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: Family Affairs

Introduced by Josephine Douglas.

My Family Life
Rosalind Critchlow recounts how she has combined a career as a beauty editor with her home life as a wife and mother.

Eyes
The Matron of Moorfields Hospital tells of some of the outstanding events in its 150 years' history and a doctor describes the great advances in treating some common ailments in young children.

Contributors

Introduced By: Josephine Douglas
Speaker (My Family Life): Rosalind Critchlow
Arranged By: Jan Jackson
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: In Town Tonight

(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on June 4)

Contributors

Edited and produced by: Peter Duncan

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
(A BBC Television Film)

Contributors

Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Children's Television

Bobby in France: 2: At the Villa Rose-Blanche
Written by Emile Harven and M.J. MacDonald.

Peter's Troubles
[Starring] Peter Butterworth

Sport
Geoffrey Dyson, Chief National Coach to the Amateur Athletic Association gives some advice to young athletes.

Show Day Tomorrow
A visit with Bill Allenby to see preparations for the Richmond Royal Horse Show which opens tomorrow.

Contributors

Writer (Bobby in France): Emile Harven
Writer (Bobby in France): M. J. MacDonald
Producer (Bobby in France): John Hunter Blair
Comedian (Peter's Troubles): Peter Butterworth
Coach (Sport): Geoffrey Dyson
Presenter (Show Day Tomorrow): Bill Allenby
Presented By (Show Day Tomorrow): Stephen Wade
Tess: Judith Manning
Bobby: William Simons
M Leblanc: Eugene Deckers
Mme Leblanc: Pamela Stirling
Claude Leblanc: Yves Ratier

: Tri Chynnig i Gymro

Cystadleuaeth dyfalu hanes
Y Dyfalwyr:
T. 1. Ellis, T. J. Morgan
Bob Owen , Amy Parry-Williams
Cadeirydd:
Thomas Parry
Trefnwyd y gystadleuaeth gan Nan Davies
Y telediad o dan ofal Selwyn Roderick
(Wenvoe, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

Contributors

Unknown: T. J. Morgan
Unknown: Bob Owen
Unknown: Thomas Parry
Unknown: Nan Davies
Unknown: Selwyn Roderick

: Weather Chart

: Slimbridge

Outside broadcast cameras are in the grounds of the Wildfowl Trust at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire, where Peter Scott invites you to an evening outing.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Scott
Presented By: Desmond Hawkins

: Fabian of Scotland Yard: Innocent Victims

[Starring] Bruce Seton
Another film in this detection series.

Contributors

Inspector Robert Fabian: Bruce Seton

: The Road to Embu

A report by Marjorie and Edward Ward of how the Mau Mau emergency is being dealt with in the Embu district of Kenya.
See page 15

Contributors

Reporter: Marjorie Ward
Reporter: Edward Ward
Film cameraman: Eric White
Film editor: Ian Callaway
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Off the Record

Jack Payne introduces stars and personalities who are Off the Record together with the latest news from the record industry.
Anne Shelton, Semprini, Jimmy Young, The Stargazers, Pat Kirkwood and Shani Wallis, Eric Delaney and his Band.
The Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Stanley Black

Contributors

Presenter: Jack Payne Singer: Anne Shelton
Pianist: Semprini
Singer: Jimmy Young
Vocalists: The Stargazers
Singer: Pat Kirkwood
Singer: Shani Wallis
Musicians: Eric Delaney and his Band
Musicians: The Concert Orchestra
Conductor: Stanley Black
Designer: Claude Whatham
Producer: Francis Essex

: You Know What People Are: 2

A series of six programme written for television by J. B. Priestley.
[Starring] J. B. Priestley and his Players

with Frances Rowe, Clive Morton, Natasha Parry, John Stratton.
This series of programmes will be presented every Wednesday evening until July 6

Contributors

Writer/host: J. B. Priestley
Actor: Frances Rowe
Actor: Clive Morton
Actress: Natasha Parry
Actor: John Stratton
Incidental music composed by: Roberto Gerhard
Designer: Bruce Angrave
Producer: Tony Richardson

: Danny Kaye

A BBC telerecording of yesterday's speech to the Variety Club of Great Britain at the Dorchester Hotel, London, on the occasion of the Club's second Annual Ladies' Luncheon, with Margot Fonteyn, Lady Pakenham, Pat Hornsby-Smith, Sheila Van Damm, and Barbara Kelly as guests of honour
This is followed by scenes from Danny Kaye's U.N.I.C.E.F. film ' Assignment Children'.

Contributors

Speaker: Danny Kaye
Guest of honour: Margot Fonteyn
Guest of honour: Lady Pakenham
Guest of honour: Pat Hornsby-Smith
Guest of honour: Sheila Van Damm
Guest of honour: Barbara Kelly








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