8: The Fiery Abyss (B/w. Rpt)
8: Suicide Flight (B/w. Rpt)
Comedy about a ventriloquist used as a pawn by a spy ring. With Danny Kaye and Mai Zetterling.
Directors Melvm Frank and Norman Panama ●FILMS: pages41-67
Another classic comedy written and directed by Preston Sturges.
A film director seeks realism by living the life of a tramp. With Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake.
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Richard Baker introduces part two of the traditional concert live from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. Carlos
Kleiber conducts the Vienna
Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme of popular music from Johann II and Josef Strauss. With the Ballet of the Vienna State Opera. Director Brian Large ●STEREO
●SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: Radio 3
12.45 Steel Plate Trial Hurdle (2m)
1.20 Steve Smith-Eccles Novices Chase (2½m)
1.55 ASW Handicap Chase (4m)
2.30 ASW Handicap Hurdle (2m) Introduced byjuiian Wilson. Producer Keith Mackenzie
3: Climbing Mount Improbable Richard Dawkins deals with Charles Darwin 's discovery of natural selection, which he believes was the greatest idea ever to occur to a human.
Arkle. Racing in the 1964 Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Ski jumping from Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Germany.
Last of a five-part series.
Red Earth. Families caught in Central America's land wars.
The American soprano Maria Ewing , who first sang a petulant and fiery Carmen in her former husband
Peter Hall 's production at
Glyndebourne, returns to the role of Georges Bizet's femme fatale for the Royal Opera's new staging by the Spanish actress and director
Nuria Espert. The production, conducted by Zubin Mehta , includes flamenco dancing and a spectacular pre-bullfight parade that brought two horses on to the Covent Garden stage.
Principalflamenco dancer.... JUAN ORTEGA Children from the Choir of Haberdashers' Boys School, Elstree and Eastcourt Independent School Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Libretto by Henri Meilhac/Ludovic Halevy Director Barrie Gavin
(Production supported by Daiwa Europe Ltd and the Linbury Trust) * STEREO
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First showing on network television.
Starring Mia Farrow
Little Joe recalls growing up in Brooklyn, in the late 30s and early 40s when his heroes were all radio personalities and his only ambition was to own a Masked Avenger Secret Compartment Ring.
Woody Allen 's funny and affectionate tribute to the golden age of radio features a soundtrack rich in period music and a host of well-known faces.
Among the cast are
Michael Tucker , best known for his role as Stuart Markowitz in LA
Law, Julie Kavner of Rhoda and Tracey Ullman fame, and Diane Keaton , Woody Allen 's regular leading lady in the 1970s, who appears in the cameo role of a singer.
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Writer and film-maker Mira
Hamermesh returns to Poland to look for the grave of her mother who died in the Lodz ghetto. It is the story of a search for understanding, not just of the fate of a family, but also of the shadow the Holocaust has cast over so many lives.
This moving and personal film recalls the echoes and the ghosts of the past, and asks how the living cope with the dead. A Sered production for BBCtv
First showing on network television.
Starring Jeremy Irons
Called back after many years abroad to his home town in Belgium, Edouard Pierson leaves his 12-year-old daughter in Australia. Curious about a family she has never met,
Saturday sets out to uncover
Edouard's secrets. Meanwhile, her father has fallen in love.
Set in 1955, the film vividly contrasts the outback with the subdued landscapes of northern Europe. Australia is an elegant, moving story of homecoming and reconciliation.
Director Jean-Jacques Andrien ●FILMS: pages 41-67