A programme for children at home
Presenters this week, Carole Ward, Johnny Ball
Today's story: 'I Wish that I had Duck Feet.' by Theo LeSieg
Two fingers-there to see,
Here comes another,
Now there are three...
Hands and feet-that's what Play School is about this week.
Today Carole uses an old glove to make a dancing doll, and Johnny puts on some special shoes that make him feel like dancing.
Author (I Wish that I had Duck Feet):
Kaiser Wilhelm II was one of the most intelligent men ever to become a king. Yet by the end of his reign Germany was ruined and defeated. Why?
Introduced by John Tidmarsh
The World Tonight
Reporting: John Timpson and Peter Woods
with Martin Bell, Michael Blakey, Michael Sullivan, 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
To help the young son of a Mexican outlaw Victoria takes on the job of schoolteacher in Tucson, but in befriending the boy she places her own life in grave danger.
[Starring] Spike Milligan with his guests
A series which explores living memory
Wireless before the days of broadcasting
At the end of the last century the atmosphere began to be torn apart by man-made electrical disturbances. Wireless telegraphy had arrived.
During the next twenty years or so those first crude Morse signals developed into broadcasting as we know it today.
In tonight's film the early years are recalled by some of the people who helped 'break the silence' home experimenters, schoolboys, ships' wireless operators, pre-BBC broadcasters, engineers...
'We were regarded by the general public as magicians, something supernatural, and I think we rather revelled in that - it amused us,' says R.D. Bangay who joined the Marconi Company in 1903.
Also taking part: Kenneth Alford, Mrs. Winifred Collins, J.N. Cragg, Mrs. Gertrude Donisthorpe, Colonel A.K. Haslehurst, R.C. Patrick, E.A. Payne, John Scott-Taggart, Gilbert White, F.C. Ward
Colonel A. K.
The start of the second series
The Americans seek revenge in a return match
Tonight: Sam Snead, U.S.A. v. Gary Player, South Africa at Formby, Lancashire
The World won the first series 5 1/2-3 1/2. Tonight's match between two of golf's all-time 'greats' is the first of a further series of thirteen matches on the championship courses of Britain and Ireland.
Prize-money for each match: $4,000 for the winner; $3,000 for the loser
The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests