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: For the Children

Muffin the Mule
Muffin starts a film company with Annette Mills (who writes the songs) and Ann Hogarth (who pulls the strings).

The Story of Joseph and H'Yangsi
written and told by Donald Bisset.

5.20 Children's Newsreel

5.35-6.0 Can You Guess?
Peggy Cameron and Barrie Edgar invite you to join them in a quiz with pencil and paper.


Presenter/songwriter (Muffin the Mule): Annette Mills
Puppeteer (Muffin the Mule): Ann Hogarth
Writer/storyteller (The Story of Joseph and H'Yangsi): Donald Bisset
Presenter (Can You Guess?): Peggy Cameron
Presenter (Can You Guess?): Barrie Edgar
Producer: Peter Thompson

: Sunday Serenade: Sylvie Saint Clair

(Sylvie Saint Clair is appearing in 'Latin Quarter' at the London Casino)


Singer: Sylvie Saint Clair

: Grand National Night

A thriller by Dorothy and Campbell Christie.

The action takes place in the study of Gerald Coates' house, in Chillington. Lanes., about twelve miles south-east of Liverpool.
(Second performance on Thursday at 8.30 p.m.)


Author: Dorothy Christie
Author: Campbell Christie
Setting: James Bould
Producer: Fred O'Donovan
Morton: Stanley Drewitt
Gerald Coates: John Byron
Babs Coates: Joyce Heron
Philip Balfour: Ronald Simpson
Joyce Penrose: Patricia Jessel
Buns Darling: Humphrey Lestocq
Pinkie Collins: Joyce Heron
Detective Inspector Ayling: John Harvey
Sergeant Gibson: Charles Cullum

: News

(sound only)
(to 22.30)

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