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: Choir of the Year 1984

A chance to see again some of the highlights of the competition to find the Choir of the Year 1984.
Brian Kay pinpoints some memorable moments and also gives details of the next competition, which takes place in 1986. Videotape editor PETER HAYES Producer HILARY BOULDING BBC Scotland
For details of the Choir of the Year competition write to: [address removed]


Unknown: Brian Kay
Editor: Peter Hayes
Producer: Hilary Boulding

: What's Up, Chuck?

Today Chuck Jones talks about his ultimate chase movie Fair and Wormer and one of his own favourite cartoon characters - the indefatigable, amorous
French skunk, Monsieur Pepe le Pew!


Talks: Chuck Jones

: Hitchcock: Under Capricorn

Ingrid Bergman Joseph Cotten
Hitchcock's stylish period thriller is set in New South Wales, 1831. The Governor's nephew, Charles Adare , newly arrived from England, is invited to the house of former convict Sam Flusky - now a wealthy businessman. He finds himself in a strange household. Flusky's aristocratic wife has become an alcoholic and seems to live in constant fear of Milly, the shrewish housekeeper....
Screenplay by JAMES BRIDIE
Based on the play by JOHN COLTON and MARY LINDEN and the novel by HELEN SIMPSON Produced by SIDNEY BERNSTEIN Directed by ALFRED HITCHCOCK (The next Hitchcock film is The
Wrong Man tonight 11. 15pm BBC1) 0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Ingrid Bergman
Unknown: Joseph Cotten
Unknown: Charles Adare
Unknown: Sam Flusky
Play By: James Bridie
Play By: John Colton
Play By: Mary Linden
Novel By: Helen Simpson
Produced By: Sidney Bernstein
Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock
Lady Henrietta: Ingrid Bergman
Sam Flusky: Joseph Cotten
Hon Charles Adare: Michael Wilding
Milly (the housekeeper): Margaret Leighton
Governor: Cecil Parker
Attorney General: Denis O'Dea
Winter, Flusky's secretary: Jack Watling
Coachman: Harcourt Williams
Manager of the bank: John Ruddock
Governor's secretary: Bill Shine

: Welles Directs Macbeth

continues the season of films by Orson Welles who died in October.
Today starring Orson Welles
Jeanette Nolan
Considered by the associate producer as 'the greatest experimental
American film ever made under the Hollywood studio system', this imaginative version of Macbeth was filmed by Welles in the space of three weeks. Accounting for the liberties he had taken with Shakespeare's text, Welles called it 'a kind of violently sketched charcoal drawing of a great play'.
Screenplay by ORSON WELLES from the play by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Produced and directed by ORSON WELLES
(Welles directs Lady from Shanghai tomorrow 1.55 pm)
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Jeanette Nolan
Play By: Orson Welles
Play By: William Shakespeare
Directed By: Orson Welles
Macbeth: Orson Welles
Lady Macbeth: Jeanette Nolan
Macduff: Dan O'Herlihy
Malcolm: Roddy McDowall
Banquo: Edgar Barrier
A holy father: Alan Napier
Duncan: Erskine Sanford
Ross: John Dierkes
Lennox: Keene Curtis

: Great Western Journey

One hundred and fifty years ago, on 31 August, 1835, a railway bill ended its tortuous journey through Parliament, and the Great Western Railway was bom. Anthony Burton follows in the footsteps of Isambard Kingdom Brunel to tell of the 'Little Giant' and 'The finest work in England'.
Ray Gosling wanders off the tracks and through six counties between London and Bristol to discover why the Great Western was said to be 'of a piece' with the territory it served. The young Queen Victoria, Oscar Wilde, Sir John Betjeman, the 'Young Gentleman of Eton' and a modern-day musical, all play a part in this
Great Western Journey. Produced by Barry Bevins BBC Manchester (R)


Presenter: Ray Gosling
Producer: Barry Bevins

: News and Sport

with Jan Leeming Weather


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Yeomen of the Guard

The Yeomen of the Guard is the oldest Royal bodyguard in existence, this year celebrating 500 years of unbroken service to the Kings and Queens of England.
At the Battle of Bosworth
Field in 1485 they fought for Henry Tudor , who decreed that from then on the Guard would 'uphold the dignity and grandeur of the English Crown for all time'.
Not to be confused with the Beefeaters at the Tower of London who wear a similar uniform, the Queen's bodyguard, although still drawn from the ranks of fighting soldiers, is, these days, purely ceremonial, accompanying the Monarch on all great State occasions.
The film follows the Guard in its anniversary year, from searching the cellars before the State Opening of Parliament, to escorting The Queen at the Royal Maundy Service, the Garter
Ceremony, garden parties, an investiture, and finally their anniversary parade at Buckingham Palace.
Written and narrated by Ian Wooldridge
Film editor DICK PULL


Unknown: Henry Tudor
Unknown: Ian Wooldridge
Producer: Michael Begg

: Penyberth

'The Air Ministry are spitting heedlessly at our language, our culture, and our sacred places, like dogs cocking their legs on an altar.'
This is the emotion that fuelled the burning of the RAF bombing school in 1936. Saunders Lewis. owEN GARMON
Subtitle translation JOHN TREFOR Designer RAY PRICE
(Welsh play with English subtitles)


Unknown: William Jones
Unknown: Saunders Lewis.
Unknown: John Trefor
Designer: Ray Price
Producer: John Hefin
Director: Peter Edwards
Lewis Valentine: Dyfan Roberts
D J Williams: W.J. Phillips
J E Jones: Ynyr Williams
Caernarfon court judge: David Swift
Mr Edmund Davies (defence): Lyn Rees
Mr Stable (prosecution): Peter Halliday
Supt Moses Hughes: Clive Roberts
PC Preston: Grey Evans
E V Stanley Jones: Michael Povey
Night-watchman: John Henry Hughes
Young nationalists: Geraint Lewis
Young nationalists: Alun Ap Brinley
Young nationalists: Hefin Williams
Young nationalists: Nia Caron
Young nationalists: Rhian Morgan
Shopkeeper: Elwyn Hughes
Informant: Betsan Llwyd
RAF officer: Robert Boyd
Pwllheli town clerk: Llew Thomas
Clerk of Caernarfon court: John Prior
Translator: Phylip Hughes
Old Bailey judge: Ivor Roberts
Clerk of Old Bailey: Richard Berry
Prison doctor: David Dooley
Prison offical: Roger Nott
Heckler: Richard Elfyn
John Mackie Abbot: John M. McAvoy
Foreman of Caernarfon jury: Robert Elson

: The Taking of Pelham 123

Walter Matthau
Robert Shaw
'Your train has been taken.' These words echo into the security section of the New
York subway. The unlikeliest of hijackings has taken place with a gang of armed men in command of a train compartment and its passengers. Their demand is a ransom of one million dollars - to be delivered within an hour. For every minute's delay one of the passengers will die ...
Screenplay by PETER STONE
Based on the novel by JOHN GODEY Produced by GABRIEL KATZKA. EDGAR J. SCHERICK Directed by JOSEPH SARGENT
0 FILMS: page 27


Unknown: Walter Matthau
Unknown: Robert Shaw
Play By: Peter Stone
Novel By: John Godey
Produced By: Gabriel Katzka.
Produced By: Edgar J. Scherick
Directed By: Joseph Sargent
Lt Garbor: Walter Matthau
Blue: Robert Shaw
Green: Martin Balsam
Grey: Hector Elizondo
Brown: Earl Hindman
Denny Doyle: James Broderick
Correll: Dick O'Neill
Mayor: Lee Wallace
Caz Dolowicz: Tom Pedi
Mrs Jenkins: Beatrice Winde
Lt Rico Patrone: Jerry Stiller
Patrolman James: Nathan George

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