The story of a people who have come to lead a strangely amphibious life.
Filmed by A.C. Barrington Brown and introduced by Tim Slessor.
(First shown on November 23)
Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a Bwrw Golwg ar Amaethyddiaeth, Diwydiant a Materion Seneddol.
(Daily news, and surveys on agriculture, industry, and political matters)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
A series of eleven programmes about musical instruments, their players, and the music written for them.
Introduced by James Blades
with Joan Goossens (piano).
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
A magazine programme for younger viewers.
Introduced by Christopher Trace.
The Story of San Marco: San Marco, U.S.A.
Jenny Grant: Episode 3
The story of a young dancer written and told by Ann Taylor.
with Mary Hewing.
Writer/storyteller (Jenny Grant):
A tough old-timer owns a valuable stretch of land high up on the mountain. In spite of tempting offers, he refuses to sell his rights, but a couple of crooks are just as determined as he is, and what is one man's life to them? Chuck and P.T. find themselves involved in a desperate race against the clock.
P T Moore:
With Adrian Hill who sets a subject, helps you with your picture-making, and announces this week's prize-winners.
Picture Gallery: 'Christmas Shopping'
(The Sketch Club exhibition is now at Museums and Fine Art Galleries, Albert Institute, Dundee)
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 and with John T. Warren, Gardens Manager of the Electrical Research Association at Reading, advises on the simplest and cheapest uses of electricity in the garden and on a selective approach to tools and gadgets for the physically disabled.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart and the travelling reporters including Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson.
in a programme of spectacular dances.
Partsa - Georgian ritual dance
Kartuli - Georgian courtship
Khokimi - A mountain battle
Kazbek Dance - From the Caucasian Mountains
Khevsur Suite - Sabre Dance
Mkhedruli - The armed horsemen
(The Georgian State Dance Company appears by arrangement with Victor Hochhauser and the Corporation of the Royal Albert Hall)
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The Georgian State Dance
by Charles Dickens
Adapted for television in eleven episodes by Constance Cox
In which Jo moves on and disaster comes to Bleak House.
Lady Honoria Dedlock:
Mr. Inspector Bucket:
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
Featuring Sidney James
with Sidney Vivian, Hugh Lloyd, Robert Dorning, Alec Bregonzi, Laurie Webb, Tom Clegg, Ivor Raymonde, Richard Statman, Philip Carr, Lionel Wheeler, John Vyvyan
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Sidney Balmoral James:
Man in ticket booth:
A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.
Guest Star, Viveca Lindfors
(A BBC film release)
A precious casket becomes the motive for piracy and Harry Lime proves he is not always for sale to the highest bidder.
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Story and teleplay by:
Armand and Michaela Denis on Safari to Asia
On a last round of the Bangkok shops before going upcountry, Armand and Michaela Denis find a trader dealing in commodities for the next world - for to the Eastern mind, death is not necessarily solemn or sad.
They also arrange for the care of their pets in their absence, and are invited to witness a tattooing ritual.
Men and women from Asian countries put questions to: Bertrand Russell, O.M. on 'The Wisdom of the West'.
Chairman, Romila Thapar
Produced by Hallam Tennyson and John Danvers from Liverpool
(A sound recording of this meeting of Asian Club will be broadcast in the regular weekly series in the General Overseas Service of the BBC)
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A magazine of news and pictures from cameramen all over the world.
Presented by Richard Baker.