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Classic musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, starring Audrey Hepburn. Henry Higgins, a professor of phonetics, bets his friend, Colonel Pickering, that he can coach a cockney girl to pass as a lady at any social gathering. Review pages 63-97. Director George Cukor (1964, U)

Contributors

Based on the play "Pygmalion" by:
George Bernard Shaw
Director:
George Cukor
Eliza Doolittle:
Audrey Hepburn
Henry Higgins:
Rex Harrison
Colonel Pickering:
Wilfred Hyde-White

Holmes is plagued by a recurring dream, which may have its roots in the case of Lord Robert St
Simon, whose bride disappeared on their wedding day.
Writer TR Bowen
Director Peter Hammond Sherlock Homes: The Master Blackmailer can be seen tomorrow at 2pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Tr Bowen
Director:
Peter Hammond
Sherlock Holmes:
Jeremy Brett
Dr Watson:
Edward Hardwlcke
Lord Robert St Simon:
Simon Williams
Lady Northcote:
Anna Calder-Marshall
Mrs Hudson:
Rosalie Williams

Silly, but It's Fun. The Goods' self-sufficient Christmas is expanded to include the Leadbetters. Writers John Esmonde and Bob Larbey
Producer John Howard Davies

Contributors

Unknown:
John Esmonde
Unknown:
Bob Larbey
Producer:
John Howard Davies

For 44 years contestants have had fingers on buzzers. Now, famous former participants in the iconic quiz show including Stephen Fry ,
John Simpson , Julian Fellowes and Miriam Margolyes plus hosts Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman help trace the origins of this classic programme.
Directors/Producers Jane Littlewood , Maire Tracey

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Fry
Unknown:
John Simpson
Unknown:
Julian Fellowes
Unknown:
Miriam Margolyes
Unknown:
Bamber Gascoigne
Unknown:
Jeremy Paxman
Producers:
Jane Littlewood
Producers:
Maire Tracey

Johnny Kingdom , the grave-digger who captures the changing rural scene in Exmoor on his video camera, leaves the West Country and his beloved red deer behind when he travels beyond the Arctic Circle to Finnish Lapland in search of a deer he knows nothing about, the reindeer. Director/Producer Wendy McLean
Signed

Contributors

Unknown:
Johnny Kingdom

Regional Variations (3)

High Hopes

BBC Two Wales

Grumpy Old New Year

BBC Two Wales (Analogue)

Many of them aren't particularly old, but if this programme is to be believed, they're definitely grumpy. Celebs such as Arabella Weir ,
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen , Linda Robson , Alan Titchmarsh , Jenny Eclair and Jeremy Clarkson wax lyrical on a variety of subjects which get well and truly up their noses, including the need to be sociable at New Year, kissing strangers and being forced to stay up late. Writer/Producer Judith Holder ; Exec producer Stuart Prebble
Repeated on New Year's Eve at 8.05pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Arabella Weir
Unknown:
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
Unknown:
Linda Robson
Unknown:
Alan Titchmarsh
Unknown:
Jenny Eclair
Unknown:
Jeremy Clarkson
Producer:
Judith Holder
Producer:
Stuart Prebble

Simon Amstell gets festive with Phill Jupitus , Bill Bailey , Danny Jones of McFly, comedian
Kevin Eldon , Dan Gillespie of the Feeling and David Gest.
Shown on Sunday at 9.30pm

Contributors

Unknown:
Simon Amstell
Unknown:
Phill Jupitus
Unknown:
Bill Bailey
Unknown:
Danny Jones
Unknown:
Kevin Eldon
Unknown:
Dan Gillespie
Unknown:
David Gest.

Regional Variations (2)

Mock the Week

Series 3

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Topical comedy series hosted by comedian Dara O'Briain, mixing stand-up and improvisation. A compilation of highlights plus outtakes and previously unseen material.

Australia v England. Manish Bhasin introduces highlights of the fourth day of the Fourth Test at the MCG in Melbourne. Highlights of the final day's play can be seen tomorrow at 11.05pm.
Digital viewers can access further highlights from day four of the Fourth Test from 10pm to 12 midnight by pressing the red button, and from midnight to 7.15am they can access live commentary of the final day's play from Five Live Sports Extra, plus detailed statistics

Contributors

Introduces:
Manish Bhasin

8/8. Variety. Of all television programme genres, the variety show was arguably the one with widest appeal, becoming must-see family TV. Stephen Fry concludes this fascinating series with a look at the viewers' favourite, featuring contributions from Bruce Forsyth , Jimmy Tarbuck and Michael Parkinson.
Director/Producer Elaine Shepherd

Contributors

Unknown:
Stephen Fry
Unknown:
Bruce Forsyth
Unknown:
Jimmy Tarbuck
Unknown:
Michael Parkinson.

When a professor is murdered at an exclusive girls school, dashing playboy Tom Lawrence better known as the Falcon is called in to investigate. Review pages 63-97. Director William Clemens (1943, U) (BW)

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Lawrence
Director:
William Clemens

BBC Two England

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