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(Composite edition)

: 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)
Commentator, Peter Dimmock assisted by Peter O'Sullevan as race-reader
Peter Dimmock on the race: page 39


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

: Racing at Ascot: The Sunminghill Park Stakes

(A race for four-year-olds and upwards over two miles)
Commentator, Henry Green assisted by Robert Haymee as race-reader


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)
Commentator, Peter O'Sullevan assisted by Roger Mortimer as race-reader
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.


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Race-reader: Roger Mortimer
Reporter: 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.


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

: The Inch Man

Starring Robert Ayres
The adventures of a house detective in a London hotel by Lester Powell.
4 - Wedding Night


Writer: Lester Powell
Settings designer: Stephen Taylor
Production By: Ronald Waldman
Production By: 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.

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