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: For Younger Viewers: Puppet Parade

Variety with contributions from The Ebor Marionettes, The Hogarth Puppets, Cliff Hunter, The London Marionette Theatre, The Studio Theatre, Chiswick.
The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum


Puppeteer: Cliff Hunter
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Boris Pecker
[Orchestra] conductor: Hyam Greenbaum
Presentation: Jan Bussell

: Harcourt Williams

(by permission of the Daniel-Mayer Company Ltd.) telling children's stories.


Storyteller: Harcourt Williams

: For Younger Viewers: Animal Drawings

by Arnrid Johnston.


Drawings: Arnrid Johnston

: Cabaret

with Eve Lister (songs), Gene Sheldon (comedian) and The Cranstonians (dancers).


Singer: Eve Lister
Comedian: Gene Sheldon
Dancers: The Cranstonians
Presentation: Harry Pringle

: E. H. Tattersall

The gossip feature is becoming quite a regular part of television programmes, and viewers who have heard E. H. Tattersall in the past will be generally agreed that his informal manner and easy personality are ideal for this kind of thing. He gave, you may remember, a talk after the Eton and Harrow match.
We cannot say exactly what Tattersall will speak about tonight, though it will be about 'this, that or the other' as it has occurred to the mind of this shrewd and witty observer.


Presenter: E. H. Tattersall

: Love - in Twenty Lessons

A very light comedy in one act by Delano Ames.
Scene 1, The sitting-room in Mrs. Coulton's house in Vezier, a resort in the Pyrenees. Afternoon
Scene 2, Outside a cafe in St. Roche - twenty lessons later. Late afternoon
(To be repeated on August 15)


Author: Delano Ames
Production: Eric Fawcett
Marie: Jennifer Leigh
Allen Grey: Jack Melford
Mrs. Coulton: Molly Hartley Milburn
Elisabeth: Anna Konstam
Jane: Jane Barrett
A musician: Jacques Brown
A cafe proprietor: Leo de Pokorny

: Pas Seul

(to 22.30)

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