A man meets two seductive cabaret singers and a devilish barman. With poet
Alan Jenkins, Shelly Ambury, Helen Austin and Dexter Fletcher.
(Anger tomorrow at 8.50pm)
Followed by Christmas in Sarajevo
Writer W Somerset
Maugham introduces dramatisations of three of his short stories.
The Ant and the Grasshopper Tom , the black sheep of the family, is always inventing ways to sponge off his brother.
A garrulous spinster drives the crew of a cargo cruise ship to distraction.
Gigolo and Gigolette
About to dive into a pool of flames, cabaret artist Stella begins to lose her nerve.
Directors Pat Jackson. Anthony Pelissier
Harold French B/W (More stories on Good Friday. 10.35am)
SEE FILMS pages 45-50
The Cham Cham. Lady Penelope and Tin Tin investigate a cabaret act.
- Melodrama starring
Margo Walter Abel
The moving story of a couple whose unhappy lives change when the woman Maria, a cabaret dancer, finds an abandoned baby. Maria Porter. ................. MARGO
Director Steve Sekely
SEE FILMS pages 55-60
Always provocative, often outrageous, American comedian Sandra Bernhard features in a filmed comedy-cabaret adapted from her 1990 off-Broadway stage show.
She takes her audience on a journey through love, sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and Madonna. But why isn't her audience responding and is she really nothing without them? Director John Boskovich
This love story, also starring Gary Cooper and Adolphe Menjou, is the second in a season of films in tribute to Marlene Dietrich.
Dietrich stars as a cabaret singer who vies for the attentions of a reckless foreign legionnaire and a debonair man-of-the-world.
(Black and white)
(See "Dishonored", tonight at 12.25am)
(Films: pages 49-56)
The Cham Cham. A cabaret act is suspected of sending coded messages from the Alps.
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Farce starring Jerry Lewis
Two cabaret comedians join the paratroops - but for rather different reasons. With
Mona Freeman and Robert Strauss.
Director Norman Taurog
0 FILMS: pages 55-60
The last in a four-part series about health worldwide. Just Practising. Dr Tony Gardner and Dr Phil Hammond (who also happen to be the cabaret duo Struck Off and Die) ask whether patients want their doctors to be omnipotent beings, dispensing life and death, or do they just want them to be human? Producer Ian Paul
Series producer Amanda Theunissen * TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
Celebrated writer W Somerset Maugham introduces dramatisations of three of his short stories.
The Ant and the Grasshopper
Tom invents new ways to sponge off his brother.
A spinster drives the crew of a cargo ship to distraction.
Gigolo and Gigolette
Standing high on a platform about to dive into a pool of flames, a cabaret artist loses her nerve. With Glynis Johns.
Directors Pat Jackson, Anthony Pelissier and Harold French
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Cabaret act Struck Off and Die, alias Dr Tony Gardner and Dr Phil Hammond , were one of the hits on the Fringe at last month's Edinburgh Festival. The two locum doctors from Bristol use their anarchic medical humour to attack NHS work practices, particularly the extremely long hours worked by junior hospital doctors.
Producer Caroline Maynard
Butoh is a radical fusion of traditional Japanese theatre with pop music, cabaret and contemporary dance. Part of the Made in Japan season, this film includes performances from founder of Butoh, Tatsumi Hijikata and Sankai Juku.
(Further 'Made in Japan' programmes can be seen at 8.40pm and 10.15pm)
The series where the public can make programmes under their own editorial control.
Soot Kept the Pollen Down. Shakila Shariff , assisted by the cabaret act the Chuffinelles, finds out 'whether there's much in it for people' in the east end of Sheffield. Producer Ray Hough
Community Programme Unit editor Tony Laryea 0 PROGRAMME SUGGESTIONS: write to 'Open Space', BBCtv, London W12 7RJ, if you would like to suggest ideas for a programme. 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES
This week's show accentuates the negative - Glasgow history on camera and the infamous Square Mile of Murder - and the positive - Glasgow's Italian community welcomes the great Pavarotti. Plus cabaret, dance, drama and critique from the European Capital of Culture, presented by Clare English ,
Stuart Cosgrove and Pat Kane. Director May Eakin Producer May Miller
Cantabile present a cabaret performance.
With Tim Rice, and Larry Adler who plays a duet with George Gershwin. Cantabile are: Richard Bryan, Stewart Collins, Paul Hull and Michael Steffan.
Piano accompaniment: Andy Read.
Producer Tony Staveacre
Featuring Manchester's rising stars the Inspiral Carpets; and Cabaret Voltaire.
(Shown last Monday)
Manchester's rising stars Inspiral Carpets filmed live plus an interview; and a look at the work of Cabaret Voltaire - who, back in the punk days, pioneered electro rhythms and sampled before samplers - on the eve of the release of a new LP. Plus Soupdragons and Edsel Auctioneers.
Starring Lily Pons and Jack Oakie.
Charming French cabaret singer Suzette finds that to become a successful opera singer she has to assume a strange disguise - that of 'Oogahunga', the amazing bird-girl.
Directed by RAOUL WALSH
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Starring and A cabaret singer, working among the decadent cafe society of Berlin in the 1930s, falls in love with a young Englishman. Their affair develops against a background of street violence and the gradual rise of fascism in Germany.
Screenplay by JAY ALLEN Produced by CY FEUER
Choreographed and directed by BOB FOSSE
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by Richard Langridge. With and
Eastern Europe, February 1944: Johann Frink and Otto Hansen , once famous Berlin cabaret artists, are summoned to take part in a special 'entertainment', devised by a mysterious Nazi captain. When they discover where they are to perform, they find themselves with an appalling dilemma.