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Lucienne Day fabric designer
Mervyn Levy gives the seventh lesson on painting for amateurs.
A discussion on 'The Art of being a Parent' by Amabel Williams-Ellis.
Roll Up the Carpet
Sydney and Mary Thompson show how to dance the Empress Promenade Waltz.
Speaker (I'd like you to meet...):
Dancer (Roll Up the Carpet):
Dancer (Roll Up the Carpet):
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 floating down the Mississippi.
A country 'Jake':
A play by Rose Franken.
The action takes place in London. Time: The Present
Mrs. Hallam has four sons-and four daughters-in-law. Though her youngest son is thirty-five, she still exercises a dominating influence over her children and, as if to prove how strong are the ties binding the Hallams, she gathers the family together at her house every Sunday evening. The sons are all 'in business', though Victor, the youngest, once had dreams of another kind of career. Stella, his wife, who has resisted attempts to mould her to the family pattern, is still regarded as an outsider. She speaks 'another language'. The play opens with one of her infrequent appearances at the regular family party when she renews acquaintance with her nephew Peter-now twenty-one and dangerously like the youthful Victor. The results of this meeting make a play that shows the conflicting emotions and ideals that exist beneath the surface of an apparently united family. (Mary Maxted)
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