A programme to decide the best song of 1968.
Introduced by Katie Boyle
Shown last evening (Colour)
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
Presenter, Robert Dougall
Translator, Joan Turner
Producer. Bill Northwood
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.
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
Dance direction by Roy Gunson
Vocal arrangements by George Mitchell.
Orchestrations by Alan Bristow.
Orchestra Leader: Freddy Clayton conducted by George Mitchell and Eric Robinson
Settings by Martin Collins
Devised and produced by George Inns
(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 by:
Devised and produced by:
with Robert Erskine
The Carpentry of Sound
Simple instruments of wood and string can, indeed, render very sophisticated music, but in advanced civilisations the finest sounds go with the finest craftsmanship
Heading into Silbury
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
Produced and directed by Peter Bale from the South and West
The New Language of Music
PIERRE BOULEZ on the foundations of twentieth-century music as laid down by BERG, Schoenberg, and WEBERN with Halina Lukomska (soprano)
Chorus-Master, PETER Gellhorn
BBC Symphony Orchestra Leader, Trevor Williams
Interviewer and narrator, Basil Moss
Designer, Roger Liminton
Graphics, Colin Whitaker
Script, commentaries, and musical direction: Pierre Boulez
Director. Barrie Gavin
A duel of words and wit between
KENNETH HORNE with ALAN BENNETT
ALISTAIR SAMPSON and DRUSILLA BEYFUS with SYLVIA SYMS
Referee, ROBERT ROBINSON
Devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman
Produced by JOHNNY Downes
Television's weekend colour supplement with Noel Picarda
Argument, discussion, entertainment and a personal view from