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Children's Television


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Grey Squirrel
A film showing the growth and daily life of three young squirrels from spring to mid-winter.

Children's Newsreel

BBC Television Puppet Theatre presents
Willie the Gris
A play based on an old legend by Rhoda Power.
by Miles Tomalin.


Writer (Willie the Gris): Rhoda Power
Writer (Abercadapple): Miles Tomalin
Puppeteer (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Molly Gibson
Puppeteer (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Gordon Murray
Puppeteer (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Woolf Goldberg
Puppeteer (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Joan Garrick
Voices (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Kenneth Connor
Voices (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Pamela Russell
Voices (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Redvers Kyle
Puppets (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Laurence Primmer
Designer (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Claude Whatham
Producer (Willie the Gris/Abercadapple): Ursula Eason

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Children's Television

BBC Television, 2 June 1955 17.00

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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