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Romantic musical drama, part of the Doris Day season. Also starring Frank Sinatra. The
Tuttle daughters are captivated by a young songwriter, but their love lives are complicated when a cynical pianist arrives.
Director Gordon Douglas (1955, U)
The. Thrill of It All is tomorrow at 12.35pm Films: pp 56-64 ***

Contributors

Unknown:
Frank Sinatra.
Director:
Gordon Douglas

Clive Mason and Carolyn Nabarro look back at the past and possible future of British television for deaf people. With sign language and in-vision subtitles. Repeated Thursday at 12.20am on BBC1 WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/seejiear

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive Mason
Unknown:
Carolyn Nabarro

9.00 1975: War of the Hea
Guerrilla tactics and political motivation in Vietnam.
(BW and colour)
9.501979: God Fights Back
Ayatollah Khomeini 's return to
Tehran. (BW and colour) The series concludes tomorrow at 9.10am

Contributors

Unknown:
Ayatollah Khomeini

The fourth instalment of Bach's Christmas Oratorio, from the Herdekirche in Weimar, with the Monteverdi Choir, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner. Next programme tomorrow at 11am

Contributors

Conducted By:
John Eliot Gardiner.

Live from the Vienna Musikverein, Riccardo Muti conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in the traditional selection of waltzes, polkas and marches by the Strauss family. With dancers from the Vienna State Opera. Producer Dominic Best
Director Brian Large

Contributors

Unknown:
Riccardo Muti
Director:
Brian Large

12.35 I Love Lisa. A kind act on Valentine's Day leads to problems for Lisa.
12.55 Lisa's Wedding. A fortune-teller gives Lisa a glimpse of her future. With the guest voice of Mandy Patinkin.
Another episode on Monday at 11.55am

Regional Variations (2)

Jools' Annual Hootenanny

Jools' Millennium Hootenanny

Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Jools Holland ushers in the new millennium with live music from Bryan Ferry, Van Morrison, Travis and Lonnie Donegan. Show more

A portrait of composer
Francis Poulenc through his songs, some of the most eloquent in the French language. In Poulenc's own music room in Touraine, soprano Felicity Lott sings ten songs, while pianist Graham Johnson explores the contradictions in Poulenc's private life that inspired those in his music.

Contributors

Unknown:
Francis Poulenc
Soprano:
Felicity Lott
Pianist:
Graham Johnson

Ends 11pm
David Attenborough is joined by notable figures from the wildlife world as he introduces an evening of films both old and new, many of which he himself narrates, from the Royal Geographical Society in London.
See Choice.

Website: [web address removed]
New year's David: page 26

Contributors

Presenter:
David Attenborough
Producer:
Mike Beynon
Executive Producer:
Fiona Pitcher

Regional Variations (2)

Wildlife on One

Lake of the Flies

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Every full moon, swarms of midges rise from Lake Victoria in East Africa, reproduce and die - but in that time they affect both local wildlife and fishermen.

Regional Variations (2)

Wildlife on One

Orang-Utans: Out on a Limb

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

An insight into the private life of orang-utans, who live one hundred feet up in the rainforest canopy in Sumatra.

They can hover motionless and fly backwards, they lay the smallest eggs, have the fastest wing-beats and possess the most dazzling plumage of all birds. These astonishing creatures are hummingbirds.
Producer Paul Reddish

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Reddish

For some wild animals, snow presents their greatest challenge; for others, it is a heaven-sent opportunity. Visiting some of the coldest places on earth, this seasonal story set in the northern hemisphere reveals the beauty of snowflakes in a world of polar bears, wolves and freezing frogs. Narrated by Brian Blessed. Executive producer Neil Nightingale
Producer Andrew Cooper

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Blessed.
Producer:
Neil Nightingale
Producer:
Andrew Cooper

Intelligent and highly social creatures, dolphins are, contrary to their friendly image, also powerful and cunning predators that can be very aggressive to their own kind as well as to other species. This award-winning film reveals a different side to an animal that can sometimes seem almost human.
Producers Paul and Grace Niska Atkins
10.55 David Attenborough concludes the evening with a look ahead to future Royal Geographical Society expeditions and new projects from the BBC Natural History Unit. Videoplus code for 6.00-11.00 (not PDC) NOTE: PDC functions only on individual programmes

Contributors

Unknown:
Grace Niska Atkins

Mark Lamarr hosts a seasonal edition of the music quiz, as Sean Hughes and Phill Jupitus are joined by Frank Skinner , Les McKeown , Martine McCutcheon and Goldie. Director Paul Wheeler ; Producer Richard Wilson
Shown last Wednesday

Contributors

Unknown:
Mark Lamarr
Unknown:
Sean Hughes
Unknown:
Phill Jupitus
Unknown:
Frank Skinner
Unknown:
Les McKeown
Unknown:
Martine McCutcheon
Director:
Paul Wheeler
Producer:
Richard Wilson

A reflection on the past year and a look forward to the challenges of the new millennium, with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Dr George Carey.
Producer Chris Loughlin Shown on BBC1 at 12.05pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Dr George Carey.
Producer:
Chris Loughlin

Drama prequel to the acclaimed cult series. A mysterious death occurs in a quiet little town tucked in a valley, and the lives of a seemingly normal all-American family will never be the same again. Ends 1.55am
Postponed from 28 November
(1992, 18) Films: pp 56-64 ****

Contributors

Director:
David Lynch
Laura Palmer:
Sheryl Lee
Leland Palmer:
Ray Wise
Donna Hayward:
Moira Kelly
Phillip Jeffries:
David Bowie
Chester Desmond:
Chris Isaak
Carl Rodd:
Harry Dean Stanton
Dale Cooper:
Kyle MacLachlan
Shelly Johnson:
Madchen Amick
Bobby Briggs:
Dana Ashbrook
Gordon Cole:
David Lynch

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