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30 Years Of Academy Award Winners

It's Hollywood's biggest night - an event of Titanic proportions. Once a year, in the movie capital of the world, the best of the best are rewarded with an unparalleled honour - the Academy Award®.

In this original and unique six hour series, you'll follow the nominees and winners over three decades from 1972 to 2002, with classic scenes and superstar interviews!

Take a look at legendary films from The Godfather to Titanic, Rocky to Schindler's List, Annie Hall to Silence Of The Lambs and The Sting to Platoon to name just a few.

You'll also get to see your favourite stars including Mel Gibson, Jack Nicholson, Jodie Foster, Julia Roberts, Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman and Halle Berry, and many others, in memorable clips, backstage interviews and arrivals on the famous red carpet!

Every Best Picture from Oscar's® last 30 years is represented, as well as every Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Director - plus much more. You'll get the lowdown on who didn't win and why, plus fascinating, behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the stars and their classic films.

Christmas From Hollywood

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Join the many stars wishing you a Merry Christmas from Hollywood. See... Halle Berry, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Charlton Heston, Joan Collins, Jane Seymour, Bob Hope, David Hasselhoff, William Shatner, Stevie Wonder, Tony Danza, Little Richard, Gene Autry, Pierce Brosnan, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Simpsons, and many more at the Hollywood Christmas Parade.

See Santa Claus in the movies, including:

  • Miracle On 34th Street
  • The Christmas That Almost Wasn't
  • Santa Claus: The Movie
Also included are holiday favourites:
  • The Bishop's Wife (with Cary Grant, Loretta Young and David Nixen)
  • Christmas In Connecticut (with Barbara Stanwyck)
  • The Little Princess (with Shirley Temple)
  • ....and more!
Hear your favourite holiday songs sung by... Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Debbie Reynolds, Kate Smith and Rosemary Clooney.

Clips from... 'A Christmas Carol' are featured along with a special look at the holiday favourite, 'It's A Wonderful Life' starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, plus the Hollywood premiere of the major motion picture, 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' with director Ron Howard and star Jim Carrey!

Other stars included in this Christmas treat are... Tim Allen, June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Tippi Hedren, Billy Crystal, Richard Dreyfuss, Bette Davis, Linda Blair, Liberace, Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Jimmy Durante, Liza Minnelli, Kelly Preston, Leslie Nielsen, Robert Wagner, Natalie Wood, Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith and many, many more! Rarely seen film footage anf exclusive video clips are included in this holiday treat.

This Christmas spectacular from Hollywood will provide enjoyment for the whole family. It's all Hollywood, it's all Christmas!

Sir Norman Wisdom - Live On Stage

Forty years a household name and Britain's best loved comedian, Sir Norman Wisdom is the most astonishing phenomenon in post- war British entertainment.

With his undiminished ability to delight and enchant audiences, Sir Norman displays the full range of his talents in this great live stage performance - clowning, joking, and singing some of his best loved songs, including his own compositions. He also plays the saxophone, piano, trumpet, clarinet, posthorn and drums just as well as he plays the fool.

The humour of Sir Norman Wisdom is timeless and universal. His 'downtrodden little chap' first earned him a BAFTA award for "Trouble in Store" in 1952 and he has been voted Britain's top comedian many times since.

"Live on Stage" captures the essence of the King of the Clowns - a mixture of pathos and side-splitting comedy - for you to watch again and again.