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: Play School: Dressing-Up Day

Today's story is 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' by the Brothers Grimm.


Author (The Elves and the Shoemaker): The Brothers Grimm
Illustrator (The Elves and the Shoemaker): Katrin Brandt
Presenter: Diane Dorgan
Presenter: Johnny Silvo

: Closedown

: Newsroom

with Peter Woods reporting the world tonight.


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Summer Season presents The Bear

A comic opera by WILLIAM WALTON Libretto by PAUL DEHN based on a play by ANTON CHEKHOV
In The Bear, Chekhov's most popular and successful farce, Madame Popova 's elaborate grief for her dead husband is rudely interrupted by the visit of a creditor, who stays to demand rather more than his money. This musical version has the additional fun of William Walton 's tunes, many written as operatic parodies. with a wealthy widow a middle-aged landowner the old manservant
English Chamber Orchestra leader KENNETH SILLITO conducted by Sir William Walton This TV production was highly enjoyable ... a perfect TV opera
HAROLD ROSENTHAL , OPERA rf this one ever comes back, don'miss it PETER BLACK , DAILY MAIL
Associate conductor JAMES LOCKHART
(Radio Times People: page 5)


Unknown: William Walton
Play By: Anton Chekhov
Unknown: Madame Popova
Unknown: William Walton
Leader: Kenneth Sillito
Conducted By: Sir William Walton
Unknown: Harold Rosenthal
Unknown: Peter Black
Conductor: James Lockhart
Repetiteur: Richard Nunn
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Editor: Rosemary Hill
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Rudolph Cartier
Madame Popova: Regina Resnik
Grigory Smirnov,: Thomas Hemsley
Luka,: Derek Hammond-Stroud

: Collector's World

Items of interest, information and investigation for collectors about collecting.
This week's subjects include:
HUGH SCULLY looking at the largest and most comprehensive collection of gramophone records in the world, namely the BBC's own record library
JOHN KENNEDY-MELLING and LEONARD PEARCEY taking the lid off the pot-lid collecting mania
Some viewers' questions answered by JAMES NORBURY
Introduced by HUGH SCULLY
Producer JOHN KING (from Bristol)


Unknown: Hugh Scully
Unknown: John Kennedy-Melling
Unknown: Leonard Pearcey
Introduced By: Hugh Scully
Introduced By: Robin Drake
Directors: Paul Smith
Producer: John King

: Brief Lives

Adapted by Patrick Garland from the works of John Aubrey
With Roy Dotrice as John Aubrey

Brief Lives, shown on television both here and in the States, and produced on the stage in both countries, has become a classic. Roy Dotrice won the 'Actor of the Year' award for his portrayal of John Aubrey, the 17th-century diarist, whose reminiscences in his cluttered room make up this remarkable solo performance - outrageous, hilarious, touching and totally convincing - one has the feeling that this is John Aubrey himself talking across the centuries.
Music played and sung by TERRY GOULD
A BBC-tv/Talent Associates Production (Roy Dotrice: pages 46-48)


Adapted By: Patrick Garland
Unknown: Roy Dotrice
Unknown: John Aubrey
Unknown: John Aubrey
Sung By: Terry Gould
Sung By: Julia Trevelyan
Director: Patrick Garland

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