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Animated adventure.
The Wicked Witch of the East has captured Lion's friend, and Lion must bring her the magical Rower of Oz in order to set him free.
Director Tim Deacon (2000) (S) Films: pp 49-79 Children: page 19

Contributors

Director:
Tim Deacon

Regional Variations (2)

Mary Poppins

BBC One London

Duration: 2 hours, 19 minutes

on BBC One London

Musical comedy. London banker George Banks's search for the perfect nanny for his two naughty children brings the magical Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews) into their lives. Show more

Contributors

Mary Poppins:
Julie Andrews
Mrs Banks:
Glynis Johns
Jane Banks:
Karen Dotrice
Michael Banks:
Matthew Garber
Katie Nanna:
Elsa Lanchester
Constable Jones:
Arthur Treacher
Admiral Boom:
Reginald Owen
Uncle Albert:
Ed Wynn
Mrs Brill:
Reta Shaw
The Bird Woman:
Jane Darwell
Mr Dawes Jr:
Arthur Malet
Mr Binnacle:
Don Barclay
Writer:
Bill Walsh
Miss Persimmon:
Marjorie Eaton
Mrs Corry:
Alma Lawton

Past presenters and a range of top artists, as well as classic footage, help tell the story of the long-running music show. Presented by Jamie Theakston. (S)
Noddy Holder - Entertainment: page 8

Contributors

Presenter:
Jamie Theakston
Producer:
Elliot Johnson
Producer:
Jeff Simpson
Executive Producer:
Chris Cowey

The competition to find the top muscle man of reaches its climax as ten competitors, including the ex-champion Magnus Samuelsson , battle it out in seven final tests of strength. John Inverdale hosts the action, described by Paul Dickenson , as the behemoths try pulling two enormous trucks, carrying a 200kg weight up 30 stairs and taking on the infamous Atlas stones.
Director Ian Hamilton : Series producer Rupert Rumney (S)

Contributors

Unknown:
Magnus Samuelsson
Unknown:
John Inverdale
Unknown:
Paul Dickenson
Director:
Ian Hamilton
Producer:
Rupert Rumney

In a journey that takes her from Edinburgh to Australia, mother-to-be Philippa Forrester takes a personal look at the absorbing and sometimes humorous lives of animals breeding in captivity.
Director Dale Templar ; Executive producer Michael Gunton (S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Philippa Forrester
Director:
Dale Templar
Producer:
Michael Gunton

Michael Aspel and the experts are joined by Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq for a special edition in which young collectors are invited to bring their treasures to the Royal Air Force Museum in north London. Items on view include movie-star photographs, jewellery and antique glass. See Choice. Producer Michele Burgess ; Executive producer Christopher Lewis
(S) (W)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Aspel
Presenter:
Konnie Huq
Producer:
Michele Burgess
Producer:
Christopher Lewis

The first in a six-part drama, which continues on Thursday at 9.10pm, about a beleaguered Scottish island community, starring Michelle Collins and Paul Kaye.
When the threatened closure of the school on the remote island of Ronansay throws the community's future into doubt, a single mother from London's East End responds to their advertisement for a young family. See Choice.
For cast see Thursday 4 January (S) (W) Drama: page 10

Contributors

Unknown:
Michelle Collins
Unknown:
Paul Kaye.

Billy Connolly , Sarah Lancashire and Douglas Henshall star in this romantic comedy-drama, which chronicles the rumbustious escapades which went on behind the sepia-tinged pornography of Edwardian London. See Choice.
Adapted by David Nobbs from the novel Kingdom Swann by Miles Gibson ; Producers Martyn Auty and Sarah Boote ; Director Douglas Mackinnon (S) (W) Drama: page 17

Contributors

Unknown:
Billy Connolly
Unknown:
Douglas Henshall
Adapted By:
David Nobbs
Unknown:
Miles Gibson
Unknown:
Sarah Boote
Director:
Douglas MacKinnon
Kingdom Swann:
Billy Connolly
Violet Askey:
Sarah Lancashire
Cromwell Marsh:
Douglas Henshall
Charlotte Crisp:
Katie Blake
Alice Hancock:
Liz Ewing
Ethel Spooner:
Emily Hillier
Edward Shelburne:
Nick Stringer
Jane Davidson:
Teresa Banham
Gordon Simms:
John Warnaby
MrPrestwick:
Simon Chandler
Stanley Gaunt:
Jamie Bradley
Lord Thornycroft:
Dominic Mafham
Lanky Parsons:
Chris Middleton
Market stall holder:
Tony Bluto
Elder Rossetti:
Rebecca Johnson
Younger Rossetti:
Emma Stansfield
Perkins:
Andrew Johns
Cleopatra:
Seana Montague

The hectic festive football schedule continues apace, as Charlton Athletic play Arsenal in their second London derby in less than a week. Meanwhile at Stamford Bridge, there's a repeat of this year's FA Cup final as Chelsea take on Aston Villa. Barry Davies , John Motson ,
Jon Champion , TonyGubba, Simon Brotherton , Steve Wilson and Gerald Sinstadt are in the commentary box. (S) Sport: page 39
Followed by Weatherview

Contributors

Unknown:
Aston Villa.
Unknown:
Barry Davies
Unknown:
John Motson
Unknown:
Jon Champion
Unknown:
Simon Brotherton
Unknown:
Steve Wilson
Unknown:
Gerald Sinstadt

Second World War adventure, starring Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine. 1944: Allied Intelligence learns that a Nazi is leading a plot to assassinate Hitler, thereby prolonging the war. The uncompromising Major Reisman takes the mission to recruit 12 GIs on death row and kill the ringleader. : Director Andrew V McLaglen (1985. PG) (S) Films: pp 49-79

Contributors

Unknown:
Lee Marvin
Unknown:
Ernest Borgnine.
Director:
Andrew V McLaglen

BBC One London

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