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: Children's Fashion Parade

A display arranged by H. E. Plaister and G. R. Kenward-Eggar.


Arranged by: H. E. Plaister
Arranged by: G. R. Kenward-Eggar

: The Passionate Pavane

to music by John Dowland, danced by Maude Lloyd, Walter Gore, and Hugh Laing
An excerpt from "The Good-Humoured Ladies" to the music "Constanza's Lament" by Scarlatti danced by Pamela Foster.
The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum
An article on television ballet appears on pages 8 and 9


Dancer: Maude Lloyd
Dancer: Walter Gore
Dancer: Hugh Laing
Dancer: Pamela Foster
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Boris Pecker
Orchestra conductor: Hyam Greenbaum
Presented by: Stephen Thomas

: Starlight: Lisa Minghetti

Accompanied by Harold Stuteley


Violinist: Lisa Minghetti
Accompanist (piano): Harold Stuteley

: The Composer at the Piano: Norman Hackforth

Norman Hackforth abandoned early aspirations to a medical career in favour of music. At the age of twenty he was playing the piano in a night club, which led to engagements in cabaret and on the stage. Later, he played Vincent Howard in Bitter Siceet and appeared in Ballyhoo at the Cambridge Theatre. As a composer, he published a suite of pianoforte pieces, 'Streets'. His first song hit, 'Heaven for Two', was written in collaboration with Harry Pepper, of White Coons fame. In addition, he has written songs for several West-End productions, including The Co-optimists, The Slum's the Thing, Charlot's Masquerade, and After Dinner. Radio listeners will recall his music for Seven Days' Sunshine and the monthly revues.


Pianist/composer: Norman Hackforth

: Cook's Night Out: 2. Marcel Boulestin

Marcel Boulestin will demonstrate before the camera the making of the second of five dishes, each of which can be prepared as a separate dish, while, the whole together makes an excellent five-course dinner. Tonight M. Boulestin will demonstrate the cooking of a Filet de Sole Murat.


Cook: Marcel Boulestin

: Boxing: England v. Ireland

Alexandra Amateur Boxing Club televised from the Concert Hall, Alexandra Palace
W. S. Pack (Polytechnic B.C.), Welterweight Champion of Great Britain, Winner 'Golden Gloves' Great Britain v. America, New York, 1935, and Wembley, 1936 versus T. Byrne (St. Andrews B.C.), Welterweight Champion of Ireland, Olympic Games, Berlin, 1936
followed by F. J. Simpson (Battersea and Basingstoke B.C.'s), Lightweight Champion of Great Britain, 1936, Winner 'Golden Gloves' Great Britain v. America, New York, 1935, and Wembley, 1936, Olympic Games, Berlin, 1936 versus Corporal T. Bonham Irish Free State Army Champion


Boxer: W.S. Pack
Boxer: T. Byrne
Boxer: F.J. Simpson
Boxer: Corporal T. Bonham

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