I'd Like to Know about Blackpool landladies
A northerner shows how she uses her initiative and skill.
Ken Frith at the piano
Belle of the Ball
Two northern amateur dancers show you the dresses they wear for competition ballroom dancing.
The Lake District
shown to you through the eyes of people who live there.
Introduced by Roma Fairley.
For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC Television Film)
Script, music, and settings:
A series of wild-life programmes introduced by Peter Scott.
These graceful and ferocious animals have been filmed in their natural surroundings by Heinz Sielmann. Their life is seen in exciting and sometimes humorous close-up. Peter Scott and Heinz Sielmann also show some live animals to viewers to compare with those on the film.
From the BBC's West of England television studio
(A BBC telerecording)
The Third Figure
A mystery opera written and composed by John Hunter Blair.
Writer/composer (The Third Figure):
Producer (The Third Figure):
Sir Harold Knightley:
Lady Knightley, his wife:
Henry Lovell, his step-son:
Suli, her Indian page:
People, events, comments of today.
Introduced by Geoffrey Johnson Smith.
On the eve of the forthcoming Test Matches between the two great rivals, four former Test cricketers answer questions put to them by viewers in London, Manchester, and Birmingham.
Arthur Morris (Australia), Jack Fingleton (Australia), R. W. V. Robins (England), I. A. R. Peebles (England)
Chairman, Peter West
Before an invited audience, from the Council Chamber of the Federation of British Industries, London.
R. W. V.
I. A. R.
[Starring] William Bendix in the comedy film Riley's New Suit
Babs and Junior plan a birthday surprise for Riley, which nearly results in his undergoing psychiatric treatment.
Chester A. Riley:
Billy Cotton calls Wakey Wakey! for the Billy Cotton Band Show
Featuring Alan Breeze, Doreen Stephens and star guests from the world of entertainment.
The Billy Cotton
A television play by David Scott Daniell
With cricket very much in the air, tonight's comedy presents the story of one of the less active members of the Tattleton village cricket club-the umpire. Henry Potts, who has filled this role for a number of years, decides to make a gesture by offering to resign, though when his resignation is unexpectedly accepted the bails really begin to fly...
From the BBC's Midland Television Studio
Richard Glover, Professor of History, University of Manitoba, Major-General M.M.A.R. West, C.B.E., D.S.O., and Francis Williams re-examine, in the light of modern knowledge, the most fateful battle fought on English soil.
Devised and produced by:
A weekly magazine programme of films and film personalities.
Introduced by Peter Haigh.
Followed by The Weather and Close Down