A programme for children at home.
Today's story is called 'Pippa Goes Out at Night' by Barbara Murrell
Author (Pippa Goes Out at Night):
Eleven programmes for people who want to know more about the background of the countryside around them.
The story of Ulverston seen through the eyes of two nineteenth-century printers.
Introduced by William Rollinson, Lecturer in Historical Geography, University of Liverpool.
A look at the world through European eyes.
Introduced this week by Olivier Todd with the help of the cameras of the European television networks.
An opera in two acts by Benjamin Britten
Libretto by E.M. Forster and Eric Crozier, from the story by Herman Melville.
Scene: On board H.M.S. Indomitable during the French wars of 1797.
[Starring] Peter Pears
The Ambrosian Opera Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra, Leader, John Georgiadis
Conductor, Charles Mackerras
(Peter Glossop, Michael Langdon, David Kelly, Kenneth Macdonald, Dennis Wicks, Robert Bowman, Delme Bryn-Jones,Eric Garrett, Keith Raggett, and John Constable appear by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden; Charles Mackerras by arrangement with the Hamburg State Opera; David Bowman by arrangement with Sadler's Wells Opera Co.)
"...the finest achievement in Television opera yet mounted in this country." (The Sun)
"...on television the dramatic impact was even more overwhelming than on the stage." (The Times)
"...the screen was bursting with measured tension." (Daily Express)
"...I could detect nothing wrong with Basil Coleman's superb direction." (Daily Sketch)
There will be a short interval at 9.55
The Ambrosian Opera
Edward Fairfax Vere, Captain of H.M.S. Indomitable:
Billy Budd, foretopman:
John Claggart, Master-at-Arms:
Mr. Redburn, First Lieutenant:
Mr. Flint, Sailing Master:
Red Whiskers, an impressed man:
Donald, a sailor:
Dansker, an old seaman:
Squeak, a ship's corporal:
The Novice's Friend:
Arthur Jones, an impressed man:
Bernard Franeli (spoken
A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests.