Bob Fosse 's Oscar-winning musical drama, starring Liza Minnelli and Joel Grey. A love affair develops between cabaret singer Sally Bowles and naive
Englishman Brian Roberts in the decadent Berlin cafe society of the 1930s, against a background of German fascism. Film of the Day: page 46.
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A motorbiking couple from
Chertsey want to raise funds for a new trike. (Revised rpt)
On a journey through Poland, from the port of Gdansk in the north to the Slovakian border south of the Tatra Mountains, Michael considers the upheavals that have traumatised the country for 70 years. He visits Auschwitz; meets the former president Lech Walesa, whose free trade union Solidarity helped loosen Communism's grip on Eastern Europe; and marvels at the miracle of Warsaw. He also accepts a cameo role with one of Poland's most famous cabaret groups and drives a steam locomotive.
Repeated on Wednesday at 8pm on BBC4 and next Saturday on BBC2 (HD)
New series 1/8. Under the guidance of inspirational professor Jon Ford , a group of dynamic first year law students investigate a possible miscarriage of justice involving the case of a convicted killer.
Writer Oliver Brown ; Producer Kirstie Macdonald
Director Bill Anderson (HD) Laws of desire: page 59; The Inside Story: page
Bob Fosse 's Oscar-winning musical drama, starring Liza Minnelli , Joel Grey and Michael York. Love blooms for a singer and naive Englishman in decadent 1930s Berlin. Review page 54. (1972,15) And Don't Miss...: page 47; Film Trivia: page 61 Followed by Sprinqwatch Weatherview
2/4. In tonight's celebration of hit musicals of the past 75 years, backstage interviewer John Barrowman ,
- Ruthie Henshall , Mica Paris, Jon Lee and David and Carrie Grant are joined by the London cast of Mamma Mia ! to present a medley from the stage show. Other musicals featured include Evita, Cabaret and West Side Story, plus Cole Porter songs and guest host Aled Jones with favourites from Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Director John L Spencer ; Producer Andrew Wightman
Digital viewers can join in with the singalong by accessing the on-screen lyrics available via the red button
An Elvis lookalike involved in setting up a cabaret bar. Followed by News; Weather
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4.10 The New Scooby and Scrappy
Show Canine antics.
4.20 The Story of Tracy Beaker Life is a cabaret at the Dumping Ground.
Writer Laura Summers
4.35 The Fairty Odd Parents
5.00 Blue Peter Auditions for the forthcoming BBC2 operatic fairy tale The Little Prince.
Stage Fright. A cabaret night organised for a local villain lands Del in trouble.
Writer John Sullivan ; Director Tony Dow
Producer Gareth Gwenlan
3/6. Competition is fierce as the Sylvia Young pupils go head-to-head for places at a prestigious charity cabaret. Who will get solos and a spot on the dance team? And will Christopher finally make his West End debut?
Series producer Mandi Startup; Executive producer Tessa Finch
Stage Fright. Opportunity knocks for Raquel at the local cabaret club in an episode of the sitcom from 1991. Written by John Sullivan ; Director Tony Dow ; Producer Gareth Gwenlan
Linda Barker and her handymen make over a cabaret singer's home in Sutton Coldfield, while Mark Evans and Kim Wilde challenge a young Hampshire couple to answer enough questions to win a garden transformation. (R) (S) Followed by News; Weather (S)(W)
Eruptions. Ted Bovis performs a cabaret act that produces explosive results.
Written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft (R) (S)
In the last of three profiles, Jonathan Ross pays tribute to celebrated all-round entertainer Sammy Davis Jr , a Jewish Puerto Rican who battled against racism to progress from child stardom to become a world-famous singer, dancer and film star. Film 2001 with Jonathan Ross continues on Thursday at 11.35pm.
Producer Richard Downes ; Executive producer May Miller
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Linda Barker and her two handymen give a cabaret singer's west Midlands home a free makeover. (S)
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All the Sad Songs. The cabaret circuit calls Jim after a chance meeting at the races. Written by Rod Beacham
Lenny Love has to learn a new song at short notice for the evening cabaret. is)
In this week's second instalment ex-cabaret singer Denny is visited by his ex-boyfriend Gary, who lost a leg in the 1999 bomb at London's Admiral Duncan pub.
Producer Kate Pakenham (S) (W)
The first of three programmes in which entertainer Michael Barrymore visits New York to experience
Broadway, home of the musical. This week he looks at the enduring hit shows written by Rodgers and Hammerstein , meets Elaine Paige on the set of Cats, and sings a medley of Broadway hits during an open-air concert in Times Square. See Choice.
Director Nick Harris ; Producer Andrew Lockyer (S) (W) Webwatch: page 45
Victoria, a struggling singer, is tryi ng to work the cabaret scene. By chance she meets Toddy, a witty, streetwise entertainer, who conceives a brilliant plan - to pass off Victoria as a female impersonator. "Victor/Victoria" is soon the toast of Paris, but complications arise, mainly in the shape of "King" Marchan.
Director Blake Edwards (1982, 15)
♦ See Films: pages 48-53
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