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An Italian film with English sub-titles.
Starring Ugo Tognazzi

Rome, 1944: the nine-month Nazi occupation is nearing its end. A fanatical young blackshirt is sent to find, arrest, and bring in the potential future socialist president of Italy - an elderly philosopher. During an eventful journey back to the city the two men of opposing ideologies find they almost become friends.
(to 17.05)

Contributors

Director:
Luciano Salce
Primo Arcovazzi:
Ugo Tognazzi
Professor Bonafe:
Georges Wilson
Rita:
Mireille Granelli
Baldacci:
Gianrico Tedeschi
Lisa:
Stffania Sandrelli

A weekly raid on the archives of BBC television.
Introduced by Michell Raper.
This edition includes excerpts from:

Comet over Africa (1952), Asian Club (1958)

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral (1956)
with Sir Mortimer Wheeler and Glyn Daniel

Sir Thomas Beecham
on Delius

This week's guests,
Frances Perry
on the first TV Garden
Belle Gonzalez
with Music of the Fifties

Contributors

Presenter:
Michell Raper
Expert (Animal, Vegetable, Mineral):
Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Presenter (Animal, Vegetable, Mineral):
Glyn Daniel
Speaker (Delius):
Sir Thomas Beecham
Guest:
Frances Perry
Guest:
Belle Gonzalez

by Arnold Bennett.
Dramatised in four parts by Jeremy Paul.
Starring Kenneth More

The Prime Minister has sent for Raingo to be Minister of Records. He has demanded and got a peerage.
(First shown last Tuesday)

Contributors

Author:
Arnold Bennett
Dramatised by:
Jeremy Paul
Producer:
Douglas Allen
Director:
Peter Hammond
Lord Raingo:
Kenneth More

by N. F. Simpson.
A comedy series.
with Pauline Devaney as Middie Paradock, Edwin Apps as Bro Paradock
featuring Bryan Pringle as Mr. Heckmondwick
[and] Michael Robbins, Robin Parkinson

Contributors

Writer:
N. F. Simpson
Music composed and conducted by:
Stanley Myers
Designer:
Raymond Berger
Producer:
Stuart Allen
Middie Paradock:
Pauline Devaney
Bro Paradock:
Edwin Apps
Mr. Heckmondwick:
Bryan Pringle
[Actor]:
Michael Robbins
[Actor]:
Robin Parkinson

Spring comes to Selborne in Hampshire, where between 1767 and 1780 The Rev. Gilbert White wrote the letters which have since become famous as his Natural History of Selborne.
Commentary by Laurie Lee, spoken by Stephen Murray

British Transport Films

Contributors

Commentary:
Laurie Lee
Narrator:
Stephen Murray
Director:
Ralph Keene

A top League soccer match brought to you each Saturday on BBC-2.
Kenneth Wolstenholme reports with outside broadcast cameras from a well-known Football League ground.

Today's match will be announced on BBC-1 and BBC Wales after Grandstand and on BBC-2 at 7.30 p.m.

Contributors

Presenter/Commentator:
Kenneth Wolstenholme
Television Presentation:
Alec Weeks

A serial in six parts by Peter O'Donnell.
Dominique returns from keeping watch near Feinster's house to find Ambrose slumped in their car. She notices a dagger protruding from his chest.
(First shown last Sunday)
Part 5: Sunday at 7.25 p.m.

Contributors

Writer:
Peter O'Donnell
Producer:
Alan Bromly
Director:
Christopher Barry

BBC Two England

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