Story: Jack and the Beanstalk Guest storyteller Ray C. Davis Presenters
MIRANDA CONNELL , FRED HARRIS
The Third Test
Australia v England from Melbourne Final day
Royal Institution Lectures by Professor Eric Laithwaite
3: Jam Yesterday, Jam Tomorrow Now we move with Alice to the place where time goes backwards. We shall learn to speak backwards, to have a conversation with our anti-selves, whose voices we have never heard before, to produce truly ' palindromic' music with the radiophonic workshop. We shall see time expanded and contracted audibly and visibly.
Presented for television by BRIAN JOHNSON
with Michael Charlton. A topical interview with a well-known personality follows the News Summary and Weather
Introduced by Robert Robinson
Books of the Year
For the last programme in 1974 three writers each nominate their choice from the year's books - biographer Lady Antonia Fraser, novelist Brigid Brophy and Richard Adams, author of Watership Down and Shardik.
Also, customers of the mobile library in Swaledale, North Yorkshire, talk on film about the books they've been reading this year.
A ballet by JOHN CRANKO
The tragic story of Romeo and Juliet has provided inspiration for many composers and choreographers. From 1940, for many people the ballet Romeo and Juliet meant Lavrovsky's production with a marvellous score by Prokofiev for the Kirov and Bolshoi companies, with Ulanova.
In 1962 JOHN CRANKO took the same score and mounted his ballet on the Stuttgart Company of which he had become director the previous year, with Marcia Haydee as Juliet Richard Cragun as Romeo Egon Madsen as Mercutio
A ZDF production
A season of distinguished television productions from overseas. A Bird in the House by MARGARET LAURENCE adapted by PATRICIA WATSON
The strange superstitious beliefs of the new hired help have a deep effect on the family's children.
Producer RONALD WEYMAN Director ALLAN KING
First shown on CBC in Canada
A film starring
Christopher Lee , Charles Gray with Nike Arrighi
Leon Greene , Patrick Mower
When the Due de Richleau and Rex van Ryn visit Simon Aron he is entertaining a society which he has just joined. It is a group of Satanists led by the high priest Mocata and the Countess d'Urfe, who plan to initiate Simon and the Countess's niece Tanith.
From the novel by DENNIS WHEATLEY Producer ANTHONY NELSON KEYS Director TERENCE FISHER
Holiday Films: pages 17-18
Due de Richleau:
Rock 'til Two
A special New Year's edition Bad Company, Leo Sayer Ace and friends plus OGWT 73-74 highlights from last season Introduced by Bob Harris
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON