Sir George Wilkinson, BT, Chairman of the King George VI National Memorial Fund invites the Queen to unveil the Memorial. After the unveiling Her Majesty replies. Nigel Birch, O.B.E., M.P., Minister of Works accepts the Memorial on behalf of the Government.
From Carlton Gardens, overlooking the Mall.
at 10.50 a.m.
Viewers' Queries Answered
At the desk: Nan Winton and Peter Haigh
Introducing Elkan Allan's It's an Odd World
Presenter (It's an Odd World):
Fifteen minutes of Anglo-French songs.
(Sally Ann Howes and Jacques Pils are appearing in 'Romance in Candlelight' at the Piccadilly Theatre, London)
For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Voices by Eileen Brown, Josefina Ray and Peter Hawkins
Script and music by Maria Bird
(A BBC Telefilm)
Script and Music:
Film Profile of David Lean
The well-known British film director, in an interview with Berkeley Smith, introduces scenes from his films: Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, Sound Barrier, Hobson's Choice, and his latest film Summer Madness.
(By arrangement with J. Arthur Rank Organisation and London Films)
Film Profile of Frank Lloyd
The celebrated American film director, in an illustrated interview with Alexander Moyes, introduces scenes from his films: Mutiny on the Bounty, Cavalcade, Under Two Flags, and his latest film The Last Command.
(By arrangement with M.G.M.. Twentieth Century-Fox, and Republic Pictures)
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The Friday Western: Dead Man's Shoe
The Range Rider finds a secret plan for a gold mine that belongs to a girl living on a nearby ranch. Bad men capture the plan, but the Range Rider foils the gang.
The Nelson Touch
One-hundred-and-fifty years ago today the British Fleet, commanded by Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson, won the Battle of Trafalgar, but Nelson was killed. This play in his honour tells how he took command of the Fleet.
Adapted by George Nash of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich and Naomi Capon from a play by David Scott Daniell.
Michael Aldridge is in Salad Days at the Vaudeville Theatre; Donald Eccles is in Kismet at the Stoll Theatre; Wolfe Morris is in The Teahouse of the August Moon at Her Majesty's Theatre, London)
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Captain the Hon Henry Blackwood:
Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson:
Lord Barham, First Lord of the Admiralty:
William Marsden, Secretary of the Admiralty:
William Pitt, the Prime Minister:
Captain Thomas M. Hardy:
Rear-Admiral Sir Robert Calder, BT:
People, events, comments of today.
Introduced by Macdonald Hastings.
Wilfred Pickles invites you to Ask Pickles for the things you would like to see on your television screen.
Special investigators: Pauline and Larry Forrester
Orchestra directed by:
You are invited to Meet Jeanne Heal and personalities who discuss with her a topic of her choice.
David Nixon presents It's Magic
A miscellany of mystery with Paula Marshall, Howard de Courcy, The Great Marlo and a panel of guests to see fair play.
Orchestra directed by:
and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.
The Rt. Hon. J.P.L. Thomas, M.P., First Lord of the Admiralty, proposes the toast of Her Majesty the Queen. Her Majesty replies. Admiral Earl Mountbatten of Burma, K.G., First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, proposes the toast of "The Immortal Memory of Lord Nelson".
From the Painted Hall of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
Lieutenant-Commander Peter Scott, R.N.V.R.
Presented for television by:
[Starring] George Burns and Gracie Allen
Gracie wins a television quiz programme -anyway, that's what she thinks.
Followed by The Weather and Close Down