Story: "Ann's Kite" by Malcolm Carrick
(Repeated at 4.10pm)
Author (Ann's Kite):
by Richard Potts
with Michael Bryant
with John Craven
John Craven visits the island of Crete to investigate the true story behind the legend of Theseus and the Minotaur.
The Royal Institution, London Annual Lectures to Young People by Professor Charles Taylor
Sounds finish their journey when they reach our ears; but this is not the end of the story, for our ears play strange tricks.
In this the last lecture Professor Taylor uses scientific models to explain the miraculous transformation made by our ears and brains. At this final stage, sound waves are transformed into the splendid and emotional experience of musical sound.
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From Bishop Rock to Muckle Flugga
An aerial journey to some of Britain's 400 islands, with William Carrocher.
Starting where the Atlantic breaks among the Scillies rocks in the far south west, the Bird's-Eye View helicopter flies 1,000 zigzag miles to Shetland in the farthest north - passing the granite cliffs of Lundy. ruined abbeys of Welsh religious islands, motor cyclists in the Isle of Man, and the whisky distilleries and whirlpools of the Hebrides. From the Celtic islands of the west to Orkney and to Foula. Then the helicopter swoops past the broken fangs of Muckle Flugga. Beyond, there is only the Arctic....
Producer tim SLESSOR
Series editor EDWARD MIRZOEFF
with Peter Woods; Weather
The second of five anthologies of films and extracts of items from Review's last season introduced by Keith Dewhurst
including Man Ray, American dadaist, object maker, photographer, who's lived in Paris since the 20s and known most of the great names of the century: Helen Bradley, northern housewife who paints memories of her Edwardian childhood; Francis Bacon, one of the greatest British painters alive today.
And a song from the young singer Linda Hoyle.
This week's subjects include
ARTHUR NEGUS visits-this unusual example of Robert Adam 's architecture on the Ayrshire coast. It houses among other things a fine collection of English and French furniture.
A short history of these window adornments based on information sent in by viewers.
Arthur Negus answers questions Introduced by Hugh Scully
Directors ROBIN DRAKE , PAUL SMITH Producer JOHN KING (from Bristol)
by Nigel Kneale
The spirit of a dead motor cyclist seems reluctant to leave his wrecked machine.
An outline of H. G. Wells (1866-1946)
Herbert George Wells , born in Bromley of poor parents, influenced a whole generation - with his science fiction, novels, prophecy, journalism, popular history, and ideas for world reform.
His energy and influence are described by The late Earl Attlee
John Braine , Vincent Brome Michael Foot , MP
Mme Odette Keun , Patrick Moore Frank Swinnerton , A. J. P. Taylor his sons:
Professor G. P. Wells , SCD, FRS Frank Wells and a draper, a citizen of Bromley, two science students, a zoologist.
Executive producer STEPHEN HEARST Written and directed by CHRISTOPHER BURSTALL
(H. G. Wells 's 'Love and Mr Lewisham ' has been dramatised in four parts: Part 2, Thursday BBC2, 8.30 pm)
A. J. P.
Professor G. P.
'We live in a racist society... Differences are more important than similarities... The most obvious are race and colour.'
E. R. Braithwaite, the Guyanese author of the best-selling To Sir, With Love, now his country's ambassador at the United Nations.
He talks to Michael Dean about his forthcoming autobiography Reluctant Neighbours.