7.40 A Second Chance. 8.5 Mechanics: Rockets, Orbits. 8.30 A Golden Age of Work. 8.55 Classical Greece: Games and Festivals. 9.80 Voluntary Workers. S.45 Orpheus Britannicus. 10.35 Instrumentation in Train Development. 11.0 The Future of British Steel. 11.25 Chardin and the Female Image. 11.50 Continental Can at the EEC. 12.15 Biology: Form and Function. 12.40 Nature or Nurture.
1.5 Mechanisms of Pain Relief. 1.31 Early Earth Evolution.
starring Jennifer Jones
Charles Bickford , Vincent Price
The story of Bernadette Soubirous - eldest of nine children in a poor peasant family -whose visions, at the age of 14, made the town of Lourdes famous and the centre for pilgrims from throughout the world. Jennifer Jones , in her first starring role, received the Academy Award as best actress for her moving portrayal of Bernadette.
Screenplay by GEORGE SEATON from the novel by FRANZ WERFEL
Produced by WILLIAM perlberg Directed by HENRY KING Films: page 17
Sister Marie Theresa Vauzous:
A Second Opinion of Saturn
On 25 August the American spacecraft Voyager 2 made its pass of Saturn, and told more about the unexpectedly complicated ringsystem, the surface of the planet, and the puzzling family of satellites. Patrick Moore gives the latest news of the mission.
Producer PIETER MORPURGO
British Professional Championship
Further coverage of the quarter-finals in this new tournament in the darts calendar. Introduced by PETER PURVES from the Club Fiesta, Stockton Commentators
SID WADDELL , TONY GREEN
Producers KEITH PHILLIPS BILL TAYLOR. MIKE ADLEY
Executive producer NICK HUNTER
with Jan Leeming and David Cass Weather
by Benjamin Britten words by montagu SLATER
The great Canadian tenor returns to Covent Garden to re-create one of his most famous roles. Peter Grimes is a proud and lonely fisherman in The Borough, a small fishing town on the east coast of England. It is about 1830. The opera begins in the Moot Hall where an inquest is being held into the death of Grimes's apprentice who died at sea.
THE ROYAL OPERA CHORUS chorus-master JOHN mccarthy ORCHESTRA OF
THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE leader JOHN brown conducted by Sir Colin Davis
Producer ELIJAH MOSHINSKY Designers TIMOTHY O'BRIEN and TAZEENA FIRTH
Movement by ELEANOR FAZAN Produced in association with COVENT GARDEN VIDEO PRODUCTIONS LTD Executive producer HUMPHREY BURTON Directed by JOHN VERNON
Nieces MARILYN HILL SMITH:
by John Le Carre, dramatised in seven parts by ARTHUR HOPCRAFT
Also starring (in order of appearance) Michael Jayston, George Sewell, Bernard Hepton, Michael Aldridge, Terence Rigby, Ian Richardson, Hywel Bennett, Patrick Stewart, Anthony Bate
4: Control to Smiley: 'There are three of them - and Alleline.' Smiley recalls the past - his involvement with Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Poorman, and he remembers Karla, the legendary head of Moscow Circus.
Music composed and conducted by GEOFFREY BURGON. Producer JONATHAN POWELL. Director John Irvin
Gavin Millar introduces three remarkable films by the Scottish film-maker Bill Douglas - My Childhood, My Ain Folk and My Way Home. Douglas himself has called them 99 per cent autobiographical. Told without a trace of self-pity or sentimentality, the trilogy starts tonight.
A bleak, almost physically-painful picture, distilled from the bitter memories of one of this country's most original talents. I believe this trilogy ivill come to be regarded not just as a milestone, but as one of the heroic achievements oj the British cinema. (the observer)
starring Stephen Archibald
The first of three highly-praised films by Scottish director Bill Douglas chronicling his childhood and adolescence is set in 1945. Eight-year-old Jamie lives with his grandmother and brother Tommy, aged 12. in a back-to-back cottage in a mining village just south of Edinburgh. Jamie's only friend is Helmuth. a German POW. who with other prisoners farms the neighbouring fields ...
Produced by GEOFFREY EVANS Written and directed by BILL DOUGLAS
(first shoioing on British television)
Films : page 17
(My Ain Folk, tomorrow at 9.5 pm)
Tommy's mother -:
British Professional Championship This evening the semi-finals
starring Franchot Tone Ella Raines , Alan Curtis
When Scott Henderson returns to his New York flat late one night, he is confronted by a squad of detectives who charge him with the murder of his wife. Henderson appears to have been framed, but the only person who can prove his innocence is a mysterious woman who has vanished without trace ...
Screenplay bv BERNARD c. SCHOENFIELD Directed bv ROBERT SIODMAk
(Blacfc and white). Films: page 17
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