Presenters Elizabeth Millbank Stuart McGugan who visit Portsonachan in Scotland.
Written and directed by NICK WILSON
starring Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart with Leo Genn, Orson Welles, Harry Andrews, Bernard Miles
This epic story, set in the 1840s, tells of Captain Ahab's relentless search for the white whale that maimed him and of the tragic consequences of his quest.
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Based on the novel by:
with music by PROKOFIEV
Lieutenant Kije is awarded the Medal for Bravery, and marries the Princess Sasha. But the Tsar becomes more and more suspicious as time passes and he is never allowed to meet the Lieutenant. In fact, Lieutenant Kije doesn't exist!
Animation BURA AND HARDWICK
Puppets and direction ALAN PLATT Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT
Voice of the Tsar:
Voice of the Chancellor:
Voice of Princess Sasha:
A fantasy based on GEORGE MACDONALD'S fairytale of the Princess who finds it impossible to keep both feet firmly on the ground. with PETER BULL as the Fat Frog KENNETH WILLIAMS as the Thin Frog and the Cat JAMES HAYTER as the Owl JOHN WELLS as the Bee
DAVID KELLY as the Oracle
Written by IAN KEILL . Illustrations by ERROL I.E CAIN. Music by CARL DAVIS Director ANDREW GOSLING
Producer IAN KEILL
with sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
A trilogy of seasonal films.
Gordon Beningfield, whose paintings of the countryside and its wildlife have been a popular feature of this series, looks back over his year as an artist in the country.
The annual Meet at the Squire's home - the fox and the game-keeper - fresh molehills and hawthorn - young pheasants and trout. The village of Great Gaddesden in Hertfordshire celebrates the arrival of the new season out on the cornfield and the cricket green.
(Next week: Lovely Day for a Harvest)
The most distinctive new sound of the 70s-that's Kate Bush and in tonight's programme she sings some new songs written specially for the occasion.
With special guest Peter Gabriel
Choreographer ANTHONY VAN LAAST Lighting BOB CHAPLIN Sound DAVID WEIR Designer TIM DANN
Director ROY NORTON Producer ROY RONNIE
Highlights from the series, in which
Rowan Atkinson Mel Smith
Chris Langham and Pamela Stephenson offer their own anarchic view of the State of the Nation.
Designer DAVID HITCHCOCK Director BILL WILSON
Producers JOHN LLOYD , SEAN HARDIE
The tall Tennessee troubadour sings his way through a variety of songs to an audience of United States airmen and their families. Also featured are guests Wichita, a lively Californian band, Jana Jac, the exciting fiddler from Indiana and The Hillsiders, the popular country group from Liverpool.
Erich von Stroheim : actor-director
One of the most controversial and tragic figures in the history of the cinema, von Stroheim first emerged as an actor in the silent era, earning himself the publicity tag ' the man you love to hate. Later he became director of some of the most powerful films in the history of Hollywood. This programme examines his incredible life-style and career, using interviews and film-clips from such classics as Foolish Wives and Greed with examples of his acting in films such as La Grande Illusion and Sunset Boulevard. Narrated by EDWARD BINNS
Written by RICHARDKOSZARSKI
Directed by PATRICK MONTGOMERY
(Sunset Boulevard trill be shown on New Year's Eve; La Grande Illusion on New Year's Day)
The Christmas Tree Suite by FRANZ LISZT
RHONDDA GILLESPIEplays the third movement from this piano suite. The Shepherds at the Manger