A programme for children at home
Carol Chell , Lionel Morton
' Family Tree ' by JEAN and GARETH ADAMSON
Repeated on BBC-1 and at 4.20 p.m.
Five programmes that look at France through French eyes
4: Brittany: The Turn of the Tide with the Divanac'h family, Lesconil
‡Produced by SHEILA INNES
The World Tonight
John Timpson , Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News followed by THE WEATHER
A duel of words and wit between
The Resident Gentlemen
MICHAEL TRUBSHAWE and The Challenging Ladies
' Call My Bluff ' devised by Mars Goodson and Bill Todman
† Produced by T. LESLIE JACKSON
Looking at the news and the men behind the news in the world of money
Introduced by Brian Widlake , John Tusa with Graham Turner , Peter Ross
Produced by MICHAEL BUNCE
by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
translated by Robert David Macdonald
[Starring] John Gielgud and Alec Guinness
John Gielgud is in 'Forty Years On' at the Apollo Theatre, London
See cover story on page 3
Man and Science Today
THE YEARS OF THE LOCUST
When this programme was first screened in January, The Times reviewed it as a ' fascinating nightmare of the locusts ... women rushing into their fields, flapping pieces of cloth, made a macabre but marvellous ballet.'
A plague of locusts: few natural disasters provoke more distaste, more horror, more fear, than this great biblical threat. But now, once again, locusts are on the move. From India to West Africa and from the Mediterranean to Tanzania there is a real threat of plague.
The desert locust has been in recession for several years, but for some two years now it has been breeding quietly, unseen, in the vastness of the Empty Quarter in Southern Arabia, in the southern Sahara, and along the shores of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Huge swarms appeared last spring and summer and by the autumn the experts were prophesying the worst plague for many years--a plague that could threaten one-fifth of the land surface of the world and threaten the food supplies of millions of people.
A Horizon unit spent several weeks filming at the ' storm-centre ' of the plague in Ethiopia. Narrated and produced by ANTHONY ISAACS
Editor. R. W. REID
A progress report live from the G.P.O. Tower, London, on the fifth day of the DAILY MAIL
TRANSATLANTIC AIR RACE in which more than 300 competitors are trying to win £ 60,000 in prizes for the fastest and most enterprising flights between London and New York.
See colour feature on page 31
by ANTHONY TROLLOPE
A second chance to see this dramatisation in five parts by SIMON RAVEN starring
Melmotte has been elected to the House of Commons. He has been given two days to produce £80,000 to pay for Pickering, and is trying to persuade Marie to make over her fortune to him.
PART 5: Close of Play
Cast in order of appearance:
Script editor, Lennox Phillips
Make-up, Sandra Hurll Lighting, Robert Wright Designer, Gwen Evans
Producer, DAVID CONROY
Directed by JAMES CELLAN JONES
Shown on Saturday
The Marquis of Auld Reekie:
Hamilton K Fisker:
Lady Pomona Longestaffe:
Sir Felix Carbury:
The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean , Joan Bakewell Tony Bilbow , Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests
Editor, ROWAN AYERS