The Asian community in Glasgow presents a programme of special entertainment to the residents of an old people's home.
Presented and produced by Mahendra Kaul
(from BBC Midlands: shown on Sunday)
[Starring] Lucille Ball as Lucy Carter
[with] Desi Arnaz Jr. and Lucie as her children, Craig and Kim, Gale Gordon as Harrison Carter
Lucy and Tennessee Ernie Ford ...dig that crazy farm!
Highlights of laughter from the studios of Mack Sennett and Hal Roach featuring the most famous comedians of the 1920s.
Including: Laurel and Hardy, Harry Langdon, Will Rogers, Ben Turpin, Charlie Chase, Andy Clyde, Billy Bevan, Charlie Murray
a tale of peace by Jane Yolen with pictures by Anne Rockwell
with John Stride
'There were once two foolish kings who lived on opposite sides of a mountain. And as the years passed King Dran became jealous of King Corrin for he had never seen the sun rise. And Corrin was envious of Dran, for he had never seen the sun set...'
A cartoon film of the picture book by Michael Foreman
A dastardly plot threatens to sabotage Father Christmas.
Based on the picture book by:
A cartoon film from Russia
The star performer of the circus, Boniface the African lion, decides to take a holiday in his own country and finds that the holiday is not quite what he expected.
'I believe 1969 may turn out the most famous year in all history.'
So says Patrick Moore who, this afternoon, surveys the space highlights and astronomical achievements of 1969. He shows unique film of a Russian manned space-flight, and interviews leading American space scientists.
(The Sixties: pages 101-106)
An exciting adventure film starring Cornel Wilde, Jean Wallace, Herbert Lom
An epitaph for the age of steam
Another chance to see this unique film of the Flying Scotsman's dramatic non-stop run from London to Edinburgh on 1 May, 1968.
It was 40 years from the day of its first non-stop run that this famous old engine, now privately owned by Alan Pegler, took some 300 railway enthusiasts on a never-to-be-repeated journey.
(shown at 11.0 am on BBC2)
A Christmas forerunner of the new series Private Lives to be shown next spring
The robin is Britain's most popular bird; it strikes up friendships with humans and nests in the unlikeliest places. At Christmas the redbreast on our greetings cards is a messenger of peace and goodwill, but in reality it can be a belligerent defender of its back-garden territory.
(from BBC South and West)
A musical blend of ice-skating artistry, featuring
The Men's Figure Skating Champion of the World Tim Wood
with other members of the USA World Championship team Julie Holmes, Jo Jo Starbuck and Kenneth Shelley
Patricia Dodd, Ladies' Figure Skating Champion of Great Britain
Haig Oundjian, Men's Figure Skating Champion of Great Britain
Sandra Stierli and Kenneth Foster, The Junior Ice Dance Champions of Great Britain
Skating programme arranged by Harry Lauder and staged at the Queens Ice Skating Club, London, in association with the NASA
Skating programme arranged by:
The facts, the people, the background of the South-East
Introduced by Alan Shallcross
A Service of Lessons and Carols from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge
Processional hymn: Once in Royal Davids City (H.J. Gauntlett)
Bidding prayer: The Dean
Carol: In Dulci Jubilo (German)
First Lesson: St Luke 1. v 26-35, 38 Reader The Director of Music
Carol: Quelle est cette odeur agreeable (French)
Second Lesson: St Luke 2, vv 1, 3-7 Reader A Chorister
Carol: Ein kindeken is ons gheboren (Dutch)
Third Lesson: St Luke 2, vv 8-16 Reader A Choral Scholar
Motet: Angelus ad pastores ai. (G.Gabrieli - Italian)
Hymn: O come, all ye faithful (J. F. Wade)
Fourth Lesson: St Matthew 2, vv 1, 2, 7-11: Reader The Chaplain
Carol: Stille Nacht (German)
Fifth Lesson: St John 1, v1-14 Reader The Dean
The Lord's Prayer and Blessing
Hymn: Hark, the herald angels sing (Mendelssohn)
Preacher/reader (Fifth Lesson):
The Dean [name
Reader (First Lesson)/director of music:
Reader (Second Lesson):
A Chorister [name
Reader (Third Lesson):
A Choral Scholar [name
Reader (Fourth Lesson):
The Chaplain [name
Written by Dick Sharples
starring John Barrie, Richard Leech, Justine Lord with Irene Hamilton
Guest star Wilfred Pickles
Louise Hayman was disappointed over Maurice Rapson's unsuccessful bid to join the Practice. She is therefore not in a festive mood.
Storyline and serial created by:
Dr John Somers:
Dr Liz McNeal:
Dr Roger Hayman:
with a cast of 120 members of the Scout and Guide Movement the highlights of the 1969 production
Presented by The Scout Association
Music, book, and lyrics/producer:
Production designed by:
Musical director and arranger:
starring Cilla Black
Special guest Cliff Richard
Guest star Dusty Springfield
with Kenny Everett's 'Review of Pop' 1969
Cilla Black Singer: Cliff
Presenter/devised by (Kenny Everett's 'Review of Pop' 1969):
Musical direction and special arrangements:
with John Edmunds and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather
An operetta by Franz Lehar
with Mary Costa, Jeremy Brett
Also starring Joyce Blackham, Ryland Davies
One of the best loved of all operettas, The Merry Widow is set in Paris during the Naughty Nineties.
The Ambrosian Opera Chorus
The Pro Arte Orchestra
leader Max Salpeter
Conductor, David Lloyd-Jones
(Jeremy Brett is a National Theatre player; Derek Hammond Stroud appears by arrangement with the Sadler's Wells Opera)
Original book by:
Original book by:
English version by:
The Ambrosian Opera
The Pro Arte
Count Danilo Danilovitch:
Camille de Rosillon:
Baron Mirko Zeta:
Raoul de St Brioche:
Tony Davis, Mick Groves, Cliff Hall, and Hugh Jones - accompanied by their audience of 2,000 -invite you to join them in a special Christmas celebration and to sing or just listen to carols and seasonal songs both old and new.
The Spinners are a Liverpool folk group who have been operating for over 10 years. They did a series on BBC1 this summer from the Octagon Theatre in Bolton. Famous for audience participation, they will encourage the spectators to join them in their traditional and lesser - known carols.
Tonight's programme is part of a concert recorded in the unique atmosphere of the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.
(from BBC North)
from the Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol
Ordinary of the Mass from A People's English Mass (Wilfred Trotman)
Proper of the Mass from A Simple Gradual
Isaiah 9, vv 2-7
Hebrews 1, vv 1-6 St Luke 2, vv 1-14
O come, all ye faithful
Every star shall sing a carol
In the bleak mid-winter
Hark, the herald angels sing
(from BBC South and West)
Organist and choirmaster: