Today's story "Kindhearted Jack" by Jean Watson
Author (Kindhearted Jack):
with Peter Woods
James Astor talks to Edwin Lee
For many years butler to Lady Astor, Edwin Lee remembers many of the famous people who visited Cliveden, home of the Astors, during the 20s and 30s.
The people, the stories, and the action behind the one commodity no one can do without - money. Together with the Money-Minder - a regular feature with up-to-the-minute news of the Stock Market.
from Hall's Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon
The first of three programmes
The anniversary of Shakespeare's birth on 23 April, 1564, draws thousands to
Stratford in celebration. Among the places they visit is Hall's Croft, the home of the poet's daughter and her husband, Dr John Hall. Having walked through the house they can stroll into the garden which Shakespeare knew and loved.
Dr Levi Fox, Director of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, discusses with Percy Thrower Shakespeare's interest in plants and flowers.
The international singing star from Greece in the second of a new series, also featuring The Athenians, with special guests Esther Ofarim, Gheorghe Zamfir and the Rumanian folk ensemble and the Black Theatre of Prague
(The Black Theatre of Prague are appearing in Danny La Rue's Show at the Palace Theatre, London)
Gheorghe Zamfir and the Rumanian folk
The Black Theatre of
The Orchestra leader:
features Cochise, Loudon Wainwright III
Richard Williams looks at some aspect of the LP charts.
Together with a selection of the new releases on record.
Tonight the first film in the BBC's special three-part tribute to the great French actor.
with Jacqueline Bouvier, Raymond Pellegrin
'Fernandel's finest performance,' was how the critics described Nais when it was first released in France.
Written and partly directed by Marcel Pagnol and based on the novel Nais Micoulin by Emile Zola, it tells the story of a hunch-back deeply in love with a farmer's daughter who is forced to watch her fall for the charms of the local landowner's son.
(This Week's Films: page 9)
Based on the novel "Nais Micoulin" by: