers
Sherlock Holmes:
John Nettles

Horror directed by and starring Anthony Perkins

Norman Bates is back at the Bates Motel and is supposedly rehabilitated. But local people begin to disappear and the infamous motel is soon the scene for more murder.
(1986, 18) (Stereo)
See Films: pages 50-55 **


Anthony Perkins
Norman Bates:
Anthony Perkins
Maureen Coyle:
Diana Scarwid
Duane Duke:
Jeff Fahey
Tracy Venable:
Roberta Maxwell
Sheriff Hunt:
Hugh Gillin

Crime mystery, concluding the Nightmare season, starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Richard Greene

Legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes is asked to safeguard the heir to the Baskerville estate, who has arrived from Canada to live in the family home - an eerie mansion that is believed to be haunted.
(1939, PG) (Black and white)
See Films: pages 50-55


Sidney Lanfield
Sherlock Holmes:
Basil Rathbone
Dr Watson:
Nigel Bruce
Sir Henry Baskerville:
Richard Greene
Beryl Stapleton:
Wendy Barrie
James Mortimer MD:
Lionel Atwill
John Carradine
Barlowe Borland
Mrs Jenifer Mortimer:
Beryl Mercer
John Stapleton:
Morton Lowry
Sir Hugo Baskerville:
Ralph Forbes

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