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Contributors

Unknown:
Dave Chapman

Stuart Miles, Katy Hill, Richard Bacon and Konnie Huq are joined by a host of past presenters as the world's longest-running children's show today celebrates its 40th birthday.
Repeated next Monday on BBC 2

Contributors

Presenter:
Stuart Mies
Presenter:
Katy Hill
Presenter:
Richard Bacon
Presenter:
Konnie Huq

The programme which looks at how people spend money during their leisure time, features another scrutiny of holiday firms, travel agents, event promoters and restaurateurs. Including anotherlive report from Johnathan Maitland.
Series producer Siobhan Mulholland

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnathan Maitland.
Producer:
Siobhan Mulholland

Jayne Middlemiss introduces the hits from this week's top 40, live performances from some of the current top bands, and Britain's bestselling single.
(Repeated on Saturday)
Website: [web address removed]
Top of the Pops - the Magazine: available from newsagents

Contributors

Presenter:
Jayne Middlemiss
Director/Producer:
Chris Cowey

Concluding the classic comedy. Basil is filled with terror when he hears some hotel inspectors are in town.
Repeat Subtitled

Contributors

Writer:
John Cleese
Writer:
Connie Booth
Producer:
John Howard Davies
Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty:
Prunella Scales
Mr Hutchinson:
Bernard Cribbins
Mr Walt:
James Cossins
Manuel:
Andrew Sachs
Major Gowen:
Ballard Berkeley
Polly:
Connie Booth
Miss Gatsby:
Renee Roberts
Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
John:
Geoffrey Morris
Brian:
Peter Brett

Fawlty Towers

Series 1

Episode 4: The Hotel Inspectors

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One London

Available for 2 months

Classic sitcom about a manic hotelier. Basil is terrified when he hears some hotel inspectors are in town.

Contributors

Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty:
Prunella Scales
Polly Sherman:
Connie Booth
Miss Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Mr Hutchinson:
Bernard Cribbins
Miss Gatsby:
Renee Roberts
Major Gowen:
Ballard Berkeley

A series in which TV chef Ainsley Harriott , with Samantha Norman , joins forces with a team of experts to create spectacular surprise parties. Tonight they arrange a Grease-style rock 'n' roll graduation party for a group of university students.
Director Mike Porecki : Series producer
Tim Hincks

Contributors

Unknown:
Ainsley Harriott
Unknown:
Samantha Norman
Director:
Mike Porecki
Producer:
Tim Hincks

Pudsey Bear is on the loose again in the first of four visits around the province, to check up on the preparations for his annual Children in Need party, and to join in some of the many fund-raising activities leading up to the big night on 20 November. Producer Maurice Maguire
Editor Paul Evans

Contributors

Producer:
Maurice Maguire
Editor:
Paul Evans

Continuing the crime drama series, starring Nigel Havers
Silence Has Got Rhythm Too
A local composer and cellist who has been to the surgery suffering from noise pollution from a neighbour, flees when he is found over the strangled body of the girl upstairs. Meanwhile, Shaaban walks out on the practice. See today's choices.
Written by Matthew Bardsley ; Producer Beverley Dartnall ; Director Tim Holloway

Contributors

Unknown:
Nigel Havers
Written By:
Matthew Bardsley
Producer:
Beverley Dartnall
Director:
Tim Holloway
DrJonathan Paige:
Nigel Havers
DI Gillian Cramer:
Jane Gurnett
DS Helen Diamond:
Nicola Cowper
Sgt Keith Lardner:
Roderick Smith
Dr Nick McKenzie:
Bill Wallis
Dr Shaaban Hamada:
Nadim Sawalha
AngelaWakefield:
Marcia Warren
DC Gary Monk:
Ian Gain
PC Tom Allen:
Jullan Kay
Brian James:
Adam Cockerton
Claudette Mason:
Sian Martin
Alan Mason:
Geff Francis
Primrose Richards:
Dona Croll
Mrs Raison:
Jean Heywood
Duty solicitor:
Amardeep Kaushal
Costas:
Dino Laurence
Miss Checketts:
Sarah J Greenway
Jay Mason:
Theo Lewis Logan

Continuing the reruns of the entertainment show starring Paul O'Grady as the outrageous Lily Savage. Tonight's guests include Zoe Ball, Stephanie Beacham and Anthea Turner.
(Repeat) (Subtitled)

Contributors

Lily Savage:
Paul O'Grady
Guest:
Zoe Ball
Guest:
Stephanie Beacham
Guest:
Anthea Turner
Director:
Alasdair MacMillan

Horror, continuing the Fright-Day Night season, starring Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, John Houseman

Four elderly men meet regularly and swap ghost stories, but one evening takes a sinister turn when they are reminded of a terrible secret from their past.
(1981, 18)
See Films: pages 66-74

Followed by Weather

Contributors

Director:
John Irvin
Ricky Hawthorne:
Fred Astaire
JohnJaffrey:
Melvyn Douglas
Edward Wanderley:
Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Sears James:
John Houseman
Don/David:
Craig Wasson
Stella:
Patricia Neal
Alma/Eva:
Alice Krige
Milly:
Jacqueline Brookes
Gregory Bate:
Miguel Fernandes
Fenny Bate:
Lance Holcomb
Young Ricky:
Tim Choate

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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