Malcolm Muggeridge asks Lawrence Durrell about his life and the impact his experiences have had on his writing. (1965) Show more
A programme for children at home.
A survey of social work and welfare.
Introduced by Tony Gibson.
With Peggy Jay, Florence Mitchell, Peter Leonard.
This series is linked with a correspondence course. For details write to the National Extension College, [address removed]
The tribe, the gang, the club, people coming together for work or pleasure; sometimes we are insiders, more often outsiders.
In this documentary series the camera is inside.
Five priests fight to find a new meaning for Christianity, both for themselves and for their parishioners in Woolwich.
From the West
An account of the birth and continuing life of the famous 'entertainment' with poems by Edith Sitwell and music by William Walton.
[Starring] Hermione Gingold, Russell Oberlin
Including part of the rehearsal and a complete performance recorded at the Royal Albert Hall during the 1965 series of Promenade Concerts.
The Melos Ensemble
Conducted by the composer
(Hermione Gingold is appearing in "Oh Dad, Poor Dad" at the Piccadilly Theatre, London)
A series in which Malcolm Muggeridge talks to leading artists about influences and experiences that have contributed to their work.
Tonight: Lawrence Durrell
"...wishes you great passion and short lives!" - this he once said was to be on his tomb, and if he lived to a great age only one word would need changing: 'short' to 'long'. In his time schoolteacher, press attache, poet, satirist, author, Durrell is best known for his brilliant novels The Alexandria Quartet.
followed by The Weather
Round off the day with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Nicholas Tresilian, Joan Bakewell and tonight's guests.