A programme to decide the best song of 1968.
Introduced by Katie Boyle
(Shown last evening)
For details see page 6
See also pages 34 and 35
Orchestra directed by:
The Vatican and the Via Veneto are only a mile apart. The sacred and the secular, like twisted threads, run all through Rome's history. They are traced on a tour of the city by Peter Nichols and Fr. William Purdy with Cardinal Marella, Princess Doria Pamphilj and Elsa Martinelli.
for the deaf and hard of hearing
A look at the news of the week with film from all over the world and a commentary that can be seen as well as heard.
A series of films from all over the world about our astonishing planet and the people who live on it.
War is a ritual thread woven into the pattern of life of the mountain people, the Dani. Although few lives are lost, great displays of measured violence dominate their existence and shape a culture that in many ways resembles that of our own distant Stone Age ancestors.
Edited version of the film "Dead Birds" made by Robert Gardner of the Harvard Peabody Expedition to New Guinea.
Edited version of the film "Dead Birds" made by:
Starring The Mitchell Minstrels
with John Boulter, Dai Francis, Tony Mercer
Compere, Leslie Crowther
also starring Margaret Savage, The Television Toppers, Delia Wicks, Don Cleaver, Penny Jewkes, Les Rawlings, Sheila Bernette
(Leslie Crowther is in "Let Sleeping Wives Lie" at the Garrick Theatre, London. "The Black and White Minstrel Show" is appearing at the Victoria Palace, London, and at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham)
Vocal arrangements/Orchestra conducted by:
Orchestra conducted by:
with Robert Erskine.
Simple instruments of wood and string can, indeed, render very sophisticated music, but in advanced civilisations the finest sounds go with the finest craftsmanship. (Colour)
Preparations for a unique archaeological event.
Introduced by Richard Atkinson, Professor of Archaeology, University College, Cardiff.
Today in Wiltshire a team of miners begin to drive a 250-foot tunnel on the first stage of a two-year excavation to discover the origination and purpose of the biggest prehistoric man-made earthwork in Europe.
This film covers the background and research in the weeks leading up to the start of the operation.
(from the South and West)
Pierre Boulez on the foundations of twentieth-century music as laid down by Berg, Schoenberg, and Webern.
A duel of words and wit between Kenneth Horne with Alan Bennett, Alistair Sampson and Drusilla Beyfus with Sylvia Syms, Antonia Fraser.
Referee, Robert Robinson
Television's weekend colour supplement with Noel Picarda.
Argument, discussion, entertainment
and a personal view from Benny Green.