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: National Defence

His Majesty the King reviews the National Service Organisations in Hyde Park
The March Past, at which H.M. the King will take the salute, of National Service Units from all parts of the British Isles, including representative detachments of the Navy, Army, Air Force, A.R.P. Services (including Auxiliary Fire Services), Auxiliary Police, Civil Nursing Reserves, etc., televised direct from Hyde Park.
(to 16.30)

: Speaking Personally

Sir Ronald Storrs, K.C.M.G., on his American impressions.


Speaker: Sir Ronald Storrs

: Les Sylphides

A Romantic Reverie in one act by Michel Fokine.
[Starring] The Covent Garden Russian Ballet Company
The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conducted by Antal Dorati


Choreography: Michel Fokine
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Boris Pecker
Orchestra conducted by: Antal Dorati
Presentation: D. H. Munro

: Ruth Draper

(to 22.25)


Performer: Ruth Draper

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