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: Play School: Pets Day

A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Carole Ward, Barry Wilsher
In the story chair, Enid Lorimer
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Carole Ward
Presenter: Barry Wilsher
Storyteller: Enid Lorimer

: Outlook for Wednesday: In Your Place: 6: A Through Room

Eleven programmes about design ideas, centred round a family, a problem, and a budget.
The Problem: A Through Room
The People: Jim Elderton, Jill Geraerts
The Place: Richmond, Surrey
The Designers: Ben John, Olive Sullivan
The Drawings: Don Kidman
The Presenter: Eric Thompson
(Shown last night on BBC-1)


Subject: Jim Elderton
Subject: Jill Geraerts
Designer: Ben John
Designer: Olive Sullivan
Drawings: Don Kidman
Presenter: Eric Thompson
Outside Broadcast from Vogue House directed by: Mary Evans
Producer: Sheila Innes

: News Summary

: Man Alive: Can She Sing - Does It Matter?

A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives.
Reporters: Angela Huth, Jeremy James, John Percival, Trevor Philpott, Desmond Wilcox

This week:Can She Sing - Does It Matter?
Judith Powell, blonde, twenty-one, an art student with good looks and a guitar, wants to be a pop star. The pop machine has just discovered her and taken her over. She's being trained, groomed-prepared for pop stardom. She used to be a nobody; now they hope to make her somebody. They'll teach her to handle the press, what to drink, what to wear - how to climb to the top in one of the toughest fields in the world. If she makes it she'll need talent as well as the men and women of the the pop machine. She'll need to be able to sing. But is that enough? What goes on behind the scenes in the making of a pop star?
Report by John Percival.


Subject: Judith Powell
Reporter: John Percival
Editor: Desmond Wilcox
Editor: Bill Morton

: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Turn Off If You Know the Ending

by Anthony Bloomfield.
With Janet Munro as Carol, Peter Barkworth as Eric and Sheila Grant as Judy

Carol deserts her husband and son for her lover. She doesn't mind waiting for him in a squalid bedsitter; she thinks she can 'create the future'.


Writer: Anthony Bloomfield
Designer: Oliver Bayldon
Producer: Graeme McDonald
Director: John Glenister
Carol: Janet Munro
Eric: Peter Barkworth
Judy: Sheila Grant

: The Hollywood Musical: Tops is the Limit Anything Goes

Tonight's film starring Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Charlie Ruggles
with Ida Lupino, Grace Bradley

A madcap musical masquerade on an ocean liner is the setting for such famous Cole Porter numbers as 'You're the top', 'I get a kick out of you', and 'Anything goes'.


Music: Cole Porter
Director: Lewis Milestone
Billy Crocker: Bing Crosby
Rene Sweeney: Ethel Merman
Moon: Charlie Ruggles
Hope Harcourt: Ida Lupino
Bonnie: Grace Bradley

: Mind and Motive: 6: Courage and Desertion

A series of six programmes presented by The Director of the Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy's Hospital.

What is courage? Is it only found In spectacular or dangerous situations? How much moral courage have most of us?
This last programme investigates the true nature of courage, the sort of stand people will take for their beliefs and the effects on others if courage fails.


Presenter: The Director of the Department of Psychological Medicine, Guy's Hospital [name uncredited]
Film directed by: Richard Broad
Producer: Ian Martin

: 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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