A programme for children at home.
Today's story: "Pippa goes out at Night" by Barbara Murrell.
Author (Pippa goes out at Night):
The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents at home and abroad, of BBC News
and The Weather
by Aldo Nicolaj
Translated by Anthony Paul
A series of short plays specially written by famous authors featuring distinguished English and Continental actresses in solo performances.
[Starring] Edwige Feuillere
Marie-Louise, an elegant but nervous widow, has retired from the world to her Paris penthouse and roof garden. She is quite happy until her privacy is invaded by a cheeky young electrician who appears on top of an adjacent building to mend a short circuit.
(Next week: Margaret Leighton in "All On Her Own" by Terence Rattigan)
Achievement... Happiness... Tragedy... Stress...
A weekly programme which focuses on people and the situations which shape their lives.
Reporters: Jim Douglas Henry, Angela Huth, Jeremy James, John Percival,
Trevor Philpott, Desmond Wilcox, Harold Williamson
A selection of musical milestones from the golden days of the silver screen.
Tonight: the 1956 production of "The Girl Can't Help It"
Starring Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, Edmond O'Brien
and featuring Julie London, Ray Anthony, Barry Gordon, Fats Domino, The Platters, Little Richard, Gene Vincent, The Treniers, The Chuckles, Johnny Olenn, Nino Tempo, Eddie Cochran, Abbey Lincoln, Eddie Fontaine
A small-time theatrical agent is commissioned by a one-time gangster, Marty 'Fats' Murdock, to turn his current girl-friend into a pop star. His choice of song to launch her on a successful career is "Rock Around the Rockpile" composed while he was doing time in prison.
Screenplay/Produced and directed by:
From a story by:
Hilda - maid:
Barry the Paperboy:
A last look around the daily scene with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King, Sheridan Morley.