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: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

I'd like you to meet...
Lucienne Day fabric designer

Mervyn Levy gives the seventh lesson on painting for amateurs.

A discussion on 'The Art of being a Parent' by Amabel Williams-Ellis.

Roll Up the Carpet
Sydney and Mary Thompson show how to dance the Empress Promenade Waltz.


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Speaker (I'd like you to meet...): Lucienne Day
Painter/item presenter (Painting): Mervyn Levy
Dancer (Roll Up the Carpet): Sydney Thompson
Dancer (Roll Up the Carpet): Mary Thompson
Editor: Jacqueline Kennish
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: For the Very Young: Andy Pandy

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)
(to 16.00)


Narrator/script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson

: Children's Television: Huckleberry Finn: 4 - The Rightful King of France?

by Mark Twain.
Adapted for television as a serial play in seven parts by W. S. Merwin.
The action takes place floating down the Mississippi.
(to 18.00)


Author: Mark Twain
Adapter: W. S. Merwin
Producer: Vivian Milroy
Settings: Stephen Taylor
Huckleberry Finn: Colin Campbell
Jim: Orlando Martins
Elder rogue: Mark Daly
Younger rogue: Peter Martyn
A country 'Jake': Lyndon Brook

: Newsreel

: Other People's Jobs: The Miner

Television cameras visit miners at work at the coal face in Tillicoultry mine, Scotland.
See 'Talk of the Week'


Commentator: Alastair Borthwick
Commentator: James Buchan
Commentator: Jameson Clark
Presented for television by: Audrey Singer

: Another Language

A play by Rose Franken.
The action takes place in London. Time: The Present

Mrs. Hallam has four sons-and four daughters-in-law. Though her youngest son is thirty-five, she still exercises a dominating influence over her children and, as if to prove how strong are the ties binding the Hallams, she gathers the family together at her house every Sunday evening. The sons are all 'in business', though Victor, the youngest, once had dreams of another kind of career. Stella, his wife, who has resisted attempts to mould her to the family pattern, is still regarded as an outsider. She speaks 'another language'. The play opens with one of her infrequent appearances at the regular family party when she renews acquaintance with her nephew Peter-now twenty-one and dangerously like the youthful Victor. The results of this meeting make a play that shows the conflicting emotions and ideals that exist beneath the surface of an apparently united family. (Mary Maxted)


Writer: Rose Franken
Producer: Desmond Hawkins
Settings: James Bould
Mrs Hallam: Mary Jerrold
Mr Hallam: Oliver Johnston
Harry: John Warwick
Helen: Philippa Hiatt
Grace: Dorothy Baird
Walter: William Mervyn
Paul: Richard Caldicot
Etta: Eve Watkinson
Stella: Isabel Dean
Victor: Raymond Young
Peter: Tony Britton

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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