A programme for children at home
Useful Box Day
Presenters this week,
Miranda Connell , Colin Jeavont
' Old Winkle and the Seagulls by ELIZABETH and GERALD Rose
I saw a ship a-sailing,
A-sailing on the sea....
Today Miranda uses a nutshell and bits and pieces from the Useful Box to make a sailing ship. There are some sea-horses in Play School on Pets Day and later in the week Colin tells a story about a king who tried to stop the tide coming in.
Five programmes on the situation now
5: Social Change
Is marriage more difficult nowadays? ' The expectations of a husband of a wife and a wife of a husband are becoming so great that even the most perfect married couple in the world could not survive such things': so says Dr. Edmund Leach in this programme.
J Produced by ROGER OWEN
The World Tonight
John Timpson and Peter Woods with Martin Bell, Michael Blakey
Michael Clayton , Tom Mangold
Brian Saxton , David Tindall
Richard Whitmore and the correspondents at home and abroad of BBC News
• followed by THE WEATHER
... 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 ✰
The Promised Land
The tenants of a village on Don Sebastian 's land find the money to buy it, but Don Sebastian repudi ates his earlier promise to sell. The origin of the money is called in question and the villagers' fate hangs in the balance.
Dan Sebastian Montoya:
TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR with Roland MacLeod
Written by MARTY FELDMAN and BARRY TOOK
Additional material by JOHN JUNKIN
Costumes, Prue Handley
Make-up, Penny Needham
Designer, Judy Steele
Directed by ROGER RACE
Produced by DENNIS MAIN Wilson
Before Breakfast by ROBERT RUDELSON starring
Script editor, Derek Hoddinott
Music, BOB LEAPER
Designer, Evan Hercules
Producer, INNES LLOYD
Directed by MICHAEL BAKEWELL
Two young Americans wake up in their flatlet in Notting Hill. This is their home, their world, their fantasy. Only the newspapers that litter the floor, and the television set standing in the corner tell them what is going on outside their existence. Like most of us, they have become immune to the realities of life.
Dean Stockwell , American star of such films as Compulsion and Sons and Lovers, was anxious to work in British television and came over specially for this play. Lelia Goldoni , star of John Cassa vetes' classic film, Shadows, married author Robert Rudelson only a few weeks ago.
as The Man:
as The Girl:
as The African:
A series of profiles on the life and work of artists of international stature
Written by MARK PEPLOE
Directed by Dick Fontaine and STEPHEN Milne
This Hungarian-born painter, now living in France, seeks an abstract art which tells no stories, holds no memories, and refers to nothing but itself. It is Vasarely's efforts to achieve such an art that have led him progressively from representational abstraction, through kinetic experiment, to the formulation of an abstract geometrical alphabet.
A last look around the daily scene with Michael Dean , Joan Bakewell
Tony Bilbow , Brian King and Sheridan Morley
Editor, ROWAN AYERS