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BBC One London

Ghost in the Water

by Edward Chitham
dramatised by Geoffrey Case
Tess Willetts. Born 10 June 1968, Netherton, West Midlands. Abigail Parkes. Died 10 December 1860. Suicide by drowning. Gosty Hill Canal. What strange forces are drawing the two girls together?
BBC Two England

Ghost in the Water

by EDWARD CHITHAM dramatised by GEOFFREY CASE
Tess Willetts. Born 10 June 1968, Netherton, West Midlands. Abigail Parkes. Died 10 December 1860.
Suicide by drowning. Gosty Hill Canal. What strange forces are drawing the two girls together?
Also appearing YSANNE CHURCHMAN ANGUS KENNEDY , SAMANTHA GAMBLE RALPH LAWTON , SIMON ORME , VAL HASTINGS , DANIEL D'ARCY , MARK DANESI and JOHNNY THOMAS
Executive producer PAUL STONE Directed by RENNY RYE
National Programme Daventry

THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section C)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by B. Walton O'Donnell
A Comedy Overtmre Balfour Gardiner
The Water Music
King George I had formed the habit of attending certain masquerades on the Thames which, as a feature of those days, were organised usually on a subscription basis. On one occasion he expressed a wish that an aquatic concert might be planned on the same lines. There were initial difficulties with impresarios, who saw no profit in it for themselves, but, finally, Baron Kilmanseck, Master of the King's Horse, put up the money. The concert was a great success; the river was crowded with barges, and afterwards there was a grand supper at Lord Ranelagh's house at Chelsea. The King had already expressed high approval of the music composed specially for the occasion by the famous Handel, first composer of the King's music, and commanded it to be repeated once before and once after supper. Each performance took an hour, so that the King did not get back to St. James's till half-past four the next morning. This is an arrangement by Sir Hamilton Harty of some of the numbers from the complete Water Music.
Love the Magician The story of Falla's ballet El amor bruin is founded on a folk tale in which the ghost of a dead lover appears whenever the new lover seeks to take his place. The scenario was written by the well-known dramatist Martinez Sierra, who prepared also that of Falla's other ballet The Three-Cornered Hat. The music of El amor brujo was composed in 1915, and the part of Candelas, the heroine, was one of the favourite roles of the celebrated dancer, La Argentina. In the Fire Dance, Candelas, the girl of whom the ghost is jealous, hopes to defeat the ghost by drawing a magic circle on the ground and uttering incantations over a witches' cauldron.
BBC Radio 3

Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Mozart String
Quartet in D minor, K421 12.35 KaUa Tchemberdji In Namen Amadeus
1.00 Parry There Is an Old Belief (Songs of Farewell) Harvey Come Holy Ghost Hoist Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda,
Op 26 No 3 Peter Warlock The Full Heart Dellus To Be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water Britten Sacred and Profane, Op 91
1.50 Bartok 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs
2.05 Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 2 in C minor, Op 66 2.30 Beethoven Overture: Egmont 2.40 Dvorak Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104 3.20 Nielsen Symphony No 4 (Inextinguishable) 3. 55 Byrd 0 Lord, How Vain 4.05 Albicastro Concerto a 4, Op 7 No 12 4.10 Rameau Cantata: Le BergerRdele 4.25 Kapsberger Toccata No 1; Corrente No 7 4.35 Mozart Divertimento in B flat, K439b No 1
4.50 Satie La Belle Excentrique
5.00 Bernstein Overture: Candide
5.05Saint-Saens Morceau de Concert in G, Op 62 5.20 Bach Organ Sonata No 3 in Dminor, BWV5275.35 Vivaldi Violin
Concerto in D, RV234 (L 'Inquietudine)
5.45 John Albert Delany Overture: Captain Cook 5.55 Dvorak Slavonic Dance No 8 in G minor, Op 46
BBC Radio 3

Through the Night

With Jonathan Swain. Strauss Also sprach Zarathustra Brahms Piano Concerto No 1 in D minor
Lars Vogt (piano), The Danish National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Thomas Dauggard
2.26 Bach Ricercara 3 (Musikalisches Opfer, BWV1079)
2.32 Beethoven String Quartet in C sharp minor, Op 131
3.11 Elgar Sea Pictures, Op 37 3.34 Mozart Serenade in E flat, K375 4.01 Horneman Overture: Aladdin
4.12 Chopin Ballade No 2 in F, Op38 4.20 Grossman
Csardas (The Ghost of Voyvode) 4.30 Strauss, arr Berg Wine, Woman and Song 4.40 Kalman Graf Mariza
(excerpts) 4.47 Kreisler Liebesleid 4.51 Liszt St Francis de Paule Walking on the Water 5.00 Kunzen Overture:
Erik Ejegod 5.05 Kuhlau Variations in E minor on the Old Swedish Air Och liten Karin tjente, Op 915.20 Norqard Wie ein Kind 5.34 Grainger Danish Folk Music Suite
5.53 Berwald Piano Trio No 1 in E flat 6.13 Enna Overture: The Match Girl 6.20 Nielsen Serenata in Vano 6.28
Gabriell Sonata Pian'e Forte 6.33 Pederson Three Songs
6.40 Gade At Sunset, Op 46 6.48 Holmboe A Song at Sunset 6.56 Dowland King of Denmark's Galliard
BBC Radio 4 FM

Costing the Earth

2/6. Perth. It has been predicted by Australian environmentalist Tim Flannery that Perth, one of the most isolated cities in the world, will soon become a ghost metropolis. The city has a unique ecology in the form of its vast groundwater supply. But it's an extremely fragile one, and although Perth is ahead of the game in planning for lasting drought, it's ironic that the city is noted for its European style gardens of lush green grass that use up nearly three quarters of the water supply. Repeated from yesterday at 9pm
BBC Radio 4 FM

Costing the Earth

2/6. Perth. It has been predicted by Australian environmentalist Tim Flannery that Perth, one of the most isolated cities in the world, will soon become a ghost metropolis. The city has a unique ecology in the shape of its vast groundwater supply. But it's an extremely fragile one, and although Perth is ahead of the game in planning ahead for lasting drought, it's ironic that the city is noted for its gardens that use up nearly three quarters of the water Supply. Producer Anne-Marie Bullock Repeated tomorrow at 3pm
BBC Two England

The Private Life of an Easter Masterpiece

New series 1/3. The stories behind three paintings that encompass traditional Easter themes.
The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci. Dan Brown 's blockbuster The Da Vinci Code may have brought the fresco to a new audience, but historian David Rosand argues that the book suffers from a basic misreading of the painting; here, he guides us through the work's life story. Narrated by Samuel West. Dalf's Christ of St John of the Cross is assessed tomorrow at 7pm. Producer Ian Michael Jones ; Series editor Jeremy Bugler Passion in art: page 33
5WA Cardiff

The Ghost Ship

A Play in One Act, specially written for broadcasting by H. E. W. Gay.
Performed by the Station Radio Players

The action takes place on board a square rigged sailing ship six days out of San
Francisco, on a quiet moonlight night. The sailing ship is real enough, but just at this spot some years ago six days out of 'Frisco a sailing ship was rammed by a tramp steamer.
'She sat the water like a bird and she sailed like a witch', was her captain's description of Star of the Sea. And the ex-captain, crazed by his loss is on this sailing ship watching, watching.
BBC Radio 2

Not the End of the Pier Show

Pete McCarthy presents a celebration of the West Pier at Brighton - regarded by many as the finest ever built. Including a guided tour of the still closed pier, the programme charts its vibrant history of performance.
Featuring interviews with Bill Pertwee and Peter Duncan, rare archive recordings and reminiscences from performers and former employees.
Producer Andy Foster
2LO London

Church Cantata (No. 165) Bach

From St. Ann's Church
S.B. from Manchester
'O HEILIGES GEIST UND WASSERBAD'
(Baptismal water - Holy Ghost)
GLADYS SWEENEY (Soprano)
CONSTANCE FEUTS (Contralto)
ARTHUR WILKES (Tenor)
REGINALD WHITEHEAD (Bass)
THE ST. ANN'S CHURCH CHOIR
THE NORTHERN WIRELESS ORCHESTRA (Strings and Bassoon)
Conducted by T. H. MORRISON
GEORGE PRITCHARD at the Organ
One very interesting thing about this Cantata is that the autograph score is thought to be in the handwriting of Bach's second wife, Anna Magdalena. Her handwriting had become so like her husband's that for many years the autograph was taken to be Bach's own, and even now there is some doubt about it. In spite of her large family, which she tended with devoted care, the second Frau Bach found time to become a musician of some accomplishment, and a real help-meet in her husband's work as well as in his household; the MS. of this Cantata is a beautiful piece of careful and painstaking work.
The Cantata is for four solo voices, the chorus having only the Chorale at the end to sing. It could, of course, be sung by the four solo voices, with or without the congregation.
The first aria is in fugal form, and it may be that Bach sought in this rather formal way to insist on the certainty of grace through baptism. But the whole music is so eloquent an illustration of the text as to need nothing more by way of explanation, unless it be pointed out how in the last aria before the chorale, Bach seizes, as was his way, on one word in the text to give him an idea for illustration. The words speak of the Saviour as 'a little serpent,' the reference being to Moses lifting up the Serpent in the wilderness. Listeners will remember the passage in the third chapter of John:-
'And as Moses lifted up the serpent In the wilderness, oven so must the Son of Man be lifted up.'
In this aria, Bach weaves a sinuous figure through aU his accompaniment.
The words of the Cantata are as follows :
I. -.Aria (Soprano).
Baptismal water, Holy Ghost,
Within God's grace did you enfold us : And In the Book of Life enroll'd us !
O stream, that pure and cleansing tlowest, In thy deep might our sins are drowned. With life eternal are we crowned.
II. - Recit. (Hast).
The sinful race of man, of Adam's generation. Hath earned the wrath of God. nian'9 death and his damnation.
For mortal flesh, in evil rife.
Is nought but flesh, from birth with sin acquainted, befouled and attainted.
How blest the Christian's life!
For him hath God a place appointed Amid the host of His anointed. The Christian's robe of white
Hath he put on, to shed it never; He shall be one with Christ. Iu royal robes for ever
At baptism is he dight.
III. - Aria (Alto).
Jesus, by Thy great compassion,
Through Thy baptism dost Thou fashion Me in grace and holy ways.
Help me. Thy will gladly doing, Life in Thee- to be renewing,
Here on Earth, through all my days.
IV. - Recit. (Bass).
I sware to Thee, Soul's Bridegroom, when that I
A second birth was granted,
To guard for aye the seed then planted, Thou Lamb of God. Most High I
Yet see how oft that promise have I broken. Nor aye fulfilled what I had spoken; O pity me, turn not away Thy Face.
Forgive me, Lord, hear my confession; Thou know'st how I repent my sore transgression,
My falling from Thy grace.
As gnll, hath sin my soul, my body, Feared Help me to serve Thee still unwearied ; Behold the crucifix whereon my Lord was nailed,
Now all my grief is o'er, and strength it mine, that save for Thee had tailed.
V. - Aria (Tenor).
Jesus, Victor over death. Let my faith ne'er falter,
Ev'n until my latest breath. Nought can change nor alter
That Thou still my Saviour an. From the world's temptation, Jesus, keep my soul and heart Safe In Thy salvation.
VI. - Choral.
His Word and Faith ITis people still Shall guard against all evil ;
The Holy Ghost hath taught us,
To Him, in faith, hath brought us.
English Text by D. Millar Craig.
Copyright by the B.B.C., 1928.
5XX Daventry

Church Cantata (No. 165) Bach

From St. Ann's Church
S.B./rom Manchester
'O HEILIGES GEIST UND WASSERBAD'
(Baptismal water-Holy Ghost)
GLADYS SWEENEY (Soprano)
CONSTANCE FEUTS (Contralto)
ARTHUR WILKES (Tenor)
REGINALD WHITEHEAD (Bass)
THE ST. ANN'S CHURCH CHOIR
THE NORTHERN WIRELESS
ORCHESTRA
(Strings and Bassoon)
Conducted by T. H. MORRISON
GEORGE PRITCHARD at the Organ
ONE very interesting thing about this Cantata is that the autograph score is thought to be in the handwriting of Bach's second wife, Anna Magdalena. ner handwriting had become so like her husband's that for many years the autograph was taken to be Bach's own, and even now there is some doubt about it. In spite of her large family, which she tended with devoted care, the second Frau Bach found time to become a musician of some accomplishment, and a real help-meet in her husband's work as well as in his household ; the MS. of this Cantata is a beautiful piece of careful and painstaking work.
The Cantata Is for four solo voices, the chorus having only the Chorale at the end to sing. It could, of course, be sung by the four solo voices, with or without the congregation.
The first aria is In fugal form, and it may be that Bach sought in this rather formal way to Insist on the certainty of grace through baptism. But the whole music is so eloquent an illustration of the text as to need nothing more by way of explanation, unless it be pointed out how in the last aria before the chorale, Bach seizes, as was his way, on one word in the text to give him an idea for illustration. The words speak of the Saviour as ' a little serpent,' the reference being to Moses lifting up the Berpent in the wilderness. Listeners will remember the passage in the third chapter of John: —
'And as Moses lifted up the serpent In the wilderness, oven so must the Son of Man be lifted up.'
In this aria, Bach weaves a sinuous figure through aU his accompaniment.
The words of the Cantata are as follows :
L-.Aria (Soprano).
Baptismal water, Holy Chost,
Within God's grace did you enfold us : And In the Book of Life enroll'd us !
0 stream, that pure and cleansing tlowcst, In thy deep might our sins are drowned. With life eternal arc we crowned.
It.—Recit. (Hast).
The sinful race of man, of Adam's generation. Hath earned the wrath of God. nian'9 death and his damnation.
For mortal flesh, in evil rife.
Is nought but flesh, from birth with sin acquainted. llefoulM and attainted.
How blest the Christian's life !
For him hath God a place appointed Amid the host of His anointed. The Christian's robe of white
Hath he put on, to shed It never; He shall be one with Christ. Iu royal robes for ever
At baptism is he dight.
III.—Aria (Alto).
Jesus, by Thy great compassion,
Through Thy baptism dost Thou fashion Me in grace and holy ways.
Help me. Thy will gladly doing, Life in Thee- to be renewing,
Here on Earth, through all my daya.
IV.—Recit. (Bass).
I sware to Thee, Soul's Bridegroom, when that I
A second birth was granted,
To guard for aye the seed then planted, Thou Lamb of God. Most High I
Yet see how oft that promise have I broken. Nor aye fulfilled what I had spoken ; O pity me, turn not away Thy Face.
Forgive me. Lord, hear my coníession ; Thou know'st how 1 repent my sore transgression,
My falling from Thy grace.
As gnll, hath sin my suul, my body, Feared Help me to serve Thee still unwearied ; Behold the crucifix whereon my Lord was nailed,
Now all my grief is o'er, and strength it mine, that save for Thee had tailed. v.—Aria (Tenor).
Jesus, Victor over death. Let my faith ne'er falter,
Ev'n until my latest breath. Nought can change nor alter
That Thou still my Saviour an. From the world's temptation, Jesus, keep my soul and heart Safe In Thy salvation.
VI.—Choral.
His Word and Faith ITis people still Shall guard against all evil ;
The Holy Ghost hath taught us,
To Him, in faith, hath brought us.
English Text by D. Millar Craig. Copyright by the B.B.C., 1928.
2LO London and 5XX Daventry

Church Cantata (No. 165) Bach

From St. Ann's Church
S.B. from Manchester
'O HEIL'GES GEIST UND WASSERBAD'
(Baptismal water-Holy Ghost)
GLADYS SWEENEY (Soprano)
CONSTANCE FEUTS (Contralto)
ARTHUR WILKES (Tenor)
REGINALD WHITEHEAD (Bass)
THE ST. ANN'S CHURCH CHOIR
THE NORTHERN WIRELESS ORCHESTRA (Strings and Bassoon)
Conducted by T. H. MORRISON
GEORGE PRITCHARD at the Organ
ONE very interesting thing about this Cantata is that the autograph score is thought to be in the handwriting of Bach's second wife, Anna Magdalena. Her handwriting had become so like her husband's that for many years the autograph was taken to be Bach's own, and even now there is some doubt about it. In spite of her large family, which she tended with devoted care, the second Frau Bach found time to become a musician of some accomplishment, and a real help-meet in her husband's work as well as in his household; the MS. of this Cantata is a beautiful piece of careful and painstaking work.
The Cantata Is for four solo voices, the chorus having only the Chorale at the end to sing. It could, of course, be sung by the four solo voices, with or without the congregation.
The first aria is In fugal form, and it may be that Bach sought in this rather formal way to Insist on the certainty of grace through baptism. But the whole music is so eloquent an illustration of the text as to need nothing more by way of explanation, unless it be pointed out how in the last aria before the chorale, Bach seizes, as was his way, on one word in the text to give him an idea for illustration. The words speak of the Saviour as ' a little serpent,' the reference being to Moses lifting up the Berpent in the wilderness. Listeners will remember the passage in the third chapter of John:-
'And as Moses lifted up the serpent In the wilderness, oven so must the Son of Man be lifted up.'
In this aria, Bach weaves a sinuous figure through aU his accompaniment.
The words of the Cantata are as follows :
I-.Aria (Soprano).
Baptismal water, Holy Chost,
Within God's grace did you enfold us : And In the Book of Life enroll'd us !
0 stream, that pure and cleansing tlowcst, In thy deep might our sins are drowned. With life eternal arc we crowned.
II - Recit. (Bass).
The sinful race of man, of Adam's generation. Hath earned the wrath of God. nian'9 death and his damnation.
For mortal flesh, in evil rife.
Is nought but flesh, from birth with sin acquainted. llefoulM and attainted.
How blest the Christian's life !
For him hath God a place appointed Amid the host of His anointed. The Christian's robe of white
Hath he put on, to shed It never; He shall be one with Christ. Iu royal robes for ever
At baptism is he dight.
III.—Aria (Alto).
Jesus, by Thy great compassion,
Through Thy baptism dost Thou fashion Me in grace and holy ways.
Help me. Thy will gladly doing, Life in Thee- to be renewing,
Here on Earth, through all my daya.
IV.—Recit. (Bass).
I sware to Thee, Soul's Bridegroom, when that I
A second birth was granted,
To guard for aye the seed then planted, Thou Lamb of God. Most High I
Yet see how oft that promise have I broken. Nor aye fulfilled what I had spoken ; O pity me, turn not away Thy Face.
Forgive me. Lord, hear my coníession ; Thou know'st how 1 repent my sore transgression,
My falling from Thy grace.
As gnll, hath sin my suul, my body, Feared Help me to serve Thee still unwearied ; Behold the crucifix whereon my Lord was nailed,
Now all my grief is o'er, and strength it mine, that save for Thee had tailed. v.—Aria (Tenor).
Jesus, Victor over death. Let my faith ne'er falter,
Ev'n until my latest breath. Nought can change nor alter
That Thou still my Saviour an. From the world's temptation, Jesus, keep my soul and heart Safe In Thy salvation.
VI.—Choral.
His Word and Faith ITis people still Shall guard against all evil ;
The Holy Ghost hath taught us,
To Him, in faith, hath brought us.
English Text by D. Millar Craig. Copyright by the B.B.C., 1928.
BBC Two England

Daytime on Two

9.36 MI:10 Mathematical Investigations
Pascal's Triangle (1)
Routes on a square grid
followed by 2: Gears
Bicycles, cars and the Great Westminster Clock (R)

9.58 Thinkabout: Many Hands

10.15 Science Workshop: Fruit and Vegetables (B)

10.38 Exploring Science: It's Only Water

11.0 The History Trail: The Gunpowder Plot

In 1605 a group of Catholic gentlemen plotted to blow up King James I during the State Opening of Parliament. They failed, but their attempt has never been forgotten. (R)

11.22 English 11-13: 1: Alone: Autobiography
You needn't be famous to write yours! (R)

11.45 Advanced Level Studies: History: Birmingham and Manchester - A Tale of Two Cities
Written by Asa Briggs.
The Industrial Revolution permanently altered the way of life of many of Britain's inhabitants. How did contemporary observers view the changes that were happening? How far can one generalise about the effects of industrialisation? (R)

12.5 pm Buongiorno Italia!: 2: Dove...?
A course for beginners in Italian. (R)
Book £4.95, from booksellers

12.30 Hold Down a Chord
The second programme of a beginner's course in folk guitar With John Pearse. (R)
Book £2.95 from booksellers

12.45 Wheels of Fire: 2: Five Million Children
Ten films about development issues in India.
The problems of infant mortality. (R)

1.20 Des Ie debut: 2: Ordering Things, Choosing Things, Buying a Ticket
Face-to-face French - a resource series to support the teaching of basic skills in French. (R)

1.38 Around Scotland: 2: The Old City
Three schoolchildren walk through Glasgow's town centre, encountering some characters from the city's history.

2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds.
Cosmo and Dibs think they see a ghost in the market but Indira Joshi calms their fears. A group of children show all the things they can do with their hands.
Book: The Tiger Who Came to Tea (R)

2.15 Music Time: 2: Long Sounds, Short Sounds

2.40 History File: Boom and Bust
BBC One London

Ghost Story: Circle of Fear

Earth, Air, Fire and Water
A film series of present-day tales of the supernatural. Tonight starring Frank Converse Joan Blackman
Six young artists with high hopes work together in an old warehouse, unaware of the whispered evil within. Then they find six curiously fascinating bottles in an old wooden chest and their work takes on a strange new intensity.
BBC Two England

Rock Around the Clock

One, two, three o'clock, four o'clock - rock!
BBC2's gonna rock around the clock tonight - and the beat goes on for 15 hours with a feast of films, concerts and documentaries. So get set to burn the midnight oil in the company of David Hepworth, Mark Ellen, Steve Blacknell, Richard Skinner, Josephine Buchan
There's an opportunity for you to programme your own video choices, which will be shown at programme junctions. The number to ring (from 2.45) is [number removed] and 20 videos from which you can choose are listed below:
The Beatles: "Hey Jude"
David Bowie: "China girl"
Culture Club: "Do you really want to hurt me?"
Duran Duran: "Save a prayer"
Bob Dylan: "Jokerman"
Frankie Goes to Hollywood: "Two Tribes"
Human League: "Don't you want me?"
Iron Maiden: "Run to the hills"
The Jacksons: "Can you feel it?"
The Jam: "Funeral pyre"
Elton John: "I'm still standing"
Joy Division: "Love will tear us apart"
Bob Marley: "Redemption song"
Prince: "1999"
Rolling Stones: "Undercover of the night"
Spandau Ballet: "True"
Bruce Springsteen: "Dancing in the dark"
Ultravox: "Dancing with tears in my eyes"
Sid Vicious: "My way"
Wham!: "Young guns (Go for it)"

From 5.30 call the same number to schedule a whole programme in People's Choice at 10.35 pm.
A: Queen's Christmas Concert 1975
B: Q-Tips - Rock Goes to College
C: Thompson Twins - Sight and Sound in Concert
D: Ry Cooder and Chicken Skin Music Concert
E: Lynyrd Skynyrd - OGWT Special
Full details on pages 18 and 19 • FEATURE: page 66

3.45 Simple Minds and The Pretenders
Mr and Mrs Kerr (aka Jim Kerr and Chrissie Hynde) lead their respective bands on stage at the Westfalenhalle in Dortmund. Highlights of ZDF's "Rockpop In Concert", broadcast last night on German TV.

4.30 Alternative Ulster?
With the demise of Stiff Little Fingers and The Undertones, what has Northern Ireland got to offer as replacements? Jake Burns (ex-SLF) goes to Belfast to watch some of the local bands beginning to make waves at home and abroad, including Cruella De Ville, Silent Running, The Outcasts, Station Super-heaven and The Lunatic Fringe

5.0 New Order
A rare chance to see this celebrated cult band in a simultaneous broadcast from the studios of Radio l's Saturday Live in Broadcasting House, London. Introduced by Richard Skinner
(For the best effect, viewers with stereo R1 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.)

5.40 Aztec Camera
Roddy Frame, one of British rock's best young writers and guitarists, leads his band in a live concert from their home town. Direct from Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom. Introduced by Billy Sloane

6.20 Ebony's Greatest Hits
Featuring music by Prince Charles - ex-Streetgang leader from New York, now king of the funketeers; London-based soul group Loose Ends; six-foot-six-inches tall Eek-a-Mouse, one of reggae's hottest new performers; and Hugh Masekela , South African-born trumpeter currently spearheading the popularisation of African music in the West.

7.5 News and Sport with Jan Leeming; Weather

7.20 Cricket
England v Sri Lanka
Peter West reports on this afternoon's play.

7.30 Michael Jackson's Thriller
Pop music's hottest property in the most expensive, most successful and most talked about video of all time, based on the title track from his 40-million seller album.

8.0 "The Buddy Holly Story"
The feature film starring Gary Busey with Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith
The 'true' story of one of the greatest and most enduring of all popular musicians-Buddy Holly, who achieved national and international fame with such songs as 'Peggy Sue', 'That'll be the day', 'It's so easy' and 'Well alright'. These and other hits are featured in the movie, which follows the tragically short life of the superstar, brilliantly portrayed by Gary Busey.
(First showing on British television) Films: page 12

10.0 The Cure
Robert Smith and his exciting band bring their musical menagerie including 'Love Cats' and 'The Caterpillar' to Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom for a live concert. Introduced by Billy Sloane

10.35 The People's Choice
For the first time on British television a BBC programme scheduled by you the viewer. Since 5.30 the votes have been coming in for the following programmes
A: Queen's Christmas Concert 1975
B: Q-Tips - Rock Goes to College
C: Thompson Twins - Sight and Sound in Concert
D: Ry Cooder and Chicken Skin Music Concert
E: Lynyrd Skynyrd - OGWT Special
If you haven't voted yet it's too late because voting is over and the winner is....

11.10 Rockalikes
'Michael Jackson', 'Boy George' and 'David Bowie' are among the contenders, as Steve Blacknell hosts the finals of the rock lookalike contest organised by "Rock Around the Clock" and the Daily Star. Live from London's Xenon Club.

11.25 The ZZ Top Trilogy
A thematic compilation of witty and imaginative videos for 'Gimme all your lovin', 'Sharp dressed man' and 'Legs' from the bizarre Texan blues-men.

11.45 "FM"
The feature film starring Michael Brandon, Eileen Brennan
Radio station QSKY prides itself on being a top-notch 'all music' station, with a minimum of advertising and DJ interference. But when pressure from the station's owners for more revenue builds up, the battle is on between management and the presenters... The lively story is presented against a background of non-stop recorded and live performances by such artists as Linda Ronstadt, Jimmy Buffett, Steely Dan and The Eagles.
(First showing on British television) Films: page 12

1.30 am Van Morrison at the Rainbow
Accompanied by his New Caledonia Soul Orchestra, Van Morrison was at the height of his powers when this concert was recorded in 1973. Stirring versions of 'Warm love', 'Moondance', 'Domino' and 'Brown-eyed girl' are among the highlights.

2.25 The Doors
'No One Here Gets Out Alive' - A profile of Jim Morrison
Recently there has been a strongly-revived interest in one of the foremost cult bands of the 60s - the Doors.
With the help of his friends and associates, this film explores the career of the band's charismatic lead singer, Jim Morrison, leading to his untimely death in Paris in July 1971.

3.15 The Last Waltz
The film featuring The Band
Thanksgiving Day, 1976. In The Winterland, San Francisco, a staggering line-up of legendary rock performers are joined by an audience of 5,000 to pay tribute to The Band who here mark the end of 16 years on the road. Martin Scorsese's film captures both the celebration of the concert and the lament for the passing of a memorable era in rock music.
"Who Do You Love?" - Ronnie Hawkins
"Such a Night" - Dr. John
"Helpless" - Neil Young
"The Weight" - The Staples
"Dry Your Eyes" - Neil Diamond
"Coyote" - Joni Mitchell
"Mystery Train" - Paul Butterfield
"Mannish Boy" - Muddy Waters
"Further on up the Road" - Eric Clapton
"Evangeline" - Emmylou Harris
"Caravan" - Van Morrison
"Forever Young", "Baby let me follow you down" - Bob Dylan
"I shall be released" - Ringo Starr, Ron Wood and all
Rick Danko (bass, violin and vocal)
Levon Helm (drums, mandolin and vocal)
Garth Hudson (organ, accordion, saxophone and synthesisers)
Richard Manuel (piano, keyboards, drums and vocal)
Robbie Robertson (lead guitar and vocal)
Films: page 12
(SB: For the best effect, viewers with stereo R3 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones provide a suitable alternative.)

5.20
The Police in Montserrat
In 1981 Sting, Stewart and Andy disappeared to the Caribbean island of Montserrat to record their album 'Ghost in the machine'. Jools Holland, well-known keyboard player and detective, followed them there and under interrogation they broke down and spilled the beans. After which Jools reached into his pocket, pulled out his keyboard and...

6.0-6.20* am
Zzzzz....
David Hepworth, Mark Ellen, Steve Blacknell and anyone else who's still awake wind up 15 hours of Rock Around the Clock with a surprise finale.
BBC One London

The Trial of Klaus Barbie

Forty-four years ago, Klaus Barbie was a Nazi chief in the French city of Lyon. Next week he goes on trial there for crimes against humanity. Between these dates, Barbie has led an astonishing life.
Protected by US Intelligence after the war and spirited by them to South America, he has in turn been arms dealer, drugs smuggler and security adviser until his capture four years ago. The prosecution will accuse him of atrocities against the Jews and the French Resistance. His defence will raise painful, embarrassing ghosts from the German Occupation.
Tom Bower speaks to his accusers and defenders, including his daughter, and examines the impact on France of probably her last - and most controversial - trial of a war criminal.
BBC Two England

Daytime on Two

9.20 Let's Go - Series 1 Ten programmes for moderately handicapped young adults, presented by BRIAN RIX 2: Let's Go to the Post Office (R)
9.35 Encounter: France
Town and Country - Poitiers A postman leads us round the town; wine and cheese; village life in the country. (R)
9.52 Mathscore Two 1:Take it Away
Exactly how do you subtract 42 from 67? And what does one million of something look like? Producer DAVID ROSEVEARE (R)
10.15 Look and Read Dark Towers by ANDREW DA VIES
A reading series for 7- to 9-year-olds based on a ghost story in ten episodes.
2: The Man in the Picture Producer SUE WEEKS (R)
10.38 Geography Casebook: Britain
1: Inner City (1)
The first of two programmes about the fluctuating fortunes of Glasgow - from Victorian boom to the present. Producer LEN BROWN (R)
11.0 Watch
Fruit Harvest
Louise visits a farm to see fruit growing and harvesting. James goes to Covent Garden Market in London. In the dramatised story Crab Apples Dominic finds his way into a garden. Presented by LOUISE HALL-TAYLOR and JAMES EARL ADAIR (R)
(For full details see tomorrow 2.0pm)
11.17 Geography 11-14
What Ice Did to the Land
How the Ice Age left its mark.
11.39 Science Topics
Darwin and Evolution
Observations on living things are explained by evolution according to natural selection. Series producer PETER BRAIT (R)
12.0 Une annee chez les Francais
1: La reine du Beaujolais
New French-language versions of the Year of the French series for advanced-level students.
Harvest-time in Fleurie, one of the best wine-producing villages in Beaujolais, is seen through the eyes of 83-year-old MARGUERITE CHABERT.
Producer of French adaptation CAROUNE GODLEY (R)
12.30 Deutsch Direkt !
Twenty programmes for beginners in German 2: Programm Zwei
How to get petrol and something to eat at a motorway service station. Then on to Bremen and a visit to a children's puppet theatre to see Aladin und die Wunderlampe - in German, of course.
Presented by HANNI VANHAIDEN Director MARION ALLINSON
ProducerMADDALENA FAGANDINl (Complementary radio programme Sunday Radio 4 VHF at 5.30 pm, repeated next Saturday at 4. 30pm) Book £5. 95. three cassettes £3. 75 each, and Notes for Teachers, from booksellers or BBC Publications
12.55 Switch on to English (1) Key aspects of spoken and wntten English are taught using extracts from popular television series as reinforcement. Presented by FLOELLA BENJAMIN 2: Using Names (R)
1.20 Encounter Spain
People and Produce - Two Provinces
Life in Plasencia and Logrono: streets, markets, tobacco - and the wine of the Rioja. (R)
1.38 Let's See Where We Live
Living Around Here
Garry visits Kelso in the Borders and discovers the large number and variety of local services there that the townspeople both expect and need.
Presented by GARRY STEWART
Producer MARIANNE BAIRD (R)
2.0 You and Me
A series for 4- and 5-year-olds INDIRA JOSHI helps Cosmo and Dibs make a magic potion. Introducing the number 3. Book: Dhanji's Spaceship (R)
2.15 Near and Far Meeting Points
We live among a network of streets with our town or city centre at its heart.
Producer ROBIN GWYN (R)
2.40 Exploring Science It's Only Water
Water is the most common and ordinary liquid on earth, yet it's the most extraordinary in its properties. (R)
2LO London

A MILITARY BAND CONCERT

DOROTHY BENNETT (Soprano)
HORACE STEVENS (Baritone)
THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
BOIELDIEU was so modest about his own work that, if the story be true, he used to take the completed sections of his early opera, The Caliph of Baghdad, to the Conservatoire in Paris where he was a professor, to ask his pupils for their verdict on the music. If they did not like it, he referred it to the great MehuJ. He need have been in no doubt about the attractive qualities of his music ; nearly all his lighthearted and melodious operas won immediate success, and many of them held the stage for generations after his own day.
THE part of Lucia in Donizetti's opera, based on Walter Scott 's novel, has always been a favourite with singers of the coloratura school. It is an exceedingly effective rôle with more than one fine opportunity. This scene comes from the first act. Near the castle there is an old fountain, beside which Lucy met her beloved Edgar, and here she is awaiting him. There is an old legend that once long ago an unhappy girl was murdered close at hand and her body thrown into the water. Lucy has seen the ghost of the unlucky one, and interprets that as an evil omen for herself. In this melodious air she tells the story of the tragedy.
5XX Daventry

A MILITARY BAND CONCERT

DOROTHY BENNETT (Soprano)
HORACE STEVENS (Baritone)
THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
BOIELDIEU was so modest about his own work that, if the story be true, he used to take the completed sections of his early opera, The Caliph of Baghdad, to the Conservatoire in Paris where he was a professor, to ask his pupils for their verdict on the music. If they did not like it, he referred it to the great MehuJ. He need have been in no doubt about the attractive qualities of his music ; nearly all his lighthearted and melodious operas won immediate success, and many of them held the stage for generations after his own day.
THE part of Lucia in Donizetti's opera, based on Walter Scott 's novel, has always been a favourite with singers of the coloratura school. It is an exceedingly effective rôle with more than one fine opportunity. This scene comes from the first act. Near the castle there is an old fountain, beside which Lucy met her beloved Edgar, and here she is awaiting him. There is an old legend that once long ago an unhappy girl was murdered close at hand and her body thrown into the water. Lucy has seen the ghost of the unlucky one, and interprets that as an evil omen for herself. In this melodious air she tells the story of the tragedy.

Overture, 'The Caliph of Baghdad' - Boieldieu
9.15 DOROTHY BENNETT Regnava nel Silenzio (Silent the Sombre Wings of Night) (' Lucia di Lammermoor ') - Donizetti






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