Viewers are invited to a Music-Hall entertainment of the late 1890's. Sing the choruses with artists from the Players' Theatre, who include: Don Gemmell, Joan Sterndale Bennett, Bill Shine, Bill Rowbotham, Hattie Jacques
Betty Lawrence (at the piano)
Under the genial chairmanship of Leonard Sachs
Presented for television by:
In this first televised edition viewers will see the London end of the famous contest between Professor D. W. Brogan and Jan Struther, with Quiz-Master Lionel Hale, and the New York team - Christopher Morley and John Mason Brown, with Quiz-Master Alistair Cooke.
Professor D. W.
Quiz-Master (New York):
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