A six-part serial from Norway
4: Lise and Bodoil set about collecting signatures for their protest against the closing of the school on their small island.
Story told by GABRIEL WOOLF
Presented by PEGGY MILLER
Michael Aspel introduces your requests from recent BBC television programmes.
With him in the studio this week: Christopher Timothy
Producer PHILIP CHILVERS
(Send your requests to: Ask Aspel, BBC Television, London W12 8QT)
with John Craven
The Wild Men from the North
JOHN CRAVEN goes to Norway and to the islands of Shetland in search of the truth behind the stories of the wild Viking raiders. Storyteller RAY SMITH
Illustrations MINA MART1NEZ
Music BBC Radiophonic Workshop Producer MOLLY cox
Over the centuries the Tower of London has been palace, prison, zoo, museum and place of execution. Once it defended England from invading foreign armies-now it welcomes them as tourists. To celebrate its 900th birthday, Luke Casey discovers the Tower the public never sees, and meets its inhabitants.
Film cameraman BRIAN GODDARD Sound CHRIS RENTY
Film editor LAURIE CHOAT Producer PETER GILLBE
2: 'Twixt London and Bristol
Ian Nairn finds traditional follies and his own idea of follies along the Great Western Railway route between London and Bristol.
Paddington Station, Reading Priory, Faringdon Tower and the Uffington White Horse feature, and Nairn finds the follies in Bristol and Bath.
Film editor PETER MARSH
Producer BARRY BEVINS. BBC Manchester
with Noel Edmonds The Final
A tense and exciting situation confronts the young experts, one team of whom will become the Hobby Horse champions of 1978. Teams:
Stirling PAUL MELDRUM , age 10: automobiles ELISE DOCHERTY , age 12 Charles Dickens
ANNE BOYLE , age 13: Enid Blyton v Ealing-
SIMON MANLEY , age 10: British and German military planes 1939-45 SIMON WOOLDRIDGE , age 13 the films of William Wyler
HELEN LINDSAY , age 15: herpetology
Director PETER MASSEY Producer BILL WRIGHT
starring James Garner in To Protect and Serve (part 2)
Hired by a top gang-land lawyer to find his ex-fiancee, Rockford hides her from him and the two hit-men hot on her heels. He doesn't realise that talkative police groupie Lianne has trailed him to the hideout.
by MICHAEL j. BIRD. A series of eight episodes, starring Jack Hedley Betty Arvaniti , Takis Emmanuel 7: A River to Cross
The vendetta continues against Alan Haldane and he learns that someone wishes him dead. Is it he who must pay the ferryman?
Music composed by YANNIS MARKOPOULOS Designer MYLES LANG
Producer WILLIAM SLATER
The lives behind six legendary names - told by their biographers. 5: David Lloyd George
Written and presented by the distinguished political journalist and historian John Grigg
One contemporary called Lloyd George ' a siren - a goat-footed bard rooted in nothing'. Another called him ' the most dangerous man who ever lived '. Rising from the humble ranks of northern Welsh non-conformity, Lloyd George became the most dynamic and decisive politician of his day. No Chancellor created such hopes or such hatred; no Prime Minister exercised such power. Yet four years after the end of the war which many claimed he had won, he fell from office never to return. JOHN GRIGG , who was formerly Lord Altrincham and who can genuinely claim that Lloyd George knew his father, presents his view that this volatile Welshman was the most effective politician we have ever had in peace or war. It was largely due to him, he believes, that Britain, at a time of supreme world crisis, succumbed neither to military defeat nor to revolution.
Photography COLIN WALDECK
Sound JULIAN BALDWIN , PETER RANN Film editor PETER BARBER
Executive producer HARRY HASTINGS Producer MALCOLM BROWN
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The Legion Hall Bombing
Taken from the transcript of a trial held at the Belfast City Commission, September 1976. Edited by CARYL CHURCHILL
A bomb explodes at a whist drive in a British Legion Hall in Ulster. Two youths are accused of the bombing.
Sound BOB GILLIS
Lighting ALAN HENDERSON Designer OLIVER BAYLDON
Producer MARGARET MATHESON Director ROLAND JOFFE
First (female) witness:
Second (male) witness:
Third witness/bomb expert:
Clerk of the Court:
Second accused's father:
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