Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Script, music, and settings by Maria Bird
(A BBC film)
Narrator/script, music and settings:
by Mark Twain.
Adapted for television as a serial play in seven parts by W.S. Merwin.
The action takes place in a shack on the Illinois shore of the Mississippi, on Jackson's Island, and in a house on the Missouri shore. The time is about 1840.
Adapted for television by:
A play by Rachel Grieve.
[Starring] Gillian Lind, Valerie White and Frank Allenby
The action takes place at Windward House, Dr. Russell's home in a small town on the south coast of England.
Dr David Russell:
Caroline, his wife:
Nina his daughter:
Charles, his son:
Barbara, his daughter-in-law:
This is a historical record of both the planned output and the BBC
services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and
with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of
its time - not those of today.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers,
images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio
Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available
externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.