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: Demonstration Film

(to 12.00)

: Cookery Lesson: The Uses of Flour: 3

Marguerite Patten and Philip Harben show how to make: Sponge cakes, Swiss roll, and fermented confections.
Recipe of the Week: Rhum Baba
4 oz. plain flour 1 egg
1 gill tepid milk 2 oz. margarine
1 teaspoonful sugar 1 oz. yeast
Cream the yeast and a teaspoonful of the sugar, add the tepid milk. Put into a warm place for approximately twenty minutes until the surface is covered with small bubbles. Beat in the flour, the melted margarine, and egg. Continue beating until the mixture is light. Grease individual tins, put in a good spoonful of the mixture, allow to prove for fifteen minutes. Bake near the top of a very hot oven - Mark 8 or 475 degrees F. for a good ten minutes. Turn out, prick the Babas with a steel knitting needle, then pour over the syrup. Syrup: 1 gill water; 2 tablespoons golden syrup or sugar; 1 dessertspoon lemon juice; 1 or 2 tablespoons rum. Boil the water, sugar, and lemon juice together until thickened, then stir in the rum.
Marguerite Patten


Cook/presenter: Marguerite Patten
Cook/presenter: Philip Harben
Producer: S. E. Reynolds

: The Manufacture of Gas

This film shows how gas, coke, and many important by-products are made from coal.

: Andy Pandy

A programme for the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Audrey Atterbury pulls the strings


Narrator/script, music and settings: Maria Bird
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury

: How to Play the Piano

How to practise
Sidney Harrison advises and instructs his pupil Edward Goodwin on how to set about doing his homework.


Pianist/instructor: Sidney Harrison
Pupil: Edward Goodwin
Presented By: Philip Bate

: Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Adapted for television by John Keir Cross.
with Alan Judd, Desmond Llewelyn, Jack Livesey, Patrick MacNee, Douglas Jefferies, Stanley Drewitt, Christopher Steele, Sidney Monckton, Kenneth Mackintosh
The action takes place in London in the year 1886.


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted for television by: John Keir Cross
Producer: Fred O'Donovan
Settings: James Bould
Dr. Jekyll: Alan Judd
Mr. Hyde: Desmond Llewelyn
Utterson: Jack Livesey
[Actor]: Patrick MacNee
[Actor]: Douglas Jefferies
[Actor]: Stanley Drewitt
[Actor]: Christopher Steele
[Actor]: Sidney Monckton
[Actor]: Kenneth Mackintosh

: News

(sound only)
(to 21.55)

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