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Children's Television


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Schoolboy's Exhibition
Max Robertson and Meurig Jones look round the Schoolboy's Exhibition to see some of the items on show this year.

The Silver Swan: 2: Roger
A serial play in six parts by C. E. Webber.

(to 18.20)


Presenter (Schoolboy's Exhibition): Max Robertson
Presenter (Schoolboy's Exhibition): Meurig Jones
Presented by (Schoolboy's Exhibition): Stephen Wade
Writer (The Silver Swan): C. E. Webber
Producer (The Silver Swan): Rex Tucker
Settings (The Silver Swan): John Cooper
Musical direction (The Silver Swan): John Hunter Blair
Assistant Producer (The Silver Swan): Shaun Sutton
Lucy: Carole Maybank
Roger and Henry: Randal Herley
Burrows: Philip Dale
Jane Kendall: Gudrun Ure
Oliver Cromwell: Oliver Burt
Mary Cromwell: Patricia Fryer
Soldier: Shaun Sutton

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Children's Television

BBC Television, 6 January 1953 17.30

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