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Twice Twenty
A magazine for older women.

Portrait for Christmas
An attractive photograph makes a happy gift. Lisa Sheridan shows you how to look your best for it.

Point of View
This is what I think, says Alan Melville.

How they said it
Denise Robins recalls proposals of marriage made by well-known characters from famous novels.
They are portrayed by Elaine Usher and Charles Houston.

Introduced by Gwen Robyns.

and
Quick and Easy Dressmaking: 5 - Cocktail Dress
A French design filmed by Radio-diffusion-Television Francaise
Demonstrated by Diana Crutchley.
Instructions for making all the garments described in this series of programmes can be obtained from BBC Publications, [address removed]. Price (including a folder in which to keep this and later pamphlets) 2S. 6d. post free.

Contributors

Item presenter (Portrait for Christmas):
Lisa Sheridan
Monologist (Point of View):
Alan Melville
Item presenter (How they said it):
Denise Robins
[Actress] (How they said it):
Elaine Usher
[Actor] (How they said it):
Charles Houston
Presenter:
Gwen Robyns
Producer:
Richard Gilbert
Dressmaker/presenter (Quick and Easy Dressmaking):
Diana Crutchley

Willoughby
with Rolf Harris.

5.10 The Adventures of Pierre: 5: Sunk
A serial in six parts by C.E. Webber.

5.30 Playbox
Eamonn Andrews opens the Playbox and his young assistants join in the games.
Johnny Morris "The Hot Chestnut Man" drops in for a chat and a team representing Wales take part in "Do You Know?" a regular regional competition.

(to 18.00)

Contributors

Presenter (Willoughby):
Rolf Harris
Voice (Willoughby):
Peter Hawkins
Writer (The Adventures of Pierre):
C.E. Webber
Producer (The Adventures of Pierre):
John Hunter Blair
Presenter (Playbox):
Eamonn Andrews
The Hot Chestnut Man (Playbox):
Johnny Morris
Drawings (Playbox):
Tony Hart
Producer (Playbox):
Cliff Michelmore

by Michael and Roland Pertwee

Contributors

Writer:
Michael Pertwee
Writer:
Roland Pertwee
Director:
Richard West
Producer:
John Warrington
Mr. Grove:
Edward Evans
Mrs. Grove:
Ruth Dunning
Pat:
Carole Mowlam
Jack:
Peter Bryant
Daphne:
Margaret Downs
Lennie:
Christopher Beeny
Gran:
Nancy Roberts
Rodney:
Sam Jephcott
Belle Wensley:
Beatrice Varley
Bill Wensley:
George Murcell
Mavis Wensley:
Patricia Roots
N.S.P.C.C. Inspector:
Philip Lennard

music and comedy stars and personalities.
Tonight's guests include: Robert Beatty, Morecambe and Wise, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Hall, Norman, and Ladd, Kazuko Yamaguchi

Contributors

Performer:
Robert Beatty
Comedians:
Morecambe and Wise
Singer:
Pearl Carr
Singer:
Teddy Johnson
Musical comedians:
Hall, Norman, and Ladd
Performer:
Kazuko Yamaguchi
Orchestra conducted by:
Vic Oliver
Announcer:
Alex Macintosh
Designer:
John Cooper
Choreographer:
Mark Stuart
Producer:
Graeme Muir

There are still many millions of Indians in South America who live today as primitively as their forefathers did centuries ago.
This film shows how the descendants of the old Inca Empire, who live in the high places of the Andes, are being helped by the Agencies of the United Nations to make a new and better life for themselves.
Commentary written by Paul Rotha and spoken by Colin Wills
Produced by Anthony de Lotbiniere for the BBC in collaboration with the I.L.O., UNESCO, F.A.O., W.H.O., U.N., and the Governments of Bolivia and Peru.

Contributors

Commentary written by:
Paul Rotha
Narrator:
Colin Wills
Photographed by:
Jorge Ruis
Editor:
Alf Chapman
Producer:
Anthony de Lotbiniere

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