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Incredible Animal Journeys

Episode 4: Running with Wild Dogs

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Steve Leonard follows three wild dogs facing the biggest challenge of their lives, as they leave the safety of the pack, into the unknown.

Comedy starring John Gregson , Dinah Sheridan and Kenneth More. Review pages 63-97. Director Henry Cornelius (1953, U)

Contributors

Unknown:
John Gregson
Unknown:
Dinah Sheridan
Unknown:
Kenneth More.
Director:
Henry Cornelius

Glyndebourne celebrates the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth.
Nicholas Hytner directs, with Ivan Fischer conducting the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Director Francesca Kemp
Exec producer Sue Judd There's a performance of The Magic Flute in Opera on 3: Live from the Met on Radio 3 on Saturday 30 December at 6.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Nicholas Hytner
Unknown:
Ivan Fischer
Director:
Francesca Kemp
Producer:
Sue Judd
Fiordiligi:
Miah Persson
Ferrando:
Topi Lehtipuu
Dorabella:
Anke Vondung
Guglielmo:
Luca Pisaroni
Despina:
Ainhoa Garmendia

Regional Variations (2)

Porridge: No Way Out

BBC Two England

Porridge

Christmas Special: No Way Out

Duration: 41 minutes

on BBC Two England

Available for 11 months

Christmas special of the classic sitcom from 1975. The festive season falls upon HMP Slade and finds the inmates planning a jailbreak. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Warren:
Sam Kelly
Prison Doctor:
Graham Crowden

Adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel starring Charlie Hunnam. Young Nicholas is an innocent at large in a world controlled by Uncle Ralph Nickleby. First there is the tour to the lower depths of educational hell at Dotheboys Hall, run by Wackford Squeers and his wife. But then there is light at the end of the tunnel in the shape of the charitable Cheeryble brothers. Review pages 63-97. (2002, PG)
Great Expectations is on Tuesday 2 January at 12.50pm

Contributors

Director:
Douglas McGrath
Nicholas:
Charlie Hunnam
Ralph:
Christopher Plummer
Smike:
Jamie Bell
Wackford:
Jim Broadbent
Newman Noggs:
Tom Courtenay
Sir Mulberry Hawk:
Edward Fox
Mrs Squeers:
Juliet Stevenson
Vincent Crummies:
Nathan Lane
Mrs Crummles:
Dame Edna Everage
Charles Cheeryble:
Timothy Spall
Mr Folair:
Alan Cumming
Kate Nickleby:
Romola Garai
Madeline Bray:
Anne Hathaway
Ned Cheeryble:
Gerard Horan
John Browdie:
Kevin McKidd

A documentary about the pursuit of dreams, which goes behind the scenes at the Royal Ballet in its 75th year. With unique access to the Royal Ballet School and the Royal Ballet Company, follow the everyday highs and lows of a number of junior and senior dancers and students over the course of several months at one of Britain's greatest institutions. Repeated tomorrow at 1.45pm Giselle is on Boxing Day at 2.45pm Hearts-a-leaping: page 23

A rundown of Christmas hits as Steve Wright rummages around in his sledge to introduce the best ever seasonal hits. Featuring Slade, the Pogues and Kirsty MacColl , plus more recent offerings from The Darkness, Kylie Minogue and Saint Etienne.
Shown on Saturday at 7.40pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Steve Wright
Unknown:
Kirsty MacColl
Unknown:
Saint Etienne.

Detective mystery starring George Sanders. When ex-wrestler Moose Malloy is released from prison, he goes searching for his former girlfriend, Velma, leaving chaos in his wake. Intrigued, Gay Lawrence , alias the Falcon, follows the trail of destruction and is soon facing danger. Review pages 63-97.
Director Irving Reis (1942) (BW)

Contributors

Unknown:
George Sanders.
Unknown:
Moose Malloy
Unknown:
Gay Lawrence
Director:
Irving Reis

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