The Unanswered Question
Continuing this series of six lectures given by Leonard Bernstein. 4:The Delights and Dangers of Ambiguity.
Moving into the 19th century, Bernstein traces the Romantic revolution begun by Beethoven. The programme includes:
2.35* Berlioz Romeo Alone: Ball Scene (Romeo and Juliet: part 2)
3.5* Wagner Prelude and Love Death (Tristan and Isolde)
4.0* Debussy Prelude a l'apresmidi d'un faune Played by the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Bernstein
At all levels this is an outstanding contribution to thinking and talking about music. (THE COMPOSER) An Amberson Video Production, recorded by WGBH, Boston
(Tomorrow: The 20th-century Crisis)
The feature film starring
James Stewart , Vera Miles
The story of J. Edgar Hoover 's G-Men, seen through the eyes of one agent and his family.
Screenplay by RICHARD L. BREEN and JOHN TWIST based on the book by DON WHITEHEAD
Produced and directed by MERVYN LEROY Films: pages 16-17
A full-length cartoon film based on Alexandre Dumas 's classic story The Three Musketeers, which tells of the adventures of the incomparable Porthos, Athos and Aramis and their intrepid young companion-in-arms, d'Artagnan.
Music by MICHEL POLNAREFF Produced by STEVEN PALLOS Directed by JOHN HALAS
King Louis XIII:
Presented by Angela Rippon who, with her special guests up from the country, introduces some of the people, places and events that have attracted Country Game through the year.
This week: Gypsy Dogs and Horses Joe Henson , Cotswold farmer, takes ANGELA RIPPON to the Stow Horse Fair where much of the ' horse trading' goes on out of ear-shot of the official auctioneer; and Phil Drabble and Gordon Beningfield spend a day at the Lambourn Lurcher Show where they find that these cross-bred greyhounds, traditionally the coursing dogs of gypsies, are now in fashionable demand. All kinds of people turned up on the Berkshire Downs to show off their handsome dogs and to put them through their paces behind the ' dummy hare'.
Director ROBIN HELLIER
Produced by PETER CRAWFORD. BBC Bristol (
BBC2's International Snooker Championship starts its second decade
Eight top professionals including all the Pot Black Champions compete for the 1979 Pot Black Trophy and the first prize of £1,000. RAY REARDON , JOHN SPENCER EDDIE CHARLTON (Australia) GRAHAM MILES and in Group Two:
PERRIE MANS (South Africa) DOUG MOUNTJOY (Wales) FRED DAVIS , STEVE DAVIS
Tonight's game from Group One: Rav Reardon the reigning World Champion against John Spencer former World Champion
Introduced by ALAN WEEKS Referee SYDNEY LEE
Commentator TED LOWE
Director PHILIP FRANKLIN
Producer REG PERRIN. BBC Birmingham
Australia v England from Melbourne
BOBBY simpson introduces highlights of the first day's play.
Today the third in the series of six Tests started in the oldest Test Match arena in the world - the vast Melbourne Cricket Ground where England first played Australia in 1877. Commentators
KEITH MILLER , FRANK TYSON
NORMAN MAY and PAUL SHEAHAN
Television presentation by the AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING COMMISSION
The Red Deer Of Rhum
Saggy. Maxi, Rory, Clementine and Beauty are members of the best-known herd of red deer in the world. This film follows them through a year of struggle for survival in the natural open-air laboratory of a Scottish island. For eight years the only human interference has been the constant observations of Fiona Guinness , who knows all 300 animals by sight, and a group of scientists led by Tim Clutton-Brock who are studying individual differences in the animals' behaviour - the raw material of natural selection. Narrator lain Cuthbertson
Film cameraman MIKE HERO Film editor TED WALTER Editor EDWARD GOLDWYN
Written and produced by PETER JONES
The first in a short season of feature films starring one of America's most versatile actors with Lee Remick
Charles Bickford , Jack Klugman
Jack Lemmon in a more serious vein gives a memorable performance as Joe Clay , a Californian PR man with a drink problem. He converts his young wife, Kirsten, from lifelong teetotalism and their marriage becomes a gradual decline into alcoholism.
Screenplay by .).P. MILLER
Produced by MARTIN MANULIS Directed by BLAKE EDWARDS
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Dr Roy Strong talks about Queen Charlotte at her Dressing Table by ZOFFANY, reproduced by gracious permission of HM The Queen