Results of the first Holiday Essay Competition: with Hugh Jenkins , mp,
Minister for the Arts, and Hon Mark Bonham Carter Chairman of the Community Relations Commission Produced and presented by SALEEM SHAHED
Director ASHOK RAMPAL (Birmingham)
Written by Corinna Schnabel.
A series of 25 programmes
with Liane Rudolph, Petra Schroeder, Jurgen Andersen, Lutz Liebelt.
(Repeated: Saturday 26 April, 10.25 am: Wednesday 30 April, 12.5 pm)
(Radio programme today at 3.0. R4 VHF Books 1, 2 and 3 (same title) 75p each; records 1, 2 and 3, Â£1.40 each; cassette 1. Â£1.73, cassettes 2 and 3 Â£1.83 each, from bookshops)
Wilfred Pickles tells the story of Jonah Without the Whale With ROBERT MACLEOD
PETER COPLEY , MARTIN JARVIS and THE SMALL HUNDREDWEIGHT from St Mary's Parish Church, Ware, Hertfordshire. Producer R. T. BROOKS
Your age? Your show!
Fourteenth of 20 programmes with ROY HUDD and EILEEN FOWLER
Director CHARLES PASCOE
Executive producer SHEILA INNES Producer brigit BARRY
(Repeated: Thursday 12.25 pm)
A series of ten programmes 3: Deaf, not daft
... words from a recently deafened person. Frustration, shock and depression have all been associated with deafness, but a housewife, an engineer and a psychologist speak from personal experience to encourage others. Introduced by POLLY ELWES and RICHARD BAKER
(The programme will be captioned for those who cannot hear.)
Director BRUN DAUBNEY Producer DAVID ALLEN
Book (same title) 85p, from bookshops. Details of lip-reading exercises will be given in the programme
A series of ten programmes 3: The Dinosaur Rush
Most 6f the spectacular dinosaur skeletons familiar to us today were unearthed in a frenzy of scientific effort in the last years of the 19th century.
Introduced by DR ALAN CHARIG , Curator of Fossil Amphibians, Reptiles and Birds at the British Museum (Natural History), London
Director PETER RAMSDEN
Producer BRENDA HORSFIELD
Book (same title) 15.00, from bookshops
Introduced by PHILIP WRIXON Another Long-term Plan
A report in 1968 on 'Agriculture's Import-saving Role' saw the potential for considerable expansion. What's happened since, and what chances are there of new plans being implemented?
Producer JOHN KENYON (Birmingham)
Weather for farmers
A series of 20 programmes 14: Playing to Learn
JUDITH DAVIS and PAUL BARNES look at toys and play to find out what parents can do at home to give their children a head start.
Producer DICK FOSTER
(Repeated: Monday BBC2 7.5 pm)
Fred Astaire. Ginger Rogers with Edward Everett Horton Eric Blore , Harriet Hoctor
Ballet star Peter J. Peters is infatuated with comedy queen Linda Keene but to frustrate an obnoxious publicity ploy she plans to divorce him even before they are married and HARRIET HOCTOR
Music and lyrics by GEORGE and IRA GERSHWIN Di'rector MARK sawdrich
This Week's Films: page 15 THE FRED ASTAIR£ STORY: a RADIO TIMES SPECIAL, 50p from newsagents
with Geoffrey Wheeler
In this 1975 knock-out competition 16 youthful teams from all over the United Kingdom tackle questions requiring quick recall, depth of knowledge and team cooperation as they take up the challenge for the ' Owl of Wisdom ' trophy. Heat 1: Sheppey
INNES CROALLY, SIMON PRATT
HEATHER MUNDY , NICHOLAS NEWMAN v Wanstead
SUSAN LUMSDEN, SIMON KAHN
DEBORAH ADI. ER, ROBERT PEAKE
Questions set by BOSWELL TAYLOR Director PETER MASSEY Producer BILL WRIGHT
by Lavinia Derwent: adapted for television by Clifford Hanley
Twelve-year-old Magnus Macduff lives on the beautiful but remote Hebridean island of Sula. He loves the island with its colour, its long sandy beaches and its rich wild life. But although Magnus may love Sula, he doesn't like school....
The World of Religion in 1975 Presented by Colin Morris This week:
The Holy Land Package
Throughout Holy Year the roads from Jerusalem to Galilee will be packed with Christian pilgrims and tourists. What have they come to find? Is commercialism or the threat of terrorism spoiling this ' journey of a lifetime '?
This Easter Anno Domini has been on a package tour to Israel with a party from Leeds and the South of England.
Series producer PETER ARMSTRONG (Repeated: Monday 12.20 pm)
appeals on behalf of the Handicapped Adventure Playground Association. London's first specially-equipped playground in Chelsea for handicapped children is a conspicuous success. Now money is needed to open two more,in Islington and Wandsworth.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque to: [address removed]
from St Philip and St James Church, Hodge Hill, Bromford and Firs, Birmingham
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler
Rejoice! the Lord is King! (Gopsal) Bright the vision (Laus Deo)
All who love and serve your city (Stuttgart)
God is love (Theodoric)
Jesu, lover of my soul (Aberystwyth) Lord of all hopefulness (Slane)
Ye that know the Lord is gracious (Hyfrydol)
Lord Jesus Christ (Living Lord) Thy Kingdom come! (Irish)
Lord. enthroned in heavenly splendour (St Helen)
Organist Martin Bates
Conductor Donald Field
Director Michael Shoesmith
Series producer Raymond Short
Patrick O'Connell Jennifer Wilson with Richard Easton
Robin Chadwick , Derek Benfield
Paul Merroney is proving to be a man of determined ambition with confident plans for Hammond Transport. Brian, however, is less sure of himself ... Tiger by the Tail by ERIC paice
Created by GERARD GLAISTER and N. J. CRISP Script editor Douglas watkinsun Designer gavin davies
Producer KEN RIDDINGTON Director LENNIE MAYNE
David Niven introduces a season of famous British films of the war being shown for the first time on television.
Tonight starring Margaret Lockwood, Rex Harrison
In Czechoslovakia immediately before the outbreak of the war, the directors of a large munitions factory decide to send Dr Bomasch and his secret invention to Britain for safety. But how is the formidable Nazi security system to be penetrated? Secret Service Agent Gus Bennett has a daring plan.
Screenplay by SIDNEY GILLIAT based on a story by GORDON WELLESLEY
Producer EDWARD BLACK Director CAROL REED
This Week's Films: page 15
with Richard Baker Weather
by SEAN O'CASEY
A Play of the Month presentation The first of O'Casey's three major plays about the 'troubles', The Shadow of a Gunman is set in a Dublin tenement in 1920, during the agonising birth pains of the new Irish Free State.
Cast in order of appearance: with HILARY MINSTER , MARK MOSS
PHYLLIS MCMAHON , ISOLDE CAZELET MICHAEL O'DONOUGHUE
Lighting JOHN summers
Script editor NICHOLAS LOM Designer SUSAN SPENCE
Producer CEDRIC MESSINA Director ALVIN RAKOFF