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New Year's Day Concert

BBC Two England

Live from Vienna, Lorin Maazel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra in the second part of a concert featuring popular waltzes, polkas and marches by members of the Strauss family. The concert ends, as always, with the Blue Danube waltz and the Radetzky march. Introduced by Richard Baker. (The whole concert can be heard on Radio 3.) Director Humphrey Burton
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: Radio

Contributors

Unknown:
Lorin Maazel
Introduced By:
Richard Baker.
Director:
Humphrey Burton

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Whistle down the Wind

BBC Two England

Drama starring Hayley Mills
Alan Bates
Three youngsters discover a man hidden in their barn and are convinced that he is Jesus Christ. With Bernard Lee , Diane Holgate and Alan Bames. Director Bryan Forbes (1961)

Contributors

Unknown:
Hayley Mills
Unknown:
Alan Bates
Unknown:
Jesus Christ.
Unknown:
Bernard Lee
Unknown:
Diane Holgate
Unknown:
Alan Bames.
Director:
Bryan Forbes

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Civilisation

Episode 12: The Fallacies of Hope

Duration: 50 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 9 months

Kenneth Clark traces the progressive disillusionment of the artists of the Romantic movement during the 19th Century. Show more

Contributors

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The Children's Hour

BBC Two England

Concluding the season of films starring Audrey Hepburn with this adaptation of Lillian Hellman's classic play. Also starring Shirley MacLaine James Garner
When a vengeful pupil repeats an overheard accusation about two of her teachers to her grandmother, it sets a tragic chain of events in motion.
FILM REVIEWS pages 46-65

Contributors

Based on the play by:
Lilian Hellman
Director:
William Wyler
Karen Wright:
Audrey Hepburn
Martha Dobie:
Shirley MacLaine
Dr Joe Cardin:
James Garner
Mrs Lily Mortar:
Miriam Hopkins
Mrs Amelia Tilford:
Fay Bainter
Mary Tilford:
Karen Balkin

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The Cosmic Onion

BBC Two England

An Hour to Make the Universe
The final Royal Institution
Christmas lecture by Professor Frank Close.
Director Phil Dolling ; Producers Richard Melman and William Woollard An InCA production for BBCtv
EventsponsoredbyShell

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Close.
Director:
Phil Dolling
Producers:
Richard Melman
Producers:
William Woollard

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World Darts

BBC Two England

The 1994 World Professional
Championship, from Frimley
Green, Surrey. The first match shown live tonight features the star of last year's championship, Bobby George. Executive producer Keith Mackenzie

Contributors

Unknown:
Bobby George.
Producer:
Keith MacKenzie

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The Seven Deadly Sins

BBC Two England

The last of seven films exploring the virtues of vice.
In the 21st century, Britain is under the thumb of the brutal Frugality Party. But can the underground Food Resistance escape the Anti-Greed Police? With
Paul Copley and Michael Jenn.
Written by Michael Sadler

Contributors

Unknown:
Paul Copley
Unknown:
Michael Jenn
Writer:
Michael Sadler
Producer:
Jonathan Gill
Executive Producer:
Edward Mirzoeff

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Assignment Special

BBC Two England

WhatNext 1994?This special edition of the documentary series examines what global trends can be expected in the new year. Presented by Francine Stock , with Hugh O'Shaughnessy , Julian Pettifer and Tim Sebastian reporting from around the world.
Producer Caria Garapedian
EditorGlynnJones

Contributors

Presented By:
Francine Stock
Unknown:
Hugh O'Shaughnessy
Unknown:
Julian Pettifer
Unknown:
Tim Sebastian
Producer:
Caria Garapedian

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The Paul Calf Video Diary

BBC Two England

Starring Steve Coogan as the offensive drunk who harangued the Saturday Zoo audience,joined by his equally foul-mouthed sister Pauline for a New Year special, a tale of love and lager.
Also appearing are Patrick Marber, John Thomson, Sally Rogers and Gary Olsen. Marber also wrote the show with Coogan and Henry Normal.
1994 will also bring a move to television for Coogan's most celebrated creation, the East Anglian sports presenter and chat-show host Alan Partridge. Director Geoff Posner
Producer Geoff Posner and David Tyler

Contributors

Paul Calf/Pauline Calf:
Steve Coogan
Roland:
Patrick Marber
Fat Bob:
John Thomson
Julie:
Sally Rogers
Tony:
Gary Olsen.
Darren:
Henry Normal.
Director/Producer:
Geoff Posner
Producer:
David Tyler
Writer:
Steve Coogan
Writer:
Patrick Marber
Writer:
Henry Normal

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Romuald and Juliette

BBC Two England

This first in a season of foreign films is a romantic comedy starring Daniel Auteuil, Firmine Richard
A company director uncovers corruption within the firm with the help of a cleaning lady. In French with English subtitles. (1989)
FILM REVIEWS pages 43-49

Contributors

Director:
Coline Serreau
Romuald:
Daniel Auteuil
Juliette Bonaventure:
Firmine Richard
Blache:
Pierre Vernier
Cloquet:
Maxime Leroux
Paulin:
Gilles Privat
Nicole:
Muriel Combeau
Francoise:
Catherine Salviat

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The Front Page

BBC Two England

I Comic drama starring
Jack Lemmon
Walter Matthau Chicago , 1929: a reporter is all set to quit the newspaper business, but his editor wants him to cover just one last story.
Director Billy Wilder (1974)
FILM REVIEWS pages 43-49

Contributors

Unknown:
Jack Lemmon
Unknown:
Walter Matthau
Director:
Billy Wilder
Hildy Johnson:
Jack Lemmon
Walter Burns:
Walter Mahhau
Mollie Malloy:
Carol Burnett
Peggy Grant:
Susan Sarandon
Sheriff:
Vincent Gardenia
Bensinger:
David Wayne
Kruger:
Allen Garfield

BBC Two England

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