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: News Review

The best of the week's newsfilm from all over the world, together with other subjects of interest. For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually Presenter KENNETH KENDALL
Producer BILL NORTHWOOD and Weather


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: The World About Us: Amazon

The most exciting river in the world: fierce Stone Age Indians, animals, and fish which came straight from a nightmare or a science fiction story, all figure in a film which traces the river Amazon from its source in the Andes to its many mouths spread over 200 miles of the Brazilian Atlantic coastline.
A National Geographic and Metro Media production.


Narrator: Alexander Scourby
Chief cameraman: Eric Durschmied

: Music Now

presented by Robin Ray
A Big Year for Berlioz: with the Berlioz celebrations drawing to a close Bernard Levin has some thoughts on the matter.
Herbert von Karajan Competition, ' What I'm looking for h explosive talent.' 348 thought they had it - 35 were given the chance to prove it at an international conducting competition in Berlin. Music Now invites the winner to make his first appearance in this country.
Another First: the Brazilian pianist Roberto Szidon , who makes his British debut this month.
A Small Celebration: ' I will let the air only vibrate with a small celebration of words - John Smith. The Michael Gairick Sextet, poets Jeremy Robson and John Smith , and singer Norma Winstone set the air vibrating. Lighting JOHN SUMMERS Directors DAVID BUCKTON


Presented By: Robin Ray
Unknown: Bernard Levin
Unknown: Herbert von Karajan
Unknown: Roberto Szidon
Unknown: John Smith.
Unknown: Jeremy Robson
Unknown: John Smith
Singer: Norma Winstone
Unknown: John Summers
Directors: David Buckton
Unknown: Denis Moriarty
Unknown: Maddalena Fagandini
Editor: William Fitzwater

: A Year in the Life for Tony, Rebel Rocker: June 1968-June 1969

"We hate all coppers, I call them the lice of the working class." "I hate moddy boys even worse than coppers." "I don't hate niggers, I just don't like them." "Wilson is the worst thing that ever happened to this country."
Views expressed by a gang of motorbike boys - the Camberley Rockers.
Tonight's film follows the gang, and in particular Tony. In June 1968 he is out of work and he feels misunderstood by a hostile society.


Produced by: Paul Watson

: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In

Programmes of lunacy and laughter starring, as your hosts, Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.

This week's star guests: Debbie Reynolds, Peter Sellers and Johnny Carson
and Judy Carne, Arte Johnson, Ruth Buzzi, Henry Gibson, Goldie Hawn, Alan Sues, Jo Anne Worley, Teresa Graves, Pamela Rodgers, Jeremy Lloyd, Byron Gilliam and Gary Owens

(Colour feature: pages 7 and 8. Good as Goldie: page 9)


Host: Dan Rowan
Host: Dick Martin
Guest: Peter Sellers
Guest: Johnny Carson
Performer: Judy Carne
Performer: Arte Johnson
Performer: Ruth Buzzi
Performer: Henry Gibson
Performer: Jo Anne Worley
Performer: Teresa Graves
Performer: Pamela Rodgers
Performer: Jeremy Lloyd
Performer: Byron Gilliam
Performer: Gary Owens
Produced by: George Schlatter
Produced by: Ed Friendly

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: You Have Been Watching... Are You Being Served? 28 August 2016

: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Aggers and Torters: Part 1: Back to Nature

A series of three plays by David Hodson
[Starring] Amanda Barrie, Roddy Maude-Roxby and James Villiers
'It will be super being with Oscar and Georgie for a couple of days ... roughing it together.'


Writer: David Hodson
Script editor: Derek Hoddinott
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Rodney Bennett
Bob: Roddy Maude-Roxby
Janet: Amanda Barrie
Oscar: James Villiers
Georgie: Rosalind Knight

: News Summary

: Line-Up: Film Night

A weekly look at the cinema with stars, previews, and a dig into the past
This week's guest
Christopher Plummer


Unknown: Christopher Plummer
Introduced By: Tony Bilbow
Unknown: Philip Jenkinson
Editor: Rowan Ayers

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