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David Frost interviews the newsmakers and reviews the papers with his guests. Including at 8.30 News; plus weather. Series editor Barney Jones ; Executive editor
Andrew Thompson

Contributors

Unknown:
David Frost
Editor:
Barney Jones
Editor:
Andrew Thompson

Amanda Redington and Simon Biagi welcome chef Antony Worrall Thompson to the studio, John Walters spends Halloween with druids, and Eric Sykes shares the secrets of his long comic life.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin. ....
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Contributors

Unknown:
Amanda Redington
Unknown:
Simon Biagi
Unknown:
Antony Worrall Thompson
Unknown:
John Walters
Unknown:
Eric Sykes
Producer:
Chris Loughlin.

The Mastery of Flight.
David Attenborough examines how birds have perfected the art of flying-from high-speed hunting to precision hovering. Shown last Wednesday The Insatiable Appetite can be seen on Wednesday at 8pm Subtitled.....

Contributors

Unknown:
David Attenborough

The Oscar-winning musical based on Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist, starring Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Mark Lester
Escaping a life of workhouse servitude, Oliver tries to seek his fortune in London, but instead of gold-paved streets he finds the roguish Fagin and his crime school for boys. Musical numbers featured include Food, Glorious Food, You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two and Consider Yourself.
Director Carol Reed (1968, U) Subtitled.
See Films: pages 58-65

Contributors

Unknown:
Charles Dickens
Unknown:
Oliver Twist
Unknown:
Ron Moody
Unknown:
Oliver Reed
Unknown:
Mark Lester
Fagin:
Ron Moody
Bill Sikes:
Oliver Reed
Oliver:
Mark Lester
Mr Bumble:
Harry Secombe
Nancy:
Shani Wallis
Artful Dodger:
Jack Wild
Magistrate:
Hugh Griffith
Widow Corney:
Peggy Mount
Mr Sowerberry:
Leonard Rossiter
Mrs Sowerberry:
Hylda Baker

Deborah McAndrew joins the crowds at Blackpool's famous illuminations for a programme celebrating light. She meets the people behind the light show, a designer of stained glass windows and a clergyman who regularly lights up the sky with his own firework displays. Darren Day performs a new song, and hymns from the Winter Gardens include This Little Light of Mine, Hail Gladdening Light and Immortal, Invisible. Subtitled .......

Contributors

Unknown:
Deborah McAndrew

Hugh Scully and the team visit Poole in Dorset, where finds include a gold medal awarded to a ship's doctor for saving the lives of survivors of the Titanic.

Contributors

Presenter:
Hugh Scully
Producer:
Michele Burgess
Executive producer:
Christopher Lewis

Regional Variations (2)

Wildlife on One

Pygmy Chimpanzee: The Last Great Ape

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC One West

Wildlife documentary following the trials of orphaned young pygmy chimp Shijimi, growing up in bonobo society in the remote forests of Zaire.

It's the grand opening of Quigley's golf course, and Liam and Donal make sure the event goes with a bang.

Tony Doyle's Kind of Day: p146

Contributors

Written By:
Barry Devlin
Producer:
Chris Clough
Director:
Peter Lydon
Brian Quigley:
Tony Doyle
Father MacAnally:
Niall Toibin
Ambrose Egan:
Peter Hanly
Niamh Egan:
Tina Kellegher
Sean Dillon:
Lorcan Cranitch
Donal:
Frankie McCafferty
Liam:
Joe Savino
Father Aidan:
Don Wycherley
Eamon:
Birdy Sweeney
Dr Ryan:
Bosco Hogan
Orla:
Victoria Smurfit
Emma Dillon:
Kate McEnery
Danny Byrne:
Colin J Farrell
Micky Keeler:
Stanley Townsend
McKinley:
Joe Taylor
Hon Ryan Garville:
Alan Stanford

Regional Variations (2)

Vanity Fair

Episode 1

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC One West

Destitute orphan Becky Sharp moves to London to stay with her firm friend Amelia Sedley. She soon finds employment and opportunity as a governess for Sir Pitt Crawley.

The comic life and times of an unlikely politician, starring the many faces of Harry Enfield.
For the last 30 years Norman Ormal has been at the very heart of British political life, riding the changes from Thatcherism to New Labour. See today's choices.
See This Week: page 5

Contributors

Writer:
Craig Brown
Producer:
Geoffrey Perkins
Director:
Metin Husseyin
Norman Ormal:
Harry Enfield
Felicity Normal:
Harriet Walter
Normanna Ormal:
Alice Watson
Jack Student:
Ben Elton
Barbara Vacant:
Jan Harvey
Gaynor Slutt:
Donna Ewing
Actor:
Robert Whitelock
Actor:
James D'Arcy
Yob comedian:
Kevin Day
Yob comedian:
Phill Jupitus
Yob chairman:
Gordon Kennedy
Panellist:
Robert Lang
Tory lady:
Sarah Fund
Tory lady:
Beccie Savidge
Tory lady:
Laura MacAulay
Returning officer:
Craig Brown
Old man:
Jimmy Gardner
Liam Gallagher:
Ben Crompton
Herself:
Sue Lawley
Himself:
Max Clifford

Killing Time
Sister Helen Prejean , whose story was told in the film Dead Man Walking, hoped she would never again have to watch a man being executed. Two years later Dobie Williams is scheduled to die. Sister Helen struggles to comfort Dobie as the execution approaches, while his lawyer works for a last minute stay. Director Liesel Evans : Series editor
Richard Denton

Contributors

Unknown:
Helen Prejean
Unknown:
Dobie Williams
Director:
Liesel Evans
Editor:
Richard Denton

Romantic comedy starring Matthew Broderick
Annabella Sciorra
Three people share a New York apartment, each livingthere for two days a week and never seeing each other: Sam has been recently dumped by hisgirlfriend; Ellen is bored with her husband and Brian is about to get married. DirectorWarren Leight(1993.15)
♦ See Rims: pages 58-65 ****
Followed by Weather

Contributors

Unknown:
Matthew Broderick
Unknown:
Annabella Sciorra

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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