Viewers' Queries Answered
At the desk: Nan Winton and Peter Haigh
Introducing Elkan Allan's "It's an Odd World"
Presenter (It's an Odd World):
Stars are interviewed in Birmingham and Manchester.
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Script and music:
Venice and Edinburgh Festivals
Stars of Britain, Italy, and other nations mingle at the Venice Film Festival. This programme introduces scenes from "Doctor at Sea", shown at both Festivals.
Viewers see Jack Hawkins, Diana Dors, John Gregson, Dirk Bogarde, Eunice Gayson, and many cinema personalities.
(By arrangement with the J. Arthur Rank Organisation)
Film Profile of Anatole Litvak
Anatole Litvak, the celebrated director, introduces scenes from some of his films. These include "Sorry, Wrong Number", "The Snake Pit", "Decision Before Dawn", and his latest film "The Deep Blue Sea".
(By arrangement with Paramount Films, Twentieth Century-Fox, and London Films)
The Dam Busters
A programme on the story of the preparation for the 1943 R.A.F. raid on the Mohne and Eder Dams, including scenes from the premiere, of the film.
Presenter (Film Profile):
[Starring] Hopalong Cassidy
Out in the West a feud blows up over who shall have the right to drive the Wells Fargo Express. A desperate race is started to prove who has the stronger horses. Hopalong intervenes and with the aid of a lot of hard riding decides the test to the satisfaction of all.
People, events, comments of today.
Introduced by Macdonald Hastings.
Josephine Douglas invites you to meet men and women of H.M. Forces serving overseas and to hear their musical requests for the people at home.
This week the requests come from Western Germany and are answered by Carole Carr, Bruce Trent, The Northerners.
The Forces Requests Orchestra under the direction of George Clouston
The Forces Requests
[Orchestra] under the direction of:
Television's well-known story-teller invites you to join him.
(A BBC Telefilm)
(John Slater is appearing in 'Dry Rot' at the Whitehall Theatre, London)
A Friday-evening date for the enthusiast, bringing to amateurs the advice of professionals in various fields.
A magazine for dog owners.
Introduced by Dorian Williams.
Spotlight on the Borzoi; Pick of the Strays; Tom Thumb; Safety First; Pick of the Post-Bag; Lucky Dog
Guests: The Earl of Northesk and George Sly
Viewers who have interesting stories to tell about their dogs are invited to send them to: The Smokey Club, [address removed]
The Earl of Northesk [name
Introduced by Ronnie Waldman.
This week's viewer competitor from Prestwich, Lancashire including "Which Year?" with Tony Reid, Pamela Harrington, Harry Naughton.
Viewers who live in Prestwich are invited to place this copy of Radio Times in their window by noon today if they wish to offer themselves as the Viewer Competitor in tonight's Puzzle Corner.
Performer (Which Year?):
Dancer (Which Year?):
Dancer (Which Year?):
Dances arranged by:
Orchestra directed by:
An unrehearsed discussion on topics of the week.
Speakers: J. Enoch Powell M.P., Anthony Greenwood M.P., Julian Amery, M.P., Denis Healey, M.P.
Chairman, Dingle Foot
[Starring] George Burns and Gracie Allen
Gracie von Zell and Harry von Zell receive a wad of fan mail but there is none for George. Gracie gets Blanche Morton to write George one, under an assumed name, and complications follow.
Sidney Harrison takes a look at your music programmes for the next fortnight.
Followed by The Weather
on behalf of the Conservative Party