Starring Betty Grable, Dan Dailey
with Jack Oakie, June Havoc, Richard Arlen, James Gleason
Husband-and-wife Bonny Kane (Betty Grable) and Skid Johnson (Dan Dailey) are a 'top-of-the-bill' musical act - until Bonny gets jealous of Skid's 'other interests.' The act breaks up, but, despite many quarrels, romance lingers on...
A review of the political week
David Holmes recalls the highlights in the Houses of Parliament and reports on the part played by government in the lives of us all.
with Percy Thrower from Forde Abbey, Dorset
Founded in 1138 as a Cistercian Monastery, Forde Abbey is now privately owned and has become a mecca for botanists, horticulturists, and those who just love beautiful gardens.
by Stuart Hood
A cannonade, then a sudden infantry charge over the shattered walls of Rome exactly a century ago completed the making of the Kingdom of Italy.
The Risorgimento was a succession of violent battles and bloodier repressions. From it emerged Garibaldi, Mazzini, and Cavour - heroes of the nation. But who were their enemies? Who were the men, like the infamous King Bomba of Naples, who resisted the tide of unity?
This programme retells, with the vivid pictures of the day and in the actual settings of its major events, the story of those great years which had, even then, the force and form of legend.
Heather Beckers, Marie Betts, Ann Chapman, Jackie Dalton, Denise Fone, Lynda Herbert, Jane Herbert, Carolyn Heywood, Linda Jolliff, Lesley Judd, Kay Korda, Linda Lawrence, Sandy Penson, Terry Robinson, Wei Wei Wong, Bobby Bannerman, Iain Burton, Chris Cooper, Roger Finch, Richard Gough, Paul Guess, Harry Higham, Roger Howlett, Nigel Lythgoe, Colin Pilditch, Jeremy Robinson, Brian Rogers, Donald Torr, Kenneth Warwick, Trevor Willis
Starring Nina and Lou Rawls, Keith Potger and the New Seekers
Special guest star Russ Conway
Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
Keith Potger and the New
Alyn Ainsworth and his
with Robert Erskine
Since Roman times children have always demanded amusement, but the Victorians especially insisted on toys to encourage the pursuit of knowledge.
by David McGibbon
Three sailors from a Royal Navy survey ship are working ashore on the north-west coast of Ireland. They live in an old, partly ruined, fort on the seaward end of a small bay, and their job is to note the rise and fall of the tide in the area. One night, however, they have much more to worry about.
[Starring] Sam Kydd as Spike, Richard O'Callaghan as Francis, Maurice Roeves as Cass
(Richard O'Callaghan is in "Three Months Gone" at the Duchess Theatre)
The weekly arts magazine
Presented by James Mossman
The Latin poetry of Martial is famous for its vivid and bawdy portrait of the people who lived in ancient Rome. Now Australian poet Peter Porter has produced translations which bring these racy Latin epigrams, and the people in them, back to life.
In tonight's film Martial, played by John Ronane, recites his work and supplies his own running commentary. It's a performance to remind us that Martial is one of the great poets of Rome's Silver Age
Too much damned architecture...
So says Stockholm-based British architect Ralph Erskine who for 30 years has been building cold-weather houses the Swedes love to live in. Review sent John Vaughan to see Erskine and film his work, from a new community at Clare Hall, Cambridge, to miners' homes at Svappavaara on the Arctic Circle.
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Introduced by Tommy Vance featuring Buddy Knox, rock 'n roll artist in the old tradition and Daddy Longlegs, an American rock band in the new with the best of the rest in pop
Starring Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford
An American goes to Trinidad to investigate the death of his brother and becomes involved with a gang of conspirators.
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