A special programme of music and laughter for viewers from India and Pakistan featuring Suman Kalyanpur and Party
Produced and presented by Mahendra Kaul
(from Birmingham; rept Wed 12.25)
Suman Kalyanpur and
from The Mid Kirk of Greenock
Conducted by the Minister, The Rev Alexander Porteous
Introit: This is the Day
Psalm 23: The Lord's my Shepherd (Orlington, No 93)
It is a thing most wonderful (436: Sqlothurn)
Mine eyes have seen the glory (155: Battle Hymn)
Anthem: Turn back, O Man (Hoist)
O Love that wilt not let me go (424: St Margaret)
Alleluiah! Sing to Jesus (138: Hyfrydol (479))
Psalm 72, vv 17-19: His Name for ever shall endure (Effingham. No 56)
Service conducted by:
The Rev Alexander
Introduced by Philip Wrixon
Minimal cultivations and direct drilling can improve returns from cereals.
Weather for farmers
One family knitwear business sells over three-quarters of its output abroad.
It was October 1941, and the SS English Trader, aground on a sandbank, was being pounded to pieces by tremendous seas. Forty-four men were huddled on the bridge, and they saw a huge wave hit the approaching Cromer lifeboat and sweep half her crew overboard. They knew then that they had little chance of being saved. But this was the legendary Cox'n Henry Blogg of the Cromer lifeboat to the rescue - in the lifeboat that wouldn't give up...
Introduced by Derek Fowlds
with Deep Feeling, The Skating Sandras
Gillian Phelps, Barrie Gosney, Rosemary Billam
The Bert Hayes
When a wealthy widow advertises for a new husband both Stan and Ollie decide to compete for her hand, with hilarious and unexpected results.
Starring Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt
Fraud and blustering incompetence but a train-load of laughter are the order of the day when William Porter takes over as Station Master at the remote station of Buggleskelly.
by Ian Serraillier
Dramatised in eight parts by Alexander Baron
Ruth has discovered that Jan has the silver sword and that she and Bronia are to join their father in Switzerland. In a refugee camp they are reunited with Edek.
Introduced by Jeffery Boswall
The expedition sets out for its final objective: Ras Degen, 15,158 feet above the sea. The peaks of the High Simien are one of the world's great natural wonders.
The endangered Walia Ibex, filmed for the first time, is found here and nowhere else in the world. The Simien Fox and Gelada Baboon are other unique Ethiopian highland mammals. Within a few years, however, Simien will be ruined unless urgent action is taken.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
A series of confrontations with men and women in the public eye questioned by viewers about the basic beliefs which underline their public attitudes.
from The Harbour, Coverack, Cornwall
Introduced by Hugh Scully
With Treverva Male Voice Choir, Mabe Ladies' Choir and The Coverack Singers accompanied by St Keverne Silver Band conducted by Edgar Kessell
All hail the power (Diadem)
Love divine (Blaenwern)
O for a thousand tongues (Lyngham)
Mine eyes have seen the glory
Angel voices ever singing (Angel voices)
Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita)
Will your anchor hold? (Will your anchor hold?)
By cool Siloam's shady rill
Forward! be our watchword (Rachie)
The day thou gavest (St Clement)
Treverva Male Voice
St Keverne Silver
Prayer and blessing:
The Rev Barnard P.
Written by Eddie Braben
Starring Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Eric and Ernie's special guests Keith Michell, Design
Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
With Christine Shaw, Angie Grant and Janet Webb
Captain Michell and Sgt Wise of the French Foreign Legion are holding out against great odds. Relief is on the way - but it turns out to be Pte Eric complete with deck chair and rubber duck in search of a holiday camp.
("The whole thing is based on the theory that Ern's a fool, but I'm a bigger fool": page 60)
Orchestra directed by:
Kenny Ball and his
by William Shakespeare
starring Eileen Atkins as Titania
Ronnie Barker as Bottom
Lynn Redgrave as Helena
Robert Stephens as Oberon
Compared to Peter Brook's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" for the Royal Shakespeare Company, currently showing in London's West End, tonight's television treatment of Shakespeare's classic comedy of errors - the first production in a new series of Play of the Month - is extremely traditional. Performed in Edwardian costume, the play is set in 1865 and was filmed entirely on location in and around Scotney Castle, a folly set in the Kent countryside outside Tunbridge Wells.
(Ronnie Barker's Bottom: page 8)
post that mentions
Five TV teasers
2 December 2015
with Robert Dougall
A film about young people and music
The National Schools Brass Band Association, The Leicestershire Junior Schools Music Festival, The Yehudi Menuhin School, The Edgar Broughton Band, The London Schools Symphony Orchestra and Scottish Opera
with John Cruft, Peter Fletcher, Sir Robert Mayer, Yehudi Menuhin, John Peel, The Tommey Family
This film reveals some of the opportunities available for young people to make music in Great Britain today. A future Omnibus, also called The Young Platform, will feature a concert given by children, some of whom are seen in this programme.
The Edgar Broughton
The London Schools Symphony
Take two girls - Esther Rantzen and Harriet Crawley with questions to ask.
Add one guest - with a name, a reputation or an idea - who's prepared to answer.