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at The Beginning of Life
Throughout the animal kingdom, the creation of new life from an egg and a sperm is a both beautiful and mysterious process.
Director BRIAN DAUBNEY
Producer PETER RIDING

Contributors

Director:
Brian Daubney
Producer:
Peter Riding

Presented by Michael Charlton and Charles Wheeler , including every Thursday UK Report. from BBC news correspondents in Britain, with Robin Day at the Labour Party Conference Newsreader Peter Woods
Editor JOHN TISDALL

Contributors

Presented By:
Michael Charlton
Presented By:
Charles Wheeler
Unknown:
Robin Day
Unknown:
Peter Woods
Editor:
John Tisdall

One year in Heddington, Wiltshire. A documentary serial in eight parts. 2: Christmas, the Goose, and Auntie Vi
At the eleventh hour the schoolmaster's wife, Pat Stothard , dons the goose's feathers, and the panto is saved. Auntie Vi has a fall and spends Christmas in hospital. Calves are born in lowly cattle sheds, there are cards and was-sails, and yuletide cheer from pulpit and pub.
Narrator DAVID PRITCHARD
Film editor JOHN BARNES
Executive producer ROGER MILLS Producer MARK ANDERSON

Contributors

Unknown:
Pat Stothard
Editor:
John Barnes
Producer:
Mark Anderson

The new monthly edition of The Book Programme in which guest critics review a selection of the month's top titles in conversation with Robert Robinson.
This month's critics are Richard Hoggart Germaine Greer and Michael Billington
Among the books they'll be discussing: Henry and Cato, a new novel by IRIS MURDOCH ; Kinflicks, a,n American bestseller by LISA ALTHER ; and Alone of all Her Sex: the Myth and Cult of the Virgin Mary by MARINA WARNER.
Studio director MARTIN L. BELL Producer PHILIP SPEIGHT
Executive producer WILL WYATT

Contributors

Unknown:
Robert Robinson.
Unknown:
Richard Hoggart
Unknown:
Germaine Greer
Unknown:
Michael Billington
Novel By:
Iris Murdoch
Unknown:
Lisa Alther
Unknown:
Virgin Mary
Director:
Martin L. Bell
Producer:
Philip Speight

Starring Gordon Macrae, Gloria Grahame, Shirley Jones, Rod Steiger
If there's one kind of film that Hollywood has always made bigger and better than anyone else, it is the musical. This season of some of the biggest and the best opens with a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.
Oklahoma cowboy Curly waits until the last minute to invite Laurey to the Box Social. Out of pique, Laurey tells him that she is going with Jud, the hired hand, but she soon has reason to regret her impulsive action.
Films: page 17

Contributors

Director:
Fred Zinnemann
Curly:
Gordon MacRae
Ado Annie:
Gloria Grahame
Laurey:
Shirley Jones
Jud Fry:
Rod Steiger
Will Parker:
Gene Nelson
Aunt Eller:
Charlotte Greenwood
Ali Hakim:
Eddle Albert
Paw Carnes:
James Whitmore
Gertie:
Barbara Lawrence
Skidmore:
Jay C Flippen
The Marshal:
Roy Barcroft

BBC Two England

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

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