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: Play School

A programme for children at home.
(to 11.30)


Storyteller: Enid Lorimer
Presenter: Carole Ward
Presenter: Gordon Rollings
Production team: Molly Cox
Production team: Cynthia Harris
Production team: Anna Home
Production team: Daphne Jones
Production team: John Kershaw
Graphics: Hilary Hayton
Designer: Andree Welstead
Pianist: Patrick Harvey
Film editor: Jack T. Knight
Director: Malcolm C. Walker
Producer: Joy Whitby

: News

and Line-Up for Friday

: Turn of Fate: Most Likely to Succeed

A series of film dramas.
Starring Jack Lemmon
with King Donovan, Juen Dayton, Howard Petrie


Steve Tyler: Jack Lemmon
Frank Mitchell: King Donovan
Mrs. Tyler: Juen Dayton
Lieutenant Gifford: Howard Petrie

: Encore: The Speckled Band

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Adapted by Giles Cooper.
With Douglas Wilmer as Sherlock Holmes
(First transmission in the series Detective, May 18)
See page 60


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adapted by: Giles Cooper
Theme music composed by: John Addison
Incidental music: Max Harris
Animals [supplied by]: Colchester Zoo
Script Editor: Max Marquis
Assistant: John Gould
Designer: Charles Carroll
Producer: David Goddard
Director: Robin Midgley
Helen Stoner: Liane Aukin
Julia Stoner: Marian Diamond
Dr. Grimesby Roylott: Felix Felton
Percy Armitage: Donald Douglas
Sherlock Holmes: Douglas Wilmer
Dr. Watson: Nigel Stock
Mrs. Hudson: Mary Holder
Annie: Nan Marriott-Watson

: The Bed

by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney.
Starring Thora Hird and Brian Oulton
with Brian Oulton
(Last transmission on April 14)


Writer: Ronald Wolfe
Writer: Ronald Chesney
Theme music: Ron Grainer
Incidental music: Don Banks
Designer: Charles Carroll
Associate producer: Philip Barker
Producer: John Paddy Carstairs
Thora: Thora Hird
Freddie: Freddie Frinton
Salesman: Brian Oulton
Young newly-weds: Lesley Allen
Young newly-weds: Patrick Scanlan

: Mozart from Salzburg: The Magic Flute: Act 1

First of two programmes featuring highlights from a performance of The Magic Flute given during this year's Salzburg Festival.
Vienna State Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master, Richard Rossmayer
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader, Fritz Sedlak
Conducted by Istvan Kertesz

Introduced by Richard Baker.

Scene 1: A rocky scene with hills and trees
Scene 2: A room in the palace of Sarastro
Scene 3: Before the Temple
Recording made available by courtesy of Austrian Television Service and German Television Service
See page 60


Singers: Vienna State Opera Chorus
Chorus-Master: Richard Rossmayer
Musicians: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Fritz Sedlak
[Orchestra] conducted by: Istvan Kertesz
Designer: Joerg Zimmermann
Costumes: Hill Reihs-Gromes
Stage production: Otto Schenk
Presented for TV by: Wilfried Scheib
Presenter: Richard Baker
Papageno, a birdcatcher: Walter Berry
Tamino, a Prince: Waldemar Kmentt
Three Ladies, attendant on the Queen of the Night: Maria van Dongen
Three Ladies, attendant on the Queen of the Night: Cveka Ahlin
Three Ladies, attendant on the Queen of the Night: Vera Little
The Queen of the Night: Roberta Peters
Monostatos, a Moor in the service of Sarastro: Renato Ercolani
Pamina, daughter of the Queen of the Night: Pilar Lorengar
Sarastro, High Priest of the Temple: Walter Kreppel

: The Second Sex: 3: Men As Children

Five women on one subject: Men
Man is a restless thing; still vain and wild,
Lives beyond sixty, nor outgrows the child...
It is this childish, and childlike, aspect of man as described by Isaac Watts that occupies the women this week. There are also the implications of man as child - and as son.
Mrs. Kathleen Behan, mother of five sons, including Dominic and the late Brendan faces:
Greta Lamb, a grandmother
Shirley Deighton, wife of the thriller writer
Elizabeth Dickenson, a doctor's wife
and Elisabeth Frink the sculptor whose bronze warrior adorns the series.
Musical comment, Shirley Abicair accompanied by the Bill Sutcliffe Trio


Panellist: Kathleen Behan
Panellist: Greta Lamb
Panellist: Shirley Deighton
Panellist: Elizabeth Dickenson
Panellist: Elisabeth Frink
Singer: Shirley Abicair
Musicians: The Bill Sutcliffe Trio
Designer: Eva Swiderska
Producer: Elizabeth Cowley

: Newsroom

followed by The Weather

: Late Night Line-Up

Round off the day with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean and tonight's guests.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Presenter: Michael Dean

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