A special Christmas magazine provided by regular contributors to women's programmes.
Hostess, Joan Gilbert
Guest artists: Mick and Montmorency
Written and produced by S. E. Reynolds.
For the Very Young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam Williams and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(A BBC Telefilm)
Tolchard Evans playing his own compositions.
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[Starring] George Burns and Gracie Allen
George and his friends plan to have a good time while Gracie is away visiting her mother. Things don't turn out quite as they had hoped.
A series of wild-life programmes.
Introduced by Peter Scott.
Heinz Sielmann brings a new film to show you and Peter Scott a close-up of a family of European hamsters as they live in their wild state in Germany.
From the BBC's West of England television studio
An adventure play by Kenneth Anderson.
The action takes place in July in a ruined castle on an island off the coast of Skye, Scotland.
Writer (Mountain Ash):
Producer (Mountain Ash):
People, events, comments of today introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith.
[Starring] Fred Emney
with Edwin Styles, Deryck Guyler, Kenneth Connor, The Keynotes, Robin Richmond, Roger Avon, Margaret Holmes, Claude Bonser.
A programme in which Peter Haigh introduces scenes from famous Columbia Pictures over 26 years.
Including the films: "Lady for a Day", "It Happened One Night", "Mr. Deeds Comes to Town", "Cover Girl", "You Can't Take it With You", "Knock on any Door", "Born Yesterday", "The Jolson Story", "From Here to Eternity", "The Caine Mutiny", "The Man from Laramie", "My Sister Eileen", "Joe Macbeth", and "Queen Bee".
And among the Stars: May Robson, Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart, Judy Holliday, Frank Sinatra, Burt Lancaster, Van Johnson, Larry Parks, James Stewart, Rosalind Russell, Paul Douglas, Joan Crawford, Janet Leigh, Victor Mature.
(By arrangement with Columbia Pictures)
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent
Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano), Norma Procter (contralto), Webster Booth (tenor), Hervey Alan (bass)
Huddersfield Choral Society
(Chorus-Master, Herbert Bardgett)
BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead)
Ernest Cooper (organ)
Comfort ye, my people, saith your God
Every valley shall be exalted
And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
Thus saith the Lord of Hosts
But who may abide the day of his coming?
Behold! A Virgin shall conceive and bear a son
Air (alto) and chorus:
O thou that tellest good tidings to
For behold, darkness shall cover the earth
For unto us a Child is born
Pastoral Symphony Recit. (soprano):
There were shepherds abiding in the field
And Lo! the Angel of the Lord came upon them
And the Angel said unto them
And suddenly there was with the Angel
Glory to God
The broadcast ends with the Hallelujah Chorus and the Amen.
From the Town Hall, Huddersfield.
Presented for television by:
to the Coldstream Guards and In-Pensioners of the Royal Hospital at Chelsea Barracks (by permission of the Major-General Commanding the Household Brigade) with Bill Maynard introducing Cherry Wainer, Frank Cook, Fred Lovell, The Skyliners, Joyce Golding and Tony Stewart.
Followed by The Weather and Close Down
Orchestra conducted by: