Story: First Day at School written by JUDY WHITFIELD photographed by .JAMES MATTHEWS-JOYCE Presenters
CHLOE ASHCROFT , DEREK GRIFFITHS
Pianist BILL LE SAGE
Percussionist MARTIN DREW Designer KEN LEDSHAM
Scriptwriter/director BARBARA DEEHAN Producer ANNE COBEY
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE
5.25 Urban Education. 5.50 Faster Trains? 6.15-6.40 Heart and Lungs.
7.5 Quantum Theory.
Percy Thrower in his own garden The Magnolias, Shropshire
The border carnations which were layered in July are ready for severing from their parent plants and transfer to their permanent quarters. Non-flowering shoots of bedding calceolarias and penstemons can be made into cuttings. PERCY THROWER shows how these and other seasonal tasks should be done.
Producer BARRIE EDGAR (Birmingham)
Percy Thrower 's Guide to Gardeners' World, 50p, from bookshops
Kurosawa: The Last Samurai
Kurosawa is one of the world's greatest living film directors. His films Rashomon and Seven Samurai are classics which put Japanese films on the map.
Tonight's programme includes excerpts from these and his latest film Dodeska Den. It also includes a unique interview with Kurosawa and explores the difficulties which led to his suicide attempt in 1971. Narrated by JOHN STOCKBRIDGE and LYNDON BROOK
Written and produced by STEPHEN cross (Previously shown in Omnibus on BBC1)
The Camera of John Hooper and the Songs of Alex Glasgow The Tyne Slides By
A portrait in music of the ship-builders of Newcastle.
' Paradise Dwellings and Colliery
Along Co-op Terrace and up
Inkermans, Kitcheners, all round the town,
Streets fit for heroes, two up and two down.'
' And the Tyne slides by The seagulls cry
The ships lie safe and silent at the riverside.'
Musical arranger BILL SOUTHGATE
Musicians THE WILLIAM SOUTHGATE QUINTET Producer JOHN BIRD
A new season of classic films that have influenced the development of world cinema. Tokyo Story starring
Chishu Ryu , Chiyeko Higashiyama Setsuko Hara , So
Yamamura Ozu 's film is a simple portrait of Japanese family life. Shukishi and Tomi Hirayama , an elderly middle-class couple, decide to visit their married children in Tokyo. Their trip is marked by a series of minor domestic crises and is destined to end in tragedy.
Screenplay by KOGO NODA and YASUJIRO OZU
Director YASUJIRO OZU
This Week's Films: page H
Koichi's wife, Fumiko:
Shige's husband, Kurazo Kaneko: