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: Gallows Glorious

An adaptation for television of the drama by Ronald Gow.
with Neil Porter as John Brown
The cast also includes:
Olive Walter, Ian Dawson, Hamilton Price, Don Gemmell, Peter Osborn, Walter Horsbrugh, Dinah Sheridan, Atholl Fleming, Eugene Leahy, Hugh Casson, D.A. Ward, Rosemary Lomax, Rae Allan, Ysanne Churchman, Rupert Siddons, Clarence Bigge, Connaught Stanleigh, Michael Bridges, Guy Glover
The action takes place in America in 1859 and moves between John Brown's house in the Adirondack Mountains in the North, and the Maryland-Virginia border in the South.
(to 16.30)


Adapter: Ronald Gow
Production: Jan Bussell
John Brown: Neil Porter
[Actress]: Olive Walter
[Actor]: Ian Dawson
[Actor]: Hamilton Price
[Actor]: Don Gemmell
[Actor]: Peter Osborn
[Actor]: Walter Horsbrugh
[Actress]: Dinah Sheridan
[Actor]: Atholl Fleming
[Actor]: Eugene Leahy
[Actor]: Hugh Casson
[Actor]: D.A. Ward
[Actress]: Rosemary Lomax
[Actress]: Rae Allan
[Actress]: Ysanne Churchman
[Actor]: Rupert Siddons
[Actor]: Clarence Bigge
[Actor]: Connaught Stanleigh
[Actor]: Michael Bridges
[Actor]: Guy Glover

: Foundations of Cookery: Picnic Foods for Hot Weather

Marcel Boulestin on Picnic Foods for Hot Weather


Cook/presenter: Marcel Boulestin

: East End

Tom Harrisson explores London's East End introducing Cockney and Jew, Lascar and Chinaman, and others of its inhabitants.


Presenter: Tom Harrisson
Presentation: Andrew Miller Jones
Presentation: S.E. Reynolds

: Ballroom Dancing

A demonstration by Alex Moore and Pat Kilpatrick.


Dancer: Alex Moore
Dancer: Pat Kilpatrick

: Music Makers: Etienne Amyot (pianoforte)

(to 22.35)


Pianist: Etienne Amyot

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