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Harold visits a harem in A Sailor Made Man and finds the path of true love is always stony in Spring Fever. Television version written by PETER DURSTON
Produced by BOB HOAG (R)

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Written By:
Peter Durston
Produced By:
Bob Hoag

Live from Vienna
Herbert von Karajan conducts the Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra All the splendour of the traditional start to Vienna's New Year televised live from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein, with music by members of the Strauss family including the Blue
Danube and Emperor waltzes by Johann Strauss (son) and the Radetzky March of his father. In the waltz Voices of Spring the soprano soloist is Kathleen Battle. Among the other attractions are a polka executed by the horses of the Spanish Riding School, and dancers of the Vienna State Opera performing waltzes in the Schoenbrunn Palace.
Introduced by Richard Baker Choreography GERUNDE DILL Presented by the AUSTRIAN TELEVISION SERVICE Director HUMPHREY BURTON (Part 1 can be heard on Radio 3 only, 10. 5-10.45 am)
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.

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Unknown:
Herbert von Karajan
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Kathleen Battle.
Introduced By:
Richard Baker
Unknown:
Gerunde Dill
Director:
Humphrey Burton

Introduced by Richard Pitman Four races from the second day of this popular New Year meeting which pulls in the crowds after Christmas.
12.45 The Ernest Jones
Diamond H'cap Hurdle (2m)
1.20 The Ernest Jones
Jewellers H'cap 'Chase (2tm)
1.55 The Steel Plate Trial Hurdle (2m)
2.30 The Andy Stovold Benefit Year Novices 'Chase (2m) Commentators
PETER O'SULLEVAN , JOHN HANMER Producer FRED VINER

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Introduced By:
Richard Pitman
Commentators:
Peter O'Sullevan
Commentators:
John Hanmer
Producer:
Fred Viner

A compilation of the best of the arts of 1986 presented by Russell Davies, including:
Media: it was the year of the new newspapers, Today and The Independent, of daytime television, of Heimat and The Singing Detective.
Film: the year of The Mission was also the year of Hector Babenco's Kiss of the Spiderwoman and David Byrne's True Stories.
Books: Garrison Keillor made the bestseller lists with his novel based on his cult
American radio show Lake Wobegon Days and Kingsley Amis won the Booker Prize for The Old Devils.
Theatre: the RSC staged Macbeth with Jonathan Pryce in Stratford and in the West End their transfer of Les liaisons dangereuse was a sell-out.
Opera: two visiting directors made the biggest impact - Peter Stein with the Welsh National Opera's Otello and Yuri Lyubimov at the Royal Opera House with Jenufa.
Art: William Feaver reports on the year's art which included Frank Auerbach winning the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale and Gilbert and George winning the Turner Prize.
Architecture: Richard Rogers, James Stirling and Norman Foster were celebrated in an exhibition at the Royal Academy outlining their plans for redesigning London.
Producer KEVIN LOADER Editor JOHN ARCHER

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Presented By:
Russell Davies
Unknown:
Hector Babenco
Unknown:
David Byrne
Unknown:
Garrison Keillor
Unknown:
Jonathan Pryce
Unknown:
Peter Stein
Unknown:
Yuri Lyubimov
Unknown:
William Feaver
Unknown:
Frank Auerbach
Unknown:
Richard Rogers
Unknown:
James Stirling
Unknown:
Norman Foster
Producer:
Kevin Loader
Editor:
John Archer

The Final
The competition reaches its climax at the Opera House in Buxton. The six finalists have come a long way since April when they first sang in the preliminary heats. Today they put forward their strongest programmes. Brian Kay talks to the singers about their impressions of the competition, and recalls the highlights.
Designer ALAN WRIGHT
Sound supervisor RON ALLAN Lighting JOHN BLACK
Producer HILARY BOULDING BBC Scotland
(In association with J. Sainsbury)

Contributors

Talks:
Brian Kay
Designer:
Alan Wright
Unknown:
Ron Allan
Unknown:
Lighting John Black
Producer:
Hilary Boulding

from Garmisch-Partenkirchen Looking for a breath of fresh air after the week's festivities? How about climbing to the height of the dome of St Paul 's, stepping into special skis and launching yourself the distance of the pitch at Wembley Stadium. The longest jump should win, of course, but there is a snag - the judges, who mark your mid-air style!
Commentator RON PICKERING Television presentation by ZDF. West Germany Producer JIM RESIDE

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Unknown:
St Paul
Unknown:
Wembley Stadium.
Commentator:
Ron Pickering
Producer:
Jim Reside

(The Bat) by JOHANN STRAUSS conducted by Carlos Kleiber
Today is very much
Johann Strauss (son) day. Following the Vienna New Year's Day concert this morning, one of the wittiest of all operettas comes tonight from the Bavarian State Opera House in Munich, where it was recorded at yesterday's traditional New Year's Eve performance. Doktor Falke is the bat of the title who aims to play a complicated practical joke on his old friend Eisenstein. Rosalinde, Eisenstein's wife, Adele, their maid, and Count Orlofsky are his accomplices.
BAVARIAN STATE ORCHESTRA
CHORUS AND BALLET OF THE
BAVARIAN STATE OPERA Choreography GUDRUN LEBEN Designer
GUNTHER SCHNEIDER-SIEMSSEN Stage producer OTTO SCHENK
English subtitles by ROY TIPPING Television director BRIAN LARGE Television production by BAVARIAN TELEVISION
A simultaneous broadcast with Radio 3. Viewers with stereo Radio 3 may wish to turn off TV sound andposition their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.

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Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Conducted By:
Carlos Kleiber
Unknown:
Johann Strauss
Unknown:
Gudrun Leben
Designer:
Gunther Schneider-Siemssen
Producer:
Otto Schenk
Unknown:
Roy Tipping
Director:
Brian Large
Production By:
Bavarian Television
Doktor Falke:
Wolfgang Brendel
Eisentein:
Eberhard Waechter
Rosalinde:
Pamela Coburn
Adele:
Janet Perry
Count Orlofsky:
Brigitte Fassbaender

A two-part
French thriller starring
Michele Morgan
Marie France Pisier Michael Lonsdale Daniel Gelin
On the day of her husband's funeral, bailiffs arrive to impound Colette's furniture for a mystery debt. As they leave, a wallet falls from a secret drawer and its contents leave Colette in no doubt that her husband was leading a double life. Appalled by the thought that she has spent 12 years with a stranger, Colette starts to unravel the clues in the wallet and embarks on a dangerous trail.
Screenplay by DANIELE THOMPSON Directed by EDOUARD MOLINARO NADINE TRINTIGNANT , MICHAEL BOISROND , ROGER GILLIOZ
(A French mini-series with English subtitles. Part 2 will be shown tomorrow at 10.0pm)
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Unknown:
Michele Morgan
Unknown:
Marie France Pisier
Unknown:
Michael Lonsdale
Unknown:
Daniel Gelin
Unknown:
Daniele Thompson
Directed By:
Edouard Molinaro
Directed By:
Nadine Trintignant
Directed By:
Michael Boisrond
Directed By:
Roger Gillioz
Colette:
Michele Morgan
Nathalie:
Marie France Pisier
Jean Pierre:
Daniel Gelin
Juliette:
Tonie Marshall
Luc:
Mike Marshall
Philippe:
Michael Lonsdale
Lise:
Hariette Kraatz
Jerome:
Robert Hoffman
Maryse:
Liselotte Pulver

Australia v England
Four countries are taking part in this special competition staged over one week as part of the America's Cup festival.
Each team plays each other team once, with the top two going through to the final next Wednesday.
Today England face Australia in their first one-day international of the tour. The clash won't be made any easier with half of the match being played under the glare of the WACA's floodlight towers.
Highlights are introduced by RICHIE BENAUD
Television presentation CHANNEL 9. Australia

Contributors

Introduced By:
Richie Benaud

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