Television and film cameras bring to the classroom people and places in the news.
This week: The Middle East
Introduced by Christopher Chataway.
New ideas for the housewife by Margaret Douglas.
Nell Heaton shows how to make a butterscotch pie.
Here's an Idea
Christine Veasey offers some suggestions for covering eiderdowns.
My Friend Sheltie
A weekly series in which Stanley Dangerfield, Chief Steward of Cruft's, reports on the care and training of Sheltie, his Shetland sheepdog puppy, and suggests other animals that make attractive pets.
Introduced by Joan Gilbert.
Item presenter (Shopping Suggestions):
Cook (Cookery Club):
Item presenter (Here's an Idea):
Reporter (My Friend Sheltie):
BBC Television outside broadcast cameras visit Ascot -Racecourse to see three of the principal events on the first day of the Ascot Heath September meeting.
3.30 The Buckingham Palace Stakes
A handicap for three-year-olds and upwards over five furlongs
4.0 The Clarence House Stakes
For two-year-olds over six furlongs
4.30 The Marlborough House Handicap
For three-year-old fillies over the Old Mile
Clive Graham identifies the horses and riders in the Paddock before each race.
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Presented for television by:
For the Very Young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam Williams and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(A BBC television film)
Blanche Sweet is the heroine in this fast-moving D. W. Griffith film drama of death or dishonour made in 1912. On the same bill is one of Edison's earliest creative efforts filmed in the New York Show of 1906.
The Young Woman:
Bandits are planning a big bank robbery, and shoot the sheriff in order to draw off the townsfolk on a wild-goose chase. The plot thickens when an outlaw's horse goes lame, and they seize another from a former associate. But Rebel picks up the scent and it is not long before Champion and the others are hot on the trail.
The Wonder Horse:
Rebel, the dog:
Introduced by Max Robertson.
A fortnightly series presenting news and views from the world of sport.
A favourite tale of long ago.
Told and sung by Jan Carew.
Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - Politics - People
Cinema - Theatre - Travel
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings and this week, Rory McEwen.
World Cup: Wales v. East Germany
European Cup: Shamrock Rovers v. Manchester United
Sportsview film cameras present on-the-spot film reports of last night's international matches in Cardiff and Dublin.
[Starring] Dennis Lotis
with Sheila Buxton, Mark Baker, Max Geldray, The Barry Sisters, The Martin Slavin Music Group.
From the BBC's Midland television studio.
The Martin Slavin Music
Introduced by Hywel Davies.
Outside broadcast cameras visit this distinguished writer at his Edinburgh home.
(The excerpt from 'Whisky Galore' shown by courtesy of the Rank Organisation)
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A tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde.
Set to music by Richard Strauss.
[Starring] Helga Pilarczyk, Jon Vickers, Norman Foster
See panel and page 11
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Maguire)
Conducted by Walter Goehr
The action takes place on the night of Herod's birthday celebrations In his palace at Machaerus on a hilltop above the Dead Sea, in the time of Christ. In the background of the great courtyard Is the disused well where John the Baptist is kept prisoner.
English text revised by:
[Orchestra] conducted by:
Herod Antipas, Tetrarch of Judaea:
Herodias, his wife:
Salome, her daughter by her first marriage:
Jokanaan, John the Baptist, a Prophet:
Narraboth, a young Syrian, Captain of the Guard:
A Page of Herodias:
Guests, noblemen, High Captains and Chief Estates, slaves, musicians:
Outside broadcast cameras are at the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley, to see some of the world's best players in action during The London Indoor International Championships.
Presented for television by:
with A Baby, A Bird, Some People and Bernard Braden.
Scripts by a host of others
Material at piano written by:
followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down