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: Watch with Mother

Pogles' Wood

: The News

Weatherman GEORGE LUCE

: Tom and Jerry

in the Academy Award Winner for the Best Cartoon of 1952 Johann Mouse

Contributors

Unknown: Johann Mouse

: The Conquest of Everest

The dramatic story of the first successful climb of the world's highest mountain. Everest has claimed many victims and caused many disappointments. Even the camera can only hint at the magnificent achievement of the 1953 expedition led by Col John (now Lord) Hunt.
Filmed by THOMAS STOBART , GEORGE LOWE Edited by ADRIAN DE POTIER MUSiC by ARTHUR BENJAMIN
Commentary written by LOUIS MACNEICE and spoken bv MEREDITH EDWARDS
Produced with the co-operation of The Royal Geosraphical Society and The Alpine Club

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Stobart
Unknown: George Lowe
Edited By: Adrian de Potier
Music By: Arthur Benjamin
Written By: Louis MacNeice

: Television Brain of Britain Second Semi-Final

The Brains of: GREATER LONDON; NORTH; SCOTLAND ULSTER; WALES; WEST meet in competition to decide which three go forward to the Final.
Chairman HARVEY HALL
Questions set by JOHN p. WYNN Director IAN SMITH
Producer BILL WRIGHT

Contributors

Director: Ian Smith
Producer: Bill Wright

: The Virginian

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West A film series starring James Drury
The Horse Fighter
A wild black stallion and an old-time horsebreaker involve Randy Boone in a bad case of hero worship.

Contributors

Unknown: Randy Boone
The Virginian: James Drury
Sam Willock: Harry Guardino
Randy: Randy Boone
Judge Garth: Lee J Cobb
Trampas: Doug McClure
Ryker: Clu Gulager
Jennifer: Diane Roter
Mace: Kelly Thordsen
Albie: Don Dubbins

: Boxing Day Grandstand

Introduced by Frank Bough featuring Racing from Kempton Park: three races from the major holiday meeting, including the famous and valuable King George VI Chase; Motor-Racing from Lydden: Graham Hill is again Grandstand's special guest commentator, and joins Murray Walker in describing Formula Ford and Saloon car events; and Rugby League: coverage of one of today's top-of-the-table clashes.

12.50, 1.25, 1.50, 2.20* Racing from Kempton Park
1.0 Holly Handicap Chase (2 1/2 miles and 90 yards)
1.30 Boxing Day Handicap Hurdle (2 miles)
2.0 King George VI Chase (3 miles)
2.30 Christmas Hurdle (2 miles)

1.10, 1.40, 2.10* Motor-Racing from the Lydden Circuit, Kent
Featuring the Grandstand trophy race for Saloon Cars up to 1300 cc and the W.D. and H.O. Wills Trophy Race for Formula Ford cars (organised by the Thames Estuary Automobile Club).

1.20* Football Preview
Sam Leitch introduces Grandstand's up-to-the-minute football preview, featuring the action and personalities in the news.

2.40* Rugby League
Outside broadcast coverage of one of today's top matches in the Rugby League.

Contributors

Introduced by: Frank Bough
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
TV Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Motor racing): Murray Walker
Special guest commentator (Motor racing): Graham Hill
TV Presentation (Motor racing): Brian Johnson
Presenter (Football Preview): Sam Leitch
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
TV Presentation (Rugby League): Barney Colehan
"Grandstand" presented for television by: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Hart

: Singin' in the Rain

One of Hollywood's greatest musicals starring Gene Kelly
Donald O'Connor , Debbie Reynolds with Jean Hagen , Millard Mitchell and Cyd Charisse
A satirical, tuneful, and affectionate story of Hollywood in the Twenties.
Screen play by ADOLPH GREEN , BETTY COMDEN Produced by ARTHUR FREED
Directed by GENE KELLY and STANLEY DONEN

Contributors

Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Donald O'Connor
Unknown: Debbie Reynolds
Unknown: Jean Hagen
Unknown: Millard Mitchell
Unknown: Cyd Charisse
Play By: Adolph Green
Play By: Betty Comden
Produced By: Arthur Freed
Directed By: Gene Kelly
Directed By: Stanley Donen
Don Lockwood: Gene Kelly
Cosmo Brown: Donald O'Connor
Kathy Selden: Debbie Reynolds
Lina Lamont: Jean Hagen
R F Simpson: Millard Mitchell
Zelda Zanders: Rita Moreno
Dancer: Cyd Charisse

: Pinocchio

A musical fairy tale, with Peter Noone (Herman of the Hermits) as the famous puppet, and Burl Ives as the woodcarver.
The wondrous story of the wood-worker whose affection for the puppet he has so skilfully carved changes the toy into a real boy. But that is only the beginning.
(a programme recorded in America)

Contributors

Pinocchio: Peter Noone
Woodcarver: Burl Ives
Adaptation by: Ernest Kinoy
Produced by: Richard Lewine
Directed by: Sid Smith

: National News

and Weather

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Frank Bough
All the classified football, racing, and rugby results
News.... comment.... action from today's top sporting events
Edited by ALAN HART

Contributors

Introduced By: Frank Bough
Edited By: Alan Hart

: Top of the Pops 69

Part 2
A round-up of the year's top sellers, featuring discs by Amen Corner, The Beatles
Lou Christie , The Dave Clark Five Desmond Dekker , Marvin Gaye Bobbie Gentry , Robin Gibb
Rolf Harris , Herman's Hermits Mary Hopkin , Tommy Roe
Introductions by Alan Freeman and Tony Blackburn
TOP OF THE POPS ORCHESTRA
Directed by JOHNNY PEARSON Vocal backing THE LADYBIRDS THE FIRM
Lighting PETER SMEE
Sound RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN Design DON TAYLOR
Directed by JAMES MOIR
Producer JOHNNIE STEWART

Contributors

Unknown: Lou Christie
Unknown: Dave Clark
Unknown: Desmond Dekker
Unknown: Marvin Gaye
Unknown: Bobbie Gentry
Unknown: Robin Gibb
Unknown: Rolf Harris
Unknown: Mary Hopkin
Unknown: Tommy Roe
Unknown: Alan Freeman
Unknown: Tony Blackburn
Directed By: Johnny Pearson
Directed By: James Moir
Producer: Johnnie Stewart

: Doctor At Large

starring Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow , Donald Sinden James Robertson Justice
Dr Simon Sparrow leaves St Swithin's to savour the joys of private practice, after he has lost the coveted post of house surgeon to a conceited rival.
Screenplay by NICHOLAS PHIPPS
Based on the novel bv RICHARD GORDON Directed by RALPH THOMAS Produced by BETTY E. BOX

Contributors

Unknown: Dirk Bogarde
Unknown: Muriel Pavlow
Unknown: Donald Sinden
Unknown: James Robertson Justice
Unknown: Dr Simon Sparrow
Unknown: St Swithin
Play By: Nicholas Phipps
Directed By: Ralph Thomas
Produced By: Betty E. Box
Simon Sparrow: Dirk Bogarde
Joy: Muriel Pavlow
Benskin: Donald Sinden
Sir Lancelot Spratt: James Robertson Justice
Nan: Shirley Eaton
Dr Potter-Shine: Derek Farr
Bingham: Michael Medwin

: Pickwick

A musical based on The Pickwick Papers by CHARLES DICKENS starring

Harry Secombe, Roy Castle, Hattie Jacques, Aubrey Woods, and Bill Fraser
Book by WOLF MANKOWITZ Lyrics by LESLIE BRICUSSE Music by CYRIL ORNADEL
Adapted for television by JAMES GILBERT and JIMMY GRAFTON and in order of appearance:
Dancers:
WENDY BARRY , DONALD BRITTON ANN FROST , NICOLAS CHAGRIN
SALLY GILPIN , TERRY ETHERIDGE SUZANNE HYWEL , NORMAN FURBER GERALDINE LONG , LOUIS
GODFREY LOUANNE RICHARDS , ALBIN PAHERNIK
Singers:
PETA BARTLETT, MARY HAMMOND
ROGER CLEVERDON , RICHARD HAZELL GEOFF EVANS , ROSS MACPHERSON KATE FORGE, SUSAN PAULE
Musical staging and choreography by GILLIAN LYNNE
Orchestrations by PETER KNIGHT
Orchestra directed by PETER KNIGHT Leader HENRY DATYNER
Vocal arrangements and Chorus directed by FRED TOMLINSON Costumes by MARY WOODS Make-up by CHERRY ALSTON
Sound LEN SHOREY. NORMAN BENNETT Lighting KEN MACGREGOR Designer STUART WALKER Director TERRY HUGHES
Producer JAMES GILBERT

Contributors

Unknown: Charles Dickens
Book By: Wolf Mankowitz
Unknown: Leslie Bricusse
Music By: Cyril Ornadel
Television By: James Gilbert
Television By: Jimmy Grafton
Dancers: Wendy Barry
Dancers: Donald Britton
Dancers: Ann Frost
Dancers: Nicolas Chagrin
Dancers: Sally Gilpin
Dancers: Terry Etheridge
Dancers: Suzanne Hywel
Unknown: Norman Furber
Unknown: Geraldine Long
Unknown: Godfrey Louanne Richards
Singers: Albin Pahernik
Unknown: Mary Hammond
Unknown: Roger Cleverdon
Unknown: Richard Hazell
Unknown: Geoff Evans
Unknown: Ross MacPherson
Unknown: Susan Paule
Choreography By: Gillian Lynne
Unknown: Peter Knight
Directed By: Peter Knight
Leader: Henry Datyner
Directed By: Fred Tomlinson
Costumes By: Mary Woods
Designer: Stuart Walker
Director: Terry Hughes
Producer: James Gilbert
Mr Pickwick: Harry Secombe
Sam Weller: Roy Castle
Mrs Bardell: Hattie Jacques
Jingle: Aubrey Woods
Sjt Buzfuz: Bill Fraser
Snodgrass: Julian Orchard
Tupman: Robert Dorning
Winkle: Ian Trigger
Mary: Sheila White
Wardle: Michael Logan
Rachel: Joyce Grant
Isabella: Julia Sutton
Emily: Cheryl Kennedy
Fat boy: Robert Yetzes
Bardell Jr: Christopher Reynolds
Landlord: Gertan Klauber
Judge: Erik Chitty
Dodson: Michael Darbyshire
Fogg: Tony Sympson
Sjt Snubbin: Ian Gray
Foreman: Gertan Klauber
Roker: Michael Balfour

: The Main News

With RICHARD BAKER and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Baker

: If It Moves - It's Rude! The Story of the Windmill Theatre

In 1932 the Lord Chamberlain permitted showman Vivian Van Damm to stage nude tableaux at the tiny Windmill Theatre in Soho-provided the nudes remained completely motionless.
Kenneth More recalls the story, the magic of the Windmill-notorious and innocent, glamorous and down-to-earth, the comics' graveyard and stepping-stone for fame - in short, a legend. with recollections from
Jimmy Edwards , Arthur English Bruce Forsyth , Pearl Hackney
Stanley Holloway, Alfred Marks Des O'Connor , Harry Secombe Sheila Van Damm a host of former Windmill Girls, soubrettes, dancers, and many others
' Will patrons kindly vacate their seats after the performance. The use of artificial visual aids is strictly forbidden! '
Written and produced by ROBERT VAS

Contributors

Unknown: Vivian Van
Unknown: Kenneth More
Unknown: Jimmy Edwards
Unknown: Arthur English
Unknown: Bruce Forsyth
Unknown: Alfred Marks
Unknown: Des O'Connor
Unknown: Harry Secombe
Unknown: Sheila van Damm

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Spike Milligan 15 January 2017

: Bardot Special

in which Brigitte Bardot invites you to join her in a variety of moods and settings with her guests, Manilas de Plata Sacha Distel
Directed by EDDY MATALON and FRANÇOIS REICHENBACH A BOB ZAGURY production
Closedown

Contributors

Unknown: Brigitte Bardot
Directed By: Eddy Matalon








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