Introduced by Jeanne Heal.
I'd Like You to Meet...: Jimmy Edwards
James Laver reviews two illustrated books on costume.
Christmas with the Children
Verily Anderson shows how her children have worked out their own ideas for the family Christmas.
Marjorie Stewart and Richard Wattis dance the tango from the play 'Ring Round the Moon' to music composed by Richard Addinsell.
Speaker (I'd Like You to Meet...):
Speaker (Christmas with the Children):
Music composer (Dancing):
For the very young.
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Script, music, and settings by Maria Bird
(A BBC Television Film)
Narrator/script, music and settings:
Squirrel's First Christmas
A story by Eileen Mathias told by Dorothy Smith.
One Glorious Year
Richard Dimbleby interviews some of the young people who were connected with interesting and exciting events of 1953.
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Storyteller (Squirrel's First Christmas):
Interviewer (One Glorious Year):
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Producer (One Glorious Year):
Magic and Variety featuring
The Great Masoni with Shan, the girl with the amazing memory
Jannette Fox, the marionette girl
Chris Martell, juggling and glamour
A special preview of part of the Christmas show from the stage of the New Theatre. Bromley, Kerat, before an invited audience.
Shan Performer: Jannette
Orchestra under the direction of:
Presented for television by:
A comedy by R. F. Delderfield.
[Starring] Leslie Dwyer and Maureen Pryor
The action of the play takes place on Windrush farm in the West Country.
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Cagey Narracott, handyman at Windrush:
Annie Yeo, housekeeper at Windrush:
Amy Slater, his sister:
Maud Hodge, his younger sister:
Fred Slater, his brother-in-law:
June Hodge, Maud's daughter:
('Und Es Begab Sich')
This Dutch film tells the Bible story from the Nativity to the Flight into Egypt. It is illustrated by eighteenth-century statuettes now in the Bavarian Museum at Munich.