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Today's story is "Dawn the Clyde"
With Wilma Horsburgh

(Repeated on BBC1 at 4.20 pm)
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Chloe Ashcroft
Presenter:
Brian Cant
Storyteller (Dawn the Clyde):
Wilma Horsburgh
Photographer:
James Matthews-Joyce
Pianist:
John Gould
Designer:
Kassy Baxter
Scripted by/Director:
Ann Reay
Series Producer:
Cynthia Felgate

The first in a film trilogy about the Channel Islands.

Introduced by Jeffery Boswall
The mild southern climate of the isles, which brings on the early produce for export and the influx of tourists, also means a fauna and flora different from Britain's. Rare wild orchids, moths like the Jersey Tiger, unusual plovers and warblers, and the coveted ormer - a giant limpet - are among the specialities.
The islands too are a special home for myriads of seabirds, and boast one of the newest gannetries in Europe and the largest stormy petrel assembly in the world. A naturalist in the Channel Islands can still get away from it all; the green off-lying islets are a sanctuary for bird-watchers as well as birds.
(from Bristol: first shown on BBC1 South and West)

Contributors

Presenter/Producer:
Jeffery Boswall
Director:
Roderick Dobson

Introduced by David Jones

Sex by the Seaside
Review takes a trip round the sexual beargarden depicted on English seaside postcards.

The Monster with Sex Appeal
Dave Prowse is 6ft 7in and 20 stone, ex-British weightlifting champion and an aspiring Mr Universe. He once coveted the title 'The Perfect Man' but found himself cast as The Perfect Monster. Review takes a look at the man and the monster.

Theodorakis
Most people know Mikis Theodorakis as composer of the music for such films as Z and Zorba the Greek. But he is also Greece's foremost popular songwriter. In this programme the composer accompanies Antonis Caloyanis as he sings Theodorakis's setting of a poem of exile by Namos Elefteriou - 'My Bat.'

Intelligence System
An elderly intelligence agent and his shadow; cafes, street corners, windy beaches. There's a girl somewhere. Is it his memory, or his imagination?
From the story by Anthony Paul
With Ambrose Coghill, Norman Brown, Lizzie Spender.

(David Jones is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)

Contributors

Presenter:
David Jones
Director (Sex by the Seaside):
David Heycock
Subject (The Monster with Sex Appeal):
Dave Prowse
Director (The Monster with Sex Appeal):
Alan Yentob
Subject/Accompanist (Theodorakis):
Mikis Theodorakis
Singer (Theodorakis):
Antonis Caloyanis
Poet (My Bat) (Theodorakis):
Namos Elefteriou
Director (Theodorakis):
Michael Macintyre
From the story by (Intelligence System):
Anthony Paul
Stills photography (Intelligence System):
David Kronig
[Actor]:
Ambrose Coghill
[Actor]:
Norman Brown
[Actress]:
Lizzie Spender
Director:
Gavin Millar
Producer:
Peter Adam
Producer:
Tony Staveacre

Mild and bitter humour, with sweet and sour songs that will tickle your palate - if you get the drift of: Henry Livings, Alex Glasgow, The Fivepenny Piece and their guests Bernard Cribbins and Susan Littler
(from Manchester)
(Radio Times People: page 5)

Contributors

Performer:
Henry Livings
Singer:
Alex Glasgow
Musicians:
The Fivepenny Piece
Guest:
Bernard Cribbins
Guest:
Susan Littler
Producer:
Alfred Bradley
Director:
Nick Hunter

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