Each year John Earle and Tony Soper , the naturalist, take a holiday cruise in a century-old sailing boat. Last summer they travelled east from Dartmouth to Weymouth and discovered on the way Arabs on the Exe, caves dug for Caesar, tramways, flamingos, and quarry-men who go crabbing for cranes.
Film editor MIKE BOW Producer PETER JARVIS
Introduced by Desmond Lynam featuring
The John Player League
Almost half-way through the season and no sign of the championship being decided yet. With several matches affected by rain in the early part, each match becomes more vital. A win now could mean sharing in the £34,000 prize money and the competition is probably more fierce this year than ever before.
Matches being played today:
GLAMORGAN V WARWICKSHIRE
GLOUCESTERSHIRE V DERBYSHIRE LANCASHIRE V HAMPSHIRE LEICESTERSHIRE V ESSEX
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE V MIDDLESEX SUSSEX V NORTHAMPTONSHIRE WORCESTERSHIRE V YORKSHIRE
CHRISTOPHER MARTIN-JENKINS and PETER WALKER
Plus news and results from today's other major sporting events.
BOB DUNCAN and HUW JONES
Grandstand produced by ROGER MOODY Edited by HAROLD ANDERSON
Theme music available on Sporting Themes (record REH 348, cassette zcr 348), from record shops
A digest of the news of the week and other world matters of interest seen by news cameras around the world; the interesting and the picturesque, the important and the dramatic, plus a visual commentry for those who cannot hear. with Kenneth Kendall
Editor RICHARD GAMBLE
The Propagandist Press Baron
When William Maxwell Aitken , later Lord Beaverbrook, first came to England from Canada in 1908, he was not yet 30 and already a millionaire. He was to become the only press proprietor in British history successfully to combine the careers of tycoon, newspaperman and politician. Behind the scenes he backed the causes of Bonar Law, Lloyd George and Churchill, earning himself the reward of a place in the cabinets of both world wars. He became the best known newspaper baron of his age, turning the Daily Express, the Sunday Express and the Evening Standard into one mighty propaganda machine devoted to the Empire cause.
At a time when a new breed of millionaire press proprietors is beginning to dominate the British press, Anthony Howard looks back at the career of ' the little Canadian adventurer' and talks to his daughter, The Hon Mrs Janet Kidd. Also taking part are The Rt Hon Michael Foot , mp, historian Lord Blake. The Hon David Astor. Malcolm Muggeridge , Robert Edwards , Charles Wintour and Alan Brien.
Film editor PAM BOSWORTH Assistant producer CHRISTOPHER WARREN
Producer PHILIP SPEIGhT
Presented by Brian Widlake
Valerie Singleton and Nick Clarke The first of three special programmes examining our long-term industrial future.
Tonight: 1984 and All That.
Microelectronics, robotics, fibre optics, biotechnology, these are some of the ' sunrise ' industries on which our prosperity depends. Other countries are hard at work planning to make the most of them-why aren't we? In Britain we have been slow off the mark to enter these challenging new areas. Can we still catch up, and rebuild our industrial base?
Producers NEVILLE BOLT , GLYNN JONES
Editor DAVID LLOYD
The 1981 Coral Classic
Peter Walker introduces highlights of the final round of this 72-hole event. The holder, SANDY LYLE , is one of many leading European golfers who will be chasing prize money of £42,000 and gaining invaluable experience of seaside links golf at the testing Royal Porthcawl Golf Course in preparation for the Open Championship at Sandwich in July. Commentators
CLIVE CLARK , BRIAN HUGGETT
ONLLWYN BRACE, TREVOR LEWIS
The Long Exile of Jonathan Swift starring and 1737: Exiled to the Deanery of St Patrick's, Dublin, the formidable satirist celebrates his 70th birthday. Outside the starving Irish peasantry gather to receive alms. No one fully grasps his genius - not even his old friend, Tom Sheridan : ,... a patriot who hates the land of his birth, a Protestant who speaks for the whole people of Ireland, a great writer whose masterpiece, a savage satire on human vanity, is remembered only as a children's book- Gulliver's Travels.'
Script by DAVID NOKES Music GEORGE FENTON
Costume designer BARBARA KIDD Make-up artist JOAN STRIBLING Designer JIM CLAY
Film cameraman JOHN HOOPER Film editor ANGUS NEWTON Directed by TRISTRAM POWELL
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Stella as a child:
David Peterson , John Lazarus
The ' skip tracer ' is the policeman of the business world. His job is to find the people who skip out on their bills and to manipulate them into paying up. John Collins is the best in the business. He's tough with the skips - he's heard all the sob stories and knows all the excuses. He is proud of the fact that nobody can touch his emotions. But cracks are appearing in the walls of his defences. Through these cracks he begins to see his victims as they really are - and to see himself. This remarkably assured feature film debut by Canadian Zale Dalen is a tough and uncompromising portrait of a modern anti-hero.
The rarest quality in the cinema is to be genuinely delighted by what you didn't expect And this small-budget but hugely successjul Canadian film is that kind of erent. (EVENING STANDARD) It is a fierce and relentless little film, with a chilling performance by Darid Peterson. (THE TIMES) Produced by LAARA DALEN. Written and directed by ZALE R. DALEN. Films: page 10 (First shotting on British television)