A weekly date with Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.
This week he advises on: Planting strawberries; harvesting autumn-sown onions; top dressing of indoor flowering chrysanthemums; and potting primulas.
His guest today is Stuart Ogg who specialises in dahlias.
He shows various types of dahlias and demonstrates their cultivation and care with particular reference to disbudding and pest control.
Produced by John Farrington in the BBC's Midland television studio
from the story by Evelyn Waugh.
[Starring] Joseph Cotten
with Thomas Gomez.
A series of film plays presenting stars in stories of their choice.
Elisabeth Welch and The Boulevard Players in a programme of light music.
Introduced by Patrick Harvey.
meets every Sunday afternoon to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are: Sir John Wedgwood, Bt., Barbara Wootton, David Daiches, Professor Alexander Kennedy.
Question-Master, Alan Melville
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]
A series of disasters is in store for the Circus when old Colonel Jack decides to try his hand at running the show; but the miners of Coaltown have every reason in the end to be glad the Colonel interfered.
Joey, the Clown:
Big Tim Champion:
Bimbo, the baby
with Terry Hall.
by Charles Dickens.
Made into a television serial play in eight parts by John Keir Cross and produced by Kevin Sheldon.
[Starring] Mervyn Johns and Margaretta Scott with Peter Wyngarde as Sydney Carton
In the first of a new series under this familiar title, Hugh David brings to the studio people whose work helps to make it a wonderful world.
Seven years ago in a derelict mansion a dispirited man sat contemplating the failure of his ideals and hopes. To that house came a former aircraftman, dying and in need of a home.
The relief of this man's need, and that of others like him, became from that moment a driving force in the life of Group Captain Leonard Cheshire V.C., D.S.O., D.F.C.
An edited telerecording of the broadcast of September 27, 1955, in which Group Captain Cheshire re-visited the first of the eighteen Cheshire Foundation Homes and introduced some of his friends-the incurable and disabled people who are 'at home'.
From Le Court, Liss, Hampshire
Group Captain Leonard
[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko
When the heir to a vast fortune joins his platoon, Bilko has only one objective. And it could have been a blank cheque.
Sgt Ernie Bilko:
Conductor Sir John Barbirolli
Janos Starker (Cello)
Elgar Centenary Programme
Overture: Cockaigne Cello Concerto in E minor
The first part of a concert from the Usher Hall. The whole concert can be heard in the Third Programme.
Introduced by Michael Henderson.
Presented for television by:
A high-speed television revue.
[Starring] Morecambe and Wise, John Gower, Ted Lune, Eileen Dyson, The Jack Billings Dancers
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
The Jack Billings
BBC Northern Dance
Orchestra conducted by:
A new comedy by Philip Mackie.
[Starring] Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott with William Franklyn, Elvi Hale
A reading from the Bible with comment by Canon Roy McKay.
Followed by Weather and Close Down