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Today's story: "Desmond the Dusty Dinosaur" by Althea

Contributors

Presenter:
Miranda Connell
Presenter:
Colin Jeavons
Author (Desmond the Dusty Dinosaur):
null Althea
Film Editor:
Jess Palmer
Pianist:
Pat Smythe
Designer:
Barbara Gosnold
Scripted and directed by:
John Lane
Producer:
Michael Grafton-Robinson
Series Producer:
Cynthia Felgate

Each national television network sees the world differently from any other. How different these viewpoints are can be examined on Europa.
Introduced by Derek Hart

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Hart
Editor:
Ronnie Noble

by Heinrich Schutz
Jesus: John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
The Evangelists: April Cantelo (soprano), Maureen Lehane (alto), Robert Tear (tenor), Don Garrard (bass)
with Charles Spinks (chamber-organ), Robert Spencer (chitarrone), Heinrich Schutz Choir and Ensemble of Strings conducted by Roger Norrington

The Seven Last Words which Jesus spoke as he died on the Cross form the central point of Christian meditation on Good Friday.

Contributors

Composer:
Heinrich Schutz
Jesus:
John Shirley-Quirk (baritone)
The Evangelists:
April Cantelo (soprano)
The Evangelists:
Maureen Lehane (alto)
The Evangelists:
Don Garrard (bass)
Chamber-organ:
Charles Spinks
Chitarrone:
Robert Spencer
Singers:
Heinrich Schutz Choir
Musicians:
Ensemble of Strings
Conductor:
Roger Norrington
Director:
Denis Moriarty
Producer:
Walter Todds

by Sacha Guitry
Translated and adapted by Caryl Brahms and Ned Sherrin.
Starring Patrick Cargill as Michel and Fenella Fielding as Antoinette
with Guest artist, Francesca Annis as Christiane

(Colour)

Contributors

Writer:
Sacha Guitry
Adaptor/Translator/Lyrics:
Caryl Brahms
Adaptor/Translator/Lyrics:
Ned Sherrin
Composer/Conductor:
Johnny Dankworth
Costumes:
Joyce Mortlock
Designer:
Andy Dimond
Producer:
G.B. Lupino
Michel:
Patrick Cargill
Antoinette:
Fenella Fielding
Christiane:
Francesca Annis
Maria:
Pat Coombs
Henriette:
Anne Cunningham
Guillaume:
Leon Thau
First Gendarme:
Leonard Woodrow
Second Gendarme:
Bryan Hunt
The Usherette:
Carole Turner

by Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Dramatised in six parts by Bill Craig
Starring Andrew Keir as John Guthrie
with James Grant as Ewan Tavendale, Roddy McMillan as Uncle Tam and Vivien Heilbron as Chris

"But a worse thing came slow September dragged to its end. A thing I would never tell a soul. Festering away in the closet of my mind the memory would lie until it died."
(from Scotland)

Contributors

Author:
Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Dramatised by:
Bill Craig
Designer:
David McKenzie
Producer:
Pharic MacLaren
Director:
Moira Armstrong
Chris Guthrie:
Vivien Heilbron
John Guthrie:
Andrew Keir
Will Guthrie:
Paul Young
Long Rob Duncan:
Derek Anders
Chae Strachan:
Victor Carin
Ewan Tavendale:
James Grant
Mollie Douglas:
Mary MacLaren
Mrs Munro:
Mary Riggans
Kirsty Strachan:
Anne Kristen
Munro of Cuddiestoun:
John Grieve
Alec Mutch:
Alex McAvoy
Mrs Mutch:
Joan Fitzpatrick
Dr Meldrum:
Paul Kermack
Uncle Tam:
Roddy McMillan
Rev Gibbon:
Charles Kearney
Gordon of Upperhill:
Bill Gavin
Aunt Janet:
Jean Faulds
Semple:
Bryden Murdoch

Regional Variations (2)

The Red Shoes

BBC Two England

Duration: 2 hours, 13 minutes

on BBC Two England

Drama about a young ballerina torn between two creative but possessive men - one a struggling composer, the other an autocratic impresario. Show more

Contributors

Boris Lermontov:
Anton Walbrook
Victoria Page:
Moira Shearer
Julian Craster:
Marius Goring
Ivan Boleslawsky:
Robert Helpmann
Sergei Ratov:
Albert Basserman
Irina Boronskaja:
Ludmilla Tcherina
Composer:
Brian Easdale
Director of photography:
Jack Cardiff

BBC Two England

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This data is drawn from the Radio Times magazine between 1923 and 2009. It shows what was scheduled to be broadcast, meaning it was subject to change and may not be accurate. More