Story: Please Keep Still by JUDY WHITFIELD Presenters
Chloe Ashcroft , Ben Thomas
Weaver Archie Brennan is the director of the Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh. His work is that of a crafts-man-artist. He and his studio create large-scale tapestries, often based on the work of well-known modern artists, for universities, churches, town halls and other modern patrons of the fine arts.
Series producer JOHN READ Producer NIGEL WILLIAMS
including sub-titles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather
The programme in which the BBC hands over air time to the public. Tonight the Forest Hill Film Unit presents Hollywood SE23
'Our film unit started in 1969, when a third-year class made a documentary film about the dreams of both staff and pupils. Since then the pupils of Forest Hill School, working together as a creative team in which each boy's job is vital, has made over 50 films. We are now on location in Wales and apart from showing you some of our films from the past ten years, we hope you will see that the purpose and commitment that comes from working as a team is just as important as the films we make.'
Made with the help of the COMMUNITY PROGRAMME UNIT
Written, produced and directed by MICHAEL POWELL and EMEKIC PRESSBURGER. Concluding the season of distinguished films celebrating one of the most successful partnerships in British cinema. starring Deborah Kerr , Sabu David Farrar , Flora Robson
At the invitation of the local Indian ruler, five Anglo-Catholic nuns establish a school and hospital in a disused harem perched on a mountain pinnacle in tne Himalayas. But the nuns are unable to cope with the sensuous atmosphere of their surroundings and the intrusive male presence of the local English agent ... Of all the Powell-Pressburger films, this one has the most ravishing use of colour photography in its unique creation of an exotic Eastern locale in the studio.
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An Inside Story series Julia - The First Year
Although born a male, George Roberts ' natural urge is to function as a female, Julia. His condition is defined as transexual.
Tonight's film documentary, the second of three, follows Julia's first year at the front line of gender and sexuality. The National Health psychiatrist dealing with the case will not make the decision to allow sex-change surgery until George has successfully lived as Julia for one year.
Things start well but not everyone is sympathetic, as Julia finds when she is assaulted. Then there are problems with the catering job at the hospital. An isolated existence improves on meeting Amer, a Middle Eastern student, who accepts her and provides much-needed support.
The pressure is on to get the operation ...
Producer DAVID PEARSON
(Tomorrow's film at 9.50 completes the story)
A cartoon satirising the absurdity of contemporary society.
Written/directed by JEAN-THOMAS BÉDARD for the NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA
PETER SNOW, CHARLES WHEELER , JOHN TUSA and PETER HOBDAY present an informed account of what's happening in the world; special reports from the BBC's correspondents at home and abroad, investigations by a team of reporters into what's going on behind the headlines; the latest news and weather forecast from LINDA ALEXANDER , plus the evening's sports results from DAVID ICKE.