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At one time in Britain people built their houses with whatever was near at hand. This has helped to give our towns and villages their historic character. Today Christopher Trace goes to a stone-built village in the Isle of Purbeck to visit a stone quarry, to explore the old church, and examine the houses.
(to 11.55)

Contributors

Presenter:
Christopher Trace
Film cameraman:
Charles Lagus
Film editor:
John Priestley
Producer:
Ronald Smedley

Is it possible to carry out unconventional systems of living successfully?; Is the family proving inadequate as a basic unit of society?
Three projects offer an answer:
An experimental group in London
John and Sally Seymour and their self-supporting family in Suffolk
St. Julian's in Kent
James Hemming, Educational psychologist, Dr. R. C. Webster, A Medical Officer of Health and Teddy Gold, Research worker in co-operative living discuss the need to experiment with new systems of living.
Interviewers, Elaine Grand, Elizabeth Thomas, Kenneth Kendall
Introduced by Leonard Maguire.

Contributors

Interviewee:
John Seymour
Interviewee:
Sally Seymour
Panellist:
James Hemming
Panellist:
Dr. R. C. Webster
Panellist:
Teddy Gold
Interviewer:
Elaine Grand
Interviewer:
Elizabeth Thomas
Interviewer:
Kenneth Kendall
Presenter:
Leonard Maguire
Director:
Margaret Smith
Producer:
Beryl Radley

Introduced by Eamonn Andrews.
with Leslie Crowther, Peter Glaze, Pip Hinton, Jillian Comber
Guest star, Arthur Askey
and Double or Drop

Contributors

Presenter/Double or Drop devised by:
Eamonn Andrews
Comedian:
Leslie Crowther
Comedian:
Peter Glaze
Comedienne:
Pip Hinton
Hostess:
Jillian Comber
Comedian:
Arthur Askey
Music:
The Bert Hayes Octet
Script:
Maurice Wiltshire
Producer:
Johnny Downes

Introduced by James Fisher.
A visit to the most southerly zoo in Italy and to the quarantine park nearby which is a clearing station for animals destined for other zoos throughout the world.
Presented in co-operation with an Outside Broadcast team of the Italian Television Service
From the West

Contributors

Presenter:
James Fisher
Edited and produced by:
Nicholas Crocker

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings and Cy Grant.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Reporter:
Trevor Philpott
Reporter:
Kenneth Allsop
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist:
Cy Grant
Editor:
Alasdair Milne

by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

A reception is held in a West End hotel for a new film star. Alec is sent to get photographs of her, but finds that this is not as simple as it seems.

Contributors

Writer:
Hazel Adair
Writer:
Peter Ling
Designer:
Susan Spence
Costume Supervisor:
Olive Harris
Producer:
Alan Bromly
Director:
Vere Lorrimer
Richard:
Moray Watson
Penny:
Jeanne Davis
Maggie:
Sonia Graham
Alec:
Leo Maguire
Bill Tracey:
Howard Williams
Ruth:
Anna Castaldini
Mark:
Gareth Davies
Joanne:
Jean Harvey
Ian:
Ronald Allen
Sally:
Monica Evans
Babbage:
Donald Morley
Jimmy:
Nicholas Selby
Mr Wildfell:
Rex Graham
Reporters:
Elizabeth Benson
Reporters:
Peter Marden
Reporters:
Rosemary Rogers
Iris:
Louise Dunn
Jill:
Joanna Wake
Kay:
Justine Lord
Harvey Flinders:
John Meillon
July Eve:
Jacqueline Jones
Barry:
Michael Ellison
Gillian:
Dilys Watling

A film series of courtroom dramas.
Starring E. G. Marshall and Robert Reed

Lawrence Preston agrees to defend a woman accused of murdering her husband. All the evidence points to her guilt, and in an attempt to prove his client innocent Preston is forced to subject the prosecution's chief witness to a ruthless cross-examination.

Contributors

Lawrence Preston:
E. G. Marshall
Kenneth Preston:
Robert Reed

Written and produced by Vernon Sproxton.
A filmed exposition of the life and thought of a Frenchwoman who has been described variously as prophet, psychopath, religious masochist, saint... Simone Weil.

Contributors

Writer/producer:
Vernon Sproxton
Speaker:
Gustave Thibon
Speaker:
Father J.M. Perrin
Speaker:
Jacques Redon
Speaker:
Maurice Schumann
Speaker:
Leslie Paul
Voice:
Margaret Tyzack
Voice:
Brewster Mason
Narrator:
R. T. Brooks
Film editor:
Joseph Sterling
Sound:
Robert Saunders

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