I'd like you to meet...: Betty Box, Film director.
Antique Shop Window
A member of the British Antique Dealers' Association shows period glass.
Marghanita Laski recommends books for your book list.
Joan Pattrick shows new design in cane furniture.
Time for Music
Gavall sings popular songs to his own guitar accompaniment.
Speaker (I'd like you to meet...):
Item presenter (Design):
Singer/guitarist (Time for Music):
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
(A BBC film)
Narrator/Script, music, and settings:
A serial in eight parts adapted for television by Alice de Grey from the book by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
by Bernard Shaw.
The action takes place on Burrin Pier on the south shore of Galway Bay in Ireland and in a courtyard before the columned portico of a temple, A.D. 3000.
It is just under one thousand years since, in Part 3, 'the thing happened' and by now people who contrive to live for three centuries or more (Shaw calls them 'long-lifers') are firmly established in Ireland. To them for advice come short-lifers from centres of what they fondly believe to be civilisation. These people are as we know them today and to the long-lifers they are not so much mean and cruel as merely childish. Their aims and struggles appear fatuous and irrelevant in the perspective of a three-hundred-year life span...
Settings and costumes:
General Aufsteig, Emperor of Turania:
Badger Bluebin, Prime Minister:
Mrs. Badger Bluebin:
Miss Badger Bluebin:
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