Story : The Bird who could Fly the Highest
SARAH LONG, LIONEL MORTON
with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather on 2
A Parents and Children series of 15 programmes looking at the emotional and physical experience of pregnancy and the first weeks of life.
3: CLAIRE WOOLFORD looks at the changes of early pregnancy and how they can affect the way a woman feels, and finds out why clinics place so much emphasis on checking weight, blood and urine. CLAIRE RAYNER answers viewers' questions in her ' problem page '.
Film editor PETER ORTON Research JOHN BROOKE Producer DICK FOSTER
Claire Rayner Answers Your 100 Questions on Pregnancy, 95p from bookshops
Michael Charlton and Charles Wheeler present news and opinion, including Westminster Report presented by David Holmes
Newsreader Richard Whitmore Editor JOHN TISDALL
The Year of the Penguin
The last Royal Silver Jubilee to be celebrated in Britain was in 1935. In that year Allen Lane founded Penguin books; T. E. Law rence died; Gershwin's Porgy and Bess and T. S. Eliot 's Murder in the Cathedral were first performed; and there were new novels from Graham Greene , George Orwell and Dorothy L. Sayers.
In the last programme of the series, Robert Robinson presents a digest of the books of 1935. Studio director SUE MALLINSON Producer PHILIP SPEIGHT
Executive producer WILL WYATT
This programme has been selected as the BBC's entry for the Festival of the Golden Rose of Montreux
1977. Guest stars
Bobby Goldsboro , Rod McKuen and Emma
With THE SHIRLEY BASSEY DANCERS
Orchestra conducted by ARTHUR GREENSLADE
Choreographer NIGEL LYTHGOR Costume NICHOLAS ROCKER Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting DICKIE HIGHAM
Designer VICTOR MEREDITH Producer STEWART MORRIS
(Edited version of a programme first shown on BBC1)
A series of 12 programmes Written and presented by Magnus Magnusson
12 : The End of the Old
The familiar Old Testament story ends with the return of the Jews from Babylon - to a new Jerusalem and a new Temple. The last of the ' BC ' series takes the story of the Jews and Judaism further, to the threshold of the Christian era. During Greek and Roman times, Classical cultures vied with Jewish orthodoxy; and the Dead Sea scrolls reveal just how far some Jewish sects had retreated from the cosmopolitan world of Roman client-kings like Herod.
The excavation of Herod's many palaces and fortresses has provid-
AD 70: THE ROMANS DESTROY THE
JERUSALEM TEMPLE ed a vivid picture of his life and times; but 70 years after his death, the first Jewish Revolt against the Romans was crushed by the final destruction of the Jerusalem
Temple and the ending of Jewish resistance at Masada.
Bible reader Eric Porter
MUSIC JOHN RUTTER
Series adviser JAMES B. PRITCHARD Film cameramen
JOHN HOOPER , PHILIP BONHAM-CARTER Film editors DICK ALLEN , IAN PITCH
Executive producer DAVID COLLISON
Producer PAUL JORDAN
A two-part film about the world's languages written and presented by George Steiner
Part 1: Disaster at Babel
' The mythical hammer blow at Babel shivered the language of Adam into thousands of jagged bits.'
(Part 2 follows at 10.50)
Random sights and views of the colourful sere and yellow season in Canada. A film without words
Producer TERRY GADSDEN
Part 2 : A World Language?
' The idea, the dream of repairing the damage done at Babel, is an ancient one.'
Film cameraman GODFREY JOHNSON Sound DEREK MEDUS
Film editors CLARE DOUGLAS
JULIAN MILLER Producer
HUGH DICKSON reads
The Gorilla by PATRICIA BEER