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: The Royal Wedding

(to 13.10)

: Outside Buckingham Palace

Viewers are taken to see the scenes outside Buckingham Palace as the Royal Couple leave for their honeymoon.

: H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth

A film compiled specially for television.
Viewers see Her Royal Highness taking part in a variety of both public and informal occasions which include scenes from the BBC film of the Royal Tour of South Africa earlier in the year.

: Up for the Wedding

Cartoons by Joss.
(to 16.00)


Cartoonist: Joss

: The Royal Wedding

A BBC news film.

: Victoria Regina

A dramatic biography by Laurence Housman.


Writer: Laurence Housman
Incidental music and interludes by: the Albermarle players
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Producer: Ian Atkins
A footman: Clement Hamelin
Lord Conyngham: Arthur Wontner
Archbishop of Canterbury: Aubrey Mallalieu
A maidservant: Mary Lewis
Duchess of Kent: Tatiana Lieven
Victoria: Pamela Stirling
Prince Albert: Geoffrey Toone
Prince Ernest: Gerik Schjelderup
Mr Richards (Albert's valet): Clarence Bigge
Mr Anson (Albert's secretary): John Vere
First Queen's gentleman: Howard Douglas
A court usher: Geoffrey Steele
Lady Muriel: Marjorie Stewart
Lady Grace: Mary Hignett
Lady-in-waiting: Mary Lewis
Second Queen's gentleman: Stuart Kern
Mr Oakley: David Ward
Duchess of Sutherland: Ruth Taylor
Lady Jane: Margaret Goodman
General Grey (the Queen's secretary): Cyril Hardingham
Third Queen's gentleman: D A Mehan
John Brown: John Rae
A footman: Geoffrey Steele
Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield): Ernest Milton
Royal guests, footmen, court officials, etc: Sheila Beckett
Royal guests, footmen, court officials, etc: Joan Berly
Royal guests, footmen, court officials, etc: George Holst
Royal guests, footmen, court officials, etc: Denis Lorimer
Royal guests, footmen, court officials, etc: Kenneth Osbourne
Royal guests, footmen, court officials, etc: Charles Ross

: News

(sound only)

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