By Tony Robinson.
3: A Game Called John
The Sheriff invents a fabulous new game, and Robin gives the Merry Men a new look, with more co-ordinated colourways.
Music by DAVID CHILTON and NICK RUSSELL-PAVIER
Producer RICHARD CALLANAN Director DAVID BELL
(Shown last Thursday on BBC1)
COMEDY OF THE WEEK
4/8; series three. The civil servants in Nicola Murray's department are preparing for a visit from shadow minister Peter Mannion, but for Nicola it's merely a distraction from getting Glenn and Oily to kick-start the Fourth Sector Pathfinder Initiative.
Writers Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, Tony Roche and Will Smith
Director Armando Iannucci ; Producer Adam Tandy Repeated on Thursday at 11.25pm on BBC4 bbc.co.uk/comedy Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel
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continues the season of films from the writings Of RAYMOND CHANDLER starring Alan Ladd Veronica Lake
Returning from service in World War II, Johnny Morrison finds himself suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife. On the run from both the police and a gang of crooked gamblers, he sets about clearing himself....
This is Raymond Chandler 's only original screenplay and he naturally provides a tense thriller with some excellent dialogue for his famous co-stars who acted in four films together,
Screenplay by RAYMOND CHANDLER Produced by JOHN HOUSEMAN Directed by GEORGE MARSHALL
(Blade and white). Films page 25
Five profiles from the golden age of Hollywood written and presented-by Barry Norman
4: Groucho Marx with personal comments from
Zeppo Marx , the youngest member of the Marx Brothers
Arthur Marx , Groucho's son George Jessel , comedian
Charlotte Chandler , biographer
Norman Krasna , writer and friend Morrie Ryskind , who co-wrote three films for the Marx Brothers Dick Cavett , TV interviewer
Edward Buzzell , who directed At the Circus and Go West
Erin Fleming , personal assistant and companion
What made Groucho memorable on or off the screen was his refusal to take any situation for granted.
(THE DAILY TELEGRAPH)
Producer BARRY BROWN Director SUE MALLINSON
Supermodel Caprice talks about her new single, and there's music from Irish boy band Westlife, dance group Phats and Small, and the guitar-driven Toploader. Plus the usual games, reviews and cartoons. Presented by Chris Jarvis , Tim Vincent and Kate Heavenor.
Producer Gail Hendrie ; Series producer Ed Gray WRITE TO: [address removed], or e-mail [address removed] Website: www.bbc.co.uk/fullybooked
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Then Rewind 1958: My Holiday in Spain At the age of eight, Paul Chandler went on one of the first package holidays. 1959: the Earliest Men. Richard, 15, joined his parents, anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey , in East Africa as they found the remains of the very earliest man. Repeat
starring Carol Burnett with Harvey Korman
Lyle Waggoner , Vicki Lawrence and Rose Hill
The Mike Sammes Singers
Special guest star Juliet Prowse
Musical numbers choreographed by ERNEST FLATT
Musical director ALYN AINSWORTH Lighting JOHN TREAYS Sound ADRIAN STOCKS
Designers DAVID CHANDLER , PAUL BARNES Written and produced by ARNIE ROSEN Directed by DAVE POWERS
Executive producer JOE HAMILTON
Programme co-ordinator JOHN STREET