Drifting at random through the numberless villages of the South, Louis Malle finds himself in a timeless, fantastic, and to a western eye, almost surrealist world. Kerala is like a dream, with its exotic lagoons, game reserves and palm-fringed beaches - a species of tropical Paradise Lost. At the same time it's a battleground for the conflicting forces of Capitalism and Maoism, a land where even the Communists are split into three separate parties, and democracy and collectivism wrestle with the traditions of a country that by nature rejects them both.
Narrated and directed by:
A series of informal parties when viewers will be able to join Fanny Cradock in her own home and share in her party preparations. From time to time Johnnie Cradock will give his choice of wines for the occasion.
(This week's recipe: page 12)
Outside broadcast directed by:
Written by Eddie Braben
Starring Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Their guests Fenella Fielding, Ray Stevens, Sylvia McNeill, Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
[with] Ann Hamilton, Janet Webb, Frank Tregear, Leslie Noyes
Orchestra directed by:
Kenny Ball and his
On the day of the traditional Protestant Apprentice Boys' March - the people of Northern Ireland hold their breath. The tensions of this country which has now lived in a state of virtual Civil War for the last 12 months press most closely on those who live in the embattled Protestant and Catholic areas.
Jim Douglas Henry and a film crew lived for ten days with the Catholic [text removed] their six children, their friends and neighbours in [text removed]. Harold Williamson and another crew lived, across the barbed wire, with the Protestant [text removed]and their two daughters, friends and neighbours in [text removed].
The [text removed] and the [text removed] are not normally militant or filled with hatred. But while politicians talk and the army patrol, these two families are living with the situation, occasionally in hope-but mostly in despair
(Christians at War: page 12)
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