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: Play School

Story: The Ugly Duckling by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN Presenters
Sarah Long , Stuart McGugan
Graphic designer NANCY PETLEY-JONES Designer SALLY MCKEE Written by CHLOE ASHCRorr and JOHN M. A. LANE Produced by JOHN M. A. LANE
Executive producer CYNTHIA FELGATE


Unknown: Sarah Long
Pianist: Stuart McGugan
Pianist: William Blezard
Designer: Nancy Petley-Jones
Designer: Sally McKee
Written By: Chloe Ashcrorr
Written By: John M. A. Lane
Produced By: John M. A. Lane
Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Closedown

: Caught in Time

Introduced by James Cameron
A series of films featuring the rediscovered work of amateur cameramen and ' home movie makers of the 20s and 30s.
High days and holidays were (and still are) meat and drink to the amateur film maker; the Caught in Time request for old home movies produced scores of exam-pies and tonight we show four of the best. Blackpool 1933, Snowdonia 1937, a canal trip in the Black Country, called simply Poor
People's Outing, and an account of the Warrington Walking Days, combine to show Britain having a good time' before the war.
Series producer DAVID COLLISON


Introduced By: James Cameron
Producer: David Collison
Presented By: Kathleen Derby

: NatJackley

in The Old Boy Network
Juvenile troupes, touring in revue, years on the variety halls, specialist in panto dame parts and recently straight parts in TV plays,
Nat has done it all, and here he tells of his follies and fortunes during nearly 60 years in show business.Theatre
Recorded at the Southport Theatre
Programme associate JIMMY PERRY


Unknown: Jimmy Perry
Producer: Donald Sayer

: Greta Garbo as Anna Karenina

with Fredric March
For ten years Anna has been resigned to her loveless marriage to the Count Karenin, reserving all her tenderness for her young son Then a chance meeting with the dashing Count Vronsky wakens a new emotion in her.
Garbo played Tolstoy's heroine twice in her career, and today s version endures as her most famous film and the best known of the 15 screen adaptations of the novel.
Based on a novel by COUNT LEO TOLSTOY Produced by DAVID O. SELZNICK Directed by CLARENCE BROWN
Films: page 11


Play By: Clemence Dane
Novel By: Count Leo
Unknown: Arence Brown
Vronsky: Fredric March
Sergei: Freddie Bartholomew
Kitty: Maureen O'Sullivan
Countess Vronsky: May Robson
Karenin: Basil Rathbone
Stiva: Reginald Owen
Yashvin: Reginald Denny
Dolly: Phoebe Foster
Levin: Gyles Isham

: Parsifal

A devotional opera in three acts by RICHARD WAGNER , traditionally performed on Good Friday
Wolfgang Wagner 's production of his grandfather's last opera, recorded last summer in Bayreuth. Broadcast with Radio 3 from 4.30
Introduced by HLMniREY burton
Act 1, Scene 1: A forest near a lake Scene 2: Temple of the grail
Designed and directed by WOLFGANG WAGNER
Costumes by REINHARD heinrich
Directed for television by BRIAN LARGE English subtitles GILLIAN widdicombe A unitel production
Presented (or BBCtv by CAROLYN JOHNSON (Parsifal, Act 2, (it 6.35 pm)


Unknown: Richard Wagner
Unknown: Wolfgang Wagner
Chorus-Master: Norbert Balatsch
Conducted By: Horst Stein
Introduced By: Hlmnirey Burton
Directed By: Wolfgang Wagner
Costumes By: Reinhard Heinrich
Television By: Brian Large
Unknown: Carolyn Johnson
Parsifal: Siegfried Jerusalem
Kundry: Eva Randova
Gurnemanz: Haxs Sotin
Klingsor: Leif Roar
Titurel: Matti Salminen
First knight: Toni Kramer
Second knight: Heinz Klaus Ecker
First esquire: Marga Schiml
Second esquire: Hanna Schwarz
Third esquire: Helmut Pamflch
Fourth esquire: Martin Egel
Flower maiden: Hanna Schwarz
Flower maiden: Norma Sharp
Flower maiden: Carol Richardson
Flower maiden: Mari Anne Hacgander
Flower maiden: Marga Schiml
Flower maiden: Margit Neubauer

: Gardeners' World

Geoff Hamilton and Mary Spiller at Barnsdale
Vegetables are the top priority this week, and the aim is to produce a family-sized harvest from a small plot; and the lawn that was delayed by wet conditions at last gets some attention.
Choosing and planting shrubs for year round colour is another timely task, and Sheila Macqueen arranges a basket of flowers and makes an arrangement for the Easter table.
Produced by JOHN KENYON BBC Birmingham
Gardeners' World Vegetable Book, £1.50; BBC videobooks, Mr Smith 's Vegetable Garden (BBCV 1000), Mr Smith 's Flower Garden (bdcv 1001), Mr Smith 's Indoor Garden (bbcv 1002), £37.95 each, from retailers


Unknown: Geoff Hamilton
Unknown: Mary Spiller
Unknown: Sheila MacQueen
Produced By: John Kenyon
Unknown: Mr Smith
Unknown: Mr Smith
Unknown: Mr Smith

: Parsifal

Act 2
Scene 1: Klingsor's enchanted castle
Scene 2: Klingsor's garden
(Parsifal, Act 3, at 8.0 pm)

: News Summary

with Richard Baker with subtitles for the hard-of-hearing, followed by Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: One Hundred Great Paintings

This week's theme: Grief Giotto (1267-1377)
Lamentation of the Dead Christ at the Arena Chapel, Padua
Giotto, like many great artists, seems to have been most inspired by tragic themes, and his austere style is suited to portraying austere events. The Lamentation, called ' pieta ' in Italy, is the most intense of all the scenes in the Padua chapel. Every shape laments. Grief permeates the whole composition.
Written and narrated by ALISTAIR SMITH


Unknown: Alistair Smith
Producers: Bill Morton
Unknown: Edwin Mullins

: Parsifal

Act 3
Scene 1: Landscape near temple of the grail
Scene 2: Temple of the grail
For the best effect, viewers with stereo Radio 3 should turn off TV sound and position their speakers on either side of the screen, but a few feet away. Stereo headphones are an alternative.

: You Can't Take it With You

starring Jean Stapleton and Art Carney , with Barry Bostwick , Blythe Danner
A classic American comedy about a zany and uninhibited New York family led and inspired by Grandpa Vanderhof. Creative chaos is the keynote of the household as each member of the family pursues an unusual hobby. When the only ' sane' daughter falls in love, the scene is set for a hilarious collision between her fiancees stodgy parents and her supremely eccentric family.
Produced by LINDSAY LAW
Directed by PAUL BOGART. Films: page 11 (First showing on British teleuision


Unknown: Jean Stapleton
Unknown: Art Carney
Unknown: Barry Bostwick
Unknown: Blythe Danner
Unknown: Moss Hart
Unknown: George S. Kaufman
Produced By: Lindsay Law
Directed By: Paul Bogart.
Penny: Jean Stapleton
Grandpa Vanderhof: Art Carney
Tony: Barry Bostwick
Alice: Blythe Danner
Rheba: Marla Gibbs
Henderson: Howard Hesseman
Mrs Kirby: Polly Holliday
Essie: Beth Howland
Mr Kirby: Robert Mandan
Kohlenkov: Kenneth Mars
Mr De Pinna: Harry Morgan
Olga: Mildred Natwick
Donald: Tini Reid
Paul Sycamore: Eugene Roche
Ed: Paul Sand
Gay Wellington: Joyce van Patten

: The Wooldridge View

The last of three programmes Pheidippides and the Flying Doctor
Written and narrated by Ian Wooldridge
Two thousand years ago a Greek messenger called Pheidippides ran 26 miles from Marathon to Athens, announced the obliteration of the Persian army and dropped dead. Bill Haines , a Yorkshire fire insurance engineer, is obsessed with retracing most of his footsteps.
Back home, jumping off Ben Nevis provided a more complicated challenge for the flying doctor, in a hot air balloon race from the summit of Britain's highest mountain to the nearest pub.
Film editor DICK PULL


Unknown: Ian Wooldridge
Unknown: Bill Haines
Unknown: Ben Nevis
Producer: Michael Begg

: Late News

with Richard Baker ; Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Vigil

The fifth of six watches in preparation for Easter. Theme: The Foolishness of God. Reading:
1 Corinthians 1, vv 20-25
Music: The Reproaches; Faithful Cross (Palestrina); When I survey (Tchaikovsky, arr Wood)
(The final part of Vigil is tomorrow night)

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