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: Play School: Dressing-up Day

A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Julie Stevens, Gordon Rollings
In the story chair, Charles Leno
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Julie Stevens
Presenter: Gordon Rollings
Storyteller: Charles Leno

: Outlook for Tuesday: Italy and the Italians: 2: Italy becomes a Nation

Film narrated by Denis Mack Smith.


Narrator: Denis Mack Smith
Producer: Michael Bunce

: News Summary

: This Man Craig: The Water Baby

by Anthony Marriott.
Starring John Cairney
and Ellen McIntosh, Leonard Maguire, Joan Alcorn
Guest stars, Robert Cartland, Anthony Valentine


Writer: Anthony Marriott
Designer: Archie Clark
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Prudence Fitzgerald
Gordon McLellan: Anthony Valentine
Anna Janeowska: Trudy Bryce
Jean Cowan: Sally Adams
Mr. Jancowski: Robert Cartland
Alex Fraser: David Hayman
Mrs. Jancowska: Ida Schuster
Margaret Craig: Ellen McIntosh
Willie Sinclair: Alex McCrindle
Ian Craig: John Cairney
Mr. Robertson: Leonard Maguire
Jimmy Craig: Brian Pettifer
Katie Duncan: Joan Alcorn
Miss Gourlay: Eliza Ward
Mrs. Czarnecka: Grace Pagan
Mr. Czarnecki: Douglas Murchie
Mrs. Cowan: Jean Taylor Smith

: Pause for Laughter

Featuring some hilarious moments from the golden age of screen comedy.

: Life: Gorilla Gorilla Gorilla

Life ...in the animal world.

Recent field studies of this the greatest of the great apes suggest that it is an amiable gentle giant. How this characteristic can be developed in captive gorillas is revealed in a remarkable Japanese film: Gorillas and their King.
Dr. Desmond Morris, Zoological Society of London introduces the film and talks to
Dr. Ernst Lang, Director of Basle Zoo, and a leading authority on breeding gorillas in captivity, and Head Keeper L. G. Smith of London Zoo
From the West


Presenter: Dr. Desmond Morris
Interviewee: Dr. Ernst Lang
Interviewee: L.G. Smith
Producer: Ronald Webster

: Europa

A look at the world through European eyes.
Introduced this week by Derek Hart with the help of the cameras of the European television networks.


Presenter: Derek Hart
Associate Producer: Geoffrey Baines
Producer: Anthony Smith

: The Forsyte Saga: Part 1: A Family Festival

by John Galsworthy.
A second chance to see this dramatisation by Donald Wilson.
(Shown on Saturday)
See pages 4 and 5


Author: John Galsworthy
Dramatised by/Producer: Donald Wilson
Director: David Giles

: Newsroom

followed by The Weather

: 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]


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

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