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: Man at Work: The Pay Battle: Part I

The series which examines our working lives.

(Shown last Wednesday)

: Money at Work: The Economic Consequences of the Motor Car

Money at Work looks at the good and bad economic consequences of the motor car.

: Horizon: The Making of the English Landscape

What made the English landscape look the way it does?

: International Rugby League: The World Cup 1972: Great Britain v Australia

direct from Perpignan
The final of the 1970 World Cup featured these two teams in one of the hardest games ever seen in Britain. Highlights of this afternoon's match.

Television presentation by the French Television Service



Commentator: Eddie Waring
Producer: Ray Lakeland

: News Review

The interesting, the picturesque, the important and the dramatic - plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear.
with Michael De Morgan



Presenter: Michael De Morgan
Editor: Bill Northwood

: News, Weather

: Doubts and Certainties: Martin Esslin

This week: Martin Esslin, Head of BBC Radio Drama, talking to Robert Robinson
"I am not able to acquire certainty about anything"


Interviewee: Martin Esslin
Interviewer: Robert Robinson
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: The World About Us: China - One Nation, Many Peoples

There are 50 million people in China who are not ethnically Chinese at all. China is, in fact, a multi-national state composed of 50 different nationalities.

Felix Greene, in a personal view, shows us something of this other China - the Mongolians in the cold north, the Uighers in the vast plains of Sinkiang and a number of smaller minorities living in a remote area near the Laos-Burma borders. In the programme we see how these minority peoples live - their homes, their costumes, their music and colourful festivities - all so different from what comes to our minds when we think of 'China.'

(Felix Greene's China: next Thursday, BBC1, at 8.30 pm (not Scotland). Felix Greene interview: page 15)


Presenter/Producer: Felix Greene

: Mantovani and his Concert Orchestra

Leader William Armon
and featuring Tommy Leonetti
and The Roy Gunson Dancers, The Tony Mansell Singers



Musicians: Mantovani and his Concert Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: William Armon
Singer: Tommy Leonetti
Dancers: The Roy Gunson Dancers
Singers: The Tony Mansell Singers
Choreographer: Roy Gunson
Designer: Robert MacGowan
Producer: John Street

: Scoop: 4: Stones £20

by Evelyn Waugh
Adapted in seven parts by Barry Took
Starring Harry Worth as William Boot

While the rest of the Press Corps goes off on a wild-goose chase organised by Dr Benito, Boot remains behind to take care of Katchen, a waif of a German girl...
with James Beck as Corker, Sinead Cusack as Katchen, Dan Jackson as Dr Benito
and in order of appearance: [remaining cast]

(Sinead Cusack is in 'London Assurance' at the New Theatre, London)


Author: Evelyn Waugh
Adapted by: Barry Took
Design: Roger Murray-Leach
Producer: Michael Mills
William Boot: Harry Worth
Corker: James Beck
Katchen: Sinead Cusack
Dr Benito: Dan Jackson
George: John Payne
Fred: Ronald Scott Dodd
Whelper: James Bulloch
Shumble: James McManus
Frau Dressler: Hatti Riemer
Pigge: Paul McDowell
Porter: Norman Chappell
Le Brun: David Quilter
Chanterelle: Tony Hughes
Pappenhacker: Charles Farrell
Italian newsman: Frank Sieman
German newsman: Michael Mellinger
Second German newsman: J.B. Leslie

: Kenneth More in Six Faces: An Old Deceiver

by Julian Bond
with Zena Walker as Mary Drew and Pamela Brown as Margaret, Catherine Lacey as Kate.

Drew briefly rebels against all the emotional and material pressures which govern his life.



Writer: Julian Bond
Composer: Enrico Intra
Costume Designer: Rupert Jarvis
Sound: Norman Bennett
Lighting: Geoff Shaw
Designer: Martin Collins
Producer: Stella Richman
Director: Alastair Reid
Mary Drew: Zena Walker
Margaret: Pamela Brown
Kate: Catherine Lacey
Richard Drew: Kenneth More
Mike Fairburn: Michael Petrovitch
Miss Haverford: Eve Pearce

: Some Like It Hot

Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon
with George Raft, Pat O'Brien, Joe E. Brown
A season of Billy Wilder's most celebrated comedies

Chicago, 1929, at the height of the Prohibition era. Two jazz musicians witness the St Valentine's Day killings and flee for their lives -by joining an all-girl orchestra!
(This Week's Films: page 13)


Producer/Director: Billy Wilder
Sugar: Marilyn Monroe
Joe: Tony Curtis
Jerry: Jack Lemmon
Spats: George Raft
Mulligan: Pat O'Brien
Osgood: Joe E. Brown
Bonaparte: Nehemiah Persoff
Sue: Joan Shawlee
Poliakoff: Billy Gray
Toothpick: George E. Stone
Beinstock: Dave Barry
Spats' henchman: Mike Mazurki
Spats' henchman: Harry Wilson
Dolores: Beverly Wills
Nellie: Barbara Drew
Paradise: Edward G. Robinson Jr

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We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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