BBC Television Service
07 June 1946
The Re-Opening of the BBC Television Service
By the Postmaster General, the Earl of Listowel. The programme includes a dance by Margot Fonteyn.
Mickey's Gala Premiere
This cartoon film was the last item transmitted before the BBC Television Service was interrupted on Friday 1 September 1939.
Introducing Mantovani and his orchestra, Jackie Hunter the Canadian comedian, Kay Cavendish ('Kay on the keys'), The Three Admirals, and others.
The Dark Lady of the Sonnets
By George Bernard Shaw. Shakespeare played by Henry Oscar, Queen Elizabeth played by Dorothy Black.
...and his orchestra.
The Silence of the Sea
A television play of 'Le Silence de la Mer' by Vercors.
News Maps 1939 - 1946
JF Horrabin returns to illustrate the news with maps, diagrams and pictures. Presented by Mary Adams.
[Sound Only]. Latest headlines.