Programme Index

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Introduced by Erskine Childers.
Could it be better?; Would it be worse?
Erskine Childers takes a look at matriarchy in the insect world and thinks it over with Her Excellency Sefiora Maria del Carmen Gutierrez de Chittenden, Charles Curran, M.P., Miriam Karlin, Caroline Wedgwood Benn, Norah Phillips.

Contributors

Presenter:
Erskine Childers
Panellist:
Her Excellency Sefiora Maria del Carmen Gutierrez de Chittenden
Panellist:
Charles Curran
Panellist:
Miriam Karlin
Panellist:
Caroline Wedgwood Benn
Panellist:
Norah Phillips
Arranged and directed by:
Anne-Marie Gardner-Stewart

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 14.45)

Contributors

Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson
Voices:
Eileen Browne
Voices:
Josefina Ray
Voices:
Peter Hawkins
Script and music:
Maria Bird

Another thrilling adventure with his band of black-hearted pirates and cabin boy Tom.
A second chance to see this animated cartoon written and drawn by John Ryan.
Storyteller, Peter Hawkins

Contributors

Writer/artist:
John Ryan
Narrator:
Peter Hawkins
Presented by:
Gordon Murray

Peter West looks at the latest inventions and ideas making news in science and industry, and shows how they work with David Dimbleby and Brian Johnston.

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter West
Reporter:
David Dimbleby
Reporter:
Brian Johnston
Research:
Julia Cave
Research:
Joanne Symons
Film editor:
Alan Martin
Edited and produced by:
Brian Robins

Percy Thrower and Will Ingwersen Sussex
Spring bulbs amongst ground cover
Even the tiniest garden should have clusters of bulbs, multiplying and flowering each year, almost trouble-free.
Suggestions for more unusual varieties, and better growing methods for the well-known favourites including Dwarf Iris-Scilla-Muscari-Snowdrop-Crocus-Narcissus.
From the Midlands

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
Will Ingwersen
Producer:
Paul Morby

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson,
Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead and Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Reporter:
Trevor Philpott
Reporter:
Kenneth Allsop
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Reporter:
Julian Pettifer
Reporter:
Brian Redhead
Singer:
Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist:
Jimmie Macgregor
Associate producer:
Jack Gold
Associate producer:
Derrick Amoore
Associate producer:
Kevin Billington
Associate producer:
Dennis Edwards
Assistant editor:
Elizabeth Cowley
Editor:
Gordon Watkins

by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
This week: Impasse
Starring Leslie Phillips, Bernard Cribbins, Harry Locke, Duncan MacRae, Georgina Cookson, Yootha Joyce and Campbell Singer

Contributors

Writer:
Alan Simpson
Writer:
Ray Galton
Incidental music:
Ron Grainer
Designer:
Roger Andrews
Producer:
John Street
Mr. Ferris:
Leslie Phillips
Mr. Spooner:
Bernard Cribbins
AA Man:
Harry Locke
RAC Man:
Duncan MacRae
Mrs. Ferris:
Georgina Cookson
Mrs. Spooner:
Yootha Joyce
Police Constable:
Campbell Singer

A new play for television by Jack Pulman.
Starring Elizabeth Sellars, Peter McEnery, Peter Vaughan

'You remind me of a painting - a painted ship on a painted ocean. You're not going anywhere either'.

Contributors

Writer:
Jack Pulman
Producer:
Eric Tayler
Singer:
Julie Bryan
Singer:
Richard Bono
Music directed by:
Harry Rabinowitz
Designer:
Marilyn Taylor
Marion:
Elizabeth Sellars
Barney:
Peter McEnery
Bobby:
Ernest Hare
Charlie:
Alister Williamson
Vonnick:
Peter Vaughan

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