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: Play School

Story: Sam's Seaside Song Written by PETER CHARLTON Presenters


Written By: Peter Charlton
Unknown: Miranda Connell
Unknown: Don Spencer

: Closedown

: International Golf

The John Player Classic 1972 played over The Ailsa Course, Turnberry, Ayrshire
Harry Carpenter introduces the final transmission of the day featuring the completion of the second-round play in this E51,000 Tournament. A select field of world-class golfers is competing in the incomparable setting of Turnberry, one of the world's great golfing tests, nestling close to the Ailsa Craig , the Isle of Arran, the Mull of Kintyre and the Firth of Clyde.
Directors ALAN MOUNCER , FRED VINER Executive producer i. P. WILKINSON


Unknown: Ailsa Craig
Commentators: Henry Longhurst
Unknown: Mark McCormacK
Directors: Alan Mouncer
Directors: Fred Viner
Producer: I. P. Wilkinson

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: Open University

: Newsroom

with Peter Woods and the BBC's reporters and correspondents at home and abroad Weather


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Europa

Decision in the North
' Continental Europe' the Norwegians say ' is a long way from us.' This week they vote for or against bringing it any nearer.
West German television reports on the feelings of a country which, above all, values its isolated way of life. How do the Norwegians view the prospect of joining the Common Market?
Introduced by DEREK HART
Producer MARYSE ADDISON (BBC2 People: pages 4-5)


Introduced By: Derek Hart
Producer: Maryse Addison

: War and Peace: 1: Name-Day

by Leo Tolstoy, dramatised in 20 parts by Jack Pulman
Moscow 1805. The Rostov family prepares to celebrate the name-day of Countess Rostova and her younger daughter, Natalia, nicknamed Natasha.
(Anthony Hopkins is a National Theatre player)
Repeated next Saturday evening. The greatest television epic ever made: pages 58-62. War and Peace, RADIO TIMES illustrated guide available today from newsagents, price 25p)


Author: Leo Tolstoy
Dramatised by: Jack Pulman
Producer: David Conroy
Director: John Davies
Designer: Don Homfray
Costume Designer: Charles Knode
Costume Supervisor: Christine Rawlins
Make-up: Dawn Alcock
Studio Lighting: John Summers
Studio Sound: Derek Miller-Timmins
Film Cameraman: Peter Hall
Film Sound: Graham Hare
Film Editor: Gordon Clarke
Visual Effects: Michealjohn Harris
Translator: Rosemary Edmonds
Choreographer: Geraldine Stephenson
Mitenka: Hugh Cross
Count Rostov: Rupert Davies
Pavel: Maurice Quick
Countess Rostova: Faith Brook
Vera: Patricia Shakesby
Princess Drubetskoya: Anne Blake
Madame Karagina: Sally Lahee
Julie Karagina: Candida Fawsitt
Natasha: Morag Hood
Nikolai: Sylvester Morand
Petya: Barnaby Shaw
Sonya: Joanna David
Pierre: Anthony Hopkins
Anatole Kuragin: Colin Baker
Prince Vasili Kuragin: Basil Henson
Boris Drubetskoy: Neil Stacy
Katishe: Josie Kidd
Lieut Berg: Michael Billington
Shinshin: Robert Sansom
German Colonel: Gideon Kolb
Doctor: Archie Wilson
Priest: Keith Campbell

Blog posts that mention this programme:

Stars of Genome: Margot Hayhoe 11 November 2016
The Sunday Post: I, Claudius 25 September 2016
The Sunday Post: Classically Russian 31 January 2016

: Industrial Grand Tour

A series of ten programmes 10: Kennet and Avon Canalwith Neil Cossons
The last of the series looking at our industrial heritage-the richest legacy in Europe of monuments of the Industrial Revolution.
The most unobtrusive and familiar sign of the Industrial Revolution is the canal. One of the last and most spectacular was John Rennie 's Kennet and Avon built to link ' the Irish and German Oceans.' Still partly navigable today, it boasts the oldest working steam engine in the world to draw its water.
Series film editor JOHN JARVIS Producer RAY SUTCLIFFE


Unknown: Neil Cossons
Unknown: John Rennie
Editor: John Jarvis
Producer: Ray Sutcliffe

: Show of the Week: Shirley Bassey

on location in Sardinia and Berlin sings some of the songs which have made her famous' Big Spender,' Diamonds are Forever,' ' It's Impossible.'
With the SFB DANCE ORCHESTRA under the direction Of BRIAN FAHEY
Musical associate PAUL KUHN Producer DIETRR FINNERN BBC/SFB Co-production


Producer: Dietrr Finnern

: News on 2

and Weather

: World Cinema: The Throne of Blood

The last of three films by the Japanese director AKIRA KUROSAWA starring Toshiro Mifune
Kurosawa's version of Macbeth shows his mastery of atmosphere and action. Set among cloud-covered hills, it evokes the kind of bleakness the story demands.
(This Week's Films: page 11)


Director: Akira Kurosawa
Unknown: Toshiro Mifune
Taketoki Washizu: Toshiro Mifune
Asaji, his wife: Isuzu Yamada
Noriyasu Odagura: Takashi Shimura
Yoshiaki Miki: Minoru Chiaki
Yoshiteru, his son: Akira Kubo
Kuniharu Tsuzuki: Takamaru Sasaki
Weird Woman: Chieko Naniwa

: Closedown

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