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Beverley, North Humberside. Alec Clifton-Taylor visits this little-known town just north of the Humber with its wonderful medieval Minster church built of Tadcaster limestone, and fine Georgian brickhouses. (R) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Alec Clifton-Taylor

Starring
Johnny Weissmuller Brenda Joyce
While fishing, Tarzan lands an unexpected catch: the beautiful mermaid-like girl Mara, who has fled from a pearl-fishing village.
Director Robert Florey
0 FILMS: pages 51-64

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Weissmuller
Unknown:
Brenda Joyce
Director:
Robert Florey
Tarzan:
Johnny Weissmuller
Jane:
Brenda Joyce
Mara:
Linda Christian
Benji:
John Laurenz
Varga:
Fernando Wagner
Commissioner:
Edward Ashley

The last in the series.
341. In September 1989, the United Nations held a world summit for children. More than 70 world leaders attended, making it the largest gathering of heads of state in the history of the world. This film was made specially for the summit to show how easily and cheaply the lives of millions of children can be saved every year for less than what our world spends on the military every day. Written by Peter Adamson Producer Peter Firstbrook

Contributors

Written By:
Peter Adamson
Producer:
Peter Firstbrook

Leonard Bernstein at Harvard
6: The Poetry of Earth. In this final lecture,
Leonard Bernstein concentrates on one of Igor Stravinsky 's masterpieces, Oedipus Rex. He also conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a complete performance of this major work with Rene Kollo as Oedipus and Tatiana Troyanos asjocasta. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Leonard Bernstein
Unknown:
Leonard Bernstein
Unknown:
Igor Stravinsky
Unknown:
Rene Kollo
Unknown:
Tatiana Troyanos
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by Look, Stranger
What Does the Wind Do When
It Isn't Blowing? John Barrett , former director of the Pembrokeshire Countryside Unit, answers this question and many others on walks around this rugged area of legend and wildlife. (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Barrett
on BBC Two England

Weather followed by A View from the Bridge
A body recovered from the River Thames a year ago was identified as that of Colin Graver , a 17-year-old runaway from a village in County
Durham. The verdict was suicide, but his family believe it was a cry for help.
After the first showing of this programme, Colin Graver 's parents decided to found an association. This would make an annual cash award to fund the best scheme trying to stop others from meeting their son's fate.
Producer Peter Dale
t ASSOCIATION: all enquiries to Colin and Margaret Graver , c/o BBCtv. Room 2069, Kensington House.
Richmond Way. London W 14 OAX. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
Colin Graver
Unknown:
Colin Graver
Producer:
Peter Dale
Producer:
Margaret Graver

Starring
Doris Day , Rock Hudson
Interior decorator Jan Morrow shares her phone-line with philandering songwriter Brad Allen , a man she despises.
Meeting a handsome Texan, she is favourably struck by the difference between the two men - never once suspecting that they are one and the same.
Director Michael Gordon
0 FILMS: pages 51-64

Contributors

Unknown:
Doris Day
Unknown:
Jan Morrow
Songwriter:
Brad Allen
Director:
Michael Gordon
Jan Morrow:
Doris Day
Brad Allen:
Rock Hudson
Jonathan Forbes:
Tony Randall
Alma:
Thelma Ritter

In outer space, President Adar, leader of the 12 colonies of mankind, has summoned a peace conference to end 1,000 years of war with the Cylons. But Captain Apollo discovers that the conference is a cover for a Cylon attack.

Contributors

Director:
Richard A Colla
Commander Adama:
Lorne Greene
Captain Apollo:
Richard L Hatch
Lt Starbuck:
Dirk Benedict
Athena:
Maren Jensen
Lt Boomer:
Herb Jeffersen Jr
Colonel Tigh:
Terry Carter
Serina:
Jane Seymour
Boxey:
Noah Hathaway
President Adar:
Lew Ayres
Count Baltar:
John Colicos

A series which does for gardens what interior designers have done for the kitchen - make them part of the living space of their owner. The Extra Room.
David Stevens looks at a variety of domestic gardens; how to raise finance for the work; and how the 'outside room' can be as big an asset as its indoor counterpart.
Producer/Director Nick Patten W GARDENING: page 30 • CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Unknown:
David Stevens
Director:
Nick Patten

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Featuring a special report into the shooting of Scott of the Antarctic, from Paignton. Also, a man tries to purchase a fish licence.

Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling (Peter Cook ) chooses his 12
Christmas gifts in conversation with Ludovic Kennedy. 10: Pipers Piping

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
Unknown:
Peter Cook
Unknown:
Ludovic Kennedy.
on BBC Two England

Embassy World Professional Darts Championship from the Lakeside Country Club,
Frimley Green. Players from 12 countries are competing in the 1991 championship which gets under way tonight with reigning champion Phil Taylor making the first defence of his title in a first-round match.
Plus Chris Johns (Wales) v Tony Payne (USA); and Bob Sinneave (Canada) v Eric Burden (Wales).
Commentary by Sid Waddell and Tony Green. Introduced by Eamonn Holmes.
Executive producer Keith Mackenzie

Contributors

Unknown:
Frimley Green.
Unknown:
Phil Taylor
Unknown:
Tony Payne
Unknown:
Bob Sinneave
Commentary By:
Sid Waddell
Commentary By:
Tony Green.
Introduced By:
Eamonn Holmes.
Producer:
Keith MacKenzie

Starring
Maggie Smith Alec McCowan
At his mother's funeral, retired bank manager Henry Pulling meets his aged and much-travelled Aunt Augusta for the first time in 50 years. She persuades him to abandon his dahlias to accompany her around the world - introducing him to perplexing and intoxicating delights.
Based on the novel by Graham Greene Director George Cukor 0 FILMS: pages 51-64

Contributors

Unknown:
Maggie Smith
Unknown:
Alec McCowan
Unknown:
Henry Pulling
Novel By:
Graham Greene
Director:
George Cukor
Augusta Bertram:
Maggie Smith
Henry Pulling:
Alec McCowan
Wordworth:
Lou Gossett
Visconti:
Robert Stephens
Tooley:
Cindy Williams
Madame Dambreuse:
Valerie White

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