A look back at the past year.
by Malcolm Williamson
Eddie Neale attends a performance in St Katharine's College, Liverpool, and visits some of the children and handicapped singers.
One-time militant, often at odds with the Establishment, Wallace Day is always in the news when farming is in difficulties, John Cherrington examines his philosophy and his farm.
Followed by: Weather for farmers
The home town of Cromwell and Bugner is now famous for pocket calculators as well.
Home and Away
The single most important happening in the life of most five-year-olds is the day they start school. Some take the step from home to school in their stride, but for many a little help is needed. Narrated by Fergus O'Kelly.
With Maggie Henderson and Fred Harris.
Starring Edward G. Robinson, Peggy Cummins, Richard Greene
Brilliant but ruthless tycoon George Constantin dotes on his daughter until she threatens the success of his mysterious 'Operation'.
This Week's films: page 14
Sir Thomas Mactavish:
A series of zoological exploration Introduced by Jeffery Boswall
The expedition starts at 16,000 feet, where the climate is severe for both man and wildlife. On the rooftop of South America live strange plants and stranger animals, adapted to resist cold, drought and rarified air. A search by mule-train is mounted for the last vicunas in Argentina - diminutive humpless wild camels. Andean bird specialities include condors, flamingoes, avocets and an American tourist, Wilson's phalarope.
Written by John Terraine.
A twenty-six part history.
Bearing almost the whole weight of the war, the British Army attacks in Flanders. After a successful start, the Battle of Third Ypres bogs down in the mud of Passchendaele, and becomes 'the Greatest Martyrdom of the War.'
With the voices of Sir Michael Redgrave as Narrator, Sir Ralph Richardson as Haig, Emlyn Williams as Lloyd George and Marius Goring, Cyril Luckham, Sebastian Shaw.
Series produced in collaboration with The Imperial War Museum, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Broadcasting Commission
Lloyd George (voice):
with Cliff Michelmore
In this, the first of a new series, Cliff Michelmore visits Fort William in the West Highlands of Scotland to meet the people and listen to their music.
'When the Queen came to Fort William in 1958 the red carpet was laid along the pier... but as she turned she more or less missed the carpet and it ended with me walking on the carpet and the Queen walking alongside on the bare pier' -
Margaret Murphy, the first lady Provost of Fort William.
by Charles Dickens
Dramatised in six parts by Hugh Whitemore
Dora's health is causing grave concern. Em'ly, deserted by Steerforth, has returned to England. Steerforth's whereabouts remain a mystery.
(Patience Collier is an Associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
How can we change our values and attitudes to meet the world crises of over-population, famine, pollution and violence threatening our survival? In the first of six programmes JOAN BAKEWELL talks to Maurice Strong. Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. ' In the final analysis, our hopes lie in the choices made by this generation.'
Producer SRIRLEY DU BOULAY Repeated Monday 12.20 pm
Benevolent bureaucrat: page 4
for the New Year: from Tonbridge with choirs and congregations in the Parish Church, celebrating the theme Jesus: today's man
Introduced by Leonard Pearcey
Ye servants of God (Laudate Dominum)
As with gladness (Dix)
0 little town (Malcolm Williamson )
Lord, who left the highest heaven (All Saints)
We sing the praise (Church Triumphant)
I wonder as I wander (Folk Carol)
0 for a thousand tongues (Richmond)
Jesus is Lord (Mansell)
All who love and serve (Laus Deo )
Lord of the years (Baughen and Wilson)
At the name of Jesus (Cuddesdon)
Of the Father's love (Corde Natus)
Blessing: Rev Charles Searle-Barnes
by N.J. Crisp
Starring David McCallum, Jack Hedley, Bernard Hepton, Anthony Valentine
with Christopher Neame, Richard Heffer, Hans Meyer, Paul Chapman
With the arrival of a new Second-in-Command appointed from the very highest quarters in Berlin, a direct confrontation between both sides seems unavoidable.
Cast in order of appearance: [see below]
Series devised by:
Series devised by/Producer:
Flt-Lt Simon Carter:
Lt-Col John Preston:
Capt Tim Downing:
Lt Dick Player:
Capt George Brent:
Major Horst Mohn:
Lieut Paddy Moore:
starring Alan Arkin with Laurinda Barrett
Stacy Keach Jr Chuck McCann , Biff McGuire
Percy Rodriguez , Cicely Tyson and Sondra Locke
Two deaf-mutes, John Singer and Spiros Antonapoulos , live in a small Southern town. Each is the other's only friend. When Spiros is committed to a mental hospital, Singer is desolate. To overcome his loneliness, he moves to the town of Jefferson and takes a room with the Kelly Family. from the novel by CARSON MCCULLERS Director ROBERT ELLIS MILLER This Week's Films: page 14
Stacy Keach Jr Chuck
with Kenneth Kendall Weather
Introduced by Christopher Burstall
Gloucester Cathedral was founded nearly 900 years ago as a Benedictine Abbey by William the Conqueror's private chaplain. Today it is still there, a huge awe-inspiring structure of limestone and timber. How do we experience something so ancient? What can we gain from something conceived and made on so great a scale?
Film recordist STAN NIGHTINGALE Film cameraman DAVID WHITSON Film editor DAVID NADEN
Executive producer MIKE WOOLLER Written and directed by CHRISTOPHER BURSTALL