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' The Hippopotamus and the Rhinoceros' by BERNARD WABER Presenters
Pianist PAUL READE
Scriptwriter SUE Designer CHARLTON PAMELA LAMBOOY
Producer PETER RIDSDALE SCOTT
Series producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
Reporting the world tonight MARTIN BELL and the BBC's News correspondents and Weather
Journey through Brazil, Argentina, and Chile with Johnny Morris 2: Rio de Janeiro
' The Carioca's greatest blessing, I suppose, is the climate ... Wages are so low it's hardly worth working ... lut there are many devious ways of making money if you're smart.'
Johnny joins the Cariocas relaxing on a Sunday in Rio de Janeiro. Flamengo Park, on the edge of that famous waterfront, is a favourite playground for the young; the zoo, the Maracana Stadium, and the Corcovado, bearing the huge statue of Christ, are other popular features of the Carioca's weekend.
Produced by BRIAN PATTEN (from Bristol)
by ANTHONY TROLLOPE
A second chance to see this dramatisation in five parts by SIMON RAVEN starring
Colin Blakely Rachel Gurney
The Mexican Railway Company has been formed. The Melmottes are to spend Easter with the Longestaffes in the country. The Carburys are staying near the Longestaffes to help Sir Felix in his pursuit of Marie.
Part 2: Nothing Venture
Producer DAVID CONROY
Directed by JAMES CELLAN JONES
(De Verloederling van de Swieps) A new series of outstanding feature films from more. than 20 different countries.
This week: from Holland starring Ramses Shaffy Wies Andersen Hetty Verhoogt
An unexpected guest slowly undermines the happiness of a middle-class couple who live comfortably in the suburbs of Amsterdam.
Screenplay by HEERE HEERESMA Directed by ERIK TERPSTRA Produced by ROB DU MEE
(Philip Jenkinson writes on page 14)
The first of three programmes with GEOFFREY MOORHOUSE talking to people about insights into reality glimpsed through drugs, madness, or mysticism. Are these experiences a genuine contact with God or merely delusion? 1: Drugs
' If you took LSD and walked into a church I guarantee you'd have a religious experience. It could be hell but it would be a religious experience.'
' The basis of the chemical religious claim is that this state in which you feel that your soul has left your body is very similar to the state described by the mystics.'
STEVE ABRAMS , CHARLES CAMERON DR ALLAN COHEN
FR KENNETH LEECH
DR ALAN WATTS .
Producer SHIRLEY DU BOULAY
(In Search of the Something: page 9)
TONY BILBOW looks back over the week with WILLIAM RUSHTON
JAMES CAMERON and other people, other views
Editor MICHAEL HILL