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Historical epic starring
Horst Buchholz
Gina Lollobrigida
The impetuous young nobleman
Miguel de Cervantes embarks on a diplomatic career, and is soon entangled with a beautiful courtesan.
Director Vincent Sherman (1967)... # FILM REVIEWS pages 53-56

Contributors

Unknown:
Horst Buchholz
Unknown:
Gina Lollobrigida
Unknown:
Miguel de Cervantes
Director:
Vincent Sherman
Miguel de Cervantes:
Horst Buchholz
Giulia:
Gina Lollobrigida
Hassan Bey:
Jose Ferrer
Cardinal Acquaviva:
Louis Jourdan
King Philip II of Spain:
Fernando Rey

Drama starring
James Caan , Robert Duvall
When the US space agency learns the Soviets are close to landing a man on the moon, a crash programme is begun to train an astronaut for a lunarflight.
Director Robert Altman (1968) ............... * FILM REVIEWS pages 53-56

Contributors

Unknown:
James Caan
Unknown:
Robert Duvall
Director:
Robert Altman
Lee:
James Caan
Chiz:
Robert Duvall
Mickey:
Joanna Moore
Jean:
Barbara Baxley

Tonight, Esther Rantzen meets people who have had their lives ruined by their neighbours, includingtwo households who have spent more than £70,000 in a dispute overa hedge.
Producer Charlie Bunce ; Editor Patsy Newey

Contributors

Producer:
Charlie Bunce
Editor:
Patsy Newey

Fantasy espionage series from the 60s. Operation Deep Freeze. Nemesis sends its superagents to investigate why an unidentified country is breaking an international treaty and testing nuclear weapons under Antarctica.
With William Gaunt , Alexandra Bastedo and Stuart Damon.
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Contributors

Unknown:
William Gaunt
Unknown:
Alexandra Bastedo
Unknown:
Stuart Damon.

Tiff Needell reports on his attempt to win China's first international motor race, held last November as part of China's bid to stage a Grand Prix. And Jonathan Palmer goes in search of future Formula 1 stars at the first British Formula 3 race of 1995, a championship which has been the proving ground for nearly half the current Grand Prix grid. Plus Steve Berry follows the fortunes of British trials riding champion Dougie Lampkin, the latest of the Lampkin biking dynasty, in one of the sport's toughest events, the Scott trial in Yorkshire.
(Stereo)

Contributors

Presenter:
Tiff Needell
Presenter:
Jonathan Palmer
Presenter:
Steve Berry
Motorcyclist:
Dougie Lampkin
Series Producer:
Ken Pollock
Executive Producer:
Dennis Adams

The Foxhunter. As pressure grows for ban on blood sports, Lake District huntsman Barry Todhunter argues the case forfox hunting. He acknowledges the power of the anti-hunting lobby but maintains that the fox would soon be extinct if hunting was banned. He believes farmers would not tolerate foxes if left unchecked, because of the damage they do to crops.
Director/Producer Patrick McCreanor

Contributors

Unknown:
Barry Todhunter
Producer:
Patrick McCreanor

Geoff Hamilton redesigns his
Mediterranean-style garden at Barnsdale to set off his new conservatory. In Bristol, Nick Wray checks on how the South African plants growing in his border are coping with a British spring. And
Vanessa Collingridge visits a garden in the Lake District which is 600 feet above sea level and abundant with flowers and wildlife, despite being regularly lashed by strongwinds and rain.
Series producer Betty Talks; Executive producer
TonyLaryea Stereo ♦ Geoff Hamilton : page 35
♦ Voyage to the Cape holiday offer: page

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton
Unknown:
Nick Wray
Unknown:
Vanessa Collingridge
Unknown:
Geoff Hamilton

Regional Variations (2)

Steptoe and Son

Series 4

Episode 2: Crossed Swords

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Harold picks up a rare antique figurine on his rounds, bearing the well-known crossed swords - denoting Meissen porcelain. He is determined to make a large profit from it. Show more

Live coverage from Augusta, Georgia, as the field reduces from 90 to 60 for the final two rounds. Commentary by Peter Alliss , Alex Hay and Dave Marr. Introduced by Steve Rider. Coverage continues on BBC I.

Contributors

Commentary By:
Peter Alliss
Commentary By:
Alex Hay
Commentary By:
Dave Marr.
Introduced By:
Steve Rider.

David Baddiel and Frank Skinner present another edition of the soccer show. Tonight's guests include comedian and presenter Nick Hancock. Director Peter Orton ; Producer Andy Jacobs

Contributors

Unknown:
David Baddiel
Unknown:
Frank Skinner
Presenter:
Nick Hancock.
Director:
Peter Orton
Producer:
Andy Jacobs

A tribute to the humorist and musician
Viv Stanshall , best known as a member of the 60s group the Bonzo Dog
Doo-Dah Band, who died last month.
The programme features a summary of his career and anothershowing of his last majorwork, Crank, first broadcast in 1991 on The Late Show. An autobiographical playlet, it combines monologue with six original songs and explores Stanshall's relationship with hisfather. Introduced by John Peel.
Producer Mark Cooper Stereo ♦John Peel : page 12
THE BBC

Contributors

Musician:
Viv Stanshall
Unknown:
Bonzo Dog
Introduced By:
John Peel.
Producer:
Mark Cooper Stereo
Producer:
John Peel

Romantic melodrama starring Farley Granger, Cathy O'Donnell.

An escaped convict falls in love with the woman who nurses him back to health after a car accident. But their new-found happiness is short-lived.
With Howard Da Silva, Jay C Flippen.
(1949) (B/W)
Film Reviews pages 53-56

Contributors

Director:
Nicholas Ray
Bowie:
Farley Granger
Keechie:
Cathy O'Donnell
Chicamaw:
Howard Da Silva
T-Dub:
Jay C Flippen

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