A Boxing Day outing to a village in Gloucestershire with Carol Chell Johnny Ball , Lionel Morton
A film starring James Stewart and Maureen O'Hara as the hapless parents whose quiet vacation in a broken-down Victorian villa turns into a noisy and complicated family reunion.
Holiday Films: pages 17-18. James Stewart reads two Poe stories: 31 Dec, Radio 4 (not Scottish)
The Amazing Chinese Acrobats
Thirty-five young artists of the CHINESE ACROBATIC THEATRE FROM SHANGHAI make the first Chinese theatrical appearance in Britain for 20 years.
Director YUAN TUNG-LIN Musical director LU PING
Introduced by PHILIP OAKES
Televised by arrangement with Victor Hochhauser Ltd from the stage of the London Coliseum
Television presentation by IAN SMITH
A pop musical freely based upon Nicholas Nickleby Music and lyrics by ROGER HOLMAN and SIMON MAY adapted for television by JOHN MORLEY and PAUL CIANI starring and With PERRY CLAYTON , JOEL COOPER
CHRISTINE MCKENNA ,IAN SHARROCK ANDREW RINOUS , ROMEO STAVROU and boys of the KINGSTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL
Choreographer GILLIAN GREGORY Costume designer ROGER REECE Sound ADRIAN BISHOP-LAGGATT
Designer TONY ABBOTT Producer PAUL CIANI
starring and with guest stars Keenan Wynn Ed Nelson , William Smith
What Happened at the XST?
Smith and Jones arrive in a Wyoming town to meet an old friend, Artie Gorman , who needs their help in some mysterious venture. Not unnaturally the boys are surprised and hurt when, in spite of their exemplary behaviour, it is made very clear that they are not welcome in the town....
Sing a Song for Christmas
Blackburn in Lancashire is twinned with Peronne in France and Altena in Germany.
At the end of Britain's first year in Europe, the children of Blackburn have invited their European twins to join them in a festival of music and dancing.
Today the children, les enfants and die Kinder come together in Blackburn to show the world that they all share the joy of celebrating Christmas with music -all in their very different ways.
Producer TOM CONWAY Editor ADAM CLAPHAM
A BBC/ORTF co-production
The year of Oosterhuis at Augusta; Johnny Miller 's 62 at Oakmont; the breakthrough of genial Tom Weiskopf at Troon. Highlights of a fascinating year introduced by Henry Longhurst and Harry Carpenter
Producer ALAN MOUNCER
A journey to Santiago de
Compostela with Edwin Mullins
There is a legend that the apostle James, brother of John, was buried in north-west Spain. Around the tomb, a city grew in honour of this fisherman patron saint of Spain and his shrine attracted more pilgrims than anywhere else in Europe.
EDWIN MULLINS follows some of the paths the pilgrims trod and ends in Santiago as it celebrates its annual festival. St James's Day.
Film cameraman JOHN HOOPER
Sound recordist GEORGE CASSEDY Film editor TERRY CORNELIUS Producer CHRISTOPHER MARTIN
A film starring Rod Steiger Lee Remick , George Segal
A strangler is on the loose in New York. The victims are middle-aged women and the murderer attacks in a different disguise.
Director JACK SMIGHT
Holiday Films: pages 17-18
ELP on Tour
Bob Harris introduces this special edition featuring film shot during Emerson, Lake and Palmer's recent European tour.
TV presentation by MICHAEL APPLETON
Unique colour film of ceremonies in Tibet that have vanished, probably forever.
In conversation with PETER MONTAGNON, The Dalai Lama talks about his fundamental beliefs, his attitude to life, and to death.
Film cameraman STAN speel Film editor DAVID THOMAS Director OLIVER HUNKIN
The Roaring Silence: Friday, 8.15 pm