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: The Wombles

: Jackanory

with Arthur Lowe
Cooks and Prophecies by JOAN AIKEN The prophecy bestowed on the Princess read: 'Seek not Griselda's fortune in her looks. Remember better things are found in books.' Or was the last word
' cooks ' ?
Pictures by FRANCES WORKMAN
Adapted and directed by GORDON house Producer ANGELA BEECHING
Executive producer ANNA HOME

Contributors

Unknown: Joan Aiken
Unknown: Frances Workman
Directed By: Gordon House
Producer: Angela Beeching
Producer: Anna Home

: The Shining Princess

A tiny child found in a grove of bamboos grows up to become the most beautiful princess in old Japan.

: Adventure in the Danube Delta

A story in three parts: 1
The Dolphin and his friend Tarin ferry a strange passenger from the Danubia river-boat to Hanged Man's Wood on Wolf Island.
Story told by GARY WATSON

Contributors

Unknown: Wolf Island.
Told By: Gary Watson

: Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

The classic serial in 12 episodes 6: Flaming Earth

: Elvis in Kissin' Cousins

with Arthur O'Connell
Glenda Farrell
Two Presleys for the price of one! As Elvis, the Lieutenant, tries to persuade Elvis, the backwoods hill-billy, to allow the Air Force to build a missile base on his land.
The Tennessee hills rock to the sound of Elvis as he takes on the US Air Force and lands them knee-deep in trouble.
Directed by GENE NELSON

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur O'Connell
Unknown: Glenda Farrell
Directed By: Gene Nelson
Josh Morgan Jodie Tatum: Elvis Presley
Pappy Tatum: Arthur O'Connell
Ma Tatum: Glenda Farrell
Capt Robert Salbo: Jack Albertson
Selina Tatum: Pam Austin
Midge: Cynthia Pepper
Azalea Tatum: Yvonne Craig
Gen Alvin Donford: Donald Woods
Master Sgt Bailey: Tommy Farrell

: Midday News

Weather MICHAEL FISH

: Out of this World

Sensational reports have been coming in from all over the world of encounters with unknown flying objects and their occupants. Many theories have been advanced about what is going on. In this documentary, Hugh Burnett talks to some of the people who have seen strange things and others who have been puzzling over what, to them, is a very alarming phenomenon.
Produced by HUGH BURNETT

Contributors

Talks: Hugh Burnett
Produced By: Hugh Burnett

: The Flumps

Where's Grandfather?

: The Glass Slipper

The feature film starring Leslie Caron
Michael Wilding
An enchanting adaptation of the romance of Cinderella and her Prince Charming told against a fairy-tale background of music and dancing. and BALLET DE PARIS
Choreography by ROLAND PETIT Music by BRON ISLAU KAPER
Directed by CHARLES WALTERS

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Caron
Unknown: Michael Wilding
Unknown: Ballet de Paris
Choreography By: Roland Petit
Music By: Bron Islau Kaper
Directed By: Charles Walters
Ella: Leslie Caron
Prince Charles: Michael Wilding
Kovin: Keenan Wynn
Mrs Toquet: Estelle Winwood
Widow Sonder: Elsa Lanchester
Duke: Barry Jones
Birdena: Amanda Blake
Serafina: Lisa Daniels
Cousin Loulou: Lurene Tuttle
Tehara: Liliane Montevecchi

: Golden Great Hits of The Monkees

The Monkees, television favourites of the 60s, enjoyed a popularity that almost rivalled The Beatles. When the group split up, two of them, Micky Dolenz and Davy Jones , teamed up with the song-writers who wrote many of their hits, Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart , and in this special programme the four of them sing and talk about some of their greatest hits.
Produced by MICKY DOLENZ

Contributors

Unknown: Micky Dolenz
Unknown: Davy Jones
Unknown: Tommy Boyce
Unknown: Bobby Hart
Produced By: Micky Dolenz

: Play School

A programme for children under 5 Today's story: The Jungle Sale Written by LEE PRESSMAN Presenters
Carol Chell, Lionel Morton
Musician PETER PETTINGER Designer JOHN HOLLAND
Written and directed by ANN reat Producer ANNE GOBEY
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE

Contributors

Written By: Lee Pressman
Unknown: Lionel Morton
Musician: Peter Pettinger
Designer: John Holland
Directed By: Ann Reat
Producer: Anne Gobey
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Paddington

by MICHAEL BOND Christmas
Narrated by MICHAEL HORDERN
Music by HERBERT CHAPPELL
Animated and directed by IVOR WOOD

Contributors

Music By: Herbert Chappell
Directed By: Ivor Wood

: Secret Squirrel

Secret Squirrel and his assistant Morocco Mole uncover villains in fountain pens and potted plants while pursuing their role of super secret agents.

: Jackanory

with Rosemary Leach A Year and a Day by WILLIAM MAYNE
Sara and Becca find a small naked boy in the field near their home. No one knows anything about him, but Janey Tregose says he is a fairy child who will be there no more than a year and a day. Today: The Bowjey

Contributors

Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: William Mayne
Unknown: Janey Tregose

: The All Star Record Breakers

Introduced by Roy Castle with Keith Chegwin , John Craven
Noel Edmonds , Maggie Henderson Jan Hunt , Lesley Judd
Susan King , Lucy Mathen
Johnny Morris , John Noakes Peter Purves , Julie Stevens
Kenneth Williams , David Wood
Musical arrangements
LARRY ASHMORE , FRANK BARBER JOHNNY PEARSON , DEREK WARNE
Musical director JOHNNY PEARSON Choreographer SALLY GILPIN Studio lighting GEOFF SHAW Studio sound ADRIAN STOCKS Designer KEN STARKEY Producer ALAN RUSSELL

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Castle
Unknown: Keith Chegwin
Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Noel Edmonds
Unknown: Maggie Henderson
Unknown: Jan Hunt
Unknown: Lesley Judd
Unknown: Susan King
Unknown: Lucy Mathen
Unknown: Johnny Morris
Unknown: John Noakes
Unknown: Peter Purves
Unknown: Julie Stevens
Unknown: Kenneth Williams
Unknown: David Wood
Unknown: Larry Ashmore
Unknown: Frank Barber
Unknown: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Derek Warne
Director: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Sally Gilpin
Designer: Ken Starkey
Producer: Alan Russell

: Evening News

Richard Whitmore ; Weatherman

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: London and South East only:

The Tom and Jerry Show
All other English Regions: Regional News

: Christmas with The Osmonds

Donny and Marie are joined by the whole of the Osmond family at their home at Provo, Utah, for their very first Christmas Special together.
Older brothers Alan, Wayne, Merrill and Jay, young brother Jimmy and their parents George and Olive, along with all the wives and children are present with their special guests Andy Williams Paul Lynde
Directed by ART FISHER

Contributors

Unknown: Andy Williams
Unknown: Paul Lynde
Directed By: Art Fisher

: Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines

The spectacular comedy film starring
It's ' chocks away' for the thrills, spills and laughter of the hilarious London to Paris air-race.
Dauntless aeronaut vies with unscrupulous aviator on board actual flying replicas of the unlikely (and sometimes downright dangerous) aircraft that took to the summer air over 60 years ago.
Directed by KEN ANNAKIN

Contributors

Directed By: Ken Annakin
Patricia Rawnsley: Sarah Miles
Orvil Newton: Stuart Whitman
Richard Mays: James Fox
Emilio Ponticelli: Alberto Sordi
Lord Rawnsley: Robert Morley
Col Von Holstein: Gert Frobe
Pierre Dubois: Jean-Pierre Cassel
Bridgette / Ingrid / Marlene/ Fran goise/Yvette/Betty.: Irina Demich
Courtney: Eric Sykes
Sir: Percy Ware-Armitage
Perkins, the fire chief: Benny Hill
Yamamoto: Yujiro Ishihara
Mother Superior: Flora Robson
Capt Rumplestrosse: Karl Michael Vogler
George Gruber: Sam Wanamaker
Harry Popperwell: Tony Hancock
Assistant fire chief: Norman Rossington
Gascoyne Tremayne: William Rushton
Dubois' mechanic: Davy Kaye
Parsons of the RN: Jeremy Lloyd
McDougal: Gordon Jackson
Sophia Ponticelli: Zena Marshall
Old Colonel: Fred Emney
Neanderthal man: Red Skelton
French postman: Eric Barker
Second fireman: Gerald Campion
Claude: Robin Chapman
Trawler skipper: Maurice Denham
French painter: John Le Mesurier
French official: Ferdy Mayne
American journalist: Bill Nagy
Continental journalist: Steve Plytas
Italian Mayor: Eric Pohlmann
Third fireman: Graham Stark
RAC official: Ronnie Stevens
Photographer: Jimmy Thomson
Lord Rawnsley's friend: Michael Trubshawe

: Nine O'Clock News

with Richard Whitmore ; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Washington: Behind Closed Doors

starring
Part 1
From the Oval Office of the White House, President Esker Scott Anderson, sick and war-weary, announces to the nation his decision to withdraw from the forthcoming Presidential race. The way is thus laid open for the rise to power of Senator Richard M. Monckton , a vengeful, unprincipled political opportunist - a rise viewed with considerable apprehension by CIA director William Martin. Written by DAVID w. RINTELS and ERIC BERCOVICI.
Based on The Company by JOHN EHRLICHMAN
Produced by NORMAN POWELL Directed by GARY NELSON

Contributors

Unknown: Esker Scott
Unknown: Richard M. Monckton
Director: William Martin.
Written By: David W. Rintels
Written By: Eric Bercovici.
Unknown: John Ehrlichman
Produced By: Norman Powell
Directed By: Gary Nelson
William Martin: Cliff Robertson
Richard Monckton: Jason Robards
Sally Whalen: Stefanie Powers
Frank Flaherty: Robert Vaughn
Linda Martin: Lois Nettleton
Bob Bailey: Barry Nelson
Carl Tessler: Harold Gould
Adam Gardiner: Tony Bill
Esker Scott Anderson: Andy Griffith
Myron Dunn: John Houseman
Roger Castle: David Selby
Paula Gardiner FRANCES: Lee McCain
Joe Wisnovsky: Barry Primus
Tucker Tallford: John Lehne
Simon Cappell: Alan Oppenheimer
Hank Ferris: Nicholas Pryor
Peter Ozymandias: Joseph Sirota
Jack Atherton: Linden Chiles
Elmer Morse: Thayer David
Dorothy Kemp: Jean Cameron Howell
Jennie Jameson: Meg Foster
Kathy Ferris: Diana Ewing

: Christmas Ghost Story

Stigma by CLIVE EXTON with It is as well to leave one's gate-posts standing if one lives in certain parts of the country.
Film cameraman JOHN TURNER Film editor DAVE KING
Designer STUART WALKER Producer ROSEMARY HILL
Directed by LAWRENCE GORDON CLARK

Contributors

Unknown: Clive Exton
Unknown: John Turner
Editor: Dave King
Designer: Stuart Walker
Producer: Rosemary Hill
Directed By: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Katherine: Kate Binchy
Peter: Peter Bowles
Richard: Christopher Blake
Verity: Maxine Gordon
Dave: John Judd
Doctor: Jon Laurimore

: If it's Wednesday it must be Saturday Night at the Mill

Ron Moody and Charlie Cairoli in a special Christmas edition of this popular music and talk show. Presenter Bob Langley and music from Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen Producer
ROY RONNIE Director ROY NORTON

Contributors

Unknown: Charlie Cairoli
Presenter: Bob Langley
Unknown: Kenny Ball
Unknown: Roy Ronnie
Director: Roy Norton








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