for the deaf and hard of hearing
A look at the news of the week with film from all over the world and a commentary that can be seen as well as heard.
A series of films from all over the world about our astonishing planet and the creatures that live on it.
Commentary by Anthony Smith.
The Grizzly Bear has roamed North America for a million years.
The invention of the repeating rifle brought the feared and hated bear to the point of extinction, but today's inventions are to the Grizzly's advantage.
Scientific devices are enabling John and Frank Craighead to discover the secrets of the great bear so that it may be preserved.
A National Geographic film produced in association with Wolper Productions Inc.
from the South and West
See colour feature on centre pages
with Robert Erskine.
Pebbles from the Moon may turn out to be the curiosities of the space age, but in the seventeenth century porcelain from China seemed to come from just as far away. (Colour)
Starring Charlie Drake.
With Henry McGee, The Three Bells, The George Mitchell Singers, The Show Dancers, Jean Marlow, Michael Beint, Anthony Dawes, Steve Plytas, Brian Vaughan, Dervis Ward, Susan Payne, Jeffrey Chandler, Robert Fountain, The Volantes.
The George Mitchell
A duel of words and wit between Michael Flanders with Jo Rowbottom, Tony Britton and Patrick Campbell with Julie Harris, Kenneth Horne.
Referee, Robert Robinson
"The Press often refer to me as the greatest English conductor. I will not be called the greatest English conductor - but I do know I'm a damned sight better than any foreigner!"
This programme provides an opportunity for viewers to reassess Sir Thomas's own characteristic quip.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham, Bt., C.H.
(Recorded in Chicago in March 1960 and made available by W.G.N. Continental)
(See page 35)
The Chicago Symphony
The story of the English Windmill.
"The windmill is a couris thing,
Completely built by art of man,
To grind the corn for man and beast
That they alike may have a feast"
A film about some of the survivors of those thousands of mills that a hundred years ago were at work all over England.
Written and produced by Malcolm Freegard.
Television's weekend colour supplement with Noel Picarda and a personal view from a guest critic. (Colour)