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: Mainly for Women

Time for Beauty: Lesson 1: The Daily Beauty Routine: Cleansing and How to Choose a Hair Style
A course of six weekly lessons in the care of the face and hair.
Introduced by Nan Winton.
Further details of the beauty course are to be found in the pull-out supplement in the centre of this issue.

Quick and Easy Dressmaking
A second showing of the film of the tie silk blouse demonstrated last Wednesday.

Questions in the Air
A topical Press Conference.


Beauty adviser (Time for Beauty): Joan Thornycroft
Hair care adviser (Time for Beauty): Joseph Stacey
Presenter (Time for Beauty): Nan Winton
Arranged by (Time for Beauty): Iris Furlong
Director (Time for Beauty): Monica Sims

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(A BBC television film)
(to 15.30)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Children's Television: Studio E

Vera McKechnie introduces:

Russell Adams who explains his work in filming aerobatics

Claudine 'La Femme Magique', unassisted by Bilberry

Elephant-Catching in the Indian Jungle
First of two stories on film told and photographed by E. P. Gee.

Pop of the Week
Ted Taylor introduces a current record hit.

True Tales of Mystery and Adventure: No. 1
Told by John Laurie.

Holiday Snaps
Details of the photographic competition. Send your entries to 'Holiday Snaps' [address removed]

Kim the Keeshond who introduces his grandmother, Supreme Champion of Cruft's 1957
See below


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Item presenter: Russell Adams
Storyteller/photography (Elephant-Catching in the Indian Jungle): E.P. Gee
Presenter (Pop of the Week): Ted Taylor
Storyteller (True Tales of Mystery and Adventure): John Laurie
Editor/Producer: John Hunter Blair

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - Politics - People
Cinema - Theatre - Travel
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnston Smith and this week, Rory McEwen.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnston Smith
Singer/guitarist: Rory McEwen
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Hey, Jeannie!: The Lost Jacket

[Starring] Jennie Carson in the comedy film series Hey, Jeannie!
Jeannie buys Al a jacket, a special present which brings him a lot of trouble.


Jeannie MacLennan: Jennie Carson

: Who Said That?

'Men are what their mothers made them'
Who Said That?
Alan Melville questions John Betjeman, Lady Pakenham, Margaret Rawlings, Gilbert Harding in a lighthearted enquiry into the origins and merits of some provocative quotations.


Chairman: Alan Melville
Panellist: John Betjeman
Panellist: Lady Pakenham
Panellist: Margaret Rawlings
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: The Twelve Pound Look

by J. M. Barrie.
[Starring] Wendy Hiller, Walter Fitzgerald, Jean Kent


Author: J. M. Barrie
Producer: Finlay J. MacDonald
Designer: Audley Southcott
Lady Sims: Jean Kent
Harry Sims: Walter Fitzgerald
Tombes: Jefferson Clifford
Kate: Wendy Hiller

: Panorama

Richard Dimbleby re-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.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by: Michael Peacock
Associate producer: Charles Wheeler
Associate producer: David Wheeler

: Stars at Blackpool

Brian Reece invites you to meet The Three Deuces, Kenny Baker, The Boliana Ivanko Quartet, Karen Greer, Morecambe and Wise, The Tanner Sisters, Anne Shelton, Ken Dodd.
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
From the Spanish Hall, Winter Gardens, Blackpool.

(Morecambe and Wise, The Three Deuces, and Kenny Baker are appearing in "Let's Have Fun" at the Central Pier; The Boliana Ivanko Quartet and The Tanner Sisters in "The Hylda Baker Show" at the Palace Theatre; Karen Greer in "Startime" at the Winter Gardens Pavilion; Anne Shelton in "Nap Hand" at the Queen's Theatre, Blackpool)


Presenter: Brian Reece
Musicians: The Three Deuces
Trumpeter: Kenny Baker
Musicians: The Boliana Ivanko Quartet
Singer: Karen Greer
Comedians: Morecambe and Wise
Singers: The Tanner Sisters
Singer: Anne Shelton
Comedian: Ken Dodd
Musicians: BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conductor: Alyn Ainsworth
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Picture Parade

A weekly magazine of films and film personalities introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.
This week's edition includes scenes from the Boulting Brothers' latest comedy "Lucky Jim," from the novel by Kingsley Amis, starring Ian Carmichael, Terry Thomas and Hugh Griffith, with Sharon Acker and Maureen Connell.
(Film by courtesy of British Lion)


Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: Derek Bond
Director: Richard Evans
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: Teacher Didn't Tell Me: 2: I Learned to Vamp Till Ready

[With] Sidney Harrison
A musical revelation in three episodes.

(Episode 3: October 7)


Presenter: Sidney Harrison
Presented by: Arthur Langford

: News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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