The Why Bird Stop.
Animation about a friendly ghost.
Puppet comedy drama. Rpt Stereo ..........
Actor Bernard Cribbins celebrates 30 years of Jackanory with a tribute to author Roald Dahl.
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With Simon Pascoe and Caitlin Easterby. FACTSHEET: send at 1.00 cheque or postal orderto [address removed]
Animation. Trey becomes more aggressive. Shown last Thursday on BBC 1
A game show where two teams of school friends compete for the chance to jet off to European cities. With Paul Hendy.
Another chance to see the series from 1 985. It's Friday night, and everybody's date goes wrong.
Fay ALISON BETTLES. Annette NADIA CHAMBERS, Mr McCartney
TONY ARMATRADING , Roland ERKAN
MUSTAFA, Fabienne JESSICA HARRISON
Written by Frances Galleymore
Live action drama in 13 parts.
Series about young animals, with Terry Nutkins. Today, lemurs and friends. Stereo ...........
Fantasy adventure, starring
11936: aided by the Amazing Five,
Doc Savage sets out to discover the truth behind his father's murder in remote
Hidalgo. The group soon encounters the ruthless Captain Seas who has a villainous secret to hide.
Director Michael Anderson (1975) * FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64
With guests, the Shamen.
Shown last Monday
A visit to ajungle village in Thailand, home to the famous royal white elephants and a school that trains elephants to transport valuable timber,
Historical epic starring
Stephen Boyd , Alec Guinness
The Roman Empire falls into the hands of the unstable Commodus, whose insane pride leads to cruelty and revolt. Showing in widescreen format.
Director Anthony Mann (1964) Stereo ....
FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64
Highlights of Wasps v Bath in the League, and clashes between teams from the lower divisions in the second round of the Pilkington Cup. Plus the week's news, views and analysis. Presented by John Inverdale.
Regional Variations (2)
David Attenborough looks at the problems of bringing up youngsters and finds that nature's answers are as varied as those in human societies. Show more
A look at the automotive cultures in six countries around the world.
Iceland. Jeremy Clarkson discovers a country where people spend tens of thousands of pounds on four-wheel drive vehicles to climb cliff faces, walk on water and race across glaciers.
DirectorDennisJarvis Rpt Stereo Subtit/ed..
The modern view of Vikings is that they were not very different from anyone else at the time. Timewatch travels to
Iceland, the Shetlands and Sicily to investigate the evidence, and solve the riddle of Viking navigation.
See today's choices.
Britain's economic recovery seems to be running out of steam. Yet ever since the pound dropped out of the European exchange rate mechanism, companies have had golden opportunity to conquer overseas markets. Simon Gompertz asks whether the UK has squandered its advantage.
Producer David Stevenson ; Editor Jane Ellison
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Kenneth Branagh narrates the second of a six-part series telling the story of early film-making in Europe.
Art's Promised Land. A look at the the period of Swedish cinema known as the Golden Age which began in 1910and lasted until the mid-1920s. Victor Sjostrom
and Mauritz Stiller were the greatest talents in Swedish film, with pictures such as IngeborgHolm, a scathing examination of poverty, and Gosta Berling 's Saga (which brought
Greta Garbo to fame). Today historians acknowledge the debt that the critcially acclaimed French cinema industry owed to the Scandinavians.
Directors Michael Winterbottom and Dan Carter Producers David Gill and Kevin Brownlow
The closeted, celibate life of an Oxford college in the 1860s seems the perfect environment for
Francis Ashby , a middle-aged, old-fashioned don. But on a walking holiday in Switzerland he meets two American ladies, and discovers romance.
Director Tristram Powell (
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Peter Pringle presents a review of the developments in the trial of the former American footballerand film star.
Producer Derek Guthrie
Continuingthe series on people's favourite movie moments. Tonight, screenwriter Abraham Polonsky and Jean Vigo 's Zero de Conduite.
Producer Nick Freand Jones The next Close Up is onFridayat 11.50pm
Classic mystery, starring
A murderous thief nicknamed The
Bat leaves a note at a crime scene saying ne is gomgonnonoay. Meanwnne in California, Detective Anderson investigates strange goings-on. Director Roland West (1930) B/W ♦ FILM REVIEWS pages 59-64
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2.00 Who Learns Wins: programmes 1-6 [number removed]3.25 MakingTime In the Office
4.00 The French Experience: programmes 1-4 84460 5.00
Italianissimo: programmes 1-4
6.00 Pandora's Box The Engineer's Plot
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