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Introduced by Cliff Michelmore

Rolls-Royce Motors were up for auction in London last week. What impact will this sale have on the future of the car? A report direct from the Rolls-Royce assembly line at Crewe.

The Road Research Laboratory costs £5 million a year. How does this investment benefit the motorist? Barrie Gill reports.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter (The Road Research Laboratory):
Barrie Gill
Director:
Tony Salmon
Director:
Peter Cleaver
Producer:
John Mills
Editor:
Brian Robins

Geraint Evans rehearses students in scenes from Verdi's 'Falstaff'
English translation by Eric Crozier and Joan Cross
With Paul Nemeer, Elizabeth Connell, Gordon Sandison, Graeme Matheson-Bruce, Neville Ackerman, Roger Bryson

How does a great operatic singer bring a character to life? Sir Geraint Evans, who celebrates 25 years at Covent Garden, passes on some tricks of the trade to a new generation of young singers. The first of three programmes.

Contributors

Presenter/Teacher:
Geraint Evans
English translation by:
Eric Crozier
English translation by:
Joan Cross
Singer:
Paul Nemeer
Singer:
Elizabeth Connell
Singer:
Gordon Sandison
Singer:
Graeme Matheson-Bruce
Singer:
Neville Ackerman
Singer:
Roger Bryson
Repetiteur:
Richard Nunn
Scenes staged by:
Malcolm Fraser
Design:
Peter Julien
Producer:
Gethyn Stoodley Thomas
Director:
David Buckton

From the League of Champions: Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins v Fred Davis
The last game before the semi finals.
Introduced by Alan Weeks
(from Birmingham)

Contributors

Presenter:
Alan Weeks
Snooker player:
Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins
Snooker player:
Fred Davis
Referee:
Sydney Lee
Commentator:
Ted Lowe
Director:
Jim Dumighan
Producer:
Reg Perrin

Her life and work dramatised by Robin Chapman

In the Life
In 'Germans at Meat'
In 'Something Childish but Very Natural'

Contributors

Dramatist:
Robin Chapman
Make-up:
Pam Meager
Costumes:
Joyce Hammond
Designer:
Tim Harvey
Producer:
Rosemary Hill
Director:
Alan Cooke
Katherine:
Vanessa Redgrave
John Middleton Murry:
Jeremy Brett
L.M.:
Annette Crosbie
Landlady:
Kathleen Helme
Garnet Trowel:
Auton Low
George Bowden:
Miles Hoyle
W.L. George:
John Byron
Mrs Beauchamp:
Phyllida Law
Mrs Bendall:
Lucy Fleming
Herr Rat:
Paul Hansard
Herr Hoffmann:
John Savident
The Baron:
Cyril Shaps
Frau Fischer:
Sydney Sturgess
Frau Doktor:
Hannah Norbert
Fraulein Stiegelauer:
Sabina Michael
Henry:
Geoffrey Burridge
Edna:
Karen Dotrice
Woman:
Etain O'Dell
Little girl:
Francesca Blatch

A series of six programmes
Introduced by Joan Bakewell

The fantastic, exaggerated Elizabethan ruffs - surely one of the most impractical fashions of all time. Janet Arnold shows how they were made - including the Armada ruff worn by Glenda Jackson in Elizabeth R.

Contributors

Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Expert/Series devised by:
Janet Arnold
Producer:
Margaret McCall
Director:
Julia Matheson

Boogie Woogie Red, Snookey Pryor, Homesick James, Washboard Willie, Whispering Smith and Lightnin' Slim play and talk about the Blues in this colour film.

Contributors

Subject/Musician:
Boogie Woogie Red
Subject/Musician:
Snookey Pryor
Subject/Musician:
Homesick James
Subject/Musician:
Washboard Willie
Subject/Musician:
Whispering Smith
Subject/Musician:
Lightnin' Slim
Director:
Colin Strong
Producer:
Michael Appleton

BBC Two England

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