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: The State Visit of H.E. The President of the French Republic

The President replies to a speech of welcome by the Lord Mayor of London, Sir Frederick Rowland. Richard Dimbleby describes the scene in Guildhall.


Commentary: Richard Dimbleby

: Your Wardrobe

Mary Malcolm discusses with Billie Baker and Kim Kendall the special fashion problems of the short and the tall.
Margot Lovell goes shopping for you.


Presenter: Mary Malcolm
Guest: Billie Baker
Guest: Kim Kendall
Reporter: Margot Lovell
Styles selected by: Bettie Spurling
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: Power from Nature

In this film viewers see the construction of the great Genissiat Dam and hydro-electric power station on the River Rhone in France.

: Comedie Française presents in French the last scene of Georges Neveux's adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello

The programme introduced by Michel St. Denis General Director of the Old Vic Theatre Centre.


Stage director: René Mathis
Programme introduced by: Michel St. Denis
Stage production by: Jean Meyer
Decor By: James Bould
Decor/costumes: A. M. Cassandre
Costumes By: A. M. Cassandre
Music By: Louis Beydts
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Adapted for television and presented by: Eric Fawcett
Othello: Aimé Clairond
Iago: Jean Debucourt
Cassio: Jean Chevrier
Montano: Louis Eymond
Ludovico: Francois Vibert
Desdemone: Renée Faure
Emilia: Line Noro

: Picture Page

A Topical Magazine.


Edited and introduced by: Joan Gilbert
Interviewer: Leslie Mitchell
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: Newsreel

: The State Visit of H.E. The President Of The French Republic

A telefilm of this afternoon's ceremony at Guildhall.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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