A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Valerie Pitts, Rick Jones
Today's story "Do You Hear What I Hear?" is all about sounds.
Characteristic forms of English art discussed by Basil Taylor.
English painting in the eighteenth century produced no master by European standards of religious art or 'history painting'. Commissions for works in the Grand Manner were seldom forthcoming, but ambition was not lacking among the artists themselves.
A duel of words and wit between Frank Muir with Elizabeth Knight, Steve Race and Patrick Campbell with Bernadette O'Farrell, Noel Purcell.
Referee, Joe Melia
"Call My Bluff" devised by:
"Call My Bluff" devised by:
Gordon Wilkins covers the world of motoring.
The Volkswagen factory at Wolfsburg-the biggest single car plant in the world-has had to shorten the working week for its 100,000 labour force for the first time since the war. Exports of 'the beetle' are higher than ever, but over the past year VW have sold 30,000 fewer cars at home, and unsold stocks are piling up. In this Wheelbase film report from Wolfsburg, VW Chairman Professor Heinz Nordhoff surveys West Germany's automobile slump, and weighs up future prospects for the thirty-year-old people's car.
A thriller in six parts by John Roddick.
Starring John Carson, Glyn Houston
with Angela Scoular, John Barron, Brian Wilde, Jean Harvey, John Cater, and Frederick Jaeger
Sheridan finds that someone has broken into Ramsey's houseboat. Inside he finds the reason.
(Shown on Saturday)
A monthly report from the world of music.
Herbert Von Karajan
For the first time on British television, an exclusive interview with the world-famous conductor filmed in Berlin prior to the opening of his first Easter Festival in Salzburg. Von Karajan, who now has his own film and television company, talks to H.C. Robbins Landon about his plans to bring first-class music to a much wider public.
The outstanding twenty-four-year-old pianist discusses his interpretation of the complete cycle of thirty-two Beethoven Piano Sonatas he is currently performing in the newly-built Queen Elizabeth Hall.
Arden Must Die!
The spine-chilling 16th-century English murder story of Arden of Faversham is the subject of a new opera by Londoner Alexander Goehr which is being given its world premiere by the Hamburg State Opera this month. Music International reports from Hamburg on its reception.
Introduced by Bernard Keeffe.
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Ian Trethowan looks back over the past week in Parliament and introduces reports on big debates in both Houses, questions to Ministers, significant moves behind the scenes, and the effects of M.P.s' work inside and outside Westminster.
With Hardiman Scott, David Holmes.
A weekly raid on the archives of BBC Television-and elsewhere.
Introduced by Michell Raper.