Today's story: The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark ' by JILL TOMLINSON Presenters CAROL CHELL , RICK JONES
(Repeated: BBC1, BBC Wales at 4.20)
Introduced by ARTHUR GARRATT Quality at What Price?
The most famous statue in the world, dug up in a field in 1820. For over a century she s been the symbol of feminine perfection - this mutilated giantess with a figure measuring 43-37-47. One contemporary report says that she was found intact. So what happened to her arms? What did she look like before her amputation? And under what curious circumstances did the signed corner of her plinth vanish completely?
Yvonne Mitchell , the actress and writer, visits the Louvre in Paris and tries to piece together the many contradictions that make up the story of the Venus de Milo. Producer LESLIE MEGAHEY
The people, the stories, and the action behind the one commodity no one can do without - money.
Together with the Money-Minder Presenters BRIAN WIDLAKE
ALAN WATSON , PAUL GRIFFITHS
Produced by ROBERT ROWLAND
The isolation the ancientness the changing light on hills and valleys. In this Celtic-Scandinavian kingdom time does not matter
In this week's programme Sir John Betjeman revisits the Isle of Man which he has known and loved since student days, and finds that the magnetism of the past is still very much present.
Producer BRIDGET WINTER
Television's fastest spectacular bringing back the Magic of the Minstrels starring The Mitchell Minstrels featuring John Boulter
Dai Francis , Margaret Savage Andy Cole , Peter Kaye with The Television Toppers and LES RAWLINGS , ELSPETH HANDS DELIA WICKS , LES WANT
JEAN MCGUIRE , BENNY GARCIA
Orchestra: leader FREDDY CLAYTON conducted by GEORGE MITCHELL and ALAN BRISTOW
Choreography by ELSPETHBANDS
Vocal arrangements by GEORGE MITCHELL Orchestrations bv ALAN BRISTOW and NORMAN PERCIVAL
Additional material by ALAN FIELD and PETER ROBINSON
Settings by MARTIN COLLINS
Devised and produced by GEORGE INNS
(The Black and White Minstrels are appearing in ' Magic of the Minstrels ' at the Victoria Palace, London, and in The Black and White Minstrel Show at the New Theatre, Hull)
A special edition on Human Rights Day and on the eve of the 25th Anniversary of UNICEF including a film The Rights of a Child art and comments from children in England and America.
Eisenstein's individually composed images, Prokofiev's striking score, and Cherkasov's magnificent performance in the title role make Ivan the Terrible the greatest achievement of Eisenstein's distinguished career.
In Part 1 young Ivan incurs the wrath of the landowners while trying to unite Russia and finds himself in a precarious position as a result of intrigue by the Boyars and the hatred of the all-powerful Staritzky family.
Photographed by ANDREl MOSKVIN and EDUARD TISSE
Written, directed, and produced by SERGEI M. EISENSTEIN
(Eisenstein - genius in disgrace; This Week's Films: page 11) (Part 2 next Thursday)
Ivan the Terrible: