A programme for children at home.
Presenters, Marla Landi, Stephen Cartwright
Today's story is 'The Happy Owls' by Celestino Piatti
Author (The Happy Owls):
LAW AND LIFE
Fourteen programmes on the laws that affect our daily lives
Introduced by John Edmunds
8: ... AND FOUND WANTING
How can we be certain we receive goods of the quantity and quality we expect? This programme considers the law of weights and measures, food and drugs, false trade descriptions, and consumer protection. Two local authority officials explain their role in enforcing the legal standards laid down by the law. with L. M. Griffiths
E. W. Pike and Elizabeth-Archer, Roy Spencer Script by DAVID TENCH
Designer, Jean Tulloch
Director, TONY ROBERTS
Producer, JOY HARINGTON
A contest between teams from
LONDON (West) Irene Thomas
Christopher Anderson Neil Stein and BELFAST
Douglas Anderson Malcolm Graham
Introduced by Derek Hart
Producer, T. LESLIE JACKSON
Gordon Wilkins covers the world of holiday motoring.
How far can family motorists drive this summer within the Â£50 foreign travel limit? Does the extra Â£25 car allowance cover petrol, oil, and running repairs on the road to the Mediterranean? Are the most distant resorts too expensive this year for the British? Wheelbase takes the new car ferry Patricia from Southampton to Bilbao to investigate the shortest -and cheapest-drive to the sun in the south of Spain.
Directed and produced by:
A thriller in five parts by Jon Manchip White.
With Patrick Kavanagh, Anna Palk, Derek Francis
Rex links Col. Cooper's late daughter Prue with the mystery of Shelby's persecution and death. Nancy, shocked and frightened, still refuses to help.
(Shown on Saturday)
Majesty in Mantua
A profile of CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI 1567-1643 the first modern composer
In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Monteverdi's birth, the BBC invited the American musicologist
H. C. Robbins Landon to revisit Mantua and Venice (where Monteverdi worked) and to record his own appreciation of the music of one of the world's great composers
Nadia Boulanger gives an additional view
The music is taken from:
LA FAVOLA di ORFEO THE VESPERS Of 1610
DI TANCREDI E CLORINDA
MADRIGALS OF WAR AND Lovi
GWRIA a 7 L'INCORONAZIONE BI POPPEA
Film cameraman, Tony Leggo
Film recordist, Stan Nightingale Film editor, Peter Ringsted
Written and directed by CHRISTOPHER BURSTALL
Plunder: One Man and His Band
Harry Roy recalls the golden age of British dance music with excerpts from his films Everything is Rhythm (1936), Rhythm Racketeers (1937).