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Children's Television: Focus


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Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Man on the Move
Lord Brabazon talks to Peter West.
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The Story of Fashion: The Edwardians
by Cecile Hummel.

Escape Club: 2: Third Man Out
Oliver Philpot and Brigadier Ebsworth

How to Impersonate your Favourite Star
Peter Cavanagh

The Ted Taylor Four

School Shields

Current Film Releases

Stamp Collection

Zodiac Quiz


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Interviewee (Man on the Move): Lord Brabazon
Interviewer (Man on the Move): Peter West
Item presenter (The Story of Fashion): Cecile Hummel
Item presenter (Escape Club): Oliver Philpot
Item presenter (Escape Club): Brigadier Ebsworth
Impressionist (How to Impersonate your Favourite Star): Peter Cavanagh
Musicians: The Ted Taylor Four
Producer: Leonard Chase

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Children's Television: Focus

BBC Television, 27 April 1959 17.10

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