Today's story: 'Wet Albert' by Michael and Joanne Cole
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Reporting the world tonight
John Timpson and Peter Woodsand Weather
for the BBC2 Trophy
Any two from four of the most exciting teams in Rugby League will make a great final
at the Ronnie Scott Club
The last in a series of weekly programmes featuring some of Britain's top jazz artists at Europe's No 1 Jazz Club
The Alan Skidmore Quintet
Alan Skidmore (tenor saxophone), Kenny Wheeler (trumpet/flugel horn), John Taylor (piano), Harry Miller (bass), Tony Oxley (drums)
Alan Skidmore is the son of one of the original post-war jazz musicians who made their mark in groups like those of John Dankworth and Humphrey Lyttelton , and has followed very much in his father's footsteps in attaining a reputation as a driving, forceful tenor saxophone player, although his style is, to say the least, updated. This year he and his Quintet were placed first in the International Jazz Festival held annually in Montreux, Switzerland. His partner in the front line is a brilliant trumpet and flugel horn player, Kenny Wheeler, a musician's musician.
Introduced by Ronnie Scott
Tonight's film in this season of outstanding films of the past ten years from the movie capital stars Shirley MacLaine, Laurence Harvey, Jack Hawkins
Produced by MGM in 1961, this unusual love story tells of the relationships of three people living in a remote part of northern New Zealand.
Shirley MacLaine makes a striking departure from her previous comedy roles to play a school teacher happy in her career but disturbed by the fear of accepting adult love.
A Julian Blaustein Production
From the novel by:
Hippies, Hell's Angels, Drop-outs, Mods, Rockers, Skinheads and Weathermen... a variety of names from a variety of countries changing year by year. But they all mean the same thing -the rebellious young. They also seem to be an aspect of our permissive Western Society. But tonight Europa takes a surprising look at what goes on in the countries behind what we used to call the Iron Curtain.
Introduced by Derek Hart