Programme Index

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Presented by Simon Parkin, Andi Peters and Philippa Forrester. Starting with:

Hallo Spencer
Comic adventures with a group of wild, zany and adorable puppets. (R)

Contributors

Presenter (Children's BBC):
Simon Parkin
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Andi Peters
Presenter (Children's BBC):
Philippa Forrester

The Playbus stops at the Tent Stop, where Humphrey and Wobble Clown join
Trish Cooke , Ricky Diamond and Helen Griffm to tell the story A Little Magic by Karen McCallum. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Trish Cooke
Unknown:
Ricky Diamond
Unknown:
Helen Griffm
Unknown:
Karen McCallum.

A series about legends.
Today: Scotland's St Columba and the Loch Ness Monster. With Alwyne Taylor ,
Dave Benson Phillips and children from the Glenurquhart Primary School, Drumnadrochit.
Producer Peter Chartton (R)
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Contributors

Unknown:
Alwyne Taylor
Unknown:
Dave Benson Phillips
Producer:
Peter Chartton

A children's multi-faith series by Nick Mclvor.
Upwardly Mobile. Michael (Kieran Cunningham ) has ambitious plans and Robert
(Colin Kerrigan ) has problems with the multi-faith festival. With Sayan Akaddas.

Contributors

Unknown:
Nick McLvor.
Unknown:
Kieran Cunningham
Unknown:
Colin Kerrigan

What did the first television look like? How do volcanoes erupt? Why does the sea go in and out? With Sophie Aldred ,
Simon Davies and Jo Korna. (R) 0 QUESTIONS: write to Comers, BBCtv. London W12 7RJ.

Contributors

Unknown:
Sophie Aldred
Unknown:
Simon Davies
Unknown:
Jo Korna.

Starring
Peter O'Toole Alec Guinness
Anthony Quinn Jack Hawkins
Omar Sharif
Young Lt Lawrence yearns to escape Cairo, and his chance comes with a mission to contact Prince Feisal, a leader of the Arab revolt against the occupying Turks. But even as his reputation for invincibility grows, self-doubt sets in. Director David Lean 's acclaimed classic is here shown in the restored
Cinemascope version.
Screenplay by Robert Bolt 0 FILMS: pages 51-64 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter O'Toole
Unknown:
Alec Guinness
Unknown:
Anthony Quinn
Unknown:
Jack Hawkins
Unknown:
Omar Sharif
Unknown:
Young Lt Lawrence
Director:
David Lean
Play By:
Robert Bolt
Lawrence:
Peter O'Toole
Prince Feisal:
Alec Guinness
AudaAbu Tayi:
Anthony Quinn
General Allenby:
Jack Hawkins
Skerif Ali:
Omar Sharif
Turkish Bey:
Jose Ferrer
Colonel Brighton:
Anthony Quayle
Mr Dryden:
Claude Rains
Jackson Bentley:
Arthur Kennedy
General Murray:
Donald Wolfit
Gasin:
I S Gohar
Majid:
Gamil Ratib
Farraj:
Michael Ray
Daud:
John Dimech
Tafas:
Zia Mohyedoin
Medical officer:
Howard Marion Crawford

Symphony No 8 in F, Op 93
Sometimes referred to as the 'little F major', this work seems to look back towards the 18th century, but with typically Beethovenian imagination and wit. Roger Norrington conducts the London Classical Players.
(Symphony No 9 tomorrow at 2.30pm)

Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Norrington

There have been 500 World Championship Grands Prix, with 500 jubilant winners, and more than 10,000 despondent losers. Relive your favourite moments from some 40 years of motor racing and discover a few you didn't know existed. It's all here in a kaleidoscope of colour, action and memories.
A Cheerleader production for BBCtv

Contributors

Producer:
Charles Balchin

A Century of Barbarians
Today's special edition is a tribute to the world's most famous rugby club in its centenary year. Presented by Cliff Morgan , the programme includes nostalgic action from the Baa-Baas' greatest matches. Plus, highlights of the Baa-Baas' traditional
Christmas fixture against
Leicester, with commentary from Nigel Starmer-Smith . Introduced by Chris Rea. Director Bob Abrahams
Producer Peter Brown
A fHmNOVA production for BBCtv

Contributors

Presented By:
Cliff Morgan
Unknown:
Nigel Starmer-Smith
Introduced By:
Chris Rea.
Director:
Bob Abrahams
Producer:
Peter Brown

First showing on network television, starring
Mel Brooks , John Candy
The evil leaders of the planet Spaceball, having foolishly squandered their atmosphere, devise a plan to take every breath of air away from their peaceful neighbour, the planet Druidia. Mel Brooks, director of Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein , crosses mankind's ultimate frontier in this wild comedy.
Producer/Director Mel Brooks
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Contributors

Unknown:
Mel Brooks
Unknown:
John Candy
Unknown:
Young Frankenstein
Director:
Mel Brooks
President Stroob Yogurt:
Mel Brooks
Barf:
John Candy
Dark Helmet:
Rick Morants
Lone Starr:
Bill Pullman
Princess Vespa:
Daphne Zuniga
King Roland:
Dickvan Patten
Colonel Sandurz:
George Wyner
Radar technician:
Michael Winslow
Voice of Dot Matrix:
Joan Rivers
Dot Matrix:
Lorene Yarnell
John Hurt:
Himself
Radio operator:
Sal Vtscuso
Minister:
Ronny Graham
Commanderette Zircon:
Leslie Bevis
Voice of Pizza the Hull:
Dom Deluise

The lions of Musiara Marsh in Kenya have to struggle to survive. Once their favoured prey migrate south, food is hard to find. Often the only choice is to tackle large and dangerous quarry. The film follows Kali, her cubs and the other members of the pride through the lean months and up to the return of the zebra and wildebeest.
Directed and photographed by Simon King
Produced and narrated by John King 0 FEATURE: page 47 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Musiara Marsh
Unknown:
John King

Architecture critic Martin
Pawley looks at the growing number of big sheds being built in Britain. Are they the new architecture for . the future?
Producer Renee Knight

Contributors

Producer:
Renee Knight

The last in the series.
The famous comedienne performs on stage, with William Blezard at the piano. Music composed by Richard Ansell and William Blezard.
Joyce Grenfell was
'discovered' by revue creator
Herbert Farjeon when she was 29, while telling a story at a party. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
William Blezard
Composed By:
Richard Ansell
Composed By:
William Blezard.
Unknown:
Joyce Grenfell
Unknown:
Herbert Farjeon

Starring Sean Connery Michael Caine
1880s: tired of life as disreputable conmen, Dravot and Camehan - former British Army sergeants who have remained in India - plan to venture beyond the north-west frontier into Kurfuristan. There, as the first Europeans since Alexander the Great, they aim to find fame and fortune by setting themselves up as kings in John Huston's superb adaptation of the story by Rudyard Kipling.
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Contributors

Director:
John Huston
From the story by:
Rudyard Kipling
Daniel Dravot:
Sean Connery
Peachy Carnekan:
Michael Came
Rudyard Kipling:
Christopher Plummer
Billy Fish:
Saeed Jaffrey
Kafu-Selim:
Karroum Ben Bouih
District Commissoner:
Jack May
Ootah:
Doghmi Larh
Roxanne:
Shakira Caine
Gkulam:
Albert Moses
Sikh soldier:
Kimat Singh
Sikh soldier:
Gurmuks Singh
Dancer:
Yvonne Ocampo
Dancer:
Nadia Atbib
Officer:
Graham Acres

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