Bernard Levin probes some hopes and schemes for the future This week: The Family
Today's Watch with Mother
Script and production:
Weatherman GRAHAM PARKER
with Milo O'Shea
My Friend Mr Leakey by J. B. S. HALDANE
Mr Leakey was a magician who made the ordinary extraordinary. His cook was an octopus, his fire-lighter was a baby dragon and his servant was a genii - all this, and magic too, made Mr Leakey quite the best friend anyone could have. Today: A Meal with a Magician
J. B. S.
From the Cornish cliffs near Perranporth JOHN EARLE invites you to come gliding with the Cornish Gliding and Flying Club.
See the aircraft, meet the pilots and loop the loop at 2,000 ft
Producer JOHN DOBSON
by REX TICKER
Four years have passed since Captain Belwether and Lieutenant Lamb's adventures with the submarine Triton when they are both summoned urgently to the Admiralty.
1: The Safety of This Nation
Producer JOHN MCRAE
Director MICHAEL FERGUSON
Written bv MICHAEL BOND Director IVOR WOOD
People, places and events in the news around town.
Editor ROGER ECCLESTONE
Lucille Ball stars in Lucy the Helpful Mother
... mothers mother's pets' pets! with Desi Arnaz Jr and Lucie and Gale Gordon
with Lance Percival in a television panel game where husbands and wives show just how well they know each other. This week's guests
Mr and Mrs Alfie Bass
Mr and Mrs Michael Denison Mr and Mrs Derek Dougan Mr and Mrs John Dunn
Producers COLIN CHARMAN , JAMES MOIR
Who's Your Friend?: part 1 by PETER GRIMWADE starring James Ellis , John Slater Derek Waring with Ian Cullen and Douglas Fielding
Liam Murphy is losing control of the gang. Time for action ...
(For cast list see Tuesday, page 30)
An ice-skating entertainment featuring the 1971 world champions including the pairs specialists Rodnina and Ulanov (USSR) and the ice dance champions Pakhomova and Gorshkov (USSR) together with the champions of the USA, Canada and Germany. Introduced by ALAN WEEKS
Presented for TV by ALAN MOUNCER
Recorded at the Sports-drome, Richmond, in association with the NSA
with Michael Charlton
Nicholas Harman , Alan Hart
Richard Kershaw , Robert MacNeil Julian Pettifer
Introduced by Robin Day
Assistant editor FRANK SMITH Editor BRIAN WENHAM
presented by Richard Baker Weather
An opera in three acts and a prologue derived from the poem of GEORGE CRABBE
Music by Benjamin Britten Words by MONTAGU SLATER
Scene: The Borough, a small fishing town on the East Coast about 1830.
Prologue: a Court Room in the Moot Hall.
Act 1, Scene 1: The Borough, a few days later
Scene 2: inside The Boar, the same evening
Main attractions of ' The Boar ':
LEISTON MODERN SCHOOL AMBROSIAN OPERA CHORUS
LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader JOHN GEORGIADIS conducted by Benjamin Britten
The moving and powerful tragedy of an East Anglian fisherman, whose uncompromising independence leads to disaster.
Staged by JOAN CROSS
Costumes JUANITA WATERSON Make-up SHIRLEY BOAKES Lighting J. R. THOMAS Sound GRAHAM HAINES
Designer DAVID MYERSCOUGH-JONES Director Brian LARGE
Producer JOHN CULSHAW
(Elizabeth Bainbridge appeared by arrangement with the General Administrator. Royal Opera House, Covent Gar den: Ann Robson and David Bowman by arrangement with Sadler's Wells)
Recorded at The Maltings, Snape; a BBCtv productton in conjunction with NET New York and cbc Toronto a crucial breakthrough in the presentation of opera on TV ... indisputably authoritative DAILY TELEGRAPH ... as a document the recording is priceless and beyond criticism TV MAIL
Boy (John), his apprentice:
Auntie, landlady of ' The Boar ':
Swallow, a lawyer:
Rev Horace Adams:
Ned Keene, apothecary and quack:
with the latest news in pictures
Act 2, Scene 1: The Borough, some weeks later
Scene 2: Grimes's hut
Act 3, Scene 1: The Borough, three days later
Scene 2: the same a few hours later
(all except London and Wales)