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Panorama

The Window on the World
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports on People - Places - Problems in the news from Panorama's regular team of commentators, Robin Day and Michael Barratt, Michael Charlton, Roderick MacFarquhar and John Morgan.
BBC One London

A Degree of Frost

Starring David Frost
with his guests Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Les Swingle Singers, Burr Tillstrom and Paul McCartney
in the company of Peter Reeves, Benny Lee, William Holmes, David Calderisi, Madge Brindley
Script by David Frost with special material by Christopher Booker, John Cleese and Bill Oddie, Barry Cryer, Frank Muir and Denis Norden, Janette Scott
BBC One London

A City Crowned with Green

Written and spoken by Reyner Banham.
"London, thou art the flower of cities all!"
Reyner Banham describes the unique character of London as a capital city and how it has, from the time of Elizabeth I, defied the efforts of the planners to curb its growth.
See page 52

10.10-10.40 Citizen 63: Marion Knight
The story of an attractive and rebellious girl at a secondary modern school.
(Rowridge, Brighton)

10.10-10.40 Second City
A Brummie's view of Brum
(Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)
BBC One London

The Colony

In which live a railwayman from St. Kitts a bus conductor from Jamaica a family of singers from Trinidad a nurse from Barbados...
A documentary impression of some of the people of the West Indies now living in Birmingham.
A film by Philip Donnellan
BBC One London

Steptoe and Son: The Bonds That Bind Us

by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H. Corbett as Harold
This week a second showing of The Bonds that Bind Us
featuring June Whitfield

The bonds that bind Harold Steptoe to Albert are not only those of a son to his father - there are also those governed by Ernie....
(First transmission on February 11)
BBC One London

Under the Helmet

An unfinished portrait of Alasdair Gray painter and writer of Glasgow.
'I am a chorus in search of a tragedy, a raker of middens in the industrial North.
I am a genius in an obscure line of business. Try me a little.
I may have something you can use'.
A BBC-tv documentary film
BBC One London

For Sixth Forms: Artists' Notebooks: 4: Vincent van Gogh

Written and produced by Michael Gill.

Vincent van Gogh's painting career only occupied the last ten years of his life. Largely self-taught, misunderstood, constantly harried by ill health and poverty, his life embodies in an extreme form the isolation of the modern artist. He left more than 800 paintings, but only one was sold in his lifetime.

BBC film for Schools
(Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.)
(to 12.00)
BBC One London

Monitor

with Jonathan Miller
including
Peter Brook with actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company talking about the portrayal of madness.
See page 35
BBC One London

The State Funeral of the Right Honourable Sir Winston Churchill K.G., O.M., C.H.

From 9.20 a.m. BBC 1 will give full coverage to the Procession from Westminster Hall to St. Paul's Cathedral, the Service, and the journey up the Thames from Tower Pier to Waterloo Station.

9.45 The cortege leaves Westminster Hall
(For Processional Route see pages 2 and 3)

10.13 The Foreign Heads of State and Royal Representatives arrive at St. Paul's

10.23 Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and other members of the Royal Family arrive at St. Paul's

10.28 The Lord Mayor of London arrives at St. Paul's

10.35 Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh arrive at St. Paul's

10.45 The cortege arrives at St. Paul's

11.00 The Service
(The Order of Service is on pages 4 and 5)

11.50 The cortege leaves St. Paul's

12.25 The cortege arrives at Tower Hill

12.52 The Royal Air Force Fly-Past

1.05 The river cortege arrives at the Festival Hall pier

1.20 The motor cortege arrives at Waterloo Station

1.25 The special train departs from Waterloo

Commentator: Richard Dimbleby

(Readers will realise that this edition of Radio Times went to press immediately after the death of Sir Winston Churchill. Television programmes planned for this day have had to be changed and those for the rest of the day will be announced on the screen. The evening transmissions will include a ninety-minute edited recording of the Funeral Procession and the Service in St. Paul's Cathedral)
BBC One London

For Sixth Forms: Modern Novelists: 3: Iris Murdoch, Author of An Unofficial Rose

This is a series of interviews with four well-known British writers. In each programme the author will be cross-examined on one of his books and asked to describe how and why the book was written, and what meaning the work may have for readers.
Interviewed by Frank Kermode.
For Schools
(Repeated on Thursday at 11.5 a.m.)
(to 11.55)
BBC One London

The Queen in Berlin

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Presented in collaboration with the combined First and Second German Television Services
BBC One London

Tomorrow's World

Tomorrow's World ...in the making today

Raymond Baxter introduces film, Outside Broadcast, and studio reports on the men and developments which are changing our way of looking at and living life.
BBC One London

Monitor: Art and Delusion

with Jonathan Miller

Three ways of looking at the world.

Why so thin?
The art critic, John Berger looks at the work of the great sculptor, Giacometti whose strange spindly figures have been one of the great mysteries of modern European sculpture. Berger solves the mystery in terms of Giacometti's theories of vision.

The Middle-class Magician
The art critic, George Melly went to Brussels and made a film about the Belgian surrealist. Rene Magritte whose pictures are conundrums about the way the world looks.

Cheese! Or what really did happen in Andy Warhol's Studio
Monitor comes to an end with a surprise of its own making.

See page 27
BBC One London

Zambezi: 1: Lord of the Land

David Attenborough follows this giant river from its source in the centre of Africa, two thousand miles to the sea.
BBC One London

Zambezi: 2: The Ancient Highway

David Attenborough follows this giant river from its source in the centre of Africa, two thousand miles to the sea.

See page 21
BBC One London

Zambezi: 3: Livingstone's River

David Attenborough follows this giant river from its source in the centre of Africa, two thousand miles to the sea.
BBC One London

The Singing City

A BBC film by Don Haworth.
Liverpool sings, somebody explains, because it used to be forbidden to sing in pubs 'and they thought they'd be cocking a snook at authority if they really belted out'
In this report the citizens - and the authorities - belt out with a rare candour about life and hopes in Britain's most talked-about city.
Background songs by The Spinners
Other songs by Pete McGovern with the Johnny Good Trio; Tony Murphy with Stan Ambrose
Commentary spoken by David Mahlowe.
See page 27
BBC One London

Tomorrow's World

in the Making Today
The men, women, and discoveries which are changing the way we live.
Introduced by Raymond Baxter.
Around the world in Medicine-Science-Industry developments are moulding the look of the 'sixties in Britain. For better or worse? Good or ill?
Film, outside broadcast, and studio reports put the face of change in focus for you.
See page 49
BBC One London

Choice: Holiday Camps

Choice goes to the Holiday Camps
'The sun will always shine on your holiday' - or so the loudspeakers claim every day at one of Britain's largest holiday camps. There are 100 of them, all over the country, and this summer nearly two million holiday-makers will be joining in the fun. What kind of value will they be getting for their money?
Derek Hart reports on a unique British institution.






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