Shake and rattle - crash!
Today's story: 'Henry Hatter,' by Daphne Jones
Starring John Gregson, Sybil Thorndike, Finlay Currie
with Loretta Parry, Philip Needs
Michael and Rachel, both aged 7, attend the same school. Although Michael is Roman Catholic and Rachel Jewish, their different backgrounds do not stop them becoming fast friends. But then something happens which reveals the barrier between them: their religion. With disarming logic Michael and Rachel decide to test the strength of their bond of friendship.
(Christmas Films: pages 14-15)
Another opportunity to see this remarkable film adapted by Marcel Ophuls from his original production Le Chagrin et ta Pitie which tells the human story of France under the Occupation. Occupiers and occupied, collaborators and resistance fighters, politicians, generals, peasants and private soldiers recount their experiences with astonishing frankness, unfolding a picture of events that is very far from the popular image of this critical phase of the war years.
A vivid, poignant, true account-far removed from the fiction which has so long coloured our image of life under the Nazis (James Thomas - Daily Express)
Lord Avon - as Anthony Eden, Secretary of State for War
Maurice J. Buckmaster, Chief of F section of SOE
Major-Gen Sir Edward Spears, Head of the British Mission to General de Gaulle From France:
Pierre Mendes-France, member of the Free French Air Squadron
Georges Bidault, President of the Conseil National de la Resistance
Jacques Duclos, former Chief of the clandestine Communist Part
Christian de la Maziere, volunteer in the French Division of the Waffen SS
Emile Coulaudon, former Chief of the Auvergne Maquis
Captain Helmuth Tausend, Wehrmacht Captain
Dr Paul Schmidt, Hitler's chief interpreter
General Walter Warlimont, Deputy Chief of Operations Staff, Wehrmacht
and the people of Clermont-Ferrand and nearby
Film introduced by Robin Scott Controller BBC2
English version prepared by Marcel Ophuls in collaboration with the BBC
with Peter Woods
Featuring the top tennis competitors of 1971: Stan Smith, Ilie Nastase, Jan Kodes, Zeljko Franulovic, Cliff Richey, Pierre Barthes and Clark Graebner
These are the tennis stars who have turned in the most consistent performances in the major championships throughout the year, and the seven leaders of the 1971 Pepsi Grand Prix played each other in this Round Robin Final with the title of M'asters Champion of Tennis' and $15,000 going to the man with the most victories.
Harry Carpenter introduces the best of the action at the Coubertin Stadium in Paris.
Dan Maskell and Jack Kramer provide the commentary on the matches which are decided over three tie-breaker sets.
In collaboration with the French Television service
Barrie Gill and Gordon Wilkins cover the world of motoring.
with Maxwell Boyd, Judith Jackson, Michael Frostick, Judith Jackson
Motoring holidays abroad will be more expensive in 1972 because fares across the Channel and insurance Green Cards are going up in price. Are these higher costs fair? The motoring adventure of 1972 will be an attempt in Range Rovers to cross the Darien Gap - 200 miles of ravines, swamp, and jungle - which is the last barrier to a highway between North and South America. At home, the New Year will see more lorries of 30 tons and over coming on to British roads. What impact will they have on pedestrians, buildings, and the private cars which have to share the road with them?
Starring Richard Harris as Philip Rhayader and Jenny Agutter as Fritha
The Great Marsh lies on the Essex Coast. There lived a lonely man who had withdrawn from all society. He was a friend to all things wild and the wild things repay him with their relationship and trust.
BBC/Universal Television co-production
(Jenny and the Geese: page 5)
Ten years of humour from the most scurrilous magazine in Britain featuring John Bird, Eleanor Bron, Spike Milligan, William Rushton, John Wells
with Christopher Booker, Barry Fantoni, Paul Foot, Richard Ingrams
Richard Williams looks at the news, the views, the sounds of today's music.
In the studio: Roy Young, Andy Roberts, Lesley Duncan and any guests who may drop in
(Christmas Sounds: page 19)