Presented by John Edmunds
For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually.
Producer BILL NORTHWOOD and Weather
Walton Birthday Concert
As part of Sir William Walton 's 70th birthday celebrations, a concert of his own music was given last week by the London Symphony Orchestra
Outside broadcast cameras were at the Royal Festival Hall to record his Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten conducted by Andre Previn
Concerto for viola and orchestra with Yehudi Menuhin (solo viola) conducted by Sir William Walton Introduced by ANTONY HOPKINS
Director BRIAN LARGE
They Don'Make Them Like They Used To
The career of Col Sir Hugh Boustead reads like an adventure from the Boys' Own Paper
He joined the Navy at 13, deserted to fight on the Western Front, went on to fight with the White' Russians,- became an Army boxing champion, had a go at Everest
-and commanded the Camel Corps.
He left the Army to become eventually a Political Agent in the richest sheikdom in the world. Written and narrated by JIM DOUGLAS HENRY
Producer RAMSAY SHORT
The role of the Pharaoh is one of the most distinctive aspects of the ancient civilisation of the Nile Valley. Tutankhamun himself enjoyed only a short reign. But the institution that he represented left its stamp on every part of Egyptian life. Introduced from the Tutankhamun Exhibition at the British Museum by Cyril Aldred , Keeper of Art and Archaeology at the Royal Scottish Museum. Narrator Eric Porter
Director PAUL JORDAN
Executive producer PAUL JOHNSTONE
Priest and Poet
One of the most distinguished poets writing in the English language today has spent all his life as a priest in Wales. In tonight's film he reads a number of his poems and talks of his beliefs and of the relationship between his work as a priest and as a poet.
Producer JOHN ORMOND , BBC Wales (Easter Holiday People: page 4)
Thomas Hardy 's words, and summer in an unspoiled Wessex.
Director IAN MCMILLAN
Producer DERRICK KNIGHT
by GEORGE ELIOT : dramatised in six parts by ALEXANDER BARON starring Robert Hardy and introducing Martha Henry
Mirah is now settled with Mrs Meyrick. Gwendolen and Grand-court have married.
Script editor MICHAEL VOYSEY Producer DAVID CONROY Director JOAN CRAFT
Sir Hugo Mallinger:
Singer - in concert with The Treorchy Male Voice Choir The Blossoms
Orchestra directed by JOHNNIE SPENCE Special material by RONNIE CASS Producer STEWART MORRIS