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: Newsreel

(Composite edition)
(to 12.00)

: Out-of-Doors

Saturday afternoon in Alexandra Park.

The advanced class of amateur gymnasts from the Regent Street Polytechnic, under the direction of W. Corner, F.B.A.P.T., give a display of agility and work on the parallel bars.

Three short demonstration bouts
Foil: A. W. Row v. E. R. Watts
Epee: A. E. Pelling v. E. B. Knott
Sabre: W. C. Burgess v. G. Haynes

3.25 In Our Garden
Frances Perry shows the modern methods of pruning fruit trees, and decides that after the drought and wear of the summer the lawn needs renovation.

3.40 The Peacocks
A display of trick solo motor-cycling by Ray Peacock and Len Grant, followed by further daring stunts on a sidecar by Bill and Ray Peacock.

(to 16.00)


Gymnastics direction: W. Corner
Fencer (foil): A. W. Row
Fencer (foil): E. R. Watts
Fencer (epee): A. E. Pelling
Fencer (epee): E. B. Knott
Fencer (sabre): W. C. Burgess
Fencer (sabre): G. Haynes
Presenter (In Our Garden): Frances Perry
Stunt driver (The Peacocks): Ray Peacock
Stunt driver (The Peacocks): Len Grant
Stunt driver (The Peacocks): Bill Peacock
Commentator: Brian Johnston

: The Big Top

A second visit to Billy Smart's New World Circus at Woodford.


Commentator: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Presented for Television by: Keith Rogers

: Cabaret Cruise

On board M.V. Sunshine
Commander: A. B. Campbell
Among the passengers: Florence Desmond, Jack Jackson, Joy Nichols, Nan Kenway and Douglas Young, Tollefsen
and introducing:
Cruising Fashion Parade
(arranged by Bettie Spurling)
Eric Robinson and his Boat Deck Boys


Commander: A. B. Campbell
Comedienne: Florence Desmond
Trumpeter: Jack Jackson
Comedienne: Joy Nichols
Comedian: Nan Kenway
Comedienne: Douglas Young
Accordionist: Tollefsen
Arranger (Cruising Fashion Parade): Bettie Spurling
Musicians: Eric Robinson and his Boat Deck Boys
Producer: Harry Pringle

: Newsreel

(Repeat of Friday's edition)

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.30)

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