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: THE BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR

A German film based on a story by the Brothers Grimm
Killing seven flies at one stroke was good practice for unicorn-baiting, boar-hunting, and giant-kining. so the Little Tailor found.
Commentary by Johnny Morris

Contributors

Commentary By: Johnny Morris

: WELCOME CHRISTMAS!

Words and music for this Festive morn with IVOR EMMANUEL
JACQUELINE DELMAN
OWEN BRANNIGAN and CY GRANT
BBC Midland Light Orchestra Leader, JAMES HUTCHEON
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Designed by Neil Parkinson
Assistant producer, Reg Perrin Produced by PHILIP LEWIS

Contributors

Unknown: Ivor Emmanuel
Unknown: Jacqueline Delman
Unknown: Owen Brannigan
Leader: James Hutcheon
Conductor: Gilbert Vinter
Designed By: Neil Parkinson
Producer: Reg Perrin
Produced By: Philip Lewis

: The World of the Penguin

Whether they breed on Antarctic ice or African sand, the penguin's true home is the sea. Master swimmers, they cannot fly, yet some travel miles inland. Sometimes comic, sometimes graceful, to millions they are the most fascinating birds in the world.

Commentary written and spoken by Alan Gibson

Research by John Sparkes
Film editor, Betty Block
Sound mixer, Jack Robottom
Produced by Christopher Parsons

A BBC Natural History Unit presentation

Contributors

Commentator: Alan Gibson
Researcher: John Sparkes
Sound mixer: Jack Robottom
Produced By: Christopher Parsons
Film editor: Betty Block

: CHRISTMAS MORNING SERVICE

from
BLOOMSBURY CENTRAL BAPTIST
CHURCH
Preacher, Dr. Howard Williams
Organist, GERALD BARNES , F.R.C.O.
Television presentation by Innes Lloyd

Contributors

Organist: Gerald Barnes
Presentation By: Innes Lloyd

: LESLIE CROWTHER

invites you to
MEET THE KIDS in hospital at Christmas with Peter Glaze
Harold Taylor and The Bert Hayes Trio
An Outside Broadcast from the Children's Ward of Hackney Hospital, London
Produced by Robin SCOTT
Leslie Crowther is appearing In Tbe Brack and White Minstrel Show ' at the Victoria Palace. London

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Glaze
Unknown: Harold Taylor
Unknown: Bert Hayes
Produced By: Robin Scott
Produced By: Leslie Crowther
Unknown: Tbe Brack

: HOB Y DERI DANDO

What does it mean? Does it matter?
Sing it out, loud and clear, with a group of singers from Bangor, North Wales
Meredydd Evans introduces
Ivor Emmanuel
Margaret Williams , Olwen Jones Eiri Jones. Caryl Owens
Ryan Davies , David Reynolds Jim Howells , Justin Smith Aled Hughes , Reg Edwards Derek Boote and The Proclaimers
Joining in the fun are some young people from Anglesey and Caernarvonshire
Designer, Alan Taylor
Producer, MEREDYDD EVANS
Directed by RUTH PRICE

Contributors

Unknown: Ivor Emmanuel
Unknown: Margaret Williams
Unknown: Olwen Jones
Unknown: Eiri Jones.
Unknown: Caryl Owens
Unknown: Ryan Davies
Unknown: David Reynolds
Unknown: Jim Howells
Unknown: Justin Smith
Unknown: Aled Hughes
Unknown: Reg Edwards
Unknown: Derek Boote
Designer: Alan Taylor
Directed By: Ruth Price

: TEMPLE HOUSTON

A Western film series starring
JEFF HUNTER as the young Texas lawyer who finds action and adventure in his fight for individual rights and frontier justice and JACK ELAM as Marshal George Taggart
Last Full Moon
In spite of powerful and dangerous opposition, Temple helps an Indian chief who is determined to prove that his people are . entitled to legal defence for criminal charges brought against them

Contributors

Unknown: Jeff Hunter
Unknown: Jack Elam
Unknown: George Taggart
Bluebird: Pilar Slurat
Last Full Moon: Abraham Sofaer
Long Maned Pony: John Alonzo
Harry Cobb: Larry Ward

: PINKY AND PERKY

in Christmas Pig-tale with JIMMY THOMPSON as Asst. General, P.P.C.T.V.
Presented by JAN and VLASTA DALIBOR
Additional manipulators, Philip and Elizabeth Rose and John Parks
We Belong Together words and music by NORMAN NEWELL and ALYN AINSWORTH
Written by ROBERT GRAY Design by Stuart Furber
Produced by STAN PARKINSON
From the North of England

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Thompson
Presented By: Jan And
Unknown: Elizabeth Rose
Music By: Norman Newell
Written By: Robert Gray
Unknown: Stuart Furber
Produced By: Stan Parkinson

: COMPACT

A series by HAZEL ADAIR and PETER LING
A Surprise for Christmas
Camilla has a surprise, Ian has a warning, everybody has a party, and David has a shock
Script by ROSEMARY ANNE SISSON
Script editor. Donald Tosh
Film sequences made with the co operation of the staff and children of Dr. Barnardo's Homes
Designer, Daphne Shortman Producer, MORRIS BARRY
Directed by MICHAEL FERGUSON

Contributors

Unknown: Hazel Adair
Unknown: Peter Ling
Script By: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: Morris Barry
Directed By: Michael Ferguson
Mike: Len Jones
Mrs Chater: Beryl Cooke
Mrs Sinclair: Betty Benfield
Hannah: Frances MacHin
Camilla: Carmen Silvera
Bridget: Gaynor Lloyd
Joyce MacNamara: Marigold Sharman
Alan: Basil Moss
Ian: Ronald Allen
Emma Lawrence: Janet McIntire
Stan: Johnny Wade
Doug: Lawrence James
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Ben: Bill Kerr
Adrian: Robert Desmond
David: Vincent Ball
Bill Macdonald: Anthony Baird
Small girl: Paddy Kane
Leslie: David Jaxon
Tessa: Bridget Armstrong
Valerie: Lyn Ashley

: THE QUEEN

: BILLY SMART'S CIRCUS

A special performance for Europe from the ring of the world's largest tenting circus
Frank Bough behind the bars of the big cage introduces
Eleven huge Polar Bears gently presented by CHARLES ILLENEB
Mexico's star aerialists THE FIVE IBARRAS on the flying trapeze
Comedy in a box
HUGONY AND PARTNER
Sprinoboard, trampoline. and clowning blended by SPAIN'S SIX ALCARAZ
Four-footed footballers from Vienna CONRAD NELLO AND HIS SOCCER DOGS
Teeth-held slack wire
A unique presentation, defying description and gravity, bv THE FOUR CUELLAS
Double-bass buffoonery
(or who put the soup in the timpani?) by JOE, JAC, AND JOHNNIE
FIFTEEN ELEPHANTS
TEN CIRCUS Show-girls BIRMA'S WALK OF DEATH
BABY ELEPHANT LEAP-FROG THE BEATLE-ELEPHANTS all presented by BILLY SMART JR.
The world's greatest solo trapeze artist GERARD SOULES
THE GRAND CAROUSEL
A salute from performers around the world
Also appearing:
CLOWNS AND AUGUSTES
Spuggy-Alby Austin-Harty Pompeu-Abdeslam and The Robertis
FIRE-EATING GENIE
Barry Walls
Ringmaster. ALFRED DELBOSQ
Musical director, JOHN MULDOON
Associate and conductor KEN GRIFFIN Singer, Mike Redway Circus presentation,
RONNIE and DAVID SMART
Produced by DEREK BURRELL-DAVIS
Billy Smart's Winter Circus is appearing at the Queen's Hall, Leeds

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Bough
Presented By: Charles Illeneb
Presented By: Billy Smart
Artist: Gerard Soules
Unknown: Alfred Delbosq
Director: John Muldoon
Conductor: Ken Griffin
Singer: Mike Redway
Produced By: Derek Burrell-Davis
Produced By: Billy Smart

: DISNEY TIME

Julie Andrews introduces this year's Walt Disney programme with the emphasis on comedy with scenes from:
PLUTO'S CHRISTMAS TREE
SHOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
LIVING DESERT
EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES. VANISHING PRAIRIE
PETER PAN
THE MONKEY'S UNCLE
THREE CABALLEROS
BON VOYAGE
THE LEGEND OF LOBO
PINOCCHIO
THOSE CALLOWAYS
LADY AND THE TRAMP
MARY POPPINS
Films by courtesy of Walt Disney
Presented by Richard Evans

Contributors

Introduces: Julie Andrews
Presented By: Richard Evans

: NEWS HEADLINES followed by ROBERT DOUGALL

who appeals for
The Royal National Institute for the Deaf
Contributions, preferably by crossed cheque or postal order, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to: [address removed]
To those who never hear or utter a recognisable sound in their lives, who cannot even read because they scarcely know what language is, vision is as essential as hearing is to the blind. It is to explain how serious and important television is for the deaf that Robert Dougall appeals this evening.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Dougall
Unknown: Robert Dougall

: ROBINSON CRUSOE

starring
NORMAN WISDOM with MARION GRIMALDI , EDDIE LESLIE
BILLY WHITTAKER , PATRICIA STARK
LEN LOWE , BETTY WHEELER
TERRY KENDALL , DAVID FALLON
HAROLD HOLNESS
The Dancers
JEAN CRAGG , MAGGIE LEE
SANDRA BLAIR , PAULINE WALL PAT HUGHES , ANN BULLEN
ELAINE Skelton , SALLY GILPIN KEN MARTYNE , Guy LUTMAN
JOHN FARRELL , TOM MERRIFIELD
Choreography by TOMMY SHAW
The George Mitchell Singers MICHAEL CLARKE , KEN FRASER HENRY BUSH , RICHARD DUNCAN FRANK DAVIES , ALAN COOPER
LES RAWLINGS , EDWARD BROOKS
Book by HARRY BRIGHT
Adapted for television by EDDIE LESLIE and LEN LOWE
Orchestra directed by ERIC TANN
Television presentation by Travers Thorneloe and Bryan Sears
Robinson Crusoe presented by arrangement with Tom Arnold and Bernard Delfont

Contributors

Unknown: Marion Grimaldi
Unknown: Eddie Leslie
Unknown: Billy Whittaker
Unknown: Patricia Stark
Unknown: Len Lowe
Unknown: Betty Wheeler
Unknown: Terry Kendall
Unknown: David Fallon
Unknown: Harold Holness
Dancers: Jean Cragg
Dancers: Maggie Lee
Unknown: Sandra Blair
Unknown: Pauline Wall
Unknown: Pat Hughes
Unknown: Ann Bullen
Unknown: Elaine Skelton
Unknown: Sally Gilpin
Unknown: Ken Martyne
Unknown: Guy Lutman
Unknown: John Farrell
Unknown: Tom Merrifield
Choreography By: Tommy Shaw
Unknown: George Mitchell Singers
Unknown: Michael Clarke
Unknown: Ken Fraser
Unknown: Henry Bush
Unknown: Richard Duncan
Unknown: Frank Davies
Unknown: Alan Cooper
Unknown: Les Rawlings
Unknown: Edward Brooks
Book By: Harry Bright
Television By: Eddie Leslie
Directed By: Eric Tann
Presentation By: Travers Thorneloe
Arrangement With: Tom Arnold
Arrangement With: Bernard Delfont

: Christmas Night with the Stars

A specially recorded programme featuring your favourite light entertainment artists INTRODUCED BY JACK WARNER See page 45 THE BLACK AND WHITE MINSTRELS starring The Mitchell Minstrels with John Boulter Dai Francis Tony Mercer Benny Garcia Margaret Savage The Television Toppers Dance direction by Larry Gordon Vocal arrangements by George Mitchell Orchestrations by Alan Bristow and Ray Terry Directed by GEORGE INNS � ROY CASTLE Orchestra conducted by Harry Rabinowitz Directed by DENNIS MAIN WILSON � BILLY COTTON and his Band in The Billy Cotton Band Show with Kathie Kay Alan Breeze The Cotton Singers and Dancers Staged by Malcolm Goddard and RALPH READER and the London Boy Scout Gang Show Arranged by Michael Hurll Directed by TERENCE HUGHES � DICK EMERY with Glen Mason Script by DAVID CUMMING Film cameraman, Tom Friswell Film editor, Pat Holland Directed by DAVID CROFT * BENNY HILL with Alex Macintosh Script by BENNY HILL Film cameraman, John Turner Film editor, Jim Latham Directed by KENNETH CARTER TERRY SCOTT and HUGH LLOYD in Hugh and I with Patricia Hayes, Charles Dyer Jack Haig, Vi Stevens Molly Sugden, Jill Curzon Maurice- Podbrey Script by JOHN CHAPMAN Directed by DAVID CROFT � KATHY KIRBY Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson Directed by ERNEST MAXIN * THE LIKELY LADS starring James Bolam as Terry Rodney Bewes as Bob with Sheila Fearn as Audrey Written by DICK CLEMENT and IAN LA FRENAIS Directed by DICK CLEMENT � RICHARD BRIERS and PRUNELLA SCALES in Marriage Lines with Denzil Ellis Script by RICHARD WARING Directed by Robin NASH � THORA HIRD and FREDDIE FRINTON in Meet the Wife with Darryl Read Scrip by RONALD WOLFE and RONALD CHESNEY Directed by GRAEME Mum � ANDY STEWART Ian Powrie and his Band Directed by IAIN MACFADYEN * TOP OF THE POPS Greet the Groups with The Barron Knights Directed by JOHNNIE STEWART Continuity written by ROBERT GRAY and JACK WARNER Orchestra directed by HARRY RABINOWITZ Film Editor: RICHARD BARCLAY PRODUCED BY GRAEME MUIR The Black and White Minstrels are appearing at the Victoria Palace. London, and the Theatre Royal, Newcastle: Freddie Frinton is appearing at the Wimbledon Theatre. London; The Barron Knights are appearing in Bertram Mills Circus Super Show at Olympia, London

: LAUGHTER FROM THE WHITEHALL

BRIAN RIX presents
Simple Spymen by JOHN CHAPMAN
Settings by Stanley Moore »
Directed by WALLACE DOUGLAS
Brian Rix. Leo Franklyn , Larry Noble. Peter Gray. Sheila Mercier. and Hr'en Jessop are in ' Chase Me Comrade ' at the Whitehall: Roger Delgado and Derek Royle in Diplomatic Baggage ' at Wyndham's; Rex Garner is in ' Instant Marriage at the Piccadilly Theatre. London

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Rix
Unknown: John Chapman
Directed By: Wallace Douglas
Directed By: Brian Rix.
Unknown: Leo Franklyn
Unknown: Larry Noble.
Unknown: Peter Gray.
Unknown: Sheila Mercier.
Unknown: Roger Delgado
Unknown: Derek Royle
Unknown: Rex Garner
Corporal Flight: Derek Royle
Lieut Fosgrove: Toby Perkins
Col Gray-Baiding: Charles Cameron
Mr Forster Stand: Peter Gray
George Chuffer: Leo Franklyn
Percy Pringle: Brian Rix
Mrs Byng: Sheila Mercier
Smogs: Larry Noble
Miss Archdale: Helen Jessop
Max: Roger Delgado
Crab: Garth Adams
Grobehick: Rex Garner

: THE NEWS

: THE GREAT WAR

A twenty-six-part history
PART 11:
Hell cannot be so terrible
(FRENCH SOLDIER)
With the intention of bleeding France to death, Germany attacks the sacred fortress town of Verdun, and the two nations become locked in the ' grimmest racial feud in the history of human savagery.'
Written by ALISTAIR HORNE and GORDON WATKINS with the voices of SIR MICHAEL REDGRAVE as Narrator
SIR RALPH RICHARDSON as Haig EMLYN WILLIAMS as Lloyd George
Marius Goring
Cyril Luckham , Sebastian Shaw
Theme music by WILFRED JOSEPHS BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA
Conducted by GEORGE HURST
Supervising film editor, Barry Toovey Producers. TONY ESSEX, GORDON WATKINS A BBC TONIGHT production
First transmission on BBC-2, Aug. 8

Contributors

Written By: Alistair Horne
Written By: Gordon Watkins
Unknown: Sir Michael Redgrave
Narrator: Sir Ralph Richardson
Unknown: Haig Emlyn Williams
Unknown: Lloyd George
Unknown: Marius Goring
Unknown: Cyril Luckham
Unknown: Sebastian Shaw
Music By: Wilfred Josephs
Conducted By: George Hurst
Editor: Barry Toovey
Unknown: Gordon Watkins

: MEXICAN FIESTA

The Ballet Folklorico of Mexico in a programme of Latin-American folk dance
Choreography by AMALIA HERNANDEZ
Producer, PATRICIA Foy
First transmission on July 31

Contributors

Choreography By: Amalia Hernandez
Producer: Patricia Foy

: POSTSCRIPT TO CHRISTMAS DAY

with The Rev. R. T. Brooks

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. T. Brooks








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