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In France 12,000 years ago primitive men painted and engraved caves, which are amazingly preserved to this day. They are man's first great artistic achievement, not to be equalled for thousands of years.

Contributors

Narrator:
Duncan Carse
Producer:
Christopher La Fontaine
Editor:
Peter Goodchild

Cerro Torre in Patagonia has defied the world's top climbers, but Italian Cesare Maestri has twice claimed to have reached the summit. A British team on the mountain in 1971 question his use of mechanical aids when climbing. To them, he is more engineer than mountaineer.

Contributors

Narrator:
Frank Windsor
Subject:
Cesare Maestri
Presented by:
Jenny Cropper
Series Editor:
Anthony Isaacs
Series Editor:
Christopher Parsons

by Hugh Leonard
Starring Ronnie Barker
and featuring Roy Castle

When Harry and Sydney plan to impersonate Laurel and Hardy it all gets a bit close to the real thing.

Contributors

Writer:
Hugh Leonard
Executive Producer:
James Gilbert
Producer:
Harold Snoad
Harry Norvel:
Ronnie Barker
Doris Norvel:
Avis Bunnage
Cissie:
Margery Mason
Neighbour:
Pearl Hackney
Dinah Norvel:
Sally Brelsford
Sydney Jefferson:
Roy Castle
Edwina:
Pauline Delany
Finlay:
Dennis Ramsden
on BBC Two England

This supremely beautiful award-winning film, produced by the Department of Lands of Ireland for European Conservation Year, recaptures the spirit of Oisin - hero of ancient Irish mythology - in a celebration of the sights and sound of the Irish landscape.
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Contributors

Producer:
Vivian Carey
Producer/Director/Photographer:
Patrick Carey

Starring The Young Generation and Vince Hill
with guests Vera Lynn and Russ Conway
Introduced by Terry Wogan
With Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra

Contributors

Presenter:
Terry Wogan
Singers/dancers:
The Young Generation
Singer:
Vince Hill
Singer:
Vera Lynn
Pianist:
Russ Conway
Musicians:
Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
Choreographer:
Nigel Lythgoe
Script:
Roy Tuvey
Script:
Maurice Sellar
Costume Designer:
Joyce Mortlock
Sound:
Hugh Barker
Lighting:
Dickie Higham
Design:
Kenneth Sharp
Producer:
Stewart Morris
Producer:
Stanley Dorfman

by Ben Bassett
[Starring] Derek Godfrey as Dundas, Heather Sears as Rachel

'Do you know what a Safe House is?' For most, a stopping place. For Harry Dundas, something less welcoming...

Contributors

Writer:
Ben Bassett
Script Editor:
Terence Brady
Designer:
Alex Gourlay
Producer:
Innes Lloyd
Director:
Ben Rea
Dundas:
Derek Godfrey
Rachel:
Heather Sears
March:
Peter Childs
Keppel:
William Dexter
Drummond:
Brian Grellis
Nimmo:
Godfrey James
Lupus:
John Moore
Ashe:
Geoffrey Palmer
Anna:
Ann Penfold

who sing divinely
The King's Singers
Nigel Perrin (counter-tenor), Alastair Hume (counter-tenor), Alastair Thompson (tenor), Anthony Holt (baritone), Simon Carrington (baritone), Brian Kay (bass)
in a programme by Vittoria, Carver, Gershwin, Labi Siffre, anon and others, and guest Richard Rodney Bennett
with Gordon Langford (piano), Daryl Runswick (bass), Bryan Daly (guitar), Tristan Fry (drums)

Contributors

Counter-tenor (The King's Singers):
Nigel Perrin
Counter-tenor (The King's Singers):
Alastair Hume
Tenor (The King's Singers):
Alastair Thompson
Baritone (The King's Singers):
Anthony Holt
Baritone (The King's Singers):
Simon Carrington
Bass (The King's Singers):
Brian Kay
Singer:
Labi Siffre
Singer:
Richard Rodney Bennett
Pianist:
Gordon Langford
Bassist:
Daryl Runswick
Guitarist:
Bryan Daly
Drummer:
Tristan Fry
Producer:
Ian Engelmann

with William Rushton, John Wells, Keith Dewhurst, Clive James and Vivian Stanshall

Contributors

Performer:
William Rushton
Performer:
John Wells
Performer:
Keith Dewhurst
Performer:
Clive James
Performer:
Vivian Stanshall
Director:
Steve Roberts
Producer:
Ian Keill

BBC Two England

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