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: Play School: Dressing-up Day

A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Carole Ward, Peter Reeves
(to 11.25)

Contributors

Presenter: Carole Ward
Presenter: Peter Reeves

: Medicine Today

A monthly series of programmes for doctors.
(Repeated next Tuesday evening on BBC-1 and BBC Wales)
(to 13.45)

Contributors

Director: Mary Hoskins
Producer: James McCloy

: The Engineer in Wonderland: Lecture 1: The White Rabbit

by Professor Eric Laithwaite
The Royal Institution, London Annual Christmas Lectures to Young People.

The scientist has to use his imagination. Professor Laithwaite uses his with the idea of a moving magnetic field; and, like Alice with the White Rabbit, he follows where it leads.
See page 27
(Lecture 2: Only the Grin was Left - Thursday at 5.0)

Contributors

Lecturer: Professor Eric Laithwaite
Presented for television by: Alan Sleath

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Broadcasting Science 4 September 2016

: The Glory of Sail

Told by Alan Villiers, D.S.C.
A film story of the last hundred years of the square-rigged sailing ships, the windjammers, the Atlantic packets, the East India-men, the incomparable clippers, the whalers, the Australian grain ships, the indomitable Cape-Horners.

Contributors

Narrator: Alan Villiers
Producer: Tim Slessor

: The Golden Age of Comedy

Highlights of laughter from the studios of Mack Sennett and Hal Roach featuring many famous comedians of the 1920s.
Including: Laurel and Hardy, Will Rogers, Ben Turpin, Harry Langdon and Charlie Chase, Andy Clyde, Charlie Murray, Billy Bevan

Contributors

Producer: Robert Youngson

: News Summary

: The Eleanor Roosevelt Story

Written by Archibald MacLeish, Eric Sevaried and Francis Cole.
A film biography of America's former First Lady.

Contributors

Writer: Archibald MacLeish
Writer: Eric Sevaried
Writer: Francis Cole
Director: Richard Kaplan
Producer: Sidney Glazier

: Miss Julie

by Auguste Strindberg.
Translated from the Swedish by Elizabeth Sprigge.
Adapted and directed by Alan Bridges.
Starring Gunnel Lindblom as Miss Julie, Ian Hendry as Jess, Stephanie Bidmead as Christine.

Contributors

Author: Auguste Strindberg
Translated by: Elizabeth Sprigge
Adapted by/Director: Alan Bridges
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Producer: Cedric Messina
Miss Julie: Gunnel Lindblom
Jean: Ian Hendry
Christine: Stephanie Bidmead

: Julian Bream and John Williams

The first of two programmes in which these two guitarists appear together in concert for the first time on television.
Tonight: Julian Bream plays the solos:

Contributors

Guitarist: Julian Bream
Guitarist: John Williams
Directed and produced by: Christopher Nupen

: News Summary

: Late Night Line-Up

A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow and tonight's guests also Philip Jenkinson with more film requests.
Letters to Philip Jenkinson should be addressed c/o Late Night Line-Up, [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Item presenter (Film Requests): Philip Jenkinson








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