Direct from Austria
This is the opening day of the Championships, which are being held high in the Austrian Alps at Bad Gastein.
Today BBC Television joins the outside broadcast unit of the Austrian Television Service to see the closing stages of the Special Slalom for men.
Further relays from the Championships tomorrow, Wednesday, Saturday and next Sunday.
Commentator at Bad Gastein, Max Robertson
Max Robertson writes on page 3
A weekly date with Percy Thrower who shows the dividing and replanting of Michaelmas daisies and other herbaceous plants, sows vegetables and salads under cloches, brings strawberries into the greenhouse, and starts dahlia tubers into growth for cuttings.
Sydney Pearce, Assistant Curator at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, shows
colour in the winter greenhouse, shrubs and pot plants in flower or in berry at this season in the greenhouse.
Presented by Paul Morby from the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)
Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
A television news feature recalling the week's outstanding events on film, with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Robert Dougall.
Gerald Gentry conducts the BBC Midland Light Orchestra (Leader, James Hutcheon)
with June Bronhill (soprano), Arnold Richardson (organ), Gregori Tcherniak (balalaika) accompanied by Geoffrey Sisley (guitar).
Introduced by Robert Irwin.
The organ solos filmed and recorded at Leominster Priory in Herefordshire.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(June Bronhill appears by permission of the Sadler's Wells Opera Company)
The BBC Midland Light
meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Mark Bonham Carter, Viscountess Kilmuir, Dr. J. Bronowski, Noel Annan
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]
Sound-track to be repeated on Monday at 3.30 p.m. (Home)
Events move fast when Corky's new friend Mitzi, a performing bear, escapes from the circus. The local townsfolk, thoroughly alarmed, demand the animal's recapture and destruction. Certain that Mitzi is still tame and harmless, Big Tim and Corky set out to find her. Neither of them realise the dangers in store for them, nor do they expect such an amazing climax to the hunt.
Joey, the clown:
Big Tim Champion:
Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
by R. L. Stevenson.
Adapted by John Blatchley.
Fights arranged by:
Sir Daniel Brackley:
Hugh the ferryman:
Sir Oliver Oates:
R.T. Brooks has again been visiting schools to join in their daily services. Now he tells the story of some of the words and music he heard in them.
Direct from Czechoslovakia
A visit to Bratislava to join outside broadcast cameras of the Czechoslovak Television Service to watch part of the Free skating section of the Ladies Championship.
Pere Aime Duval the guitar-playing Jesuit priest sings his songs to a studio audience.
Introduced by Fr. Bernard Basset, S.J.
See page 4
Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, Gilbert Harding, David Nixon.
In the chair, Eamonn Andrews
("What's My Line?" was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick; David Nixon is in "Cinderella" at the Hippodrome, Manchester)
by Bernard Shaw
(See above and page 4)
[Photo caption] Hesione Hushabye played by Judy Campbell and Hector Hushabye played by Tony Britton in "Heartbreak House" by Bernard Shaw
It is the eve of the First World War when young Ellie Dunn arrives at Captain Shotover's eccentric house in Sussex with its drawing-room furnished like a ship, and the general air of a lunatic household. It is against this background that Shaw's comic 'fantasia in the Russian manner on English themes' is brilliantly developed.
(Tony Britton appears by permission of British Lion Films, Ltd.)
(See below and page 4)
A look every fortnight at what's happening in Theatre, Films, Books, Painting, Sculpture, Music, Architecture
Tonight Huw Wheldon introduces:
Peter Brook on "Quarter Ear Music" - illustrated in the studio by a scene from the Stratford Memorial Theatre production of "The Tempest", and by demonstrations of music concrete filmed in the Club d'Essai in Paris.
John Schlesinger takes a film camera to Harringay
Kingsley Amis interviewed about his new novel "I Like it Here"
Joseph Cooper at the piano
Other items include
a view of Epstein's sculpture and a report on Tennessee Williams's play "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof".
Reporter (Quarter Ear Music):
post that mentions
The Bishop of Middleton, the Rt. Rev. Robert Nelson looks at the story of the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple and asks what it has to teach us.
Presenter (The Epilogue):
The Rt. Rev. Robert