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: For the Children

Muffin the Mule
Muffin shows Annette Mills and Ann Hogarth what's inside his Easter egg

4.15 Bobby Brewster
Another Bobby Brewster story Written and told by H. E. Todd

4.30 Glove Puppets
Walter Wilkinson with The Peep Show presents
Thersytes
In which it is shown that the greatest boasters are not the greatest doers
As played at Oxford University in 1537

Contributors

Presenter (Muffin the Mule): Annette Mills
Puppeteer (Muffin the Mule): Ann Hogarth
Writer/storyteller (Bobby Brewster): H. E. Todd
Puppeteer (Glove Puppets): Walter Wilkinson

: Birds of London

James Fisher shows you how to identify some spring visitors including the willow-warbler, chiff-chaff, garden-warbler, whitethroat, blackcap, and how to keep a bird notebook through the summer months. (Turn back to page 24 for a specimen of the notebook and a drawing of the classification chart.)
The programme includes drawings by Fish-Hawk, and bird calls by Percy Edwards

Contributors

Expert/presenter: James Fisher
Drawings: Fish-Hawk
Bird calls: Percy Edwards

: Leslie Banks in Jenny Villiers

A play by J. B. Priestley
Others in the cast include: Joan Berly, Elizabeth Danby, Norma Ludlow, Barbara Trevor, Stella Wilkinson, Stuart Chedburn, William Lynton, and Robert L. Wilson
The action of the play takes place in the Green Room of the Theatre Royal, Barton Spa

Contributors

Writer: J. B. Priestley
Actress: Joan Berly
Actress: Elizabeth Danby
Actress: Norma Ludlow
Actress: Barbara Trevor
Actress: Stella Wilkinson
Actor: Stuart Chedburn
Actor: William Lynton
Actor: Robert L. Wilson
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Producer: Harold Clayton
Present-day characters: Martin Cheveril: Leslie Banks
Ann Seward: Daphne Arthur
Pauline Fraser: Joan Carol
James Whitefoot: William Roderick
Alfred Leathers: Fred Groves
Wing-Commander Robert Peak: Julian Dallas
Otley: Cameron Hall
Dr Cave: Robert Sansom
Mayor of Barton Spa: Sidney Monckton
Characters of a hundred years ago: Jenny Villiers: Daphne Arthur
Julian Napier: Julian Dallas
Edmund Ludlow: Robert Atkins
Fanny Ludlow: Agnes Lauchlan
Walter Kettle: Donald Eccles
John Stokes: Fred Groves
Sam Moon: Duncan Lewis
Augustus Ponsonby: Charles Lloyd Pack
Jacob G Mangles: Beckett Bould
Journalist: Donald E Tandy
Landlord: Arthur Seaton
Spragg: Howard Douglas
First actress: Joy Adamson
Second actress: Jane Holland
Nurse: Winifred Hill
Doctor: Charles Cornock
Sir Romford Tiverton: Frederick Ross








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