In at the Deep End
How do young people react to working life during their first jobs after leaving school?
A Nation of Taxpayers
With the proposed changes in income tax and the introduction of value added tax, the British tax structure is due for its greatest alteration since William Pitt slapped on income tax in 1799. How will the changes affect taxpayers? Are there any lessons that Europe can teach us?
What would you do in a fire? Call the brigade? Try to put it out yourself? Or just scream? Last year the UK property loss topped E100 million. Six thousand people were seriously injured and a thousand people died. The situation is getting worse and few of us realise it.
A digest of the news of the week and other matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world - plus a visual commentary for those who cannot hear. with John Edmunds
Editor BILL NORTHWOOD
Allan Y. Cohen former pupil of Timothy Leary talking to OLIVER HUNKIN
' You can never find God through drugs....'
Producer SHIRLEY DU BOULAY
A Personal History of the United States in 13 parts written and narrated by Alistair Cooke 4: Making a Revolution
Travelling from Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain to Boston and Williamsburg, Virginia, ALISTAIR COOKE unravels the tangled events that led the American colonists into open conflict with their parent country, Britain. Against all odds they succeeded in defeating one of the crack armies of Europe. How?
Cooke examines the frontiers-man's secret weapon, the Pennsylvania Rifle, and analyses the character of George Washington at his home in Mount Vernon
Film editor ALLAN TYRER
Producer and director MICHAEL GILL
3: Deceivers Ever
The best in international magic from sleight of hand to the Grand. Illusion featuring Magicians from Indonesia, America and England Introduced by Michael Bailey , mimc The Wychwoods
Phoa Yan Tiong, Johnny Hart Saveen and Daisy May Marvyn Roy and Carol Robert Harbin
Recorded at Collegiate Theatre, London Musical director LESLIE SODEN
Magic Circle Associate GIL LEANEY Producer DENNIS MONGER
(Radio Times People: page 4)
with Germaine Greer and NORMAN CHAPPELL , ALAN CURTIS
ROGER FOSS , JEFFERY TAYLOR
GEORGINA ALLEN , CHRISTINE POCKETT Variations on a theme in the form of poetry, comedy sketches, songs and discussion.
This week: The Woman's Place
Written by JOHN DALBY and DENISE HURST GERMAINE GREER , PETER JONES PAUL MCDOWHLL , N. F. SIMPSON Choreography MAI.COLM CLARE Music BURT RHODES
Designer Brian TREGIDDEN Director VERNON LAWRENCE ProducerBARRY TOOK
(... concentrated Germaine: pages 6-7)
by Dorothy Alison
A series of seven ghost stories
His name was Smith. It sounded so ordinary yet his crimes horrified and appalled the England of his day. When Jane Hornby, a journalist, looks into the story, she finds the past lives on in the present.
James Cameron , Kenny Everett
William Rushton , and John Wells - to name but a few - look at the way some of us were last week.
Director MAX DONELLAN Producer IAN KEILL
A season of films by one of the masters of the cinema - JOHN FORD starring John Wayne , Joanne Dru John Agar , Victor McLaglen
The last days of service of a Cavalry Captain on the point of retirement - and a series of set-backs nearly cause the failure of his final mission.
Director JOHN FORD
(Films: page 11. See feature pages)