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Comedy duo Gareth Hale and Norman Pace talk to Esther McVey about their spirituality and the enduring strength of their partnership.
Executive producer Chris Loughlin (W)
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Contributors

Presenter:
Esther McVey
Guest:
Gareth Hale
Guest:
Norman Pace
Executive producer:
Chris Loughlin

Second World War drama, showing as a tribute to the late Alec Guinness. Also starring William Holden and Jack Hawkins. Despite being held in a Japanese PoW camp in Burma, disciplinarian Colonel Nicholson i still runs his regiment by the military textbook. But Nicholson meets his match in prison commander Colonel Saito, and the two find themselves on a collision course when Saito gets orders to build a strategically important railroad bridge.
Director David Lean (1957, PG)
(S) (W) Films: pp 48-53 *****
Remembering Sir Alec Guinness: page 46

Contributors

Shears:
William Holden
Colonel Nicholson:
Alec Guinness
Major Warden:
Jack Hawkins
Colonel Saito:
Sessue Hayakawa
Major Clipton:
James Donald
Lieutenant Joyce:
Geoffrey Home

Pam Rhodes joins walkers on a Christian singles holiday near Loch Lomond. Hymns include Forthe Beauty of the Earth, Hills of the North, Rejoice, Speak to My Heart, Amen, Clare Benediction and The Rhythm of Life.
Producer Diane Reid ; Editor Hugh Faupel (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Pam Rhodes
Unknown:
Loch Lomond.
Producer:
Diane Reid
Editor:
Hugh Faupel

Warthogs: Hogging the Limelight. A look at the surprising charm and intelligence of the warthogs of Kenya's Lake Nakura. Narrated by David Attenborough. See Choice.
Producer Lizzie Bewick ; Series editor Sara Ford (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Lake Nakura.
Unknown:
David Attenborough.
Producer:
Lizzie Bewick
Editor:
Sara Ford

Alan Titchmarsh , Charlie Dimmock and Tommy Walsh travel to South Africa to turn a patch of farmland into a garden for Nelson Mandela in the village where he grew up.
Director John Thornicroft ; Executive producer Carol Haslam (R) (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown:
Charlie Dimmock
Unknown:
Tommy Walsh
Unknown:
Nelson Mandela
Director:
John Thornicroft
Producer:
Carol Haslam

Regional Variations (2)

Fawlty Towers

Series 2

Episode 1: Communication Problems

Duration: 31 minutes

on BBC One West

Available for 4 months

Classic sitcom about a Torquay hotel. A racing tip and a guest who is hard of hearing spell financial disaster for Basil.

Contributors

Basil Fawlty:
John Cleese
Sybil Fawlty:
Prunella Scales
Polly Sherman:
Connie Booth
Mr Yardley:
Mervyn Pascoe
Mr Thurston:
Robert Lankesheer
Mrs Richards:
Joan Sanderson
Agatha Tibbs:
Gilly Flower
Ursula Gatsby:
Renee Roberts

The penultimate episode in the comedy drama series.
Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want. A miserable celebrity chef plans a charity night for his own benefit.
Contains some violence, sexual content and strong language.
Written by Tim Firth
Executive producer Beryl Virtue ; Director Matt Lipsey (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/bordercafe

Contributors

Written By:
Tim Firth
Producer:
Beryl Virtue
Director:
Matt Lipsey
Charlotte:
Elizabeth Carling
David:
Sean Gallagher
Ronnie:
Georgia MacKenzie
Kidder:
Antony Strachan
Edwardian Clive:
Michael Attwell
Doug Roscoe:
Michael Elwyn
Chris Caine:
Mark Bazeley
Max:
Tom Goodman-Hill
Danesy Dean:
Lennox Kelly
Beejay:
Richard Mylan

Nigel Havers introduces a concert of great British classics from London's Royal Albert Hall played by the BBC
Philharmonic conducted by Yan Pascal Tortelier. See Choice. Director/Producer Oliver MacFarlane (S) (W)
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Albert Hall
Conducted By:
Yan Pascal
Producer:
Oliver MacFarlane

Comedy mystery starring Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.
The Baskerville dynasty is under threat by the mysterious beast that prowls the swamps of Dartmoor. Widescreen.
Director Paul Morrissey (1977, PG) (S) (W) Films: pp 48-53 *

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Cook
Unknown:
Dudley Moore.
Director:
Paul Morrissey

Regional Variations (2)

The Sky at Night

Back to Basics:into Deep Space

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC One West

Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott continue their discussion of astronomical terms. In this programme they discuss terms related to the distant Universe such as galaxies, nebulae and black holes. Show more

BBC One London

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

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