About the Home
The Christmas Tree
Barry Bucknell shows how to make firm supports for the tree.
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Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of the competition for Christmas left-overs.
Norman L.W. Barratt, one of Britain's leading carvers, shows how to carve the Christmas poultry.
More exercises to music with Eileen Fowler.
Introduced by Joan Gilbert.
The Northern Scene
Women in professions in the North discuss their jobs.
Introduced by Rosalie Williams.
From the BBC's North of England studios
Presenter (About the Home):
Handyman (The Christmas Tree):
Presenter/Cook (Cookery Club):
Carver (Cookery Club):
Exerciser (Keeping Fit):
Producer (About the Home):
Presenter (The Northern Scene):
Presented by (The Northern Scene):
For the Very Young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(A BBC Television Film)
with Michael Bentine.
In a return visit from outer space in a series of filmed adventures.
5.10 Sketch Club
Adrian Hill announces the prize-winners and helps you with your picture-making.
Picture Gallery: The First Christmas
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5.30 Look: The Pond Chorus
A series of wild-life programmes introduced by Peter Scott.
Heinz Sielmann explores with his film camera part of a new world and looks closely at frogs, toads, and newts. This film makes an exciting successor to his "Woodpeckers", "Squirrels", and "Hamsters".
(A BBC telerecording: previously shown on February 29, 1956)
Prof. Michael Bentine/Voices of the Bumblies (The Bumblies):
Presenter/Artist (Sketch Club):
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
featuring Petula Clark with The Dallas Boys and Pet's Boy Friends of the Week.
Orchestra conducted by:
Written by Lewis Schwarz and Eric Merriman.
The final edition featuring Bill Maynard and Terry Scott with guest artists.
Orchestra directed by:
A film directed by Marcel Carne.
[Starring] Jean Gabin and Arletty
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Edana Romney, Edgar Lustgarten and a group of advisers attempt to throw some light on personal problems brought to the studio by viewers.
Sidney Harrison introduces David Tudor, who shows you one of the latest American developments in music-making.
Followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down