Comedy starring Jacques Tati
A group of students gets a masterful lesson in mime.
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Medical drama based on a novel by
AJ Cronin , starring Carole Lombard
A dedicated nurse takes the blame for her sister's negligence. With Anne Shirley. Director George Stevens (1940)
Last in the series with Lindsay Williamson.
Children's programme about Great Grandad Old Claw, who has reached the great age of 108. (Rpt)
This edition of the occasional series traces the development of broadleaved woodlands.
Continuing the season of films starring Audrey Hepburn. A young Belgian girl enters a convent but finds the principle of obedience hard to observe. With Peter Finch , Peggy Ashcroft , Edith Evans and Lionel Jeffries.
Director Fred Zinnemann (1959)
Hot Lips wants to create a 4077 time capsule, but gets a less than enthusiastic response. Rpt
Highlights of the masterclass given by celebrated mezzo-soprano Marilyn Home during last June's competition. Stereo
The penultimate Royal
Institution Christmas lecture. Invaders from Outer Space Millions of cosmic particles rain down on us with clues to the first moments in time.
Romantic comedy continuing the season of films starring Audrey Hepburn
The heartbroken daughter of a chauffeur is sent to
France after falling for an eligible bachelor. She returns a changed woman.
With Humphrey Bogart , William Holden and John Williams. Director Billy Wilder (1954)
Ski jumping from Oberstdorf and men's downhill from Bormio. Producer Mark Wilkin
Executive producer Jim Reside
I Continuing the season I of films starring, Robert Vaughn
The disappearance of an UNCLE agent and five scientists leads our heroes to the headquarters of a man intent on taking over the world. With Barry Sullivan , Leslie Nielsen and Eleanor Parker.
Director Sutton Roley (1968)
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Comedy as George quits his job after a dramatic showdown.
Followed by Christmas in Sarajevo
Overweight, overblown and over-decorated, the 1970s
Pontiac TransAm summed up everything that was wrong with American cars at the time. But it's still a classic.
Steve Berry drives the latest model. And Jeremy Clarkson looks at Top Gear's highlights of 1993. Producer Jon Bentley
Executive producer Dennis Adams
Julie Christie plays opposite Donald Sutherland (her co-star in the 1973 thriller Don't Look Now) in Shelagh Delaney 's dramatisation of the novel by Ulster writer Jennifer Johnston.
Painter Helen Cuffe has fled to Donegal with her young son Jack after the killing of her husband in Northern Ireland. She lives in isolation until she meets a mysterious, disabled American, who is obsessed with restoring an abandoned railway station.
Romance blossoms, but then a group of so-called freedom fighters decides to store arms in the railway station - and enlists the help of Helen's son.
Producers: Andree Molyneux, Roger Randall-Cutler Director: Michael Whyte
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A preview of new BBC2 programmes starting in the New Year.
Covetousness. Comedian Kit
Hollerbach explores covetousness in Oxford Street during the Christmas rush, at an advertising agency and in an elegant auction room? (Pride, tomorrow at 10.05pm)
Film Premiere. Drama based on a true story, starring Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips
A group of east Los Angeles teenagers, trapped in a cycle of poverty, illiteracy, drugs and violence, find inspiration in the form of a dedicated teacher. (1988)
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The Black Christmas season continues with this offbeat crime comedy.
A prisoner on death row recalls the incredible events that led him there: a giant rat, a pair of hired killers, a car chase and a damsel in distress.
Director Sam Raimi (1985)
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