concludes a festive presentation of films featuring the legendary jungle couple starring
Johnny Weissmuller Maureen O'Sullivan
The jungle is disturbed by three big game trappers in search of animals for a circus. The chance discovery that Tarzan's son, Boy, has great natural ability as an animal trainer spells trouble.
Screenplay by WILLIAM R. LIPMAN and MYLES CONNOLLY
Produced by FREDERICK STEPHANI Directed by RICHARD THORPE
(Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan on Holiday Monday BBC at 8. 30pm)
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From Christchurch Bay to the Fastnet Rock
For two weeks, the world's best yachtsmen battled for the top prize in ocean racing, the Admiral's Cup.
Bob Fisher reports on the Olympic style inshore races and then joins the fleet as it sets out for the famous offshore race. They sailed
605 miles from Cowes to the Fastnet Rock, off southern Ireland, and then to the finish at Plymouth. Film editor RICHARD BUSS Producer JEREMY PALLANT
Executive producer JOHN COLEMAN
The second of four programmes recorded in 1979 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, in which the late Jacqueline du Pre worked with students on one of the major sonatas in the cello repertoire, the Brahms Sonata in E minor.
With Melissa Phelps and Gillian Thoday
Accompanist Clifford Benson She was always the most physical and generous of musicians. Now she instructs meticulously, full of concern and goodwill for the young players
Directed by PETER BUTLER (R)
(Dvorak Cello Concerto in D minor tomorrow at 2.35pm)
starring Julie Andrews.
Christopher Plummer Julie Andrews is in sparkling form as the convent girl whose sense of fun makes the Mother Superior doubt her suitability as a nun. Sent to be governess to the children of the Von Trapp family, Maria soon wins their confidence, undermining their father's stern discipline - as well as his plans for a second marriage.
Screenplay by ERNEST LEHMAN Based on the stage musical by RICHARD ROGERS and OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II
Produced and directed by ROBERT WISE
('Julie Andrews. ... The Sound of Christmas' tomorrow on BBC11.10pm)
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Captain Von Trapp:
The celebration of lessons and carols from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge, is world famous. The service this year includes, for the first time, readings from the Apocryphal Bible that reach back to the beginning of the Christmas story.
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
By kind permission of the provost and scholars of King's College, Cambridge
Directed for television by:
Director of music:
The Very Rev J.H.
by Brian Thompson
The story of a tragic love affair starring John Hallam, Rosalind Elliot
A bundle of love letters, discovered by chance in the wall of a barn in the Yorkshire Dales, reveals two lives. Written 100 years ago by Lizzie Sutcliffe, a lodging-house keeper in Blackburn, to Tom Anderson, a farmer in Carleton near Skipton, they tell a classic tale of love, seduction and betrayal.
Mary Lizzie Anderson:
This year's animal drama from wildlife film-makers John and Simon King features a female hedgehog called Priddy, who lives on the Mendip Hills.
All the adventures that happen to Priddy in this film have been experienced by one hedgehog or another in real life.
Narrated by John King Film edited by PETER SNOW Directed and photographed by SIMON KING
Produced by JOHN KING BBC Pebble Mill
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From Cremona and London, an appreciation in words and music of the genius of the Italian master craftsman of stringed instruments.
Introduced by and featuring Pinchas Zukerman with Yo-Yo Ma
Anne-Sophie Mutter and CHARLES BEARE
From the Barbican Hall, in aid of the Royal Academy of Music, a Stradivarius Concert featuring Vivaldi's The Four Seasons with soloists: Manoug Parikian Maurice Hasson Nigel Kennedy Daniel Phillips
English Chamber Orchestra led by JOSÉ.LUIS GARCIA conductor Yehudi Menuhin Event producer RAYMOND GUBBAY Produced for Filmscreen
International by TIMOTHY WOOLFORD Cremona sequences directed by JOHN MICHAEL PHILLIPS
Film editor RAY MILLICHOPE OB sound JOHN CAULFIELD
Videotape editor CHRIS WADSWORTH Produced and directed by YVONNE LITTLEWOOD
Christopher Reeve Vanessa Redgrave Madeleine Potter
This highly-praised adaptation of HENRY JAMES 'S famous novel about women's emancipation is by the Merchant Ivory team responsible for Heat and Dust, Room with a View and Maurice.
New England in the 19th century. Olive Chancellor, a shy but forceful suffragette, takes on the education of Verena Tarrant, a pretty, naive young woman with a gift for oratory. But her influence over Verena is threatened by Basil Ransome , a handsome, but impecunious, lawyer. Not only is he in love with Verena, he is less than sympathetic to the feminist cause.
Screenplay by RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA
Produced by ISMAIL MERCHANT Directed by JAMES IVORY
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John van Ness
Christmas film season featuring the great Hollywood actress
Tonight also starring Fred MacMurray Joan Bennett
Norma Miller is a successful fashion designer and divorcee. Her unexpected reappearance after many years to look up her old sweetheart, Clifford Groves , poses a threat to his happy marriage - particularly as Cliff increasingly feels that he is being taken for granted by his family.
Screenplay by BERNARD C. SCHOENFELD Produced by ROSS HUNTER Directed by DOUGLAS SIRK
('The Thorn Birds' will be shown again in January)
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