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Don't we all want peace - an end to war and bloodshed and, above all, to the ever present threat of nuclear destruction? But how many of us are doing anything to achieve peace? Is there any useful action that the individual can take or are governments simply too remote and human beings just naturally aggressive? The fact is that 'peace' remains among the least researched of all human ideas.
Throughout the world a small but rapidly growing band of 'Peace Groups' is emerging. Originally scientists and academics, they have now added housewives, teachers and many other professions to their number. They choose to study peace as coolly and expertly as defence experts study war.
Tonight's film examines their beliefs and studies their work - both in Europe and America - and asks how practical their ideas really are.
Introduced by John Pett

A Counterpoint Production for the BBC, CBC and Bavarian Television

Contributors

Presenter:
John Pett
Writer:
Leslie Mallory
Writer:
Jack Gray
Executive Producer:
Stuart Hood
Director:
Douglas Hurn

Including: a look at a magnificent collection of period costumes.
Where is the Mona Lisa? Collector's World interviews a man who is certain that it is not only in London but in his possession.
James Norbury answers questions.
Introduced by Hugh Scully.
(From Bristol)

Contributors

Presenter:
Hugh Scully
Expert:
James Norbury
Director:
Robin Drake
Director:
Paul Smith
Producer:
John King

by Anthony Terpiloff
The fourth of six plays for BBC2 by contemporary authors

Starring Anthony Hopkins as Hugh Saunders, Billie Whitelaw as Jeanne Saunders
Also starring Susan Clark as Diana Howard, Cyril Cusack as Dr Saunders, Al Mancini as Elliot Martin and Barry Morse as Paul Cantrell.
A co-production with KCET Los Angeles
(How Anthony Hopkins thinned down: page 8)

Contributors

Writer:
Anthony Terpiloff
Designer:
Tony Abbott
Producer for KCET:
Lewis Freedman
Producer:
Mark Shivas
Production Assistant:
Stacey Gregg
Director:
Silvio Narizzano
Hugh Saunders:
Anthony Hopkins
Jeanne Saunders:
Billie Whitelaw
Diana Howard:
Susan Clark
Dr Saunders:
Cyril Cusack
Elliot Martin:
Al Mancini
Paul Cantrell:
Barry Morse
Chris Saunders:
Paul Hennen

BBC Two England

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