Albert Norman, a Vice-President of the National Rose Society, displays a range of roses suitable for the small garden and demonstrates their propagation; Percy Thrower shows how to take cuttings of geraniums and other bedding plants that have to be taken into the greenhouse during the winter months.
4.30 From the West of England
Allan Kennedy, official representative of the Surf Life Saving Association of Australia, shows Max Robertson methods of life saving-including the Australian surf reel-which are used to protect bathers on the surf beaches at Bude in Cornwall.
Presented By (Roses):
Presented By (Life-Line):
Muffin the Mule
with Annette Mills who writes the songs and Ann Hogarth who pulls the strings.
Spirit of Birmi
A comedy by Anthony C. Wilson.
(Previously televised last Thursday)
Presenter/songwriter (Muffin the Mule):
Puppeteer (Muffin the Mule):
Writer (Spirit of Birmi):
Producer (Spirit of Birmi):
Designer (Spirit of Birmi):
Christopher, their son:
Sheila, their daughter:
with Helen Cherry, Eunice Gayson, Michael Pertwee, Jack Train and Peter West in the chair.
Staff Reporters, Pauline Forrester and Larry Forrester
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A special performance before an invited audience from the stage of the Lyceum Theatre. Edinburgh (by arrangement with H. M. Tennent, Ltd.)
virtuoso of the harmonica
A comedy by Dennis Driscoll.
Second performance: Thursday at 9.45 p.m.
In her tiny home in the industrial town of Cluney Maggie Lomax suddenly finds that her family life is full of complications. A young American becomes an unexpected guest and devotes much attention to her daughter. Her son David comes home with a Bachelor of Science degree only to announce that he does not want to get the sort of 'white-collar' job Maggie had always planned for him. And to complicate things further David is pursued by a pretty girl from London.
In this riotous North-Country farce it is Maggie's husband, Walter, who takes most of the kicks. But although he seems more interested in rearing chickens and in exchanging secrets with his neighbour Amos Entwistle, perhaps he knows enough to be able to straighten out the tangles of his household, and to set Maggie's mind at rest.
Dwight (Shiner) Schuleman:
Lady Ariadne Crofield:
Some variations with paper and pencil on a common theme by Bailie Tom Curr, J.P.