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: Racing From Cheltenham: The Gold Cup Meeting

2.0 Broadway Novices Steeplechase over three miles

2.35 United Hunts' Challenge Cup over three miles and a half

3.15 Champion Hurdle Challenge Cup over two miles

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the paddock before each race.

Contributors

Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham

: Mainly for Women


Family Affairs

Sarah's Progress
The doctor discusses the beginnings of talk.

Women and the Law: 3 - A Wife's Rights - or the lack of them
Fenton Bresler

Introduced by Betty Lait.

and
Tell Me, Doctor
Dr. Winifred de Kok discusses viewers' letters.
Letters should be sent to: Dr. Winifred de Kok, [address removed]

Contributors

Item presenter (Women and the Law): Fenton Bresler
Presenter: Betty Lait
Producer: Beryl Radley
Presenter (Tell Me, Doctor): Dr. Winifred de Kok

: Watch With Mother: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Script, music, and settings by Maria Bird

Contributors

Narrator/script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Children's Television presents: Bull's-Eye for Bunter

Billy Bunter at large (but hotly pursued by BBC Outside Broadcast cameras and Mr. Quelch) in a sweet factory in North London.

Contributors

Producer: Douglas Fleming

: Children's Television: Bonehead

A comedy for crooks.
Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.

Contributors

Writer/producer: Shaun Sutton
Designer: Audley Southcott
The Boss: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Happy: Douglas Blackwell
Bonehead: Colin Douglas
Mr Egerton: Patrick Cargill
Vague Lady: Sylvia Coleridge
Hamble: Victor Platt
George: Michael Duffield
The Curator: Gerald Anderson
Other parts played by: Nigel Hawthorne
Other parts played by: Gregory Scott

: The Weather

: Tonight

A topical programme for all the family.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore.

Contributors

Presenter: Cliff Michelmore

: It's Up To You

You are invited to choose the most promising new television artists and to help you to do this the artists are given advice and encouragement by a panel of experts:
Dick Hurran, Leslie Macdonnell, Alfred Marks
Introduced by Peter West.

Contributors

Expert: Dick Hurran
Expert: Leslie MacDonnell
Expert: Alfred Marks
Presenter: Peter West
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Mostly Maynard

in which you see Shirley Eaton, The Kentones, The Roy Marsh Trio, Betty Marsden,
Len Lowe, Vikki Hammond, John Jarvis, Hugh Lloyd but it's mostly Bill Maynard.
From the King's Theatre, Hammersmith.

Contributors

Comedian: Bill Maynard
[Actress]: Shirley Eaton
Singers: The Kentones
Musicians: The Roy Marsh Trio
[Actress]: Betty Marsden
[Actor]: Len Lowe
[Actress]: Vikki Hammond
[Actor]: John Jarvis
[Actor]: Hugh Lloyd
Orchestra conducted by: George Clouston
Musical associate: Bert Waller
Orchestrations: Reg Martyn
Script: Eric Merriman
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Uncertain Honours

by John Broadley.
Adapted for television by Michael Voysey.
The action of the play takes place in a Regimental Depot. Time, the present.
From the BBC's North of England studio

Contributors

Author: John Broadley
Adapter: Michael Voysey
Designer: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: Vivian A. Daniels
Director: Gerard Glaister
Lt-Col A.W. Anstruther: John Stuart
Jenkins: Eric Lugg
Laura Baguely: Heather Chasen
Major B.W. Baguely: Raymond Francis
RSM Benson: Frank Pettit
Lieut W.J. Chapman: Robert Raikes
Captain Thornton: Raymond Young
Major Zucchman: Alan Tilvern
Janet Baguely: Christine Finn
2nd Lieut M.M. Randall: Donald Pickering

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Gerard Glaister 18 September 2016

: The Jazz Age

An American view of the Roaring Twenties.

Produced as part of the film documentary series "Project 20" for the National Broadcasting Company.

"The Jazz Age" was the term F. Scott Fitzgerald gave to the Roaring Twenties in America. This television documentary programme, made by the producer and team which made Victory At Sea, and the documentary about the Atom Bomb, Three, Two, One-Zero, is a reconstruction of the decade from the Peace Treaty of Versailles in 1919 to the Wall Street crash in 1929. It shows America and Americans undergoing perhaps the most profound change in morals and manners of their entire history. It shows the coming of Prohibition and the flapper, the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, the speak-easies, and the rise of the gangster.

The film recalls the excitement of Charles Lindbergh's first solo flight across the Atlantic and shows the tumultuous scenes as New York welcomed him back again. It revives pictures of Presidents Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. It draws on film footage from archives both private and public. The musical score recalls the popular tunes of the 'twenties.
This film is part of the Project 20 programme launched by the National Broadcasting Company.
(Leonard Miall)
at 9.30

Contributors

Producer: Henry Salomon

: Kitza Kazacos

Songs of Many Countries
Accompanied by Henry Zeisel and his Orchestra

Contributors

Singer: Kitza Kazacos
Musicians: Henry Zeisel and his Orchestra
Presented by: Desmond O'Donovan








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