TIME AND PLACE
Eleven programmes for people who want to know more about the background of the countryside around them
9: The Lake District
Introduced by Gordon Manley
Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Lancaster
Produced by F. R. ELWELL
or Life with a practical father
Written by RICHARD WADE starring
'I flew like a bird, Florence, like a bird.' The head of the Hastings family did fly and flew in a glider made by the Special Effects Department of the BBC to drawings published in an edition of Popular Mechanics, a magazine of the period. If you are a practical father then you are invited to share in the delights and disasters of leaving the ground ' like a bird.'
PART 4: 1904-Like a Bird
Designer, Roger Murray-Leach
Produced by RAMSAY SHORT
Directed by PETER R. SMITH
... is the bid of a family seeking roots in the newly won West
... is the threat to the new settlers from Mexicans and Indians
... and spells adventure in the Arizona territory of 1870 * Destination Tucson
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Big John Cannon:
Annal' e Cannon:
Billy Blue Cannon:
by W. M. Thackeray
A second chance to see this dramatisation in five parts by Rex Tucker
starring Susan Hampshire
A new dramatisation in colour of this high comedy, renowned for its irony and wit.
Shown on Saturday
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