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Charming coming-of-age comedy drama starring
Kathy Bates George C Scott and Charlie Talbet A high-school geek sets out to win the heart of the lovely Melissa. Reviewpage63.
Director Patrick Read Johnson (1995, 12)

Contributors

Unknown:
Kathy Bates
Unknown:
George C Scott
Unknown:
Charlie Talbet
Director:
Patrick Read Johnson

Charles Matthau directs his father Walter in this touching comedy drama co-starring Carol Burnett. A lonely widower's new romance with a glamorous widow is jeopardised by his immature son. Review page 63.
(1998)

Contributors

Director:
Charles Matthau
Frank Walsh:
Walter Matthau
Florence:
Carol Burnett

Regional Variations (2)

A Year at Kew

Series 1

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Documentary following the daily life and work at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew. Emma Fox takes on the job of pollinating the flowers of the world's largest water lily.

3/6. Horticultural style bloomed under Charles I and II, but, when the puritanical Oliver Cromwell came to power, lavish plots belonging to the Lord Protector's enemies were flattened. With Alan Titchmarsh.
Director Kath Moore ; Executive producer Dick Colthurst Alan Titchmarsh has sweet memories: page 42

Contributors

Unknown:
Oliver Cromwell
Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh.
Director:
Kath Moore
Producer:
Dick Colthurst
Producer:
Alan Titchmarsh

Grasses give a textural twist to the shrubbery at Berryfields, raised beds are added to the alpine area and there's a visit to the RHS Spring Show in London. With Monty Don , Joe Swift and Carol Klein. Producer Andy Vernon : Series producer Sarah Moors RT DIRECT: book Gardeners' World - Gardening from Berryfields, £18 (RRP E20) incl p&p. To order, call [number removed] (national rate) Great-value delphiniums and lupins: page 44

Contributors

Unknown:
Monty Don
Unknown:
Joe Swift
Unknown:
Carol Klein.
Producer:
Andy Vernon
Producer:
Sarah Moors

It's 9am on 20 January 1607: a 12ft-high wall of water devastates the counties of the Bristol Channel, killing in the region of 2,000. The catastrophe altered the coastline for ever - yet it's been all but forgotten. Scientists Ted Bryant and Simon Haslett team up to find archaeological evidence to support their belief that the event was not a freak storm but a tsunami.
Director Sam Roberts ; Exec producer Adam Bullmore (AD)

Contributors

Unknown:
Ted Bryant
Unknown:
Simon Haslett
Director:
Sam Roberts
Producer:
Adam Bullmore

A Life in the Day. Will Self, Rick Stein , John Sessions , Bob Geldof and other self-confessed grouches decry fitness fads, banks, discos and trendy coffee bars.
Producer Alan Lewens ; Exec producer Stuart Prebble

Contributors

Unknown:
Rick Stein
Unknown:
John Sessions
Unknown:
Bob Geldof
Producer:
Alan Lewens
Producer:
Stuart Prebble

Rollicking period drama starring Tommy Steele and Stanley Baker. In 18th-century London, Jack Sheppard :ries to save his brother from the gallows by becoming a burglar for infamous Jonathan Wild. Review page 63. Director James Clavell (1969, U)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tommy Steele
Unknown:
Stanley Baker.
Unknown:
Jack Sheppard
Director:
James Clavell

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