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For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 11.00)

Contributors

Puppeteer:
Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer:
Molly Gibson
Singer:
Gladys Whitred
Voices:
Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music:
Maria Bird

An opportunity to see some of the programmes which BBC Television provides for schools throughout the year.

A series prepared for children of seven to nine years old in primary schools.
Introduced by Tim Gudgin.

The Little Man No Bigger Than a Finger
A television adaptation by Joy Whitby of a Turkish fairy tale.
and
Another visit to Wheelbarrow Farm
(Previously shown on March 26)

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim Gudgin
Film editor:
Malcolm James
Producer:
Claire Chovil
Adapter (The Little Man no Bigger than a Finger):
Joy Whitby
[Actor] (The Little Man no Bigger than a Finger):
Jeffrey Segal
[Actor] (The Little Man no Bigger than a Finger):
Keith Williams
[Actor] (The Little Man no Bigger than a Finger):
Frank Duncan

Owen Edwards yn cyflwyno pynciau'r dydd yng Nghymru gyda Harri Gwynn a John Bevan
Cyfarwyddwyr, GERAINT S.JONES a WILLIAM AARON
Cynhyrchwyr, IFOR REES a JOHN Roberts WILLIAMS
Golygydd, NAN DAVIES
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

Contributors

Unknown:
Owen Edwards
Unknown:
Harri Gwynn
Unknown:
John Bevan
Unknown:
Geraint S.Jones
Unknown:
John Roberts Williams
Unknown:
Nan Davies

For the very young
Vera McKechnie turns the pages and shows you how to make paper flowers in a pot.
You need plain or coloured paper, pipe cleaners, modelling clay, an egg box, and scissors
BBC film

Contributors

Presenter:
Vera McKechnie
Editor:
Maria Bird
Producer:
Freda Lingstrom

from Garmisch Partenkcirchen
With the Winter Olympic Games imminent the world's ski-jumping champions compete in this exciting event from Germany's winter sports centre in the Bavarian Alps.
Presented by the German Television Service

Contributors

Commentator in Garmisch:
Max Robertson

A romantic film comedy starring James Stewart and Jane Wyman.
Rip Smith, an expert on public opinion polls, discovers a small town that accurately represents the opinion of the whole of the United States. This short-cut to fame and riches proves embarrassing when he finds himself liking most of the towns-people and falling in love with one of them.

Contributors

Director:
Robert Riskin
Rip Smith:
James Stewart
Mary Peterman:
Jane Wyman
Hoopendecker:
Kent Smith
Ike Sloan:
Ned Sparks
Len Dicketts:
Wallace Ford
Ed Weaver:
Regis Toomey
Mr Twiddle:
Donald Meek

Part of a concert of music by the Strauss family given in the Main Hall of the Musikverein by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Led and directed by Willi Boskovsky
Recorded via Eurovision by courtesy of the Austrian Television Service
Introduced by Antony Hopkins.

Contributors

Musicians:
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra leader/Musical director:
Willi Boskovsky
Presenter:
Antony Hopkins

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

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
with Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings, Christopher Brasher, Julian Pettifer, Brian Redhead.

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Alan Whicker
Reporter:
Fyfe Robertson
Reporter:
Trevor Philpott
Reporter:
Kenneth Allsop
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Reporter:
Christopher Brasher
Reporter:
Julian Pettifer
Reporter:
Brian Redhead
Editor:
Peter Batty

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.
Guest star, Viveca Lindfors
A BBC film release
A precious casket becomes the motive for piracy, and Harry Lime proves that he is not always for sale to the highest bidder.

7.35-8.0 Scan: a discussion on Society, The Law, Crime and Punishment.
(Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)

Contributors

Story and teleplay:
Harry Brown
Director:
David McDearmon
Producer:
Felix Jackson
Harry Lime:
Michael Rennie
Elsa:
Viveca Lindfors
Demos Reculte:
Simon Oakland
Hitter:
Rudolph Anders
Arlatti:
Frank Dekova
Carstairs:
Tom Greenway

by John Hopkins.
There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.

The revelry of New Year's Eve has its normal problems for the Newtown police and its special opportunities for a lone marauder in the streets.

Contributors

Writer:
John Hopkins
Designer:
Frederick Knapman
Film sequences - Cameraman:
Ken Westbury
Film sequences - Editor:
Alan Martin
Casebook material:
William Prendergast
Producer:
David E. Rose
Director:
Christopher Morahan

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
Sportsview looks forward to An Olympic Year with some of the sports stars who will be at Innsbruck and Tokyo.
Cricket: England v. Australia Whither the Ashes?
Soccer: Top of the world in 1964?

Contributors

Presenter:
Peter Dimmock
Presented by:
Alec Weeks
Associate editor:
Lawrie Higgins
Editor:
Cliff Morgan

by William Shakespeare
[Starring] The Royal Shakespeare Company

This production was staged at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, and is currently running at the Aldwych Theatre, London

Contributors

Author:
William Shakespeare
Designer:
John Wyckham
Designer/Theatre Production:
Clifford Williams
Costumes:
Anthony Powell
Music:
Peter Wishart
Television Production:
Peter Luke
Directed for television by:
Peter Duguid
Solinus, Duke of Ephesus:
Donald Sinden
Aegeon, a merchant of Syracuse:
John Welsh
Twin brother, son to Aegeon and Aemilia - Antipholus of Ephesus:
Ian Richardson
Twin brother, son to Aegeon and Aemilia - Antipholus of Syracuse:
Alec McCowen
Twin brother, servant to the two Antipholuses - Dromio of Ephesus:
Clifford Rose
Twin brother, servant to the two Antipholuses - Dromio of Syracuse:
Barry MacGregor
Balthazar, a merchant:
Michael Murray
Angelo, a goldsmith:
Ken Wynne
First Merchant, friend to Antipholus of Syracuse:
Philip Brack
Second Merchant, to whom Angelo is a debtor:
John Hussey
Pinch, a schoolmaster and conjuror:
Derek Smith
An Officer:
John Corvin
A Messenger:
Ronald Falk
A Gaoler:
Martin Jenkins
Aemilia, an abbess at Ephesus wife to Aegeon:
Madoline Thomas
Adriana, wife to Antipholus of Ephesus:
Diana Rigg
Luciana, her sister:
Janet Suzman
Luce, servant to Adriana:
Caroline Maud
A Courtesan:
Susan Engel
Ensemble:
Barbara Barnett
Ensemble:
Shaun Curry
Ensemble:
Valerie Cutts
Ensemble:
James Falkland
Ensemble:
Peter Geddis
Ensemble:
Brian Harrison
Ensemble:
Marshall Jones
Ensemble:
Robert Jennings
Ensemble:
Philippa Urquhart
Ensemble:
Tim Wylton

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