Starring Rock Hudson, Cyd Charisse
with Arthur Kennedy, Leif Erickson
On the Pacific route from the South Seas to Mexico a young but embittered skipper makes a living sailing an ancient brigantine.
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A hazardous journey along the upper reaches of the Orinoco to one of the most inaccessible tribes on earth - the Maquiritare. This is their story and the story of the delicately balanced relationship between these proud, reserved and suspicious people, and Hermann Schlenker who filmed this unique record of their lives.
It shows too how dangerous it becomes when so precarious a relationship turns sour.
Introduced by Cliff Morgan
One of the most interesting facets of the RFU Centenary is the invitation sent to 24 of the world's greatest players to play four matches in England.
The touring party includes such names as Meads from New Zealand, de Villiers from South Africa, Villepreux from France, Davis from Australia, and Qoro from Fiji, and is led by the All-Black Captain Brian Lochore.
Commentator at Birkenhead Park, Bill McLaren
An icon - the Greek word for image - can be worshipped, forged, hoarded for gain or sold all the way from the Mediterranean to the Pacific.
This documentary is a remarkable record, filmed all over the world, of images expressing Greek Orthodox beliefs which have now found new favour as works of art.
Produced and directed by Basil Maros for the Bavarian Television Service and the BBC
by Julian Mitchell
[Starring] Glenda Jackson as Elizabeth I
[with] Ronald Hines as Burghley, Robert Hardy as Leicester, Stephen Murray as Walsingham
with Michael Williams and Margaretta Scott
Earl of Leicester:
Walsingham, Secretary to the Council:
Catherine de Medici, Queen Dowager of France:
Duke of Alencon, son of Catherine de Medici:
Elma Williams came to Pantglas in North Cardiganshire to write romantic novels but, she says, the animals here have taken her over and her life is now theirs.
How much does the news you see on the telly or in the papers tell you what is really going on? What are the faults in the system that make Private Eye in the words of Lord Gnome 'an essential link in the fabric of democracy'?
Richard Ingrams looks back over his week
featuring a cabaret performance by the man of many talents Roy Castle and Britain's representative at this year's Eurovision Song Contest, Clodagh Rodgers
with Ronnie Hazlehurst and his Orchestra
Ronnie Hazlehurst and his
Freddie Jones reads "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" by Edgar Allan Poe
'The lower jaw fell with an audible jerk, disclosing in full the swollen and blackened tongue. No member of the party then present had been unaccustomed to death-bed horrors; but so hideous beyond conception was the appearance of M. Valdemar at this moment, that there was a general shrinking back from the bed.'
Starring Richard Todd, Jean Peters
In tonight's film Richard Todd portrays Peter Marshall, the Scot who was Chaplain to the US Senate and whose 'tart morsels of thought' were often quoted by the press.
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Peter John Marshall: