A programme for children at home
Useful Box Day
Presenters this week,
Julie Stevens , John White
Something found on the head of a king,
Something to make Mexicans dance and sing
Today Humpty is king in Play School so JULIE makes him a crown with things from the Useful Box: and on Dressing-Up Day JOHN puts on a sombrero and does the ' Mexican Hat Dance.'
Today's story is called
' Inch by Inch ' by LEO LIONNI
A series of five programmes on how standard low cost equipment can be used to increase productivity in small and medium-sized firms
1: Aims and Methods
Introduced by Tom Coyne and John Crowest with John Dickenson
Director, PETER RIDING
Producer, HUMPHREY BARRON
First shown on BBC-1
and Alex Farrell , Paul Harris
Kerry Jewel, Fred Kitchen
Therese McMurray , Jessie Robins
Ship's Steward sketch written by R M. HILLS and S. C. GREEN
Script editor, AUSTIN STEELE Musical director,
Producer, ALBERT STEVENSON
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by Brian Wright
with John Carson as Tom Grafton, Jennifer Daniel as Dr Melanie Majors and Christopher Benjamin as Dr Warren Burrows
When Tom Grafton agrees to a brutal form of selection procedure as candidate for a senior executive position he could hardly know that a 'failpass' should be his aim. The more he fails, in fact, the more he passes.
"It is odd that week after week Thirty-Minute Theatre should maintain so high a standard. 'Failpass' was no exception ... the play's ironic point was made neatly and decisively thanks not merely to excellent dialogue, but to adroit performances from Jennifer Daniel and Christopher Benjamin as the psychiatrists and John Carson as their hollow and uneasy victim." (Financial Times)
Dr Melanie Majors:
Dr Warren Burrows:
The first of six documentaries on showmen and the shows they promote
1: BILLY' UKE ' SCOTT and ERNIE MACK
The story of two men who discover and promote more than 200 vocalists, instrumentalists, and variety acts on Merseyside, where the clubs have now firmly taken over from the old music-halls.
Produced and directed by MELVYN BRAGG
Harold Williamson talks to boys and girls in Blackburn.
"What does the best man do?"
"Marry the bride!"
(from the North)
Tales from the last frontier of the great American West
A film series starring
JAMES DRURY as The Virginian
Trampas has to fight for his life against both outlaws and the law.
A last look around the world of television
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean , Joan Bakewell
Tony Bilbow , Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests