Today Carol Chell and Lionel Morton visit Charlton Park School in Blackheath.
From the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Introduced by Robin Ray.
In 1975 the first-ever Schools Prom was held when over 400 schoolchildren aged between five and 18 played before a capacity audience in the Royal Albert Hall. This year with nearly 800 talented youngsters, including a National Song and Dance Ensemble from the Soviet Union, taking part, the beloved term ' Prom' takes on a new dimension.
The Schools Prom is sponsored by The Times Educational Supplement.
Match of the Year
Bjorn Borg v Vitas Gerulaitis.
This superb Semi-final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon turned out to be one of the greatest lawn tennis matches ever played, in which both players reached the pinnacle of their playing ability.
Bertram's sparkling show of dance sequences, bursting with music, movement and comedy. Last performed for children's theatre audiences in 1972 by Ballet Rambert, this highly entertaining show now has its television premiere with many of the original dancers.
with main points sub-titled for the hard-of-hearing; Weather on 2
In which Derek Nimmo introduces a holiday celebration of some of the comedy highlights of the last two series. Amongst his guests will be Ronnie Corbett
Michael Bentine, and Peter Ustinov.
A television pop opera Music by CARL DAVIS
Lyrics by JOHN WELLS with Orpheus, whose music has the power to entrance his listeners, is here updated to the role of a busker in the London Underground. This version of the legend, in which his girlfriend Eurydice is pursued by an amorous commuter, unfolds amidst the tunnels, trains, lifts and escalators of a strange and distorted Underworld. The music itself is built around eight pop songs. Dancers
CHRISTINE CARLSON , JANE DARLING
GERRY HUNT , MAURICE LANE
MELANIE PARR , BRYAN PAYNE Commuters
CON CHAMBERS, JOHN DAIR
GAIL GALIH , LORETTA LEE
ELSA SMITH , JULES WALTER
THE AMBROSIAN SINGERS
THE GABRIELI STRING QUARTET leader KENNETH SILLITO
GEORGE FENTON (guitar)
Choreography GILLIAN GREGORY Musical director CARL DAVIS
Director KENNETH CORDEN
A free-wheeling adaptation of the Chinese classic.
The wily Kao Chiu arranges for Lin Chung to meet a former friend and brother officer in the Imperial Guard.
English adaptation by DAVID weir Produced by NTV, Tokyo
Tan Ting Yu:
The British Premiere of a wickedly witty parody of Walt Disney's Fantasia by Italian animator Bruno Bozzetto which has been delighting film festival audiences and critics.
To the familiar strains of Debussy, an elderly faun wanders through a brilliantly animated landscape, disconsolately searching for a friendly nymph; Ravel's Bolero is the theme for evolution in a Coca-Cola bottle; Vivaldi orchestrates a bee's picnic.
Rachel Day was a housemaid who joined the Skeleton Army - rowdies hired by the brewers in 1890 to break up the Salvation Army's temperance meetings. She and others like her were involved in affrays throughout Southern England. The story of Rachel's fall from grace is told in this film, made with a cast of Berkshire people and professional actors.
Written and directed by PETER ORMROD Released by Southern Arts Association
Captain Verney, MP:
Tom, Skeleton leader:
Marius Goring reads
The Old Man and the Sun by VICENTE ALEIXANDRE