New Year song, discussion with two visiting poets, AHMED FARAZ and QATEEI, SHEFAI, and recitation of poems by NAHID NIAZI.
Produced and presented by SALEEM SHAHED
Director ASHOK RAMPAI. .. BBC Birmingham
Story: Bear Party written and illustrated by WILLIAM PENE DU BOIS Presenters:
JULIE STEVENS , STUART MCGUGAN
from Clayton Windmills , Sussex
Harry Carpenter and Peter Alliss visit the home of Henry Longhurst to discuss the year's golf and matters arising....
The enigmatic JOHNNY MILLER faded after an amazing start....
JACK NICKLAUS came within three shots of the four major titles ... GARY PLAYER'S decline.... ?
JOHN MAHAFFY , LOU GRAHAM , TOM WATSON and JACK NEWTON in two Open play-offs ...
The continued challenge of TOM WEISKOPF and HALE IRWIN. ...
And finally, what's happened to British Golf?
' It's been a surprising year with Jack Nicklaus waking up in the middle to re-establish himself as the champ. Watch out for Tom Watson , he is going to be a star.'
Producer iiuw JONES
Or How to Examine your Inside from the Outside
The Royal Institution Annual Christmas Lectures to Young People by Heinz Wolff of the Medical Research Council 4 : Probes, Sondes and Sounds
It is a safe bet that anyone with a stethoscope would be taken for a doctor. A doctor uses the instrument to listen to noises within his patient; but the acoustic stethoscope is now old hat: there are much more advanced ways of seeing and hearing the inside story - even the lecturer is bugged!
Television presentation by BRIAN JOHNSON
by JEROME K. JEROME
Dramatised by TOM STOPPARD with ' We agree that we are overworked and need a rest - George suggests the river.' And so the three men, not forgetting the dog, set out on their epic voyage of mishap up the Thames.
Music by DAVID FANSHAWE Designer MARTIN COLLINS
Sound recordist STAN NIGHTINGALE Film editor KEN PEARCE
Film cameraman BRIAN TUFANO Producer ROSEMARY HILL Director STEPHEN FREARS
Woman with baby:
First lock keeper:
Second lock keeper:
Old river hand:
starring Vera Lynn with her guests Buddy Greco The Walker Brothers and THE YOUNG GENERATION
ALYN AINSWORTH AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOE
Costume designer JOYCE MORTLOCK Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting DICKIE HIGHAM
Designers KENNETH SHARK, COI.IN GREEN Producer STEWART MORRIS
Meanwhile back at the sink ...
What is the drive for equality doing to the relationships between men and women?
Ludovic Kennedy introduces the third of five nightly discussions.
This year Columbia Pictures are celebrating their 50th anniversary. This special programme looks back at many of their most memorable films, including their nine Academy Award winners, some of which will be seen in a short
BBC2 season starting next week. Ernest Borgnine , Frank Capra (;Ienn Ford, Sidney Poitier
Rosalind Russell , Phil Silvers and Orson Welles introduce extracts from It Happened One Night, From Here to Eternity, On the Waterfront, Lawrence of Arabia, Oliver, Bridge on the River Kwai and many others.
Written by HERBERT BAKER
Produced and directed by BOB FINKEL
for this New Year's Eve comes from the Royal College of Church Music at Addington Palace, Croydon. The address is to be given by Most Rev Dr Donald Coggan, the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.
Pick of the Year
A chance to see again some of the highlights from the last series, including music from
Little Feat, John Lennon Joni Mitchell
Led Zeppelin, Elton John Yes, Bad Company ...
Director TOM CORCORAN
Producer MICHAEL APPLETON