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The Last Squire of Erdigg.
Philip Yorke describes his lone battle to prevent his family home for generations from collapsing. Director David Heycock
Executive producer Jennifer Jeremy (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Yorke
Director:
David Heycock
Producer:
Jennifer Jeremy

LNER. Michael Palin takes his golf clubs to St Andrews on a journey up the east coast of Britain. Director John Metherell
Producer Trevor Hearing (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Palin
Unknown:
St Andrews
Director:
John Metherell

Vintage American comedy.
Brother Ralph. Ralph is laid off from his job, so Alice must become the breadwinner - and persuade everyone that the man she married isn't her husband.

Contributors

Ralph Kramden:
Jackie Gleason
Ed Norton:
Art Carney
Alice Kramden:
Audrey Meadows
Trixie Norton:
Joyce Randolph

Starring
Ginger Rogers Ronald Colman
When a handsome stranger wishes Jean Newton good luck, she decides to buy a sweepstake ticket with him on a hunch. But Jean soon finds she's taking a chance on romance as well as good fortune.
Director Lewis Milestone
0 FILMS: pages 37-42

Contributors

Unknown:
Ginger Rogers
Unknown:
Ronald Colman
Unknown:
Jean Newton
Director:
Lewis Milestone
Jean Newton:
Ginger Rogers
David Grant:
Ronald Colman
Freddie:
Jack Carson
Aunt:
Spring Byington
Mrs Sylvester:
Cecilia Loftus

West and East. Two years ago,
Andrew Sachs revisited his native
Berlin and its Wall. Now he has been back to see how Berliners are managing as they try to turn what had become two cities into one. Producer Bernard Adams Editor Robin Imray

Contributors

Unknown:
Andrew Sachs
Producer:
Bernard Adams
Editor:
Robin Imray

A 91-part Indian epic drama.
23: The education of the princes is coming to an end, but the rivalry between Duryodhana and Bhima continues to grow.
(In Hindi with English subtitles.
Repeated tomorrow at 12.25am on BBC1)

Starring
Brian Donlevy , Gig Young
Three men hold up a stagecoach and precipitate an Indian war when the Navajos go on the warpath.
A novel musical narration, entitled Hoofbeat Serenade, accompanies this exciting and unusual western.
Producer/Director Irving Allen
0 FILMS: pages 37-42

Contributors

Unknown:
Brian Donlevy
Director:
Irving Allen
Captain Dempster:
Brian Donlevy
Vaughn:
Gig Young
Lorabelle Larkin:
Virginia Grey
Sergeant Mclntosh:
Andy Devine

Grand Prix from the Hexagon Theatre, Reading.
David Vine brings news of how the two 17-frame semi-finals are progressing. They are designed to produce a Davis v Hendry final, but Jimmy White and John Parrott are strong contenders.
Commentary by Ted Lowe ,
Jack Karnehm and Clive Everton.
Summaries by John Spencer ,
Ray Edmonds and Eddie Charlton. Executive producer Keith Mackenzie

Contributors

Unknown:
David Vine
Unknown:
Jimmy White
Unknown:
John Parrott
Commentary By:
Ted Lowe
Commentary By:
Jack Karnehm
Unknown:
John Spencer
Unknown:
Ray Edmonds
Unknown:
Eddie Charlton.
Producer:
Keith MacKenzie

An introduction to Latin American
Spanish in five parts.
2: Mexico indigena. Indians make up a fifth of Mexico's population. How can they keep their identity while benefiting from a modern society? Presented by Patricia de la Peña. Director Stephen Moss Producer David Wilson
* SUPPORT MATERIAL: book, same title, £7.99, and cassette, 16.99, available from retailers.

Contributors

Presented By:
Patricia de la Peña.
Director:
Stephen Moss
Producer:
David Wilson

Presented by Moira Stuart.
Lynette Lithgow reviews the events of the week, with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing.
Followed by Weatherview.

Contributors

Presented By:
Moira Stuart.
Presented By:
Lynette Lithgow

By Richard Wagner.
The Valkyrie, Act 2. In this spectacular production from
Munich, the action begins on an orbiting space-station. Wotan's authority and control over the gods begins to crumble. He loses an argument with his wife Fricka, and is disobeyed by his favourite daughter, the Valkyrie Briinnhilde. Before the performance, producer Nikolaus Lehnhoff talks about his conception of Wagner's epic masterpiece.
Bavarian State Opera Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch.
BBCtv presentation Donald Sturrock An NHK (Japan) production (Act 3 next Saturday)
0 SIMULTANEOUS BROADCAST: with Radio 3.

Contributors

Unknown:
Richard Wagner.
Unknown:
Valkyrie Briinnhilde.
Talks:
Nikolaus Lehnhoff
Conducted By:
Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Unknown:
Donald Sturrock
Siegmund:
Robert Schunk (tenor)
Hunding:
Kurt Moll (bass)
Wotan:
Robert Hale (bass-Baritone)
Sieglinde:
Julia Varady (soprano)
Briinnhilde:
Hildegard Behrens (sop)
Fricka:
Marjana Lipovsek (mezzo)
Waltraute:
Cornelia Wulkopf (mezzo)

Clive James takes an entertaining look at television worldwide, with his guest Dave Barry , a Pulitzer prize-winning humorist. Series producer Beatrice Ballard Editor Richard Drewett

Contributors

Unknown:
Clive James
Unknown:
Dave Barry
Producer:
Beatrice Ballard
Editor:
Richard Drewett

Coinciding with the start of David Lynch 's series Twin Peaks (Tuesday BBC2), Moving Pictures takes a critical look at this cult director as he moves into the mainstream.
American film critic John Powers presents an illustrated reappraisat of Lynch's work including his most recent cinema success Wild at Heart. There is also an interview with controversial British film-maker Derek Jarman on the eve of the London Film Festival premiere of his new film, The Garden. And screenwriter
Richard Price , responsible for such scripts as The Color of Money and an episode of New York Stories, speaks about the trials of writing, and re-writing, the Al Pacino/Ellen Barkin thriller, Sea of Love.
Director Janet Fraser Crook
Series producer Paul Kerr

Contributors

Unknown:
David Lynch
Unknown:
John Powers
Unknown:
Derek Jarman
Unknown:
Richard Price
Presenter:
Kate Leys

Twenty years ago, David Lynch , the acclaimed director of such cult films as Eraserhead, Blue Velvet,
Wild at Heart, and creator of Twin Peaks , directed, wrote, photographed and animated this short film. It is the dark, disturbing story of a boy born at the age of 10 to loathsome parents. He searches for love and decides to create someone who win surely care for him - a grandmother.
0 BARRY NORMAN : page 37

Contributors

Unknown:
David Lynch
Unknown:
Barry Norman

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