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To a bird's eye, the whole story of man in this island, from John O'Groats to Land's End, is written plain on the surface of the earth - past, present, and future.
Everywhere the marks of men show like scribblings on a slate; everywhere the bones of yesterday show through the skin of today.
Welsh songs sung by Treorchy Male Voice Choir
Conductor, John Davies

Ballad of London Town composed and sung by Alasdair Clayre
accompanied by John Leach(See page 15)
(Colour)

Contributors

Words by:
Norman Nicholson
Narrator:
Robert Hardy
Producer/Director:
Brian Branston
Reader:
John Dunbar
Reader:
Peggy Gosschalk
Reader:
Barry Jackson
Singers:
Treorchy Male Voice Choir
Conductor:
John Davies
Special Arrangements:
Arwel Hughes
Ballad of London Town composed and sung by:
Alasdair Clayre
Accompanist:
John Leach
Helicopter Pilot:
Captain Ken Kingsbury

Some enchanting questions for enquiring minds asked by Professor Julius Sumner Miller on walking toys, singing toys, swimming toys, flying toys.
Do you own a toy? Did you ever own a toy? Then Julius ('Walt Disney called me a genius') Sumner Miller can provide a few scientific questions to worry you with.
(Colour)

Contributors

Presenter:
Professor Julius Sumner Miller
Director:
Peter Goodchild
Editor:
R.W. Reid

Starring Peter Sellers
and Nadia Gray, Herbert Lom, Leo McKern

A mild-mannered schoolteacher enters the world of big business and develops a taste for wealth and power...
(Colour)

Contributors

Screenplay/Producer:
Pierre Rouve
From the play by:
Marcel Pagnol
Director:
Peter Sellers
Topaze:
Peter Sellers
Suze:
Naoia Gray
Castel Benac:
Herbert Lom
Muche:
Leo McKern
Baroness:
Martita Hunt
Tamise:
Michael Gough
Mrs. Tamise:
Anne Leon

Starring Charlie Drake
with The Three Bells, Flight Four, The George Mitchell Singers, The Show Dancers, Leslie Dwyer, Doremy Vernon, Dorothy Darke, Henry McGee

(Colour)

Contributors

Writer:
Charlie Drake
Musical Director:
Harry Rabinowitz
Choreographer:
Peter Gordeno
Designer:
John Burrowes
Producer:
Ernest Maxin
Comedian:
Charlie Drake
Singers:
The Three Bells
Performers:
Flight Four
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
Dancers:
The Show Dancers
[Actor]:
Leslie Dwyer
[Actress]:
Doremy Vernon
[Actress]:
Dorothy Darke
[Actor]:
Henry McGee

A duel of words and wit between Michael Flanders with Phyllis Calvert, Dorian Williams and Patrick Campbell with Ann Summer, Richard Todd.
Referee, Robert Robinson
(Richard Todd is appearing in "Dear Octopus" at the Haymarket Theatre, London)
(Colour)

Contributors

Team captain:
Michael Flanders
Panellist:
Phyllis Calvert
Panellist:
Dorian Williams
Team captain:
Patrick Campbell
Panellist:
Ann Summer
Panellist:
Richard Todd
Referee:
Robert Robinson
Devised by:
Mark Goodson
Devised by:
Bill Todman
Producer:
Johnny Downes

A fast-moving film revue.
Starring Eartha Kitt, Robert Clary, Ronny Graham, Alice Ghostley
with June Carroll, Virginia De Luca, Paul Lynde, Bill Mulikin, Rosemary O'Reilly, Allen Conroy, Jimmy Russell

(An Edward L. Alperson production from the stage production by Leonard Sillman)
(See page 15)
(Colour)

Contributors

Stage Production:
Leonard Sillman
Director:
Harry Horner
Performer:
Eartha Kitt
Performer:
Robert Clary
Performer:
Ronny Graham
Performer:
Alice Ghostley
Performer:
June Carroll
Performer:
Virginia De Luca
Performer:
Paul Lynde
Performer:
Bill Mulikin
Performer:
Rosemary O'Reilly
Performer:
Allen Conroy
Performer:
Jimmy Russell

by L.P. Hartley.
Adapted by David Campton.
A special film for Christmas Eve.
(Colour)

Contributors

Author:
L.P. Hartley
Adapted by:
David Campton
Designer:
Colin Green
Photography:
David Whitson
Director:
Ian Keill
Mummy:
Caroline Blakiston
Daddy:
Antony Webb
Liftman:
Bryan Mosley
Father Christmas:
Billy Milton
Peter's voice:
Gregory Scott

BBC Two England

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