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with Ludovic Kennedy and Robin Day
Today's News from Angela Rippon is followed by an interview with a man or woman behind the headlines.
Throughout each week, Newsday presenters bring you detailed interviews and debates on topical subjects with top people in all parts of the world. Among the programme's guests to date have been ten Government leaders, from countries in Europe (both East and West), Asia, Africa and the Caribbean

Contributors

Unknown:
Ludovic Kennedy
Unknown:
Angela Rippon
on BBC Two England

The first of a new series starring Twiggy singing and dancing in her own special style. with the IRVING DAVIES DANCERS
PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA and special guest David Essex
Choreography IRVINIC DAVIES
Musical director RONNIE HAZLEHURST Costume NICHOLAS ROCKER Sound LEN SHOREY
Lighting PETER CATLETT
Designer BERNARD LLOYD-JONES Producer BRIAN WHITEHOUSE

Contributors

Director:
Ronnie Hazlehurst
Director:
Costume Nicholas
Unknown:
Peter Catlett
Designer:
Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Producer:
Brian Whitehouse

This is the first regular television series to be devoted exclusively to the theatre. It will go out every fortnight at this time, alternating with a twin programme which will deal with the visual arts. Each week a different guest will give his own view of what's going on in the theatre.

This week, the director Ronald Eyre looks selectively and critically at what's coming on, or doing well, and recommends his own personal ' best buy.'

Kenneth Tynan talks to Laurence Olivier about Lilian Baylis, the eccentric founder of The Old Vic. Kenneth Tynan says: "The theatre is the cockpit of society: it is here that ideas are argued out, laughed at and worked over. It is our job in Arena: Theatre to make the theatre accessible and comprehensible to the largest possible audience. We hope to celebrate plays, players and playwrights as they are working now and we shall also pass judgement of our own. When a dictatorship takes over, the first cultural institution to be suppressed is the theatre."

There is also a film about David Hockney's sets for The Rake's Progress, now on tour after its success at Glyndebourne.

Contributors

Director:
Ronald Eyre
Presenter:
Kenneth Tynan
Guest:
Laurence Olivier
Studio director:
Tony Tyley
Producer:
Julian Jebb

A musical quiz Joseph Cooper as question-master invites you to match your musical wits against Arianna Stassinopoulos, Brian Redhead, John Bird
Guest musician Walter Susskind

Contributors

Presenter:
Joseph Cooper
Panellist:
Arianna Stassinopoulos
Panellist:
Brian Redhead
Panellist:
John Bird
Guest Musician:
Walter Susskind
Director:
Robin Lough
Producer:
Walter Todds

by JOSEPH CONRAD : starring
A bomb-throwing incident in 1905 sets off a train of events which ends in a murder and a suicide.
Lighting NIGEL WRIGHT Designer DON HOMFRAY
Producer ROSEMARY HILL DirectorHERBERT WISE
Next Wednesday: Joseph Conrad's ' Under Western Eyes '

Contributors

Unknown:
Joseph Conrad
Unknown:
Nigel Wright
Designer:
Don Homfray
Producer:
Rosemary Hill
Director:
Herbert Wise
Mr Verloc:
Paul Rogers
the Assistant Commissioner:
Robert Hardy
Mr Vladimir:
Anton Rodgers
Chief Inspector Heat:
Peter Sallis
Lady Dorothy:
Joyce Carey
Winnie:
Frances White
Stevie:
Peter Clough
Winnie's mother:
Vivienne Burgess
Tom Ossipon:
Michael Gambon
Mr Michaelis:
Bruce Purchase
Karl Yundt:
Vernon Dobtcheff
The Professor:
John Cater
Guests:
Ann Queensberry
Guests:
Andree Evans
Guests:
Sara van Beers

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