A film cartoon series.
on Christmas starring
Mike Hope and Albie Keen with Jennifer Hill and special guests
Bob Kerr 's Whoopee Band
Each week Mike and Albie will be taking a light-hearted look at a different subject. In this Christmas show, you'll see Mike and Albie as Ugly Sisters, join them on a spy-packed adventure serial -and you'll meet the zany Whoopee Band. It's Christmas Crackers all right!
Written by JOHN MORLEY , HARRY JONES and PHILIP GRIFFIN
Music by RAY BISHOP Designer JOHN O'HARA
Film director DAVID CRICHTON Producer PAUL CIANI
The Royal Institution Annual Christmas Lectures to Young
People by David Attenborough Beware!: part 2
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH continues his lecture by showing how animals say ' Look out, there's danger.'
Director MARTIN L. BELL Producer ALAN SLEATH
Speed Buggy is the 'pet' of engineer Tinker and his pals Mark and Debbie.
In the aftermath of a violent storm, Captain Kirk is charged with causing the death of a missing officer through cowardice; but, as the investigation proceeds, a more sinister motive emerges.
His version of events is at variance with the record, his word against the computer-and the computer never lies!
(Thursday: Cat's Paw)
Forty boys and girls from ten countries meet for the first time to work and play together for a summer month, without the help of a common language. They're all 11 - old enough to travel from the ends of the earth, yet young enough not to know or care about race prejudice.
They talked to Harold Williamson about why grown-up foreigners don't always like each other; about England's heritage and her fish and chips.
Weatherman BARBARA EDWARDS
Turning the clock back a hundred years,
BOB LANGLEY, DONNY MACLEOD
DAVID SEYMOUR , MARIAN FOSTER KEN HUTCHINGS and Roy Hudd present the songs, comedy, food, games and customs of a Victorian Family Christmas.
Editor TERRY DOBSON
starring The Mitchell Minstrels featuring TED DARLING
LES RAWLINGS, LES WANT KARL SCOTT , JANE MARLOW
ELSPETH HANDS, DOROTHY OGDEN and THE MONARCHS: ERIC and CEDRIC
THE TELEVISION TOPPERS
Choreography by FRED PETERS
Vocal arrangements by GEORGE MITCHELL Orchestrations by ALAN BRISTOW
Orchestra (leader STAN RODERICK ) conducted by GEORGE MITCHELL , ALAN BRISTOW Designer PETER BRACHACKI Producer ERNEST MAXIN
A film starring
Elizabeth Taylor Mickey Rooney Donald Crisp
Velvet Brown wins a hunter in a raffle and determines to turn him into a champion race-horse with the help of her young friend Mi.
Based on the novel by ENID BAGNOLD Director CLARENCE BROWN
Hohday Films: pages 17 and 18
Music and song with Christmas in mind, starring Diane Solomon with special guests Spike Milligan Demis Roussos , Arthur Negus Musical director ED WELCH
Vocal backing THREE'S A CROWD Designer DESMOND CHINN
Director JOHN KING (Bristol)
Michael Aspel, Jacqueline Clarke, Dana, Peter Glaze
The Goodies, Barrie Gosney
Derek Griffiths, Deryck Guyler, Jan Hunt, Don Maclean
Pan's People, Ed Stewart, Richard Wattis
Music BERT HAYES AND HIS ORCHESTRA
Script BOB HEDLEY and TONY HARE Make-up JACQUIE JEFFERIES Costume PENNY LOWE Sound HUGH BARKER
Lighting PETER WESSON
Designer RICHARD MORRIS Producer ROBIN NASH
Richard Whitmore ; Weatherman
(London only. English regions except London: Regional News)
A film starring
Peter Finch , James MacArthur
After his father's death, young David Balfour leaves home with a letter to his unknown uncle Ebenezer. It is to lead him into peril on both land and sea and the company of a bonny fighter and staunch friend.
Based on the book by R. L. STEVENSON Written, directed by ROBERT STEVENSON Holiday Films: pages 17 and 18
starring Dick Emery
Written by JOHN WARREN and JOHN SINGER With PAT COOMBS
MICHAEL NAPIER BROWN
GEOFFREY CHATER , GORDON CLYDE ROBERT DORNING , HELEN FRASER REG LYE , ELLA MILNE VICTOR MADDERN
Designer ROBIN TARSNANE
Executive producer JOHN AMMONDI Producer HAROLD SNOAD
Regional Variations (2)
The Likely Lads
Bob and Thelma are determined to enjoy the Christmas festivities to the full. But Terry creates problems for Bob, starting things off on the wrong foot. Show more
A film starring Rock Hudson
with Ernest Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Tony Bill, Lloyd Nolan
Alistair MacLean's exciting Arctic adventure. The race to reach Station Zebra starts when a secret film capsule from a Russian space craft falls nearby.
Lost in the vastness of the polar icecap, the tiny British base becomes the unlikely setting for a sub-zero super power confrontation.
Holiday Films: pages 17 and 18
with Richard Whitmore and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weather
Regional Variations (2)
Janet Baker joins Andre Previn in a programme specially devised for relaxation and enjoyment on Christmas Eve, including music by Mozart and Tchaikovsky and a carol or two.
JANET BAKER with the LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA leader JOHN BROWN conducted by ANDRÃ‰ PREVIN
Lighting KEN MACGREGOR Sound RAYMUND ANGEL Designer JOHN HURST
Producer JOHN CULSHAW
Family Eucharist from the parish church of Hale, St Peter , Cheshire. Celebrant REV DON LEWIS Organist and choirmaster DUNCAN EYRE
Presented for television by STEWART CROSS