A programme for children at home
Presenters this week, Valerie Pitts, Johnny Ball
In the story chair, Donald Bisset who today tells his own story "The Quacking Pillar Box"
Valerie uses paint and paper to make a crown today, and Johnny starts Play School's preparations for Christmas.
Author/Storyteller (The Quacking Pillar Box):
Five programmes on the situation now
A brief history of the laws of divorce, and a look at their present state -
including Sir Alan Herbert recalling the events which led to his Marriage Bill of 1937.
The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson and Peter Woods
with Martin Bell, Michael Blakey, Michael Clayton, Tom Mangold, Brian Saxton, David Tindall, Richard Whitmore and the correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News
followed by The Weather
The High Chaparral ...is the bid of a family seeking roots in the newly won West
...is the threat to the new settlers from Mexicans and Indians
...and spells adventure in the Arizona territory of 1870
Mexican Bandit El Lobo seizes an opportunity to avenge his imprisonment by Manolito by plundering the mule train struggling from Tucson to The High Chaparral.
Devised and written by Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor
An encyclopaedia of the air
Starring Tim Brooke-Taylor and Graeme Garden
with Jo Kendall, Nick McArdle, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Amy Dalby, Felicity Harrison
Devised and written by:
Devised and written by:
by William Douglas Home
with Anthony Nicholls as the Bishop and Celia Bannerman as the Actress
The Actress is unhappy if the bottle of tablets is anything to go by. She is on the verge of swallowing a handful when she is disturbed by someone at the front door. It is the Bishop, father of her former fiance who today is marrying someone else. The bishop comes in, settles down, and very quickly turns out to be a different kind of bishop - very different indeed.
Written by Peter Moseley
A series of profiles on the life and work of artists of international stature
American writer James Jones is best known for his novels From Here to Eternity, Some Came Running, and The Pistol. This film shows the author with his wife and children in their Paris home. Jones talks with great candour about his work, his background, and his attitude to war, and Vietnam in particular.
Late Night Line-Up's selection of some of the interesting and amusing moments from programmes seen on BBC-2 during November
Introduced by Sheridan Morley