The third of a series about the Common Market countries Italy
Sicilian puppets, a jazz Mass, an open-air Aida, an evening at the Piccolo Theatre, the restoration of a crucifix, the making of a modern chair, a street market, an old singers' home: all a part of this look at the cultural life of Italy.
The programme visits Milan and Florence, Urbino and Gubbio, Rome and Palermo.
Among those appearing are: Luigi Barzini , journalist
Giorgio di Chirico , painter
Luigi Dallapiccola, composer Lanza Tomasi di Lampcdusa, writer
Alberto Moravia , writer
Vittorio De Sica , director Mario Soldati , writer
Giorgio Strehler , director Franco Zeffirclli , director
... combines information with illumination (OBSERVER) For anyone who has ever been to Italy and longs to go back (and who doesn'tr) an absolute Must (SUNDAY TIMES)
Written and produced by PETER ADAM