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★★★★★ Classic period drama starring John Mills and Alec Guinness. The life of an orphan boy changes when he comes into a fortune, enabling him to move to London and become a gentleman of great expectations. Review pages 63-97.
Director David Lean (1946, PG)
(BWXS) John Mills stars in Tiger Bay on Thursday 4 January at 1pm

Contributors

Unknown:
John Mills
Unknown:
Alec Guinness.
Director:
David Lean
Unknown:
John Mills

A family need to find a large property in Dorset.
This week's directors Karen Richardson and Clare Slessor ; Producers Nina Bhagwat , Tanya Richardson and Annabel Leech

Contributors

Directors:
Karen Richardson
Directors:
Clare Slessor
Producers:
Nina Bhagwat
Producers:
Tanya Richardson
Producers:
Annabel Leech

Kate Humble and Ben Fogle return to Longleat and meet two lion cubs who are about to get their first injections. They also catch up with Marmite the marmoset, find out who's causing a commotion and discover whether ostriches Honey and Trevor are about to become parents.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ben Fogle

3/5. Looking for Mr Gill. Investigating the legacy of artist Eric Gill , who moved to the village of Ditchling 100 years ago. Residents of the era were alarmed by his attitude towards morality and sexuality, and his behaviour remains a hot topic of debate today. Among the contributors are surviving members of Gill's arts community founded on Ditchling Common. Director Luke Holland ; Series editor Nick Fraser
The Perfect Village is on BBC4 tomorrow at 8.30pm
First shown on BBC4

Contributors

Unknown:
Mr Gill.
Artist:
Eric Gill
Director:
Luke Holland
Editor:
Nick Fraser

Ronnie Corbett, Bernard Cribbins, Stirling Moss and Duncan Bannatyne grace a history of the scouting movement. In their centenary year, Neil Morrissey visits a modern-day scout camp. Plus comic clips from Spike Milligan, Little Britain and The Goodies.

Contributors

Unknown:
Ronnie Corbett
Unknown:
Bernard Cribbins
Unknown:
Stirling Moss
Unknown:
Duncan Bannatyne
Unknown:
Neil Morrissey
Director/Producer:
Juliet Dwek

Highlights of the first day's play between England and Australia at the fifth and final test in Sydney. Highlights at the same time tomorrow.
Producer Matthew Coliandris ; Editor Mark Cole
Digital viewers can access further highlights from the opening day of the Fifth Test from 10pm to 12 midnight, and from midnight to 7.15am they can access live commentary of the second day's play from Five Live Sports Extra, plus detailed statistics

Contributors

Producer:
Matthew Coliandris

Bittersweet drama starring Glenda Jackson and Oliver Reed. During the Second World War, a woman falls in love with a young deserter and disguises him as her sister to protect him from the authorities. Review pages 63-97.
Director Michael Apted (1972)

Contributors

Unknown:
Glenda Jackson
Unknown:
Oliver Reed.
Director:
Michael Apted

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