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Epic historical adventure starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren. During the 11th century, Spain is divided between small Christian kingdoms and Moorish strongholds. From the confusion of warring factions emerges an intrepid knight whose exploits earn him the name El Cid. Review pages 63-97.
Director Anthony Mann (1961, U)

Contributors

Unknown:
Charlton Heston
Unknown:
Sophia Loren.
Unknown:
El Cid.
Director:
Anthony Mann
Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar:
Charlton Heston
EI Cid:
Charlton Heston
Chimene:
Sophia Loren
King Alfonso:
John Fraser
Count Ordonez:
Raf Vallone
Queen Urraca:
Genevieve Page

People over a certain age will love this nostalgia fest about Saturday morning kid's show Multi
Coloured Swap Shop. It was launched 30 years ago and ran until 1982. Here, former presenter
Noel Edmonds , along with Keith Chegwin , Maggie Philbin and John Craven , relive some of the best moments. Producer Fiona Clark ; Executive producer David Sankey
Shown Thursday 28

Contributors

Presenter:
Noel Edmonds
Unknown:
Keith Chegwin
Unknown:
Maggie Philbin
Unknown:
John Craven
Producer:
Fiona Clark
Producer:
David Sankey

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 up their noses.
Writer/Producer Judith Holder ; Executive producer
Stuart Prebble ; Shown last Friday

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

Her baked-on eyeshadow, battleaxe persona and culinary abominations - such as blue eggs and pigeon garnished with feathers - made Fanny Cradock a cult figure. Yet this comedy drama - with Julia Davis as Fanny and Mark Gatiss as husband Johnnie - reveals a softer side to the mother of all TV chefs.
Writer Brian Fillis ; Producers Ben Evans and Angie Daniell ; Director Coky Giedroyc Shown Christmas Eve on BBC4

Contributors

Unknown:
Julia Davis
Unknown:
Mark Gatiss
Unknown:
Brian Fillis
Producers:
Ben Evans
Producers:
Angie Daniell
Fanny Cradock:
Julia Davis
Johnnie Cradock:
Mark Gatiss
Christopher:
Nicholas Burns
Jane:
Hayley Atwell
Nicky:
Claudie Blakely
Derek:
Jason Watkins
Simon:
Steven O'Neill
TV executive:
Simon Greenall
TV host:
Keir Charles
Wendy:
Abby Ford
Dan Farson:
Tom Goodman Hill
Gwen Troake:
Ella Kenion
Paul:
Tom Allen
Director:
Paul Chahidi
Male nurse:
James Holmes
Gas fitter:
Jordan Long
Technician:
Phil Nice
Master of Ceremonies:
Michael Parkhouse
Cameraman:
Tim Plester
Alan Taylor:
Stuart Sherwin
Floor manager:
Jim Field Smith
Julian:
Nathan Smoker
Mrs Beeton fan:
Richard Syms

Regional Variations (2)

Dead Ringers

Christmas Special 2005

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

David Tennant's Doctor invites previous incarnations of himself round on Christmas Day, and the Queen takes to the streets to ask the public what should go in this year's Christmas speech. Show more

I A stellar line-up joins Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra to give 2007 a melodious welcome. The 14th annual extravaganza features Paul Weller , who duets with Amy Winehouse , and Sam Moore of Sam & Dave fame reprising classic Stax moments. Plus Marc Almond performing Games People Play, a rare UK appearance by Canada's Madeleine Peyroux, Lily Allen, the Kooks, Ray Lamontagne, the Zutons and a big-band punk moment from Adrian Edmondson. The 1st Battalion of the Scots Guards are on hand to mark midnight.
Repeated on Friday 5 January at 12 midnight 0 Digital viewers can press the red button between 10.30pm and 1.30am to access Scott Mills's Radio 1 show accompanied by visuals mixed live to music by Fatboy Slim 's VJ The Inside Story: page They said what?: page

Contributors

Unknown:
Jools Holland
Unknown:
Paul Weller
Unknown:
Amy Winehouse
Unknown:
Sam Moore
Music By:
Fatboy Slim

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