10.35 Social Sciences: 13: Sociology of Economic Behaviour
11.5 Science: 13: Giant Molecules
11.35 Mathematics: 13: The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
12.5 Arts: 12: The Image in the Cloud
12.30 Open Forum
The best of the week's news film from all over the world, together with other subjects of interest. For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually.
Rowan and Martin invite you to a new series of their Laugh-In with this week a number of guest celebrities including Johnny Carson and Mayor Sam Yorty of Los Angeles
With Arte Johnson, Ruth Buzzi, Gary Owens, Alan Sues, Lily Tomlin, Dennis Allen, Johnny Brown, Ann Elder, Nancie Phillips, Barbara Sharma
A Schlatter/Friendly production for NBC
Isolated in the heart of bustling Singapore four troupes of wild 'crab-eating' macaques share the freedom of the city's Botanic Gardens with hundreds of visitors. Monkeys and orchids side by side, and only the orchids are captive. Fed by passers-by, cursed by hard-worked gardeners, the animals provide, for the discerning eye, more than a glimpse of the monkey way of life.
Edited and introduced by John Amis
Mozart - Birtwistle - Mozart
The Amadeus String Quartet
Annon-Lee Silver (soprano), Andre Tchaikowsky (piano), Cecil Aronowitz (viola) and others perform a nocturnal sequence of serious but rarely heard Mozart 'lollipops' including two of the most beguiling and extended melodies that even he ever wrote, one for violin, one from a never-finished opera.
Flanked on either side by Mozart comes a film about Harrison Birtwistle entitled
A Couple of Things About Harry this provides a clue and a background to this provocative and profound British composer
The Fires of London (formerly the Pierrot Players) are directed by the composer The London Sinfonietta directed by David Atherton Mary Thomas (soprano), Alan Hacker (clarinet)
The Amadeus String
Subject (A Couple of Things About Harry)/Director, The Fires of London/Composer:
Director, The London Sinfonietta:
Starring Alastair Sim, Bill Travers (above)
with Brian Reece, Raymond Huntley, Miles Malleson, Norah Gorsen
Geordie spends his Highland childhood regretting he is so small - but after secretly taking a body-building correspondence course, his prowess as an athlete becomes astonishing. So much so that he triumphs in the Highland Games and is entered for the Olympics.
(This Week's Films: page 9)
The Rev McNab:
Sheridan Morley previews films that will be showing over Easter including Husbands, Zeppelin and From Nashville with Music.
Philip Jenkinson shows more vintage films