A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Carole Ward, Gordon Rollings
In the story chair, Myrtle Richardson
Boats and logs, fishes and frogs, are all in Play School this week. Think of all the other things you might find floating in the sea, rivers, and ponds, and imagine some of the creatures you might find under the water.
Today's story is called 'The Tale of Jeremy Fisher' by Beatrix Potter.
Author (The Tale of Jeremy Fisher):
Ten programmes in which Christopher Chataway looks at careers open to young people of average or high academic ability.
(First shown on BBC-1)
with Dennis Wilson's Orchestra
See page 20
by Evan Jones
With Sylvia Coleridge as Alice, Judy Cornwell as Ann, Paul Daneman as Nigel, Calvin Lockhart as Johnny, John Quentin as Oliver
"A superb short play. The dialogue was crisp and witty. A most thoughtful and ingenious variation on the racial problem. Actors rehearsing a TV play about Rhodesia, wearing masks part of the time, kept popping in and out of their robes, conferring with one another and the director ...this piece deserves repeating." (The Observer)
The second programme in a new series in which the world-famous eighty-year-old opera producer Carl Ebert works in rehearsal conditions with young professional singers.
Tonight, scenes from Verdi's Falstaff
Including Ford's monologue and Falstaff's visit to Alice.
Mrs. Alice Ford:
Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
A film series starring James Drury as The Virginian.
Randy's family come to Medicine Bow to protect him against a feuding neighbour.
A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests.