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: House Magazine

BBC Television presents Edition Eleven of its House Magazine.
Introduced by Alex Macintosh assisted by Maria Hansen.
Giving news and features about BBC Television and people who make it - and the people it makes.
Programmes to come
Studio news and show talk
TV stars off duty and a wide variety of other items of interest to viewers of all ages and tastes.


Presenter: Alex Macintosh
Co-presenter: Maria Hansen
Script, research, and layout: Pauline Forrester
Script, research, and layout: Larry Forrester
Producer: Frederick Knapman

: Concert Hour

BBC Northern Orchestra
(Leader, Reginald Stead)
Conductor, John Hopkins
Kabi Laretei (piano)
Introduced by Robert Irwin.
From the BBC's North of England television studios


Musicians: BBC Northern Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Reginald Stead
[Orchestra] conductor: John Hopkins
Pianist: Kabi Laretei
Presenter: Robert Irwin
Presented by: Gordon Thorne

: Stranger than Fiction

The third of a series of films about mysterious and unusual places and things that you can see in Great Britain.

: Sports Special

The first in a new series of programmes.
Sportsview film cameras bring you the highlights of the weekend's sport.


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator: Cliff Michelmore
Commentator: David Coleman
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Tom Millett

: The Brains Trust

meets every Sunday afternoon to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are Dr. J. Bronowski, Viscountess Kilmuir, Hesketh Pearson, Larry Adler
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]


Panellist: Dr. J. Bronowski
Panellist: Viscountess Kilmuir
Panellist: Hesketh Pearson
Panellist: Larry Adler
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television

Children's Television Club
Barrie Edgar introduces another programme in which a group of young people meet in the 'Children's Television Club' held in Birmingham.

Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School: 6: Bunter's Christmas Box
A new series for television by Frank Richards.
[Starring] Gerald Campion

Sunday at Six: The Best Book in the World
The Rev. Paul Morton-George continues the story of the making of the Bible
On this and the next two Sundays, with the help of a scribe and some films, he shows how at first the books were copied by hand and later printed.

(to 18.00)


Presenter (Children's Television Club): Barrie Edgar
Arranged by (Children's Television Club): Peggy Bacon
Presented by (Children's Television Club): John McGonagle
Writer (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School): Frank Richards
Producer (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School): Shaun Sutton
Designer (Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School): Eileen Diss
Gosling: Christopher Hodge
Mr Quelch: Kynaston Reeves
Billy Bunter: Gerald Campion
Harry Wharton: Anthony Valentine
Frank Nugent: Laurence Harrington
Bob Cherry: Brian Roper
Johnny Bull: David Coote
Hurree Singh: Barry Barnett
Lord Mauleverer: Glyn Dearman
The Man: Douglas Blackwell
Wells: Sidney Monckton
Colonel Wharton: Roger Maxwell
Presenter (Sunday at Six): The Rev. Paul Morton-George

: Meeting Point: Made for Man?

A consideration of Sunday work.
Today hundreds of thousands of men in Britain have been engaged on Sunday work.
The Rev. William Cattanach, of St. Ninian's Parish Church, Greenock, believes this to be a serious matter threatening family life and the fabric of society itself, as well as the life of the churches.
He considers the problem with the help of Miss F. McIndoe, a social worker, David Currie, former chairman of the Scottish T.U.C., and K. B. Robinson, a shipyard director.


Presenter: The Rev. William Cattanach
Panellist: Miss F. McIndoe
Panellist: David Currie
Panellist: K. B. Robinson

: Interlude

: News

: The Jack Benny Programme

[Starring] Jack Benny
with Don Wilson, Mary Livingstone, Rochester, Bob Crosby, Lois Corbett and Dennis Day.


Comedian: Jack Benny
Announcer: Don Wilson
Comedienne: Mary Livingstone
Comedian: Rochester
Singer: Bob Crosby
Herself: Lois Corbett
Singer: Dennis Day

: What's My Line?

Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Bob Monkhouse, Gilbert Harding and a guest with Eamonn Andrews in the chair.


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Bob Monkhouse
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Tempest

by William Shakespeare.
[Starring] Robert Atkins as Caliban, Robert Eddison as Prospero
Music composed and directed by Hans Heimler and played by Geoffrey Gilbert (flute), Michael Dobson (oboe), Sidney Sell (clarinet), William Krasnik (viola),
Anthony Pini (cello), J. Edward Merrett, Jnr. (double-bass), Stephen Whittaker (percussion), Tom McCall (celesta)


Author: William Shakespeare
Designer: Barry Learoyd
Costume supervision: Olive Harris
Choreography: Geraldine Stephenson
Music composed and directed by: Hans Heimler
Flutist: Geoffrey Gilbert
Oboist: Michael Dobson
Clarinet: Sidney Sell
Viola: William Krasnik
Cellist: Anthony Pini
Double-Bass: J. Edward Merrett, Jnr.
Percussion: Stephen Whittaker
Celesta: Tom McCall
Producer: Ian Atkins
Producer: Robert Atkins
Boatswain: Dennis Chinnery
Alonso, King of Naples: Laidman Browne
Antonio, usurping Duke of Milan: Douglas Wilmer
Gonzalo, an honest old counsellor: Charles Lloyd Pack
Sebastian, brother to Alonso: Olaf Pooley
Ferdinand, son to Alonso: Bernard Brown
Prospero, brother to Antonio and right Duke of Milan: Robert Eddison
Miranda, his daughter: Anna Barry
Ariel, an airy spirit: Patti Brooks
Caliban, a savage and deformed slave: Robert Atkins
Lords attending on Alonso - Adrian: Peter Street
Lords attending on Alonso - Francisco: Clement Hamelin
Trinculo, a jester: Jonathan Meddings
Stephano, a drunken butler: Russell Thorndike
Spirit appearing in the Masque - Iris: Patricia Kneale
Spirit appearing in the Masque - Ceres: Sylvia Beamish
Spirit appearing in the Masque - Juno: Jean Grayston
Spirit attending on Prospero: Valerie Deakin
Spirit attending on Prospero: Regina Frankel
Spirit attending on Prospero: Wendy Hilton
Spirit attending on Prospero: Janet Kedge
Spirit attending on Prospero: Molly Kenny
Spirit attending on Prospero: Ann Lewis
Spirit attending on Prospero: Odel Crowther
Spirit attending on Prospero: Donald Forest
Spirit attending on Prospero: David Gardner
Spirit attending on Prospero: John Harmer
Spirit attending on Prospero: Douglas Hill
Spirit attending on Prospero: Rex Rainer
Mariner: David Chivers
Mariner: Brian Moorehead

: Denis Mathews (piano)

Chopin Nocturne in F, Op. 15 No. 1 Berceuse, Op. 57
Ballade No. 1, in G minor


Pianist: Denis Mathews
Presented by: Christian Simpson

: The Day Ahead

: Time for Prayers

conducted by the Rev. R. C. M. Mathers.


Conductor: The Rev. R. C. M. Mathers

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