The best of the week's newsfilm from all over the world together with other subjects of interest. For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually
Presenter, Robert Dougall with Joan Turner
Producer. BILL NORTHWOOD followed by THE WEATHER
Fifty minutes in a company of two accompanied by an Orchestra with William Blezard
Original lyrics and material by JOYCE GRENFELL
Music by RICHARD ADDINSELL
' Slow down ' music by JOYCE GRENFELL and WILLIAM BLEZARD
Musical arrangements and orchestral direction by WILLIAM BLEZARD
Designer, Gloria Clayton
Production, JOHN STREET
As usual Joyce Grenfell has written all her own monologues and songs. She has also collaborated on the music to one item entitled
. 'Slow down.' Seventy per cent of her material tonight is new, though she has been persuaded to repeat such firm favourites as ' Hymn ' and ' What shalt I wear this bright May morning? '
A series of films from all over the world about our astonishing planet and the creatures that live on it.
A film by ALEXANDER ZGURIDI
In the depths of a Russian forest a Red Deer calf is born. Throughout the contrasting seasons of his first year he encounters all kinds of fellow creatures, including a bathing bear, beavers, a menacing lynx, and a pack of hungry wolves.
Produced at the studios of Central Scientific Films, Moscow and Mafilm, Budapest English commentary written by DESMOND HAWKINS and spoken by NORMAN SHELLEY
Music composed and conducted by SIDNEY SAGER from the South and West
In this the first of two programmes the great soprano
Maria Callas talks to
Lord Harewood about her career and her work
Executive producer, JOHN CULSHAW
Director, BARRIE GAVIN
A Halas and Batchelor cartoon
A hilarious cartoon version of the epic ride undertaken by that worthy citizen Mr. Gilpin on a runaway horse.
by STUART HOOD
A second chance to see the Chronicle film story recounting the events which led up to the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife-and the outbreak of the First World War.
The documentation of this fateful event is exceptionally detailed and the programme was made in the actual streets where these events took place on that hot July day in 1914. ... a meticulous and scholarly recreation engrossing in itself ...
THE SUNDAY TIMES
... compelling, thanks to Stuart Hood 's strong unemotional script ...
... a really riveting piece of television ... The FINANCIAL TIMES
Directed by =KENNETH SHEPHEARD
Produced by PAUL JOHNSTONE
A new series of programmes of lunacy and laughter starring, as your hosts,
DAN ROWAN and DICK MARTIN featuring a regular company of crazy characters and a bewildering array of guests
Produced by GEORGE SCHLATTER and ED FRIENDLY for N.B.C.
invites a number of special guests to discuss some of the talking points of the week with Joan Bakewell
Editor, ROWAN AVERS