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: In Our Garden

F. Streeter revisits the television garden in the grounds of Alexandra Palace and gives viewers some practical hints.


Presenter: F. Streeter

Blog posts that mention this programme:

From little acorns: the origins of gardening programmes on the BBC 8 March 2018
From little acorns: the origins of gardening programmes on the BBC 8 March 2018

: For the Children

The Hogarth Puppet Circus presented by Jan Bussell and Ann Hogarth.

Fred Woodward as Hank the Mule

Eric Cardi, conjuror

(to 16.00)


Puppeteer (The Hogarth Puppet Circus): Jan Bussell
Puppeteer (The Hogarth Puppet Circus): Ann Hogarth
Hank the Mule: Fred Woodward
Conjuror: Eric Cardi
Presentation: A. Miller Jones

Blog posts that mention this programme:

Muffin, Andy, Bill and Ben - Early TV Puppets 28 March 2019
Muffin, Andy, Bill and Ben - Early TV Puppets 28 March 2019

: The Importance of Being Earnest

A Trivial Comedy for Serious People, by Oscar Wilde.
Scenes: Algernon Moncrieff's flat in Half Moon Street, W., the garden at the Manor House, Woolton, and the drawing-room at the Manor House, Woolton.
(Robert Eddison is appearing at the St. James's Theatre, and Dorothy Hyson at the Haymarket Theatre)


Author: Oscar Wilde
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Producer: G. More O'Ferrall
John Worthing, J.P.: Robert Eddison
Algernon Moncrieff: MacKenzie Ward
Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.: David Horne
Merriman, a butler: J.B. Stringer Davis
Lane, a manservant: Alban Blakelock
Lady Bracknell: Margaret Rutherford
Hon Gwendolen Fairfax: Margaret Vines
Cecily Cardew: Dorothy Hyson
Miss Prism: Betty Potter

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.20)

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