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: Play School

Dressing-Up Day Today's story is
' The King's Breakfast' by A. A. MILNE Presenters


Unknown: A. A. Milne
Unknown: Carole Ward

: Closedown

: Newsroom

Reporting the world tonight PETER WOODS and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News and Weather


Unknown: Peter Woods

: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four

starring Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Stock as Dr Watson
Dramatised by Michael and Mollie Hardwick
Also starring Ann Bell as Mary Morstan, Paul Daneman as Thaddeus and Bartholomew Sholto and John Stratton as Inspector Athelney Jones
'The Sign of Four again. What can it mean, Holmes?' 'It means murder.'


Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Dramatised by: Michael Hardwick
Dramatised by: Mollie Hardwick
Script Editor: John Barber
Script Editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Sally Hulke
Producer: William Sterling
Sherlock Holmes: Peter Cushing
Dr Watson: Nigel Stock
Mary Morstan: Ann Bell
Thaddeus: Paul Daneman
Bartholomew Sholto: Paul Daneman
Inspector Athelney Jones: John Stratton
Mrs Forrester: Ailsa Grahame
Jonathan Small: Howard Goorney
Mrs Hudson: Grace Arnold
Lal Rao: Ahmed Khalil
McMurdo: Sydney Conabere
Wiggins: Tony McLaren
Mrs Mordecai Smith: Annabella Johnston
Mr Mordecai Smith: David S. Boliver
Mrs Bernstone: Ann Way
Tonga: Zen Keller
Alice: Sara Olee
John Sholto: John Dunbar
Policeman: Ves Delahunt
Policeman: David James
Policeman: Kenneth Hale
Policeman: Tony Leary
Toby: Toddy

: Look, Stranger A Very Special Occasion

They may not have managed their 11-plus, but the children of the South Shields Secondary Schools Brass Band can make magnificent music. During the summer holiday they were invited to perform at Durham University, and tonight we learn their story from the man who brought brass back to schools of South Shields and from one of the performers on this great night - the boy who bangs the gong.
Executive producer BRIDGET WINTER


Producer: Sandra Wainwright

: Premiere The Movie Murderer

A season of new feature films starring
Arthur Kennedy , Warren Oates with Tom Selleck
Russell Johnson , Jeff Corey
A series of seemingly motiveless full-scale fires leads to a battle of wits between two old adversaries: top fire investigator Angus Mac Gregor and Alfred Fisher , the cleverest arsonist in the business. Key to the puzzle facing Mac Gregor is the story of a film that must never be shown ...
Produced by JACK LAIRD Directed by BORIS SAGAL


Unknown: Arthur Kennedy
Unknown: Warren Oates
Unknown: Tom Selleck
Unknown: Russell Johnson
Unknown: Jeff Corey
Unknown: Angus Mac
Unknown: Alfred Fisher
Unknown: Mac Gregor
Written By: Stanford Whitmore
Produced By: Jack Laird
Directed By: Boris Sagal
Angus MacGregor: Arthur Kennedy
Alfred Fisher: Warren Oates
Mike Beaudine: Tom Selleck
Collier Landis: Jeff Corey
Ellen Farrington: Norma Crane
Cliff Thomas: Russell Johkson
Karel Kessler: Robert Webber
Lois Warwick: Nita Talbot

: Line-Up: Edinburgh

JOAN BAKEWELL and SHERIDAN MORLEY introduce the programme from Edinburgh during the Festival


Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: Sheridan Morley
Editor: Michael Bill

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