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2: Tidesandthe WestBank
Angela Rippon continues her journey down the river below
Gloucester, finding out how the remarkable natural phenomenon of the Severn bore is caused. She also visits the Forest of Dean.
(Tomorrow: the Vale of Berkeley)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tidesandthe Westbank
Unknown:
Angela Rippon

Coverage continues with a speech by Douglas Hurd , Foreign Secretary, an important debate by the Conservative representatives on Europe, plus discussions on food and farming.
Including at
3.00pm News and Weather
3.50pm News and Weather and Regional News; Weather
* TELETEXT SUBTITLES (news): page 888

Contributors

Unknown:
Douglas Hurd

Featuring Boomerang with Eddie Murphy and Robin Givens , Beauty and the Beast, the Disney cartoon arriving in time for half-term, and As You Like It, transferring to the cinema courtesy of Christine Edzard.
* STEREO

Contributors

Unknown:
Featuring Boomerang
Unknown:
Eddie Murphy
Unknown:
Robin Givens
Unknown:
Christine Edzard.

An adaptation of H G Wells's classic science fiction story with Oscar-winning special effects, starring Rod Taylor Yvette Mimieux
New Year's Eve, 1899: a brilliant young inventor amazes his companions by informing them that he intends to take a voyage into the future. Hurtling forward through thousands of centuries in his time machine, George eventually comes to rest in a paradise that soon turns into a nightmare.
Director George Pal
ā— FILMS: pages 38-44

Contributors

Unknown:
Rod Taylor
Unknown:
Yvette Mimieux
Director:
George Pal
George:
Rod Taylor
Weena:
Yvette Mimieux
David Filby:
Alan Young
James Filby:
Alan Young
Dr Hillyer:
Sebastian Cabot
Anthony Bridewell:
Tom Helmore
Walter:
Kemp Whitbissell
Mrs Watchett:
Doris Lloyd

The specialist foreign affairs programme with weekly reports on issues of international interest.
Mexico: for a Few Dollars
More. In 1910, the cry of "Land and Liberty" sparked off the Mexican Revolution. This year, President Salinas signed a trade agreement with the old enemy - the United States. Out went socialist sloganeering and in came talks of free markets, privatisation and deregulation. Hugh O'Shaughnessy asks whether the grandchildren of peasant leaders Zapata and Pancho Villa can survive the new capitalist revolution. Producer Phil Rees Editor John Morrison

Contributors

Unknown:
Hugh O'Shaughnessy
Unknown:
Pancho Villa
Producer:
Phil Rees
Editor:
John Morrison

Ridley Scott's visual fantasy, starring Tom Cruise, Tim Curry
In a magical world of elves, goblins, unicorns and fairies, a young girl comes under the terrifying shadow of a horned, cloven-footed demon - the Lord of Darkness.
TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888

Contributors

Unknown:
Ridley Scott
Unknown:
Tom Cruise
Unknown:
Tim Curry
Jack:
Tom Cruise
Darkness:
Tim Curry
Lili:
Mia Sara
Gump:
David Bennett
Blix:
Alice Playten
Screwball:
Billy Barty
Brown Tom:
Cork Hubbert
Pox:
Peter O'Farrell
Blunder:
Kiran Shah
Oona:
Annabelle Lanyon

First of four programmes in which
British servicemen talk about their experience of war.
Heroes and Cowards. A bomb disposal man approaching a crater in Northern Ireland, an airman unable to face his 20th mission over Germany, a young recruit missing from a bloody
Falklands battle, soldiers eager to escape the mud of a Flanders trench - across this century,
British servicemen have faced fear, and chosen between glory and disgrace.
Producer Michael Dutfield
Executive producer PeterSalmon
A Barraclough Carey production for BBCtv 0 DOCUMENTARIES: page 12

Contributors

Producer:
Michael Dutfield
Unknown:
Barraclough Carey

I First of five programmes I recorded at this year's Brecon Jazz Festival.
Guitarist Pat Metheny , with Roy Haynes on drums and Dave Holland on bass, proves that the jazz guitar is very much alive and kicking.
Director Paul Islwyn Thomas Producer Jonathan Davies

Contributors

Guitarist:
Pat Metheny
Unknown:
Roy Haynes
Unknown:
Dave Holland
Director:
Paul Islwyn Thomas
Producer:
Jonathan Davies

BBC Two England

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