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' The last of three colour musicals on BBC2 this week stars
Judy Garland , Gene Kelly
Farmer Jane Falbury finds her life taking a new direction when her sister invites a Broadway directorto stage his latest show in their barn.
Director Charles Walters (1950)
See Films: pages 56-67

Contributors

Unknown:
Judy Garland
Unknown:
Gene Kelly
Unknown:
Farmer Jane Falbury
Director:
Charles Walters
on BBC Two England

Today's programme talks to people who have chosen to stay with their pet rather than their partner. Guests include socialite Dai Llewellyn and presenter
Sarah Kennedy.

Contributors

Unknown:
Dai Llewellyn
Presenter:
Sarah Kennedy.

The High Andes to Patagonia Hollywood screenwriter and actor Buck Henry takes the "train to the clouds" in Argentina, travelling at 14,000 feet in the Andes mountains.
While waiting for Wednesday's train to leave - on Friday- he dances the night away in a tango bar. Having reached Patagonia, Henry discovers a ranch where
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid lived around 90 years ago. Director/ProducerWilliam Cran Executive producer David Taylor
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Contributors

Unknown:
Buck Henry
Unknown:
Butch Cassidy
Producer:
David Taylor

Third in the six-part series about the people of Snowdonia.
The Forgotten People
Tonight's film reflects the poverty of villages where, despite hardship, the people still believe in theircommunity. Narrated by Anthony Hopkins. See today's choices.
Director/Producer Graham Johnston Executive producer Phil George

Contributors

Unknown:
Anthony Hopkins.
Producer:
Graham Johnston
Producer:
Phil George

Alan Titchmarsh is up to his elbows in water for tonight's programme as he plants water lilies at Barleywood. Gay Search discovers the London garden of artists Susan Bennett and Earl Hyde, packed with colourful pots and sculptures. Pippa Greenwood investigates a new biological weapon against fungus gnats, tiny creatures that hover around houseplants and infest seed trays. Stephen Lacey visits Portmeirion in North Wales, the Italianate fantasy village that was the setting for the surreal television drama The Prisoner.
BBC MAGAZINE: Gardeners World is available from newsagents
Alan Titchmarsh : page 41

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Titchmarsh
Reporter:
Gay Search
Guest:
Susan Bennett
Guest:
Earl Hyde
Reporter:
Pippa Greenwood
Reporter:
Stephen Lacey
Series Producer:
John Percival
Executive Producer:
Tony Laryea

Regional Variations (2)

The Fast Show

Series 2

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Fast-moving comedy sketch show. Featuring rare footage of Arthur Atkinson recording his wartime radio show 'How Queer!', and the off-roaders trying out paintballing. Show more

Regional Variations (2)

Series 2

Double Hard Bastards and Girly Shirt-Lifting Tosspieces

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Sitcom about three young flat-sharing adults. Matt's friend Jason helps his agoraphobia. Mandy's suitor Marrco finds out she's not really a virgin.

Genres

Series

Series 2

The irreverent topical news quiz, hosted by Angus Deayton , with team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.
Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer
RichardWilson Repeatedtomorrow

Contributors

Unknown:
Angus Deayton
Unknown:
Ian Hislop
Unknown:
Paul Merton.
Director:
Paul Wheeler

And IfThey Lay Us Down to Rest Earth forces prepare for a massive offensive against the Chighomeworld.

Contributors

Nathan West:
Morgan Weisser
Shane Vansen:
Kristen Cloke
Cooper Hawkes:
Rodney Rowland
Vanessa Damphousse:
Lanei Chapman
Paul Wang:
Joel de la Fuente
Colonel McQueen:
James Morrison

Regional Variations (2)

This Life

Series 2

Episode 11: She's Gotta Get It

Duration: 45 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Drama series about a group of young house-sharing lawyers. Miles is jealous of Anna's sudden success. And Milly is brooding about Rachel and O'Donnell in Paris. Show more

Film premiere. Drama starring Moshe Ivgi, Muhamad Bacri

In 1982, during Israel's invasion of Lebanon, a PLO patrol takes prisoner an Israeli reservist. While captive and captors are retreating to Beirut, they snatch glimpses of the World Cup finals from Spain, and Jew and Arab discover they have a shared passion. In Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles.
(1991, 15)
(Stereo)
See Films: pages 56-67

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Contributors

Director:
Eran Riklis
Cohen:
Moshe Ivgi
Ziad:
Muhamad Bacri
Mussa:
Salim Dau
Abu Eyash:
Basam Zuamut

BBC Two England

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