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Cathy Come Home

Iconic drama from 1966 which indirectly inspired the founding of housing charity
Shelter, following the plight of a homeless couple and their children. (BW)
Cathy Comes Home, Tuesday 11.30am Radio 4
BBC Radio 4 FM

Cathy Comes Home

Ian Smith assesses the significance of the 1966 BBC1 docudrama Cathy Come Home, which featured a young homeless couple caught in a poverty trap.
Producer Merilyn Harris Repeated on Sunday at 12.15am
BBC Radio 4 FM

Cathy Comes Home

Ian Smith assesses the significance of Ken Loach 's 1966 BBC1 docudrama Cathy Come Home. Repeated from Tuesday
BBC One London

The Wednesday Play: Cathy Come Home

A story by Jeremy Sandford.
[Starring] Carol White, Ray Brooks
See page 35
BBC One London

The Wednesday Play: Cathy Come Home

A story by Jeremy Sandford.
[Starring] Carol White, Ray Brooks
"Dynamite.. a magnificent piece of observant, sparse writing, direction, and production." (The Daily Mirror)
BBC One London

The Wednesday Play: Cathy Come Home

A story by Jeremy Sandford.
[Starring] Carol White, Ray Brooks
Winner: Italia Prize for Television 1968

A programme to remember. Observer
Few can have watched... without being deeply moved. Times
Dynamite... a magnificent piece of observant, sparse writing, direction, and production. Daily Mirror
BBC Two England

Festival 40: The Wednesday Play - Cathy Come Home

A series of outstanding and memorable programmes to mark 40 years of BBCtv.
[Starring] Carol White, Ray Brooks
A story by Jeremy Sandford.
BBC Choice

Cathy Come Home

First shown in 1966, Jeremy Sanford's documentary-style drama is a powerful depiction of a family's slide into homelessness. Directed by Ken Loach and starring
Carol White and Ray Brooks. (BW) 5495453
BBC Four

Cathy Come Home

Ken Loach's classic 1965 play about homelessness. Starring Carol White and Ray Brooks. Showing as part of Time Shift.
First shown on BBC1
BBC Four

Cathy Come Home

Ken Loach's classic 1965 play about homelessness. Starring Carol White and Ray Brooks. Showing as part of Time Shift.
First shown on BBC1
BBC One London

Byline: Cathy, Where Are You Now?

Twenty-five years after the famous television play Cathy Come Home, its writer, Jeremy Sandford, returns to the world of the homeless.
The original Cathy Come Home shocked the nation and caused a huge public response. But has it become any easier for modern-day Cathys - young mothers with small children - to find a home?
A Television Viewpoint production for BBCtv
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BBC One London

THE SHAPE OF 68

The Year of the Monkey and CZECHOSLOVAKIA ... MEXICO CITY JACKIE ONASSIS. ...' LIVELY LADY
THE FOSBURY FLOP
RICHARD MILHOUS NIXON
SOCK-IT-TO-ME ... ' FEARLESS
'HAIR' ... FOOT AND MOUTH.... SIR IVOB
POWELLISM ... BIAFRA
BRITISH STANDARD TIME
RONAN POINT ... CATHY COME HOME agalD
KENNEDY AND KING ... BLACK POWER
STUDENT REVOLT ... THE POPE AND THE PIU,
FRENCH REVOLUTION
GROSVENOR SQUARE AND LONDONDERRT
THE TET OFFENSIVE... PEACE TALKS
MAYOR RICHARD DALEY . TWO-TIER FOSTAGI
THE NEW PENNY ... THE OLD FRANC
JEAN CLAUDE KILLY ... BUSBY'S DREAM
2001 ... APOLLO.... and all that
*
Tonight
Cliff Michelmore looks back over the year 1968 and invites the opinions of some of the men and women who shaped it including.
Helen Bowen
Christopher Brasher
George Brown , M.P. Sir Matt Busby
Daniel Cohn-Bendit
Sir Alec Douglas-Home , M.P.
Dick Gregory, David Hemery
Graham Hill, Sir David Huddie
Cecil King , Basil D'Oliviera
Enoch Powell , M.P.
Sir Alec Rose , Martin Tomkinson
Kenneth Tynan , Helen Vlachos
Lord Watkinson
Fr. Paul Weir, Kamil Winter and recalls some of the Top Spots of 1968 starring
ANNE BANCROFT , JUDI DENCH
JULIE DRISCOLL , MARTY FELDMAN JANE FONDA ,
MASSIEL WARREN MITCHELL , DEREK NIMMO DOUGLAS RAIN, CLIFF RICHARD
TOMMY STEELE , and FRANK SINATRA *
Associate producers,
Michael Hill and John MorreU
Produced by BRIAN WINSTON Editor, RICHARD FRANCIS
See page 40
Part 1
BBC Two England

Arena

The Everly Brothers: Songs of Innocence and Experience The first of two films about great names of American popular music. Tonight, the Everly Brothers, whose hits like 'Cathy's clown', 'Bye bye love' and 'Wake up little
Susie' defined a generation. Yet their formidable succession of bestsellers had its origins deep in the musical traditions of rural America.
Taught to sing from their earliest years, the brothers were raised in a unique cross-current of musical influences, from Appalachian harmony duos to black country blues singers. Their father Ike was an influential guitar picker and hosted the Everly Family Radio Show in the Mid West in the 40s and 50s. It was here that Don and Phil made their public debut. Arena retraces the Everlys' journey, from guitar picking in Kentucky with Ike's friend
MOSE REGUR to Tennessee where their early hits were penned by FELICE AND BOUDLEAUX BRYANT. Meet their legendary producer CHET ATKINS , architect of the 'Nashville Sound', and follow their career from their heyday in the 50s to the present day. Film editor COLIN KNlJFF Producer ALAN YENTOB Director ANTHONY WALL
BBC Radio 4 FM

Today

with John Humphrys and Peter Hobday.
Details as yesterday plus:
7.45 Thought for the Day with Indarjit Singh
8.35 Yesterday in Parliament
BBC Two England

The Film Club Handgun

Derek Malcolm introduces a double bill of two social dramas examining violence in American society.
starring
Karen Young Clayton Day
Kathleen, a 20-year-old teacher, leaves her
Boston home for a job in Dallas, where she encounters Larry, a gun-collecting young lawyer.
After his amorous intentions are frustrated, Larry invites her to a special dinner and, when an attempted seduction fails, rapes her at gun-point. With the law and the church unable to resolve her fury and shame, Kathleen resorts to the force of the gun herself. This tense drama was the first American film made by British producer
Tony Garnett , famous for Cathy
Come Home and Kes, using a semi-documentary approach to highlight a woman's fears and the free use of arms in America.
Written, produced and directed by TONY GARNETT
(First showing on British television) and at
BBC Two England

FILM American Tales: Handgun

Starring Karen Young and Clayton Day.
Kathleen, a 20-year-old teacher, leaves her Boston home for a job in Dallas, where she encounters Larry, a gun-collecting young lawyer. After his amorous intentions are frustrated, Larry rapes her at gun-point. With the law and the church unable to resolve her fury and shame, Kathleen resorts to the force of the gun herself.
This tense drama was the first
American film made by British producer
Tony Garnett , famous for Cathy Come Home, Kes and Earth Girls Are Easy.
Written, produced and directed by TONY GARNETT
* FILMS: pages 18-21
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BBC Two England

Public Eye

Home Truths
Is there a hidden agenda behind government plans to end the rights of homeless families to be housed permanently in council homes? Barbara Altounyan
finds out, and also asks whether the proposed changes could mean a return to the days of Cathy Come Home. Producer Helen Glanville
Editor Peter Horrocks
BBC Home Service Basic

THE WORLD OF BOOKS

Introduced by KENNETH ALLSOP IAN GRIMBLE reviews Direction North, a view of Finland by John Sykes
NAOMI Lewis on Doris Langley Moore's biography of E. Nesbit JEREMY SANDFORD talks about Cathy Come Home, the paperback version of his controversial television play about Britain's homeless
FRANCIS HOPE on new fiction
Produced by Jocelyn Ferguson
BBC Home Service Basic

HEAR HEAR!

A fun teach-in with TERENCE BRADY in the chair
1: This House Can'Stand the Noise
The Pros and Cons are illustrated by: RAY BROOKS , BILL WALLIS
DILYS WATLING and the Man in the Street
Produced by Roger Ordish
BBC Two England

MAN ALIVE

A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives
Reporters: Jim Douglas Henry Jeremy James , Jeanne La Chard
Gillian Strickland, Desmond Wilcox Harold Williamson
This week:
THE SQUATTERS-1 demonstrating-arguing with the police and authorities. The Squatters are a militant group, growing in size, who put homeless families into empty buildings-then barricade them in. They usually pick target property belonging to local councils to draw attention to their cause-the plight of the homeless.
Cathy Come Home may have stirred the conscience of the nation, but more than two years later the situation has grown worse rather than better. Council waiting-lists have lengthened, the army of homeless has increased in size. Nobody denies the acuteness of the problem. But is the Squatters' way the best way to do something about it? Militant action certainly makes headlines but will it cure the condition? In the first of two programmes Man Alive examines the Squatters and how they operate.
Director, DAVID FILKIN
Edited by DESMOND Wilcox and BILL MORTON






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