Nature arranges that people come in different sizes. This creates a problem for the clothing manufacturer, who has to do some research before starting on the design of clothes. Philip McAllen, in today's programme, shows some of the problems of finding the average man - or woman.
(Recording of Monday's broadcast)
Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm - a chyfle i gwrdd a rhai sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
Adrian Hill presents the final programme of the Autumn term and introduces young artists and their work.
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(BBC television film)
Script and music:
Nobody knows that an important visitor is coming to town until the red carpet at the hotel starts behaving strangely.
A Morton Schindel Cartoon
(Previously shown on Nov 21, 1957)
Bruce Campbell introduces
What to ask for if you are a budding naturalist.
How to make a collection of feathers.
The Month of December
A film of birds in the winter with commentary by Johnny Morris.
From the BBC's West of England studio
Commentary (The Month of December):
How do you build a sledge when you haven't any money and there's no wood? Two small boys in a Hungarian village solve the problem in a novel way-and with unexpected results.
English version by Vere Lorrimer
Spoken by Frank Sieman.
On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland. Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales 6.15-6.20
Percy Thrower shows seasonal work in garden and greenhouse.
Christmas roses; Tender alpines; Chrysanthemums; Lilies of the valley
and with A. H. Lugg, Horticultural Superintendent of the Hertfordshire Institute of Agriculture, St. Albans discusses
From the BBC's Midland television studios
Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant and Noel Harrison
in tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Star Guests and The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis Da Pron Dancers.
Written by Goodman Ace, Morton Green and George Foster and Jay Burton.
The Mitchell Ayres
The Ray Charles
The Louis Da Pron
Producer for NBC:
Edited for BBC television by:
David Nixon says 'It's Magic' and introduces a thirty-minute mixture of mystery and music with Peter Pit, Joe Davis, Sheila Holt, Tom Gillis and a panel of well-known guests to see fair play.
(Peter Pit is appearing at the Savoy Hotel, London)
Dancer/Dance arranged by:
Dancer/Dance arranged by:
Orchestra directed by:
Raymond Glendenning introduces Hall of Fame
The Sportsview Unit recalls the world's greatest sports stars in action.
Tonight: The Brisbane Tests
On the eve of the first Test 'Hall of Fame' recalls some dramatic struggles at Brisbane. Film shows famous players like Paynter, Hammond, Larwood, Bradman, and O'Reilly in action.
Edited and written by:
by Charles Dickens
Adapted for television by Freda Lingstrom
In which Charley Hexam takes a brother's interest in Lizzie and Bella takes her father out to dinner.
(David McCallum appears by arrangement with The Rank Organisation)
Miss Georgiana Podsnap:
Mrs. Sophronia Lammle:
Miss Bella Wilfer:
Mrs. Henrietta Boffin:
Between the conversion of St. Patrick and the coming of the Vikings, early Christian Ireland had its Golden Age. Liam and Maire de Paor describe the lives and work of the saints and scholars, the goldsmiths, illuminators and stone carvers who made their country the wonder of the Western world during the Dark Ages.
Introduced by Glyn Daniel.
Music composed by:
Music played by:
On Fridays the House of Commons rises early for the weekend. This gives Members of Parliament a chance to visit their constituencies and to meet the people they represent, to hear their problems and to answer their questions.
Hugh Fraser, M.B.E., M.P., Member (Con.) for Stafford and Stone
Julian Snow, M.P., Member (Lab) for Lichfield and Tamworth
answer questions put to them without notice by some of their constituents in the BBC's Midland television studios
John Beavan is in the chair
starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.
Viewers whose sets are tuned to Rowridge will see 'View of the South West' - a weekly magazine-from 10.45-11.10
followed by Weather and Close Down