In this special edition, world-renowned sitar player Pandit Ravi Shankar talks to MAHENDRA KAUL about his approach to music in the Western context and plays two raagas on the sitar, accompanied on the tabla by USTAD ALLARAKHA. Produced and presented by MAHENDRA KAUL
Director ASHOK RAMPAL. BBC Birmingham
Puppets, scripts and production:
Three programmes brought together to mark the new laws on equal pay and sex discrimination which came into force on 1 January.
What Did You Do in the Great War, Mummy?
The role of women in industry during two world wars - and after. With personal accounts by JESSIE STEPHEN and ANNE LIVERMORE. Commentary SUZANNE DAVIES Producer TONY MATTHEWS
Trade Union Studies
A series of ten programmes for trade unionists.
7: Equal Pay for Women
How effective is the Equal Pay Act likely to be in practice? How important are the attitudes of trade unionists in making it a reality in the workplace? TGWU convenor SYLVIA GREENWOOD , with PAT TURNER ,, GMWU and HARRY URWIN , TGwu, review the practical options for local union policy.
Executive producer TONY MATTHEWS Director PAUL KRIWACZEK Producer jobn TWITCHIN
(Repeated: Wednesday at 7.5 pm, BBC2)
Sex Discrimination Act
How will the Act affect the recruitment, training and promotion of women at work? What will industry need to do to promote equal opportunity between men and women?
Introduced by MAVIS NICHOLSON
Director DAVID WILSON
Producer TONY MATTHEWS
(Repeated: Wednesday at 6.40 pm, BBC2)
from St Laurence's Church, Catford, South East London
Celebrant REV F. LYNFORD SMITH Preacher the Vicar
REV WILFRED D. WOOD , JP
Organist and choirmaster DAVID SANGER TV presentation RAYMOND SHORT
Who's Planning What?
Production, Productivity and Profit is this year's theme for the Oxford Farming Conference. PHILIP WRIXON talks to EDWIN BUSHBY about milk production.
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers
Where Do the Children Play?
If you climb to the top of a high-rise block near the Angel and look out across Islington you won't see much in the way of recreation areas. But just off the City Road lies the City Basin, a stretch of water which at weekends is alive with children bustling about in canoes, rowing boats and sailing dinghies. The Islington Boat Club is four years old and has about 600 members aged nine to 15, all able to swim.
Producer JENNIFER JEREMY
starring Anthony Steel
Dinah Sheridan , Harold Warrender In East Africa, game warden Bob Payton , sickened by the wholesale slaughter of wild animals, begins a drive to found a National Park.
Written and directed by HARRY WATT Films: page 11
A series of six programmes with Harold Williamson who today visits the ancient town of Rye, talks to the people and listens to their music.
Once upon a time the men of Rye supplied fish to the Royal Court in London. Now the bay has silted up leaving the town high and dry and surrounded by some of the best sheep-grazing land in Sussex. But the sea has left behind its characters with tales of haunted cottages and smugglers.
Producer Tom Conway
A film series starring James Earl Jones
Alfred W. Lutter III
1942: a West Indian sailor and a boy are thrown together on an uninhabited Caribbean island when a ship is sunk by a Nazi submarine.
Director PATRICK GARLAND
by MARK TWAIN : dramatised in six parts by RICHARD HARRIS : Part 1
King Henry VIII of England is dying. The heir to the throne, the boy Prince Edward, meets by chance a pauper's son, Tom Canty. The two boys look exactly alike, and Edward decides they will change places for one hour. But unfortunately, things go wrong....
Costume designer JAMES ACHESON Make-up KEZIA DE WINNE
Script editor ALISTAIR BELL Designer KENNETH SHARP Director BARRY LETTS
Edward, Prince of Wales:
The first of ten programmes
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore Sunshine on a Budget
This year, more than ever, people will be looking for holiday bargains. So, to open the Holiday 76 series, we report on two budget holidays abroad - JOHN CARTER visits a Holiday Club in Morocco and KIERAN PRENDIVILLE travels by Hippy Hols to Greece.
In the studio JOAN BAKEWELL takes up some of the points raised by viewers' letters and JOHN CARTER and CLIFF MICHELMORE provide some of the answers. Watch out for the Holiday 76 competition which starts this week. It's a competition for the whole family with a prize which could solve your holiday problems.
Producer JEREMY BENNETT
A lively look at words and letters With DONALD GEE
BOB HOSKINS and GAY HAMILTON
PATRICIA HAYES , POLLY JAMES
Script BARRY TOOK
Adviser CATHERINE MOORHOUSE Director BARBARA DERKOW
Producer DAVID HARGREAVES
Repeated: Thursday 12.15 pm, and Saturday 10.25 am
Adults wanting help with reading can ring [number removed] or send their name. address and telephone number to: On the Move[address removed]
Book (same title), £1.00, from bookshops
Colin Morris takes a hard look at the world of religion in 1976. Editor PETER ARMSTRONG
from Paisley Abbey
Introduced by MICHAEL BARRATT with choirs from local churches and PAISLEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL NEIL MACKIE (tenor)
THE ANTONINE BRASS ENSEMBLE
Praise ye the Lord (Old 124th)
Brightest and best (Liebster Immanuel ) All poor men and humble (Olwen) The Holy Boy (John Ireland)
The Virgin Mary had a baby Boy (West Indian Carol)
Now thank we all our God (Nun Danket) Fairest Lord Jesus (Schbnster Herr Jesu ) O clap your hands (R. Vaughan Williams ) Bright the vision (Laus Deo)
All people that on earth do dwell (Old 100th, arr Vaughan Williams)
Conductor of praise GEORGE MCPHEE Organist JOHN LANGDON
Blessing REV JAMES ROSS Producer RALPH SMITH
Series producer RAYMOND SHORT BBC Scotland
A romantic serial in 16 parts set in Cornwall of the 1780s based on the novels by WINSTON GRAHAM Part 14 by JACK RUSSELL
Ross determines to find Mark Daniel who may be able to remember where he saw copper while hiding down Wheal Grace. To do so he must accompany Trencrom's smugglers to the Scilly Isles - a dangerous undertaking since among the smugglers there is an informer.
Script editor SIMON MASTERS
Costume designer JOHN BLOOMFIELD Designer OLIVER BAYLDON Producer MORRIS BARRY Director PAUL ANNETT
Lady Constance Bodrugan:
Sir Hugh Bodrugan:
Dr Dwight Enys:
starring William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March Mickey Rooney
After crashing his jet aircraft while returning from a mission during the Korean War, pilot Harry Brubaker is reunited with his wife Nancy and their two small children in Japan. Back in action, Harry finds himself part of a major new bombing raid on a heavily defended strategic point - the Bridges at Toko-Ri.
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Lieut Harry Brubaker:
with Richard Baker Weather
with Esther Rantzen Reporters
KIERAN PRENDIVILLE , GLYN WORSNIP CYRIL FLETCHER with Oddities of the Week Song of the Week
THE FIVEPENNY PIECE
A collection of the jokes, dramas and problems that happen in real life.
Editor JOHN MORRELL
The first of 12 programmes Introduced and edited by Melvyn Bragg
Paperbacks of the Week chosen by Caroline Coon, Margaret Drabble, Michael Foot, MP
Authors of the Week:
John Le Carre - whose paperback Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is published this week.
Evelyn Anthony - talking about The Occupying Power, her recently published paperback - a thriller set in France during the last war. And introducing The Booker Quiz
Send Quiz Answers to Read All About It, [address removed].
Introduced and edited by:
A series of 11 programmes looking at background issues in British politics.
L.O.S.L.A.? by DOUGLAS HURD. Pt 1 In the late 1970s there's another economic crisis. The government looks around desperately for cuts in public spending to satisfy pressing foreign creditors. Lowering of the school-leaving age is suggested as a possible measure. The Secretary of State for Education decides to fight it to the last ... This documentary drama introduced by PETER JENKINS aims to show how the Whitehall and government machines work and how conflict within a government is resolved.
Production assistant JUDY HARRIS Producer BERNARD ADAMS