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BBC One London

National Ballroom Queen

Twenty girls compete in the final of this year's contest. One will be crowned Queen. The judging will be divided into two main sections. The first is beauty, grace and charm, and among the judges here will be Clive Evans, the dress designer, and Godfrey Winn. Judging the girls for their dancing will be Janet Ball, Sonny Binick, Peter Eggleton and Patricia Thompson.
Introduced by Peter West.
Cabaret by Paul and Barry Ryan
An outside broadcast from the Lyceum, London.
Organised by Mecca Dancing and arranged by Eric Morley
BBC One London


organised by Mecca Promotions
Grace, charm, personality
These are the qualities you at home are looking for when beautiful girls from all over the world compete in London tonight for the greatest of all beauty titles before a panel of famous judges chaired by Peter Dimmock
Host, Michael Aspel
Commentator, Keith Fordyce
Cabaret guest star, Gene Pitney
Orchestra, Phil Tate
Programme arranger, Eric Morley
Design, Martin Collins
Production team:
Production, PHILIP LEWIS
BBC One London

Dance Date: The Star United Kingdom Ballroom Dancing Championships

With the music of Joe Loss and his Orchestra.
Peter West introduces
The Grand Finals of the Professional Modern Championships, The Grand Finals of the Professional Latin-American Championships and The Southern Area Finals of the Formation Team Championship
Cabaret, Malcolm Roberts
Organised by Mecca Dancing in association with Ovaltine
Television production direct from the Lyceum, London by Mary David
BBC One London


A new comedy series starring
STANLEY BAXTER with guest,
Backed by the Laurie Holloway Quartet, Marian sings ' There'll be Some Changes Made.' and The Dior Dancers
Victor Carin
Designer, Helen Rae
Producer, DAVID BELL from Scotland
Stanley takes a look at the world of cabaret as seen by BBC-2 viewers from a certain well-known West End night spot. Among the characters he sends up are the adagio act and a glamorous American songstress making a very rare visit to this country.
BBC One London

News Headlines; followed by Film Matinee: Rose of Washington Square

Starring Alice Faye, Tyrone Power and Al Jolson

A cabaret singer's rise to stardom and her unfortunate love and marriage to a worthless man.
BBC One London


A series created by TED WILLIS

A Quiet Sunday
Written by N. J. CRISP
Any Sunday morning-but not for two people: the manager of the supermarket and his wife. It is a day they will always remember with terror and dread. And it need not have happened.....
Cast in order of appearance:
Design by Gwen Evans
Directed by VERE LORRIMER Production by RONALD MARSH
Richard Owens is .appearing in ' Cabaret ' at the Palace Theatre. London
BBC One London


with Judi Dench
A Dog So Small by Philippa Pearci PART 5:
' Bring Mrzzle for Jurney Drawings by PETER Rush Adapted and directed by Marilyn Fox Producer, Anna Homi
Judi Dench Is appearing In 'Cabaret' 81 the Palace Theatre. London
BBC One London


Two related problems and double the fun in a new comedy film series starring
EVE ARDEN and KAYE BALLARD with. Herbert Rudley , Roger C. Carmel
Jerry Fogel , Deborah Walley
All Fall Down
Apres ski?
BBC One London

Omnibus Christopher Isherwood

A Born Foreigner with Derek Hart
Born near Manchester, Christopher Isherwood has mostly lived abroad. In the early 1930s he went to Berlin as an English teacher, like ' a camera with its shutter open.' His view of the rise of the Nazis resulted in two books-Mr Norris Changes Trains and Goodbye to Berlin, which were later adapted for the theatre as I am a Camera and Cabaret. Isherwood now lives in California as an American citizen. He writes novels, including A Single Man and A Meeting by the River, film scripts like Sailor from Gibraltar, teaches at the University, is a devotee of Hinduism and a pacifist. Yet of his own choice, he remains an outsider - a foreigner.
' My life is not consciously intentional. It was decided for me by circumstances.'
' There's always a tremendous sense that my life is a masquerade.'
Produced by FRED BURNLEY
BBC One London


at Berns Restaurant, Stockholm with The Young Generation
Featuring Lulu, one of Britain's most professional girl singers in a spectacular cabaret at one of Sweden's smartest night-spots...
She is joined by the Young Generation, the live-wire team of boys and girls who made such a big hit in Rolf Harris 's latest series.
As you might expect the Young Generation are very much a team off-stage. A fact demonstrated by the three marriages within the troupe. It also has its drawbacks. A few days before they were due to leave for Sweden one of the boys was in contact with someone who had chicken-pox. The entire crew waited breathlessly for a rash of red spots to break out among the dancers. Luckily, they didn't.
Their high professional standards were really put to the test when they flew to Sweden to record a series of four programmes. They had just two weeks to learn 29 different dance routines - steps and words.
They really do sing the words of the songs and are producing an LP to prove it
Choreography DOUGLAS SQUIRES Orchestra directed by ALYN AINSWORTH and JOHNNY COLEMAN
Associate producer OLLE HELANDER Production STEWART MORRIS
A joint BBCtv/SR production
BBC One London


at Blackpool
Miss England! Miss Ireland! Miss Scotland! Miss Wales! Forty Misses-but only one hit! Tonight one of the girls will be nominated Miss United Kingdom and go on to the Miss World Contest in November
Michael Aspel , Keith Fordyce
Mark Murphy , Alan Randall
Orchestra: Terry Reaney
Arranged by Eric Morley Produced by PHILIP LEWIS
Organised by Mecca Promotions and Blackpool Corporation in conjunction with Melbray Food products
Alan Randall is appearing at the Queens Theatre. Blackpool
BBC One London

Shirley Bassey

at Berns Restaurant, Stockholm
For Bassey fans this is the definitive show. Three-quarters-of-an-hour dedicated exclusively to the talents of Britain's most exciting girl singer.
In the vast, century-old Berns Restaurant in Stockholm, Shirley 'turned on' the audience of 2,000 reckoned to be among the most discriminating in Europe.
With songs like "I (who have nothing)," "Goldfinger," "Big Spender," and "Funny Girl," this is Shirley Bassey reaching a new high level of talent.
Bassey is one of the great cabaret performers with an ability to project herself across the stage and into the souls of her audience.
A joint BBCtv/SR production
BBC One London


Festivals and holy-days used to be times both of revelry and renewal, when ordinary life was set in a wider perspective. What do people today expect from their annual holidays?

2: Morecambe the Lancashire resort
The second of two films on different styles of holiday-making with holiday-makers and those who cater for their needs and excerpts from Morecambe's holiday entertainments including
Harold Graham at the Harbour Band Arena
Bela Roucka and his performing seals and dolphins and Terry Day in cabaret
Narrated and produced by VERNON SPROXTON
BBC One London

The 1970 Professional Latin Dance Championships of Europe

For the first time this competition is being staged in Britain, where the reigning title holders RUDI and MECHTILDE TRAUTZ take on opposition from nine countries. The strong United Kingdom entry includes JOHN and BETTY WESTLEY. Cabaret: Pan's People Music by The George Bradley Band
Presented by the House of L'Oreal and arranged by Shirley Harris at The Top Rank Croydon Suite in association with the Ball-room Dancers' Federation. Master of Ceremonies David Gell with expert comment by Peggy Spencer
Television presentation by DOUGLAS HESPE
BBC One London

The European Figure Skating Championships of 1970

from the Yublileinyi Sports Palace Leningrad, featuring The Gala
A festive occasion for the outstanding performers in the Championships to celebrate their successes with a gay and colourful exhibition of free skating; a time for fancy dress or national costume, a moment to entertain cabaret style.
Commentator ALAN WEEKS
Presented by the Russian Television Service
BBC One London

The Harry Secombe Show

Harry's guests tonight include Jimmy Tarbuck Clodagh Rodgers
Clodagh, who will be singing the BBC's Eurovision entry next year, has had a busy season of cabaret. Next month she's on the bill of a London Palladium pop special with Engelbert Humperdinck. Delme Bryn Jones Petticoat and Vine with Julian Orchard
Programme associate JIMMY GRAFTON Orchestra directed by PETER KNIGHT Design by BERNARD LLOYD-JONES Directed by JAMES MOIR
Produced by TERRY HUGHES
BBC One London

Judith Durham

Since THE SEEKERS broke up three years ago JUDITH DURHAM has concentrated on a new career as a solo singer and has just completed her first concert and cabaret tour of Great Britain.
Tonight she demonstrates her versatility in a programme including:
' Amazing Grace' 'Skyline Pigeon'
' Climb Ev'ry Mountain ' 'Weeping Willow Blues' 'Pearly Gates'
Musical director RON EDGWORTH Designer PAUL MONTAGUE Producer NICK HUNTER
BBC One London

Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game

starring Bruce Forsyth with his special guest Joe Andy and Family Couples from all over the country
Joe Andy , one of the deftest men on the cabaret circuit, makes ' it ' look easy, but could you do ' 'it' like he does ' it '? Find out tonight.
BBC One London

Paul Temple

Created by FRANCIS DURBRIDGE starring
A glimpse under the covers for Paul of secret political warfare in London.
Among the guests appearing this week, John Le Mesurier forsaking the Sergeants' Mess of Dad's Army for the higher reaches of the British security service, Barry Dennen , the brilliant we from Cabaret as the man from the CIA and Kenneth Griffith trying to prove that ' we have the finest espionage system in the world operating in this country - the Russian's.
Directed by GEORGE SPENTON FOSTER (Radio Times People: page 5)
BBC One London

Presenting Lena Martell

A programme of music and comedy starring Scotland's international cabaret artist and her guests: Mike Newman, The Pattersons
Vocal Backing: Lissa Grey, Liz Pearson, Valerie Stockwell
BBC Scottish Radio Orchestra, leader Ian Tyre, conductor Iain Sutherland
From BBC Scotland

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