Part 5 : Invisible Frontiers
Although officially abolished, the caste system has not ceased to exert a strong influence on Indian social life. It is not a problem of colour, race nor even of class. It is far subtler and harder to pin down, as Louis Malle discovers as soon as he starts to ask those awkward questions about caste that Indians are reluctant to answer. For the Hindu, division into castes is like a law of nature, a logical expression of his vision of the Universe. Castes are religious boundaries that run through heads and through hearts but not along the ground; they are those invisible frontiers of the mind that to India are so natural and to the West so incomprehensible. Narrated and directed by LOUIS MALLE
Presented by COLIN LUKE
leader DAVID MCCALLUM and featuring Keith Michell and THE ROY GUNSON DANCERS
Choreographer ROY GUNSON Designer TIM HARVEY
Production JOHN STREET
(Keith Michell is in Abelard and Heloise ' at Wyndham's Theatre, London)
Europa returns tonight for its fourth season of looking at the world through the eyes of other countries' television. Stations like ORTF Paris, SFB Berlin and TSS Moscow all contribute to Europa - a glimpse of how other nations look at world affairs.
Introduced by DEREK HART
Producer ANTHONY CHIVERS
This year the people of the Lake District celebrated the bicentenary of their most famous son, William Wordsworth. They remembered him in verse, with the world premiere of his one and only play and with 27,000 daffodils.
Executive producer MICHAEL HILL Director IAN KEILL
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