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: Play School: Useful Box Day

A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Ann Morrish, Brian Cant
In the story chair, Mabel Wheeler

Do you remember this week's storyteller, Mabel Wheeler? On her recent visit to Play School she told three traditional fairy tales and this week she returns with some traditional Scottish stories.
There are lots of different houses in Play School this week. The poem each day is about 'The Crooked Man in the Crooked House' and on Tuesday Brian and Ann make a house for the toys out of blocks. There is a game of drawing animal houses on Wednesday, and on Thursday Brian tries to make a house out of a pack of cards.
Do you know how a jelly is made? On Friday Brian and Ann show how to make one and explain how it sets.
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Ann Morrish
Presenter: Brian Cant
Storyteller: Mabel Wheeler

: Outlook for Monday: Discovery and Design: 5: What is Engineering?

Five talks on the aims and methods of Science and Engineering.

Professor S.A. Tobias, D.Sc., Ph.D. talks about the place of the engineer in society, and the relationship between his work and that of the scientist.


Speaker: Professor S.A. Tobias
Director: Harry B. Levinson
Series Producer: James McCloy

: News Summary

: Before the Fringe

Highlights of famous revues introduced by Alan Melville.
Starring this week Dora Bryan, Cicely Courtneidge, Robert Dorning, Eira Heath,
Betty Marsden, Hugh Paddick, Thelma Ruby, Terry Skelton, Jimmy Thompson,

Elisabeth Welchin excerpts from Clowns in Clover (1928), Spread it Abroad (1939), Sweetest and Lowest (1948), Tuppence Coloured (1947), The Globe Revue (1952), For Amusement Only (1956), Living for Pleasure (1958)

(Dora Bryan is appearing in "Hello, Dolly!" at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; Hugh Paddick in "Let's Get a Divorce" at the Comedy Theatre; Thelma Ruby in "Jorrocks" at the New Theatre; Terry Skelton in "Charlie Girl" at the Adelphi Theatre, London)


Presenter/Written, composed, or devised by: Alan Melville
Written, composed, or devised by: William Chappell
Written, composed, or devised by: Noel Coward
Written, composed, or devised by: Herbert Farjeon
Written, composed, or devised by: null Louiguy
Written, composed, or devised by: Edith Piaf
Written, composed, or devised by: Dion Titheradge
Written, composed, or devised by: Charles Zwar
Compiled by: Peter Myers
Music arranged and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Martin Johnson
Producer: Robin Nash Performer: Dora Bryan
Performer: Cicely Courtneidge
Performer: Robert Dorning
Performer: Eira Heath
Performer: Betty Marsden
Performer: Hugh Paddick
Performer: Thelma Ruby
Performer: Terry Skelton
Performer: Jimmy Thompson
Performer: Elisabeth Welch

: The Movies: 5: The Designer

A weekly series about films and film-makers.

Roger Hudson visits two celebrated designers at their work.
Ken Adam designer of Dr. No, Goldfinger, and Dr. Strangelove, is working on You Only Live Twice at Pinewood Studios.
Richard MacDonald who designed the sets for Losey's The Servant, is on location in Dorset with John Schlesinger's Far from the Madding Crowd.


Reporter: Roger Hudson
Subject: Ken Adam
Subject: Richard MacDonald
Producer: Barrie Gavin
Director: Virginia Kent

: Theatre 625: On the March to the Sea

by Gore Vidal.
Starring Joss Ackland, Barrie Ingham
and Tony Bill as Grayson Hinks

A high-tension drama about General Lee's march through Georgia in the American Civil War and how it affects the Hinks family.

"A sharp intimate picture of one family's Civil War... excellent television dialogue, incisive, witty and sometimes moving." (Daily Telegraph)


Writer: Gore Vidal
Music: Stanley Glasser
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Alan Gibson
Amelia Blair: Tessa Wyatt
Mrs. Blair: Tucker McGuire
Minna Hinks: Stella Tanner
John Hinks: Joss Ackland
Colonel Sutcliffe: Lindsay Campbell
Aaron Hinks: Richard James
Mr. Grayson: Peter Madden
Grayson Hinks: Tony Bill
Servant: Gwigwi Mrwebi
Union Sergeant: John Sterland
Colonel Thayer: Barrie Ingham
Union Captain: Donald Sutherland

: Jazz Goes to College: Woody Herman and his Orchestra

A series presenting the best in international jazz recorded in concert from Britain's foremost colleges and universities.
This week from The University of Exeter
Woody Herman and his Orchestra
In the first of two programmes recorded by this great American big band currently touring Britain.
Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
(Woody Herman and his Orchestra appear by arrangement with Harold Davison)


Musicians: Woody Herman and his Orchestra
Presenter: Humphrey Lyttelton
Producer: Terry Henebery

: 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.


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Tony Bilbow

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