The Northern Scene: Manchester
A picture of the city by some people who know it well.
John Alldridge describes the way it looks.
Rachel Ryan tells of growing-up in Manchester.
Harry Rutherford draws some of the people.
Janet Nicholls speaks as a young Mancunian of today.
Introduced by Rosalie Williams
From the BBC's North of England studio
I've Just Been Reading
Stephen Black suggests some new books for your library list and introduces a personality connected with one of the books.
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(A BBC Television Film)
Vera McKechnie introduces:
Jet Morgan investigating waves ripples, and flying saucers with Andrew Faulds, Desmond Leslie, Kit Richardson, Arthur Garratt.
Mr. Plackett's Rocket
[Starring] Clive Dunn
(Mr. Plackett is interviewed by Tony Bateman)
Seamus Ennis with a song, a story and a penny whistle
A strip cartoon for television.
Drawn by Tony Hart.
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A topical programme for all the family.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
Featuring this week: Lorrae Desmond, Michael Holliday, Harriott and Evans, Boyer and Ravel, Dudley Savage, Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band, The Leon Cochran Quintet.
Introduced by George Martin.
From the BBC's West of England television studio
(The Leon Cochran Quintet appears by permission of the Victoria Hotel, Torquay; Harriott and Evans are appearing at the Dorchester Hotel, London)
Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz
The Leon Cochran
A comedy by Eric Nicol.
(A telerecording presented by arrangement with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)
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Skills, thrills, and laughter direct from the ring of this famous French circus.
Les joyeux caniches de Mismoune
Les diabolos enchantes de Me Sovereign
Les juveniles cyclistes Les Dominos
Les "humoristes de l'air"
Rires A gogo, voila
Ils ne perdent jamais la boule
Les 5 Verdus
L'Orchestre de Jean Laporte
This programme transmitted from Paris by courtesy of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
Presented by Derek Burrell-Davis in association with Gilles Margaritis
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L'Orchestre de Jean
Assisted by The Eric James Quartet.
The Eric James
Richard Dimbleby opens Television's Window on the World.
Every Monday the Panorama team of special contributors-using film and television cameras -focuses on events and personalities of the moment.
in Wales and the North of England for Heat 2 of the BBC Inter-Regional
(by arrangement with Mecca Dancing)
From the Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff with Tommy Mander and his Orchestra.
Compere, Alun Williams
North of England:
From the Locarno Ballroom, Sale with Eddie Shaw and his Band.
Compere, Jack Binks
Introduced by Peter Dimmock with a panel of judges in the London studio.
Tommy Mander and his
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A weekly magazine of films and film personalities introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.
In this edition:
A scene from "The Barretts of Wimpole Street"; and a filmed interview between Derek Bond and Sir John Gielgud, who plays the part of the father, Mr. Moulton Barrett.
A scene from "The Hunchback of Notre Dame": a new film version of the French novel by Victor Hugo, starring Gina Lollobrigida and Anthony Quinn.
A scene from "Brothers-in-Law": a new British comedy starring Ian Carmichael, Richard Attenborough, and Jill Adams, and an interview with Ian Carmichael.
(Films by courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the Rank Organisation, and British Lion)