A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Miranda Connell, Rick Jones
In the story chair, Gerald Young
Today Miranda brings to Play School a large old trunk which she found in the attic of a house which used to belong to her grandmother. Each day Rick and Miranda open the trunk and find something old and unusual.
Gerald Young returns to the story chair with three new stories, and on Thursday Rick reads the picturebook Lucy and Tom's Day.
The guest on Pets Day is a Toucan. Is it a bird, an animal, or a fish? You can find out on Wednesday.
Five talks on the aims and methods of Science and Engineering.
Sir John Baker, Sc.D., F.R.S. Professor of Engineering at Cambridge University talks about engineering design.
by N.F. Simpson.
Starring Pauline Devaney as Middie Paradock, Edwin Apps as Bro Paradock
Guest star, Avis Bunnage as Martha
Featuring Geoffrey Hibbert as Humphrey, Michael Robbins as the Council Official,
Gertan Klauber as the Fire Officer
Music composed and conducted by:
The Council Official:
The Fire Officer:
A weekly series about films and film-makers.
Peter Wollen assesses the work of this great Italian director, and talks to him about Paisa, Stromboli, Voyage to Italy, St. Francis, Generale Della Rovere, Vanina Vanini and the recent The Rise to Power of Louis XIV.
An opera by Christopher Whelen.
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Led by Desmond Bradley
Conducted by Leon Lovett
Robin Fairhurst appears by arrangement with the Essen City Opera; Margaret Neville and David Hillman by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Opera Company
Orchestra led by:
Orchestra conducted by:
A film about the exotic business of buying and selling art treasures of which London is now the centre.
Commentary by John Morgan.
(First shown on BBC-1)
A series presenting the best in international jazz recorded in concert from Britain's foremost colleges and universities.
This week from The Oxford Union.
The second of two programmes featuring American jazz stars Earl Hines (piano), Bud Freeman (tenor saxophone), Buck Clayton (trumpet), Rex Stewart (cornet), together with the bands of Humphrey Lyttelton and Alex Welsh.
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
(Buck Clayton, Bud Freeman, Earl Hines, and Rex Stewart appear by arrangement with Harold Davison)
A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Denis Tuohy, Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow and tonight's guests.