starring Tommy Kelly, May Robson, Walter Brennan
A warm-hearted film version of Mark Twain's well-loved classic of boyhood in bygone days. In his picture of Tom - the boy who is always in trouble - Mark Twain looks back nostalgically on his own childhood, a period when the days seemed endless, sunny, and full of interest.
with Percy Thrower from Grayswood Hill, Surrey
As well as a further look at the many varieties of trees and shrubs for which this garden is noted, Percy Thrower plants bulbs for spring and autumn flowering.
(from BBC Midlands)
Produced and directed by:
Introduced by Cliff Morgan
Last Thursday the 30 selected members of the sixth 'Springboks' touring party arrived in England prior to the commencement of their 25-match schedule. Tonight's programme introduces the personalities, including skipper Dawie de Villiers (above), and illustrates the talents of the international team now acknowledged as second only in the world to the mighty All-Blacks of New Zealand.
Skipper (South Africa):
A Chronicle special
Did an earthquake like the one experienced by Sir Arthur Evans, while excavating at Knossos, destroy the sophisticated Minoan civilisation of Crete?
Archaeologists have discovered evidence on the nearby island of Santorini - and a possible connection with the legend of Atlantis.
Introduced by Magnus Magnusson
Woody Herman and his Orchestra playing the sounds of today
Woody Herman, one of the few remaining giants of Big Band jazz, departs from his familiar sounds this year with a band built around the brilliant arrangements of Richard Evans, a young musician formerly involved in pop music. Woody and Richard have worked together on an entirely new concept in big band writing which points the way to a marriage of the worlds of pop and big band music.
Film interviews by Benny Green
Woody Herman and his
by Donald Wilson
Starring John Neville, Susan Hampshire, Margaret Tyzack and John Standing
Monmouth, the hope of the Protestant rebels, was defeated by John Churchill at Sedgemoor.
(Repeated: Friday, 8.25 pm)
Duke of Monmouth:
Earl of Danby:
George of Denmark:
Prince of Orange:
Earl of Feversham:
The weekly arts magazine presented by James Mossman
Stubbs: a bit of a mystery: The strange story of George Stubbs, the great 18th-century animal painter, a genius in art and science who had scarcely a word written about him. This film tries to piece together the jigsaw, from a few scraps of written evidence, from facts and rumours, visiting some of the remote places connected with the artist and his work.
Introduced by Basil Taylor
Tidy's World: Monday to Friday, nine to five, cartoonist Bill Tidy sits alone in his office in Southport, laughing at his own jokes. His aim is to draw five cartoons a day, and Review looks over his shoulder.
Subject/artist (Tidy's World):
Director (Tidy's World):
Irma Kurtz, American journalist, takes a personal look back at TV programmes and issues of the past seven days
Starring Dorothy McGuire, George Brent, Ethel Barrymore
Somewhere in a small New England community lurks a mentally deranged person who believes that young girls with physical defects are happier dead than alive.
Dorothy McGuire gives a remarkable performance as the mute girl, Helen, in this atmospheric murder mystery set in 1906.
Based on the novel "Some Must Watch" by: