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: For the Schools: Young People at Work: 10: In Farming

Robert Gladwell talks to a girl and two boys about their life on the land. They are also seen at some of their jobs which include ploughing, harvesting, pig breeding, and dairy-farming.


Presenter: Robert Gladwell
Film cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film editor: Jack Gold
Producer: Margaret Ross Williamson

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
A weekly series of exercises to music.
From the BBC's Midland television studio

Our Miss Pemberton: 9: Lost Property
Written by Sheila Hodgson.
A story of life today in a small town.

(to 15.15)


Exerciser (Keep Fit): Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit): Ann Shead
Presented by (Keep Fit): Desmond O'Leary
Writer (Our Miss Pemberton): Sheila Hodgson
Editor (Our Miss Pemberton): Philip King
Editor (Our Miss Pemberton): Falkland Cary
Producer (Our Miss Pemberton): Richard Gilbert
Geof Patterson: Terence Soall
Mary Pemberton: Margot Boyd
Avis Douglas: Jocelyne Rhodes
George Pearce: Alan Rolfe
Jimmy Bassett: James Clifton
Percy Carter: Vincent Goodman

: Children's Television presents: Speedbird 933

A film about the preparations, and the journey of over 8,000 miles of the Britannia jet-prop airliner which brings children from overseas to schools in the British Isles.
Written and produced for television by Trevor Hill.
Incidental music composed by Henry Reed who conducts a section of the BBC Northern Orchestra
(Filmed with the co-operation of British Overseas Airways Corporation)


Writer/Producer: Trevor Hill
Film Cameraman: Gerry Pullen
Film Editor: Donald James
Incidental music composed by/Conductor: Henry Reed
Musicians: A section of the BBC Northern Orchestra

: Children's Television: Junior Picture Parade

Jess Yates introduces news and views from filmland.


Presenter: Jess Yates
Presented by: Bill Parry Jones

: Children's Television: The Fox Hunt

by Frank Carpenter.
A short story told by Gladys Young.


Writer: Frank Carpenter
Storyteller: Gladys Young

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions
News for Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Tonight

Look around with Geoffrey Johnson Smith.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Travel
with Derek Hart and this week: Cy Grant, Elizabeth Larner


Presenter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Derek Hart
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Singer: Elizabeth Larner
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Star Choice presents: Terror in the Streets

[Starring] Linda Darnell
A series of film plays presenting stars in stories of their choice.


Director: Robert Florey
[Actress]: Linda Darnell

: It's Magic

David Nixon says It's Magic
and introduces a thirty-minute mixture of mystery and music.
with Claudine assisted by Trevor Hill, The Great Masoni, Sheila Holt and Tom Gillis and a panel of well-known guests to see fair play.


Presenter/magician: David Nixon
Magician: Claudine Assisted by: Trevor Hill
Magician: The Great Masoni
Dancer/Dance arranged by: Sheila Holt
Dancer/Dance arranged by: Tom Gillis
Orchestra director: George Clouston
Orchestrations: Alan Bristow
Producer: Graeme Muir

: Nicholas Nickleby: Episode 7

by Charles Dickens.
Adapted for television by Vincent Tilsley

In which Nicholas discovers the identity of the young lady he has fallen in love with and, having learned her tragic circumstances, loves her all the more; and in which Smike has a secret sorrow.


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: Vincent Tilsley
Director: Eric Taylor
Producer: Douglas Allen
Mr Charles Cheeryble: George Howe
Nicholas Nickleby: William Russell
Walter Bray: Maurice Colbourne
Madeline Bray: Marilyn James
Mrs Nickleby: Gillian Lind
Smike: Brian Peck
Frank Cheeryble: Barry Foster
Kate Nickleby: Jennifer Wilson
Miss La Creevy: Rosamund Greenwood
Newman Noggs: Richard Wordsworth
Ralph Nickleby: Malcolm Keen
Arthur Gride: Anthony Jacobs

: Hall of Fame

The Sportsview Unit look back on the world's greatest sports stars in action.

Tonight's stars: Gene Tunney, Sir Malcolm Campbell
Introduced by Raymond Glendenning.


Boxer: Gene Tunney
Racing driver: Sir Malcolm Campbell
Presenter: Raymond Glendenning
Devised and written by: Paul Fox
Devised and written by: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: Off the Record

Jack Payne introduces stars and personalities who are Off the Record
together with the latest news from the record industry including Lonnie Donegan,
Ronnie Hilton, Michael Holliday, The Kaye Sisters, Edna Savage, Ian Wallace and Tony Crombie and his Sweet Beat with The Concert Orchestra and the George Mitchell Singers
Conducted by Stanley Black


Presenter: Jack Payne
Singer: Lonnie Donegan
Singer: Ronnie Hilton
Singer: Michael Holliday
Singers: The Kaye Sisters
Singer: Edna Savage
Singer: Ian Wallace
Musicians: Tony Crombie and his Sweet Beat
Musicians: The Concert Orchestra
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Conductor: Stanley Black
Producer: James Gilbert

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from the people who write the news.


Presented by: Hugh Burnett

: Shirley Abicair

brings you songs from far and wide.


Zither player/Singer: Shirley Abicair
Orchestra Director: Sidney Bright
Script Writer/Musical Associate: William Lovelock
Designer: Eileen Diss
Presented by: Ronald Marsh

: Without Love

by Colin Morris.
A dramatised documentary that illustrates some of the influences which give rise to prostitution.


Writer: Colin Morris
Film Cameraman: A. A. Englander
Film Editor: Tony Essex
Designer: Roy Oxley
Producer: Gilchrist Calder

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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