The story of the re-building of Coventry Cathedral and of the many people who helped build and adorn it including
Sir Basil Spence , Sir Jacob Epstein
John Hutton , John Piper
Lawrence Lee , Geoffrey Clarke and Keith New
Narrator, Leo Genn
Music composed and conducted by Kenneth Pakeman
Section of the BBC northern Orchestra Leader, REGINALD STEAD
Choir of Coventry Cathedral Organist and Choirmaster. DAVID LEPINE
Direction by JOHN READ
Written and produced by ROBIN WHITWORTH
A shortened version of the programme first shown on the eve of the consecration of the Cathedral
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for the deaf and hard of hearing.
A series of films from all over tha world about our astonishing planet and the creatures that live on it
Volcano by HAROUN TAZIEFP
Narrated by Paul Rogers
BBC presentation by Ivan Lockett See page 15
THE MITCHELL MINSTRELS with JOHN BOULTER
DAI FRANCIS , TONY MERCER Compere, LESLIE CROWTHER
Also starring Margaret Savage The Television Toppers
Delia Wicks, Don Cleaver
Penny Jewkes , Les Rawlings Sheila Bernette
Dance direction by Roy Gunsen
Vocal arrangements: George Mitchell
Orchestrations by Alan Bristow
Orchestra (Leader, Freddie Clayton ) conducted by George Mitchell and Eric Robinson
Settings by Lionel Radford
Devised and produced by GEORGE INNS
The Black and White Minstrel Show is appearing at the Victoria Palace. London. and al the Grand Theatre. Leeds
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Robert Erskine dispenses Water, Wine, and Wisdom at a drinking party which took place 2,500 years ago, to which you are invited, celebrating the first of his series of twenty-six programmes about the past.
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A monthly report from the world of music including
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
The enchanting story of a tiny opera house, forgotten and disused for over a century, then restored In every detail to its original state. The Drottningholm Court Theatre, near Stockholm, celebrates this year its 200th anniversary. Elisabeth Soder strom, the Swedish soprano, describes it to JOHN Amis and appears in an excerpt from Gluck's opera Iphigenie en Aulide.
HARPSICHORD OR PIANO?
Rosalyn Tureck discusses with KENNETH VAN BARTHOLD different interpretations of Bach's keyboard music and plays the Chromatic Fantasia in D minor.
The famous composer-conductor talks to ALAN JEFFERSON about his ideas on modern American music.
The new Flentrop organ has recently been installed in the Queen Elizabeth Hall , London. The distinguished young Swiss organist, a Professor at Geneva Conservatoire, tries it out.
Introduced by Bernard Keeffe
Produced by KENNETH CORDEN
A sensational show from the girl whose name is Barbra BARBRA STREISAND
A dazzling star in a glittering setting shines in a series of contrasting musical numbers presented in her own inimitable style
Directed by DWIGHT HEMION Produced by JOE LAYTON and DWIGHT HEMION
Choreography by Joe Layton See page 15
Noel Picarda reflects on this week's television with the Line-Up team and tonight's guests.