Programme Index

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Introduced by Dona Salmon.

I'd Like You to Meet...: Trevor Harvey

Valentines
Mary Bowman shows new ideas and traditional ones for some St. Valentine's Day greetings.

Bookshelf
Siriol Hugh Jones recommends books for your library list.

Music
Kathleen Stobart plays the saxophone.

Contributors

Presenter:
Dona Salmon
Speaker (I'd Like You to Meet...):
Trevor Harvey
Item presenter (Valentines):
Mary Bowman
Reviewer (Bookshelf):
Siriol Hugh Jones
Saxophonist (Music):
Kathleen Stobart
Producer:
Jacqueline Kennish

For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC Television Film)
(to 16.15)

Contributors

Narrator/Script, music and settings:
Maria Bird
Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson
Singer:
Gladys Whitred

A serial in six parts from the book by Margaret J. Baker.
Adapted and produced for television by Dorothea Brooking.
(to 17.40)

Contributors

Author:
Margaret J. Baker
Adapted by/Producer:
Dorothea Brooking
Settings:
John Clements
Mrs. Martingale:
Cicely Walper
Her children - Nicholas:
Wilfrid Downing
Her children - Petronella:
Elizabeth Saunders
Her children - Dinah:
Caroline Denzil
Her children - Benjamin:
Colin Gibson
Christopher Sixpence:
William Simons
Mr. Pendragon:
Anthony Miles
Marian Fisher:
Diana King
Mr. Neatsfoot:
Tony van Bridge
Miss Button:
Evelyn Moore
Landlord:
Freddie Watts
Woman:
Kara Aldridge

Motoring Magazine including
Sports Event; Point at Issue; Famous Cars; The Police and the Motorist; 'It Pays to Know...'; The Experts Compete
Introduced by Raymond Baxter and Bill Hartley.
See 'Television Diary' on page 15

Contributors

Presenter:
Raymond Baxter
Presenter:
Bill Hartley
Producer:
Bill Duncalf

A comedy by Gilbert Thomas.
(Peter Williams appears by permission of Derick Williams Productions, Ltd.)

Taylor is an unctuous man, given to uttering platitudes in a manner designed to make them sound profound. He has also given to argon, to talking in lordly fashion about his 'creative impulses'. One hopes that he writes in less stilted fashion; for he is a writer, in Spain gathering material for a series of articles. Against his will he has brought his wife Anna with him, and has left her to vegetate alone in the hotel. This is asking for trouble, and Taylor gets it...

Contributors

Writer:
Gilbert Thomas
Producer:
Ayton Whitaker
Settings:
Barry Learoyd
Harding Taylor:
Peter Williams
Anna, his wife:
Glen Alyn
Gonzales Espana:
Heron Carvic
Receptionist:
Michael Anthony
Waiter:
Derek Sydney

A programme illustrating the significance in opera of the solo aria and vocal ensemble.
The second of a series in which viewers' questions are answered.
Compere, Douglas Craig
With Elsie Morison, Gertrude Holt, Halinka de Tarczynska, John Lanigan, Roderick Jones and Catherine Lacey in scenes from:
Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte"
Rossini's "The Barber of Seville"
Verdi's "Rigoletto", "Il Trovatore", "Falstaff"
Puccini's "La Boheme"
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conducted by Leo Wurmser
From King Edward's School Hall, Birmingham.

(John Lanigan appears by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.; Douglas Craig by permission of the Arts Council of Great Britain)
See 'Television Diary' on page 15

Contributors

Compere:
Douglas Craig
Soprano:
Elsie Morison
Singer:
Gertrude Holt
Singer:
Halinka de Tarczynska
Tenor:
John Lanigan
Singer:
Roderick Jones
Singer:
Catherine Lacey
Musicians:
BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conductor:
Leo Wurmser
Associate Producer:
Kenyon Emrys-Roberts
Programme devised and produced by:
George R. Foa

with Peter Martyn in charge of The Name-hunters: Brenda Bruce, Catherine Boyle,
Frank Muir, Denis Norden.
("The Name's the Same" is devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and is presented by arrangement with Maurice Winnick)

Contributors

Chairman:
Peter Martyn
Panellist:
Brenda Bruce
Panellist:
Catherine Boyle
Panellist:
Frank Muir
Panellist:
Denis Norden
Special effects:
Alfred Wurmser
Devised by:
Mark Goodson
Devised by:
Bill Todman
Presented by:
Brian Tesler

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