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For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in the songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film
(to 11.00)

Contributors

Narrator/Script, music, and settings:
Maria Bird
Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson
Singer:
Gladys Whitred

A new series for younger children.
In the second of eight programmes John Langstaff and a group of children continue their work on The Midnight Thief, a musical story set in Mexico, with words by Ian Serraillier and music by Richard Rodney Bennett.
James Blades suggests ways of using school percussion instruments.
For Schools
(to 11.55)

Contributors

Presenter:
John Langstaff
Words (The Midnight Thief):
Ian Serraillier
Music (The Midnight Thief):
Richard Rodney Bennett
Presenter:
James Blades
Producer:
John Hosier

Edrychwn ymhell ac yn agos Drwy ffilm a thrwy drafod
Daw Cymru a'r byd i'r aelwyd I'ch difyrru
Wrth eich cinio
Y cyflwynydd. OWEN EDWARDS Y cynhyrchu. IFOR
REES MYRFYN OWEN , GERAINT JONES
Y golygydd, NAN DAVIES
Today: a topical magazine.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

Contributors

Unknown:
Rees Myrfyn Owen
Unknown:
Geraint Jones
Unknown:
Nan Davies

Around and About the Home with John Anthony.
Including

Ian Wallace talking about his hobby

Where to Put What
Alan Gore

Tips for Travellers
Cyril Ray

In a Town Garden
Fanny Cradock

Making the Best of Yourself
Jessie MacBride is interviewed in the Glasgow studio by Doris McLatchie.

(to 14.00)

Contributors

Presenter:
John Anthony
Guest:
Ian Wallace
Item presenter (Where to Put What):
Alan Gore
Item presenter (Tips for Travellers):
Cyril Ray
Item presenter (In a Town Garden):
Fanny Cradock
Interviewee (Making the Best of Yourself):
Jessie MacBride
Interviewer (Making the Best of Yourself):
Doris McLatchie
Additional research:
Rosemary McRobert
Production assistant:
Diana Potter
Director:
Margaret McCall
Producer:
Joyce Bullen

Written and produced by Alan Hancock.
Introduced by Windsor Davies.
For Schools
(to 14.25)

Contributors

Writer/Producer:
Alan Hancock
Film editor:
David Painter
Designer:
Gordon Roland
Director:
Michael Simpson
Presenter:
Windsor Davies
Mr Wade:
James Beck
Mrs Wade:
Jean Alexander
Cliff Wade:
Colin Spaull
Janet Wade:
Linda Grange
Postman:
Robin Ford
Woman:
Pamela Sholto

A weekly series introduced by Johnny Morris with Tony Soper.
A magazine of stories about animals, sometimes in the wild, sometimes in the home, and sometimes in the zoo-but always magical.
From the West

Contributors

Presenter:
Johnny Morris
Presenter:
Tony Soper
Film editor:
George Inger
Director:
Douglas Thomas
Producer:
Winwood Reade

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

Contributors

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

Introduced by Jimmy Young
with The Blue Notes Jazz Band, Gill and Terry, Hansi and Carl, The Joye Sisters, Dick Jordan, The Vikings.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jimmy Young
Musicians:
The Blue Notes Jazz Band
Singers/Guitarists:
Gill and Terry
Performers:
Hansi and Carl
Performers:
The Joye Sisters
Singer:
Dick Jordan
Musicians:
The Vikings
Music:
Edwin Braden
Design:
Susan Spence
Production:
Albert Stevenson

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
Assistant editor:
Elizabeth Cowley
Editor:
Gordon Watkins

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Mark has to break some unpleasant news to Alison, while Edmund Bruce comes by some interesting information. A crisis looms in the Fiction Department.

Contributors

Writer:
Hazel Adair
Writer:
Peter Ling
Designer:
Archie Clark
Costume Supervisor:
Olive Harris
Producer:
Morris Barry
Director:
Hugh Munro
Alison:
Betty Cooper
Mark:
Gareth Davies
Doug:
Lawrence James
Alan:
Basil Moss
Celia:
Rachel Gurney
Edmund Bruce:
Robert Flemyng
Valerie:
Lyn Ashley
Camilla:
Carmen Silvera
Tim:
Scot Finch
Anthea:
Julia Lockwood
Diana:
Elizabeth Wallace
Mrs Chater:
Beryl Cooke
Meriel Buchanan:
Mavis Walker
Adrian:
Robert Desmond
Karen:
Stephanie Beaumont
Shirley:
Margaret Christensen
Ken Hawkins:
Edward Evans

says Eamonn Andrews to ?

Contributors

Presenter:
Eamonn Andrews
Writing and research:
Peter Moore
Writing and research:
Nickola Sterne
Writing and research:
Suzanne Twiston-Davies
Writing and research:
Anthony Chivers
Writing and research:
John Dalzell
Writing and research:
Alan Haire
Story Editor:
Bob Stuart
This Is Your Life theme composed by:
James Turner
Director:
Vere Lorrimer
Producer:
T. Leslie Jackson
This Is Your Life was devised by:
Ralph Edwards

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

The Prestons defend a man accused of murdering his wife. Their client is innocent, but his intense fear of being proved guilty threatens his chances, of acquittal.

Contributors

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

Alan Whicker reports from the private world of Fiona-Baroness Thyssen the Top Model who became a Top Wife.
A Tonight presentation

Contributors

Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Interviewee/subject:
Fiona-Baroness Thyssen
Cameraman:
Peter Hall
Recordist:
Donald Martin
Film editor:
Derek Trimby
Producer:
Jack Gold

Maurice Gendron playing Boccherini's Cello Concerto in B flat major with the London Mozart Players
Leader, Robert Masters
Conductor, Harry Blech
before an invited audience
The programme includes Mozart's Symphony No. 35, in D major (Haffner)

Contributors

Cellist:
Maurice Gendron
Musicians:
The London Mozart Players
[Players] leader:
Robert Masters
[Players] conductor:
Harry Blech
Presented by:
Walter Todds

Arranged by the Evening News and organised by Mecca Dancing
Victor Silvester and his Orchestra, Joe Loss and his Orchestra and Cyril Stapleton and his Orchestra
Band of the Royal Marines School of Music by permission of Col. F. N. Grant Under the direction of Lt.-Col. F. Vivian Dunn, c.v.o., O.B.E., F.R.A.M., Royal Marines
Principal Director of Music, Royal Marines
From the Royal Albert Hall

Contributors

Musicians:
Victor Silvester and his Orchestra
Musicians:
Joe Loss and his Orchestra
Musicians:
Cyril Stapleton and his Orchestra
Musicians:
Band of the Royal Marines School of Music
[Band] under the direction of:
Lt.-Col. F. Vivian Dunn
Commentator:
Peter West
Commentator:
Peggy Spencer
Commentator:
Judith Chalmers
Arranged by:
Eric Morley
Presented for TV by:
Barrie Edgar

BBC Television

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