A programme for children at home
Julie Stevens , Brian Cant
' The Leaning Tower by JOANNE COLE with live illustrations by the Wherehouse-La Mama Group
Repeated on BBC-1 and at
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
MAGNUS MAGNUSSON HENRY LONCHURST GRAHAM HILL and NEMONE LETHBRIDGI JULIA FOSTER
' Call My Bluff' devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman
Directed by MICHAEL GOODWIN
Produced by T. LESLIE JACKSON
North from Lion City
Starting at Singapore, he travels by road and rail through Malaya to Northern Thailand
5: Bangkok-klongs, monks, and a story-book palace
'The temple of the Emerald Buddha.... is such a delightful demonstration of sheer happiness ... an ingenious, hilarious, architectural giggle.'
Of Bangkok's 21-million population, ninety-four per cent are Buddhist and in this film Johnny visits Wat Bencha-the marble monastery-where he sees the monks at work and at prayer. He also visits the grounds of the Grand Palace and the fabulous Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The film ends with a tour of the Klongs. They form a maze of waterways through the city and the surrounding countryside, and the people live in houses that are open at the water's edge. Here too is the Floating Market where sampans are piled high with every kind of fruit and vegetable and where, from a boat, it is possible to buy anything from candles to a cup of coffee or a joint of meat.
Produced by BRIAN PATTEN from the South and West
with Robert Erskine
Perhaps the ancient inhabitants of the Cycladic Islands felt that Nature's unpredictable generosity and parsimony was best personified as a capricious goddess, for their commonest image was a little marble female figurine.
Directed by BRUCE ALLEN
Presented by BETTY WHITE
Feature films from a decade of movie-making.
Dress design and the world of high fashion have a glamour that rouses a primitive excitement in almost all women. For old Madame Alice in her nearly-deserted salon the great days had passed long before 1938 when this story begins. But for Martha Watkins the great days must be now, and she sees opportunity within her grasp ...
The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean , Joan Bakewell
Tony Bilbow , Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests
Editor, ROWAN AYERS