Snooker 87: Highlights of the BBC's Year of Snooker
David Vine recalls highlights from the Masters World
Championship, Grand Prix and United Kingdom Championship. EDWARDS
Executive producer IAN EDWARDS Producer RON GUBBA BBC North West
Two months ago one of the greatest exhibitions of modern gymnastics was witnessed in six days of competition in Rotterdam. In total 14 gold medals were decided. See how they were all won, how some were lost and how Britain's gymnasts fared on the world stage. Commentators
RON PICKERING , ALAN WEEKS TV presentation NOS, NETHERLAND Producers
JOHNNIE WATHERSTON , GRAHAM FRY (R)
An animated feature film.
In a barn, deep in the countryside, five kittens are born. Four of them find homes immediately, but who would want a cat with no tail?
A watery death threatens, but instead Peter No-Tail finds himself a stowaway in a car bound for the big city and a new world.
Adapted by LEIF KRANTZ from the novels by GOSTA KNUTSSON Directed by STIG LASSEBY and JAN GISSBERG
English version directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL
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In the last of a series of masterclasses recorded in 1979 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama,
Jacqueline du Pre works with students on the cello version of the Cesar Franck Sonata in A major originally written for violin and piano.
With Alexander BaiUie and David Perks
Accompanist Clifford Benson Directed by PETER BUTLER (R)
Yesterday's Christmas broadcast by the Queen carries on a tradition started by her grandfather, George V , in 1932 which was the first royal landmark for the fledgeling BBC. Then in 1937, George VTs coronation procession marched across several thousand small screens and 'the magic of television' had arrived.
The development of royal broadcasting is traced through a nostalgic look back over the first 50 years of the BBC's coverage, with pioneer commentators, Wynford Vaughan-Thomas ,
John Snagge , and Godfrey Talbot. And Sylvia Peters re-enacts the demonstration film she made for the Queen's first televised Christmas broadcast, 30 years ago. Written and narrated by David Jessel
Film editor CHRISTINE PANCOTT Producer MARYSE ADDISON (R)
This adaptation of Dickens's famous story about little orphan Oliver and his adventures with the Artful
Dodger and master pickpocket Fagin won six Academy Awards.
The memorable numbers include Food, Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two and As Long as He Needs Me.
Screenplay by VERNON HARRIS
Music and lyrics by LIONEL BART Produced by JOHN WOOLF Directed by CAROL REED
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The Paris Opera Ballet in Rudolf Nureyev 's new version of the fairytale Music by Serge Prokofiev starring
Orchestre National conductor Michel Queval Nureyev has set the Cinderella story in 1930s Hollywood. Cinderella dreams, not of going to the ball. but of movie stardom, and so her fairy godfather becomes a film producer and her prince, a handsome leading man. Nevertheless, the story retains the usual misunderstandings and the inevitable happy ending. Designer I'ETRIKA IONESCO Costumes HANAE MORI Television lighting JEAN MARIE BERGIS
Associate producer ROBIN SCOTT
An SEP. La SEPT and the NATIONAL VIDEO CORPORATION production
by J. B. Priestley
Three middle-aged couples are celebrating what should be the happiest day of their married lives, when they receive news that rocks them to their respectable foundations.
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The first of five films starring the great actress.
Tonight with John Gilbert
Arguably Garbo's most celebrated role as the 17th-century Swedish monarch Queen Christina who - dressed in man's clothes - finds herself sharing a room in a remote village inn with a handsome Spanish nobleman.
This passionate drama teamed Garbo with her leading man of the silent era, in a role that gave him a chance to excel again as a romantic hero.
Screenplay by H. M. HARWOOD and SALKA VIERTEL based on a story by SALKA VIERTEL and MARGARET F. LEVIN
Produced by WALTER WANGER
Directed by ROUBEN MAMOULIAN
('Ninotchka' tomorrow at 1 55pm)
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