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Home for Christmas
After thirty years in the Far East, Teresa Lightwood talks to Robin Dalton about the special meaning this Christmas holda for her.

The Toymakers
Some antique toys, and their modern versions made by craftsmen of the Toymakers' Guild.

Toy Theatres
Johnny Morris reconstructs an old entertainment with some young enthusiasts.

How to Enjoy It
A doctor offers some cheerful warnings against the perils of Christmas!

Introduced by Joan Metcalfe.

Contributors

Interviewee (Home for Christmas):
Teresa Lightwood
Interviewer (Home for Christmas):
Robin Dalton
Item presenter (Toy Theatres):
Johnny Morris
Presenter:
Joan Metcalfe
Producer:
Margaret Smith

Introduced by Eamonn Andrews with Shirley Abicair, Vivienne Martin, Leslie Crowther, Peter Glaze, Larry Parker and other guests.

Contributors

Presenter:
Eamonn Andrews
Singer:
Shirley Abicair
Performer:
Vivienne Martin
Comedian:
Leslie Crowther
Comedian:
Peter Glaze
Magician:
Larry Parker
Music:
The Bert Hayes Octet
Script:
Stan Mars
Producer:
Johnny Downes

The gardener's world during Christmas week with Percy Thrower and Frances Perry.
Holly-Mistletoe-Bulbs and Nuts
Shrubs and flowers for Indoor decoration
Those plants popular for Christmas gifts, that often die within the week
Including Cyclamen-Primula-Solanum
From the Midlands

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
Frances Perry
Producer:
Paul Morby

A general knowledge contest from Glasgow.
Second round between
The Residents - Olive Stephens, Edward Moult, Reginald Webster
and
Scotland - Mary Vaughan, Thomas Mountain, A. J. Campbell
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann

Contributors

Panellist (The Residents):
Olive Stephens
Panellist (The Residents):
Edward Moult
Panellist (The Residents):
Reginald Webster
Panellist (Scotland):
Mary Vaughan
Panellist (Scotland):
Thomas Mountain
Panellist (Scotland):
A. J. Campbell
Chairman:
Franklin Engelmann
Questions arranged and compiled by:
John P. Wynn
Presented by:
Kenneth Milne-Buckley

Edith Evans discusses her career with Derek Prouse illustrated by extracts from the films in which she has appeared.
The Queen of Spades, The Last Days of Dolwyn, The Importance of Being Earnest, Look Back in Anger, The Nun's Story
Previously shown in August

Contributors

Interviewee:
Edith Evans
Interviewer:
Derek Prouse
Produced for TV by:
Victor Poole

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