with Richard Stilgoe
Gillian Reynolds , Dr Mike Smith
Football star Kenny Dalglish talks of his approach to training, and nonsmoking rock group Nine Below Zero keep fit between gigs. Meet French master chef Jean Conil with his ideas for eating healthily on 35p a day, survey the indoor tennis scene and soar to the heavens in a cloudhopper.
Studio director ROY CHAPMAN Producer KEITH SHEATHER
Germany Under the British A series of five programmes
Written by PATRICK O'DONOVAN Narrated by Leo McKern 3: Out of the Dark
It was in purging German intellectual life of the taint of Nazism that the British were at their best. They worked by example rather than precept.
Film editor LARRY TOFT
Producer PATRICIA MEEHAN
A series of five programmes about sailing ships that have survived. Narrated by TOM SALMON - 3: Thames Sailing Barges
Producers ROBIN DRAKE , BRIAN HAWKINS BBC Bristol
starring Warner Oland with Ray Milland , Alan Mowbray
'Difficult to catch fly with only one finger,' says Charlie Chan , enmeshed in baffling goings-on with the hunting set in exotic Albion. Pamela Gray convinces Chan that her brother Paul is not guilty of the murder for which he is to be hanged in a mere 65 hours. That is all the time our suave detective has to disentangle the real murderer from the dark figures lurking in the grounds of an English country estate.
Screenplay by PHILLIP MACDONALD Produced by JOHN STONE Directed by EUGENE FORDE
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Insp Charlie Chan:
Lady Mary Bristol:
Another of SHEILA GRABER 'S lively animated films on artists. Here she focuses on Mondrian's work and sets it to a boogie-woogie beat.
Peter Powell kicks the weekend into life with another edition of TV's electronic magazine. Live music from Siouxsie and the Banshees and Thomas Dolby. The debut appearance of Belfast band Silent Running. Dick Witts takes another sideways look at the arts. Honor Wilson reports on issues, stories and rip-offs.
Director JULIET MAY
Producer PETER HAMILTON
with subtitles, followed by Weather
Comment, highlights and reviews of the week's TV presented by Ludovic Kennedy , who discusses Year of the French (BBC2), Play for Today: Aliens (BBC1) and The Barchester Chronicles (BBC2) with former ambassador Sir Nicholas Henderson , playwright Marcella Evaristi and former Bishop of Salisbury The Rt Rev George Rein dorp. Plus a look at Brian Hayncs ' independent Satellite TV company.
Assistant producers PETER ESTALL.
CLARE PATERSON. Director STEPHEN GARRETT Producer JOHN ARCHER
A calendar of French life in 12 film portraits
The Country Priest
The month: August
The man: Abbe Louis Mahuas The place: Brittany
LOUIS MAHUAS is a remarkable man. Parish priest of the village of Landaul, he ministers to the faithful - no more than ten at weekday Mass, a full church on Sundays. For 30 years he has enjoyed teaching science at the church school. A gregarious, cheerful man, he drinks with the villagers at the cafe; joins in a barbecue at the former rectory; encourages a lively lady of 93 to sing the old songs at her birthday party. But Fr Louis is even more Breton than French. The revival of his native Celtic language and culture is the passion of his life. And the villagers have caught his enthusiasm. In traditional Breton costume, they sing and dance at the rural fete which lasts all day and most of the night....
Film cameraman IAN STONE Film editor JIM LATHAM
Producer EDWARD MIRZOEFF
featuring Karen Kay .
Dame Edna Everage (or is it?) kicks off the second of this series recorded at Christ's Hospital Theatre, Horsham.
Peggy, from Hi-de-Hi! also helps out, 'but it's Karen Kay herself who's the real star of the show. Songs include 'The way we were' 'The rose' and 'New York, New York', with special guest Ben Vereen joining Karen for 'Somebody loves me'.
by JIMMY PERRY and DAVID CROFT starring Arthur Lowe
John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn featuring
No Spring for Frazer in which Frazer loses a vital part.
THE VOICE OF BUD FLANAGAN
Signature tune by JIMMY PERRY and DEREK TAVERNER played by THE BAND OF THE COLDSTREAM GUARDS conducted by their Director of Music
CAPT TREVOR L. SHARPE , MBE, LBAM, ARCM,
Designer RICHARD HUNT Producer DAVID CROFT
(First shownon BBC1)record
Theme on BBC Comedy Themes (record
REH 387. casselle ZCR 387) from retailers
A season of ALN BENNETT plays starring John Barrctt
Pat Heywood , Maureen Lipnian and David Threlfall
What with little Stephen doing his O-levels and Molly and Harold up night after night, Dad has ended up in a corporation home. There's a choice of puddings and the grounds are tip-top, but Dad simply gazes at the outside wall.
What's on the other siaev uonaia, the nice nurse, knows, but he's not telling.
Music composed and arranged by GEOFFREY BURGON
Studio lighting DUNCAN BROWN Script editor BRENDA REID Designer RAY CUSICK
Producer INNES LLOYD
Director PIERS HAGGARD
Book, Objects of Affection and other plays for television, 15.75 (including postage and packing) from BBC Publications, PO Box 234. London SEl 3TH
JOHN TUSA , PETER SNOW and DONALD MACCORMICK , with JOAN BAKEWELL and LINDA ALEXANDER.
Including The Tyler Kent Story
Tyler Kent was a spy who could have changed the course of the Second World War. The information he stole from the American Embassy in London could have kept the United States out of the war and might have brought about the downfall of Winston Churchill. For the first time, reporter Robert Harris has tracked down the elusive Mr Kent and tells his extraordinary story.
Producer The Tyler Kent Story DAVID COXON TAYLOR
Producers PETER BELL , TONY HALL JOHN HOLME and DAVID STANFORD Directors MIKE CATHERWOOD JOHN WILKINSON
Assignment editors HOWARD ANDERSON
Deputy editor PAUL NORRIS Editor DAVID LLOYD
The second of two parts, adapted from the novel by HENRI DE MONTHERLANT starring Jean Piat
Yolande Folliot , Emmanuelle Riva Pierre Costals is a celebrated writer living in 1930s Paris. Women are seduced by his literary renown. Some, like Andree Hacquebaut , he spurns. Others he finds attractive, particularly Solange Dandillot. Now, having been tempted by marriage, he tries to escape.
Screenplay by Louis PAUWELS
Produced for TFl by LAZARE IGLESIS
A French TV film with English subtitles