A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Marla Landi, John White
In the story chair, Norman Warwick
This week's storyteller, Norman Warwick, does not say a word! His stories today and on Thursday and Friday are told simply by dancing. Tomorrow John dresses up as a sailor and brings back presents to Marla from his voyages, and on Pets Day a goat and a hen pay a visit to Play School.
Today's story is called 'The Stick that wanted to Dance'
The first of five documentaries on teenagers.
David Nabarro was seventeen when he went as a Community Service Volunteer to organise four hundred volunteers in York. What sort of people are volunteers? What do they do? Why do they do it?
(Shown yesterday on BBC-1)
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Directed and produced by:
Starring Mike Yarwood, Lulu, Ray Fell
with Malcolm Clare, Audrey Bayley, Alix Kirsta, Frances Pidgeon, Christine Pockett
by Alun Owen
With Keith Barron as Terry O'Neil, Alan Lake as Joey O'Neil, John Roden as Billy O'Neil, Pearl Hackney as Hettie Magee, Ilona Rodgers as Judy
The old fella has died and his three sons who have led very different lives return home for the funeral. Now there has to be a new head of the family and the row over which one of them it is going to be leads to more than just strong words.
"'The Wake' crackled with life and colour, a catherine-wheel nailed spitting and sparkling to a familiar back-yard post.2 (New Statesman)
"Very impressive play... Alun Owen knows how to exploit tension to an alarming degree." (The Observer)
"The dialogue had all the liveliness one expects from him." (The Times)
The second of a series of four matches.
Featuring Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player for a first prize of $25,000.
(A programme recorded in America)
Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
A film series starring James Drury as The Virginian.
The Graingers match wits with a ruthless gunfighter and two of his gang.
A last look around the world of television.
Criticism. Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests.