Be surprised by Professor Colin Blakemore 5: Vive la différence
Because of their great sensitivity and the incredible range of intensity over which they must work, our senses are fighting a constant battle against too much information Fortunately, sense organs and the nerves which transmit the messages have developed clever ways of detecting and coding; most sensory systems detect changes and differences. These tricks of coding lead to all sorts of peculiar illusions.
Presented for television by BRIAN Johnson (Final lecture tomorrow at 2.15 pm)
Leicester v Bath
Leicester will be determined to reverse the result of the match when these two teams last met on Rugby Special, and return, after a bad start to the season, to the form that has made them England's top club side for three years.
NIGEL STARMER-SMITH commentates, and brings news, views and action from the rest of the week. end's rugby.
Series producer huw JONES
The World of Rugby. £6.25 from booksellers
The First Part of Henry the Sixth
Michael Wood sets the scene for the first play in this historical trilogy telling of the death of heroes, loss of Empire and the origins of the Wars of the Roses.
Director DAVID WILSON Producer VICTOR POOLE
(The BBC Television Shakespeare: The First Part of Henry the Sixth is at
with Jan Leeming and visual commentary for those who cannot hear.
Editor FRED BOLTUM
David Vine introduces the latest action, featuring: Ski jumping from Garmisch-Partenkirchen
'Imagine standing on skis on top of St Paul 's Cathedral with Wembley Stadium to be jumped from goalmouth to goalmouth ...'-a competitor's eye-view of the spectacular 90 metre hill in the Bavarian Alps, the traditional setting for the second round of the New Year Four Hills Tournament. East German MANFRED DECKERT defends his title from the twin-Norwegian challenge of ROGER RUUD and PER BERGERUD.
Commentator RON PICKERING
Plus a look back at the highlights of the World Cup downhill season so far.
Television presentation by the GERMAN TELEVISION SERVICE Producer jim RESIDE
The Embassy World Professional Championship
Top Australian, TERRY O'DEA , faces a struggle against up-and-coming English star, RITCHIE GARDNER. Number Two seed JOHN LOWE, winner of the recent British Gold Cup is in determined mood to regain the title first won in 1979. His opponent is BRENT BARTHOLOMEW from New Zealand. PETER PURVES introduces highlights together with news and results.
Producers KEITH Phillips, NICK HUNTER
Australia v England The famous Sydney
Cricket Ground stages the drama of the final Test Match.
RICHIE BENAUD introduces highlights of the first day's play.
TV presentation by CHANNEL 9 AUSTRIL\IA
by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Cast in alphabetical order: and PETER ALDWYN , SEAN BARTLEY BRIAN BINNS , GERALD BLACKMORE
STEPHEN BRIGDEN , MICHAEL COGAN STUART COX , PHILIP CROSKIN
JIM DOWDALL , JONATHAN EVANS
MARK FLETCHER , MICHAEL GARDINER MARTIN GEORGE , DAVID GOODWIN
BARRY GRANTHAM , NICHOLAS HALL
DEREK HOLT , ANGUS KENNEDY
HAMISH KERR , HUS LEVENT
DAVID LUDWIG , PETER MACKLEN VAL MUSETTI , MIKE POTTER
JOHN RANKIN , MARTIN RUTLEDGE PETER SEARLES , DAVID STACEY
BRIAN STEPHENS , DIKRAN TULAINE ALAN VICARS
Fight arranger MALCOLM RANSON Movement co-ordinator GERALDINE STEPHENSON
Incidental music DUDLEY SIMPSON Lighting SAM BARCLAY
Make-up artist CIIERRY ALSTON
Costume designer JOHN PEACOCK Designer OLIVER BAYLDON Script editor DAVID SNODIN Producer JONATHAN MILLER Director JANE HOWELL
King Henry VI:
Joan la Pucelle:
Duke of Burgundy:
Duke of Gloucester:
Duke of Alengon:
Earl of Suffolk:
Third Messenger to King/Coun tess's porter:
Mayor of London/Sir John Fastolfe:
Reignier, Duke of Anjou/Vernon:
Earl of Somerset:
Duke of Bedford/Mortimer, Earl of March/French General:
Earl of Salisbury/Sir William Lucy.:
Margaret, Daughter of Reignier:
Talbot's Captain/Servant to Gloucester:
Young John Talbot:
Duke of York/Master Gunner:
Second messenger to King:
Countess of Auvergne:
Bishop, later Cardinal, of Winchester:
Duke of Exeter/Shepherd:
Bastard of Orleans:
Mayor's officer/Watchman of Rouen.:
Charles, Dauphin of France:
Earl of Warwick:
Woodville, Lieutenant of the Tower:
Master Gunner's boy:
post that mentions
Five TV teasers
2 December 2015
with Jan Leeming ; Weather
(Part 2 next Sunday)
World Professional Championship from Jollees,
stars Rip Torn, Conchata Ferrell
Burnt Fork, Wyoming: 1910. Desperately seeking a new life, Elinore Randall leaves Colorado and accepts a ' mail order' job as housekeeper on a frontier farm. She, and her daughter, find the life incredibly harsh and the owner-farmer dour and uncommunicative. This film vividly depicts the life of cowboy settlers and develops into a moving love story and extraordinary portrait of a woman's determination to fulfil her life.
Screenplay by BETH FERRIS . based on the books and papers of ELINORE RANDALL STEWART
Produced by MICHAEL HAUSMAN , BETH FERRIS Directed by Richard PEARCE
(Ftrsl showing on British TV) Films: p 15
The Philips World International Club Championship from Crystal Palace
This tournament, featuring top teams from all over the world, offers the highest standard of basketball seen in this country.
MACCABI TEL aviv return to defend their title, showing that competition this year is stronger than ever. Commentator STUART STOREY
Producer JOHNNIE WATHERSTON