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Story: Big Roar, Little Roar by DONALD BISSET


Unknown: Donald Bisset

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: Open University

: Coral World

7: Such a Pretty Fish
The most striking feature of a coral reef is the enormous number of brightly coloured fish. Why should fish be so colourful? ROLAND VON HENTIG investigates the evolutionary reasons for different colour patterns.
Producer DAVID CORDINGLEY A BBC/NDR co-production
Coral World, £3.20, from bookshops


Unknown: Roland von Hentig
Producer: David Cordingley

: News Summary


: Flowers for all Seasons

Chelsea Flower Show
A quiet corner of Chelsea has been transformed into London's brightest garden. Today prize flowers, shrubs, vegetables, and landscaped gardens are to be seen as the Chelsea Flower Show opens to the public. Earlier the Queen and other members of the Royal Family made their traditional visit to this magnificent show.
This evening Cliff Michelmore reports from Chelsea, looks at the exhibits, and talks to the experts.


Unknown: Cliff Michelmore
Producer: Philip S. Gilbert

: Man Alive

A Right to be Different
There are many immigrant communities in Britain today. They have brought with them to this country their own gods, their own way of life. Should they retain their cultural identities or should they become absorbed into the wider community? Enoch Powell believes that integration means ' To become, for all practical purposes, indistinguishable.' Do people have the right to be different? How different? Even at the cost of offending others?
In America, as last week's Man Alive showed, Martin Luther
King's dream of the lion lying down with the lamb - and whites being brothers to blacks - is still only a dream. Is it nearer being fulfilled here?
JEREMY JAMES talks to three boys who are determined to be different-a Jew, a Sikh and a West Indian - and also listens to the reactions of white British students.
Programme adviser DILIP HIRO Producer IVOR DUNKERTON Editor ADAM CLAPBAM


Reporters: Jeremy James
Unknown: Jeanne La Chard,
Unknown: John Pitman
Unknown: Jack Pizzey
Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Unknown: Harold Williamson
Unknown: Enoch Powell
Talks: Jeremy James
Unknown: Dilip Hiro
Producer: Ivor Dunkerton
Editor: Adam Clapbam

: Midweek Cinema: Rebel Without a Cause

The second of two films starring the legendary idol of the 50s
James Dean also starring Jim Backus Natalie Wood , Sal Mineo
The classic 50s film of a troubled delinquent youth misunderstood by his parents and society, in which James Dean shows what a powerful actor he could be and what a major talent was lost when he was killed in 1955. Director NICHOLAS RAY
This Week's Films: page 9


Unknown: James Dean
Unknown: Jim Backus
Unknown: Natalie Wood
Unknown: Sal Mineo
Unknown: James Dean
Director: Nicholas Ray
Jim: James Dean
Father: Jim Backus
Mother: Ann Doran
Grandmother: Virginia Brissac
Judy: Natalie Wood
Judy's father: William Hopper
Judy's mother: Rochelle Hudson
Buzz: Corey Allen
Plato: Sal Mineo
Goon: Dennis Hopper
Psychiatrist: Edward Platt

: Film Night

Introduced by Tony Bilbow and Philip Jenkinson Gregory Peck , producer of The Dove, based on a true story about the youngest person to sail round the world alone, discusses the film with Robin Lee Graham who made the original journey and Joseph Bottoms who re-created it for the film. The world premiere is in London tonight.
Jack Nicholson , who received a best actor Oscar nomination for The Last Detail, comments on his role in the film.
Philip Jenlanson : page 9


Introduced By: Tony Bilbow
Introduced By: Philip Jenkinson
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Robin Lee Graham
Unknown: Joseph Bottoms
Unknown: Jack Nicholson
Producer: Barry Brown
Unknown: Philip Jenlanson

: News Extra

with David Holmes ; Weather


Unknown: David Holmes

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