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opened on Wednesday at the Garrick Theatre, London, in She Stoops to Conquer for a limited season, and is soon to be seen in the film Otley. He looks back to his screen debut in The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner and his career since then, and reflects on playing both the eighteenth-century comedy of Goldsmith and the modern international tongue-in-cheek comedy of Dick Clement's film.
Stopping the Rot
How can we save our historic towns from death by supermarket, car park, and flyover? To find out, the Ministry of Housing commissioned studies of Chester, York, Bath, and Chichester. The report on Chester is due to be published this week. In this film Donald Insall, the architect chosen to study Chester, revisits the city, outlines some of the problems, and suggests some solutions.
The Queen's Leonardos
Her Majesty The Queen's collection of drawings by Leonardo da Vinci is the largest and finest in the world, and yesterday's opening of an exhibition of nearly 200 examples at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, marks an important date in this year's art calendar. Robert Hughes, who introduces the exhibition to
Release viewers, is at present at work on a full-length study of the life of Leonardo.