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This week:
Alone On the Pacific
A Japanese film with English sub-titles starring
Screenplay by NATTO WADA based on KENICHI HORIE 'S logbook
Produced by Akira Nakai
Directed by Kon Ichikawa
This delightful film is based on the logbook of a young Japanese who sailed single-handed from Osaka to San Francisco.
Richard Roud, film critic of The
Guardian, mentioned Kon Ichikawa's remarkable film as being among the best of 1967's crop. Despite its theme-that of a lonely sailor-the movie is far from being monotonous, and is full of warm, humorous touches, notably a scene when the solitary lad discovers that to sit down and have a good cry does him a power of good!


Unknown: Yujiro Ishihara
Play By: Natto Wada
Unknown: Kenichi Horie
Produced By: Akira Nakai
Directed By: Kon Ichikawa
Kenichi Horie: Yujiro Ishihara
His Father: Masayuki Mori
His Mother: Kinuyo Tanaka
His Sister: Ruriko Asaoka
His Friend: Hajime Hana


Introduced by Cliff Morgan
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After last week's double International at Twickenham and Murrayfield, Rugby Special stays in Edinburgh to cover Club Rugby.
Today's match from the well-known ground of Jock's Lodge is between two old-established clubs —Royal High School F.P., who last year celebrated their centenary, and Watsonians. This season Royal High School F.P. won their first thirteen matches on the trot, and were leading in the championship till the beginning of December. At present the two clubs are near each other in the top half of the championship table and both teams will be fielding Edinburgh district players and Scottish trialists.
Commentator, Bill McLaren
Television presentation by Bill Malcolm
Series producer, ALAN MOUNCER


Introduced By: Cliff Morgan
Presentation By: Bill Malcolm
Producer: Alan Mouncer


by FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY dramatised in six parts by HUGH LEONARD
Pyotr has caused the death of the Lebyadkins and has murdered the convict. To strengthen his revolutionary group, he plans the murder of Shatov; but Shatov's wife has returned to him.
PART 6: The Last Murder
Script editor, Lennox Phillips Costumes, Joan Ellacott Lighting. Robert Wright Designer, Derek Dodd
Directed by NAOMI CAPON
Repeated on Thursday at 10.20 p.m.


Unknown: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Unknown: Hugh Leonard
Editor: Lennox Phillips
Unknown: Joan Ellacott
Unknown: Robert Wright
Designer: Derek Dodd
Producer: David Conroy
Directed By: Naomi Capon
Narrator: Laurence Hardy
Shatov: James Caffrey
Marie Shatov: Angela Pleasence
Stepan Verhovensky: Joseph O'Conor
Sofya Ulitin: Patricia Heneghan
Landlord: Jerold Wells
Landlord's wife: Barbara Leake
Peasant: Edwin Finn
Erkel: Paul Grist
Lyamshin: David Hadda
Kirilov: Tim Preece
Mme Virginsky: Sheila Ballantine
Pyotr Verhovensky: David Collings
Virginsky: Keith Anderson
Shigalov: Tenniel Evans
Liputin: George Murcell
Varvara Stavrogin: Rosalie Crutchley
Dasha: Anne Stallybrass
Nikolay Stavrogin: Keith Bell
Stationmaster: Eric Longworth


Introduced by Magnus Magnusson and narrated by Hugh Dickson
The conflict between Henry 11 and Thomas Becket has for centuries fascinated historians and dramatists alike. The dramatists, and indeed the majority of people, have seen Becket as a saint who stood out bravely for the freedom of the Church against the oppression of the King; but a different view is put tonight.
There are nine contemporary lives of Becket, and from these and his letters Nesta Pain has constructed a dramatised documentary in which more than ninety per cent of the dialogue is known to have been spoken at the time. It traces the career of Thomas Becket from his appointment as Archbishop, through his exile in France, to his eventual murder in Canterbury Cathedral.
Designed by Colin Green
Directed by RODERICK Graham
Produced by PAUL Johnstoni
See page 28


Unknown: Barry Foster
Unknown: Peter Jeffrey
Unknown: Richard Hurndall
Unknown: Thomas Becket
Unknown: Nesta Paix
Introduced By: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Hugh Dickson
Designed By: Colin Green
Directed By: Roderick Graham
Produced By: Paul Johnstoni
Becket: Peter Jeffrey
Henry: Barry Foster
Foliot: Richard Hurndall
Winchester: Noel Johnson
Llewellyn: David Garfield
Chichester: Donald Layne-Smith
Leicester: Frederick Hall
Fitzstephen: David Quilter
Bosham: Andrew Jack
First Knight: Joby Blanshard
Second Knight: Marshall Jones


JULIE FELIX with special guests, MANFRED MANN
Musical director, JOHN CAMERON
Sound, Alan Edmonds
Lighting. Ken McGregor
Design, J. Roger Lowe
Production, MEL CORNISH


Unknown: Julie Felix
Unknown: Manfred Mann
Unknown: Luis Alberto Del Parana
Director: John Cameron
Unknown: Alan Edmonds
Unknown: Ken McGregor
Design: J. Roger Lowe


The weekly arts magazine
Harold Pinter on stage for the first time in eight years in a play of his own; Frank Marcus 's new adaptation of Molnar's The Guardsman; a thriving, jumping Theatre for Youth movement ... some of the recent achievements of Giles Havergal and the Watford Theatre Trust.
Four years after taking over the theatre, Giles Havergal looks forward to the possibility of a new building, and between rehearsals for The Guardsman, with Sheila Steafel and William Lucas , talks about running the only live theatre between London and Coventry.
ARTHUR MILLER whose latest play The Price opens in the West End next Tuesday talks to Kenneth Tynan
Colin Nears , Darrol Blake Christopher Martin
Editor, Lorna PEGRAM


Unknown: Frank Marcus
Unknown: Giles Havergal
Unknown: Giles Havergal
Unknown: Sheila Steafel
Talks: William Lucas
Unknown: Arthur Miller
Unknown: Kenneth Tynan
Unknown: Colin Nears
Unknown: Darrol Blake
Unknown: Christopher Martin
Editor: Lorna Pegram



Late Night Line-Up's Saturday diversion which this week features
Ten Years After
Production, STEVE TURNER


Unknown: Steve Turner


Two Living One Dead starring PATRICK McGOOHAN
VIRGINIA McKENNA , BILL TRAVERS Photographed by Gunnar Fischer
Screenplay by LINDSAY GALLOWAY based on the novel by SIGURD CHRISTIANSSEN Produced by Teddy Baird
Directed by Anthony Asquith
A post office clerk who hands over the day's takings to armed robbers is ostracised for his cowardice. How would his colleagues have reacted? He undertakes an interesting experiment to find out.


Unknown: Patrick McGoohan
Unknown: Virginia McKenna
Unknown: Bill Travers
Unknown: Gunnar Fischer
Unknown: Lindsay Galloway
Novel By: Sigurd Christianssen
Produced By: Teddy Baird
Directed By: Anthony Asquith
Berger: Patrick McGoohan
Hele n Berger: Virginia McKenna
Anderson: Bill Travers
Esther Kester: Dorothy Alison
Rogers: Alf Kjellin
Johnson: Noel Willman
Miss Larsen: Pauline Jameson
Kester: Peter Vaughan
Broms: Derek Francis
Nils: Michael Crawford

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