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)
The Tall Ships Race
This week the world's finest sailing craft are preparing for the great international race from Torbay to Lisbon, which starts on Saturday.
Today Outside Broadcast cameras visit Dartmouth to see the ships at anchor and to take you aboard the ocean-going yacht Moyana.
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A play for older children by Henry Treece.
People, events, comment of today.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.
[Starring] William Bendix in the comedy film Riley's Operation
Riley has to have his tonsils out and forthwith draws up his last will and testament.
Billy Cotton calls Wakey Wakey! for the Billy Cotton Band Show
Featuring Alan Breeze, Doreen Stephens and star guests from the world of entertainment.
A television play by David Turner.
From the BBC's Midland Television Studio
Beryl (Eileen Barry) finds the brotherly love of John (John Baddeley) and Henry (Peter Wilde) leading to strained relations in the play at 8.45
The arrival of Henry Lovatt, the go-ahead son of one of the older workers at a Midland paint factory, brings an uneasiness not only to those who are personally involved with him, but to those who have to adapt themselves to his methods. Human fallibility, however, is a great leveller, as Henry and the rest of the factory discover...
An illustrated enquiry by Plantagenet Somerset Fry, C.E. Carrington, and Francis Williams into the legend of Robin Hood and the evidence for his historical existence.
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A weekly magazine programme of films and film personalities introduced by Peter Haigh.
A BBC television film of some of the highlights of the day's play at Wimbledon.
Followed by The Weather and Close Down