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Children's Television presents...


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The Bumblies
with Michael Bentine.
In a return visit from outer space in a series of filmed adventures.

5.10 Sketch Club
Adrian Hill announces the prize-winners and helps you with your picture-making.
Picture Gallery: The First Christmas
See facing page

5.30 Look: The Pond Chorus
A series of wild-life programmes introduced by Peter Scott.
Heinz Sielmann explores with his film camera part of a new world and looks closely at frogs, toads, and newts. This film makes an exciting successor to his "Woodpeckers", "Squirrels", and "Hamsters".

(to 18.00)


Prof. Michael Bentine/Voices of the Bumblies (The Bumblies): Michael Bentine
Presenter/artist (Sketch Club): Adrian Hill
Presenter (Look): Peter Scott
Filmmaker (Look): Heinz Sielmann
Producer (Look): Brandon Acton-Bond

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Children's Television presents...

BBC Television, 20 December 1956 17.00

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