Today's Watch with Mother
House Arrest for Othello
Uncle Dimitri requires all his courage to face a crucial situation,
D.D. and his friends are on the trail once more and anything could happen.
Behind the scenes with the RAF Free Fall Parachute Display Team
'They say you get a bug for it and I suppose I've got the bug - I'm hooked' - the words of a man whose job is to jump out of an aircraft at 12,000 feet and free fall for 60 seconds before opening his parachute.
Introduced by Norman Tozer ‡
English version written and told by Eric Thompson.
Songs of the people and their background.
(English transmitters only: first shown on BBC Wales)
Today's Watch with Mother
Pictures, animation and production:
Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films starring Tom the Cat and a far-from-underdog mouse called Jerry.
Wally Weaknees wants to be a sheriff, but it needs all the Globetrotters' guile to persuade Wally he's not the coward he thinks he is.
The second day of the Liverpool Spring Meeting
2.30 The Coronation Hurdle race (Div 1) (over 2 miles, 100 yards)
3.05 The Mildmay Steeplechase (over 2 miles, 80 yards)
3.40 The Coronation Hurdle race (Div 2) (over 2 miles, 100 yards)
4.10 The 120th Liverpool Spring Cup (over 1 mile, 2 furlongs, 170 yards)
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Music hath charms... and it grows well too, which is fortunate because, as it happened, the soup-dragon ate most of it.
Puppets and settings:
Michael Rodd introduces the first edition of a new series of this popular film quiz game of observation and general knowledge.
This week the contestants come from the cities of Carlisle and Durham and will be looking at scenes from Treasure Island, Horatio Knibbles and 101 Dalmatians.
Each week we shall be looking Behind the Scenes at a film studio. Today we watch Assistant Director Derek Cracknell on the set of Henry VIII and his Six Wives.
Subject (Behind the Scenes):
by John Morley
Starring Mike Hope and Albie Keen
with Peter Goodwright as Crumble the Butler
Una Mclean as Jessie McPherson
Ruth Kettlewell as Mrs Grapple the Cook
Dave Hatton as 'the Shadow'
and Music by Alastair Mcdonald's Bamsticks
Albie and Mike leave their Crazy House on a trip that takes them around the country on the trail of Uncle Ebenezer's buried treasure.
('My Daddy and Uncle Mike are very funny': see page 8)
Crumble the Butler:
Mrs Grapple the Cook:
The adventures of Hector the Dog, Zaza the Cat, Mrs Kiki Frog.
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An Arrowhead production
A new film series starring James Drury as The Virginian
Not without misgivings, The Virginian entrusts Jim Horn with a mission involving a large amount of Shiloh money, counting on the youngster to justify his judgment of character.
Starring Polly James as Beryl and Nerys Hughes as Sandra
A serial in 10 parts by N.J Crisp
Starring Jean Anderson, Glyn Owen, Jennifer Wilson, Richard Easton, Robin Chadwick, Hilary Tindall, Julia Goodman.
The Hammonds are invited to a party given by an old friend of their father.
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Producer/Serial created by:
with Kenneth Kendall
The search for this year's Miss England, Miss Scotland and Miss Wales
From over 5,000 entries, 31 girls compete at London's Lyceum Ballroom in the final stages of a nationwide contest to select the three most beautiful girls in England, Scotland and Wales who will represent their countries in both the Miss Universe contest at Puerto Rico and in the Miss UK competition, where victory would put them in the running for the Miss World title.
The evening dress and swimsuit parades are introduced by David Vine and Terry Wogan
Music by The Phil Tate Orchestra
Arranged by Eric Morley and organised by Mecca Promotions in conjunction with Woolworth
(Easter Holiday People: page 5)
The Phil Tate
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Presented by Austin Mitchell
[Starring] The Marx Brothers
The first of a season of films featuring these famous clowns of the cinema.
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