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: Presentation to The Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Churchill, K.G., O.M., C.H., M.P.

In recognition of the Prime Minister's incomparable service to the nation, members of both Houses of Parliament meet in Westminster Hall on the occasion of his eightieth birthday.
The Prime Minister's portrait, painted by Graham Sutherland, is presented by the Rt. Hon. C.R. Attlee, O.M., C.H., M.P., and a commemorative book, containing the signatures of all members of the House of Commons, is presented by the Rt. Hon. D.R. Grenfell, C.B.E., M.P.
At 12.0
At 7.45 this evening Birthday greetings will be sent by some of Sir Winston's friends.

Contributors

Commentator: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Television presentation: Antony Craxton

: For Women: Leisure and Pleasure

Introduced by Joan Henley.

Amateur Players
Norman Marshall discusses points looked for when judging an amateur play production.

Round the Shops
Margot Lovell gives a Christmas shopping preview.

Music
Antony Hopkins on reading music.

Exhibition
Joan Rodker reports on the Diaghilev Exhibition at Forbes House, London.

Contributors

Introduced By: Joan Henley
Presenter (Amateur Players): Norman Marshall
Reporter (Round the Shops): Margot Lovell
Presenter (Music): Antony Hopkins
Reporter (Exhibition): Joan Rodker
Producer: Jacqueline Kennish

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the Very Young

: Children's Television

A Sailor's Yarn: 3 - The Minesweeper
told by Edward Andrewes.

Peter's Troubles
[Starring] Peter Butterworth

Sport: Making a Try
Some advice for young Rugby Union players from:
A. M. Rees (Metropolitan Police)
A. N. Labuschagne (Harlequins and England)
P. W. Sykes (Wasps and England)
P. G. Yarranton (R.A.F. and England)
M. K. Elgie (London Scottish and Scotland) and an interview with Cyril Gadney the international referee.

Contributors

Storyteller (A Sailor's Yarn): Edward Andrewes
Comedian (Peter's Troubles): Peter Butterworth
Player (Sport: Making a Try): A. M. Rees
Player (Sport: Making a Try): A. N. Labuschagne
Player (Sport: Making a Try): P. W. Sykes
Player (Sport: Making a Try): P. G. Yarranton
Player (Sport: Making a Try): M. K. Elgie
Interviewee (Sport: Making a Try): Cyril Gadney
Commentator (Sport: Making a Try): Bill Latto

: Weather Chart

: Birthday Greetings

to Sir Winston Churchill from some of his friends.

: Variety

for St. Andrew's Night
Introduced by Jimmy Logan.
with Jack Radcliffe assisted by Helen Norman and Billy Dick
Harry Gordon with Jack Holden
Denny Willis assisted by Johnny Mack and Norma Barry
Kenneth McKellar
Kenna Campbell
Newhaven Fisherwomen's Choir
The Jean McLellan Dancers
A section of the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Sidney Bowman
Before an invited audience in the Little Theatre, Edinburgh

Contributors

Introduced By: Jimmy Logan
Entertainer: Jack Radcliffe
Assisted By: Helen Norman
Assisted By: Billy Dick
Comedian: Harry Gordon
Performer: Jack Holden
Comedian: Denny Willis
Assisted By: Johnny Mack
Assisted By: Norma Barry
Tenor: Kenneth McKellar
Singer: Kenna Campbell
Singers: Newhaven Fisherwomen's Choir
Dancers: The Jean McLellan Dancers
Musicians: A section of the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Conducted By: Sidney Bowman
Director: Noble M. Wilson
Producer: Eddie Fraser

: Find the Link

with Peter Martyn in the chair and Josephine Douglas, Kenneth Horne, Peter Noble and a guest finding the links between the challengers.
Special investigators, Pauline Forrester and Larry Forrester

Contributors

Chairman: Peter Martyn
Panellist: Josephine Douglas
Panellist: Kenneth Horne
Panellist: Peter Noble
Special investigator: Pauline Forrester
Special investigator: Larry Forrester
Presented By: Ernest Maxin

: Amateur Boxing: London A.B.A. v. the British Army

Viewers join the spectators in the Seymour Hall, London, to watch some of the concluding bouts of this annual meeting.

Contributors

Commentator: Harry Carpenter








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