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: Paris Soir 1880

An operetta devised by Claud Jenkins with music by Delibes.
The action takes place in Paris in the salon of Madame Dubois.


Deviser: Claud Jenkins
Music: Delibes
Arranger/Songwriter (The Princess and the Peasant Boy): Jerry Haywood
Book/lyrics: David Caryll
Director of the stage orchestra: Maurice Arnold
Producer: Philip Bate
Madame Dubois: Esther Coleman
Lucille, her daughter: Kate Peress
Lucille's friends : Jeanette: Sheila Lawrence
Lucille's friends : Nanette: Zoe Corner
Paul Leclerc, a Lieutenant of Spahis: Eric Starling
Henri Chausseur, a wealthy man about town: Reginald Gibbs
Suzanne de Challis, ballerina: Maria Balinska
Armand Poulet, maitre de ballet: Joseph Green
Leo Delibes: Phillip Merritt
Charles, a servant: James Durban
Other parts played by: Anna Jeans
Other parts played by: Josie Barclay-Gammon
Other parts played by: Roland Randel

: Picture Page

A television magazine.
Edited and introduced by Joan Gilbert.

(to 16.00)


Editor/Presenter: Joan Gilbert
Interviewer: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Producer: Stephen Harrison

: International Amateur Boxing: Great Britain v. Switzerland

Direct from the Empire Pool, Wembley.
By permission of the Amateur Boxing Association, viewers see part of this first international match between Great Britain and Switzerland. Kenneth Best and Lieut.-Col. D.S. Lister assist viewers to follow the boxing.
The following teams are taking part:
Great Britain
Flyweight: Cpl. Les Daw (R.A.F.)
Bantamweight: J.H. Perry (Harrow and Rugby A.B.C.)
Featherweight: P. Brander (Slough Centre A.B.C.)
Lightweight: H.J. Darby (Caius A.B.A.)
Welterweight: C.S.M. I.J. Ryan (Army)
Middleweight: M. B. Shacklady (Eccles A.B.C.)
Light heavyweight: Sgt. I.J.E. Taylor (Army, Stepney and St. George's A.B.C.)
Heavyweight: Not available at press-time
Flyweight: Jolivet (Geneva)
Bantamweight: Siegfried (Berne)
Featherweight: Iseppi (Chur)
Lightweight: Schmidinger (Zurich)
Welterweight: Gehring (Zurich)
Middleweight: Schneider (Berne)
Light heavyweight: Muller (Basle)
Heavyweight: Yost (Biel)


Commentator: Kenneth Best
Commentator: Lieut.-Col. D.S. Lister
Boxer (Great Britain): Cpl. Les Daw
Boxer (Great Britain): J.H. Perry
Boxer (Great Britain): P. Brander
Boxer (Great Britain): H.J. Darby
Boxer (Great Britain): C.S.M. I.J. Ryan
Boxer (Great Britain): M.B. Shacklady
Boxer (Great Britain): Sgt./I.J.E. Taylor
Boxer (Switzerland): Jolivet
Boxer (Switzerland): Siegfried
Boxer (Switzerland): Iseppi
Boxer (Switzerland): Schmidinger
Boxer (Switzerland): Gehring
Boxer (Switzerland): Schneider
Boxer (Switzerland): Muller
Boxer (Switzerland): Yost

: Picture Page

A television magazine.
Edited and introduced by Joan Gilbert.


Editor/Presenter: Joan Gilbert
Interviewer: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Producer: Stephen Harrison

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.10)

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