The State Visit to France of Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
11.25-11.40 The Queen and The Duke arrive at the Palace of Versailles for a State Luncheon in their honour
1 45-2.45 The Queen and The Duke attend a performance of Ballet des Fleurs from 'Les Indes Galantes'
This performance, specially arranged for The Queen, is given In the Louis XV Theatre in Versailles. This theatre, abandoned for centuries, has been completely restored for the Royal visit. The last Queen to attend this theatre was Marie Antoinette
The scenes described by Richard Dimbleby
The broadcasts are presented by courtesy of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
Evening programmes will be interrupted at approximately the following time:
7.45-8.10 The floodlit scene on the banks of the Seine as the President of France and his Royal Guests pass the Cathedral of Notre-Dame on board the Bordes-Fretigny
Music (Les Indes Galantes):
Choreography (Les Indes Galantes):
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Women and the Law: 4 - Hire Purchase
Summer Play: Clothes for Children
Let's Look into This
Geoffrey Johnson Smith examines astrology to see whether our lives are influenced by the stars.
Introduced by Betty Lait.
A Woman's Work
Bill Hartley introduces women from the Midlands with interesting or unusual jobs.
(From the BBC's Midland television studios)
Presenter (Women and the Law):
Presenter (Summer Play):
Presenter (Let's Look into This):
Presenter (A Woman's Work):
Producer (A Woman's Work):
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:
by Michael Bond.
Mr. Henry Beckett:
Christopher, their son:
Brian, his friend:
Jeremy, his friend:
The story of the 1956 Schoolboys' Expedition.
In this film you can see the boys and their leaders working in 15 degrees of frost, crossing fierce torrents, washing in snow, bathing in hot springs, and taking scientific observations. Finally they climb 5,000 feet to the summit of an icecap, where no human foot has ever trod before.
Photographed, directed and introduced by A. A. Englander, F.R.P.S.
Photographed, directed and introduced by:
Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People - Politics
Travel - Theatre - Cinema
where Patricia Lewis introduces a light-hearted entertainment with The Brunette Toppers and Nat Temple and his Orchestra.
Nat Temple and his
from the King's Theatre, Hammersmith with Rawicz and Landauer, The Keynotes introducing
Guest artist: Noucha Doina and her gypsy violin
The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
The Leslie Roberts
Dance sequences produced by:
Orchestra conducted by:
Written by Robert McKenzie and Huw Wheldon.
Four programmes illustrating the nature of the power wielded in their separate and differing ways by Hitler, Gandhi, Roosevelt, and Stalin.
Based on authentic records, on film, from captured and official archives, and including evidence from: Alan Bullock, Hugh Trevor-Roper and Ernst Hanfstaengl.
Introduced by Robert McKenzie.
(A BBC Film)
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A comedy by Eynon Evans.
The action of the play takes place in and around 'Bryngolau', Susan's house in a village in South Wales.
From the BBC's Welsh television studio
Susan, a widow:
Martha Williams next door:
Dai Lewis the Milk:
Twm Jenkins the Bread:
Gwyneth, Susan's niece:
William, Gwyneth's father:
Job, a local councillor:
The Chancellor of the Exchequer The Rt. Hon. Peter Thorneycroft, M.P. for the Government is questioned by Robert McKenzie.
The Rt. Hon. Peter
[Starring] Joan Davis in the film series I Married Joan
A news film report from Paris.
Presented in co-operation with Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
Followed by Weather and Close Down