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: Athletics

Viewers visit the White City Stadium to see some members of the British team who are to compete against France in tomorrow's International Athletic Meeting. Athletes appearing will include: D. L. Grigg (captain of the British team), A. S. Paterson, E. McDonald Bailey, A. S. Wint, and D. R. Ede. They will be introduced by Harold Abrahams, who will give his forecast of some of the major events to be decided tomorrow.


Athlete: D. L. Grigg
Athlete: A. S. Paterson
Athlete: E. McDonald Bailey
Athlete: A. S. Wint
Athlete: D. R. Ede
Presenter: Harold Abrahams

: For the Children

Story with music by Annette Mills, and a tour of The Enchanted Castle by Jack Rowlands.


Music: Annette Mills
Storyteller: Jack Rowlands
Presented by: A. Miller Jones

: Athletics

A return visit to the White City.
(to 16.00)

: The Aspidistras

(Elsie French and John Mott)


Singer: Elsie French
Singer: John Mott

: Exercise Bowler

A special version of the play originally produced at the Arts and Scala Theatres, London, by the Reunion Theatre Association.
The play by T. Atkinson, arranged and produced for television by Jan Bussell.
The action takes place in a television studio, and introduces past and future scenes in the lives of three soldiers about to be demobbed.
The Reunion Theatre cast is comprised entirely of ex-service actors and actresses. 'T. Atkinson' covers the identity of William Templeton, Alec Clunes, and Peter Powell as authors, with the collaboration of William Fox and Torin Thatcher.


Author (collective pseudonym): T. Atkinson
Author: William Templeton
Author: Alec Clunes
Author: Peter Powell
With the collaboration of: William Fox
With the collaboration of: Torin Thatcher
Arranged by/Producer: Jan Bussell
The Manager: D.A. Clarke Smith
Bill Laver: Eric Berry
Joe Rock: Campbell Singer
John Moss: Noel Howlett
Geoffrey Stewart: John Chandos
Headmaster: Nicholas Grimshaw
Sybil Masters: Gillian Maude
Mrs. Moss: Sheila Rix
[Actor]: Nicholas Hill
[Actor]: Kendrick Huxham
[Actor]: Stringer Davies
[Actor]: James Wellman
[Actor]: John Warner
[Actor]: Robert Meteyard
[Actress]: Pauline Growse
[Actress]: Ursula Harby

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.10)

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