War drama starring
Henry Fonda , Madeleine Carroll
When Marco and his fellow peasant farmers are driven off their land by invading soldiers, he decides to fight back. A tribute to Henry Fonda follows. Director William Dieterle (1938)
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War drama starring
Jane Fonda hosts this tribute to her actor father Henry, who stars in the western which follows, My Darling Clementine.
Western starring Henry Fonda
Victor Mature , Linda Damell
Marshal Wyatt Earp tries to clean up the lawless town of Tombstone with the helpofhis brothers and Doc Holliday. But trouble with the Clanton Gang leads to the legendary gunfight at the OK Corral. Wyatt Earp HENRY FONDA. Doc Holliday VICTOR
MATURE, Chihuahua LINDA DARNELL. Old Man
Clanton WALTER BRENNAN. Clementine CATHY DOWNS
Director John Ford (1946. U)
Black and white
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The second part of the concert Iive from the Musikverein in Vienna. Riccardo Muti conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra as they perform polkas, waltzes and marches by the Strauss family. The event includes an appearance by the Vienna State Opera Ballet. Presented by Brian Kay.
SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 3
The History in Our Bones
5. Feet on the Ground, Head in the Stars: the History of Man. In the final lecture
Professor Simon Conway Morris traces human evolution. Stereo
Barry Davies looks back at the team events and women's all-round final from this summer's Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Producer Barbara Slater
New York City Ballet Salutes George Balanchine In 1993 Royal Ballet star Viviana Durante joined the New York City Ballet, the companyfounded by George Balanchine , to mark the tenth anniversary of the choreographer's death. This programme follows the celebrations, which included performances of sections of his ballets
Who Cares, Apollo and Western Symphony. Director Matthew Diamond Stereo
Fantasy starringGene Wilder
Charlie Bucket has the chance to visit a chocolate factory, courtesy of a golden ticket he finds in a candy bar.
Director Mel Stuart (1971, U) ♦ See Films: pages 50-72 ***
A double bill of ski jumping and ski racing. The jumpers compete on the giant Olympic hill at Garmisch-
Partenkirchen in Germany. Plus the latest downhill action from the world cup circuit. Introduced by Julian Tutt.
Producer Paul Davies ; Executive producer Jim Reside
David Attenborough pays tribute to the late Sir Peter Scott , the founder of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, in a special programme that celebrates 50 years of work with some of the country's most spectacular bird life. The programme follows a year in the life of the Trust, taking in dramatic scenery from the the slopes of a volcano in Hawaii to the Russian Arctic, tracking the migration of hundreds of thousands of birds to Britain.
Producer Andrew Cooper
A seasonal special from 1993 of the comedy series set in a retirement home, starring Stephanie Cole Graham Crowden
Diana is asked to directthe Nativity play forthe local old people. She and Tom play a trick on Harvey, who has an accident and undergoes a change in personality.
Written by Michael Aitkens
Director/Producer Gareth Gwenlan
Jeremy Paxman hosts this edition of the popular quiz show. The reigning champions of University Challenge, from Imperial College in London, pit their wits against their transatlantic counterparts from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, winners of the US programme College Bowl.
This edition, presented by Penny Junor , includes insider reports on three very different destinations in the Caribbean.
Plus a guide to choosing the right island for different types of holidays.
Amanda Redman , recently seen in the BBC1 detective drama Beck, heads for Puerto Rico, which has been described as "rather like Cuba, but the plumbing works". From the capital San Juan she travels to the island's interior, checkingoutthe local cultural offerings.
Simon Calder , travel editor of The
Independent, discovers that even in the increasingly popular Caribbean it is still possible to get away from it all, on lesser-known islands such as Dominica.
He finds that tropical rainforest treks or hidden inns and hotels offer an alternative to lying on the beach.
And, on his first trip to the islands, comedian Arthur Smith flies to Antigua which, it is claimed, has 365 beaches.
Producer Helen Bullough ; Executive producer
Another chance to see the Christmas 1995 edition of the celebrity quiz show, hosted by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Team captains Ulrika Jonsson and Mark Lamarr are joined by Men Behaving Badly's Neil Morrissey. former Brookside star Anna Friel, Alvin Stardust and Casualty's Clive Mantle. With Matt Lucas as George Dawes.
A programme of song and dance, starring Steve Coogan as the Portuguese entertainer.
With guests Mick Hucknall, Kim Wilde and Gary Wilmot.
The superstar's only UK interview, Introducing Tony Ferrino: Who and Why? Quest, can be seen on Friday 3 January at 10pm. See today's choices (Stereo)
Film premiere. Episodic drama featuring a string of Hollywood stars, including Andie MacDowell, Bruce Davison, Jack Lemmon
Marital infidelities, sexual jealousy, sudden death, bereavement, disappointment, failure, violence - all are to be found in the disparate but inter-linked lives of a group of Los Angeles inhabitants. Showing in widescreen format. (1993, 18)
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