A programme for children at home
Presenters this week, Miranda Connell, Colin Jeavons
Today's story: "The Outside Cat" by Jane Thayer
Does the television set you watch ever go wrong and make strange noises and funny patterns? Miranda has trouble getting her television to work today and the toys have a surprise.
Author (The Outside Cat):
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
Escaping from a wrecked stage-coach after it has been attacked by bandits, Victoria saves a man's life - only to find that the sole purpose of his journey is to kill her husband.
A bottle of tablets left in an apparently safe place-a small boy who finds them and swallows forty of the tablets...
Tonight's programme tells this story and shows how the casualty and emergency teams of a London hospital fought for nearly forty-eight hours to save the child's life.
In the studio, a specialist talks about some of the commonest poisons and the consultant physician gives some simple rules for dealing with a child who has taken poison.
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Written by Marty Feldman and Barry Took
co-starring John Junkin, Tim Brooke-Taylor
with Roland MacLeod, Mary Miller
by Charlotte and Denis Plimmer
Cast in order of appearance: Michael Gwynn as Thomas Glover, Willie Jonah as
Biafran Corporal, Glyn Houston as Father Ignatius, Zakes Mokae as Colonel Okpara, Elizabeth Bell as Doctor Mary Ivens, Hilary Minster as Schneider
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Doctor Mary Ivens:
by Malcolm Muggeridge
A dialogue with the Devil, choosing the disciples, the Sermon on the Mount, the miracles: the film describes the main part of Christ's life up to the final entry into Jerusalem 'that killest the prophets.'
"...some of the most beautiful images I have ever seen on a screen." (The Universe)
The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Brian King, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests