Cliff Michelmore reports from East Africa on The 21st Safari Rally
In 1972, Hannu Mikkola became the first driver from outside East Africa to win the Safari. Can his British Ford Escort beat the mud and the dust, the Japanese Datsuns and the German Porsches two years running in this Easter marathon, best test in the world of the ordinary family car?
At once beautiful and sinister, the imaginary circus conceived by the great French painter Georges Rouault, who died in 1958, is a symbol of all that is best and worst in society. In this film Rouault's Circus is brought to life. As the shifts occur in his own work, the performers are seen in a constantly changing light.
Rouault's words read by Alan Dobie
Other readings by Martin Jarvis
with artists and acts from Cottle and Austen's Circus
"The most exciting art documentary on television for years" (Daily Telegraph)
From the League of Champions
The last opportunity for both players to improve their chances of reaching the semi-finals.
Introduced by Alan Weeks
Her life and work dramatised by Robin Chapman
(Ahead of her time: pages 60-62)
A series of six programmes on historical costume
Introduced by Joan Bakewell
There is a difference, sometimes a very big difference, between theatrical costumes and actual period clothes.
John Bloomfield, costume designer of The Six Wives of Henry VIII and Casanova, shows some tricks of the trade... how to age clothes and add texture to materials.
The Thinking Man's Fancy strikes again: pages 6-7
Bob Harris with the news, views and sounds of today's music.
In the studio The Wailers, Pete Atkin plus album tracks, films and guests.
with David Tindall; Weather
A special film shot at the Rainbow Theatre during last December's sell-out concert