Story: May I Bring a Friend
Written by BEATRIDE SCHENK DE
Presenters Carol Chell and Lionel Morton
Illustrated by BENI MONTRESOR
with main points sub-titled for the hard-of-hearing; Weather on 2
Dan O'Bannon , Brian Narelle
The British Première of a science fiction film that keeps the viewer guessing to the end. It is the mid-21st century. Four men in a small space-ship are responsible for blazing a safe trail for Earth's colonists. In 20 years they have exploded 19 dangerously unstable planets with exponential thermo-stellar bombs but the unrelieved boredom of their lives has so numbed their reactions that they fail to notice when a serious malfunction occurs on the ship ...
Directed by JOHN CARPENTER
For thousands of years men have flown kites - mostly for fun. But behind the innocent pleasure there's always been the kiteflyer's secret ambition to be carried aloft himself.
Gwyn Richards tells the story of kites and reports on the latest man-lifting attempt, with DAVID TURNER , MARTIN LESTER
NICK MORSE , SEAN RAWNSLEY and jo WHIFFEN
Recorded at Little Rissington airfield, Gloucestershire.
Director IAN HAMILTON
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol
Sheepdog Championship Heat 1: Wales
This series of television sheepdog trials is on a more testing course than previously. Introduced by Phil Drabble and Eric Halsall from the North Yorkshire Dales.
Trials are primarily to test the sheepdog's ability to carry out everyday farm work in the most practical way. We visit a hill farm in Wales at a particularly demanding time for shepherd and dog - lambing time in spring, to see a top dog on his home farm. Competing this week are: ALAN JONES with Spot GARNET JONES with Craig SELWYN JONES with Jil Producer
PHILIP s. GILBERT
Natalie Wood , Richard Beymer Russ Tamblyn , Rita Moreno George Chakiris
In 1957 a modern version of Romeo and Juliet took Broadway by storm and totally changed the style of American musicals. Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story, the last in this season of Hollywood Musicals, was co-directed on film by Jerome Robbins , its original choreographer.
On New York's West Side, two gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, live in perpetual hostility. As battle-lines are drawn up, a modern Romeo and Juliet get caught in the crossfire.
Directed by ROBERT WISE , JEROME ROBBINS
MARIUS GORING reads