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A monthly programme about archaeology and history with Magnus Magnusson.

Collision Course
On a stormy night in October 1707 Sir Cloudesley Shovell, victorious Admiral of the Fleet and national hero, ran his flagship on to the rocks of the Scillies. For three years a naval officer has been trying to pinpoint the site of this great disaster. Magnus Magnusson investigates whether the recent finds of cannon and other trophies mean he has at last succeeded.

Shall the Waters Prevail?
Since the building of the Aswan High Dam, the rising waters of the Nile have drowned for ever the ancient temples of Nubia. Chronicle reports on the ingenious method used to save the most famous-Abu Simbel.

Contributors

Presenter:
Magnus Magnusson
Director:
Julia Cave
Producer:
Paul Johnstone

by Sir Walter Scott
Dramatised in four parts by Anthony Steven

Tressilian, believing Amy to be Varney's mistress, plans to accuse him before the Queen of her abduction. Leicester's rival, the Earl of Sussex, is ill of suspected poisoning.
(Repeated on Wednesday at 10.30 p.m.)

Contributors

Author:
Sir Walter Scott
Dramatised by:
Anthony Steven
Costumes:
Judy Moorcroft
Designer:
Sally Hulke
Producer:
David Conroy
Director:
Tristan de Vere Cole
Elizabeth I:
Gemma Jones
Dr. Masters:
Patrick Ludlow
Leicester:
Graham Lines
Sussex:
David Langton
Wayland:
Barry Jackson
Tressilian:
Jeremy Brett
Blount:
John Byron
Raleigh:
Nigel Terry
Bowyer:
Richard Huggett
Barge captain:
Michael Lynch
Amy:
Prunella Ransome
Lambourne:
George Innes
Foster:
John Bryans
Janet:
Patricia Fuller
Varne:
John Fraser
Alasco:
John Garrie
Gosling:
Alastair Hunter

Man's Life in song, dance, and poetry.
Introduced by Michael Baldwin.
Guest poet, P.J. Kavanagh
with Annette Battams, Michael Bevan, Malcolm Clare, Alasdair Clayre, Freda Dowie,
John Hollis, Charles Hyatt, Tom Watson

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Baldwin
Poet:
P.J. Kavanagh
Singer/Dancer:
Annette Battams
Singer/Dancer:
Michael Bevan
Singer/Dancer/Dances created by:
Malcolm Clare
Singer/Dancer:
Alasdair Clayre
Singer/Dancer:
Freda Dowie
Singer/Dancer:
John Hollis
Singer/Dancer:
Charles Hyatt
Singer/Dancer:
Tom Watson
Music composed and played by:
Michael Jessett
Designer:
John Reid
Producer:
Leo Aylen

[Starring] James Mason, June Havoc
with Stephen Dunne, Fay Compton, Pamela Kellino

When a young couple, Tom and Jean Wilson, move into a beautiful country house, everything seems perfect. But gradually Jean becomes obsessed by a mysterious and frightening influence which threatens their happiness.

Contributors

Director:
William Spier
Director:
Roy Kellino
Del Palma:
James Mason
Jean Wilson:
June Havoc
Tom Wilson:
Stephen Dunne
Madame Brune:
Fay Compton
Sybil:
Pamela Kellino
Dr. Stepanek:
Steven Geray
Medium:
Diana Craves

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