Presented by John Edmunds.
For the deaf and hard of hearing a commentary appears visually.
As part of Sir William Walton's 70th birthday celebrations, a concert of his own music was given last week by the London Symphony Orchestra.
Outside broadcast cameras were at the Royal Festival Hall to record his Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten conducted by Andre Previn,
Concerto for viola and orchestra with Yehudi Menuhin (solo viola) conducted by Sir William Walton.
Introduced by Antony Hopkins
The London Symphony
The career of Col. Sir Hugh Boustead reads like an adventure from the Boys' Own Paper
He joined the Navy at 13, deserted to fight on the Western Front, went on to fight with the White Russians, became an Army boxing champion, had a go at Everest - and commanded the Camel Corps.
He left the Army to become eventually a Political Agent in the richest sheikdom in the world.
The role of the Pharaoh is one of the most distinctive aspects of the ancient civilisation of the Nile Valley. Tutankhamun himself enjoyed only a short reign. But the institution that he represented left its stamp on every part of Egyptian life. Introduced from the Tutankhamun Exhibition at the British Museum by Cyril Aldred, Keeper of Art and Archaeology at the Royal Scottish Museum.
One of the most distinguished poets writing in the English language today has spent all his life as a priest in Wales. In tonight's film he reads a number of his poems and talks of his beliefs and of the relationship between his work as a priest and as a poet.
(Easter Holiday People: page 4)
Thomas Hardy's words, and summer in an unspoiled Wessex.
by George Eliot
Dramatised in six parts by Alexander Baron
Starring Robert Hardy
and introducing Martha Henry.
Mirah is now settled with Mrs Meyrick. Gwendolen and Grandcourt have married.
Sir Hugo Mallinger:
The Emmanuel Fisher
Singer - in concert
with The Treorchy Male Voice Choir, The Blossoms
(First shown on BBC1. Sounds, page 10)
The Treorchy Male Voice
Orchestra directed by: