A weekly date with Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.
This week he advises on: Putting in cuttings of roses; taking cuttings of violas; side-shooting indoor-flowering chrysanthemums; taking cuttings of fuchsias; drying everlasting flowers for winter decoration; and sowing the seed of annuals for spring flowering.
His guest today is R. P. Burrows who specialises in geraniums.
He shows various types of geraniums, and demonstrates their cultivation and propagation with particular reference to those in window boxes.
Produced by John Farrington in the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)
[Starring] Rosalind Russell
with George MacReady and Carmen Mathews.
The story of the disruption caused by a spoiled and beautiful city woman among the people who live on an estate in New Mexico.
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 in by viewers.
The members this week are: Margery Fry, Max Beloff, Professor A. L. Goodhart K.B.E., Q.C., Don Salvador de Madariaga.
Question-Master, Bernard Braden
Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]
Professor A. L.
Don Salvador de
Joey the clown, suddenly overcome with the many problems involved in bringing up a child, feels that Corky needs a mother's care. He decides he must marry in order to give Corky a normal life, but to a confirmed bachelor like Joey a decision of this kind gives rise to several serious problems. There are dangers too, such as Big Pete, the boss canvas man, who regards his unmarried sister as a suitable match for Joey.
Joey, the Clown:
Big Tim Champion:
The adventures of a Boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim.
by Charles Dickens.
Made into a television serial play in eight parts by John Keir Cross and produced by Kevin Sheldon.
[Starring] Margaretta Scott with Peter Wyngarde as Sydney Carton
Tom Curr draws for you the story of the Rock and the Sand.
John Betjeman, Matley Moore, Victor Bonham-Carter answer questions put to them by Vivian Ogilvie about the nature and purpose of a number of things which are to be seen in and around churches in different parts of the country.
From the BBC's West of England television studio
Programme arranged by:
[Programme] presented by:
[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko
Bilko's 'Sweetheart Contest' looks like being a flop until one of the men in his platoon shows him the photograph of a beautiful blonde. But the picture is forty years old, so mum's the word-and the winner.
Sgt Ernie Bilko:
by J.B. Priestley.
The action of the play takes place in the Conways' house in Newlingham in 1919 and 1937.
Designed and produced by:
A high speed television revue with Morecambe and Wise, Ted Lune, Patricia Bredin, John Gower, Eileen Dyson, The Jack Billings Dancers.
The Orchestra conducted by Tony Osborne
The Jack Billings
[Orchestra] Conducted by:
Jacqueline Mackenzie back from a flying visit to Madrid reports on the Spaniards and the drama of the bull fight.
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Sir Cedric Hardwicke continues his walk in Rome, and the news of the birth of an Italian baby reminds him of the birth of Christ.
(A film series by arrangement with Milo Films)
Followed by Weather and Close Down