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: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Jeanne Heal

I'd like you to meet ...
Countess Mountbatten of Burma, C.I., G.B.E., D.C.V.O. who talks about the great work being done by international organisations for children of all nations.

Knitted for Fashion
A display of models knitted by crafts-women of Britain, designed for the model houses of London, Paris, and New York.

Marguerite Bowie challenges - Gilbert Harding to defend his view that women should be banned from universities.

Time for Music
Antony Hopkins talks about Schubert and his work, and plays some of his music.

Edited by Jacqueline Rennish
Produced by S. E. Reynolds


Introduced By: Jeanne Heal
Unknown: Marguerite Bowie
Unknown: Gilbert Harding
Edited By: Jacqueline Rennish
Produced By: S. E. Reynolds

: For the Very Young ANDY PANDY

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children, and invites them to join in songs and games
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Script, music, and settings by Maria Bird


Unknown: Gladys Whitred
Unknown: Audrey Atterbury
Unknown: Molly Gibson

: For the Children: Aladdin

A Christmas pantomime by Peter Ling with music by Steve Race and Jack Jordan
Immortals :
Puppetry by Sam Williams
Animations by Alfred Wurmser
Dances arranged by Peter Glover
Orchestra directed by Jack Jordan
(Previously televised on December 26)


Unknown: Peter Ling
Music By: Steve Race
Music By: Jack Jordan
Unknown: Sam Williams
Unknown: Alfred Wurmser
Arranged By: Peter Glover
Settings: Stephen Taylor
Director: Jack Jordan
Producer: Michael Westmore
Producer: Gilchrist Calder
The Genie of the Lamp: Peter Glover
The Genie of the Ring: Pat Sinnott
Emperor of China: Bill Shine
Princess: Pamela Galloway
Lord High Chamberlain: Peter Hawkins
Lady-in- Waiting: Nesta Ross
Aladdin: David Jacobs
Widow Twankey: Peter Butterworth
Abanazar: Humphrey Lestocq
Wishee-Washee: David Nixon
Boy: Anthony Valentine
Fat Man: Edward Markillte
Thin Man: Alex Drew
Policeman: Wilfred Johns

: Jimmy Edwards introduces a New Year edition of the CENTRE SHOW

from the Nuffield Centre, London
A Services audience welcomes back artists who have just returned from entertaining the Forces overseas, including
Maureen Riscoe
Robert Harbin
Ribton and Richards and Larry Adler
Produced by Mary Cook and Antony Craxton


Unknown: Maureen Riscoe
Unknown: Robert Harbin
Unknown: Ribton
Unknown: Larry Adler
Produced By: Mary Cook
Produced By: Antony Craxton

: Mary Jerrold, Griffith Jones and Anthony Ireland in ' FOR BETTER OR WORSE'

A play by Lionel Brown
Produced by Kenneth Milne-Buckley
Cast, in order of appearance:
The scene is the lounge of Letchmere House, by the Thames
Setting by Stephen Bundy


Play By: Lionel Brown
Produced By: Kenneth Milne-Buckley
Unknown: Stephen Bundy
Sybil Grant: Rosalyn Boulter
Hugo: Griffith Jones
Pauline: Terry Randal
Mrs Theodore Marshall: Mary Jerrold
Jill Marshall: Ursula Howells
Wallace Carson: Michael Ashwin
Ned Marshall: Anthony Ireland


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