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: English Towns

Lewes, East Sussex. The tiles used here look like bricks but aren't, and come in red, white and black. They were designed in the Georgian period to give old timber-framed buildings the fashionable brick look.
Lewes is built mainly of flint from the chalk downs. In addition, the tile and brick used provides, says presenter Alec Clifton-Taylor 'an incomparable legacy in a magnificent downland setting'. (R)
(Stamford, Lincolnshire tomorrow at S.lSam)


Presenter: Alec Clifton-Taylor

: Tarzan Finds a Son

Starring Johnny Weissmuller Maureen O'Sullivan
When a plane crashes near
Tarzan's jungle home, the only survivor is a baby boy.
Tarzan and Jane decide to educate him in the ways of the jungle.
Director Richard Thorpe
0 FILMS: pages 51-64


Unknown: Johnny Weissmuller
Unknown: Maureen O'Sullivan
Director: Richard Thorpe
Tarzan: Johnny Weissmuller
Jane: Maureen O'Sullivan
Boy: John Sheffield
Mr Lancing: Ian . Hunter
Sir Thomas Lancing: Henry Stephenson

: Summer Stock

Judy Garland , Gene Kelly A farmer's stage-struck sister invites a Broadway director to stage a show in their barn.
Director Charles Walters 0 FILMS: pages 51-64


Unknown: Judy Garland
Unknown: Gene Kelly
Director: Charles Walters
JaneFalbury: Judy Garland
Joe Ross: Gene Kelly
Orville Wingait: Eddie Bracken
Abigail Falbury: Gloria de Haven
Esme: Marjorie Main
Herb Blake: Phil Silvers

: How Are the Kids?

A series of six films about the exploitation of children.
Oca. Off the coast of Palawan Island in the Philippines, boys aged 7 to 15 dive off fishing boats to frighten fish into nets, often spending up to ten hours a day in the water. It is exhausting work. Among them is Randy, aged 12. He has sailed on the Muriami boats for three seasons, but this trip is different.
Written and directed by Lino Brocka
0 PICTURE STORY: page 89


Directed By: Lino Brocka

: Greenclaws

Another adventure story. (R)

: The Unanswered Question

Leonard Bernstein at Harvard
Leonard Bernstein , the great American conductor, composer, pianist and educator, died on 14 October 1990. As a tribute, this historic series of six lectures he gave at Harvard University in 1973 is repeated. 1: Musical Phonology Including a complete performance of Mozart's
Symphony No 40 in G minor, K550, played by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bernstein.
An Amberson Video/WGBH (Boston) production (R)
● PICTURE STORY: page 89


Unknown: Leonard Bernstein
Unknown: Leonard Bernstein

: The Transformers

Three films about the art of inspired teaching.
1: The Butterflies of Zagorsk
Natasha lives in Moscow with her husband Yuri and their two young daughters whom she has never seen and whose voices she cannot hear. Deaf and blind since she was a child, Natasha is a product of the Zagorsk home for deaf-blind children where a remarkable system of teaching has achieved results that are without parallel in the west. Narrated by Michael Dean. Director/Producer Ann Paul (R)
0 BOOKLET: from The Transformers, [address removed]
(Part 2 tomorrow at 2.00pm) 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Zagorsk Natasha
Unknown: Michael Dean.
Producer: Ann Paul

: Beethoven Symphonies

Symphony No 4 in B Flat,
Op 60. Standing between the epic Third and Fifth
Symphonies, the Fourth is more classical in proportions, full of lively good humour and infectious wit. It is performed by Roger Norrington with the London Classical Players. (Symphony No 5 at 3.55pm)


Unknown: Roger Norrington

: Laurel and Hardy

Bacon Grabbers. The
Northwest Mounted Police always get their man - well, almost always.

: Beethoven Symphonies

Symphony No 5 in C Minor, Op 67. Playing Beethoven on original instruments, as the London Classical Players do, underlines the sense of challenge and struggle which pervades this work. Conducted by Roger Norrington.
(Symphony No 6 tomorrow at 3.00pm)


Conducted By: Roger Norrington.

: Cricket: Second Test

Australia v England
Richie Benaud introduces highlights of the first day's play from Melbourne.
TV presentation Channel 9 Australia


Introduces: Richie Benaud

: Le Nozze di Figaro

By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Figaro, valet to Count
Almaviva, is due to be married to Susanna, the Countess's maid. But in one day, the lives and loves of all the members of the count's household are turned upside down in this tale of infidelity, hypocrisy and intrigue. This Glyndeboume Festival Opera production is performed on period instruments, a radical departure for the company and, in the interval, Simon Rattle talks to fellow conductor
Nicholas Kok about how this affected the production. (baritone)(soprano)(bass) (mezzo-soprano) (mezzo-soprano) (tenor) (baritone)(soprano)(bass)(soprano)(tenor) (mezzo-soprano)
Directors Derek Bailey and Peter Hall Stage production sponsored by Waterford Wedgwood
0 PICTURE STORY: page 89


Unknown: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Talks: Simon Rattle
Conductor: Nicholas Kok
Directors: Derek Bailey
Directors: Peter Hall
Figaro: Dale Duesing
Susanna: Joan Rodgers
Bartolo: François Loup
Marcellina: Felicity Palmer
Cherubino: Marianne Rorholm
Don Basilio: Mario Bolognesi
Count Almaviva: William Shimell
Countess: Gunnel Bohman
Antonio: Donald Adams
Barbarina: Alison Hagley
Don Curzio: John Graham-Hall
Bridesmaid: Eleanor Bennett

: Manon des Sources

First showing on network television, starring Yves Montand
Daniel Auteuil
Emmanuelle Beart
Yves Montand introduces this sequel to Jean de Florette, in which Manon, Jean's daughter, has grown up in the hills. Ugolin, in a heartbreaking performance by Daniel Auteuil , is infatuated with her, but Manon knows many secrets and finds the perfect revenge for her father's death.
From the novels by Marcel Pagnol Director Claude Bern
(A French film with English subtitles) 0 FILMS: pages 51-64


Unknown: Yves Montand
Unknown: Daniel Auteuil
Unknown: Emmanuelle Beart
Introduces: Yves Montand
Unknown: Daniel Auteuil
Unknown: Marcel Pagnol
Director: Claude Bern
LePapet: Yves Montand
Ugolin: Daniel Auteuil
Manon: Emmanuelle Beart
Aimée: Elisabeth Depardieu
Young Manon: Ernestine Mazurowna
Bernard Olivier: Hippolyte Girardot

: A Life in Pieces

Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling (Peter Cook ) chooses his 12
Christmas gifts in conversation with Ludovic Kennedy.
1: Partridge in a Pear Tree Director John Lloyd
Producer Peter Fincham
A Talkback production for BBCtv 0 COMEDY: page 10


Unknown: Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling
Unknown: Peter Cook
Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy.
Director: John Lloyd
Producer: Peter Fincham

: The Ship

This epic story of a river and its people by Bill Bryden, winner of the first annual Gulliver Award for his contribution to Scottish theatre, celebrates shipbuilding on the Clyde - the pride, hardship, personal tragedies, resilience, highly-coloured language and wit.
Picture Story: page 89


Writer: Bill Bryden
Produced and directed for television by: Bill Bryden
Produced and directed for television by: Derek Bailey
Gus: Joseph Brady
Rab: Phil McCall
Eddie: Hugh Martin
Sam: William MacBain
Roddy: James Grant
Billy: Neil McKinven
Frank: Freddie Boardley
Dummy: John Murtagh
Hughie: Tom Watson
Pat: Brian Pettifer
George: Jimmy Logan
Sheena: Victoria Nairn
Andy: Andrew Byatt
Martin: Derek Lord
Doeheid: Joe Mullaney
Bob: Jake Darcy
Jean: Jan Wilson
Archie: William Armour
Annie: Juliet Cadzow
Nessie: Sandra McNeeley
Peggy: Mary Riggans

: Classic Hitchcock: Suspicion

Starring Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine

When shy Lina McLaidlaw marries handsome man-about-town Johnnie Aysgarth, her happiness slowly becomes tainted with the fear that her charming husband is not all he seems.
Films: pages 51-64
(Ceefax subtitles)


Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Johnnie Aysgarth: Cary Grant
Lina McLaidlaw: Joan Fontaine
Gen McLaidlaw: Cedric Hardwicke
Beaky Thwaite: Nigel Bruce
Mrs McLaidlaw: Dame May Whitty
Mrs Newsham: Isabel Jeans
Ethel: Heather Angel

: Weatherview

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