Story: The Bell Tower by MALCOLM CARRICK
Guest storyteller COLIN JEAVONS
Bernard Haitink conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra leader RODNEY FRIEND in performances of the Polonaise and Waltz from Eugene Onegin and the Piano Concerto No 1, in B flat minor
Soloist Tamas Vasary
Recorded at a public concert in the Fairfield Halls, Croydon
Director GEOFFREY HAYDON
Away from the worries of recent history, thousands of Americans celebrated their July freedom with front-porch music of the down-home kind, right in the middle of Washington.
Narrator HUMPHREY LYTTELTON
Editor FRANCO ROSSO
Producer PHILIP LEWIS
Julian Wilson introduces the highlights of the 1974 Flat Racing Season, and the personalities who made it a year to remember, including Pat Eddery , Lester Piggott , Jimmy Lindley , Peter Walwyn , Yves St Martin and Peter O'Sullevan.
Film editor BRIAN TOMKINS
Producer JEFF GODDARD. Editor ALAN BART
A Christmas opera with words and music by Gian-Carlo Menotti , recorded in the presence of the composer.
Amahl tells the story of the crippled shepherd boy whose life is altered when the three wise men stop outside his hut. Amahl offers to send his crutch to Bethlehem as a token to the newly born king, with miraculous results.
DIANA VERE, GARY SHERWOOD
THE AMBROSIAN OPERA CHORUS chorus-master JOHN MCCARTHY
ENGLISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA leader CARL pini
Conductor Nicholas Braithwaite
Choreographer RONALD HYND
Associate conductor JOHN BURROWS Make-up SHIRLEY CHANNING-WILLIAMS Costume designer ODETTE BARROW Sound RAYMUND ANGEL Lighting PETER WESSON
Designer KEITH CHEETHAM Producer BRIAN LARGE
starring not only Peter Cook but also Dudley Moore With DAVID BIRD
Written by PETER COOK and DUDLEY MOORE Film cameramen STEWART A. FARNELL , COLIN DEEHAN. Film editors RAY MILLICHOPE
RON FREEMAN New York sequences directed by MICHAEL MILLS
Producer JAMES GILBERT
The Golden Girls of Garie Beach A Christmas Special from Australia with Ray Barrett and Diana Fisher
Most Australians will spend Christmas swimming, surfing, water skiing, or eating turkey and mince pies at a beach barbecue. This enthusiasm for an active life outdoors has produced more than their fair share of world champions in sport and recreation. What is the reason?
Director PETER CLEAVER Producer TONY SALMON Editor BRIAN ROBINS
Elton John 's Christmas Concert broadcast live in stereo from the Hammersmith Odeon
Introduced by Bob Harris
A third of the population of Los Angeles went to see Elton John during his five-night visit there at the end of the most successful tour of America in pop history.
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON
You can hear this programme simultaneously in stereo on Radio 1 VHF
with Roy Hudd
SYLVIA DE LA MARE
Christmas always brings out something special. ROY HUDD has unearthed two very special Christmas items for this late-night show. One of which you won't know, the other you only think you know.
Ballads by GEORGE R. SIMS Designer PETER CALDWELL Director DES SISSONS
Producer JOHN DUNCAN