A film record of the week's News and Newsreels.
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Led by James Hutcheon)
Conductor, Gilbert Vinter
Jacqueline Delman (soprano), Phyllis Sellick and Cyril Smith (two pianos) and the Choir of Waverley Grammar School, Birmingham.
From Queensbridge School, Birmingham.
BBC Midland Light
[Orchestra] led by:
The Choir of Waverley Grammar
talks about Smetana's opera "The Bartered Bride", scenes from which will be televised tomorrow evening, and introduces some of the artists taking part.
[Starring] Joan Davis
Circumstantial evidence erupts into the domestic affairs of the Judge and Joan.
meets every Sunday afternoon to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are: Julian Huxley F.R.S., Geoffrey Gorer, Hugh Ross Williamson, Marghanita Laski
Question-Master, Alan Melville
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]
Sooty: Sooty's Pantomime
with Harry Corbett.
Children's International Newsreel
Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School: 2: Bunter the Hypnotist
by Frank Richards.
[Starring] Gerald Campion
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on July 23)
Sunday at Six: "There was no room for them..."
The story of the Christmas crib.
Writer (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School):
Director (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School):
Producer (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School):
Raf de La
In their medieval hall and wearing traditional costume the schoolboys of Chetham's Hospital, Manchester, celebrate the end of term and the coming of Christmas.
Introduced by Philip Robinson.
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Written by Gale Pedrick.
Eamonn Andrews says This Is Your Life to tonight's principal subject in a programme devised by Ralph Edwards.
Programme devised by:
[Music] written by:
[Music] conducted by:
Adapted for television from Robert Gore Brown's translation of the play by Carl Zuckmayer.
[Starring] Marius Goring
Scene 1: "The Infernal Machine" A private room in Otto's Restaurant in the fashionable quarter of Berlin (11.45 p.m.)
Scene 2: "Gallow's Grace":- A fortnight later, in General Harras's studio flat (4.0 p.m.)
Scene 3: "Damnation": Ten days later, in General Harras's office in an aircraft research station outside Berlin (7.0 a.m. and 4.0 p.m.)
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Harras, General of the Luftwaffe:
Korrianke, his driver:
Colonel Friedrich Eilers, Leader of a fighter squadron:
Fighter pilot - Captain Pfundmayer:
Fighter pilot - Lieutenant Hartmann:
Sigbert von Mohrungen, President of the Ministry of Supply:
His daughters - Anne Eilers:
His daughters - Waltraut, called 'Putzchen':
Baron Pflungk, of the German Foreign Office:
Dr. Schmidt-Lausitz, of the Ministry for Propaganda:
Oderbruch, Technical Adviser to the Air Ministry:
Olivia Geiss, actress:
Diddo Geiss her niece:
Buddy Lawrence, an American journalist:
Otto, restaurant owner:
Waiter - Francois:
Waiter - Detlev:
Officers, Guests, Waiters and S.S. Guards:
A festival of Christmas music from the Church of St. Gabriel the Archangel, Cricklewood with Robert Speaight and the Geraint Jones Singers and Orchestra
Conductor, Geraint Jones
Winifred Roberts and Marjorie Lavers (violins)
Opening Chorus from the Christmas Oratorio (Bach)
The Christmas Story: St. Luke 2, vv. 1-20
Carol: The Infant King
Thomas a Becket's Christmas Sermon from "Murder in the Cathedral" by T. S. Eliot
Slow movement from the Double Concerto in D minor (Bach)
"New Prince, New Pomp", by Robert Southwell
"Christmas Eve", by Christina Rossetti
Gloria in excelsis from Mass in B minor (Bach)
The Geraint Jones