For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC television film)
BBC outside broadcast cameras cover some of the matches at the first major grass court tournament of the year.
From the Surbiton Lawn Tennis Club
by Charles Dickens
Adapted for television by Vincent Tilsley
In which Nicholas is an uninvited guest at a wedding and incurs the fury of Ralph, who redoubles his efforts to bring about the final ruin of his nephew, and in which one chapter of our story closes for ever.
Brian Hope-Taylor talks about work and life at the end of the Stone Age.
More adventures of the little elephant.
Drawn and told by Tony Hart.
On transmitters serving the areas:
A weekly date with Percy Thrower whose seasonal work tonight includes:
Planting out summer bedding plants; Picking seed pods off rhododendrons;
Planting outdoor tomatoes, marrows, and sweet corn; Disbudding and summer care of begonias
Cliff Lewis a horticulturist from Worcestershire shows methods of growing and training, removing side-shoots, and applying top dressing fertilisers, and recommends reliable varieties.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Maxine Daniels and Alex McEwen
and Cricket: close of play scores
Each week at this time Jack Watson invites you to join him in Blackpool for a visit to one of its many summer shows. His ticket for tonight takes him to the Central pier to see an excerpt from the 1958 Summer Revue 'Let's Have Fun' with Ken Dodd, Don Lang, Yvonne Michel and Erik, Brenda Barry and The Zio Angels with guest star, Josef Locke
(A special performance before an invited audience at the Central Pier, Blackpool)
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by Harry Junkin
Adapted by Tom Espie
[Starring] Delphi Lawrence
The scene is Toronto, and as the play begins, a wife has only thirty minutes in which to try to save her husband's life.
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Robert McKenzie introduces five programmes illustrating the nature of the power wielded by outstanding political leaders of this century.
Including archive film and evidence from Megan Lloyd George, M.P., William George, Judge Ernest Evans, Lord Stansgate, Lord Beveridge, Lord Elibank
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Dramatised by A.R. Rawlinson.
with Peter Sallis as Samuel Pepys
The action takes place in the City of London, at Whitehall Palace, and at Brampton.
It is February 1667. London has been gutted by the Great Fire. Although in Seething Lane the Navy Office itself has been spared, Samuel has other troubles.
At the end of each day's business in the House of Commons the division bell rings and this cry echoes round the corridors and lobbies.
On Fridays this call has a special meaning because that is the day Members of Parliament go back to their constituencies to meet the people they represent; to hear their problems and answer their questions.
Tonight's programme is the first of a new series
Norman Dodds, M.P. Labour and Co-operative Member for Erith and Crayford, Tom Iremonger, M.P. Conservative Member for Ilford North answer questions put to them without notice by some of their constituents
In the chair, John Beavan
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Gilbert Harding introduces I Know What I Like
Presenting the type of entertainment which gives him pleasure and which he hopes will please you featuring Joan Hammond, Madeleine Buffandeau, Graham Payn,
Michael Ayrton, Hector Bolitho, James Fisher, Ursula Moreton, Sara Luzita, Greta Hamby, Graham MacCormack, Rex Rainer
Sir Gerald Kelly on Masterpieces of Painting'The Polish Rider' is shown by courtesy of the Frick Collection, New York
(A BBC film)
followed by Weather and Close Down