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: Demonstration Film

(to 12.00)

: The Cup Final: Blackpool v. Manchester United

This afternoon is the climax of the football season when football followers all over Britain will be at Wembley either in person or through the medium of television or radio.
By courtesy of the Football Association, viewers join the hundred thousand people at Wembley Stadium for the following programme
2.30 Community singing and interviews with members of the crowd
2.55 Presentation of the teams to His Majesty the King
3.0 The kick-off
3.45 Half-time
3.55 The second half
4.40 The final whistle
4.45-4.50 Their Majesties the King and Queen present the F.A. Cup and medals to the two teams


Commentator: Walter Winterbottom
Commentator: Jimmy Jewell

: Thark

A farce in three acts by Ben Travers.
The action of the play takes place in a flat in Mayfair and at Thark, a house in Norfolk, a week later.


Writer: Ben Travers
Settings: James Bould
Producer: Eric Fawcett
Hook: Erik Chitty
Warner: Joan Mundy
Cherry Buck: Eleanor Summerfield
Lionel Frush: Kenneth Kove
Mrs Frush: Muriel George
Sir Hector Benbow, Bart, M.F.H.: Charles Heslop
Ronald Gamble: Desmond Walter Ellis
Lady Benbow: Ruth Taylor
Kitty Stratton: Winifred Shotter
Jones: Gibb McLaughlin
Whittle: Victor Platt

: Viewers' Vote

F. H. Littman, Acting 'Head of Listener Research, tells you about the new scheme for collecting viewers' verdicts on selected television programmes.
The programmes chosen for viewers' votes next week are: For the Children, First Time Ever, Nat Alton's Song Session, The Romantic Young Lady, 'Teen-Age Programme, and Kaleidoscope.


Presenter: F. H. Littman

: Newsreel

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.40)

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