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The London Borough of Southwark is a property developer's dream. Its crumbling wharves and derelict warehouses positively invite an invasion from the City that faces it across the river. To prevent unrestrained exploitation, the local authority has produced a Strategy Plan. Michael Dean visits the area and discovers strong local opposition to the 'offices-before-homes' priority of the Plan.

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Dean
Producer:
Peter Carr

How do other Europeans look at us, the world, themselves? How do they interpret the issues and film the events? Television reports from West and East Europe reveal what concerns and interests our Continental neighbours.
Introduced by Derek Hart

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Hart
Producer:
Maryse Addison

by Henry James
Dramatised in six parts by Jack Pulman
Starring Cyril Cusack as Bob Assingham, Daniel Massey as Prince Amerigo, Gayle Hunnicutt as Charlotte Stant, Barry Morse as Adam Verver, Jill Townsend as Maggie Verver, Kathleen Byron as Fanny Assingham

Maggie Verver, a rich American, is to marry an impoverished Italian Prince. The subsequent events are studied in fascinating depth by Henry James in this the last of his full-length novels.
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Contributors

Author:
Henry James
Dramatised by:
Jack Pulman
Producer:
Martin Lisemore
Director:
James Cellan Jones
Bob Assingham:
Cyril Cusack
Prince Amerigo:
Daniel Massey
Charlotte Stant:
Gayle Hunnicutt
Adam Verver:
Barry Morse
Maggie Verver:
Jill Townsend
Fanny Assingham:
Kathleen Byron
Calderoni:
Freddie Earlle
Harper:
Jonathan Scott
Shopkeeper:
Carl Bernard

John Pitman talks to Ruby Miller
The Gaiety Theatre is no more, but Gaiety Girl Ruby Miller, at 84, is alive and well in Bognor Regis. A royal spa for a lady who was wooed by kings, princes, and millionaires.

Contributors

Interviewer:
John Pitman
Interviewee:
Ruby Miller
Director:
James Kenelm Clarke
Producer:
Ivor Dunkerton

Can Easter Island's dead culture and the thriving traditional society of Tonga give us a new image of prehistoric Europe? Professor Colin Renfrew says they can, and in tonight's Chronicle film he takes Magnus Magnusson to Polynesia in search of the kind of society that could have built Stonehenge 4,000 years ago.

Contributors

Presenter:
Magnus Magnusson
Expert:
Professor Colin Renfrew
Film Editor:
Keith Raven
Executive Producer:
Paul Johnstone
Producer:
David Collison

The North Devon Project is a three-year experiment to see how television may assist and embrace the lives of people in a rural area. In this film shot in three villages in North Devon - East Down, Stoke Rivers and Challacombe.
Derek Jones, the Project's Field Officer, talks to both natives and newcomers.
'We all got to know each other better': page 21

Contributors

Reporter:
Derek Jones
Producer:
Philip Speight
Executive Producer:
Mike Fentiman

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