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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Racing at Ascot

This afternoon viewers again join the crowd at Ascot to see three of the principal races on the second day of the July Meeting.

: Racing at Ascot: The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Festival of Britain Stakes

(A race for three-year-olds and upwards over the Swinley course of one mile and a half. Twenty thousand sovereigns added to the entry fees)
Peter Dimmock on the race: page 39


Commentator: Peter Dimmock
Race-reader: Peter O'Sullevan

: Racing at Ascot: The Sunninghill Park Stakes

(A race for four-year-olds and upwards over two miles)


Commentator: Henry Green
Race-reader: Robert Haymee

: International Horse Show

On Monday next the British Horse Society will present the opening day of the International Horse Show at the White City Stadium, London.
This afternoon, James Pestridge is with one of the outside broadcasting units at the White City, and he introduces some of the Horse Show personalities.


Presenter: James Pestridge

: Racing at Ascot: The Sandringham Stakes

(A race for three-year-olds and upwards over one mile and a half)

Clive Graham, assisted by Maurice Maude, is beside the camera overlooking the Parade Ring to help viewers to identify the horses and jockeys before each race.
(to 16.35)


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Race-reader: Roger Mortimer
Parade Ring commentator: Clive Graham
Assisted by: Maurice Maude

: For the Children: Telescope

A Saturday fortnightly magazine.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.

Your Puppy: Elizabeth Cruft with a popular breed.

Table Top Fairyland: Hugh Gee shows you how to make your own.

Ship Ahoy!: Timothy Telescope and Cactus the Camel with Valerie Hobson.

Competition Corner: Summer Holiday Scene

Musical Child

How To: with Valerie Hobson.

Children's Fashions of Other Periods: introduced by Doris Langley-Moore.

(to 18.00)


Edited and produced by: Jill Allgood
Deviser: Cecil Madden
Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Item presenter (Your Puppy): Elizabeth Cruft
Item presenter (Table Top Fairyland): Hugh Gee
Item presenter (Ship Ahoy!/How To): Valerie Hobson
Editor (Competition Corner): Macgregor Urquhart
Item presenter (Children's Fashions of Other Periods): Doris Langley-Moore
Accompanist: Roma Clarke

: The Inch Man: 4 - Wedding Night

The adventures of a house detective in a London hotel by Lester Powell.

[Starring] Robert Ayres


Writer: Lester Powell
Settings designer: Stephen Taylor
Production: Ronald Waldman
Production: T. Leslie Jackson
Stephen Inch: Robert Ayres
George Packer: Hamlyn Benson
Miss Bromsgrove: Joan Harben
Jane Cherry: Faith Bailey
Bill Chester: Philip Saville
Nancy Chester: Carol Lawton
Mrs Toplady: Susan Richmond
Mrs Hudson: Joan Sanderson
Page-boy: Derek Hodgson

: Music-Hall

from the Scala Theatre, London.
with Nat Mills and Bobbie, Nancy Donovan, Jimmy Wheeler, Rudy Bolly, The Flying Comets, Pierre Mingand, Leslie Roberts' Music-Hall Maids.


Comedians: Nat Mills and Bobbie
Soprano: Nancy Donovan
Comedian: Jimmy Wheeler
Juggler: Rudy Bolly
Acrobats: The Flying Comets
Singer: Pierre Mingand
Dancers: Leslie Roberts' Music-Hall Maids
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Producer: Richard Afton

: Speaking Personally

A series of programmes in which eminent men and women speak on a subject of their own choosing.
Viscount Stansgate, D.S.O., D.F.C., Secretary of State for Air, 1945-46, in conversation with his son, Anthony Wedgwood Benn, M.P.


Interviewee: Viscount Stansgate
Interviewer: Anthony Wedgwood Benn, M.P.

: Newsreel

: Weather Forecast and News

(sound only)

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