Story: "George's Mouth-organ" by Judy Whitfield
(Repeated on BBC1 at 4.10 pm)
Author (George's Mouth-organ)/Scriptwriter:
Design and Craft and the Humanities Curriculum Project: two examples of Schools Council curriculum developments.
(Shown on Tuesdays, BBC1)
with Peter Woods; Weather
There are no trees and no trains. No pollution; no illiteracy. Only six murders have been committed in this century. Forty per cent of all babies born are illegitimate. The people live longer than most and it's fish that makes them rich or poor...
Iceland as seen by Swiss and Swedish television reveals some unusual aspects of its way of life in Europe's remotest corner.
Introduced by Derek Hart
by Leo Tolstoy
dramatised in 20 parts by Jack Pulman
Nikolai has been slightly wounded and promoted. Prince Vasili Kuragin arranged a marriage between his daughter Helene and Pierre. However, he was less successful with his attempt to marry his son Anatole to Maria, Andrei's sister.
(Repeated next Saturday evening. "War and Peace", and 84-page illustrated guide, from newsagents price 25p)
Prince Andrei Bolkonsky:
Emperor Francis Joseph:
Continuing this series of conversations about the theatre Sir John Gielgud talks about his second cousin, the designer and writer Gordon Craig.
What made the English landscape look the way it does? Why are the hedgebanks and lanes of Devon so different from those of the Midlands? What lies behind the lost villages of Lincolnshire, the winding ditches of the Somerset marshlands, the remote granite farmlands of Cornwall?
Horizon traces the historical evolution of the landscape through the eyes of the pioneer historian W.G. Hoskins. He sees history not only in documents or books but in the landscape itself. In the position of a church, and the shape of a village, the curve of a hedge. For those who know how to read it it's the richest historical record we possess.
(Repeated next Sunday afternoon)
Six writers in a second Birmingham season
When Rene sees her 14-year-old son at the fair and shakes hands with his new friend her suspicions are aroused. Is she justified or is she finding reasons to revisit her husband?
"I sat down and cried about it ... and I thought, Well, she's useless now, she's never going to be any use to anybody."
At least three children in every thousand are born mentally handicapped: this documentary is about what it's like to become the parents of such a child. Many will find that possibility too awful to think of. Those who stay to watch will find parts of this film record of three children and their parents disturbing and depressing; they will also find much that is heartwarming and hopeful.
"I thought, I'm going to swot it up, and she's going to be the first genius mongol in the world!"