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: Play School: Dressing-up Day

A programme for children at home.
In the story chair, Athene Seyler
Today's story is called 'The Wedding Party'
(to 11.25)


Presenter: Ann Morrish
Presenter: Johnny Ball
Storyteller: Athene Seyler

: Outlook for Tuesday: Bonjour Francoise: 7: Vite, porteur! Nous sommes en retard!

Written by Michel Faure and Joe Cremona.
A course of thirty lessons for absolute beginners in French.

Jean-Paul and Francoise set off from the Gare de Lyon on their trip to Burgundy.

With Pamela Stirling, Andre Maranne
and Malou Pantera as Francoise, Francois Brincourt as Jean-Paul

(Repeated: Saturday, 10.30 a.m. BBC-1)


Writer: Michel Faure
Writer: Joe Cremona
Director: Maddalena Fagandini
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: Pamela Stirling
Presenter: Andre Maranne
Francoise: Malou Pantera
Jean-Paul: Francois Brincourt

: News Summary

: Floodlit Rugby League Competition: Quarter-final: St. Helens v. Wigan

for the BBC-2 Trophy.


Commentator: Eddie Waring
Television presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Horizon: The Life and Death of the Pine Processionary

A review of the sciences.
Included in tonight's edition:
The Life and Death of the Pine Processionary
An extraordinary and beautiful film shows the hazardous existence of a caterpillar
Thaumetopoea Pityocampa.
Sometimes joyful, sometimes pitiful and seemingly innocuous, the Pine Processionary, as it is more familiarly called, is a wonderful subject for the French film director Robert Enrico; but the wake of destruction it leaves behind in its struggle for survival has forced French biologists to declare war on the species.
See page 33


Film director: Robert Enrico
Studio director: Karl Sabbagh
Editor: R. W. Reid

: Crossword on Two

A contest between teams from
Gerard Geraghty, Pamela Walker, Douglas Summerskill
Douglas Grosvenor, Katie Smith, Patrick Izod
Introduced by Derek Hart.


Panellist (Tees-Side): Gerard Geraghty
Panellist (Tees-Side): Pamela Walker
Panellist (Tees-Side): Douglas Summerskill
Panellist (Coventry): Douglas Grosvenor
Panellist (Coventry): Katie Smith
Panellist (Coventry): Patrick Izod
Presenter: Derek Hart
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: International Cabaret

from The Talk of the Town in the heart of London.
Kenneth Williams introduces
Tonight's star from France, Juliette Greco
from Germany, Sicki and Katja and Bob Telden
and from France, The Roger Stefani Can-Can
See page 31


Presenter/special material: Kenneth Williams
Singer: Juliette Greco
Singers: Sicki and Katja
Singer: Bob Telden
Dancers: The Roger Stefani Can-Can
The Cabaret Orchestra under the direction of: Alyn Ainsworth
Special material: John Law
Design: Paul Joel
Production: G. B. Lupino

: Late Night Line-Up

Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests.


Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Presenter: Sheridan Morley

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