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12.40 Carlyle

: News Review

with Richard Whitmore


Unknown: Richard Whitmore
Editor: Bill Northwood

: The New Beginning

The story of Jesus told in pictures. 1: Towards the Day of his Coming Storyteller RAY SMITH
Adapted for television and produced by MOLLY COX


Unknown: Ray Smith
Designer: Paul Birkbeck
Produced By: Molly Cox

: Religious America

1: Lubavitch
The first of seven films giving an intimate view of a spiritual experience discovered in the lives of several Americans today.
Tonight's film portrays a close-knit community in Brooklyn, renowned for their mystical, joyous brand of Jewish orthodoxy.
A WGBH, Boston production

: The World About Us

The Tender Trap
Narrator Hugh Falkus
An extraordinarily dramatic film - about four plants! It sounds impossible but it's not, for the plants are all carnivorous.
Venus fly-traps closing on their insect prey like vegetable versions of a rat trap ...
Sundews with sticky arms baited with sugary bait enfolding their meals in octopus fashion ...
Bladderworts feeding on underwater creatures caught with a fast-triggered blunder trap ... Finally pitcher plants enticing their insect meals to the top of a slide down which they glissade into a flask of insect-rich soup ...
The purpose of all this: to allow these plants to live where other plants can't, an evolutionary trick for survival in places where essential nitrogen compounds are hard to come by. Series editors ANTHONY ISAACS and CHRISTOPHER PARSONS


Narrator: Hugh Falkus
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Christopher Parsons

: Les Marottes de Paris

Andre Tahon 's Company of the Champs-Elysees Theatre - one of the world's leading puppet theatres - has delighted audiences for a generation - including two Royal Command Performances.
A special English performance, filmed in France,


Unknown: Andre Tahon

: Rostropovich plays the Dvorak Concerto

BBC2 joins with Radio 3 in a stereo relay from the Royal Albert Hall , London, where the world-famous Russian cellist
Mstislav Rostropovich gives his first live televised concert in this country during his current two-year stay outside the USSR. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra leader ERICH GRUENBERG conducted by Sir Charles Groves Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor Introduced by RICHARD BAKER
No holiday for strings: page 5


Unknown: Royal Albert Hall
Unknown: Mstislav Rostropovich
Leader: Erich Gruenberg
Conducted By: Sir Charles Groves
Introduced By: Richard Baker
Director: Rodney Greenberg

: Colour: New series International Cabaret

from London's Talk of the Town Introduced by Kenneth Williams starring: from Spain, Raphael; from Israel, Katie; from Australia, Jumping Jack; from England, The Wychwoods


Introduced By: Kenneth Williams
Script: Kenneth Williams
Script: Peter Robinson
Designer: Stephen Brownsey
Producer: Ernest Maxin

: Chéri

by COLETTE: dramatised in five parts by MICHAEL VOYSEY starring Yvonne Mitchell
Scott Anthony , Brenda Bruce
Lea is nearing the end of her career as a fashionable Parisian courtesan. Part 1
A passion for Colette: page 5


Unknown: Michael Voysey
Unknown: Yvonne Mitchell
Unknown: Scott Anthony
Unknown: Brenda Bruce
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Claude Whatham
Léa: Yvonne Mitchell
Chéri: Scott Anthony
Charlotte: Brenda Bruce
Rose: Betty Hardy
Marie Laure ?: Pauline Devaney
Edmée: Lorna Heilbron
Marcel: Peter Gray
Patron: Peter Bowles
Old Lili: Selma Vaz Dias
Guide: Robin Halstead
Baroness de la Berche: Ellen Pollock
Madame Aldenza: Peggy Ledger

: Network

A series made specially for audiences in the BBC Regions and now seen countrywide.
Tonight: A Tram to the Bull Ring (BBC Midlands)
The Onion Fair - a tramride to the Lickeys - the old Bull Ring-Villa - the poverty around Lozells. Professor R.D. Smith, broadcaster and critic, recalls the Birmingham of the 1930s which he knew as a young man.


Presenter: Professor R.D. Smith
Producer: John Clarke

: News on 2


: Closedown

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