Story: Beetle and Bulldozer written by DONALD BISSET
Storyteller CARMEN MUNROE Presenters
KAREN PLATT , FRED HARRIS
with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather on 2
Brush up your reading and writing with BRIAN REDHEAD and TIM BROOKE-TAYLOR
Script BARRY TOOK
Adviser CATHERINE MOORHOUSE Director CAROLINE PICK
Producer DAVID HARGREAVES
Presented by Michael Chariton and Charles Wheeler including UK Report from
BBC news correspondents in Britain Newsreader Richard Whitmore
Editor JOHN TISDALL
One year in Heddington, Wiltshire. A documentary serial in eight parts.
At last the flagon comes up for auction, and the future of the church roof will be decided. The TB carriers are traced - badgers. The Ministry gassing team arrives to eliminate them. The village copes with the drought, thanks to the natural springs underneath the chalk hills. The parish council meets again to discuss the problem of cow pats. Someone has suggested that perhaps the cows should wear nappies.
Directed and narrated by David Pritchard
Robert Robinson introduces the weekly programme about books and their writers and readers. Confessions of Timothy Lea
CHRISTOPHER WOOD has now written 23 Confessions books under the names Timothy Lea and Rosie Dixon , and together they have sold eight million copies. Three of them - Confessions of a Window Cleaner, Confessions of a Pop Performer and Confessions of a Driving Instructor - have been made into films.
Christopher Wood explains how he came to write this titillating series of sexual romps. Also Michael Billington Martin Seymour-Smith and Laurie Taylor plumb the depths of the recent crop of political memoirs, and award rosettes for the ripest cliches.
Studio director MARTIN L. BELL Producer PHILIP SPEIGHT
Executive producer WILL WYATT
starring Harry Belafonte
Dorothy Dandridge , Pearl Bailey This dazzling version of Bizet's
Carmen is set during World War II with lyrics in the jazz idiom by Oscar Hammerstein 2nd.
Dorothy Dandridge gives her best-ever screen performance as the passionate, sultry Carmen.
Producer and director OTTO PREMINGER Films: page 11
Joe (voice Of LEVERNHUTCHERSON):
Carmen(voice Of MARILYNHORNE):
Husky (voice Of MARVIN HAYES):
In the early hours of 5 November, 1956 an Anglo-French paratroop force took off from Cyprus - its destination was Port Said. Operation Muskateer Revised had begun. Twenty years later General Sir Hugh Stockwell, the Allied Land Force Commander, talks to Frank Gillard about Suez - an operation which has been called 'a brilliant military success but a political disaster.'
General Sir Hugh
JOY PARKER reads A Frosty Night by ROBERT GRAVES