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A programme for children at home.
Presenters this week, Julie Stevens, Brian Cant

Gardens and farms, sun and seaside, ice-creams and jellies, all these are part of the long, hot summer days. This week Play School looks at the many things that happen in the summer months and shows some of the things to look out for in the country, at the seaside, and in the garden.
Today's story is called 'The Light across Piney Valley' by Mabel Watts

(to 11.25)

Contributors

Presenter:
Julie Stevens
Presenter:
Brian Cant
Author (The Light across Piney Valley):
Mabel Watts
Pictures (The Light across Piney Valley):
Carol Barker

by Peter J. Hammond
In order of appearance: Lee Montague as Rolt, John Franklyn-Robbins as Stephens, Bryan Pringle as Prince, Jack MacGowran as Coates and Dan Meaden as The Detective

Four fathers are called to the police station, where their sons are being questioned over a petrol bomb incident. Each father gradually reveals his responsibility for his son's predicament.

Contributors

Writer:
Peter J. Hammond
Designer:
Geoff Kirkland
Producer:
Harry Moore
Director:
Piers Haggard
Rolt:
Lee Montague
Stephens:
John Franklyn-Robbins
Prince:
Bryan Pringle
Coates:
Jack MacGowran
The Detective:
Dan Meaden

The fourth programme in a new series in which the world-famous eighty-year-old opera producer Carl Ebert works in rehearsal conditions with young professional singers.

Tonight, scenes from Debussy's Pelleas et Melisande
including part of Act 3 scene 1, Melisande's hair; and Act 4 scene 2, Golaud's frenzy.
Next master class: August 14

Contributors

Presenter:
Carl Ebert
Associate conductor:
Terence Kern
Repetiteur:
Martin Isepp
Producer:
Walter Todds
Pelleas:
Dan Klein
Melisande:
Beverley Bergen
Melisande:
Annon Lee Silver
Golaud:
Neil Howlett
Arkel:
Anthony Williams

Tales from the last frontier of the great American West.
A film series starring James Drury as The Virginian.

The Virginian comes face to face with his past, and a beautiful woman has an agonising decision to make.

Contributors

The Virginian:
James Drury
John Grainger:
Charles Bickford
Stacy Grainger:
Don Quine
Elizabeth Grainger:
Sara Lane
Annie:
Angie Dickinson
Einar Carlson:
Harold J. Stone
Lemoine Carlson:
Ron Russell
Buxton:
Warren Oates
Ransome Kiley:
Bernie Hamilton

A last look around the world of television.
Criticism, Discussion, Diversion with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests.

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Dean
Presenter:
Joan Bakewell
Presenter:
Tony Bilbow
Presenter:
Sheridan Morley

BBC Two England

About BBC Two

BBC Two is a lively channel of depth and substance, carrying a range of knowledge-building programming complemented by great drama, comedy and arts.

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