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Presenters Elizabeth Millbank Stuart McGugan who visit Portsonachan in Scotland.
Written and directed by NICK WILSON

Contributors

Presenters:
Elizabeth Millbank
Presenters:
Stuart McGugan
Directed By:
Nick Wilson

starring Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart with Leo Genn, Orson Welles, Harry Andrews, Bernard Miles
This epic story, set in the 1840s, tells of Captain Ahab's relentless search for the white whale that maimed him and of the tragic consequences of his quest.
Films: pages 16-17
Film news on Ceefax page 236

Contributors

Screenplay:
Ray Bradbury
Screenplay:
John Huston
Based on the novel by:
Herman Meiville
Producer/Director:
John Huston
Captain Ahab:
Gregory Peck
Ishmael:
Richard Basehart
Starbuck:
Leo Genn
Father Mapplc:
Orson Welles
Stubb:
Harry Andrews
Manxman:
Bernard Miles

with music by PROKOFIEV
Lieutenant Kije is awarded the Medal for Bravery, and marries the Princess Sasha. But the Tsar becomes more and more suspicious as time passes and he is never allowed to meet the Lieutenant. In fact, Lieutenant Kije doesn't exist!
Animation BURA AND HARDWICK
Puppets and direction ALAN PLATT Producer ELIZABETH BENNETT

Contributors

Unknown:
Alan Platt
Producer:
Elizabeth Bennett
Narrator:
Peter Settelen
Voice of the Tsar:
Leo McKern
Voice of the Chancellor:
Tony Robinson
Voice of Princess Sasha:
Patricia Hodge

A fantasy based on GEORGE MACDONALD'S fairytale of the Princess who finds it impossible to keep both feet firmly on the ground. with PETER BULL as the Fat Frog KENNETH WILLIAMS as the Thin Frog and the Cat JAMES HAYTER as the Owl JOHN WELLS as the Bee
DAVID KELLY as the Oracle
Written by IAN KEILL . Illustrations by ERROL I.E CAIN. Music by CARL DAVIS Director ANDREW GOSLING
Producer IAN KEILL

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Bull
Unknown:
Kenneth Williams
Unknown:
James Hayter
Unknown:
John Wells
Unknown:
David Kelly
Written By:
Ian Keill
Music By:
Carl Davis
Director:
Andrew Gosling
Producer:
Ian Keill
Princess:
Stacy Dorning
Prince:
John Fortune
Nanny:
Irene Handl
King:
George A Cooper
Queen:
Gwen Taylor
Makemnoit:
Anna Quayle
Lord Chamberlain:
Terence Bayler
Maid:
Annette Robertson
Bishop:
Anthony Higginson

A trilogy of seasonal films.

Gordon Beningfield, whose paintings of the countryside and its wildlife have been a popular feature of this series, looks back over his year as an artist in the country.
The annual Meet at the Squire's home - the fox and the game-keeper - fresh molehills and hawthorn - young pheasants and trout. The village of Great Gaddesden in Hertfordshire celebrates the arrival of the new season out on the cornfield and the cricket green.

(BBC Bristol)
(Next week: Lovely Day for a Harvest)

Contributors

Presenter:
Gordon Beningfield
Film Cameraman:
David Saunders
Film Cameraman:
Jim Saunders
Film Cameraman:
Bernard Hedges
Film Editor:
Betty Block
Producer:
Peter Crawford
on BBC Two England

The most distinctive new sound of the 70s-that's Kate Bush and in tonight's programme she sings some new songs written specially for the occasion.
With special guest Peter Gabriel
Choreographer ANTHONY VAN LAAST Lighting BOB CHAPLIN Sound DAVID WEIR Designer TIM DANN
Director ROY NORTON Producer ROY RONNIE

Contributors

Unknown:
Peter Gabriel
Unknown:
Choreographer Anthony van Laast
Unknown:
Lighting Bob Chaplin
Unknown:
Sound David Weir
Designer:
Tim Dann
Director:
Roy Norton
Producer:
Roy Ronnie

Highlights from the series, in which Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Chris Langham and Pamela Stephenson offer their own anarchic view of the State of the Nation.

Contributors

Unknown:
Rowan Atkinson
Unknown:
Mel Smith
Unknown:
Chris Langham
Unknown:
Pamela Stephenson
Designer:
David Hitchcock
Director:
Bill Wilson
Producer:
John Lloyd
Producer:
Sean Hardie

The tall Tennessee troubadour sings his way through a variety of songs to an audience of United States airmen and their families. Also featured are guests Wichita, a lively Californian band, Jana Jac, the exciting fiddler from Indiana and The Hillsiders, the popular country group from Liverpool.

Contributors

Singer:
Bobby Bare
Musicians:
null Wichita
Fiddle player:
Jana Jac
Musicians:
The Hillsiders
Director:
Rick Gardner
Producer:
Douglas Hespe

Erich von Stroheim : actor-director
One of the most controversial and tragic figures in the history of the cinema, von Stroheim first emerged as an actor in the silent era, earning himself the publicity tag ' the man you love to hate. Later he became director of some of the most powerful films in the history of Hollywood. This programme examines his incredible life-style and career, using interviews and film-clips from such classics as Foolish Wives and Greed with examples of his acting in films such as La Grande Illusion and Sunset Boulevard. Narrated by EDWARD BINNS
Written by RICHARDKOSZARSKI
Directed by PATRICK MONTGOMERY
(Sunset Boulevard trill be shown on New Year's Eve; La Grande Illusion on New Year's Day)

Contributors

Unknown:
Erich von Stroheim
Unknown:
Von Stroheim
Unknown:
Edward Binns
Directed By:
Patrick Montgomery

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