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Seasonal words and music spoken, sung and played by the boys and girls of Chetham's School, Manchester
including
Ding dong merrily on high
Oranges and Lemons
Toy Symphony
as well as readings from The Wind in the Willows, Christmas for Miss Moss

(Colour)

Contributors

Producer:
Nick Hunter
Performers:
Chetham's School, Manchester

for Christmas Day from St Mary's Parish Church, Moseley, Birmingham
Conducted by the Vicar, The Rev Lorys Davies
Children's drama and music as well as traditional carols are included in this Christmas service.

(Colour)

Contributors

Service conducted by:
The Rev Lorys Davies
Organist:
Adrian Powers
Television Presentation:
Barrie Edgar

A Christmas Appeal on behalf of the ancient Order of Chivalry by The Lord Prior
The best-known work of the Order in this country is St John Ambulance. Each year 200,000 people are trained in first aid, and they give over four million hours of Voluntary Service at all public occasions where first aid may be required.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
The Lord Prior

Stars Basil in Pantoland
featuring Derek Fowlds
With Pat Stark, Les Rawlings, Bob Hunter, Michael Clarke, John O'Neill, Terry Doogan, Dianne Greaves, Debbie Ash
(Colour)

Contributors

Script and songs:
George Martin
Music:
The Bert Hayes Sextet
Designer:
Valerie Warrender
Producer:
Ernest Maxin
Presenter:
Derek Fowlds
[Actress]:
Pat Stark
[Actor]:
Les Rawlings
[Actor]:
Bob Hunter
[Actor]:
Michael Clarke
[Actor]:
John O'Neill
[Actor]:
Terry Doogan
[Actress]:
Dianne Greaves
[Actress]:
Debbie Ash

invites you to Meet the Kids who are spending Christmas Day in hospital.
In his own inimitable style Rolf Harris meets, chats to and entertains the patients and nurses at Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, Carshalton, Surrey. Supporting Rolf will be Coojeebear and The Bert Hayes Quintet

(Bert Hayes is in "Aladdin" at Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury)
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Rolf Harris
Entertainer:
null Coojeebear
Musicians:
The Bert Hayes Quintet
Producer:
Ian Smith

Starring Bruce Forsyth in his special Christmas programme, with umpteen Santa Clauses, Walt Disney characters, clowns, a pantomime and Family Couples from all over the country, including a special section for kids at home.
Ronnie Hazlehurst and his Orchestra
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Bruce Forsyth
Musicians:
Ronnie Hazlehurst and his Orchestra
Programme Associate:
Tony Hawes
Programme Associate:
Denis Gifford
Designer:
Andy Dimond
Producer:
Alan Tarrant
Producer:
James Moir

A look back at the year's Top Pops
including discs by: CCS, Dave and Ansil Collins (No 1), Dawn (No 1), Clive Dunn (No 1), Dave Edmunds (No 1), Middle of the Road (No 1), Mixtures, Mungo Jerry (No 1), Gilbert O'Sullivan, Supremes, T Rex (No 1)
Introduced by Jimmy Savile
Top of the Pops Orchestra directed by Johnny Pearson
Pan's People

(Top of the Pops 71 Part 2, introduced by Tony Blackburn: Monday at 4.35 pm)
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Savile
Musicians:
Top of the Pops Orchestra
Orchestra directed by:
Johnny Pearson
Dancers:
Pan's People
Choreography:
Flick Colby
Costume Design:
Jane Nagy
Lighting:
Ritchie Richardson
Sound:
Richard Chamberlain
Producer:
Johnnie Stewart

This great festive Big Top spectacular is shared with viewers all over Europe

Springboard with a Difference the catcher stands not on the ground but balanced on a huge rolling globe: The Sallay
Aeroplane Antics revolving high above the ring held only by his partner's teeth: the Circus Oscar-winning Antares
Jungle Giants a herd of Indian elephants presented by Wilson Smart with the gypsy girls
Laughs Galore from the boxing ring of The Fabulous Francescos
Grace in the Air suspended by her heels alone - swinging and spinning above the sawdust: from America, Francarro and Estreleta
Black Stallions from Holland presented by Yasmin Smart
Clown on the Bouncing Wire from Switzerland: Galetti
West Indian Contortionists brothers from the Island of Guadeloupe: The Coudoux
40ft Up on the High Wire
Two men high on a unicycle for the first time in Britain: the Czechoslovakian Berondini
Pedigree Pekes and a mongrel called Sheba
circus's funniest dog act presented by David Rosaire
Festive Finale: a real Christmas tree grows as you watch - and the fairy on the top is real

(Colour)

Contributors

Spingboardists:
The Sallay
Performer:
null Antares
Elephant Trainer:
Wilson Smart
Comedians:
The Fabulous Francescos
Performers:
Francarro and Estreleta
Stallion Trainer:
Yasmin Smart
Clown:
null Galetti
Contortionists:
The Coudoux
Unicyclist:
null Berondini
Dog act presented by:
David Rosaire
Circus direction:
The Smart Brothers
Musical Director:
Ken Griffin
Designer:
James Bould
Producer:
Mary David

Written by Ronnie Taylor from the book by Phil Park and Albert J. Knight
A traditional pantomime recorded at Wimbledon Theatre
starring Cilla Black as Aladdin

with Alfred Marks as Abanazar, Roy Castle as Wishee Washee, Norman Vaughan as Widow Twankey, Derek Dene as Chief of Police

(Cilla's Choice: page 5)
(Colour)

Contributors

Writer:
Ronnie Taylor
From the book by:
Phil Park
From the book by:
Albert J. Knight
Dancers:
The Irving Davies Dancers
Musicians:
Ronnie Hazlehurst and his Orchestra
Singers:
The Breakaways
Singers:
The Fred Tomlinson Singers
Choreographer:
Irving Davies
Producer:
Michael Hurll
Aladdin:
Cilla Black
Abanazar:
Alfred Marks
Wishee Washee:
Roy Castle
Widow Twankey:
Norman Vaughan
Chief of Police:
Derek Dene
The Princess:
Elaine Page
The Emperor:
Tom Chatto
The Vizier:
Bertie Hare
The Slave:
Milton Reid
The Genie:
Sandra Michaels
Pekin Police:
Eric Coverdale
Pekin Police:
Bill Herbert
Pekin Police:
Laurie Johnson
The Handmaiden:
Isabell Hurll
The Town Crier:
Bob Parvin

Introduced by Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker

Featuring Engelbert Humperdinck, Lulu, Vera Lynn, Harry Secombe, The New Seekers

Till Death Us Do Part
A reunion with the Garnett family specially written for Christmas
Starring Warren Mitchell and Dandy Nichols

Bachelor Father
Starring Ian Carmichael
with Diana King, Ian Johnson, Briony MacRoberts, Gaynor Jones, Geraldine and Jacqueline Cowper, Kevin Moran, Andrew Bowen, Peter Thornton

Dick Emery
Interviewer Gordon Clyde who meets Lampwick and Mandy and some 'bovver.'

A Policeman's Lot
Starring Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques
with Tony Melody, Leslie Noyes

Look Mike Yarwood
Starring Mike Yarwood and Adrienne Posta

The Young Generation

Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra

(Ronnie Corbett is in Cinderella at the London Palladium; Ronnie Barker in 'Good Time Johnny' at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre; Eric Sykes in 'Big Bad Mouse' at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London)
(Christmas cover story: page 3)
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Ronnie Corbett
Presenter:
Ronnie Barker
Two Ronnies script:
Garry Chambers
Two Ronnies script:
Barry Cryer
Two Ronnies script:
Tony Hare
Two Ronnies script:
David McKellar
Two Ronnies script:
Spike Mullins
Two Ronnies script:
David Nobbs
Two Ronnies script:
Peter Vincent
Two Ronnies script:
Dick Vosburgh
Two Ronnies script:
Gerald Wiley
Sound:
Adrian Bishop-Laggett
Lighting:
Bill Millar
Design:
Paul Joel
Producer:
Terry Hughes
Singer:
Engelbert Humperdinck
Singer:
null Lulu
Singer:
Vera Lynn
Singer:
Harry Secombe
Band:
The New Seekers
Orchestra directed by:
Dennis Wilson
Script (Till Death Us Do Part):
Johnny Speight
Producer (Till Death Us Do Part):
Duncan Wood
Alf:
Warren Mitchell
Else:
Dandy Nichols
Script (Bachelor Father):
Richard Waring
Producer (Bachelor Father):
Graeme Muir
Peter Lamb:
Ian Carmichael
Norah:
Diana King
Ben:
Ian Johnson
Anna:
Briony MacRoberts
Frances:
Gaynor Jones
Jo:
Geraldine Cowper
Ginny:
Jacqueline Cowper
Christopher:
Kevin Moran
Donald:
Andrew Bowen
Policeman:
Peter Thornton
Script (Dick Emery):
John Warren
Script (Dick Emery):
John Singer
Producer (Dick Emery):
Colin Charman
Comedian:
Dick Emery
Interviewer (Dick Emery):
Gordon Clyde
Script (A Policeman's Lot):
Eric Sykes
Producer (A Policeman's Lot):
Roger Race
Eric:
Eric Sykes
Hattie:
Hattie Jacques
[Actor]:
Tony Melody
[Actor]:
Leslie Noyes
Script (Look Mike Yarwood):
Eric Davidson
Impressionist:
Mike Yarwood
[Actress]:
Adrienne Posta
Singers/Dancers:
The Young Generation
Choreography (The Young Generation):
Don Lurio
Musicians (The Young Generation):
Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
Producer (The Young Generation):
Stewart Morris

[Starring] Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren
with Alan Badel, Kieron Moore

In this high-tension adventure Gregory Peck plays an American professor at Oxford whose knowledge of hieroglyphics gets him mixed up with Arab spies.
Sophia Loren plays a seductive espionage agent - but for whom?
(Christmas Films: pages 14-15)
(Colour)

Contributors

Producer/Director:
Stanley Donen
David Pollock:
Gregory Peck
Yasmin Azir:
Sophia Loren
Beshraavi:
Alan Badel
Yussef:
Keiron Moore
Sloane:
John Merivale
Webster:
Duncan Lamont
Jena:
Carl Duering
Ragheeb:
George Coulouris

A Christmas edition of Old-Time Music-Hall from the stage of the Famous Varieties Theatre, Leeds
(by arrangement with Stanley and Michael Joseph)
Terry Scott, Lynda Gloria, Jack Douglas
assisted by John Inman, Philip Smith and George Truzzi
John Boulter, Johnny Hart, Julie Fisher, The Turkenders
Chairman Leonard Sachs

(Terry Scott is in 'Cinderella' at the London Palladium; John Boulter in 'The Magic of the Minstrels' at the Victoria Palace; Jack Douglas and George Truzzi in 'Dick Whittington' at the Wimbledon Theatre; John Inman in 'Cinderella' at the Coventry Theatre)
(Colour)

Contributors

Comedian:
Terry Scott
Performer:
Lynda Gloria
Performer:
Jack Douglas
[Actor]:
John Inman
Performer:
Philip Smith
Performer:
George Truzzi
Singer:
John Boulter
Magician:
Johnny Hart
Performer:
Julie Fisher
Performers:
The Turkenders
Chairman:
Leonard Sachs
Musical Director:
Bernard Herrmann
Producer:
Barney Colehan

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