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Chardin and the Female Image
With Simon Parkin ,
Philippa Forrester and Esther McVey.
Around the World with Willy Fog
The story of the appeal for Romanian children.
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Lime Grove classics, including Muffin, Bunter, Toytown, Bill and Ben....
Jimmy Edwards stars as the scheming headmaster of Chislehurst School.
Classic melodrama made at Lime Grove studios starring
Margaret Lockwood as the bored Lady Skelton, who turns to highway robbery for excitement. Director Leslie Arliss
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E for Eyelash, so who else but Dusty Springfield? The biggest names of BBC Light Entertainment performing in the studios at Lime Grove and the Television Theatre.
Including Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong ,
Jack Benny and Woody Allen.
An Unearthly Child. The pilot episode of Doctor Who, made in 1963.
Stars such as Stewart Granger, John Mills and Phyllis Calvert recall the heyday of the prolific Lime Grove film studios, the setting for some of the finest moments in British film history.
Tonight pioneered the art of the short film made by directors like
John Schlesinger , Jack Gold and Kevin Billington , with reporters such as Fyfe Robertson and Alan Whicker. Presented by Trevor Philpott.
A look at British television's first female singing star. With Bruce Forsyth , Denis Norden and Bill Cotton.
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England v Sri Lanka Further live coverage.
Dr MacFaddyan and his team of midwives attended the birth of television and nurtured it through to its first faltering transmission. Told by Enn Reitel , Jon Glover , Arabella Weir and Joe Brookes. Written and produced by Geoff Atkinson and Kim Fuller
During the 1970s Nationwide scoured the country five nights a week to bring some extraordinary stories to our screens. But was Nationwide tea-time trivia, tabloid television or the BBC's first and last truly populist current affairs programme? With contributions from former presenters Michael Barratt , Frank Bough and Sue Lawley - and a llama.
Director Bill Eagles
Frank Muir remembers
What's My Line?, Animal, Vegetable, Mineral and Ask Dad. Contestants include
Gilbert Harding ,
Isobel Barnett , Barbara Kelly , and a rather young Frank Muir.
In the mid 1950s the Groves were central to the lives of millions of people in Britain. Using stars from current soaps including EastEnders, Brookside and Coronation
Street, the world of The Grove Family, Britain's very first soap, is re-created. Director Vanessa Engle
Highlights from some of the recently discovered editions from the 1950s and 1960s.
Tonight's victims include John Mills , Kenneth More , Dame Sybil Thorndike ,
Richard Attenborough , Group Captain Leonard Cheshire , Richard Todd and Harry Secombe.
The Rotten Apple. In 1956
Jack Warner first strolled on to the screen in a series of weekly stories about a London policeman. In this episode PC George Dixon has to deal with a wayward colleague played by a very young Paul Eddington.
PC George Dixon:
PC 'Tubb' Barrell:
Sgt Grace Millard:
Insp Cherry CID:
Lime Grove began broadcasting in 1950 with the children's favourite Muffin the Mule. Ludovic Kennedy evokes the ghosts of Lime Grove from its days as the home of live BBCtv to its golden days as the centre of BBC current affairs. With excerpts from programmes such as Panorama, Tonight, Monitor and Sport sview and people like
David Attenborough ,
Cliff Michelmore , Alan Whicker , David Dimbleby ,
Esther Rantzen , Charles Wheeler and Edward Heath.
Executive producer John Whiston Director John Bush
0 BBC VIDEO: 'Muffin the Mule', £7.00 from retailers.
By Nigel Kneale.
Classic episode of the spine chilling sci-fi thriller first transmitted in 1955.
Alien objects have landed on the earth, but where could they possibly have come from and why does everybody seem to be behaving like zombies?
Professor Quatermass decides he should investigate - with terrifying results.
BBC video: 'Quatermass and the Pit', Â£10.99 from retailers.
Alfred Hitchcock 's superb version of Buchan's classic adventure story made at Lime Grove. Starring Robert Donat Madeleine Carroll
An innocent man accused of murder is pursued by both the police and an international spy ring. The beleaguered Richard Hannay eventually finds himself fleeing across the desolate Scottish moors - handcuffed to a beautiful but unpredictable blonde.
John Laurie , later known as Private Frazer in the comedy series Dad's Army, is a formidable crofter, and Peggy Ashcroft makes her mark on-screen as the timid wife who tries to help the fugitive escape.
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Arts: A New Museum in South Kensington. Was Prince Albert's dream of bringing together science and art actually realised in the early Victoria and Albert Museum or was it always doomed to fail? Colin Cunningham investigates. Producer T Coe
England v Sri Lanka
Highlights of the fourth day's play from Lord's. Introduced by Richie Benaud.