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: For the Children: Sailing on the Thames

By courtesy of the Tamesis Club viewers visit the spring regatta at Teddington to watch part of the race in the eighteen-foot class.
John Shuter shows children over his boat which is taking part in the regatta.


Presenter: John Shuter
Additional commentary: Dr. A. B. Porteous
Additional commentary: Howard V Lobb
Presented for television by: Michael Henderson

: For the Children: A Children's Guide to Music

How to distinguish the instruments of the orchestra
Sir Malcolm Sargent introduces this film, which is directed by Muir Mathieson, and recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra.
The music which the film illustrates is composed by Benjamin Britten, who has taken a theme by Henry Purcell and written variations and a fugue on it, so as to show the instruments of the orchestra to their best advantage.


Presenter: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Director: Muir Mathieson
Musicians: The London Symphony Orchestra
Composer: Benjamin Britten

: For the Children: Sailing on the Thames

A return visit to Teddington to see the start of the fourteen-foot international race.
(to 17.00)

: Emma

by Jane Austen.
Adapted for television by Judy Campbell.
(Judy Campbell appears by permission of London Film Productions, Ltd.; Ralph Michael by permission of the J. Arthur Rank Organisation)


Author: Jane Austen
Adapted by: Judy Campbell
Dances arranged by: Felicity Gray
Musical arrangements: Allan Bixter
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Michael Barry
Emma Woodhouse: Judy Campbell
Mr. Woodhouse: O.B. Clarence
Mr. Knightley: Ralph Michael
Miss Bates: Gillian Lind
Mr. Weston: John Boxer
Mrs. Weston: Susan Richmond
Mr. Elton: Richard Hurndall
Mrs. Elton: Marian Spencer
Harriet Smith: Daphne Slater
Jane Fairfax: Joyce Heron
Frank Churchill: McDonald Hobley
Mr. Martin: Anthony Oliver
Miss Martin: Rosamund Greenwood
Mrs. Ford: Elsie Wagstaff
Mr. Perry: Victor Platt
Mrs. Goddard: Madoline Thomas
Mrs. Bates: Edna Fryer
Others taking part: Muriel Young
Others taking part: Eric Porter
Others taking part: Jacqueline Boiteux
Others taking part: Donald Gladish

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.15)

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