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Shy boy Harold is distracted from writing his book on love-making when he learns the girl he loves is to marry a scheming bigamist.

(Black and white)(Films: page 105)

Contributors

Director:
Fred Newmeyer
Director:
Sam Taylor
TV Version Producer:
Bob Hoag

[Starring] Cliff Richard
with Lauri Peters, David Kossoff, Ron Moody, The Shadows

Four young London Transport workers borrow a double-decker bus for their Continental holiday. The trip to Athens, in spite of misadventures, proves to be their best summer holiday ever.
Films: page 105
(Wonderful Life: Boxing Day 3.50 pm)

Contributors

Screenplay:
Peter Myers
Screenplay:
Ronald Cass
Producer:
Kenneth Harper
Director:
Peter Yates
Don:
Cliff Richard
Barbara:
Lauri Peters
Orlando:
Ron Moody
Magistrate:
David Kossoff
Cyril:
Melvyn Hayes
Sandy:
Una Stubbs
Steve:
Teddy Green
Angie:
Pamela Hart
Edwin:
Jeremy Bulloch
Mimsie:
Jacqueline Daryl
Stella:
Madge Ryan
Jerry:
Lionel Murton

A series of 14 programmes from the books by James Herriot
Adapted by Terence Dudley

Starring Christopher Timothy as James Herriot, Robert Hardy as Siegfried Farnon and Peter Davison as Tristan Farnon
with Carol Drinkwater

Parasites... red tape... a tubercular cow... and Siegfried takes an instant dislike to Mr Murray who ill-treats a dog, as a vet's life in Skeldale Surgery continues.

BBC Birmingham
(First shown on BBC1)

Contributors

Based on the books by:
James Herriot
Adapted by:
Terence Dudley
Music:
Johnny Pearson
Producer:
Bill Sellars
Director:
Christopher Barry
James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen:
Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Hall:
Mary Hignett
Murray:
Andrew Robertson
Charles Harcourt:
John Ringham
Jeff Mallock:
Frank Birch
Moverley:
Stuart Golland
Hill:
Jackie Shinn
Mrs Noakes:
Joyce Kennedy
Van driver:
Malcolm Raeburn
George:
Julian Garlick
Kitty Pattison:
Jane Lester
Mrs Murray:
Catriona MacDonald

The feature film starring Eric Porter, Rachel Roberts

Tag, an orphan fox-cub, is adopted by a professional huntsman and reared with a litter of hound puppies. From this strange beginning Tag retains the instincts of a fox yet becomes the constant companion to Merlin, a puppy hound. When the new season starts the fox becomes a victim of the hunt - but proves too wily for the hunters and disaster strikes.

Contributors

Screenplay:
James Hill
Based on the novel "The Ballad of the Belstone Fox" by:
David Rook
Producer:
Sally Shuter
Director:
James Hill
Asher:
Eric Porter
Cathie:
Rachel Roberts
Kendrick:
Jeremy Kemp
Tod:
Bill Travers
Stephen:
Dennis Waterman
Jenny:
Heather Wright

A musical celebration for Christmas Eve. Seven nations come together in a live global concert united by the man-made star of today - the communications satellite.

From The Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem; Mount Royal in Montreal, Canada; St Martin's Old Church. Garmisch, W Germany; Virginia Beach, USA; Cathedral of St Pierre, Geneva, Switzerland; St Andrew's Church, Nairobi, Kenya; St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London. Narration written by Christopher Fry and spoken by Tom Fleming and Claire Bloom

Contributors

Narration written by:
Christopher Fry
Narration spoken by:
Tom Fleming
Narration spoken by:
Claire Bloom
Associate Producer:
Noble Wilson
Producer:
John Vernon

Presents Toyah in a special Christmas Eve concert live from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, with stereo sound on Radio 1.
Introduced by Anne Nightingale

BBC video cassette Toyah at the Rainbow (bbcv 3012), £34.95 from retailers
(For the best effect, viewers with stereo Radio 1 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones are an alternative.)

Contributors

Presenter:
Anne Nightingale
Singer:
null Toyah
Director:
Tom Corcoran
Producer:
Michael Appleton

Join Russell in his Yorkshire home for a Christmas Eve party with Cilla Black, The Cambridge Buskers, Dame Edna Everage, Madge Hindle, Arthur Marshall, Edna O'Brien, The Great Soprendo, John Tovey, Giggleswick and Settle Brass Band, Keasden Carol Singers, Kirkby Lonsdale Handbell Ringers

Contributors

Presenter:
Russell Harty
Guest/Singer:
Cilla Black
Musicians:
The Cambridge Buskers
Guest:
Dame Edna Everage
Guest:
Madge Hindle
Guest:
Arthur Marshall
Guest:
Edna O'Brien
Magician:
The Great Soprendo
Guest:
John Tovey
Musicians:
Giggleswick and Settle Brass Band
Singers:
Keasden Carol Singers
Musicians:
Kirkby Lonsdale Handbell Ringers
Director:
Alan Walsh
Producer:
Ken Stephinson

played by Rhondda Gillespie (piano)
Many of the 12 short movements are based on traditional Christmas songs and the work was intended for family music making.
Producer KENNETH CORDEN
Director HELEN MORTON

Contributors

Played By:
Rhondda Gillespie
Producer:
Kenneth Corden
Director:
Helen Morton

BBC Two England

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